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Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 50th Street

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135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201 (50th Street (Between 6th & 7th))
(212) 957-5050
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Mon 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Abercynon, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We decided to stop here for a meal before heading to a showing of Chicago on Broadway. It looked like a great place to eat so decided to give it a go rather than the more tourist orientated places like Hard Rock or Planet Hollywood seeing as we were dressed up in a suit and my daughter in a nice... More 

Thank Gavin_Morgan
Dover, DE
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Had a great meal here this past weekend. We had about an hour before our play. Food was excellent. Service was top notch. Will definitely stop in again for a meal. Thank you!!

Thank GregBabs
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Recommended this restaurant by our hotel concierge. They managed to find us a table at short notice for our family of 5. We were made very welcome in this traditional New York eatery which was buzzing with guests. Kids had plenty to choose from with dedicated menus and both my wife and I opted for the set menu and upgraded... More 

Thank Rick L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

When I'm in NY I always step by to grab something to eat. Food is PERFECT, we ate steaks with mushed potatoes and calamari in tomato sauce- highly recommend. Unfortunately this time waiter acted like he didn't care about us so it impacted a little bit on our evening.

Thank Agnieszka K
Seattle, Washington
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

You can't walk a block without hitting a steakhouse in this part of Manhattan, so the competition is fierce. The food at Bobby Van's was good, but not perfect - our sirlion steaks were a little over-cooked, while the thicker filet minon was a little undercooked. It wasn't much, not worth sending the food back, but it was there. The... More 

Thank TripletA
Vancouver, Canada
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

It was a hot, sultry Saturday evening in New York City. The streets were unusually quiet as many of the locals had fled for the Hamptons - or wherever - to escape the heat. It was not a night for steak. But I was craving one anyway and New York is my mecca for great steak. We had already been... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

I hired a private room for a business meeting with around 15 people. The service was excellent and the food was wonderful. Order the steak - it melts in the mouth.

Thank Paul R
Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The food is very good and the service is excellent. My husband had the rib eye, it was the biggest steak I've ever seen! I had the seafood pasta and it was fantastic.

Thank Chris S
Cairo, Al Qahirah, Egypt
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401 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

The concierge at the hotel gave us the good advice to dine in this excellent restaurant and the food was delicious with great polite service we ordered Ribeye ,salad and cheese cake and all were perfect in quality and quantity the price is ok matching the high quality we enjoyed and will come again

Thank Mostafa A
Brussels, Belgium
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

We started with the Oysters Rockfeller with half of a lobster cold, simply amazing followed with the signature Bobby Van's porterhouse. A perfect dinner for two, with a fantastic service by the only women at the restaurant.....we have been customers for 20 years, and still having an amazing dinner every time.

Thank BooBear1313

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $50
American, Steakhouse, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201
    (50th Street (Between 6th & 7th))
  • Public Transportation: 49th - 50th Streets - Rockefeller Center
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: (212) 957-5050

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