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STK

26 Little W. 12th St., New York, NY, 10014
nr. Ninth Ave.
646-624-2444

Avg. Rating

8
Food: 8
Service: 8
Décor: 9
"Recommended"

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79% would go back.

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Bland Overpriced food in a Loud trendy setting

By lola888 on 5/29/2012

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 8
  • No, I would not go back!

This is not the place for a great meal. The excessively loud music bars any conversation. The steak was bland (as if not at all marinated) but cooked well. The truffle fries were bland in flavor as well. The asparagus was cooked well but was again only average. The desserts from the birthday cake to the flourless chocolate cake were laughable. The ice cream dessert was 3 mini ice cones --complete lack of effort. Save your money--there are better meals to be had in NYC -- and for a fraction of the exorbitant price for what you get. The trendy atmosphere is not enough to compensate for overpriced "average" food.

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39 out of 94 people found this review helpful.

Bland Overpriced food in a Loud trendy setting

By lola888 on 5/29/2012

  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Décor: 8
  • No, I would not go back!

This is not the place for a great meal. The excessively loud music bars any conversation. The steak was bland (as if not at all marinated) but cooked well. The truffle fries were bland in flavor as well. The asparagus was cooked well but was again only average. The desserts from the birthday cake to the flourless chocolate cake were laughable. The ice cream dessert was 3 mini ice cones --complete lack of effort. Save your money--there are better meals to be had in NYC -- and for a fraction of the exorbitant price for what you get. The trendy atmosphere is not enough to compensate for overpriced "average" food.

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43 out of 87 people found this review helpful.

STAY AWAY FROM THE PRE-FIXE (PRIVATE PARTIES)

By Hgerman on 3/4/2013

  • Overall Rating: 6
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 10
  • Décor: 7
  • No, I would not go back!

What ever you do, DO NOT go with a pre-fix. I went there for a birthday in a private room and the experience was just "gloomy". The room was secluded on the second the floor and we were forced to listen to some dreadful elevator music and we had to use and iphone to play somewhat lively music. The pre-fix was terrible, it was $75pp (but ended up paying $140pp with tax/gratuity with just one drink pp). The appetizers were either romaine or iceberg lettuce salads, the main courses were a small churasco steak with 4 yuca fries or a fried chicken breast with 2 small potatoes. For dessert we were given sorbet scoops. Everything was so-so. I was not impressed at all. We brought a cake for the private room and we were charged $5pp to serve it. While the staff was very polite, paying $140 for one glass of champagne, a head of lettuce, one chicken breast and sorbet just didn't sit right with me. Like i said, DONT EVER do a pre-fixe here. For 10 people the bill was $1600.00 and we were all left hungry and regretting having agreed to this dull private room with terrible music and overpriced lettuce heads.

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34 out of 68 people found this review helpful.

Saturday night

By Lucygrace on 4/6/2009

  • Overall Rating: 8
  • Food: 9
  • Service: 6
  • Décor: 8
  • Yes, I would go back!

I heard great things about this place and decided to give it a try for a birthday dinner. The hostesses, although not rude, would certainly benefit from a charm class or two. We arrived early to have cocktails at the bar where they charged me for the blue cheese olives in my martini- so gauche- then sat us a half hour late for our reservation. Our table was cramped and noisy enough that I had to continuously ask the server to repeat himself. He was patient and knowledgeable although they were out of two of the bottles of wine I tried to order. Thankfully the food was great and worth the wait. Didn't stay for dessert and would definitely go back. Make sure you if you check your coat, you get the right coat back.

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127 out of 240 people found this review helpful.

Fabulous....

By YariHernandez on 4/22/2009

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

This place is amazing...my husband and I were visiting NYC and decided to check this place out, we had plans to go somewhere after dinner but ended up staying at STK the vibe was awsome the music was fantastic...we closed the place down I mean just awsome...;)

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125 out of 239 people found this review helpful.

Absolutely wonderful

By vitale35 on 12/24/2006

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

My thoughts on the STK restaurant are different from what this site potteries. The services are outstanding as is the food. This place was truely great. The food was delicious and some to dream about. Yes the prices were expensive but well worth it. STK is a place that everyone should visit. Celebrities are known to also make visits at this restaurant.

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301 out of 682 people found this review helpful.

stk is an experience

By sexylatina8383 on 7/10/2007

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

stk is fantastic. yes their hostess staff could be a lil more friendly then chilly, but basically you are going for the food and the atmosphere. the parmasan truffle fries and the mac and cheese yummmy. the medium stk skirt with the bold stk sauce so good, and of coruse you have to have warm smores. staff is friendly and the wait is long but once you sit down its worth it.

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262 out of 512 people found this review helpful.

STK = FAB

By Mushy32 on 7/26/2007

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

I celebrated my birthday at STK and it was a great night. The restaurant is super-cool, yet doesn't try too hard. It was kind of slow that night, but it was a Sunday after all. The tuna tartare was one of the best I've had, and the small filet medallion with blue butter sauce was amazing. The parmesean truffle fries were a hit amongst my group, but we love truffle, we love cheese and we love fries - so no surprise there. I would reccommend (and have many times) for anyone looking for a great meal, to go to STK.

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323 out of 568 people found this review helpful.

As trendy as steak gets

By dwallack79 on 11/10/2008

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

STK could not make me feel any cooler to live in NYC. I took my wife and sister in law out for their birthday to STK. The decor is absolutely amazing. It is one of the nicest looking restaurants I have seen in NY so far, and I have been to some of the great ones. Our server was very attentive, knowledgable, and made great recommendations. The food was also very good, although not as spectacular as the decor. The Shrimp Rice Krispies starter was very good and unique. Our steaks were good, but we've had better at BLT. Our sides were ok, I have had better parmesan truffle fries at Bette. The mac and cheese side was very good. Dessert was a warm chocolate smore which was also very good. Overall a great dining experience.

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117 out of 232 people found this review helpful.

A swanky and delish restaurant

By genevieve87 on 7/1/2011

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

I came here with a bunch of friends the other night, and we shared a bunch of appetizers, an entree, and sides. We absolutely loved the crab salad, shrimp rice krispies, beef short ribs, truffle fries, and mac and cheese. The food was so decadent! The service was fantastic, the decor was beautiful, and I recommend this to anyone who wants a special night out!

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