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Turquoise Seafood Restaurant (CLOSED)

Restaurants, Seafood Upper East Side

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The corner of East 81st Street and Second Avenue has long been owned by Etas-Unis, until a number of restaurants attempted to make their own mark at the intersection. One of them is Turquoise, a spin-off of an eight-year-old restaurant in Great Neck. The color scheme is as the name suggests—sea-green and white stone walls—and the menu is all about seafood: quality fish, hand-selected by Israeli-born co-owner Sam Marelli every morning from the Fulton Fish Market. Diners can choose from more than a dozen kinds of simply prepared shellfish, fillets or whole fish, including tilapia stuffed with crabmeat, shrimp and sun-dried tomatoes; sesame-crusted seared tuna; and fried barbunia.




Address: 240 E 81st St
New York

Cross street: between Second and Third Aves
Transport: Subway: 6 to 77th St
Price: Average main course: $26. AmEx, MC, V
Opening hours: Daily 4:30–11pm
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