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Old Homestead Steakhouse

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$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Chelsea
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56 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4994 (Between 14th and 15th Streets)
+1 212-242-9040
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 21:30
Tue - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Whist on holiday in NYC we happened to watch a Tv show featuring best burger places in the US. and this restaurant was voted as the best place to have a burger. It is not a burger place, it's more of an elegant old fashioned steakhouse. We tried the love burger as recommended on the TV show.....and we weren't disappointed... More 

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Mount Prospect
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The oldest steakhouse still operating in New York. Everything is ala carte. Shared a dinner for 2 and it was light on the sides, but very generous with the melt in your mouth filets. Glad we shared a salad also. It did get a little loud for a good conversation so we did not linger for long. Parking in the... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice steakhouse with good steaks. The kids enjoyed the sides of Mac and cheese. The ambiance and the service was also very good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

...or you won't get a table. 7pm on a Saturday night and it was jam packed. Went straight for the mains and it was all delicious. Steak is what it's about, must have bacon as one of the sides, and you will leave very happy you came. Service was excellent as well.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A group of eight friends gathered at Old Homestead for an early dinner. We had a wide variety of entrees, soup, salads and desserts. Everything was well presented and the service was attentive without being fussy. The porterhouse for two was huge. The filet for two was really a chateaubriand....beautiful. Good onion soup. Great cheesecake. One of the friends had... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Red leather upholstery, dimly lit, and professional, career waitstaff. I wasn't old enough to remember restaurants in the 70's, but I imagine this place hasn't changed much since then (in a good way). The food, in a word, wow! I rarely eat red meat, but when in Rome... Had the filet, mashed potatoes and spinach. Quite possibly the best steak... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Last minute idea, called 15 minutes before we arrived, Saturday at 6:30PM I wasn't dressed for a nice dinner out, jeans and a plaid shirt. Although the clothes weren't fancy they were clean. We were seated in the rear of the restaurant and that was fine with me. I sensed that the waiter was not thrilled with having us there.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited while on holiday in NYC We'd looked at the reviews and based on this decided to try it. We had the porterhouse steak for 2 and sides which was just ok, not the best I've ever had but not the worst. Overpriced and preferred Keen's which I've been to previously.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had a wonderful business dinner at the Old Homestead in NYC. Right across from the Chelsea Market. I had a great bone in rib eye with mashed potatoes. The steak was roughly 18 ounces and medium rare. What a perfect piece of meat! Juiced and tender beef. Deep fried string onions on top. Just the right amount of meat... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smart and not cheap, this place is a tradition and I can honestly say I had the best burger ever! Friendly staff and lovely old style wooden panels makes this place NY legend.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 100
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10011-4994
    (Between 14th and 15th Streets)
  • Public Transportation: The A, C, E and L Subway Lines, to the 8th and 14th Street Stops
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-242-9040
Description
Classic Gotham Steakhouse located in the ultra chic Meat Packing District, established in 1868. The restaurant maintains it's strong relationships with their butchers, allowing them to get their first pick of beef. Nothing but prime dry aged meat - always has been and always will be. Winner of the 2006 Wine Spectator Award. Lobsters ranging in sizes from 4 - 13 lbs., sushi grade tuna, sockeye salmon, Colossal crab meat and shrimp so big they are referred to as small bananas.

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