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Bull & Bear Steakhouse

570 Lexington Ave, Corner 49th Street, New York City, NY 10022-6837
+1 212-872-4606
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“waldorf salad” (56 reviews)
“steak” (209 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (16 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
570 Lexington Ave, Corner 49th Street, New York City, NY 10022-6837
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Reviewed February 28, 2017

Had drinks & dinner at this piece of history over the last weekend. Beef was very good and service impeccable. Sad to see a piece of history disappear.

Thank pmurphy2016
Reviewed February 27, 2017

Was staying at the Waldorf Astoria before it closed and ate here the first evening. Had to have a Waldorf Salad which didn't disappoint and was much different than any I had had before. Also had the red velvet cake which originated at the Waldorf....More

Thank Peccaviman
Reviewed February 25, 2017

We stayed a few nights at the Waldorf and dined at the Bull & Bear. The NY sirloin and filet mignon were outstanding and cooked perfectly. The service was very prompt, courteous and friendly. The prices are quite high, but the meal was worth it...More

Thank Mike N
Reviewed February 21, 2017

These people have already checked out. Let me start with the drinks: the Moscow Mule, which is raging in popularity among the younger set, was purportedly invented here, yet the waiter hadn't heard of it. He returned with a mint julep, sans mint, for $19....More

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Reviewed February 20, 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here to end a perfect evening seeing Steve Cohen chamber magic. A little sad the restaurant is closing for three years. We hope it will reopen after renovations. Excellent prime rib, shrimp cocktail, French onion soup and chicken dish. Not cheap, nostalgic.

Thank Mora1234
Reviewed February 18, 2017 via mobile

We had the possibility to breakfast and dinner there and I want to thanks all the staff. Good food, nice atmosphere but overall the kindness of all the staff. Cannot say see you soon because they will close on the 28th :(

Reviewed February 15, 2017

The food in Bull & Bear was scrumptious. The service was exceptional. The seafood platter is fresh and delicious.

Thank iyeenp
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I arrived at the Waldorf Hotel and had booked this as a welcome treat for my Parents as part of a Christmas Gift, The place was amazing, Food was perfect, Drinks Great prices cannot complain about, DO remember they add 30 per cent to the...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed February 6, 2017 via mobile

It's such a shame that this restaurant is due to close with the refurbishment of the Waldorf. For starters we both had a Waldorf salad- it was beautiful! Very refreshing. My husband and I shared the chateaubriand steak. Best steak of our lives, hand down....More

Thank Emma P
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

I had a great dinner with my friends at Bull and Bear in Woldorf Astoria! Food was great so as the service! Especially I wanna say thank you to Daniel Miro who's wine and food knowledge was amazing! He was extremely helpful and made our...More

Thank sammy19581958
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like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
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and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
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October 2, 2016|
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Response from Emev88 | Reviewed this property |
Based on New York experience : to truly enjoyed your dinner you need at least one hour and a half to consume dinner and dessert . The commute to the theatre by taxi with the the traffic is about 20 minutes or more . You... More
April 15, 2016|
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No, jackets are not required.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $75
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Lexington Ave, Corner 49th Street, New York City, NY 10022-6837
    (49th Street & 50th Street)
  • Public Transportation: 6 train to 51st Street, E & M trains to 53rd Street. 8 Blocks from Grand Central Terminal
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-872-4606
  • E-mail
Bull and Bear offers USDA Prime Dry-Aged Beef from DeBragga, New York’s Butcher. This legendary steakhouse is home to one of the most historic and well-recognized bars in New York City. Market-fresh seafood including East Coast Oysters, Lobster and side dishes to share are their tempting companions. The Bull and Bear Bar is where Market Movers Trade Tales Over the City’s Best Martini. Quoted ‘one of the 3 best bar's in the World’ by the New York Times in 2005. Bull and Bear's wine library is a private, intimate dining room adjacent to the bar.
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