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MarkJoseph Steakhouse

261 Water St, New York City, NY 10038-1714
+1 212-277-0020
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
A 2016 Certificate of Excellence winner from TripAdvisor, MarkJoseph Steakhouse is located in New York's Financial District neighborhood. The restaurant's notoriety comes largely...More
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11:30 am - 9:45 pmAll hours
American, Steakhouse
261 Water St, New York City, NY 10038-1714
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to eating a nice steak dinner at Mark Joseph. We were all very pleased with our food. It was delicious! The cream spinach was delicious, as was the bacon. The Porterhouse was amazing! The downside was the server. If you looked...More

Thank Steven A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere. Upscale/traditional steakhouse feel. Group of 8 of us stopped for lunch. Service was great. Several folks got the Franklin salad -- big portion, with 3 nice pieces of steak on top. I ordered the special - fillet with grilled shrimp and mushroom Demi-glaze...More

Thank MyTravels033
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We have had the opportunity to dine at many New York steak houses this by far was the least impressive. Service was subpar, we are never asked if we liked our salad and soup. Never offered fresh pepper, etc. waiter never returned until the steak...More

Thank larnelson
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This steakhouse is good but too expensive for what you get. Also we were under impressed with the service.

Thank DEBurns
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We had dinner here and although it was seriously expensive, it was well worth it. If you want steak, you're going to be paying around $50-60 per person and this doesn't include the sides. The porterhouse was sensational though and the house special desert, totally...More

Thank bendy37
Reviewed 14 July 2017

After walking past MJS for years when staying in the area, we finally ate there. And I am mad at myself for all of those missed opportunities. We sit at the bar and the service is excellent. There are usually regulars there, which makes for...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great food just to die for mouth watering steak that is like water in your mouth. the creamed spinach was light and airy and the potatoes splendid. you must stop by here but only if you have the money

Thank Rene A
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Excellent from start to finish. I made a reservation for a celebratory dinner based on reviews found here. I'm so glad I did! Our server Mike went above and beyond. I had questions regarding the steak options, and he did an outstanding job thoroughly explaining...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Just an amazing experience, down to the attentive service by Michael. Great steaks , Porterhouse for 2 was superb , and with wines to match! Will return!

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Wow. What a class act of a Restaraunt. I had been given a good recommendation from a friend and thought it sounded like a great place for a special occasion. The staff and food at MarkJosephs did not disappoint. Their attention to detail for everything...More

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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial
District is where New York City began as a center of
commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful
setting are complemented by museums, countless
skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District,
home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange.
Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view
of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis
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14 December 2016|
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Response from Michelle D | Reviewed this property |
If you have the option of taking a subway, I would recommend it. However, there is a paid parking lot right next to MarkJoseph. You should expect to spend about $20 for a short term parking spot.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 80
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 9:45 pm
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
5:00 pm - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Water St, New York City, NY 10038-1714
    (Peck Slip)
  • Public Transportation: Subway Lines 2,3 stop at Fulton Street/William Street at Fulton Street Station.; Subway Lines A,C stop at Broadway/Nassau at Fulton Street Station.; Subway Line E stops at Chambers Street.; Subway Lines 4,5,6 stop at City Hall/Brooklyn Bridge or Broadway/Nassau at Fulton Street Station.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-277-0020
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MarkJoseph Steakhouse has been serving the best USDA Prime Dry Aged Porterhouse in New York City since 2000. Raising the bar of excellence for authentic New York City Steakhouses, MarkJoseph Steakhouse combines excellent food and polished service all in a comfortable atmosphere. Dining at MarkJosph Steakhouse you will find that your entrees are consistently prepared exactly how you like them! Porterhouse always arrives to your table sizzling and prepared to perfection. With a Zagat food rating of 24 even the most prestigious palate will be delighted. Voted #1 Rated Steakhouse in Manhattan in 2005 and 2007.
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