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Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown

4.6
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$30 and under
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Japanese
Gyu-Kaku Japanese BBQ in Midtown is the ideal spot for an amazing experience in New York!

Traditionally called Yakiniku, this Japanese barbecue spot is known for their delicious, fresh (never frozen), high-quality meats!

Enjoy an ice cold beer as you grill your own meat. Happy Hours offer the best deals on food and drinks, so be sure to wind down and get the night started right with us.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 2340 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.4
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4.4
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4.5
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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LucianaL
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of the best restaurants in Midtown. Great food and great value.

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Kitchgirl
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Great food, fun environment, reasonably priced and great service!! This was our first time dining here and we already can't wait to come back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I will forever recommend this place. The food and drinks are phenomenal and the staff is great.

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Gabby
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service from Michael! Amazing as always and consistent with the other locations.

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Kelsey
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I come here often and am never disappointed. The meat is always succulent and marinated beautifully. There is just something about grilling your own food that’s highly satisfying. The drinks are strong, and very reasonably priced during happy hour. Will continue to come back here and rack up points on their loyalty app for great discounts!

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vipshrecchi
New York Area
94 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

They were really strict about 2hr dining policy this time. I understand because it was really busy!! They accommodate us at the bar to finish our drinks :-)

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vipRobert
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They have a good variety of items for you to cook on the grill in the middle of your table. The food was delicious and the service was very good. Highly recommended.

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MichaelS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great time great food

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience4

This Gyu-kaku location is my least favorite of the NYC franchises. Our waiter had dirty finger nails. Japanese restaurants and their servers are supposed to be spotless! Also, the miso soup had no flavor. This is the second time this has happened so it’s clearly not a fluke. Overall, the food is still good but I won’t come to this location anymore.

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DamoniqueB
1 review
Dined on February 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply amazing. My boyfriend & I always love to come here especially this location. The workers are super nice and food is just so good.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall4food3service1ambience3

Service wasn’t good. Won’t be returning

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Catherins
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2020
Overall3food5service5ambience5

It was a great experience

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

♥️ open east village back!

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vipLatina
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

I absolutely love this place ! Always great food, reasonable pricing for NYC and the staff is so energetic and welcoming. One of my Go To spots!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall

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TonyA
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2020
Overall3food4service2ambience2

Upset from the get-go. Made reservation and still made us wait more than half an hour to be seated.

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vipshrecchi
New York Area
94 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Always great happy hour, service & food!!
They were great changing grill, accommodating for birthday cake with c as candle and singing!

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vipMatt
New York Area
41 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great lunch options. Place is usually busy so smart to make a reservation.

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MattOpszzz
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My daughter(age 8) had a lot of fun using the grill. Second time coming with her. With kids, better prior to 6pm, even midweek since it makes a great date spot too. Waitstaff are polite and responsive. They also preempted a possible allergic reaction to fish in one of the dipping sauces. Very grateful for that.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Meat was too salty, and utensils were way too dirty. I requested for different utensils, and the ones the server brought me was dirty as well. I ended up using my chopsticks instead.

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vipbenz
Philadelphia
17 reviews
Dined on February 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I've eaten at the other Gyu-Kaku in Philadelphia (there are many in USA), and I have to say that the service quality is consistent. However, our waiter was exceptional. He attended to just about everything we requested. We even asked to have my baby's food heated and he took care of that without any complaint or excuse. We made sure to tip him very well. Also, this restaurant is on the 2nd floor and has a glass roof. So, we didn't feel enclosed and got the sunshine to brighten our lunch.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Amazing food

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SheenaD
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on February 16, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great place, I always take friends and family to this restaurant, it’s inexpensive and great service, need one in Long Island NY

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RobertC
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always amazing and the servers were just fantastic, have been here three times in last three months

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vipHardkor
Cleveland
6 reviews
Dined on February 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Gyu-Kaku is always amazing! The food, drinks and atmosphere is awesome!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

So great! We left full and satisfied ✨

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Good food - good service- underwhelming atmosphere.
Terrible bathrooms. No attention to detail.

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Samuel
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service! My go-to spot! Great deals during Happy Hour!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Never a dull moment eating at my favorite Japanese BBQ restaurant. Another satisfying meal.

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erthnyc
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on February 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Been to Gyu Kaku for many lunches but not for dinner. Great place, service, amazing food, good drinks. Lunch is a better deal but that's too be expected. Great place to take out-of-towners.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very fun place to go with friends

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vipTaraR
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service

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OpenTable Diner
Caribbean
1 review
Dined on February 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place never disappoints

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Aguest
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The only thing is that they asked us to leave at the end of our meal because they had another party (at 11pm!). I don’t like that about restaurantes even when they tell you in advance on the website

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vipRickF
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The Happy Hour is without a doubt one of the best values in all of New York City. Our waitress was wonderful helping us get our orders in right before 6, and then had us download their App to save ANOTHER $40 off our order. It is a fun place, great service and at the right time of day, legitimately one of the best values in the city.

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Don’t ever go to this one. Go to 46th street west side. This one on the east side is the work ever made.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We visited this place for dinner. It was a good experience. We ordered the “Meat Lovers” with my fiancée, it was amazing and enough portion for 2 people. And the service was excellent. Thanks for everything! :)

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GiselleG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Waiter were very rude

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Seka
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

I had lunch here twice a couple of years ago and looking back, I had a better experience then, with better service and ambiance. The restaurant seems to have lost its former cleanliness and Japanese hospitality. The green Mille fuelle I enjoyed last time was no longer there.

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CeciliaW
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Watress forgot a dish. Overall good. Same quality food but cheaper than cooper union store.

FAQs

Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 702-8816.

Gyu-Kaku - New York, NY | Midtown is rated 4.6 stars by 2340 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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