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Delmonico's

56 Beaver Street, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10004 (Financial District)
212-509-1144
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Ranked #321 of 11,577 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $40
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Financial District
Cross street: William & South William
Transit: N,R,Z,3,4,5 trains
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.
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Medford, New Jersey
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113 reviews 113 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

I took two coworkers for a nice steak dinner and as a first time diner had much higher expectations based on the history. I found this to be hype as the 40 Day Aged Bone In Ribeye lacked the concentration of flavor expected for this cut of meat and the tenderness for medium rare. The appetizer of cured bacon with... More

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antrim
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

I had heard of this restaurant by old style reputation and took a gamble on it...paid off big time. this place is the real deal ...excellent unobtrusive service... a great menu and a wonderful ambience.

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New York City, New York
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I recently went to Delmonico's after not having been there in quite some time. I ordered the Clams Casino. Delicious! Just the right amount of bacon, garlic, sauce and they were cooked perfectly. I then had the Steak on toast points.It was steak with carmelized onions, bleu cheese served on toast points. It was cooked just as I requested and... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Delmonico's is a wonderful restaurant. It is beautiful, traditional and has nice private party room. The food is excellent. For a more casual atmosphere sit in the grill room.

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The interior of the restaurant is beautiful! The walls are covered in dark wood paneling, and the whole place gives off a steakhouse vibe. The service was excellent and the table was set very nicely. They could have won me over with the china alone! Of course, the main attraction was the food, and our dishes were all superb. We... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I have been bringing clients for years on business to Delmonico's. They always are consistent in all aspects, good quality in particular, service and ambiance. For NYC the steaks are excellent and reasonable priced. Seafood dishes are superb, always a fantastic meal. One of my very favorites.

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

I made a reservation on open table - noting it was my fiance's 50th birthday We sat under the mural - a painting of couples in formal wear We heard pounding and I asked if there was construction work being done - The hostess acted as if she could not hear the noise or understand english I got up and... More

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New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Ate dinner here recently with business colleagues. The food was good, service was attentive,atmosphere was good. As a gluten-intolerant vegetarian I found dishes I could enjoy - something that is unusual in an Italian restaurant. My meat-eating friends enjoyed their meals as well.

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Montreal, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

If you want to feel transported into the early nineteenth century in terms of a culinary experience, Delmonico's in the Financial District is worth the experience. Renoir type decor, silverware, and the house where the restaurant is held speaks to its historical splendour. As to their cuisine did not want to miss for a lunch their famed Lobster Newburg, a... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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119 reviews 119 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had lunch at this restaurant since we were in the area. We liked it and found it to be a nice experience. Definitely not the new hip/cool steak houses you will find in NY but felt quite classy and historical The starters were very good (sea food and salads) the variety of steaks for the main was also very... 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: Seafood, Steakhouse

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