Quality Meats
Quality Meats

Quality Meats

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.qualitymeatsnyc.com/
  • Phone: 2123717777
  • 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: Steak, American
  • 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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Quality Meats reviews from OpenTable diners
488 reviews since May 19, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.5
    Service4.2
  • Ambiance4.2
    Noise LevelEnergetic
91% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (259)fit for foodies (215)notable wine list (168)good for groups (166)hot spot (133)romantic (123)vibrant bar scene (86)neighborhood gem (77)great for lunch (47)late-night find (39)kid-friendly (13)great for outdoor dining (9)great for brunch (5)scenic view (3)Show More
  • Best Steakhouse ever!
    AgatheH
    Dined on 8/25/2014
    Quality meats had been recommended to me by different friends and I understand why! The meat was melting in my mouth, the corn creme brulee was delicious. I followed the advice of the waitress to take the Parmesan waffle fries. They were a little bit dry and very normal compared to the rest. Next time (and there will definitely be one) I will take the creamed spinach. The design of the interior is amazing (much classier and modern than any other steakhouse I have been to). The only negative thing might be the noise level, which was really high. But that's how it is in nice places in New-York. To conclude, I loved it and can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • rstolz
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Amazing! Just amazing! Best steak house in NYC! Great service, excellent dinner, fantastic dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Surprise dinner
    NYCDiner3188VIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Surprise dinner was hosted here - team we extremely accommodating and allowed for the surprise to be a success! Food and wine was delicious for picky eaters. Would definitely recommend to friends.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CoupleOfFoodiesVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Everything was really good! Especially the signature corn creme brûlée! Like that they had a smaller cheaper hanger steak option for myself since I don't finish the larger steaks that are usually on steakhouse menus.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous
    tlobri
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I was a little hesitant because of the name of the restaurant (terrible name, fabulous restaurant). I loved everything about this place. The atmosphere, the décor, the service and especially the food. Will definitely go back and remember this one if I have someone I want to impress.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always a big favorite
    VisitorVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    You can't go wrong here. The steaks are among the best we've ever had, but the other entrees are also top notch. A frequent special, Dover sole, is terrific. The tomahawk ribeye is spectacular. Great, varied menu. The sides include some wonderfully decadent choices, including the broccoli cheese balls and the waffle fries. Terrific wine list filled with interesting choices for reasonable prices. Oh, and the steak sauce they make by hand tableside -- so great. I could eat that stuff on anything.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Enjoyed every bite
    Jenny
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Delicious food. I wanted my steak cooked a little more and they quickly and kindly complied. More than competent service, and friendly to my 3 year old daughter. A Slightly rushed feeling at check time is my only complaint.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • judyyankVIP
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    The food was very good but the service was really lacking - never refilled water or beverages, had to ask for things like salt twice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Quality anytime
    Iluvnyc
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Whatever the occasion I don t think you can go wrong with quality meets.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Great Steakhouse
    ArchRef
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    I really enjoyed Quality Meats. I had the bone in rib eye which was perfectly cooked and delicious. A great cut of beef. The sides were good. The creamed spinach and the grilled asparagus were tasty, but similar to what you would find at most time steakhouses. The chocolate cake was good, but the custard topped with raspberries was outstanding. Delicious and refreshing.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Night
    Hdahlby
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Amazing, unique foods - plus your favorite steak in any cut you could want. Awesome service, outstanding atmosphere. Took our request for seating seriously. Even brought champagne to help us celebrate our anniversary. GO TO THIS RESTAURANT! You will not be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Cheech
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Steak was decent, had better. It could of been a better experience had the noise level been more tolerable and the wait staff more attentive. The noise level was so bad we couldn't even hear one another- left with no dessert!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Grat Steak
    nuvysta
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    We were there at lunch, service was efficient, polite and fast, steak and sides were really of great quality. Not cheap but deserve it.
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, good for groups, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • lorettawin
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We had six people and all enjoyed and the out of towners were very impressed with the food.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place but steaks were dry.
    SGNS
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, great for lunch
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Boom!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/18/2014
    This was an amazing dinner and one of the top steak houses in the US.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Fabulous
    francescas1
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Meat Lovers Paradise
    Hiexpectations
    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!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Basically Perfect
    jlaza
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    The entire experience was fantastic. Cannot find a thing wrong with the entire meal, the service, the atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great
    BVRC
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sophisticated Bachelor Party Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Amazing birthday dinner!
    KMarsh
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • ScottnRo
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    Delicious and great service!! Great ambiance too!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing Experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Changed
    foodgal
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    For me is the best meat you can eat in NYC. Try to taste the corn brule
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was delicious
    DylraddVIP
    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!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Only two word....
    Fp69
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    The best. The best meat that I have eat in MY life.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Quality Meats was Terrific!
    TerryTheDiner
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Midtown Spot
    BigdaddyNYC
    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.
    Special Features:
    hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food ! What , I can't hear u
    foodie1234
    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?
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  • Great place Great food
    Pgstylin99
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    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!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent meat & good wine
    UandRinNYC
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Loved Quality Meats
    SteveDS
    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.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • hands down!
    JoeD
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    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........
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wowed!!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    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!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Two bland lunches
    UWSFoodie
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    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.
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  • Good food, professional service
    DineFine
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • outstanding steakhouse
    BC17
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    The filet was seared perfectly, sides outstanding, service exactly what you'd want. Very comfortable atmosphere with great bar and waitstaff.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • loved the place
    fridtjofen
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    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.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic