Maloney & Porcelli

4.5
2430 reviews
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Maloney & Porcelli is a clubby new American restaurant that draws inspiration from a simpler time when three martini lunches were alive and well, steak was for dinner, and servers anticipated guests’ every need, even completing dishes tableside. Begin meals at Maloney & Porcelli with a selection of shellfish, salads or favorites such as Scallops, Peekytoe Crabcake, or Steak Carpaccio that is finished tableside. For the main course, there is a choice of steaks and shanks, including the famed Crackling Pork Shank with Firecracker Applesauce, lobsters and composed options such as Chicken Under a Brick, Pan-Seared Atlantic Salmon, or Sunday Lasagna. An array of inventive sides complete the meal, like Gruyere Soufflé, Fried Herb Tater Tots, Hash Browns. The desserts inspire nostalgia with an individual red velvet cake served, Sunday Jubilee, and a selection of house-made sorbets, sherbets and ice creams.
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1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

The first time i went to this restaurant (about 3 years ago) I had a great experience. However, after this last time, I would not go back. The waiter/chef cooked my steak medium-well; I had ordered it medium rare (even though I placed an emphasis on the word rare when I said it). The waiter took the steak back but when the second one came out, it was as if the chef threw a frozen steak on the stove for 2-3 min on each side and sent it out.. It was barely edible. I understand that you're not supposed to send food back, but when you're paying $64 for the entre you should receive the meal the way in which you asked. This ruined the overall experience for me which is why I will not be returning a third time.

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OT
1 review
Dined on May 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

An amazing dining experience. Staff was on point, meal was spectacular

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DR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on May 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great steak, great service and good atmosphere I would recommend a visit

Maloney & Porcelli
Responded 5 days ago

Hey Dave, That's so great to hear and we appreciate positive feedback from our loyal guests. looking forward to having you back. Thanks again!!! Gaetano Vaccaro General Manager

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SB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Loved it. Beautiful booth. Can't wait to go back. Thank you!

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NY
New York Area
69 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

My husband’s favorite “date night”, he’s a huge fan of the wine dinner! The value is incredible and the food delicious! Filet mignon and lobster, what’s not to like ?

Maloney & Porcelli
Responded on May 7, 2019

We really appreciate your business and are so happy to hear you enjoy our Wine Dinner Special, which we love to promote and like to hear our guests enjoy it. We hope to see you soon, and look forward to serving clients like yourself. Warmly, Gaetano Vaccaro Genral Manager

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food and service! Perfect for a birthday!

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P
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a favorite for well over 20 years, It's an iconic place to visit for special night out, or for no reason whatsoever!

Maloney & Porcelli
Responded on May 1, 2019

So wonderful to hear Mike that you acknowledge our over 20 years in business. Patrons like yourself is what we strive for always being on our best in food and service! Thanks again, hope to see you soon! Gaetano Vaccaro General manager

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JR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Always have a nice dinning experience at Maloney & Porcelli. If you enjoy wines the Dinner & Wine special is well worth it.

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VB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

È stata una conferma, siamo tornati dopo un po’ di anni ed abbiamo trovato la medesima qualità. Ottimi i filetti. Servizio accogliente.

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Responded on April 26, 2019

Vittorio, Sono molto felice di sapere che hai avuto una grande esperienza. Apprezziamo il tuo business e spero di vederi presto. Molto Grazie! Gaetano Vaccaro Direttore Generale

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h
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Celebration

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JM
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice place to have a business meeting.

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VL
1 review
Dined on April 24, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

The service was excellent. Terry our waiter did an outstanding job. Very friendly & helpful in making our choices. However, one steak was cooked too rare and one too well. It was corrected but came out wrong from the get go and for these prices it shouldn’t have. Overall a nice experience!

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BB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

The restaurant was empty but we were first seated in a booth that had a large hole in the seat and were then moved to a table in front of the exit. The hostess was awful, the rest of the wait staff was adequate but made both of us feel like we had been let out of the home for the evening. My salmon was ok but my husband’s steak was very full of fat. We didn’t bother to stay for dessert. I wonder if we were treated like this because we booked through Open Table

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Responded on April 26, 2019

Dear Bonnie, I'm truly disappointed to hear about your negative experience at Maloney & Porcelli. This is not the practice we teach our team as a whole. Although, with negative feedback at times we can learn from our mistakes when we aren't paying attention. I would love for your next visit if you can contact me direct when making the reservation so I can assure you get the treatment we strive to provide and so i can meet you to keep you as a loyal customer. Gaetano Vaccaro General manager

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Incredible, this is my new favorite restaurant.

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Responded on April 23, 2019

We are very grateful to hear your positive opinion about our establishment. We look forward and appreciate your continued patronage. Gaetano Vaccaro General manager

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T
New York Area
53 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I have been to this location in the past and the food was better. The steak was VERY rare (we ordered medium/rare.) We didn't send it back because usually the plates are usually very hot so the meat continues to cook. This time, it didn't. My friend was fine and I really didn't want to complain because it was for my friends birthday. We also wanted the steak sliced and it was - but the pieces were very think. Maybe that is another reason it didn't continue to cook on the hot plate. The service was great and the wine was good. The creme brulee was amazing, very different and I would recommend that for sure! Big enough for 2 people to split.

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R
1 review
Dined on April 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Isaac was wonderful, especially his insight to Hamilton and some theater tips for Richard Rodgers. Gareth our bartender host was warm and friendly.

Maloney & Porcelli
Responded on April 18, 2019

That is so great to hear about my team's knowledge and information towards your liking. We truly stand by our high level of customer service no matter what it entails, this story means a lot to myself and what we preach to our staff. Sincerely, Gaetano Vaccaro (General Manager)

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OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this restaurant and always try to visit whenever I’m in New York. Their wine dinner is one of the best kept secrets in the city. I hosted a party of 12 there this past visit, and we couldn’t have been happier. The service is so great every time. I really appreciate the hard work everyone puts in to make each experience memorable.

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KM
Adelaide / SA
18 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was there to celebrate my birthday and Garrett helped kick off the evening with one of the best made Old Fashioneds I’ve ever had. Great team, amazing experience, might be my new favorite steakhouse in NYC! Mic drop

Maloney & Porcelli
Responded on April 12, 2019

Hi my name is Gaetano I'm the GM at maloney & Porcelli, I'm glad you had a great birthday dinner with us. I appreciate your positive review and look forward to your continued patronage. And yes Gareth is Great!!! Thanks again!!!

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DW
Nashville
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Daughter and dad in New York dinner

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food remains excellent but the dining room is in need of some refurbishment

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CC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a wonderful dinner. The service was outstanding. The food and wine were excellent. The atmosphere was comfortable and welcoming. If we could eat there every night, we would!

Maloney & Porcelli
Responded on April 9, 2019

Dear Curt, Hearing positive reviews is a nice change and we really appreciate your great experience you had with us that you shared. We strive to give the best service and deliver the best product we can at all times and to hear good feedback gives us a sense of reward. Thanks and hope to see you soon!

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SC
New York Area
26 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Maloney and Porcelli never lets you down! Excellent food, service and ambiance. One of my favorite New York Steak Houses. Known for their Salty Dog Cocktail............enjoy.

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Responded on April 9, 2019

Dear Steve, It's great to hear you enjoyed your dining experience with us at Maloney & Porcelli, we appreciate the positive feedback and value your patronage. Hope to see you soon!

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JH
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

One of the best steaks I have had in a very long time. Our server Miguel was attentive and helpful. After much searching, he was able to locate a bottle of creme de menthe so that i could have a parfait. We’ll definitely be back.

Maloney & Porcelli
Responded on April 9, 2019

Dear Joann, Thank you for your kind review and positive feedback. Feedback like this makes us feel like we are succeeding it what we are trying to accomplish. We appreciate your personal opinion through your experience and hope to see you soon again. thanks Gaetano vaccaro

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M
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing dinner. The mid week wine night is the best value in town

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ML
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 2

Put party of 5 at a table for 8-10 in an alcove next to a large group. Wait staff completely focused on large group and not us. Terrible experience and don't plan to be back. Unfortunate as it's near a client's office and we always found it convenient.

Maloney & Porcelli
Responded on April 9, 2019

I/m sorry to hear about your bad dinner service with us at Maloney and Porcelli. We always have our guests table presence in mind, in the future we will provide you with a more appropriate table as you like. With that, your next reservation please contact me so I can set you up to your liking. Again, i truly apologize and hope to hear from you soon. Thanks!

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C
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of the city's finest restaurants and one of my favorites.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

For a steak house, it's very weird that their Porter house steak isn't the best thing in the menu. Their pork shank is the star on the menu.

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HM
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful experience! Had drinks at the bar then dinner, everyone was so pleasant and attentive. Made our weekend inNYC memorable!

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T
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Food was great., but it was a bit loud in the dinning area.

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OP
New York Area
205 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

great business lunch the Tuna was perfect, nice wine list

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JR
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 24, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, probably the best filet Mingon
I’ve had !!!!
Excellent service, great food, steakhouse atmosphere. Highly recommended!!!

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DC
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

That night at there was ok, just ok, I was not happy about the noise around the table

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing everything!!!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 1ambience 3

We stopped in earlier to confirm reservation and request seating upstairs which they said was no problem but when we got there they acted like I had never requested that and then they could not accommodate without offering anything to us

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S
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The steak was phenomenal! Cooked perfectly and the potatoes with Gorgonzola were an excellent addition. I went for lunch during wine week, and the noise level was quiet excessive with all the midtown business diners, but the service was wonderful, we were not rushed, and the food was all exceptional from our burrata to creme brûlée!

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SK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 19, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Food did not come out for an hour. And when we reminded them they rushed to kitchen and brought it. It was cold. It was a client lunch and not a great experience.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on March 12, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

The food is mediocre at best. The table was up a huge staircase. The restroom was in the basement so we didn’t use it. My 86 year old stepmother missed a step coming back downstairs to leave as there is not a railing to hold onto for the last few steps. Is this a code issue with the city?

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AB
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

My wife and I went to Maloney and Porcelli about 5 years ago and had the wine dinner, with unlimited wine and Prosseco. We thought it was wonderful and we have recommended it to a number of people. We went again this time and had the wine dinner again and were quite disappointed. It's a really lovely place, with great ambience, but this time the whole experience was very rushed and we felt this was to limit how much wine we would drink. The starter arrived very quickly and the main was put on the table while we were having the last mouthful of the starter. There should have been at least a 15 minute gap and the result was we felt full and couldn't eat much of the main (we did take the leftovers with us and enjoyed it the next day). The steaks were lovely and huge, but on this occasion they almost appeared burnt on the outside and my wife's steak wasn't rare as requested. It did taste lovely and was a great portion, but it wasn't as good as the first time we went. The starter were lovely though and so was dessert.

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SS
1 review
Dined on March 8, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 5

Disappointing. The food was good but we ordered the Wellington Rossini medium and came to us rare. We sent it back to be heated more and they forgot about us. It took another 10 minutes or so and we had to ask several waiters for it! This is too upscale a restaurant for that kind of service.

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CC
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2019
Overall 5food 3service 3ambience 4

The chicken I had was a bit too dry for me. However the place is still very nice.

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