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Ben & Jack's Steak House

219 E. 44th St., New York, NY 10017 40.751908 -73.973063
nr. Third Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-682-5678 Send to Phone

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  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
  • Price Range: $$$$

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Official Website

benandjackssteakhouse.com

Nearby Subway Stops

4, 5, 6, 7, S at Grand Central-42nd St.

Prices

$30-$41

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Business Lunch
  • Delivery
  • Dine at the Bar
  • Good for Groups
  • Lunch
  • Private Dining/Party Space

Alcohol

  • Full Bar

Reservations

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In a city slaphappy with steakhouses, every cow palace needs a shtick to flack its meat. Ben & Jack’s hook is its backstory: It was established in 2005 by three longtime waiters and a host from Williamsburg’s iconic Peter Luger—so you can count on quality here. The beef, Midwestern prime, is dry aged on the premises for 21 to 28 days. And just like at Brooklyn’s temple of tenderloin, it arrives sizzling hot, awash in butter and the steak’s natural juices, and on a platter you’re warned not to touch. The signature cut is a porterhouse for two, three, or four, served sliced alongside its king-sized bone; the meat is silky and lean whereas the marbled rib eye has a richer mouth feel. Sirloin, filet mignon, lamb, salmon, and lobster are also on offer, and traditional steakhouse add-ons round out the menu: simple salads, several kinds of spuds, creamed spinach, and cheesecake. The look of the place is macho meatery—dark wood, big chairs, waiters in butchers’ aprons. Ben & Jack’s location, a beefsteak tomato’s throw from Grand Central, guarantees an expense account-driven clientele. How can you tell? The laptop PowerPoint presentation at the neighboring table.

Extra

Ben & Jack’s six private dining rooms, seating 7 to 250, serve up steak and California Cabernet for red-blooded corporate events, birthdays, and bachelor parties.

Recommended Dishes

Porterhouse for two, $85; rib eye, $40

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