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About T-BAR Steak & Lounge (Upper East Side)

T-Bar Steak & Lounge is Tony Fortuna's new spin on the classic steak house.

Chef Ben Zwicker's menu consists of raw bar that includes tartares; steak
bar that includes prime cuts and as well as tuna and salmon steaks;
appetizers are divided in classic and market driven; sauces are global and
diverse; entrees, too, present a roster of classics and new world items; and
a long, long list of sides complements every dish on the menu. T-Bar &
Lounge speaks to many tastes, from cocktail & wine lovers, to grazers and
full on steak aficionados.

1278 3rd Avenue
New York, NY 10028
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Lunch/Brunch: Monday - Saturday: 11:30pm - 2:30pm; Dinner: Monday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm;

Cross Street:
73rd Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(212) 772-0404

Website:
http://www.tbarnyc.com/

Public Transit:
6 train @ 77th Street

Executive Chef:
Ben Zwicker

Private Party Facilities:
Semi private party room with maximum capacity 35 people for seat down dinner.

Private Party Contact:
Sara: (212) 772-3289

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

T-BAR Steak & Lounge (Upper East Side) Ratings and Reviews

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4
3
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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.3

ambience

4.1

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (37)
Casual (22)
Great for Lunch (22)
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Good for Birthdays (16)
Comfort Food (13)
Good for Groups (13)
Good for a Date (12)
Fun (10)
Special Occasion (10)
Bar Seating (10)
Great for Brunch (9)
Pre/post Theatre (9)
Kid-friendly (8)
Cozy (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Good for Anniversaries (7)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Authentic (6)
Business Meals (6)
Healthy (6)
Hot Spot (6)
People Watching (6)
Romantic (6)
Sunday Lunch (6)
Late-night Find (5)
Great for Outdoor Dining (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Quick Bite (3)
Quiet Conversation (2)
Great Beer (1)
Live Sports (1)
Notable Wine List (1)
Tasting Menu (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

First time I was at TBar for dinner. Had lunch there before and really liked it. Dinner menu was great and food was great. My partner is gluten free and had many options and server was more than helpful in making sure her meal was made to her needs.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Great and friendly. Great for kids. Service so amazing and patient. Great food,

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food,friends..and amazing server!!!!!! Nereida

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Always terrific. Dependable delicious fresh food. Kind hospitality. Pleasant atmosphere

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

Reservation was at 8:00 was not seated until 8:45 a party of five squeezed into a four top, Our mains did not arrive until 10:00 Not worth the "Scene"

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 9, 2017

We had a fun birthday celebration and 3 generations all had a good time. Pizza and mac and cheese for the kids and great fish entrees of salmon and tuna for the adults.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Server NEREIDA was great as well as Manager will recommend to those who ask
Good overall food

Tags: Good for a Date, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 4, 2017

I have been going to T-Bar since it opened as Lenox Room about 22 years ago. I always liked the place. It always had a great steak and they made the best french fries. I ate there with my wife, my in-laws, friends, for business and once with new friends following the Marathon. It has always been what you expect when you go to a restaurant. I must confess that after it became T-Bar my casual relationship with the owner, Tony Fortuna, became a friendship. Tony has a lot of friends and I'm glad to be counted among. He knows all the famous chefs. I know. I've been there when they show up. But my friendship is not why I'm writing this review. I'm a New Yorker. I go to restaurants. Like all of us, I am critic. I like to think of my self a restaurant destroyer. This place knows how to make, serve and deliver exactly what you hoped for when you went there. And, don't forget the bread made on the premises. And the desserts. The Banana Parfait is my favorite but there's strawberry and chocolate too. Go to T-Bar. You will love it.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Comfort Food, Cozy, Bar Seating
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

All of my experiences at T Bar have been consistently fantastic. The quality of the food - spanning fishes, meats, the raw bar and appetizers - are top notch.

I dine at T Bar every time I visit the city from Los Angeles, and it always lives up to its reputation.

Thursday night, I dined with two colleagues. One started with the octopus and had the salmon; the other and I had the tuna tartare and the NY strip. All of our dishes were perfect. And the roasted garlic that accompanies the steak is a treat.

The wine list is extremely thoughtful vis-a-vis the fare, with special selections as well.

The staff and management are also top-notch, to include the bar staff.

T Bar (and Marea) are my NYC favorites.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Food was good but owner very rude!!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Server was great very attentive and answered all questions!
Say thank you to her

Tags: Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

The food is always good. The service not so much. Our waiter barely attended to us. He didn't make sure we served in a timely fashion, didn't check to see how our food was ( one diner's salmon was not cooked as requested) and generally the only time other than when taking our order I heard from him was when he brought the check and was clearly engaging me to make sure he got his tip( which grudgingly he got as the rest of the non- wait staff worked hard).

Tags: Comfort Food, Kid-friendly
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Service was exceptional and the food is excellent! A Neighborhood gem and must try!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Always good food, wine and cocktails, lively ambiance and just a fun place to be. It's my go to restaurant in the neighborhood for any occasion.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (New England)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Good food, good service. Way too loud!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 16, 2017

T Bar is a reliable, neighborhood restaurant that can sometimes be packed and noisy, but the food is consistently good. Wish they would change the menu choices more often.

Tags: Great for Brunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

As always, great food, service and ambiance. Tuna tar tar is the best. Pizza, salads and great steaks.

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Fun, People Watching
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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Always a good meal, very attentive and friendly service - fun for families , a ladies lunch or romantic dinner. Great for kids and good for fun group meal too.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Food and drinks are very expensive for what they give you. The upper east side scene is ok, but not worth getting taken over the coals.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 3, 2017

We enjoyed a birthday celebration for my grandson. The broad menu was excellent. Pizza and mac and cheese for the kids and I had an excellent Chilean Sea Bass and Caesar Salad. The service was excellent and friendly.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Fun, Casual
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Very accommodating, good and friendly service and reliable yummy food!

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 27, 2017

After going for many years sorry to say we won't be back! When being shown to a table right by the service station, we requested the one immediately behind, since it was also empty, and would be a bit less hectic. Told that that one was being held for a party that wasn't yet all there, so it was unavailable. This was a at 6:30. Since our party of 4 was all there we again asked perhaps we could make the change. Again we were refused. That table remained UNOCCUPIED fora the following 40 minutes! To add injury to insult, the steak was so tough that we contemplated returning it. Most was left on the plate, and when asked if we wanted to take it home, told them no, and the reason why. There was no consideration provided to us. OK. We won't be back. Couldn't hear our companions anyway as the noise level was also unbearable.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 18, 2017

I brought my daughter for a farewell dinner before she left for Europe. Although we were only 15 minutes late for the reservation (F train), they had given our table away and said that we would have to wait another another twenty minutes, unless we wanted to wait in the lounge. We took the lounge, which was lovely. Food was good, service was great! Would recommend

Tags: Romantic, Late-night Find
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Disappointing dinner. Ordered porterhouse steak for two medium and it came well done. Waiter was so busy he never came back to the table after dropping off the food. Feels like they added more tables and seating was too close for comfort.

Tags: Good for Groups
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Lovely setting, nice wait staff, good selection of food. Tried the duck, which was delicious. They give a decent pour for a glass of wine (unusual these days).

Tags: Casual
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on September 14, 2017

A favorite in the Upper East Side, consistant great food, wonderful service classy

Tags: Comfort Food, Authentic, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on September 7, 2017

T Bar has many things to like. Good food, attentive service and simple ambiance. It is expensive for what it is. T Bone at $63 is 15% more than great steakhouses last time I checked. I had a $28 Hamburger. Need I say more. Part of it the upper east side syndrome where there are many people of a certain age with affordability and are used to the pricing. Liked it but the value is a stretch.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on September 6, 2017

Always delicious . Can get very noisy but otherwise perfect

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 22, 2017

TBar is a friendly neighborhood restaurant which offers a variety of delicious salads, burgers, steaks and appetizers ranging from tuna tartar to watermelon salad with feta in the summer. The menu varies from season to season and the food is consistently good.

Tags: Bar Seating, Great for Lunch
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·Dined on August 19, 2017

Excellent service and everything was delicious. Great ambiance for a date night or just a nice night out for dinner. I had the filet mignon and the salmon ceviche. Both were prepared perfectly. Highly recommend.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Sunday Lunch, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 17, 2017

The restaurant week food was outstanding. Highly recommend the salmon ceviche appetizer and the banana dessert!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 15, 2017

staff very willing to please. meal very good.
will return.
a little noisy

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 14, 2017

Unbelievably loud, impossible to have a conversation!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Foods are amazing!
Service was very good, I can recommend for all NYC Restaurant Week'ers.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Tasting Menu, Great for Outdoor Dining, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 8, 2017

Excellent banana and cream dessert on $29 restaurant week lunch. Fine salmon, too!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 3, 2017

My friend and I had the cobb salad, a tried and true staple of T-Bars. I took an order of the watermelon salad home for later, and it was delicious. Their olive bread is also very tasty. Wait staff are friendly and helpful.

Tags: Happy Hour, Casual, Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch
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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 2, 2017

Always love it here, great food and great service in a comfortable setting

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on August 1, 2017

The menu and food options were excellent. May great choices. Dessert was amazing. Great neighborhood gem!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quick Bite, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 31, 2017

We were 6 people who enjoyed a birthday celebration for my grandson. I enjoyed the eggplant appetizer and the salmon and my grandson loved the pizza and pasta. We all had a good time.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on July 27, 2017

"this joint is really jumping." The food is great. They honor reservations. The owner (Tony) is a terrific guy What else can you ask for?

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Casual, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups
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