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Rare Chelsea

152 W 26th St, New York City, NY 10001-6975
212 807 73273
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“burgers” (59 reviews)
“fries” (25 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
152 W 26th St, New York City, NY 10001-6975
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Was in NY for work and stopped to have a drink on the roof. Was good but they don't do a happy hour special. Views were great. Had dinner down in rhee lobby restaurant. Burger and regular fries were excellent. Service at the bar was...More

Thank eventgallb
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

After 4 years of enjoying this truly secret of a wonderful restaurant in midtown NY, it is time to share this secret. Rare servers ribs, steaks and burgers and great starters, that are half priced than other restaurants around the block, yet as if not...More

Thank Gideon D
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I was here for breakfast as it was provided by Hilton. Friendly and kind service. Good atmosphere. The food was pretty good and the portion sizes were huge. Too bad, I don't have time to try their lunch or dinner, but I would recommend others...More

Thank tsunaminight
Reviewed 18 June 2017

My daughter and I recently went to NYC for a fun weekend trip. We dined at the Rare Bar Chelsea! We sat in the bar area which had a very nice atmosphere very cool look. Our server was so friendly and made some suggestions since...More

Thank Dianne O
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We ate in the floor level restaurant. We did not go up to the rooftop bar. I had the ribeye(?) Mac and cheese. It was listed as a side, but it was more than enough for a meal (I wasn't super hungry to be fair)....More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

We spent the weekend at the Hilton and were excited to wander up to the rooftop bar. The views were incredible but seating was limited due to half of the place being blocked off for a private party. The DJ was going a little crazy...More

Thank Amanda L
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The omelette was not exceptionally flavorful. It needed a lot more seasoning. Toast was barely toasted. Coffee is very strong. Large portions an $18 may be the norm in NYC but I expected better for the price

Thank VA-beer
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Nice american resturant with great burgers and sideorders. Specially the fries with parmesan was great!

Thank Magols
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Good views in this bar and nice cocktails too. Didn't have food but looked good, would recommend a visit here.

Thank Marie B
Reviewed 11 March 2017

My friend wanted a steak our last night in New York. And we found out totally by accident about the wonderful restaurant they have hidden behind the elevators at the hotel. It was very quiet when we were there. The service was excellent and everyone...More

Thank Sheryl M
Home to hundreds of art galleries, beautiful
brownstones, and one of New York’s newest and most
popular attractions, Chelsea is one of the city’s
jewels when it comes to neighbourhood life. The
contemporary art scene is an integral part of the
neighbourhood’s identity, with gallery openings almost
every night of the week and countless exhibits to
explore. As a longtime hub of gay culture in New York
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
6:30 AM - 10:30 AM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 152 W 26th St, New York City, NY 10001-6975
    (6th and 7th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: 1 train to 28th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: 212 807 73273
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RARE Bar & Grill and our rooftop lounge RARE View in Chelsea at the Hilton New York Fashion District.RARE provides on-premise catering, room service, and lobby dining in addition to the rooftop lounge. This area, home of Chelsea's popular flower district, has blossomed with many exciting entertainment and dining venues.Steps from the Fashion Institute of Technology, Empire State Building, Herald Square's amazing shopping corridor, with Macy's flagship as the star, and of course, Madison Square Garden, home of the Knicks, Rangers and a continuous rotation of concerts and International events.Our menu boasts a palette of hamburger choices, as well as steaks, poultry, salads, great sides, and incredible desserts. The rooftop lounge, a favorite of those in--and out--of love.The Rare View Rooftop at Chelsea is a year round destination for drinks and amazing city views. It is also an ideal spot for intimate private gatherings and receptions.
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