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Blue Fin - New York
Blue Fin - New York
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Blue Fin - New York Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.bluefinnyc.com
  • Phone: (212) 918-1400
  • Hours of Operation: Sunday - Monday: 7:00am - 11:00pm
    Tuesday - Thursday: 7:00am - 11:30pm
    Friday - Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Sushi
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Special Events & Promotions: Located in the W Hotel in the heart of Times Square, Blue Fin is sophisticated and sexy. Three private dining rooms and
    a large second floor are all available for business and social functions. Blue Fin is also available for full and partial buyouts. Accommodates 12-500 guests.

    Contact Special Events at 212-331-0328 or email events@brguestinc.com.

    Or request event information online here: http://www.brguesthospitality.com/event-venues/book-event.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 47th Street
  • Public Transit: N, R & W trains to 49th Street, A, C & E trains to 50th Street, and B, D, F & V trains 47th-50th and 6th Avenue.

    Bus: M10, M20, or M104 to 47th Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Eastway garage 225 West 49th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue). 10% off with validated ticket.
A word from Blue Fin - New York
Set in the sleek W Hotel Times Square setting, Blue Fin oohs and aahs its audience with a prominent raw bar, extensive sushi menu and much more! Unwind at either of Blue Fin's two bars and sip a seasonal cocktail or glass of wine from the 400+ bottle wine list. Up early for a matinee or just on your way to the office? Blue Fin gets the early riser going with smoothies and fresh squeezed juices, in addition to power-packed breakfast offerings featuring farm-fresh ingredients. To create this two-story, 400-seat dining spectacle in the epicenter of the most exciting city in the world, design firm Yabu Pushelberg provided original features as an expansive sparkling wall of highly polished mirror, glowing resin tables, and a floating staircase that leads to live music upstairs. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I was very impressed with the decor and ambiance of Blue Fin. It was our first time there so it was hard deciding what to eat because everything on the menu looked good. Our server was very helpful with the choices and right on point with the ingredients in each dish. The food was delicious!!! I highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Even though it's on a busy corner of Times Square, we found it easy to get in and service was prompt. The food was tremendous and the cocktails yummy. We enjoyed the in season raw oysters (we chose the ones from PEI just because we're Canadian haha) but ended up trying both from the east and west coast, and both were fresh and delicious. Overall, we'll be back."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Decor, food and service all superb. Will make this one of my destination dining spots when in NYC."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "We had a great pre-theater dinner. Super convenient location - but the food was even better. We have been before, but this is the first time we ordered Sushi in addition to fish - everything was great."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We ate at this restaurant pre-theatre. Nice atmosphere. Upstairs much nicer than downstairs. My wife loved her Salmon. I had the Bronzino and it was a bit dry. Better seafood at other restaurants, but may not in the Theatre district."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Never disappointed, excellent food and service! Back area upstairs best for a more intimate setting."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Great seafood--fresh, creative recipes and presentations, as well as terrific grilled entrees--all in the heart of the theatre district."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "I have always been happy at the Blue Fin but they changed the menu since the last time so that we had fewer choices, plus they eliminated some of the dishes we have particularly enjoyed in the past. The dishes we had this time were good but not exceptional, although the corn chowder was a great starter. Service was very, very good. I may go back given that it is convenient to the Broadway theaters, but I am not as enthusiastic as I have been in the past"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "This is the perfect pre or post theater place for dinner. Excellent consistent food with service that understands that people are trying to make a show on time. They are efficient with service but not rushing you through your dinner. Excellent fish and sushi but there are other choices on the menu. Enjoy this fun NYC spot!"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "Overpriced mediocre food and drinks. Only pro is that it was a short walk from our hotel at Times Square."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "The service was perfect. My atlantic cod was superb. LAtte finished off a fabulous meal."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "While the food was quite good, the table felt like we were in a hole in the wall, as it was between a column and a wall. If I went back, i'd sit at the bar in front where there is plenty of light and action."
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "It was a hot summer evening and the space upstairs was too warm – I had to take off my sports coat which I noticed several other men had done as well. While we were seated quickly and graciously to our table and after two minutes a busboy brought bread, but 10 minutes later a waiter had yet to appear at our table. We finally flagged down a passing waiter who was gracious and brought us water and took drink orders. We ordered specialty drinks which were underwhelming – one too sweet, the other too strong, and both not cold enough. At this point another waiter showed up (no introduction or explanation) to take our food order. They alternated the rest of the meal but both seemed unfocused on us. The food was fine; not great but OK."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I met a group of friends at Blue Fin before we went to theater. Not only were we on a deadline for the show, but we were also celebrating a birthday. All of the staff were sensational at accommodating these requests. Additionally, the food & drink were excellent ( we were quite taken with the seared tuna & Snapdragon specialty cocktail). Our waiter was terrific. Great upscale place for a special night of any kind."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "I've been here several times for business lunches and have always been impressed. This visit was very sub-par and I don't think we'll return. The food was very mediocre. Beet salad was overdressed with vinegar and many of the beets were so hard, they could barely be bitten. Crabcake sandwich was ok but fries were terribly salty and inedible. My colleague fared better with shrimp dumplings and a lobster role but I still doubt we would return."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "My wife and I had dinner at Blue Fin on July 8, 2014. Everything was outstanding...food,drinks (best dirty martini ever). It's a little noisy on the main floor which is where we were. We had been there once before and were on the upper level, which as I recall was a little quieter and romantic. The only downside was that there is only one bathroom on the main floor (use for both men and women)."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Excellent food and service, suggest you ask for a table upstairs where it is a bit quieter. Perfect location for dinner before a Broadway show. Been here many times and it is consistently great."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "All four of us had seafood dishes and each of us were very impressed by the quality and preparation of the meals. I would highly recommend others to visit this restaurant"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "We ordered sushi: Times Square, californication, eel avocado, and fiery lobster. They were delicious. I actually could have eaten another Times Square roll. We also had the Blue Fin drink and it is excellent. I ended up drinking 3. Our waiter was very friendly and the service was quick. Nice atmosphere. We started out in the bar and people watched. Then headed upstairs for the meal. Perfect evening."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We enjoyed our food very much, when we finally got it. It took far too long for our entrees to arrive. We ordered a bottle of Pinot Grigio. The waiter promptly brought and poured the wine. He asked if we wanted the bottle at our table or in ice. We said on ice, so the bottle was put in a bucket along the wall, which was ok. As our meal progressed we saw less and less of the waiter. I finally had to get up and retrieve the last of the wine. After desert we waited far to long to get the check and then way too long for the payment to be retrieved (by the manager)."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "If you are seeking great sushi near to Times Square this is the place to go. The waiters give you space to enjoy your mean and always near by if you need something. Awesome place"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Great place to dine either before, or after a show. Great selections on the menu, and they are perfectly prepared ! Go and enjoy a delicious meal !"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Food is good. Service is good. Nothing great but it's good. It's good sushi pre-theater. Don't go here unless you have a show to catch."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "I always enjoy the food and the atmosphere at the Blue Fin. The service is impeccable and I would go back again in a heartbeat."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "This was our first visit to Blue Fun and it was a memorable one at that! The ambiance was fantastic. .the food hands down the best we've had in a while. .and the service was impeccable! Our waiter was the highlight of our evening. ..I highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for an all around wonderful dining experience. We can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food was great! The only negative was that our waiter seemed flustered ... he seemed overwhelmed which made things uneasy."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Blue Fin is in an ideal location for a lovely relaxing dinner just before an 8 PM Broadway show. We enjoyed wine, salad and delicious cod before strolling one block to see the show. Grand ambiance with very high ceilings. Extremely large and clean bathrooms which are hard of find in this location. This will be our pre-threatre favorite from now on."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "Excellent food Love the sushi hard not to order it"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The food is very good, ambience is nice, very NY busy and right in the heart of Times Square."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "I had a large group (12 people) for my birthday and I can't tell you how lovely the staff was. Everyone was friendly and accomodating. I can't tell you the last time I was in a New York restaurant where I felt so tended to. I would recommend this place in heart beat!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Hi. I've been eating in your restaurant for many years. I love the food, so whenever we go to the theatre we are sure to come. The other night we brought friends with us. They agreed the food was yummy. The portions however have shrunk. My husband and I ordered the branzino and my friends ordered the salmon and tuna. I order branzino often when dining out. I have never been served such a small fish. It was more like an appetizer size. My husband and I left the restaurant a little on the hungry side. What has hsppened with you guys?"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "Just ok. Good service - food nothing special. Limited menu. Not sure it would be on our rerun list."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "Great for casual dinner. The service is wonderful but it's not meant for a romantic night out"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The Blue Fin Martini was exceptionally good. Our waiter was pleasant and prompt. One might question our choice of filet mignon in a primarily sea food restaraunt but we were assured of its quality. Two of our steaks were great, mine was tasty but needed much sharper cutlery to cut (quite tough) but my dear wife received a gristle monster. When it was returned for a second try, the replacement was way, way overcooked. No meal is acceptable when only three of four guests get to eat. I would NOT RECOMMEND Blue Fin unless one just wants a good martini. Not good at any price."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "I think the ambiance is very nice ,with a pleasant busy buzz before theater. The food was all good and prepared well though not one of the best in NYC ,but for the theater district quite good. I had well prepared fish ,but my daughters Sushi was just OK. The waitress was efficient ,but seemed to busy to be a little friendly."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Blue Fin was delicious as usual. The server was terrific, accommodating, and terrific. We enjoyed our evening."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "My best friend and I went for dinner here before we went to see Book of Mormon. Both of of us went for the sushi rolls. The Thai roll was my favorite. Wrapped in rice paper rather than seaweed, the Thai roll was a pleasant surprise of tastes. Slightly sweet with a little kick, it is definitely well worth trying. My friend had the California roll and was very happy with it. Our server was excellent and attentive. And we could hear ourselves talk, sometimes tough to find in a Times Square eatery. All in all it was the perfect precursor to our evening at the theater."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We had no complaints about our decision to have dinner at Blue Fin before our Broadway show. We were seated upstairs after we enjoyed a drink at the bar while watching the crowds of Times Square area pass by. While the bar was alive, fun and loud due to the World Cup soccer game going on, the upper level was quiet, elegant and provided a wonderful ambience for our meal. We shared the lobster & shrimp spring roll which was excellent. I had the sesame seared tuna and my husband had the Sockeye salmon special. Both were cooked perfectly to order and we were not rushed. Our waiter was attentive and very pleasant. We will definitely go back!!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "It had been several years since I last dined at the Blue Fin, but my niece was in town visiting Time Square, so I thought I would take her to Blue Fin for lunch rather than eat at one of the many chain restaurants in the area. I reviewed the menu ahead of time, and was excited about the lobster and shrimp roll. Although the presentation was nice and the lobster and shrimp were fresh, it didn't quite overwhelm my palate . . ."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "So disappointing having been here many times before. Maître de did not know we could eat upstairs. Very limited choices for lunch Crab cake burger was so so. We were given the wrong dessert, which was corrected. No toilet paper in bathroom (found it in the cabinet, no towels either, also in a cabinet). Not the wonderful restaurant that I loved to go to."
    Dined on 6/28/2014