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Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 50th Street

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135 West 50th Street, New York City, NY (50th Street (Between 6th & 7th))
+1 212-957-5050
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Today
16:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 16:30 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food; classic NYC steakhouse. Steaks and lamb chops were great...sides were excellent too. Nice atmosphere; good for a date or a business dinner. Service was excellent. A reliable choice.

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New Jersey
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72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here with 6 other people from my office on a business lunch. The food is incredible. I had a Caesar Salad, which was terrific and the tuna entrée, which was the best I've ever had in a restaurant. Yes, the prices are astronomical, but you understand that prior to walking in to this type of establishment. The service was... More 

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Denville, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This steakhouse reminds one of the glory days of New York eateries. From the moment you enter, you will be catered to in style by waiters who know their business, and are able to assist you in answering any and all questions. They are true professionals. The ambience here is intimate and reminds you of old New York as well... More 

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Augusta, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our favorite steak midtown New York. I ventured off the highlighted steak selections and tried the lamb -- glad I did !! Service , atmosphere, and food are the best - a wonderful evening for any occasion.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my third visit to this particular restaurant, and it didn't disappoint. I'm a philistine when it comes to food because I like my steak medium well. It was excellent, nicely cooked, full of flavour and wonderfully delicious. Great smashed potatoes and roasted Brussels sprouts finished off the meal. The gentleman next to us had the hash browns and... More 

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Hopewell Junction, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decided to try out another restaurant we had not been to before, and Bobby Van's looked like a good choice. We were right. My wife started with a wedge salad; the waiter asked full or half and she selected half, which was lucky- the half was large and tasty. I had the French Onion Soup which was very good served... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Headed to Bobby Van's in between the matinee and evening show. My friends are regulars there but this was my first time. Menu looked good but pricey. I usually go for one expensive good meal each trip and this was it for this New York trip. It was freezing outside but quite comfortably warm where we sat. Our waittress was... More 

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Marco Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

I head to Bobby's about once a month, usually for a few drinks with friends or a later dinner. The steaks are among the best in town. The wait staff is friendly and cheerful, particularly the young ladies in the bar area where we usually sit.

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Monroe, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Yes, it was very good experience. This is what I term a "nameplate" restaurant with "nameplate" prices. I expected more. I was part of a party of four guests whom were international tourists. I arrived separately from them and was pleasantly greeted and advised my party had not arrived. By the time I de-coated and hit the Men's Room, the... More 

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Durham, Connecticut
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Bobby Van's, specifically this Bobby Van's use to be our family's favorite and a must stop for our trips to NYC, but the last three trips have been sub-par, primarily for service so we are striking it from our restaurants for NYC. Our most recent trip on December 18 started off a little rough because we couldn't get the time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 West 50th Street, New York City, NY
    (50th Street (Between 6th & 7th))
  • Public Transportation: 49th - 50th Streets - Rockefeller Center
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-957-5050

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