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48 Lounge

183 reviews
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$30 and under
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Tapas / Small Plates
Top Tags:
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Late-night Find
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
48 Lounge is a Premium Cocktail Lounge with a delicious menu of small plates including dishes such as gourmet grilled cheese, tuna tartar, and filet mignon sliders. Located in Midtown Manhattan, 48 Lounge is just one block south of Radio City in Rockefeller Center, and within close proximity to Times Square, the Marriott Marquis, the Hilton Hotel, and the Jacob Javits Center. 48 Lounge has received numerous awards including the 2012 Concierge Choice Award for NYC Best Bar/Lounge as well as Zagat Award of Excellence 2010, 2011, 2012, & 2013.

48 Lounge is a luxurious multifaceted Event Venue and hosts all event types from corporate cocktail receptions, meetings, screenings, and presentations, to social celebrations such as Birthdays, Engagements, Bachelorettes, Weddings, and Premieres.

Age Limit: 21 & over only

Please Note: Online Reservations are not available for Saturdays after 9PM.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Monday: 4pm-12am
Tuesday: 4pm-2am
Wednesday: 4pm-2am
Thursday: 4pm-2am
Friday: 4pm-3:30am
Saturday: 6pm-3:30am
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Phone number
(212) 554-4848
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Cross street
48th street Between 6th and 7th Avenue
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Public transit
B, D, F, & V to 47-50th Streets Rockefeller Center
N, R, W to 49th Street
Bar/Lounge, Dancing, Full Bar, Late Night
What 183 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Had a great time here! I call It my new quiet kept secret. Definitely would recommend to others.

OpenTable Diner (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

Lounge is definitely the right word to describe this place. The seating is all comfortable chairs and couches, not a typical table. They do serve food, but it's really more appetizers than tapas/small plates. We tried a variety of cocktails and loved them all. Really enjoyed their unique cocktail creations.

vipElf2013 (Minneapolis)
5.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

Made this reservation after reading other reviews. We needed a place close to the theater and just wanted a pre-show bite to eat. The food was excellent and so were the drinks. We stayed longer than planned and also ordered dessert (not planned at all). Highly recommend!

JohnG (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 18, 2017

The service was exceptional.
Great vibe.
Great, late night dancing.
Can’t wait till we get back there again.

vipLapdog1 (Denver)
2.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Great if you need a place before the theatre and have no other options. Suitable for almost no one.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on October 6, 2017

I was going to Radio City and wanted a bite to eat before the show. My friend and I had some appetizers and drinks and enjoyed everything immensely. It turned out that one of the hostesses was a former student of mine and we had a wonderful reunion. It is a small world!
Everyone was super friendly and welcoming. I will return here again.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on September 9, 2017

Very nice place I love it people very nice and the food was really good I love this place I would recommend to everybody thank you so much guys

Disappointed (New England)
2.0  Dined on August 18, 2017

Really was looking forward to dinner/drinks but our waitress, when delivering our drinks, dumped one down one entire side of me. Perhaps it is difficult to serve since the seating is more casual (we were at sofas with a coffee table). We had to take our food to go and I was surprised they didn't comp our drinks (just one appetizer).

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on August 12, 2017

We went after a 2:00 show. We were the only ones in the place until 9pm. If you're looking for a scene, I would say definitely go later. However, we enjoyed having the place to ourselves. The staff was super friendly and on top of everything. The ambiance was incredible. I would love to see how the place feels later when it is full of people. The blueberry poprocks cocktail was more dessert than a drink and so satisfying and fun. I would highly recommend the meatballs and grilled cheese.

ChadW (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on August 8, 2017

Nice high end lounge to take a break from the midtown tourists & tourist traps.

vipbarbara (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on July 20, 2017

I had always liked the 48 Lounge but my last visit was very disappointing. There was a big group there and although we had a table and were sitting, the folks from this crowd seemed to be all over and almost on top of us. And they were extremely loud. I think the place should have been reserved for them all by themselves.

Lenstud (Chicago)
5.0  Dined on July 2, 2017

48 lounge was an awesome experience. Highly recommend going there. The music was on point and the drinks were good priced. The layout of the place is very nice and not too crowded. Open until real late which was fantastic.

OpenTable Diner (Orlando)
5.0  Dined on May 27, 2017

48 Lounge was amazing. We were there Saturday evening for a couples anniversary celebrations. The customer service was amazing, the drinks were great, and the DJ was jamming! Ray the manager took care of us when he found out it was an anniversary. Thanks Ray! I would recommend this place to anyone looking to have a great evening out.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on May 23, 2017

OT send the confirmation,when we arrived the place was closed

vipArles (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on April 21, 2017

Was surprised to find no regular dining tables, worked out ok once we were changed to a couch & coffee table.