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Rare Bar & Grill

228 Bleecker St, New York City, NY 10014 (Manhattan)
(212) 691-7273
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Ranked #4,081 of 11,692 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $12 - $30
Cuisines: American, Hamburgers
West Village
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

I took my daughter hear for dinner and we were disappointed. The wait staff was nice but they kept messing up the order. They didn't get our appetizers out, forgot the salad, and even messed up their signature "frickle" twice. I don't normally a give bad reviews especially when the people are nice, but I won't return.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I think they didn't like visitors. They were rude, they didn´t want us to be there i can tell. We had our bags and they made us faces when they see them. Plus, food was awful.

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Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We have been here on every trip we've made to NY recently. Would still recommend it but...It seems to get darker every time we visit. The burgers were just OK, and not absolutely convinced that some of the variants offered are not the same thing, just with different price tags.Selection of beers was poor. Service was OK, but a little... More

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Piacenza, Italy
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for a real steakhouse and found it following Tripadvisor's reviews. The atmosphere of this restaurant is pretty chic and the service is outstanding: we didn't have a reservaton, but found a table without problems during the week. We tried an homemade hamburger and a pepper filet, meat was well cooked as requested, and we were very satisfied.... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

Great view, great prices, ok bathrooms. We went to a couple different rooftops and this was the funnest with good service, good music, good beverage prices compared to pubs and other pricey rooftops. We enjoyed our time here and think you should check it out as well.

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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Fun place and great staff. The bartenders were very nice and Caroline was fantastic but lets be honest, a burger was $25 dollars without a side. Really enjoyed, good food but like most things in Manhattan was well over priced.

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London, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

We went for a meal here on our last night of weekemd in New York - it's attached to the hotel Affinia Shelburn so can get quite busy with guests at the bar. It's primarily a burger and steak place and the food is excellent - all well cooked and great meat.

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Somers, Wisconsin
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84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

I had the opportunity to dine at Rare while staying at the Hilton in NYC's fashion district. It is definitely better than your average hotel bar/restaurant. It's full of action & life. There was a good beer selection on tap, I especially liked the Chosen IPA. The highlight of the restaurant was the Cobb salad on the menu. I really... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012 via mobile

The french fry tasting basket appetiser is huge and more than enough for 2 or 3 people to share. It was very nice. Burgers come with a small side salad or pickles. My hubby had the M&M burger ($15) which he stated was a solid 8 out of 10. I had the lobster roll ($23) which was good but had... More

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Oslo, Norway
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012 via mobile

Nice staff, good drinks. The food however was not great. Semi-descent. And that's why you go to a restaurant inn the first place.

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Additional Information about Rare Bar & Grill

Address: 228 Bleecker St, New York City, NY 10014
Phone Number: (212) 691-7273
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: American, Hamburgers

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