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“Every ounce of the meat is worthwhile the price...”

Gallagher's Steak House
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Ranked #77 of 13,763 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $80
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Midtown
Cross street: Broadway
Transit: A, C & E trains to 50th Street and 8th Avenue, 1 train to 50th Street, and N, R & W trains to 49th Street.
Description: Gallaghers Steakhouse is an American steakhouse established in New York City in 1927. Located just steps from the dazzling lights of Broadway and the pulsing energy of Times Square, Gallaghers Steakhouse takes its rightful place at the very heart of New York City. For over 87 years, this is where the city's sports teams have announced their wins, where celebrities take their bows, and Wall Street titans toast their deals. With its trademark combination of the best USDA prime dry-aged steak, a classic cocktail list, and a wait staff that never forgets a name, Gallaghers serves up an authentic New York City experience you'll savor for years to come.
Zurich, Switzerland
Level 6 Contributor
140 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Every ounce of the meat is worthwhile the price...”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

We returned again to one of our favourite steak houses in New York. Excellent steak, lovely Caesar salad and fries, great wine. Staff OK, perhaps a bit reserved. I tipped them "only" 10% and they sort of looked a bit...... Nice chat with the Portugese guy at the reception.

  • Visited January 2013
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Saint-Jacques, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Wayyyyy too expensive!”
Reviewed January 25, 2013

45$ for a steak? And not that great a steak, if you want french fries, you have to pay $10 more... And that's only for fries... I've eaten far more better steak at less than half the price...

  • Visited January 2013
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Large portions, succulent steak cooked to perfection, delicious food with excellent service to all!”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

After seeing Jersey Boys we didn't think the evening could get any better...we were so wrong! We spotted Gallagher's across the show entrance and luckily they were open for another 45 minutes...a perfect succulent ribeye, broccoli, sautéed spinach and mushrooms with excellent service! The steak was juicy, tasty and cooked perfectly. The smell of a delicious steak announces how great it will taste and it was soooo scrumptious! We had tried Peter Lugers and were sorely disappointed. There we were treated disrespectfully and the food was overpriced and not half as tasty. We had seen Gallagher's on the food channel too and were fortunate to have found them. The food, prices and service were excellent, plus the cordial respectful treatment to everyone makes you feel so special. What a wonderful find for us, just tourists from Hawaii...lucky New Yorkers! We will always look forward to going to NYC & Gallagher's!

  • Visited January 2013
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Anywhere
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Very good old time steakhouse”
Reviewed January 22, 2013

We recently dined at Gallagher's after attending a show and found it to be very good. We walked in, without a reservation, shortly after 5:00 pm on a Saturday night and were seated right away. There's nothing fancy about the dining room because this is a true to name authentic steakhouse, which is why their motto is "They come for the steak". As soon as you walk in you can see the cooler loaded with prime dry aged beef.

The filet mignon (14 oz) was cooked to order, medium rare, but did have some fatty protions. The 10 oz was a much better cut. The broccoli was cooked perfectly and the sauteed mushrooms were very good. The apple pie was good as was the cheesecake. All in all a very good meal but beware, you will pay for a good meal. With drinks and dessert you're looking at right around $200 without tip.

The atmosphere here is that of a typical steakhouse, loud, little decor, and waiters not looking to socialize..... but that's all part of the experience. It only bothers those who don't regularly dine at these types of steak houses.

For a truly fine steak, cooked the way you ordered it I would highly recommend Gallagher's. I only wish they'd bring back the porter house.

  • Visited January 2013
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Birthday meal ruined by rude waiter”
Reviewed January 21, 2013

Me and my family came here for my 21st birthday meal. We were over in new york for my birthday and only there for 5 days, we were told to try gallaghers so thought we'd try it. The service throughout was good, although my dad and brother had to ask twice for their drinks at one point. The food was nice, being vegetarian I had the vegetarian platter and my dad and brother had steaks. The food was good and they brought a cake out for my birthday which we thought was nice. It was the attitude of the waiter that ruined our entire meal. He counted our money for the bill out infront of us telling us we had underpaid him when he had counted a $50 as a £20. He then claimed we hadn't tipped enough and even said "10%, better than nothing." We thought this was embarssing on his behalf and will not be returning. We tipped him a fair amount and considering they forgot to bring our drinks out should of been grateful. Will be telling people not to waste their money.

  • Visited January 2013
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Thank Lorisa B
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