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About Blue Fin - New York

Blue Fin, a modern seafood restaurant located at W New York – Times Square, has reopened after an extensive redesign by Robert McKinley. Known for its oasis-like respite from the buzz of Times Square and top quality seafood and sushi, the new Blue Fin boasts an upscale new look that evokes the feeling of an elegant, nautical getaway. The restaurant will continue to offer fresh, modern seafood and sushi to its devoted clientele of theater-goers, tourists and New York City seafood lovers alike.

1567 Broadway at 47th Street
W Hotel Times Square
New York, NY 10036
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Seafood, Sushi

Hours of Operation:
Sunday - Monday: 7:00am - 11:00pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 7:00am - 11:30pm
Friday - Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00am

Cross Street:
47th Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 918-1400

Website:
http://www.bluefinnyc.com/

Parking Details:
Eastway garage 225 West 49th Street (between Broadway and 8th Avenue). 10% off with validated ticket.

Public Transit:
N, R & W trains to 49th Street, A, C & E trains to 50th Street, and B, D, F & V trains 47th-50th and 6th Avenue.

Bus: M10, M20, or M104 to 47th Street

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Located in the W Hotel in the heart of Times Square, Blue Fin is sophisticated and sexy. Three private dining rooms and
a large second floor are all available for business and social functions. Blue Fin is also available for full and partial buyouts. Accommodates 12-500 guests.

Contact Special Events at 212-331-0328 or email events@brguestinc.com.

Or request event information online here: http://www.brguesthospitality.com/event-venues/book-event.

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Private Dining

Located in the heart of Times Square, Blue Fin is sophisticated and sexy, and offers the freshest sushi, seafood and raw bar. Three private dining rooms and a large second floor are available for business and social functions. Accommodates 12 – 400 guests.

Blue Fin - New York Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (112)
Special Occasion (54)
Good for a Date (53)
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Creative Cuisine (47)
Fit for Foodies (41)
Great for Lunch (36)
Great for Brunch (32)
Casual (32)
Neighborhood Gem (31)
Good for Groups (30)
Good for Birthdays (29)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Healthy (26)
Fun (23)
Business Meals (22)
Sunday Lunch (21)
Quiet Conversation (19)
Romantic (17)
Hot Spot (15)
Late-night Find (15)
Authentic (12)
Quick Bite (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Notable Wine List (11)
Worth the Drive (10)
People Watching (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Cozy (6)
Kid-friendly (6)
Paleo Friendly (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Spicy (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Comfort Food (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Live Music (4)
Seasonal (4)
Great Beer (3)
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 (Charleston)·Dined 2 days ago

Great experience. So close to our hotel (Marriott Marquis) and the sushi was bangin'! We had the new menu item - Burger...Wow!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 2 days ago

Perfect, even with large crowd: 8 of us. Service super friendly, very relaxed time...we were there early i.e. 530 post a matinee, day before thanksgiving,but still very nice and festive

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was not worth the price - rating it received in Open Table that convinced us to choose this as a splurge restaurant on our trip left our family of four $300 less in spending money and eating this the lowlight of our trip 😞

Tags: Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined 3 days ago

Awful food.. horrible service.. worst staff ever.. wouldn't recommend this place

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

The service was inattentive. The music was night club loud and the food was not memorable.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Blue Fin never disappoints. We go there often when we go to the theatre
The food and service is always good. This last visit we especially liked our server, Emily. She was delightful. Our diner was particularly delicious? squash lobster bisque m bay scallops and salmon.
There were so many good choices, it was hard to decide.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Complementary champagne was wonderful and service was great! Manny was very friendly. Manager was also present and very attentive! Food was beautifully presented and so delicious! Great spot!

Tags: Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Romantic, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly
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 (San Diego)·Dined 6 days ago

Everything was fine except for serious confusion on what food belonged to what table and our waiter who had no clue that only half our order showed up. Overall, food was good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

awesome food and service---Food choices were plentiful-something for everyone!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (Dallas)·Dined 7 days ago

The reviews I have read way overstated its quality. The restaurant is close to a fast food, ambience is average: unimpressive!

Tags: Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Our server Steven was very attentive, it was a nice experience. The food was great and most importantly we didn't wait to be seated, we had a 1900 hrs reservation and we were on our table at 1905.

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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Perfect pre theater dinner. Loved the halibut and fabulous chocolate dessert

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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Second dining experience here before a show. The food is great.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Loved the Brussels sprout and kale salad.
Salmon was done to perfection!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Our server was excellent, a real professional. I wish I could remember her name but she was just fantastic. The bisque soup was incredible and the sushi was bright and flavorful thanks to the creative use of herbs. Truly unique.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Worst sushi ever

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Excellent overall

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We came to New York to go to the theatre. We thought Blue Fin was excellent. I would definitely return. The location was perfect and the food fresh, innovative, and delicious. Our service was great. We left happy!

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Great pre theater spot. Perfect location and a fantastic, albeit expensive lobster Cobb salad. Very attentive service!

Tags: Hot Spot, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

This was our second visit. The food was exceptional
the first time, not so much this time. Maybe it was just an off night. The decor is modern with a nautical theme, but cozy. The service is excellent , all of the servers are attentive and friendly.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Business dinner for 2, we were served promptly. Had a great sea bass roll for an appetizer which was delicious. Soup, salad, poke, and cooked fish were perfect. Esteban was out server and he was excellent. Will come back for sure.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Excellent service, a little cramped and noisy and great seafood.

Tags: Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 13, 2017

We were looking for a seafood or sushi restaurant and this is both. Went for post - theatre dinner as it was right around the corner. The downstairs bar was closed and a sign directed us to the hostess upstairs. After a cool reception and acknowledgment of our reservation we we seated at a booth in the very quiet restaurant. A very few tables were occupied with diners finishing their meals. Our drinks and food were excellent (halibut is melt in your mouth with a superb lemon wine sauce and red snapper was inventive and tasty. Our waiter provided attentive service and the sorbet trio was a delicious finish to the meal. However, the ambience is quiet and cool. A quiet respite from Times Square but unexciting and somehow disappointing at this time of night.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

We've been to Blue Fin every time we've come to NYC. It's a little oasis in crazy Times Square. It's the perfect pre-theater spot. It's relaxed with good food and service. Enjoy it every time.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I had a fantastic time. The waiter was very knowledgeable about the menu, made yummy suggestions, and the food was fresh and delicious.

Tags: Late-night Find, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies
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 (Poconos)·Dined on November 11, 2017

This place had a great interior and ambience. The seafood is OK. Its definitely up-priced due to location.
Would skip on the seafood tower--not worth it

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The sushi was average. Halibut was good - gnocchi terrible. Cocktails okay. Service okay. I won't be going back.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

I was blown away by how good the food was. I expected something average taste and overpriced, being right in Times Square, but it was the best meal I've had in a very long time! I got the halibut and my fiancé had the lobster broiled and both were incredible. In addition, they asked about our theater time before we ordered and we had plenty of time to enjoy our meal and get to our show. Quick and courteous service. We will absolutely come back next time!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Been there many times and this was the outlier. Very poor service. People who delivered the meals had no idea who got what - that doesn't happen in a good restaurant. One person ordred rare Tuna and it came out well done. Sent back and second one ALSO came back well done. 15 minutes after ordering wine and none delivered. So it was a comedy of errors in a place we have been to at least 10 times and always had a great experience.

Then Seth took over and did all he could to make it right. In the end, he comped most of the meal. And we got out in time for our shows.

We will most certainly return for two reasons. We always loved this restaurant and we are impressed that we were heard, acknowledged, validated and compensated. I own a business and one can always screw up. Seth handled this perfectly.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Overall, we enjoyed our dinner at Blue Fin. The service was good and most dishes were excellent. One of our cooked entrees was quite dry. They have a kids' menu, which is a real plus in NYC if you need it. My main complaint is where we were seated. The main dining area is lively and has a great vibe. We were seated in the back room, which felt very bland and cramped, like an overflow space. It definitely didn't feel like the other areas. I would happily go back to Blue Fin, but would request a table in the main dining area.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Fun
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

EXCELLENT! WE WENT TO NYC FOR THE WEEKEND AND DECIDED TO TRY BLUE FIN. IT WAS SO GOOD WE WENT BACK THE NEXT NIGHT!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Healthy, Fun, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Our waiter was a bit overwhelmed. Either he was new or he had too many tables. After we got our food we had a long wait for drinks and the check. But we would definitely come back again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Always a great place to lunch before theatre...and menu is just perfect for that activity.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Enjoyed a nice dinner prior to attending a show. Food was very good, decent selection but out of 2of the wines I chose so ended up spending an extra $40:00. Good location and good service on a busy Friday night. I would return again.

Tags: Spicy
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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Excellent meal. Good seafood selection. Great find right on Times Square.

Tags: Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on November 8, 2017

Good everyrime

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 8, 2017

I had the salmon burger medium well. The BEST I have ever had.
Cannot wait to go back.
Excellent service!!!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Excellent and creative cooking! Great atmosphere and wonderful menu.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

It was right around the corner from the Broadway show that we were seeing. Good Choice

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We have been to Blue Fin on several occasions and it never disappoints. The food is fresh and delicious, with many options for different tastes. The simply grilled halibut was amazing. My friends had sushi and it was well presented and delicious. Service was excellent. Highly recommend.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups
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