Staghorn Steakhouse

4.1
223 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steakhouse
Staghorn Steakhouse provides an exceptional urban dining experience in an elegant and modern setting. Staghorn Steakhouse offers only First Grade, dry aged, USDA prime beef and a variety of premium seafood specialties. Conveniently located in Manhattan's Fashion District, just steps away from Madison Square Garden, Jacob Javits Convention Center, and Penn Station. Staghorn's multi-level space is available for private functions and seats 175. Check out our TimeOut NewYork Review by clicking the link: TimeOut NewYork (http://www.timeoutny.com/newyork/Details.do?page=1&xyurl=xyl://TONYWebArticles1/566/eat_out/staghorn_steakhouse.xml)
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:45am - 4:00pm
Dinner: Monday - Saturday 5:00pm - 10:30pm
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Phone number
(212) 239-4390
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Private party facilities
Our private room seats parties of 8-10 and our mezzanine level can accommodate up to 85 guests.
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Private party contact
Tony Lala: (212) 239-4390
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 8th and 9th Avenues
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Parking details
Street parking after 7 pm. Parking Garage directly across the street at a special rate of $15 for 3-Hours Please have parking ticket validated by the Hostess.
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Public transit
A,C,E to 35th street. 1,2,3 to Penn Station
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Delivery, Full Bar, Happy Hour, High Tea, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 223 People Are Saying
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KB
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice small steakhouse near Penn Station. The owner was very inviting and made several appearances around the restaurant, including making some great wine recommendations. The bartender is a Class A martini maker!!!!!

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KG
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Very nice menu, good steak, mushrooms and salads. Not overly high end decor, just a comfortable place to have a good steak b

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NY
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 27, 2018
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 2

Good food well cooked (portions are huge!) - expensive and wide ranging wine list. Deep pocket required.

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Palm Springs
22 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 5ambience 5

On a positive note, the Maitre De & waiters were very professional, attentive & responsive. The tables were spread out & we enjoyed the extra space not typical of most NYC restaurants. Beyond that, my steak was undercooked & overpriced. My wife’s shrimp entree was not edible. Staghorn Steakhouse was worth a try but we won’t return.

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L
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Loved the menu, really enjoyed the food and quick service if you need to get to a show. Was pleasantly surprised. Will go there again!

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KH
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We were very impressed with the great food and service at Staghorn! The steaks were delicious, lamb chops melted in your mouth! The grilled calamari was outstanding and the fresh mozzarella was the best we ever had! Our waiter was great, very attentive and friendly and knowledgeable about everything that was on the menu. We will definitely be back!

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 18, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Weak martini bad olives- bad clams w dinner

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OT
1 review
Dined on August 28, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Service is great, this is an up and coming area of lower midtown, nice atmosphere and the food quality is top shelf. Haven’t had a Manhattan in along time, the BT makes a great Manhattan - I had two. Can’t go wrong with this place that continues to go “under the radar” of great places to dine in the area.

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OT
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and attentive service!

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NS
1 review
Dined on July 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a great meal. Service was wonderful. We would definitely go back soon.

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New England
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

Shockingly bad and shockingly overpriced. Embarrassed for them.

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SM
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you’re looking for excellent steakhouse food - this place doesn’t disappoint. It is quieter than the usual suspects on the steakhouse circuit, so if you want to have a working lunch or dinner where you can actually hear yourself. If you want to have phenomenal food without yelling to be heard, this is the place. It’s a quiet gem, and I recommend it to everyone. The staff is excellent, and there’s never a no for whatever request you make. Great wine selection as well.

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DB
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service, food and overall experience was awesome! Would recommend for both business and pleasure dining!

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LL
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on May 23, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Nice looking place but lousy ambiance.

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S
New York Area
1 review
Dined on May 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great Steak cooked to perfection. Quite enough to have a business discussion.

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MB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on April 26, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I've enjoyed The Staghorn Steakhouse numerous times over the years. Great place for a business lunch as the noise level is very low. Service is impeccable and very professional. The food is exceptional. List of "bar food - appetizers" are plentiful. The Steak on Toast is terrific as an appetizer and don't miss the onion rings! Steaks are perfectly grilled and served the way you ordered. I've stopped in for a Happy Hour drink and the place is hopping. I've been to other "big name, big box, open since 1895" type steakhouses, but the cuisine, atmosphere/ambiance is totally different.. The Staghorn has more a private club feel. I've noticed that Management and servers greet many guests by name, definitely a good sign. Very friendly place. I have never been disappointed, be it for a business lunch, quick drink or dinner. BTW... I have never been rushed at The Staghorn...even when a business lunch lasted almost 3 hours or just lingering over the last glass of wine! Try that in other steak houses.

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KR
Savannah
9 reviews
Dined on March 30, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a great meal, great food and great drinks. Not very crowded so very attentitive.

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LC
Los Angeles
76 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2018
Overall 3food 5service 5ambience 2

Good food. Efficient knowledgeable staff. Lack luster decor and atmosphere.

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CS
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 4ambience 2

I’m sad to say the food was a major disappointment. The filet was chewy and so was the sea bass. It was terrible. There were only 3 other people there and now I know why. The waiter couldn’t have been nicer but that’s likely because they are desperate for customers.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 26, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 5ambience 3

Excelente Servicio .. La Comida era aceptable , pero no acorde la relacion precio - calidad.
No lo volveria a visitar

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w
Adelaide / SA
1 review
Dined on February 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

One of my favorite steak houses in NY

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S
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The food and ambiance were fantastic. We will definately be back!

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PP
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great staff. Would definitely go back and recommend to a friend!

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PR
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Great food and a hidden gem.

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EG
Seattle
30 reviews
Dined on December 8, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Nice little gem in NY. Excellent steak!

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SS
New York Area
93 reviews
Dined on December 6, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I love this place. The owner plays an active role in assuring that everyone of his patrons are being taken care of and are happy with everything. My GF wanted steak and I searched for a steak house around Penn Station and that is how I found Staghorn. I will definitely be back and will be telling everyone how great this place is.

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J
Denver
7 reviews
Dined on November 18, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Over cooked the steak, but the service was great.

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H
Detroit
4 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Service was spot on! They were very attentive & made us feel like they truly cared about our experience. Steaks were great & the dessert, tiramisu was amazing!

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m
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on November 3, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Another fantastic meal at Staghorn. I went there with my brother on Friday night, as we like to do every couple of months. Had the porterhouse for 2, which was cooked to medium-rare perfection and could have easily fed 4. For sides, the creamed spinach was excellent and the crispy hash browns are a must. Add a martini and a glass of cabernet and the dinner is a 10 every time. Highly recommend.

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OT
Minneapolis
1 review
Dined on October 28, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great appetizers and steaks. Very attentive service, quality big screen projector for the game.

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KN
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

Walked in.. no ambiance. Nice wine list but really only one available? Five of us had dinner.. we did order a seafood tower so that was pricey. I had only a lobster bisque for dinner and my husband only had a mozzarella appetizer for dinner. We had filled up on appetizers.. bill was almost 700... not worth it. We dine in steak house often. Very disappointed.

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TW
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Great place

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PG
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 27, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed lunch at Staghorn. Nice ambiance. Quiet place, great for conversation.

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Q
Atlanta
19 reviews
Dined on September 25, 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food was good, prices high.

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s
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on September 18, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I couldn't have had a better time or a better meal. The steak was perfection.
I hadn't seen my cousin in 3 yrs. We finally were in NY at the same time. The waiter was patient and very friendly. I'm afraid we sat and talked for over 2 hours, but happy that we were not rushed out. No one came with the check until I asked for it. I want to thank Staghorn's for offering such a lovely approach to its diners.

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MW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a great meal. Their steaks are the best! Decided to have Salmon on this trip and it was very good. Many visits to Staghorn and never a disappointment.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 25, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I recently visited Staghorn Steakhouse on a business trip with a colleague. The wine, food and service was outstanding. I had the Lobster Bisque and Strip Steak. The bisque was delicious. The steak was perfectly prepared, very flavorful with a very generous proportion (I left some which never happens). It came with spinach sautéed with garlic and potatoes which were also fabulous. My colleague is a vegetarian so he had a salad with Tuna (medium rare) which he very much enjoyed. The tuna was fresh and cooked to perfection.

I almost forgot the wine! Great selection, reasonable prices and a very knowledgable wine stuart to help you out.

Overall, our experience was excellent and I will definitely include Staghorn on my list of restaurants next time I'm in NYC.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 17, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's not the first time that I have been to Staghorn and this place never fails the food was exceptional service very attentive just excellent

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KD
New York Area
42 reviews
Dined on July 13, 2017
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

Only two other customers in the restaurant but food didn't seem to receive the care it could have received from a quiet kitchen. Filet was huge, perhaps too big if that's possible. I ordered in medium but it was pretty close to rare as I worked my way toward the middle. I know baked potatoes have to be made ahead of time but mine was certainly nothing special and lukewarm at best.
I'll try the place again but make sure I go when it's a bit busier.

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Tulsa
1 review
Dined on June 24, 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Beautiful quite romantic ambiance. Absolutely delicious food from the bread and butter to the juicy lamb chops!

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