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7:00 PM
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Bann Restaurant

1173 reviews
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$31 to $50
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  • Good for Groups (19)
  • Fun (17)
  • Pre/post Theatre (15)
From the same team that brought you Woo Lae Oak in Soho & Los Angeles, Bann is a unique, interactive dining experience featuring authentic Korean cuisine with a modern flair.

Unleash your inner chef at Bann and add an element of sizzle to your next evening out! Choose from a variety of authentic Korean barbecues prepared in our signature marinade, including beef short rib and thinly sliced rib eye, all cooked to perfection at your own smokeless tabletop grill. Or dine on traditional favorites like the black cod simmered in a spicy garlic soy reduction. For the adventurous diner, Bann creates a sharing & tasting experience to take you and your companions on a culinary tour of Korea.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Korean, Asian, Barbecue
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Hours of operation
Sunday- Thursday: 12:00pm-10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 12:00pm- 10:30pm
(Lunch Monday-Friday 12:00-3:00pm)
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Phone number
(212) 582-4446
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Private party facilities
Bann can provide numerous options for private events for small & large parties. The separated lounge & dining area make it an ideal setting for cocktail receptions as well as formal dinners.

Bann's location in Midtown makes it a convenient space for hosting corporate parties.
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Private party contact
Julie Choi: (212) 582-4446
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Bann can deliver your next event, either at your home or office. Email for more details & corporate discount rates.
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Cross street
8th & 9th Ave
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Parking details
Outdoor & indoor parking available on 50th street
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Public transit
1 to 50th street, C E to 50th street, R to 49th street
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Special events & promotions
We specialize in private events ranging from small group dinners to sit down formal dining. Whatever your event we look forward to working with you to create a successful and memorable occasion. For spacing options please contact the restaurant.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Liquor, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1173 People Are Saying
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
Dined 7 days ago

Always love Bann. Great fresh selections either off the menu or grill yourself. Delicious and fresh. Good size portions for the price. Also nice for treating a visitor to a special dinner out.

vipKris (New York Area)
Dined on January 13, 2018

Cooking in the bbq is fun!
3 people ate the meal that says it’s for 4-6 people, so make sure you order extra or you will leave hungry.
Sake is expensive but delicious

twain (New York Area)
Dined on January 12, 2018

Loved the Korean BBQ. And the desserts were a hit too. Would like a few more sides but overall a good place to eat in the city.

OpenTable Diner 
Dined on January 1, 2018

We had NYE dinner at Bann on December 31, 2017. Overall, the food was good and delicious except the waiter misheard what I ordered and brought me other meal, which I thought the one I ordered. However, the waiter fixed the issue easily. I highly reccomend the place to others.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
Dined on December 30, 2017

Very fun to go to with a group. Food is delicious!

OpenTable Diner (Seattle)
Dined on December 29, 2017

We enjoyed our meal very much prior to attending a play close by. Food was very good and the wait staff very attentive.

OpenTable Diner 
Dined on December 28, 2017

there are three words that can express this “bann”. they are “good,” “better,” and the “best.” the taste was really great and their service was excellent

반 레스토랑을 표현할 수 있는 단어는 3개가 있어요 좋고 더 좋고 그리고 최고라는 거죠. 진짜 맛있게 먹었고 서비스도 좋습니다^^

OpenTable Diner 
Dined on December 28, 2017

Bann was so wonderful! We had the glass noodle appetizer, mushroom bbq, and tofu main dish. 3 of us shared it and it was all delicious and enough for us all. It was also fun to cook the mushrooms ourselves. The staff was so friendly and attentive. We will definitely go back the next time we are in nyc! Also, we were 15 minutes late for our reservation but they held it and let us know it was no problem

vipCrinklish (New York Area)
Dined on December 27, 2017

I picked Bann a bit randomly after our plans for a different Korean restaurant fell through; only when I arrived did I realize I've walked by it many times while passing through Worldwide Plaza. The food was delicious--we had several appetizers (steamed buns were a standout), bibimbap and kalbi. They also have a fun cocktail list. Prices are a bit high--the dishes aren't super-elevated, but you're looking at $20-25 for an entree--but portions are generous.

The service was friendly and attentive but not pushy...we lingered at our table long enough for me to feel a bit guilty, but not once did the staff make us feel at all rushed. This section of midtown can be a bit of a restaurant desert, so this is a nice spot when you want something better than a pub but not a hotel restaurant.

OpenTable Diner 
Dined on December 27, 2017

Great food, but a very crowded table situation. Because the tables have barbeque pits in them they can't be moved around. We had 5 people squeezed into a table meant for 4 with no possible way to shift the table to make more space for the chair at the end. We are also used to spicier korean food, but maybe you have to ask for it to be regular spice? This was our second time there. The time before was before the theater, and very comfortable. This time was for dinner and was more crowded then we were hoping for. But that is NY! next time we will go earlier, we do love it there.