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Rock Center Cafe

Rockefeller Center, 20 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020
+1 212-332-7620
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good41%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (48 reviews)
“falafel burger” (11 reviews)
“cheesecake” (33 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 23:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Rockefeller Center, 20 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020
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Reviewed 23 November 2015

Had breakfast here watching a few skaters on the ice rink. A very good location. However the eggs, bacon etc were very average and the service less attentive than I would have expected and it was relatively expensive compared with other similar venues. Getting the...More

Thank PeterJ H
Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

We arrive early and ask for early accommodation and it was possible after a short waiting time. Service it was excellent a Latin server very nice. The food it was good, slightly overprice but it was at the Rockefeller Center. Friendly manager and staff.

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Reviewed 22 November 2015

Amazing food and th wine choice is excellent. We had a an evening meal in here and we're very impressed, the staff are very attentive and we could not fine fault in the food which is prepared to a high standard and is well presented....More

Thank Mike P
Reviewed 14 November 2015

We went back to Rock Center Cafe for lunch and love the menu. We had a good m any delightful lunch selections. The wait staff is just about the best in NYC. Very frienedly and helpful. Just love the place.

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Had an amazing time here! Great food and wine and the skaters are the floor show! Don't let the location scare you. Absolutely great fun (and I am a New Yorker)!!

Thank Suzyz40
Reviewed 12 November 2015

The Rock Center Cafe was a very pleasant treat. The menu is adult and child friendly. Prices are reasonable and service was outstanding. Have a great meal and watch ice skating fun.

Thank Harvey S
Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

I Brought my 3 year old for breakfast and we really enjoyed the atmosphere. It's bright and airy and we were seated right by the window so we were able to watch people skate by! I had the eggs benedict and my kid had some...More

Thank Amanda-Isabelle K
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Food was okay - Pricey for me but not really for New York area. We didn't have to wait long which was a help to us and we had much more we hoped to squeeze in that night. It was fun watching the skaters as...More

Reviewed 6 November 2015

Make sure to book reservations well in advance- 2 months at least. This little spot books up quickly during the holiday season, especially during lunch time! I would highly suggest eating lunch before you go skating or immediately after. You have a great view of...More

Thank HollyTravels365
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Good food or just take a drink while watching the view over the ice rink. Order a bar meal or snacks or a more refined meal.

Thank Gordon T
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Response from Mo G | Reviewed this property |
Too sweet sounding for me.
11 November 2017|
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Response from Ita49 | Reviewed this property |
Smoke Free Air Act doe not allow smoking in most NYC restaurants, pubs.
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Response from david f | Reviewed this property |
The rainbow room on the 65 th floor.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$60
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rockefeller Center, 20 W 50th St, New York City, NY 10020
    (On 50th Street between 5th Ave & 6th Ave)
  • Public Transportation: B,D,F,V trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-332-7620
Rock Center Cafe is a midtown restaurant & bar in Rockefeller Center serving breakfast, lunch, dinner & brunch with holiday dining & events available.
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