Atlantic Grill Near Lincoln Center

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5858 reviews
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A local favorite for 20 years, Atlantic Grill has been serving the finest seafood since 1998. Located near Lincoln Center, our fresh sushi, delectable raw bar and inventive dishes make for a standout culinary experience.

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MM
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Been here a few times. Always happy with the food and service.. sometimes the noise level is a bit high and sometimes not. A very reliable quality restaurant.

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CS
New York Area
76 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great location especially if you are attending Lincoln Center. We had the cod and the shrimp dumplings both were really good, flavorful but light. Lot's of flavor and nicely plated. The place is intimate and nicely decorated. The staff is friendly and helpful. In fact, after being busy and unable to get to use right away, we were unable to order dessert in time ( attended the opera) and the manager gave us a full bag of large homemade cookies as an apology. I think they went above and beyond and it made a nice impression. I would highly recommend this restaurant and we will be back

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j
New York Area
155 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Excellent food and service--this could not be better! Prices have risen lately and are not unreasonably high in my opinion. Room tends to be very noisy.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Service was slow and seemed inattentive. Good and value very good. Have been there before, perhaps because it was Monday that the service was off.

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FW
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

A reliable pre theatre experience.. service can be erratic but food and cocktails are good

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v
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 3

Not as good as it used to be, and with price increase and less than stellar service. I can no longer recommend

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m
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

One of the few remaining seafood places, Atlantic Grill's menu is fairly small and its dishes, predictable. The oyster plata was poor, the oysters lacked taste and personality. A real disappointment. Its greatest strength is its location, at Lincoln Center but one wishes more.

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E
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 5

I had egg Benedict with crab cake and my friend had farmer's egg dish. They were mediocre at best.

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JB
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

I had a very nice brunch at Atlantic Grill. I had originally made a reservation for 2 and when we were joined by 2 friends, the restaurant accommodated us immediately. I was very impressed.

The meal was very good and included a cocktail and hot beverage, which made it a good value (especially in that neighborhood).

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AK
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent, as always. Was my birthday and would have liked an after dinner drink or a cookie with a candle...

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LM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Very nice place with good food, service and nice ambiance. I just wish the portions were a little bigger. But still great place to go close for Lincoln Center events!

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MK
Chicago
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 3

Our food was good, but were seated over 15 minutes late with a reservation. Since we were trying to make a concert at Lincoln Center that night, it made us and our waiter rush through our meal.

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

We selected this because of its proximity to our hotel and event that evening. Perfect in that regard. The restaurant was busy and tables close together. I wouldn’t label it a romantic dinner spot unless perhaps you go at an off peak time. The food was good but not over the top. Portions and wine pours were small. The server was friendly but curt and hard to understand. Not a place I will overtly recommend.

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DL
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We’ve already recommended Atlantic Grill to some friends. Wonderfully prepared fish entrees coupled with great but not overbearing service. Try it. You won’t like it, you’ll love it.

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great service and food, it was a little too noisy, but not overwhelmingly loud

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TT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 3ambience 3

The waiter kind of disappeared for a while. But the food is very good.

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JL
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We started at the bar and had a later reservation. They were very accommodating when our friends wanted to be added to the reservation. Wait staff very friendly and helpful

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SL
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

While I miss the Upper Eastside location, at least we have this one and it's become our go to for pre-Lincoln Center. great service, lively atmosphere.

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N
New York Area
95 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Everything was perfect. Great food prepared well, not rushed, quality ingredients, nice selection. Hope to be back soon.

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L
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

While the location and proximity to LincolnCenter are valuable and the service was fine, the food was so-so. The fish was dry and the salad was really too huge.

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H
New York Area
146 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

A good choice for dinner before a performance at Lincoln Center. Good food, friendly, efficient service and pleasant surroundings.

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DP
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Good prompt service, order taken and food served in time to make a curtain , food was delicious. Will return.

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j
New York Area
156 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and service. Friendly and caring reception and wait staff. Great restaurant.

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DM
1 review
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We both enjoyed our appetizers and the sushi that we ordered. We then split a dessert between the two of us. We had a 12 noon appt and had to be out in time to cross the street to Lincoln Center. Our waitress was very good!

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SF
London
14 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Best fresh seafood on the UWS. Highly recommend the grilled octopus, the red snapper and any of the simply grilled selections. Ideal location for pre Lincoln Center events.

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E
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Comfortable setting, excellent service, very good food. Prices as you'd expect to pay.

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AB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

nothing bad to say about this place! amazing experience I would def go back.

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B
New York Area
91 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 4

This time I got an unfriendly server -- no smile, no introduction, no niceties -- just a straight forward "what do you want" attitude. Which is surprising. He tried to rush us through our meal. Trying to take away a half filled wine glass and plates still filled with food. Usually servers are friendly and accommodating.

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AD
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I enjoyed the Atlantic Grill very much! The bar is awesome and once we got to the table, the service was outstanding and the food really good. Had the kale cesar and crab cake as appetizers and a filet as main course. We really enjoyed it.

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TF
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent experience! My friend and I decided to order three appetizers instead of an entre, and enjoyed every one of them. A glass of wine and cookies for dessert rounded out the meal. A great way to lunch before the theater!

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RG
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

A lovely, leisurely dining experience. So often restaurants are in a rush to turn over tables, but we were allowed to enjoy our meal in peace.

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R
Tampa
15 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 4

Our waiter disappeared after taking our order till it was time to give us our check.
Both our meals were under cooked, our sides ended up cold by the time they brought our main dish back.

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AM
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fish is always perfectly prepared. I think that portion size of both mains and side dishes could be more generous for the price.

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l
New York Area
159 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This is a favorite on Lincoln Center nights. There's something just-right for everyone.

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E
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

We were Seated promptly in the tastfully decorated dining room. The wait staff was efficient and very helpful. When I ordered my apoetizer, steamed shrimp dumplings, the waitress advised that it was spicy but said she could serve the peppers on the side which was perfect. Our entre, fish, was cooked perfectly and the dessert, a chocolate espresso mousse cake, was decadent! All in all it was a delightful experience and the noise level was such that we could easily have a conversation.

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d
New York Area
309 reviews
Dined on March 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food, especially the fish dishes. Close to Lincoln Center.

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OT
New England
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Outstanding food and great vibe! Only complaint was table backed up to waitstaff area and my chair was knocked into constantly. When it was mentioned to our waitress she asked the staff to tone it down but I didn’t notice an improvement. Would not accept a table in that area again. Otherwise it was excellent!
Plan on returning sooner rather than later.

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ME
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

This is a great choice for lunch or dinner before a performance at Lincoln Center. The menu is obviously mainly seafood but there are many choices especially with the large selection of sushi. The front room is very noisy, ask for the much quieter back room.

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J
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Close to Lincoln Center and wonderful staff that was very warm and accommodating. Food was first rate and inventive and beautifully presented. Very leisurely which we appreciated as we arrived early. Don’t miss the Banana Ice Cream Tower.

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JC
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Whenever we attend a performance at Lincoln Center, we always go to the Atlantic Grill. The service is surperb and the waitresses are extremely friendly and helpful. The food is outstanding. We highly recommend the Atlantic Grill.

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