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TGI Friday’s

American, Bar
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1680 Broadway, 53rd St., New York City, NY 10019-5808
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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102 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've gone 2 times to this place and i honestly think this is a below average restaurant. You get quite typical american food of one of the biggest chains of restaurants in America, but without any of the magic you could experience in any of the other branches across the states. Food is average and the service is always in... More 

Thank Javi A
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113 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

IN the touristy jungle of Times Square, we were hoping to find a haven of familiar comfort food with affordable prices. We found neither. The portions were big but the food was stale. The prices were nowhere near affordable. $29 for a dish that costs $12 in Atlanta. I know we're in Times Sq, NYC, but still...

Thank Phoenyx F
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454 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I actually like this brand. I attended the London venue several times and even enjoyed it In the United States. Last Year it was very decent but this Year it was a pity. I was stucked in a tiny room with other families. The waiter was alone for many many tables. Everything was a mess. They were even out of... More 

Thank Nathalie P
Boston, Massachusetts
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Over priced for a chain restaurant because it's in the heart of Times Square. It's also dirty and the staff is plain rude. I'd recommend Bubba Gump Shrimp over this place but even that restaurant isn't that great. Venture out and look on trip advisor for other restaurants in the area. The food is better and the price will either... More 

Thank Vanessa N
Mildenhall, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch and to chill out and have a drink before hitting the shops. The staff were rude didn't care about the customers or their jobs and just wanted to get you in and out. The food was ok but very over priced!

Thank samantha p
Brenchley, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worst TGIs I've been too. Grubby tables and dirty floors. Food was poor quality, cold and expensive. No atmosphere. Waiter was friendly but overall disappointing.

Thank rachh113
Newport, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Really sorry to do this.. I hate complaining, but this TGI's was disappointing. Very friendly service on arrival and given a table straight away. Then it kind of went down hill rapidly. I ordered chicken Caesar salad, the chicken was hard, so over cooked. The waitress was friendly and trying to do her best, but as I saw it, they... More 

Thank katherinek629
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

We went in on Saturday evening for a few drinks and something to eat. Was met by a guy laying on the welcome point! Not impressed that we had not booked, shown up stairs where 1/2 the resturant was closed down yet the staff were running around like headless chickens. Shown to a dirty wobbly table and then nothing left... More 

Thank 705grant
Canterbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Absolutely awful meal, overpriced and had to wait 40 minutes for it! Toilets dirty, no toilet paper and shoes stuck to floor, complained to manager who very reluctantly gave us 20% off the bill, very unpleasant experience!!

Thank daisydolittle
Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The Restaurant is in a vey busy area (Times Square) and one would expect that they are used to having massive people coming and going. And that they have plenty of staff and cooks, so service wouldn't take long and customers would leave happy right, but no. We order food and drinks all together. It took them about 20 minutes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1680 Broadway, 53rd St., New York City, NY 10019-5808
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-767-8327

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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