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Smith & Wollensky - New York, New York, NY

Smith & Wollensky - New York

4.6
4.6
7927 Reviews
$31 to $50
American
Smith & Wollensky & Wollensky's Grill is open for indoor and outdoor dining.

Since 1977, Smith & Wollensky has been New York City's best steakhouse serving USDA Prime dry-aged steaks, premium seafood and award-winning wines.

Located in Midtown Manhattan near Central Park, MOMA, Carnegie Hall, Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall, and Times Square, Smith & Wollensky is the best steakhouse in Midtown Manhattan and New York City.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 118 times today
Experiences are available.

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Other options

  • Order online
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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    American, Steakhouse, Steak

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (212) 753-1530

  • Payment options

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

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Executive chef

    Elman Gallardo

  • Private party facilities

    The tastefully appointed second floor of the quintessential steakhouse makes a festive setting for private events. The sky lit rooms can be utilized separately for more intimate events or combined to create an expansive space for 130 guests seated.

  • Private party contact

    Denise Bryant: (888) 328-0708

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown East

  • Cross street

    49th Street & 3rd Avenue

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    6 Train at 51st StreetE/M Train at 53rd Street

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Experiences

  • The S&W Weekend Wine Dinner $95

    Mar 31 - Aug 22, 2022
    The S&W Weekend Wine Dinner $95 Per Person. Calling all wine lovers! Smith & Wollensky will host Weekend Wine Dinner every Thursday, Friday & Saturday evening after 8:00pm. Any appetizer, entree, and dessert, accompanied by copious amounts of wine and Quality Bordeaux for $95 per person

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What 7,927 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

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  1. MN

    MalekN

    Orlando

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Food , service and ambiance GREAT as usual However for some reason the bread was stale
  2. JT

    JoseT

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall1food3service1ambience1
    The worst I ever had. Terrible service by the waiter
  3. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Calgary

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very good food and service!
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    Honestly the meat quality was not particularly special. I have had much better experiences elsewhere. Service was good.
  5. LS

    LindaS

    Los Angeles

    8 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    8 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Visiting NY for my birthday.
  6. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    An occasion….
  7. JF

    JosephF

    New York Area

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall4food5service4ambience5
    Excellent all-around experience at Smith & Wollensky . I highly recommend the restaurant and will be back again soon.
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful experience with perfectly cooked steaks
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always great at Smith and Wollensky. Service and team really take care of you....
  10. RU

    RUSS

    New York Area

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall4food5service5ambience2
    Too much noise to talk quietly upstairs my first visit
  11. D

    Dave

    New York Area

    41 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    41 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Iconic place for a dinner!
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    My nephew graduated and going to high school.
  13. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food2service5ambience4
    steak was good but not as great as we’ve experienced in the past.
  14. MS

    MSHOESAFARI

    New York Area

    60 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    60 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food always great with impeccable service
  15. TW

    TonyW

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Four of us from London had the wine weekend dinner to celebrate a birthday and it was amazing. Fantastic service from Benny, he was just brilliant - funny and really looked after us. Food was really good, starters and filet mignon perfect. Oysters were excellent. We were seated outside which suited us perfectly as it was a hot evening. Great value and highly recommended - the wine weekend deal is great value.
  16. MC

    MichaelC

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 26, 2022

    overall5food5service3ambience4
    Bar service is not that good. have to say the bartender is not that friendly
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a great time
  18. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Love Nico, grate waiter!
  19. AP

    AngeliqueP

    New York Area

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always wonderful. The service is impeccable and attentive. Their steak is out of this world and the wine list totally amazing. Not cheap, but you get what you pay for! This is totally an old world steakhouse that you go to for a beautiful dining experience and amazing cuisine. The fact that they have been on the same corner since 1977 should speak volumes!
  20. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing service and food.
  21. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great classic OG nyc steak house. Career waiters who guarantee a fantastic experience. Charlie the Somm knows his craft. Was first time back after it was closed during Covid. Glad to see that it has not skipped a beat.
  22. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 24, 2022

    overall3food2service5ambience3
    I was not a fan of the food. I have better tasting steak
  23. p

    privacy

    Vancouver

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great ribeye bone in as usual. Service with Vlado was excellent as usual. Was there for business and everyone enjoyed. Everything is cooked to perfrct and not overly salty like other steakhouse.
  24. MA

    MAYster

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 23, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    Still a good old school steakhouse.... Good food ... pricey but service was attentive and non-intrusive... $120 for lunch... not a bargain but if u want service - it's gonna cost ya!
  25. JH

    JohnH

    San Francisco

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always good, no surprises
  26. EJ

    EdwardJ

    New York Area

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great experience even better Steak everyone should visit at least once
  27. SR

    StephenR

    London

    12 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall4food4service3ambience5
    Very good food but 1.5h in and we were still sat at the table with only bread. Otherwise very nice. Amusingly abrasive server - classic NY charm and on the cheeky side of rude so it added to the ambience/made us all smile. I’d go back.
  28. P

    Phil

    New York Area

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely a phenomenal experience celebrating a birthday here, service was excellent from Bacci, a true dining landmark in New York City and excellent quality of steaks and chops.
  29. R

    R2d2

    Washington DC

    22 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great service. Booked this a few weeks out to grab lunch before heading back out of town. Food and service were great. Opted for the outdoor seating options and weather was perfect. Will definitely go again
  30. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 20, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and service! Lin took great care of us! We can’t wait to go back!
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food & service. Special thanks for providing a birthday cake for my boyfriend.
  32. NF

    NeighborhoodFoodie

    London

    130 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    130 reviews

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good was very good. Service was excellent. A/C was too cold and the waiter turned it down which really made the meal enjoyable.
  33. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 18, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Loved the food! Great steak and fast service. Highly recommend
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Have lived in nyc for 3 years and Tony was the best server I have ever had when going out to a resturant!!!!
  35. RK

    RubyK

    New York Area

    25 reviews

    3.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall3food5service2ambience2
    The food hands down was excellent — truly very, very good. Service was slow, maybe it was due to sitting outside. At one point we had to leave the table and flag down a waiter—at a restaurant of this stature, no one should ever have to do that. It could be a bad night, and to that, I would try this restaurant again and opt to sit inside.
  36. MI

    MIKE

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall2food1service3ambience2
    The Pork Chop came covered in onions and peppers, though the menu did not state it. I am allergic to peppers; they did take back the food, but it took them forever to replace it; received it when my husband was 3/4 finished with his meal. The new chop was dry, void of taste and the poorest quality piece of meat. The hash brown potato dish was burnt and the manager said, "It does have to be cooked well"... cooked well is one thing, but burnt is not. They didn't charge us for the incorrect items, but would rather have had a good meal instead. The manager never came over again to check in, very poor management & food.
  37. GS

    GerhardS

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Stilvolle, etwas dunkles Ambiente. Aufmerksamer, unterhaltsamer Waiter. Steaks vorzüglich, Wein Preise etwas upscale. Immer wieder einen Besuch wert
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Richmond

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a memorable dinner at S & W. The wine, appetizers, and steaks were all delectable in their own right, and the steaks were cooked to each person’s preference in our party. Highly recommend the 28 day dry-aged steaks, particularly the bone-in ribeyes. Kudos to Tony D for outstanding service. The cheesecake (with a lemon essence) and chocolate cake were delicious desserts for our dad’s birthday. Thank you for a beautiful evening!
  39. JO

    JOHN

    Yorkshire

    43 reviews

    4.0

    43 reviews

    Dined on June 17, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    A very good evening of food and wine complemented by good service from our waiter at a busy time .Only downside was not able to order half portions of potato/veg
  40. A

    Anonymous

    Washington DC

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on June 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was wonderful and the waiter was perfect!

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from Smith & Wollensky - New York using the Order Online button. Smith & Wollensky - New York also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 753-1530.

Smith & Wollensky - New York is rated 4.6 stars by 7927 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 118 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Other options

  • Order online
Google Map for Smith & Wollensky - New York

797 Third Avenue New York, NY 10022

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street

    49th Street & 3rd Avenue

  • Neighborhood

    Midtown East

  • Hours of operation

    Lunch Daily 11:30 am–3:00 pm Dinner Daily 5:00 pm–11:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    American, Steakhouse, Steak

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Business Casual

  • Parking details

    Street Parking

  • Public transit

    6 Train at 51st StreetE/M Train at 53rd Street

  • Payment options

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

  • Executive chef

    Elman Gallardo

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Cafe, Chef's Table, Cigar Room, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Full Bar, Indoor Fireplace, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (212) 753-1530

  • Private party facilities

    The tastefully appointed second floor of the quintessential steakhouse makes a festive setting for private events. The sky lit rooms can be utilized separately for more intimate events or combined to create an expansive space for 130 guests seated.

  • Private party contact

    Denise Bryant: (888) 328-0708

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