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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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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“croque monsieur” (12 reviews)
“hanger steak” (13 reviews)
11:30 - 22:00All hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
45 Rockefeller Plz, New York City, NY 10111-0100
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the best locations in the world - right in the heart of Rock Center. Professional, courteous service and solid food. Expensive. Very little soul to the place - it is transactional but efficient. Everything is good.Nothing exceptional. Good bar. Fine wine list. Ruhlmann...More

1  Thank Oskar-Brooklyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I keep coming back here, not to see if something new is happening, but more to ensure that I get the good expectations I have of this place. I you would like to eat french food and get a bit of the bistro feel, this...More

1  Thank Inkognito
Reviewed 22 December 2017

i love to feel me cured and cuddled when i go the Restaurant... if you take in account that also the quality of the food (as an italian man, the qaulity for me is the maximun ... to start to be considerend as a nice...More

1  Thank Giorgio B
Reviewed 20 December 2017

The restaurant is expensive and crowded given it's location next to the tree and rink in Rockefeller Center but the food is very good. It's only a few minutes walk to Radio City and is a good pre-show venue. Our party enjoyed the onion soup...More

1  Thank Chris F
Brasserie_Ruhlmann, General Manager at Brasserie Ruhlmann, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Chris, Thank you so much for brining your family to Brasserie Ruhlmann before you saw the Rockettes Christmas Show. We’re so happy that we were able to provide you a wonderful meal before you got to see an awesome show! Looking forward to hosting you...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

Located on rockefeller Center Plaza's upper level this place could be a tourist trap. It is not. It is a first rate French Brasserie; excellent menu and wine list, efficient service and quality food preparation. Slightly expensive but worth the value, particularly during the holiday...More

1  Thank L R D
Brasserie_Ruhlmann, General Manager at Brasserie Ruhlmann, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the wonderful review; your kind words are truly appreciated! We’re so glad that you enjoyed the menu along with the view; it’s pretty hard to beat Rockefeller Plaza at Christmas time! Best Regards, Docho Dochev General Manager

Reviewed 10 December 2017 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
Brasserie_Ruhlmann, General Manager at Brasserie Ruhlmann, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for dining at Brasserie Ruhlmann and for taking the time to share your review. We’re glad you still enjoyed your meal but were sorry to see you wouldn’t be coming back. How could we improve upon the experience to earn back your business?...More

Reviewed 8 December 2017

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 26 November 2017

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 13 November 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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
  • E-mail
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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