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Sparks Steak House

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$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Midtown
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210 E 46th St, New York City, NY 10017-2903 (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
+1 212-687-4855
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Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:30
Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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Miami, Florida
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504 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Centrally located I found their website after a reservation was messed up by my hotel and found to be minutes walk from where we were.Limos lined the street to the restaurant and the doors opened to a warm welcome and a time warp 70s era restaurant. Cosy seats booth or table,photos and memorabilia,wines in abundance and well dressed staff with... More 

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Thank talentpicker
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Overpriced for what you receive, you are paying for the name more than the service or food. It's decent but for the price you have many other high quality options such as Peter Lugars.

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Thank PhilipSaltzman
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful experience that started at the bar ,meeting interesting people. Chatted it up with a regular patron who was helpful in making my dinner choice ,right down to wine choice. Upon arrival of my dinner dates we were promptly seated. Keeping with the recommendation ,Prime Sirloin was the selection for the main course with a side of crispy hash... More 

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Thank George S
New York City, New York
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197 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service here is excellent and the food very good. I found the flavor of the steak slightly below some other ny steak houses. I enjoyed the hash browns and asparagus and the wine was excellent. It's an historic destination worth a trip

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Allen Park, Michigan
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184 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 313 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For those of you unfamiliar with Sparks Steak House, Sparks has an infamous link to mob history. On December 16, 1985, three men gunned down Gambino crime boss Paul Castellano and under-boss Thomas Bilotti as the pair were stepping out of a car to head into the restaurant. Having some family history in New York and my wife's first visit... More 

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Thank Steve R
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner on NYE with 24 family members! Excellent service- they were super accommodating when we had 2 small children that they hadn't accounted for in the reservation. Wine and food was all excellent. Not inexpensive, but worth it for the history and the quality combined. I had one of the best steaks of my life. The sides are all wonderful... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited tens of steak houses but this is my favourite , nice prepared negroni. Quick professional service. Wine list like a storybook . You feel like you're in the past. The only negative is that I don't like the waiters splitting there tips just next to our table it doesn't show much respect the way the did that. The... More 

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Thank Socialresponder
Brooklyn, New York
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429 reviews
328 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Large old fashioned restaurant with a former mafia history. Service is exceptional, so are the prices. Unfortunately no so for the steaks. They are huge and cooked to each persons specifications but just don't live up to what they should be given the price and reputation of this restaurant. Tables are well spaced but there is little noise dampening so... More 

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Minnesota
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My second visit to Sparks and was even better than the first. Took work colleagues there because of the "New Yorkness" of the place. They were wowed! Old school farm; large portions; great food; massive wine options and bar. This place takes care of you without having the attitude of being a snotty chain steakhouse. We were going to be... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Wanted to try Sparks due to it's history and the reviews of the food. Service was very good. Old school decor. None of the modern cold minimalistic decor. Food portions were big and the food was very good. I'd go again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E 46th St, New York City, NY 10017-2903
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Nearest Transit: Grand Central - 42 St (7, 7X), Grand Central - 42 St (4, 5, 6, 6X), 51 St (4, 6, 6X).
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-687-4855

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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