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325 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6424 (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
+1 212-399-9291
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 16:30 - 23:00
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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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135 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One thing I truly hate about a restaurant is when the lighting is so poor that you need a flashlight to read the menu. Such is the case at ViceVersa. The restaurant is set up nicely, but I have no idea of why there are only small spotlights scattered throughout the restaurant. With a large party of 8 people you... More 

Thank Allan K
New York
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217 reviews
176 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this place with the recommendation by one of our guest joining us for dinner before going to the theatre. I was pleasantly delighted by the menu and the quality of service was impeccable. ITs ne of a few restaurants where you can have a conversation with your guest without having to raise your voice or strain to hear.... More 

Thank Milehighclub
viceversanyc, Manager at ViceVersa, responded to this review

Serving quality and comfort for our customers are very important to us. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you again. Thank you. More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excelente restaurant in all aspects: food, service and environment. Quite restaurante, excellent service, delicious food. Hot cake chocolate is delicious! It is difficult to find a quite and charming restaurant like this in Manhattan. Strongly recommend mainly for couples or small 'quite' groups. Very very good service!

Thank Daniela B
Springfield, Massachusetts
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124 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We ate here before the theater and all agreed it was one of the best restaurants we've eaten at for a long time. Delicious Bolognese spinach lasagna, chicken and fish entrees. Excellent service.

Thank Alison L S
viceversanyc, Owner at ViceVersa, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming. We look forward to you in the future. Please come see us again. More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

A gem of a find close to our hotel. Good food and attentive service. The desserts were pretty good too!

Thank munchies862
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch on our way to a matinee. We did the prix fixe lunch which had some interesting choices and a bottle of wine. Service and food excellent. Not crowded like some NYC restaurants.

Thank Constance D
Pawling, New York, United States
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84 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

I don't know what else I can say about the restaurant. I thing those attributes really sum up a good restaurant. I did not rate them excellent because I had nothing that truly wowed me, but that's okay. I would recommend this restaurant and I would return because you can tell that they are consistently good.

Thank Lenore C
Paris, France
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

For most europeans, american food is too salty and from processed foods. We ordered the lasagna (25$) and some other pasta (15$) They could have been great but it was too salty.... Still overpriced. Restaurant is crowded and loud. 25 min waiting for the lasagna. Won't recommend

Thank Stephanie S
Austin, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Vice Versa gives the theatre district a place to enjoy a wonderful meal, any time of the day. The simplistic restaurant has a distinguished blend of a traditional and modern ambiance that makes you feel at home. The service was outstanding, and the food exquisite. The servers are very knowledgeable and helpful when deciding what to order. Vice versa does... More 

Thank Josephschilling
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144 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Attentive staff, efficient service, amazing pasta, excellent food, reasonable prices. Can't ask for more!

Thank a9zn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 29 - US$ 58
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
16:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6424
    (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: C & E trains to 50th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-399-9291

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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