Peter Luger Steakhouse


178 Broadway
Brooklyn, NY 11211

Phone: 718-387-7400

Map / Directions Map / Directions

Hours:
Mon-Thu 11:45am-9:45pm; Fri-Sat 11:45am-10:45pm; Sun 12:45pm-9:45pm

Cuisine:
American, Steakhouse

Dining Options:
Bar / Lounge, Disabled Accessible, Family Friendly, Group Friendly, Non-Smoking, Parties / Private Rooms


10BEST Says

Steakhouses: Ah, Peter Luger. While there's debate over whether or not this Brooklyn staple is actually the best steak in New York, there's no denying that it deserves a place in the top 10. Luger's -- established in 1887 -- is old-school: they don't accept major credit cards, only cash, or their special Peter Luger's Card, which you'll have to apply for in advance. The servers here -- typically all gents -- wear white aprons and move with precision. But that's not what's put them on Zagat's best steakhouse list for 30 years running. No, the star of the show here is the steak, broiled to perfection and served for two, three, or four. If you know what's good for you, you won't skip the sides either -- especially not the bacon.

Brooklyn's Best Restaurants: Is it touristy? Yes. Old school? Absolutely. But sometimes, things are popular for a reason. For over 125 years, Peter Luger has been serving up mammoth porterhouses and fried German potatoes on a nondescript corner in Williamsburg. The two-story structure has seen a lot of changes outside its doors -- remember when Williamsburg was better known for vaguely sinister empty lots than pricey high-rise apartments? -- but, inside, the song remains the same. The hyper-masculine interiors and no-nonsense wait staff give the place and old-fashioned vibe, and the epic steaks keep customers coming back for more. Luger's has since opened a second location in Great Neck, Long Island, but come to the Brooklyn original for the full, meaty Monty.


Insider Tips

Local Expert Says:

Steakhouses: "Peter Luger Steakhouse is great for large parties, and the entire space can be rented out for an evening of gluttony."

Best for Steakhouses Because: Peter Luger is a New York staple in the steak world.

Local Expert Says:

Brooklyn's Best Restaurants: "Don't bother to ask for a menu; only tourists do that. We recommend an order of the sliced tomatoes with house-made steak sauce, a slice of the riotously popular thick-cut bacon, creamed spinach and a two-person porterhouse cooked no more than medium rare. Save room for an ice cream sundae for dessert. You can thank us later."

Best for Brooklyn's Best Restaurants Because: A time-honored tradition, Peter Luger's is an old-fashioned institution.

10Best List photo 10BEST says

Steakhouses: Ah, Peter Luger. While there's debate over whether or not this Brooklyn staple is actually the best steak in New York, there's no denying that it deserves a place in the top 10. Luger's -- established in 1887 -- is old-school: they don't accept major credit cards, only cash, or their special Peter Luger's Card, which you'll have to apply for in advance. The servers here -- typically all gents -- wear white aprons and move with precision. But that's not what's put them on Zagat's best steakhouse list for 30 years running. No, the star of the show here is the steak, broiled to perfection and served for two, three, or four. If you know what's good for you, you won't skip the sides either -- especially not the bacon.

Brooklyn's Best Restaurants: Is it touristy? Yes. Old school? Absolutely. But sometimes, things are popular for a reason. For over 125 years, Peter Luger has been serving up mammoth porterhouses and fried German potatoes on a nondescript corner in Williamsburg. The two-story structure has seen a lot of changes outside its doors -- remember when Williamsburg was better known for vaguely sinister empty lots than pricey high-rise apartments? -- but, inside, the song remains the same. The hyper-masculine interiors and no-nonsense wait staff give the place and old-fashioned vibe, and the epic steaks keep customers coming back for more. Luger's has since opened a second location in Great Neck, Long Island, but come to the Brooklyn original for the full, meaty Monty.

10Best List photo Insider Tips

Local Expert Anjali Mansukhani Says:

Brooklyn's Best Restaurants: "Don't bother to ask for a menu; only tourists do that. We recommend an order of the sliced tomatoes with house-made steak sauce, a slice of the riotously popular thick-cut bacon, creamed spinach and a two-person porterhouse cooked no more than medium rare. Save room for an ice cream sundae for dessert. You can thank us later."

Best for Brooklyn's Best Restaurants Because: A time-honored tradition, Peter Luger's is an old-fashioned institution.

Main Menu

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