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Brasserie Ruhlmann

45 Rockefeller Plz, New York City, NY 10111-0100
+1 212-974-2020
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion soup” (11 reviews)
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
French, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Rockefeller Plz, New York City, NY 10111-0100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So with an hour to kill, my wife and I grabbed a table at Brasserie Ruhlmann at Rockefeller Plaza and ordered drinks and food. About 10 minutes after delivering our drinks, the waitress came to our table and said "I'm really sorry, but I'm not...More

Thank Bruce0460
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On the surface, looks like a tourist trap with abundant outside (canopied) seating. Interior seating includes many semi-private booths which you might request when making a reservation. On a recent visit, I found the front desk staff to be very attentive and the table service...More

1  Thank spencerusa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic (and not inexpensive) selections of wine to be enjoyed at the upscale and sophisticated bar. Professional service. A treat.

1  Thank Leara K
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Visited Brasserie Ruhlmann with my family last week. We were shown to a table and our order was taken quickly (almost too soon!) Not once did our waitress smile or engage in any conversation and we struggled to get anyone's attention to order a second...More

1  Thank Tony_Carol
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We eat here whenever we visit NYC. The food and service are always fantastic. A little pricey but the food m akes it worth it.

1  Thank Mo G
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

It's hard one because the two mains were excellent but everything else didn't get above good. The service was really nice but they forgot things. We had the beef bourguignon and the chicken, and I felt the chicken was best. At $29 the portion was...More

2  Thank mbado85
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

The best outdoor seating in NYC Rock Center . Menu and food very good ambiance also very good. French Onion Soup excellent mussels very good as is all Seafood . Very good dining experience.

3  Thank Brian R
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

We arrived without reservations and are welcome staff was wonderful in finding us a table for three to enjoy lunch overlooking the street scene of New York City and Rockefeller Plaza. Very conducive to a relaxed lunch on a hot day outside in the shade....More

1  Thank William S
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Walking around and needed a late lunch. Ended up here. Ate inside on a Sunday afternoon. Had the brunch menu which went until after 3. Beautifully presented, each dish. All the food tasted really good. Portion sizes were perfect. Not super sized, just enough. Would...More

2  Thank T7135jt
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

First time to eat here and we all loved it. Although it was just a tad windy outside we did anyway and it was a great choice. The Brew Master Salad and the Angus Burgers are killers!! Great lunch. Fantastic service and what a spot...More

2  Thank Jon M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Rockefeller Plz, New York City, NY 10111-0100
    (50th street, between 5th and 6th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: F-D-B-M to Rockefeller Center 6 to 51 St & Lexington Ave. Walk south to 50th St. Walk west towards 5th Ave. 1 to 50th St and Broadway. Walk east towards 5th Ave. N-R subway line to 49 St. and 7th Ave. Walk north to 50th St. Walk east towards 5th Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-974-2020
  • E-mail
Enjoy the casual elegance of this French brasserie, centrally located in New York’s Rockefeller Center. It’s a prime location for business lunches, relaxed dinners, holiday celebrations and private events. Spring through Fall our large terrace is an ideal place to gather for dining and cocktails.Visit us and experience French classics in abundance.
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