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Rare 650

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650 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset, NY 11791 (South Oyster Bay Rd)
LIRR Syosset station
516-496-8000
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Fine Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 49
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Top Notch

This place has excellent service and great food. Everything we had from the sushi to the steak was insanely delicious. This place is pricey but worth every dollar.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
MIAP377
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New York
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Late Night
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New York
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

This place has excellent service and great food. Everything we had from the sushi to the steak was insanely delicious. This place is pricey but worth every dollar.

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Bethpage, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful piece of salmon and petite filet for my daughter. Joe made delicious wine suggestions. We then enjoyed a fabulous beet salad and the entrees were great. Prices are hefty. They usually have an amazing sushi roll to share as an app or your entree. That's outstanding. So crowded it took a while to get or check. 2... More 

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Seaford, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I had a 8: 30 reservation,arrived on time,sat at the bar to wait for my son & girlfriend. As soon as they arrived, the 4 of us were seated. Our selection of appetizers were brought to us quickly. The oysters were fabulous, the King Crab salad spicy and rich,the caesar salad crisp and not over-dressed. Our steaks,jumbo Lobster tail, and... More 

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Roslyn, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Went back to this restaurant for our anniversary last night, had the Porterhouse steak for two, mashed potatoes, broccoli, mushrooms, and an oyster appetizer and this was probably the best meal we have had in the last year at any place. The steak was order medium and was served a little on the rare side but was absolutely perfect. I... More 

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Syosset, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

A native of Syosset, had always driven by Rare 650 and never gave it a second look. Several restaurants have been in this spot and all have failed. My husband's secretary gave him a gift certificate here for Xmas and we decided to give it a try- for Valentine's Day. An early reservation allowed us a beautiful seating in the... More 

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Plainview, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I know its Valentines day but dont overbook the house by 500% An 830pm reservation doesn't mean we want to wait until 1015pm to sit down. Service sucked. Servers disappear and forget items and make a late effort to makeup for it. Food was decent. Blackstone still their best steakhouse. Disappointing carnivorous experience

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We took advantage of the Sunday special and had the combination filet mignon/lobster for 2. The service was excellent. The waiter was attentive, but not intrusive. The food is delicious. Definitely worth the money.

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Northport, New York, United States
Top Contributor
200 reviews 200 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This place is very good. The ambiance is outstanding, a very nice place to come for happy hour, a great bar scene, just phenomenal drinks too. It is VERY EXPENSIVE for what you get. And I am not someone who minds spending generously on food - I am known for going to places that cost over $1000 per person for... More 

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New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The food was great as well as the ambiance; however, you have to go there prepared to spend lots of money! I went with a friend and it more than $300 for the two us, including drinks. Depending on your budget, this may be a great place for special occasions.

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NY
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336 reviews 336 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
247 helpful votes 247 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Loved this place. If you are looking for a great place to dine. Look no further. $$$$ yes but worth the money.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 650 Jericho Turnpike, Syosset, NY 11791
    (South Oyster Bay Rd)
  • Public Transportation: LIRR Syosset station
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Syosset
  • Phone Number: 516-496-8000

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 50
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?