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swissw Feb 16, 2014 11:49 AM

What is the best steakhouse in Manhattan to take 6 hungry guys to for good steaks and service .
Do u like Keens , Quality Meats or Wolfgangs?
Steve

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  1. jrvedivici RE: swissw Feb 16, 2014 12:08 PM

    Just an FYI a quick search will turn up and endless threads on this subject.

    For myself Ben and Jacks on 5th Ave.

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      kathryn RE: swissw Feb 16, 2014 12:35 PM

      What cuts of steak? Not every place has every cut or does them equally well. How dry aged/funky do you like it? Does it have to be a steakhouse?

      How important are the other factors like drinks, apps, sides?

      What's the budget per person before tax, tip, wine/drinks?

      When is this dinner?

      Out of the three you chose I like Wolfgang's and Keens over QM but you should also consider Peter Lugar, Minetta Tavern, etc. I've also had great steaks at non-steakhouses.

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        kathryn RE: swissw Feb 17, 2014 10:16 AM

        You might be interested in this:
        RIBEYE

        the dry aged ribeye is ssäm bar’s newest large format meal. it feeds 3-6 people and includes french fries, caesar salad, roasted garlic and a selection of condiments: beef jus, dry aged fat + brown butter roasting juices, red wine + shallot marmalade, béarnaise sauce and bacon ketchup. the ribeye comes from niman ranch. the animals are raised under certified humane conditions and are hormone / antibiotic free. the beef has been dry aged for minimum of 28 days.

        $225 for your entire party not including tax, and tip.

        *ribeye for groups larger then 6 are available in limited quantities, inquire about availability.

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          Monica RE: kathryn Feb 18, 2014 04:52 AM

          This sounds nice...

        2. exploringny RE: swissw Feb 18, 2014 10:50 AM

          Really depends on the vibe that you are going for. Keens is more of a old school spot for meat and caters to a older crowd. I like strip house as another option.. the vibe is cool and has some great service.

          Erik
          Exploringny.com

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            RogueFoodie RE: swissw Feb 18, 2014 01:43 PM

            I always enjoy Capital Grille and MarkJoseph's.

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