We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

T.G.I. Friday's - W 51st Street

21 W. 51st St., (Fifth & Sixth Aves.), New York City, NY 10019 (Manhattan)
212-767-8352
Improve this listing
Ranked #7,360 of 11,610 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Write a Review

39 reviews from our community

39% Recommend
    2
    14
    6
    7
    10
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Berlin NH
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Stopped by for lunch and drinks during the holiday shopping in the Times Square area. This is a very large TGIF and a bit confusing to navigate. The service was really slow and pretty apathetic, the food was not hot and tasty as is typical at most TGIF's.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Chicopee, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
82 reviews 82 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

My friends and I stopped here to eat while waiting to board our bus. Very disappointed. Place was sooooo small. You could barely walk down the aisles. Service was ok. Prices were a little too expensive for my taste. I will not return to this location. All other tgi fridays I been too were great.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kristiansand, Norway
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Me and my family stumbled over this tgi Friday on the quest after a steak dinner. In a way mission accomplished but in the end not satisfied. After a long wait the food arrived semi cold and they forgot part of our order. Got the feeling that the staff had a bad day - they were grumpy and not a... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Winchester, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

My daughter and I had the misfortune to visit TGI Friday last week whilst in New York. Service poor and the food terrible. Limited menu for veggies so had a veggie burger = horrible. Had to wait ages and high prices. Other visitors returned their meals as not hot. Would never visit again there or in England.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
91 reviews 91 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were seated immediately for a late dinner at 8:30. Service was quick, the waiters were friendly. The food was ok...typical chain food. Portions were on the smaller size and the price was typical NYC...expect to pay $25 for chicken fingers and fries.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington State
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

The restaurant was busy and crowded so we had to wait awhile (which was not a surprise/problem). Once we were seated and ordered it took a long time to get our food. However, once we finally got it, the food was delicious! We ordered pie at the end, and it came looking like a piece of art! Beautiful and delicious!... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Jersey, null, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

on arrival it looked ok but after a visit to the toilets i knew we should have left food was warm to say the least my daughter was sick that evening so no i wouldent go back worst gti fridays ive been to

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

Was really please with the service considering how busy they were they were very friendly and topped up our drinks when they saw they were getting low. Food came quick and was Hot and was reasonable price! Good to go for a quick dinner!

Was this review helpful? Yes
LONG ISLAND
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

After a long day of sightseeing at nearby Radio City, Rockefeller Center and St Patrick's it is great to see a fimiliar place to dine. It's bigger than it looks and has ample seating.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

have eaten at TGI Friday's near Grand Central Terminus which is 100 per cent better was not overly impressed and neither was any in my party incl;uding my 14yr old niece was expecting better.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed T.G.I. Friday's - W 51st Street also viewed

 

Been to T.G.I. Friday's - W 51st Street? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage T.G.I. Friday's - W 51st Street, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing