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Russian Vodka Room

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265 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5803
212-307-5835
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4:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tue - Wed 4:00 am - 2:00 am
Thu - Sat 4:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Hong Kong, China
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221 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very casual and easy going atmosphere A lady sing russian song at the piano and it just feel good, heart warming with your indispensable glass of vodka I choose a Jewel of Russia which was strong but elegant Food: Beef stroganoff, with buckweat ( the beef in its sauce in a little casserole is perfectly cooked with nice mushrooms and... More 

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Cranbury, New Jersey
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88 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We planned to stop here after seeing Jersey Boys and wow am I glad we did! I can not say enough. It was late, we ordered the Duck Liver Pate and the Gravlax and latkes. I have one thing to say, I am ready to go back. We did not have reservations (although it looked like there might have been... More 

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toronto
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64 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We came here twice because it was reasonably priced and service was great. It was conveniently located within walking distance of Times Square, many of the theaters and hotels. We were there for drinks and a snack.We sat at the bar, where the bartenders (really Russian) came fairly quickly and were very pleasant. The drinks were outstanding. I had several... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

I took my friend that lives in New York and she had never been there before, but said she will remember it from now on. So, it's more of a very local neighborhood place, but a great atmosphere and good deals. It would be a great place to go before or after a show since you are right in the... More 

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Thank awiggins7
Ottawa, Canada
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Russian salads are excellent! Great 'herring under the coat'! Olivie - is great! The choice of vodka tastes are WOW,

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Thank Elena L
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Whether visiting, on business, waiting to see a show, whatever your reason the RVR is the place to experience! Stepping into a darkened Russian-inspired establishment with the aroma of Russian cooking and vodka. Delish apps, entrees and desserts or simply have a vodka martini or one of the House specialty vodka drinks and enjoy the music coming from the piano.... More 

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Thank sweetstorygirl
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Great atmosphere, and great drinks. Yes...go and have a drink. We loved this place. The location is great, basically next door to The Jersey Boys and around the corner from Wicked.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

What a blast. Had a great night there. They serve regional russian beer in 1l bottles. Next to this, the owner of the club joined us with a bottle of Vodka before closing. Last time I went there, they had live music as well.

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Centereach, New York
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

We had about 45 minutes to kill before seeing Jersey Boys and this place is about 2 doors away. The sign out front said it was happy hour so we went in. We were given a cozy table for 2 and were served quickly, even though it was pretty crowded. $4 beers (I tried a Russian draught) and $4 vodka... More 

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Vermont
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

I am a recent convert to vodka and hoped to be able to try out some different varieties, but some of the ones that most intrigued me were not available, even though they were listed on the menu. I tried some of their infusions (ginger and horseradish) and thought they were good. Those shots were cheap ($4 for 2 oz).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$35 - $35
Cuisine
Bar, Russian, Eastern European, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5803
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: 212-307-5835

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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