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Gyu-Kaku - Midtown

4.6
1567 reviews
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$30 and under
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Japanese
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Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ in Midtown is the ideal spot for an amazing experience in New York!

Traditionally called Yakiniku, this Japanese barbecue spot is known for their delicious, fresh (never frozen), high-quality meats!

Enjoy an ice cold beer as you grill your own meat. Happy Hours offer the best deals on food and drinks, so be sure to wind down and get the night started right with us.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Japanese, Barbecue, Tapas / Small Plates
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Hours of operation
Mon: 11:30AM – 11:00PM
Tues: 11:30AM – 11:00PM
Wed: 11:30AM – 11:00PM
Thurs: 11:30AM – 11:00PM
Fri: 11:30AM – 12:00AM
Sat: 11:30AM – 12:00AM
Sun: 11:30AM – 10:00PM

EARLY HAPPY HOUR
Everyday 11:30AM–6:00PM

LATE HAPPY HOUR
Mon–Thu: 9:30PM–11:00PM last call
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Phone number
(212) 702-8816
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
You are the chef!!!
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Private party facilities
Gyu-Kaku can host private parties for up to 45 people. We also offer a prix-fixe menu for larger groups. There is also a private area for up to 20 people. Contact in advance required for large, private events.
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Private party contact
Joji Uematsu: (844) 727-2603
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
50th, 3rd Ave (2nd floor)
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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.
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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!
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 1567 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.4
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JayL 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

I enjoyed myself so much I went two days in a row.. Thursday night was a date in the Midtown West location, Friday night was an introduction to my friends.

Thank you Flex as well for pitching in.

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HectorM 
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

One of my favorite places the food is awesome and the environment makes you feel like your in an anime or something lol

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vipMatt (Seattle)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Food was surprisingly good but the experience is slightly effected by the subpar and disengaged service staff.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Everyone loved this place. The meat was incredible, sushi-style plates held up nicely. I definitely recommend opting for a bbq-style meal. Excited to go back

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DarrylF 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

As usual, Gyu-Kaku was great.
I have been there 30 or more times and have never been disappointed.

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Janelo 
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

The food was absolutely amazing and the service was so good. Our waitress was very accommodating and attentive. The venue was very nice and clean too. Loved the avocado salad!

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ChrisT 
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

Was a great experience. We had to wait about 20 minutes later than our reservation but I understand that people don't always leave right away and therefore tables don't always open up. I was really impressed with the hostess and the manager when a woman at the table catty cornered to us was being an absolute monster and even threatened the hostess' job. Both hostess Elizabeth and the Manager remained professional, calm and poised. Not always easy when "the guest is always right" Ugh! good on yas!!!

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Rosalyn 
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Amazing food and experience! Fun and great environment.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

It's great !

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TiMG (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

This was my wife and I's first time here of any of the locations. We made a reservation obviously. Had virtually no wait to be seated. I have some GI issues, so bathroom was used and I would say was clean enough compared to most Manhattan restrooms.

The food was good, not amazing. The service was good, everyone was friendly except the hostess and I read some other reviews saying the same thing. She doesn't even pick up her head. She doesn't even act like she wants to be there, perhaps the wrong career choice if not a people person. I felt that they were moving too quickly just to keep turning the table over. Don't get me wrong, I get it, more customers, more money, but you also want these customers to come back, right?

Great Happy Hour prices on drinks for the city.

TiMG

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

With reservation, I was seated quickly. Within a few minutes we meet our server and drinks came soon after. Food was served quickly and was great. We were checked on often enough to feel like we mattered. Excellent service. Highly recommended

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Great service!

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Lillian59 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

We are die hard fans, this visit, we found the meat portions lacking, it did not meet our typical expectations-

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vipUESfoodie (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Lots of fun and makes eating out a great activity to share with friends and family.

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MarianoT (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Incredible night spend with my wife and baby. We would love to come back!

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