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Rock Center Cafe

4.2
3225 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
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Rock Center Cafe is a midtown restaurant & bar in Rockefeller Center serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & brunch with holiday dining & events available.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, Steakhouse, Burgers
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Hours of operation
BREAKFAST
Monday – Friday 7:30am – 10:30am
LUNCH
Monday - Friday 11:00am – 4:00pm
DINNER
Monday – Thursday 4:00pm – 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday 4:00pm – 11pm
Sunday 4:00pm - 9:00pm
BRUNCH
Saturday & Sunday 9:30am - 4:00pm


Rock Center Cafe is open 365 days a year. We hope to see you again soon.

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Phone number
(212) 332-7620
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
David Buico
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Cross street
On 50th Street between 5th Ave & 6th Ave
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Public transit
B,D,F,M trains
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Additional
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

This ultimate space for memorable indoor and outdoor events in a legendary location, Rock Center Café offers prestige and style with breathtaking settings including the world-famous Ice Rink that transforms into the Summer Garden & Bar in the summer.

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What 3225 People Are Saying
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4.2  based on recent ratings
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4.1
service
4.4
ambience
3.5
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82% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipElizabeth (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We all loved our lunch and thoroughly enjoyed watching the skaters whizzing and stumbling by as we ate. The staff was very accommodating and the food was delicious.

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vipRobertandArlene (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

We had the “Sunday Dinner” which was really tasty - my date and I shared two awesome appetizers - the eggplant was delish! Then the main course was a roasted chicken and pasta bolognese that was worth the extra wait followed by a delectable tiramisu and cannoli combo desert and all for $29/pp - so worth it. Wait staff were courteous and attentive. We got lucky enough to get seated near the glass with a clear view of the rink. Overall a great night!

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ammagirl (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 6 days ago

Food was good. Service was not. Waitress was nice but not attentive. When asked @ fish special she said... bass. Did not explain how it was prepared. Needed plates for sharing appetizers and desserts and had to take off of unoccupied tables each time cause we couldn’t find her. Two waiters behind us were arguing @ their table assignments. It was very nice watching the skaters but wouldn’t come back anytime soon.

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EmilinJ 
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

While the food and ambiance was good overall, the service was horribly slow.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Fantastic! I brought my mom in for her birthday and everything was great. Our waiter Eder was terrific too!

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Anonymous (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 18, 2018

This was our second dinner at Rock Center Cafe. They're pretty expensive but worth the splurge for special occasions. We love the atmosphere and the food, and the service staff is friendly and attentive.

I was actually a bit disappointed in my entree this time. I ordered the $49 sirloin. I wasn't expecting the best steak in the world, but for the price, I was hoping for a really good steak. It was painfully mediocre, not nearly worth the price. However, my wife's meal was great, and the appetizers and dessert were delicious.

It was an excellent experience overall. I'm sure we'll continue to go back for special occasions.

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vipNoel (Austin)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Great service. Great view of the skating rink. Clean restroom

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Joanne (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Table was in front of the rink and was wonderful to watch the skaters while eating. The food was a wonder surprise! Very good! No one rushed us to turn the table either.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

It was great nice staff

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WilliamH (Philadelphia)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Visited for Valentine anniversary....table overlooking the ice rink was available as requested....and on time. The staff knew of our anniversary and were attentive to our needs. The price fix menu had ample choices. The food was excellent as was the service. All and all a very enjoyable evening.

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