Blue Ribbon Brasserie

4.8
528 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Blue Ribbon Brasserie's cozy yet bustling dining room and friendly bar have served neighborhood regulars, culinary professionals and celebrity chefs for over 26 years.

Whether you are in the mood for a Burger and a Pint of Beer, Rack of Lamb and a bottle of Burgundy, or Oysters on the Half Shell and Champagne, Blue Ribbon Brasserie will welcome you from 4pm until 4am, seven nights a week. The menu truly has something for everyone including; soups, salads, burgers, steaks, chops, seafood and raw bar with vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options available.

Our youthful culinary vision first sprang to life downtown in SoHo in 1992, and in the years since has become a New York institution. We are proud that our flagship continues to be a local favorite even as it has blossomed into an international culinary destination, known especially for our late-night dining scene.

Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

We will be open on Thanksgiving, serving our full regular menu and Classic Holiday Specials. Please join us!

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

We will be open on Christmas Eve, serving our full regular menu and Classic Holiday Specials. Please join us!

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

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What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
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The original Blue Ribbon in Soho, in which you can eat bone marrow, fried chicken, and oysters from a white table cloth at 3am. What a world.

Ratings 8.5-9.0:Now we’re in the range of absolutely excellent restaurants that you might go to more than once a year/lifetime. These restaurants tend to define a city, and make up the places that you absolutely cannot miss if you want to have any credibility as a restaurant-informed person in a major metropolis.
What 528 People Are Saying
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p
New York Area
107 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

THE BEST RESTAURANT IN NYC. PERIOD

p
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on August 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal
Fabulous waiter

DP
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, outstanding service, great decor and ambiance. Would definitely go back again!

y
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Aiden was the best waiter ever and the food was so good everything from start to finish!

p
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on August 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always, great experience.

OT
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined on August 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappoints! I love this place and go whenever I’m in city for business with and without clients. Everyone loves it.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was excellent and the service was top notch. We had an amazing waiter who was very friendly, polite and knowledgeable. Manager was very nice and checked in on us multiple times. Fantastic service and incredible food.

SW
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never ever gets old - as fresh as day one!
Kudos!!!

BR
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on July 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Solid, creative dining. Staff Uber professional and caring. Our waiter Aiden was fantastic. Any question we had about the menu or food he graciously answered or cane back with the answer. Classic NYC spot. Everything we had was delicious and presented very nicely.

BB
Tampa
5 reviews
Dined on July 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service was attentive. There were 5 of us but we fit fine without crowding. Loved the foie gras and the lamb was terrific too. Wine was excellent and my cucumber gin tequila cocktail was amazing. A little loud but everyone could hear and were having a great time. Will definitely come back.

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 2

Most importantly the food was amazing. We tried the fried oysters, paella, striped bass and the fried chicken.

The ambiance was just ok. I was told that it wasn't anything to write home about, but that the food was the reason you go. The main issue they have is there are too many tables in that small space. We constantly got bumped by so many people as they were trying to get to and from their tables...and get this about half the people dining had backpacks with them. So not only did they bump you accidentally, but their backpack did also. That was the worst part about our experience. We would have stayed and ordered more drinks and food, but we were uncomfortable, so we left. I would propose visit again, but only if I sat in one of the booths on the right side of the restaurant.

PN
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on July 25, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Only drawback is the noise-level in the small room. Tip: get there before 6:30pm.

m
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good food. Great service. And amazing chocolate dessert.

s
Buckinghamshire
7 reviews
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My go-to late night dining experience. Just superb food, service and ambience

JC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Love this restaurant, its my favorite for quick meal with my husband, night out with friends or really late night out and need something to EAT!!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Visiting NY

CM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great food and service

DJ
Dallas
6 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing place ...my favorite for late night early night whenever

OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’ll be back! Perfection

j
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The food and service were great. Just a tad noisy and the tables are a bit too close together

j
San Diego
5 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My second time here and its always a great experience. Staff is excellent and food is delicious. Great night out in Soho.

OT
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was part of our trip to manhattan first time experience well worth it. Cozy yet romantic. Had a wonderful wine selection and the steak was very flavorful. Most popular for their raw bar. The staff was very on top of everything you didn’t even have to think about asking for another drink they were always a step ahead will return.

w
Miami
9 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another great meal at one of our favorite restaurants in NY. Always order menu standouts like Bone Marrow, terrine of Foie Gras and beef tartar. But ask for specials of the day, we also had the scallops, the tofu ravioli . Staff is so professional, courteous and dishes come and go effortlessly. A great spot that should not be missed.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent as always. It’s a go-to spot for just about any occasion.

JK
San Francisco
7 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

amazing as always. my go to whenever i'm in nyc...which is about 4x a year.

GT
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Still my favorite restaurant in New York City.
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PJ
New York Area
61 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is our happy new discovery. We stopped in because we happened to be nearby, and we feel so glad we tried it. Delicious food, impeccable service, nice people. Thank you to the chef and the staff.

NG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

My husband and I always have the most amazing experience when we go to Blue Ribbon Brasserie. It is a most try for everyone. I promise once you go, it will quickly become a favorite go to place, as it has for us!

CC
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you!

CM
London
3 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 3ambience 1

Though our gift card read print and present to server the Manager would not accept gift certificate. Demanded original email and then attempted to "register". We paid with our credit card. After fifteen minutes the gift card giver was able to register. A spoiled wedding anniversary celebration and a manager that made no attempt to reconcile.

AM
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Server was very attentive and friendly. Great hospitality and service. We felt very welcome and completely taken care of.

RR
London
12 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I only have the opportunity to dine here twice a year I live in Los Angeles but Blue Robbin never disappoints, the food is amazing my fav is the escargot the French gravy port wine is amazing & the hibachi style cooking it a fun group activity. Overall please visit this amazing place it won’t let you down !

AD
New York Area
25 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

We are currently semi frequent fliers (since moving farther away) previously very frequent fliers and know how amazing and consistent the food and drink is ! Definitely worth the drive from Warwick ny! We are Usually Friday night or Saturday Patrons but were unable to make either of those nights this past week and have been craving steak tartare and oysters so decided to give it a go Sunday night 6/2/19. Food again was amazing as always. The Bartender is one of our favorites! Bunch of new faces on the floor I guess explains the service being a little off throughout our whole dining experience . We joked possibly was the B team as we aren’t usually Sunday night dwellers. After being in the industry as long as my husband and I had been would’ve understood if the place was jammed packed but there were many many open tables (also something we weren’t used to at this establishment again chalking it up to the day we chose to dine) and seemed to have more than enough service staff?! Maybe an off night for the servers but will not deter us from dining in the future food and drink definitely worth it!

SC
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

When I go to a restaurant, the very first thing that I care about....is the food!! The food was amazing. The service was amazing as well. and am trying to find an excuse to go back there soon!!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food great ambiance great value!

RC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome place, food and service! We were looking for a place to catch a "nice" meal - late hours -after a show and my searches turned up the Blue Ribbon Brasserie. So glad it did and more so, so glad we went!

M
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always the best

OT
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

It’s a great restaurant, the food was fantastic! And the service outstanding. Even though I didn’t like where we were seated the overall experience overcame that aspect

p
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on May 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I visit NYC from Tokyo once in a while as a business trip.
And I love this place since 1998...for more than 20yrs!
I will visit again on next trip for sure.

GK
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Outstanding local restaurant - exquisite service and fantastic food. Highly recommended.

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