Best Steakhouses in New York City

Peter Luger

Address: 178 Broadway, Brooklyn, N.Y. 11211

Reservations: 718.387.7400

Ambiance: Traditional old school steakhouse

What to Order: Porterhouse

Who Comes Here: True steak connoisseurs

Sweet Tooth: Apple Strudel, or Luger’s special “Holy Cow” hot fudge sundae


Address: 26 Little West 12th Street

Reservations: 646.624.2444.

Ambiance: Energetic and innovative

What to Order: Jumbo Lump Crab with green melon, avocado, and mache greens; Tuna Tartare with roasted pineapple, crispy shallots, and plantain chips; Cowboy Rib Steak with parmesan truffle fries.

Who Comes Here: Celebs and glitterati

Sweet Tooth: The Funny Bone

Abe and Arthur’s

Address: 409 West 14th Street

Reservations: 646.289.3930

Ambiance: Contemporary Americana

What to Order: Tuna tartare tacos with avocado, citron-soy, and red chili aioli; Pan-roasted sea scallops & foi gras with cauliflower-almond puree, chanterelles, and bliss elixir; House favorite, Beth’s meatballs.

Who Comes Here: The young and fashionable.

Sweet Tooth: The Carnival: warm ricotta donuts and cinnamon funnel cake.

The Palm One

Address: Palm One – 837 Second Avenue

Reservations: 212.687.2953

Ambiance: Downtown chic

What to Order: Prime aged steaks, Jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, and Italian classics like chicken parmigiana and veal martini.

Who Comes Here: Celebrity hotspot, but welcome to all

Sweet Tooth: Big Chocolate Layer Cake with 7 layers topped with chocolate ganache