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Frankie and Johnnie's Steakhouse

269 West 45th Street, New York City, NY 10036 (Manhattan)
212 997 9494
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Ranked #1,301 of 11,618 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $50 - $80
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Frankenmuth, Michigan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

ONCE IN YOUR LIFE YOU MUST GET TO TASTE THE LAMB CHOPS ...From New Zeland or AU.? they are known for their steaks and they are great But you can find a great steak in at least 6 NY restaurants however, you will never, never find Lamb chops as good anywhere. Service is excellent... and you never know who you... More

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Elon College, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

I love small but outstanding restaurants in New York City and FDrankie and Johnnie's has to be the best. In addition to their steaks, I highly recommend their thick charcoaled pork chops served with the Frankie and Johnnie's special salad. Outstanding food and service always. I have been a regular customer since the late '70's.

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Del Mar
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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This was one of several places that I stumbled upon on a recent trip to New York. The funky exterior and fact that it had survived since the Prohibition Era spoke to me. I had to give it a try. We went there late at night, around 11:30 PM, after the theatre. It is really convenient to the theatre district.... More

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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113 reviews 113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

This restaurant, near Broadway, is great for dinner after a show. It is a former speakeasy and retains an old fashioned charm. The steaks are large and very tasty. Two people can share the steaks, except the petite filet. The caesar salads were excellent and recommended. Also try the shrimp cocktail. It is very reasonably priced and its location makes... More

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cleveland, oh
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101 reviews 101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Established steakhouse in the heart of the theater district. Fast and courteous service; crowded, but not too noisy surrounds. Steaks were perfectly cooked, generous portions, and a variety of sides available. I especially enjoyed the Ceaser salad. Limited dessert menu

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Huntington Beach, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

met my sis in law from UK in NY for a week of fun. We had tix to the theater and since you just cant get a decent steak in UK I promised her we would find one. Got there early Friday night so it wasnt too crowded yet. It is a bit cramped, but its NY! You can see... More

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NY
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Having read such great reviews I was definitely looking forward to something more than what I got. The steak was dry and tasteless, and it looked really lonely sitting on the plate with a single shrivelled up mushroom. The house steak sauce tasted like rebottled BBQ sauce and needed to be applied liberally. The wine list is not exhaustive. The... More

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Greenville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

As you make your way up the staircase you are greeted by photographs of stars, both past and present. As you turn the corner going up, up, up - the smell of steaks and laughter fill the air, not to mention a cream spinnach that would make you question your own mothers cooking. This place is cozy, take special people... More

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Katy, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Celebrated our daughters 21st birthdays here. Everything was perfect! Food was wonderful as was our waiter. I brought special wine glasses to use for our celebration and he gladly took them to the bar to put our wine in instead of their glasses. He even washed and wrapped them back up when we finished drinking. Great restaurant for special celebrations.

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband and I said we'd go back to NYC - just to eat at Frankie and Johnnie's on 45th Street. From the friendly, personal service to the mound of just right, crispy hash browned potatoes, we were in NYC steak house heaven. The steaks were cooked to perfection. I had the filet and my husband had the ribeye. D... More

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