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Crave Fishbar
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Ranked #649 of 13,548 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$31 - US$50
Cuisines: Seafood, International
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Good for: Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Cross street: 50th St
Transit: Lexington Ave and 53st. E,6 Train M15 Bus
Description: 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.
Lansing, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Loved it”
Reviewed 4 June 2014 via mobile

What an amazing happy hour deal ($1 oysters)! Am definitely glad we made reservations. When we arrived there was a line out the door, but we were seated immediately. Our server James was great. Speedy service and lots of recommendations. We usually hit the GC oyster bar but decided to try somewhere new this trip. Glad we did.

Thank MITripGirl
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2014 via mobile

A gem, off the beaten path, on 2nd Ave. A cozy, intimate well decorated restaurant where the staff is outstanding and the food is several notches above. This place has Oyster Happy Hour! My Tuna was done perfectly and the rice dusted calamari must be tasted. Great Wine, great food, don't pass up the opportunity.

Thank Rhett
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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Good food pretentious service”
Reviewed 23 May 2014 via mobile

The food at Crave is very good. The fish is fresh and the wine selection quite diverse. The best thing about Crave is M-F from 5-7 pm oysters are $1 each and sparkling wine 1/2 price. The service however is pretentious. Eat at the bar for fun.

  • Visited May 2014
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New York City, New York, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Amazing Happy Hour”
Reviewed 6 May 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

$1 Oysters and 1/2 price bottles of bubbly! A great way to relax after work. What could be better???

Visited May 2014
Thank Katie G
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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Great Oysters and Drinks!”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

Terrific bar, very good / helpful bartender, excellent oysters and seafood. Young crowd. Probably best selection of $1.00 oysters ever.

  • Visited April 2014
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