Bobby Van's Grill Times Square
Bobby Van's Grill Times Square

Bobby Van's Grill Times Square

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.bobbyvans.com/Bobby_Vans_Steakhouse/West_45th_Street.html
  • Phone: (212) 575-5623
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Daily 11:45am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, American
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: between 6th and 7th avenues
  • Parking: No
  • Parking Details: Garage parking available at location or street parking.
A word from Bobby Van's Grill Times Square
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.
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Bobby Van's Grill Times Square reviews from OpenTable diners
120 reviews since July 23, 2014
Overall Rating3.7
  • Food3.8
    Service3.6
  • Ambiance3.8
    Noise LevelModerate
75% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (45)great for outdoor dining (37)fit for foodies (28)great for lunch (25)good for groups (23)romantic (21)notable wine list (18)neighborhood gem (17)hot spot (9)great for brunch (8)late-night find (8)vibrant bar scene (7)scenic view (6)kid-friendly (4)Show More
  • Solid
    NickVIP
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    Smaller than some of their other locations, the atmoshere felt more intimate. The food and service remain good and the portions are generous. Great option in Times Square, you really feel like you've gotten out of the fray.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent dinner.
    Phillygirl
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We celebrated a friend's birthday Saturday night and the dinner was wonderful. My fries came out cold so I had to send them back but otherwise dinner was fine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food4thought
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Ordered a filet medium rare. Received a filet that was medium well. Service was a bit slow and a impersonable. We were there before the dinner rush so it was not that they did not have time. Drinks over priced.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great service
    Dee533
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    The service here is excellent! They do not overdo it on pretense, either. The steak is quite good. Just ask for it rare :)
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pass, Not up to NYC Steakhouse
    Eat2live
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Went here for dinner and was very disappointed. I was expecting a meal at the level of a Willie Degel's or a Nick & Steph's. Not even in the same universe. The place is beautiful, the Hostess was very nice. The wait staff seemed rushed and unorganized. Order was taken quickly and onion soup was good. Steak came out Medium Well when ordered Pittsburgh Rare… WAY OFF! Potato came out dry and undressed?!? Again, very nice place, just not good food or service.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • great food - great service!
    HarrymetSally
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    Excellent choice and very accommodating! Little surprised at cost for a martini - $18/ drink! Order bottle instead.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Our pre-theatre favorite
    barbEHVIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    We just have to learn to order less - the portions are very generous. The staff is very accommodating. The meat is excellent.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The worst service/food to date
    Jimmymac
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    This is my go to spot for lunch, the thrid time in a row the food/service was not up to par. My order is simple, burger, no roll and a side salad. Nothing a deli could not serve. The burger, after ordering medium came out raw in the middle. The salad, no dressing, but asked for it twice. The pickle, it was as old and ugly as they get....I asked the server if he would eat it, he said "thank you." My partner salad looked like it fell on the floor and they picked it up and threw it on the plate. I will pass on Bobby's Van's until the Spring.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Absolutely Fantastic!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Went for my Dad's surprise 60th. Had taken him all the way from London and based on a previous visit chose Bobby Van's. Service and Food was excellent. Highly Recommend for any occasion. Great location.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • longislandgirl
    ligal
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Bobby Vans was lovely for our special occasion dinner !!! Seating was quick, wait staff was very attentive, porterhouse steak for two with asparagus, mashed potatoes and sautéed mushrooms and onions was mouth watering !!! Manager, Kenny, was a gem ! We will definitely return soon! Great experience overall.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just average
    CLD1VIP
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    So I've eaten at Bobby Vans's a few times while in NY and this experience was just average. While the steak was good (Filet) it was just not seasoned as well as it should have been. Spinach was burned and the calamari was rubbery and chewy. Still a good atmosphere and good wine but just an average visit.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Server Not Listening
    Jimmymac
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    Our server was not listening. Orderred a cheese burger, arrived without cheese. Asked for one salad dressing and got something completly different. Food was good, service was less than past times I have been there for lunch.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Too crowded
    RayYanks
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The restaurant has added too many tables upstairs that are too close together. The waiters and busboys smashed into the back of my wife's chair numerous times because there wasn't enough room to walk between the tables without doing so!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • hungryHoosier
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Great place for steaks and very convenient to the theatre district around Times Square.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012VIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Sent a message it was our anniversary and they had a great private table waiting for us.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Well priced for what you get
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    The food was very good. We have children who prefer to eat steak. So the concierge at the Times Square hotel recommended Bobby Vans. He said it would be a nice dining experience at a price point that would not break the bank. He was correct.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • could have been better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    We went based on location and reviews. One Filet Oscar: overcooked and crabmeat was cold, but steak was hot; the other Filet Oscar: cooked to correct temperature but steak and crabmeat were both cold. Server never came back to check on us. Brought the check and asked what he could do for us and we said, "how about dessert?". We ordered two desserts and we were charged for them! We think these things could easily be fixed, but would only try them once more; if not fixed, would not go back.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service in a hurry
    Chirola
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    we had reserved for 9.30. everything was ready when we arrived, but the employees wanted us to finish before 11pm just because they close at that time. ej. they brought the wine when we were finishing the first plate. we really could not enjoy the situation. they should not accept reservation for that time if they want to leave early
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  • Fabulous Dinner
    Fabs66
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    While visiting NYC we stumbled upon Bobby Vans via Open Table.....had a fabulous dinner and bottle of wine. Great service. Highly recommend for a special night out before the Theater.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good dinner!
    soccerref07
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My wife and I ate here for the 1st time, sat outside on a warm Saturday night in NYC, and enjoyed our dinners here. I had the steak, my wife had chicken, and we both thought our meals were very good, but nothing really special. My steak was good, but not on par with steaks at Mortons/The Palms/Ruth Chris's/Capital Grille. Lobster appy was good, but again, nothing special. For dessert, the tartufo was to frozen to eat, they should have put it in the microwave to soften it up a bit before serving. A nice dinner, but doubt we'll go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Need speedier service
    MarDan
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Although the food was good, the lack of service overshadowed the experience. It took over 10 minutes just to get our drinks. Every time the waiter made it to our table, he gave the same excuse that he was busy. I would expect much better service for a $200 dinner for 2. There are much better grill type restaurants in the city worthy of my business.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Pre theater dinner
    Sandy701VIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    I booked this reservation on Open Table on Sept. 24, 2014. I selected the 4:45 pm reservation because of the 1,000 point value. My granddaughter & I arrive promptly and I advised the hostess that this was booked through Open Table and we had a nice meal. The restaurant was not crowded as we were one of only a few tables enjoying dinner. However, the next day I noticed on my Open Table account that we only received 100 pts. I am disappointed to say the least. Still waiting a response from Open Table. The 4:30 pm time slot was also a 1,000 point value as well.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great burger for lunch!
    micmacVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    Really good place for pre-theater lunch for Wednesday matinee. The ladies who lunch don't think of this place - they should!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Mediocre at best
    Tricky
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Service was not great. Seated at unset table. Insufficient menus, had to ask twice and eventually received another one. Waiter did not take drink order until prompted. Had to request water and not top off without requesting. Not asked for dessert either. Food was okay, nothing special. Two Steaks ordered medium rare: one was medium one was rare.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, atmosphere and service!
    katde
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    I was greeted at the door and they knew the person I was meeting was at the bar. The staff was gracious and extremely courteous. The calamari with chile suace appetizer was so good I would go back for that alone. We had the bone-in rib eye and the scallops. I would recommend both dishes. They also had a very nice half-bottle wine list which is rare but such a nice option to have.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    great meal but inattentive service. Place is mildly over priced too.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent Food - Fantastic Location
    jockcity
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    This was our second visit to the restaurant during our six night stay in New York. We as a family of four thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience, steaks to die for, tasty burgers, wine delicious, iced water and ambience pitched just right. The background music playing was very good. Service from our waiter was very good he was courteous and fun. We would highly recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Just like Bobby vans should be
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Always amazing. Love the food and service. A real steak house.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    We were going to theatre around the corner -- was very good choice as my 2 daughters are vegetarians -- 1 had ahi tuna & the other chick pea salad -- corn chicken chowder was excellent & side dishes of corn & broccolli were very good & Large portions -- salmon was also large & very good -- even though it is basically a steak house, there were certainly enough other choices
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New York Surprise
    NewBobbyVanGrillfan
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    We discovered Bobby Van's Grill Times Square as we were walking in New York, looking for a late night dinner. We sat at the bar to eat, simply because we wanted to watch the US Open. The food was excellent, and the wait staff was superb. Their butternut soup was velvety!!! We enjoyed it so much that we changed the reservation that we had for the next night to return to Bobby Van's to celebrate my husband's birthday. Sometimes you just get lucky.....this was a great find.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent!
    ipotexasVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The service and food were excellent! Everyone was very attentive and it felt like they were serving only us.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food specially meat!
    Roxy
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The food was delicious, good price, great location!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, late-night find, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent business lunch
    OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    Quality food, good service, and perfect business meeting ambiance.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • alwayseatingVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    the food and service were just fine, however the prices are too high, they need to adjust them to a more realistic level.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The restroom is terrible
    Lacebright
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The seating layout is a bit difficult to sit. The chairs are uncomfortable.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Salmon was divine, dressed as smartly as a Doolittle and simply melted with the crisp spinach bed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointing
    Deb2der
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    We came here for dinner after our show and were highly disappointed. Having eaten at bobby van's downtown we thought the service and ambience would have been better. The ladies bathroom was filthy. The service was horrible. The food was good but definetely not worth going again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointing
    Melba
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Ordered of the Restaurant Week Menu and were quite disappointed as they clearly serve cheaper quality foods from this menu. The filet mignon was like nothing I've ever had from a steakhouse/grill EVER - and I don't mean that in a positive way! Tough, grizzle not a choice cut of beef. And the mashed potatoes were BOXED mashed potatoes - grainy and disgusting. And the NY Cheesecake was awful. Could have possibly been Sarah Lee. Shame on Bobby Van's for doing that! If you don't want to partake in Restaurant Week, then don't.
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  • Awesome
    Ifthen
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Overall dinner service food could not have been better. Two requests were honored. Thank you
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Memorable evening!
    IloveNY
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    It was a great way to celebrate my birthday and if you want a good piece of meat cooked to perfection then this place knows how to do it!!
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.