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The Blue Dog Cookhouse And Bar

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673 Reviews
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$30 and under
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American

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Outside seating is now available in the rotunda and 50th street. Blue Dog is dedicated to nourishment you can trust with quality locally sourced contemporary Ingredients. Our 7 day a week Brunch and Burger menu has made us famous in New York City with an established presence of over 14 years.
We offer outstanding natural products including free-range chicken and all natural steak. We also provide a warm and intimate experience that will makes you feel right at home. We give you the options you need, regardless of dietary restrictions or choices. Keeping our promise, to offer nourishment you can trust, quality you can depend on, integrity you can rely on, and care in all we do. Join us for a filling breakfast, brunch, lunch, happy hour or dinner. There’s something for every appetite here at Blue Dog! Don’t forget to check out our full cocktail and espresso bar in the upscale, welcoming café. Enjoy!

Have a Wonderful Day and we expect to see you very soon !!!
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Clean menu provided to every guest
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 673 people are saying
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AlexC
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Parfait pour tout le monde

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Kelc
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great food and safe service in the outdoor patio seating area!

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vipOpenTable Diner
Miami
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding!!!! We absolutely loved every part of the experience. Our waiter was so attentive the food was delicious. 5 stars + !!!

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vipMrBarrios
New York Area
33 reviews
Dined on March 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really fresh and delicious food. The arugula burrata salad was great with the dates, the burgers were very juice, and the cocktails were excellent.

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Susans
Memphis
3 reviews
Dined on March 10, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Lovely decor great food friendly service

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

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Delicious food
Very nice and cozy restaurant: we loved candles and flowers on the table, the environment and the music.
Helpful staff

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No wi-fi

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vipmaggiefi
San Francisco
22 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

This place is really cute...lovely lighting and ambiance. The food is good; and the service was very good. However, the tables are so close together that anytime one of our "neighbors" wanted to get in or out, we had to physically move our table ourselves. This should not happen and was not necessary. If the "powers that be" just had one less table along the banquette, guests would be able to enjoy their experience without interruption. I appreciate the fact that you want to make more money, but at what cost? Why do that to guests and risk their not coming back?

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raym
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

fun place -definately going to revisit again. Their French Connection burger is amazing!

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RevSusan
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 4, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

we've eaten here several times, both pre- and post-theater. Service has always been attentive and quick. The food is great - burgers cooked properly, salads fresh and seasonal. Drinks are good, too - the usual mid-town prices, though. Only drawback is that it's a small space and can feel a little cramped if you're not one of the super-thin.

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Jason
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Decent pre-theater option in Times Square, though our table was 10 minutes late and since the restaurant was so small we had to wait on a staircase next to the door while it was 30 degrees out.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente lugar cerca del metro.Nuestra mesera excelente

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Jacquie
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious, perfect for dinner before or after a Broadway show!

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vipmarkL
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on February 26, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Need some sound dampening, very loud due to small space, hard to have a conversation. However, the food is very unique and terrific.

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Woodie
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing ambience, great food welcoming and friendly service.

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vipMonicaR
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really nice "bougie" breakfast. Good selection and the lattes are unique and tasty.

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JanetW
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was dining alone while on a business trip and this place was recommended to me by the hotel. I arrived right after the theatre rush, which was perfect. I sat at the bar, had a unique caesar salad - made with kale and shredded brussel sprouts - topped it with salmon, which was cooked perfectly.

The restaurant is small which is part of its charm. It is apparently known for their brunches but I was not in NY long enough to check it out.

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Ollie
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We found it as a last minute option nearby but it blew away our expectations! A quant restaurant with fantastic food and service. The vibe was romantic and chilled and we would definitely go again. We wished we discovered it earlier so we could have gone twice. Definitely our favourite meal in NYC. Would recommend to everyone.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Good food and service. Definitely a cozy place. Would recommend .

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davebob
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Traditional eggs Benedict with mimosas-classic and perfect. As always.

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SuzeB
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had dinner on a Sunday evening after a 3 pm matinee. The place was packed, though it's small so that is not difficult. My group enjoyed the deviled eggs and the burgers. Make sure you make a reservation days in advance if you are going before or after a show. This place books up fast. Eclectic menu, with vegan option, reasonable for midtown.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food and service were great, but the space is tiny, even for Midtown. Our party of five was seated at a tiny side bar.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Very tight eating on top of other guests. Food was good, steak a bit bland

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vipMsClancy
Minneapolis
9 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very NYC! Small and cozy but oh so good! My husband had the french toast and it was absolutely incredible! I had an omelette and it came out pipping hot and the flavor was amazing! The host was very friendly and so were the servers.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Great Service!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
183 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2020
Overall3food5service2ambience4

The food was excellent, very tasty and varied (kind of small portions), with relatively fair prices. The service was surprisingly poor, however. For being only one of two parties present, we had to wait for wait staff for everything... Like waiting for water, waiting for drinks, waiting to ask for more drinks, waiting for the check, etc. They were just very focused on talking to each other instead of serving customers.

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KimH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

A little tight seating but enjoyed the food and drinks!

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IlleaneG
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As an event planner in NYC, I always try & find new venues to use for business so I typically start off with planning a personal experience. I invited 3 additional couples to have dinner on Friday evening - it was at total of 8 of us. The ambiance was so warm, we never felt pushed out. The food was so very good as well!

Great experience, will definitely be back!

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Shanna
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Came for a bite before a friend and I saw Chicago. Definitely make a reservation. The dining room is very small so don’t be shocked!

The food and drinks were delicious

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vipDeniseD
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, terrific service. Loved the vibe.

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johnf
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Arrived to a packed but cozy scene. Our reserved table was waiting. Drinks were tasty and calamari and burgers were delicious. Really liked the vibe and overall experience., Thank you!

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KatherineP
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food, service, speed and atmosphere were all great! Well priced for the area. It is small and very tight quarters, but other than that I would recommend! Its off the beaten path a little so it wasn't overly crowded.

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DavidS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent and the service was great. Very reasonably priced for what we got.

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pinkybows
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on January 23, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience3

A find if you are looking for a breakfast/brunch restaurant that isn’t a diner or coffee shop. A versatile menu with many options. Excellent service. Entrance is hard to find...behind the overhead sign!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 22, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Slightly tight quarters but the staff was accommodating, food was fabulous, and the overall experience was lovely.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The food & service were fantastic. The space was a little tight, so we felt like we were having breakfast with the couple next to us, but luckily - we were all friendly! Would definitely go back.

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vippadoma
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

They seated us quickly. They took our order quickly. And then we sat, and we sat and we sat. They finally brought our food out. I asked for my fries well done. They were soggy and the greasiest fries I have had in a long time; maybe ever. My burger, which I asked for medium rare, was over cooked. They were supposed to check on a menu item for my 12-year-old grandson, and never got back to him with the answer, so when everyone else was served (there were 8 in our party), there was nothing for him. Even at that point, our server didn’t notice that one of his customers was without food.

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RobertG
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Travelled over from England to see David Byrne’s American Utopia show, and wanted to take our Son, as we had eaten here before when we had been to see a show at New World Stages.
Food and service was just as good as time before; Devilled Eggs with Avocado and Prawn really good, Scallops for my main were excellent.
We liked the background jazz music, and the nice touch of old silent movies being played while you eat.
Really good end to what was a great night out in NYC!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Very good food but very hot and crowded.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Central Coast
7 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful restaurant and in close proximity to theatres and Time Square. Great cocktails! Will return.

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liketodineout
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Pre-theater meal. Great location and good food. Overpriced for the portion sizes. Very loud, tight quarters.

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The Blue Dog Cookhouse And Bar does offer delivery in partnership with Caviar. The Blue Dog Cookhouse And Bar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 459-0700.

The Blue Dog Cookhouse And Bar is rated 4.4 stars by 673 OpenTable diners.

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