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130 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
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$31 to $50
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Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday from 6:00am to 11:00am
Saturday & Sunday from 7:00am to 11:30am
Saturday - Sunday 11:30am -4:00pm
Monday To Friday 11:30 - 3:00 pm
7 days a week, 5:30 - 11:00 pm
LOUNGE (Lighter Fare):
Monday to Saturday 3:00pm - 1:00am
Sunday 3:00pm - midnight
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Opia is perfect for any corporate and social event including business meetings, presentations, Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners, Communions, Showers, Cocktail Parties or Bar & Bat Mitzvahs. Whether it is a Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch or Dinner, Opia elegantly accommodates anywhere from 6 to 400 guests.
Live jazz on Tuesday and Saturday evenings at 9:30pm. No cover charge - $25 Food/Beverage Minimum.
For a complete calendar of events please visit www.opiarestaurant.com/entertainment.
57th and Lexington
Two blocks from 4,5,6,N,Q,R trains (59th Street/Lexington Avenue station).
Four blocks from E,M trains (Lexington Avenue/53rd Street station).
Garage available on the same block.
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A Culinary Oasis in the Heart of Midtown Manhattan!
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Nice place to see the game but
service not really prepared for such of amount of people. Salad very small with few pieces of cheese...just to taste but not really to eat and no table for me so I eaten in a corner of a table when I booked my place in advance."
Dined on 7/4/2014
First time was a delight. Second
time food was cold, service slow and apathetic. Such a let down! Thought I'd found a neighborhood gem. Disappointed. Need a third time as a tie breaker."
Dined on 6/17/2014
Opia has a notable Wine List.
Unfortunately, their wine list does not reflect their actual stock. The first wine we picked was a nice French white. Ten minutes later we were told they were out of that wine. Then we picked an Italian wine. Fifteen minutes later, we were told that too was out of stock. Our third choice, a different French Wine, drew the same response after 5 minutes, followed by the manager soon coming over and saying they had found that Wine. Thirty minutes after our first order, we had our wine, which was wonderful. The food was Outstanding."
Dined on 6/10/2014
You'd have to know about it but
once you're there: very nice ambiance, friendly service, quiet and great booths. Food is good, loved the bouillabaisse! Great lunch menu!"
Dined on 6/5/2014
The setting is wonderful and the
food delicious, but the service was extremely slow by any standards and I sat with an empty cocktail for quite a while before anyone thought to ask if I wanted another cocktail, or a glass of wine with dinner. The restaurant was not very busy, nor was the bar."
Dined on 5/13/2014
Expensive and food is not good.
Waitress was not friendly and barely understood what I was ordering. She was unfamiliar with the menu."
Dined on 4/20/2014
The egg hunt and the Easter bunny
were great!! The staff was very attentive to the children. We loved it!"
Dined on 4/20/2014
Very cool space in a hotel
restaurant. Good food and wine - was great for relaxing and enjoying an evening with friends. "
Dined on 4/17/2014
nice location and when it finally
gets warmer you can even eat on the little balcony's above 57th Street, which may not be everyone's idea of "fresh air" but it's NYC! Fried artichokes were delicious."
Dined on 4/3/2014
I came here on Thursday, 3/6/14 to
celebrate a friend's birthday. The waiters were extremely nice, and the food as great."
Dined on 3/6/2014
One of my high school friends,
whom I'd not seen in 30 years, came to NYC. We both love French food, so we took advantage of Restaurant Week to try Opia. My friend had Soupe au Pistou, Boeuf Bourguignon, Mousse au Chocolat and I had Salmon Tartare, Escalope de Veau Normande, and Pistachio Creme Brulee. We each drank a glass of Cote du Rhone wine. The food and wine were delicious. Portions were perfect for lunch. We definitely plan to return for another repast."
Dined on 3/5/2014
A beautiful second-floor
restaurant with a very creative menu and outstanding service. Attracts French visitors with its cuisine."
Dined on 2/20/2014
It should have been called toast
with a touch of lettuce.....and 4 fragments of lobster! I was out with a client...did not want to complain"
Dined on 2/19/2014
Went to dinner with my husband
this past Sunday evening at Opia. We had a very nice meal, great service and delicious food. We shared the escargot appetizer which was delicious, one of the best we have ever had. For entrees I chose the mussels with the french fries and he had the hanger steak. We both loved our dishes very much. We had coffee and dessert, he had the mousse and I had the "floating island". His was the better choice. With one cocktail each our bill came to $120. We thought that was reasonable for excellent food and very good service. Would go back again if I was in the neighborhood. One small gripe, we sat at a table that was very poorly lit (one candle wont due) so we had to use our phones to read the menu."
Dined on 2/16/2014
Thank you for the great service
and wonderful food and ambiance........"
Dined on 2/12/2014
Opia is a favorite for business
lunches because the food id always good and the tables are spaced widely apart. The service is attentive and the decor is tasteful."
Dined on 1/6/2014
I have a personal rule of no
eating at hotel's but took a chance. I should have stayed with my personal rule. The food appeared to be purchased from Costco but did not have the great taste f Costco food. It was too loud, the wait staff were plastic. Worst ever thanksgiving dinner."
Dined on 11/28/2013
Opia was wonderful from start to
finish. We were treated well from the moment we arrived. The service was beyond excellent. The food was delicious. The atmosphere was beautiful. It is pricey and you need to know that going in. Well worth it. Truly a hidden gem!"
Dined on 11/25/2013
Hosted a business lunch in the
afternoon then a client happy hour in the evening. Beautiful space with great food. Lovely staff as well."
Dined on 11/22/2013
We had Saturday brunch at Opia. It
was quiet and pleasant. The menu was good enough. Service was fine. We'd do it again."
Dined on 11/9/2013
Waited for well over an hour for
the main course to arrive. Told that there were communication problems with the kitchen, but no apologies or compensation for extraordinarily late service. Order of short ribs consisted of one rib. Not worth the visit."
Dined on 9/22/2013
Typical hotel restaurant though
this one was even less inspired than most. Boring menu poorly executed"
Dined on 10/1/2013
Great breakfast. Perfect place for
a morning breakfast meeting."
Dined on 9/20/2013
have been to opia several times
this spring and especially liked the small crustless turkey club, with thin turkey, avacado, and a wonderful dressing. had the sandwich this week and it was thrown together with two slices of bread cut in half, one half holding a thick folded slice of meat that was not identifiable turkey and a piece of lettuce, and the other half had a thick slice of red onion and one poorly cooked piece of bacon. there was a miniscule bit of the sauce on one slice of bread. I only ate half the sandwich and left the onion and bacon. Five hours later had very bad stomach cramps. my guest had the steak and said it was fine. will never go back........"
Dined on 9/10/2013
We discovered Opia with a large
crowd on Mother's Day and each time we go we're not disappointed. It's a hidden gem on the upper west side that is especially great for Sunday brunch. The Hanger Steak is terrific!"
Dined on 7/21/2013
Breakfast was terrible. The
continental breakfast ($22 i think) was some toasted frenchish bread, some dry toast, and some sort of pastry - one pat of butter and a small jar of jam. I ordered tomato juice. it came late in the meal and they served me bloody mary mix. Coffee was cold. My companion had eggs benedict which did not look appealing. Service was slow although the place was pretty empty. All in all a bad experience."
Dined on 5/29/2013
I had a really lovely time at
Opia. The food was very good and the staff was courteous and responsive to our needs. They accommodated our extra guest with no problems. We had a wonderful experience and plan on making it our next girls night out. It was a true pleasure!"
Dined on 5/29/2013
""The truffle macaroni is so
good.!"raved my daughter and her friend. Everything that we ordered were well prepared and delicious. The service and food is always consistently good to excellent. I would definitely recommend it to my friends and colleagues."
Dined on 5/19/2013
Went here for Mother's Day brunch
with a party of 4. It was fine given the diverse tastes in the group. The room was attractive, menu had something for everyone, etc. but the service was unfortunately bad. We ordered 1 hot coffee, 1 iced coffee and a cocktail as we were looking at the menu. Got the cocktail right away but waited 30 minutes for the coffees and then had to ask two more times before we were served."
Dined on 5/12/2013
We had Mother's Day brunch here,
simply because we live a block away and didn't want to walk too far. We were pleasantly surprised by how good the food was. No complaints about any of our dishes: salmon, black sea bass, french toast, steak and eggs, chocolate mousse. There was a piano player, lots of families, big windows that look out on 57th (and a few tables outside on the balcony), comfy banquettes -- all in all a really good experience. We didn't expect much out of a hotel restaurant, so we were very pleased."
Dined on 5/12/2013
Everything was great and the wait
staff was amazing...the French toast was to die for...can't wait to go back and taste the flan.."
Dined on 5/12/2013
A perfect place to meet friends
when we are visiting the City. Relaxed, informal dining; lots of appetizers to share; good choices on menu, Quality of food and service is always good."
Dined on 5/11/2013
This is a great place - good food
and very good wine list. But the service was particularly poor. Late, disorganised, unskilled (like pooring all the wine in one glass, while we were three), getting the wine after we had eaten the first course. Finally, to get our Armagnacs we had to walk over to the bar and get the waiter to serve us. Too bad - but doable. I think you have to invest people with one level of skills higher. It costs, yes. But that would make a big difference as I cannot take my business partners to a place with such poor service. Nor my friends. best regars,"
Dined on 5/10/2013
Having made a reservation (via
OpenTable) we were surprised to seated in the bar area, which was noisy--OpenTable's closest choice is "Energetic". The food was OK, but not as special as we have had in several prior visits. The service was remarkable for its incompetence. It appears we had a rookie server who, after struggling to open a bottle of wine for 5 minutes, was mercifully relieved by a busboy who easily uncorked the bottle. Despite my asking the server to verify that *my* salmon dish was the rare one, one of my dining partners received my rare one in lieu of her medium--not a pleasant surprise for her. Don't know if was an off night, new management, or something else, but definitely not what I was expecting, given prior experience."
Dined on 5/10/2013
Opia is our go-to spot for casual
after work meetings over drinks. It has such a great ambiance and drink menu. I haven't tried the food yet, but OpenTable makes you give it a rating so I just clicked "outstanding.""
Dined on 4/25/2013
I liked the restaurant. The
service not so great. The food pretty good. Drinks are probably the best thing about this place."
Dined on 2/28/2013
Cute little place and well
situated, however, I never could figure out if I had a server. Coffee took 20 mins. to come and finally ended-up coming at the same time as the food. Never got sugar for it!!! Me and my co-worker had Eggs Benedict and the eggs were almost hard boiled... not runny at all. Then my client's toast was cold and the butter was rock hard... his omelette was nothing great. How can you mess up breakfast?!?"
Dined on 4/11/2013
We have eaten at Opia before. It
is a stand alone restaurant associated with the hotel Renaissance 57, an old, worn, funky place with great service. Definitely nice for a meal while staying at the hotel."
Dined on 4/9/2013
I made a reservation at Opia
because I saw an episode of Racehl Zoe when her husband went to the restaurant to meet with old friends. It looked like great place to meet and talk. When I arrived, the soccer finals were going on and the place was packed. Depsite my reservation, and the fact that a table was available, we were seated at table near the bar. It was very noisy and cramped. When the match was over, the place emptied. The service was terrible, but the food was quite good. I enjoyed the menu offerings and especially enjoyed the tuna tartar. I would give it a try again."
Dined on 3/26/2013
Nice place in many ways.The big
problem was since we were there at 5:30pm on a Saturday you would expect a full menu. After we deceided on what we wanted to eat we were told they did not have those dishes. We were there before most people they should not be out of 3 or 4 entrees."
Dined on 4/6/2013
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