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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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rooftop bar, sky-high prices

By micnyc80 on 7/9/2007

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

Manageable crowd (some people still don't know about this place!), adequate ambiance, horrendous bar-tending. $11 beers and $15 flavored cocktails that could use a lot less flavor and a lot more alcohol make this place a magnet for the expense account/pay-day crowd.

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155 out of 313 people found this review helpful.

Good location but ...

By sbwpchen on 3/23/2008

  • Overall Rating: 4
  • No, I would not go back!

The bar is at a really nice location. Even if the weather is too cold for the rooftop now, the downstairs bar already provides very good views. I didn't like the waitresses though ... such arrogant snobs ... My biggest complaint is the lack of choices at the bar though. No magaritas, no daiquiries. The cosmo and tequila sunrise that came out were very plain - too plain in fact, they tasted like water after a few minutes when the ice started to melt.

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38 out of 64 people found this review helpful.

Only for the view

By girardasse on 4/25/2008

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

Pros: Awesome rooftop. The bar is actually nice. Cons: Rude bartender. Drinks are really crap and overpriced (I don't mind paying but give me a good cocktail at least)

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43 out of 77 people found this review helpful.

The view was fantastic!

By sicrics on 5/25/2008

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

Also, I really liked warm red goun! I would go back again.But the service was poor, dish was not clean and taste was not good.

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36 out of 67 people found this review helpful.

Absolute Worst Club in Manhattan

By Vanderbilt32 on 7/12/2008

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

i would never go back to this club. Even for the Manhattan scene, the bouncers are severely pretentious meanwhile wearing H&M suits. The drinks are very watered down and the decor is a hideously purple. The best this club has to offer is the view and no offense but any respectable East Sider can offer the same luxury up on a silver platter. Overall, I will never subject myself to such an awful club again and I STRONGLY suggest you do the same.

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84 out of 150 people found this review helpful.

Worst Customer Service

By coops on 7/29/2008

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

This establishment has employed the rudest people that I have ever encountered. Curt, crass, cursing, and altogether abrasive, unless you enjoy being screamed at I would never go to this bar.

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77 out of 129 people found this review helpful.

not know,maybe later!

By ralvanez on 8/7/2008

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

love the place,service was good,price good. to bad I had to waith to long to get in...

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35 out of 68 people found this review helpful.

Great place!

By Maya_nYc on 8/11/2008

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I went there for the first time this Saturday, and I got to say I was impressed. I love the design ... I love the whole view. The leopard in the lobby was cool lol ... The music and the atmosphere was great. It might be just a tab pricey but for a place like that its worth it. Defiantly a place to check out!

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32 out of 64 people found this review helpful.

dont bother wasting ur time

By adri27 on 8/26/2008

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I went to 230 Fifth ave this past saturday and the service me and my friends received was horrible to say the least. The drinks are overpriced to begin with but I get it, you are paying for the view. At 11 oclock, my friends were online waiting to get in & after an hour waiting, they were told to buy 2 bottles or get off the line. We had just bought a bottle upstairs waiting fpr these group of friends so we got the manager to tellhim that. At first he said he would let them in if they bought 1 bottle...once they were in, he told them they had to buy 2 and they couldn't even get their own table..they had to squish into ours... THe manager, Steve, is an a***ole. He was disrespectful and rude. . Then in the middle of the night while we were dancing, the waiter cleans our table and takes our bottles away while they were still half full....the service sucked...the food and drinks are overpriced...the only nice thing was the view. I would never step foot in that place again....

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103 out of 171 people found this review helpful.

Worst Experience Ever

By designernyc on 8/31/2008

  • Overall Rating: 1
  • No, I would not go back!

I have lived in NYC for 11 years and never have I been treated so poorly. I went here with two of my gfs. We are well dressed, good looking NYC girls. They said there was a slim chance we were getting in b/c we weren't getting bottle service, yet the white girls behind us got in with no problem even though they weren't getting bottle service. Hmm, is it b/c I am Indian and the two friends I was with were Indian and Chinese? When I called the bouncer out it, he actually said "It's not necessarily b/c you're not white." NOT NECESSARILY?? So there's the possibility? Awesome. This place should not exist.

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84 out of 134 people found this review helpful.

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