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Empire Steak House 54th Street

237 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5589
+1 212-586-9700
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“filet mignon” (37 reviews)
“kobe burger” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
237 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5589
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Super rib eyes, fine apps attentive wait staff walking distance to theaters... Strong drinks great desserts

Thank nh7842
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for after work drinks at the bar and the beer selection was limited. Service was average at best. Was not impressed.More

Thank Frank D
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Frank, we're sorry for the frustrating experience and hope you notified your server or another staff member of any concerns. We'll be sure to look into things to see what may have happened because your feedback is out of the norm for us. Thanks so...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent salad, cocktails, and steak cooked just the way we like it, which is barely. Attentive service.

Thank Jenn R
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Jenn, we're glad we were able to prepare your meal exactly to your liking. Thanks so much for the feedback and look forward to having you back soon. Take care, Empire Steak House Team

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We arrived on Friday was staying at the Hilton Garden Inn on 54th. We wanted a snack after getting in. We ate in the bar area waiter was very nice. Next morning we went in for breakfast and an early dinner before our show...Different waiter...More

Thank nannatwo
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the honest feedback. It sounds like you've had some great experiences and others not as much, which is disappointing, because we pride ourselves on consistent stellar service. We hope you'll give us another chance -- we're sure you'll be pleasantly surprised....More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

Absolutely amazing!!!! Everything seriously was perfection and being that it was a delivery order I was even more impressed. I had used seamless. It is one of the few high end restaurants that will deliver. If something went wrong with your order I encourage you...More

Thank LaToya B
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

LaToya, thanks so much for the feedback -- it's our pleasure to make it a wonderful experience for our guests whether that's dining in or delivery. Looking forward to the next time. All the best, Empire Steak House Team

Reviewed 30 May 2017

Given it was a rainy / drizzly morning I chose to eat breakfast at the Empire Steak adjacent to my hotel. They had a fixed price buffet that sounded reasonable ($22.95 including juice and coffee) and a decent selection of breakfast items: scrambled eggs, bacon,...More

Thank Carl W
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Especially since you enjoyed your breakfast, Carl, we're sorry if anything made you feel less than satisfied with your experience. We welcome any questions in the moment, and we would have been happy to clarify any concerns you had regarding your check when you visited....More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Just a few things to earn you about with the Kobe Burger w/fries. You will be full from it, do not order an extra side. I made this mistake by getting broccoli with my burger. The burger is thicker than any normal burger from the...More

Thank Nick R
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

While we always hope to be the best, it's still nice to hear you thought your Kobe Burger was very good, and we're glad it was filling that day, Nick! We're pleased everything was cooked to perfection, and it's great that our team made you...More

Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The food we had was good atmosphere was good. We were very disappointed in the check. We asked for 2 checks but received one. We were running a little late and had to ask for the check because we were waiting a long time after...More

Thank witty14
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 3 June 2017

Especially since you enjoyed your meal, we're sorry there was any miscommunication regarding your check. We're always happy to answer any questions in the moment, and we wish we'd had the chance to chat about this more in person that day. We apologize for any...More

Reviewed 24 May 2017

We needed to kill some time and went for breakfast because it was close to our hotel. The buffet was $22 and only offered a little more than your standard hotel continental breakfast but the food on it was good. Staff was friendly and it...More

Thank Meredith M
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2017

Meredith, we're pleased you found a warm welcome and enjoyed your breakfast. We only use the finest ingredients when we prepare any of the meals we offer, and we believe that's fairly reflected our pricing. However, it's disappointing if you didn't fully agree. We hope...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

My husband had a $45 steak which is a lot but he said it was the best steak he had ever eaten, and he is a huge steak lover.

Thank georgiakimbo
Tony S, Owner at Empire Steak House 54th Street, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Especially since your husband is such a steak fan, we love hearing that he enjoyed his so much when he visited us that day. We hope you'll both be back our way again soon. All the best, Empire Steak House Team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 25 - USD 70
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
06:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 00:00
Thursday
06:00 - 00:00
Friday
06:00 - 01:00
Saturday
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 W 54th St, New York City, NY 10019-5589
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-586-9700
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Description
Empire Steak House is a New York City fixture for the finest cuts of steak, fresh seafood, and an expertly-curated wine list. Famous for our USDA Prime Dry-Aged Porterhouse, our guests are treated to some of the best cuts of meat in the city. And with over 400 different wines to choose from, there’s a pairing for each and every palate. Join us for an unforgettable meal in our elegant, modern interior, and make yourself at home.
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