Terrific steakhouse not far from the subway station in Queens and close enough for those coming from Manhattan. Great happy hour at the bar......$1.00 oysters and 1/2 price drinks. Appetizers in this place are worth eating alone....mussels, homemade mozzarella and beefsteak tomatoes. Rib Eye was tasty and grilled to perfection. Service was great and chef is out to make you feel at this home. Worth a return for sure
5/28/2013 4:00:00 PM
I have been to this restaurant
I have been to this restaurant a few times and enjoyed it every time. I live on Long Island and it's worth the trip. Check out the beer garden down the street too for a drink before dining at S Prime.
6/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
The best steakhouse by far. I used to have Sparks as my number one now is Sprime . Who knew
6/5/2013 4:00:00 PM
Great Food and Staff
We were meeting our friends at a lounge at midnight so we had late reservations at S Prime because it was in the area. I was pleasantly surprised as I'm a little bit of a steak house snob. The steak tartare was very good (although they don't prepare it for you tableside) and the steak and sides were perfect. Our friends were running late and although the restaurant was empty, the staff made us another round of drinks and let us sit at the bar while we waited for our friends. And because they were extremely late, they joined us for a drink. It was a fabulous experience and I look forward to returning.
6/6/2013 4:00:00 PM
S Prime to be reckoned with......
Thoroughly satisfied with our 1st time dining experience at S Prime from their attentive service to their steak & wine selection. We were undecided between the cajun ribeye & bone-in filet mignon, so we ordered both, with side selections of creamed spinach & parmesian fries. The Chef sent out a complimentary app--maple bacon on a stick--yum! Then our dinner arrived--the steaks were perfectly cooked as ordered--medium +. The cajun ribeye was well-seasoned but it was the bone-in filet mignon that was my favorite. It was tender, perfect marbelization & flavoraful complimented by an Argetinian Malbec. Capped dinner off with a selection of 3 creme brulees--chocolate, caramel and vanilla. Will come back with more friends to share the experience.
6/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great steak...bone in rules and homemade mozzarella!!!
6/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
A steak house GEM!
The food and service at S Prime is out of this world fantastic!
6/14/2013 4:00:00 PM
Expensive but a great treat.
We really enjoyed ourselves and would likely go more often. Unfortunately, the price point is too high for the average night out. Steaks are HUGE (especially the aged steaks). My boyfriend and I split one and it was more than enough. I would definitely recommend splitting a steak, especially if you're planning to get appetizers and/or sides.
They have private rooms upstairs. We didn't go up to see it but it's a nice large group or special occasion option.
6/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Amazing Astoria Find
This place from the moment you walk in to the moment you walk out was amazing. The food (tartar trio, crab cakes - to start; filet minon and sea bass--entree; pecan pie-- dessert), was incredible. The wine list was great for any wine-o and the service was just so friendly and awesome.
Would go back in a heart beat.
6/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
excellent steak, toooo pricey
Hey, this IS Astoria, remember? While a few wines are in the $60-80 range, most wine bottles are over $100 and go up fast from there, Steak prices are like Manhattan, as are the sides and appetizers.
The kitchen is serious about adding some finesse to the high quality ingredients, but there's really no presentation. To tilt a steak platter o the juices would pool at one end, the waiter placed a saucer upside down and balanced the platter on it. The steak was excellent!
On a Thursday night, by 7:30 the noise was in shouting territory, exacerbated by the space having been designed with metal, concrete, and glass, nothing to absorb sound.
6/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
of all the steak spots in NYC this is the Best in Show
Great aged steak sides and people
You can find the chef checking all the tables
Best Food in NYC.
6/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
On going Experience
This was my third time at J Prime. This time we were celebrating our 39th anniversary. From the time we entered till the time we departed, it was again an on going experience.
7/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great steakhouse in Queens
This is a great steakhouse with a very nice ambiance. Nice selection in dry aged steaks and seafood. I've been here twice and it's always quiet and service is always attentive. I enjoyed the Cajun rib-eye and lobster mac n' cheese the best.
7/4/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent steaks, wonderful service
Decided to splurge and take my partner to S Prime. The bartender was friendly and accommodating. Waiter was very good and friendly. Steaks were excellent. I must say my partner likes well done meat. Very few restaurants can handle it. S Prime's well done steak was flavorful & extremely tender. Lobster mac & cheese very tasty; garlic mash...good flavor but were too wet (we like firmer mashed potatoes). Unfortunately we were given a table near the kitchen entrance. I suppose it couldn't be helped but being seated by that entrance always tends to carry a negative connotation in restaurants. Also, the group next to us was noisy. Ambience got much better after they left. In the end, I'm glad we went and we will return. Expensive but worth it.
7/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
The steaks were great, however, we had to send the originals back because they were more well-done than we wanted. The chef's telling us that what we had was medium rare, when it was really medium was off-putting. They did get us new steaks that were perfect, and replaced our onion rings with fresh ones. We'll give them another chance.
7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Everything... and i mean everything was simply top notch...
7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Classy steak house
We went on a Friday night. Great music, staff and food.
We will continue to go there. We love it.
7/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
it swings for the fences and its hitting it. S Prime can stand toe to toe with the best of them in terms of steak
8/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
The filet was amazing! The
The filet was amazing! The Benedict scallops was delicious but a little small. I would go back great for a date night.
8/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
Best steak house on the area.
Best steak house on the area. Good service and good food.
Even the music was really good.
8/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
The atmosphere made you feel
The atmosphere made you feel relax. In regards to the service you could not ask for anything better. The waitress was attentive and was ready to explain any item on the menu which had a excellent choice of both appetizers and dinner items. When to food came to the table it was hot and cooked the way you ordered it and it tasted excellent.
8/16/2013 12:00:00 AM
Excellent every time, which
Excellent every time, which is why it is one of my favorite places to go.
8/22/2013 5:00:00 PM
Oh my! What an amazing, high end and classy restaurant in Astoria. I had no idea how delicious the food would be, nonetheless the half priced drinks and $1 blue point oysters! The s prime steak was fabulous and I would definitely go back.
8/29/2013 5:00:00 PM
Good food, but pricey
Great for a special occasion, but tough on the budget. The place is beautiful inside and the food is fantastic. Service was a little slow, they could use a few more waiters and the prices were a bit higher than they need to be. But overall a good experience.
8/30/2013 12:00:00 AM
Best dining experience In years
Impeccable service, wonderful atmosphere and amazing food all made for spectacular evening with my my spouse. I highly recommend this restaurant for either romantic special occasions or event celebrations,
8/31/2013 12:00:00 AM
Celebrated my husband's birthday.
It was our first time there. I decided to take my husband there to celebrate his birthday. The food was excellent and our waitress was very nice. The hostess and our waitress wished him a happy birthday. We will definitely be going back.
9/6/2013 12:00:00 AM
The waiting time was long & The price was a little high $$$$, but over all S prime was very good, food tasted great, it had nice service. Would defenanly recomend to friends.
9/7/2013 12:00:00 AM
The King of Steakhouses
This place has the best steak in town. they have great decor friendly staff and the head chef comes out to greet the diners. you even get a free sample to get your appetite going. my girlfriend and i have been there 2x. the muscles and the trio tar tar are amazing. the steaks were cooked perfectly to our liking and seasoned very well. the lobster mac and chesse was yummy. overall this is a great place to go.
9/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
Had an excellent dining experience. Will come back again!
9/13/2013 12:00:00 AM
Good But Expensive
Everything about S Prime is great except the prices. No one expects a steak house to be inexpensive, but this is Astoria, after all, not Manhattan. I'd go back for a special occasion -- the room, the service and the food were all first rate. But I'd go back more often if entrees and appetizers were $5 to $10 less.
9/14/2013 12:00:00 AM
had a great time. loved it. can't wait to come back. everyone should check this place out.
9/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
Amazing Food and Great Service
Loved the appearance of the place! The decor was modern and comfortable. Great lighting and was very romantic as well! Awesome wine selection and cocktails! Yummy appetizers and amazing steak. Everything tasted excellent and our waiter was so nice and helpful. We really enjoyed ourselves. I will definately recommend this place to all of my friends and can't wait to come back.
9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
One of the best
This is not a place for those looking for a cheap meal. This IS a place for those looking for outstanding food and great service.
Regarding the food:
Oysters were fresh and tasty
Roasted bone marrow was incredibly delicious
Spicy tuna tartar was good, but not exciting at all. The first 2 courses may have set the bar a bit high.
The mushroom soup amuse bouche was outstanding
The star of the show was a 60 day aged rib eye, which was fork tender with a dense and complex flavor profile.
The side of lobster mac and cheese was creamy and delicious.
9/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
The first time I ate at S
The first time I ate at S Prime it was good - this past weekend it was outstanding. They got the seasoning just right and it was absolutely delicious.
9/27/2013 12:00:00 AM
We went for an anniversary dinner. staff and chef were top-notch the best!!!!!, worth the trip from Manhattan. Will be visiting again this year. Steaks are Great, Wine List Extensive , Waiters ( Shannon was the Best!!!)Atmosphere..Can't wait to see private dining rooms.
9/28/2013 12:00:00 AM
We had a great dinner here! We shared the porter house cooked medium (which really seemed like medium rare), the mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. The steak was amazing, and the sides were good. The waiters are very helpful and attentive without being overbearing. Also, they have happy hour - 1/2 off drinks and $1 oysters at the bar. The space is really cool - it's dark so it feels intimate, but spacious so you're not crowded on your neighbors.
10/3/2013 12:00:00 AM
Skip Peter Luger's! This restaurant has everything: great food, great service and a lovely atmosphere...Glad we found it and have already recommended it to friends.
10/9/2013 12:00:00 AM
First name greatest, last name ever
This was the greatest ever, a night I will not forget
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Very nice place, our waiter was excellant and the food was very good.Also nice bar and sitting area
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Great time at S Prime
Visited S Prime for a much-needed romantic evening out with the wife. The food was nothing short of excellent, (I'm talking about you, Cajun Ribeye). That evening we were treated to complimentary bacon-wrapped dates stuffed with goat cheese before the main course and a glass of moscato afterwards. Both were quite nice, which I happily told the chef when he dropped by our table to check on us. Overall a great experience!
10/11/2013 12:00:00 AM
Delicious date night
We had the filet mignon with asparagus and the diver scallop benedict. Both were excellent, they nailed the medium rare my beloved requested and the scallops were perfectly seared. The sweet potato chorizo hash was tasty and unexpected. The asparagus was still piping hot, which seems to be a rarity these days. Definitely recommend it for a date night or guy's night out. Will be going back soon!
10/12/2013 12:00:00 AM
This place is a gem and ranks
This place is a gem and ranks at the top of the NY steak house pantheon. I can't say enough great things about it from the service, to the steaks, sides, the room and the dedicated executive chef to his craft.
10/17/2013 12:00:00 AM
One of my favorite places
One of my favorite places to go out to dinner. The staff and food are always on point which makes each experience worth it as well as keeping me coming back over and over.
10/17/2013 5:00:00 PM
Nice low-key Sat dinner spot...
Tasty food mixed with half price happy hour on a Saturday eve topped off a day of sightseeing with out-of-town relatives... Dollar oysters and other shareable appetizers was welcome start to a top notch dinner. Staff was reasonably familiar with the offerings and professionally attentive.
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
Favorite place to eat!
Food and service are always excellent! Definitely worth going off the beaten path!!!
10/19/2013 12:00:00 AM
1st Choice Steakhouse
Although the lighting is a little low here in this restaurant, and old eyes like mine have trouble seeing, especially in the dark, all of my other senses were super tuned to every other detail of my dinner. The smells emanating from the kitchen were just mini notes of the flavor explosion that was to come. We didn't order an appetizer, went straight for the aged steak. This was to save room for dessert. Our server, Marlene, took very good care of us, ensuring our hydration needs were met and exceeded. She was very capable of explaining all the different selections available. When the steaks (i got the ribeye and my wife the filet) were gone, the apple tart with vanilla ice cream came next. Deliciously hot with the cold ice cream on spot.
10/26/2013 12:00:00 AM
Back on track
My last visit stated while its the best steak in the city the service was on a decline. Not anymore. Great service and steak. All of us dining have noticed the change and we will be back again and again. Best place for happy hour.
11/1/2013 12:00:00 AM
Happy we went
We got the SignatureSteak 28oz. 60day dry aged Ribeye. My wife and I shared it. We also got the LobsterMacncheese, fries and corn. The steak came out cut. Our waiter asked which piece (center or edge) each would like. This was helpful cause of our diff preference. The waiter than surprised me by beginning to serve us the sides. He asked first and began serving us some lobster mac and cheese, fries, etc. to make the complete dish. For a second I felt like I was at home. Great Service! Really good Food! We also ordered a few cocktails which were nice and strong. The place is pricey for the average person, since the cost of the steak itself would have been a meal for two, elsewhere but all in all a great experience and we were happy we went.
11/1/2013 5:00:00 PM
I made reservations for my husband and myself to celebrate our anniversary.I wanted a nice atmosphere and steak since my husband is a big fan of it.Well I picked the right place.Food was delicious service was amazing and we got to meet the chef who prepared a beautiful dessert for us for our special night. Definitely will be eating there again.
11/11/2013 4:00:00 PM
Chef Joel is a genius he really
Chef Joel is a genius he really is. Everything was amazing!!!!
11/14/2013 4:00:00 PM