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Rare Bar and Grill
Rare Bar and Grill

Rare Bar and Grill Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.rarebarandgrill.com
  • Email: kroose@rarebarandgrill.com
  • Phone: (212) 807-7273
  • Hours of Operation: Breakfast: Monday - Friday: 6:30am - 10:00am, Saturday - Sunday: 7:30am - 10:30am

    Lunch Daily: 11:30am - 2:30pm;

    Dinner: Sunday-Wednesday: 5:30pm - 11:00pm
    Thursday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Burgers, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service, American
  • Executive Chef: Eddie Hernandez
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Dancing, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: RARE Bar & Grill caters events onsite and offsite. Our catering menu can be tailored to your liking. The combination of our catering menu, beautiful display & friendly staff is the recipe to making your event, meeting or celebration a memorable one.
  • Entertainment: RARE Bar & Grill & RARE View Rooftop host NFL tailgating parties on game days on the roof, main bar, & new pub room. With tons of flat screens, exclusive NFL Menu & pitchers, Game Days are action packed at RARE.
  • Special Events & Promotions: Between our year-round RARE View Rooftop & the brand new
    RARE Private Pub Room we have indoor and outdoor venues (including our sister location in Murray Hill) to accommodate your needs.

    We offer a special private party menu catered to your desire & offer the ability to personalize menus and cocktails that add a fun element to your event.

    We host everything from holiday parties, corporate events, weddings, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, movie premieres and more! We look forward to helping you throw a RARE private party that your guests will be buzzing about for years to come.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 6th and 7th Ave
  • Public Transit: 1 train to 28th Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Rare Bar and Grill
RARE Bar And Grill Chelsea has satisfied the diverse palates of New Yorkers by offering an unprecedented variety of burgers. We offer our very popular M&M Burger, Louie Burger and the vegetarian favorite Portobello Burger. RARE Bar and Grill also has a year-round rooftop bar & lounge on the 23rd floor. RARE View brings New Yorkers one of the hottest rooftops in the city. With a retractable roof, unique cocktails, music that never stops & iconic NYC skyline views, RARE View Rooftop is the ideal spot for cocktails under the stars.

On behalf of all us at RARE we invite you to partake in the RARE dining & rooftop experience. You will leave happy, full and definitely "raring" to return!
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Diner Reviews
  • "We may have made a mistake in ordering something other than a burger and fries. The steaks were sub-par. The service was uneven. They forgot to bring any sides for my one guest."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Food was very good... our party of 3 did a burger, a salad and the chicken entree. All three were well prepared. Service was friendly, efficient, and there when we needed, not over-bearing. I found it on MenuPages and when I arrived was worried because it seemed part of the Hilton. In the end it didn't matter because the experience was terrific. We will go back"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Made reservations in order to access the rooftop bar, however it was closed off. Had to wait a considerable amount of time for the check. Asked if they did anything special for birthdays and they brought out something and charged us for it. Isn't a small birthday treat complimentary anymore? Complete rip-off! Ordered regular burger 'medium' and came out fairly rare. Unless the rooftop bar is open I would not recommend this place."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The food was good, some variety but nothing spectacular."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We've lived a few blocks away from here for years and just discovered Rare. The shredded brisket quesadilla was incredible, as was the ribeye mac and cheese. The burgers were also exceptional. We were all pleasantly surprised by just how good the food was here."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "This is a really good place. We were here in the winter so we did not go up to the roof. We ate in the downstairs restaurant. I liked it because there are so many times you go to a place with a bunch of people and you can't hear anyone talking. We were all able to hear each other with normal conversation perfectly. The food is good too. Even just the burger at $9.50 with a few extra bucks for fixings was a good value. You can always go big with a steak dinner too (my husband had this). No complaints at all. I would return."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "I've been here for my birthday before and had a fantastic time. The organic burger is delicious and my boyfriend loved his steak. It's a great spot for a girls night out or for date night, great energy and our waitress was just the best. We just so happened to have the same waitress twice and she remembered us & so did we because she was so sweet and attentive!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Food was good as always. Our server was very attentive."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "This service was so good. The food was so good!!!!"
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "The service was excellent, staff kept on filling the glass of water, the waiter was always there to make sure everything was fine. We had the Burger trio and the M&M burger, both tasted very good."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Great service and a delicious meal. Very cool vibe. Looking forward to going back and checking out the rooftop bar. It was only a 7 minute walk from Penn Station. Great pick for a nice meal before the game we saw at Madison Square Garden."
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Service was excellent, food was flavorful and fun- Looking forward to going back !!!!"
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "I am a regular there and always bring my clients- guaranteed great food!"
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "Outside of NYC I tend to shy away from restaurants attached to chain hotels but, in NYC it's another story. Rare does not disappoint, the burgers are great! and there is even the perfect Ladies lunch burger the "Louie" which is 9oz and soooooo delicious! So, definately go as all your burger cravings will be satified. (Next time I am going to have the Lobster burger which I almost stared off the plate of the diner at the next table.)"
    Dined on 1/15/2014
  • "This spot has a lot of options for gourmet burgers. So what you can expect is a pricier version of meat on a bun, but mine was pretty tasty. As gourmet burgers go, i would rate it ok, but as some others have said, a little pricey."
    Dined on 2/26/2013
  • "had a nice time, but the food really wasn't anything special for the price. Staff was very kind and helpful."
    Dined on 12/29/2013
  • "The burgers were great. The sweet potato fries were average. Our server seemed disinterested."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "The burgers were quite amazing. I had the artisan burger and it was mouthwatering delicious. The Parmesan truffle oil fries are sown of the best I've tasted in the city. A little pricey but well worth it. I had Rocco as my waiter and he was in his game!! The manager was very attentive as well always making sure the food and service was up to par."
    Dined on 12/20/2013
  • "Was looking for a quick but nice dinner in lower midtown. While associated w/ the Hilton, was very good restaurant, very attentive but not smothering service, and energetic bar on entry level. Main dining downstairs in open room w/ nice stairway. Not too pricey for NYC."
    Dined on 12/15/2013
  • "My boyfriend and I went on a Friday while visiting the city. The place was hoping at 8:30. Great food but it was a little hard to hear each other. Probably not a good idea for first dates."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "This was our first visit and it won't be the last , the food was to dream of, staff friendly and hard working. Modern restaurant . The only sad thing this was our last night and we will have to wait until our next visit. If your in New York and you don't visit here your trip is not complete."
    Dined on 12/11/2013
  • "we were attending a theater performance next door and had a limited time for dinner, and service was fast in response to our need for speed. food was hearty and tasty - we had the fries (3 types, 4 sauces) and burgers. enjoyed the cocktails, which were well balanced. service was attentive (perhaps overly at times). place was quite slow for some reason - perhaps as it's in the hilton hotel which keeps people away?"
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Mostly a beef menu. If you like burgers and steak, great choice. If not, perhaps better to go elsewhere."
    Dined on 11/5/2013
  • "Always a great choice. The roof top bar is also a real treat with lots of space and great views."
    Dined on 10/22/2013
  • "The Burgers are excellent, I recommend the fry sampler but just get 1 for the table."
    Dined on 10/22/2013
  • "I read these reviews and thought I'd found a great burger place. WRONG. Bad food. Just plain bad. A soggy bun, a boring burger. The ribs were pathetic. Truly pathetic. Even the fries were lackluster. Nice waitress. Nice room.. But bascially, diner food at restaurant prices. I'm sure the rooftop is great for drinks. Just don't eat anything."
    Dined on 7/30/2013
  • "This is an unexpected treat nestled in the middle of W26th ST. The lobster burger is the best lobster you could imagine. The basket of fries is a treat for the whole table. Both times we went, we were a party of 4 and everyone loved it.Can't wait to return!"
    Dined on 7/15/2013