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About Bryant Park Grill

We'll always have Paris in Bryant Park. Cozily situated behind landmark New York Public Library, Bryant Park serves as a stunning backdrop for this New American Grill & Cafe. Bryant Park Grill's elegant & sophisticated dining room is perfect for your business lunch or a night out on the town with friends. Enjoy a romantic dinner or a festive party under Bryant Park's heated holiday tent in the winter, while seasonal patio & roof dining are sure to make your summer evenings magical. For more casual dining, visit Bryant Park Cafe next door or just hang out at the Cafe Bar.

The New York Times says that Bryant Park has become one of Manhattans loveliest public spaces, that has open air Bryant Park Cafe for casual dining and Bryant Park Grill for serious meals. The Grill is a gorgeous pavilion with a Hunt Slonem mural of birds stretching along one side of the dining room.

25 West 40th Street
New York, NY 10018
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:30pm; Dinner: Tues-Sat: 5:00pm - 11:00pm;Sun&Mon 5pm-10pm: Brunch: Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 - 3:30

Cross Street:
Between 5th and 6th Avenues

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 840-6500

Website:
http://www.bryantparkgrillnyc.com/

Parking Details:
CCMC Parking is located nearby at 13 West 39th Street, they can be reached at 212-768-8038.

Public Transit:
B, D, F, V Subway to 42nd Street - 5th Avenue, Bryant Park
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7 Subway Trains to Times Square - 42nd Street
M1, M2, M3, M4, M5, M7, M42, M104 Buses to 42nd Street

Executive Chef:
Gadi Weinreich

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Bryant Park Grill is the crown jewel of New York City’s Bryant Park. Located behind the New York Public Library, this secluded oasis offers a lush and luxurious setting for your once-in-a-lifetime event or wedding. No other venue offers an unparalleled location, breathtaking settings and a sumptuous dining experience.

From our rooftop garden overlooking the park to our uniquely designed dining room, we offer unforgettable spaces to ensure your special event is unique and memorable. Bryant Park Grill is the only venue in the city that can offer you the romance of a Parisian-style garden setting in the heart of New York’s metropolis. With a menu catered to your specifications, we promise nothing less than the experience of a lifetime.

Create your memories at the Bryant Park Grill.

Specials

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Specials

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Join us for a traditional three course Christmas dinner overlooking Bryant Park Winter Village and Ice Skating Rink. Holiday hours are 12-9. Adults 85.00, children 42.00, excludes beverages, tax and gratuity.

Private Dining

Whether it’s a romantic dinner in the Parisian-style garden, your wedding, or a corporate event, come experience Contemporary American fare and specialty cocktails at the Bryant Park Grill, in the heart of NYC’s metropolis. For more casual dining, visit the Rooftop bar or Café bar for drinks.

Bryant Park Grill Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.2

service

4.2

ambience

4.4

value

3.8

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Lunch (113)
Scenic View (101)
Great for Outdoor Dining (82)
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Special Occasion (74)
People Watching (73)
Good for a Date (70)
Business Meals (65)
Great for Brunch (63)
Neighborhood Gem (61)
Pre/post Theatre (58)
Sunday Lunch (56)
Casual (53)
Good for Birthdays (49)
Good for Groups (47)
Creative Cuisine (43)
Romantic (41)
Seasonal (41)
Good for Anniversaries (40)
Fit for Foodies (40)
Fun (40)
Cozy (33)
Good Vegetarian Options (27)
Afternoon Tea (25)
Healthy (25)
Hot Spot (24)
Quiet Conversation (22)
Authentic (21)
Comfort Food (16)
Worth the Drive (16)
Afternoon Coffee (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Happy Hour (11)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Late-night Find (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Organic (7)
Kid-friendly (7)
Quick Bite (6)
Tasting Menu (6)
Vegan (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Great Beer (2)
Tapas (2)
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined a day ago

Our server was sweet, albeit not very attentive when we got there. My daughter had the ravioli and she loved it. I had the filet and it was dry .... definitely not worth the price. We sat in the terrace or whatever that area is called in the tent - the chairs are super uncomfortable - the kind you sit in at a wedding reception. By the end, our server was excellent... perhaps she just was overwhelmed when we got there? She overheard me talking to my daughter about her birthday trip and put a candle in her dessert which was sweet. Also I got to watch a man propose to his girlfriend which has nothing to do with the restaurant but it was fun!!

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·Dined 2 days ago

This was our 2nd trip to New York and our second visit to the Bryant Park Grill. The ambience, food and service are all top notch. We will certainly be back on our next trip

Tags: Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining
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·Dined 3 days ago

My entree was over $40 but we couldn't get warm bread rolls for the table. Our server who never provided her name informed us it is their standard practise to serve cold bread rolls. Food is decent but nothing I would return for. In my opinion it is overpriced.

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 (London)·Dined 3 days ago

Wonderful setting good atmosphere good varied menu food well prepared and presented. Nice staff good wine list. Highly recommended

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 (New England)·Dined 3 days ago

overpriced food that doesn't taste well, service inconsistent.

Tags: Scenic View
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·Dined 4 days ago

I met with a friend I hadn't seen in 40 years! The food was good, the service excellent, the waitress was so accommodating but, being that it is the holiday season it was noisy. Other than that, I would recommend the Bryant Park Grill to friends.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

The atmosphere was so nice. Beautifully decorated for Christmas and the food was excellent!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

It was a lovely way to jump start the Holiday Season. The venue was equal to the wonderful company I was with!

Tags: Scenic View, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

I have been dining here for years and my meal and that of my companions (4 in total) was disappointing. Food pretty much sucked

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

I had looked forward to eating at the Grill. It was definitely worth the wait.

Tags: Fun, Good Vegetarian Options, Healthy, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 4, 2017

We had an enjoyable stroll around the Holiday market followed by a very solid meal. I particularly enjoyed my coconut noodle soup. The service was excellent. The location is great.

Tags: Seasonal, Scenic View
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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 4, 2017

The service and food were great. Look forward to coming again and again! Works for me in all seasons - and the folks who wait on me are terrific. Thanks. Janet

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Lunch, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View, Great for Brunch
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·Dined on December 4, 2017

The restaurant was outstanding. We were celebrating a special birthday and unfortunately, we were sat next to a table with several very out of hand young children despite that there many other empty tables that would have lead to a quieter, more comfortable experience. I wish the atmosphere of this adjacent table had been noticed and we had been seated elsewhere to celebrate our occasion, but the food and service was otherwise incredible.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Notable Wine List, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Great atmosphere with delicious food. It is a festive area with the Christmas stores and ice skating rink. It is a bit pricey though but expected in the mist of such a tourist spot.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Staff was overwhelmed and service was awful. Food is decent. You are paying for atmosphere and location. This is a touristy place, but still fun to visit.

Tags: Good for Groups, People Watching, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Food, service and decor all excellent! Our server Stephen was phenomenal! So attentive and friendly!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We love the vibe at Christmastime for our annual brunch. Eggs were cold, coffee was good, waiter was professional and attentive. No surprises.

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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Absolutely blown away by the food, selection and service. Impeccable service (even though they were clearly in the midst of brunch rush), delicious food (so perfectly prepared and presented!), and drink. We will be back soon. Thank you for making our first anniversary so magical :)

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Scenic View, Good Vegetarian Options, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2017

The food was not worth the price. The dessert luckily made up for the meal. Great location and we did have fun, but I would not go back.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Went to dinner here with My Wife and my 2yr old Son, great food and ambiance. My son is used to going out a lot so no issues there, he enjoyed the fries and ice cream. The Bryant Park Seafood dish was great, not heavy with just the right amount of butter and they did not skimp on the lobster, diver scallops or shrimp. Decent wine list as well. I would definitely recommend if you in the area for holiday shopping. Staff was quick and friendly!

Tags: Seasonal, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Business Meals, People Watching
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We had great service and meal! Server went out of her way to describe entrees and answer questions

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

With the winter market outside the restaurant was very busy and noisy. Nice place good food high prices especially for drinks.

Tags: People Watching, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We waited 15 minutes for someone to take our order, and then the order was incorrect. Not at all what I remember of
this establishment.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I loved the Mediterranean plate on the brunch menu. It's a ton of food, and all delicious. But my only issue is that it is served with multigrain toast, which isn't the best fit with dips and cheeses. I think pita slices or flatbread would work so much better. Our server, Andrew, was wonderful, friendly, and didn't seem to mind that we sat at the table for hours.

Tags: Fun, Great for Lunch, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We come here every year for Christmas time brunch after ice skating and shopping at Bryant Park. It is always beautifully decorated for the holidays and the food is always wonderful.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Bland food, too noisy to talk. Duck confit cold and disappointing. Trying to be too much without delivering.

Tags: Seasonal
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Wonderful food options and service as always when visiting New York!

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Scenic View, Sunday Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Casual, Great for Lunch, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Great food and in a fabulous spot in the city. Reservation was for 145pm. We could not enjoy a leisurely lunch because they were closing up for dinner and putting tables away all around us, which was not a pleasant experience. Will definitely go again but will choose an earlier lunch time.

Tags: People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Another fabulous lunch at BPG. Excellent service and food. Love the holiday decorations and view. One of my favorites.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Food was very mediocre, portions small and bread when we asked for it twice was really average. Wouldn’t go back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 27, 2017

Love this spot right in Bryant Park with its winter scene of ice skating, gift and food kiosks, people watching. this time there were about 20 jugglers right outside. It's always festive. Food and service are always good. We both had crabcakes which were filled with tasty crab and very little filler.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, People Watching
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·Dined on November 27, 2017

Had to request our waiter come take our initial drink order after waiting 10 min.
Martinis were not good, waiter admitted bartender uses premix for them.
All 6 dinners served luke warm including two seafood dinner. Asked for drawn butter for lobster and it was served ice cold. Manager had to be convinced to take seafood off our bill as we did not want to wait for another dinner to be served hot since we were with a party of 6 and had to make a show. Note- they were not even busy/full . Other than being near the skate rink and tree this place has nothing working for it.

Tags: Scenic View
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Beautiful location and high-quality, fast service!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

You can't beat the beautiful location with full glass walls overlooking Bryant Park, and elegant overall vibe. However, ice cold rock hard bread? Broken elevator to the restrooms, cutting off handicap access? ONE vegetarian offering (other than a plain salad)? They wouldn't even do a plain pasta. Still had a wonderful time due to great company, but have been here many times and things are sliding downhill a bit.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Was there for our anniversary ! Excellent

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vip
 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was overpriced and fair

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Location is a plus in Bryant Park. We sat in the clear tent enclosed area which was comfortable on a late November day. Service was impeccable and the food delicious. Highly recommend!

Tags: Afternoon Tea, Business Meals, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, People Watching, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The food was excellent... the Bronzino (sp?) fish entre was amazing! A bit noisy, put nice energy, great service... we will be back!

Tags: Authentic, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Our waitress, Tanya, was fantastic!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Great spot for holiday dining in NYC.There is always a vibrant crowd and service was excellent despite the busy scene

Tags: Great for Brunch, Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups
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