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Quality Meats
Quality Meats

Quality Meats Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.qualitymeatsnyc.com
  • Phone: (212) 371-7777
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am- 3:00pm

    Dinner: Sunday: 5:00pm-10:00pm,
    Monday - Wednesday 5:00pm-10:30pm
    Thursday-Saturday: 5:00pm-11:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steak
  • Executive Chef: Craig Koketsu
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 5th and 6th
  • Public Transit: N,R,W 59th&5th Ave
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from Quality Meats
Quality Meats is a contemporary restaurant that serves a rustic New American menu.
The varied menu focuses on modern interpretations of classic dishes such as Traditional Steak Tartare, Caesar Salad and Roasted Bone Marrow, in addition to several cuts of beef from legendary New York butchers Milton Abeles and Strassburger Meats.
The restaurant's side dishes alone merit a trip with innovative house specialties, including Corn Crème Brulee, Gnocchi and Cheese and Edamame with Mint Salt. The Quality Meats chefs are Craig Koketsu (Lespinasse, Stars) as executive chef and Cory Colton (Lespinasse, St.Regis) on pastry. The restaurant has a warm industrial atmosphere, created by award-winning AvroKO and features intimate dining areas, a comfortable bar area with well-stocked charcuterie bar.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We had six people and all enjoyed and the out of towners were very impressed with the food."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "Food was very good but steaks were not served the way we ordered them and were over cooked. The wine was spectacular. It was not easy to catch our waiter's eye whenever we wanted to order."
    Dined on 8/19/2014
  • "We always love Quality Meats! It is our "go to" for all special occasions and we do not hesitate to recommend it to friends and strangers alike. Thank you for a wonderful meal, drinks and service."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "This was a much better dinner for my husband, who is a big steak lover.. His bone-in rib-eye was perfectly cooked and he enjoyed it immensely. My dinner, in the other hand, was average, at best. My halibut was slightly overcooked and many of the sides had meat in them, which made my meal just ok. Their selection of white wine by the glass is pathetic, given the far better choice for reds. Chardonnay selection by the bottle is good, but all wines are expensive. If you're in the mood for red meat, this is a good choice. If not, find another restaurant!"
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "The entire experience was fantastic. Cannot find a thing wrong with the entire meal, the service, the atmosphere."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Great Service, Great Food and Great Fun! The filet was perfect and the pan roasted crispy potatoes were incredible. Add in some homemade ice cream to finish off the meal and I'm hooked. The menu, ambiance, and service combined to make our experience a lot more fun than most steakhouses. I'm looking forward to my next visit!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "In short, the overall experience was exceptional. There was ample space to host a part of 5 very hungry fellas, and the wait staff made it such a seamless experience. We were not rushed, the food was top-notch and I would highly recommend this location."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "We went here on Saturday night to celebrate my husband's birthday. The food, ambience, and service all made for a special night. We started with the local farmer's salad. He had the rib-in steak, while I had the halibut. For sides we had the corn creme brulee (seriously one of the best things I ever ate) and the crispy roasted potatoes which were drizzled with a rosemary garlic butter. Dinner was phenomenal and my husband, who can be picky about his steak, said it was up there on his list of best steakhouse he's been too. For dessert we shared the coffee and donuts ice cream which was tasty and just the right amount to end our meal."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Delicious and great service!! Great ambiance too!!"
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "I took my boyfriend for his birthday here. It had been five years since I last visited QM. Looks like they did some remodeling since then and it is beautiful. My boyfriend was very impressed with the food and overall experience. It is our new favorite restaurant."
    Dined on 8/15/2014
  • "I recently went back to Quality Meats after 3 years and it has definitely changed. While the food was still good, the ambience felt more geared toward families and group diners. What used to be an upscale steakhouse has altered to a more family style steakhouse. My cut of meat was also not as high quality as I've received before. That being said, the apps, side dishes and wine list are still varied and tasty."
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "For me is the best meat you can eat in NYC. Try to taste the corn brule"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "I came into the city to try the new OTPayments through the app...it was so easy to use....food was so good...service was amazing...my wife is preg. and the server helped her to the ladies room and back...would definitely come back again and again!"
    Dined on 8/13/2014
  • "The best. The best meat that I have eat in MY life."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Even though we were 30 minutes late on a Tuesday night (8/12/2014) and it was crowded, we were seated at a very nice table. The service was gracious and informative, and the steak was outstanding. My wife and I shared the Porterhouse and it was cooked perfectly. Our only quibble was that there was no baked potato on the menu. And the crispy potatoes we had instead, for our taste, were inedible - when having a $92 (for two) Porterhouse the last thing we wanted was what turned out to be no better than mediocre french fries. After the first taste we didn't touch it again. That aside, the Corn Creme Brulee is not to be missed! It was too sweet for me but my wife loved it. Go to Quality Meats as soon as you can! You'll be glad you did."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Had a business dinner there with a client. Great atmosphere, excellent food and the rib eye was cooked to perfection. My only knock was that the Meatballs appetizer could have been a bit better."
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Whereas the food and service is superb, the noise level is the worst of any place I have eaten at. It's like eating at a subway station ... Why do steak places purposely try to bump up the mouse level ? Do they really think women , and all men actually enjoy that kind of ambiance?"
    Dined on 8/12/2014
  • "Celebrated my birthday here with my wife and mom! They didnt disappoint at all! Loved the food service was great! Easy booking with Opentable too!"
    Dined on 8/11/2014
  • "We shared the porter house for two. Excellent quality, super tasty bread as a welcome treat. Absolutely recommended to go there. Like all restaurants in NYC, rather cold for European experiences, seems like people are not supposed to stay very long."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "From the moment I walked into the door and was met by energetic and interesting hostesses, I had a lovely time at Quality Meats. The service was excellent, as we had a great server and a great expeditor. Most importantly was an excellent menue and we loved our aps, steaks and sides. The food arrived cooked as we requested and the staff checked in on us an appropriate amont of time, to ensure good service, but not overwhelming us. I will be back."
    Dined on 8/9/2014
  • "Hands down best steak house in NY State! From the service to the food to the ambiance! There's not an item on that menu that is not delicious and well made........"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "This place highly recommended and it exceeded all expectations. Great drinks to start at the bar. Food and service was great!!"
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "This was my third trip to Quality Meats. Each time I have been there for a business lunch and had a salad topped with seafood. The first was spectacular: beautifully presented, flavorful, just perfect. The following two visits were huge disappointments. So bland that I thought they had forgotten to put the dressing on. Also, the presentation had changed remarkably. Perhaps a new kitchen staff? Not sure, but a $25+ salad should be something to remember in a better light than I remember these two! Side dishes of corn casserole and creamed spinach were delicious and really necessary to add a little more depth to the meal."
    Dined on 8/7/2014
  • "Lunched here with client. Food was good, although neither of had steak. Lemonade in a hot summer day was refreshing. Wait staff was prompt without being intrusive."
    Dined on 8/6/2014
  • "The filet was seared perfectly, sides outstanding, service exactly what you'd want. Very comfortable atmosphere with great bar and waitstaff."
    Dined on 8/5/2014
  • "great steakhouse - we loved the food and wine. it was as usually way too much food, which is a pity - not being able to eat all of the great steak, nor enjoy the starters or desserts :-) the staff was very professional and attentive and we had a great time. the noise level was rather high, not uncomfy though."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Wonderful service all round, from seating us even while someone was running late, to knowledgeable sommelier, to attentive staff throughout dinner. Had steak tartare. Had filter mignon. Had corn brulee side. All of it was perfection. FM cooked perfectly - highly recommended."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "We loved the food and the service. It's a bit too noisy for large groups though. Luckily we were taken to a table in one of the smaller rooms, where we enjoyed the porterhouse for two and the bone-in sirloin, with sides of sauteed spinach and roasted artichokes. Our waiter was terrific, suggesting a fantastic wine to accompany our dinner. We will definitely go back."
    Dined on 8/4/2014
  • "Had a wonderful dining experience! I had the bone in filet with bone marrow and my husband had the rib steak. Both were delicious and cooked perfectly to our instructions. The side of crispy potatoes were also great as was the grasshopper ice cream "pie" (more like a sundae). Our waiter was knowledgeable and overall we really enjoyed our dinner."
    Dined on 8/3/2014
  • "Great food . My waiter was the worst . Was not attentive and a little obnoxious. For example, my wife ordered the porterhouse , which it only comes for two. And the waiter states loudly the price. Like dude we are looking at the menu we can read. There were also moments in between appetizers where we had to ask for drinks when he ( waiter) passed by . Overall besides waiter food was excellent"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "i feel like many steakhouses keep a fairly basic / minimal menu in terms of their options for appetizers, side dishes, etc., so i was pleased at the variety offered here. we started with the baked oysters, which were delicious. i believe my boyfriend had ordered a ribeye, and i got the lobster, both of which were great - steak was perfectly cooked and seasoned. the waffle fries we got on the side were great as well. highly recommend."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "Great steak and worth the visit at least once. I had the bone in filet and it was pretty amazing, cooked perfectly. Would go again."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Service has to be better- waiters should not go MIA for 20+ min stretches."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "A great place with a non common name for a restaurant. Excellent service. Everything was delicious!"
    Dined on 7/28/2014
  • "The bacon and peanut butter app and the tomato salad were awesome. Rib eye was great cooked perfectly went with clients everyone enjoyed the food"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "I ate the biggest filet mignon I've ever seen in my life here and was not able to stop even after being full. It was perfectly medium cooked and delicious! The sides were also tasty. I would definitely eat here again. Perfect for a date night!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "That was my 2nd time at Quality Meats. All I can say is I will definitely go back, can't wait for the next time!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Had a great dinner experience for my brother's bachelor party. He wanted a "steak dinner," but not necessarily at an over-priced old school steakhouse. I thought Quality Meats would provide us the ambience of a great restaurant that was vibrant but also with a table that our group (of 7) some privacy so we could hear each other speak. They delivered!! And. the food was spectacular, our respective steaks (Filet Mignon, Rib Eye, and Hangar) were all cooked and marbalized to perfection, with great wine, and great appetizers and sides (especially "The Quality Potato). Service was very good and the final cost was reasonable considering the quality of the food, the amount we drank and that it is midtown New York. Thanks Quality Meats!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Very close tables , but great service and very friendly . Food was excellent , great porterhouse for 2 , charred med/rare !"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "One of our favorite places to dine when in the city. The food is just the best and portions huge! Friendly wait staff and management make it even better. If i had a complaint, it can be a bit noisy but it is very popular. Come hungry and leave smiling!"
    Dined on 7/25/2014