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About Benjamin Steakhouse

For serious steak-connoisseurs, Benjamin is a must visit. The restaurant, located in the heart of Manhattan, offers the finest and carefully selected prime USDA meat, dry aged to perfection. Wide selection of wines and vintages for pairing. The 5,000 square foot restaurant features a ten-foot working fireplace, rich chocolate brown leather seating, oak wood paneling, vaulted decorative ceiling, and modern brass amber toned chandeliers.

52 East 41st Street
New York, NY 10017
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 11:00pm
Saturday - Sunday: 7:30am- 11:00pm

Cross Street:
Between Park and Madison Avenues

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 297-9177

Website:
http://www.benjaminsteakhouse.com/

Catering:
Please inquire for details.

Parking Details:
Parking is available at a public lot on 41st Street between Lexington and Park Avenues.

Public Transit:
Grand Central Station (4|5|6|7|S)

Executive Chef:
Arturo McLeod

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Please inquire for details.

Specials

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

Christmas Day Special Menus & Offers

Monday, December 25, 2017

Details

Eat, drink, and be merry this Christmas with Benjamin Steakhouse's delectable 3-course Christmas feast, complete with a complimentary glass of Eggnog. $79.95 per person, excludes tax and gratuity.

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Say goodbye to 2017 in style with an elegant 3-course menu, live music, and open bar at Benjamin Steakhouse! $295 per person, excludes tax and 20% gratuity.

Private Dining

Benjamin Steakhouse offers both private and semi-private dining spaces for all manners of business or celebratory occasions.

Benjamin Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Business Meals (85)
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Notable Wine List (52)
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Romantic (39)
Fit for Foodies (37)
Good for Groups (37)
Pre/post Theatre (23)
Neighborhood Gem (21)
Casual (20)
Bar Seating (20)
Fun (19)
Cozy (18)
Great for Lunch (16)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Worth the Drive (15)
Comfort Food (14)
People Watching (12)
Hot Spot (11)
Tasting Menu (11)
Paleo Friendly (10)
Sunday Lunch (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Happy Hour (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Seasonal (4)
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Creative Cuisine (3)
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Kid-friendly (2)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Experience was just ehh for me. I think they were having an off day.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

We were seated immediately which was awesome. The food was very good as was the service and the ambiance. They came and brought desert with candles for our friends birthday which was a nice touch to the evening.

Close to other bars for after dinner also.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Poconos)·Dined 3 days ago

Great meal. Wonderful staff. Relaxing atmosphere.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent food and timely NYC ambiance! Eventhough we had an 8:00 reservation, we had to wait over an hour to be seated...and we were packed like sardines into a very small area. 😏

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

This was a special dinner. Steakhouse is in back of a hotel. We were seated in a quiet area, unfortunately right at service door to hotel so when room service was delivered to hotel they went thru these doors, and didn't close them.....letting freezing cold air in. The food was excellent. My daughter and I shared a porterhouse for 2, perfectly cooked. My husband had the vesl chop, also very good, and the creamless spinach was fab. Server was good. Desert, fair. Very noisy, very crowded. Bathrooms were really GROSS, with long lines and coat check very sloppy....brought wrong coats. They care about the food, not so much the customer experience. It's not close to a Peter Luger or Del Fresco. Will not go out of our way to go back nor recommend.

Tags: Paleo Friendly
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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

There was four of us...2 ordered filet mignon, they were awesome, melt in your mouth delicious, 1 ordered sirloin, he was happy but I thought it was tough and I ordered the double lobster tails and honestly I should have sent back...they were overcooked dry and chewy...
The place was packed, service was great from check in to bar to table all fine!! only complaint was the fish

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·Dined 5 days ago

オープンテーブルのサイトが悪いのか、店なのか、私の伝え方か?花やケーキを頼みましたが出て来ない。予約より15分前に到着。15分店先で立ちながら待たされ、店は騒がしく、席も狭く、ファミレスみたい。カジュアルにしか使えませんね!

Tags: Fun, Casual, Good for Groups
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·Dined 5 days ago

Reservations were at 7 and the table was ready at 7:31. Tight quarters in the bar and front door area. Steaks were perfect and crab cake was superior. Our waiter Ricky was excellent and we forgot the wait shortly after taking our seats

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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Côté positif : service chaleureux et rapide, repas exquis (lobster cocktail, filet mignon boeuf et rib eye steak, cheesecake)
Côté moins bon : nous avons réservé pour 20:30 et avons attendu environ 30 minutes pour avoir une table, heureusement le repas nous a fait oublié cette attente,
Autrement, comme tous les restaurants bondés de NY, c est très bruyant... nous suisses ne sommes peut-être pas habitué?
Conseil : prendre un accompagnement pour 2, cela suffit amplement.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 6 days ago

It was very crowded with a Holiday crowd but we were seated promptly and the service, including the waiter’s suggestions, was excellent.

Tags: Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

the steak is a little cook over

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

I’ve been here so many times , always good to be here .
Service is perfect , food is perfect
Will come back again

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Tasting Menu, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Perhaps the Best Steakhouse in Manhattan. Bar none.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Great experience!
Food was superb and service was great!
I loved Steak for 2!
Don’t forget to order home fries and cream spinach!
Wonderful restaurant

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·Dined on December 5, 2017

Best Steak restaurant on the planet! You cannot find better quality meat or better cooking to perfection. And for dessert the key lime pie is delectable.

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Authentic, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Every aspect of our dinner was excellent. The porterhouse for 2 was amazing. We had a tomato/mozzarella appy with the steak, which was freshly homemade. Great wine list as well. The service was outstanding. We will definitely go back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

GREAT food and atmosphere - better than any place in my hometown of Chicago!!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

This was a disappointing experience. My husband and I, along with my sister and brother in law had a reservation for 3 pm as we were in the city for a show that started at 6 pm. After we were seated our waiter asked if we'd like to see the wine list, did we prefer bottled or tap water, brought us bread and disappeared. Several minutes later he returned and asked if we were ready to order. We said we'd like to order some drinks first. I might have ignored this had it been busy but at that hour, except for a few other tables, we had the place to ourselves. We did enjoy our meal and everything was fine until dessert, which we all enjoyed....until my husband found a hair in his pecan pie. Not on it, baked into it. Okay, it happens and they did not charge us for it. Fine. But what put the icing on the cake, so to speak, was the espresso that my husband and brother in law ordered. I don't recall what they charge for it but future diners should be aware that a cup of espresso consists of barely 1 Tablespoon of coffee in an otherwise empty cup. Needless to say, we won't be going back.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Staff and management here are excellent. They are extremely caring and want you to enjoy your experience as well as your dinner. The use of Canadian Bacon is fantastic and compliments the food. I would recommend Benjamin's for a nice occasion.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Travelled from the UK,I had googled places to eat and this place came with top reviews and now i know why.The steaks are the best I have ever eaten,mine was the rib eye and my wifes was the sirloin both cooked to perfection and both huge slabs of meat, we had cottage fries onion rings and Benjamin fries and creamed spinach to accompany although the meat by itself was more than enough!Great service and ambience but not the cheapest but I guess at the end of the day you get what you pay for

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

The food was disappointing and portions were small for price. Won't go back.
Waiter was. Nice guy but not helpful with menu suggestions

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great offensive front desk - makes you wait with a smile; reservation time ignored if you are not a big party ; after a half hour, an offer if a glass of cheap Champaign; manager charmingly disrespectful ; actually quite offensive . Notwithstanding steak was good when we finally got seated upstairs after a 48 minute wait in a Monday. For a good evening, try elsewhere.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Too loud and crowded. Quality of meat was good. But lobster was a bit rubbery

Tags: Good for Groups, Paleo Friendly
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 (Miami)·Dined on November 29, 2017

It was a great walk going to the restaurant. Looking at the stores etc. Very nice people. The restaurant was clean and the server was very nice.
The food was delicious. I really enjoy it . The steak was very tastefull.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Overall an excellent experience. So far, the best steak I’ve had in New York. The food was very good. The service was excellent. The atmosphere was great, except for the noise level which was pretty intense, but bearable.

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Possibly the best steak my wife and I have ever eaten! OK, the best... Ricky, our server, was excellent and knowledgeable. Food fantastic, and wine was superb. As NYC steak houses go, this is my new top-pick!

Tags: Cozy, People Watching, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 24, 2017

This restaurant never disappoints no matter how many times I go. Every time we leave the folks with me that have never been before are hooked. Ricky is a great server and G makes the best drinks in Manhattan.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The food was excellent and the service was superb!

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (St. Louis)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Absolutely fabulous dinner and Ricky was an amazing server! Can’t wait to go back!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Always great experience. Never goes wrong

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 (Memphis)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Fabulous experience for our Thanksgiving meal. Enjoyed it all.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Cannot say enormous things about this restaurant. Have been there twice and the food and service could not have been any better

Tags: Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Great atmosphere. Expert waitstaff and friendly help! Food was amazing and they even made custom dishes for my boys. Great dining.

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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on November 21, 2017

My favorite steakhouse. Everything is perfect. Food, service, wine collection. Bar team is outstanding. Consistent in quality and service.

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·Dined on November 21, 2017

Great steaks and wide selection of wines. Friendly service.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 20, 2017

I took my girlfriend to Benjamin's for her birthday and we loved it. The environment is very classy and welcoming. Asked the staff to help surprise my girlfriend with a cake and they did. The food was A++++++++

Tags: Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

ワインリストで切らしている銘柄が多い。

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Went for lunch and had the filet mignon and the ny sirloin. Filet mignon was perfect and so soft. We also ordered tuna tartare which was not on the menu but the waiter gladly made that possible. Absolutely great dining experience! Will visit for dinner in the future :)

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Food quality is outstanding. Accommodating staff and management. Been coming to this location for more then 8 yrs., the consistency is superb.

Tags: Happy Hour, Fun, Casual, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Good for a Date, People Watching, Cozy, Bar Seating, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Romantic
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·Dined on November 19, 2017

Birthday dinner - service, food , table atmosphere and birthday dessert. Only in nyc for 5 days but booked again as so good. Would recommend crab cakes , jumbo shrimp starters- then rack of lamb, sea bass steak, - husband went for ribeye twice it was sooo good ! Best ever fish and steak we’ve had anywhere. Front of house and waiters were perfect- helpful friendly and not to in your face .

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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