About Sea Fire Grill



Offering seasonally focused, contemporary American seafood, where only the finest and freshest seafood is highlighted. Guests will be enchanted by the superb selection of raw bar favorites and delicious appetizers which include East & West Coast Oysters, Chilled Lobster, and expertly seasoned Yellowfin Tuna Tartare. Entrée selections are sure to delight, with succulent Alaskan King Crab Legs, elegant Herb Basted Black Bass and the menu wouldn't be complete without the addition of SFG's Surf & Turf - tender filet mignon and buttery steamed lobster.

158 East 48th Street
New York, NY 10017
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Seafood, American, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm

Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 10:45pm

Cross Street:
Lexington and Third

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(212) 935-3785

Website:
http://www.theseafiregrill.com/

Catering:
For all catering inquiries, please contact info@theseafiregrill.com.

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Allow The Sea Fire Grill’s expertise in cuisine and service to ensure your event is sophisticated, memorable, and flawless. Ideal for intimate dinners, corporate functions, or celebratory affairs, The Sea Fire Grill offers a myriad of dining spaces ideally suited for parties of varying sizes from 10 - 150. Chef’s offerings of seasonally focused prix-fixe menus and the sommelier selections of wines will certainly impress your guests.

The Board Room: With crystal lighting, walnut details, and gorgeous contemporary artwork, this private dining room exudes sophistication. With seating for up to 20 guests, The Board Room is ideal for exclusive business dinners or lively celebrations.
The Wine Cellar: Offering a behind the scenes tour of the heart of The Sea Fire Grill, the Wine Cellar is a hidden gem within the kitchen. Flanked by a floor to ceiling wine showcase this elite space is fully a/v equipped and seats up to 35 guests.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Give thanks with friends and family around The Sea Fire Grill's table this Thanksgiving with a delectable 3-course Thanksgiving feast! $75 per person, excludes tax and gratuity.

Private Dining

The Sea Fire Grill offers approachable contemporary American seafood where consistency in execution and highlighting the fish itself is priority. The restaurant focus is the clean and honest presentation of the highest quality locally sourced seafood.

Sea Fire Grill Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

92% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (65)
Good for a Date (63)
Good for Birthdays (44)
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Good for Anniversaries (43)
Business Meals (43)
Fit for Foodies (40)
Romantic (37)
Creative Cuisine (34)
Notable Wine List (28)
Neighborhood Gem (22)
Quiet Conversation (21)
Pre/post Theatre (21)
Healthy (20)
Worth the Drive (17)
Cozy (15)
Handcrafted Cocktails (15)
Authentic (14)
People Watching (14)
Bar Seating (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Hot Spot (11)
Great for Lunch (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (10)
Fun (9)
Sunday Lunch (8)
Casual (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Seasonal (7)
Local Ingredients (5)
Organic (5)
Paleo Friendly (5)
Comfort Food (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Great Beer (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Food was excellent as was service. An error was made with my friend's lunch in that an ingredient she was allergic to was added (it was not listed on the menu and was an unusual item for the dish). They made her a whole new dish very quickly and gave us each a glass of wine and dessert on the house. Crab cake is fabulous -- all crab, no filler. Grilled calamari is wonderful and the appetizer size is quite large.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Service was attentive & some dishes had interesting preparation, particularly the sea bass. Only complaint, significant for a seafood house is that everyone's fish was overcooked.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (London)·Dined 6 days ago

I’d love to leave a good review as the food was delicious and the hostess excellent, the table service was not bad BUT the bar was terrible and our table was delayed by about an hour. After being asked to wait and have a drink at the bar (which was fine) we lost patience 30 mins later when we STILL didn’t have a drink. The bartender was sullen at best and frankly even though they were understaffed and overbooked the staff need to realise that it isn’t the fault of the guests! I really want to say I would recommend this place but if I did it would come with huge warnings!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was so delicious. Service was excellent and very attentive. Would absolutely recommend and go again!!

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·Dined 6 days ago

Simply delish, but VERY expensive... $350 For modest ordering and 1 glass of wine each.. Brussels sprouts to die for... 27th wedding Anniversary so wth... fresh food..

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 10, 2017

our waiter, Jaime was outstanding. The manager Victor was also extremely professional. They made an error on our oysters and gave us 6 free then brought the wrong dessert at end of meal and didnt charge us as well. Noisy venue, food was good, not outstanding...

Tags: Business Meals
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent food. Gorgeous presentations. The service here is the best I’ve had.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent seafood, awesome service, incredible New York Cheesecake. Sea Fire Grill = Happiness!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 8, 2017

The menu was excellent, ambiance great and food was very good. But the service was over-the-top. I am trying to remember when I have ever had such great service. The server was outstanding in delivery and care for our experience. I was very impressed. The management also took care to make sure we had a great experience. Great job.

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

Food is good but needs updating.
Maitr'd was very aware of room and helpful

Tags: Healthy
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·Dined on November 7, 2017

Excellent and charming service- even pleasantly accommodated us on a very busy night when one of our party got delayed. The menu is innovative, without trying to hard to be trendy. Excellent selections of drinks and wines. Food was incredibly fresh and absolutely delicious- and served hot!

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 (London)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Good halibut dish. Blackened swordfish was thin and over cooked. Salads were great.

Not the best, but not the worst.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Impeccable and friendly service. Varied choices. The scallop and lobster salad appetizers were light and tasty. Dorado special and yellowfin tuna portions size able and also prepared light and delicious. Wonderful dining experience. Would definitely go back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

very nice evening service was exceptional and the food very creative. A bit pricey but service and service is over the top. Will keep in mind for special occasions.

Tags: Healthy, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Upscale restaurant in midtown Manhatten. Food and service were excellent. The surprise was the friendly, accomodating environment.(Again, this is midtown , Manhatten.) From the hostesses to the waiter to the Maitre'D, we were treated in a fashion that will result in a return the next time we are in NYC.

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·Dined on November 4, 2017

I had the Halibut which was done perfectly! My friend hard the crab cake but she did not care for it. I LOVE fish and seafood and was very satisfied with my meal and choice of Sauvignon no and wine. I would recommemd!

Tags: Notable Wine List
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Nice restaurant. Had prime corner table. Unfortunately the air conditioner blasted constantly on us. It was a known issue and the manager did turn it down a little but really didn't help. The Branzino was excellent. The tuna tartar fair-- no flavor. The dover sole was very good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 3, 2017

I don’t get the high rating for this place; I eat out five nights a week I have a pretty good handle on New York restaurants .

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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Everything worked . Great food.Great service and a nice looking dining room. Waiter was efficient but friendly. A Birthday ice cream with a candle was sent over to the table.
Nice touch.

Tags: Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Enjoyed the salad and seafood..tuna was a bit dry
But overall fine

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Appetizers and entrees were all well prepared and very good. Oysters need to be plated with more care. The liquids mixed and they lost much of their distinctiveness. Service was excellent, attentive but not pushy.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

After all the great reviews I was sure Sea Fire Grill would be a great choice . Every year me and my girlfriend take turns finding great restaurants to take each other and they did not disappoint . The service was great, the ambiance was very romantic and warm , and the food was delicious . The drinks were a bonus as well as dessert. We will definitely visit again and I will recommend this place highly . The manager was walking around greeting guests and accommodating requests and was very friendly as well. This is a great establishment .

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 30, 2017

very good service and superb food, a quality venue,did not dissapoint

Tags: Romantic, People Watching
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Foid and service exellent!!!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Ambiance in the restaurant was lovely ... greeted and sat immediately even though we were early for our reservation. Our waiter was attentive just the right amount for a nice quiet dinner for two. The Lobster Bisque was delicious, as was the oysters (east coast) that my husband ordered. Our entrees (both surf and turf) were cooked to perfection, and just the right amount of seafood to accompany a large filet. The only thing missing was some drawn butter to dip the seafood into!! That would have made the meal absolute perfection!! We also ordered two sides, the creamed spinach (yummy) and herbed fries - which were surprisingly delicious! I would highly recommend this restaurant to people visiting NYC and looking for a spacious table and quiet, relaxing atmosphere for dining!! Bravo!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Great service and food we were celebrating a birthday felt very special

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We had a great evening dining at this restaurant. First, it's not cheap. With that said, the service is impeccable and you really felt well taken care of by the excellent staff. Our drinks were creative and Excellent. Most at our table had fish but one had steak. All were expertly prepared and adequately portioned.

We will be back when we are in city again

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Outstanding fish and seafood house! The menu was diverse but not overwhelming. I had selected this restaurant as a key part of my date night preceding a Broadway show. A generally don't contribute a review but in this case I'm thrilled to do so!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Service was average. All the food was very good , however my husband's steak was well done he ordered medium. My son and I had to wait while they prepared him another one. The side dishes were cold by the time his steak arrived. The manager came to apologize which was appreciated but not enough. He should have brought new side dishes and perhaps I feel should have offered us a drink or dessert for the inconvience

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Make sure you are on expense account for this seafood gem. Have a nice menu with a good amount of offerings. Service in on par in a dimly lit setting.

Tags: Business Meals
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vip
 (Indiana)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We did not get the $50 open table credits
I applied the points for $50 credits

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

excellent overall - quite noisy - not good for intimate dining - pricey to say the least - several 1500 dollar bottles of wine on the list

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 27, 2017

Great atmosphere and amazing food that made the night perfect. Will definitely be back!!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 26, 2017

The food is always excellent and the service is first rate. One of my favorite restaurants.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 26, 2017

Always a great choice. Service, atmosphere, quality are outstanding

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 24, 2017

The food was absolutely amazing. I brought my wife there for our first birthday dinner post-wedding and it was the best spot. She recommended that we change our annual birthday dinner spot from the Stanton Social to Sea Fire Grill!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

The prices were high, but expected for a high end restaurant. The food didn't match the prices however. Very bland in my opinion. The ambiance was very nice for a special occasion dinner, but server had to be reminded that it was a special occasion even though I told them it was my birthday when the reservation was made. The server seemed to be in a rush to leave. Had even unbuttoned his shirt and removed his tie before the checks came. I was quite disappointed.

Tags: Romantic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Jaime was a phenomenal server. Great recommendations, very efficient and funny too!

Tags: People Watching, Hot Spot, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Special Occasion
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vip
 (New Orleans)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Alex seated us and Tom was our server. My husbands onion allergy was accomodated with ease. We couldn't have asked for a better experience. We were treated like family. Very comfortable seating and wondrful food. Loved it! We will be back the next time we are in NYC.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Very nice restaurant. Attractive and welcoming. Service was attentive and friendly. Good wine list and menu. Food was very good. A little pricey but worth it.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays
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