Empire Steak House
Jazz playing softly in theJazz playing softly in the background, attentive waiters (but not hovering), perfectly steamed broccoli (still crunchy), a porterhouse that was absolutely succulent, and a VERY good wine list.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMThe steaks were great. WeThe steaks were great. We had a wonderful time. The highlight of my granddaughter 's stay in Manhattan was her dinner at The Empire Steakhouse. We'll be back!5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellentExcellent food and excellent service. Without a doubt among the best steak houses in NYC.5/5/2013 12:00:00 AMWonderful service Great foodWe had a large group and it was the first time any of us had been at the Empire Steak House...It will not be the last.
The service was fabulous and the food was even better. Be sure to order the Canadian bacon as a starter and the German Potatoes as a side to your perfectly cooked steak.5/3/2013 12:00:00 AMA eryemorable NYWhat an outstanding wait staff! The service was absolutely top notch the food was very good and the service was well paced. I had the seafood pasta and my wife had the crab cakes!4/27/2013 12:00:00 AMThis is my second time thereThis is my second time there and was as satisfied as the first. The staff makes up part of the experience. The are knowledgable and attentive.This is the sister restaurant of the two Ben & Jacks,which I also highly recommend.4/25/2013 12:00:00 AMHaving trouble understandingHaving trouble understanding why this place isn't on everyone's radar!Was quiet when we walked in but filled up later in the evening. Excellent food , wonderful service. Had to do a doubletake upon the first bite of porterhouse , just to be sure I wasn't in the famous Brooklyn steakhouse!Very similar in many ways in some cases BETTER!Ceasar salad done very well. Baked clams superb.Creamed spinach very very good. Home fries were excellent , not over done nor over seasoned. Staff was very accomidating & not over bearing . I dare even say priced quite reasonably,especailly for a steakhouse. If I could afford it , would eat here weekly , will settle for monthly ! Certainly one of the top NYC steakhouses!4/14/2013 12:00:00 AMWorthy of a special occasion.Everything was delicious,crab cake, seafood stuffed Portobello, baked clams. Sliced beefsteak tomato's and fresh mozzarella were out of this world. Where do they find these tomato's in April? Porterhouse for three was perfect. Dessert, chocolate mousse pie with Oreo cookie crust was pure decadence. So creamy and rich. Service was attentive and first rate. Prompt, courteous and helpful, never rushed. Decided to go here rather than 21 because jackets not required. Very happy with our choice.4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMNever A Disappointment!This is the third time my husband and I have dined here and each time was absolute perfection. Can't wait to go back again!4/13/2013 12:00:00 AMRecently took a business associateRecently took a business associate for lunch. We were impressed by the $29 prix fixe menu but it was too much food! so we shared a Ceasar salad and each had the crab cake appetizer. Both dishes were well prepared and very good. The service was outstanding. Will definitely go again.4/11/2013 12:00:00 AMExcellent dining experience,Excellent dining experience, great food and service.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMNot the typical ambiance ofNot the typical ambiance of a steakhouse since the noise levels are nice and low enough to carry a conversation. The waiters are always there to serve the well prepared food and cater to your whims. The steak is as good as it gets.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMNo need to find another steakhouseNo need to find another steakhouse in New York. Empire has it all- great food, service and hospitality!3/15/2013 12:00:00 AMI am normally a Ben and JacksI am normally a Ben and Jacks guy but decided to try Empire which is owned by the same group. So as expected the food was outstanding. Service was very good if a little overbearing from the captain. The restaurant was very busy and very noisy which for me is less desirable then the Ben and Jacks I go to on 5th Ave. However with that said I will go to Empire if I am uptown for its outstanding steak.12/7/2012 12:00:00 AM