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Strand Bistro at Marriott Vacation Club Pulse

675 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Good for a Date (7)
  • Casual (5)
  • Creative Cuisine (4)
Located in The Marriott Vacation Club Resort in the heart of the Garment District, The Strand Bistro serves Seasonal Modern American Cuisine with Latin influence.

With a cozy and inviting lounge, and a fireplace the interior is quirky yet comfortable. There is a place to lounge, place to wine and place to dine.
Special $33/$37 Wine Selection - If you are wondering about the odd pricing, it’s simple… we like our low digit street address 33 west 37
After dinner you can have a cocktail at our relaxing roof top lounge at The Top of the Strand with stunning views of The Empire State Building.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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American, Bistro, Latin American
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Hours of operation
Monday-Friday 6:30am-10:30am
Saturday & Sunday 7am-11am

Monday - Friday 5pm-10pm
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Phone number
(212) 584-4000
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Kelvin Fernandez
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Event space for up to 100 people.
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Cross street
Between 5th and 6th avenues (in the heart of the garment district)
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Parking details
There is free street parking after 7pm on 37th street. There is also a parking garage on 37th street between 5th and 6th avenues.
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Public transit
Stops Subways 34th street and 6th avenue. R, N, Q, W, B, D, F, V.
A, C, and E trains to 34th Street and 8th Avenue

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Special events & promotions
Please call Claudia Durant (Monday to Friday) 9:00-5:00 for inquiries: 646-368-6426
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine


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What 675 People Are Saying
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Chef Kelvin is amazing! He was so hospitable and came out to greet the customers and the food was just spectacular!

vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

I had the signature dish the Crispy Arepas. They were excellent crispy withe just the right amount of short rib and avacado. The portion size was perfect. For a main i enjoyed the lobster flatbread. I was anticipating a sparce amount of lobster but was pleasently surprised with the amount of lobster and portion. The flatbread was crisp with the right amount of greens. All in all the meal was delicious and satisfying. The room is a bit drafty as you sit at the bar on a cold nigt maybe a lillle more than expected. One highlight was the service from Eva the bartender she was plesant, always smiling and made great recommendation on food and small talk.

dock1 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on January 30, 2018

My wife and I were in town for a show. We stayed at the Marriott Pulse and wanted a convenient place to dine before the show. We were both pleasantly surprised at the Strand Bistro. The service was excellent and, even though the bistro was off of the lobby, the quiet ambiance was exactly what we wanted. The goat cheese and arugula salad was perfect, and the pork tenderloin entree was also very good. Paired with an inexpensive bottle of wine, we were quite pleased. We will definitely dine there again when we stay at the Pulse.

vipOpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 17, 2018

I wasn't expecting much from a small bistro in a Marriott Vacation Club but was very pleasantly surprised. The food was almost a 5 - the chef's famous crispy arepos are amazing and my daughter loved her scallops & risotto. I had a filet that was the day's special, and it was just fine but not a 5. The decor is charming and comfortable with a central fireplace and bookshelves lining the walls. Live music was appreciated. And the prices were excellent!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 10, 2018

My birthday was made special by Chef Kelvin who did a phenomenal job! Highly recommended.

vipAshleyD (Toronto)
5.0  Dined on January 5, 2018

Excellent service very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Servers were attentive and accommodating. The Wild Mushroom Fettucine was delicious

vipmikey (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Menu was a little limited but food was excellent in every respect!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

The restaurant was great, people were friendly and attentive. The food was AMAZING!!!! We started with these arepas that are to die for along with truffle Mac n Cheese. The best added touch was, the chef himself (Chef Kelvin) came out personally and presented the dish and added truffle shavings to the dish. For the entre, I had the seared scallops over pumpkin risotto. My friend had the salmon dish. Everything was perfect, to end the meal we had the coconut flan, “heavenly” was how my date described it. We will definitely return thank you!!!!

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 19, 2017

Enjoyed the entree and dessert selections. Crispy chicken dish was phenomenal.

Edge (Indiana)
4.0  Dined on December 15, 2017

Wonderful meal. Great food

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on December 11, 2017

When I arrived at Stand Mon night for dinner I had booked through Open Table (I had a printed confirmation) they had NO lnowledge of the booking. I basically had to follow the young woman chatting with customers at the bar (there was no one to greet clients) and tell her I was here for my dinner for two at 7:45. There was nothing on her computer screen, and she just ran off wothout letting me know what was going on. I had eaten here recently with a group of 6, and the food was fabulous. My companion Mon night was disgusted with the lack of service and arrention and insisted we leave.

mike5269 (New England)
5.0  Dined on December 8, 2017

Absolutely delicious food and good choices. Quiet hotel restaurant for breakfast and dinner....or drinks. The only downside is the food is so good, you will probably over eat......Comfortable seating with fireplace and upscale furnishings......

NanM (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

we were there for Thanksgiving and the food was amazing! Very pleased with the whole experience! Highly recommend.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

This was one of the worst dining experiences that I have ever had. There were no lights in our area. We had to use our phones to see our menus. When we asked about the lighting they brought us more candles which didn’t help at all. We had to get up and get our own silverware and salt and pepper because it wasn’t on the table and our server disappeared constantly. Then they ran out of one of the entrees that was on the special menu. The food took forever to come out. We were at the restaurant a little over 3 hours. It was ridiculous. People that had arrived after us had their food and left before we even received our second course. When our main course came out it was dry and all crispy, like it had been sitting out under lights. I couldn’t even eat it but by this time we were just ready to leave. This was supposed to be our special thanksgiving dinner and it was one of the worst dining experiences ever.

OpenTable Diner (Dallas)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

Had a 4 course, pre-set meal and each dish had some of the best flavors I've ever had in a meal.

OpenTable Diner (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

We had a lovely Thanksgiving dinner made even more special by the great service we got from Danny. Roast Turkey, great bottle of St. Emilion and divine dessert all made for a fine holiday meal away from home. The setting was very cozy too - seemed like being at home.

vipLetseat (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on November 10, 2017

A great find in the Marriott Pulse hotel in nyc. We were saying overnight in the city and it was freezing out so we decided to eat at the hotels restaurant. We were happy we did. The food was excellent. My pork tenderloin and my husbands steak were done perfectly and you must try the chefs special appetizer it was awesome.
Nice bar in the bistro and a lively rooftop bar. We will be anxious to come back.

Kevin (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 9, 2017

Food was fantastic. My scallops were perfectly done and the risotto was delectable.

Service was attentive but not cloyingly so.

My only complaint was that we would occasionally get a blast of cold air when the front doors were used, so would recommend sitting in the back.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 9, 2017

Food was spectacular! off the charts at this hidden gem.

JudiLuca (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 8, 2017

Food was delicious !! Executive Chef Kelvin Fernandez's signature appetizer was outstanding !
The wait staff was friendly and attentive, will definitely be coming back