FishTag

222 W. 79th St.
New York, NY 10024
212-362-7470

Details

  • brunch sat-sun 12pm-3pm dinner sun-thurs 5pm-10pm fri-sat 5pm-11pm weekends bar until 12am with limited cheese & meat menu weekdays bar until 11pm with limited cheese & meat menu
  • $$$
  • Takeout, Wheelchair accessible
  • Dinner
  • Full bar
  • No Parking
  • Reservations Accepted, Reservations Accepted, Online Reservations Available
Despite the misguided moniker and wacky menu organization (dishes are listed from lightest to heaviest, with appetizers in red and entrees in black), the food at Michael Psilakis's new Cape Coddish-looking seafood joint is high-aspiring and often very successful. Certain dishes are occasionally over-thought to the point of confusion, but chef de cuisine Ryan Skeen pulls out all the stops in dishes like the sheep's milk dumplings with sea urchin fonduta, grilled branzino stuffed with head cheese, and bruschetta slathered with shrimp, feta, and enough members of the allium family to (happily) prevent any imminent make-out sessions.

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