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Keens Steakhouse

72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
+1 212-947-3636
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mutton chops” (381 reviews)
“t bone” (217 reviews)
“porterhouse” (290 reviews)
Open Now
11:45 - 22:30All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
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Reviewed yesterday

We found this place the night before we came hoe, and oh what a find. Best bar, restaurant and atmosphere than anywhere we had eaten in NY. We couldn't get into the main restaurant (fully booked), so we waited 30 minutes for a table in...More

Thank funcarblur
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My mom and I enjoyed dining at Keen's on our first night in NY. We were seated promptly at our reservation time and liked the ambiance of the wood walls and ceiling covered with pipes. The wine, bread and veggie appetizer were also very enjoyable....More

Thank Powcha
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a nice night out. Porterhouse for two, prime rib and sea bass. All were great! Cooked to our desired temperature. Huge portions. I've never seen a piece of prime rib sliced so large. Service was great. We loved the history of the place. Would...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Keen's Chophouse was in business since the 1800's. They have the BullMoose Room where Teddy Roosevelt dined when he was mayor of NYC. All of the ceilings are covered with stemmed pipes that the men smoked when they dined. They were to fragile to carry...More

Thank Diane E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was visiting NYC for both business and pleasure. As a treat I decided to try Keen's, I was dying for a good steak. As a woman traveling by herself, it's always odd dining alone. The staff was kind and immediately made me feel comfortable....More

1  Thank SnicsWorld
Reviewed 1 week ago

not cheap but what a steak - massive and absolutely delicious. excellent waiters who made up feel totally at home and an experience to remember

Thank gary382
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Historical Date 07/12/2017 recorded in the History of our Marriage! My husband and I decided to have dinner outside the perimeter of our home when suddenly, for the second time, we ended up in one of our favorite meeting places sealed for life time "meat...More

Thank Profeta Alina P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Too many times the highly touted places disappoint very easily...like a much-talked-about-movie!! Not Keen's. Having been to all the majors in NYC except Luger's I must say that this old-timey, old school place has it juuuuuust right! The service is crisp, quick and convivial! The...More

Thank InTenCities
Reviewed 1 week ago

Filet and lobster were excellent. Service was as to be expected in a fine dining establishment. Very cool ceilings lined with old clay pipes and many signed by famous people on display. Walking distance from Chelsea area and Empire State

Thank R W
Reviewed 1 week ago

On looking through an old scrapbook belonging to my Husband's Mother, we came,across a 1948 menu for Keens steakhouse. On searching the internet, discovered it still existed. As we were about to embark on a transatlantic cruise then stay in NY, we decided to book...More

Thank bothiecat
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19 July 2017|
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Response from Profeta Alina P | Reviewed this property |
The Dress Code is most likely casual and But a nice Summer dress will do!
Jaume R
18 April 2017|
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Response from Brenda B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw children when we went and they found the museum atmosphere of the old pipes so interesting, and were also taken on a tour by the staff.
20 March 2017|
Response from NC_Cognito | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry we didn't eat at the bar in the Pub room. Am not familiar with that menu. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
11:45 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
    (5th and 6th)
  • Public Transportation: N, R F, Q, B, D A,C,E & 1,2,3,9 on 34th Street
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-947-3636
Keens Steakhouse, a classic New York chophouse, was already famous for its steaks and chops at the turn of the century. Founded in 1885, Keens has 90,000 clay pipes that line the ceilings – pipes once smoked by customers after dinner. Today Keens legendary mutton chops and dry aged prime steaks are still without equal in the city.
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