K Rico South American Steakhouse

4.7
1708 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
K Rico in New York City is owned by brothers John P. Greco III, Tommy Greco and their friend Christian Tanno. John is the executive chef of West Village’s Philip Marie; Tommy steers The Ritz Bar Lounge.

John & Tommy prepped for the opening of this unique steakhouse with a South American flair. The brothers trekked through Chile, Argentina, Peru researching local fare, the wealth of which has been applied to K Rico’s menu.

Serving USDA Prime Meat in a contemporary ambiance, K Rico also vaunts an outdoor patio with al fresco dining. A full service bar extends through the venue. A semi-private dining area affords intimacy. Seafood is also at hand. Folks rave over the Salmon with Saffron Sauce and much as they extol the Tomahawk Steak. Memorable service has rendered it a top-rated Steakhouse, well-illustrated in the reviews it continues to garner.

Located in Hell’s Kitchen, it is minutes from Times Square/Broadway Theaters. And that the kitchen stays open till 12am is a plus.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

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Sun 5:00PM - 6:30PM
Tue - Sat 5:00PM - 6:30PM

What 1708 people are saying
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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excelente, un ambiente agradable, una atención maravillosa, una comida deliciosa, sin duda alguna el mejor restaurante de New York

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vipJoseD
New Orleans
14 reviews
Dined on November 21, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Cozy ambience, wonderful service, big steaks. Perhaps when there is not a pandemic the food is better. My ribeye was a strange texture and lacking of flavor. The filet mignon was much better but needed a lot more salt.

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EricM
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Our reservation was at 5pm but there was some confusion as the Restaurant didn't appear to be open but was. After we entered, we were allowed to sit inside (there was no one else there which made it even better) and it was great. we initially were going to sit outside, even with the weather being cold because they assured us they had heating lamps outside but the restaurant allowed us to dine inside. The waiter, hostess, staff and manager/owner really made us feel safe and welcomed. They did temperature checks as soon as we sat down. There was no time limit and since my guests and i had not seen each other in almost a year, they allowed us to take our time with the ordering, not making us feel rushed at all. The food was amazing and well done and i am still thinking about my Steak. Overall, I enjoyed my time at K Rico. It was intimate and quiet, even once other guests arrived. I look forward to returning in the future.

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GeorgiaFam
Savannah
5 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The steak was very delicious, served on a sizzling hot plate. Wonderfully seasoned.

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ClaudiaR
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Pleasant funny waiter . Nice ambiance . Great salad.

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ElizabethG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was phenomenal. Had been day dreaming about the mix plate since booking the reservation and was certainly not disappointed. My chicken was dry but that isn’t the star of the plate honestly.
The ceviche had a great light flavor. The horseradish was fresh. And the steak was well seasoned.

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vipSteph424
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

During these eventful times I was not only seeking for a place that follows all CDC guidelines and puts it's guest safety first. But for a good meal. K Rico meets all this. We celebrated my husband birthday over great drinks, delicious steak dinner accompanied by good sides and delicious octopus appetizer.
Do not pass on the tres leches dessert - yummy. Will certainly return!

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vipFrannyLMN
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We loved our evening at K Rico's. The food was wonderful, as was the service and atmosphere. We ate outside in the garden with a heater...and our waiter couldn't have been more attentive and kind. Great place. Our favorite restaurant in Hell's Kitchen. A gem....

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DexryneA
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2020
Overall4food3service5ambience4

Upon entering we were greeted and seated right away. We were seated at the 6 feet apart distance. Our server , benjamin was very kind and helpful. During our stay we were greeted by various managers supervisors of the restaurants and engaged in brief conversation. My steak was a bit under cooked but my boyfriend enjoyed his very much.

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yesenias
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The steak was sizzling and super tender with flavor that melt in your mouth. Great music in the background. The service was really good, you can tell the server has been working there for a while and was very attentive.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a great time. Food was delicious. The steaks were sublime. The octopus, mussels and ceviche apps were great. The sauce that came with mussels was addicting. Couldn’t get enough. Servers were friendly and attentive. Everyone was super proactive with all the COVID measures and we certainly appreciated that.

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Rickyortega
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thank you to all at K Rico! I brought my boyfriend there to celebrate my birthday weekend and he asked me where I wanted to go and K Rico was the only place I wanted to go to dine.
I had been there before many years ago for my best friends birthday brunch and I remembered how great the food and service was. I am happy to say the food has not changed. It’s still as delicious as it was many years ago.
In closing, I’d like to say that I’ll be coming back to K Rico and that I am really grateful to everyone there that made my little old birthday very special.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing service and great food... staff is very accommodating. My second time being there and they surely do not disappoint... definitely a restaurant I will return to time and time again.

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FabiolaM
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall4food4service2ambience4

Me and my husband went for his birthday on Saturday The food it was delicious the only thing was the service it was too slow otherwise it was perfect

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hidden gem, amazing food. The steaks are unbelievable! The staff is great.

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Francisco
6 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Awrsome service and staff. We really appreciated the owner giving the presentation about the steaks that they offer

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vipLenaC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Waitstaff was amazing. Food was good. Apps were excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a few celebrations. Each time the food and service were exceptional. Great outdoor dining space out back. Great social distancing. Very clean. Highly recommend this place

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Philly
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The restaurant was awesome the food was incredible the service was awesome the owner Tommy stop at our table several times asking if everything was ok he was very friendly I would definitely go there again I can not say enough good things about it.my husband really enjoyed the music

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LorissaR
1 review
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was a great experience me and my family enjoy it very much

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vipAleiday
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

I think is very overpriced, plus we had to ask for the check several times then we waited for them to pick up the cc and we had to get up and bring it to get charge.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Richmond
6 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall2food2service4ambience2

Steak is ok but to be called steak house must be much much better. Wine list is ok. Very noisy outside sitting, more for casual night but don’t expect too much from food

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was absolutely delicious and service was great.

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vipPhilipG
New England
3 reviews
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Kansas City
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I loved it and would recommend to everyone!!!! Good was simply amazing....

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vipCarmenL
New York Area
37 reviews
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for dinner with family. The empanadas were delicious and the steak was tender and delicious. The drinks were very good. Service was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone. Will definitely return for dinner.

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NataliaK
1 review
Dined on September 23, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food , great atmosphere!! Rib-eye steak and chicken was delicious. Oysters were fresh and delightful!!

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JanelleD
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food, even better drinks strongly recommend the quinoa and fig

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IzabelaB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were able to get seated early and beat the rush. The steak was perfectly cooked and the queso app got devoured. We would definitely stop by when in the area.

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JoanF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Eating outside in the back garden of K Rico was very pleasant. The Tres Leches cake was great.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice. Had the Octopus appetizer which was splendid. Rib Eye and NY Stip. European style chef - order one heat above normal preference. My date sent hers back for a little warmer prepare and no problems!

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vipSalSalNYC
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Shared Rib Eye, broccoli with bacon and lovely red wine in outside patio. Lovely night out in time of COVID-19. Steak was perfect at medium rare.

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vipStevenS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our first time at K Rico. The back garden was lovely, the service very attentive, and the steaks were delicious.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday. The food was amazing, service was amazing, and Benjamin our waiter was so patient! I definitely recommend it!

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JerssonC
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service great food drinks 5 star overall

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Owner went to greet us at the table

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jboogz
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Great experience. Food service was great. Food was delicious. Drinks could use some improvements, the mojito drinks had black mint leaves and could have used more garnishments overall great service

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on September 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent services!

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TamarN
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were visiting from Chicago and booked this place for dinner. The owner greeted us and sat us at the best corner table outside. The staff all greeted us. The service and food were exceptional. Definitely worth it to try out. The steaks came out sizzling and the sides were mouth watering.

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JoseD
1 review
Dined on August 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great service. Food was amazing!!
Can’t wait to go back.

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K Rico South American Steakhouse does offer delivery in partnership with Postmates and Uber Eats.

K Rico South American Steakhouse is rated 4.7 stars by 1708 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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