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230 Fifth

230 Fifth Ave., 20th fl., New York, NY, 10001
at 27th St.
212-725-4300

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8
"Recommended"

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78% would go back.

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Really fun rooftop even in the winter

By johnberger45 on 1/9/2013

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Came here on a Tuesday evening with some friends from out of town. The place was full but not packed. Had the warm hot ciders on the rooftop. They provide these red coats for guests to wear in the cooler months very nice touch. Really great place to see a beautiful view of the Manhattan Skyline.

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34 out of 63 people found this review helpful.

BEST proposal

By cedricgoffard on 9/19/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I ask ma fiancé to mary me there !! super souvenir ! first time for us in NYC, outstandind view at night !!! Nous venons de Paris, France.

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47 out of 86 people found this review helpful.

Great,incredible

By khasrul on 6/21/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Good way to make an impression on out of city visitors out for beverages and a wonderful view of New york. Expensive and water fallen beverages but the beach is like a exotic isle and the penthouse living room has plenty of sitting without having to buy container service. No cover and very short delay is the best part of this position.

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54 out of 104 people found this review helpful.

Red Robes, Rooftop, Raspberry Mojito!

By minitram on 6/19/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Need I say more than my subject? Yes the robes make us all look like we've entered some "snuggy convention". ITS COOL and quite thoughtful, especially on cold windy nights, and totally necessary if you're wearing a sexy little dress on the rooftop. YES rooftop, the view is to die for. It does get pretty crowded, I've been there on the weekend and at corporate functions during the week. I prefer going during the week when there is no line, but the DJ is really good on the weekend. No dance floor but with enough raspberry mojitos, me and my girls were still strutting our stuff up there :) Overall on the right night, this is the place to go.

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43 out of 91 people found this review helpful.

great view

By johnberger45 on 6/15/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

huge place lots of trees and plans and beautiful people

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54 out of 99 people found this review helpful.

beautiful rooftop

By michaelseltser on 5/31/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

think this is my absolute new favorite place in the city. The view is awesome. The place is relaxing, and there is no waiting in line. It is awe-inspiring without being pretentious. The drinks are expensive but hey, with a view like that I wouldn't expect anything less for a gorgeous rooftop deck. During the winter they heat the patio, but during the summer this place is just perfect. Great place to host a party for sure.

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43 out of 89 people found this review helpful.

great bar

By NewBlogger on 3/3/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

We had a great experience visiting 230 5th on our recent trip to NYC. It was a Thursday night and there was no cover and no wait for the elevator or to be seated on the rooftop patio. Although it was cold and windy, almost every seat has a personal heat lamp and they provide complimentary red robes with hoods to help keep you warm. The red robes give the patio a unique atmosphere - like sitting in the middle of a cult ceremony. The view of the empire state building is awesome but you can't see too much else from the roof given the high walls and plants. The patio was full of people - mostly couples and small groups. There didn't seem to be much socializing going on and there is no dance floor. We ordered a couple of drinks and the service wasn't fast but not too slow either. After hanging out on the roof for a bit, we went down to the lounge to warm up. It was pretty empty but the window tables were marked reserved. We settled down at a table in the middle but still had a great view over the city. No waitresses ever stopped by but we already had a drink so we didn't care. I definitely recommend checking this place out for drinks and a great view - at least on a week night!

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51 out of 111 people found this review helpful.

Location / Doorman

By thenewsbuddy on 2/8/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Everyone keeps mentioning the views and that's 100% correct they are amazing. I think this place is cool for many reasons as well. The location is great middle of everything right on 5th ave. No matter how big of a rush they get the elevators seems to be able to handle the heavy flow and waited 5 minutes at most anytime i have been here. It has a very laid back feel to the place where you feel almost as if you are in your back patio. The door guy with the long hair has been there since the place opened and can't be nicer. Just always in a good mood and very welcoming.

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66 out of 123 people found this review helpful.

passion Fruit

By cubinoosilly on 1/7/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

Came to the Rooftop Garden for an early dinner with an old friend. Gorgeous setting, warm sun, beautiful view. This is what NYC is about for me! We stayed for a while after our meal just chatting and enjoying the vibe. Great place to come with your sweetie! My order: Vegetarian Kari "curry" Puff: Crispy pastry stuffed with curried vegetables - fantastic, but couldn't finish! French fries: Nice and crispy, could barely finish! Pineapple Coconut Martini: yum! His order: Calamari: Large portion - good! Passion Fruit Martini: Strong!!! A bit pricey (I was being treated-yay!), but the portions are plentiful! Enjoy the view! Menu

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53 out of 105 people found this review helpful.

Impressive

By ronnieinny56 on 1/5/2012

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

I love to take out-of-towners here. It's a nice place to have a celebration too. Its a very large space. And very good for larger groups. 230 fifth is a New York experience without the touristy feeling even though it does attract many visitors. I have never been here on a weekend night I can only imagine how busy it would be. If I was younger I would def come on a busy night. The food really depends on the dish, I love the Short Rib Beef Rendang. and the Calamari It is absolutely delicious. You can even have an enjoyable brunch here. And their menu is huge and simple. The view is incredible. and could really make a good night/weekend. This place is what Manhattan does best - wowing to no end. It is worth a visit, undoubtedly, even if the drinks are a little pricier than your average dive bar. In short, if your looking for something different and want to wow your friends bring them here.

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60 out of 112 people found this review helpful.

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