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Hillstone Midtown

153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
+1 212-888-3828
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (40 reviews)
“sushi” (39 reviews)
“spinach dip” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a late lunch early dinner. The French dip is unbelievable. The Spinach dip is one of the best the chips are made on site. I had the Hawaiian rib eye. Melt in your mouth. Perfect temperature. The overstuffed bake potato was a bit much...More

Thank Pete L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a find!....from the friendly staff to the jazz band everything was superb!...the steak was to die for...cooked perfectly to my request...the ambiance was fab...would have given 10 star if possible...all seating is private booths...loved the whole experience...well done guys!

Thank fuengi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I call it Houston's because that is the name of the place I'd been going to my whole life - they used to have a location on Long Island called 'Houston's' which is no longer in operation. Since its closing, I have been frequenting the...More

Thank SJMcGuire2
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Been here a number of times and I always enjoy myself. This time though I have deducted one star as the menu did not feels and clean and fresh as it has been, this time it looked a little n the heavy and stodgy side—but...More

Thank AndySW8
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Had lunch with friend at this location which is one of his favorites. Recognized the 3 way Chip Appetizer pictured above, that I have had before at the related Houstons Chain Restaurants. Had Chicken sandwich that was very tasty. Service was excellent and place is...More

Thank TIM B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

A friend who knows we are in NYC now wrote to me, saying that if we like ribs, we should visit this place... Well, we do like ribs, and therefore we took his suggestion without any hesitation. Due to some other plans, we came to...More

Thank Nir D
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely restaurant descent procès and amazing jazz band playing while indulging a great steak or seared tuna... the desert was okay and sweet. I recommend stopping by and enjoying this chill elegant yet simple jazzy sushi and steak American Cusine. It is midtown east and...More

Thank Sunny B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Wife and I arrived mid-afternoon and were staying at Wyndham Midtown 45. Saw a suggestion for Hillstone - but under a former name - Houston. Decided to give it a try so we walked the few blocks and asked for a table for two. Even...More

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

So I only visited the bar. Atmosphere was great. Fantastic people watching. Great service. Will definitely visit restaurant now.

Thank Stephen A
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The restaurant is always full on saturday night. We had to wait a little but we've got a nice table. My friends ordered sushi and I ordered some cabbage to start. Unfortunately, my entree of cabbage was not good, it was kind of hard to...More

Thank Cristina G
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Response from Xeanie | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they have music anymore you should call them.
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20 February 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-3828
  • E-mail
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