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“Solid option if in theater district” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Ruby Foo's

Ruby Foo's
1626 Broadway, 49th St., New York City, NY 10019 (Midtown)
212-489-5600
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Ranked #2,251 of 12,022 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Dining style: Home Style
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: 49th Street
Transit: N, R & W trains to 49th Street, 1 train to 50th Street, and A, C & E trains to 50th Street. Bus: M104
Description: Ruby Foo’s brings the bold flavors of Beijing, Bangkok and Tokyo to Times Square in a big-box setting that is as boisterous as it Broadway neighborhood. Described as “imaginative” by New York Magazine, the 300 seat space and approachable Pan-Asian cuisine is perfect for dinner pre or post show, lunch with clients, brunch with kids, private parties, and any other occasion imaginable. People watch at a Broadway-facing table over pad thai, sample some of the best rolls in the neighborhood at the 20-seat sushi bar, share assorted dim sum at a banquet and finish with a Dessert Bento Box. Tight on time? Take freshly-baked theater treats like Chocolate Chip Cookies and Caramel Popcorn to go. Or, get sushi and dim sum delivered to your door!
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“Solid option if in theater district”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I have been to Ruby Foo's many times, usually with kids. It has a very nice atmosphere, food is pretty good, is convenient to the theater district. This is not going to be the best meal of your life, or anything like that. But it is going to be a nice restaurant, in a good area by Broadway, that is kid friendly and enjoyable.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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sloatsburg
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Good Chinese in the theater district”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This restaurant has nice decor, good service and good food, appetizers were enough for a meal the last time we went and they have excellent desserts !!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Burlington, Canada
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“Great!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Ruby Foo's was a fantastic spot for dinner in Times Square. We wanted something on a larger scale, but not a typical US chain restaurant. Food arrived quickly (whether or not this was due to wanting to promptly feed their guests or they wanted a quick turnover, that remains to be seen) and it was hot. The quality and taste was great, but was definitely standard asian cuisine fare (nothing too out of the ordinary.) The only downside to Ruby Foo's was the noise level, which obviously was to be expected on a Saturday night during the dinner hour. Overall, a great experience for Times Square dining!

Visited March 2013
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“Dinner with teen”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

On our first night in NYC, my 16 year old son picked this restaurant and ot was great! We ordered the most expensive sushi platter and it was excellent!

We went back on night 3 since our dinner on night 2 was so bad. This time we ordered some dumplings and the shrimp coconut appetizer, along with more sushi. Again, it was excellent!

We ordered creme caramel and the salty toffee cake for our desserts. Really great!

The servers were friendly, the decor is cool, the music is a bit loud, but its upbeat. The place was always busy and seemed to have lots of reservations. There were plenty of families with younger kids too which we didnt mind.

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Milford
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good eats in Times Square”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Good food and service. We were there early evening so our food was fast and very tasty! Drinks were good and we didn't feel rushed.

Visited August 2013
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