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Prime KO Kosher Steakhouse

Upper West Side
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217 W 85th St, New York City, NY 10024-3901
Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Jerusalem, Israel
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75 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Prime KO is an elegant kosher restaurant featuring excellent meat dishes, including specialty Japanese cuts like Kobe, as well as superb service and sushi. Indeed, if you are not a meat eater, you can easily make a great meal just of the varieties of sushi offered. They have a full bar. It is a great place for a before or... More 

Thank Michael W
New York City, New York
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348 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

We are dinner downstairs. The chicken soup and tomato soup were served very fast. The steak for double was well done and good. Mashed potatoes excellent. Wife loved the mint tea. Net a very enjoyable meal and very fast service. Early found parking on broadway.

Thank badbaruch57
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant which looks very impressive from the outside. We ordered entrees as we weren't very hungry, and what came out was very very nice! We really cannot fault the food, however, the service ruined it. Waiters were rude, looked like they really couldn't be bothered serving us and we felt like an inconvenience. We won't be... More 

Thank SophiMaria
Brooklyn, New York, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015 via mobile

Me as person I appreciate fine dining and I go out quite frequently to eat at upscale places. One of the most important things I'm looking from an upscale dining place is the service. And I most say the service at Prime Ko is HORRIBLE. It takes forever for a waiter to come to the table, they all have a... More 

Thank Sam G
Toronto, Canada
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43 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Quiet ambience - excellent food. great service. Not cheap at all. Even the sushi is quite good. If you come on a busy night - make a reservation.

Thank Wonderear
New York City, New York
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85 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Had a good but not great meal. The food was very well prepared and visually pleasing but the service was only average, the servers did not communicate well with each other or understand what we said. Further, my twosome was placed right next busy table of 6 who were very loud, even though there were plenty of other, quieter tables... More 

Thank purpletaffy
New York City, New York
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168 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

service was slow . food was fair . i have the same thing every time -chicken -rosted - i feel as place is so so. i preffer seating upstairs then downstars .

Thank badbaruch57
New York, NY
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528 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Here's the good news --- the steaks and veal chops are very good indeed. Also the broccoli drenched in garlic and oil was a terrific "side" dish. This place also gives those on the Upper Westside another welcome kosher alternative. The bad news --- the prices, like at the other Prime Hospitality Group restaurants in Manhattan, are very steep indeed.... More 

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Monroe, New York
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

not the highest grade restaurant according to the price, but i still had a great time there with a group of friends, best thing on the menu is the sushi, it's a Japanese restaurant after all...

Thank Dkony
Brooklyn, New York
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41 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I love this place, great decor and ambiance and of course love the food, love the different type of foods. Also live the drink with sugar on the cup

Thank madrich36

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Japanese, Kosher, Steakhouse, Sushi
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
10:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 217 W 85th St, New York City, NY 10024-3901
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper West Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper West Side
  • Phone Number: 212.496.1888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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