Sliced Steak with Salad

NYC Restaurants: Top 5 Reviewed New York Steakhouses

New York is the restaurant capital of the world, so you would expect the steakhouses that take the top spots on a list of the most reviewed NYC Restaurants, specifically Steakhouses, would include the ‘best of the best’ and you would be right.

April 7, 2019

This NYC Visitors Blog article, ‘NYC Restaurants: Top 5 Reviewed New York Steakhouses' - showcases just 5 of the very best NYC Steakhouses as reviewed by 1,000's of guests. Be sure to check out one, (or two) of the restaurants on this list and judge for yourself!

When you're in the mood for a steak, really great steak, nothing else will do, and you'll find many fabulous options within a short distance of Hotel Mela. Here are a few of our favorites. 

Keen’s Steakhouse
Address: 72 W 36th Street, New York, NY 10018
Phone:  212-575-5129
Neighborhood: Garment District
Cuisine: Steakhouse

If you are looking for the classic, old school New York Steakhouse that serves great tasting, giant steaks, extensive wine list and an equally impressive selection of Scotch, Keen’s steakhouse may be your place.  If you are looking for a New York Steakhouse with the largest collection of smoking pipes hanging from its ceiling – then Keen’s is definitely the Steakhouse you are looking for.

Keen’s Steakhouse is just as you would expect the second oldest steakhouse in New York City to look…dark, rich wood, extensive menu and a great service staff.  Perfectly lined, tables with bright white tablecloths and photos hang on the walls that tell the history of the restaurant and New York City.

Keen’s is also famous for an interesting bit of history, in 1905, Lille Langtry brought a lawsuit against Keen’s for not allowing women to enter the restaurant.  Lillie won the complaint and the restaurant hung a sign reading, “Ladies are in luck, the can dine at Keen’s.” Now the restaurant has a dining room named after the activist, ‘Lillie Langry Dining Room.’

In addition to their dining rooms, Keen’s offers a tavern and pub, both serving great drinks and food.

Steak with Asparagus
Steak with steamed Asparagus, never a bad choice!

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
Address: 1221 6th Ave, New York, NY 10020
Phone:  212-947-3636
Neighborhood: Midtown Manhattan
Cuisine: Steakhouse

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House is a luxurious 3-story New York Steakhouse, across from Radio City Music Hall in the heart of Mid-town Manhattan. Del Frisco’s offers amazing views of the hustle and bustle of 6th avenue and Rockefeller Center down the street. As you would expect, Del Frisco’s ranks among the top of any list that ranks New York Steakhouses.  An extensive wine list, enthusiastic wait staff and of course a variety of steaks, chops and seafood are offered and perfectly prepared.

If you are looking for a New York Steakhouse that will not disappoint, try Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse.

Gallaghers Steakhouse
Address: 228 W 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone:  212-586-5000
Neighborhood: Theater District
Cuisine: Steakhouse

Gallaghers opened as a speakeasy in November 1927, today Gallaghers is a legendary, New York Steakhouse located in New York’s Theater District. Now, Gallaghers is one of the top New York Steakhouses known for its meat-aging room and USDA Prime dry-aged beef. 

If you enjoy a New York Steakhouse that is set on tradition you will love Gallaghers, it’s the only New York restaurant that cooks their steaks over hickory coals giving their steaks an amazing finish and taste that in 2018, Michelin called “mouthwateringly tender” with a slightly smoky, hearty flavor.

Gallaghers also delivers a combination of great seafood, classic cocktails, an attentive wait staff that the best USDA prime dry-aged beef, fired over its signature hickory coals. 

Steak with French Fries
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Peter Luger Steak House
Address: 178 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11211
Phone:  718-387-7400
Neighborhood: Located in Brooklyn
Cuisine: Steakhouse

Ask a New Yorker for the name of the ‘best New York Steakhouse’ and it is certain ‘Peter Luger Steakhouse’ will be on the short list.  Peter Lugar has been the top-rated New York Steakhouse since 1984 and has earned a Michelin Star. 

Peter Luger Steak House is the third oldest operating New York Steakhouse in the city after Old Homestead Steakhouse and Keen’s Steakhouse.  Peter Luger Steakhouse is known for its scrumptious Porterhouse steak, creamed spinach and famed German potatoes.   But it’s the prime steak that’s brought guests back since 1887.

The culinary team at Peter Luger have placed themselves at the front of the line when it comes to purchasing the highest quality, USDA steaks which are dried in one of Peter Luger’s three dry-age facilities, for sometimes up to a month.

Steak and Lobster Tail
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Quality Meats
Address: 57 W 58th Street, New York, NY 10019
Phone:  212-371-7777
Neighborhood: Midtown Manhattan West
Cuisine: Steakhouse

Quality Meats deserves to be mentioned among the top New York Steakhouses.  The restaurant is both rustic in design but draws from the traditional New York butcher shops with details that include a traditional ‘meat locker’ with beautiful wooden planks covering the length of the dining room walls.

They’ve used butcher block end‑grain wood for the staircase, and vintage butcher market weighing scales are used as lighting installation in the upstairs dining room.

Quality Meats is a contemporary New York Steakhouse that serves a rustic New American menu. 

This NYC Visitors Blog article, ‘NYC Restaurants: Top 5 Reviewed New York Steakhouses' - lists only 5 of the very best Steakhouses in NYC - but you need to judge for yourself during your next visit to the city.

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