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The Lexington Club formerly Arlington Club - Permanently Closed

4.5
4.5
1054 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
The Lexington Club is a bi-level classic steakhouse located at 1032 Lexington Avenue between 73rd and 74th Streets in the Upper East Side neighborhood. This space was formerly the home of the Lenox Hill Republican Club in the 1920s, an ice-skating rink called Ice Studio from the 1970s to 90s.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Sushi, Steak

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm,

  • Phone number

    (212) 249-5700

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Frank Cervantes

  • Catering

    Our full menu will be available for offsite catering.

  • Private party facilities

    The Lexington Club by critically acclaimed Chef/partner Laurent Tourondel and TAO Group marries classic French technique with the authentically American concept of steakhouse and vibe dining. The magnificent Beaux-Arts inspired space is reminiscent of the grandeur of old Penn Station.

  • Private party contact

    Private Event Coordinator: (877) 404-5993

  • Neighborhood

    Upper East Side

  • Cross street

    73 and 74

  • Parking details

    Street Parking: 1 hour metered parking from 10am - 7pm. Free street parking available after 7pm from Mon - Sat; all day Sunday.<br /><br />Parking garage located on 73rd Street between 3rd Ave & Lexington Ave; closer to 3rd Avenue.

  • Public transit

    M102 & M103 Bus stops directly in front of Restaurant.<br />Closest train is the 6 train (green line) at 77th Street Station

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 1,054 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 3.9Value

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  1. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 3, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    It was closed down. We didn’t get to eat there
  2. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on January 3, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    They went out of business and did not honor our reservation nor did they call us ahead of time.
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 2, 2019

    overall1food1service1ambience1
    Couldn’t rate because the restaurant has closed. Open table should have notified us.
  4. MA

    MarkA

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on December 29, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great restaurant in a lovely part of the city. Good traditional USDA steak well presented food and great service. Not the cheapest restaurant in NYC but certainly a fair price for an overall excellent dining experiance. We dined as a family of 5.
  5. CA

    CATSMW

    New York Area

    11 reviews

    5.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 23, 2018

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Great food and even better service. I would go back because of our excellent server. SHAWN
  6. DM

    DeanM

    Tallahassee

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 22, 2018

    overall4food3service4ambience4
    A great neighborhood restaurant and for those wanting a nonpretetious well prepared meal. Comfortable atmosphere. Great steaks! Nice sized dishes.
  7. BA

    BillA

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Really good food and service. Off the beaten path for tourists, so appeared to be mostly locals here. That cuts both ways, but we enjoyed it.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 12, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food and service are excellent here. Always love returning.
  9. PS

    PeterS

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2018

    overall3food3service2ambience2
    In general, not worth the money. That that price point there are many better options in Manhattan
  10. b

    bobo

    New York Area

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on December 7, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    Great evening. Good service and great atmosphere. Definitely will be back.
  11. TM

    TouristfromManhattan

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2018

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Outstanding service and ambience. Overall the food was wonderful. The wagyu steak is incredible, as is the porterhouse and the filet. My father tried the pastrami short ribs. I had a bite and was shocked at how tough the meat was. Don't order it. Sides were delicious, especially the thin, crispy onion rings. My only other criticism concerns the complimentary popovers. This was my second time here and on both occasions the popovers were overly heavy, as opposed to being light and fluffy.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New England

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Phenomenal service top to bottom. Great experience!
  13. O

    Oneinacrowd

    New York Area

    45 reviews

    5.0

    45 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2018

    overall5food5service3ambience5
    After a bumpy start with regards to service (benefit of the doubt - maybe they were short-staffed?), our waiter appeared to make a cognizant effort to turn things around, and our food was really delicious! The popovers were to die for, the Greek salad was terrific, and the t-bone steak for 2 was perfectly cooked and seasoned. Love the ambiance with the curved brick arches in the ceiling with upward-facing lighting. There was low-volume music in the bar area only... wish we could have heard it in the background where the tables were too. I am definitely looking forward to going back!
  14. LD

    LDoone

    Baltimore

    8 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on December 1, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Thank you for another wonderful meal.
  15. C

    Cinoevil

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 22, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was such a lucky find. Everything was fantastic loved the steak. Perfect in every way. Our waiter Curtis was outstanding.
  16. C

    Catherd

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on November 20, 2018

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    This restaurant has a nice ambiance and the food is very good. The service was attentive and friendly, but a little awkward. We will definitely come back.
  17. NY

    NYfoodie

    New York Area

    252 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    252 reviews

    Dined on November 14, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Besides the steak and seafood.. they have the best and biggest popovers .. Cozy and comforting ambiance ... Keep this on your list..
  18. EF

    ExcellentFoodandService

    New York Area

    38 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    38 reviews

    Dined on November 6, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Lexington Club is great. The food is excellent. The service is professional and efficient. Was there on a 'quiet night' so the acoustics were soft and quiet.
  19. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2018

    overall3food3service2ambience4
    Busy night and the restaurant seemed to be unable to handle it. Service was quite slow in comparison to other nights that we had dined here and the food was not as well prepared. When we arrived we explained to the staff my wife's allergy as always, but by dessert they had forgotten and served her a dessert which she could clearly not have. The replacement desert was not especially good either. I think that the most upsetting part was no one from the restaurants management came over at any point to apologize or discuss the error with us. For the price of the meal, I was disappointed overall. They did however remember to bring my daughters birthday cake, and it was delicious and well presented(credit were credit is do).
  20. Y

    Yoav

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on November 2, 2018

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    It’s took way too much time to get our food, but when it came, it was delicious...
  21. CG

    CGandDG

    Orange County

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on October 26, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always terrific. Staff is so kind and food terrific. Never a complaint. They are also really kind to our young children.
  22. n

    nhb24

    New York Area

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 12, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    i almost never write reviews but my experience at Lexington Club was so good, i just had to. We were there on a weekday night. Restaurant was about 1/3 full and maybe that helped it be much quieter than most NYC restaurants. That allowed reasonable conversation with my wife without having to strain--it was a pleasure! Salad appetizer, frankly now a few days later, i don't remember which it was, was very fresh. And large enough for 2 people. The filet mignon i ordered was among the best steaks i've had anywhere on the planet. I'm looking forward to our next visit. I give Lexington Club my highest grade!
  23. B

    Bay1

    New York Area

    40 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on October 11, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Consistently delicious! And a very seamless transition.
  24. CA

    CAAA

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 9, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was delicious and they were very accommodating of my dietary restrictions. The crab and lobster louis salad was great and seafood very fresh. Definitely hope to return.
  25. RE

    RichardE

    New York Area

    69 reviews

    5.0

    69 reviews

    Dined on October 6, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful meal at Lexington Club. Excellent food, great service and a beautiful location. One of our favorite places and we look forward to going back soon.
  26. L

    jeanL

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 27, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Our reservation was for 18:30 and Bar was busy for happy hour. The restaurant was very quiet what sent me bad vibes to start. When waitter came to our table he was very pleasant and very helful. The service was fast and food (ceasar salad, meat, side orders) was good. No bad comments about this place
  27. CS

    CyndieS

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 19, 2018

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Good deal for the raw bar. Service is excellent. Some dishes were too salty.
  28. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Naples

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 9, 2018

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Everything was good.
  29. RE

    RichardE

    New York Area

    69 reviews

    5.0

    69 reviews

    Dined on August 29, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Lexington Club is one of our favorites. One of the best happy hours around and the regular menu has excellent seafood and steaks. We look forward to returning.
  30. c

    cityfoodies

    New York Area

    56 reviews

    4.0

    56 reviews

    Dined on August 29, 2018

    overall4food4service2ambience3
    We haven’t been back since it was the Arlington Club, the food was much better this time! The wine list was short but well priced! The staff could be more informed about what the menu items are, could not get answers to questions, waiter kept saying he had to check with the kitchen!
  31. S

    Symone

    New York Area

    108 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    108 reviews

    Dined on August 20, 2018

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    It was great..attentive servers..
  32. RW

    RobertW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 18, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great tasting food. I am a picky eater. Give this place 👍👍👍
  33. ZS

    ZachS

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 13, 2018

    overall3food4service1ambience3
    I called in to make a reservation for my grandfathers birthday. The grand kids were going to take him out for his birthday. Assuming we would get dessert to celebrate and surprise him, I called the day of to remind the restaurant. At the end of the meal, we waited for dessert to come out, and nothing came. My cousin reminded the waiter that we were celebrating a birthday, and he said he would bring something out. 10-15 minutes went by, and eventually my grandfather was getting tired (he's 87 years old) so we got the check and began walking out. I made a comment to the hostess who told us that they do not give out free cake, but somehow the dessert was still on our bill. Overall, I was very disappointed with this, as my grandfather was looking to end the night with something sweet.
  34. RE

    RichardE

    New York Area

    69 reviews

    5.0

    69 reviews

    Dined on July 27, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We enjoyed happy hour with great oysters and shrimp and then proceeded with dinner. The food was excellent, the service sharp and attentive and overall a wonderful dining experience. Lexington Club remains one of our favorite places.
  35. N

    Newyorkchick

    New York Area

    58 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    58 reviews

    Dined on July 19, 2018

    overall3food3service4ambience3
    To start off the hostess was somewhat rude and unpleasant. However, our waiter Tom was wonderful and as you’d expect in what should be a nice high end steak place. Anything high end other than the prices though has gone by the wayside. There’s an active happy hour and tables with kids pulled off the jitney in their flip flops. The food was very good but not exceptional. The popovers are a nice touch.
  36. CG

    CGandDG

    Orange County

    21 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on July 14, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We have been coming for years. A gem on the UES of manhattan. Scott is spectacular and the whole team are so kind and thoughtful. Food is terrific. We love: Dover Sole, Kale Salad, bakes clams, sautéed broccoli and great wine list. An absolutely beautiful space. Great bar and happy hour.
  37. RM

    RockMe2Nite

    New York Area

    53 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    53 reviews

    Dined on July 12, 2018

    overall2food3service3ambience3
    We are fussy wine drinkers but don't want to spend $250+ for a bottle of wine at restaurants. Have enough excellent wines at home and like to cater BYOB establishments with reasonable fee. Neighborhood restaurants like Lexington Club should not be charging $50 corkage fee. Follow the example of nearby Orsay ($35) or any of the Danny Myer's excellent restaurants ($35) which both have much better wine list and very knowledgeable sommeliers. While we were there, I requested to talk to the General Manager but she was bartending and never came even though the restaurant was about 20% full. Not sure how one manages the restaurant and attends the bar at the same time.
  38. JK

    JamesK

    New York Area

    33 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    33 reviews

    Dined on June 30, 2018

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and service. Truly a gem.
  39. JS

    JessicaS

    New York Area

    7 reviews

    5.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2018

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The service and food is great. We are very comfortable at this restaurant in our neighborhood.
  40. AN

    ANdie

    New York Area

    14 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2018

    overall1food3service1ambience2
    The same reason the Arlington club did not make it is the reason this restaurant won’t make it. The food is average. The state quality is not superior to all of its competitors. The service is horrific. Unqualified wait staff. Long wait for drinks. Long wait for food. Follow up terrible. I do not recommend this restaurant on any level for any reason

FAQs

The Lexington Club formerly Arlington Club - Permanently Closed offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 249-5700.

The Lexington Club formerly Arlington Club - Permanently Closed is rated 4.5 stars by 1054 OpenTable diners.

Permanently Closed

This restaurant is permanently closed.

Additional information

  • Cross street

    73 and 74

  • Neighborhood

    Upper East Side

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:00pm - 11:00pm,

  • Cuisines

    Steakhouse, Sushi, Steak

  • Dining style

    Fine Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking: 1 hour metered parking from 10am - 7pm. Free street parking available after 7pm from Mon - Sat; all day Sunday.<br /><br />Parking garage located on 73rd Street between 3rd Ave & Lexington Ave; closer to 3rd Avenue.

  • Public transit

    M102 & M103 Bus stops directly in front of Restaurant.Closest train is the 6 train (green line) at 77th Street Station

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Frank Cervantes

  • Additional

    Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 249-5700

  • Catering

    Our full menu will be available for offsite catering.

  • Private party facilities

    The Lexington Club by critically acclaimed Chef/partner Laurent Tourondel and TAO Group marries classic French technique with the authentically American concept of steakhouse and vibe dining. The magnificent Beaux-Arts inspired space is reminiscent of the grandeur of old Penn Station.

  • Private party contact

    Private Event Coordinator: (877) 404-5993

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