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Hillstone Midtown

153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
+1 212-888-3828
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (46 reviews)
“spinach dip” (13 reviews)
“sushi” (40 reviews)
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American, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I haven't been here in the last few years and decided that a return visit was in order......as I really was in the mood for Roast Beef. I looked at the menu, which hasn't changed much.............I was fine with that---until I got to the prices....More

Thank AnnieOakley279
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is another solid restaurant complements of the Houston restaurant company. The food is very good but the same as all of their other name iterations including bandera’s, Houston’s, Beverly Hills grill etc. the salads are awesome but not low on calories. The spinach dip...More

Thank Jack V
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

A very good place... Great atmosphere... The ribs are gorgeous.. A bit pricy... But not more than the others of NY...

Thank Dafna1308
Reviewed 31 March 2018

While visiting Manhattan recently, My wife took our son and his wife to a favorite place of ours in Midtown, Hillstone. Despite reservations being completely booked we were fortunate to get a booth as an early walk-in at about 6PM on a Saturday night. As...More

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed 30 March 2018

Great steak - second time I have visited. Always extremely busy even midweek so reservations essential. You can wait at the bar but that could take a while.

Thank Advisor1967
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I prefer the bar in thus restaurant. The experience is great, no need to pre-reserve... live music - best ambiance to finish a day work. One MUST try the campfire ribs and the steak salad - definitely my favorites!

Thank L H
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Have been going here regularly for years and normally a consistent 5-star experience. However, our favourite dishes (the Thai steak noodle salad and Ahi tuna salads), have changed and not for the better with smaller sizes and missing tastes. The sushi options are still great...More

Thank ChrisTravellerUS
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Hillstone is my favourite US restaurant. I go to the Texas ‘Houstons’ all the time and have been to the San Francisco Hillstone. If your familiar with the other locations this review should help - the ambiance is still spot on, the service is still...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We have been going here for many years despite the long wait and high prices. Today we found out Thai steak noodle salad to be very different: smaller portion, no avocado, no cilantro and more noodles. Truly an economy version of a once excellent dish....More

Thank Schoonveld
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Long time fan of Houston’s and Bandera - in fact, seek out Hillstone Restaurants when we travel. Hillstone midtown was dissapointing - perhaps our expectations from their other properties was too high. Salad was good as expected. Ordered Ribs - if you are expecting the...More

Thank Doug D
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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Howard B
4 September 2016|
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Response from Xeanie | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if they have music anymore you should call them.
Sara G
21 February 2015|
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Response from mrem99 | Reviewed this property |
Believe 4pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 153 E 53rd St, SW 54th & 3rd, New York City, NY 10022-4611
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-888-3828
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