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RARE650

4.4
2401 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steak
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Executive Chef Cesar Aguilar has created a contemporary menu that has something for everyone. RARE 650's menu is truly unique, combining tender prime dry-aged steaks with amazing sushi and seafood . Our international wine list offers over 700 selections, Sixty of which are available by the glass and is consistently awarded a two glass best of award from wine Spectator every year. Our magnificent wine room is the perfect setting for private events for up to 75 people. If you like the vibe and style of the Hamptons, you're going to love... RARE 650's posh, new Outdoor Dining and Lounge.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steak, Sushi, American
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Hours of operation
Bar Hours: Opens everyday at 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday - Wednesday 5:00pm-10:00pm, Thursday - Saturday 5:00pm-11:00pm, Sunday 4:00pm-9:00pm
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Phone number
(516) 496-8000
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Cesar Aguilar
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Catering
Catered Funtions from 20 to 250 people . Please call Meagan Arteca at 516.496.8000.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
South Oyster Bay Rd
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Parking details
Complimentary valet parking is available seven nights a week.
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Public transit
LIRR Syosset station
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Entertainment
Live Entertainment Wednesday nights and live DJ on Thursday nights.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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From deliciously inspired cuisine, to a sleek, upscale ambiance and lively bar scene, Rare650 is one of Long Island's premier steakhouses, offering a truly unique dining experience. The setting is a beautifully designed space that excites the senses on all levels.

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What 2401 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.4
service
4.5
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3.8
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Noise · Moderate
88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vippinklady13 (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 2 days ago

Charred oysters excellent, filet mignon delicious, charred on outside and medium as ordered inside.

We had ordered 2 baked potatoes and think wait staff should have said 1 is big enough for 2. Kurt, a maitre d’ brought over side of spinach which was good and it was nice talking to him.

No warm bread, coffee press was not left, not asked if we wanted anything else. We felt they wanted to get us in and out because we had the special Tuesday dinner. They brought our check before we asked for it.

Sign outside advertising steak special for $59 was really surprising for this restaurant.

Wait staff were apathetic and snotty.

Come to think of it, valets were not very friendly or welcoming either, maybe because we don’t have a fancy car.

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Jean (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Great food! Lots of vegetarian options! Delicious drinks!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

Extremely dissatisfied with this steakhouse. First we told them this was our 20 year wedding anniversary. We were very nicely dressed they tried to seat us near the kitchen. We asked to move and they put us near a curtained area with a lot of very loud children who were having a party. We were moved again to a better location. Our waitstaff has zero personality. There were two. Neither one cracked a smile all evening as for our meal $18 for four shrimp cocktail. Come on. I’ve been to many five star restaurants but that was ridiculous. The porterhouse for two at $108 had zero flavor. They do not offer sauces like at many other places to accompany steak. Overall it’s very pretty but that’s where I️t ends. Will not go back. I’ve had better experience from three star steakhouses.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

food was excellent, we all had steak and lobster special, not a particularly good value price-wise as it turned out but food was very good.

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Angel (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We went to RARE650 for my daughters birthday. The service and food were excellent. The restaurant is beautiful. I had never been there before that day but I have now recommended it to many people. It was almost an hour trip each way for us but I would gladly go back in a heartbeat.

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vipMikel (Atlantic City)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

Although we frequent many high end Steakhouse’s we haven’t been here in a couple of years.
I was extremely please with the quality of the food.
I do however have a couple of issues.
One was with the Valet parking system. Our reservation was at 8:00, and we arrived at 7:45. Unfortunately the line for the Valet was out of the parking lot and down Jericho Tpke. We wound up getting into the restaurant at 8:10. It was snowing, so that might have contributed to the backup.
My second issue was with the service later in the meal.
Upon sitting we were greeted promptly and ordered drinks from the bar.
After a while we ordered apps, and a bottle of wine.
That’s when the service started to become a little lax.
My wife ordered a different salad dressing the listed with the salad. When the salad arrived the listed dressing was included. No problem, she would just tell someone. Well no server came by for a while. Finally we were able to notify the waiter and he brought the right salad dressing out.
We ordered our main courses, and right before they came to the table we ordered another bottle of wine.
Well, the wine didn’t get to the table till we were just about finished with our main courses. Not used to that at a quality steakhouse.
With the excellent quality of the food, the issues with the valet and some of the service would not stop me from dining here again.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

Very disappointing.
Not as good as usual
Menu has changed

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Birthday dinner
Seating promptly at reservation time
Excellent service!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 5 days ago

The food was pretty good. We both had seafood dishes and the fish was excellent. Our only issue was how many times we were interrupted while we were eating our meals. Once or twice asking how everything was would suffice but after the fifth time we were a little annoyed. Not to far from our home so we would possibly give it another chance and try the steak which smelled really good. But for my money when it comes to steak nothing compares to Bryant & Coopers.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

We sat in the glass room it was spectacular.
It was snowing.

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George22 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Everything was delicious, service was great.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

This visit was a bit disappointing.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

Awesome awesome awesome

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Amazing restaurant

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BEACHFUN22 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Excellent meal and service is impeccable :) I would definitely recommend this restaurant :)

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vipOpenTable Diner (Las Vegas)
1.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

the restaurant had a few empty tables we still have to wait at least 20 min for our table. the hostess was rude and unpleasant.

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Went there on Valentine’s Day and had a great time as usual. Ray & Steve served us well along with comp drinks & dessert. The food took a little while but was well worth the wait. We had a 40oz tomahawk wagyu steak, cooked to perfection. My only concern was the noise level, particularly the party next to us who was extremely loud to the point where I could not hear my girlfriend and we eventually had to move tables. Other than that it was another great night at Rare 650.

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garyB (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Very good restaurant with good servers and the food was extremely good left me speechless on how good the food was

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vipSusan (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valentine’s dinner waited almost half hour to get seated despite reservations. Food was delicious and came quickly and waiters were responsive. Overall good experience.

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Cosmos (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Normally the food is excellent. One of our favorite dishes is the skirt steak which we ordered. However, the steak was not even close to good or of the portion size it has been in the past.

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