Permanently Closed - Michael Jordan's The Steak House N.Y.C.

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This restaurant is permanently closed. Situated on the North and West balconies of New York's Grand Central Terminal, this restaurant was designed to reflect Michaels sense of taste and style. Michael Jordan's The Steak House N.Y.C. ranks among the finest steakhouses in Manhattan, offering a world class menu and an extensive, eclectic selection of wines and spirits. There are two private dining rooms and two semi private dining rooms available, with pre-fixe menus.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, American, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Hours of Operation
Monday through Friday 11:30am – 2:30pm

Brunch/Lunch
Saturday-Sunday 11:30am - 3:30 pm

Dinner
Monday – Saturday 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Sunday 5:00pm – 10:00pm

Bar/Lounge
Monday – Friday 11:30am – Midnight
Saturday 12:00pm – Midnight
Sunday 11:30 am-11pm


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Phone number
(212) 655-2300
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Cenobio Canalizo
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Private party facilities
Private dining available for groups from 8 to 500 people.
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Private party contact
Heather Lopez: (844) 359-0859
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
43nd Street
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Parking details
Convenient Garage
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Public transit
4,5,6,7 & S Train to Grand Central.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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3.9based on all time ratings
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food
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ambience
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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Th restaurant was closed

AR
1 review
Dined on May 25, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I hat a reservertion but the Restaurant was
Closed.

L
London
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Arrived only to be told that the restaurant was closed for the evening, despite all the tables being set. Server said he called me 3 nights prior to advise me, which was clearly a lie since I’d only booked it 2 nights prior. Very disappointing.

JM
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I was VERY disappointed because I reserved for the birthday of my son and few days BEFORE we received a NOTIFICATION from the restaurant THAT they WERE CLOSED for RENOVATIONS.

So I DID'NOT go and I hope I will NOT BE CHARGED for not showing of.

OT
Miami
1 review
Dined on May 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I was really disappointed that The Restaurant was closed and I wasnot informed by OpenTable

EM
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on March 3, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

It was closed due to a kitchen fire. I couldnt use OpenTable to make another reservation because they didnt know MJ’s was closed. Very frustrating.

DT
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Second I have been to MJ Steakhouse, I had a good meal.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I had an AMAZING late dinner, but my dessert was cut short. I enjoyed a petit steak with twice baked potatoes from the restaurant week menu. The specialty cocktails were delicious, I settled on the Cold Spring. The atmosphere was wonderful, BALCONY seating is the best!!! The waiter, servers and hostesses were professional and accommodating. Unfortunately, before would could try dessert an unforseen emergency took place. The managerial staff was the picture of grace under pressure. We were safely evacuated and out dinner ticket was taken care of. I will most certainly go back again, I look forward to it.

b
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

We ordered the Restaurant Week Dinner Menu and we were not so happy. First they had no more scallops, then they had no apple crumble cake and at the end they were running out of cheese cake. No compensation at all. Had to pay my (bad) $ 5,50 Espresso. Very disappointing.

KS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 9, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 4

Servers were not attentive. The first one
poured water for the table, and then we didn't see him again for the rest of the night. Had to ask for bread and butter. Another server kept taking the cocktail menu from us every time we ordered a drink. But, the food was okay.

OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on February 7, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

food was mediocre. Service was good. Views of Grand Central Station

AM
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on February 3, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Great restaurant! Service was great we had a great time. My only complaint is i wish there was more to see of Michael Jordan since it is his restaurant. I thought they would show more of his career.

BL
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

The porterhouse was sufficient for three people, the Mac n Cheese was delicious. Great atmosphere for any occasion. The 23 layer cake is amazing!!!

AT
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 1

Horrible service.... more than TWO HOURS to eat dinner. Requested a Coke not once, not twice, but THREE times. Because one course was so slow to appear, others piled up and got cold. I won't return.

b
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

The service was great. I did the restaurant week strip steak and it was fine. Was not overly impressed with the food.

NY
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 31, 2018
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 4

Service was disastrous, with one person not getting their main course until 25 minutes after everyone else. Bathrooms seemed unsanitary.
LOVELY setting, Steaks were fine, Desserts tasted like a school cafeteria.
Would not return.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I had dinner, alone, the other day at Michael Jordan's Steakhouse when I was in NY for business. I make it a point to eat there whenever I am in the city, because the service and food is always exceptional. Besides great steaks, they have other fish and pasta dishes that are excellent. It happened to be New Your Restaurant week and they had a very reasonably priced, $42, (for NY) fixed three course price menu with several choices. For a change, I had the salmon, and it was delicious, moist and tender. Again, I was not disappointed. The ambiance overlooking the main hall of Grand Central Station also is wonderful and especially spacious. If you are claustrophobic (which I am not), then this is the place for you! If you are not, everything else should appeal to you, unless you like dark intimate dining, which is not the case there, though I have taken my wife on several occasions and we were able to be as close and intimate as we wanted. Despite the location, it is not very noisy and tables are far enough apart (unlike many NY restaurants) to feel uncrowded.

OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 3

Nothing enjoyable including dinner & service.

C
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I thought the food was very good and I also enjoyed looking down over Grand Central
Station from our table. It did get a bit noisy when the announcements were made
for Metro North, but that has to be expected given the location. The staff was
friendly and very accommodating. No complaints.

PP
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

The cocktails were overpriced, the fixed menu was good but when you add the cocktails the price per person went up quite a bit

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 25, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

This was my first time here. I came for Restaurant week with my Daughter. It was very good. Nice atmosphere in Grand Central Terminal. The Service and the Food was very nice. I would go back again and recommend it to my Family and Friends.

B
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Birthday meal for a friend - she likes steakhouses and since it was Restaurant Week we figured it would be more affordable. Unfortunately the service was appalling and the food equally bad and very poor value for money. We were ignored for about 25 minutes and then when finally a waiter attended to our table we asked to taste a couple of wines by the glass, as we were going to get a bottle but wanted to taste first. We didn't like either of the first two selections so asked to taste a couple more and selected one of those, asking for a bottle. About 30 minutes later, after we'd already been in the restaurant for an hour, no orders taken, we got 4 glasses of wine, not a bottle. Another 15 mins passed before orders were taken. Only 3 of 4 starters arrived together, we had to ask after 5 mins for the salad that hadn't arrived. Mains arrived another 20-30 mins later, small dry flavorless steak with one tiny potato about 2 inches in diameter. Overall a horrible experience, and around $90 a person with the glass of wine, tax and tip included, so not good value at all. Would not go back.

OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on January 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a wonderful meal! Has lower expectations due to a review I had read on Bloomberg - but a client wanted to go ... said was one of his favorite steakhouses.... and he was right.. excellent food - great service and a line out the door waiting if any no-shows. (Nice doggy bones for sale on way out !)

J
Memphis
13 reviews
Dined on January 24, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 1

Ordered time rob. Order medium rare. Served extremely rare. Sent back twice, asked for manage. Was not charged for it and left without eating other than the side dish and having a glass of wine.

KS
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Fantastic....the staff were very attentive and professional.

Thank you NYC Restaurant week will be dining again.

J
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 4ambience 2

Even though inside grand Central, thought restaurant would be enclosed...but food was grear

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 21, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Petite sirloin steak was soo tender and juicy even thou I had it well done. That potatoe pie was crunchy on outside but mashed potato in the middle. Fried egg PERFECT! Plum tomatoes and smidgen of onion just gave everything a caramelized blend! Mimosa waa DELISHH...ALL I NEEDED WAS ANOTHER ONE😄😄😄😄

MG
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on January 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 4

We did get the best table on the rail at GCT, however the doors to the street made it chilly at times. Service was spotty, it took a half hour to get our pre-brunch mimosas but the food was very good. Our waiter, although we tipped him well, could benefit from being more attentive. It’s a great meeting spot and people watching venue, and the food is excellent.

J
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing dining experience! We were a group of 3 and one of us a vegetarian who had many options to choose from. The wait staff was attentive and super and would completely go back.

OT
Detroit
3 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

It was fine. The wait staff was excellent.

JW
New England
7 reviews
Dined on January 14, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

Food was OK. Service was good. You are sitting inside the Grand Central Station terminal. This should be called out.

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 5

Your service and staff are impeccable. However, your Appetite RS need a touch up. The dressing for the lettuce wedge is bland. As we're your crab cakes. Over whelmed with bread stuffing. The cut off meat rib eye was not tenderize adequately. Was only disappointed in the taste of your food. Presentation was very appealing.

OT
Sydney / NSW
12 reviews
Dined on January 2, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 5

Food is absolutely amazing but the service needs a little work we arrived and the lady at the front told us to go to the back we went to find a rude lady like a gard dog ready to attack us then to pointed us to the restrooms we responded we had a reservation so then she pointed to a table so we went and sat waiting over 15 minutes for service other people who were coming in after us were being served and we are waiting we then asked for a manager and he was delightful and changed our experience around
The food is amazing and worth going

MY
London
12 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 5

We have visited this place many times before and we love the surroundings and the atmosphere of Grand Central Station. The staff at MJs are good and service good, the food and menu though is a little tired. Steaks are not as good quality as the past. Not sure if the sourcing of the meat has changed but it was all pretty tasteless and between us we had Sirloin, Fillet Mignon, Ribeye. None of the steaks were very tasty. The appetisers were the same and rather bland. It’s a shame but the menu needs re-invigorating and the meat needs a better source.

OT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was very good, had the ribeyed for two which was excellant the servers were very attentive and our table view was gorgeous. Highly recommend.

MS
West Virginia
5 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We eat here every New Year's Eve. It was as good as ever this time, maybe even a little better. Great steak, great burger, and the location is unique and beautiful.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Took my family on mid pm New Year’s Eve, we are steaks lovers, so we ordered steaks for all three; for my taste it was good, for my lady a little spicy on the outside but good in the inside. Happy to find a good eating place on that busy day. The little one was looking around to see Michael Jordan ... lol...very friendly place, most appreciated though

JB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2017
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 5

V disappointing. I booked a table a month in advance & sent a note that we were visiting to celebrate my birthday and our 20th wedding anniversary. I asked for a romantic table overlooking the concourse. The traffic was so bad we had to abandon our cab & walk 6 blocks in -7c. We arrived on time & were told by a female ‘host’ that there was only one table left-they’d overbooked and we could take it or leave it - and if another table did become available they’d tell us. No-one acknowledged either event in our lives & we were dumped at a table with a dirty table cloth. My wife asked for this to be changed. We were then left without even a drink for 20mins. Eventually my wife asked if they could take a drinks order for us. The man in a suit seemed surprised, but asked us what we wanted. After a while he came back and said the wine we’d ordered was unavailable. My wife asked what was similar. He said “Well the rosé is a sweet wine”(wrong!) then offered us a prosecco at the same price. We agreed it was a kind gesture. We came to order starters after asking three times (45mins). My wife ordered the endive salad and pronounced it ‘on-deeve’, which is correct - even I know that😳. The suit said “sorry?” “Oh, you mean the en-dive salad?” My wife apologised.. After a while the starters arrived. Amazing! I can’t recommend the garlic bread enough! It comes with a Gorgonzola fondue. Half way through, a better table had been cleared and my wife asked if it was available. After some discussions between Managers, another suit came over and said “Right! We move now!” We were unceremoniously moved mid-course. V embarrassing. The steaks arrived and we were given each other’s. I had to ask for a glass of red 4 times before it came. When the bill arrived the prosecco was charged at full price. We tipped despite this and were ignored when we left. 2 courses, 1 bottle and 1 glass=$247. Food was fab, front of house, just disgraceful. Special evening = ruined😞. Wish I hadn’t tipped....

I
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on December 27, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Good, convenient meal. Slightly over-priced, but situated in Grand Central so the expectation is there.

GP
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2017
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 4

Way over priced. They charge you for drink refills and don’t tell you in advance.

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