Gallaghers Steakhouse
Gallaghers Steakhouse

Gallaghers Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.gallaghersnysteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 212-586-5000x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: 11:45am-4:00pm Monday-Sunday
    Dinner: 4pm-11:30pm Monday-Saturday; 4pm-10:30pm Sunday
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Alan Ashkinaze
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broadway
  • Public Transit: A, C & E trains to 50th Street and 8th Avenue, 1 train to 50th Street, and N, R & W trains to 49th Street.
  • Parking: No
A word from Gallaghers Steakhouse
Founded by former Ziegfield girl Helen Gallagher and the colorful gambler and sports enthusiast Jack Solomon, Gallaghers opened as a speakeasy and steakhouse in 1927. At that time, the height of Prohibition, a good stiff drink and a great steak were hard to find in New York – except, of course, at Gallaghers.

New Yorkers come for the world-class cocktails and incredible steak – prime beef dry-aged for 21 days in Gallaghers’ legendary windowed meat locker. The combination of all-natural dry aging and cooking it to perfection over hickory coals makes for a steak unlike any other found in New York.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Gallaghers Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
353 reviews since May 1, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
92% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (208)good for groups (93)notable wine list (88)fit for foodies (88)romantic (78)neighborhood gem (74)great for lunch (58)vibrant bar scene (36)hot spot (28)late-night find (27)great for outdoor dining (26)great for brunch (19)kid-friendly (11)scenic view (5)Show More
  • Outstanding food and service!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    When we entered Gallaghers, we were instantly pleased with the décor, the atmosphere and the overall interior. We were given a round table, which was ideal for our company. We got very good information about the menu and the different kinds of steak, including the rubs and crunches. What we got was probably the best filet mignon and Porterhouse we have ever had! The side dishes also really complement the dishes. We got very good steak knives, a detail perhaps, but it goes to show the effort that Gallaghers puts in their dishes and dining experience. Finally, we had an outstanding waiter (the best we had in NYC). He knew the dishes and winelist completely, was very discreet and friendly at the same time. Great expercience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
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  • Celebrated my wife's birthday,
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Celebrated my wife's birthday, great food, great Service I got an A=!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Tough to beat this place!
    Schmitter
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This is one on your to do list. Great food, great service and the desserts were great as well. We started with oysters, then a filet and the ny sirloin the waiter recommended. Finished with cheesecake and a to die for bandanna split.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • giesse
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We do not live in NY, but we come here not less than twice a year. We used to have dinner in other good steakhouses and we can say that Gallaghers is on the same level of the best in town.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Air Conditioning Not So Hot
    SteakLover11
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Everything excellent until the a/c went on and a stream of air was blowing directly on me. Totally took away from what was otherwise an extremely enjoyable dining experience.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, great for lunch, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Kids/stroller unfriendly
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We could not get in with our stroller where our daughter (2) fell asleep! The idiot at the entrance and the manager could not manage it. The table we booked there was enough space for a stroller ( a small on). But because of "safety reason"!! Rediculous and familyunfriendly!!never again!!
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  • Fabulous !
    philip
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Outstanding service. Delicious food. Great atmosphere. We will be back.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A New Dawn
    Jackie7474
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    With a recent sensational renovation complete, Gallaghers is truly a new star on Broadway. From top to bottom this is an exceptional restaurant. I will be singing its praises for many months to come. I even went two nights in a row! And I never did that, until now.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal- definitely recommend
    food360
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Food was really good. We both had the special filet mignon, her 10-oz with mushroom garlic sauce and my 14 oz with the bone marrow. We eat at NYC steakhouses regularly, so in that context there was nothing spectacular, but very solid and we will definitely return and put Gallaghers "in the rotation". Desserts were very good, not OMG amazing but met expectations. The service was v good, but they left one of the filets under a heat lamp too long, resulting in the typical ugly dried juice stains all over the plate, and had forgotten the sauce - not appropriate for a $500 meal for two (note: most of that was wine). All the server had to do was swap out the plate.... Wine list is weak. Strangely no IPA on the beer list, which was also weak.
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  • Grand dining
    fredinlb
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We had a great time dining here. The wait staff was so professional and considerate. The food was so good. This is fine dining at its best.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, late-night find, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • New owner has done well
    Alan
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    New ownership has cleaned out the "cobwebs" and updated the place nicely. You come to Gallaghers for the steaks and they were as good as ever. The coal fired grills give the outside of the aged beef a great crust. Cooked perfectly for each of our different tastes, the main courses were what we have come to expect from this venerable landmark. Side dishes were also very good - we had the seasonal corn, mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. For starters, we shared a Caesar salad, yellowfin tuna app and prosciutto wrapped melon. You come to Gallaghers knowing that you will be paying top dollar and you need to determine value by the final bill but the apps did seem quite over priced for what we got. Ric, our server, was great.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Greg from Commack
    LIfather
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    I took my daughter here for her 16th birthday and then to "Phantom". It was perfect. The food & ambiance were a fantastic match. It has been updated while retaining the old world feel. I cannot wait to dine at Gallagher's again. A BEST value for the theater district!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • carne ottima contorni pessimi
    margi
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    I fagiolini sono stati serviti senza essere prima curati e quasi crudi. L'ambiente troppo freddo al di sopra della media di altri ambienti a Ny
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • DISAPPOINTED
    Swiftkick31
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Highly recommended the restaurant to a friend of mine who came in for the day. Talked her out of going to Carmine's. First we asked for lemon wedges with our water. The lemon was brown and looked rotten. Next, the drink my friend ordered was only filled half way. It was simple Vodka with Cranberry and Lime juice on ice. The drink didn't fill the second ice cube. She asked the waiter to have the glass filled. He was shocked it was delivered that way. Most importantly, the Filet my friend ordered Medium Well came out very rare. When we sent it back, the waiter again was shocked. So while we waited 10 minutes for her steak to be cooked properly, my steak and side dished got cold. I spent $218.00 to be 'Very Disappointed.'
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  • Anniversary dinner
    Worldeaters
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    This was one of the best service I received. The waiter was exceptional. He made the entire dinner party feel welcome. The food was good. However, I just wish I would have gotten my steak medium, instead of medium well. I would visit this restaurant in the future and recommend it to friends.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The service was excellent. This is an amazing restaurant; would highly recommend. The food was first class and the ambience was too.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Everything was top notich
    BirthdayDiner
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Everything was great. Robert was our server and did a fantastic job along with his back waiter on providing a really memorable meal for my mother's birthday. Thanks so much!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Favorite Steakhouse in NYC
    3TravelingFriends
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The Trio revisited after 10 years -- we had done lunch in 2004...this was dinner after play. I had to notify Gallagher's we would be late - Doug said he would hold our table & from the moment we entered the door until we left 2 hours later the experience was amazing. Crab cakes for appetizer great - wine recommendations spot on and the steaks were cooked to perfection. Dessert shared by Trio was the Blueberry Tart & something I will try to replicate at home. Hoping I don't have to wait 10 more years before I return to NYC & Gallagher's
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Excellent restaurant, great steaks, need try porterhouse
    Special Features:
    good for groups
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • JohnW
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Steak was good. String beans were a bit over cooked. Wine was good. Service was good
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ambiente rinnovato elegante
    Rebecca
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Dall ultima volta che ci siamo stati hanno rinnovato gli ambienti rendendolo più sofisticato ed elegante, anche la cucina non è più a diretto contatto con la sala molto bello. La qualità della carne e' buona molto scenografica e' la cella frigorifera a vista all ingresso dove ci sono centinaia di fiorentine a frollare. Prezzi alti ma come tutte le steakhouse . Grazie
    Special Features:
    special occasion, late-night find
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service, Great Steaks
    Khimbar
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Our family had a great time at this restaurant immediately before a Broadway show. The steaks were excellent, if the preparation a bit uneven, as one of the mediums came out redder than the medium rare that was ordered. What really stood out however was exemplary service. The staff made you feel as though you were at home, and were quite entertaining and warm. It was one of the best service experiences I've had in New York City. The green beans in particular were quite tasty. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for a good steakhouse near the Theater District and Times Square.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great pre theater lunch
    Smack
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    Service and food were outstanding.Gallagher's is a true New York treasure
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    great for lunch
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classic NYC Steakhouse
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    This is a classic NYC style steakhouse and it does not disappoint. From the knowledgeable staff to the ambiance and decor. Let's not forget about the steaks, absolutely amazing. This is a must do if you want a great steak while visiting NYC.
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    special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An amazing dining experience.
    WZeke
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    I've known about Gallagher's for many many years but this was my first visit. I went with my wife on a Sunday afternoon prior to attending a play that evening.I can honestly say that my dining experience at Gallagher's was one of my finest.. Christian and Austin where our servers and they could not have been more pleasant or willing to make sure our dining experience was a wonderful one .Our prime rib and filet mignon were prepared perfectly and the sides were large and delicious. I had the lobster bisque appetize and my wife had the beet and arugula salad and she. Most highly recommended. One of the most delightful dining experiences I've ever had, and definitely the most delicious steak. Most highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Steaks were ok ... the sea food was good, the service was excellent.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Top meat with in top ambiance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    The quality and preparation of the meat is outstanding in a superb ambience.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great steak
    claire
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    the right place to eat fantastic meat. We were in two, we went for the second time, and we had a fantastic experience. Service excellent, location nice (old and classic restaurant), in the center of Midtown. we had a steak and a filet plus some side dishes like smashed potatoes, spinach etc. everything was good but the meat was superb. A little bit expensive (50$ the steak) but the quantity is enough and the quality is at the top. you must try it!
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    great for outdoor dining
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  • hcmv
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    A classic brought back to life. A good Old New York experience.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Steak
    foodlover
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    For all the carnivores that still exist, this is the place for steak in NYC. The quality and flavor can't be beat. The portions are enormous. The staff is friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. Even though the restaurant has been in existence since 1927, the eating space and kitchen were updated and remodeled in 2012-13.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, good service
    Alice
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    Fantastic meal, served quickly and enjoyed by both of us.
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    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • worth the wait
    steaks
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    I waited 5 years and travelled 4000 miles for a steak at this resturant and it was just as good as the first time. Excellent steak and service. Lucky for those who live in nyc - great food and just not possible to find in europe!!!. Going back again for an other steak before returning home to europe.
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    great for brunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • review for Gallaghers Steakhouse
    alicecloud
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    This restaurant is good for lunch and dinner because the food is good, the service is great and it is a romantic place for couples.
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    great for brunch, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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  • We have found our steakhouse!
    bigbaddom
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    From the moment we walked in this place we loved it. Newly decorated but in classic formal woods and colours. Service was perfect as was the food. Loved the crab cocktail which we shared. The steak was good (we had the porterhouse) thought I would go ribeye next time for more flavour. We will definately be back.
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    romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food and service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I have read some questionable reviews of this restaurant. My experience was totally wonderful. The steaks were cooked to perfection and the service was excellent!! If you want a special treat the cold seafood medley was off the chart!!
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I recommend this if you looking for a great steak house, the food is exquisitex and service was excellent
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    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great find!
    Contessa
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    We were looking for a restaurant that wasn't just a 'commercial' steakhouse. A more refined and modern while traditional type of restaurant. We were very pleased with our choice of Gallagher's. Not only is the meat top quality, so is everything else offered on the menu. The service was very professional and courteous. We were treated as I would imagine regular long-time clients would be in this place, not as tourists. The recently newly renovated open kitchen adds to the dance of waiters and busboys with their carts rolling around. We were seated in the back where I imagine it was quieter than it could be closer to the bar. It was a perfect meal. We found our place for great meat for our future New York getaways!
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    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • steak
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Great steak, had the prime rib and it was tremendous!
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing
    Tracy
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    This was the best steak I have ever had in my life. And Iam a true steak lover. So glad they were out of prime rib. Amazing sirloin with fantastic bernaise sauce.
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    special occasion, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Chatt
    Dined on 7/30/2014
    We found this wonderful spot next to our theater on our first trip to NY. We only had a drink before the play but they treated us like regulars. We came back on our second trip and enjoyed a fabulous dinner. Service was top rate without being intrusive. Be sure to try the creamed spinach, just like Gram used to make.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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