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230 Fifth Ave., 20th fl., New York, NY, 10001
at 27th St.
By asianking67 on 4/8/2011
I first visited 230 Fifth a few months after they opened a few years ago. And thought I had a really wonderful time why not check it out again. It was a nice chilly Saturday evening in March. I was quite impressed that after so many years they have managed to keep it looking new. I chatted up the manager and he explained that they recently redid all the furnature and added many new pieces. Its sad to see places that just let the space go and take it for granted that people will keep visiting. Great job to 230 fifth staff and management that they are actually keeping up. I'm sure they realized that there are many rooftops popping up everywhere and they have to keep check. In conclusion, Same great vibe , quality crowd, and the decor is new and fresh. My boy friend and I had a great time. Recommend checking it out at least once if you haven't already.
great to entertain
By cathyberger34 on 4/7/2011
Great place to entertain guests from out of town. It has a really beautiful view in the penthouse portion and outdoor area. I don't see the pretentious atmosphere some have discussed here. Think its how you view yourself i guess. Staff is always super friendly when it gets packed it can get tricky to get a table but same is true anywhere else in Manhattan. I recommend weeknights for a date or just drinks with friends. They offer brunch on the weekends though no drink specials the food is fantastic
By Nannyleo on 4/3/2011
visited from LA friends told me about the amazing views. Came by Saturday night, crowd was great music was a nice mix. They did not charge a cover or for coat check huge plus. We got a table and danced the night away had a blast at this rooftop!
By worldyourway11243 on 3/31/2011
I have attended hundreds of private events over the years for work, and 230 fifth stands out from the different venues I have been too. Their management are very attentive and their sales team are on top of it. Some of the things that make this place stand out in my mind are the following: 1. They offer a lot more food then most venues. 2. Food portions are substantially larger. 3.Food is fresh and doesn't taste catered but restaurant quality. 4 Their drinks and bar selection have always been top shelf and don't try to sell you additional product for additional costs. 5.Private event staff are not your typical 60 year old lovely men and women you find in hotels. They are young vibrant , attentive and attractive. I have been here for over a dozen events and thought its about time I share my positive experiences at 230 fifth
Great happy Hour
By toomucher33 on 3/29/2011
Love the fact that this place as a great early crowd on Thurs/Fri and even Saturdays. Very few lounges in the city that are packed early on a Saturday night. Always a great mix of people. It has its share of tourists I personally think they are great to talk to and learn about where they from.
By copythat14 on 3/29/2011
Came with a few guys this past Saturday. The girls to guy ratio was great. We got a table place was packed. Rooftop was perfect for smoking and the inside for chilling. Def will be back in the spring.
By ritasantos56 on 3/26/2011
line moves fast , amazing views and def hot crowd
By bebeinstant on 3/23/2011
230 fifth is very interesting. Its larger than your average lounge or rooftop. It has two floors one is completely indoors and the other is completely outdoors. The crowd is a mix of native New Yorkers and People from around the globe. I have been coming here for years and noticed they managed to keep the quality of of people upscale. It all depends on the day of the week you visit. The vibe changes every day or hour. Its amazing how when I'm here on Sunday evening or a Wednesday evening how the vibe is just different and Fri Sat turns into a full throttle nightclub. The drinks and food are priced similiar to any upscale venue in NY. The service is friendly it can be slow at times depending on whats going on. The views are really amazing and if you ever want to show off NY this is def the place to do it. The doorman is consistent and friendly. Its the kind of place that the music is just right to have a conversation and get to know someone or meet someone new. Figured I have been here over 30 times it was time to add my two cents
By cityatlantic67 on 3/22/2011
Have been here many times in the warmer season and figured I would give it a shot in March. I came with a party of 4 we didn't wait more than a few minutes at the door. The staff seemed very relaxed and welcoming with no attitude. (except for some ghetto women that wanted to come in, they looked scary glad they were denied) When we arrived on the 20th floor we were very surprised how busy and the high energy the place had. We made it to the bar ordered a round of drinks and the girls began dancing immediately. The outdoor area was pretty busy as well but little to cold to spend the night outdoors. So we stayed in the indoor portion most of the night. Crowed was very nicely dressed. Its really a mix. We saw some cougars dancing they were dressed to kill. We ran into Dr RAY from Beverly hills, we chatted and danced with him. Over all great experience even when its not 75 degrees. We will be back before summer for sure!
By blueraven789 on 3/18/2011
This place is awesome. Only been there on fridays and saturdays during warm weather. If you're a single guy, you'll be in heaven. Tons of hotties. The door guy is picky for a reason; keep out the riff raff and control the amount of guys so it doesn't turn into a pirate ship. Drink prices? Watever, if I wanna drink cheap, I'll drink at home. Music is 80's once in a while you hear a good song. and it seems like every weekend has the same sound track. lighting inside is bad too and the dancefloor is wayyy too small not official one either . Guys, make sure you wear a blazer or collared shirts and no sneakers duhhh. Also, get there at a normal time not 3am after you have been out all night because unless you know the door guy you're not getting in after 3 am if your a bunch of dudes with classy eyes. Over all great pick up spot!
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