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Food: 9
Service: 8
Décor: 7
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Worst meal in a long time

By david.hart on 11/24/2014

  • Overall Rating: 2
  • Food: 1
  • Service: 1
  • Décor: 6
  • No, I would not go back!

Peter Lugers - I can honestly say you were my worst dining experience in NYC. The service was terrible, our apps came after our steak and strangely enough our sides after that. The steak was fine but to be honest i hate the fact its comes in boiling butter / fat..... Your creamed spinach had no cream, no seasoning and was more like tasteless spinach puree.... the hash brown again zero seasoning and dry. You forgot the baked potato and I'm sorry to say we still requested it, Huge mistake as when it turned up it was luke warm and dry with missing sour cream. We ordered 3 steaks, 1 rare, 1 medium rare & 1 medium and i can honesty say there was ZERO different, all cooked the same, all under seasoned and all covered in boiling fat. I can only guess that your business model has been adapted from a fine restaurant to now one living off its history and ripping off one time visitors and tourists. If anyone fancys a steak try East Hampton Grill/ Hillstone, Keens, The Palm, Red, Prime 112, Quality Meats, BLT Prime any day but please stay away from Peter Lugers... A wasted $187.00 ! and $100 bucks to Uber there and back... O and the place stank of grease & your the only high end restaurant which serves cold break and fridge cold butter. Please try to butter cold bread with solid cold butter. To be fair the Ice Cream Sundae was amazing

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3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

when to call a steak a steak...

By bcbrown75 on 4/18/2012

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 8
  • Décor: 7
  • Yes, I would go back!

So I'm not exactly a local -- and I rarely venture into manhattan, so I can't say for sure -- but boy can I recognize a steak when I taste one. I've been stationed out here for a bit now and go to all sorts of places to eat with coworkers but this place is one of the tastiest. Definitely the best among steakhouses we've been to. We got a ridiculous porterhouse for four, which we had for lunch, which also kept me out of commission for dinner. I saw some other tables ordering giant slabs of other meat and slabs of bacon, seems like a fair number of locals know exactly what to get when they come here. The service was jovial but more or less distant -- nothing horrible, just nothing special -- but boy, was the steak a steak. Don't think I've had anything this good in the realm of red meat back home.

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76 out of 146 people found this review helpful.

5 Stars

By JarodWCarson on 6/25/2010

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 10
  • Yes, I would go back!

An impromptu decision led me to choose Peter Lugers for dinner with an out of town guest. I must say, this was an AMAZING dinner. Our waiter was fantastic, the decor was warm and everything was delicious. This was my first trip to a steakhouse of any kind, as I prefer places that can pull their weight in every area, not just with steak: this was worth the chance. I think the only sub-par occurance of the evening was that my filet mignon was not as tender as it could be, but they captured the flavor and cooked it to perfection!

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102 out of 195 people found this review helpful.

Great Steak

By emquad46 on 1/24/2010

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 5
  • Yes, I would go back!

Peter Luger's steak is great. Medium rare it is a flavorful, excellent steak. The tomatoes and onions were excellent. Service was very good. The side dishes were fried to perfection and the creamy spinach delightful. Dessert is a treat with sclag. It is truly a treat to eat here for foods sake. The ambience is from the 1800's,noise high and value questionable. Party of four, steak for four, sides ,etc., four drinks, dessert, $367 includes tax no tip!

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128 out of 260 people found this review helpful.

can't go wrong

By big_pickle on 11/13/2005

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

The steak is pure and delicious. I recommend medium rare which is much more favorful than medium well. The side vegetables are unexpectedly good. Compared to steak houses in the same category as Peter Luger's, the pricing is excellent. There is enough space between tables that bringing kids would be fine.

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501 out of 1006 people found this review helpful.

steak for the non-carnivorous

By pcelica on 7/12/2005

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

i am slowly on my way to becoming a vegetarian, but our medium rare was truly to die for. i do not know what they did to that cow, but it's absolute magic by the time it gets to you. we were worried by accounts of scary waiters, but ALL of ours were absolutely doting and fantastic. worth the wait for a reservation, or for those looking for a way back from the vegan world.

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481 out of 1019 people found this review helpful.

stellar

By LoveMySteak on 11/24/2004

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

best porterhouse this side of the milkyway

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413 out of 861 people found this review helpful.

The best

By MikePrim on 11/23/2004

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Peter Luger is hands down the best steak in New York.I have not had a better steak any where in the world as a matter of fact.Many places try to copy from them,but none can come close.Simply the best.

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426 out of 891 people found this review helpful.

A real steak eaters dream come true

By zbepstein on 10/18/2004

  • Overall Rating: 9
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 9
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

Forget all the people who say that it is over rated. Go for the Steak, love it for the onions and tomatoes and the bacon. A true steak eater will tell you that this is the best steak in New York City without a doubt. Forget the steak sauce, I love its juices!

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376 out of 826 people found this review helpful.

Awesome for the boys

By hometown11104 on 1/29/2004

  • Overall Rating: 10
  • Food: 10
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 6
  • Yes, I would go back!

I usually go with my fiancee, but it is always my choice. It isn't fancy(which makes me like it more), but it is no doubt the best steak in NYC. I love the fact that it is simple to order, when you decide you are going to Luger's you have already decided what you are going to eat! Some feel the service is a little short witht the customer's, but that is part of the old school charm. If you crack a joke with your server, he is likely to crack one better back at ya. The more you go, the more you appreciate what this establishment represents.....Oh yeah, and nobody makes a stronger drink at the bar, so be careful if you drove, ha,ha.

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