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The Sea Grill

19 W 49th St, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2206
+1 212-332-7610
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“crab cakes” (60 reviews)
“chowder” (29 reviews)
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19 W 49th St, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2206
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I had dinner here to celebrate our anniversary. It was a little pricey, but it was worth it. We ate outside overlooking the (covered up) ice skating rink, We both had the fixed price lobster dinners. The lobster was cooked perfectly. Someone...More

1  Thank bwco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shopping in the general area & stopped for lunch. We had a wonderful time here.Lovely day, got a great table outside.Service was excellent from the host to the waiter.We thought the menu was great for lunch, with many choices. Sushi & Lobster roll were excellent.

1  Thank jclinden07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we're back.....yes, the crab cake is still very good; and the grilled lobster w/mussels and chorizo (think a dry version of bouillabaisse) is very good also....dining room still the same; service very attentive. However, the sushi and chirashi was very average...I had expected better from...More

1  Thank MK330
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped in after a business meeting and found the place to be a good spot. We had made reservations and was seated by the bar. We will have to try dinner next time.

Thank Trvlchic5
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Over-rated, overall. The good: conveniently located in iconic Rockefeller Center concourse; lovely architecture and interiors; attentive service. The not-so-good: the food. Bits of shell floating in the shucked oysters, and overcooked bland salmon atop wilted spinach swimming in grease.

Thank Leara K
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Enjoyed our night celebrating our daughters 21st at this restaurant. The menu was creative without being over the top and the quality and quantity of each of the dishes was great. We enjoyed excellent service from the staff without being smothered. We had a beautiful...More

Thank DACAPakenham
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Rockefeller Center is indeed one of the best places to see any time of the Year, and even if you only go for the Christmas tree and the holidays you need to check out the Sea grill,, 2 years ago we went to a food...More

1  Thank Mick4reg
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Expensive seafood. More of a place to be seen if you work at NBC. The food is fine and the service is good.

1  Thank NYCMike96
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Fine dining indoors and al fresco. Wonderful, genuinely friendly and accommodating service. Food was prepared with attention to requests and was well presented. Everything was delicious and cost was fair for a lovely evening dining experience.

1  Thank j0hans2
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Very nice restaurant on a A location. The staff is very good. Knows a lot about the menu. Wines are very nice. Service is great. We had a lovery dinner at The Sea Grill

Thank MauraRdeL
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17 August 2017|
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Response from Golfpa1 | Reviewed this property |
I was very surprised that this restaurant was more casual then I expected. I did see a couple with young children and they seemed to be doing fine. Based on what I saw I would say they are child friendly restaurant. You may... More
17 May 2017|
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Response from Billie041213 | Reviewed this property |
Lobster Rolls are wonderful! Dress code is according to time of dining...."dressy" to "business casual! The Bartenders also mix some interesting drinks....Enjoy!
27 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 W 49th St, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2206
    (5th & 6th Aves)
  • Public Transportation: B,D,M,F trains at 47-50 Streets Rockefeller Center
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-332-7610
The Sea Grill at Rockefeller Center is an iconic seafood restaurant in Midtown NYC serving the freshest fish for lunch, dinner and elegant private events.
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