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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, 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
The Best Steak in NYC

Old world elegance is apparent at this ultra-famous steakhouse. But, it's not stuffy. For the best steak around, order the house specialty, the Delmonico! It is cooked to perfection and has equally impressive sides. Perfect for a special occasion, or any time a top shelf steak is in order... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Patricia W
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New York City, New York
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I would have given this 3 and a half stars if I had the option. A group of friends and I had lunch here. My wife and I had the classic burger, one friend the lamb chops and the other the calamari. All the meals were good and tasty and the serves good. The service was good too. So with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Old world elegance is apparent at this ultra-famous steakhouse. But, it's not stuffy. For the best steak around, order the house specialty, the Delmonico! It is cooked to perfection and has equally impressive sides. Perfect for a special occasion, or any time a top shelf steak is in order, Delmonico's is the place to go.

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Southern California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Walking up the Delmonico's, you know right away it is going to an experience. The restaurant's atmosphere is perfect for anyone on a trip to New York City. The hostess was friendly and all smiles, exactly what I want to see when I walk into a place. The entire building is a treat to look at, but what's really special... More 

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Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We happened across Delmonico's as we were staying in a hotel down in the Wall Street area. From the time we called for a reservation to the end of the meal was absolutely outstanding. We arrived early for our dinner and were graciously offered our table or we could visit the bar. We chose the bar to get the full... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Beautiful setting and ambiance. Very charming and classy. I think a fifty dollar steak should be prepared as you request and it shouldn't be fatty when it is "The Delmonico Steak". Please make sure to check online menu and the menu when you go to the main restaurant. The menus at the table don't list everything. I would have had... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Beautiful, stately, gracious. Impeccable service and conscientiousness. Multiple staff and even management checked on our satisfaction and needs. Cuisine was all I ever imagined. Lobster Newburg, Baked Alaska, Seared Scallops, perfect filet mignon. All of it was exceptional and flawless in every respect. Certainly among the very best of the best in Manhattan; worth every penny. I even purchased the... More 

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West Tisbury, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This is a very good Steakhouse near Times Square. During the week, it is often filled and very noisy so conversation is difficult. Good sized drinks. Often quite a busy bar scene. Tables for two are mostly lined up side by side, making conversation a bit difficult, although there are a few tables for two by the front windows. Prices... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

I love the NY steakhouse scene! I've eaten at many, including Keen's, Wolfgang's and Lugers. Each has its own speciality. For my money, this place has, hands down, the best ribeye in NY. We started with an amazing heirloom tomato and Buratta salad. Then the steak! They also have these special potatoes they serve, I can t remember the name,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The restaurant is like stepping back 50 years. What a classic steakhouse should look like. The steak was great, survive was attentive but not overbearing. A very enjoyable meal. Prices are high, but it is New York near Wall Street !

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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Delmonico's is an upscale restaurant with a very cozy and relaxing atmosphere. Be prepared to leave stuffed. The smallest steak is 14 oz, impossible for some to finish, in spite of how good it tastes. The decor reflects the 100 year + heritage in a historical sort of way, which adds a certain ambiance to the atmosphere. If you decide... 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: Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic, 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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