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Russian Vodka Room

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265 W 52nd St, New York City, NY 10019-5803
+1 212-307-5835
04:00 - 02:00
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Mon 16:00 - 02:00
Tue - Wed 04:00 - 02:00
Thu - Sat 16:00 - 04:00
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Powell, Ohio
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I go here every time I'm in the city and it's a must especially if you are a vodka lover. This is a small, cozy place with a few tables and a bar. They also have a good meat and cheese tray and good Russian food. Great spot for happy hour or for after a show. Walking distance from all... More 

Thank ChrisDapolito
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I discovered this AWESOME bar 10 yrs ago the yr we were married. We decided 10 yrs later to visit it again. We weren't disappointed then and weren't disappointed now! It's a really cool Russian "Dive Bar" that specializes in infused vodka flavors. The drinks were made very good and strong. We also tried some authentic Russian... More 

Thank slicktop
Denver, Colorado
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

My husband had been here a few times before but it was my first. We had already had dinner and were heading there for a night cap. They have homemade infused vodkas and a lively group with a live piano player. I would suggest trying the infused vodkas, they were tasty.

Thank WhyVonneM
New Haven, Connecticut
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

i like a good vodka, and stopped in the russian vodka room on my last visit to nyc ( jan/'17). upon entering , the place does look dated - late 70's - 80's.. kinda dark ,mysterious place, interesting. i sat at the bar, asked the very pretty bartender about real russian vodkas. i started off with a new vodka to... More 

Thank smijona
Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

I love this place. It's the Bomb. I also like vodka. This bar is amazing. Fish is excellent too. So much fun. Honestly it is worth the visit.

Thank Imogene H
New York City, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Such a gem! you must come here for really good food and great drinks. Their house vodka is too good to pass up on. Also, do yourself a favor and try their mushroom plate (Mushroom Julienne En Cocotte) DELICIOUS!

Thank Stephdonly1
Stormville, New York
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196 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Outdated and servers were stuck up and rude. I wouldn't come back again if it weren't fir my friends visiting from Florida. It's expensive. Appetizers were editable and good. Bartender was rude too.

Thank Michelle A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

This was my favorite restaurant/drink stop over a long weekend in nyc. Loved the dark, cozy feel. Waitresses were helpful but didn't rush us thru dinner or drinks. All the food was delicious- beef stroganoff, borscht, chicken schnitzel, smoked fish & blintzes - just good, hearty foods! The infused vodkas were tasty too- pineapple, strawberry & cranberry were my favorites.... More 

Thank 535unicorn
Princeton, NJ
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108 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

"Closed for private party!" Turned people away, but I made reservation 5PM for two. Forced to sit in bar area. Ok, fine fighting party was about to begin. No, party was allegedly starting at 7! I ordered shots, watered down, iced tea should have put my daughter out, nothing. Caviar might be served for private parties. I knew what they... More 

Thank RFRocky
New York City, New York
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

When I crave for Russian borscht, Russian Vodka Room is my first choice. I love the food. It's casual enough to stop by for meal only, but you also have large selection for infused vodka. Russian Piano bar and friendly stuff. Russian all together in the heart of Time Square in my favorite city New York.

Thank Jkardashian

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35 - US$35
Bar, Russian, Eastern European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:00 - 02:00
04:00 - 02:00
04:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
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
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-307-5835

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