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Uncle Jack's Steakhouse - Midtown

44 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3827
+1 212-245-1550
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
44 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3827
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service, club atmosphere experienced wait staff and great food Nothing to add to that. It is located where it makes it a very easy walk from most midtown hotels. If you want a good meal this is a safe bet.

1  Thank Ricknite
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 31 December 2016

We were treated like royalty. We had incredible steaks and great service. Great location. Recommend to anyone!!

Thank Chelsea S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I ate in the bar last week which was my first visit to this restaurant. I am a regular at NYC steakhouses, with my favorites being Wolfgangs followed by Lugars. This place is not quite as good as these two steakhouses but i think it...More

1  Thank Viknd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Steaks here are just perfectly prepared every time. Seared on the outside and perfect inside. A variety of sauces are offered, you really dont need them - the meat is so good! Sides are great here, asparagus, creamed spinach, etc. Service is excellent with very...More

Thank WorldTravelRod
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to find a classic steak house while in Manhattan, and Uncle Jack's filled the bill. We started out with a wedge salad, and it was excellent. Two wedges of iceberg lettuce with chopped bacon, tomatoes, and bleu cheese. Then came the entrees. My...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This revue is for the 56th St location. I noticed that are at incorrect locations. We had really wanted to eat here because we are very big fans of Willie's Food Network TV show. When we found this location I was a little surprised at...More

1  Thank CTS_Knows
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place on the first day of our holiday and we really enjoyed the experience. The staff and owner were extremely attentive and welcoming, they really made the experience enjoyable. The food was delicious and well worth the money paid for it. Would...More

1  Thank Francesca B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Needed air conditioning (83 deg) and a bite to eat, just tucked away off the busy 6th avenue, we had Smoked salmon salad off the special board and mixed Tachos, really well presented and tasted great, aircon was just as much appreciated, deffo recommend

2  Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was really good. The service great. It was close to our hotel. You can't go wrong at Uncle Jack's if you like that "old school" feel in a steak house.

Thank travelin_friend
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Cannot believe the horrible experience we had this evening. William "Jack" Degel would not be pleased. Had reservation & arrived a few minutes early. Greeted promptly and seated with no delay. Still in shock that first round of bread brought to table was hard as...More

3  Thank ScottieLover66
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13 October 2016|
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Response from Maxebird | Reviewed this property |
No. Casual dining.
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Response from Tricia L | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but ppl were dressed nicely. U can share the sides but they have a 2 person option for steaks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 50 - US$ 60
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
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16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 15:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 W 56th St, New York City, NY 10019-3827
    (Between 5th and 6th Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Within three blocks of the B, D, E, F, M, N, Q, R subways and walking distance to 1 and 2 subways.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-245-1550
  • E-mail
"The Best Steakhouse in New York City," where superior quality and obsessive dedication to craft are the norm. Said by many to have the best steak in New York, Uncle Jack's is proud to have served some of the world's most educated and discriminating food connoisseurs.Since its inception in 1996, Uncle Jack's has become legendary for unsurpassed consistency and quality. Serving the best steak in New York means featuring the finest USDA Prime Beef, cut to our exact specifications and aged between 28-35 days. World famous Kobe steaks, and a full menu of the finest foods available, are just a few more reasons why Uncle Jack's has become a steakhouse landmark without equal.
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