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Delmonico's

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Financial District
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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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Large groups
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 202
    Excellent
  • 116
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
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
Wonderful food

The ambience alone sets this restaurant apart from many others. The 3 of us opted for seafood starter then fish main courses accompanied by excellent wine selection. Everything looked excellent and diners around us were all complimenting the food, service and decor. The wine glasses are a lovely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Large groups
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

The ambience alone sets this restaurant apart from many others. The 3 of us opted for seafood starter then fish main courses accompanied by excellent wine selection. Everything looked excellent and diners around us were all complimenting the food, service and decor. The wine glasses are a lovely touch.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Perhaps one of the best steaks I have ever eaten. My wife and I and a business associate had lunch here and it was delicious !

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243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We came here for a special occasion dinner and, apart from the price, we didn't feel there was much special about it. It is obviously popular with groups of businessmen - there were lots of groups of them and some serious suits in evidence - given its location near Wall St. We thought the food was disappointing given the rave... More 

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Bellevue, Washington
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This is the second time our family have a steak dinner in this place. Obviously we were pretty impressed the first time over, but since it is so close to where we stay, we decided to return. Again we were very satisfied. We ordered sea bass, New York steak and filet minagn, and they are all great, although the sea... More 

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New York City, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I had lunch at Delmonico's for business. Service was typical of any high end NYC steakhouse. We ordered the Seafood Tower, I have had better(fresher) seafood and dipping sauces elsewhere. I really like the Delmonico Steak, it was very tasty and cooked to perfection. One of the better steaks I have had in NYC. Sides were a plenty and as... More 

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Went on a Friday night. Noise level was moderate but bearable. The food was outstanding. My wife and I both had the Delmonico steak. Then the baked Alaska. Awesome.

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Depending on the night, Delmonico's is almost constantly an outstanding experience. A New York institution you cannot deny that it is a great venue and has a vibe that spells out legacy. The birthplace of the Delmonico steak - the food is constantly delivered with high quality and service. The sides are acceptable - although after dining there for over... More 

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chicago, IL
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3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This restaurant was on my list of places I wanted to dine at on my most recent trip to NYC. It was a great surprise to learn it was down the street from my hotel. We went for a late lunch on a Thursday afternoon around 2pm. It happened to be during restaruant week in NYC so there were dishes... More 

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New York City, New York
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

A real old school high end steakhouse. Our table had a variety of steaks and all were excellent and cooked as ordered. Very good variety of sides. It is the only place that I will order the brussels sprouts. Service was excellent as well.

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London, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

This place has been serving steaks a long time. The name Delmonicos opened restaurants on NY back in the 1850's and despite the name they weren't Italian but Swiss nationals. It has an old school feel. Based in the heart of wall Street lunch is a mix of tourists and business men. Service is excellent and professional. They have, as... More 

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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: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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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