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T-BAR Steak & Lounge (Upper East Side)
T-BAR Steak & Lounge (Upper East Side)

T-BAR Steak & Lounge (Upper East Side) Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.tbarnyc.com
  • Phone: (212) 772-0404
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Saturday: 12:00pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 5:30pm - 9:30pm; All Day Menu: Monday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 12:00am
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Ben Zwicker
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: Semi private party room with maximum capacity 35 people for seat down dinner.
  • Private Party Contact: Sara (212) 772-3289

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 73rd Street
  • Public Transit: 6 train @ 77th Street
  • Parking: Street Parking
A word from T-BAR Steak & Lounge (Upper East Side)
T-Bar Steak & Lounge is Tony Fortuna's new spin on the classic steak house.

Chef Ben Zwicker's menu consists of raw bar that includes tartares; steak
bar that includes prime cuts and as well as tuna and salmon steaks;
appetizers are divided in classic and market driven; sauces are global and
diverse; entrees, too, present a roster of classics and new world items; and
a long, long list of sides complements every dish on the menu. T-Bar &
Lounge speaks to many tastes, from cocktail & wine lovers, to grazers and
full on steak aficionados.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Great steaks, salads, sides. The feel of a neighborhood steak house. Only issue was the half hour wait, with a reservation."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Very consistant. Age appropriate (for baby boomers)."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "This was my first time at T-Bar, met a friend for lunch and the food was great and came out quickly. My only observation is that they don't seem to have their service model down. I think we had at least four different people wait on us and simple things like getting your ice tea refilled seemed to be quite confusing to the staff. I think in their attempt to be attentive something was lost in execution. Would certainly try it again."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "This is one of our favorite neighbor restaurants and Sunday night was a real pleasure. Normally T-Bar is very crowded and noisy, but on Sunday only about half of the tables were in use and the noise level and ambiance was quite nice. My wife and I shared the T-Bad salad which was wonderful and the bone in rib eye was a perfect medium with a hot pink center. Baked carrots and baked potato for sides completed a very nice meal."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Fresh high quality food. excellent menu choices.The desserts are the best in the city. my trainer has barred me from eating here. I could eat there every night."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Never fails! Delicious food, amazing service and beautiful ambiance!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Steaks measure up to pretty much any steakhouse in the city, and are perfectly prepared. But perhaps our favorite part is the fabulous salads (kale) and sides (Brussels sprouts). You can walk out of there feeling almost healthy. It is a comfortable spot and the service is very good. Our favorite UES option."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "T Bar is excellent for lunch when there is virtually no bar crowd and so the noise level, which can be deafening at night, doesn't exist - so a great lunch spot. Food is always excellent. Service is good, sometime lapsing in things like refilling water glasses etc. Dinner is always good food ,but so noisy you cannot hear. We do like the restaurant a lot- food is fresh and week prepared."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Perfectly nice restaurant. Thought prices were high. Seems to be a neighborhood place. Won't run to go back, but would go again if convenient."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "great place. low key good food and a noise level that was handable."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The decor was very inviting.We ordered from the rstrnt wk menu. The kale salad&salmon ceviche was delish. 2 of us had the filet mignon- mediocre.The risotto-fntstc.The service-waiters were hasty & a little intrusive.They lingered bhnd our chairs waiting impatiently 4 us to finish each course.They circled our table 3-4x which made us feel uncmfrtbl.They werent engaging & unfriendly, so I thought perhaps it was the practice of the retrnt. But, we noticed that this behvr was specific to our party.It felt as tho we were uninvited guests & the host wanted us 2 leave.I’m hoping it wasn’t bcus we were the only minorities n the entire rstrnt or bcus we were ordering from the $38 menu I don’t think we r going back."
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "the food and wine was amazing, love the Angus Beef Tartar and Foie Gras and chicken liver parfait....will definitely go there again"
    Dined on 3/6/2014
  • "Crowded, good service, lots of families with young children, which was no problem but changes the ambience Food good, enjoyable night"
    Dined on 11/22/2013
  • "The food here is always great. The music was a bit loud and I had trouble hearing my friends from across the table. This tends to get a somewhat older crowd (30+) so I don't think such loud music is necessary or wanted."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "Food was good, Service as good. Drinks were good People were friendly and helpful. We were early, 5 PM, so it was not crowded."
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "Always a great choice whether brunch, lunch or dinner. This upper east side restaurant you can always count on for a great experience. Reliable service and delicious food! Always a great choice!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Terrific dinner. Chilean sea bass was superb. The best. Filet was likewise excellent. We will certainly return."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "The Restaurant Week menu gives great value and delicious choices. This place has the best bread basket in the city!!"
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "We had such a yummy dinner here! The foie gras and chicken liver was so good, I even ordered one to go! The filet mignon was cooked to perfection and the ambiance was perfect for a casual and fun date night. Can't wait to return!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "We went for Restaurant Week and had lunch. We chose it for location close to home, and availability of a lat-minute table on President's Day. Our expectations were highly surpassed. The decor was understated and comfortable, but elegant. The service was excellent. While nothing fancy, all the food was fresh and exceedingly well-prepared. I had the pate and the salmon; my girlfriend had the chopped salad appetizer and the salad with salmon as an entree. Both came with the same generous amount of salmon, well-seared and juicy, one of the best salmon entrees I have had at a restaurant, more surprising since this is a steakhouse. The banana desert was noteworthy. The apple crisp was average for its genre. Good wine selection. Recommended."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "If not for this wonderful city wide dining event, I would never have discovered a gem like TBar. I could tell my meal would be good as soon as the bread basket was brought out. Freshly baked foccaccia! My salmon was cooked perfectly and the dessert sumptuous. I will return!"
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "Good food and service. A little loud and tables very close making conversation difficult. Service, greeters and bar excellent."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "I've been there many times for dinner and the quality of the food and service has been consistently excellent. The tuna tartare appetizer is the best I've had despite the fact that the $22.00 price tag knocked me for a loop. The small filet was lean and tasty. The French fries were worth every calorie and the martinis were as good as it gets. I requested a quiet table in the back of the restaurant, which is exactly where I was seated. The noise levels were much lower than usual and the crowd was much thinner than usual, mainly because of the February vacation break. I look forward to returning soon."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "T Bar is an easy place to go in the neighborhood. The service and reception is consistent & very good. Unfortunately the food is not always as consistent."
    Dined on 2/12/2014
  • "I live in the neighborhood and love it here. The food is amazing and love when the duck in on the menu. I do miss Miriam the hostess who is beyond words the nicest in the business and always accommodating. Now I have to venture to SoHo."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "Hamburger not worth $28 ! Whether they give you FF or not. The flavor was not good"
    Dined on 2/6/2014
  • "TBar can always be depended on for first class salads and burgers. The food isn't sophisticated, but it's consistently good. Service is always courteous and polite."
    Dined on 2/5/2014
  • "T-Bar has good food and service. We like watching the people at the bar and having dinner a safe place to have dinner"
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "I really enjoyed the vibe of this restaurant. The food was excellent and the service was very good."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "This place has the best tuna tartare iI've ever tried! The steaks are also amazing"
    Dined on 1/24/2014
  • "I brought my wife in for 35th Bday. We had such a great time, we will def be going back. We had some of the best food we have ever had. The seabass and the bone in Rib eye are out of this world good. Service was perfect and the ambience is amazing! Highly recommend TBar!"
    Dined on 1/17/2014
  • "One of the more reasonable of the steak houses. Steak is good and there is also a good variety of other things on the menu. Also, good drinks. Service is adequate even when they're busy - which is often."
    Dined on 1/14/2014
  • "Met a friend and had an enjoyable evening. Service was good though not outstanding. Enjoyed the chopped salad but the rib eye was a bit tough. I love steak and this did not meet expectations. Nevertheless, overall it is a fun place, the bar was lively and ambiance hit a good note too. We stayed a bit long and still made comfortable, not rushed. My friends shrimp cocktail was excellent and she thought her hamburger was very good too."
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "Good local place for lunch. Nothing exceptional but consistent food."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "A sure winner! This restaurant never fails, providing delicious food, excellent service and a vibrant atmosphere!"
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Nice setting but a bit pricey for the average food."
    Dined on 12/27/2013
  • "We had a near perfect steakhouse meal on Christmas day. Really fresh Blue Point oysters (minor issue is lack of oyster variety that evening), delicious kale salad, perfect filet's, excellent brussel sprouts and carrots. Everything was delicious and perfectly prepared. Will be back. Often."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "We visit here regularly and service tonight was below the usual. Maybe because it was Christmas eve, but we waited close to 20 minutes to get our plates cleared after the main course. Food was good as usual."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Nice little gem in the upper east side! The tbone porterhouse steak for 2 is delicious! Their bread awesome...."
    Dined on 12/22/2013
  • "I think they have the best pizza in nyc. The olive bread is also amazing"
    Dined on 12/20/2013