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Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 50th Street

135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201
+1 212-957-5050
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second Bobby Van’s we have visited. First one was in DC. Great ambiance with the second floor balcony dining area. We ate early and had no problems with a reservation on a Saturday night. Waiters were attentive and helpful. The steaks were...More

Thank crew3lt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Steaks great. Same with drinks. Lunch time foray. Outdoor seating. Enjoyed sitting in midst of New Yorkers on their lunch break. Waiter was cool. Not rushed. Great time. Chilled till lunch was pretty much over.

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered several appetizers and began a great meal with the cold seafood bouquet of lobster, crab, and shrimp along with lemon pepper shrimp. Our table of six had main courses of porterhouse for three, salmon, chicken parmesan, and ravioli. We finished with coffee and...More

Thank Justin T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for our 7:30 reservation to a half empty restaurant....our waiter literally tried to take our food order 30 seconds after we sat down....no water or cocktail order....we nicely told him we would like drinks and wish to relax a few moments before ordering....the...More

Thank emsee50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service and food a fantastic birthday treat.Anything goes dress up or just go as you are the lobster cocktail is amazing.

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have a go to steak place in NYC (Del Frisco's) but Bobby Van's was recommended by my hotel so gave it a try. I sat at the bar, huge bar snacks included great chicken pieces, and great cocktails. Steak was perfect as were the...More

Thank psbun
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

Located in the heart of Midtown Manhattan this restaurant offers a good menu and good service. We had the Cobb salad and coffee for “dessert”. The bill was $108 with a tip - not cheap. However the food was good and we were able to...More

Thank Dneuburger
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Nice restaurant. Good prices. It was not busy during my visit so staff was attentive. I had the rigatoni di Parma ($27). It was good, not the best ever, but good. It could have used a bit more flavor. The rigatoni was perfectly prepared. I...More

Thank M B
Reviewed May 2, 2018

We were there last year and loved it. This year we were going to be in town again and I looked online at the menu before making a reservation. I saw they offered Veal Chops which was my spouses favorite last year. Got to the...More

Thank David W
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

Went here for a steak and our expectations were fully met. Oversized, deliciously grilled ribeyes served with sides of our own choice (mixed salad and french fries). Tender and cooked as ordered. Rich wine list with mostly US wines of high quality.

Thank Steffen T
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April 23, 2017|
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Response from Paul O | Reviewed this property |
Business Casual but people were wearing older jeans and athletic shoes too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, 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: +1 212-957-5050
  • E-mail
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