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Donohue's Steak House

845 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6611
+1 212-744-0938
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (17 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM Hours
American, Steakhouse
$$ - $$$
845 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6611
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love the laid back feel - Food is great, Drinks are Perfect. Service is better than eating at Mom's!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jeffreysO9328QG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small old restaurant that looks like it hasn’t been renovated in 50 years. I would recommend the French Onion Soup and wedge salad. The burger and fries were nothing special and I would not order it again. The service was good. Can’t...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JoeB793
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We were in the neighborhood and looking for a place to have lunch and watch the Mets game. We were fortunate enough to come upon Donohue's where we enjoyed a delicious sandwich and a glass of wine. This is a neighborhood place, as evidenced by...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Silasroy
Reviewed April 2, 2018

The decor of this place has a touch of the old (late 1950s?) Upper East Side about it, which is nice and so does the menu, which ought to be, even if the prices are all too up to date. Maybe we should have gone...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Andrew S
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Outstanding and tasty seals and chops! Awesome old time restaurant with great service and that old bar smell. The food comes out hot, fresh and well plated! Perfect for a quick lunch or a meeting, meet an old friend, just all over great.

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Kevin H
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Ate here Christmas Eve with my family and never again will I come across a worse meal...all the food was undercooked by a mile with the worse mozzarella sticks ever..burnt was an understatement and the frocked prices of this place was scandalous...the price for 5...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank fluffys2017
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times and long standing place is a beacon for steak lovers. Fir me it is the corned beef hash. And scrambled eggs. Best place around and it comes out like you order it. Lots of locals know it and so should...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Allansha
Reviewed December 28, 2017

It was a cold afternoon. We needed a place to get warm. We tucked in to Donohue's. What a special treat. Bruno was working the bar and was a delight. Good recommendations on the menu, good conversation, and great Manhattans. A highly recommended steakhouse to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank ccm02139
Reviewed December 14, 2017

Being in the neighborhood, and having to entertain members of our family who live in NYC, we choosed Donohue on Lex. Good choice! Everybody was very happy with the setting, the service and especially the food. And it was very reasonably priced. I have to...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter and her friend for steak night and they split a steak and they each finished there half. My daughter and her friend had there own ice cream which even the bowl is small is to big for a 7 year old to...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Stacy M
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March 26, 2016|
Response from Jeffrey L |
They take reservations. Be sure to request a table that is served by a waitress. The waiter exhibits nastiness.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Television
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
11:30 AM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6611
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighborhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-744-0938
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