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Donohue's Steak House

) #2,811 of 9,166 Restaurants in New York City ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, Steakhouse
845 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6611
+1 212-744-0938
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Steakhouse
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845 Lexington Ave, New York City, NY 10065-6611
Neighbourhood: Upper East Side
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Reviews (46)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I treated old friend at Donohue's Steak House the other night. We both had an absolute ball. Our steaks were cooked to perfection; very well done for him, very rare for me. Sides of onion rings and french fries were both excellent. We had a...More

Thank robcurtross
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really traditional food very good quality and nice. The service was ok but really not more than okay.

Thank Benjamin K
Reviewed 12 April 2017

this is our meat lovers spot, we go there quite often with hubby and we always felt welcome as well as full when we we left

Thank Monique B
Reviewed 25 March 2017

If you grew up in NYC in the 50's, this type joint was in every borough. It was a watering hole for working men and their families- welcoming, edible food and not expensive.The authentic look and feel of todays Donohue's is just right and just...More

Thank sheinbrot
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Tiny; not elegant; but we always eat here multiple times when in New York City because the food is great (simple not chic) and the atmosphere unpretentious and the prices, for NYC, well within reason.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Best tuna fish sandwich...made fresh to order, great grilled cheese with bacon. Dinner on Thursday nights corned beef and cabbage.

Thank SallieNYC
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

A step back in time to old New York with not a hint of pretense. A group of four or five wandered in and were told in a matter-fact-way that we needed a reservation because the place was booked do we were served but advised...More

Thank EGFlores
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I have passed this place so many times, but finally stopped in for dinner. Was pleasantly surprised with the quality of the steak and service. The atmosphere is old NY and the wine list needs some attention. Id definitely return…

Thank ViaggiatoreAmericano
Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Wanted to eat something heavy and enjoyable before an evening of drinking so I chose Donohue's...appears to be a neighborhood institution and one could tell after walking in...smaller than I thought but intimate and cozy with wood lined walls...we were seated immediately despite being early...More

Thank YkrsNative
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Great service, very good homestyle food with the usual favorites and daily specials. The staff is friendly, accommodating but polite. Eating here is fun but also comfortable with tasty food very well prepared.

Thank bakfar
Upper East Side
Combining quiet residential neighbourhoods that have
easy access to Central Park with world-famous cultural
institutions, the Upper East Side is one of the most
livable places in the city. Along beautiful Fifth
Avenue, you’ll find Museum Mile, which houses many of
the nation's most famous attractions in a single
stretch, like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and the
Guggenheim Museum. Walk a few blocks into the
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
do you have steak and sides that are gluten free? Do you take reservations
26 March 2016|
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
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Average prices
US$ 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
11:30 - 22:45
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
  • E-mail