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Porter House New York
Porter House New York

Porter House New York Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.porterhousenewyork.com
  • Phone: (212) 823-9500
  • Hours of Operation: Porter House New York serves from 11:30am until 10:00pm Sunday through Wednesday and Thursday through Saturday 11:30am until 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Michael Lomonaco
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: We offer a wide selection of dining options in our private rooms including lunch, dinner and cocktail receptions, with each event customized to your personal needs.
  • Special Events & Promotions: We are available for social events, weddings and private dinners, as well as corporate events, media events, product launches and entertainment industry events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Broadway and 60th Streets
  • Public Transit: The 1, A, B, C, D and E Subway Lines all stop at 59th Street, Columbus Circle.
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: There is a parking garage in the Time Warner Center. The two entrances are on West 58th Street between 9th and 8th Avenues and West 60th Street between Broadway and 9th Avenue.
A word from Porter House New York
Porter House New York is Chef Michael Lomonaco's contemporary Steakhouse with American premium Seafood. We offer prime cuts of beef and pristine American seafood in an elegant and casual setting on the fourth floor of the Time Warner Center overlooking Central Park. We offer an award winning wine list of over 550 labels, comprised of a comprehensive American selection, highlights from Bordeaux and Italy, and value wines from around the globe. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Ate on Saturday night after July 4th. Busy, but we got seated immediately, party of 3. Service was outstanding, food was very good, my friend & I split the porterhouse for 2. I highly recommend the root beer float desert."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Excellent staff and servers. I had a wonderful time."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "It was celebration for us and a sweet experience. In particular the waiter had a wonderful personality and encouraged our good mood. We requested a view and it was lovely. The sound level and background music added to the ambience and was not intrusive. The Atlantic Salmon was a high point."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "I had been to Porter House on many occasions for Sunday lunch before a performance. On June 6th, I brought friends there for their first time. They absolutely loved everything from our table overlooking Central Park, to our very professional waitress, to the lovely staff member who kept the fresh bread coming. My friends, too, will go again and again."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "had a great lunch, waiter was great, food was great, overall great job!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "but no single porter house portion:/ btw, great food!"
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Lunch 3 course meal is a good deal but food is not impressive at all, especially the steak. We definitely have no desire to return."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The place is great for lunch. A bit overpriced for dinner but still reasonable considering it's in a nice shopping center in Manhattan."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "NY Strip was absolutely perfect. Rest of the meal oustanding. Service and atmosphere excellent. Only drawback, even for a steakhouse prices are staggeringly high."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "The steak was totally amazing, so did the resoto!!! Although it was just a resoto, their resoto was delicated and well-made. We enjoyed the dinner so much that we would definately go there again."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I ordered the "aged" prime sirloin steak on the bone, Pittsburgh rare. It arrived rare but without the blackened outside crust "Pittsburgh" implies. The steak was NOT aged and it was impossible to cut - I was given a total of three knives none of which could penetrate the muscle strips throughout the steak. Our waiter took my plate to the kitchen and he was told PRIME meat has lots of fat and I was mistaking fat for muscle. I know the difference. A dessert was the peace offering. Our check for three was between $400-500. And the waiter was the only person who spoke to me; none of the managers came to the table. Also, many of the diners were permitted to dine in shorts and baseball caps. Chef Lomonaco should know better. Very declasse!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The restaurant was wonderful. The service, food atmosphere etc was amazing. Went for a birthday celebration and was surprised they didn't offer a free dessert. The menu was expensive so I think they could of given us a dessert free. I would diffidently eat there again."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Every aspect of our visit could not have been approved upon. Our server was knowledgable, gracious and acted as our well-versed tour guide. The scallop appetizer, crab cake, filet mignonette and pork chops were all done to perfection! The coconut cake was to die for!!"
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • " Steaks we exxellent. hash browns were greasy, cremed spinach uneventful. Overall a hair below Smith & Wolensky."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We arrived in the exactly time we had booking our reservation. And we brought our little daughter too. We felt good at the big and well decorated sallon . The amazing view put us with glamorous in the heart of NYC . We really enjoyed our pleasant dinner !"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Everything just comes together to provide a memorable experience."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The ambience is really there however the food was not cooked right, both knives they gave me were falling apart... Not impressed"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Great steak, attentive service and spectacular views of the city. Consistently good.."
    Dined on 6/24/2014
  • "Really great food with a stunning view!! We Loved the filet and the pecan raisin bread."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "This was my 3rd visit to Porter House and again it delivered on quality and service. The food was fantastic. My aunt and I shared the steak tartar and pate foie gras for appetizers and they were spot on. I had the 24 ounce T-bone (which I took most of it home because it was so big) and it was seasoned and cooked to perfection! This is one of the few restaurants that actually gets me when I tell them I want my steak still mooing when it comes out to me. The only pitfall for me is the price; I would visit much more often if it weren't so expensive! But overall an awesome experience. Attention to detail and their attention to us was great!"
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "We were checked on by multiple staff members who all wished us happy anniversary. We felt like honored guests."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The service is excellent, with great wines and steaks. Even if you aren't a meat eater, the poached lobster entree is fantastic as is the roasted Scottish salmon. They can accomodate large parties of 10 as well as intimate dinners for 2. Yet the noise level never is too loud. Perfect for pre or post Jazz at Lincoln Center dining. If you don't have a reservation, there are booths and tables in the cozy bar area."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I eat out a lot in NY. This was one of the worst steaks, but that does not matter, because this place is not about the food. You arrive and enter via a mall and 3 flights of escalators. I would habe walked out then but I thought, well, give it a chance. The waiter pouring the wine into the water glass, it happens, but do not pour it back from gne water glass into the wine glass. But last and not least came the four steaks, all were dry, which is to say the opposite of succulent, tastless. Fighting through the veins in a $50 cut of meat was really special. But ones thinks maybe the view would retrieve the evening but, alas, as the sun set, the blinds went down, because one person complained. Bad steaks in the deark about sums it up."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Both the food and the staff at the Porter House were marvelous as we visited to celebrate my daughter's 21st birthday."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "All of us enjoyed fantastic meat ( porterhouse and ribeye ), table was almost perfect, air condition a bit too cold and it was a little bit noisy. Would recommend it anyway!"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I chose this restaurant because Zagat had it listed in its top 10 steak restaurants in NYC. My boyfriend loves steakhouses and it was his birthday so I figured we'd try one we had not been to. The restaurant was not crowded at all and was nice and open. Unlike other steakhouses which are dark, small, and tight. It also overlooks central park. The wait staff was extremely friendly and knowledgeable. The food was amazing! My boyfriend had the cowboy ribeye and i had the filet. The meat was well marbled for the ribeye and was a very good portion. The side I would recommend is the carrots. Also, for dessert the coconut layer cake was like eating a pie. And the wine list was overwhelming. All in all a very good experience!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "made a reservation for lunch because of the prix fix special. arrived at 1:30 and was seated. Looked at the menu to find the dinner menu. Asked for the lunch menu and was told they were not doing lunch today. Obviously the kitchen was open if they could do the much more expensive dinner menu. What nonsense!"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Great for special occasions or for meals in the bar area if you drop by without a reservation. Ambiance, service and food are always exceptional. Fantastic staff and consistently wonderful food. Our must-haves are the foie gras appetizer, filet, bone-in rib-eye, carrots, truffle mashed potatoes, hot fudge sundae and key lime pie ...to drink, the King's Old Fashioned."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I had the steak and it was good but not great. The french fries were too oily and not crispy enough. I had an ice cream sundae for dessert and it was delicious."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Order medium if youre not comfortable with lukewarm center of the steak. Service was good but expected to get the winelist along with the menu, it came only once we asked for it. Otherwise service was very quick and attentive. Meat quality is good, tried the ny strip and chilli rubbed rib eye, both very tender and flavorfull, no steak sauce needed."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Great place for a quiet meal with excellent food. It is a pleasure to eat in a restaurant where everyone at the table can be heard without shouting. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 6/8/2014
  • "My cousin and I very much enjoyed our luncheon courses of steak-cooked exactly as ordered-- and salmon.Crisp salad, good coffee and a decent cheesecake.Most of the wait staff was too polite,more robotic than genuine.One waitress was so loud that my slightly deaf cousin could hear her quite well but I had to cover an ear. The diners were noisy and at one point a child was yelling and running through,but that was brief. Truthfully, I don't like the Time Warner building and the over bearing bronze with the little organ that greets you in the lobby. In the end, the Porter House is like dining in an ugly suburban mall.Many might like this atmosphere but i won't return again."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "We have enjoyed several great meals at Porter House over the last few years, but last time around, we got a very clear message from our first contact that the staff wanted us to get through our meal as quickly as possible and move on. Each course was presented and cleared rapidly, sometimes with numerous requests for " can we clear." At the end of the day, we were out the door from start to finish in just over 60 minutes. This was Friday night after a long flight from Europe and for me a great disappointment. I did bring my feelings to management and frankly was less than impressed by the level of interest and engagement. "
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "There is a need for focus when you have to constantly signal the staff for service."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "I've eaten here many times and it is always an outstanding experience. The space is high-end but not stuffy and the food has never disappointed. This is not the most old-school steakhouse in New York; it is casually elegant."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Excellent and wonderful. They treat everyone special and remember past diners. Food and service can't be beat."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "We went to Porter House for lunch. We love going to steak houses because they generally have good seafood, which we both love. There is only two fish options On the lunch menu, salmon and swordfish. I ordered the Salmon and my husband had the chicken. The salmon was cooked as I requested but was quite bland. My husband thought the chicken was better seasoned. I think we will try the steaks the next time to see if this is where Porter House shines. On a good note, the wait staff was great, very friendly and helpful. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "We had a girls weekend in NYC, shopping at the TWC and dinner at the Porter House was the perfect fit. David: our waiter was outstanding, fun, personable. Go see for yourselves, you won't be disappointed! "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "have been here many many times and always love the experience! the chef is extremely "user friendly" ... taking care of any special requests!"
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "we have had a perfekt evening in a nice restaurant with great dishes and great wine"
    Dined on 5/29/2014