Quality Meats

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Steakhouse
Quality Meats is a contemporary restaurant that serves a rustic New American menu.
The varied menu focuses on modern interpretations of classic dishes such as Traditional Steak Tartare, Caesar Salad and Roasted Bone Marrow, in addition to several cuts of beef from legendary New York butchers Milton Abeles and Strassburger Meats.
The restaurant's side dishes alone merit a trip with innovative house specialties, including Corn Crème Brulee, Gnocchi and Cheese and Edamame with Mint Salt. The Quality Meats chefs are Craig Koketsu (Lespinasse, Stars) as executive chef and Cory Colton (Lespinasse, St.Regis) on pastry. The restaurant has a warm industrial atmosphere, created by award-winning AvroKO and features intimate dining areas, a comfortable bar area with well-stocked charcuterie bar.
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p
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience3

The food is always very good and so is the service. However, the tables that are set up for two people are too close together and do not allow for any private conversation with your date. Also, the noise level is unbearable.

TC
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience3

Great service and food...the only issue i take with the restaurant is how close the tables are. You are basically sitting on each others lap...we made new friends but a romantic or intimate dinning experience is not in the cards for this place. I love the food and will go back but most likely for work.

j
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We had a wonderful dinner the waiter was wonderful. We can't wait to go back!

JM
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My wife and I had a special experience at your restaurant. We hope to return soon.
JM

F
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice choice for my husbands birthday

r
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Second time we waited almost 20 mins beyond the time our resy was for. First time it was more than 30 minutes. Service sucked.. took forever to even get our first round of drinks.

Quality Meats
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you for your feedback. I am so sorry that this occurred during your visit, this is definitely not within our standards of service. If you would be willing to email me at joliver@qualitybranded, it would be great to connect further and learn more about your experience and how we can make it better. Thank you for your time and hope to be in touch soon! Joel K. Oliver Guest Relations Manager Quality Meats NYC

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OT
Salt Lake City
11 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steak in NY hands down.

D
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great steak
Service was exceptional
Recommend and will return

AK
Seattle
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best Steak I as a european have ever eaten in the USA

Quality Meats
Responded 18 hours ago

That’s fantastic! We are grateful for your kind words and we can’t wait to share this with the rest of our team. Looking forward to your next visit.

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KD
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Every time I am in New York this is my first stop for a great dinner. Fantastic appetizers - you HAVE to order the Bacon with Peanut Butter - just wow. This last time we had the Porterhouse for two - absolute perfection. And the SERVICE - is amazing. Attentive, polite and with plenty of great suggestions for the menu. Highly recommend this restaurant!

Quality Meats
Responded 18 hours ago

Wow, thank you so much, Kristen! We really appreciate your detailed feedback. ...and yes the Grilled Bacon & Jalapeno still continues to be a favorite! Looking forward to seeing you back soon!

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KT
Las Vegas
7 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant, highly recommended

Quality Meats
Responded 18 hours ago

Thanks Ken! We hope to see you soon!

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KA
New York Area
11 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always Quality Meats NEVER disappoints. The food is consistently delicious, the service is impeccable and it is a worthwhile experience every time we go.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrated a birthday and they did an awesome even gave us a signed birthday card from the Chef ! Amazing service and food ! Highly recommend

Quality Meats
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you so much! We loved hearing what a great birthday you had with us. Come visit us anytime!

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s
Sacramento
26 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Food was good, not exceptional...but prices are reasonable

TB
New England
23 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was phenomenal. Staff was incredible. One of the best meals we’ve had.

Quality Meats
Responded 7 days ago

Thank you very much! Hope to see you again soon!

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MG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ambience, service and food were excellent. I would recommend to a friend and look forward to returning.

KD
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience5

I loved the atmosphere of the restaurant. If you are going to celebrate an event, this is a good place to do it. They brought out a beautiful dessert for my husband's birthday and we were both very happy. The meat was seasoned well but a bit chewy. Again, great atmosphere for an event, plus the staff was very professional. I had a nice time.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Staff wasn’t very attentive for that price point.

We ordered three filets - black and blue, rare and medium rare. All were cooked to same temperature. Maybe medium rare but closer to medium.

WA
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely love this place and the staff. Best short rib ever.

JE
1 review
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Hands this is the best Steakhouse in NYC. Their cuts are perfectly dry-aged do you get what you pay for. Love this place.

Quality Meats
Responded 7 days ago

That’s awesome to hear Jeffrey! We are grateful for your kind words and we can’t wait to share this with the rest of our team. Looking forward to seeing you soon!

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L
New England
16 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a lovely evening. Sat close to our reservation time. All wait staff was professional and dining room staff quite helpful. Loved it all. We ordered the short ribs for two which while tasty wouldn’t get again. Too much work! Extensive wine list and drinks were well made. Definitely would recommend. If you want privacy though ask for table not in a row of diners.

Quality Meats
Responded 7 days ago

Thank you so much! We loved hearing what a great experience you had with us. Come visit us anytime.

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DD
Milwaukee
13 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience5

I'm torn about Quality Meats. My review is a mixed bag. Food was excellent. Value is OK. It's high-end with high-end prices but is a bit overpriced relative to other similar fine dining. Service was good, but with an odd experience. Restaurant was notified that this was a milestone birthday celebration. There was no acknowledgement at all until after all dessert and coffee was consumed, which was oddly late in the process and wasteful since there was no point in bringing out a second round of dessert when the diners were already full.

KJ
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on January 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We love the ribs, and the chicken was amazing! We go here often.

JG
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 16, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steaks we’ve ever had. Terrific service.

Quality Meats
Responded 7 days ago

Thanks Jodi! Looking forward to seeing you back soon!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience2

Went for my boyfriends birthday and was disappointed that they didn’t have what we wanted (the short rib) they said they were sold out and it was only 7pm. The food that we did eat was amazing as always but I was disappointed. I had made reservations with specifics this was for a birthday and when we arrived we had to wait about 20 mins to be seated on a small person table in between a lot of other parties. I wanted and expected something more intimate since it was a special occasion. We couldn’t even hear each other talk. Once we tired ordering, they informed us they were “sold out” of the item we wanted on the menu. It was the reason we came so he was disappointed. Lastly, they did nothing at all special for his birthday. Meanwhile the table beside was getting compliments after compliments and they didn’t even offer a dessert.

RL
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall5food4service4ambience4

Very good food. Tables are to small for parties of 2.

OT
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on January 15, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

It was so delicious for the dry aged steak that I got to eat. However, the price is a little bits expensive.

DB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Excellent experience.

x
Mexico City
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Excellent !

Quality Meats
Responded 7 days ago

Thank you!

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V
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Quality Meats has been our favorite steakhouse in New York since we first came across it in 2009 and it will stay that if it continues to be such an excellent dinner experience!

Quality Meats
Responded 7 days ago

Thank you so much, Valerie! We loved hearing what a great time you had with us. Come visit us anytime!

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ST
Atlantic City
6 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Place was really cool
Inside. We where in and out in one hour, kind of quick. Ordered a medium porterhouse for two. Told waiter not medium rare. It came medium rare and precut . Not sure why chefs at steak houses like the steak rare, I want it medium, if they want it rare then they can buy the high price and eat it. Overall everything else was very good.

OT
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding, the atmosphere was very cool, and our waiter did a great job. Will definitely eat here again on our next visit to NYC!

B
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best steak my fiancé and I ever had ! The staff was so attentive and nice! Highly recommend this restaurant. We will definitely be back.

R
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome dinner!

JL
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our third visit to Quality Meats - (all for a special occasion). The food is excellent however EXTREMELY expensive (dinner for four was $600.00)!

Our only other issue this time around was that we were seated in a corner which was extremely dark. Should we have the occasion to dine there again I would request that we not be seated there.

FP
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a large group of 11. Everyone was very pleased with their meal. Would love to go back if we get to the area again.

Quality Meats
Responded 7 days ago

That’s fantastic! We are grateful for your kind words and we can’t wait to share this with the rest of our team. Hope to see you & your guests again soon!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Disappointing experience... roof leaked onto my father ... tuna tartare was too spicy... rude waiter...everyone at the table felt sick the next day. Would not recommend.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Food was excellent. Great service

KO
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Service was wonderful, professional but very fun.

Short rib for 2 is a must.

Quality Meats
Responded on January 12, 2020

Thank you so much, Kelly! We loved hearing what a great experience you had with us. Come visit us soon!

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OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A virtually perfect meal. Service was helpful and attentive without being overbearing. Every course was delicious. The cream corn brûlée and the bacon with peanut butter and jalapeño were unique, memorable and incredible.

Quality Meats
Responded on January 12, 2020

That’s fantastic! We are grateful for your kind words and we can’t wait to share this with the rest of our team. Looking forward to your next visit.

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