10 Best Makes Meat Happy: Hearty Portions and Juicy USDA Prime Grade Steaks Can Do No Wrong

Julia Smith

By , Local Expert, New York
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Whether it's an all you can eat Brazilian feast, a trendy and chic hotspot or a luxurious classic, a truly great steakhouse experience compliments juicy, sizzling slabs with the perfect setting, creating a backdrop for a truly great meal. Most restaurants on our 10best list use only best cuts of steak seasoned and seared to taste by the most talented chefs the city has to offer, so choose the restaurant that suits your mood and preference. Want to hobnob with the coolest celebrities? Try STK where celebs like Kim K and Kanye have been spotted. Prefer be transported back in time and dine like you are the lead in a classic movie...  Read more »

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    Peter Luger Steakhouse

    Local Expert Tip: "Peter Luger Steakhouse is great for large parties, order as many Steaks for Four as you need and add creamed spinach and onion rings. Heaping portions and bustling business are best shared with friends."

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    Keens Steakhouse

    Local Expert Tip: "Don't miss their collection of churchwarden pipes. It's the largest in the world and on display throughout the restaurant."

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    Prime Meats

    Local Expert Tip: "Feel good about stuffing yourself with steak at Prime Meats. They are a farm to table restaurant specializing in local and fresh ingredients."

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    DeStefano's Steak House

    Local Expert Tip: "It's always safe to endure your table and DeStefano's takes reservations. Call or visit their website to book in advance."

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    Strip House

    Local Expert Tip: "The walls of Strip House are decorated with old black and white photos of burlesque dancers celebrating their heyday. While they are an instant conversation starter, they may not be entirely child appropriate."

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    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

    Local Expert Tip: "Del Frisco's location and view really can't be beat, so be sure to reserve a table in advance. Try to mezzanine level if you want to observe the street from above."

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    Minetta Tavern

    Local Expert Tip: "Classic cocktails and new Minetta creations start any cocktails lover drooling. Try the Bronx made with Miller's Gin, fresh orange, Dolin sweet vermouth and orange bitters or Rosemary's Baby, a mix of Bombay Sapphire East, St. Germain and fresh rosemary."

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    BLT Prime

    Local Expert Tip: "While the energetic atmosphere can lack a little of the dim intimacy of New York's older generation of steakhouses, regulars at BLT Prime are too busy enjoying the melt-in-your-mouth steaks and innovative presentations to notice."

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    Local Expert Tip: "STK Meatpacking is a destination for the City's rich and famous, so it makes for great people watching. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are just a few of the A-Listers who reportedly frequent the hotspot."

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    Churrascaria Plataforma

    Local Expert Tip: "For dinner and a show, make a reservation on Friday or Saturday evenings. Live music only adds to the generally festive atmosphere."



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