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Midtown - Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown, New York, NY

Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown

4.7
4.7
2400 Reviews
$30 and under
Japanese
We are open for limited dine-in service.

We have updated our operations in accordance with all government guidelines to put your health and safety first.

To maintain a safe environment for you and Gyu-Kaku staff, we ask that all guests understand and adhere to the following:

- Outdoor seating are Non-Reservable and we are not currently offering any outdoor grilling tables.

- Reservations are mandatory. We hope that you will come to dine-in with us when you are ready. Please make a reservation via telephone or our website so that we can prepare for your visit.

- Please bring a mask and use it at all times when you are not eating or drinking.

- We will measure your temperature upon entering the restaurant.

- To comply with spatial distancing rules we have spaced our tables out and limited seating capacity.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 89 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 11:00 am–5:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 702-8816

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    You are the chef!!!

  • Private party facilities

    Gyu-Kaku can host private parties for up to 45 people. We also offer a prix-fixe menu for larger groups. Contact in advance required for large, private events. For parties of seven or more, please see https://www.gyu-kaku.com/large-party-reservation-request/ for more details.

  • Private party contact

    Joji Uematsu: (844) 727-2603

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown East

  • Cross street

    50th, 3rd Ave (2nd floor)

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    South East corner of 50th St. and 3rd Ave. Second floor. <br /><br />Subway: take 6 train to 51st and Lexington, head east to 3rd Ave. and south to 50 St.

  • Entertainment

    Yaki (grilling) niku (meats) has its origins in the Korean barbecue style commonly known as kalbi and bulkogi. However, Gyu-Kaku has taken yakiniku to a new level of dining enjoyment by combining state-of-the-art charcoal roaster systems with a bountiful menu of meats, seafood, poultry and vegetables, as well as vegetarian specialties and wines, Sake and desserts such as Smores at your table!

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 2,400 people are saying

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4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.5Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Raleigh

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My date and I enjoyed cooking our perfectly seasoned food. Would definitely recommend this experience to a friend 🥰
  2. D

    Dbro

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food3service2ambience1
    The experience left more to be desired. I wanted to enjoy the place but the food provided for the price was not it.
  3. R

    Rosalyn

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall1food4service1ambience3
    Checked into our 8:15 reservation at 8 pm. All members of the party were present. We did not get seated until 9:00 pm.
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience3
    Perfect Birthday experience and great service!
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Montreal

    3 reviews

    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall1food3service3ambience1
    Too noisy, and there was a bit o pressure for us to finish and leave.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on August 2, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience3
    I ordered filet mignon, meat was not fresh. Hanger steak was good.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Pony and Yoyo have top tier treatment. I will definitely recommend to everyone!
  8. HC

    HappyCustomer

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Had a great time with my 2 kids and their grand parents.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a great time. Food was delicious as always . Staff always great and very helpful. Look forward to many more memories at GYU.
  10. H

    H963

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    More delicious than I can remember from previous visits. Thanks!
  11. LL

    LoLu

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Great food for a fair price. We would definitely eat here again. Only critique is that we had to wait a couple of minutes although we had a reservation.
  12. TQ

    TiaraQ

    Atlantic City

    12 reviews

    2.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on July 28, 2022

    overall2food4service1ambience4
    We have been to this location numerous times and it has been ok compared to the others. For some reason this location has difficulties with the timing of the food being brought to the table. We waited around 30 min for 3 fried rices and garlic noodles. The vegetables were cold by the time it did come out. In addition, 2 people from our party ordered 4 meats and the waiter assumed we wanted the value course and added that to our bill. Once we realized that we did not order any of things included in the Value Course we brought it to his attention and requested he remove it. He was also not the best waiter. He wasnt attentive at all. We LOVE Gyu-Kaku but will avoid this location in the future.
  13. AS

    AmandaS

    New York Area

    19 reviews

    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I love this place. Second time being here! Prices are pretty decent! Food is always delicious! I’ve only been here for the Japanese bbq twice! Staff is also amazing and friendly! I will be honest, I’ve had better kimchi. Their kimchi tastes a bit weird to me but I still ate it! But besides that their food is reallllly goood! Will be back again soon!
  14. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing! Great people & great food!
  15. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on July 5, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    They increased the prices for the lunch menu - the quality of the meat is not as good as before, but is still a good lunch meal!
  16. WF

    WarrenF

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 4, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    Gyu Gakyu delivers excellently prepped, high-quality dishes and BBQ ingredients for customer grilling, in a comfortable and attractive setting. The grilling process is seamless and fun, smoke is kept to a minimum, and the savory results keep diners coming back for more.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    So delicious meat ! The quality was much better than before !
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    It was a Good date. City location and view gave it more elegance!
  19. DB

    DavidB

    Orlando

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious as always
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Loved the experience among with my friends. The food was awesome and delicious.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall1food4service1ambience1
    The host sat us (a party of 4) at a table for 2 and the proceeding to repeat (4x) the maximum seat time was an hour and 15 minutes. When we asked for a bigger table, the staff told us no because a reservation of six will be there shortly….that party of six was three men. Hmmm.
  22. TB

    TheBanker28

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Such a great experience at this location! The best servers and the best food!
  23. PH

    PriyaH

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall3food1service5ambience5
    The taste and the quality is much better in copper square. Gyukaku is my fav restaurant and prolly been to cooper square one 40 times. This branch was the 3rd time and I can guarantee there were missing ingredients and the food was very bleh and tasteless
  24. D

    Delicious

    New York Area

    114 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    114 reviews

    Dined on June 15, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience3
    Tasty food as always. Dividers where we sat seemed greasy from the cooking. Server was fine but she seemed to have too much to do and was rushing. Forgot to bring lemonade until reminded.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience5
    As a frequent guest of Gyu-Kaku, as pretty as this location is with the atrium the vibe is much different than the 44th Street location. I don't know if they were short staffed last night but it just seemed to be that service was not as important and that they felt like they were going to make money no matter what because the food. The girls at the front desk seemed disinterested, and the waitress just seemed overworked and weeded. Will always come back to the franchise but probably not this location.
  26. E

    Eebee

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 7, 2022

    overall3food3service2ambience3
    Cooking small pieces of food on the grill in the middle of the table can be fun when there are only 2 guests. Otherwise, you battle for grill space. As this is Asian cuisine, rice noodles should be on the menu. We waited far too long for our brown rice to arrive.
  27. JS

    JuneS

    New York Area

    81 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    81 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great food and service. Everything we ordered was so good. Great value. We will definitely come back.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    excellent ambiance and value
  29. SL

    SeanL

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 1, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We went for the first time and it was great. We were worried about the chain issue but it was great.
  30. AG

    AnisaG

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on May 16, 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Service and food are amazing. Super loud, which the staff contributes to by screaming all the time
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 14, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing experience happy hour is so worth it
  32. S

    Sarah

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The service is attentive and they make wonderful recommendations. My kids love the experience and the s’mores for dessert. The food is flavorful and lots of options to choose from. Our favorites were the secret pot flank steak that they grilled for us on our table and cut into pieces, beef sukiyaki bimbibap and shrimp ají. A good alternative to Korean BBQ in a more convenient and less crowded location.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    The food was delicious and kept coming. The package for four people was so much food and a great value! The wait staff was extremely attentive!
  34. CM

    CherryM

    San Francisco

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on May 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Friendly staffs. Food was amazing!
  35. C

    Cado

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 12, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience3
    Lunch special was very good and reasonably priced. The tip options displayed on the electronic device was calculated after taxes which was misleading.
  36. A

    Anonymous

    New York Area

    28 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on May 9, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience2
    Good-value casual lunch, probably even more enjoyable with more people
  37. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 7, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service, great food.. would visit this location again
  38. CN

    ChrisN

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on May 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always a fun time at Guy Kaku - beats a regular sit down lunch or dinner! Beer is great too
  39. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on May 2, 2022

    overall5food4service4ambience4
    All long Weekenders visiting from out of town should visit here. Unpretentious, social, engaging food options. Drinks prices not outrageous. Why wouldn’t you soujourn slightly off track for an hour?
  40. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious food and cocktails. Nice service and ambience. I hate the idea of a 90 minute limit, but I get it. Service is fast so it wasn't a problem.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown does offer delivery in partnership with Chow Now and Uber Eats. Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 702-8816.

Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown is rated 4.7 stars by 2400 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 89 times today
Google Map for Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown

805 3rd Ave 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022

Additional information

  • Cross street

    50th, 3rd Ave (2nd floor)

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown East

  • Hours of operation

    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–11:00 pm Happy Hour Daily 11:00 am–5:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    South East corner of 50th St. and 3rd Ave. Second floor. Subway: take 6 train to 51st and Lexington, head east to 3rd Ave. and south to 50 St.

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    You are the chef!!!

  • Entertainment

    Yaki (grilling) niku (meats) has its origins in the Korean barbecue style commonly known as kalbi and bulkogi. However, Gyu-Kaku has taken yakiniku to a new level of dining enjoyment by combining state-of-the-art charcoal roaster systems with a bountiful menu of meats, seafood, poultry and vegetables, as well as vegetarian specialties and wines, Sake and desserts such as Smores at your table!

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 702-8816

  • Private party facilities

    Gyu-Kaku can host private parties for up to 45 people. We also offer a prix-fixe menu for larger groups. Contact in advance required for large, private events. For parties of seven or more, please see https://www.gyu-kaku.com/large-party-reservation-request/ for more details.

  • Private party contact

    Joji Uematsu: (844) 727-2603

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