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Rock Center Cafe

Rockefeller Center, 20 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020
+1 212-332-7620
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (48 reviews)
“falafel burger” (11 reviews)
“cheesecake” (33 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Rockefeller Center, 20 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in with no table booked on a busy Sunday right at the end of brunch. We were brought to a table overlooking the ice rink right away, which is really where you want to be. The service was fast and...More

Thank Stefano104
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch there during Restaurant Week. Menu selections were great. Food delicious. Rosario, our waiter, was upbeat, attentive and very nice. We sat right by the ice rink which made it very festive. We are going back. - Caroline

Thank z1013
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We joined another couple for Restaurant Week lunch at this lovely restaurant located adjacent to the famed ice rink at Rockefeller Center. The food was great...the ladies had wonderful Cosmopolitans and I enjoyed a hot toddy. Lunch was a prime rib sandwich au jus and...More

Thank JimboMalibu_CA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sat by window watching ice skaters and the service is super but the food was ok it's more About the location and lacks ambience .

Thank BigBob115
Reviewed 17 January 2018

We had a wonderful experience here on Christmas Day. Although they were running a little late with booking times we had a lovely time chatting to locals and tourists like ourselves at the bar and then when we finally were seated our outlook was magical...More

Thank Jacqueline C
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We had Christmas Lunch at the Rock Centre and it was just beautiful. It was understandably busy but having Christmas lunch while watching everyone skating and the huge Christmas tree was just magical

Thank stephjones25
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We really bumped in to this place under the Rockefeller Center on a cold night - it was quiet. the 3 course set menu is good value

Thank uniquepartofparadise
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We had requested a window seat months in advance to celebrate our 30th anniversary When we arrived we were told a window seat was not guaranteed that we should wait by the bar and they will try to accommodate us. Thirty minutes later we were...More

Thank FencingMom
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Went here with my wife on christmas eve. Was a very busy time but were seated quickly and had our drinks order taken straight away. We decided on the set lunch menu which was very good with the exception of the leaf salad which had...More

Thank mofomike
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

First i have to saythe service is very good. But food. oMG. I dknt know where to start. Bad Burger, eat paper is easier than chewing ground beef.that's what I can say. French fried and its source is very nice. Cesar Saladwith Chicken is the...More

Thank Natadej C
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17 December 2017|
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Response from Mo G | Reviewed this property |
Too sweet sounding for me.
11 November 2017|
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Response from Ita49 | Reviewed this property |
Smoke Free Air Act doe not allow smoking in most NYC restaurants, pubs.
23 August 2017|
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Response from david f | Reviewed this property |
The rainbow room on the 65 th floor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rockefeller Center, 20 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020
    (On 50th Street between 5th Ave & 6th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: B,D,F,V trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-332-7620
Rock Center Cafe is a midtown restaurant & bar in Rockefeller Center serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & brunch with holiday dining & events available.
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