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Bobby Van's Steakhouse - 50th Street

135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201
+1 212-957-5050
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
135 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020-1201
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Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on this resturant when we were in this area. The restaurant was surprisingly able to accommodate two people on a random weekday at 6:30pm. The two main courses we had picked were very nice. The Sea bass was fried wth sweet Miso sauce...More

Thank travellingclock
Reviewed 13 April 2016

I have been to several of the other leading steakhouses in NYC (Benjamins, Wolfgangs, Lincoln Square Steakhouse, etc). Bobby Vans was among the best. We went for lunch. Quiet atmosphere. Efficient and friendly service. Excellent food.

Thank NH_traveler522106
Reviewed 11 April 2016

We were looking for dinner before going to the theater and stopped at Bobby Van's on a recommendation. Great experience all the way around from the food (watch out for the 'banana split for 2', it's huuuuge) to the wait staff. Excellent New York experience,...More

Thank bobives
Reviewed 9 April 2016

Waiters are walking around wearing dirty uniforms. Food overpriced but good apart from my lamb shank that was stone cold inside. My Bloody Mary was almost undrinkable. Go somewhere else please. I don't recommend this place.

Thank Daniele F
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with my wife after local recommendation. Would not return. Food undercooked and staff made us feel like it was our fault. We were also not informed of the specials, yet the table next to us who were suited up were! That's what...More

Thank Ben P
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We booked a table for two ended up spending well over $200 for just two mains and a pricey bottle of wine. I had been told to go there for steak so I ordered a medium/well done sirloin. On arrival it was blood at first...More

Thank jgLL57
Reviewed 25 March 2016

What can I say but Wow!! We went to this restaurant as it was recommended to us by our hotel. We had a fabulous meal here and I would highly recommend it, I had a ribeye that had been marinated in spices, it cut like...More

Thank hellenroberts
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Impressive service with staff who really know their stuff. We both had fish entrees, which were excellent. Fairly good list of beers on tap. Maybe next time we'll try the steaks if the Canadian exchange rate gets a little better again! :) I'd be interested...More

Thank schoencm
Reviewed 21 March 2016

If you're looking for a special occasion restaurant, this is it. Steaks are delicious, wine list very good. Attentive wait staff.

Thank suzijohn
Reviewed 21 March 2016

My husband and I had a 5PM reservation. We were promptly seated at a table for two near the window, upon arrival. My husband wanted to make dinner special and thought BV's would be more formal, since their website stated dinner jackets for men were...More

Thank fancyj20
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Response from Paul O | Reviewed this property |
Business Casual but people were wearing older jeans and athletic shoes too.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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