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Bill's Bar & Burger

16 W 51st St, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2210
+1 212-705-8510
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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16 W 51st St, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2210
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good craft brews on tap ($9), Burgers were fresh and handmade. If you are coming in at Happy Hour and do not mind eating in the bar area, many appetizers on the menu are 50% off, but you have to be sitting in the bar....More

Thank 89frederickl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is amazing, I’ve visited multiple times. It’s generally quick to get in, but much easier during off times. The burgers, buns, fries, onion rings, shakes are all amazing. My favorites are the bacon burger on pretzel bun with onion rings on the side...More

Thank Patrick-Brundage
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was one of the most pleasant sit-by-the-bar dinners I have had. I had a couple of drinks and "Bill's Burger" and was looked after by a very friendly bartender. Everybody knows how awkward solo dinners can be - this was pleasant, both because of...More

Thank martinrummel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bill's Bar and Burger lives up to (part of) its name--burgers are definitely the dominant feature of their menu! Warning: burgers are all prepared the same (medium to medium-well), there are no special requests. There are a variety of toppings that are included (for the...More

Thank YkrsNative
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It took 5 minutes wait for a table but was worth it - busy bar and busy restaurant. Food and drinks arrive quickly, good but simple menu, great prices and excellent staff!

Thank Jonesyinc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We headed here very tired after our flight in to NYC from London with our two small kids. It was very busy but the food was good and service mostly good albeit a bit slow due to how busy the place was. Burger was really...More

Thank PoppyWB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good family spot. Service pretty good though quite big queues and wait times in season and meal times. Decent menu and choice. Food was OK - not the greatest burgers and lots more places in the city where you can get a lot better for...More

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had two burgers plus fries as a side. The sweet fries were very nice but maybe too sweet for your taste. Definitely give it a try. Reservation is needed for sure, try to avoid rockefeller rush time at around 13.00-14.00.

Thank KLoupos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good and tasty. Thankful for gluten free options. Service was slow even though we ate there for a weekday lunch and arrived early. We arrived at about 11:15 and had no trouble getting a table immediately.

Thank dands238
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best burger I had in my life, really good banana foster shake. I waited 40 minutes for a table but it was really worth it. Really recomend.

Thank liam_brotos
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14 November 2015|
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Response from Valerie M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I agree with all others, the service is very quick and is right in Rockefeller Plaza!
31 May 2015|
Response from decla14 | Reviewed this property |
Yes of Course
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 W 51st St, Rockefeller Center, New York City, NY 10020-2210
    (51st between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Take the B D F M trains to 47th-50th Streets (Rockefeller Center) or E and M trains to 5th Avenue and 53rd.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-705-8510
Practice makes perfect...and burgers are no exception. The Bill’s burger evolved from countless tastings, recipes and lots of burger love. The result is a blend of three meats, smashed and cooked on a flattop griddle, served in an all-American seeded bun. It’s your reliable, made-to-order hamburger, plain and simple. While Bill’s flagship location in NYC’s Meatpacking District opened in 2009 as a small neighborhood joint, it quickly turned heads across the city and was followed by a 400-seat space at Rockefeller Center, the biggest standalone burger joint in the country, and a location ‘down the shore’ at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. Regardless of size or stature, every burger served is made fresh daily. Grab a seat at the bar and select from a long list of craft brews. Bill’s has got some sweet treats, too, from hand-dipped milkshakes to decadent cupcakes.
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