25 W 51st St, New York, NY | Directions 1001940.760354 -73.979541
Neighborhoods: Midtown Center, Midtown
Good times for my birthday – I celebrated my birthday at Johnny Utah's last week. I haven't had this much fun in NYC in the last 2 years. I had dinner in the restaurant with a group of 15 close friends and then we stayed for the party scene after 11 PM. We sat in a private dining room which was very cool, since I wanted to spend quality time with my close friends. After 11, the place turned into a very fun party scene. I jumped on the bull and so did my entire group. The bull operator made us feel very comfortable and adjusted the levels depending on how good we all were. The entire place was cheering our name, which was very exciting. I've been doing the whole "club scene" the past 5 yeras. I wanted something different and non-pretentious. This was exactly that and I recommend it to any person wanting to actually have FUN on their birthday.
HORRIBLE RACIST BAR – i waited over 40 minutes to get a drink at the bar only to be ignored FIVE times by both bartenders. they saw me wave at them five times as they went up and down the bar! one of the bartenders told me "i cant serve you" and then went on to the WHITE person standing next to me. my other asian friend was standing at the opposite end of the bar and she was having the same problem too!! so luckily we came with a white friend who went up to the bar, stood where I was standing, and she ordered our drinks in 10 minutes!!!! WHAT THE HELL. DO NOT GO TO THIS BAR.. THEY ARE RACISTS HERE."
honestly, the time it took the bartender to say that she could have been pouring my drink..
Shame on YOU! – So I completely disagree with pee up there! I went into Johnny Utah's the other night for dinner and had a great time! The cute guy in the cowboy hat made sure that we were totally happy and our server was fantastic. I also find it ironic that pee is calling them racist, when a manager who happens to be ASIAN came over to see if we were happy with our meal. So from one asian to another, you should think before you speak.
AMAZING SCENE – I went here with a bunch of my friends last weekend, the scene was unreal. Had no idea such an attractive and fun crowd would be here. Went back this week and it was just as good. Will definitely go back again - astoundingly hot crowd!
Great atmosphere – Went here with some friends for happy hour. Had a great atmosphere and didnt feel like a dirty bar. The crowd is fun, the staff is great and the food is even better. Plan on making this a weekly occassion.
I had a great time! – I recently threw my birthday party here and I had one of my best birthday parties ever. It was casual but classy, had a nice crowd and the dj played an interesting but good mix of old-school and contemporary music. I made reservation for a party of about 30-40 or so through birthdaypartybooker, which got me a pretty big room in the back, and the managers treated me and my guests very well. I highly recommend this spot.
fall off the bone ribs !!! – ah.. the ribs are amazing.
best ones i had so far.
they just fall of the bone
didnt try anything else.. since the ribs are top of the line.
they also have a mechanical torry (since i cant sayy *ull).. must be fun
Yeeeha! – Love this place. Clean, classy, authentic and fun. Its a bar but without the stink and rough/sleezy looking crowd. The staff here rocks. The food is better than expected for bar food. The steak is incredible and so is the garlic bread. I had an issue with one of the dishes our table ordered and it was no problem to send it back to the kitchen for another try. Love the respect for the customer and they have made a loyal customer out of me. Word of mouth is the best advertising.
I recommend riding the mechanical male cow (This website wouldn't let me write the b word as it is inappropriate)
Mr. Nice Guy
Just Enjoy.. – Came with a group here for a good friend's tridecadal and enjoyed every second of it. Johnny Utah?s was the highlight of the night.
I went with a shared plate the smoked shrimp (amazing),the mexican meatballs (superb), BBQ Chicken (amazing) and the roca margarita (amazing). Great ambiance,perfect service.
4.5 stars rounded up for the entire experience
It's a cool place.... – I work two blocks from this bar, it is a chill place on the weekdays, never eaten here so can't comment on food. Only thing I don't like is how crowded it gets, need to control the crowd coming in. Go here on a Monday night if you want t good crowd.
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