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Bad Roman, New York, NY

Bad Roman

4.5
4.5
1356 Reviews
$31 to $50
Italian
A new lively, modern Italian restaurant from Quality Branded.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 255 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, American, Steak
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (212) 970-2033
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Nick Gaube
  • Private party facilities
    For private event inquiries, contact Director of Private Events, Denise Bryant at dbryant@qualitybranded.com
  • Neighborhood
    Upper West Side
  • Cross street
    Broadway & 60th St. 3rd Floor at Deutsch Bank Center, Columbus Circle
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    The 1, A, B, C, D and E Subway Lines all stop at 59th Street, Columbus Circle.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,356 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • New York / Tri-State Area

    Most Booked

  • Manhattan

    Most Booked

1,356 Reviews
  1. Dallas

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined today

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Bad Roman is THE hidden gem of NYC. The atmosphere, service and quality are always unmatched. If you’re looking for your next special occasion to be somewhere unique, THIS is the place. 12/10, highly reccomend! The decor and lighting is amazing for pictures as well.

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  2. MarshaP

    New York City

    29 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Never disappoints. Ambience service food 10+ every time.

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  3. stephaniem

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food - service was sub-par. The restaurant was busy but service was quite slow. Would still go back for the food and ambience!

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  4. PatrickM

    Western NC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The tower was amazing. The toffee dessert was great.

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  5. BMMW

    Washington DC

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was good, although the garlic babka had barely any garlic flavor and could have been hotter. Was served barely warm. Pappardelle and Chitarra were great. Filet mignon meatballs very good. Service was terrible. Our server was aloof and not friendly. She seemed to have a large section and moved at a snail's pace. We asked for a wine menu to order another round and she never brought it, so we asked a server assistant. She finally showed up about 12 minutes after asking for the menu and we were able to order wine. No checkin on if we were enjoying, and no manager table touch.

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  6. MollyR

    New York City

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing experience! My second time here and ordered some different things

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  7. JenetB

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Welcoming with a smile. Malika sat us at the perfect round table for our gurrlz nite out we were a party of 9. Felix was our server and was very attentive of our requests and needs. The food and ambiance was fire. Can’t wait for our next visit.

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  8. Chelo

    New York City

    7 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always delicious; fabulous service and great ambiance.

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  9. Elizabeth

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great ambience, service and food. A bit on the pricey side, but still ok.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    22 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    22 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    I wanted to love this place and just didn’t. Food was mediocre at best, I had the short rib parpadelle and it was cold and oily. The service was poor… our server was absent and inattentive . we had a 5pm Pre-theater reservation so it wasn’t really busy when we got there, so no excuse. The tables on either side of us had an amazing server who was bubbly and attentive. Our server seemed annoyed to be there. So bummed I was really exited to try this place. Won’t be back.

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  11. PatriciaM

    New York City

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The ambience and decor were lively and whimsical. The food was spectacular and the sommelier chose a fabulous wine. It is a fantastic place for a date, a night out with your spouse or friends or a business dinner. I look forward to my next visit!
    Bad RomanResponded 4 days ago
    Patricia thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are thrilled that we exceeded your expectations. We can't wait to host you again :).

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  12. CamE

    Los Angeles

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing time! This was my first time going for lunch and I can truly say I enjoyed every minute of it. It was a smaller crowd and much nicer experience compared to dinner time. All my favs on the menu were available and I was very happy about that. Can never go wrong with the honey ricotta, Caesar gem salad and the filet with Cacio E Pepe Raviolo on top. All 4 o us shared those items and were satisfied. Thank you and we'll be back!!

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  13. MickeyG

    New York City

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    This was maybe my fifth time at Bad Roman. The food is good, the place is fun to be in…the one thing is that service is spotty…I’ve ordered the whipped ricotta multiple times and there’s never enough bread for the amount of ricotta…and the. We order more bread that never comes…and the remaining ricotta just sits there with nothing to spread it on…it’s frustrating because that ricotta is great! I had a similar expert with the tuna tartar on top of it yesterday…I was sharing it with a friend and there was one piece of toast…we left half of the tuna on the plate. Great place but please iron out these details. Either bring more bread for these dishes to start or, when asked for more bring it please…
    Bad RomanResponded 4 days ago
    Thank you for taking the time to write this honest review Mickey. We are always looking to improve and it is reviews like this that lead us in that direction. See you again soon Mickey :).

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  14. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was great except our waiter who was rude. I work in an industry where customer service is everything and our waiter was terrible absolutely no customer service or attention.

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  15. OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My second time visiting and it keeps getting better! The service was incredible - so friendly and helpful with recommendations. The vibe is amazing in here. I’ll definitely keep returning!

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  16. eater

    Los Angeles

    9 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Terrible service. Inconsistent is the best word we can use to describe it, but they made up for their errors with some french fries on the house. (which happened to be the best thing we ate).

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  17. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    39 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    39 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service !! Mau our server was great !! Great vibes The pastas are great !! Ambience is perfect for all ages . Can’t wait to go back
    Bad RomanResponded 6 days ago
    Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are proud of our staff and glad that Maurice exceeded your expectations, we will share your sentiments with him. We can't wait to host you again.

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  18. EWINSJ

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a great experience! I would go back or recommend others!
    Bad RomanResponded 6 days ago
    EWINSJ thank you for the 5 star review. We can't wait to have you back.

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  19. israell

    New York City

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My third time here and it’s always cool vibes and best dishes. Our server was delightful!
    Bad RomanResponded 6 days ago
    Israel, you're officially a regular Bad Roman and we love it. See you again soon and thank you for taking the time to write this review :).

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  20. IKEO

    New York City

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Arrivedl early yet accomodations were made.. slight waiter accident resulted in immediate response...wait staff , well our waiter Tyler was excellent...food , drink recommendations were great from beginning to very end.

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  21. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely loved this restaurant. The food and service were both excellent.

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  22. DianaD

    New York City

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Drinks were good and strong and food was good. Service was great. I will be returning.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food was cold sent back then came back very salty. Drinks not well Made
    Bad RomanResponded 7 days ago
    Thank you for your honest review and we are sorry that your experience was disappointing. We hope that you'll give us a second chance.

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  24. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Incredible birthday dinner and we had such a wonderful server - thank you Tyler for your amazing recommendations!!

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  25. westie18

    New York City

    111 reviews

    4.0

    111 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    So convenient, especially if you are attending a Jazz at Lincoln Center concert, and IF you can get a reservation. Food is very tasty. We suggest sharing some dishes because the srvings are on the generous side. This would let you sample more items from the interesting menu. Unfortunately, our server for our last visit was not friendly and rather haughty which took away from our enjoyment of the meal. It doesn't cost anything to smile, does it?

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was embarrassing as we had invited two foodie friends and we had raved about it - we looked like fools who don’t get it - service was a big 0
    Bad RomanResponded 7 days ago
    Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We are sorry that your experience was disappointing. We would love to speak with you personally about your visit and where we could have been better. Our conversation will help us give our team the training, support and direction it needs to exceed our guests’ expectations moving forward. Please contact us via our website.

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  27. katM

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    BAD ROMAN IS MY FAVORITE SPOT UPTOWN!!! Everyone was incredible.

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  28. LindsayA

    Caribbean

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Bad Roman is def worth the hype! The environment is fun and usually in my opinion that means the food is not going to be good, but the food was really good! It is not fine dining Italian or the best Italian you will ever have, but modern/fun takes on Italian dishes. I would recommend this for a special occasion/for a group night out.

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was amazing and the server was truly the best.

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  30. NanW

    New York City

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I always love the atmosphere at bad Roman ! I will continue to go !

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  31. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I always have a great experience at Bad Roman! The service is wonderful as well was the food. This time I order the ‘strawberry cup’ mocktail and notice there was an odd artificial sugar flavor that I hadn’t tasted before, but they were happy to take it off the bill for me. All around it was a wonderful time as always.

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  32. Brian

    New York City

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was cold. Drinks were bad. Server kept approaching table every 5 mins as of being rushed out.

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  33. AshleyF

    New York City

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My friend and I went for lunch at Bad Roman. The food was very tasty. I had the tuna tartarte which was great and the burger without a bun (gluten free diet). I had the burger with a side salad instead of the fries which was a tasty and refreshing salad. I’ve been to the other quality branded restaurants and this one is great as well. Definitely recommend and will be back as I live across the street.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Orlando

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We loved everything!! The places was packed but our server was great and so was all the food.

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  35. BenB

    New York City

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    I had a reservation for 10 for a client dinner at 8:45, we weren't seated until almost 10pm. Totally unacceptable.

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  36. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    76 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    76 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    This is a very cute restaurant and the service was good. The menu is a challenge though. Too many things on offer contain truffles which many people do not like. When we asked the server for a particular dish without them in the sauce, she said the dish would have to come with no sauce, making the dish unappealing. One person in our party of 7 ordered the pork and it was over cooked and, inspire of a nicely spiced sauce, the meat was flavorless. On the other hand, the appetizer and small plate side of the menu was good and varied and the vegetables on offer were generous.

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  37. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Overall great experience. Seated quickly. Both the bar and dinner were great. The chocolate mousse is amazing.

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The booth seating was perfect. My best friend and I had the perfect Galentines Day. Food and ambiance was amazing. I’m so happy I finally had the chance to enjoy the restaurant. My waiter could’ve been more engaging. Other than that I’ll be back.

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  39. reenie

    New York City

    42 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was excellent and the room had wonderful ambiance.
    Bad RomanResponded 4 days ago
    Thank you for taking the time to write this review Reenie, we are glad that you had a good experience.

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  40. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Went for lunch on Valentine’s ,Will return soon for dinner menu

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FAQs

Bad Roman is rated 4.5 stars by 1356 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 255 times today
Google Map for Bad Roman

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Broadway & 60th St. 3rd Floor at Deutsch Bank Center, Columbus Circle
  • Neighborhood
    Upper West Side
  • Hours of operation
    Daily 5:00 pm–11:00 pm Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm Sat, Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Italian, American, Steak
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    None
  • Public transit
    The 1, A, B, C, D and E Subway Lines all stop at 59th Street, Columbus Circle.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Nick Gaube
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Vegan, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (212) 970-2033
  • Private party facilities
    For private event inquiries, contact Director of Private Events, Denise Bryant at dbryant@qualitybranded.com
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