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The Mermaid Inn Uptown
We are so glad to be back and are committed to doing everything we can to keep you and our staff safe.
Join us for Happy Hour everyday from 4:30pm-6:30pm!
• Masks must be worn any time you leave the table.
• While seated, please put your mask on when staff comes to the table
• Our menu is available to view through the QR code and single use menus are available upon request.
• Silverware has been pre-rolled for your protection, and will not be changed during your meal unless requested.
• Please take advantage of our contactless payment system. At this time, we are not accepting cash payment.
• Please adhere to the floor markings to keep a social distance when visiting the restroom.
• Please adhere to the 1 ½ hour reservation time so that we can limit the number of people in the space.
•Please know how much we value and appreciate you!
-The Mermaid Inn team
- Surfaces sanitised between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Clean menu provided to every guest
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waiting staff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Nearly Famous Lobster Roll
griddled brioche bun & old bay fries
We’re so glad Mermaid Inn has opened for outdoor dining. The food is as good as ever and they setup a great patio to accommodate many guests.
Great food and atmosphere. I come back here every year.
We went on the second day of reopening. Everything went very smooth from our point of view. Tables are spread out comfortably. They build a raised and covered table area in the street parking. It didn’t feel like you were in the middle of a city street. They use a QR code to look at the menu which is genius and saves paper. Happy hour oysters are still a go!! We ordered 2 dozen and all the food was as good as ever. Still one of our favorite restaurants. Tried the hush puppies and shishito peppers and I would highly recommend them. You also still get the chocolate mouse at the end of dinner. Schedule a reservation! Walk up service is almost impossible at most restaurants at this time.
The staff worked so hard to make everything perfect and the food was beyond delicious.
We were so excited to be there for the first night opening eating outside. They did a Beautiful job, everything was perfect. The city should allow outdoor seating like this every year without needing permits($). Restaurants are working so hard just to survive, please make it easier for them.
Never seen such a clean environment- almost obsessively so - and food and service both outstanding as well.
Coleman is the best!
This is one of my favorite seafood joints in the city- best clams (raw) ever!!
We love Mermaid. The food is always excellent. The service is second to none. This is our favorite restaraunt.
Great seafood and atmosphere! One of my favorites and now it has become a favorite of my friends as well.
Great as usual
Yummy oysters and wonderful mixed drinks and wine menu. Great fish options and a happy hour that should not be missed.
Great as always. Happy hour is awesome the fact that I have to write 50 characters in this makes me never want to review anything again on this site.
We had a wonderful time!!! The food was delicious and the staff was friendly and welcoming. We will definitely be back!
This is our first trip to the Mermaid Inn Uptown and is was an ok restaurant but we have had many more enjoyable meals at other restaurants in the area. We found most of the food to be pedestrian lacking in imagination and creativity. The only food that stood out for the evening was the fried oysters and we had 5 appetizers and 4 main courses. Just an ok place but not worth another trip.
Exceptional food and extraordinary service. Every time!
We could not have chosen a better place to share a long awaited dinner between four friends. From the moment we entered the restaurant the staff is extremely welcoming.
Everything from the mini appetizers ( and we tried almost all of them) to the main course was delicious. My friends raved about the oysters and the shrimp and avocado sliders. Everyone enjoyed their main course including the cod, the lobster roll, and the linguine with clams. Our waitress was excellent; she was friendly, professional and funny. She answered all questions and made perfect suggestions. Thank you for making our dinner a totally joyful experience.
Happy hour at the Mermaid Inn always is a treat: those mini-lobster rolls! The tiny mugs of clam chowder! Mini fish taco! And a glass of Blanc de Blanc. My dinner-mates chose oysters and more oysters. We all went home happy.
Great ambience and amazing bartender. The food of course was delicious
This time we were seated in the upper part which was very dimly lit and noisy. The service was good and, in general, the food was good. The problem with my order was that the portion was very small. We were able to speak to the manager and he added another portion to mine, however, we should not have been served such a small portion in the first place
Great service and happy hour!
Outstanding as usual. The clam chowder was out of sight
Favorite happy hour. Delicious oysters and clams. We were in great hands with Jessie, friendly, fast, and efficient.
The noise level was lively but low enough that we could have a conversation with others at our table. The food came quickly, was hot, and good. Loved it!
Delightful time - food was very good, service was wonderful and we were very relaxed.
The Mermaid Happy Hour is one of my favorite UWS things to do!
The Mermaid Inn exceeded all our expectations, we wanted something different from downtown Manhattan and the menu really stood out.
The oysters and clams were so fresh and the fish tacos were the best we had ever tasted.
Really looking forward to going back to NYC and first stop will be The Mermaid Inn.
Every plate was delicious. Great waiter. Attentive service. Love how the menu choices were different from my last visit 4 months ago.
I went here twice in one week, the location was perfect, can't beat the $1.25 oysters or the happy hour drinks menu!
The reservation was honored, mini lobster roll was excellent!!
Good food and service
So amazing as always. Cons
It’s a great place for happy hour! $1.25 oysters!
We had a 7:30 reservation, but were sat after 8 pm. The maitre’d made a remark like “we are sorry for the wait but we will take care of you.” It implies something might be coming our way due to the long wait, but nothing did. Which would have been fine had he not said anything.
Great food, as always.
As always, we had great food, drinks and service.
Food and service great, as always
One of my favorite restaurants in the entire world!
Simply fantastic in every way! Superb food and service. A wonderful evening had by all.
Lovely east coast decor, great food (especially the seafood) and good service
The Mermaid Inn Uptown is rated 4.7 stars by 3171 OpenTable diners.
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