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Fred's at Barneys New York

660 Madison Ave, 9th Flr., New York City, NY 10065-8405
+1 212-833-2200
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“chicken soup” (9 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
660 Madison Ave, 9th Flr., New York City, NY 10065-8405
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First, a lunch for two people with two salads, one sandwich, two glasses of wine came out to $190 with tip. If you don't think that is crazy for a department store lunch, I don't know what to say. I had a Caesar salad with...More

Thank Renee A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always warm and friendly. Good food. Service is with a smile. Menu is well diversified with a lot of selections

Thank Jih3113
Reviewed 7 September 2017

There were 8 in our party and we had a reservation and were seated immediately. Service was great, very attentive to everyone at the table. We were celebrating a birthday and the desserts were delicious. Lasagna bolognese was good, others said their lobster BLT was...More

Thank VacaloverIslip
Reviewed 4 September 2017

This is a lovely spot to take a break from shopping. Bright cheerful room with a few midcentury design touches. Attentive service and good food. It is a bit pricey but then you are eating in Barneys. I ordered the Nicoise Salad. I like a...More

Thank bhtpa
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I really enjoyed th lunch in this very chic rjetausrant at Barney's the Luxury Department store in Madison. Service is more then top, food very good and portion generous. I met with a friend and enjoyed my salad . Fred's is at the floor of...More

Thank nonlodico
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We went to Fred's at Barney's for Sunday brunch ( 4 in my group)...since I was a child, I've always loved dining in department store restaurants (Ondine at Bloomingdale's in Stamford, CT was my favorite!). Fred's did not disappoint! It was bright and upbeat with...More

Thank Gail A
Reviewed 7 August 2017

nicely decorated, friendly waitstaff, they tried to accommodate our meals to be gluten free and made some options and was able to change things around to be able to to be gluten free. Drinks where well made and a good wine selection. i did find...More

Thank Rene K
Reviewed 29 July 2017

A long black hair in my drink, a neglectful waiter, and an impatient hostess took the edge off a usually pleasant lunch. Whoosh! There goes the charm. I hope Fred's improves because there were so many good years.

Thank marjNewYorkCity
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We paid a visit to Fred's for a late Saturday lunch with a party of six. Their menu is varied with lots of choices. Three of us chose the lasagna. It was a generous portion and good, but it was nothing to rave about. I've...More

Thank VKauf2014
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Well one can compare and contrast Freds with the restaurant at Bergdorf Goodman. It should really be a high school exercise. They both offer a good view , inside and out but they differ enormously in other ways. Freds offer professional unfussy service. We were...More

Thank Nick S
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Response from Steve K | Reviewed this property |
It is a bit Far East for a view, and the northern exposure is blocked by buildings. The restaurant atop the Museum of Art and Design at Columbus Circlenhas park views.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 660 Madison Ave, 9th Flr., New York City, NY 10065-8405
    (Between 60th and 61st Streets)
  • Public Transportation: N, R & W trains to 5th Avenue
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-833-2200
Fred's at Barneys New York is a modern day bistro. The brainchild of Fred Pressman, son of Barneys New York founder Barney Pressman, Fred's has something on the menu for everyone. We offer only the best ingredients and use local farm healthy foods. Whether it's lobster bisque, robiola with truffle oil pizza, fresh pastas, Baltimore crab cakes or the nationally famous Mark's Madison Avenue salad, our guest’s appetite for taste and luxury are always satisfied. Located on the ninth floor of our Madison Avenue store, Fred’s is open for lunch and dinner, and brunch on weekends.
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