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Statler Grill

136 West 33rd Street, New York City, NY 10001
212-736-3353
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Ranked #3,713 of 11,578 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: The restaurant is across the street from Pennsylvania Station.
Description: The Statler Grill harkens back to the golden age of the big band era, and is named after Ellsworth Statler, who ran the Hotel Pennsylvania from 1919 to 1954, when musicians such as Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie and Glenn Miller played at the Cafe Rouge, the hotel's main dining room. The Statler serves classic New York steakhouse prime steaks and chops as well as daily delivered fresh seafood, while the bar and lounge serve a delicious grill menu. Located just steps away from Pennsylvania Station and Madison Square Garden, it is the perfect place to have a breakfast meeting, a meal before an event at the Garden, or just to relax with friends and co-workers during happy hour before you hop on the train. It is all about the food and service says owner Joseph Lavelle. "I want my guests to enjoy themselves, have a great meal and return again and again".
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Islandia, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

The floors. That's the only thing I can think of worth mentioning - they were beautiful; added an old-world charm to this Midtown "steak" house. Also the location is great if you want/need to catch the Long Island RR home, which I did. We used a groupon and weren't treated well by the waiter until my friend went out of... More

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NYC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Had 13 family and friends for dinner - everyone very pleased. Service accurate and attentive. Not inexpensive, but it is Midtown Manhattan. Tip: as I did, with a large group, it is best on evenings when there is no event at nearby Madison Square Garden.

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Park Ridge, NJ
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The Statler Grill was a serious disappointment for a steakhouse in a neighborhood that has Ruth Chris and Nick and Stef's steakhouse within walking distance. The service was just plain awful. Disinterested and unavailable. We were unable to get their attention to order a second round of drinks (not good business for them) and we had to wait 15 minutes... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Loved this place. It was a great night out with my wife. The atmosphere was what I always expected and more of Manhattan restaurant. The service was prompt and professional. The food was amazing and presentation was excellent. Our drinks were definitely made by a professional bartender. We ended up getting desert and the cheesecake was worth it. The coffee... More

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

Situated a block from Madison Square Garden this is a great spot to go to before any event. We sat at the bar and had apps and snacks. The bartenders were friendly and ran a great bar. I did not have dinner but checked out the menu. The prices were very reasonable especially considering the great location. If you like... More

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Food ingredients and taste need to be improved. We'd tasted the NY sirloin steak & Sea Bass, the restaurant had used vein steak to prepare for the sirloin steak, which was extremely chewy, and it was dried too. The Sea Bass, which was a little tasteless, had couple of fish pin-bones in the filet, almost pin it in my spouse's... More

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Oceanside, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Stopped here with son for a quick meal. The staff were cordial enough, but the food was fantastic. I had a baked salmon that was perfectly prepared. All is a la carte, so it is a bit pricey though.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I'm glad I visited The Statler Grill Restaurant while staying at The Hotel Pennsylvania. . The staff was very outgoing & demonstrated a sincere need to make my dining experience top notch. From the awesome and friendly bartender lady... (super kind Russian blonde woman, I forgot her name) to the waiter who brought my food to my table, totally floored... More

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New York City, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

What can I say about a Steak House? Your get what you get. It can be good or not so good but it's steak or lobster. In our case it was steak, we selected filet mignon and it was really tasty and tender. The appeticers were also very nice, a very large portion of calamari and a cesar salad, and... More

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Fort Lee, NJ
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67 reviews 67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Had dinner here prior to a show across the street at Madison Sq. Garden. Service was top notch! Staff was very friendly and very attentive! Food was excellent -- fresh, delicious, nice portions, and very filling ... great menu choices for everyone -- fish, steaks, chicken, salads ... we really loved the oysters, mussels, and steaks that we ordered!

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