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Eating alone at a Steakhouse

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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!

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  1. 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

      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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      1. 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.

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

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

          Thanks!

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          1. re: Kalston

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

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