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Serendipity 3

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  • American (Traditional), Desserts
  • 225 E 60th St, New York NY10022 40.761906 -73.964866
  • (Btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave)
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  • (212) 838-3531
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User Ratings (Based on 153 reviews)

Food 3.6 Value 2.8
Service 3.1 Atmosphere 3.6

Other Restaurant Info

(212) 838-3531
Major Credit Cards
Sun-Thu: 11:30am-12am Fri: 11:30am-1am Sat: 11:30am-2am
Dinner, Lunch
Accepts Credit Cards, Kid Friendly, Late Night

User Reviews

  • Serendipity 3

    Posted by Sunni Blevins on 07/15/2005

    Serendipity--all that I hoped for

    I'm new to New York by about a month, and last night my friends and I went to Serendipity to celebrate a birthday. It was all of our first times attending the restaurant. It was all that I hoped it would be. We had reservations, which I highly recommend, so we got seated quickly, our server was fantastic, and the food was fab. The "real" food really was good, and the portions were perfect in order to leave room for desert--the desert was the best--FROZEN HOT CHOCOLATE is a must. It's definitly not some place I could go once a week because of the price, but the splurge once every couple of months seems totally reasonable.

  • Serendipity 3

    Posted by sandy on 07/01/2005

    Ups and downs

    The ups obviously being their renowned Frozen Drinks, and out of those, clearly the Frozen Hot Chocolate. I happened to order the Frozen Pineapple Lime which came in a portion just as large and overflowing. They were both heavenly and for the price, it was definitely a great deal. We didn't have to wait long for the table, but once seated, it took maybe an hour for the food to come. The food portions were certainly tiny and the foot long hot dog was not quit there, to say the least. I don't remember the waiter coming once during the whole meal. The decor was not as impressive as a place with so much caliber. If they intend it to be a dessert parlor, then I guess I would have to treat it as such. I would only go back for more of their wonderful desserts, the Outrageous Banana Split being my next target.

  • Serendipity 3

    Posted by Jen (nycgirl) on 06/27/2005

    Worth the Wait!

    We went there for dessert to try there famous hot chocolate, and we went around noon, we did have a 1 1/2 hr. wait, but it was definitely worth it....we ended up getting lunch also, there hamburgers were the best I had in new york! And the hot chocolate was AWESOME! It is definitely not just ice cream and chocolate milk! It is definitely frozen hot chocolate....you should make reservations, they said they don't take reservations for dessert, just dinner and lunch, but they don't check.....and the wait staff was great, very friendly and speedy considering the crowds...

  • Serendipity 3

    Posted by Dan & Bonnie on 05/26/2005

    Great Dessert!

    We stopped by and had dessert and coffee. The Cheesecake was the best that I had in NYC. My wifes apple crumb pie w/ ice cream was very good! We are planning on a return trip this June.

  • Serendipity 3

    Posted by anna on 05/14/2005


    Went in February 2005. The food was some of the best we have had in New York. I dream of having another burger there. Desserts to die for. Cannot understand negative reviews on the food . It was quiet when we went probably because it was raining hard that day.

  • Serendipity 3

    Posted by Anonymous on 05/01/2005

    Glorified Fast (but Slow) Food Joint

    Many People, long wait. Mediocre food that is not worth the wait or value. Well, it is a famous place and you can go home and say you did it, but if I had to do it all over again I wouldn't go.

  • Serendipity 3

    Posted by Very sweet place on 04/26/2005

    Loved It

    First I would just say, when you go to NYC yes your going to expect quick service however, it may be a long wait to be seated but they never make you feel rushed to leave. The food was pretty good couldn't complain about that. Yes it's alittle small inside but theres so much to look at and see. Along w/ the many trinkets and vintage props....there are celebrities that may stop by as well. That should say alittle something about the place as well. Honestly I loved it. People are nice and the service was good....just be alittle patient, what's the rush.

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