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350 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10019 (8th & 9th Ave)
+1 212-582-4446
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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Pittsford, New York
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

dumplings, steamed buns, Bbq, and the tofu were so delicious! Definitely we will return with a bigger appetite

Thank swg219
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There were many parts of this experience that I enjoyed The welcoming on entrance The good attitude from the waiters The meats that were supplied to us was tender The pricing was very reasonable Nice atmosphere A really nice experience in New York

Thank Steven Z
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Bann serves quality and tasty Korean (and some fusion) food day in and day out. My family and I have been frequenting this restaurant for many years, with excellent meal every time. My only complaint is some of the busboys, who bring food and sort of drop them off without being considerate of the customers or the space on the... More 

Thank mkh195957
Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Amazing Korean food, great service and ambience. The chefs menu is very good value for the outstandingly tasty dishes. Would highly recommend.

Thank AnnReeves
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82 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

This place is beautiful, well located and the service was excellent. Everything is served beautifully and it is quiet, so you can talk. I just do not care for Korean food...it was a little pricey, but portions were large. The scallion pancake was yummy. I also got the Bi Bim Bop with sizzling rice and it was a little bland...I... More 

Thank jcgtune
Dallas, Texas
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184 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Good ambiance, friendly waiters. We sat at the bar and only chose from the small menu. Good place to go before theatre. Food was fine.

Thank GFK88
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250 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went on a Saturday night with no reservation. The place was packed at 615pm. We had theater tickets for a show at 8pm so we were on a time crunch with 5 blocks south still to walk to the theater. We showed up and we sat in front of the open air kitchen, so you could see the chefs,... More 

Thank 46oceangirl
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I love eating here. The experience of barbequing delicous steak/shrimp/chicken at the table, and making lettuce leaf sandwiches with all the fixings is great. All of the entrees and appetizers are delicious. The staff are all friendly and the ambiance is beautiful. You can actually hear your dinner mates speak, an infrequent occurrence at many restaurants.

Thank Karen S
New York City, New York
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Food was great. Service was nice. Came after matinee so wasn't crowded or overlooked. Nice ambience. Took family that was visiting & was enjoyed by all. Appetizers were more than sampled. We wound up ordering so much food, but so delicious!!!!

Thank M P K
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I’ve been coming to this restaurant once a month for a few years. What I noticed that with every visit the food gets worse. Last night was probably my last visit to Bann. Stay away from filet mignon it was tasteless. Beef tartar and tuna tartar were good. That’s why I’m giving 2 stars.

Thank Vlad T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$40
Asian, Korean, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 350 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10019
    (8th & 9th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: 1 to 50th street, C E to 50th street, R to 49th street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-582-4446
From the same team that brought you Woo Lae Oak in Soho & Los Angeles, Bann is a unique, interactive dining experience featuring authentic Korean cuisine with a modern flair. Unleash your inner chef at Bann and add an element of sizzle to your next evening out! Choose from a variety of authentic Korean barbecues prepared in our signature marinade, including beef short rib and thinly sliced rib eye, all cooked to perfection at your own smokeless tabletop grill. Or dine on traditional favorites like the black cod simmered in a spicy garlic soy reduction. For the adventurous diner, Bann creates a sharing & tasting experience to take you and your companions on a culinary tour of Korea.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Midtown

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This is the iconic New York that so many visitors imagine before they visit—spectacular skyscrapers like the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building, iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of store imaginable, with fashion brands ranging from the affordable to the ultra-fancy. Visit the Rockefeller Center to experience towering Art Deco grandeur, and foodies will love the busy restaurants that stay open late in Koreatown. After dark, Midtown calms down a bit, but at any time of day or night it still feels 100% New York.
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