100 New York / Tri-State Area Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

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Restaurants:Opus Steakhouse, Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - New York City, Bond 45
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, Italian
Neighborhoods:Jericho, Midtown West, Theater District / Times Square
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Opus Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Jericho
1,858 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent experience very bright and clean restaurant. Table was ready for us when we arrived. Nice bar area. Drinks were ok. Little pricey. Food was amazing. Well worth it! ProRead more
13 people mentioned the Dover Sole

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - New York City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown West
10,529 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
AJ and Chauncey were amazing and attentive. Love this place and the food is superb.
218 people mentioned the Lemon Cake

Bond 45

$$$$·Italian·
Theater District / Times Square
6,751 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Dinner before Hamilton
53 people mentioned the Chicken Parm

Gallaghers Steakhouse - Manhattan

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown West
9,607 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
Everything from start to finish was excellent at Gallaghers. I can’t wait to come back and try more sides with the porterhouse!
Steakhouse in New York / Tri-State Area
196 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Tony's Di Napoli - Midtown

$$$$·Italian·
Theater District / Times Square
13,051 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
We’ve been here many times and it’s a great midtown location- especially for pre theatre. Great place.
231 people mentioned the Chicken Parm

Buddakan NY

$$$$·Chinese·
Meatpacking District
14,188 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
Great service and vibe
Chinese in New York / Tri-State Area
758 people mentioned the Dumplings

Quality Italian - New York

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown West
3,747 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
One of our favorite midtown restaurants. The staff is great and food is terrific. Not necessarily classic Italian but the chef’s interpretation of it which is delicious.
343 people mentioned the Chicken Parm

TAO Uptown

$$$$·Pan-Asian·
Midtown East
12,615 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
A great place to eat, really enjoyed my time there. A bit pricey but worth it, definitely would recommend and come back again
224 people mentioned the Fortune Cookie
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Estiatorio Milos – Midtown New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Midtown West
6,594 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
Happy to see the power dinner scene is back. Everything was excellent as always.
Seafood in New York / Tri-State Area
251 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Max Brenner - Union Square

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Union Square
7,824 reviews
  • Kid-friendly
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
First visit - I knew the chocolate would be great, but I didn’t know what to expect regarding the food and drink. Far exceeded my expectations and will definitely go back! ServiceRead more
Comfort Food in New York / Tri-State Area
340 people mentioned the Hot Chocolate

Insignia Prime Steak & Sushi

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Smithtown
4,884 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Great place. Great food. Great staff. Thomas was more than helpful and recommended some great choices off the menu.
Steakhouse in Long Island / Hamptons
122 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Carmine's - 44th Street - NYC

$$$$·Italian·
Theater District / Times Square
18,159 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Pre/post Theatre
Best Artichoke anywhere. I recommend all their food . Big size family portions. I always enjoy the next day left overs that we cant finish that same night.
Most Booked in New York / Tri-State Area
215 people mentioned the Calamari
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Chart House Restaurant - Weehawken

$$$$·Seafood·
Weehawken
10,284 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Food, service, atmosphere - always top notch. 5 stars for our server, Jason!
Best Ambiance in New Jersey - North
469 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Becco

$$$$·Italian·
Theater District / Times Square
23,537 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Food was outstanding, to the point I literally said “oh my gosh, this is divine!
1,698 people mentioned the Pasta Special

Mastro's Steakhouse - New York City

$$$$·Steak·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,572 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Food was great. Johanna was my waitress and was very friendly/knowledgeable. The restaurant was just too loud. I felt that I had to shout and the people next to me were even louderRead more
120 people mentioned the Butter Cake

Tavern on the Green

$$$$·American·
Midtown West
12,175 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
We were greeted warmly and immediately shown to a table. The food was excellent as was the ambiance - tho the noise level was very loud. Only negative was initial service. It took Read more
Most Booked in New York / Tri-State Area
90 people mentioned the French Toast

Avra Madison Estiatorio on 60th

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Midtown East
2,808 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Excellent, Great outdoor seating. Feels very private
Mediterranean in New York / Tri-State Area
36 people mentioned the Greek Salad

TAO Downtown - New York

$$$$·Fusion / Eclectic·
Chelsea
4,408 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Hot Spot
Everything about this place was simply amazing. The ambiance, the food, the waiter, even the GM came over to say hello and he was outstanding, friendly and accomodating. I was celeRead more
Fusion / Eclectic in New York / Tri-State Area
38 people mentioned the Fortune Cookie
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Trattoria Dell'Arte

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown West
7,225 reviews
  • Pre/post Theatre
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Always fun and very friendly
74 people mentioned the Manhattan

Seasons 52 - Princeton

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Princeton
2,946 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Birthdays
Excellent food & service Our server, Nathaniel, went above & beyond As did the chef. When he saw my filet mignon wasn’t cooked as requested-he made another, personally came out to Read more
Healthy in New Jersey - Central
33 people mentioned the Flat Bread

Sparks Steak House

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown East
3,502 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
Service is exceptional! Probably the best dining experience I have ever had. Meal portions are very generous and easily shareable. Ambience is warm and elegant. The wine is to diRead more
99 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

FIG & OLIVE Meatpacking

$$$$·Cocktail Bar·
Meatpacking District
6,287 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Bar Seating
The food was delicious and the server was wonderful! Great brunch! We ate outside but the room was beautiful!
Cocktail Bar in New York / Tri-State Area
151 people mentioned the Crostini

Benihana - New York, NY

$$$$·Japanese·
Midtown West
4,545 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Kid-friendly
Well I had a great time as did all the guests at our table. Wat a way to celebrate my daughter’s 21st birthday. Looking forward to dining there again really soon. Thx
27 people mentioned the Manhattan

Stella 34 Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Midtown West
2,742 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
Seeing a show
38 people mentioned the Calamari
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Redeye Grill

$$$$·American·
Midtown West
3,468 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Excellent all round experience. Food was tasty and portion size was appropriate. Very talented piano player/singer who added to the atmosphere.
635 people mentioned the Red Eye

Seasons 52 - Roosevelt Field

$$$$·American·
Garden City
5,222 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
  • Good for Groups
Diana was an excellent server! She was upbeat and energetic, and she made our birthday celebration a great experience!
Most Booked in Long Island / Hamptons
88 people mentioned the Flat Bread

Mill Pond House

$$$$·American·
Centerport
2,652 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
I have been to this amazing restaurant many times and am never disappointed! I love the food!
18 people mentioned the Skirt Steak

Tony's Di Napoli - Upper East Side

$$$$·Italian·
Upper East Side
2,844 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
Myself and my family have been eating here for 20 years , food always spot on. Staff always friendly
40 people mentioned the Chicken Parm

Blackstone Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Melville
4,654 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Had my Anniversary lunch at restaurant, service and food was outstanding, will definitely be back to try other items on menu.
Steakhouse in Long Island / Hamptons
124 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

The Capital Grille - NY – Chrysler Center

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown East
4,416 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Great for Lunch
Food was fabulous and Eric did an excellent job with the service he provided!
93 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Ballo Italian - Mohegan Sun

$$$$·Italian·
Uncasville
6,005 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
OMG- the flaming cheese wheel appetizer!
Most Booked in Connecticut
64 people mentioned the Calamari

Carmine's - 91st Street - NYC

$$$$·Italian·
Upper West Side
6,599 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Great food and the serving staff was on point! We felt welcomed.
103 people mentioned the Calamari
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Quality Meats

$$$$·American·
Midtown West
8,402 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
I love a great steakhouse and Quality Meats was just the spot for my NYC visit. It’s a super chic spot southwest of Central Park. I met a childhood friend there at dinner time and Read more
168 people mentioned the Steak Sauce

Rothmann's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
East Norwich
2,407 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Anniversary dinner the food was excellent and the service was great. We were so impressed that we have another reservation for their brunch for a birthday.
34 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Victor's Café

$$$$·Cuban·
Theater District / Times Square
7,359 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Pre/post Theatre
First return to the City since covid 20 months ago. Returned to my favorite restaurant in Manhattan. Was greeted by Armando, a waiter who has waited on me over the years. The kiRead more
Cuban in New York / Tri-State Area
460 people mentioned the Sangria
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The Smith - East Village

$$$$·American·
East Village
3,755 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Amazing! The smith rocks badly
70 people mentioned the Mac Cheese

Philippe Chow - Uptown

$$$$·Chinese·
Upper East Side
3,285 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Philppe Chow is always a good idea 😍
Chinese in New York / Tri-State Area
183 people mentioned the Chicken Satay

LAVO Italian Restaurant - New York

$$$$·Unspecified·
Midtown East
3,060 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
  • Hot Spot
Good food but took a long time to be served. Lots of lag time between ordering and food actually arriving. For the price, service was ok but nothing to write home about. A very difRead more
60 people mentioned the Garlic Bread

Honu Kitchen and Cocktails

$$$$·American·
Huntington
1,953 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Happy Hour
  • Hot Spot
The night was beautiful. Two of us came early and we had a cocktail and people watch as we waited for the third person. The cocktail to have is fire and ice, ordered a few during tRead more
68 people mentioned the Coconut Martini
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Waterzooi - Garden City

$$$$·Belgian·
Garden City
2,471 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Our pot of mussels were both delicious & generous!
43 people mentioned the Moules

Kyma - Roslyn

$$$$·Greek·
Roslyn
1,701 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups
Excellent food Excellent service what else can you ask for. Definitely recommended
Good for Groups in New York / Tri-State Area
64 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

City Cellar Wine Bar & Grill - Westbury

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Westbury
2,876 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Went there for lunch. The price fixe menu was very appealing. Service was wonderful. Excellent values along with the ambiance.
Great for Brunch in Long Island / Hamptons
18 people mentioned the Calamari

Texas de Brazil - Albany

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Albany
2,385 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic
Overall we had a wonderful meal. Received a complimentary dessert for our Anniversary. The dessert was a coconut cream pie. It was very lacking. Crust was hard, too much sugar in fRead more
Good for Groups in Upstate New York
28 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Ocean Prime - New York

$$$$·Seafood·
Rockefeller Center Midtown
3,739 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
The ambiance of a great steakhouse focused on fish. -- although their steak tartare is amazing. Scallops, tuna, sushi etc - all great, as are sides and desserts. And should your Read more
Seafood in Manhattan
60 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Cafe Luxembourg

$$$$·French American·
Upper West Side
6,460 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
Great outdoor space. Very enjoyable food
57 people mentioned the French Onion Soup
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Maiella - LIC

$$$$·Italian·
Long Island City
1,816 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Food was great and the drinks and great service. Parking just hard in the area but there’s garages
Romantic in Queens
66 people mentioned the Manhattan
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Texas De Brazil - Rochester

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Rochester
2,066 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
Absolutely incredible food!!!!!!!!!!! All of it!!!!! And great service!
Special Occasion in Western New York
14 people mentioned the Flank Steak

The Palm West Side

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Theater District / Times Square
6,125 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Birthdays
Great service! Staff couldn’t have been more helpful. Food pricy for steak you can find anywhere. Garlic Mash was the highlight of the night
147 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Seasons 52 - Bridgewater

$$$$·American·
Bridgewater
2,565 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Great all around!
American in New Jersey - North
41 people mentioned the Flat Bread

The Odeon

$$$$·French·
TriBeCa - Downtown
2,576 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Great for Lunch
Remarkable and wonderful as usual - food, service, greeting and overall experience continues to be NYC standard of past and present. Really always great !!!
50 people mentioned the Tuna Burger

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Garden City

$$$$·Steak·
Garden City
2,239 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Romantic
Great food and service.
49 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Bijou

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Melville
56 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Redstone American Grill - Bridgewater

$$$$·American·
Bridgewater
1,179 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch
I loved my server Roslin. She was awesome. Wasn’t happy when they sat us to the table, the lady that took us to the table was unresponsive when I spoke or said thank you. Maybe sheRead more
10 people mentioned the Buffalo Shrimp

Rue 57

$$$$·French·
Midtown West
3,879 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Our server did an excellent job. We both got the Chilean sea bass and it was delicious.
44 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Buona Sera

$$$$·Italian·
Red Bank
938 reviews
  • Authentic
  • Hot Spot
  • Neighborhood Gem
Excellent food and wine list. Very good service.
Italian in New Jersey - Central
10 people mentioned the Calamari

The Capital Grille - NY - Rockefeller Center

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown West
4,472 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
My go-to for guaranteed great dinner for out-of-towners. Elegant. Great service. Great bar. Good wine selection. Superior quality.
Steakhouse in Manhattan
128 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Rosa Mexicano - Union Square

$$$$·Mexican·
Union Square
4,640 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
Love your guacamole & shrimp ceviche
197 people mentioned the Guacamole

The Mermaid Inn Uptown

$$$$·Seafood·
Upper West Side
3,860 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Fit for Foodies
The food is amazing. Service great. Prices are a little high but not bad for the quality of food and service. Would recommend.
Seafood in New York / Tri-State Area
91 people mentioned the Chocolate Pudding

Havana Central Times Square

$$$$·Cuban·
Theater District / Times Square
7,447 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
The best Cuban food in town. Great stuff. We loved it
333 people mentioned the Sangria

Grappa - Rochester

$$$$·Contemporary Italian·
Rochester
718 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Parents weekend for my son
14 people mentioned the Chicken Cutlet

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Princeton

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Princeton
2,117 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for Anniversaries
amazing dinner this is my 10th time there always a great time thank you
Romantic in New Jersey - Central
22 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Peppercorns Grill

$$$$·Italian·
Hartford / West Hartford
2,021 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful service and food. We loved our appetizers - peach burrata and figs. Entrees- cavatelli and halibut were great. Unfortunately way too full for dessert. Our server was veryRead more
Italian in New York / Tri-State Area
23 people mentioned the Chocolate Bread Pudding

Almond

$$$$·Farm-to-table·
Gramercy / Flatiron
2,634 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Great for Brunch
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Ricotta pancakes rocked the Casbah. Nice and roomy and not noisy. Always enjoy eating there
35 people mentioned the Short Rib

Limani Seafood Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Westfield
2,843 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Great service , great food. Owners are super friendly too. Bronzino is to die for
Seafood in New Jersey - North
89 people mentioned the Fresh Seafood

Michael Jordan's Steak House - Mohegan Sun

$$$$·Steak·
Uncasville
5,562 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Loved our experience. We were treated wonderfully and our server Danielle was amazing. Huge thumbs up for our anniversary dinner
Most Booked in Connecticut
307 people mentioned the Garlic Bread
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The NoMad

$$$$·Contemporary American·
NoMad
3,321 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
Had a wonderful brunch celebrating my birthday with husband and son. It was absolutely perfect!!
107 people mentioned the Roasted Chicken
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Periyali

$$$$·Greek·
Gramercy / Flatiron
2,233 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Always delicious.
Greek in New York / Tri-State Area
147 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

Sammy's Fish Box

$$$$·Seafood·
Bronx
995 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
I have not been there in 20 years ,line was long, I made a reservation and I was seated on time ,service was excellent Food was delicious .
8 people mentioned the Fried Shrimp
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Koi - New York

$$$$·Japanese·
Midtown West
3,660 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun
  • Special Occasion
We had the sea bass and salmon for dinner and it was excellent.
184 people mentioned the Crispy Rice

Avra Estiatorio on 48th

$$$$·Seafood·
Midtown East
5,002 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Authentic
  • Fit for Foodies
Prix fixe lunch was a great value! Food and service were excellent.
Seafood in New York / Tri-State Area
179 people mentioned the Fresh Fish

Besito Mexican - Roslyn

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Roslyn
3,056 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
Simply put.... amazing as always
Most Booked in Long Island / Hamptons
64 people mentioned the Churro

Print Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Hell's Kitchen
3,430 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
I had a lovely dinner at Print the other night. My boyfriend and I both loved our cocktails. I had a spicy maragarita off their cocktail menu. I can't remember the name, but it wasRead more
92 people mentioned the Roof Top

La Nonna Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Williamsburg
769 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
We celebrated my daughter’s birthday food was delicious. Definitely we come back .
Scenic View in Brooklyn
10 people mentioned the Calamari

Benihana - Short Hills, NJ

$$$$·Japanese·
Short Hills
1,680 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Kid-friendly
  • Great for Lunch
Great food and excellent spacing of guests due to COVID. Thanks
13 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Strip House Midtown

$$$$·Steak·
Midtown West
2,164 reviews
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
We went to Strip House pre Jazz show and it was the perfect evening! The service was superb, the food was delicious, and we had an overall wonderful experience!
61 people mentioned the Filet Mignon