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Keens Steakhouse

72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
+1 212-947-3636
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“mutton chops” (378 reviews)
“t bone” (214 reviews)
“steak” (1,764 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
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Reviews (5,117)
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Reviewed yesterday

Keens Steakhouse is over 120 years old, and it has that old authentic feel to it. It isn't pretty but it reeks story and permanency. I ordered the 26oz T-Bone and my wife the lamb cutlets.... OMG the T-Bone I couldn't eat it all, but...More

Thank Francis B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Our third visit in as many trips and yet again Keens deliver! We had the Porterhouse and it was mouth watering! Service as always attentive. Will be back again on our next trip to NYC

Thank GoonerPaul1964
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you love great quality steak in a traditional steakhouse setting this is your place. I have never tasted filet mignon like this before-and I have tried many. My guests had the T Bone and they had the same result-perfection! Great food & wine, excellent...More

Thank skytone27
Reviewed 2 days ago

Before visiting NYC, I made reservations for Keen's. Having heard of it's reputation as The best steakhouse in NYC, and being steak lovers, we had to try it out. It lives up to the reputation. Our service was excellent, the ambiance is what you would...More

Thank Kim B
Reviewed 2 days ago

Went with friends last night to dinner at this "legendary" restaurant. I am afraid they are living on past laurels.. The salad we ordered tasted like it came out of a bag. We told the waiter, who was wonderful, and it was removed from our...More

Thank drphil2
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent steakhouse with excellent choices other than steak. You can sit in restaurant or "pub". If you sit in restaurant , make sure to ask for pub menu if you're not that hungry . Their chateau keens wine is their house wine is a great...More

Thank Joel S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a group of four adults and two kids. We really enjoyed the king's cut prime rib. We really found no fault with any aspect of the meal. It was actually not as expensive as we thought it would be. We would return.

Thank Marlin1308
Reviewed 4 days ago

Did my investigating and decided to try Keen's while in NYC. This place did not disappoint. We were early so had a round of drinks at the bar, which was crowded..even on a Monday night. I had a sirloin steak, and my husband had the...More

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wait staff were very attentive and the steaks were excellent - and abundant. The sides and other dishes were a bit mixed: mushrooms great, broccoli - meh, shrimp - ok. I have been to Keen's several times over the decades and, although the steaks were...More

Thank DanBach
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

There's a reason this is voted best steakhouse in NYC! Food, drinks, service was just amazing! We shared the chateaubriand and it was cooked to perfection, we had a portion of chips and side of veg and we struggled to get through it all. A...More

Thank lrlawson
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
a shopper's heaven where you can find every kind of
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Jaume R
Do you recommend it too with kids?
19 April 2017|
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Response from AHRESQ | Reviewed this property |
if your kids eat steak it should be fine.
I've dined here before but am visiting NY on their first trip to NY in late May and thought we'd have our first meal at the bar. I've looked at the online menu and was wondering if there is more, am thinking of my mother who likes her salads. I know you've got a couple listed but are there any other pub menu items not listed? Thanks in advance.
21 March 2017|
Response from NC_Cognito | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry we didn't eat at the bar in the Pub room. Am not familiar with that menu. Thanks
do you have beer on tap or bottles only
19 March 2017|
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Response from richo15c | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
    (5th and 6th)
  • Public Transportation: N, R F, Q, B, D A,C,E & 1,2,3,9 on 34th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-947-3636
Keens Steakhouse, a classic New York chophouse, was already famous for its steaks and chops at the turn of the century. Founded in 1885, Keens has 90,000 clay pipes that line the ceilings – pipes once smoked by customers after dinner. Today Keens legendary mutton chops and dry aged prime steaks are still without equal in the city.
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