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About Bann Restaurant
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.
New York, NY 10019
Korean, Asian, Barbecue
Hours of Operation:
Sunday- Thursday: 12:00pm-10:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 12:00pm- 10:30pm
(Lunch Monday-Friday 12:00-3:00pm)
8th & 9th Ave
$31 to $50
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Bann can deliver your next event, either at your home or office. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details & corporate discount rates.
Outdoor & indoor parking available on 50th street
1 to 50th street, C E to 50th street, R to 49th street
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.
Private Party Contact:
Julie Choi: (212) 582-4446
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
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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Bann Restaurant Ratings and Reviews
We came here from dinner Saturday night with an OpenTable RSVP for 8:00pm. The table wasn't ready for another 30mins, but the hostess felt so bad for it that we got a free appetizer and dessert with our meal. We weren't in a rush, so the extra time at the bar wasn't a hassle or anything. The bartender was also quite nice. The food was delicious and tasted authentic. The restaurant is quite large, so there were quite a few groups there. We had very attentive service. Overall a great experience, even with the extra wait. We'll definitely go back.
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.
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
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.
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.
Bann is perfect for people who want to try Korean food with some twists. We recently visited with my mother-in-law who is visiting from Seoul, Korea, as well as my son who was in town from Fort Bliss, Texas.
A few highs - The Pork Belly Bun (awesome), the Glass Noodle Appetizer (The best according to my wife), Chicken Wings and the Bulgogi. What I really liked about the Bulgogi was that it was served on a heated plate so the last bite was a good as the first. And having eaten this dish in many places (including Korea), Bann did it justice.
Atmosphere was casual, but warm. And the location near the theater district was ideal.
came here for dinner-- food was excellent and the presentation was beautiful--everything we ordered was extremely tasty. But but we did not realize how big the appetizers were (wish waiter would have warned us). Would definitely come back again--but would only order 1 appetizer for 2 people if you are planning on ordering main meal as well.
This was my second visit to Bann. As before they provide large portions of well cooked food with a doable price and lots of those free Korean appetizers. The one downside is the only bathrooms are co-ed, so if you are a guy expecting no wait when you have to go, that might not be the case
It is also somewhat loud so not a perfect setting if quiet is your goal.
My cousins and I had a wonderful time at Bann! The ambiance was spectacular, the food was both delicious and creative, and the restaurant was directly next to the theater where we saw a show so we were able to relax, knowing we were so close. I'd definitely visit again!
One of my favorite restaurants in Manhattan and best one for Korean. The BBQ is great as you can cook the food yourself on the BBQ at your table. All ingredients are fresh and delicious. The dol sot bipimbop is also a great dish. I highly recommend this restaurant!
My husband and I visited with our 18 year old son and three twenty-something guests from Germany. We all had a great time cooking on the grills and trying different things. We had meat-eaters, vegans, vegetarians, etc. and everyone was happy. It was fun, our waiter was very nice and helpful and the food was great. We went before a show at New World Stages next door and it was great. Super location, dining room was festive and lively and attractive, food was great. And, dessert was super, which I had not expected. Great! We will go back!
This used to be my favorite restaurant, and I still like the food and service, but... During our last visit, there was a huge party group of he "bridge and tunnel" type, a crowd of about 40 was loud,rowdy, uncouth, and just unbearable. It ruined the meal for all of us. The host/manager was clearly annoyed also, but did nothing at all to try to quell the melée.
Additionally, on the other side of us, there was a couple with a crying/screaming baby. Surely this should not be permitted or tolerated by the management?
I followed up our dinner with a lengthy e-mail to the management that evening but the response: "Yes...it was loud...sorry....Hope you'll come back." Are they kidding? I used to love this place but will not return. What a shame. If you're one who loves the screams and cheers of low-class party-makers, you'll enjoy this restaurant.
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