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Old Homestead Restaurant - New York City
Old Homestead Restaurant - New York City

Old Homestead Restaurant - New York City Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://theoldhomesteadsteakhouse.com
  • Phone: (212) 242-9040
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Friday: 4:00pm - 10:45pm, Saturday: 1:00pm - 11:45pm, Sunday: 1:00pm - 9:45pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Will provide our signature dishes in your home or venue.
  • Private Party Facilities: Old Homestead offers private dining space for parties of 15 to 200 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Carol Troche (212) 242-9040

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 14th and 15th Streets
  • Public Transit: The A, C, E and L Subway Lines, to the 8th and 14th Street Stops
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Reduced rate parking is available with validated ticket at 422 West 15th Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues.
A word from Old Homestead Restaurant - New York City
Classic Gotham Steakhouse located in the ultra chic Meat Packing District, established in 1868. The restaurant maintains it's strong relationships with their butchers, allowing them to get their first pick of beef. Nothing but prime dry aged meat - always has been and always will be. Winner of the 2006 Wine Spectator Award. Lobsters ranging in sizes from 4 - 13 lbs., sushi grade tuna, sockeye salmon, Colossal crab meat and shrimp so big they are referred to as small bananas.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "I came to this place and got the most service I have had in may years, a very nice surprise, and I can recommend it very much for seafood and steaks"
    Dined on 8/25/2014
  • "very good food. 2nd time here looking forward to going back."
    Dined on 8/23/2014
  • "We have eaten here for more than 30 years and it remains a favorite. Because of high prices, it is a special occasion restaurant, out-of-town fellow carnivores, retirement, and job-changing, congratulatory dinners. The staff are a hoot: classic old world attention. We never had to flag down a waiter; they are at your elbow in a non-obtrusive but attentive manner. Over the years, our ability of inhale large steaks has diminished so now we content ourselves w/ 14 oz. and a take-home-bag. The sides are their own entertainment. This is the only restaurant in the world where I have not felt that they stinted on the crab meat. I should also add, this is a cosmopolitan crowd. Enjoy!"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "I visited this place as I was visiting New York for business, and as New York is one of the contestants for having named the Porterhouse Steak, I could not pass up the opportunity to go and eat a good one. After asking around, I was referred to the Old Homestead. The Porterhouse is for two people only, but they do have a T-bone (practically the same thing). By default, that is a Cajun T-Bone, buy when I asked they happily made it without the Cajun for me. Excellent meat does not need all those spices, and excellent it was! :-D This is easily the best steak I ever had."
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "Always a great meal . Classic old school steak house that's a must to go to."
    Dined on 8/20/2014
  • "Took my son there for the first time ... started a new tradition. Love this place!!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "What an amazing establishment...since 1868. this place has every right to be pretentious and super dressy - but, thank goodness it isn't!! There are many reasons Old Homestead has been around for so long. I am so thankful for the time I got to spend there!"
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "What a huge disappointment. We went there to celebrate my husband's bday. It was like being part of an assembly line. No personal service whatsoever and mediocre food at best."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "The Kobe burger will ruin you for life. It is so good!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "The porterhouse was perfect. With such high expectations I was afraid I would be let down. That night they hit a home run. I was suprised when we received our menus the king prime rib was listed as a Friday and Saturday only. I asked our waiter and he said sometimes they do that and he couldn't understand why. Neither did I. The crab cake was over rated and I would not order again. The shrimp cocktail were the size of chicken legs. Very good but I don't think I order them again either. Overall the main floor dinning room is long and narrow but looks redone and it's very classy and comfortable. To sum it up the porterhouse was fantastic and I will gladly return."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "Meat very good, like never tried. The persons at the tables not so friendly. Due to the cost, forbidden to have a glass of wine!!!"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "I had been a while since I was at the Old Homestead. So I took my girlfriend there for a birthday dinner. We had an awesome "carnivore" dinner with a great bottle of wine. Service is great and the food is awesome. I don't think we will be waiting as long to do this again."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Best burger I have ever had! Well worth the $29.00 price tag........... Crave it at least once a month."
    Dined on 8/10/2014
  • "Love the Old Homestead. Great steaks. Sweet and sour calamari is unique and excellent. Try and sit upstairs as I always am disappointed by the set up downstairs. Upstairs is a bit more special."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "Been here several times. The food and service is EXCELLENT. Great dinner spot for pre-theater and business dinners. Highly Recommend"
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "Love the food here, but the wait staff needs to be less nasty. Felt like we were bothering him when asked questions."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Short wait with reservation. Very nice and attentive staff. Food was great!"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "The food was delicious. My family enjoyed everything we ordered."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Our waiter was great. Service tended to the kids like they were paying. Never a dissatisfied customer."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Foods were wonderful and yummy! It was good ambience. I really enjoyed the Barbecue."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "The 20z burger is amazing. No ketchup, no mustard, NOTHING. It's bliss."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Stumbled upon this restaurant last spring and couldn't have been happier with the experience... amazing food and service. Decided to do a repeat this year during another adventure to NYC. The food was still great, but our server wasn't the friendliest in the world. As we were finishing up our meal, we felt very rushed to pay and leave. For a "high-end" steak place, that's not what we expected, nor is it what we experience at other restaurants of similar caliber. Their steaks are great and portions are generous, so it's a great value if you've got a hefty appetite. They pulled the bacon tots off the menu though... they were amazing. When I asked about them, we were told that they may be coming back soon. A treat for you if they are!"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "The Old Homestead is a must-visit if you love beef! The roast prime rib has to be seen to be believed, and in the 30+ years I've been going there, I have never had a bad experience."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Food and service was fantastic. Steaks were enormous and cooked exactly to our liking."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Old Homestead was delicious! Great service and excellent food. The filet and truffle mac is to die for. Restaurant is a little loud but otherwise excellent experience!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Food has been fantastic both times my wife and I have visited. Good service on top of it. Should be great service foe an average of $125.00 per person though. But that's NYC for you."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Saw this place on US food prog as recommended & my partner said she wanted to experience a real American burger so we thought , give it a go. Not disappointed. A truly memorable experience, one we shall cherish on our return to UK. The only small criticism, the wine by the glass price was extremely steep."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "The waiter was slow and unattentive for a place that is so high in price.. It seem like he was working on two floors.."
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "One of the oldest steak houses in New York City and they definitely know how to prepare and cook their steaks to perfection. Their choice of meats are superb and scrumptious."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Go hungry with a large wallet- and then it is everything an old city steakhouse should be- I have been here a half dozen times throughout the years. It never disappoints."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "FOOD WAS EXCELENT, BUT THE SERVICE WAS HORRIBLE. DON'T THINK I'LL RETURN ANYTIME SOON."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "Fabulous steaks! Great Service! We had a wonderful lunch! Thank you very much!"
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "We ordered Filet Mignon wrapped in bacon and Filet on the bone. Both were perfectly cooked and the quality was amazing. The sides were large, more than enough in fact. Good wine list robbed off a perfect meal. Staff were attentive and helpful."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We had a great experience. The service was excellent and the food was amazing!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We have been long time customers of the Homestead, for years. Someone had told us that the food has gone down hill. Well, THEY ARE TOTALLY WRONG. We have visited the Old Homestead twice, this year so far. The food was great, perfectly prepared as we requested. Everything was perfect. We will be back."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "This restaurant is for tourists. I had a very unpleasant experience here. But the stuffed shrimp entree was very good."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "My wife and I ran in here for a bite and ordered the filet w/ Potato pancake and an order of bacon. The filet's were both under cooked and under seasoned, they tasted as though there was not even salt and pepper on them. We were both very disappointed and not worth what they charge, the seating was nice and service was quick but we will not be going back."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Great food, good and comfortable table for a party of 10, good athmosphere, it was only a little noisy"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Of all the steak houses, we choose old homestead because it was not supposed to be a gem, an antique relic of New York. And I get it, it attracts the many, but for the life of me, please enforce a dress code. At least no baseball caps, no sandals or shorts so that when my wife and I are enjoying the juicy sirloin and bacon wrapped filet, we enjoy the ambiance, the environment, and the food as a whole experience. That way we don't feel as of we are in some common franchise, but the gem that is Old Homestead."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We made a reservation and were seated 30 minutes late. It was incredibly noisy and crowded. We then waited for another 10 minutes before we received any water. Went there for my Mom's birthday and after having an expensive dinner, they awkwardly forced us into ordering a cake for her birthday instead of it being a courtesy. Waiter did not know the wine list and was very short. Felt like we were an inconvenience to the staff dining in their restaurant, won't be returning."
    Dined on 6/19/2014