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Ben & Jack's Steak House

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255 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10016 (Between 28th & 29th Streets)
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tue - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

loved everything about my evening there! Ronny was the perfect server, the food and wine was amazing, but at a price. Expensive but forth it, I highly recommend it.

Thank vacationlover04
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this steak house on the recommendation of the hotel where we were staying. Service was of the highest quality and we were seated at a lovely table. We ordered wine, steaks and sides. The steak and sides were very generous portions, which we could have easily shared. The elegance and atmosphere were wonderful and made celebrating our 48th... More 

Thank lperonto
New York City, New York
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1,186 reviews
523 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 740 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place calls itself “steakhouse”. On my books, it's “forget about it!”. The so-called steak ordered “medium rare” arrived in the form of a shoe sole, obviously fried and put on the grill at the very last moment to get some appearance of grilled. I don't think it had been thawed prior to cooking, since the middle was showing that... More 

Thank Oliver S
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Needed a good last meal before flying home from a business trip so stopped here. Steak was huge, medium Rib-Eye cooked to perfection and double the size of my UK steak sizes. Great food and service but at a premium. Very expensive, every part of it ($11 for fries)

Thank Andy N
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

To be honest when I sat in the table didn't had much expectations as was looking quiet expensive in the centre of Manhattan! But! Mast said that the Rib eye steak is just amazing! Perfect service and good atmosphere! Shame in leaving tomorrow....

Thank cristian e
Monroe, New York
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

It was close to a spa where we had spent time getting pampered during the afternoon. We simply walked across the street to Ben & Jack's for a fabulous dinner to top off the afternoon / early evening. Food was incredible, service was exceptional. I'd go back. You might find it pricey but the service and food value matched !

Thank JoanieBW
Brisbane, Australia
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

I really wanted some terrific American steak. We passed this one afternoon, and I noticed the mostly business crew outside, so I knew it wasn't touristy. We had just the main (entrée in American) and a bottle of wine ( Sonoma cab sav) and steak for two. This is basically a t-bone for the Australians. But massive: about 1.2 kg.... More 

Thank Paul W
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We decided to go here because it was so close to the Empire State Building! The food was very good and the service was even better! We opted for the 3 course meal and it was worth every penny!

Thank Kristina G
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230 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic steak house one of the best steaks I have had cooked to perfection the service was great staff very friendly and helpful it's a bit more expensive than some restaurants but I thought well worth it no complaints

Thank cazchrisMk
New York City, New York
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Go here once every two months. Usually sit at the bar and share an entree with my wife. The entrees are very big. The steaks are great, fish not as much. Shellfish (clams and oysters are usually very good). Wine list is a little esoteric and the cellar temperature is a little cold for my liking. The service is good,... More 

Thank Mlleron

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 5th Avenue, New York City, NY 10016
    (Between 28th & 29th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: 6, R & W trains to 28th Street.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Manhattan
  • Neighborhood: Manhattan
  • Phone Number: 2125327600
Ben & Jack, long-time waiters of Peter Luger's Steakhouse, have opened a beautiful restaurant in the Flatiron District of Manhattan. We offer prime, dry aged porterhouse steaks and a dazzling assortment of steakhouse favorites. Our chef, also, comes from Peter Luger's. Frosted, etched glass rooms are available for private parties. All major credit cards are accepted. Visit our website and take a tour!

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