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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (39 reviews)
“sushi” (36 reviews)
“spinach dip” (11 reviews)
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American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
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1 - 10 of 292 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited here years ago and really wanted to return. On a solo lunch trip, I sat at an ice quiet table. Love the ambiance, dark lighting, smooth music and attentive wait staff. My food was awesome. I'm not a baked potatoes kind of girl...More

Thank BKSweetie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hillstone was such a great find we ate there twice. An expansive restaurant and bar but with an intimate, classy atmosphere achieved by quiet booth tables. The food is modern American and honestly such great value for the quality and size of the dishes. Both...More

Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Just discovered this gem on our last evening in NY ..........regretfully , had a great dinner , burger super as was chicken , desert with choc sauce in a gravy boat satisfied all childhood sweet fantasies ! Mia our waitress was delightful & engaging ,...More

Thank orla_8
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Had a very special evening here last weekend! The sushi is probably the best I have ever had. The rib eye is amazing also. Kudos and thx to Mary our server who made the night so spectacular!!

Thank triplover555
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I took the recommendation of our concierge and had lunch here. We arrived about 11:30 and were seated immediately. The staff was friendly and efficient. The establishment is clean and nicely decorated. The menu selection was perfect. My wife had a salad...More

Thank Dave G
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Excelent service, lovely staff and superb food! A professional run place. Try one of the sushi rolls for starter and enjoy!

Thank mariuhana
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

The ambience here is warm and welcoming. It is somewhat upscale, and there is a dress code. Making a reservation is advised. I enjoyed the ribs, with shoestring fries, and slaw. I have no idea how they got the ribs onto my dish intact, because...More

Thank Tony C
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We had a late lunch (4 pm) in this nice and I even would say sophisticated restaurant The service is very professional. The not loud jazz muzic inspire a warm athmosphere. In my opinion it is a little bit too dark, but this was definitely...More

Thank Haim V
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Actually, I still do. This place has a nice, jazzy vibe. In fact, all that's missing is the jazz music. It's really dark and bar is of this dark wood with just the right amount of lighting. The staff is nicely uniformed, courteous, and professional....More

Thank Max D
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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Howard B
3 September 2016|
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Response from Xeanie | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they have music anymore you should call them.
Sara G
20 February 2015|
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Response from mrem99 | Reviewed this property |
Believe 4pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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
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