Palm Restaurant - NYC One
Palm Restaurant - NYC One

Palm Restaurant - NYC One

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.thepalm.com/Palm-One
  • Phone: (212) 687-2953
  • Hours of Operation:
    Serving Lunch Monday - Friday, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

    Serving Dinner Monday, 3:00 PM - 10:00 PM; Tuesday - Friday, 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM; Saturday, 5:00 PM - 10:30 PM

    Closed Sundays
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Seafood, American, Steakhouse
  • Executive Chef: Leland Clark
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: You provide the occasion; we’ll set the scene. Whether you’re organizing a rehearsal dinner or a business lunch presentation, we’ll work with you to create a personalized, enjoyable, and memorable event. Our team of expert staff will do everything required to create a positive experience for your valued guests – from the warm greeting they receive on arrival to their last bite of dessert. Visit http://www.thepalm.com/privatedining to start planning your event.
  • Private Party Facilities: Our elegant private dining rooms are perfect for every event! Whether it`s a business lunch for 10 or an extravagant dinner for 200, our expert sales manager will see to every detail, leaving you to take the bows. Ask about our Meeting Planner Rewards program. Receive points towards exclusive rewards when you book your event at Palm ~ even if you don’t pay for the bill! For more information, please contact our dedicated Sales Manager or submit an online Private Dining Request.
  • Private Party Contact: Mary Cullimore 2126872953
  • Special Events: There’s always something happening at the Palm! To learn more about our latest specials and events visit http://www.thepalm.com/Specials

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 44th & 45th
  • Parking: Public Lot
  • Parking Details: Icon Parking Garage
    45th St. btwn 2nd & 3rd Ave

    There are 2 garages across from each other (both validate)
    Garage on the North side of 45th st: after 5PM $7.00 with validation stamp on ticket from restaurant 7 days a week.

    Garage on the South side of 45th st: after 6PM $7.00 with validation stamp on ticket from restaurant 7 days a week.
A word from Palm Restaurant - NYC One
Palm Restaurant...The Classic American Steak House is renowned for its USDA prime aged steaks, jumbo Nova Scotia lobsters, Italian dishes, the freshest of seafood, warm smiles, outstanding service and an atmosphere like nowhere else. Still at its original location, Palm Restaurant is a New York legend that began in 1926 at the historic address of 837 Second Avenue on the East Side of Manhattan—where some of the original wall art and the famous restaurant still reside! Ask Palm Restaurant about joining The 837 Club, and enjoy the perks and rewards of good taste, great food, and Palm Restaurant experience.
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Palm Restaurant - NYC One reviews from OpenTable diners
109 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4
  • Food4.1
    Service4.1
  • Ambiance3.9
    Noise LevelModerate
82% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (43)good for groups (33)neighborhood gem (30)fit for foodies (29)notable wine list (22)great for lunch (19)romantic (11)hot spot (11)late-night find (4)vibrant bar scene (2)kid-friendly (2)scenic view (1)great for outdoor dining (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Special birthday celebration in New York.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 11/24/2014
    Fabulous food. Had been to the -more swanky-one in Las Vegas, but this one is so authentic, it must be the be
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Initially surprised.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    This is a nostalgic gem. Best steak we've ever had.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, late-night find
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BeeBee
    Dined on 11/10/2014
    Menu is consistent with other locations we have tried, but the food, especially the steak was better! We thoroughly enjoyed the experience!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Overrated institution
    WeekendInNYC
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We went to Palm when we could not get reservations at other restaurants. We figured it was an institution that should be experienced ("when in Rome"). It is what it is -- a high-end steakhouse. The steaks are excellent. The portions large. The prices expensive. At half the price I would consider this a decent value.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • HD2512
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    My cousin recommended this restaurant because the food was really good. She was right, the food was very good! But...that's the only thumbs up I'd give it. I came to this restaurant a few days ago with my significant other and I have to say it was very cramped, everytime I moved I hit the the person seated behind me. Very uncomfortable...and the waiter wasnt very attentive at all and seemed annoyed when we didn't order extra. He also charged my card incorrectly. Charging me almost $70 more than what the price of the bill actually was and didn't even apologize but seemed rather aggravated that we brought it to his attention. On the brighter side, the restaurant manager was very helpful in hearing the situation. Was very polite and patient.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect Night
    BaseballVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Went for a simple Lobster and was rewarded by great food, great service and great experience. I come here when I am in town for a great meal. The last time I was in town before this it was closed for "renovations" and was forced to go to The Palm Too across the street. At the time I could not believe the difference in the food and service but this trip convinced me. If given the choice of the Palm Too or not being able to eat at the Palm, I would decline. This was a great night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • chiknman
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Always on top of their game. I have been here many times, this was the best meal ever.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steakhouse
    mt9livesVIP
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    Really nice Old time service Delicious food simple decor Still holds up light years of great reviews
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A great New York experience!
    SparklingLuxury
    Dined on 10/29/2014
    I have had dinner parties at the Palm or Palm Too recently for out of town business guests and they loved it. Food was good and the prices were reasonable for a steakhouse. There is an informal, party like atmosphere great for groups. I'm sure they all took fond memories home with them.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best steakhouse
    Ondateeayear
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    First visit to The Palm, and we couldn't have been happier. Great people with sense of humor serving slabs of delicious, perfectly cooked beef. No room for dessert, but we didn't want to leave.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • A Classic
    ahccdoc
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    My brother recommended the Palm as a great steak in New York. We ate at the original Palm and I wasn't disappointed. It is just an absolutely great steak without the over-the-top, fru-fru presentation. You are paying a price but it is all in the food and you won't leave hungry. All the food was simply terrific and I did not feel uncomfortable eating there. I would go back in a heartbeat. Staff was terrific and not pretentious at all. Just as a great steakhouse should be. Because we were at the original location the space was a little tight - that was the only negative, but in an older building it was expected so that doesn't really count!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Palm One Excellence
    AnnieO
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We are regulars at the Palm, and as always, everything was excellent
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great service, great meal
    PinkPotato
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    Had a strip sirloin and half a lobster while wife got a filet mignon. Meat was done perfect. However my steak was slightly bland. Lobster was perfect. Desserts can be improved though.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wow can they cook!
    foodiequeens
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    My daughter had a lobster tail that was absolutely cooked to perfection. I had fantastic veal marsala-it was a shame I couldn't finish the very large portion that was served. Quaint little restaurant with outstanding food!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 40 years later...still fab
    mytake
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Have been a fan for 40 years. 4 pound lobster still superb...service great...it's THE place to take a newcomer to help them understand what a "ny restauraant" means.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It's The Palm!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    The Palm never fails to deliver, and going to the original is a must!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • steakhouse from the 70's
    tardevil68
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Our waiter was more like the water guy. Knew nothing about the specials or wine. The wine was not served at the right temp. For a $200 bottle they should get it right. I would not recommend. To many other steakhouses in NYC.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • CathyVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Disappointing. The bread wasn't warm. My salad was pretty good, but had a walnut shell or something in it that almost broke my tooth when I bit into it. Our steak was barely warm when it arrived and was way under-seasoned, if seasoned at all. The sides were "meh" overall. The creamed spinach and scalloped potatoes were pretty good, but the brussel sprouts were not good.
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The best steak house in Manhattan
    Chargerman
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    This is the original Palm restaurant...dating back to the 1920's..It is original and exudes an awesome, timeless atmosphere. I'm a steak connoisseur and I've eaten at the best in town, but this one is the best ever. Had the bone in filet, perhaps the best steak I've ever had. My wife has the lobster and ditto...the best ever. The service was personal and exceptional. We were in town for a week and went back a second time before we left..I've never done that! If you're looking for the place in Manhattan, you can't go wrong with the original palm.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • 10/11/14 dinner in NYC
    DSmithVIP
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    I have always wanted to eat at the original Palm and it did not dissapoint. The food was fabulous, excellent service and the "Bag of Donuts" desert lives up to its rave review on the Phantom Gourmet TV show. The art work is incredible especially the old cartoons dating back to the late 1920's. A truely great restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • First date poor choice
    BigCountry
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    The fellow diners were so loud and the narrow space so echo-y that my date and I had to shout to hear each other. Not the intimate dinner I had hoped for. The food was excellent, albeit pricey.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Palm One
    TxGirl
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    Being frequent diners at the Palm in Houston, we were excited to visit NYC and visit the one where it all started! From start to finish, it was a superb experience: great service from our very experienced waiter, perfect steaks, salads and sides and drinks......unfortunately, no room for dessert!! LOVED the wall caricatures, as well--what history!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • HOLY MACKERAL
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    My wife and I had our 11th anniversary dinner at the Palm recently. The waiter, James, could not have been better. He knew the menu inside and out and was very helpful in making our decisions. I got the 24oz bone in ribeye and it was broiled to perfection. Highly recommended.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Original Palm Continues to Please
    Nuffsaid
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Quality steaks and lobsters in a genuine New York atmosphere are always served at the Palm.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • old times
    teleny21
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    ...are still alife at the palm. i live it. and the china, and the steaks!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Terrible
    Hate2dine
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    From the moment we arrived it was terrible. Thrown in a booth at back of restaurant. Waiter could not have cared less about us. 10 minutes we sat with no drinks. Then finally waiter came quickly asked what we wanted then rushed off. Did not even get the chance to ask for water until he came back to ask what we wanted for out main meal. Ordered main meal and when it arrived it was slapped down. Waiter did not ask if we needed anything like sauces etc he just rushed off. He did not once come back during meal to ask if everything was ok. After main meal was cleared drinks were cleared and we were never asked if we wanted another.absolutely shocking service and will never return to palm New York. Dined in orlando palm abs this is brilliant.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Palm One - always great
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    A stalwart workhorse on the NYC restaurant scene! Food was great and service excellent!
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Oldie
    Winnie
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    We love going to the palm. You are transported back in time. The food is always good, large portion (you can split easily) live going with a large group.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Love the Lobster
    Hiexpectations
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Whenever my husband craves lobster, this is our go-to restaurant. The Palm has not given in to the latest food fads by changing its menu or decor, and it doesn't have to. The service is impeccable and the lobster, in particular, is simply the best.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great steaks and veal dishes
    Foody2
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    We went for our son's 40. Birthday. Everything was great - food, service, etc.- except for the noise level. Although we were given the quietest location possible, when the room filled, it was quite noisy and hard to have a conversation without raising your voice.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2003
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Ordered 3 lobster dinners. Each lobster was supposed to weigh 4lbs. What a joke!
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Sashaone
    Sashaone
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    This was not A good night for my daughter and me...terrible waiter. My daughter is a regular here and found tonight disappointing. I too have been here many times and usually have an excellent experience.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Fun Nite
    RoRo
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    8 good friends went for dinner. Everything was OUTSTANDING! Food,service,ambiance, and great company. What more could you ask for.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great lobsters
    Cheescake92
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    We have been going to the "Original Palm" for over thirty years.Nick,the general manager, is always very pleasant as well as the rest of his staff.The palm has the most consistant best lobster of any place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The original Palm is always a treat, great steak and drinks.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Business lunch
    JosephVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    I found the location to be perfect for a business lunch. I knew what I wanted to order and the food was prepared well. Plus, it wasn't too full, so getting a table and food quickly was easy. The restaurant can be a little pricey, which may explain the fullness of the dining room, but in all other aspects, it was a great fit for my needs.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • The food was good, not fantastic.
    Goodnotgreat
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The waiters were good, despite both the water and the drink ordered taking some time before being received. I was able to get the waiters attention in a timely manner. They were attentive in that manner. My lobster was chewy as in overcooked. The deserts were wonderful. Perhaps, I had heard so much about the Palm that I expected more. It was noisy.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great Power Lunch
    Lebo
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    We enjoyed the Power Lunch even if The Palm is not participating in the restaurant week of NYC. So far, the Palm has the best cheesecake I've ever tasted!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Is that lobster really 5 lbs.?
    Dave
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    Dissapointing. Poor service. Long wait to order drinks. Bread came late. The appetizers arrived before the drinks. The 5 pound lobster has a tail the size of a 1 1\2 pounder. We were told it was because it was a male lobster. Guess we should have ordered a female lobster. I used to eat here frequently and always enjoyed the experience. Maybe this happens when a small restaurant chain expands too much. No more for me. I won't be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • not worth the price
    qweqwe321
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    There are lots of very good steakhouses in NYC. Palm makes a good steak, don't get me wrong, but the service is slow and the food is too expensive for what you get.The drinks were superb, but likewise, you don't go to a steakhouse for the cocktails. You're better off going to Smith & Wollensky on 3rd.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate