BLT Prime
BLT Prime

BLT Prime

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.e2hospitality.com/blt-prime-new-york/
  • Phone: (212) 995-8500
  • Hours of Operation:
    BLT Prime is pleased to offer dinner seven nights per week.


    Monday - Thursday 5:30pm-11:00pm

    Friday & Saturday 5:30pm-11:30pm

    Sunday 5:00pm-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, American
  • Executive Chef: Andrew Matthews
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Special Events: Please contact Jennie at jennie@bltrestaurants.com to book your private dining room.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Park Avenue & Lexington Avenue
  • Public Transit: 6, N,R,W train @ 23rd Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a parking garage located on 21st Street between Park & Broadway.
A word from BLT Prime
Discover BLT Prime in Manhattan's enchanting Gramercy Park neighborhood. Unwind and dine in a comfy yet modern suede banquette on the first floor, overlook the handsome dining room from the mezzanine or sit in our outdoor café on tree-lined 22nd Street.



Beef rules the menu at BLT Prime. The menu, organized by category, and complemented with corresponding savory sauces, guides diners to steakhouse bliss. With a sumptuous selection of fresh seafood, signature salads and seasonal blackboard specials, BLT Prime sets the standard for today’s modern steakhouse.
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BLT Prime reviews from OpenTable diners
140 reviews since July 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (79)fit for foodies (66)good for groups (46)notable wine list (45)neighborhood gem (43)romantic (30)hot spot (28)vibrant bar scene (13)great for outdoor dining (7)late-night find (6)great for lunch (3)great for brunch (1)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    Blt Prime delivers like Leo Messi; it's always terrific.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    NickVIP
    Dined on 11/21/2014
    I have been here many times before, and typically enjoyed the entire experience. This time, it completely missed the mark. Incorrect orders, poor service, steak was not good (NY strip). We had a very difficult time communicating with our server.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • MswbklynVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Steak was excellent!!! the best I have had in NYC I recommend this to anyone who enjoys great steak! the popovers were an exceptional treat!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Outstanding dining experience
    cpfp
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Although the restaurant is a bit cramped and on the loud side, we were seated in a corner and not bothered by the hustle / bustle. Many of the tables are in very high traffic areas and I could see this as very annoying. The food from start to finish was IMPECCABLE! My husband got the filet mignon and I got the Bronzino - both were outstanding. Our apps were great, the special bread is ridiculously good. Overall, we left there extremely impressed. BLT is top notch.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FrankieSemo1
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    It's a great restaurant; however, I have certainly had better steak elsewhere. I found BLT Steak to be much better with a better bar. If you're not into sitting close to guests you don't know while eating than you may want to consider adding a regular table to your reservation notes. They offer a long booth style seat and the tables were pretty close together when it got busier. You won't leave unhappy but I can guarantee that you might leave happier and wealthier at another restaurant.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    inthehood
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    The food and wines by the glass were excellent and the service was attentive but not overbearing. Loved the tuna tartare! Would definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great response by management
    RCccVIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    ight back a new steak in just 5 minutes. He also brought us a shrimp cocktail with his apology. I have never received this courtesy from other steakhouses like Palm, Del Frisco, Mortons, Keens or Peter Luger. Thank you
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steakhouse
    Tonio
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Perfect if looking for a steakhouse with a modern trendy atmosphere and deco
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Buckeye
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    The food was outstanding and service very attentive without being pretentious. Will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food and service
    KishVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    I had the Kobe steak and while it was tender, juicy and cooked to the exact temp I specified (medium rare), I found it was lacking in seasoning. Fortunately, the meat itself was succulent but I felt there was a missed opportunity to season it a little more. Everything else including the sides and appetizers were excellent. Service was above par.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great food, uneven service
    ChrisVIP
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    The service was a little rough at first - being loudly told "excuse me" in order for food or silverware to be placed on the table, both filets underdone - but improved measurably after the filets mignons were heated to the correct temperature. The manager and our main server/captain were lovely but the bus boys and others who serve the food are a little brusque and hard to understand. On the other hand, when the food is prepared properly, it's to die for. Solid 3 stars.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It was okay
    VeronicaVIP
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    I went for my fathers 60th bday. I asked ahead of time for a good table but they gave us a table directly behind the hostess stand in the middle of all the commotion. They could have given us a better seating location but when we got there the restaurant was too packed to ask to change seats. Our waiter was very very nice but took too long to bring us drinks and we found ourselves searching for him a few times. Overall it was a decent experience but I expected way better service and a better table since I specifically spoke to the hostess about that beforehand and she told me she was putting a note in the system for that.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Steak
    PGBCEOVIP
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    One if not the best steakhouse in NY right now. I've been here in the past however my most recent time was outstanding. The porterhouse for two was cooked to perfection!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • It matters where you sit.
    HHL4VIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Had a bad night. Server gave us a terrible table right next to an obnoxious group. They pulled their chairs back and were on top of us all night. There were plenty of other better tables for two, but they gave us a horrible one. So disappointed.
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  • I'm a repeat patron...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Great great great meat selection. Staff friendly and attentive. Delicious food. Definitely encourage and recommend others to try the place out.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Worst Steak EVER!
    GypsyFoodieVIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    As a celebrating carnivore, I LOVE meat in the best restaurants around the world. Having eaten at their sister restaurant uptown soon after opening, I was looking forward to a great family dinner at this off-shoot. My steak was advertised as dry aged. Not. It arrived over-cooked, cut like wood & tasted like sawdust. The staff was unsolicitous. Now subtract atmosphere -- the place is so far beyond 'NYC lively', people can't hear each other across the table. PLUS, my chair was locked in by the clattering service trays being loaded right on top of me. So if you want to pay $100 for a very nice popover in a frenzied dining 'experience' -- by all means, go here.
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  • GREAT STEAK & SERVICE
    enjoyVIP
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    FIRST TIME DINING AT BLT PRIME WAS TERRIFIC . THE STEAKS (FILET MIGNON AND KANSAS CITY STRIP) WE HAD WERE EXCELLENT QUALITY AND FLAVOR AND WERE COOKED PERFECTLY TO OUR TASTE. APPETIZERS, SIDE DISH AND DESSERT AUGMENTED A TERRIFIC DINNER. SERVICE WAS ATTENTIVE, FRIENDLY, AND PROFESSIONAL. BLT PRIME HAS BECOME OUR NUMBER 1 CHOICE FOR A STEAK DINNER.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place!
    Steak
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Took my husband here for his birthday and we had a great time. The noise level was a little high, but it was a busy night. We had reservations and were seated right away. The wait staff and management made sure we enjoyed our meal and our night. I would highly recommend this restaurant!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • NY Farewell dinner
    Co2008
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    This is the place where we enjoyed our last evening in NY, after getting married in the morning, pictures in the afternoon, this was the perfect place to unwind, enjoy a great Porterhouse for 2, chicken for our son, very nice side dishes, a beautiful Pinot Noir, amazing ice wine and a so so sprakling rosé. The service was superb and we also received a very nice dessert with 'congratulations' written in chocolate. The Porterhouse was prepared to perfection and the very busy Wednesday evening buzz gave a nice ambiance. We loved it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great local steakhouse
    DeputyAsst2ComishOfEating
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Grilled bacon appetizer - what more do you need? That said I got the bone-in strip, truffled mashed potatoes, creamed spinach - typical ny steakhouse fare all done exceptionally well. And, oh yeah ... mini doughnuts for dessert! (Cinnamon sugar, served w/ coffee ice cream & chocolate sauce) Limited beer selection, but had a great Belgian ale. Staff was highly attentive. Would definitely recommend this place for a great meal, especially if you want to avoid the attitude of some of NY's "top" steakhouses.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    Shopper
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    I took my friend to this restaurant for her birthday. When I told to the waiter that It was her birthday, they said they would write her name on our desert plate and decorate it pretty. Finally we ordered a carrot cake and it was decorated as we were told. The food and service was good. I had lobster salad, grilled shrimp with two glasses of wine, and my friend ordered American kobe and one glass of martini. The total was about $180. It was satisfying dinner. However, I wouldn't go often because it is a bit pricy. I would recommend this place to the meat lovers for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bucket List New York
    BucketlistNewYorkVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    The food was incredible. I was blown away with the bacon! Trust me, this is something you'll want to try. As for the main course, I got lobster and the bone-in rib eye. Honestly, they were so remarkable, I was stuffed before making it halfway through the course. I had to take a to-go bag and even the next day they were juicy and tender! Absolutely love the food and great wine. We had a fantastic sommelier who gave us fantastic recommendations. For pictures of my NYC adventures visit www.instagram.com/BucketlistNY
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dependably terrific!
    SotoVIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    I love the BLT restaurants and always look forward to going. The food is always excellent and those popovers are amazing. I'm on a low carb diet, but I had no choice once the popovers arrived. The grilled bacon was a perfect starter, which I had with a Laphroiag 10 whiskey. (A match made in culinary heaven.) Then a strip steak (but EVERYTHING there is good) and some hen-of-the-woods mushrooms to round out the dinner. I skipped dessert but I'm sure it's good as well. I've never left a BLT restaurant hungry, or anything less than happy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful Dining Experience
    FUNZIEVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    With so many steak restaurants we weren't sure this would stand out. It was exceptional -- food, service, and atmosphere. We sat upstairs which was key, particularly because of the higher noise level in the downstairs room. The Kansas City Steak was delicious and the Dover Sole was cooked perfectly -- huge portion. The signature bread -- OMG -- death by popovers. Our waiter (Zac) was also key to an amazing experience. He was warm and friendly but extremely professional and so helpful in making our food choices.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great steak
    Foodie
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    From the appetizers, salads and entrees our meal was one of the best. The service was superb. My steak was cooked to perfect and was so tender. The baby spinach salad was flawless! Don't fill up on the popover because you can do this quickly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Rises to Its Reputation
    EM56VIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Had been to a BLT restaurant in White Plains and was a bit disappointed so was so thoroughly pleased with BLT Prime. Could have made a meal out of the chicken liver pate and popovers! Great spinach salad which could have been a meal itself. Loved the sides of creamy corn and also potato skins. Ordered a bit too much so have yummy leftovers for dinner tonight. Great evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • boys night out!
    czarivo
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Great Food, great venue, service is ALWAYS outstanding. it might be a little pricey but its worth every penny!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • consistently amazing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    All I have to say is that my "vegetarian" wife has the filet mignon everytime we visit and it's amaze balls. The filet is cooked exactly to order and is the best steak in nyc , hands down .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The Popovers!
    PeggyVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Forget gluten free, and leave your diet at home. Just order the popovers. And the macaroni and cheese! You can exercise tomorrow. Worth every calorie. Went there for my husband's birthday, and he thought he died and went to heaven.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always very good but not this time!
    LoveSteak
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    It was my husband birthday and I loved they gave special servise before, but they totally forgot this year even I asked do it again when I made a reservation. They were so annoying to ask about a dessert. I came to ask so many times while we are talking for very important things. There are open table around us and I don't know why they tried to push us so much? Anyway I thought they do something special for our dessert for the birthday like as before, and I ordered it,,, but nothing!! And we were still eating, they came to ask we were done or not so many times!!! We were talking and enjoying a dessert but they were like "not talking and eat all first". Very bad mood for the birthday! Very bad!!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding.
    NYS123VIP
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Very attentive service. Great experience. Food off the charts.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steak, sides & service
    JeffJets
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    Tomahawk ribeye special was outstanding. @$96 a bit pricey, but 32oz was enough for two, and the words "bone marrow chimichurri" closed the deal. The Stuffed mushroom side was very good, but the potato au gratin was so good that my tiny healthnut gf almost housed the whole thing before I had a bite. Crab cake app was very tasty w/lots of crab, & the grilled bacon - well, it was grilled bacon so self-explanatory. This was a really good meal. The cheese popovers they bring are incredibly flakey, buttery & delicious and I was pleasantly surprised by a little chicken liver pate and crostini they brought out as well...nice touches. The captain upstairs Jason did a great job. Very likable & he & the staff were on point. Overall a great meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always perfect
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Excellent food, superior service.. I would dine at BLT every week!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best Steak in NYC
    NyponyVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    This is the best steak in NYC. Had a rib eye steak that melted in my mouth. Fries, sides of veggies all delic!! Love the staff. Outstanding service. I will never stop going back !
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding Resturant
    NYCFoodFan30
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Picked BLT prime for a special occasion with a large group, and was blown away by every aspect of our dining experience. The food as phenomenal from appetizers to dessert as well as the service. A great place for a great meal.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As Always
    gpdnyc
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Fantastic. Yeah it costs a few bills but just awesome. Took family visitors from out of state here and they were blown away; a real treat. Food, general atmosphere all perfect. Choose upstairs for a quieter dining experience but seems the help isn't as on top of things as when I've dined downstairs, so took a star off for that. Still great though!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • BLT Never Dissappoints
    Blooming2VIP
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    Service, food, steak and dessert were as enjoyable as always. Service is impeccable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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  • Great Food
    fyrisle
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    The porterhouse was so tender it seemed to melt in your mouth. The last time I had a steak like this was many years ago when I went to Peter Luger's. The complimentary popovers and the side orders, Jersey corn and mashed potatoes, were also delicious. The service was very good too. I look forward to going back to BLT Prime.
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  • Rude
    RegretVIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    Used to adore this restaurant, but if you don't order a meal over $50.00 a person they serve you quickly and with a constant attitude.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Okay
    Gary
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Steak was pretty good, not great. They offer a nice variety of sauces. That's the 1st clue. A good steak wouldn't need any. Also ordered a broiled lobster, was yuk. I never had a lobster so soft and tasteless. Shrimp and crab cake appetizers were the best and the much lauded puff pastry was lovely. Spinach and asparagus sides were good. Keen's, Benjamin's and Wolfgang's all provide much better Steak, which is mainly the point.
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