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Upstairs at '21'

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21 W. 52nd St., New York, NY 10104 40.760099 -73.976953
nr. Fifth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-265-1900 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Nouveau, American Traditional
  • Price Range: $$$

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Tue-Sat, 5:30pm-10pm; Sun-Mon, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

E, M at Fifth Ave.-53rd St.



Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Celeb-Spotting
  • Classic NY
  • Good for Groups
  • Notable Chef
  • Notable Wine List
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Prix-Fixe
  • Romantic
  • Theater District


  • Full Bar




It's a testimony to the quick-change, upside-down nature of recession Manhattan that a joint that rose to prominence serving bootleg liquor during Prohibition now seeks to peddle gastronomic opulence on the sly, with a little wink, as if shaved black truffles and pats of overpriced foie gras have suddenly become some form of exotic contraband.

Dress Code

Men, jacket required; no jeans or sneakers.

Tue.-Fri., 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., $37; daily, after 6:30 p.m., $75

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