Marea

4.7
7501 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Italian
Marea, located within one of Manhattan's most storied addresses, features Chef Michael White's ode to Italian seafood. From his trademark handmade pastas to his fresh crudo and whole fish, Chef White is committed to offering his approach to seafood in New York.

What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
8.8

Marea is about as good as upscale eating gets in Midtown, and there’s a lot of that around. Don’t miss the bone marrow and octopus fusilli.

Ratings 8.5-9.0:Now we’re in the range of absolutely excellent restaurants that you might go to more than once a year/lifetime. These restaurants tend to define a city, and make up the places that you absolutely cannot miss if you want to have any credibility as a restaurant-informed person in a major metropolis.
What 7501 People Are Saying
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New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

This is a place we go to celebrate. It is pricey and so we save it for such occasions. It is part of the chain that includes Ai Fiori, Morini and some others. Food is good. Service is great. Wines are too pricey, unfortunately. But we do have a great time here. So save it for that special occasion.

G
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Diner with my son while visiting New York. My favorite restaurant

IA
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Darlene was impeccable with her service and extremely knowledgeable of the menu and made excellent recommendations. We enjoyed every bite and look forward to our next meal at Marea on our next visit of the city.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely amazing experience

G
Puerto Vallarta
4 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Wonderful in all aspects.

OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great experience.
Staffs were fantastic as well as food we had.

SG
Cornwall
4 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing lunch spot. The food and service were incredible. Can’t wait to go back.

CS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 2

Manager sat us at a terrible table (twice) even though restaurant was nearly empty. Then, when water dripped twice on one of our heads and we informed the waiter, no one came to inquire whether everything was ok. Service was inattentive. For a more than $300 lunch for three people, I would expect more.

OT
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on August 17, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as usual. Octopus, Astice, Striped Bass, Tagliata, fusilli. All on point. Service was excellent as always. Thank you Chef White!

MG
Chicago
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excelente comida y servicio! Delicioso el fusili con octopus

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service is fantastic!

M
1 review
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My new favorite italian spot in NY now. They made us feel very special for our 8 year anniversary and also recommended very good everything. The ravioli was excellent!

WL
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Marea is consistently outstanding -- outstanding seafood and wine, with near-perfect service.

JF
Minneapolis
3 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Atmosphere was great. Food was fantastic. Would highly recommend!

AS
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time I enjoyed gnocchi since I been back from italy

J
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Absolutely stellar. Fresh seasonal ingredients and service that is second to none.

S
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was perfect from start to finish Karol and Antonio were amazing! they really made my night special.
Thank you!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! Love its grilled octopus!!

M
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Eating here is a luxury experience. The menu is full of inspired, original creations. We had the four-course meal and each course was excellent - fresh, premium ingredients that were perfectly prepared. There were also surprise samplings of various items interspersed between the courses. Service was outstanding as well - not only was the waiter an attentive guide but there was a whole team of people assisting with such things as choice of drink, choice of bread, and laying out/cleaning up of plates.

s
Chicago
10 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent seafood and excellent service. Expensive, but worth it.

a
New York Area
413 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another wonderful evening at Marea. The food is amazing, the service is perfect and professional, and the ambiance is stunning. This is one of New York’s finest restaurants and a great place to celebrate a special occasion.

D
New York Area
128 reviews
Dined on August 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional service combined with creative and delicious seafood and pasta. Desserts are also standout. Good wine list with great glasses, although on the pricey side.

The left side of the dining room is quieter and has a more serene atmosphere. Highly recommended.

OT
Chicago
57 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious octopus and excellent service

Ty
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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Best meal ever. Great service.

c
Tokyo
4 reviews
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 3

パスタは絶品。とくにフジッリは美味しかった。デザートはアメリカ的な甘さだったので頼まなくてもよかったかなと思った。
前菜とパスタだけでも十分にお腹いっぱい楽しめる。

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonder dinner. Truly exceptional service. Tasting menu was worth every dollar. Highly recommend for a special night out.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Without any motivation. We are normal customer

RT
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Food was ok service and presentation excellent great service

S
Melbourne / VIC
40 reviews
Dined on August 1, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I had a work meeting here, everyone was super nice and attentive. The food was great but a bit pricy for the portion and what it is.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 4

Food terribly salty, almost inedible.- all dishes. We expected more for 5 persons at $1000.

S
Wilmington
30 reviews
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This restaurant embodies class from the moment you walk. Great elegant bar, warm welcome. Tasteful decor accompanied by top notch service and high quality food makes a special occasion truely special.

RW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice place.
One of the better lunch spots in the Columbus Circle area.

L
St. Louis
125 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome meal at Marea. The location and venue is outstanding and the food is top quality. It is somewhat expensive but overall a great meal and would highly recommend.

OT
Las Vegas
8 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice restaurant. Tasty.

WB
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Family vacation

HP
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious. Simply amazing. Wonderful food with lovingly working people in what they do. Very good wine list. Quiet. Good for dinner for two.

OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 4

My wife and I were looking forward to a 2-star experience at Marea. We had the 4-course tasting menu and were simply disappointed. Salad was ordinary, Pasta was served barely warm, Halibut was over-cooked and lacked flavor. The service team were professional, engaging and attentive. The atmosphere was pleasing but we came for a food experience. Unfortunately this experience fell well below what should be expected from a Michelin rated restaurant.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always!

S
New York Area
83 reviews
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The lobster appetizer was perfect as were the scallops along they were few for the price. Drinks were well made and delicious

JS
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 22, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Made room for us at the bar to accommodate showing up early.

Bartender provided exceptional service.

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