Blue Ribbon Brasserie

4.8
505 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Contemporary American
Top tags:
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Late-night Find
  • Good for a Date
Blue Ribbon Brasserie's cozy yet bustling dining room and friendly bar have served neighborhood regulars, culinary professionals and celebrity chefs for over 26 years.

Whether you are in the mood for a Burger and a Pint of Beer, Rack of Lamb and a bottle of Burgundy, or Oysters on the Half Shell and Champagne, Blue Ribbon Brasserie will welcome you from 4pm until 4am, seven nights a week. The menu truly has something for everyone including; soups, salads, burgers, steaks, chops, seafood and raw bar with vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options available.

Our youthful culinary vision first sprang to life downtown in SoHo in 1992, and in the years since has become a New York institution. We are proud that our flagship continues to be a local favorite even as it has blossomed into an international culinary destination, known especially for our late-night dining scene.

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What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
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The original Blue Ribbon in Soho, in which you can eat bone marrow, fried chicken, and oysters from a white table cloth at 3am. What a world.

Ratings 8.5-9.0:Now we’re in the range of absolutely excellent restaurants that you might go to more than once a year/lifetime. These restaurants tend to define a city, and make up the places that you absolutely cannot miss if you want to have any credibility as a restaurant-informed person in a major metropolis.
What 505 People Are Saying
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4.8
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Miami
7 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Another great meal at one of our favorite restaurants in NY. Always order menu standouts like Bone Marrow, terrine of Foie Gras and beef tartar. But ask for specials of the day, we also had the scallops, the tofu ravioli . Staff is so professional, courteous and dishes come and go effortlessly. A great spot that should not be missed.

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JK
San Francisco
5 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

amazing as always. my go to whenever i'm in nyc...which is about 4x a year.

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GT
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Still my favorite restaurant in New York City.
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PJ
New York Area
47 reviews
Dined on 11 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

This place is our happy new discovery. We stopped in because we happened to be nearby, and we feel so glad we tried it. Delicious food, impeccable service, nice people. Thank you to the chef and the staff.

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NG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

My husband and I always have the most amazing experience when we go to Blue Ribbon Brasserie. It is a most try for everyone. I promise once you go, it will quickly become a favorite go to place, as it has for us!

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CC
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 6 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Thank you!

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CM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 5 June 2019
Overall 1Food 3Service 3Ambience 1

Though our gift card read print and present to server the Manager would not accept gift certificate. Demanded original email and then attempted to "register". We paid with our credit card. After fifteen minutes the gift card giver was able to register. A spoiled wedding anniversary celebration and a manager that made no attempt to reconcile.

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AM
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Server was very attentive and friendly. Great hospitality and service. We felt very welcome and completely taken care of.

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RR
London
11 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I only have the opportunity to dine here twice a year I live in Los Angeles but Blue Robbin never disappoints, the food is amazing my fav is the escargot the French gravy port wine is amazing & the hibachi style cooking it a fun group activity. Overall please visit this amazing place it won’t let you down !

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AD
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

We are currently semi frequent fliers (since moving farther away) previously very frequent fliers and know how amazing and consistent the food and drink is ! Definitely worth the drive from Warwick ny! We are Usually Friday night or Saturday Patrons but were unable to make either of those nights this past week and have been craving steak tartare and oysters so decided to give it a go Sunday night 6/2/19. Food again was amazing as always. The Bartender is one of our favorites! Bunch of new faces on the floor I guess explains the service being a little off throughout our whole dining experience . We joked possibly was the B team as we aren’t usually Sunday night dwellers. After being in the industry as long as my husband and I had been would’ve understood if the place was jammed packed but there were many many open tables (also something we weren’t used to at this establishment again chalking it up to the day we chose to dine) and seemed to have more than enough service staff?! Maybe an off night for the servers but will not deter us from dining in the future food and drink definitely worth it!

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SC
1 review
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

When I go to a restaurant, the very first thing that I care about....is the food!! The food was amazing. The service was amazing as well. and am trying to find an excuse to go back there soon!!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food great ambiance great value!

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RC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Awesome place, food and service! We were looking for a place to catch a "nice" meal - late hours -after a show and my searches turned up the Blue Ribbon Brasserie. So glad it did and more so, so glad we went!

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M
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always the best

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OT
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

It’s a great restaurant, the food was fantastic! And the service outstanding. Even though I didn’t like where we were seated the overall experience overcame that aspect

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p
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I visit NYC from Tokyo once in a while as a business trip.
And I love this place since 1998...for more than 20yrs!
I will visit again on next trip for sure.

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GK
London
1 review
Dined on 22 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding local restaurant - exquisite service and fantastic food. Highly recommended.

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B
New York Area
809 reviews
Dined on 21 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

It’s always satisfying to dine at Blue Ribbon Brasserie. And especially so this time when we had a minor issue and were treated so graciously by the host, Dan.

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KL
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Phenomenal meal, cozy date night spot...it was my bday celebration dinner, and it did not disappoint. Loved the Blue Ribbon experience!

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f
New York Area
40 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Blue Ribbon was excellent! We enjoyed everything about it and the service was wonderful! Will definitely be back!

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OT
Singapore
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2019
Overall 4Food 3Service 5Ambience 4

Once my favorite restaurant. Oxtail Ragu is my favorite. Paltry portion.

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KA
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 13 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food and service was great. Can't wait to dine there again.

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DD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 12 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing food - In particular, i would highly recommend spicy seafood soup - and outstanding service. Great place!

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MC
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

NYC and Soho to a tee....we went twice .Manager was really helpful. Definitely go when in Soho!

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MC
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 9 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

The noise level is pretty high. Luckily we had a booth so we could carry on a conversation. Will definitely be back

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D
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 6 May 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Never disappoints. Great food and great service. A classic.

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WG
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Just plain solid meal. Great dinner date place for excellent American fare with eclectic menu that will handle all tastes. Had oysters, steak tartare, soft shell crab special, friend chicken and Salmon. All great choices with excellent attentive staff.

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CM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Excellent food and service! It was a fun bustling NYC restaurant in a great neighborhood.

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OT
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on 15 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I was here last night with my grandmother and father, it was an amazing experience.
We ordered seafood and it was absolutely delicious.
The service is exceptional.
A true New York restaurant experience!

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing . Every thing was perfect

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e
New York Area
82 reviews
Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 3

The Chet Baker play list was the highest point. Everything else was good. Nothing was great including the fondue, the leeks vinagrette, the onion soup or the room itself.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 4 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Blue Ribbon is outstanding. In its 27th year it has not missed a beat. The staff are down to earth and exceptionally attentive and the food is orgasmic!

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p
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 3 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

ニューヨーク時間は日本時間の真逆。そこで真夜中に減ったお腹を満たす店としてここ以上の店はない。否、時差がなくなったとしても毎晩通うかもしれない。何を食べてもプライス以上の価値。アメリカとは思えない行き届いたホスピタリティ。本当にここだけでいい、ニューヨークは。
For business traveler like me, NY time is opposite of TYO time. It means HUNGRY AT MIDNIGHT. So...for me, BR is one and only.
No, I will come often if I’m living in NYC.
More than price for every dish.
Great hospitality that makes me wonder “is this America?”...lol
Anyway, no other restaurant required for me in NYC.

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CG
Miami
7 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding experience every single time. I loved the fresh oysters and all of my dishes. Exceptional fried chicken dish like no other. Beyond compare.

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IN
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on 29 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

I go to ‘BR’ somewhat regularly, not JUST for special occasion. You can always count on the the food from the diverse menu to be delicious. Wait staff is attentive without being intrusive. Waiter was helpful with vegan options for one member of our party and concerned for another with allergies. Simply, BR is a favorite.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Fast and friendly service. Great dishes and fantastic cocktails.

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OT
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on 26 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Come here couple times,everytime we are happy and enjoy the food and drinks. It's our local spot for sure.

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J
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 26 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Amazing anniversary dinner- staff was wonderful!

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p
New York Area
106 reviews
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

THE BEST RESTAURANT in Nyc...amazing food, amazing service...such an institution

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D
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 21 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

It's been around for a years but still is one of the gems of the city. Very good food served attentively and we'll paced. And no corkage fee.
Place to return to again and again.

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