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Keens Steakhouse

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72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025 (5th and 6th)
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Last weeks 3 friends and I stopped in after a ball game . Two friends had steak - t bone and filet mignon , 1 had chicken and I had baked sole with 4 steamed clams. I was very pleased with my selection but I didn't hear any of my friends rave about their meals. Since my exposure to NYC... More 

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Andover, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm retired from Wall Street, been to the best steak houses, The Old Homestead, Sparks, The Palm, Peter Luger. Keen's hands down the best. My Mary and I had dinner there last week before going to see Billy Joel. Had the porterhouse for 2, awesome, the food, service, atmosphere is awesome. It is quite pricey, but was our anniversary. Put... More 

Thank jimbrooklyn
Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our steaks and lamb were cooked to perfection, 2 of us ordered medium rare, one of us had rare. Meat was tender, great flavour, very delicious. The service was excellent, and our waiter, Mohammed, was very friendly and knowledgeable about the food and wine. He made excellent recommendations. The atmosphere was great and we loved the history and display of... More 

Thank Kathi K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here for my birthday and it as usual, didn't disappoint! Mohammed was our server, a true asset and delight to work with. He made sure we were satisfied at every step of the meal. Speaking of, the salad was great, the filet mignon was perfection and the key lime pie was a real delight. Love celebrating my birthdays... More 

Thank travellingpoodle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well .. Great setting, deco and atmosphere . Seafood platter was okay and nothing much could get wrong cold platter I assume . Order the porterhouse for 3 , but I don't wanna say that's the best steak I had so far in NYC Side dish are over cook and a bit tasteless

Thank Cheang L
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this restaurant for myself, 19 yo son and father on the recommendation of a friend from NYC. From the minute we entered the restaurant we were very well looked after. Staff were very attentive and discreet, no rushing you or disappearing when you need more water. The food was amazing and we all ordered different things from steak... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I chose to go to Keens for dinner for our last night in the city. We both agree it was the best steak we've ever had! Our waiter was very friendly and the service was quick. The overall atmosphere of this restaurant is amazing. Def a must go!

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came across Keens when we visited New York on Honeymoon in July, so glad we did! it was possibly the best steak both of us have ever eaten! the restaurant itself is fabulous and nicely decorated, we order the Porterhouse for 2 and were not disappointed, it was cooked to perfection and the meat itself was melt in the... More 

Thank Orlaghsherlock85
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place is definitely worth a visit.The Food is exceptional. Such good quality and loving tasting. It was our anniversary and they gave us a complementary glass of champagne.One small issue is some of the staff were a little pretentious. We had a drink before dinner and we gave a 15% tip ( as advised ) , made up of... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I dipped in for a late lunch at Keens Steakhouse yesterday and felt more like I was in a museum than a restaurant! Beautiful late 1800s dark wood interior with oodles of historical bits and pieces on the walls and ceilings--including Currier & Ives prints, a bust of Lincoln, and hundreds of old smoking pipes mounted on the ceiling. Novel,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $100
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
    (5th and 6th)
  • Public Transportation: N, R F, Q, B, D A,C,E & 1,2,3,9 on 34th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighborhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +12129473636
Keens Steakhouse, a classic New York chophouse, was already famous for its steaks and chops at the turn of the century. Founded in 1885, Keens has 90,000 clay pipes that line the ceilings – pipes once smoked by customers after dinner. Today Keens legendary mutton chops and dry aged prime steaks are still without equal in the city.

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