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RARE650

4.4
2400 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.
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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 2400 People Are Saying
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Jean (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Great food! Lots of vegetarian options! Delicious drinks!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined 3 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 3 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 3 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 4 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 4 days ago

Very disappointing.
Not as good as usual
Menu has changed

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

Birthday dinner
Seating promptly at reservation time
Excellent service!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 4 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 5 days ago

Everything was delicious, service was great.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
3.0  Dined 7 days ago

This visit was a bit disappointing.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

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

The place is very nice and very spacious however for some reason the staff treats you like they are doing you a favor by showing you a seat or taking your order or serving you. They werent rude or inattentive but just not very friendly. As for the food and price, the prices are normal for this atmosphere but the steak just didnt have the taste. Even though i ordered a medium tbone, the steak was very rough and had no taste. Ive eaten better steak at outback. I had read reviews that said their steaks had a lot of gristle and said to myself cmon how bad can it be but i was wrong.The dessert we ordered was the layer cake and that also was nothing special and didnt have a fresh made taste and more to the processed side. Overall it was ok. Definately would not go back as it doesnt promise anything special for this sprice point can do much better.

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

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

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

Worst service I’ve ever experienced in my
Life .Very disappointing. Will not be returning here.

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OpenTable Diner (Miami)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Valet was unexperienced- Fair quality food - over priced - small portions.

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

Experience was great - 1st time there. Food was amazing! My only issue was being placed in the “kid” section because of our two year old. We are a family of five, but were seated at a table for 12. Way too big and took away from the intimacy of the occasion.

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

This food was some of the best gosh darn food i have ever eaten, started with the calamari and shrimp.... Out of this world. And the steak... phenominal! 10/10 would come back.

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vipMAC1 (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food is good but pricey. Service was a little slow.

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vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Aweful experience. They started cleaning up the restaurant moving tables etc while we were still dining. So rude.

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vipgericho (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Good meal at Rare 650, one of our waiters was a bit pretentious and gave us attitude after we ordered the Tuesday special, even though we all ordered top shelf cocktails. The other waiter was wonderful though.

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PhilipF (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

The food and service were excellent as always. The Tuesday night dinner menu is a great value to get out for a nice weekday dinner.

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Toby55 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Very good food. 30 min wait past reservation time and loud.

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