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Best Steak Tartar in city

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jazzbri Nov 15, 2006 07:47 PM

Any input as the best restaurant for steak tartar? Had it for the first time this weekend at Balthazar and I thought it was great!

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  1. chowcito RE: jazzbri Nov 15, 2006 07:57 PM

    I've had Balthazar's and as far as tartare goes it's nothing special, barely passable actually. Employees Only has an excellent ST prepared tableside.

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      Lucia RE: jazzbri Nov 15, 2006 07:57 PM

      Lots of threads on this--do a search.
      Here's a recent one: http://www.chowhound.com/topics/33590...

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        wineman2926 RE: jazzbri Nov 16, 2006 04:21 PM

        check out the new spot in the Time Hotel on 49th st called "7 Square." It's about two months old, and the tartre is delicious! I've worked in steakhouses, and this one rocks.

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          pacz RE: wineman2926 Nov 17, 2006 02:57 AM

          I am thinking of dining here this Saturday, what did you think?

        2. tupac17616 RE: jazzbri Nov 16, 2006 04:22 PM

          L'Atelier de Joel Robuchon

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            Daniel76 RE: jazzbri Nov 16, 2006 08:08 PM

            I havent been to Robuchon but my favorite has been the 21 club.. If ever there was a place to order it, its there..

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              aunteejoy RE: jazzbri Nov 16, 2006 09:54 PM

              It's been many years, but the tartare at Cafe des Artistes was pretty memorable...

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                foodite RE: jazzbri Nov 16, 2006 10:05 PM

                Blue Ribbon has a decent one too

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                  pacz RE: jazzbri Nov 20, 2006 12:12 AM

                  Last night, I had the Steak Tartare at 7Square. It was amazing!The best I ever had. It came with homemade potato chips and pickled vegetables. I made a meal out of it with a side of macaroni and cheese, which was also very good.

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                    fascfoo RE: jazzbri Nov 20, 2006 12:19 AM

                    Chiming in to second blue ribbon. I am definitely curious to try some of the other places listed here though.

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                      cricri7 RE: jazzbri Nov 20, 2006 12:55 AM

                      I had one at Père Pinard on the lower east side and it was good. It was prepared tableside and it was not too expensive and good. This is a nice place, but a bit on the noisy side.

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