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Eating alone at a Steakhouse

k
Kalston Jul 14, 2007 08:54 PM

Hi everyone!

Just wondering, what are the best steakhouses in town where I can sit at the bar and order from the main dinner menu?

Thanks guys!

  1. p
    POTsticker Jul 15, 2007 10:32 PM

    not a "steakhouse" but great steak au poivre/frites @ rauls in soho.

    1. k
      Kalston Jul 15, 2007 11:30 AM

      Thanks guys! So far I have Keens, Porterhouse, BLT Steak and Striphouse. Any other ones?

      Thanks!

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      1. re: Kalston
        weinstein5 Jul 15, 2007 11:55 AM

        U have done it at the Prime Grill - always seems like people are at the bar - the steaks are excellent -

      2. BaconBits Jul 15, 2007 07:28 AM

        Try Striphouse. I've eaten at the bar - and there were other solo diners. Made for nice conversation.

        1. Ora Jul 15, 2007 07:15 AM

          I was at Porterhouse Fri night and I can confirm that the bar scen was lively and perfect for a solo diner. I plan to try the bar area soon.

          BLT Steak gets a little crowded, but it too has a lively bar scene and may people eat at the bar--go at an off time to avoid the crush at peak times, mid week especially. I like the food at BLT Steak more than Porterhouse. But either can work.

          1. DarthEater Jul 14, 2007 10:11 PM

            Keens steakhouse plus their bar menu also has a few specialty items not included in their dinner menu.

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            1. re: DarthEater
              inuksuk Jul 14, 2007 10:21 PM

              I have to second Keen's. Great atmosphere, solid food, scotch whiskey you can't get anywhere else. Usually interesting people at the bar too.

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