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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (154 reviews)
“petite filet” (11 reviews)
“wedge salad” (6 reviews)
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11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201
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Reviewed September 10, 2015

The waiters uninterested , they were pretending to care but didnt really, the steak was burnt , the coktails horrible , different waiters kept turning up, the food was really expensive for what it was worth, one waiter offered us free desert when the other...More

Thank Jessie S
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Excellent steak dinner but on the pricey side. Nice atmosphere and great service. We went to celebrate a birthday and they made it a special evening complete with cake and a candle. I enjoyed the meal and service.

Thank LoveBroadway22
Reviewed September 9, 2015

We were specifically directed to this restaurant by our hotel concierge at the Sofitel, as this restaurant is known for its quality meats, particularly Porterhouse steaks. We were not disappointed!

Thank kbuder
Reviewed September 7, 2015

We were looking for a steakhouse in New York, during our visit especially one that was kid friendly. Bobby vans did fitted the bill perfectly from the food, service and atmosphere, would definitely recommend.

Thank 3kpumpkin
Reviewed September 1, 2015

Went here for Restaurant Week. First the menu wasn't the same, not even close. Very disappointing! Food was just ok, had much better for cheaper. Wouldn't come back here and would tell others to go elsewhere. Service was very slow, it's the theater district, the...More

Thank A H
Reviewed August 31, 2015

Qood restaurant. It is high end but worth the money. The service is great and the food is wonderful. We especially enjoyed the cheesecake and lemon tart. The ambiance is perfect for a couple or two friends. Located near Time Square.

Thank Sue D
Reviewed August 30, 2015

What is about top end restaurants that they feel that they are more important than the customer? We booked this restaurant on the recommendation of our hotel. The ambience was fine but the server soon put paid to that being quite dismissive of my preference...More

1  Thank ROGERtftfc
Reviewed August 25, 2015 via mobile

Seasoned professional staff, quality food, Manhattan - what's not to like? This is a great place to dine before any Broadway show. Excellent food and service. They took care of our entire family as true professionals.

Thank Alex G
Reviewed August 25, 2015

We visited Bobby Van's after a matinee of Finding Neverland. We just happened upon the restaurant, and we are so glad we did! I with my 11-yr-old daughter, and we needed a place that was clean (can be hard to find in Theatre district) with...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed August 23, 2015

As steak lovers, we sought a traditional steak house for dinner while visiting Manhattan. Bobby Vans delivered on friendly and knowledgeable staff, excellent steak, and good wine. what more could we have asked for.

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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
Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions
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
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