Bill's Bar and Burger
Bill's Bar and Burger

Bill's Bar and Burger

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.billsbarandburger.com/
  • Phone: 2127058510x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Saturday - Wednesday: 11:00am - 11:00pm
    Thursday - Friday: 11:00am - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Burgers
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Next time you're craving comfort food call on Bill's Bar & Burger. We'll deliver our famed burgers, sliders, shakes and more for an office lunch, birthday party, boys' burger bash and any other occasion imaginable.

    To place a large order, please inquire 48 hours in advance. Orders require a credit card hold at the time of order. Cancellations must be made 24 hours prior to the pick up or delivery time.
  • Special Events: To inquire about a large party or Special Event, contact our Special Events Department at 212-331-0328 or events@brguestinc.com.

    To submit your event request online, visit our online booking page: http://www.brguesthospitality.com/event-venues/book-event

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 51st between 5th and 6th Avenues
  • Public Transit: Take the B D F M trains to 47th-50th Streets (Rockefeller Center) or E and M trains to 5th Avenue and 53rd.
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Street parking and several public lots in the area surrounding Rockefeller Center.
A word from Bill's Bar and Burger
Practice makes perfect...and burgers are no exception. The Bill’s burger evolved from countless tastings, recipes and lots of burger love. The result is a blend of three meats, smashed and cooked on a flattop griddle, served in an all-American seeded bun. It’s your reliable, made-to-order hamburger, plain and simple.

While Bill’s flagship location in NYC’s Meatpacking District opened in 2009 as a small neighborhood joint, it quickly turned heads across the city and was followed by a 400-seat space at Rockefeller Center, the biggest standalone burger joint in the country, and a location ‘down the shore’ at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. Regardless of size or stature, every burger served is made fresh daily. Grab a seat at the bar and select from a long list of craft brews. Bill’s has got some sweet treats, too, from hand-dipped milkshakes to decadent cupcakes.
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Bill's Bar and Burger reviews from OpenTable diners
67 reviews since May 26, 2014
Overall Rating3.8
  • Food3.9
    Service3.9
  • Ambiance3.7
    Noise LevelModerate
84% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for lunch (40)good for groups (27)kid-friendly (24)neighborhood gem (14)vibrant bar scene (10)fit for foodies (9)hot spot (7)late-night find (5)great for brunch (4)special occasion (1)great for outdoor dining (1)Show More
  • convenient clean gOod rockefell ctr
    steveVIP
    Dined on 4/22/2014
    FOod was good but small portions and overpriced. Burgers were good. Shrrimp burger dissapointing
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Yuck!!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 4/17/2014
    Cold tasteless noisy and yuck!! The woes meal I have ever had in NYC!!
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  • Enjoyable Burger
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010VIP
    Dined on 4/14/2014
    Given the normally terrible food offerings in tourist-heavy areas, I was pleasantly surprised by this place. Sure, everyone is going to have a favorite spot in NYC that they claim has far superior burgers. But at the end of the day, this was a good burger served by pleasant staff in a good setting. The rest of the menu is good too and the service was quick. All in all, this place is not going to win any awards but it is actually a pretty reliable spot in the middle of the tourist madness of Rockefeller. I will definitely go back.
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    kid-friendly
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good Rockefeller Center burger spot
    jescuz
    Dined on 4/13/2014
    Atmosphere and service were very good here. They take food allergies seriously so we knew our Peanut/Tree Nut/Dairy allergic child could eat safely. Unfortunately the Dairy-Free side dishes were quite limited.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Saturday lunch
    njda
    Dined on 4/12/2014
    The brownie milkshake was delicious except for the pieces of so-called "brownie" thrown in. The pieces were hard, dry, stale, chalky, and tasteless. They were inedible. The milkshake itself was great, but if you're going to call something a "brownie milkshake" the brownie part has to be good! Bill's should either: (1) put in real brownie pieces that taste good; (2) take the so-called "brownie" pieces out and call the milkshake something else; or (3) take the item off the menu. The burger was OK except the bun was very small, which made for a big mess. Thankfully there were wet-naps on the table! Get bigger, better-tasting buns please! The steak fries had an off-taste (not fresh oil perhaps?) and the onion rings were fair at best.
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  • Multi-Purpose Spot in Rock Center
    Laura
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    I love how this restaurant can be great for a fun little date night but also a good after-work happy hour spot for all those that work near Rock Center. Plus, I could see it being a fabulous find for tourists.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible!
    MereVIP
    Dined on 4/4/2014
    Came here for a burger last week and was truly disappointed! Soggy buns that barely fit the burger, tasteless meat (if you could call it meat, tasted more like a meatless cardboard burger), and, worst of all, the service was the PITS! Our waitress walked by and asked how our meals were and, before we had a chance to open our mouths to respond, she was already walking away towards the next table with her back to us. Then, while we were still finishing our fries, she came up to our table, took the rest of our fries and THEN asked if we were still working on them. After she had already picked them up! She was the absolute worst and I wish I could give zero stars for this establishment.
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  • So disappointed
    Disappointed
    Dined on 3/30/2014
    Surly staff greasy, over-cooked burgers, cold fries.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • date
    lciara87
    Dined on 3/29/2014
    Perfect first date place to eat. Ambience great to break any first date ice. Variety of great sandwiches, wraps, burgers. Delicious
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, vibrant bar scene, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not same old tired bar food
    sluggo2
    Dined on 3/28/2014
    This place has a menu that you would expect from a Bar/Restaurant except that the food is actually well prepared, fresh, and delicious. The floor plan is spread out capable of holding many people but without stacking everyone on top of each other. This makes it easy to enjoy your meal and have a leisurely drink and conversation. The service is also very good. Attentive but not overwhelming. Best of all the prices are reasonable for New York.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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  • The food was very good and
    Kathleen
    Dined on 3/27/2014
    The food was very good and the prices not bad for Manhattan and the service was very fast. I love their red velvet cupcake, did not have a chance to have it this time because we were short for time had to get to a play, but I had it the last time and it was great. Their hamburgers are good and their fries are as well. The only thing I wish they had was specials, but not a big deal. Still a great place to go and love they have 2 floors and you can get to it from the underground or the street. Keep up the good work.
    Special Features:
    late-night find, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good burger. other stuff ok.
    82muchVIP
    Dined on 3/12/2014
    good burger. other stuff ok. surprisingly affordable for rockefeller center.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Eat a snack before
    SofriNO
    Dined on 3/8/2014
    Although the food taste good, the burger sizes are small. I frequented this restaurant before in Atlantic City and I could barely finish my burger. But at this location, I was almost tempted to order another burger, but u didn't because I had a Sid order of cheese fries to fill the void. Nevertheless, the grilled shrimp burger is especially good.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Burgers at Radio City
    cheshireVIP
    Dined on 3/7/2014
    Good beer & cupcakes. Burgers adequate, but not great, and way overdone.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Really enjoyed the food, nice
    TINKERBELL5028
    Dined on 3/1/2014
    Really enjoyed the food, nice friendly staff, would definitely use again.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, hot spot, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 2/27/2014
    Food expected, very good! Service excellent on a crowded time (7:00 pm) on work day!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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  • Expensive basic burgers
    Pegwo
    Dined on 2/20/2014
    Expensive basic burgers. Steak fries with cheese not worth it. Tacos were just okay. Shakes were the best part of the meal. You are paying for the location I guess. Kid friendly. I wouldn't bother going back. Shake shack has better food.
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    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Burgers in the heart of Rock Center
    NYer03VIP
    Dined on 2/17/2014
    This is a fun place if you are looking for a burger joint that is centrally located in Manhattan. We needed somewhere near Rockefeller Center that was kid-friendly and quick. Our waiter was not overly nice or helpful but the atmosphere was lively and upbeat. You can be in and out in an hour so if you are looking for somewhere on the quick side with average food and is a crowd-pleaser, this works!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I was impressed as soon as
    Robina
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    I was impressed as soon as I walked into the door. The staff was very friendly. We had the mushroom Swiss burger and I must say it was cooked to perfection and tasted soooo good. Our server was fantastic in every aspect. I am from Cali and I know when I come back to see my boyfriend, Bill's Bar and Burger will be on my list of places to go.. Keep up the great customer service.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very good american food
    vero
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Reasonable prices especially since it's so well located, close to the Rockefeller Center
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Upscale Bar Food
    GirlseatoutVIP
    Dined on 2/11/2014
    We went there with three people on a Tuesday night after work. Convenient mid-town location near several trains. It's an upscale bar food - burgers, chicken sandwiches, tacos, fries. We thought the food was delicious. Service was good although a little slow. Overall good experience and would definitely go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Burger!
    LindsayMVIP
    Dined on 1/25/2014
    My husband and I struggled picking a place to get a good ol/ burger. This place was perfect! We were seated immediately, our waiter was attentive, and the food was just what we were looking for! Nothing over the top, just a good burger, fries, and chocolate shake! Perfect dinner on a cold snowy night! We will DEF return our next time in NY!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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  • Best burger place
    Verena
    Dined on 1/24/2014
    I recommend this place to all my friends who are going to visit Manhattan. Especially the thing that it is at Rockefeller Center makes it more particular. The staff is very friendly and the food delicious and the price is okay! I will definitely go there again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great service
    tyredsox
    Dined on 1/11/2014
    Ate at the Bills in Rockefeller center. Overall dining experience was fantastic. Food was delicious and wait time was very short. Customer service was excellent. wait staff was attentive and friendly. Front desk employee escorted my mother in law to the 2nd level by elevator and pulled her chair out for her to sit. Outstanding young man. Clean and vibrant location in Rockefeller Center. Would recommend Bill's Burgers as a destination for a great time.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, scenic view, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good place for burgers. our
    Bill
    Dined on 1/9/2014
    good place for burgers. our food was really delicious. try the corn dog bites.
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    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bill's it is...
    Natasha
    Dined on 1/9/2014
    your number 1 choice for amazing burgers!! The New England Clam Chowder was perfect for a very cold afternoon and the Onion Soup Burger was just delicious. We had a reservation for 2pm and didn't have to wait to be seated. The service is fast and the orders always come out perfect. Jalapeño Margarita: 2 thumbs up!! Will go back every time we are in NYC.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, hot spot, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • lunch - locally
    KnittingMom
    Dined on 1/7/2014
    my onion soup burger was great but my lunch partners burger only so so (mushroom swiss) Trianle fries very good SHAKE VERY DISSAPPOINTING - very little ice cream, lasted like liquid whipped cream A nice touch, they gave you hot cocoa with marshmellows as you left to brace the cold weather.
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    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Prices were great on the beer
    AprilHus
    Dined on 1/4/2014
    Prices were great on the beer and the food. The food was great!! Great location. Conveniently located to Rockefeller Plaza!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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  • Great for family dining!
    BCfoodguy
    Dined on 1/1/2014
    Excellent experience on NY day. Our server was absolutely fantastic, and couldn't have been better. She was great addressing concerns with Nut Allergies and was spot on to make sure everything was taken care of. Burgers: YUM! Fries: YUM. Disco Fries: Do yourself a favor and git some!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun Food & Reasonable at Rock Cente
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 1/1/2014
    Very good burger place. Not fancy but a quick bite to eat. The burgers are fresh & juicy and you can't beat the price for NYC TO BRING A FAMILY! All the employee'swe encountered were friendly with good service.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, hot spot, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Gr8 New Year's Eve
    Sensational
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    Went to Bills for a quick meal on years eve. Ended up staying a lot longer than expected . Dj was excellent and lots of ambience. A great nights for the whole family.
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    hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fun place to have a beer and
    Rick
    Dined on 12/28/2013
    Fun place to have a beer and a burger. Great service with many friendly smiles from the staff. Close to NY attractions and reasonably priced.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great burgers and beer
    Kevin
    Dined on 12/28/2013
    A great place for lunch right around the corner from Rockefeller Center.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, hot spot, great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Service Ever
    Gretabowl
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    Jeanette was our waitress. She was so awesome. Fast, polite, funny, just like the rest of the wait staff. The food was good, too.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • I was very impressed with
    gthball
    Dined on 12/27/2013
    I was very impressed with the almost non-existent wait time during such a crowded time in the City. Everyone was very accommodating and friendly...and the food was good too!
    Special Features:
    hot spot
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Christmas Day rushed
    Poddy
    Dined on 12/25/2013
    We had booked a table at Bills for Christmas night as we wanted to be sure to get a good meal in the area. The menu option looked good and we decided to share some nachos to start, followed by a burger each and some sides to share. No sooner had we taken a bite from our starter than the main course arrived! We were sat with a table covered in dishes. Before we could finish the main course the bill had arrived! We had been hoping for a few drinks and maybe dessert but it was clear that we were being rushed out. Really disappointing for Christmas Day.
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    great for lunch
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  • Ruined the night
    Dinnerfor2
    Dined on 12/24/2013
    I made reservations at Bill's for after a show. I made the reservations a week in advance. You called to cancel my reservation 5 minutes before my reservation time. This gave me NO time to come up with a plan B. It ruined my night and it was embarrassing because I was entertaining people from out of town and when they got there they were turned away at the door. I would never give this place my business or trust them with anyone else's. Make reservations somewhere else... Save yourself the trouble.
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  • waiter was upbeat, we had
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/23/2013
    waiter was upbeat, we had two tables together for total of 11 people. service was fast .
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    kid-friendly
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Teen birthday hit
    RarelyoutVIP
    Dined on 12/22/2013
    My sister-in-law said food was excellent. My nice and her friends enjoyed.
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    good for groups, kid-friendly
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great burgers and shakes.
    Carrello
    Dined on 12/22/2013
    Great burgers and shakes. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They were awesome with my 9 and 6 year old We were there the Monday before Christmas lucky for us we had a reservation. Though the staff kept tables turning quickly it didn't look like the wait was long for walk ins, and we didn't feel rushed at our table. Will dine here again without a doubt!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, kid-friendly, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.