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Benjamin Steak House

52 E 41st Street, New York City, NY 10017 (Manhattan)
2122979177
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Ranked #1,710 of 11,623 restaurants in New York City
Price range: $10 - $150
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Manhattan
Cross street: Between Park and Madison Avenues
Description: Peter Luger chef of 20 years, Arturo McLeod left to open his own restaurant - Benjamin Steakhouse. For serious steak-connoisseurs, Benjamin is a must visit. The restaurant, located in the heart of Manhattan, offers the finest and carefully selected prime USDA meat, dry aged to perfection. Wide selection of wines and vintages for pairing. The 5,000 square foot restaurant features a ten-foot working fireplace, rich chocolate brown leather seating, oak wood paneling, vaulted decorative ceiling, and modern brass amber toned chandeliers.
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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

The restaurant is well located walking distance to major attractions and Timesquare. Place was full but service was very efficient . Food timming was very good and the steaks were excellent. The wine also was excellent ZD Reserve Pinot Noir from Carneros. Price is high but probably the best Steak House in Manhattan. Definitivelly will come back.

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92 reviews 92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW

I was introduced to Benjamin Steakhouse when I use to live in New York by a friend. Every time I return to the city, I come back to Benjamin for more! For me it serves one of the best, if not the best, steak in town! The ribeye is their best, and their sides are great too; their spinach is... More

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Blandford Forum, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

What a great find! Well located Midtown near to Grand Union, we were lucky enough to sit upstairs on the balcony overlooking the main dining room. Great, attentive service and excellent food - we had the Porterhouse steak for two which was divine, and the side dishes were super too! Very attentive service (led by a nice chap from Ecuador)... More

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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

I joined Benjamin Steak House for Brunch during my stay at The Dylan Hotel NYC, and definitely had to go back for a second round. The service is incredibly good and the food is just perfect.

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Strongsville, Ohio
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

I have been to at least six steakhouses in NYC and this is my favorite. From the hostesses who checked us in to the manger who greeted me by name, it could not have been a better start. The best was yet to come. We were fortunate to get Ricky as our waiter and if you read other posts, you... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

I'm not a steak eater, but the service and pasta was awesome! I can not remember the last time I had a great time and felt super special at a restaurant. Ricky was our server and I was completely in awe of his skills and attentiveness. It was the best!

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Austin, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This was my wife and I first trip to New York. We were invited to make a very close friend's annual 4th of July trip and absolutely enjoyed it. My friend was always talking about Benjamin's and this awesome server Ricky, well I finally got to experience his awesomeness. Ricky was very professional but with a family like attitude. His... More

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San Anselmo, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Ordered room service from Dylan hotel - a simple chicken ceaser salad - chicken was dry and tasteless, amount of romaine lettuce was less than the chicken, dressing "on the side" may have been in the little dish for a week. Just not worth the money they are charging for a meal.

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Elyria, Ohio
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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We had our annual 4th of July trip to NYC and of course our group ALWAYS goes to Benjamin's Steakhouse during each trip. This year we had 9 at the table (a couple newbies) and we were once again treated as family. If you read reviews here about Benjamin's you have seen the name Ricky pop up a lot. There... More

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Medicine Hat
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Very good food, a bit of a splurge but well worth it. Simple but the best quality"................................

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