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Keens Steakhouse

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$$$$
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Midtown
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72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025 (5th and 6th)
+1 212-947-3636
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11:45 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
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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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We ate here for my cousins 30th Birthday whist we were visiting NYC and the food and service was absolutely incredible. I absolutely love steak and I have never had one this good. The waiter was very attentive and made sure that we were looked after from the moment we sat down to the moment we left. The bloody Mary's... More 

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Thank Bilbo90
Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Seriously the best seat house, traditional steak house for all tastes. Really enjoyed the food, atmosphere and service.

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Thank Jason S
UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We reserved a table here based on its position to our hotel. What a great choice. The restaurant is across a couple of floors. Downstairs has a low ceiling, lots of dark wood and feels quite intimate. Our table was in the large, upstairs dining room, but in a corner so still pretty private. Starters were fine - a decent... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to Keens on 30th December 2016, The restaurant was full but the experience was amazing. They have the largest collection of old pipes in the world (at least thats what I've been told), and they are all over the walls and ceilings its amazing to see. Our waiter was brilliant, we were celebrating my birthday and got a... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dinner very good. Presentation excellent. Dessert ...... priceless!! The crime brûlée was best ever!!

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Thank Jill H
Barcelona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent from start to finish. Make sure you are hungry! They cook it perfectly, but as our waiter said, if you want Medium Rare the meat comes red and warm, if you ask for Rare, the meat come red and cold. Be sure what you want.

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Thank ExploreCatalunya
Munich, Germany
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've visited all the top steakhouses for work and I can say this is really one of the best, but not the best. There's nothing to complain about here but wolfgangs is the cream of the crop

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and environment- dark panels, interesting pipes history and old school white prestige tables traditionally laid with traditional well run bar. Steaks were perfection - we both had T-bones which were melt in the mouth (mine medium rare, his medium well) peppercorn sauce is to die for and sides are definitely to share! The lump crab cocktail is simple,... More 

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Thank nancy m
Toronto, Canada
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the first time we visited and the food was great.. We were looking for steakhouse and decided to try this old place. app was good, lobster bisque, porter house was so much that we could hardly finished. I enjoyed the meal here and I would go back again when I visit New York next time.

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Madison,CT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took 2 business colleagues to Keen's and I HIT IT OUT of The BALL PARK for choosing KEENS and KEENS and the Wait Staff were the most valuable players. Clams and Oysters were fantastic The Mutton Chop Superb The Porter House for Two, the best steak I ever had KEENS defines what a good steak should be Perhaps the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $100
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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: +1 212-947-3636
Description
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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