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Steak house birthday dinner

chasamark Apr 14, 2009 02:38 PM

Out of town relatives staying in manh will be here for brother in law is carnivore; sister is vegetarian; it will be brother in law's birthday he wants to go to a steak house; she is happy to make do. But is there one that has not so embarassingly huge portions; or should we just go to Peter Luger? How about Keen's ? Or BLT ?

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    RGR Apr 14, 2009 08:53 PM

    I highly recommend Keens, our favorite NYC steakhouse. It's been in its 36th St. location since 1885, so in addition to delicious food and friendly, efficient service, there is the unmatchable Old New York ambiance, which I'm sure will charm your out-of-town relatives.

    As with all steakhouses, everything is served in very generous portions. Sides are always meant to be shared, but we keep per person portions more moderate by also sharing apps, salads, steaks, and even desserts.

    I think Keens is a great place to celebrate a birthday.


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    1. re: RGR
      bronwen Apr 16, 2009 08:28 AM

      Yes, Keen's has the best atmosphere of any steakhouse in New York and is very festive.

      1. re: bronwen
        ChefJune Apr 16, 2009 11:08 AM

        another vote for Keen's. ;)

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