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Donohue's Steak House

845 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6611
+1 212-744-0938
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  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
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“steak” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 am - 10:45 pmAll hours
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
845 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6611
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding and tasty seals and chops! Awesome old time restaurant with great service and that old bar smell. The food comes out hot, fresh and well plated! Perfect for a quick lunch or a meeting, meet an old friend, just all over great.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here Christmas Eve with my family and never again will I come across a worse meal...all the food was undercooked by a mile with the worse mozzarella sticks ever..burnt was an understatement and the frocked prices of this place was scandalous...the price for 5...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Been here a few times and long standing place is a beacon for steak lovers. Fir me it is the corned beef hash. And scrambled eggs. Best place around and it comes out like you order it. Lots of locals know it and so should...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 29 December 2017

It was a cold afternoon. We needed a place to get warm. We tucked in to Donohue's. What a special treat. Bruno was working the bar and was a delight. Good recommendations on the menu, good conversation, and great Manhattans. A highly recommended steakhouse to...More

Thank ccm02139
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Being in the neighborhood, and having to entertain members of our family who live in NYC, we choosed Donohue on Lex. Good choice! Everybody was very happy with the setting, the service and especially the food. And it was very reasonably priced. I have to...More

Thank ZILLION8
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Took my daughter and her friend for steak night and they split a steak and they each finished there half. My daughter and her friend had there own ice cream which even the bowl is small is to big for a 7 year old to...More

1  Thank Stacy M
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This place has been a haunt for the parents of one of us for many years, but it only became one after we had left New York some 30 years ago. New York used to be filled with places like this: cozy Irish bar with...More

1  Thank LeighCole
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Donohue's has been there since long-ago 1950, and it perfectly preserves what made it popular when Truman was in the White House. There is nothing fussy, or forced, about what a later age would call its "ambience"--the restaurant just keeps honorably doing what it always...More

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 15 June 2017

I love Donohue's Steak House. The food is "good". The atmosphere is fabulous....if you sit at the bar. Tom is an outstanding bartender. He is old-school, classy, professional, and right on in every way. Sitting at a table, however, brings another vibe. There is a...More

Thank dorothyb246
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Very friendly crowd. Most are regulars. Excellent Cosmo - YUM ! Ate at bar, despite having a reservation. Ordered Bronzino - was fine -- nothing "special" came with tarter sauce! YUCK Baked pot was dry, broccoli bland. You go for the camaraderie, the booze, and...More

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ABeleven
27 March 2016|
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Response from Jeffrey L |
They take reservations. Be sure to request a table that is served by a waitress. The waiter exhibits nastiness.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:45 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 845 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6611
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Upper East Side
  • Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
  • Phone Number: +1 212-744-0938
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