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Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 50th Street

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135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201 (50th Street (Between 6th & 7th))
+1 212-957-5050
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Today
16:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:30 - 22:30
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 16:30 - 23:00
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Sweetwater, Tennessee
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Enjoyed the seafood sampler as the app. I had the petite filet and my wife the Chilean Sea Bass. The creamed spinish was so, so. Service was great. Enjoyed eating outside on the sidewalk cafe.

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Thank Douglas W
Victoria BC
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stumbled onto Bobby Vans after the Late Night with Seth Meyers show. First, the service was outstanding! We had a Team of professional waiters catering to our every need. From the water and bread service, to the drinks and food; these guys got it down! I had pasta, wife had steak....outstanding....Wife had wine, and I had... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hotel was so close to this restaurant, so we popped in for a quick lunch and it was so delish!!! The service was impeccable, 4 star service and I say 4 star because as we were paying up the servers were standing around us like hawks it was very uncomfortable and actually very strange. Regarding the food, we ordered... More 

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Des Moines, Iowa
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141 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in NYC for a business meeting and was meeting up with my sister (who came in from NJ) and I asked for a dinner recommendation from the concierge at the hotel and he recommended Bobby Van's (on 50th St). So, we went there and were very pleased. So much so, that I met up with another friend the... More 

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new york
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69 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stopped in after work last week -- we ordered the chilled lobster salad and it was wonderful! Porterhouse Steak for two was cooked to perfection.....really enjoyed table at window ...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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655 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 620 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here for a business lunch with foreign friends at the advice of the concierge at Sheraton Times Square. It was a good suggestion. They kindly gave us a table up front by the window, it was quiet enough to chat comfortable at a table for four, the service was attentive and accurate -- all good, and not always possible... More 

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Monterrey, Mexico
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302 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place faces Central Park, with outdoor sitting and open wall that allows the indoor tables to feel outdoors. Muy husband ordered a Niçoise Salad, with real tuna fish, almost raw, just sealed. I asked for a delicatessen hamburger, with Brie cheese and truffle oil, so thick that you´ll need knife and fork. But the best part was the onion... More 

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Savannah, GA
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing but professional friendly folks operating this beautiful establishment. Great steaks, crab cakes, wedge salad and pecan tart at our table. Huge portions of very high quality and fair prices. You actually get what you pay for at Bobby Van's. Highly recommend for a nice night out on the town. Note: also great breads and soft butter!

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This Is One of My Favorite Places To Dine In The City. It's Classy, It's Chic, & The Service Is Excellent. Started With a Champagne Cocktail Which Was So Refreshing I Decided To Order Another. The Assortment of Breads Are Very Good, I Could Eat an Entire Basket, Myself. Then Had The Mac & Cheese & The Petite Filet Mignon.... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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46 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I prefer seafood over steak and it might be better to eat steak here. I had the fried calamari - huge portion but taste only ok. Then the fruiti di mare pasta, which was again huge but only ok. Lobster pieces were good but shrimp were a bit overcooked. Pasta itself was good but sauce lacking in flavor. Did not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201
    (50th Street (Between 6th & 7th))
  • Public Transportation: 49th - 50th Streets - Rockefeller Center
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-957-5050

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