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Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 54th Street

131 E. 54th Street, New York City, NY 10169 (Manhattan)
2122078050
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Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Good ambience but food just not that great. We've had better steaks in small towns we've visited. Just too expensive for quality of food.

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Westlake Village, CA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

After checking into our hotel in Midtown, we asked the concierge for a restaurant within walking distance, no dress code and that was reasonably priced. She sent us to Bobby Van's Steakhouse. Yes, it was an easy walk and yes, their was no dress code. However, our idea of reasonably priced and hers was vastly different. We split an appetizer... More

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Oyster Bay, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I recently visited this steak house with my husband and was very impressed with my delicious Filet Mignon dinner. Cooked to order -and sides of potatoes and vegetable were quite good. Friendly atmosphere and we were not rushed at all. Would highly recommend!!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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191 reviews 191 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Really have got to enjoy the Bobby Van's Steakhouse chain! This was our first time eating at a Bobby Van's in NYC and enjoyed a table of 4 in celebration of a family member's 50th birthday. We took our own champagne and were happy to pay the small corkage fee. The steaks were, as expected, absolutely excellent! The service was... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

If your in that area you should go.parking and traffic suck.but that's pretty much any where you go especially NYC.

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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I went for restaurant week on a Friday night expecting some very good food, but sadly, it was not meant to be. Best part of meal: tomato and mozzarella appetizer. My boyfriend ordered a beef and mashed potato entree, which he said was bland. I had the chicken marsala over rice. I was expecting cut up chicken over the rice,... More

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Caterham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We enjoyed a fabulous meal - steak was the order of the day and if there was any tips to give - beware the huge size of the starter which made us truly struggle on the steaks which were very succulent T-bones. Great very friendly service made for an excellent evening during our short stay in the Big Apple with... More

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New Paltz, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

The food was great. Our server was professional in making suggestions on food choices. We weren't,t rushed you at all to leave. Will return for sure very soon.

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Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Business dinner while in NYC with five people, on local recommendation. Noisy and crowded (as almost everything in this part of Manhattan will be), but food was very 'chain' and low level at that. Chicken Parmigiana would feed a family, more turkey sized than chicken : positively daunting. Gorgonzola steak was overly salty, obviously seasoned and cooked as normal then... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We decided for a splurge for one night and was glad we chose Bobby Vans. For starters, we shared a Caesar salad (average) and shrimp cocktails (huge!). I had the strip, my wife the filet - we shared asparagus. Donna, the sommilier helped us pick out a not-to-outrageous bottle of Cab and our waiter, Jim, was on point and pleasant.... More

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