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Brasserie Ruhlmann

45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, NY 10111 (Manhattan)
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Ranked #2,243 of 11,690 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $25 - $60
Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European, French, International
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 50th street, between 5th and 6th Ave.
Transit: F-D-B-M to Rockefeller Center 6 to 51 St & Lexington Ave. Walk south to 50th St. Walk west towards 5th Ave. 1 to 50th St and Broadway. Walk east towards 5th Ave. N-R subway line to 49 St. and 7th Ave. Walk north to 50th St. Walk east towards 5th Ave.
Description: Enjoy the casual elegance of this French brasserie, centrally located in New York’s Rockefeller Center. It’s a prime location for business lunches, relaxed dinners, holiday celebrations and private events. Spring through Fall our large terrace is an ideal place to gather for dining and cocktails.Visit us and experience French classics in abundance.
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We were lucky to come across Brasserie Ruhlmann during our stay in New York in October. We sat outside for lunch on our first day, in the sunshine, watching the world go by, was very enjoyable, great location, food was good and service was quick. Went back again on our last day, sat inside and had sushi, which was excellent,... More

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Dublin, Ireland
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We really enjoyed the decor and the frenetic New York lunch atmosphere. We overheard lots of snippets of business meetings; talk of clients, meetings, investments.. You know the type of stuff. The food was ok, I had a burger and my wife had some sushi, we had some dessert and some sides. The bill was about $75, which isn't cheap.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We come to New York often for business and pleasure and always have good service everywhere we go. We have been to Ruhlmann's in the past and came back because of the panko egg on a frisee salad, which is sublime. However, the gorgeous mosaic tile floor ,the once sumptuous red velvet seats and tilted wall sconces are becoming shabby... More

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Garden City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I went here for lunch and we really enjoyed the restaurant's decor and food. Both of us had the Burger and Onion soup which was fantastic. My wife was here a previous time with my daughter for lunch and told me all about it and that I had to experience this great restaurant near Rockefeller Center. We... More

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Nellysford, VA
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156 reviews 156 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Elegant, farm fresh food combinations with excellent service, located at Rockerfeller Center. Researched menus on the internet beforehand, but ended up buying the cookbook because the chef had too many good choices! The pate de foie with walnut marmalade was a lovely combination of buttery softness, crunch and sweetness. The curry dip with the lobster roll was second-to-none. May be... More

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Monroe, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is an upscale restaurant with great service and very good food. Pricey lunch though; 2 bowls soup, 2 (gourmet) ham sandwiches w/ fries and small salad and 2 beers was $106 with tip.

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

A restaurant that I frequent often both on business and many times casual--beautiful art deco atmosphere, very friendly staff , good wine list and of course very good food.I have tried many of the choices on the menu and have always enjoyed--a few favorites are , probably one of the best in town,french onion soup as well as the dover... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We spotted this restrauant on the way to the hotel. It looked really lovely from the outside (Art Deco) facade and outside seating area . Style of decor continued inside , even in to the toilets, Loads of original features and great atmosphere . Waiting staff were very friendly and extremely efficient. Menu was varied and well priced for NewYork.... More

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

When we was at Ruhlmann we have a sunny Day. We have good Drinks and delicious food. A perfect Day in NY. Great food, good Staff.

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Buffalo NY
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

So just why isn't Ruhlmann five stars? Their prices suggest they are. Their location suggest they are. But with prices and location come expectations. And frankly, it's close but no cigar. Yup they're good but NOT excellent based on the expectations. For the prices (way high but creating expectations) and location (way high but creating expectations) they just don't pull... More

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Additional Information about Brasserie Ruhlmann

Address: 45 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City, NY 10111
Phone Number: 212-974-2020
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 60
Cuisine: European, French, International

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