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Rock Center Cafe

20 W. 50th St. (Sixth Ave.) Send to Phone
212-332-7620 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Contemporary Italian cuisine in an historic New York location.

Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Rock Center Cafe, New York, NY

Rock Center Cafe Restaurant Review

: The first draw here might be the location---located next to Rockefeller Center’s skating rink; in warmer months you can even sit rink-side---but the food is worth a trip too. From the crab and risotto cake with watercress salad and grainy mustard aïoli to the homemade tagliatelle with shrimp, pan-roasted organic chicken and seared Berkshire pork chop with smoked bacon and ramp hash, you’ll be entertained by the views and satiated at the same time. The décor is modern upscale-casual, and it’s spacious enough that even when the weather’s bad, it won’t feel crowded.
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