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329 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6422
+1 212-315-3315
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good30%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
13 May 2018
“Pastas and salads”
28 Nov 2017
“I have always enjoyed my visits to Braai....”
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329 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6422
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

If you're searching for excellent Italian food, walk a block or two to Il Meligrano. This place is fine if you're looking for a place for dinner in time for a show. The server circles your order on the paper placement/menu. Nevertheless, I was brought...More

Thank Beth F
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Always had great food here -- visitied 3-4 times, though the service could sometimes be very slow..... Unfortunately, just checked for reservations for an upcoming trip and it has closed and is now an Italian restaurant.

1  Thank poh28
Reviewed 9 April 2017

A taste of home and everything about it was great. The service, the food and atmosphere. It was interesting seeing all these business people having lunch meetings enjoying South African food...felt like home.

1  Thank Niala O
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant during a NYC visit. Great atmosphere, wonderful service, and delicious food and wine. Family of 5 with three teenagers. Highly recommend!!

Thank mamaskats
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Well, the idea of having RSA food in New York was dreamy being away from home already 6 months. So we gave it a try. The specials menu was confusing written by someone who appeared to be in 5th grade on the back of an...More

Thank meghan z
Reviewed 14 November 2016

If you are not used to better or are hard set to find South African food you will be fine - the food leaves much to be desired and are overpriced for what it is. Do not bother with desserts, this is the biggest let...More

Thank Explorer2606
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I loved this place!! Our table was half south africans and they loved it! Appetizers fantastic. Bunny Chow, Lamp Chops, Ox tail all fantastic. Located in Hells kitchen and worthy of dining there for sure excellent!

Thank apurplemango
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The menu is what made me try this place and the food was worth it. We had a selection of tapas, the ostrich sliders were overcooked for my likely but the sliders were very tasty. The peri peri chicken wings were good with the sauce...More

Thank LadyScags
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

No wait to get a table which is nice but seemingly indicative of the experience to come. It is so dark here tha t we had to use cell phone lights to read the menu. The decor is painted brick with very small art work...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were looking for a dinner spot "away from the bustle" and tried this because they had "Fish Parcel" (essentially fish and chips) which worked for our picky teenage eater (except of the calamari thrown in which I ate). My husband and I each had...More

Thank Claire W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
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5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 W 51st St, New York City, NY 10019-6422
    (Between 8th and 9th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: C & E trains to 50th Street and 8th Avenue.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-315-3315
  • E-mail
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