375 3rd Avenue, New York, NY | Directions 1001640.741411 -73.980888
Neighborhoods: Midtown, Kips Bay
Amazing service and great atmosphere – In a city that is famous for rushing and moving fast, Rodeo is a wonderful place to hang and enjoy the atmosphere and wonderful service. From the moment my friends and I entered the door, we were treated as friends and taken care of in a way I have rarely found in any establishment. Charlotte was the BEST waitress I've encountered in a long, long time and did a great job of recommending food, drinks and local entertainment and clubs that fit our style and love for 80's music. My 5 friends and I were all from out of town and had heard of Rodeo through the brother of one of our party. We enjoyed great food from appetizers (try the onion rings) to brunch to pitchers of margaritas (try the 1/2 and 1/2 Strawberry/Lime or Strawberry/Mango). We were never rushed, never hinted at to move on and actually ended up staying a while just enjoying ourselves and catching up. Marconi was the manager on duty and he was extremely catering as well. Kudos to the bartender who whipped up some amazing margaritas and a spicy bloody mary that was just right.
If you want great service and to feel at home in a bustling city, make your way over to Rodeo! We will certainly go there again next time we are in NYC.
Great for drinks and music, terrible for food and service! – So 3 of us were seated at a table for two with a chair added that was actually on the stage. I ordered chicken and ribs, the ribs portion consisted of 4 overdone ribs that I tried to gnaw off the bone but was so tough I gave up. the chicken portion was a leg and thigh that was so tiny I could not believe. Fries and corn on the side but no butter, salt or ketchup. When I told the waitress that the meal was unacceptable she snatched it from me and walked away not even offering to replace it with something else. She dissapeared for so long that my friends finished eating before I was able to flag her down to request something else.
I will go there for music but my eating days there are in the past!
Obnoxious – The watiress was leaving, so we offered to clear our dinner tab and start a new one. After she left, someone came by to bring us one more round of drinks. After that, we were left high and dry, basicallly ready and waiting for the check. None of us really wanted another drink, but didn't know who to ask for the check, so we were just hanging out...no big deal. Then, the hostess came by and in feigned politeness asked us to leave, because we were "weren't ordering anything". Well, it's kinda hard to order, when no waiter comes around to tend to your table. We told her that we had just wanted the check all along, and she had the nerve to ask us "what our waitress looked like". She then told us we were rude for pointing out the absurdity that she didn't know who was servicing our table. This after we had spent 100+ dollars on dinner. I won't be returning to this establishment.
delicious AND cheap AND fun!! – I was in Rodeo last weekend and had the most amazing time! The food was great!--(beef nachos and shrimp&steak fajitas!)-- staff very friendly, and to top it all off, after dinner we moved into the back room and there was a FREE live music performance! A totally fun and inexpensive night! The Rodeo has a great selection of beer, tequila, bourbon--even good wine! I highly recommend going if you want a fun, casual night out... ps. they even have shiner!!
Perfect – If youre looking to take someone to a crowded bar to get them drunk and then break up with them this place is perfect. Sip some beers and eat some free peanuts while you try and work things out even though you know its over - If you are lucky, therell be some depressing country song playing in the background which can add to the overall experience -
NYC's funnest, cheapest bar!! – I love this place!! We were at Rodeo for the first time two nights ago and had the most amazing time! First, my friend and I sat at a table and had great service. Everything was delicious and came out really fast. I had the catfish tacos(amazing!) and my friend had a cheeseburger that he raved about. We washed our food down with two of the most ridiculously potent, yet delicious Patron margaritas! mmmmmmm...... The staff was welcoming and friendly from the first moment we were intercepted by the hostess and brought to our seats. We loved our waitress and when we were finished dinner, headed over the bar, continued hanging out and had the BEST time!! Great music, cute, nice bartenders.... what more could you ask for?!!
fun! – i love this place!
its not a place for snobs and you will not get a fake smile,
the dishes I have tried were good, uhm, except for the ribs -sorry!
try the mango margaritas and you won't regret, tip well and be cordial
and you will get nothing short of great service.
Okay. . . . – Don't go here for the food--it's not very good, but the atmosphere is laid-back and the peanuts are great. Margaritas are pretty standard. I've (infrequently) heard some decent music here, but it's a painful experience on a night when the music is awful. Rodeo is located in a pretty nondescript neighborhood (Murray Hill area), but the windows in the front part of the restaurant have a great view of the street--good place to go on a snowy night, if you like that sort of thing. It's main advantage is that it's open later than other neighborhood restaurants.
The urban cowboy's roadhouse of choice for Tex-Mex barbecue and free live music. – The Scene
Happily distressed best describes the look of this inner-city honky-tonk. Weathered plank paneling, wagon wheel chandeliers and giant rusted signs assert the backwoods, despite the view of Third Avenue through contiguous, tinted glass windows. The three-story main room houses the primary bar, an informal restaurant and an upper level for drinkers and diners. In the second space, find a small stage for performances and another drink station constructed from a refurbished horse trailer.
Country may be king, but you'll find a diverse music lineup. As well as torch-and-twangers like the foot-tapping Jimmy Nations Combo, audiences get an audio uplift from the swing band the Flying Neutrinos and the blues-rockabilly act the Mercy Brothers. The full menu of enchiladas, barbecue ribs and steak pushes pub grub in a decidedly Western direction. Kitschy delicacies like the Fat Elvis--a deep fried banana chimichanga with chocolate sauce--add to the charm.
HUGE Margaritas!! – I live in the area and there's a lot of bars nowadays (Rodeo used to be the only thing except Irish Pubs for miles) - but I still go to Rodeo for the biggest, if not the best Margaritas in town. Two is my limit cause it's probably like four somewhere else.
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