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About Bill's Bar and Burger

Bill’s exploded into the New York burger scene in 2009 with its original Meatpacking District location, becoming an instant hit with both burger junkies and locals alike. In 2010, Bill’s Bar & Burger Rockefeller Center opened with 400 seats, making it the biggest standalone burger joint in the country. Every burger, shake, and fry, in dozens of varieties and counting, at Bill’s is made fresh daily. Bill’s now has three locations across NYC.

16 West 51st Street
New York, NY 10019
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Burgers, American

Hours of Operation:
Saturday – Wednesday: 11am -11pm
Thursday & Friday: 11am -12am

Cross Street:
51st between 5th and 6th Avenues

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 705-8510

Website:
http://www.billsbarandburger.com/

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.

Parking Details:
Street parking and several public lots in the area surrounding Rockefeller Center.

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.

Executive Chef:
Michael Vignola

Private Party Facilities:
Bill’s brings you classic griddled burgers, steak cut fries and hand-dipped milkshakes in a fun retro setting, not to mention a long list of craft beers and cocktails. Plus, it's the largest standalone burger joint in the country! Available for full shutdowns, partial buyouts and group dining.

Private Party Contact:
Special Events: (212) 331-0328

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
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.newyorkeventvenues.com/contact-a-planner/

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Bill's Bar and Burger Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.1

ambience

3.9

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

Casual (33)
Kid-friendly (25)
Great for Lunch (25)
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Pre/post Theatre (23)
Fun (23)
Comfort Food (20)
Good for Groups (18)
Neighborhood Gem (13)
Quick Bite (13)
People Watching (10)
Bar Seating (10)
Happy Hour (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Good for Birthdays (8)
Great Beer (7)
Late-night Find (7)
Good for a Date (6)
Live Sports (6)
Cozy (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Worth the Drive (5)
Business Meals (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Authentic (3)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Seasonal (3)
Special Occasion (3)
Live Music (2)
Tasting Menu (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Handcrafted Cocktails (1)
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Romantic (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined a day ago

Food was very good. Burgers were delicious. More importantly my daughter has Celiac Disease and had no ill effects from the food. They claim they they have gluten free options and are careful with cross contamination and they lived up to their claims!

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·Dined 2 days ago

Made a reservation for a date night with my husband before going skating at Rockefeller while on vacation. We were seating as soon as we arrived, the beer was delicious and the food came out fast and hot! Great location as well. Would absolutely recommend making a reservation as the wait time was between 1-2 hours for walk in guests.

Tags: Late-night Find, Casual, People Watching, Good for a Date, Great Beer
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·Dined 2 days ago

The food was excellent and reasonably priced. Even though the place was packed, the food was cooked perfectly and it came out quickly. When I come back to New York, I will absolutely come back to Bill's.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, People Watching
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·Dined 3 days ago

Our reservation was at a window seat. It was perfect. Great service! Highly recommend.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, People Watching, Good for a Date
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·Dined 3 days ago

Casual dining with enough options for a family with children

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch
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·Dined 5 days ago

Two friends and I went for a pre-Christmas Show lunch. We had a reservation for 2:30. We got seated right away. Server, Stephen, was good. Food took a while to come because they were busy. Food was excellent! We will definitely go here again.
Highly recommend it and definitely better to make reservations. Fills up fast. It is located down the block from Radio City.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal
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 (Northern MI)·Dined 5 days ago

Buen Ambiente y ubicación y muy buenas amburguesas

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

I usually do not going to restaurants that are labeled grade pending because of the health violations that cause their grade to be denigrated down to grade pending

However I was meeting a client there and I decided we would dine in there but I would not recommend this restaurant right now nor go back until they are back to a grade A rating

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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Our server was excellent, friendly and anticipated our needs with two small children. The food came out quickly and was good. We choose this restaurant because of the gluten free option and good ratings. It was a very family friendly atmosphere.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

Teníamos reserva hecha para las 11:00 de la noche y al llegar nos dijeron que es ahora la cocina estaba cerrada. Cenamos gracias a la reserva de Open Table .La recepcionista muy poco amable

Tags: Late-night Find
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Quick seating with a reservation. Fast, efficient and friendly staff!! Would definitely visit again.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Disappointed that our "reservation" wasn't for exact time. Only puts you at front of wait list. Had to wait almost 20 minutes for our table which was frustrating as we we're on a time schedule.

Burgers were delicious.

Tags: Fun, Quick Bite, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Perfect spot to grab a burger on our way to see the Rockettes!

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 (Naples)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Love their burgers. A great place to meet around Rockefeller Center

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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Needed to Wait even with a reservation - Waitress was friendly and helpful - Burger was good not great.....
Nothing special .....close to Radio city was a positive

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Bill’s Bar and Burger was a great find for us. It’s very conveniently located close to Radio City- our destination. We wanted a nice sit down lunch that was moderately priced. Nice beer list, burger was great. Our order of wings was a bit dry- our only complaint. Our waitress was exceptional. I would definitely return for another meal.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

We came for the tree lightings and it was amazing. Great beer and burger place and we were right there for the tree lighting. Would highly recommend this place to family and friends. Service is great also.

Tags: Casual, Scenic View, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

We were visiting NY from the UK & had struggled to find GF options in the City. Chains which are reliable at home (Prets) failed to compare in NY unless you want salad for $9.
Bill's came through!!!!! - a simple burger in a GF bun & fries. Heaven when you want something quick, simple, tasty but not breaking the bank!
We visited the night the tree lights went on at Rockefeller, so it was a really good evening. Would definitely recommend Bill's to friends visiting the City.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Gluten Free Options
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Mainstay in Rockefeller Center. Stop in for a quick drink or stay for the hearty burgers, classic diner fries, and overall ambiance. Good menu that will satisfy cravings for carnivores or vegans. Stop in and give Bill's Bar & Burger a shot.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Good for Groups, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Live Music, Live Sports, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Spicy
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·Dined on November 29, 2017

Food was sub par ..... 3 burgers ordered ..... non enjoyed. Nachos were good
Ordered drinks .... bar was low stocked or out of simple drink mixes

A bit noisy but tolerable
Location : perfect for Xmas tree lighting

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 26, 2017

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Tags: Comfort Food, Bar Seating, Kid-friendly, Happy Hour
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food was great. We went there before the Rockettes, it was just down the block. The burgers were delicious.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Hot Spot, Bar Seating, Great Beer, Fun, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great food,great service. Love this place! Plus it’s literally adjacent to Rockefeller
Center, so it’s perfect during the holidays.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Tasting Menu, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Fun
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Peanut butter Bomb shake that is to die for!!!!!! The burgers are great, but the dessert "takes the cake" on this one!

Tags: People Watching, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

Great place, great atmosphere and food. Always make sure we stop here when we come into the city. Recommend reservations otherwise you have to wait for a table.

Tags: Quick Bite, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly, Handcrafted Cocktails, Comfort Food, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 24, 2017

First time here and it was a very good experience. The food is burgers and sandwiches. I ordered a "Ranch Hand" burger and sweet potato waffle fries and both were delicious! My daughter and friend shared a Fourth of July milkshake for dessert and the waiter brought out 2 of the mixer cups with the shake so it was more like getting 3 shakes. It was delicious! I've been to many NYC restaurants where I felt rushed but not here. The food was good, the prices were moderate and service was excellent. I would definitely recommend this place!

Tags: Good for Groups, Afternoon Coffee, Comfort Food, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Kid-friendly, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Fun
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Excellent food,price point and service. Awesome thanks for everything

Tags: Quick Bite, Romantic, Cozy, Seasonal, People Watching, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Well the location just a few steps from radio city was outstanding, but that is where the positives mostly end. Reservation was ready on time. They asked if we wanted a high top / window table i said sure. very hard to climb up on the chairs with all the tables so close people bumping into each other. just enough room on table for the 'stuff on the table' plus 2 plates - the appetizer was quick but not as described. 2 bites into it, the main meal came - i sent it back as there was no place to put it - they had it on the warmer then later the waiter came back cleared table and rebrought our dinner and shake. the food was good / ok - but didnt meet my expectations, seems like a great place for drinks not dinner - there is another part / room downstairs and on the other side maybe it is better - maybe the mistake was mine saying yes for the window table

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 22, 2017

My family (5 of us) made a reservation through Opentable for lunch before we were going to Radio City to see The Christmas Spectacular. We were brought right in, no wait. The waitress was very friendly, the burgers were very tasty and the shakes were awesome. The food came really quick considering the place was packed. It’s a very casual setting which is what we were looking for and it is really close to Radio City Music Hall. Great place to go before a show.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Great food. Great service. Seated promptly at time of reservation. My go to place when in New York.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

Catastrophic service. But they made good on it by offering a hefty unsolicited credit to our bill. Staff seemed completely overwhelmed.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 21, 2017

Popped into Manhattan and needed an easy dinner with the kids. Perfect for the occasion

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·Dined on November 20, 2017

Beutiful place, always crowded, I recomend to book

Tags: Quick Bite, Happy Hour, Bar Seating
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 20, 2017

Loud, expensive, mediocre

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·Dined on November 18, 2017

We had a great time with excellent service. Perfect place to bring kids.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Casual, Kid-friendly, Vibrant Bar Scene, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Loved my lunch. Service was great. Will most definitely be back.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Fun
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Was very impressed that they called a day ahead to confirm my reservation and when I arrived we did not have to wait but were seated right away. The food was very good and service excellent.

Tags: Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Authentic, Hot Spot, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Service was good, but food was ok. Small portions, burgers don’t come standard with fries, which to me is very strange. Chicken tenders kids meal was horrible!! Driest, most bland tasting chicken I have ever tasted.

Tags: Casual
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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Food amazing. Huge portions. Very quick service. Reasonable cost. Second time eating here. Will make it a 3rd if lucky enough to visit nyc again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Our waiter was great, too bad the food wasn’t, the food has definitely changed since our last visit, burgers were small and McDonalds like and turkey burger was dried out

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