Food & Drink

First Look Inside North River Landing's 3-Story Seafood Lounge... on a Yacht

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Marking the official start to drinking-and-eating-on-boats season, Fish Bar at North River Landing, the sister restaurant to North River Lobster Company, opens this Sunday. 

Located on a 10,000sqft yacht that docks at Pier 81, Fish Bar is a three-story seafood lounge/restaurant offering upscale seafood shared plates like Dover sole, oysters in cornmeal crust, scallops, and black truffle burrata, alongside a number of fresh-ingredient cocktails -- like the Aphrodite Treat with tequila, Cointreau, pomegranate, cranberry, and lime -- plus over 20 craft beer varieties, a rotating selection of wines, and 26 varieties of Champagne.  

The space is broken down into a 3,000sqft top deck for all your Instagramming needs, and a 6,000sqft bi-level dining room with both indoor and outdoor bars. It'll sail out onto the Hudson multiple times a day, and offer banquettes and semi-private cabins for lounging.  

We got an early peek at the lounge and some of the dishes, all of which can be yours beginning May 1st -- take a look below.

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The boat docks at Pier 81, like its sister restaurant, North River Lobster Company.

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Calamari with cherry peppers and chili sauce.

fish bar north river landing
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Plymouth Rock oysters with cornmeal crust and Sriracha lime butter.

Fish bar north river landing
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Scallops with spinach, bacon, saffron, and honey.

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Tomato toast with garlic confit and basil oil.

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Rustic roasted vegetables: eggplant, zucchini, Brussels sprouts, asparagus, carrots, and onions.

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