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DBGB Kitchen & Bar

299 Bowery, New York City, NY 10003-7104
+1 212-933-5300
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (36 reviews)
“thai sausage” (7 reviews)
“burger” (91 reviews)
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French, American, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
299 Bowery, New York City, NY 10003-7104
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

I was hungry like a Hungarian the night I booked DBGB. I knew chef Boulud from one of my ex boyfriend who worked for him and happened to win top chef just dessert in 2012. I don't know if his baking skills improved but he...More

Thank hamid_ammour
Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here several times in the last month and the food is outstanding. The reason I am giving a 4 rating is because we each ordered a club soda. When checking out, they $3.50 for soda that came from the gun. We don't...More

1  Thank Donna W
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Met a few friends at this lively downtown spot. It was a perfect atmosphere to enjoy conversation and a little downtown scene. We started with appetizers the steak tartare was fantastic! We also had a couple of their specialty sausages and they were delicious. The...More

Thank 137kristinab
Reviewed August 6, 2017

We went for restaurant week and enjoyed an amazing meal. The steak tartare was heavenly and the duck breast entrée was absolute perfection! Our server Ariel was friendly and efficient. Definitely one of the best meals to be had in NYC.

Thank GretchenNYC01
Reviewed August 5, 2017

I remember couple of yrs ago when i went there it was like really amazing, since then i have been wanting to take the kids back. we had a good meal but it was not like blow away, maybe i remember wrong? the food were...More

Thank julieta0691
Reviewed July 19, 2017

From sausages to burgers to fish, you should be able to find something to eat here. The salmon ceviche was excellent as was the roasted salmon which was cooked perfectly. A wide variety of sausages which were tasty, and the burger with pulled pork delicious.

Thank Peggy2317
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DBGB Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

Dear Peggy, Thank you! Your wonderful compliments for our special salmon ceviche, as well as all the other dishes you tried, really made our day. I am very glad you enjoyed dining with us. Gratefully, Rachel Ossakow, DBGB Kitchen and Bar

Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

DBGB offers very tasty varieties of sausage. I personally think the Thai sausage is the best, but don't take my word for it, try all of them and you decide! We also ordered their Chicken dish and a burger. Both very good. Why the average...More

Thank FoodCriticNorwich_CT
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DBGB Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded July 20, 2017

It is wonderful to know how much you enjoyed our flavorful sausages, as well as the rest of your meal, and I thank you for your kind compliments. However, your complete satisfaction and enjoyment is of the utmost importance to us, so I am sorry...More

Reviewed June 23, 2017

I've been here twice now and found that everyone is friendly. I really like the bag check at the front. The bar has the summer cocktail menu going right now (plus wifi) and both the dark and stormy and the mai tai were just fantastic....More

Thank Joe O
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DBGB Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2017

Dear Joe, It is great to know you enjoy having relaxing meals in our comfortable atmosphere, and take such pleasure in our unique cocktails, and wonderful wines. Thanks for your terrific compliments and recommendation, and be sure to say hello the next time you visit....More

Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Set up in honour of musical location nearby. Quite a larger restaurant. Very pleasant. A bit funky with an unusual menu. I had prawns ... excellent. Others ..the house specialty sausages ... looked very tasty. With a visit.

Thank Crossruff
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DBGB Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

I am glad you stopped in to enjoy dinner, and thank you for your kind compliments for our ambiance and food. Gratefully, Rachel Ossakow, DBGB Kitchen and Bar

Reviewed May 24, 2017

I went with five others, great friends...but the food was only o.k. The beet salad was good, but a little too fancy. How about some better taste. The orrecchiette was small enough to feed a cat (portion that is!)....the skirt steak (it's called something else...More

Thank MusicFlyer
TheDinexGroup, General Manager at DBGB Kitchen & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Your complete satisfaction and enjoyment is of the utmost importance to us, so I am sorry you were disappointed in your expectations for your meal. I hope you will offer us another chance to serve you in the future, and if there is anything more...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$31 - $50
French, American, Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 Bowery, New York City, NY 10003-7104
    (Between 1st Street and Houston)
  • Public Transportation: B, D, F & M to Broadway-Lafayette, J to Bowery, N/R to Prince, 6 to Bleecker Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighborhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-933-5300
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