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Brasserie Ruhlmann

45 Rockefeller Plz, New York City, NY 10111-0100
+1 212-974-2020
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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European, French, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Rockefeller Plz, New York City, NY 10111-0100
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overpriced and not that great. Went there because we had to be at NBC studios right after, but the food was mediocre. My salmon wasn't bad. The tuna tartare wasn't bad either but small (guest photos make it look bigger). Crab cake was odd with...More

1  Thank crazyzete
Reviewed 1 week ago

Noticed this restaurant when passing the Rockefeller Centre and went back a little later for lunch. It was packed out but they managed to find us a table. We both went for steak and frites with béarnaise sauce - absolutely delicious - why can't we...More

1  Thank ex_patFigeac
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were six of us for lunch. We were warmly greeted and seated immediately. The service was very good and the menu offered interesting choices. The food was very good and nicely presented. The staff were very attentive.

1  Thank ForbesB
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lunch with 3 friends. Lobster bisque, French Onion Soup, ham sandwich, fries, ice tea, glass of champagne (2), pancakes with side of fries. Total with tip $165.00. Guess we underestimated the cost of eating French. Tough to take was a party of...More

1  Thank NCKari
Reviewed 12 November 2017

After arriving at our hotel and dropping the bags, we hit the streets, eager to see the city. We walked and walked and with stomachs grumbling we started to look for somewhere to have lunch. We ended up here, happy day for us. We were...More

1  Thank mhairi69
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband and I had lunch here after walking from Times Square to Rockefeller Center. We had a great bottle of wine and really nice lunch. We sat outside and had great service. The staff (starting with the hostess) were all very nice and we...More

1  Thank Mpfisher5827
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had a tasty brunch at the Brasserie before seeing a Sunday matinee show. The poached eggs were perfectly done and the lobster roll and hand cut fries were delicious. Service was excellent too. We lingered happily over coffee. Would definitely return.

1  Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Four of us had Sunday brunch here on a sunny autumn day, and found the overall experience enjoyable. This was largely due to being on the sidewalk, facing Rockefeller Plaza, the iconic Midtown Manhattan space with the rows of flags and sunken skating rink. The...More

1  Thank MannyG2000
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Frenches stay in New York, we went to this brasserie where Arnaud works (Arno for the locals) that we met in France a few days before our departure for the USA. Serendipity... The brewery is located at the Rockefeller Center. We were warmly welcomed and...More

1  Thank Joyeux159
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Brasserie Ruhlmann quickly became a favourite go to restaurant for lunch or early evening dinner. Located opposite the Rockefeller Centre, this little slice of Paris is the perfect spot to people watch and relax and recharge on a sunny day. The service by the very...More

1  Thank MARNIE Y
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Rockefeller Plz, New York City, NY 10111-0100
    (50th street, between 5th and 6th Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: F-D-B-M to Rockefeller Center 6 to 51 St & Lexington Ave. Walk south to 50th St. Walk west towards 5th Ave. 1 to 50th St and Broadway. Walk east towards 5th Ave. N-R subway line to 49 St. and 7th Ave. Walk north to 50th St. Walk east towards 5th Ave.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-974-2020
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Enjoy the casual elegance of this French brasserie, centrally located in New York’s Rockefeller Center. It’s a prime location for business lunches, relaxed dinners, holiday celebrations and private events. Spring through Fall our large terrace is an ideal place to gather for dining and cocktails.Visit us and experience French classics in abundance.
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