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Good steak in Mercer County?

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gbean Oct 1, 2008 09:46 AM

Haven't had a decent one in a long time. Any suggestions?

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    cranrob RE: gbean Oct 1, 2008 12:19 PM

    A few suggestions:
    Witherspoon Grill in Princeton
    Bistro Soleil in Hightstown
    Ruth's Chris (but I'm not a fan)

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      njeggy1 RE: gbean Oct 1, 2008 07:46 PM

      KC Prime on Quakerbridge Road

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        TomDel RE: gbean Oct 2, 2008 01:26 PM

        There’s Pete Lorenzo’s http://www.petelorenzos.com/ in Trenton. Although I don’t think they’re as good as they were years ago, they may still be your best bet. I’m anxious to try Ruth’s Chris in Forrestal Village but I’ve heard mixed reviews about the chain in general. If all goes well, there’ll be a new steakhouse called the Porter House in Hamilton Twp. at the intersection of Rt. 156 and Rt. 130 that is scheduled to open in the spring of 2009. See http://www.porterhousenj.com/home.html .

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          gbean RE: TomDel Oct 3, 2008 07:43 AM

          I've never heard of P. Lorenzo's. Thanks!

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          JNUNZMAN RE: gbean Oct 9, 2008 03:32 PM

          I second KC Prime on Quakerbridge Road. They have the absolute best prime rib that I've ever had. Not the usual huge slab of pink meat with the fatty ring around it. They roast at a very low temp for 10 hours, hold it at 150 degrees, and then grill to desired doneness. It is delicious and tender. Great drinks, appetizers, desserts and you'll get out of there for half of what you'd pay at Ruth's Chris. It wouldn't pass it to go to Ruth's Chris.

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            njfoodies RE: JNUNZMAN Oct 10, 2008 06:27 AM

            The Ferry House has always had good steaks in my opinion. -mJ

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              gbean RE: JNUNZMAN Oct 10, 2008 11:16 AM

              Thanks for describing the cooking process...mmmm...that sounds awesome. Like buttah! I will try it. I find that NY sirloins are not as tender or flavorful.

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