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Details
Sun 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:00PM - 10:45PM

Mon - Thu 5:00PM - 6:00PM 8:30PM - 10:45PM

Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 6:00PM 9:00PM - 11:15PM

About Bar Americain

Bobby Flay's Bar Americain is an American Brasserie featuring regional American food.

152 W. 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
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Dining style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American

Hours of operation:
Weekend Brunch: 11:30am - 4:15pm; Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45am - 4:15pm; Dinner: Sun-Mon: 5:00pm - 9:45pm, Tues-Thurs 5:00pm - 10:45, Fri-Sat 5:00pm - 11:15pm

Cross street:
Between 6th and 7th Avenue

Dress code:
Business Casual

Price range:
$50 and over

Payment options:
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone number:
(212) 265-9700

Website:
http://www.baramericain.com/

Parking Details:
There are two parking lots near Bar Americain: on 52nd between 7th and 8th Avenues, and 52nd Street between 6th and 7th Avenue.

Public Transport:
N/R and 1/9/F/D/B

Executive Chef:
Bobby Flay

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
For parties larger than 4 please contact the restaurant at (212) 265-9700. A credit card will be required to hold these larger reservations.

Bar Americain Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.1

service

4.2

ambience

4.2

value

3.6

noise

Moderate

82% would recommend it to a friend

Pre/post Theatre (111)
Special Occasions (89)
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Good for Anniversaries (59)
Group Bookings (47)
Good for Birthdays (46)
Lunch (38)
Bar Seating (36)
Romance (35)
Hot Spot (32)
Brunch (30)
Casual (30)
Fun (29)
Quiet Conversation (29)
Comfort Food (28)
Notable Wine List (25)
Handcrafted Cocktails (24)
Open Kitchen (24)
Sunday Lunch (23)
Neighbourhood Gem (21)
People Watching (20)
Cosy (17)
Authentic (16)
Worth the Drive (15)
Vibrant Bar Scene (13)
Healthy (11)
Happy Hour (11)
Child Friendly (9)
Spicy (8)
Family Style (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Seasonal (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
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Tasting Menu (4)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

The ambiance is nice and service was ok but the food left lots to be desired. I had the tuna tartar and the coppinio both were average. My husband had the fried chicken dish and it was below average. The chicken was flavorless. For the price (and the name of famous celebrity chef owner) it is NOT worth it. We paid over $100 (no alcohol) for a mediocre at best meal. We were super disappointed.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

A huge fan a supporter of the restaurant. Visited on Sunday a had the steak on the brunch menu. For some reason, my dinning partner, who had the same didn't enjoy it as much. Again, I have never had a sub-par meal at BarAmerican. Might I suggest replacing the current steak offer with the hanger. It is always first rate and a perfect portion. Will back soon

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 (Denver)·Dined 5 days ago

Wonderful menu although limited so that quality will not suffer by offering hundreds of items. Service is excellent, wine list extensive.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasions, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Staff and service was excellent, the food was disappointing and many in my party mentioned the food was too salty and not as good as expected from such a high caliber restaurant.

Tags: Modern Decor
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 5 days ago

A friend recommended this restaurant to us...so we made reservations. We were a little concerned by some of the reviews, but were pleasantly surprised by the food. Everything was delicious. We would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

The food was amazing from the appetizer to the dinner. All of the ingredients were fresh and top of the line. The sauces are really special at this restaurant. Cocktail amazingly delicious. Nicest staff. Overall great dinner.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 5 days ago

Waited almost 20 min. to be seated due to lack of menus when we arrived, even though we had a reservation. Decor was nice but there were a lot of light bulbs out throughout the restaurant. Maybe they were trying to hide the dust on the feature wall by the host stand. Bathrooms were unpleasant. Food was good. Loved the bread basket! Wish the brunch menu item I saw online had been available on the brunch menu at the restaurant.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

very nice place and staff were great. nice business meal

Tags: Romance, Business Meals
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 (New England)·Dined 6 days ago

Terrific experience from start to finish!
The restaurant is lively and comfortable. The food is really good as well as the cocktails. We found the wait staff, especially Lisa to be so helpful and really cared that we had a good time! We would definately recommend and return on our next trip to NYC!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Modern Decor, Molecular Gastronomy, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

have always came here for drinks at the bar on weekends, great bartenders very friendly and good drinks. this time we went for dinner. not to keen o nspicy foods, thinking of bobby flay style of cooking but were we fooled .the food was great ,the menu great. every thing tasted so fresh and flavorfull. one of our best dinners in ny. the service outstanding, waiters and servers the best.will be back again

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Open Kitchen, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasions, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Romance, Fit for Foodies, Authentic, Bar Seating, Child Friendly, Modern Decor, Fun, Quick Bite, Brunch, Notable Wine List, Cosy
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 (Phoenix)·Dined 7 days ago

My food was cold and had to be sent back and our waiter was taking care of too many different tables

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 (New York Area)·Dined 7 days ago

Disappointing but expensive expensive food. Confused deception desk. Uneven wine service.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 7 days ago

My spouse had a great meal. She had the Skate with the Chili butter sauce. I on the other hand ordered the Thursday special. The Rib eye. Here was also just the option of the rib eye for 46$. My rib eye had about a teaspoon of two sauces. It was done correctly but there was so much fat it was really not much of a meal. I am from the Midwest and this steak could have come from a Ponderosa Steak house. It was so very think. Buoy would think for 56$ it would have been a solid piece of meat.
Do waste the money on a steak ( only meat nothing else) at Bar American. Very disappointed for a Bobby Flay place.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Houston)·Dined on 20 April 2017

It was our first dinner in NYC for our 10 anniversary dinner. Perfect kick off to the trip and a nice quiet sit down after a long day of travel. Thank you Bobby Flay

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 (San Diego)·Dined on 19 April 2017

This was a big disappointment for our entire party. The ribeye was tasteless and the asparagus salad had no asparagus in it. The waiter didn't charge us for it but it was a disappointment

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 (New York Area)·Dined on 19 April 2017

Service was fair. Menu is limited and food was just OK and not inexpensive. Very unhelpful to helping the vegan in our party to find something they could eat

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 (New York Area)·Dined on 19 April 2017

Noisy, but hip, Bobby Flay does it nicely at Bar Americain. It's very pretty, albeit nothing in it to absorb sound, so if conversation is important, this is NOT the place. Food was excellent and service was superb.

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Fun, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 19 April 2017

Wanted something close to Theater distract but not in the theater district for a Wednesday Matinee. The service was excellent and fast. The potato chips with blue cheese sauce was to die for. The pizza with bacon, caramalized onion and garlic was amazing. Mussels and steak sandwich were good but not special. Lots of business lunchers.

Tags: Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on 18 April 2017

Wonderful restaurant.....everything is top notch from the food to the service. I have been here many times for a business dinner/lunch. Keep up the good work.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 17 April 2017

Birthday dinner, came from NZ to be at Bobby Flays restaurant

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 (New York Area)·Dined on 16 April 2017

Bar American combines the three best things about going out for dinner: good food, great service and an imaginative atmosphere. We seemed to have four or five servers and they were all attentive and efficient - and very pleasant. The food was very good. IT was pricey. I suppose there is better food but the difference between "truly fabulous" and "really excellent" is reasonably fine. We liked it and would return.

Tags: Healthy, Modern Decor
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 16 April 2017

Disappointed that there was not a special menu for Easter but on top of that they ran out of at least three items on the limited menu. Clear poor planning for a holiday with reservations and the wait staff had no alternatives.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on 16 April 2017

There are no descriptions on the menu. When I asked the server our the snapper was seasoned, he said "olive oil, salt & pepper". Boring description and it arrived with plantains and avocado on top. No mention of it at all.

Tags: Special Occasions
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 15 April 2017

Great meal. Really attentive and patient waitstaff. Had the seafood trio, the mussels frites and the blueberry souffle washed down with prosecco- outstanding!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on 15 April 2017

I've been coming here for years and the food never disappoints! Service is attentive and professional.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Open Kitchen
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on 15 April 2017

We had reservations and were shown to our table in a very short amount of time. Our meal was excellent. While the menu wasn't large, there were great selections, including several vegetarian options. The service was phenominal. Bottom line, I highly recommend the restaurant and will return soon.

Tags: People Watching, Hot Spot, Modern Decor, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Pre/post Theatre, Spicy, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasions, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 14 April 2017

Our go-to place for celebratory dinners and special date nights, Bar Americain never disappoints with rich flavorful fare and the best pairing of fine wines and champaign.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on 14 April 2017

Had a great time,service was excellent and food matched

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 (New York Area)·Dined on 14 April 2017

Way over priced for what it was. Service was fair at best. My filet mignon was served without the sauce, I had to ask to get it. Rolls were stale. Much better places out there. Not worth it.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on 14 April 2017

Restaurant is lovely. Food was good. Great spot for pre theatre dining.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on 14 April 2017

Cocktail glass dirty. Sent back and returned same dirty glass with same liquor(I knew this because of ice remnants...ordered scotch neat with ice on the side. Sent back again and finally got a new clean tumbler with a fresh and increased pour size (Glenlivet 12 yo). Main course borderline warm. Desert was phenomenal. My daughter is an aspiring chef and Foodnetwork Kids winner two times...this was very educational for her.z

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Modern Decor, Special Occasions
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 14 April 2017

We love Bar Americain, have been coming for years. But it does feel formulaic. Was my food prepared in a loving manner, or more like a factory. Sad to say, I think it's turned into a factory. Still, the quality of food is excellent.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasions, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Toronto)·Dined on 13 April 2017

Good food and great service. A mix of options for everyone

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Group Bookings, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 13 April 2017

Decent, but not better. Very convenient but little else worth noting. Food is over-sauced and probably higher calorie than needed. Menu also seems limited and static. Its a very presentable room and $40 pp in midtown is less than many places. Staff is professional and attentive. I go only for business.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on 12 April 2017

The sides were disappointing and the server disappeared for 10 minutes once dinner was served.

Tags: Hot Spot
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on 11 April 2017

The meal was good, not great, just good and as such slightly disappointing in the overall meal .

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 (Denver)·Dined on 11 April 2017

Excellent food. ig fan of Bobby Flay. The spinach salad with poached egg and bacon was terrific. The cioppino fresh, creative and delicious--best I have ever had. And the waiter was very nice and helpful.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on 10 April 2017

This is a good restaurant, good for business meals, not necessarily for a romantic dinner. What is missing on the menu is a good vegetarian main course.

Tags: Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on 9 April 2017

Brunch selection was nothing special. The wait staff was average, nothing special. Food was decent, drinks were dainty. I think this place is a "one time, last time" for me.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on 9 April 2017

The atmosphere and food were excellent!! All of the brunch items ordered among our group of 8 were guitar tasty. We all loved the beignets as appetizers and the homemade potato chips. I had the open-faced turkey sandwich and also tasted the French toast. The service made us a bit unhappy with our experience. The waiter was not attentive and when the hot tea was not hot and coffee got cold and we asked for them to be replaced. They charged us for 6 cups of coffee and 2 hot teas. This is after we ordered Belinis and Mimosa's. They did remove the charges when asked, so I am hoping this was an anomaly and still recommend for a lovely and tasty brunch.

Tags: Brunch, Modern Decor
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