HOME > Chowhound > Manhattan >
Do you create unique foods?
TELL US

STEAK FOR A BIG GROUP

s
smr18 Jan 26, 2007 12:53 PM

Me and my friends do a steak dinner with about 8 people every 3/4 months and are trying to decide on the next place to go.

We've already done Lugars, Strip House, BLT Steak, Wolfgangs, Ben and Jacks, Knickerbockers, and Sparks.

We were considering STK but have heard terrible reviews so wanted to see what other people thought would be a good next additition..

Them having bacon on the menu is a big plus for this group.

  1. c
    chow_gal Jan 26, 2007 01:03 PM

    Keen's Keen's Keens!

    1. h
      howardthefoodie Jan 26, 2007 01:44 PM

      I second Keens!!!
      also earlier today (or was it yesterday?) There was a lot of discussion about The Knickerbocker (although i dont think they serve the bacon)...its delicious!
      also, the bacon at Wolfgangs is a amazing.....

      1. n
        nyccookie Jan 31, 2007 09:37 AM

        My favorites for a big group for steak are BLT Prime, Luger's and Sparks.

        STK is not good. It's ok but not worth going with all the other amazing steakhouses out there.

        I hear Wolfgang's is really good but never have been.

        1. 1
          1uc7 Jan 31, 2007 09:51 AM

          If you think you may want to mix it up with a brazilian-style steakhouse, Churrascaria Plataforma in midtown west is perfect for big groups. It's all-you-can-eat of pretty much every meat you can imagine, plus a great appetizer bar.

          1. b
            bobby06877 Jan 31, 2007 10:27 AM

            I had a large family dinner at Blair and Perrone a few months back and enjoyed it. It is a large place and can easily accomodate large parties. I think the owners came from Mark Joseph and Lugers (but it seems everyone these days came from Lugers). They have the bacon. I would not put it in the category of Strip House but it has a nice porterhouse. One other option is Dylan Prime. It is a large space with a younger vibe in Tribeca. The nice plus to Dylan is the attached lounge for drinks after dinner. A lot of fun.

            1. t
              Todd Jan 31, 2007 11:32 AM

              Del Frisco's is always nice for a large group

              1. e
                elecsheep9 Jan 31, 2007 11:55 AM

                Its not known as one of the "classic" steakhouses, but I gotta put a recommendation in for Cite. You get the $69 all you can drink wine dinner...any app, any entree, any dessert, and unlimited pours of 4 preselected wines...you are guaranteed a good night. And, yes, the steak is quite good there as well.

                1. n
                  nyuprof Jan 31, 2007 07:55 PM

                  If your group doesn't require a traditional steakhouse vibe and has a sense of humor that will allow for some over the top Texas decor, give Lonesome Dove on 21st Street a try. Steak and venison top-notch -- beautifully cooked and delicious.

                  1. m
                    Michael Ambrosio Feb 1, 2007 10:05 AM

                    Strong agreement with the Churrascaria suggestion. I'm going here with a large group myself next weekend.

                    Show Hidden Posts