Marc Charles Steakhouse
Marc Charles Steakhouse

Marc Charles Steakhouse

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.marccharlessteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: (914) 273-2700
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner: Monday - Wednesday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: Closed
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Marc Mazzarulli
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wine
  • Catering: Private party room located in Marc Charles Steakhouse for events from 15-50 people. Please call 914-273-2700 for for information. Occasions By Marc Charles - Ballroom & Meeting Facilities www.occasionsbymarccharles.com • Weddings & Rehearsals • Bar & Bat Mitzvahs • Birthdays & Anniversaries • Bridal & Baby Showers • Conference & Meeting facilities • Marc Charles Steakhouse & MC Bar & Lounge on premise • Hotel Accommodations • Convenient to Westchester County Airport and I684 • Facilities also available at our Elmsford location
  • Private Party Facilities: Please inquire about our VIP room for private dinners from 15-50 people. A warm and elegant dining area with fireplace. Completely private for you and you guests!
  • Private Party Contact: Georgietta Viggiani 9142732700
  • Special Events: Every 2nd Thursday of the month at M.C. Bar & Lounge is "Girl's Night Out!" Join us 8pm-10pm for buy one get one free beer, wine & martinis, plus a chance to win a special prize with the purchase of each drink!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 22
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
A word from Marc Charles Steakhouse
Chef Marc Mazzarulli of Opus 465 has opened Marc Charles Steakhouse located on the premise of the La Quinta Hotel in Armonk. In this newly renovated space, Mazzarulli, focuses on quality cuts of beef, chops and seafood. Here patrons can customize their steaks with a variety of ‘accents’, ‘accessories’ and sides. The location is also home to M.C. Bar & Lounge which offers a more casual dining menu and Occasions by Marc Charles, an extensive banquet and meeting facility.
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Marc Charles Steakhouse reviews from OpenTable diners
22 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating3.4
  • Food3.7
    Service3.2
  • Ambiance3.5
    Noise LevelModerate
76% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (7)romantic (5)fit for foodies (5)good for groups (5)neighborhood gem (2)kid-friendly (1)great for lunch (1)notable wine list (1)Show More
  • Service
    Tricia
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    service was slow. had to send back steak-not cooked right. Also coffee was serviced cold.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Enjoyable Evening
    JoeyC
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    After reading some not so favorable reviews we decided to try Marc Charles during Restaurant Week. We had an enjoyable time. The food was excellent and only one in our party of four ordered off the Restaurant Week menu. Our server was pleasant and attentive and the dining room was quite busy.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Marc Charles...so what?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    I would guess that the reason a restaurant participates in "Restaurant Week" is to show off how great their restaurant is so diners come back. So why would a restaurant give diners one tenth the portion that, hopefully, they would usually serve on a regular night? I cant tell you the blah feeling I had when a wedge salad was presented as ten small pieces of iceberg lettuce on a tiny plate and when the steak I ordered looked like I had cut a long think piece of steak off a steak to "try a piece." We weren't mad because it made us all laugh...it was a funny joke...although it really wasn't... Please show your diners some respect and give them a regular meal so they will come back and tell others to come back.....
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  • Poor service
    Valhallamom
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Went during Restaurant week....we were seated immediately, however, no one came over to the table for at least 15 minutes. The waiter passed by us at least 5 times and never acknowledged us. Not even an "I'm sorry, I'll be right with you." The restaurant was not all that busy. When he finally did arrive he just stood there. It was a very strange experience. The Manager did come by to say that they were short staffed and she could tell that we were upset....but did nothing... Thee food was decent but the overall experience was weird. Absolutely no customer service. One and done.
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  • xwordfanne
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    Four of us were very disappointed. The service was exceedingly slow. When our food arrived, it was luke-warm. Steak should be hotter when it is served. The creamed spinach was very good, but not hot enough. The steak was perfectly cooked medium rare as ordered, but not juicy or flavorful. Our table for 4 was set for only 2 people. The onion soup was good. The apple crisp was not really a crisp. It was very doughy. We were here several years ago, and it was very good. What happened?
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Very good food
    lovegoingout
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    Very good food & service but there was hardly anyone at the restaurant which was a little concerning & in an awkward location (hidden behind a hotel)
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • An Unisinspired Dining Experience
    FairGuest
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    There was no one ot greet us as we entered this venue. We wandered into the dining room before being seated. This was not because it was busy. Only two table were occupied. The wait staff was very affable but it took 45 minutes to receive our main courses and sides (only one other table occupied by this time). The medium-rare strip was suprisingly cool outside/inside. So was the plate that I was warned would be "hot". It was not. The baked potato was excellent, the frizzled onions were soggy, the sauted mushrooms and onions were bland and a bit soupy. All of the red wines were too warm. Three diners at our table independently asked for ice to put in their glasses. Not of value at an average of $75 per person (pre-tip).
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  • Great steaks
    Bob1VIP
    Dined on 9/19/2014
    We have been here many times. It is our favorite steak house and compares favorably with Ruth Chris or Benjamin. The bar is always busy but in the dining room we are almost always alone or share it only with a few other couples. I don't know why this is, the rather out of the way location or the association with a midlevel motel, but we love having it all to ourselves.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011VIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    stopped in for a burger at the bar. Tuna burger was good, burger was excellent. Both were cooked perfectly as requested. Both steak fries and sweet potato fries were good.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ratings-Only Reviews
    Based on 13 ratings-only reviews submitted since July 31, 2014
    • Overall Rating3.6
    • Food3.9
    • Ambiance3.7
    • Service3.5
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The following 39 reviews are from the Marc Charles Steakhouse reviews archive.
  • service
    frankycoin
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    food was great! service was very very bad. there was only one other table other than ours so not much going on in the dining room or bar area.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Nice
    Truffles
    Dined on 6/23/2014
    this was for my boyfriends birthday and loved that we sat near the fireplace. Very nice cozy atmosphere and we loved the food
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not great
    RBAV910
    Dined on 6/6/2014
    For a casual dinner, go to the bar side. Restaurant highly over priced for what it was...food was just okay. Bartender was really nice. My recommendation is to stick with the bar.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great steaks
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 5/7/2014
    The rib eye steaks were delicious and cook a perfect med rare. But the bread, when it finally came, was dry. The waitress disappeared after our meal was served. After waiting 20 min for the check we had to ask the bar tender for it. He brought it out.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Staff left some to be desired...
    Natalie7
    Dined on 3/21/2014
    The restaurant was quiet and dark... cozy and romantic (for the first 15 minutes). We were close to the curtain that separated the restaurant from the bar... we could LOUDLY hear the manager and wait staff arguing and there was a family in the bar with a BABY that loved to sing / scream. It was so loud that we almost left. The servers were not attentive, actually for a lot of the evening they were non existent. The food was very good. Skip the desert, it is no larger then a half dollar and lacked flavor.
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    romantic
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Always a good meal
    Foodie
    Dined on 3/20/2014
    I came here with my son and we both decided to order aka cart opposed to the restaurant week menu which was a little lack luster. The staff is all very young but they were very knowledgable when we asked questions about the menu and wines and several wait staff and the manager came over to check on us. We certainly had good service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Poor service and food
    Partyof3
    Dined on 3/17/2014
    Service was very slow even though they only had two tables besides us. Soup was ok, desert was alright, steak was just awful. First time it came out chard, dry and cold, not even warm - cold. We sent it back and got one that was just as chard but at least warm. Never had worse steak in my life. To be fair three other times we dined there food was better.
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  • The food was excellent! The
    Finallydining
    Dined on 3/14/2014
    The food was excellent! The steak was one of the best I've had!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Consistently excellent
    mrh1569
    Dined on 3/13/2014
    We make it to Marc Charles 2-3x a year and the food and service are consistently excellent. We had requested a seat by the fireplace (my favorite spot) though open table and the staff was able to honor that request. I had the Porterhouse pork chop and my wife and son had steaks. The food was cooked perfectly and the staff terrific. Try the home-made Sambuca, a real treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Fireside table
    Foodie
    Dined on 3/6/2014
    My husband and I loved our fireside table. The food was extraordinary and our server and other waitstaff were knowledgable and friendly. We will definitely be back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As always - Fantastic
    DrJohnVIP
    Dined on 2/15/2014
    This restaurant is expensive but worth every penny!
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Local Steak House
    TonyL
    Dined on 2/14/2014
    Great to have a good steak house in the neighborhood.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • empty steakhouse
    MerriVIP
    Dined on 1/10/2014
    Marc Charles food and service was excellent as Zagat said. On my 8pm Friday night visit there was not another soul in the restaurant or bar beyond our party of 3. We had run of the restaurant and the best table in front of the fireplace. Great for private quiet excellent meal but not for social scene. My guess is this is a business crowd dinner spot during the week
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bad food
    12345
    Dined on 12/31/2013
    The food was not good at all and the service was mediocre at best. Don't think I'll be going back here
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  • The food at Marc Charles is
    lefty
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    The food at Marc Charles is outstanding. It is a steakhouse of course and I expected that the Restaurant Week menu would be less than stellar, as the regular pricing is quite high. But we were pleasantly surprised at not only the RW choices, which were perfect, but the quality. The wine list was fine, and the service was too. If I have only one complaint it is the location. The restaurant is located in a drab hotel, reached from the rear of a parking lot, facing a highway. However, once you enter the restaurant, you forget the location. It is decorated quite nicely, and after all, the food is worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great, as always
    DrJohnVIP
    Dined on 11/16/2013
    We went here for restaurant week. Several of our favorites were on the restaurant week menu which made things even better. Always great. Food and service were up to MC's high standards. We have been coming to MC since it opened nd it is always the gem of our dining out. We come here 4-5 times a year.l
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A very nice local spot
    JMD1VIP
    Dined on 11/15/2013
    Marc Charles has been around for 5 years and never went because it was located in a very "moderate" hotel in a local business park. My husband and I had a short window for our Anniversary dinner and tried it out. Excellent food and a table near the fire place made for a lovely evening. We will definitely go back again!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • good food at Marc Charles
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/15/2013
    The food was very good at Marc Charles, but the place is a bit dowdy and outdated looking. Looks like a mid-priced hotel restaurant, but the food was better than that. They should update a bit.
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Deal
    JoeyC
    Dined on 11/12/2013
    We went for the Restaurnat Week special...the Sirloin and the Salmon were both excellant. Great dinners for the price and portions just right.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Don't let the hotel fool you!
    TheaterGoer
    Dined on 11/11/2013
    When you hear that the restaurant is inside the "La Quinta", the initial reaction is disappointment. Don't let that deter you from trying some of the best steaks in Westchester county. The charming restaurant has a roaring fire, and is comfortably separated from the bar scene. Expect a leisurely dinner - they don't rush you. GREAT BUY during restaurant week!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • anybody home?
    tripledguy
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    I was not disappointed by the food. The soup and salads were fabulous, the NY strip and the salmon my wife had were outstanding along with the deserts. As great as the food was, the service left much to be desired. Had a reservation but waited what felt like forever at the front desk to check in. No one came, walked into the bar,no one behind the bar, walked into the dining room and finally chased down a waiter who was a little flustered that he had to leave his four tables to help me! 25 minutes after arrival we sat down and waited again forever to get a drink ordered and a menu. We will go back because the food was excellent and hopefully the service will be better.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good food, poor service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    Appetizer & main were very good as usual. Dessert almost inedible. The really bad part was the service which was virtually nonexistent. No hostess at front & it took 20 min before anyone came to seat us. The banquette area was lit up as if we were under interrogation. 15 min for someone to offer us water. +5 min for a drink order & +15 min for dinner order to be placed. Food arrived, too hungry to complain that I ordered pork with hot, not sweet peppers. Wait staff very young and undertrained. I used to rave about the servers, but not tonight. I’ve been here many times and while this was a pretty busy Sat night during restaurant week, it was not an overwhelming crowd. I hope they do a better job in the future. Also, please dim the lights!
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  • Great Food even though it was Resta
    Redfriz
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    Food even off of the restaurant week menuewas outstanding-however maybe because it was restauant week, there were not enough servers in the dining room so service was extremely slow. It is a lovely place with outstanding food and I always love to go. Best bets, the porterhouse, creamed spinach and frizzled onions!
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Staff needs training
    luvgoodfoodVIP
    Dined on 11/9/2013
    Arrived at the restaurant and the hostess told her assistant to seat us at table 30. When we got inside, although we were a party of 3 we were taken to a table for 6. When I pointed this out, we were moved to a table for 4. After we were seated....he came back and told us to move to yet another table, this time for 3. When we asked if we could stay at the table for 4, he said OK...but then the wait staff came over and started removing settings and chairs! After that....the food was just OK.
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  • Steaks were delicious but
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/29/2013
    Steaks were delicious but it was a little expensive.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • As Always
    DrJohnVIP
    Dined on 10/26/2013
    Our favorite. This is a restaurant where the greatest difficulty is deciding what to order from the menu. Everything is great.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Marc Charles Steakhouse
    epane
    Dined on 10/9/2013
    Went to celebrate our son's birthday with his family. Great steaks and the porkchop was outstanding!!! Service was impeccable. Nice wine list also. Would recommend to anyone
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    romantic, special occasion
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always have a good meal here --
    PhillyVIP
    Dined on 9/6/2013
    We have been going to Marc Charles Steakhouse for the last 5 years for special occasions and have never had a poor meal -- the food is very good and the service is always excellent. No criticism at all. The potatoes au gratin are the best i have ever tasted and their porterhouse steak for two is also excellent. The only negative is that every time we have dined there, we are usually one of the only tables occupied. I would say because it is a bit pricey. Everything is a la carte so it can get expensive especially when we take our family which adds another 3 to the cost. But all in all, the food has always been very good and again the service is top notch.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Each of us enjoyed our meals.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 3/27/2012
    Each of us enjoyed our meals. Would return without hesitation.
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    fit for foodies, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Highly disappointed with the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 10/7/2011
    Highly disappointed with the quality of the food. Porterhouse for 2 came out over cooked. Do hold yourself out to be a steakhouse if you cannot properly cook steak. Atmosphere left much to be desired. Would not go back.
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  • Not worth it...
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 9/11/2010
    Service was excellent but I was very dissappointed with the food.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet