New Steakhouses Offer a World Beyond Meat and Potatoes

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The Bobby Van's formula is mostly about the classics—big cuts of beef with sides like creamed spinach and a baked potato. Rick Passarelli, one of the owners, says he finds the idea of merging a steakhouse with another concept a little much. 'The whole thing is a gimmick,' he said.

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Bobby Van's Grill - 25 Broad St.

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Bobby Van's Steakhouse NYC, a Downtown Wall Street establishment, is located on Broad Street, with its formal dining room set in the lobby of the old JP Morgan Bank, while the more casual Vault Grill is below in JP Morgan's antique bank vaults.

Bobby Van's interior
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Bobby Vans Steakhouses NYC owner: 'Far healthier' to dine indoors than in outdoor enclosed tents

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Owner of Bobby Vans Steakhouses NYC Joseph Smith on the issues facing New York restaurants and outdoor dining.

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