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Empire Steak House

237 W 54nd St, New York City, NY 10019-6103 (Manhattan)
212-582-6900
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Ranked #1,670 of 11,687 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $100
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Manhattan
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 5th and 6th Aves
Transit: E,V to 53rd Street Stop 6 to 51st Street Stop
Description: In the heart of Manhattan, located in Rockefeller Plaza comes yet another icon EMPIRE STEAK HOUSE. Created by the prominent founders of BEN AND JACK’S STEAKHOUSE, Empire Steak House offers one of the best prime beef dishes out there, the porterhouse. The delicious seafood dishes also deserve a lot of attention, from the fresh Chilean sea bass to the Norwegian salmon, and topping off the menu, a delicious and tender 4 lb lobster. All are complemented with a variety of side dishes such as German potatoes and creamed spinach. Empire Steak House offers a large selection of appetizers, including the cold seafood platter, served family style featuring lobster, jumbo shrimp and crab meat cocktail. So come in and experience a steak house like no other.
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

My husband and I have been patrons of Ben & Jack's for years. We decided to try their new restaurant Empire Steakhouse last week. We were welcomed warmly by Jack at the door. Jack showed us around the new restaurant as we were walked to the table by he and the mairtre 'd. Absolutely beautiful decor, gorgeous marble bar and... More

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Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Great steakhouse - the filet was perfection - with great service! Order the calamari, too! Great drinks and nice wine list.

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Denver, Colorado
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Had dinner here on 19 November at the recommendation of hotel concierge (against my personal dining guidelines) and it was average at best. Waiters didn't listen to requests and they got orders wrong. Meals overcooked. For the money, go to one of the big name NY steakhouses. Prices are not that different and service, generally, better.

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Hutto, Texas
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97 reviews 97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We were treated to white linen and fantastic service at Empire for breakfast as guests at HGI. The service was top shelf and food/buffet was very tasty and nice portion size. Well worth staying at HGI and eating here.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

my ribeye was perfectly cooked , juicy and full of flavor , that's why 4 stars. After seated we waited about 10 mins before somebody showed up pouring water and about another 10 mins before placing our order. Way too much for this type of restaurant. Steak great , service somehow disappointing

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Houston
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Since steak is their specialty I was hoping for a great steak. Ordered the filet mignon and I found it rather fatty for a filet. I now actually wonder if it was a filet. The Cesare salad was good but nothing special. We also had a crab cocktail that was quite good. The service was excellent. Probably would not return... More

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NY
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We were recommended to this restaurant by our hotel. My husband and I both ordered rib eyes, mine medium and his black and blue. We also shared an order of creamed spinach and a baked potato. My steak was very tough, and not very flavorful, not at all what a rib eye should be, my husband's steak was okay. The... More

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Covington, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I was traveling solo in New York city, mid October, 2014. Had a reservation for a Monday night, ended up originally at the bar, asked to be moved to a quieter location. I was moved to a table just off the bar, a little quieter, but still had a television with a football game playing. Ordered a filet mignon, medium... More

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Lorton, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Great food, atmosphere. Delicious,great indoor/outdoor atmosphere for warmer weather. A bit pricey. Enjoyed a glass of wine at the bar and a nice meal, convenient if you are staying at the hotel.

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227 reviews 227 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

nice and well served with really good steaks. i wouldn't go beyond the steak and a salad - not just for the price but also since other plates aren't that great...

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Additional Information about Empire Steak House

Address: 237 W 54nd St, New York City, NY 10019-6103
Phone Number: 212-582-6900
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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