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Kingside - Permanently Closed

3.9
3.9
453 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Located on the street level of Viceroy Central Park New York, Kingside features New American classics highlighting fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, paired alongside hand-crafted cocktails. The seasonally-driven menu at Kingside highlights small plates, pastas, fish and meats with an emphasis on sharing, including a 28 Day Dry-Aged Cowboy Rib Eye for two. The bar at Kingside features an extensive selection of regionally brewed craft beers, a wide range of small-batch spirits, and exceptional international wines. The cocktail menu includes an ever-changing selection of innovative house cocktails which highlight market fresh ingredients, in addition to classic cocktails with a modern twist.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Hours of operation

    OPEN DAILY Breakfast & Grab+Go 7am - 11am M-F 8am-11am Sat+Sun Weekend Brunch 11am - 4pm Lunch 11am - 2:30pm Dinner 5pm - 11pm Bar 11am - 12am

  • Phone number

    (212) 707-8000

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Fernando Navas

  • Catering

    <br />

  • Private party facilities

    Whether hosting an intimate breakfast, lunch or dinner, or larger corporate events, cocktail parties, wedding receptions, showers and brunches, we look forward to uniquely crafting your event to accommodate your individual needs at this iconic 57th street location.

  • Private party contact

    emormile@gerberbars.com: (212) 707-8000

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown West

  • Cross street

    6th and 7th Avenues

  • Parking details

    None

  • Public transit

    A, C, B, D, 1 to 59th Street / Columbus Circle<br />F to 57th Street<br />N, Q, R to 5th Avenue

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 453 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

3.9
3.9 based on recent ratings
  • 3.6Food
  • 3.7Service
  • 3.5Ambience
  • 3.6Value

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  1. MC

    MichaelC

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 7, 2020

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    THE RESTAURANT WAS CLOSED FOR RENOVATIONS...SHOULD NOT BE AVAILABLE ON OPEN TABLE!!
  2. l

    love2eat

    New York Area

    52 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    52 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2019

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    This was my first time at Kingside as it was recommended by a friend - service and food was good!
  3. AB

    AliceB

    New York Area

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on October 25, 2019

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Easy place in midtown, good food and drinks. Service was excellent. I'd definitely recommend this place.
  4. LN

    LongtimeNYCresident

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on October 18, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Our server made sure we were given our meal promptly, as we were in the area for a show at City Center. The restaurant was not crowded due to the pre-show dinner hour; the bar looked lively. The food was quite good. We will return.
  5. LD

    Live2Dine

    New York Area

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    What a treat! I dined here two weekends in a row and the food was consistently delicious and the service was impeccable. We had the cheese plate, corn arancini, meatballs, chicken parm, tuna on crispy toast and the sushi roll with a sparkling rose. I love the opportunity to eat this way. Everything was fresh and delectable...and satisfying. My husband, son and I finished off our meal with the incredible lava cake...two weekends in a row.
  6. D

    Danimal

    New York Area

    58 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on September 24, 2019

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    had a nice business meal. Great service. would return
  7. JC

    JoshC

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 19, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience3
    Fabulous breakfast.
  8. T

    Tubb44

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 11, 2019

    overall2food2service2ambience4
    Downhill. Garlic in everything, always a bad sign.
  9. CH

    CarrieH

    Denver

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 8, 2019

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Good food in a great location on 57th. Menu is a bit off-- too much variety in offering sushi rolls with pasta and Cesar salads. It was difficult to make good app/small plate combinations.
  10. KW

    KyleW

    Calgary

    17 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    17 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The server was amazing. Food was good. The blackberry whiskey sour was bloody amazing.
  11. RD

    RickD

    New York Area

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on May 5, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was my 5th time to Kingside. We usually start on the roof but I was solo and so I went to the bar for a drink and to eat before a Carnegie Hall performance. Clare was on the bar and she was terrific, we had a great conversation, she made awesome drinks and the food was excellent!
  12. n

    notmsn

    New York Area

    58 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2019

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    Food was fine. Service was highly uneven, very attentive at the start of the meal and then the waiter disappeared. Never was able to order a second drink before leaving for our plans. Arrived when they opened for dinner so the crowd increased during our meal but leaves me with mixed emotions about returning.
  13. F

    Foodhunter

    New York Area

    265 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    265 reviews

    Dined on May 4, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience4
    I did the reservation for my family and it was accepted by the system and the restaurant. However I got there on time just to be told the kitchen was closed and my reservation was not even showing. Very disappointing. Should review the protocols.
  14. CC

    ColleenC

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 21, 2019

    overall2food1service3ambience1
    I was very disappointed in the entire experience. We ordered 2 glasses of Prosecco- it was flat. We had 2 sushi rolls- they were ok- but seems like they were prepared a while ago. I had a Cobb salad- much of the lettuce was brown. My dining companion had avocado toast that was not really toasted. Thought I was going out for an upscale lunch only to pay for an upscale lunch but not eat one.
  15. GC

    GaryC

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 15, 2019

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Kingside is cool but not pretentious, food was great, service was spot on. The drinks were amazing, especially the Trouble Maker.
  16. OG

    OlegG

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on March 2, 2019

    overall3food1service4ambience4
    It's decent for a hotel restaurant. But I would not come here for a restaurant experience. The bar and the lounge are nice but the food is mediocre.
  17. FP

    FranceP

    New York Area

    37 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    37 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2019

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    The perf eat brunch menu. I adored every delicious bite!
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2019

    overall3food5service2ambience5
    My friend and I decided to have brunch at Kingside, because I had past wonderful experiences there. I don’t know what happened, but the service/kitchen had something up. The restaurant was pretty empty (which I’ve seen before and thought it was a hidden jewel), but it took forever to get my food. First they brought the wrong meal (left it with us anyway at least but it was something I couldn’t eat), my fries came, and then I was still waiting for my sandwich. I appreciated that the server offered us a round of free drinks, but it was just odd because the place was fairly quiet and empty! Usually a great place (delicious food), so I’m chalking this up as a fluke and would still come back for their delicious food.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2019

    overall3food3service4ambience4
    Reasonable place with reasonable food. We've been there on Jan 1st 2019 - expected a little more for a brunch meal option - Ordered steak and eggs - Scramble eggs underseasoned, steak ordered medium but burned taste and lacking salt and pepper, the chimichurri sauce saved the steak taste (although they forgot to bring the sauce).
  20. K

    Kiki

    New York Area

    72 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on December 28, 2018

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    I was excited to go here but the food was actually bland. The bucatini and hummus both lacked salt and flavor. The rest was great, the restaurant is great and ambiance is nice. I was disappointed with the food but perhaps I should try other things on the menu,
  21. RO

    RobO

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 23, 2018

    overall4food3service3ambience5
    Service was a bit slow. We were in time, but took a bit to get our table ready, but understandable given the holidays. We had a group of 7, including 4 kids, so big order, but the waiter didn’t miss anything. Only knock was that my buddy wanted cream for his coffee, that took a while to come out. Almost 10 mins. He just ended up using his daughter’s milk, just as the cream finally came out. Overall, good experience and would recommend for brunch to friends.
  22. l

    lknyfoodie

    New York Area

    72 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    72 reviews

    Dined on December 18, 2018

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Excellent food highly recommend the octopus and burrata great drinks very noisy great place for gen x and millennials
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 16, 2018

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Didn’t honor our reservation.. tried to seat us at the bar, 15mins after our reservation for a table, or said we needed to wait another 15mins for the table... crap service; food looked bad anyway
  24. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 13, 2018

    overall2food2service3ambience4
    Pasta was so over cooked and awful! Food was generally not good.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Milwaukee

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 9, 2018

    overall2food4service1ambience3
    Food was ok. Service was awful. Restaurant wasn’t crowded and service was beyond slow. Second time with this place and the weak service. Won’t go back
  26. B

    Brett

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    2.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2018

    overall2food5service1ambience2
    The service is really bad and the ambience is weird - like a diner. Not a good place.
  27. J

    Joanneliz

    New York Area

    177 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    177 reviews

    Dined on December 7, 2018

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    Kingston has a very "light" menu which is great before going to CArnegie Hall or theater. The food was sushi focused or healthy focusted with quinoa and simply cooked chicken . Price is a bit high for the food but it is a pleasant restauarnt to dine at...
  28. HB

    HouseofBrinson

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 6, 2018

    overall2food3service1ambience3
    Our waiter had all of his table sat at one time and they completely forgot about us. After 15 min of no return I had to go get him. Then they just tried to ply us with free dessert and they were even out of that. The space is cool, the food is just so so. Don’t waste your time.
  29. SK

    StephanieK

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2018

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    Please note due to kitchen issues (per the Kingside team), there is a significantly limited menu consisting of items that do not required to be cooked.
  30. BA

    BigApple

    New York Area

    10 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2018

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    Super average across the board!
  31. JR

    JillianR

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 22, 2018

    overall2food3service1ambience3
    12:30 reservation on thanksgiving. Was looking for lunch food. We got the brunch menu . Lunch started at 12:00. They wouldn’t offer anything else. So our choose we’re pretty much all breakfast food. Nothing on the menu to feed my children besides eggs and pancakes which they had for breakfast already there. Service was horrible. Waited 20 mintiea for drinks and another 15 to order. Asked for a cappuccino with cinnamon and the server gave me cinnamon sticks on the side. I didn’t think asking for cinnamon with a cappuccino was such an odd request.
  32. B

    Blue

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2018

    overall2food2service5ambience3
    Limited menu options No dietary restrictions acknowledged
  33. c

    cilantro

    New York Area

    27 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on October 27, 2018

    overall2food2service2ambience2
    The restaurant was not busy yet no staff to be seen. We had finished our coffee before we got the milk for it. The meals were akin to diner meals and waited ages for our check. disappointing
  34. G

    Gigi2015

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 20, 2018

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    One of the best spicy bloody Mary’s I’ve tried and comes with shrimp or chicken or olives or all of the above. More options than you could imagine!
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Cincinnati

    3 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 18, 2018

    overall1food4service1ambience5
    terrible inattentive service for a party of 10 during offf-peak 2pm thursday lunch.
  36. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 18, 2018

    overall3food4service3ambience4
    Slow service
  37. j

    jctrain

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 17, 2018

    overall3food4service2ambience3
    Service is a major issue at this restaurant. Everyone is polite and helpful, but that's only if your ever server shows up, and then comes back again.
  38. SR

    SusanR

    Baltimore

    124 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    124 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2018

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Only brunch served Saturday midday. So limited options. Only about 8 tables filled yet service between courses extremely slow. Servers were perfectly pleasant but inexplicably leisurely. Food was hot, which we appreciated, but lacked body/flavor. Great look but would appreciate more ‘oomph.’
  39. S

    Spartanyc4

    New York Area

    31 reviews

    4.0

    31 reviews

    Dined on September 12, 2018

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Really enjoyed the architectural ambience. The food was good. Even the small plates were delicious.
  40. H

    Harv

    New York Area

    62 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    62 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2018

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Great hostess and server!

FAQs

Kingside - Permanently Closed is rated 3.9 stars by 453 OpenTable diners.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Cross street

    6th and 7th Avenues

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown West

  • Hours of operation

    OPEN DAILY Breakfast & Grab+Go 7am - 11am M-F 8am-11am Sat+Sun Weekend Brunch 11am - 4pm Lunch 11am - 2:30pm Dinner 5pm - 11pm Bar 11am - 12am

  • Cuisines

    American

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    None

  • Public transit

    A, C, B, D, 1 to 59th Street / Columbus CircleF to 57th StreetN, Q, R to 5th Avenue

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Fernando Navas

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 707-8000

  • Catering

    <br />

  • Private party facilities

    Whether hosting an intimate breakfast, lunch or dinner, or larger corporate events, cocktail parties, wedding receptions, showers and brunches, we look forward to uniquely crafting your event to accommodate your individual needs at this iconic 57th street location.

  • Private party contact

    emormile@gerberbars.com: (212) 707-8000

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