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Keens Steakhouse

72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
+1 212-947-3636
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mutton chops” (415 reviews)
“t bone” (216 reviews)
“steak” (1,968 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 am - 10:30 pm Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
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Reviewed yesterday

I've eaten at Peter Luger's in Brooklyn, Ruth's Chris, Morgan's, Del Frisco's, Old Homestead and of course Keen's. In my opinion the top two are Keen's and Luger's. But since Luger's is in Brooklyn, Keen's is the best steak in Manhattan by quite a big...More

Thank MntnMan62
Reviewed yesterday

This is a steak and chophouse. Big, hearty portions and large perfectly cook steaks. It's a busy restaurant at dinner time. It's a bit quieter for lunch. But, this is not a quiet romantic environment. It's fun! The pipes on the ceiling are cool and...More

Thank Russ F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Expensive steak... but it’s very good ^ ^ Portion is quite big for an Asian like me! Suggest to order 2 steak to share with 3 people or else it’s either a waste or take away > < Simple comment: it tastes GOOD and JUICY......More

Thank BreadChan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The steak was tasty but not up to my high standards of the last few steaks I’ve had. Friendly staff and interesting atmosphere.

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Six of us visited Keens to celebrate our friends 50th Birthday. We had all been there 5 years ago to celebrate mine and it was top of our too do list to repeat the experience. Some of us have been in between these visits and...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went here before our show on Broadway with some skepticism. It was excellent. Very cool authentic vibe and really great steaks. We had the 12 ingredient chopped salad to start. Then filet mignon and the king prime with creamed spinach and hash brown. We loved...More

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We wanted to stay close by for dinner and went here. We waited 45 min and then was seated. The waiter was patient with our kids whom are very well behaved. The food was superb, my 7yr old ate the sole...all of it, we had...More

Thank Marie G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Steeped in history the Mutton Chop is a ‘must’ and the Prime Rib a close second. The Bloody Mary is so good you feel as though you could ask for a knife and fork !

Thank 977mike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Keens is a great New York steakhouse experience for good reason. The atmosphere is lively, the steaks are good, and the establishment is reminiscent of another era in New York's history. It really does look like something out of a movie set! The door staff...More

Thank superFry77
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We couldn’t make a reservation until late so we stopped by to see if they took “walk-ins”. No luck, but they offered us the full menu in the bar , so we decided to stay. A 30 ounce kings cut prime rib was far more...More

Thank Esther C
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Sirapong T
8 April 2018|
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Response from DMcC27b | Reviewed this property |
You could risk it on a quiet night but much better to book. Worth not missing it.
23 January 2018|
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Response from Steve H | Reviewed this property |
No idea. But the steaks and the service are fantastic!
8 January 2018|
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Response from Dmitry S | Reviewed this property |
yes, it is N.Y. 😉
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
    (5th and 6th)
  • Public Transportation: N, R F, Q, B, D A,C,E & 1,2,3,9 on 34th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-947-3636
Keens Steakhouse, a classic New York chophouse, was already famous for its steaks and chops at the turn of the century. Founded in 1885, Keens has 90,000 clay pipes that line the ceilings – pipes once smoked by customers after dinner. Today Keens legendary mutton chops and dry aged prime steaks are still without equal in the city.
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