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Forty2West Italian Bar & Chophouse

42 W 48th St, New York City, NY 10020-1509 (Manhattan)
212-262-6200
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Ranked #6,180 of 11,650 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $41 - $80
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Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Rockefeller Plaza & 6th Avenue
Transit: D F M N B V
Description: Whether it is a business lunch, a pre-theater supper, a celebratory dinner or a private party, forty2West can accommodate your needs. We can help turn ordinary occasions into extraordinary meals, and special occasions into affairs to remember. Our large bar has it's own menu with plenty of room eat while having cocktails and socializing. A great place to meet before dinner or just catch up after work with friends. Our private rooms can accomodate small groups of 10 to largers groups of 80 for a seated dinner to groups as large as 150 for a cocktail style event. Private rooms and private bar are located on the mezzanine level of the restaurant with a balcony overlooking the main floor.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Marlboro, New Jersey, USA
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Went here to use my Groupon for 2 the other day. My guest cancelled on me so I ate at the bar. The bar tender was very nice and professional. She gladly accepted my Groupon even though I was a single. She said to just order 2 of each course since I bought the Groupon for 2 people .... and... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We visited this restaurant via a Groupon I had purchased in preparation for our visit to New York, NY (we are from Austin, TX). We were a family of four (two kids -- ages 13 and 10) and also had Grandma with us. My daughter and I enjoyed the pasta dish, Grandma had the salmon and my husband and son... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We bought a Groupon because we wanted to try a steak house in NYC, while we were there on vacation. The service was terrible and the food was average at best. I'm glad we didn't pay full price.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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64 reviews 64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

The restaurant offers itself as a chop house, and some of their steaks are huge. The bone in Rib-Eye was enormous, but alas went with a strip and my wife had a filet. We were both pleased with the beef, not blown away - but pleased. The service was extremely good, attentive but not intrusive. Drinks were good, no complaints... More

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Shame on the owners, They were originally AJ Maxwells Steak house and couldn't cook a steak. Now they have moved across the street and changed their name to Forty2West. But nothing has changed. Still over price, service is ok and the food still SUCKS.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

Whilst the food was good. I would not go back to 42 west which is what the restaurant is now called. The service was very bad. The waiters were very slow. There were items on the bill we didn't order. Check your bill before you pay. And to top it off the waiter approached us whilst we were leaving to... More

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Bellmore, N.Y.
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

I had been to the A J Maxwells old location many times and always thought it was excellent. they have since relocated acroos the street and i wanted to check out the new 'digs". The new resaurant decor is beautiful and makes for a very warm atmosphere for a dinner date or just a group of friends. The menu has... More

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Danbury, Connecticut, United States
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

We just went there after they apparently recently moved across the street and changed the name to "42 West", (i.e. the address is now 42 West 48th St.). The food was very good, but there is no way it is worth the prices; $49 for good but not great 10-12 oz. strip steak, and $110 for a Porterhouse "for 2",... More

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New York City, New York
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114 reviews 114 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

One of the interesting problems with using a groupon is that one is given the penny stinker menu and you and must watch the real menu be served at the next table. I ordered filet mignon for one course and a New York strip the other. The meat was at best okay. What was remarkable was that the table next... More

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

My husband bought a Groupon that entitled us to a four-course dinner for two at AJ Maxwell's Steakhouse. I tried calling for a reservation and got a Verizon messaging service, so I tried booking on OpenTable. That gave me a message that the restaurant is currently unavailable, so I went to the restaurant's website for contact information and sent an... More

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