New York City’s Best Steakhouses

Are you looking for the best steaks in New York? Then you’re really spoiled for choice: we’ve been to a lot of steak restaurants and now you can see the best of them here! From Wolfgangs to Luger to small insider spots, there’s a lot to choose from. And so that you can see which steak restaurant is near you, you can find them all on one map.

By the way: you’ll find many more New York City spots in our Loving New York travel guides!

The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in New York City

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    Little Prince

    French Restaurant in SoHo
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    For the first time we noticed the French restaurant in summer: the windows can be opened completely and because it is so small, you have a window seat & table all to yourself, so to speak. Super-romantic and that’s why it immediately landed on our list of the most romantic restaurants in NYC.

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    & Son

    Steak Restaurant in West Village
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    The & Son Restaurant is a steak speakeasy ( “steakeasy” for short) located in an old townhouse in Greenwich Village, Manhattan. Their menu features steak dinners that consist of several courses. With each course, you can choose between at least two options. In addition to delicious, top-quality steaks, there are also vegetarian options on the menu.

    On Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm you can stop by for brunch. How about a Lobster Benedict, for example? The lobster meat and boiled eggs taste just sensational with the hollandaise sauce! You’d rather have something sweet? Then try the French toast with berries and whipped cream! Add a few mimosas and the brunch is perfect!

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    Bacall's Family Steakhouse

    Steak Restaurant in Theatre District
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    Bacall’s Family Steakhouse is one of the most highly regarded restaurants in NYC, known for its delicious steaks and romantic ambiance. Located in the heart of Manhattan, Bacall’s is the perfect spot for a special dinner with your loved one.

    The restaurant offers a wide selection of succulent steaks, including filet mignon, ribeye, and New York strip, all cooked to perfection and served with your choice of sides. In addition to the steaks, Bacall’s also has a selection of seafood dishes, including lobster tail and pan-seared salmon, as well as vegetarian options.

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    Benjamin Steakhouse

    Steak Restaurant in Murray Hill
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    Located in the heart of Midtown East, Benjamin Prime is a sleek and modern steakhouse that is an excellent choice for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner in New York City. The restaurant features stylish and sophisticated decor, with dark wood accents, leather banquettes, and dim lighting that creates a romantic and intimate atmosphere.

    Regarding NYC Valentine’s Day restaurants 2022, Benjamin Prime typically offers a special menu featuring a variety of high-quality steaks and other meat dishes and a selection of seafood and vegetarian options. The restaurant is known for its excellent wine list, which includes a wide range of red wines that are carefully chosen to pair with the menu.

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    Bowery Meat Company

    Steak Restaurant in Lower Manhattan
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    As the name of the restaurant suggests, you will find plenty of meat on the menu. The Bowery offers you a festive five-course menu on the holiday. The menu is a real treat for the palate: in addition to a sweet apple and chestnut soup, a colourful salad with walnuts and pears, you can look forward to a roast turkey and a traditional pumpkin pie.

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    Empire Steak House

    Steak Restaurant in Midtown Manhattan
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    Make yourself at home at Empire Steak House! The Sinanaj brothers emphasize warmth and hospitality in their restaurant. Not only does the menu feature over 400 different wines and an excellent selection of over 100 types of whiskey, but also the freshest seafood and, of course, the finest steaks! Their USDA PrimeDry Aged Porterhouse Steak is especially famous. 

    The service is truly exceptional and the beautiful surroundings can only make you feel at home.

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    Gallaghers Steakhouse

    Steak Restaurant in Theatre District
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    Over 80 years ago, this place was a speakeasy. Now Gallaghers Steakhouse is easily one of the best restaurants in NYC. Beautiful cuts of meat aged on-site along with signature cocktails are worthy of every penny you spend. You’ll find seafood, fresh raw bar selections, and scrumptious desserts. Do not miss the prime rib roast, available on a first come, first served basis. The clams casino is another divine option perfect for starting your meal. Additionally, you should know that Gallaghers encourages a classier dress code, and reservations are highly recommended to avoid missing out on this revered Theater District dining experience.

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    Keens Steakhouse

    Steak Restaurant in Lower Manhattan
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    The Keens is a veteran of the New York steak scene. It was opened ready in 1885. The interior of the restaurant – there are two large fireplaces, lots of dark wood & thick red carpet – lets you slip back into times long past. Not to mention the massive “wall decoration”! A curiosity is the collection of historical pipes on the ceiling. Meanwhile it is the largest in the world!

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    M. Wells Steakhouse

    Steak Restaurant in Long Island City
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    The location is unique: a converted garage. The service is great and you get super tasty steaks. On Sundays you can have brunch.

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    Morton's The Steakhouse

    Steak Restaurant in Midtown Manhattan
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    Morton’s The Steakhouse offers a sophisticated, upscale atmosphere, elegant decor, and attentive service. This makes it the perfect setting for a romantic Valentine’s Day dinner NYC. 

    The restaurant is known for its high-quality steaks, which are hand-cut and cooked to perfection, as well as its extensive selection of seafood, sides, and desserts. On Valentine’s Day, Morton’s delicious food, sophisticated atmosphere, and top-notch service make it the perfect place to celebrate your love with your special someone.

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    Peter Luger Steakrestaurant

    Steak Restaurant in Williamsburg
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    THE steak and meat temple par excellence is the “Peter Luger” in Brooklyn. The steakhouse has been around since 1887. Since its foundation, only the finest USDA prime beef is grilled here. The atmosphere is as you would expect from a steakhouse – rustic and honest. But be careful: bring cash with you, because credit cards are not accepted. You should expect about 100 $ per person.

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    Porter House Bar & Grill

    Steak Restaurant in Midtown Manhattan
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    The menu is very varied. From prime steaks to seafood and pasta, you can find everything here. The wine list is also very impressive.

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