HelpiOS AppAndroid AppWindows Phone AppWindows 8 App

Not available on OpenTable

Unfortunately, this restaurant is not on the OpenTable reservation network.
If you like, we’ll notify you by email if this restaurant joins.
Is this your restaurant? Claim this listing

Amber - West

3.8
309 reviews
icon/ic_price_rangeCreated with Sketch.
$30 and under
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Sushi
Top Tags:
  • Neighborhood Gem (551)
  • Good for Groups (337)
  • Fit for Foodies (301)

Similar Restaurants

About

Amber is an Asian restaurant that specializes in Japanese and Asian fusion cuisine. The restaurant also boasts its own sushi bar which offers fresh sushi daily. The appetizers on the menu feature Asian classics such as spring rolls, pan fried dumplings, tempura and also a Vietnamese roll and Indian pancakes which come with a potato curry dipping sauce. Amber�s wok and grill dishes include items that appeal to vegans and meat lovers both such as steamed vegetables, Tangerine chicken, duck and whole red snapper.

All of the main dishes come with a choice of sides which include plain white or brown rice, ginger, spicy mayo and hot sauce. Besides appetizers, diners also have a choice between three traditional soups at Amber namely miso, seafood soup as well as a shrimp and pork wonton soup. Salads come with their own dressing and are made from fresh ingredients.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
icon/ic_cuisineCreated with Sketch.
Cuisines
Sushi, Asian, Japanese
icon/ic_clockCreated with Sketch.
Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 3:00pm - 11:15pm, Saturday - Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:15pm; Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm
icon/ic_phoneCreated with Sketch.
Phone number
(212) 799-8100
icon/ic_new_windowCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_paymentCreated with Sketch.
Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
icon/ic_dress_codeCreated with Sketch.
Dress code
Casual Dress
icon/ic_contactCreated with Sketch.
Private party contact
Bo: (212) 799-8100
icon/ic_cateringCreated with Sketch.
Catering
We provide the best quality of ingredients with wide selections of dishes to accommodate all types of weddings, birthday parties, rehearsal dinners, and corporate events. From 30 up to 800 guests.
icon/ic_locationCreated with Sketch.
icon/ic_neighborhoodCreated with Sketch.
Neighborhood
icon/ic_cross_streetCreated with Sketch.
Cross street
70th Street
icon/ic_public_transitCreated with Sketch.
Public transit
1, 2, 3, B & C trains to 72nd Street & Broadway
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 309 People Are SayingWrite a review
Overall ratings and reviews
3.8  based on all time ratings
3.8
food
3.7
service
3.6
ambience
Noise · Moderate
90% of people would recommend it to a friend
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
Sort by
Newest
Filters
vipJLCNY (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on June 13, 2015

For $17 you get a wonderful entrée, miso soup, salad, rice and mini rolls AND two free drinks - wine or Bellinis. The price of two drinks alone is worth the $17. Excellent food (Thai-Japanese, Vietnam kind of menu) and great views through the font windows of Columbus Avenue.

Report
Helpful
vipCather123 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on May 27, 2015

Very good sushi, nice sixe portions in a comfortable setting. Good value too. Nothing to complain about.

Report
Helpful
vipADNYC (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 5, 2015

Hadn't been here before, but was very pleasantly surprised! The sushi was fresh and delicious, the service was very friendly and courteous, and the prices were reasonable. I would definitely go back!

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on May 2, 2015

Amber West was the perfect choice for my going away party Saturday night. I'm glad I made the reservation for 8 ahead of time. The food was delicious. My friends and I had a lovely time.

Report
Helpful
MC1885 (Greensboro)
4.0  Dined on April 25, 2015

Had a quiet dinner. Service was very prompt and courteous. Good portions of sushi. Very reasonably priced.

Report
Helpful
vipNYfoodie (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on April 1, 2015

Not our first visit but perhaps our last. No lights on the tables so it was impossible to read the menus. We had to use the flashlights on our phones. Our server was either ignorant of the whiskeys available or thought we were too ignorant to notice. We ordered a specific scotch and a specific bourbon. The scotch was watered down and a different brand and the bourbon was a cheap replacement. Turns out the restaurant didn't stock either brand we ordered but she never bothered to check. Or if she did, she didn't bother to tell us. The food was good, but playing us for fools made it clear we won't return.

Report
Helpful
vipSheil31 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on March 7, 2015

The food at Amber is consistently delicious. It is one of our favorites. The Sangria Duck, Pad Thai, and California Rolls are the best. However, no matter what you order, you cannot go wrong.

Report
Helpful
vipFullClip (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 23, 2015

After having some both very good and relatively poor, American-ized sushi in NYC, I figured I would give a few places in upper east side a try. I was pleasantly surprised by Amber West. They had a great location and the venue itself is very good. My server was prompt and the food was excellent.

Report
Helpful
vipmainguyen (Washington DC)
3.0  Dined on January 4, 2015

When making a reservation, request to be seated in the back room. The sushi was solid but not spectacular. The waitstaff seemed annoyed to answer questions so weren't as helpful as they could be. :-/

Report
Helpful
viphipock56 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 31, 2014

Having have dined several times in the front/street side section of the restaurant I was pleasantly surprised to discover the large, comfortable, and well appointed back dining room. Our New Year's Eve dinner, for a party of four, was thoroughly enjoyable. All the dishes were well prepared, and the service was attentive. I would go back to Amber West for a quick dinner or special occasion.

Report
Helpful
vipTim1952 (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on December 31, 2014

We have enjoyed Amber on numerous occasions. It's an ideal spot for a quick dinner prior to taking in a movie nearby at the 68th St and Broadway. Last Friday, new Years eve, we came by at 6PM, ordered our appetizers which came in minutes. We then ordered our entrees and waitred. After 15 minutes, we told the sever we were trying to make a movie. Fifteen minutes later, still no service. We told them to pack up the dinner to go, paid the check and left. This was the first time the service was poor. Hopefully, it won't happen again.

Report
Helpful
vipsunshine (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 25, 2014

always reliable and dependable for delicious 'Asian fusion fare and drink at decent prices with
efficient service.

Report
Helpful
vipNYCGourmand (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on December 25, 2014

Sushi comes out quickly, appetizers are OK but often not generous in size or quantity. The place is usually crowded. Momoya, further uptown on Amsterdam, is much, much better (but they are NOT on OpenTable - boo-boo!).

Report
Helpful
OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 28, 2014

We will be back again the next time we are in town.

Report
Helpful
vipBsanders (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on November 22, 2014

I was so pleased with the food and service at Amber. Discovered they have a great lunch special. A must visit during the week!

Report
Helpful
1
2
3
21