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Pace's Steak House

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325 Smithtown Byp, Hauppauge, NY 11788-2522
+1 631-979-7676
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Smithtown, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been dining at Paces for over 25 yrs and dine there ~8 time/year. The old world atmosphere makes us feel comfortable however, up-to-date touch ups would remove some of the tired feeling that one gets when entering dining rooms. Unlike at Insignia and several other restaurants it is possible to have a conversation while having a meal without... More 

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Smithtown, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Listen, Pace's is a very good old school style steak house out in Long Island. I'm not going to put it up on a pedestal with Keen's or Wolfgang's in NYC, but for what it is, and for what you get, it is certainly a viable alternative. On this particular visit, we had a reservation at 7:30pm on a Saturday... More 

Thank dolphin80
Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was just OK not very attentive. Wine came too warm for a red. Steaks we ok but not special. We expected more.

Thank AandM5864
Long Island, New York
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138 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband treated me to a wonderful Birthday Dinner at Pace's Steak House. We invited our daughter-in-law, our two granddaughters and their uncle to the Special Occasion. We wanted a slow leisurely dinner and that is exactly what we had. We first ordered drinks and chatted looking over all the choices and the board specials. We ordered 3 platters of... More 

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Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
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116 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Well, the atmosphere and decor is definitely of a high end steakhouse. And the prices support that as well :) The service was very professional however a little too serious and "cold" for my taste. I can admit that other parties that are maybe more of "regular" customers, got some warmer service and the manager stopped by and was chatting... More 

Thank Gilad I
James P, Owner at Pace's Steak House, responded to this review

Thanks for dining with us! It was wonderful welcoming you in. We want every guest to really have that true steak house experience. We're glad all of the food was delicious, though we're sorry the service did not similarly impress you. We hope to welcome you back someday and show you the full 5-star experience we're known for providing. Best,... More 

New York
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92 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016 via mobile

I had a party for my friend here. They do an excellent job here. White glove service and the steaks are fantastic! Went here afew months later for their Cigar night and it was another awesome night!

Thank jlipp5240
James P, Owner at Pace's Steak House, responded to this review

Thanks for checking us out! We're honored to have made the party for your friend extra special. We hope to see you again soon, maybe on another cigar night? Take care! Best, Pace's Steak House team More 

New York City, New York
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95 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

After our visit to Pace's this past June, my review stated that we were very impressed with the food and the service at that visit. We returned for dinner a few days ago and sadly, did not have the same experience. To start, we were led to our table only to find that it wasn't ready so we had to... More 

Thank Mark S
James P, Owner at Pace's Steak House, responded to this review

We are sorry to hear this, Mark. We pride ourselves on not only consistently delivering delicious food, but taking great care of our guests. We apologize sincerely for the lackluster, chaotic service. We dropped the ball during your visit, and we'll have a word with the staff to make sure this doesn't happen again. We hope to welcome you back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Stopped here when I was traveling for business. Steak was excellent! They had a great variety on the menu, I ended up having the aged ribeye, which was cooked perfectly. Wait staff was very friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable about all of their food--in fact, more knowledgeable than most! I highly recommend Pace's, and would definitely visit again if I was... More 

Thank Joe M
James P, Owner at Pace's Steak House, responded to this review

Thanks, Joe. Our staff know the ins and outs and ups and downs and even counter-clockwise catty-corners of steak. It's our passion. And it was great welcoming you in and sharing that passion with you. Looking forward to welcome you back someday the next time you travel to Hauppauge for business. Best, Pace's Steak House team More 

Long Island, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Seven of us celebrating a birthday and it was a relaxing, smooth, fun-filled evening. Very good atmosphere and service. Very tasty steak and sides.

Thank Lange38
James P, Owner at Pace's Steak House, responded to this review

It was an honor to be part of your evening! We're so glad to hear everything was great, from the service to the steak. Happy Birthday to the Birthee, and hope to welcome you back soon for an even better dining experience. Sincerely, Pace's Steak House team More 

Blairstown, New Jersey
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141 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Just made a return visit here after being away a long time. Not many changes to a room getting a little tired. Had the special marinated strip steak. Parts of it were wonderful but it also came with more grizzle than you would expect at a prime NY based steakhouse. It turned out to be an average type meal out-... More 

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James P, Owner at Pace's Steak House, responded to this review

Considering we've been around since 1985, we like to preserve our original atmosphere that made us who we are, but we understand it may not be for everyone. As for the steak, average is not in our vocabulary, so we feel confident that we must've been having an off night. We hope you won't be deterred from coming back to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $100
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 325 Smithtown Byp, Hauppauge, NY 11788-2522
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Hauppauge
  • Phone Number: +1 631-979-7676
At Pace's, we are extremely attentive to your steaks long before they get to the table!

First, we select only the finest meat available directly from market docks in the heart of New York City's famed meatpacking district. The cuts spend weeks under careful attention in our specially constructed aging rooms. This process guarantees that we serve only the tastiest, most tender cuts of prime beef that rival even the legendary old steak houses of New York City.

For those with a creative palate, our marinated steaks are bathed in a carefully prepared sauce for three full days until each succulent bite is infused with the full flavor of our secret family recipe.

Needless to say, our bar is fully stocked with a dazzling selection of fine wines and spirits.

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