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Rock Center Cafe

Rockefeller Center, 20 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020 (Manhattan)
(212) 332-7620
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Ranked #2,820 of 11,840 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $40 - $60
Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood:
Midtown
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: On 50th Street between 5th Ave & 6th Ave
Transit: B,D,F,V trains
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Booked a table here for breakfast around Christmas time! Whenever I called the staff were very friendly and we had the same welcome when we arrived at the cafe. We asked for a table by the window which we got and our waiter came over to introduce himself. He was lovely. So friendly yet professional and made us feel very... More 

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

It’s the sort of place that you’d expect to be a tourist trap, overpriced, great location, great view but food is an afterthought, but it really wasn’t. It does have a great view of the Ice rink, and is a very comfortable restaurant but the food was really good too, and considering the location I didn’t think overpriced. We went... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

Our family booked 'Breakfast with Santa' here on Christmas Eve. Hugely disappointing. The food was average at best and served on shared platters to the table. The coffee was not good. Our package included a 'present' for the children and meeting Santa at our table and a photo opportunity. We (2 adults and 2 young children) were all underwhelmed. The... More 

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 NEW

We wandered into Rockefeller Center at 10am on a Saturday morning and ended up eating here after asking one of the guys handing out tourist bus brochures if there was somewhere warm to sit and have breakfast. He told us to go down towards the skating rink. We obviously had no reservations but as we were early we got a... More 

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Suffolk
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28 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We ate an evening meal here on Christmas Day and so it was very busy, despite this however the service was excellent. We had a window table and so had dinner watching the skaters which just added to the atmosphere. The food was delicious and the set menu had a good range of options for each course. We would definitely... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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49 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Our family enjoyed breakfast here watching the skaters. It was delicious and a nice atmosphere. The breakfast choices are wide ranging.

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Leeds UK
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51 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We booked for New Year's Eve and were lucky to get a window table so we could overlook the iconic tree and skating rink. It was a set price menu ($70) but worth it for the occasion and the location. Our young server, Joe, was cheerful, friendly and helpful. The wrong main came out for me (salmon instead of chicken)... More 

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Stamford, Connecticut
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43 reviews 43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I really like to eat at this restaurant. Food is always good, service is excellent and most important location is very central for entertaining purposes. It is a wonderful restaurant for a client meeting or just celebrating with a favorite client.

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Columbia, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was a pleasure to sit outside and eat where the famed ice skating rink is in the winter. Great place to gather and meet friends. They don't rush you and food is delicious and service attentive. Met a friend and was able to reminisce and catch up without feeling hurried. NYC prices but worth it.

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Graham, North Carolina
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We got to eat at this restaurant when visiting friends. It was a little pricey but very good! They had a fixed price menu with great selections. It was $50 per adults and $25 per child. The lobster bisque was one of the best I have ever had!!! The salmon dish I had was very good too. Overall, a great... More 

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Additional Information about Rock Center Cafe

Address: Rockefeller Center, 20 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020
Phone Number: (212) 332-7620
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 40 - 60
Cuisine: American

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