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The Cecil Steakhouse, New York, NY

The Cecil Steakhouse

4.3
4.3
1517 Reviews
$31 to $50
American

Welcome to Cecil Steakhouse!
The Cecil Steakhouse is a modern, upscale haven in Harlem. It is about fully engaging the five senses. You will be in our warm dining room that houses a modern décor of paintings and sculptures.
After dinner and upon reservation you can be brought over to Minton’s Playhouse in a fashion that can only be described as a Goodfellas Moment straight out of the Martin Scorsese movie. To get to Minton’s from The Cecil Steakhouse, you never have to step a foot outside. You will be going through our kitchen, through a privileged area, reserved for those who want the full Cecil and Minton’s experience. As you are guided through the bustle of the kitchen, you will be transported to the most iconic and oldest jazz club in the United States.

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Booked 11 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    American, Steakhouse

  • Hours of operation

    Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri 4:00 pm–12:00 am Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Happy Hour Tue–Fri 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 866-1262

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive chef

    Elpidio Escamilla

  • Neighborhood

    Harlem

  • Cross street

    Corner of St. Nicholas

  • Parking details

    There are multiple parking garages in the area.Park 117th LLC: 118th Street between St Nicholas and 8th Ave.

  • Public transit

    B/C to 116th street or 2/3 to 116th street

  • Entertainment

    Come sing with us at the Piano Bar in the lounge Sunday & Monday 6:00 pm and Tues, Wednesday & Thursday 7:00 pm ! Join us for jazz brunch for Sundays as well. Visit our sister restaurant next door, Minton's, for live jazz 7 nights a week.

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

SALADS

  • Mixed Greens$10.00

    Mixed Greens, Fresh Fennel, Tomatoes, Peaches, Carrots, Feta Cheese, Lemon Balsamic Dressing

    • Caesar Salad$12.00

      Romaine Lettuce, Garlic Croutons, Shaved Parmesan Cheese, Caesar Dressing

      PASTAS

      • Penne A La Vodka$22.00

        A La Vodka Sauce, Grilled Chicken

        • Mac & Cheese$21.00

          Three Cheese Creamy Sauce, Spinach, Mushrooms, Grilled Chicken

          • Rigatoni$24.00

            Veal & Turkey Bolognese

            POULTRY

            • Whole Roasted Chicken$28.00

              Marinated Roasted Chicken, Yellow Rice, Pinto Beans, Sweet Plantains, Spicy Green Sauce

              • Half Roasted Chicken$18.00

                Marinated Roasted Chicken, Yellow Rice, Pinto Beans, Sweet Plantains, Spicy Green Sauce

                • Chicken Parmigiana$24.00

                  Garlic & Oil Linguine with Mushroom, Pancetta

                  • Chicken Stew$22.00

                    With Meatballs & Sausage, Yellow Rice, Pinto Beans

                    • Ella & Louise Chicken$21.00

                      Pan Seared Chicken Cutlet, White Wine Caper Sauce, Roasted Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables

                      SEAFOOD

                      • Pan Seared Salmon$28.00

                        White Wine Tomato Caper Sauce, Herbs, Roasted Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables

                        • Pangasious$21.00

                          Fried Fish Filet, White WIne Tomato Sage Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables

                          • Seafood Delight$28.00

                            Sauteed Shrimp, Pangasious, Salmon, White Wine Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Garlic Bread

                            MEATS

                            • Skirt Steak$29.00

                              Angus Beef Steak, Chimichurri Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables

                              • Pork Chops$21.00

                                Grilled Marinated Pork Chops, Roasted Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables

                                • Meat Loaf$20.00

                                  Beef & Turkey Meat Loaf, Red Wine Tomato Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Mixed Vegetables

                                  BURGERS

                                  • The Cecil Burger$17.00

                                    Lettuce, Tomato, Caramelized Onions, Cheddar Cheese, Pickles, French Fries

                                    • Lamb Burger$19.00

                                      Brioche Roll, Goat Cheese, Tzatziki Sauce, Mint Pesto, Lettuce, Caramelized Onions, Truffle Fries

                                      • Veggie Burger$19.00

                                        Lettuce, Tomato, Caramelized Onions, Pickles, French Fries

                                        CHICKEN WINGS

                                        • 1/2 Dozen Traditional Wings$9.00

                                          French Fries, Celery, Carrots, Blue Cheese*

                                          • 1/2 Dozen Buffalo Wings$9.00

                                            French Fries, Celery, Carrots, Blue Cheese

                                            • 1/2 Dozen BBQ Wings$9.00

                                              French Fries, Celery, Carrots, Blue Cheese*

                                              • 1/2 Dozen Teriyaki Wings$9.00

                                                French Fries, Celery, Carrots, Blue Cheese*

                                                • 1 Dozen Traditional Wings$16.00

                                                  French Fries, Celery, Carrots, Blue Cheese*

                                                  • 1 Dozen Buffalo Wings$16.00

                                                    French Fries, Celery, Carrots, Blue Cheese*

                                                    • 1 Dozen BBQ Wings$16.00

                                                      French Fries, Celery, Carrots, Blue Cheese*

                                                      • 1 Dozen Teriyaki Wings$16.00

                                                        French Fries, Celery, Carrots, Blue Cheese*

                                                        COMBOS

                                                        • Family Combo$75.00

                                                          1 Whole Roasted Chicken, 1 Pound Meat Loaf, House Salda, Focaccia Bread plus 2 sides of your choice

                                                          • Party Combo$65.00

                                                            18 Chicken Wings, 8 Beef Sliders, 1 pound Mac & Cheese, and 2 Sides of your Choice

                                                            SIDE ORDERS

                                                            • French Fries$6.00

                                                              • Truffle French Fries$6.00

                                                                • Mashed Potatoes$6.00

                                                                  • Roasted Potatoes$6.00

                                                                    • Garlic Spinach$6.00

                                                                      • Creamy Spinach$6.00

                                                                        • Mixed Sauteed Vegetables$6.00

                                                                          • Sweet Plantains$6.00

                                                                            • Yellow Rice$6.00

                                                                              • Pinto Beans$6.00

                                                                                • Focaccia Bread$6.00

                                                                                  DESSERTS

                                                                                  • Tres Leches$9.00

                                                                                    LIQUOR COCKTAILS

                                                                                    All Cocktails are FROZEN!

                                                                                    • Rum Punch

                                                                                      Frozen Cocktail

                                                                                      • 12oz$10.00
                                                                                      • 32oz$25.00
                                                                                    • Margarita

                                                                                      Frozen Cocktail

                                                                                      • 12oz$10.00
                                                                                      • 32oz$25.00
                                                                                    • Better Than Henny

                                                                                      Cognac based Frozen Cocktail

                                                                                      • 12oz$10.00
                                                                                      • 32oz$25.00
                                                                                    • Coconut Nutcracker$10.00

                                                                                      Rum based Frozen Cocktail

                                                                                      • Blue Hawaiian Nutcracker$10.00

                                                                                        Vodka based Frozen Cocktail

                                                                                        • Hibiscus Nutcracker$10.00

                                                                                          Tequila based Frozen Cocktail

                                                                                          SPARKLING COCKTAILS

                                                                                          Mix at home

                                                                                          • Mimosas$25.00

                                                                                            1 Bottle of Champagne & 24oz Orange Juice (Yields 10 Mimosas)

                                                                                            • Bellinis$25.00

                                                                                              1 Bottle Of Champagne & 24oz Peach Nectar (Yields 10 Bellinis)

                                                                                              WHITE WINES

                                                                                              by the bottle

                                                                                              • Chardonnay, Robert Mondavi$25.00

                                                                                                750ml

                                                                                                • Sauvignon Blanc, Kato$25.00

                                                                                                  750ml

                                                                                                  • Pinot Grigio, Barone Fini$25.00

                                                                                                    750ml

                                                                                                    RED WINES

                                                                                                    by the bottle

                                                                                                    • Cabernet Sauvignon, Robert Mondavi$25.00

                                                                                                      750ml

                                                                                                      • Pinot Noir, Trotamundos$25.00

                                                                                                        750ml

                                                                                                        • Malbec, Barrica 29$25.00

                                                                                                          750ml

                                                                                                          • Merlot, Grayson$25.00

                                                                                                            750ml

                                                                                                            CHAMPAGNE

                                                                                                            by the bottle

                                                                                                            • Perrier Jouet Brut Champagne$50.00

                                                                                                              750ml

                                                                                                              • Moet Imperial Rose$75.00

                                                                                                                750ml

                                                                                                                • Veuve Dubarry Brut$15.00

                                                                                                                  750ml

                                                                                                                  Last updated: February 1, 2022

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                                                                                                                  4.3
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                                                                                                                  • 4.3Food
                                                                                                                  • 4.1Service
                                                                                                                  • 4.3Ambience
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                                                                                                                    Thanks to the Manager that was there on Cinco de Mayo. I reserved a table for 4 for 7:00. I got there and the girl at the door told me my table is gone and I only can sit outside. My wife told her get the Manger and thankfully he gave me a perfect table. Other than her snobby attitude the time was great and food was great drinks was excellent! DJ Sweet Music is always on point!

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                                                                                                                    Dined on April 30, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall4food5service3ambience3

                                                                                                                    Good food and music. Very lively. Music could be turned down some so guests can hear and speak with more ease. I will be back though.

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                                                                                                                    Dined on April 29, 2022

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                                                                                                                    The location is convenient. The ambiance was great along with the service and food BUT the music was extremely loud. We had a party of six trying to hear each other was a downer. We had to repeat to each other what the person said across the table. We celebrated a birthday which was indicated on the online reservations and forgotten. We had to request the birthday announcement to the waitress. The food was delicious but if you’re looking to hold a conversation you won’t be able to hear yourself speak. I would recommend Cecil with the disclaimer of the music being too loud.

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                                                                                                                    Came here for my cousin birthday the staff was amazing great food ambiance amazing overall had an Amazing time

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                                                                                                                    The music was so loud I couldn’t even hear other people at the table. We asked for our food to go after being told they would not lower the volume of the music. The ambiance has declined significantly from my last visit pre-COVID. The table next to me was eating bread off of napkins as they were not given bread plates. The service was slow and the food was very disappointing after getting it to go.

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                                                                                                                    Dined on April 7, 2022

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                                                                                                                    I had about about this restaurant by my coworker but being there in person made all the difference!!! The staff was pleasant and attentive. Warm and caring. The food was delicious and fresh. The music was on pony and not overwhelming or too loud. I could my company well without having to yell across the table.. Overall my experience was great! Will come back again soon!!!

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                                                                                                                    Dined on April 3, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                    Going to Cecil Steakhouse is an experience. Do not mistake it for a normal restaurant dining meal. It is loud, boisterous, like a circus. The cocktails are weak, the service is slow—but all of this adds to the amazing time spent in this outstanding place. The performances are wonderful and entertaining. The food is fantastic. It is loud and feels a bit like a night club while you dine. People got up and danced between the tables during the entertainment breaks. It is a true local experience and I recommend going at least once just to say you did it. Great for a birthday party or dinner for 2. It’s a lot of fun and you can’t help but enjoy yourself. The energy is high and will carry you with it. Allow at least 2 hours or more when you go. Worth it.

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                                                                                                                    Dined on April 3, 2022

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                                                                                                                    So disappointed! This was my 3rd time around & food was terrible. It was cold & flavorless! Drinks are always on point! SERVICE TERRIBLE! I won’t be back!

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                                                                                                                    HarlemBorn

                                                                                                                    New York Area

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                                                                                                                    Dined on March 31, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall1food1service1ambience1

                                                                                                                    Did not honor our reservation time. Would rather make money then treat guests with respect. Use to love this place until it got the new management.

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                                                                                                                    overall5food4service5ambience4

                                                                                                                    Enjoyed the time there. Food was good had the fish and shrimp dinner. Margaritas large glasses.

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                                                                                                                    AntwanW

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                                                                                                                    4.0

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                                                                                                                    Dined on March 27, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                    The food was tasty as always . The service was standard and nice . My only issue this time was I heard a mix of music when I first came in (there was a DJ) . Then the I was told the DJ left and the ONLY z music that was being played after he left was dancehall (which was cool for about 4 songs) . Maybe you guys could turn the music on shuffle after the DJ leaves

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                                                                                                                    Dined on March 19, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    Man I would like to thank the full staff at Cecil Harlem. I went for my birthday, and the vibe was amazing, the staff was on point. And they surprised me with some extra specials. My experience was amazing and I will definitely be back

                                                                                                                  28. JD

                                                                                                                    JaeDee

                                                                                                                    San Francisco

                                                                                                                    9 reviews

                                                                                                                    5.0

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                                                                                                                    Dined on March 19, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    Loved it! The food, the service and the ambiance were all on point! This atmosphere is lively and the food is well presented and prepared. Great for couples and groups as well. I love that it's in the neighborhood and offers up a quality dining experience. I definitely plan to go back.

                                                                                                                  29. OT

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                                                                                                                    5.0

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                                                                                                                    Dined on March 19, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    I dined here for my 40th Birthday and it was a blast! We all had an amazing time.

                                                                                                                  30. OD

                                                                                                                    OneikaD

                                                                                                                    New York Area

                                                                                                                    6 reviews

                                                                                                                    2.0

                                                                                                                    6 reviews

                                                                                                                    Dined on March 4, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall2food3service1ambience1

                                                                                                                    Staff was uninterested in working, had to wait nearly 10 mins for them to put a table cloth on the table then another 15 for the waiter to bring utensils. Waiter was nice enough but it took nearly a half an hour for us to get our drinks. Over an hour for the food to arrive. Live music was awful way too loud, singer could not carry a tune, DJ was an upgrade but they should consider hiring someone who knows how to mix songs the music was all over the place. Food was way over priced and they add a 20% gratuity automatically. All in all I will not be patronizing this establishment again.

                                                                                                                  31. e

                                                                                                                    eddyc

                                                                                                                    New England

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on March 3, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    too bad nothing happens on thursdays: we were told only fridays (maybe), Saturdays and Sundays (definitely) on the stage. the music was great but the psychedelic screen got us into a ditzy after awhile. the staff was very good to change it into a cracking fire place app :D the food and the 32oz cocktails were excellent. it was an all boys night out - the drinks and food was great! we're definitely coming back on saturday!

                                                                                                                  32. MK

                                                                                                                    MichaelK

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 27, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                                    This was my second time dinning there, I would recommend anyone to try it for themselves ,everyone in the place can’t say that being at Cecil Resturant is not the place to be in Harlem.Thanks for the memories.

                                                                                                                  33. DG

                                                                                                                    DyanG

                                                                                                                    New York Area

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 26, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    The food was amazing, the drinks were excellent and I received excellent service from my server. The host was very accommodating and kind.

                                                                                                                  34. OT

                                                                                                                    OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 24, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    It Was My Aunt’s Mary’s 66th Birthday And It Was Beyond Our Expectations. We had her birthday celebration there before. We love the place and the ambiance. We had a wonderful time. The food, the music , and service was lovely. Hats off to our server, Luigi who did a fantastic job making My Aunt’s birthday night a special one.🎂♥️🎈🎊🎶Thank You Cecil Restaurant 🎊

                                                                                                                  35. JT

                                                                                                                    JoyceT

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 24, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    The staff is extremely professional and well groomed, these are the things you see upon entry. The ambiance is wonderfully hip and upscale rolled into one. Cecil Steakhouse is a place where everyone from the neighborhood and beyond can find something to enjoy (check out their daily calendar for entertainment); and the food is good. I'll be returning but this time to partake an evening of jazz at their Minton Clubhouse.

                                                                                                                  36. TC

                                                                                                                    TexCat

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                                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 13, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    We watched super bowl there and had a blast. The crowd was very energetic and friendly. The hostess was pleasant and helpful and our server were spectacular! There was an exciting trivia quiz during half time with really impressive prizes (liqeur lol). The host was so sweet and energetic.Will def be back soon to enjoy some jazz.

                                                                                                                  37. TD

                                                                                                                    TenDan

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 12, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                    Beautiful venue, delicious food and gracious host.

                                                                                                                  38. F

                                                                                                                    Faye

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 12, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall4food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    First time there and I loved it. Food was delicious, drinks 🍸 were good and strong. Loved the ambience, the decor and the floor show.

                                                                                                                  39. EP

                                                                                                                    ElizabethP

                                                                                                                    New York Area

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    4.0

                                                                                                                    1 review

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 12, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall4food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                                    At 1st we were disappointed because we came for the restaurant week menu and it was not available. We asked for a manager and the owner actually came to give us the reason and with they was very accommodating. Showed us the valentines menu and adjusted the price accordingly. It was awesome the food was delicious!!! Thank You Very Much

                                                                                                                  40. EC

                                                                                                                    EllieC

                                                                                                                    New York Area

                                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                                    5.0

                                                                                                                    2 reviews

                                                                                                                    Dined on February 10, 2022

                                                                                                                    overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                                    Great food and service. Everyone was respectful. Good music and ambience

                                                                                                                  FAQs

                                                                                                                  The Cecil Steakhouse does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now and Uber Eats. The Cecil Steakhouse also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 866-1262.

                                                                                                                  The Cecil Steakhouse is rated 4.3 stars by 1517 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                                                  Google Map for The Cecil Steakhouse

                                                                                                                  210 W 118th St New York, NY 10026

                                                                                                                  Additional information

                                                                                                                  • Cross street

                                                                                                                    Corner of St. Nicholas

                                                                                                                  • Neighborhood

                                                                                                                    Harlem

                                                                                                                  • Hours of operation

                                                                                                                    Tue–Thu 4:00 pm–11:00 pm Fri 4:00 pm–12:00 am Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–11:00 pm Brunch Sat, Sun 12:00 pm–5:00 pm Happy Hour Tue–Fri 5:00 pm–7:00 pm

                                                                                                                  • Cuisines

                                                                                                                    American, Steakhouse

                                                                                                                  • Dining style

                                                                                                                    Casual Dining

                                                                                                                  • Dress code

                                                                                                                    Casual Dress

                                                                                                                  • Parking details

                                                                                                                    There are multiple parking garages in the area.Park 117th LLC: 118th Street between St Nicholas and 8th Ave.

                                                                                                                  • Public transit

                                                                                                                    B/C to 116th street or 2/3 to 116th street

                                                                                                                  • Payment options

                                                                                                                    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                                  • Executive chef

                                                                                                                    Elpidio Escamilla

                                                                                                                  • Entertainment

                                                                                                                    Come sing with us at the Piano Bar in the lounge Sunday & Monday 6:00 pm and Tues, Wednesday & Thursday 7:00 pm ! Join us for jazz brunch for Sundays as well. Visit our sister restaurant next door, Minton's, for live jazz 7 nights a week.

                                                                                                                  • Additional

                                                                                                                    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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