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Delmonico's

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Neighborhood:
Financial District
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56 Beaver Street, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10004 (William & South William)
+1 212-509-1144
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11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Portland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible dining experience. The steaks were second to none. We ordered the Newberg Lobster to start and it was amazing! Fantastic wine selection, and a perfectly shaken dirty martini. We will be back next time we are in NYC.

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the Delmonico steak and is was really great and huge. It is not an cheap place but in our opinion the quality fits to the pricing. The service was good and we got a table for three even without an reservation.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have only eaten at the bar, numerous times.I like the fact that I can just stroll in and have dinner.It is absolutely delicious.The Delmonico steak frites, the Sliders an unbelievable tasting burger, the calamari ,the onion rings, the Cobb salad ...All of it is perfection.They make an outstanding martini as wellThe service is impeccable, the atmosphere fun and lively.Love... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I know about the restaurant's history but it doesn't justify the price you pay for average food. The service was slow and not really kind AT ALL. We had so many great experiences in NYC (i.e Benoit, Nobu, Keens...) that I can't understand why this place is so high rated and expensive. Been there, done that...won't be back!

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Gainesville, Fl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined during restaurant week and had a wonderful dinner. We have dined here previously and this visit was not as great as first visit. The food was a little disappointing after the spectacular meal we had the first visit. You cannot beat the historical atmosphere of the place and service is excellent. Definitely try the Baked Alaska if you... More 

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New York City, New York
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144 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went for restaurant week and was very impressed--I can't believe I haven't gone before in over five years of working nearby. I would have thought that a place with this much history would coast along on its reputation, but the food is truly excellent. The salads were fresh and delicious, and the braised short ribs were tender, juicy and... More 

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Austin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic steak house, but go for the charm and the view from entering the large dining room. We were fortunate to be seated in the "circle" at the rear of the room, and able to see the panorama of classic murals and other diners. Lobster Newberg matched it's fame as the dish possibly created here, Steaks are not what you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The setting is very sedate. Quiet and dimly lit but not stuffy. The starter of cheek and marrow was tasty and tender. My rib eye was massive and really a bit too much meaning the sides of onion ring and fries were not necessary in terms of quantity. The bernaise was spicy but the steak itself was excellent. An expensive... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went during restaurant week. I decided to try all the classics so I had the Lobster Newberg, a Delmonico steak and Baked Alaska for dessert. I wasn't impressed by the Lobster Newberg appetizer version. Not an interesting dish despite the reputation. The steak was delicious and perfectly cooked but the cut contained gristle. The Baked Alaska despite the absolutely... More 

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marysville ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful historical steakhouse. Very big place. Everything was really good. Had a ribeye and whipped potatoes really good.

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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
$19 - $40
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Beaver Street, Frnt A, New York City, NY 10004
    (William & South William)
  • Public Transportation: N,R,Z,3,4,5 trains
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighborhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-509-1144
Description
America's first fine dining restaurant, Delmonico's has been serving fine American food to New York's connoisseurs in its premier location at the heart of Manhattan's financial district. Since opening at 56 Beaver Street in 1837, Delmonico's has been renowned as the birthplace of the Delmonico Steak, Delmonico Potatoes, Eggs Benedict, Lobster Newburg, and Baked Alaska. Upon opening, the original Delmonico's offered then-unheard of luxuries such as private dining rooms, an extensive wine cellar, innovative cuisine, and, above all, warm, personal service. Today, the restaurant continues to honour its heritage with the same warm hospitality and fine cuisine. Delmonico's menu features a range of traditional dishes in addition to the prime Delmonico Steak, aged to perfection in the aging room. Having introduced many dishes and dining customs to America, to dine at Delmonico's is to experience history.

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At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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