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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%
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“mutton chops” (399 reviews)
“t bone” (211 reviews)
“steak” (1,857 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
72 West 36th Street, New York City, NY 10018-8025
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Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading so many great reviews of Keens you expect a perfect evening at one of the top steak houses in NYC. And it's good, just not great. If you are a party of two expect to be crammed into a small table with not...More

Thank AshburnTravelers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Three of us had a wonderful dinner here and our server Steven L is the best of the best. We had the seafood platter to start and the steak for two which was plenty of food. Steven recommended a bottle of wine that was perfect,...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband had been recommended this restaurant & it didn’t disappoint- fab see & delicious food. Large portions so consider sharing - or not

Thank salsop50
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Have been wanting to go here for a long time and was not disappointed. The venue is interesting with a collection of smoking pipes second to none. Our waitron was slightly aloof but the service was excellent. The ambience was more relaxed than we expected,...More

Thank WynaPret
Reviewed 5 days ago

Old school steakhouse with great aged steaks. The prime strip was out of this world, no sauce just seared and cooked to perfection. The meat tasted amazing. Simple sides, salads and such were all very good, and the carrot cake was delicious. Probably breaks into...More

Thank RussU2525
Reviewed 5 days ago

I would suggest unless you have a really big appetite don't order starters. We didn't and just about ate our steaks. The fillet was awesome and the T bone steak was huge. Ordered lovely side dishes to accompany the steaks. The historic décor is great...More

Thank Mario K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had a business lunch here this week with a colleague and a client. Very decent steak salad - can't complain at all. Nice old school ambience and decor. Only regret is that I feel that by coming at lunch we didn't experience the best of...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Keens Steakhouse is an old school New York steakhouse and is located near the intersection of 6th Avenue and West 36th Street. This is an iconic New York restaurant and has been in business since 1885. They also have the largest collection of churchwarden pipes...More

1  Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the best steakhouse! I’m a steak lover and first time I tried keens and yes my steak was cooked and aged to perfection! The staff are polite and knowledgeable! My creme brule i was die for it! I will definitely come back soon

Thank Davidcohend
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Incredible porterhouse aged properly and. Taste wonderful. Great key lime pie. Excellent and precise service.

Thank orenfue
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9 November 2017|
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Response from MarcinUK33 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely worth a special occasion like that
22 August 2017|
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Response from Jemmy911 | Reviewed this property |
There are business people in suits and families in jeans and sneakers. The restaurant itself is not elegant but clubby in feel. You will be one of the more dressed up couples but you shouldn't feel out of place. It is... More
19 July 2017|
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Response from R W | Reviewed this property |
I wore jeans and a golf shirt myself.
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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, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:45 AM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 10:30 PM
11:45 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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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