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Above

234 W. 42nd St., 21st Fl. (Seventh & Eighth Aves.) Send to Phone
212-642-2626 | Menu
Contemporary bistro fare in a comfortable and sophisticated setting.

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Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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Above, New York, NY

Above Restaurant Review

: Located 202 feet above Times Square, hence the name, Above offers a spot of tranquility without pretension. Décor, including high ceilings and marble, is modern and in good taste. The large windows overlook Theater Row and its neon. With a revamped menu veering toward contemporary bistro fare, Above caters to a range of diners; it’s family-friendly and also a good place for a romantic date. Dishes are mostly Euro-American classics, with salads a perennial favorite, along with steak frites, a Maine lobster roll, and crispy mac 'n' cheese. Breakfast is just a classic, and just as good. The wine list is strong on California selections and offers many half-bottles. Waitstaff is helpful and smiling.
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