110 W 51st St, New York, NY | Directions 1002040.761249 -73.981681
Mon-Thu, 11am-10pm; Fri-Sat, 11am-11pm; Sun, noon-9pm
Neighborhoods: Theater District - Times Square, Midtown
Billionaire Ted Turner's commitment to bringing back the bison to the great plains pays off big-time for beef lovers at this midtown steakhouse.
Burger Place, That's it ! Forget about ordering steaks.... – We went with the idea of having great steaks, and or cuts of beef. I order a filet mignon that reminded me to an airline filet, at best. Side dishes well below par. We planned the visit for a few months, yet not a good experience.
On the other hand the burgers were a good choice. Nontheless, when you command high prices for your menu, better deliver, because there will be no repeats. Improvable to have me back or recommend it .
BEST BURGER I'VE EVER HAD! – I am by no means a burger connosseur, but my bison burger, which included guacamole(i added it on myself), lettuce, tomato and ketchup, was out of this world! Bison is supposedly leaner than regular beef, and it wasn't as juicy as a regular beef burger, but it was actually pretty sweet and almost tasted the same as beef. But before we ordered our burgers, we ordered an appetizer of chili cheese fries. AMAZING! Very salty but so good. Our waitress was very friendly and actually told us a little bit of the background of this place. I would definitely recommend coming here because the atmosphere is good(the booths have comfy leather seats and mohagany wood around them), the service was fine, and the food is outstanding.
Even In NYC, It's Very Good! Southern Hospitality! – Being from Atlanta, home of Ted's, and in the city on business, I had to grab a quick lunch. I didn't expect it to be the same. But was I wrong. Same smiling faces, eager to make one's visit right. Same menu, same great burgers, and love the cedar plank Salmon. Just read another reviewer, who was complaing about frozen fries. LOL! They cut them there, as well as those damn good onion rings. Just a darn good all American joint, and the prices are good for NYC, and eveyone loves our little half sour pickles. Get one of those hand-dipped milkshakes. Beer selection is great also. And for you New Yorkers, try one of their Grey Goose Martini's with Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives.
Great service, great food, – I have been to Ted's twice the first time my friend and I came to eat and let me tell you those bison burgers were so good. The best we ever had so juicy and tender and the onion rings were good. The 2nd time I was here the burgers still great but the onion rings were a little different. Not as good as the first time but thats ok will be back again just love this place service is prompt and friendly and kind. Keep up the great job !!!
Excellent! – Was excited to see Ted's in NYC after dining at one of their locations in the DC area. I had a great meal in DC and NYC was even better. I had a steak and my wife had a burger and both were cooked perfectly. The sides were good as well. They also had a fairly decent beer selection which is surprising for a steakhouse. Oh yeah, excellent service the night we were there
You can get a better burger (and much better fries) at Wendy's – After having been to Ted's Montana Grill in Columbus, Ohio twice and having incredible bison burgers both times, I was excited to learn of their New York location with the expectations of a similar treat. No such luck. Although I specified the burger to be cooked as well as possible for bison without overcooking it, it nonetheless came back dry and slightly overcooked. Even more disappointing were the freezer-burnt fries. If you're looking for a good bison burger, this probably isn't the place. It was no wonder there weren't many diners there on a Saturday night.
Excellent food, great service, admirable philosphies – Enjoyed an amazing lunch here recently. Despite how busy it was, everyone from the hostess to the servers to the manager was friendly. Ambiance is fine, casually classic & nice - what you'd expect from an American place w/ steak. Appreciated the explanation of the restaurant philosophies by our cheery waitress- all the food is fresh (they have no freezers or microwaves) & their practices are environmentally aware. Great selection of various sandwiches & main entrees. Though tempted, neither of us tried the bison, a specialty at Ted's. My husband enjoyed a burger, & I had a chicken grill; both were delicious. (Our waitress did forget to ask how my husband wanted his burger cooked, but it came out perfectly). Great mashed potatoes on the side. Really liked the half sour pickles & variety of condiments on the tables. Very accommodating to food requests (substitutions, stuff served on the side, etc). Free refills on soda. Reasonable prices (though they're not listed on their website). This was a very pleasant dining experience - we will return here again! Only negative thing was that because it was a windy day, the door was difficult to open, we had a hard time & saw many people struggle w/ it (the manager said it was due to wind suction, something a vestibule would help w/...) But they're doing a lot of things right if that's the only bad thing I can say!
Good food, Good service, Good prices – Went to Ted's for the first time and was pleasantly surprised. Not that I didn't expect it, but there are so many NYC steakhouses to choose from. First off, our waiter was excellent, attentive and informative. My wife tried a bison burger and I had a steak, both of which were cooked perfectly. The accompanying side dishes were also quite tasty. Also, being a beer snob, I didn't expect much but they had Anchor Steam on tap as well as a couple others....Guinness & maybe Newcastle. They also had Boddington's pub draft can and Sierra Nevada in the bottle. Not bad at all!
Tasteless, high school cafeteria flavored food – I was very surprised and disappointed by the food here, since I am very fond of Ted Turner's TMC and expected a similar commitment to quality. The bison "prime rib" tasted like it had been boiled for a few hours, no flavor. The string beans were as flavorless and mushy as if they had come from a supermarket canned brand. The soda was served with crushed ice, in other words, there were about 5 sips of actual soda in the glass. It was literally like cafeteria food, though the decor of the place was quite nice and did not prepare me for the food that was to follow. Unfortunately this is not exaggeration. Not recommended; sorry Ted!
Good Affordable Place in Theatre District – Was going to the theatre at night and needed to eat dinner and came across the Montana Grill. The restaurant is a good size and has a mix of tables and booths. Sitting in a booth is a much nicer experience if you can get one ? just separates you from the action. Dinner was good - had the rib-eye and wife had a chicken dish - both very good and cooked well. Had the Big Sky Pinot which was very light and good as well. The service was prompt and the staff was nice. We went back for lunch the next day and had sandwiches - chix and a burger - both good again. Is reasonably priced for Manhattan and it's location. Is just a nice place to get dinner or lunch.
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