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Crave Fishbar

945 2nd Ave, Between 50th and 51st, New York City, NY 10022-7761
+1 646-895-9585
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Opens in 3 min
All hours
Seafood, International, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
945 2nd Ave, Between 50th and 51st, New York City, NY 10022-7761
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

$1 each for the best oysters. Nice cocktails and wine list. Inventive and filling entrees. Something for everyone. Heaven for seafood lovers. Been many many times - and always leave happy!

Thank SeanSouthey
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We went to Crave for a celebratory family dinner and started with oysters, which were great. I thought that the dishes overall were average, and nothing really stood out, except for the oysters. We ordered a variety of dishes and it was fine.

Thank Suely K
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Amazing food - we had buratta and tomato salad, calamari, ricotta pasta and seared tuna. All amazing and our waiter Michael was insane. He was very knowledgeable about the food gave us recommendations about what was best. What he loves. A great evening I would...More

Thank GeorgiaInTheJungle
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Almost a bit noisy at times (upstairs) but very good food and nice bloody maries. Menu has lots of nice choices.

Thank 436christophe
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Delicious seafood meal. We checked this out on a Monday & it was packed. The bar had quicker seating so my date & I decided to take a seat. We went with a few drinks and mussels and oysters. Was very pleased with how it...More

Thank MacCastro
Reviewed 2 June 2016

$1 oysters from 5-7 erryday. Great variety too. 2 floors with bar on each. 2nd floor has small outdoor area. Get there early cuz it fills up quick. Nice bartender and host staff. Went with brother while I visited him and will certainly return!

Thank vanillab96
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Been to the UWS and east side locations within a week of each other. The UWS is more spacious and more nicely decorated. Both are a bit noisy but the UWS less so. They have similar but not identical menus and the food is very,...More

Thank MeSoko
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Lovely new restaurant on the upper West side and obviously already popular so make sure you make a reservation. Lovely waitress (thank you Natalie) and nothing too much trouble. I asked for prawns grilled and this was accommodated and was delicious. I shared the cauliflower...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We lucked out and were seated on the deck (converted fire escape) for a quieter than inside experience. It made for a wonderfully romantic dinner! Great waitress with spot on recommendations for cocktails and entrees and dinner. Oyster appetizers were great and we had an...More

Thank mccseattle
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Crave UWS Review: I've been to Crave on the East side many times and loved it. Was so happy to hear they opened a new location in my neighborhood. I even recognized our waiter from the other location (he did not recognize me). My husband...More

Thank GCATravel
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Do you take a large group reservation? We have 14 dining. May we reserv two tables and order off the menu?
7 February 2015|
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Response from Brian O | Property representative |
Thank your for inquiring. For all large party reservations please email, Lizzie Rushing, our events coordinator, (646) 895-9585, whom will be more than happy to check our availability and potentially reserve for your group... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 945 2nd Ave, Between 50th and 51st, New York City, NY 10022-7761
    (50th St)
  • Public Transportation: Lexington Ave and 53st. E,6 Train M15 Bus
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 646-895-9585
  • E-mail
Crave Fishbar is a vibrant, convivial restaurant in Midtown Manhattan serving an inspired seafood menu from chef Todd Mitgang. An eclectic mix of reclaimed materials and custom made chairs and tables lend a beachy, rustic feel to the space, which houses a 25-foot-long bar where guests can order from the full dinner menu along with cocktails and wine from a mounted bottle display. Approachable, sophisticated dishes feature local seafood, crudos, and meat dishes that are thoughtfully prepared with both familiar and exotic ingredients.At the 2nd floor bar you will find a full raw bar shucking up a large variety of East and West Coast oysters. Outdoor seating on both floors. Crave Fishbar has taken its place as a neighborhood fixture, providing locals and newcomers alike with a elegant, inviting experience.
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