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About Ben and Jack's Steakhouse 44th Street

Ben & Jack’s steakhouse has been delivering the quintessential New York City steakhouse experience since opening its first location in 2005. In search of the holy grail of steaks, there are very few steakhouses in New York City, whose time-honored tradition stands alone: classic dishes prepared to perfection, prime dry-aged steaks, classic steakhouse menu, delectable seafood and exemplary customer service.

219 East 44th Street
New York, NY 10017
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 3:45pm; Dinner: Daily: 4:00pm - 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 682-5678

Website:
http://www.benandjackssteakhouse.com/

Parking Details:
Garage conveniently located diagonally across the street at 230 East 44th Street, at discounted rates.

Public Transit:
The 4, 5 & 6 Trains to 42nd Street.

Private Party Facilities:
We invite you to share in an unforgettable steakhouse experience. Our SEMI-private dining rooms are ideal for both personal and Corporate occasions, large and small.

Private Party Contact:
Tina or Admir: (888) 811-8372

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Kosher, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Ben and Jack's Steakhouse 44th Street Ratings and Reviews

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4.4

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4.7

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4.4

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4.1

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89% would recommend it to a friend

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 (New England)·Dined on January 2, 2018

New Years Eve and Birthday visit- had made the reservation on open table. Place was empty, other than one other group (it was New Year’s Day so it was pretty slow) . The service was astounding, the food was amazing, and they surprised us with a bday song and desert. I’d definitely return, and recommend.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Excellent steak. The side dishes were only okay; the Mac and cheese lobster tasted a little too fishy and no pieces of lobster.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Ben and Jacks is awesome! Everything is ala cart and add in’s can easily make it expensive. The food is great tasting. It’s worth the price.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Perfect steak,nice ambience,great for family,children friendly,nice weathers and staff ❤️

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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Buona qualità ma prezzo eccessivamente alto; per una bibita, una bistecca ed un caffè abbiamo speso $80 a persona

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Steak was awesome! Sides delish! We’d go back for sure!!

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 18, 2017

the rebirth of Ben and Jacks is a boon to Manhattan's midtown east! Outstanding food returns to east 44th street. And the Price Fixe lunch special cannot be beaten! Try it you will thank me, I promise. Jeff

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 13, 2017

My steak was fantastic. I’ve eaten at a fair amount of steak houses and this steak was right up at the top.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 13, 2017

Food was good but not great-given the price, I expected more. Our server was pushy and impatient despite us not being there long. Sparks and The Strip House are far better.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Glad they are back again! The steaks are great with extraordinary service.

Tags: Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Excellent food and service

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 (Miami)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Loved the atmosphere....the service was great and our dinner as well! Highly recommend!

Tags: Seasonal, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Great lunch special and service is excellent. Good for either a business lunch or with a friend. I thought the wait staff really cared about providing good service

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Outstanding all around. Great food ideal for sharing and terrific service. My favorite when in nyc

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Casual, Gluten Free Options
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 15, 2017

We had the bacon, shrimp, onion and tomato salad, ribeye, salmon, broccoli, peas and onions, and baked potatoes. Everything was delicious and prepared perfectly. Service was attentive and friendly. Portions are huge.

Tags: Casual, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2012

Quality of food and attentiveness of staff were still excellent, especially given the pending temporary closure of the restaurant. I look forward to its return in 2 years.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 25, 2012

My husband and I have been to several fine dining restaurants/steakhouses. This was not one of them. While the service was excellent, the food was average. Overall, the experience was good, but just not great. Atmosphere was cozy and friendly. The dining room looked a little tired. The bread was cold. My crab cake appetizer was cool in the center...and I suspect it was frozen. The menu does not list steak sizes so I ordered the filet mignon thinking it would be 6-8 oz, but it was at least 10-12 or more...this could easily be split with someone. Mashed potatoes had no flavor and needed seasoning...adding salt/pepper made a big difference. The dessert, however, was delicious. They have nailed the chocolate mousse cake!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2012

I THINK BEST STEAK IN NYC, GREAT SERVICE.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 24, 2012

We went to Ben and Jack's for a festive Christmas Eve dinner. I was immediately disappointed with the lack of holiday decor and lack of holiday ambiance on Christmas Eve. I wanted to feel like we were having a special evening out. It was as if we just came from the office on any given day. The service was slow in coming, but once they arrived at our table the waiters were very kurt with taking our orders. Made us feel as though they were in a big rush. Two of our cocktails were not what we ordered. The waiters did not seemed concerned at all. The tables were too close together.
Food was very good. Great Chilean seabass and sirloin.....the chips and onion loaf is better at The Palm. Will not go again.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 22, 2012

The Best steakhouse in New York City !

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2012

When I am asked about a resturant the most important thing is the food and service. On both accounts you hit it out of the park. If I had one complaint it was the size of the mash potato dish. It was a little small. Being Irish I go to a stake house for stake and potato....the one supprize I did have was the cream spinach, it was great and I don't eat spinach

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Hot Spot
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 19, 2012

The food was ok but the service stinks. The waiters were very unprofessional.

Tags: Late-night Find
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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on December 18, 2012

The steak was good; however, the onion rings were not rings just pieces of onions. The service was not what you would expect from a place like this. The waiter did not check on us to see if we needed anything. Will not go back.

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 (Denver)·Dined on December 18, 2012

Always a terrific experience.
On my short list of "musts" while in NYC.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2012

Outstanding service and wonderful food. Everytime we are in New York, we make it a must to go to Ben and Jack's and it never disapoints.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 15, 2012

We were in the city with friends for our annual Nyc Christmas celebration and we like to try a different lunch spot that is more special than the usual places that we would normally have lunch. I was let down from the start. The waiter brought us the dinner menu only ( we weren't there late it was 1:45). We had to ask for the lunch menu and he acted sneaky about it and we weren't too sure if he was trying to scam us or if it was an honest mistake. We ordered an appetizer of calamari that was average at best. We also had salads that were nothing special. Then 3 of us had cheeseburgers that we ordered medium and they were Very undercooked. None of us are the types to send food back so we made the best of it. Wouldn't eat there again.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 14, 2012

Food, though tasty, was warm not hot. Waiter forgot to bring out some of meal, but host helped him. Great Ca wine list. Great cheesecake.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 12, 2012

Great steak house with many other options. One of my favorites.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 12, 2012

Excellent First time I had been there for Lunch. Held up to the standards of evening dinning.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2012

I liked the old mansion ambiance, cosy, dark, wooden furniture.
Reservation recommended. We had dinner at 6 pm with only few other guests, at 8 pm the restaurant was full.
Service is well-timed, very helpful, attentive and professional, meaning they know well about what they are serving (not always the case).
We had a very tasty crab-cake for starter, size just right. Then rib-eye and mushrooms, wine and whiskey. One side dish plate is far enough for two. The wine list is large with lots of affordable wines, by bottle and by glass. The australian cabernet was a very nice company to the steak.
The medium-rare steak was delicious, there is nothing more to say.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 10, 2012

Food was good. Service is just fine, very friendly.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2012

We waited for the table more then 15 minutes. Steak was less then average

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 8, 2012

we selected the restaurant based on the fact that we were staying on the east side. Ben and Jack's steakhouse was excellent! The steak was probably the best I've ever eaten, and the side dishes were top notch as well.

I will be back!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2012

Very attentive staff and overall outstanding from start to finish!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on December 3, 2012

The food was not that great. The Lobster had hint of an ammonia taste to it & over cooked.
The Mushroom was not hot. Could not understand a word anyone was speaking (Heavy Russia dialect). The crab cake was too small. There rendition a of Qtr. slices of Iceberg lettuce with blue cheese salad was horrible.
The filet was okay, but nothing to talk about back home. The oyster again okay but nothing to about back home.

I wanted to bring it to the managers attention concerning the lobster, but decided not to.
I just paid for meal and left a 20% tip.

What a night :(

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2012

Everything was very good. The steak was delicious! The only issue was the mashed potatoes. The portion was small and they were quite bland. Everything else was fine. Growing up in the Midwest what is steak without delicious and large portion of potatoes?

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2012

It was only ok. I've been here before and had a much better steak. I asked if we could bring our own wine for dinner and they said ok with a cork charge, They charged me 35.00 which was fair. My steak was not as good as i had before. With so many steak restaurants in the city I feel they need to increase there portion size of the rib eye and getter a better cut of Prime.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2012

EXCELLENT, BUT LUGERS BETTER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 30, 2012

To me this is the best, most consistent steakhouse in Manhattan. The porterhouse has been cooked perfectly each time I've been there. The steaks are as good as Peter Luger and they a better selection of appetizers, sides and beer/drinks, and they take credit cards unlike Luger. This review applies to both locations.

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 28, 2012

We went for lunch during the week and I thought it was odd the place was empty. The food was not good and the wait staff knew it and tried to replace however the damage was done. With so many great steakhouses in NYC I will not be going back to Ben and Jack's.

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