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Delmonico's

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56 Beaver Street, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10004 (William & South William)
N,R,Z,3,4,5 trains
212-509-1144
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: America's first fine dining restaurant, Delmonico's has been serving fine...
America's first fine dining restaurant, Delmonico's has been serving fine American food to New York's connoisseurs in its premier location at the heart of Manhattan's financial district. Since opening at 56 Beaver Street in 1837, Delmonico's has been renowned as the birthplace of the Delmonico Steak, Delmonico Potatoes, Eggs Benedict, Lobster Newburg, and Baked Alaska. Upon opening, the original Delmonico's offered then-unheard of luxuries such as private dining rooms, an extensive wine cellar, innovative cuisine, and, above all, warm, personal service. Today, the restaurant continues to honour its heritage with the same warm hospitality and fine cuisine. Delmonico's menu features a range of traditional dishes in addition to the prime Delmonico Steak, aged to perfection in the aging room. Having introduced many dishes and dining customs to America, to dine at Delmonico's is to experience history.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Good, not great. There are better steaks in this city, but the service was friendly and helpful and the food was good. Have not eaten here in 5 years, and I think their quality has slipped. At least compared to the competition. For the $$, I would eat elsewhere. Location is good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
David H
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Good, not great. There are better steaks in this city, but the service was friendly and helpful and the food was good. Have not eaten here in 5 years, and I think their quality has slipped. At least compared to the competition. For the $$, I would eat elsewhere. Location is good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place has a nice feel to it. The building and and the decor has so much character and old school charm. The chairs were so comfortable and the service was great. No rush to leave either. We had the restaurant week menu. Steaks were great and well cooked. Desserts and appetizers were good, but small.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

What can I say...? The legendary Delmonico's is everything I expected from that famous name. Attended a private-room business dinner for about 40 people and was just overwhelmed by the tastes of the hors d'oeuvres, the appetizer, the melt in your mouth filet, the dessert. The staff was invisible but at your service with a glance. The presentation was perfection... More 

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Westfield, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Delmonico's has been in lower Manhattan since 1837. It is a stunning place. We loved the ambiance. The waiter was excellent and so was the food it was a great experience. I had the filet mingon and crab cake appetizer. Both were delicious. We are so glad we went.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

I booked a table here since we never do "Classic old New York" and Delmonicos was consistently on the top 10 list of places for good food or classic NYC experience. I will admit; I was hesitant that it would not live up to the hype. It did. We had 9p Friday dinner reservations. It was surprisingly empty but filled... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I was excited to go to this old school restaurant. I love eggs benedict I have it every time I travel and Delmonico's was suppose to be among the best, it was not on the menu in the main dinning room so we made reservations for the grill room. I cannot tell you how disappointed I was in the eggs... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is one of my all-time favorite restaurants... It's the birth place of baked Alaska, beef Wellington, and steak Delmonico and steak Diane. Delmonicos has a rich character. Every president since Abraham Lincoln has eaten here. Moreover, it's in a charming Wall Street setting. Ironically, the food is not tremendously expensive. It's the perfect place to conduct business, or celebrate... More 

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Carin S, Director of Sales at Delmonico's, responded to this review

We are absolutely thrilled to read about how pleased you are with Delmonico’s. We strive to provide every customer with a 5 star experience and are so glad to hear that it pays off! Thank you for taking the time to show your appreciation, it truly means so much to us. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

If you need something 3am, this is the place to go. If you can wait, go to Duane Reade (Walgreens). Delmonico's does have a nice deli and prepared food area. It is very expensive though to get everyday items here...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Not my first time at Delmonico's - Certainly not my last! Went to dinner with a colleague. Great service attentive but not intrusive. The atmosphere in the restaurant established in the mid 1800s was very exceptional and worth seeing in itself. The food was outstanding. I strongly recommend the 22 oz. Delmonico steak. This cut was developed at and named... More 

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Thank you so very much for taking the time to let us know about your experiences with Delmonico’s. It means so much to know that our customers are happy, as that is our number one goal. To hear that our Delmonico Steak is the best steak you have ever had is a compliment that we will never forget. We cannot... More 

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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Thank you so much to all of the staff at Delmonico's for simply going above and beyond to make my parents 50th anniversary so special. We stuffed ourselves on the best steaks in the world. And when we didn't order desert because we were so stuffed they brought us a baked Alaska with a candle. And we ate the whole... More 

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. We are delighted to read that you enjoyed the steaks and baked Alaska so much! And even more so, we are so happy that we were able to host such a special and memorable event for your family and friends. Your opinion is extremely important to us... More 

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Additional Information about Delmonico's

Address: 56 Beaver Street, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10004
Phone Number: 212-509-1144
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 40
Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 Beaver Street, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10004
    (William & South William)
  • Public Transportation: N,R,Z,3,4,5 trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: 212-509-1144

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 40
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

America's first fine dining restaurant, Delmonico's has been serving fine American food to New York's connoisseurs in its premier location at the heart of Manhattan's financial district. Since opening at 56 Beaver Street in 1837, Delmonico's has been renowned as the birthplace of the Delmonico Steak, Delmonico Potatoes, Eggs Benedict, Lobster Newburg, and Baked Alaska. Upon opening, the original Delmonico's offered then-unheard of luxuries such as private dining rooms, an extensive wine cellar, innovative cuisine, and, above all, warm, personal service. Today, the restaurant continues to honour its heritage with the same warm hospitality and fine cuisine. Delmonico's menu features a range of traditional dishes in addition to the prime Delmonico Steak, aged to perfection in the aging room. Having introduced many dishes and dining customs to America, to dine at Delmonico's is to experience history.
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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