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AJ Maxwell's

Rockefeller Center
57 W. 48th St., New York, NY 10020 40.758931 -73.980037
nr. Sixth Ave.   See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-262-6200 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: American Traditional, Steakhouse
  • Price Range: $$$$

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  • Reader Rating:

    8 out of 10

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Official Website

ajmaxwells.com

Nearby Subway Stops

B, D, F, M at 47th-50th Sts.-Rockefeller Center; N, Q, R at 49th St.

Prices

$30-$55

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Business Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space
  • Prix-Fixe
  • Take-Out
  • Online Ordering
  • Online Reservation

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

Recommended

Delivery Area

34th St. to 53rd St., Ninth Ave. to Park Ave.

Profile

This venue is closed.

Neither an old standard nor a flashy upstart, AJ Maxwell’s isn’t the first name that springs to mind when contemplating steak houses. But the pleasantly clubby restaurant has no trouble attracting diners—expense-accounts execs, third-night daters, and tourists—all looking to impress. Outsized mirrors, towering floral arrangements, and multi-layered pearlescent chandeliers are grounded by dark-wood trimmings. Portions are equally grand in scale, like the signature rib eye, with a comically foot-long bone jutting from its side. Perched atop a bed of crushed ice, oysters on the half shell with mignonette sauce and Tabasco take up most of the table. Grilled meat is clearly the raison d'être, though 8 seafood options are available, such as horseradish-crusted salmon. Because sides are a la carte, if you order just one, make it the caramelized, balsamic-glazed brussels sprouts with bacon.

Recommended Dishes

Bone-in rib eye, $55; brussels sprouts with bacon and parmesan, $10

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