Quality Meats

4.5
7275 reviews
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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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What Insiders Are Saying

The Infatuation
7.8

Even though it's in Midtown, this multi-level meat market serves up one of our favorite steaks in town, and it's not what you might expect from a steakhouse in the area.

Ratings 7.5-8.0:These are restaurants that are reliable, tasty, and particularly good for whatever we have deemed them “Perfect For.” Hit up a 7.7 for Date Night with confidence, as long as you don’t need the restaurant to be the most interesting thing that happens that night.
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RB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great meal and service. Will definitely go back.

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Responded 2 hours ago

Thank you, Rebecca. We look forward to seeing you back soon! J

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RS
Atlanta
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

When you visit a 5 star establishment you expect a certain level of quality. Quality meats surpasses every aspect of that expectation. Amazing selection, Superb dining, excellent service. I try to visit great restaurants when I travel and New York has given me a wonderful addition to my must have list with Quality Meats. Thank you for a great evening!

Quality Meats
Responded 2 hours ago

Thank you so much, Richard. We appreciate your kind words and looking forward to your next visit!

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SS
Orlando
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 3

Bacon pb jalopeno appetizer and creme brullee corn were amazing. Steak was ok, slightly underseasoned.

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MA
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 1

The steak saved this from being 0 star!

Service, 2/10. If you're in a group of 4+ great you get seated quick and attended to. Go in as a couple and you're abandoned. Waited over 1 ¼ for food. We booked weeks in advance for our trip but still had to wait 20mins for a table. Fine when your busy but frustrating when you can see empty tables in the restaurant and even more frustrating to be sat as close to the kitchen as possible.

Venue 3/10. nice enough looking place but the atmosphere was like a bar on game day. So loud with people shouting, shreaking definitely not what I expected due to the prices.

Food quality 3/10. My steak was cooked perfectly and was delicious. My wife's however was over done. The sides were average and at a cost of $240 (not including tip) I've had better meals for half that in the UK easily. The red wine was actually warm and cooled down as the meal went on.

We were recommended this place by family and went in with high hopes which sadly weren't met. Wouldn't go again

Quality Meats
Responded 2 hours ago

Hello, Mark, 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 rrodriguez@qualitybranded.co m 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.

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

Always a fantastic experience. Amazing food. Get the mushrooms

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

Food and service was good, but I wouldn’t say outstanding. Sides of corn and spinach were excellent, steak (rib eye) was merely adequate as it just didn’t have a ton of flavor. Still enjoyed the meal quite a bit.

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DN
New England
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Felt like the waiter was really pushing hard for all of us to order appetizers and more sides (we were with two kids). The busboy (not sure if that's the right term) was super nice and helpful. I hope he gets a good share of the tips. This is my 6th time there and will definitely come back. But I'd give that feedback to the wait staff.

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Responded 2 days ago

Hello, David! We are grateful for your kind words and we will definitely share this with the rest of our team. Looking forward to your next visit! Joel K. Oliver Guest Relations Manager Quality Meats NYC

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Chicago
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

Steak was not the right temperature had to return

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Mexico City
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Calidad y sabor de comida excepcional, menú contemporáneo, platillos muy bien presentados servicio muy amable y profesional.

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Responded 2 hours ago

Muchas gracias por sus buenos comentarios. Esperamos volverlos a ver pronto!

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

Meat was good, though not exceptional.
Service was usual NY. Ask 3 times to get something
Wine list is interesting.

Quality Meats
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for your comments, I agree with you, inattentive service is not up to our standards and something that we are not proud of. I would be happy to connect and chat further about your experience; please reach out to me at joliver@qualitybranded 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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S
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything about the experience was fantastic, I wouldn’t change a thing!

Quality Meats
Responded 4 days ago

Wow, thank you so much, Steve! We look forward to seeing back soon.

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

We showed up for a reservation, and we still had to wait 15 minutes for our table. Food was delicious, and tiny smidge low in salt. The waiter was a bit to keen in filling our wine glasses, which we usually dislike because the wines have different levels of oxygenation. Highly recommend the diver scallops and sticky toffee cake

Quality Meats
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you so much, Alejandra! We really appreciate your detailed feedback. Looking forward to seeing you back soon!

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

It's so good~~

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

Food was delicious! Our waiter was great! They brought a complimentary wonderful birthday dessert!

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Responded 5 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. Looking forward to seeing you soon!

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HE
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great spot to eat, really enjoyed the vibes and the food. service was great

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HB
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 2

The lighting in this place is very dark, my father has night blindness so he was unable to see anything but luckily they have Ribs on the menu so he was able to eat with his hands in a socially acceptable way (he LOVED it).
We were sat next to a very large, very loud group of ladies, I would like to go again on a more low key night

Quality Meats
Responded 2 days ago

That’s fantastic! We are grateful for your kind words and we can’t wait to share this feedback with the rest of our team. If you have any special requests for your next visit, please feel free to let us know so that we can try our best to accommodate you!

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Hawaii
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very kind service, will do many more

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v
Cambridge
3 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Amazing and very well cooked meat, probably one of the best I ever had so far. We got a Filet Mignon (perfect) and an Aged Rib Steak (very very very good!) with Pan Roasted Crispy Potatoes (good!) and Yorkshire Creamed Spinach (the least interesting) as sides.

Quality Meats
Responded on April 14, 2019

Thank you so much! The Aged Rib Steak & Crispy Potatoes are definitely a few of my favorite dishes as well! We loved hearing what a great experience you had with us. Come visit us anytime!

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VV
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on April 12, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Terrific food; good service but you get the feeling like they have an inflated impression of themselves and couldn’t really care less whether your individual experience is great or just ok.

Quality Meats
Responded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. You’re right, that doesn’t sound very appealing to me either. I’m so sorry that impression was made. If you would be willing to email me at joliver@quualitybranded, I would be happy to connect further and learn more about your experience. 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
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Mangiato molto bene un po’ troppo chiassoso e un pelino caro

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LI
Bristol
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent restaurant. One of the best I have ever dined in.

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MS
1 review
Dined on April 11, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 2

The food was good for a steak house, but not exceptional. The service was excellent. The noise level was high, and the lighting was too dark for my taste. It was a little on the expensive side for what we got. It was my son's birthday celebration. Without prompting, they brought him a piece of birthday cake with a candle. That was very thoughtful of them. I will return because of that alone, if nothing else.

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Responded on April 14, 2019

Hello, Michael! 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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OT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

It was my boyfriends first time! I absolutely love the tasty dishes

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EK
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 1food 3service 3ambience 3

Give them poor overall
Coz even I had reservation at 8:00pm they had me waiting until 8:30, for worst I was with my mon with her foot injury.

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E
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 10, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 4

The service was terribly bad after spending about $1000.
It was lunch time and not busy at all but the waitress never came to the table. They were chatting in the kitchen forever. I had to listen to their conversation most of the time.

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D
Washington DC
7 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Outstanding service and great food. The beef is excellent, we had the dry aged porterhouse for two, but you'd miss an opportunity if you didn't try the corn creme brulee, it is out of this world.

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VL
Las Vegas
2 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 2ambience 5

You hace to order the toffee sticky cake! It is AMAZING!

Quality Meats
Responded on April 9, 2019

Thank you so much, we loved hearing how much you loved the sticky toffee cake! I love it too! Come visit us anytime.

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

Can’t wait to go back! Loved everything!!!

Quality Meats
Responded on April 9, 2019

Wow, thank you so much, we really appreciate your feedback. Looking forward to seeing you back soon!

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GM
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 1ambience 2

Food was better than expected. Staff was inattentive and service was berry slow. Over one hour between appetizer and entreé. Seating was a bit cramped and larger parties nearby were extremely loud-so much so that I felt like I was yelling across the table.

The only saving grace was the quality of food. Would still recommend trying. Hopefully your experience is better.

Quality Meats
Responded on April 9, 2019

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 Cmacaluso@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. Best, Christina Macaluso Assistant General Manager

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SB
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 1ambience 3

the steaks were not great. My friend had to send her steak back and it took over 25 minutes to get a new one.

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

My husband and I took my folks there for my mother's birthday. Service was outstanding, the food phenomenal, and the noise was never so high that we couldn't easily hear each other.

This is one of my go-to places for a great time out. Definitely a bit pricey, but oh so worth it!

Quality Meats
Responded on April 9, 2019

Thank you so much, we loved hearing what a great experience you had with us for your mother's birthday. Come visit us anytime, I'd love to meet you next time your're in! Best, Christina Macaluso Assistant General Manager

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W
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 2

The seating downstairs is not the best as you are so close to the next table. Oysters and bone marrow apps were very good. Got the porterhouse for two. Prepared mid rare as requested. Great flavor. Only negative was a large piece of gristle running through the strip side. There was plenty of meat to eat around but at $130 I would expect a little better quality control. Overall good place have been several times and will go back.

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d
Mexico City
3 reviews
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food in great atmosphere

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Responded on April 9, 2019

Wow, thank you so much, Darrin. We really appreciate your feedback. Looking forward to seeing you back soon!

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

The food for the most part was excellent, the steaks were well cooked and seasoned, and the waffle fries are the best I've ever had. However the service was terrible compared to the price and quality of the food. Drinks sat unfilled and refills weren't offered, I'm not sure if the server had another table elsewhere in the restaurant but he was basically absent the entire meal except for taking our order and dropping off the food when it was ready.

Quality Meats
Responded on April 9, 2019

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 Cmacaluso@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. Best, Christina Macaluso Assistant General Manager

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

Apps were great however the steaks were terrible. Way under cooked and we were medium rare. Considering that’s the reason you to this restaurant made the whole experience disappointing. Entree sides were just ok. We’re sat in the smaller upstairs room I didn’t even know existed. Sort of felt out of the mix and disconnected which also made for a lesser experience. Bummer! Won’t be going back any time soon.

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Responded 5 days ago

Thank you for your feedback. You’re right, that doesn’t sound very appealing to me either. I’m so sorry that your food wasn't prepared to your liking. If you would be willing to email me at joliver@qualitybranded, I would be happy to connect further and learn more about your experience. 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
1 review
Dined on April 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Celebrating my son’s 41 Birthday. He came over from work at Bloomberg for our lunch. The service was exceptional, and the food was great. Many thanks.

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Responded on April 9, 2019

That’s fantastic! We are grateful for your kind words and that your son's birthday dinner was a success. We can’t wait to share this with the rest of our team. Looking forward to your next visit.

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

It was very good

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O
Jacksonville
11 reviews
Dined on April 3, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Cool, hip decor. Extremely dark and noisy. Seated promptly. Staff was pleasant. The steaks were good, apps and sides were average. NYC has many steakhouses that provide a superior experience.

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P
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Service was slow. It took us a lot of time to get the table. Then, service was good, bur slow again. All the rest, great!

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RD
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 2, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Don’t be surprised to have to wait at least an hour past reservation times.

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Responded on April 9, 2019

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 cmacaluso@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. Best, Christina Macaluso Assistant General Manager

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