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Inthemood May 19, 2008 01:29 PM

Would like to take my in-laws to a steakhouse. Which one of the following would you recommend:

PL
Burton & Doyle
Morton's
Bryant & Cooper
Brooks and Porter

Ambiance, the noise level and the quality of the steak are important. Thanks!

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    GCGuy May 19, 2008 01:47 PM

    Never been to B & P, but I think Burton and Doyle is an all-around great place. Nice atmosphere, great good. PL is the best is just steaks are being considered.

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      jhopp217 May 19, 2008 02:16 PM

      Peter Luger's if you want the very best steak you can have. Once that porterhouse for two is in front of me, I might as well be alone in a quiet room, because I'm not hearing anything but my chewing!

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        corky May 20, 2008 10:28 AM

        right on jhopp

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        stuartlafonda May 19, 2008 03:01 PM

        I am a huge P.L. fan and eat there regularly so I say go there. If you can't get a time good for you my second choice would be Bryant and Cooper. I have had a few excellent meals at Bryant and Cooper and it would be a fine alternative.

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          MKS May 19, 2008 03:56 PM

          Brooks & Porter. If you are going on the weekend , the noise factor would be my only concern. If you choose to go, request a table upstairs. Very enjoyable. IMHO the ambiance and steak blow the old standbys away.

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            dolores May 20, 2008 10:35 AM

            Except for the fact that the servers weren't as grumpy, I found PL in Great Neck as good as PL in Brooklyn.

            They would be my recommendation.

          2. byrd May 20, 2008 03:12 PM

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