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Serendipity 3

225 E. 60th St., New York, NY 10022 40.761971 -73.965544
nr. Third Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-838-3531 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Dessert / Ice Cream Shop
  • Price Range: $$

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  • Reader Rating:

    5 out of 10


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Sun-Thu, 11:30am-midnight; Fri-Sat, 11:30am-1am

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6 at 59th St.; N, Q, R at Lexington Ave.-59th St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Brunch - Daily
  • Good for Groups
  • Great Desserts
  • Kid-Friendly
  • Late-Night Dining
  • Lunch
  • Teen Appeal


  • No Alcohol




Okay, so the lamps aren't really Tiffany, and the chili on the foot-long hot dog is for wusses. There aren't many places left that make you want to blow bubbles through an ice-cream-soda straw. Serendipity 3 is proof that life isn't always a cabaret -- sometimes it's a sweet-sixteen party. Half Provincetown antique-queen attic, half Mad Hatter tea party, it's one of the few spaces kids like that doesn't have a ride. And stupid drinks like apricot smushes, big burgers, and towering sundaes mean that they might even shut up and eat. But 3 has one chilly bowl of magnificence that would render the place a must-visit if it was served atop a Dumpster. Frozen Hot Chocolate -- please don't try to make sense of it, just sip it, slowly -- is what Cristal might taste like if it came in a flavor called fudge brownie. It's like riding the Cyclone and giving a hickey: You have to do it at least once in your life.

Recommended Dishes

Cheddar burger with fries, $16.95; frozen hot chocolate, $10.95