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VISTAMAR, Bronx, NY

VISTAMAR

4.3
4.3
215 Reviews
$31 to $50
Latin American

VISTAMAR, ocean view in Spanish, is a Latin restaurant specializing in seafood located in City Island. The restaurant offers a unique dining experience with waterfront views.

At VISTAMAR we strive to make sure our customers feel at home whether they are celebrating a birthday, family event or just joining us for the night. Enjoy our cocina latina and stay for the hospitality.

Restaurant, lounge and event space available.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Latin American, Seafood

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu 2:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (718) 709-0888

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Casual Dress

  • Catering

    Catering menu available.

  • Private party facilities

    Private event rooms available, please contact events@vistamarcityisland.com for further details.

  • Private party contact

    Justine: (718) 709-0888

  • Neighborhood

    Bronx

  • Parking details

    Parking lot available.

  • Public transit

    Bx 29

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Menu

$28; Available Monday-Wednesday

Starter

Served family style on the table

  • Empanadas with Chicken & Beef

    • Stuffed Green Plantains with Chicken & Pork

      Main course

      Please choose one of the following:

      • Pernil

        • Steak with Onions

          • Churrasco

            • Mofongo with Chicken or Pork

              • Roasted Chicken

                • Beef Stew

                  Served with your choice of rice or sautéed vegetables

                  Dessert

                  • Flan or Tres Leche

                    What 215 people are saying

                    Overall ratings and reviews

                    4.3
                    4.3 based on recent ratings
                    • 4.3Food
                    • 4.2Service
                    • 4.5Ambience
                    • 4Value

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                    1. B

                      Britt

                      Miami

                      3 reviews

                      4.0

                      3 reviews

                      Dined on February 20, 2022

                      overall4food5service3ambience4

                      It was good. The waiter at first took really long to take our orders. He kept going to another table but other wise it was good the food and drinks were good.

                    2. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      4 reviews

                      2.0

                      4 reviews

                      Dined on December 3, 2021

                      overall2food2service3ambience4

                      Monfungo with pork is what We ordered. The meat was too salty and the mountain of monfungo was stiff and thick. My friend and I couldn’t enjoy our meal. We ordered a pitcher of mango/ peach sangria. Well that must have been juice. We felt not even the slightest buss from the pitcher. Unfortunately we both ordered the same thing. Menus looked like you were at the local spanish restaurant on the corner. They had numbers next to the meals almost imitating McDonald’s. While over looking the beautiful view and table cloths on every table creating and ambiance symbolizing taste & quality. Ha Well, now we know. We won’t be returning. Unless we want to take good pics over looking the water and drink juice !

                    3. IV

                      IndiraV

                      New York Area

                      5 reviews

                      5.0

                      5 reviews

                      Dined on November 6, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Excellent food, drinks and service.

                    4. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      2 reviews

                      5.0

                      2 reviews

                      Dined on November 6, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Had such a great time with my friends. I will definitely come back. The staff was nice and the food was great. We had mimosas for brunch and it was delicious.

                    5. B

                      Britt

                      Miami

                      4 reviews

                      5.0

                      4 reviews

                      Dined on October 30, 2021

                      overall5food5service4ambience5

                      I had a good time. Everything was clean, the food came and drinks came fast. Only thing I was disappointed on is that it was my husband birthday and I put in the notes to sing happy birthday and they didn't.

                    6. OT

                      OliviaT

                      New York Area

                      2 reviews

                      5.0

                      2 reviews

                      Dined on October 25, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Great food prices worth it! Great friendly staff definitely coming again.

                    7. VG

                      VanessaG

                      San Francisco

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on October 24, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      The only issue was being charged $7.00 for a slice of birthday cake which we did not know of the charge until the check came.

                    8. B

                      Bonvivant15

                      New York Area

                      23 reviews

                      4.0

                      23 reviews

                      Dined on October 15, 2021

                      overall4food4service4ambience4

                      The staff was very attentive. The vegetables a bit salty. No lunch specials

                    9. MA

                      MiguelA

                      New York Area

                      11 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      11 reviews

                      Dined on October 2, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Service is getting there but food and views are remarkable

                    10. n

                      nyc117

                      New York Area

                      11 reviews

                      vip
                      3.0

                      11 reviews

                      Dined on September 19, 2021

                      overall3food3service4ambience3

                      Not happy to see an imposed gratuity of 18%. Any customer should be able to decide the gratuity amount. Won’t be back.

                    11. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on September 11, 2021

                      overall5food4service2ambience3

                      Went for my mom’s bday. Food was good and service was also fair. did not disappoint

                    12. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New England

                      11 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      11 reviews

                      Dined on August 1, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We do brunch. Always a good time and food is awesome. I live it

                    13. SG

                      StephanieG

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on July 25, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Our server was amazing. There was a moment where they forgot one of our peoples drink. But beside that the experience was great very energetic and fun!!!

                    14. JC

                      JasmineC

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on July 25, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      This restaurant is great. From the drinks to the camaromofongo! I love it. The music was a little too loud but it was a vibeeee.

                    15. CH

                      CesarH

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on July 25, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience4

                      Everything was outstanding, just one minor defect, the noise inside was a little too much, we could barely hear our conversation, and the music was a little too high, but overall everything was excellent. We will definitely visit again and again.

                    16. SR

                      StephanieR

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on July 18, 2021

                      overall5food4service5ambience5

                      always a great time at vistamar. beautiful restaurant.

                    17. CC

                      CharlieC

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on July 17, 2021

                      overall5food4service5ambience5

                      Came here with some family members to celebrate our birthday, yes I am a twin! Food was excellent. I gave the food 4 star only because we had a prefix menu! I would have preffered to order from the regular menu but I get it we were a large party! Other than that the food was wonderful. Diane( or it can Diana, im sorry)! She came around often to make sure all the guest were alright.

                    18. B

                      Britt

                      Miami

                      4 reviews

                      5.0

                      4 reviews

                      Dined on July 13, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      It was my first time and overall I had a great experience

                    19. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New England

                      11 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      11 reviews

                      Dined on June 27, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Had a blast. Hit the brunch. Everything was awesome from the food,service,and just the overall p.r. flavor. Will definitely. Be back. Ty

                    20. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on June 26, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Our server Sabrina was amazing. She was patient, attentive and so sweet. Would come again!

                    21. e

                      evied

                      1 review

                      2.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on June 21, 2021

                      overall2food5service1ambience5

                      The food was excellent. The service sucked. The waiter needs to be trained on how to speak to customers and how to explain in a professional how long the wait is going to being. He was blunt rude and unprofessional!!! Lost a customer even though I know you don't care but that is the truth thank you but no thank you!

                    22. TM

                      TimothyM

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on June 12, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      We enjoyed eating at your restaurant. The experience was awesome.

                    23. MR

                      MinelyR

                      1 review

                      4.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 30, 2021

                      overall4food4service4ambience5

                      A dos de las 7 personas que fuimos no nos dieron menú nos toco esperar que terminaran de ver y luego otros usar los menús

                    24. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      2 reviews

                      2.0

                      2 reviews

                      Dined on May 23, 2021

                      overall2food4service2ambience4

                      Food was great and the ambiance was really good, too. However they messed up our bill. They charged all our drinks twice. I asked them to change it and they came back with a new bill, I gave them my card before double checking but I noticed they had still charged us an additional drink. They couldnt void the charge on my card, so they had to give me some cash back. It was just a bad experience overall.

                    25. EG

                      ElianaG

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 22, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Very welcoming environment. Staff was great! Food was delicious. Great customer service!

                    26. ML

                      MelissaL

                      New York Area

                      10 reviews

                      5.0

                      10 reviews

                      Dined on May 15, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      My mom and I had an amazing time, great food and service.

                    27. SD

                      SuzanneD

                      New York Area

                      7 reviews

                      4.0

                      7 reviews

                      Dined on May 14, 2021

                      overall4food4service4ambience3

                      Sat outside and had a relaxing sunset meal. Food portions are generous, service is great and drinks are strong. Worth returning for lunch or dinner again.

                    28. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 9, 2021

                      overall5food4service5ambience3

                      It's nice but the music is to loud to the point that you can't have a conversation

                    29. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      1.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 9, 2021

                      overall1food1service2ambience1

                      We went there for Mothers day. The parking in their parking lot took 30 minutes. There was no valet parking. It took them 1 hour to bring our appetizers and 2 hours for our main course. The pernil and ribs were poorly seasoned and the rice was hard and they had pieces of white rice mixed in with my yellow. We drove from CT, the atmosphere, was amazing, and drinks, but there food was terrible. Not worth the $300 I spent . We still had a good time minus there terrible food.

                    30. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      3.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 9, 2021

                      overall3food3service2ambience4

                      Wasn't the best food, steak was overcooked and the drinks were weak, it was mother's day so didn't expect the best of service but didn't expect it to be as bad as it was, might give it another chance but not sure yet

                    31. W

                      Will

                      New York Area

                      5 reviews

                      vip
                      5.0

                      5 reviews

                      Dined on May 9, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Outstanding pick for Mother's Day brunch! Prompt service, great food, and ample portions. Plus a great view from the high-top table overlooking the water.

                    32. JS

                      JeannetteS

                      New York Area

                      2 reviews

                      5.0

                      2 reviews

                      Dined on May 8, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Lovely Service. Appearance of place is beautiful, the view is phenomenal. The food was delicious, fresh and presentable, the dessert was tasty, and the drinks were nicely prepared powerful! The waitress, servers, and front desk were all so nice and attentive to our needs. I love this place will continue to go more often!

                    33. CR

                      CarmenR

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 8, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Vistamar is a great place to dine. Friendly & Family place

                    34. J

                      Jose

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      3.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on May 8, 2021

                      overall3food2service3ambience5

                      The Music was loud and the Server had to repeat herself 2x for drinks she stated "This is the last time I am repeating myself" The food was tasteless. Definitely wouldn't go for the food. The ambiance is beautiful. Really nice place to attend and I am sure other servers would do a better job.

                    35. MF

                      MaricelaF

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      3.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on April 18, 2021

                      overall3food4service4ambience1

                      Went here for mofongo which was good. Service was also good but it felt crowded and the music was very loud. Was hard to have conversations.

                    36. KD

                      KristinaD

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on April 17, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Amazing service . The food was amazing and the service they provided my family was amazing especially since I was celebrating my sister and mother’s birthday . I would definitely recommendation in addition to returning with friends.

                    37. OT

                      OpenTable Diner

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      2.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on April 17, 2021

                      overall2food1service4ambience3

                      Food quality was disappointing .I could not eat the meal I took home. this place was great pre COVID Service and ambiance was good.

                    38. m

                      mari

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on April 12, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      I had the best time would recommend first time I attended here very impressed the waiter was awesome the food was excelente i had my daughters Birthday this week they practice social distance felt safe with my family will go back again

                    39. NR

                      NancyR

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      2.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on April 11, 2021

                      overall2food2service4ambience2

                      When we first arrived 10 min early doors were closed the place opened up at 1 15pm when the emailed stated don't be late and the young lady that opened the door didn't even greet us she opened the door and walked back in we wasn't sure if we should follow. Besides that the server was really nice. Don't think I'll be returning here for Brunch.

                    40. LT

                      LuzT

                      New York Area

                      1 review

                      5.0

                      1 review

                      Dined on April 10, 2021

                      overall5food5service5ambience5

                      Great food and service! No waiting time and waiters were rounding and making sure we were taken care of.

                    Safety precautions

                    • Cleaning & sanitizing

                      • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
                      • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                      • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
                    • Physical distancing

                      • Limited number of seated diners
                      • Extra space between tables
                    • Protective equipment

                      • Waitstaff wear masks
                      • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
                    • Screening

                      • Diner temperature check required
                      • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
                      • Staff temperature check required
                      • Contact tracing information collected

                    FAQs

                    VISTAMAR does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. VISTAMAR also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (718) 709-0888.

                    VISTAMAR is rated 4.3 stars by 215 OpenTable diners.

                    Permanently Closed

                    This restaurant is permanently closed.

                    Additional information

                    • Neighborhood

                      Bronx

                    • Hours of operation

                      Mon–Thu 2:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 12:00 pm–12:00 am Sun 12:00 pm–10:00 pm

                    • Cuisines

                      Latin American, Seafood

                    • Dining style

                      Casual Dining

                    • Dress code

                      Casual Dress

                    • Parking details

                      Parking lot available.

                    • Public transit

                      Bx 29

                    • Payment options

                      AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                    • Additional

                      Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                    • Phone number

                      (718) 709-0888

                    • Catering

                      Catering menu available.

                    • Private party facilities

                      Private event rooms available, please contact events@vistamarcityisland.com for further details.

                    • Private party contact

                      Justine: (718) 709-0888

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