Porter House Bar and Grill

4.5
4023 reviews
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$50 and over
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American
Michael Lomonaco unveils Porter House Bar and Grill, located on the fourth floor of the iconic Time Warner Center overlooking Central Park. Showcasing the full breadth of the American table, prime steak and exceptional American seafood remain at the menu’s core, while new seasonally-inspired signatures reflect Chef Lomonaco’s dedication to contemporary American cuisine. Our award-winning wine list of over 550 labels is rivaled only by our world-class premium cocktail program, dedicated to expert showmanship and the art of the classic cocktail.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Porter House Bar and Grill serves from 11:30am until 10:00pm Sunday through Wednesday and Thursday through Saturday 11:30am until 11:00pm
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Phone number
(212) 823-9500
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Michael Lomonaco
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Catering
We offer a wide selection of dining options in our private rooms including lunch, dinner and cocktail receptions, with each event customized to your personal needs.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Broadway and 60th Street
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Parking details
There is a parking garage in the Time Warner Center. The two entrances are on West 58th Street between 9th and 8th Avenues and West 60th Street between Broadway and 9th Avenue.
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Public transit
The 1, A, B, C, D and E Subway Lines all stop at 59th Street, Columbus Circle.
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Special events & promotions
We are available for social events, weddings and private dinners, as well as corporate events, media events, product launches and entertainment industry events.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Conveniently located in Columbus Circle, Porter House New York is the perfect setting for family gatherings, corporate events, rehearsal dinners and large gala events.

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Specials

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Celebrate Thanksgiving at Porter House Bar and Grill. Join us and enjoy our traditional three course Prixe Fix menu (Adults $102, Children under ten $42). We begin accepting reservations on Monday, October 22nd, and we will be open from 1:30-8:00pm that day

Thursday, November 22, 2018

What 4023 People Are Saying
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1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

First time visiters to NYC. Was looking for best steakhouse in town Porterhouse was close so we gave it a try . Absolutely fantastic steak house!!! Went back two nights in a row!! Highly recommend!!!
Corby Cooper

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M
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Service was great! Food was as expected for a NY Steakhouse but overpriced

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New York Area
7 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

They never disappoint, which is why we celebrate all special occasions with Porter House!
Fantastic food, atmosphere and amazing people.
We love the Cowboy Ribeye for the main dish, with the carrots for a side (sweet and amazing) and always have the King's Old Fashion to drink.

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Food was great- except my steak was over cooked (they butterflied the filet and it came out “well done”). I did not complain. Rest of the meal was great! Service was good - they forgot a couple things (other tables got these good looking biscuits which we didn’t get- not that I needed more to eat, asked a few times for olive oil). Definitely did not get rushed through the meal. Would definitely go again!

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R
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 4

Very reliable, great food and service!
A little on the expensive side

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PS
Portland
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Seated too close to wait staff area - There shouldn’t be a table near the service area

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M
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 1ambience 2

My waitress was the worst!! She should not be working with the public! She made me and my guest very nervous

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New Orleans
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I brought our daughters to NYC for a few days and love this restaurant. The restaurant accommodated us with a window seat and everything was outstanding. We look forward to many return trips.

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1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Very nice restaurant, beautifully decorated, excellent ambiance of modern, new sophistication. Service is very good, drinks are very good, wine list is extensive and offers rare by-the-glass selections not normally found. The pace, even on a weekend night, is not hurried, you never feel rushed or pushed, though the restaurant is crowded. Very cool bar, too.

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MJ
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The sommelier forgot our wine and we did not receive our bottle until our meal was served. The waiter was wonderful and pleasant.

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U
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

5 star experience, the gentleman who served us was superb!

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New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Phenomenal! Everything was cooked perfectly which must be why the restaurant was all booked up and still bustling even at 10:00pm on a Saturday!

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OT
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

None of the mains or sides had enough salt. Also the water glasses stayed empty most of dinner

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h
New York Area
34 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

We went for a 50th birthday family diner. The food was excellent , had to wait a bit even with reservations but it was worth it. A little slow on the service but again worth it. It is pretty noisy so if you want an intimate dinner this is not the place.

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LM
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

Porter House has wonderful ambiance and stunning views of Columbus Circle/Central Park South. The food is somewhat typical high-end steakhouse, with a few bright spots (white truffles being in season and some excellent risotto). The service was attentive but lacked personality. Overall it was a dependable choice well suited to a business meal or occasion, made significantly better by the views.

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Philadelphia
18 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I came here with my dad, sister, and dad’s friend because Porter House was voted the best steakhouse in NYC by New York Magazine, and it DEFINITELY met our expectations! The steak was amazing, as well as the ice cream sundae at the end of the evening. I will definitely return!

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New York Area
106 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently Excellent and delicious cuisine. Very wonderful accommodating staff.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elegant enough for special occasions, but unpretentious enough for everyday dining. Not cheap but actually good value. I strongly recommend.

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s
London
4 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The waiter was rude at the outset but seemed to quieter down. Refused to seat us in the nice table next to our table even though it was 9.30 and no one else was coming! The aged steak was awesome!

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Charlotte
45 reviews
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 1

My husband and I chose this restaurant to celebrate a recently closed business transaction. We requested a window table. Maybe they moved a table temporarily to accommodate, which was greatly appreciated, but it was a very small table which partially blocked the adjacent seating for another table. This made it awkward when people at the other table needed to come and go. The table was too small for what we ordered.

The level of service from initial greeting to goodbye was not what we expected when spending $600 ($225 wine) for two to dine. The som was less than engaging. I know it’s Manhattan but I expected to be offered decanting for a $225 wine. Worse than that, after the initial pour my husband had to pour every time after. We even allowed our glasses to remain empty for extended times to see if we could get service - but no luck.

At the rec of our server we ordered the porterhouse for two. The filet portion was very tender but the sirloin portion was very tough. This was unexpected for a $150+ steak. The mushrooms were cooked in a cheap oil with a resulting so so flavor. The onion rings, raw oysters, and salads were the best things we had.

We have dined at several Michelin restaurants and multiple high end steak restaurants. This one was very underwhelming considering the costs and expectations. It’s disappointing to spend this much and the best thing you had was the fried onion rings! We will not be back.

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OT
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Food not worth the price. Rip off compared to Wolfgang’s Lugers etc

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Good atmosphere... Great, if I were entertaining clients. Food was good too... Not mind blowing, but good. Loved the coconut cake though. Service was a little weird... think they forgot about us a few times. Prices were high... but all around good experience.

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YP
London
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Lovely place on the 4th floor of an upscale mall.
Well decorated if not new or lavish but creates the desired ambience. Place is far from hashed though.
If you’re lucky you’ll sit at the four tables over looking the southern tip of Central Park.
Our Porterhouse steak was great.
Side dishes and first courses less so but good nonetheless.
Expensive but worth it.

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BT
Cleveland
21 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

The best Rib-Eye steak I have had in quite awhile...flavorful, degree of doneness was perfect.

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C
Denver
31 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our new favorite NYC steakhouse!

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K
Minneapolis
16 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went out to dinner here after our son finished the NYC marathon. Dinner was very nice. Good wine selection. I would go again.

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JR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was amazing. The food amazing. The drinks amazing. The view amazing.
Excellent everything

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TF
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Amazing food, excellent service. Pretty pricey, but worth it.

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JG
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our fourth visit to Porterhouse. The service, ambiance and food were all top rate, as usual. It represents the best of New York restaurants.

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P
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Been many times, but the lunch service on 11/3 was molasses slow. Took almost an hour to get our entre once ordered.

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

Phenomenal!!!!

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PS
New York Area
31 reviews
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We eat here on a regular basis. It is always outstanding and fresh. The service is professional and personal at the same time!! Definitely a winner!!

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G
New York Area
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Service was little bit too slow
Most of the server look like a apset

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OT
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing experience from entering the restaurant. Great service and amazing food! Will definitely be back

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BB
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Maybe my favorite steakhouse. Delicious steak, lovely atmosphere and view.

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OE
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Professional and friendly service and delicious food.

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TS
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great 3-course meal under $40 everyday, include weekends w/ view of Central Park.

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BK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great NY steakhouse vibe in bar. Nice city views from tables in main dining room.

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T
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

My husband and I dined here on a Saturday night prior to a concert up at the Beacon Theater. The food was absolutely delectable! The meal started with warm chive biscuits with a citrus butter followed by a caesar salad. The salad was perfectly tossed with crunchy garliky croutons. It was big enough for two people to share. For the entree we had the porterhouse for 2, which was AMAZING! We are big fans of Peter Lugers (#1 steak in NYC), and the steak here was on par! It was tender and buttery, with a crisp chared outside and soft pink inside. We had it with the steak fries, which were good but I'd advise ordering one side person as the sides were small. For dessert I had a delicious piece of chocolate cake and the hubs went for homemade raspberry sorbet. All in all the meal was perfect! It is on the pricier side, so come prepared to spend. Highly Recommend!

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OT
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on October 26, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 1

Worst steak ever. Service was good. Could’ve gotten better food at a Wendy’s.

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