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Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.

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Midtown
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1501 Broadway, New York City, NY 10036-5505
212-391-7100
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Randolph, New Jersey
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24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just a couple of comments; Good news is the wait was 5 minutes on a Friday night at 7 pm, service was very good; Bad news news is price was $144 for two adults and two teenagers (no alcohol). Actually, the entree prices weren't bad considering it's Times Square, but $23 for two desserts?? The desserts, sodas, appetizers added up... More 

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Thank Argyle
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I think Bubba's dream was bigger than this. Staff were nice even though they served the starter after the main. The Margarita with one small Corona cost the insane amount of 31 dollars. Avoid. I didn't even get tipsy. Food? OK. Microwaved heated rice with ok tasting shrimps. My friend's burger was no way near well done as he asked... More 

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Thank Mr T
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were visiting on the 4th July! All places were very busy. We got right in and had excellent service.

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Geelong, Australia
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560 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Jolly friendly waitresses. Lots of fabulous food though plenty of fatty options. Drinks are huge, yum and expensive. Loved sitting upstairs looking out at the screens on Time Square

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Victoria, Seychelles
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great food and a must be when you visiting New York. They are very popular so don't be surprised you have a waiting before you get a table; service is super professional and fast by friendly staff ; food is excellent

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Coleraine, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful restaurant. Upmarket fast food but worth a visit or two. The staff are amazing. Fun for all visitors. Forest Gump bibs for eating and free glasses to take home. Portions are massive so don't order too much. It was my birthday and they organised a horse race round the restaurant for me and I got a free dessert. And... More 

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seriously, if you come to New York, why are you going here? For the love of god, you're in one of the biggest cities in the world - GO EAT SOMEWHERE ELSE.

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Thank TravelGavin
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate here while on holiday in New York. Good atmosphere and friendly staff. The food was enjoyable and reasonably priced.

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Indiana
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My family of four was seated without wait on a Tuesday night around 6:30. The atmosphere was fun, servers were efficient and friendly, food was very good, and the views of Times Square were great.

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Auburn
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was thrilled to visit this restaurant because Forest Gump is one of my all time favorite movies. The restaurant was pretty good, however, i did receive several nasty looks from a female waiter with a very low short hair cut...dont know what that was about but it was quite creepy. The food was ok and i really enjoyed my... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30
Cuisine
American, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian, Soups, Gluten Free
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Special occasions, Scenic view
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1501 Broadway, New York City, NY 10036-5505
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-391-7100

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