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Benjamin Steakhouse Prime

4.6
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903 Reviews
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$50 and over
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American
After ten years of continued success in the New York metro area, Benjamin Restaurant Group is proud to open its newest space, Benjamin Steakhouse Prime. Here, modern elegance is combined with traditional steakhouse classics, while also showcasing signature standouts from highly regarded sister property Benjamin Steakhouse. After perfecting both steakhouse and seafood concepts in their arsenal, Benjamin Restaurant Group is highlighting the grill at Prime, serving up USDA prime dry aged steaks and succulent seafood in unique ways. The 10,000 square foot space houses an expansive main dining room featuring wall mounted fireplaces. A temperature-controlled wine wall is exposed throughout the upper level which also offers five customizable private dining spaces for seating of up to 100+ guests.
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  • $39 Lunch Prix-Fixe Menu

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     $39.00 per person
    Starting Jul 16, 2020
    Enjoy our 3-course power lunch menu that includes all your favorites like NY Sirloin and and Scottish Salmon.

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
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 903 people are saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.5
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4.2
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87% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipDNYC
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent steak dinner! Sat inside. Service was very good and attentive. Managers came over several times to make sure everything was okay.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience overall. The staff was very attentive and friendly. Best service.

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vipEllenS
New York Area
39 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience4

Food mediocre. Huge disappointment. Lovely maitre d' and excellent server.
Ambiance outside very pleasant although there was a large party of 8-10 nearby who were very noisy. But that happens often on a Sat night. Big issue is the food. They need a new chef. Prices are high and should be of quality of other steakhouses but food (and drink pours) do not compare to Spark's on East 46th.

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ChristopherW
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and excellent service! Highly recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

A little pricey but overall good

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Kay600
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2020
Overall3food2service2ambience2

I have been dining at Benjamin’s for many occasions in the past and I had nothing but a great impression, but this time was unexpectedly disappointing. I ordered the Power Lunch for me and my guest. Both of our Sirloin steaks were very thin, tough to cut (even with the steak knives), very well done although we both ordered “medium”. I also requested a candle to celebrate my guest’s birthday in a Memo of Open Table reservation and I called ahead around 11:40 to confirm it. First, they couldn’t find my reservation, then confirmed it and the birthday request as well. When we got there, we were brought to the small table right near the entrance where there was notably the busiest traffic of passers-by and staff, so we requested to change the table a little far away from the entrance out of many empty tables. In addition to the very disappointing main course, my guest’s desert didn’t have a candle.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Dinner was fabulous. They do a great job with outdoor dining and steak is completely on par with Lugars without having to go to Brooklyn. I will be back

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a quick last minute date night with my boyfriend, we were going to go to STK near by but we didn’t like the vibe. Even though we were dressed super casually, the staff was very welcoming and accommodating as soon as we walked in. It’s much more relaxed, quiet and dark at Benjamin. Highly recommended the crab cakes, thick cut bacon, Porterhouse for 2, Brussels sprouts and cheesecake for dessert!

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vipFunSizeFoodie
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on October 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sent my parents for their wedding anniversary and they had a great time. They enjoyed their meal and had great service. We will be going back for ourselves soon!

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ImranR
3 reviews
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and amazing service. Wonderful wine selection. Really good experience.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great dining experience. I feel like family when I dine at Benjamin. Always a great meal with the best of service and unparalleled food!

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ManhattanMatt
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As usual, Benjamin Prime never disappoints! We were fortunate to be one of the first people for indoor dining and the restaurant took all the necessary precautions to make the experience safe and pleasurable. Without a doubt the best steakhouse in the city - pre or post pandemic. The staff treats you like a FAMILY and goes above and beyond to provide one of the best dining experiences you can have. All the best of luck to Benjamin Prime for future success.

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vipIlovemydog336
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service was spectacular as always - never a disappointment

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vipMike
New York Area
58 reviews
Dined on September 30, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Benjamin Steakhouse Prime is the best restaurant - steal or otherwise!

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on September 29, 2020
Overall4food3service3ambience4

The $39 3 course lunch meal is a great steal. Crab cake wasn’t all that, but the sirloin steak was amazing. 10/10

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FarahD
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome date night with my husband. We can’t wait to come again.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was amazing!!!! Been to a lot of 5 stars restaurants and that food
Was the best, no exaggeration!!!

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Tomk
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on September 21, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

I bought a dear friend out to lunch to a good New York Steakhouse. I had never been to Benjamin Steakhouse Prime before. We were thinking of the Price Fixed $39 lunch but I really wanted to sample what this restaurant really had to offer. We had 2 glasses of very nice red wine. The Porterhouse Steak for two wish home fries and spinach which was as good as it gets. Terrific! My former Boss had an appetizer bacon and tomato salad which was wonderful. I had the lobster bisque which was very good but the oyster cracker were a little stale. We had coffee and split a piece of key lime Pie for desert. The pie was a little old. We chalked in up to the lack of business during the pandemic. I spend a lot of money for this lunch and it was worth every penny. We both will go back again. Great steak!!!

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CNnynynyny
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s so great and fabulous food.
I will be back so soon.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
43 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience3

Great food, friendly service

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vipmeeka
New York Area
112 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sean & his team was awesome 👏🏽 as always. Lunch with my girlfriend was very relaxing thanks to the atmosphere Sean & his staff provides, of the food is always top notch

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HaruoS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

I was restless because it was a table facing the road

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a bit scepter about outdoor/street dining, but it turned out pretty well. Food was delicious and service was great!

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vipCarlS
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on September 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great job with outdoor dining environment. Staff and service top quality as always

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vipEdwardC
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on September 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our first time dining there this evening; food was excellent and the service impeccable; our waiter Ari was very attentive and the managers went out of their way to make us feel welcome and comfortable. This will definitely be a repeat stop for us the next time we visit New York. Thank you!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious !

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Spectacular food and great service! Our server Ari was great and very kind!!

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Nancy
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Double header. Best review on YELP and now Open Table.
From our initial hello to our parting goodbye, this was an amazing birthday celebration meal for three porterhouse snobs who have now been converted to 40th St. Benjamin Prime. As a first responder this was a special dinner to celebrate my past birthday and my sons and partners VIRGO birthdays. It was just the best celebration. Benjamin did a great job a making it a very COVID friendly environment and a top notch meal. Thank you.

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PriyankP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of the best porterhouse steaks I’ve ever had.

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vipfoodlover26
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious! Very attentive, exceptional service. Really cute outdoor seating. They really put in their all to make it work & it shows. I wish this rest & so many other rests that are trying to stay afloat & survive all the success in the world. Rest business is already hard. I feel so bad for them. Land of the free?? Yea right! Much luck to them all.

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vipIlovemydog336
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service is ALWAYS incredible. One of my favorite restaurants to dine with.
The food, whether the oysters, tuna tartare or a steak is always delicious!!!!!!

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vipAliaJames
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Good news first: The truffled mashed potatoes and crispy brussels sprouts were the best I've ever had. I could go on about those mashed potatoes for days. Bad news: We had the porterhouse for two and filet mignon and they were meh. The filet was better than the porterhouse, but really... no seasoning, a little bit tough - there just wasn't a lot of flavor. For what they charge, it's just not worth it. The service was lovely, but we won't be back.

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ShuichiM
1 review
Dined on September 2, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Very good food. I really enjoyed coming back to here. Very noisy with trucks and cars passing by but given the restaurant location, this need to be expected.

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AkwesiC
1 review
Dined on September 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Amazing food
Our waiter Arie was the best, definitely going back.

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ChristopherB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on August 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Second time here, and surely didn’t disappoint! Everything is on point! Cocktails, wine list, apps, steak -perfect. Very well done. Highly recommend!

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TomerB
1 review
Dined on August 25, 2020
Overall2food2service5ambience4

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vipGuribe
Salt Lake City
34 reviews
Dined on August 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and service, my family and I really enjoyed our time over there

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ryanc
Dallas
1 review
Dined on August 22, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

The steak was fine but a little dry. I requested medium rare. The sea bass was fishy.

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vipSproghaver
New York Area
36 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We never gave this place a second thought even though we live a couple of blocks away, but their outdoor dining setup is very impressive, so we figured why not. The service was wonderful and the food was just as good. A must if you’re in the neighborhood and worth traveling for as well. Support NYC restaurants!

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vipMike
New York Area
59 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I have been a fan of Benjamin Prime ever since it opened. There is no other steakhouse restaurant that compares to Benjamin Prime in NYC or any other state!

FAQs

Benjamin Steakhouse Prime offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 338-0818.

Benjamin Steakhouse Prime is rated 4.6 stars by 903 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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