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ANNOUNCEMENT:
As a result of the Covid-19 developments, we have decided to close until further notice.
We will miss serving you but are confident our doors will reopen soon. From all of us, we wish you and your families good health.
About
STATE Grill and Bar, an elegant Empire State Building restaurant, is the best place for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in Midtown. Classic dishes harken back to the way food used to be prepared – from a modern chef’s point of view. Guests can watch their food being prepared in the open kitchen by our chefs, who are inspired by the Empire State and its bounty of market ingredients, from the Hudson Valley to the North Fork. Echoing the Empire State Building's striking aesthetics, the interior features a balanced design of art deco and modern architecture.
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Grill
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed February 29, 2020

Service was average. Food choices too chef egocentric not patron friendly. Server never asked if wanted refill.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

At the last minute, we chose to celebrate my birthday meal here as we had booked to see the Empire State Building and has been recommended to do it at night and figured it would kill two birds by being right near and boy are...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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STATEGrillandBar, Other at STATE Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Hi LaurenShort88, We're thrilled to hear you had a wonderful time celebrating your birthday with us! We appreciate your kind words about our staff and will be sure to pass them along. Thank you for visiting and leaving such a thoughtful review. We hope you...More

Reviewed February 11, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely amazing food and service. Our waiter Jay He was brilliant, very happy and wanted to help with any questions. Our glasses were never empty. We all had the steak and it was cooked to Perfection. Excellent food and service would definitely come back if...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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STATEGrillandBar, Other at STATE Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2020

Hi Lucy, We're so pleased to hear you had a wonderful experience with us! We appreciate your kind words about Jay and will be sure to pass them along. Thank you for visiting, we hope you choose to dine with us again soon! - Jon...More

Reviewed February 4, 2020

First time visiting the Empire State. Due to my son's 15 birthday we decided to go New York and this was the first place we went to. He loved it, and not only the food but also the staff. Total satisfaction.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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STATEGrillandBar, Other at STATE Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2020

Hi Ahilyn, We’re so pleased to hear your son enjoyed celebrating his birthday with us! We appreciate your kind words about our staff and will be sure to pass them along. Thank you for visiting and leaving such a thoughtful review. We hope you choose...More

Reviewed February 3, 2020 via mobile

60th birthday celebration with a delicious meal at this beautiful restaurant. Great food and service made for a night to remember. The restaurant is situated on the ground floor which makes for easy access. Definitely worth considering.

Date of visit: January 2020
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STATEGrillandBar, Other at STATE Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 6, 2020

Hi Dave, We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed your birthday celebration with us! Thank you for visiting and leaving such a thoughtful review. We hope you choose to visit us again soon! - Jon Badaracco, General Manager

Reviewed January 5, 2020

This was our first visit to the State Bar and Grill (although only my husband had not been to the Empire State Building before). The restaurant is situated at ground level (probably be a more magical experience if it was located higher up the building...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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STATEGrillandBar, Owner at STATE Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 13, 2020

Hi CumfyCritter, We're thrilled to hear you enjoyed our food and service! We appreciate your kind words about our staff and will be sure to pass them along. Thank you for visiting and leaving such a thoughtful review. We hope you choose to visit us...More

Reviewed December 27, 2019 via mobile

Very Good My first time visiting the Empire State Building, and we got a tour that includes the restaurant. Excellent Service, very good wine, excellent menu variety and food.

Date of visit: December 2019
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STATEGrillandBar, Owner at STATE Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2020

Hi sheyssa, We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed dining with us! We appreciate your kind words about our service. Thank you for visiting and leaving such a thoughtful review. We hope you’ll choose to visit us again soon! - Jon Badaracco, General Manager

Reviewed December 20, 2019

So today was my 40th Birthday and planned this trip for a full year. Decided that I wanted to eat somewhere special and decided on State Grill. In Aug 2019 I booked my table for 17th December, I even spent much of Oct and Nov...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 19, 2019

Had dinner here for my first evening in NYC. Such a lovely start for the holidays. The atmosphere is enchanting with beautiful subtle lights. Staff is extremely helpful, welcoming and professional. I had the BEST filet mignon ever. Meat quality was perfect, cooked exactly as...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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STATEGrillandBar, Owner at STATE Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2020

Hi N.S. Travel Lover, I am thrilled you had a great experience dining with us! I'm so pleased to hear you found your food and desert to be your liking and I know that our staff will be pleased to hear that their efforts were...More

Reviewed December 12, 2019 via mobile

We went here for dinner before going to the top of the Empire State Building. The entire experience was amazing. We were treated like royalty. Our waiter was the best I’ve ever had. We had special requests on our drinks and food orders. His reply...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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STATEGrillandBar, Owner at STATE Grill and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded December 17, 2019

Hi Sadie21jean, I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed your dining with us! We appreciate your kind words about our staff and will be sure to pass them along. Thank you for visiting and leaving such a thoughtful review. We hope you choose to visit us...More

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Jinyan Z
November 28, 2019|
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Response from STATEGrillandBar | Property representative |
Hi, If you are planning to do our prix-fixe menu you will need to purchase two separate vouchers when purchasing your ESB tickets. The vouchers are for individual use only. However, as you note, if you'd only like to choose... More
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Departure38581266053
November 25, 2019|
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Response from STATEGrillandBar | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for planning to dine with us. Please note, for the prix-fize dinner you select a starter, entrée, and dessert from our dinner menu with a choice of fountain soda, hot or iced tea or coffee. Tax and gratuity not... More
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Scuttler01
October 2, 2019|
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Response from STATEGrillandBar | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for your interest in dining with us! You can absolutely add our prix fixe dinner to your Observatory visit. You can make a reservation either online by visiting our website or calling us directly at (212... More
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