Gyu-Kaku - Manhattan - Amsterdam Ave.

4.5
37 Reviews
$30 and under
Japanese
Spending time with Friends and Family is what Gyu-Kaku is all about. Gyu-Kaku offers the fun of "Shared Plates" We want our food dining experience to inspire laughter, conversation, and amazing times! You can't help it - with a personal grill installed at every table, everyone instantly becomes an expert cook. Our friendly staff aspires to lead guests through the dining experience with helpful suggestions. The sounds around you are of parties and laughter - the PERFECT choice for first dates, families, and catching up with friends.
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vipAtul
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious appetizers and marinated meats you cook at your table at a very reasonable price

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on November 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gyu-Kaku is our favorite casual restaurant. The food is always great- their menu has a great selection and their happy hour prices are really a good value.

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OpenTable Diner
Poconos
2 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience5

Too close to kitchen. The appetizers were not tasty. Lack of Lady M cake...

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a great place. Really great value, delicious food. Was so happy when they opened in the UWS. Hope they survive this pandemic.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was amazing! We all loved it!

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vipMax1
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Even though this is supposed to be a Japanese grill, the post-Covid menu changes have made this into a cheap version of Korean BBQ. Understaffed service, but aims to please when you can find a server. Great value.

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EvelinM
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was nice

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vipOmiK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Staff was amazing

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience4

Really amazing food but the bbq broke and the waiter was a reluctant to change our table... it meant our miso soup and rice went cold while we waited

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vipBubba
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience5

We went for a birthday celebration. Tables were well spread out and we were seated prompted. We order the Yakiniku dinner for 4 persons. We were able to cook our out meats as usual. Overall, food and service was fine. I do think that it is a bit over priced for what you get, but we were full and enjoyed the evening.

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BKGirl
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

The food was great!

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vipannem
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent! And th

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great. The food is great and the have great service

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vipWayne
New York Area
20 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good experience. There was a glitch in the kitchen and the food took a long time to come out which is a little strange since the diners have to cook it.... But it was tasty and we will be going back.

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LyudmilaB
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Great food, experience and service, highly recommended

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Get-together with friends at one of our favorite spots, and we weren’t disappointed. Amazing service and can’t wait to come back!

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OpenTable Diner
Denver
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Restaurant was closed and they didn’t call to tell us.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at this location and the staff was so nice and friendly. The food was amazing as always. I really enjoyed visit to Gyu-Kaku Amsterdam.

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vipMarleneL
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun place to go with a group.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

An all together amazing experience. Food was fantastic, best shrimp i have had in Nyc

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Jedi
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding customer service! Great addition to the neighborhood. Definitely would recommend!

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vipAtul
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great addition to the Upper West Side! Everything we’ve had there has been delicious

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vipLainee
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall2food3service3ambience3

Too little food for the money. Rice brought out long after food.

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

The staff was amazing they overheard my little girls saying it was there mother birthday and surprised us with some ice cream and sing along celebrations..

Thanks !

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Favorite place to eat! Food is delicious and our waiter/waitress are always very friendly and helpful!!

SA
vipSaritaA
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall2food2service2ambience4

Not the freshest cuts of meat. Our Waiter forgot our drinks and also never turned on the grill when everything came out.

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vipGVM65
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love this new Gyu Kaku. It's within walking distance from my church.

I am, since I am now noticing it, going to complain about not getting my points for 12/31/19. I was certainly there.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on December 29, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing from start to finish. Extremely helpful staff, educated us on the menu and helped with our order. Our kids want to go back already!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal with no wait time during check in. I am really liking this place.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Staff was amazing and the food was very fresh! Will be coming back soon

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Phenomenal26
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It’s something different and cool to try with family, friend or a significant other.

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AngieS
Savannah
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time at Gyu-Kaku and we loved everything about it! The hostess was sweet and friendly, we did not have to wait long for our table, and Dereck, our server, was exceptional! He explained everything to us and his recommendations were great, plus he was very attentive! We look forward to going back again.

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vipGlitter
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience3

we were there during their soft opening so maybe they are still working out some kinks. Cooking your own at the table is fun but there is a lot of heat coming off the center of the table so it was a bit uncomfortable. There is also from time to time an unpleasant gas smell that doesn't go well with food. Otherwise the food was very good and we enjoyed ourselves.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing other than having to wait 10 minutes even though we had a reservation. I’ll give it another chance but if waiting with a reservation is the standard.... I’ll go elsewhere.

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macy21
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

fantstic food and service. hope this service level will be kept long.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great! Quality of meat was okay, could’ve been better. Other than that, it was fantastic!

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ChristopherV
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2019
Overall1food1service5ambience3

I have eaten at all Gyu-Kaku locations in Manhattan and this is by far the worst. The Beef Sukiyaki Bibimbap tasted terrible, the meat tasted old and i couldn't even eat it. The Prime Kalbi Short Rib was cut too thick and very tough, hard to even chew it. The pork belly was also cut thick and didn't taste good. The New York steak was the only meat that tasted good and wasn't too tough but it was cut very uneven, some pieces looked like they were hacked up. Some also had half inch of gristle on them. It seems they didn't even try to make them presentable. The only good part of our dining experience was the service. Our waiter was very nice and attentive. We live in the neighborhood and have been waiting for this location to open as we love Gyu-Kaku but sadly we will never eat at this location again. The food was just horrible :(

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Gyu-Kaku - Manhattan - Amsterdam Ave. is rated 4.5 stars by 37 OpenTable diners.

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