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2 Columbus Cir, 9th Floor, New York City, NY 10019-1800
+1 212-299-7730
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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2 Columbus Cir, 9th Floor, New York City, NY 10019-1800
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a three course dinner with friends, food arrived very quickly and it tasted amazing. Nice service from our waiter from Spain and he did his utterly best to give us the perfect experience he could give us.

Thank Stinelisek
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Robert not only has excellent food, but the swank decor and the amazing view of Columbus Circle and Central Park is stunning.

Thank LufkinSid
Reviewed 1 week ago

The address for the restaurant is a bit misleading (2 Columbus Circle) but if you know that it is located atop the Museum of Arts and Design, it makes it easier. With a picture of the museum online it made the building easy to find....More

Thank EnjoyTraveling64
Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here for my mom's birthday. We had come here a couple years ago on a whim and were unable to get a table by the window so this time we made reservations well in advance and got a window table - definitely worth it!...More

Thank Brenna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We happened upon Robert while visiting The Museum of Art & Design. They're not connected, but restaurant is located on the 9th floor (no museum entrance fee required). Great setting overlooking Columbus Circle and Central Park. We had Sunday brunch, which was excellent, but would...More

Thank Jeff G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely atmosphere. We were two couples for brunch. Service was incredibly slow. My friend and I both ordered the spinach and cheese omelette and we were very disappointed. A couple of leaves of spinach, tasteless cheese. Fingerling home fries bland and soggy. It came with...More

Thank Roberta H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

(If you find this review helpful, please click "thanks" - its helps me know people read these!) With all the great restaurants NYC has to offer, Robert at MAD (Museum of Art + Design - located atop the museum, enter from Columbus Circle side of...More

7  Thank LondonUnveiled
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a lot of searching online we decided on Robert for a nice dinner whilst we were here for the weekend. We arrived and were seated in a lovely table in the centre which overlooked the city. We started with a glass of champagne and...More

1  Thank DaniellleB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff set us for our reservation, we were early so the hostess sat us at the best window seat in the house. She was so nice. ***Thank you! Wait staff was excellent, food superb. We had lobster. Sooo good! Get dessert! This place has awesome...More

Thank RC1969
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s all about the views, the decor and the food. Fabulous food and an absolute must for and NYC visit or special occasion if you are lucky to live locally. Go. Just go.

Thank nycbfd
This is the iconic New York that so many visitors
imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
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a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
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11 November 2016|
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Response from AnitaNewportBch | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I cannot help with that question. Everything we ordered was scrumptious, although admittedly in the high range.
Barry Y
24 October 2016|
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Response from HeatherMaryH | Reviewed this property |
I made a reservation at the maximum allowed, which I think was a month in advance.
Tracy L
17 September 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I feel sure there were younger people in the restaurant when we arrived! Check out their web site and you will see how beautiful it is! There was live music on the Saturday when we went! Also check out Ellen's Stardust... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 60
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Columbus Cir, 9th Floor, New York City, NY 10019-1800
    (8th Avenue & Broadway)
  • Public Transportation: A,B, C, D & 1 trains to Columbus Circle, N, R, Q & W trains to 57th St and 7th Avenue, and F train to 57th St and 6th Avenue. M5, M7, M10, M20, M30 and M104 buses to Columbus Circle at 59th St or 57th St and 8th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-299-7730
  • E-mail
Robert is a modern American restaurant housed within the Museum of Arts and Design with an amazing view of Columbus Circle and Central Park. Enjoy dinner and a bottle of fine wine from our collection in our beautifully designed dining room. Have a seat in our lounge next to our baby grand piano and sip one of our cocktails.
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