Bobby Van's Grill Times Square

4.1
1379 reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Bobby Van's newest restaurant is located on 45th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue in the heart of Times Square shopping and theatre district. Two floors of dining inside with an outdoor cafe. Perfect for lunch or dinner, and before and after theater dining.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
Physical distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1379 People Are Saying
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Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant
4.1based on all time ratings
4.1
food
4.1
service
3.9
ambience
3.9
value
Noise · Moderate
83% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOnePenn
New York Area
237 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

great lunch at the Bar, Beck (sp?) was very helpful. The veal parm was great nice wine by the glass

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viplba315
Philadelphia
107 reviews
Dined on 8 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our petite filet mignons were not so petite... and that’s a good thing! Perfectly prepared, with creamed spinach and fries, preceded by a shared serving of tomato and burrata cheese. Washed down by a glass of Merlot, with gelato sliders (Yes, that’s right!) and coffee finishing off the meal in style! We’ll be back!

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vipJimbo
New York Area
112 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Good food , great service. Calamari was fresh.

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JohnD
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on 7 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We dined at this restaurant after a show. We were 45 minutes early and they were able to accommodate us immediately. My son has food allergies, and the restuarant reached out to us prior to our reservation to understand the need and make sure they could accommodate him. The food was very good. We had Filet Mignon (14 ounces!!) and Lamb Chops. The service was outstanding and dinner was served in a timely manner. Its in the perfect location to park, walk around Times Square and/or see a show. I would definitely recommend this restaurant to friends.

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vipAshleyN
St. Louis
4 reviews
Dined on 4 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely delicious. Our service was great. Our waiter was very friendly and the food came super quick.

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vipAlwarzezp
New York Area
104 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience2

The people at the next table had bugs so the restaurant picked up their bill. I’m sure the bugs weren’t that far away from me since it was the next table

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vipMarkGold
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Bobby Van’s is my favorite steakhouse in the city. Great food and service.

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EmilyB
1 review
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was delicious. Service was impeccable.

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Tucker
1 review
Dined on 24 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was outstanding; food was excellent as always.

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vipMarkZ
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Original waiter took drink order then disappeared. Other waiter servicing tables near us stepped in and no further issues. Comped coffee. Would go back as not normal for this restaurant and food always excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fabulous food, friendly staff, can get a little noisy.
We got lucky and got placed in the back where less tables were in use and therefore quieter.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pre theater dinner. Service was attentive and food was great.

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ZGUO
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

First, the service was horrible. We had a horrible experience at the restaurant. We walked in at around 9:30pm, we didn’t get greeted by the host which we felt very unwelcome. We got seated at a table right next to the coat check and we requested a table change because we wouldn’t want to be liable if anything do go missing. We got seated at a table that was ok, but it was really cold. The server was not very informative with the menu. Everything just seem very unorganized and we expected it to be better because of the restaurant name with their several locations.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ribeye steak was amazing!! Well seasoned

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CarolG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent customer service. The food was delicious.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great wait staff!

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Stedyedy
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Excellent loc for theater dinner, good food and ambience. A level above most bar restaurants in area. Menu has offering for all. More then a steak house.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Kansas City
12 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We went to the restaurant during the restaurant week. We had burrata caprese and Caesar salad for appetizers which were good, but fillet mignon and broiled veal chops were outstanding. Liked a lot their sauce for chops. Two deserts, chocolate mousse and peacan fudge, were also excellent. The hostess, the manager, the chef, and our waiter did a great job to make our meal memorable. Thank you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 7 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Spur of the moment date night reservation that day. We selected from 3 course Restaurant Week menu. Food came quickly. Mushroom soup was delicious, filet mignon perfectly done and flavorful, and chocolate mousse cake just the right finish. Hostess was so warm and accommodating, and we were out in plenty of time to make our show. Will certainly be back.

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PatriciaM
New Orleans
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

The service was great, but the food was mediocre. I had a steak salad. It was literally, a few plum tomatoes lettuce and about 6 small slices steak for $32. My friend had the salmon. He said it was mediocre. He didn't finish it all. The French onion soup had no flavor. I actually thought to add salt to my soup! Ultimately it is waaaay overpriced for the quality of food.

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SandiL
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 6 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

You could cut the filet with a spoon! It was delicious!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Had to send back the lamb chop. They did replace. All good just expected a better cut of lamb. Not sure because it was restaurants week. Steak was great!!!

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CDining
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

for lunch, Dinner not so much, many choices where each dish is good not just okay

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DonnaH
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

great food steak cut like butter and service was very good as well...

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Luvinthebeach
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible time square location, great food and staff! Cheesecake to die for!!!

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vipRSG38
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

Steak not prepared as ordered; restaurant replaced it.

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vipYonkersNative
New York Area
95 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Bobby Van's Times Square is conveniently located near the Theater District so they cater to the Broadway show crowds with efficient, organized service. Buses, subway stations and Grand Central Terminal are within a short walk and there is outdoor seating on good-weather days. Restaurant Week offers first-time diners to Bobby Van an opportunity the fine fare; we tried the chili-flavored calamari along with our salads and it was uniquely flavorful (a peanut dipping sauce made it even more exotic). The steaks were cooked to perfection. Our server was on-the-money polite and attentive. We were seated on the second level with low lighting and a modern motif; not much in the way of a scenic view when seated indoors.
Very nice, Bobby Van's!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Tight space

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Majqueen53
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Went for restaurant week. $42 3 course dinner. Filet mignon was tender and delicious. Lentil soup was good but small portion. Desserts were underwhelming. Wine very expensive. That $42 dinner ended up costing $82 after tip and tax. Probably won’t return too soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
9 reviews
Dined on 30 January 2020
Overall2food1service5ambience3

I have eaten at the Bobby Vans on 45th and Park many times, and the food is excellent. I’m sorry to say that the food at this location was barely edible. We sent 2/5 dishes back to the kitchen because we could not eat it.

The waiter was extremely accommodating and kind, but overall the experience was mediocre.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious and I am looking forward to visit again.

LM
LynetteM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

My veal chop was perfect! An error was made with my companion's meal, and the waitstaff and manager really insisted on making it right.

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EdM1950
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 28 January 2020
Overall2food5service1ambience5

Main entrees for Restaurant Week were delicious and excellently prepared ! Drink prices were high...asked for house bourbon and that was $22. Wow !!! Drink orders took forever even when we asked again ....we were told the internet was down and credit cards could only be used if all information was written on a piece of paper that would later be put into system ....never heard of that before!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on 27 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We went for a NYC restaurant week dinner on a Monday night. The filet was excellent and we sat in a room by ourselves. The wait staff was very attentive. Overall a great experience.

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Brooks
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience1

Food was good but service was horrible. Was not offered a wine menu. Was given a dessert menu before we even ate our main course. Not what you expect when you are paying so much. Most of the food was good except for the mashed potatoes. Tasted like instant mashed.

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DianeJ
1 review
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

We went Restaurant week so we were able
To have the specials. We all ordered the Filets
They were excellent great portions! The service was excellent. We were there early at 4:30pm on Saturday and was not crowded yet. Will definitely go back when in New York City. Excellent location close to Times Square and theaters within walking distance of both. Looking forward to going back next time going to a broadway show!

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AshleyJ
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Food was delicious and perfectly cooked. Ideally located for a pre-theatre meal. We did the restaurant week menu, which was a good value. Reasonable wine-by-the-glass menu, but I didn’t browse the full bar menu to know the extent of their offerings. Service was initially a little slow, but I think they were trying to give us our space instead of pressuring us to order which is also appreciated. Only complaint is the area we were seated in was quite crowded, so conversations were easily overheard, and I felt the need to continually scoot my chair in closer than comfortable to allow customers and waitstaff through.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Solid food, great service

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Yucktimes3
3 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience3

Good food . Great service and location. Great place to sit and talk with old friends

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Lolly
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful evening! Pretheatre restaurant week dinner. Service amazing, table at top of stairs was so private. They even put a candle on my moms dessert! We enjoyed every moment.

FAQs

Bobby Van's Grill Times Square offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 575-5413.

Bobby Van's Grill Times Square is rated 4.1 stars by 1379 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.