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: 2125755623x
  • 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
115 reviews since May 25, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.9
    Service3.7
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
75% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (48)great for outdoor dining (38)fit for foodies (28)great for lunch (27)romantic (23)good for groups (22)neighborhood gem (18)notable wine list (17)great for brunch (10)scenic view (10)vibrant bar scene (9)late-night find (6)hot spot (6)kid-friendly (5)Show More
  • Mediocre at best
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    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
  • 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
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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
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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
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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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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • 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
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible!
    CeeFVIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    One of the worst meals we have ever had based on price point. They cooked both steaks wrong-how do you screw up rare?? And my tilapia was cooked to death. The service was awful to boot. Spend your money elsewhere!
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  • Go to the other locations
    1225VIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    I have been to other Bobby Van's locations many times and have had reasonable experiences. On this visit, I felt like I was at TGIFs or Applebys. It was noisy, the service was extremely disorganized, if earnest, and the food was unpalatable. I would avoid the Times Square Grill.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not a place i would recommend
    lrenee212
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    it was convenient, but not enough on the menu. I had seen so many people dining out on the sidewalk i guessed it must be a great spot. I didn't enjoy the menu at all.
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  • Before A Show
    FirstTimer
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The service was very good and all were friendly and courteous. The Regular Menu and Restaurant Week Menus were interesting. The food (restaurant week menu) was well prepared, ample and very good. A definite place to return to for an interesting dinner.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Service
    SukonMatic
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Servers were attentive while not obtrusive from the minute I walked in the door. Good food, fast service.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Restaurant Week
    4everFoodie
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    My co-worker and I made reservations for a Monday during restaurant week. Everyone was very nice, gave great service, and were very attentive. The food was great! I ordered the Burratta Caprese (not sure if I spelled that correctly), the 10 oz sirloin, and a pecan fudge cake. My co-worker had the bean soup, the sirloin, and the carrot cake. We decided to dine outside and the service was great, I didn't realize the noise level, and I'm thinking of going again before Restaurant Week is over. And again after Restaurant Week!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    Anniebeee
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Great food and great ambience. Went there restaurant week and the menu was just amazing!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    Food was delicious, service was great and location was outstanding.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great time in Times Sq!
    TomMartyVIP
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Great food and service - and great deals thanks to restaurant week. Will become a regular here in this ideal entertainment location!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing, but...
    Aviddiner
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    The food and everything was awesome, but during our dinner I felt rushed. The food came a little too quick, with no time in between to enjoy the atmosphere and conversation. The result of this made the dinner feel rushed as they were trying to get us out quicker, but the restaurant was not busy at all.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Great Value and Great Food!
    FoodGuyVIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We visited Bobby Van's before seeing a show and were greeted with enthusiasm and genuine good nature. We ordered off the Restaurant Week menu and were treated to full size, 16 oz. portions of some of the best veal chops we've ever had. Our server was attentive and had a terrific smile and sense of humor. Caesar salads were large, side orders of sauteed mushrooms were fresh and tasty, resulting in the greatest value for the money! Every part of our experience was terrific, and Bobby Van's won a not so difficult battle to convert us to new customers. Can't wait to go back!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • You need to eat here!!!!
    Sparklyjess7493
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    This was the first time my friends and I were eating here. We had a 530 reservation and we were sat at exactly 530!i had the stake and it was cooked to perfection and the salmon was very fresh and wonderfully presented. The drinks were strong and very affordable I would recommed drinking the 50. Shades drink and this resturate to everyone!
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • NANA
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    We had a problem with one of the main courses we ordered and the manager took care of it by not charging us for it.. The food was delicious and the mozzarella cheese was one of the best we have ever had. The desserts were great. It was a special way to celebrate our anniversary!!!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for Restaurant week
    Tennisshark
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    This was great for Restaurant week. The food and the service was great and was a perfect location for the theatre.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Horrible
    tubie51
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    They sat us upstairs which has the charm of a basement and when I asked to be closer to the window for light, I was told no because they had reservations for a large party. Well, by the time we left at 8:23, there was still no one at the table. The steak and veal chops were overdone and dry, my salad was overdressed and desserts were overly sweet and gluey. If you can't do restaurant week justice, don't participate. This was the worst meal I have had in terms of the food and ambiance. Why didn't I complain while I was there? We were celebrating a birthday and I did not want to spoil it by making a scene. I did not realize how awful it was until I got home. A friend said "you will not be disappointed" and now he feels bad too.
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  • outstanding staff, service, & steak
    jaychen
    Dined on 7/28/2014
    There are no words to describe the perfection of their medium rare steak cooked to finest texture & moisture. The dessert was absolutely to die for and the staff was highly attentive and considerate.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not Really Impressed
    criticalcriticVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    We went for restaurant week....had to ask for that menu...three in our party, 2 had filet, 1 veal chop. First, appetizers were fine, salads we a good size and tasty. Entrees ... veal chop, excellent....no problems whatsoever....but the filets had to be sent back as they were cooked beyond our request...it was not a problem, waiter/maitre'd agreed and insisted on replacing filets....but when you got to a steak house, the steaks should be prepared as ordered....So, if you are patient, enjoy the restaurant week special....at $39 it can't be beat....enjoy the dessert too....Service, that took a while for it to warm up....no smiles until after the salad course....
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  • Good food, Bad service
    Newyorkgirl
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    To begin with the ground under our table was full With Butter and carbage so we cleaned it ourselfs then some of our spoons and forks were Dirty, you found spinach and other things from the guests before on them. After that our waiter was not able to pour the wine, we even did Not get New plates when he Spilled on them. and Finally when we were done with the food(which was good, thanks god) the waiter cleared away everything but with such a worse technique, he grabbed every Silverware with on Hand before he Took the plates. I Dont Know how such a Nice Restaurant chain, can employee a waiter with such skills, no skills. I definietly dissapointed and would Not go to This Place again and have reservation for mortons tonight.
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  • Disappointed
    unimpressed
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    I was quite disappointed with my meal. The filet mignon was fatty and not tasty. It was disguised with the lump crab meat and hollandaise sauce on top of it. The manager took it off my bill. Needless to say it did not agree with my stomach either. The only good thing about it was that I was given a gift certificate to eat there so the bill did not come out of my pocket.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great for pre-theatre dining
    BKPColumbia
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    We regularly go to Bobby Van's Grill before theatre shows. The good is always exceptional, and the service regularly very good to excellent.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible service
    Pokerbeech
    Dined on 7/25/2014
    We were there early on a Friday evening before it got busy. Food was ok. The service was by far the worst we recieved while we were in New York. Our waiter rarely visited our table. My water would be empty for 15 minutes before they would come to refill it. My girlfriend asked for toothpicks and they were never bought to our table. And she ordered a coffee when the desert menus were bought to our table. She did not get the coffee until after we had finished our desert. Pretty disappointed
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  • luvgoodfood
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Food and service was excellent. Had the restaurant week dinner special. However, $18.50 for a martini is a bit over the top, which offset the value of the restaurant week savings.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable Meal
    happydiner
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    We chose Bobby Van's Grill since it was near the Theater that we were going to, the food was wonderful and the service was excellent. I would definitely return when in the area.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great choices for RW and in general
    NycjennVIP
    Dined on 7/21/2014
    BVs on 45th has a nice lunch menu and a diverese restaurant week menu for lunch as well. While it is a pet peeve that a steak house upcharges for a steak (petite filet)on the lunch menu- you can get the steak sandwich as part of the regular deal and it's a nice option. The salad is huge and the dessert is huge if not particularly spectacular (chocolate mousse cake- it's good- it's just not mind blowing). Service is quick and attentive. And the outside seating can't be beat for the neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • solid but nothing special
    dougVIP
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    solid food but nothing special and seems the place is showing its age... not fresh, service just ok. midtown prices (read overpriced for what you get). priced for tourists.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate