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About Bar Americain
Bobby Flay's Bar Americain is an American Brasserie featuring regional American food.
New York, NY 10019
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
Between 6th and 7th Avenue
$50 and over
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
There are two parking lots near Bar Americain: on 52nd between 7th and 8th Avenues, and 52nd Street between 6th and 7th Avenue.
N/R and 1/9/F/D/B
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
Meal was excellent- would have liked a slightly more extensive menu- service was excellent and ambiance great as well Very convenient to my hotel and easy to access etc. My guest enjoyed it as well. The waiter allowed us time to talk and enjoy our drinks before hovering to order.
How many times does a regular person like me go to a restaurant, enjoy great food, and get treated truly professionally? Not a lot, but Bar Americain is one of those places where you do.
All the food was well prepared, cooked, and presented. Your taste buds will have an adventure! Some dishes my guest and I had, all tasting like nothing we've tasted before, include: tuna tartare, gulf shrimp and grits, cioppino, and secret recipe fried chicken. My guest's desert, the blackberry souffle, was worth the wait and was a bit of a show too. I would recommend any of these.
The service was equally impressive. The hostess was more that just a person who showed you to your table - she took our coats, transferred our bar tab to the table when we were seated, and even retrieved my forgotten glasses from my coat later on. The waiter knew the menu with detail, gave good opinions when asked, and was entertaining as he prepared the souffle. He even knew the different red wines we were drinking at the bar. We never waited long for food to arrive, and our water glasses (and wine too - when we wanted it) were kept refreshed. And, as quick as the service was, we were never rushed and, in fact, we conversed for a good while after dessert before we decided it was time. Each one of the staff treated you with respect, and made you feel like part of the 'family'.
The ambiance was wonderful - not loud at all even though it was full. It was nice to talk with your guest in a normal voice. The space has tall ceilings with a contemporary look - attractive but not overbearing.
Great job, Bobby and staff! This was my second time, and I'll be back again for sure.
Went to Bar Americain when visiting my son in NYC. I was there a few years ago and the place is every bit as good as it was back then. Excellent attention to plating, presentation and the food was superb. I also think that it has a very well rounded menu that can be missing in some finer NYC restaurants. ( some just have unique and strange menu items). It remains one of my "go to" restaurants in the city. Very consistent and enjoyable!
This was awesome. I booked reservations because they were close to the show we were going to see. And they had good reviews. It was so much better than the reviews.
We had brunch on a Saturday. Great Bloody Marys, best chopped salad ever and the salmon tartare was so tasty. We had a wide variety of selections--eggs, oysters, omelet--and all were excellent. I would return here as a destination.
I went to here when it first opened Bobby was in the kitchen. It was good really good. Bobby is no longer anywhere to be found. The food is ordinary at best. My wife had the lamb chops. we asked for medium rare. It was so rare you couldn't cut it with a steak knife, we sent it back. When a new piece returned it was well done. It was accompanied by some kind of sweet potato side dish that was just weird. In the other hand I had the fried chicken which was delicious, accompanied by overcooked and over salted collard greens. I don't understand how this could happen at a restaurant of risk former caliber. I hope Mr. Flay comes back and cleans the place up. Maybe his success has distracted him from this restaurant. Whatever the reason it is hurting his reputation and d badly. I will think twice before ever visiting a Bobby Flay restaurant again.
We went for our six month anniversary and they were so kind! The food was absolutely delicious and gave large portions. It didn't feel rushed, plenty of time between each course. They also took off a dessert and wrote happy anniversary on the plate! Highly recommend.
We are long-time Food Network fans and were really excited to try Bar Americain. We made reservations because we had tickets to Wicked at the Gershwin, and wanted to eat at Chef Flay's restaurant. The positives are that it is close to Broadway, just a few blocks and is easily walked. The side dishes were also tasty- we ordered the smashed potatoes and asparagus to share. We splurged and got the Filet Mignon and NY Strip, both medium rare. The char on both of the steaks was too thick, making the steaks dry and flavorless. Overall, disappointing as this was a special occasion ( flew in from Alaska to eat here and catch a Broadway show) and we all left underwhelmed... spending about $70 per person isn't something we can normally do, but we felt the quality would be there. The service was great... no complaints...as a matter-of-fact, I forgot my purse when we left and the waiter tracked me down via the reservation information and called me to let me know.... we were thankful that he went over and above what was expected to get it back to me. Overall, though, I think, we all expected Moreau far as food quality. This restaurant carries an Iron Chef's name and reputation....and it fell short of that expectation, with all due respect. In hindsight, I would eat elsewhere and I can't, in good faith, recommend eating here.
I believe if you're paying $38 for 6 bites of hangar steak they should at least arrive hot.
Actually 3 of 4 dinners were sent back cold. I suspect that my friends pork chop arrived hot as it was the last to be finished.
They did take everything back in a speedy manner and returned with everything heated up. Not sure that's a compliment
Got a nice banana cream pie, gratis.
This didn't feel like $200 well spent.
Really disappointed visit. I have been to the restaurant several times and always had good results. During this visit, I spoke with the waiter about a couple of options on the menu and asked about the mussels. I often order these but am particular about them. With mussels, size matters. The waiter assured me that the mussels were medium to large and so I ordered them. In fact, they were the smallest that I have ever seen and not worth eating. Most just fell apart on the fork because there was nothing to them. While I blame the waiter for not knowing his product, I also cannot believe that a restaurant of this quality would serve these. I was entertaining clients so decided to not make a scene. Frankly, I will look elsewhere before picking this place again.
We feel like groupies at Bar Americain! We are always happy to dine here, especially when we have theatre tickets. We ordered a bottle of Chilean Carmenere to accompany our house-made chips & bleu cheese fondue. Heavenly! Our starters were the trio of seafood cocktails. The bread basket was difficult to turn down. I had blackened prime rib while hubby had Southwestern Ribeye. We shared the creamed kale-spinach-fennel side. No room for dessert! We had great servers, especially the sommelier who went the extra mile. Hope to return to NYC soon so that we can enjoy yet another satisfying meal here.
The waiter had no idea what no peanuts means, He said we have no pine nuts. I said not that's not what I asked. My friend is allergic to peanuts. He said I ask Chef is its a problem. He came back and said he was right we don't use WALNUTS!!! We were just about done when this happened. My Duck was cold, the brussel sprouts were raw and not cooked. The wine that I chose they showed me the bottle then walked away and opened it someplace else and decanted it then brought it back. Now for all I know that could have been another wine not of my choosing. Never going back again....
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