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“Really great fresh steaks!!!!!”
Review of Sparks Steak House

Sparks Steak House
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Ranked #456 of 15,768 Restaurants in New York City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 50 - US$ 80
Cuisines: Barbecue, Steakhouse
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar Scene
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighbourhood: Midtown
Cross street: Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues
Transit: Nearest Transit: Grand Central - 42 St (7, 7X), Grand Central - 42 St (4, 5, 6, 6X), 51 St (4, 6, 6X).
Reviewed 6 April 2018

This is a famous place for some infamous reasons, it has turned into like a tourist must eat at visit. This is fine to me, we made a reservation during the middle of the week thru our hotel conceriage for 5:30pm. We got there and did not wait at all.
Very awesome polite service, it is expensive think of it like a local Ruth Chris' but actually better. That kind of price but for NYC actually its a good deal.
We both got steak and i like mine well done, saying that it was well done but still juicy/fresh/great tasting/awesome. My wife had 2 glasses of some sort of wine for $40 total, with both dinners, an app of cocktail shrimp, the wine and all it was $220 ish before tip.
No problem we new the prices before hand, and like i said for NYC it wasn't all that crazy. I would highly recommend this place, the food was great, the employees were awesome.
Try it you will love it.

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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Myself and my wife are 50+ and the kids are teenagers,
Kids didn't really appreciate it.
My wife on the other hand fully enjoyed two handsome waiters cracking and dressing her beautiful lobster.
My porterhouse was delicious.
Go all out and don't be intimidated!!
Would definitely go again.
Especially if they gave me a discount voucher.
Even though the prices are ok.
"Good joint!"
Oh lots of formal dressers but smart casual is no drama.

Thank C2412BTrichardh
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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Clearly the reviews aren't consistently positive but our meal was terrific. We took the advice from others and went early for a drink at the bar. Super friendly and met other diners. Then we enjoyed a fantastic sirloin and filet. Appetizers were awesome and service terrific. Only small complaint would be minimal wine choices by the glass but great bottle selection. We'll be back

Thank LADuckFan
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Having heard so much about this New York institution and being "meatologists" we had to try it.

We were ready to be disappointed as often these older institutions can be trading on a name earned in a bygone era and can disappoint. But not so with Sparks.

A true classic is the only way I can describe it.

First impression its roomy, not over crammed in like most restaurants today, with tables nicely spaced out. A warm dignified atmosphere supported by excellent staff and traditional décor.

The steaks were amazing as was the lamb, wanted to go back for the lobster but ran out of time this trip.

I would not go to NYC and not go back to Sparks its a ripper.

For me its everything a traditional steak house should be and more without being pretentious and to stuffy.

Go to Sparks embrace the history and enjoy fantastic food served by real professionals ...you will not be disappointed .

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Thank Kimmasaabe
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Reviewed 26 March 2018

So many people had recommended Sparks Steakhouse to us, we absolutely had to give it a try - and we weren't disappointed. The food was sensational - and our waiter Juan was very honest about the portion sizes - the service was attentive, but it was the ambience that really got us interested. You can just imagine the characters from yesteryear who have dined here and the stories the waiters have to tell.

We would like to make special mention of Juan (the tennis player!) who looked after us on the evening we dined there. Juan was engaging, interesting and extremely professional.

Overall a 10/10 from us.

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