Keen has been in continuous operation since 1885, its stately wood-paneled dining room decorated with old clay pipes once used by the patrons, as well as portraits and documents of old New York . Ranked along with Sparks and Peter Luger’s and considered by many one of the best, most reliable real old-school steakhouses in the city for all cuts of meat. Don’t forget the 26-ounce mutton chop its the specialty of the house.
located at 72 West 36th Street,New York, NY 10018 , phone 212-947-3636.
Michael Jordan’s The Steakhouse NYC
Michael Jordan’s offers an excellent 16oz New York strip that should please even the most discriminating steak purists .Its Grand Central location offer views of the arching vault of the great hall in Grand Central Station is one of the city’s most spectacular.
located on 23 Vanderbilt Ave, inside Grand Central Station ,New York, NY 10017, phone 212-655-2300.
Though it’s not officially a steak house,Keith McNally’s Minetta Tavern might serve one of the pieces of steak in the city at the moment. Steaks are picked from Meatpacking district supplier Pat LaFrieda, who also supplies the very secret blend in its black-label burger.
located at 113 MacDougal Street,New York, NY,phone 212-475-3850
Peter Luger’s is traditional, perhaps even the most renowned steakhouse in the world. It sits in a developing section of Brooklyn by the Williamsburg bridge. The signature porterhouse steak is known for being excellent and perfectly charred. Gruff service and sides like creamed spinach or half-inch-thick bacon slices are part of the experience.
located at 178 Broadway ,in Brooklyn, NY 11211,phone (718) 387-7400
Smith & Wollensky
The dark green-and-white building on Third Ave is an New York City icon and is always packed . There’s a formal white-table cloth dining room as well as less-expensive grill room in front. Steaks are hand-cut and dry-aged in-house and filet Mignon comes in classic variations like au poivre and with Roquefort cheese.
located at 797 3rd Avenue,New York, NY 10022,phone (212) 753-1530
Sparks offers the classic steakhouse feel with its patterned carpet, red-and-white plates, white tablecloths and lovely spindle-back chairs .A favorite of old school New Yorkers the debate rages over just how excellent the steaks really are sublime, splendid or merely delicious? Another city icon and a great old city venue.
located at 210 East 46th Street,New York, NY 10017, phone (212) 687-4855.
Strip House offers a glamorous red-flocked room that has a timeless old school Hollywood appeal. The wall are decorated framed photos wall to wall. The thickly crusted 20-ounce strip steak on the bone as well as the porterhouse for two and the crunchy-crusted goose-fat potatoes are to die for.
located at 13 East 12th Street,New York, NY, phone (212) 328-0000
The Palm -Too
Located right across the street from the flagship Original Palm restaurant.In 1973 Palm Too was the original, opened to take the overflow from the first Palm, but Palm Too has gained its own loyal following of Palm customers and today its only competition is the original restaurant right across the street. Its a favorite for business dinners and features a more sleeves rolled up ,classic causal atmosphere.
located 840 Second Avenue New York, NY 10017, phone: 212-697-5198.