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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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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (154 reviews)
“petite filet” (11 reviews)
“wedge salad” (6 reviews)
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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 27 April 2017

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,...More

Thank RicherTrips
Reviewed 24 April 2017 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...More

Thank MaxaMM
Reviewed 24 April 2017

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...More

Thank eveellenewyork
Reviewed 23 April 2017

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...More

Thank Sonja S
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Went to this place for the first time. My family dined here many years ago and they always loved it. The atmosphere is nice casual steakhouse. Service is top notch. Menu is a combo of steaks and Italian specialties. Try the veal meatballs for an...More

Thank WaupacaTraveller
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We decided to eat at Bobby Vans based on the recommendation of our hotel concierge before seeing "School of Rock" at the Winter Garden Theatre, and it didn't disappoint! The waitstaff was attentive without being obnoxious, and made sure we were able to get out...More

1  Thank Terri L
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We walked past here at first as we were dressed very casual and it looked quite expensive, but we decided it was our last night in New York and we would splash out. The service was excellent, although I thought the breads in the bread...More

Thank PennyNIreland
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

On our first night in New York we visited Bobby Vans. This place is very expensive, why are you told to pay a tip after I paid the bill? Service wasn't worthy of a tip. The meal wasnt the best and my steak was sent...More

Thank Ian E
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The atmosphere is rich and feels upscale. It was crowded, but not overly so. It is a classic NYC steakhouse. Excellent, attentive service. The menu is impressive and is not limited at all to steak. Drinks are both delicious and generous. The entrees are just...More

1  Thank Ellenlyn
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I generally hate restaurants, as I find the food extremely fattening / salty / packed with hidden sugar, overpriced / noisy / VERY NOISY. Bobby Van's is nothing like that. The quality of the food is truly outstanding and they have tons of healthy and...More

Thank Marylou C
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imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like
the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the
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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
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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