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Jan 23, 2013 10:43 AM

Peter Luger Reservation

Im coming to New York in April and would like to know when should I or even when can i make a reservation for Saturday 13th April 7.00pm

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  1. Call now. They fill up. (I don't know if there is a minimum waiting period but if there is calendar that info to be safe.)

    Not a spelling Nazi but it matters here: LugEr

    Try the bacon.

    1. Last time I went, they told me to call on 10/16 (a Tuesday) to reserve for 12/2 (a Sunday).

      Your best bet is to try to reach someone there (be prepared to redial many times), they will tell you exactly what date to call. I've definitely called and been told I was too early.

      My guess is that they take them on the 1st and 16th for 2 months out, and open up half a month at a time. Can anyone here confirm?

      1 Reply
      1. re: kathryn

        I don't know their exact policy, but I too, was going in early December (on the 1st), and when I called in early October, they told me to call back around the 16th or 17th of October...can't remember the exact date, but I figured they just started taking reservations 6 weeks out.

        Call and ask when to call back.

      2. I made a Saturday reservation in December for Great Neck only a week ahead of time.

        Probably different for the Brooklyn location.

        4 Replies
        1. re: richg35

          It's very different. I've known people to do dinner walk-ins for the Great Neck one. That would not happen in Brooklyn.

          1. re: Miss Needle

            But the steaks are the same. Great Neck has a bigger selection. People say Brooklyn is better. but it's not true. Maybe it's the atmosphere.

            1. re: lenorel57

              I was talking about the reservation process. Have no clue how you came to the conclusion that I felt Brooklyn's Luger is better.

              1. re: Miss Needle

                I didn't. I was just stating a fact

        2. The first week of March would be safe ... (NOT later than that).
          You don't lose anything by calling now, especially since you're booking a Saturday date.

          1. If you are an Amex member, use their concierge to make the reservation for you. Hassle free and never fails.

            4 Replies
            1. re: ipsedixit

              Which is ironic since Peter Luger doesn't take Amex...

                1. re: hambone

                  The Peter Luger credit card, debit cards, check with ID, cash.

                2. re: Peter

                  You'd be surprised what the Amex concierge can do.

                  I've actually had them book orders and charge them on a MC.