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"The Original" Bobby Van's Steakhouse & Lea Wine Bar

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"The Original" Bobby Van's Steakhouse & Lea Wine Bar

Jun 11, 2019

The 230 Park Avenue location of “The Original” Bobby Van’s Steakhouse was the first Manhattan location of this famous steakhouse, opening in 1996. This prime location is next to Grand Central Station in the landmark Helmsley Building. The coveted location boasts stunning views of Park Avenue, which can only be attributed to the best steakhouse in NYC! The elegant menu options at Bobby Van’s offer the most superb manner of steaks, seafood and other delicious entrées, with an outstanding bar and an unparalleled, award-winning wine list.

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Owner Rick Passerelli has groomed an exceptional and experienced staff to provide the absolute best service and delectable food. That is what makes this Bobby Van’s location so special. Executive Chef Victor Chavez came to this location via a lengthy tenure at Smith & Wollensky. The “Original” Bobby Van’s Steakhouse in now independently owned and operated. The hands-on management style of this location place it head and shoulders above any other steakhouse in Manhattan.

As Mr. Passerelli recently commented, “This is an old fashioned steakhouse,” he says, “with carefully-sourced meat done the Old-World way. Our chef is Bobby Dickert, who’s the great nephew of Peter Luger. When you’re our guest, I like to say, ‘we treat you better than your mother treats you.’”

While “The Original” Bobby Van’s Steakhouse is best known for their exceptional steak preparations, there is also plenty more to choose from here. The list of fine seafood including lobster, Filet of Sole, the incredible seared Ahi tuna, shrimp and Chilean sea bass is also excellent and expertly prepared. Veal, lamb and pork chops round out the meat selections. There is a nice selection of sides and desserts to perfectly complement any choice!

Of course, as you would expect, “The Original” Bobby Van’s Steakhouse has a deep and impressive wine list as well as a bar full of the finest top shelf liquors. The bar here is an experience all it’s own!

Recently, the team at “The Original” Bobby Van’s expanded their footprint to include a new casual dining restaurant located next door to the 230 Park Avenue location, the Lea Wine Bar. Guests will find the same Bobby Van’s charm at Lea, which is open for lunch and dinner. Lea offers a delectable steakhouse menu at lunch and for dinner an extensive menu of tapas, sushi, fine wines and happy hour cocktails are also available.

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The 230 Park Avenue address is the new Manhattan nerve center for fine dining and fine drinking! The food and service at both “The Original” Bobby Vans and Lea Wine Bar will have you feeling completely at home and you’ll definitely want to settle in and stay a while.

Click Here to Make Reservations at Bobby Van's Steakhouse "The Original" at 230 Park Ave., in the Helmsley Building in New York City!


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