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Permanently Closed - Amber Kips Bay

3.9
149 reviews
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$30 and under
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Asian
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  • Good for Groups (170)
  • Neighborhood Gem (129)
  • Vibrant Bar Scene (105)

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This restaurant is permanently closed. Permanently Closed - New York's Favorite Neighborhood Pan-Asian Restaurant serving Sushi and Asian Cuisine.

We turn the art of eating, whether by yourself or with a group of friends into an experience which will never be forgotten. The decor, friendly staff together with our cuisine is what has made us a beloved favorite.

Our delicious cuisine combines the bold flavors of Asia with delicate french essences. Our menu is served family style which creates a magical experience.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Asian, Japanese, Chinese
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Hours of operation
Lunch - Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm


Saturday & Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm


Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:30pm


Sunday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 686-6388
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
We are flexible in accommodating any venue. Please call the restaurant and ask for Tian for more information.
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Cross street
Between 27th and 28th Streets
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Public transit
6 train to 28th Street
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine
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3.9  based on all time ratings
3.8
food
3.7
service
3.6
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipNancy (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 16, 2017

Good food and nice ambiance in a location crowded with competition. The service was a little disappointing, especially given that there were very few patrons when I went, but I would still recommend it overall.

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vipNYDiner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on April 11, 2017

This was an OK Chinese meal. The Dim Sum sampler was good enough and the Flounder Clay Pot was unusual and tasty.

Other dinner's recommendations to sit upstairs is a "must do". While I enjoyed my meal, it was nothing special warranting a return visit.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on March 31, 2017

Food was good and always consistent. My only compliant is the waitress accidentally poured water into my beer glass ( still half a glass of beer left). She was lovely and apologized and then brought me another beer. She charged me for the other beer! I didn't realize it until I left but I was pretty angry about that.

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vipNana (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on March 19, 2017

Amber is a delightful restaurant. All of its locations are good, but I like the decor of this particular one and there is a great ambiance in the space as well. Also, the staff are friendly, the prices are great and the food is really good. I've been to a lot of thai places, but Amber keeps me coming back over and over again.

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vipSuzyQ42 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on March 16, 2017

Food is good. Make sure you sit upstairs. It is much more pleasant. Also, make sure they check in your reservation. Twice when I have come, they have marked me as a no-show even though I told them I had a reservation.

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vipSuzyQ42 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 2, 2017

We live in the neighborhood and hadn't been to Amber for a while. We always liked it, so we decided to come in. There was some sort of rowdy party going on at the bar while we ate. I don't think they should have seated anyone downstairs. My husband and I could barely hear each other speak. He kept getting bumped by rowdy college kids.

It wasn't their fault really, but they shouldn't have had dinner guests sitting there. I will come back and try again because their staff is so nice and friendly and the food is good, but will ask to be seated upstairs.

Amber should also be very proud of their staff. Few restaurants have such nice people working for them.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Richmond)
2.0  Dined on January 15, 2017

appetizers were good. sushi was okay. pink lady roll was fishy.

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vipNancy (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2017

What a wonderful find! The food was delicious and presented beautifully. The setting was fabulous with exposed brick walls, and the service was very attentive. A perfect night out!

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vipOpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on December 18, 2016

Everything was fine. Nothing was amazing. It was really, really cold though

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 19, 2016

The sushi was excellent. The waiter was a bit slow and brought the food out before the cocktails we ordered which was a little weird. We also had very drunk and rowdy group sit next to us which made it not as pleasant, but that's not the restaurant's fault.

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