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13 E. 12th St., New York, NY, 10003
nr. University Pl.
Tasty Food, But Too Toasty Temp.
By colpo on 3/8/2004
It's hard to enjoy a steakhouse meal as you feel the beads of sweat draw momentum as they descend your torso. The night we went, the joint was seemingly typically packed, and it was uncomfortably warm. We mentioned it to staff, and a manager looking bloke told us that the air wasn't working that night and sorry. Thanks ... I think. Nothing was comped following complaint. Food was delicious, but place was uncomfortable.
great food great time
By richier on 2/26/2004
food was great, so was the vodka-watermellon and mint oil shot sent to us by the chef. i would say it is my favorite n.y. steakhouse and i have been to them all.
Can't handle a crisis
By bisiquino on 12/9/2003
We picked the Strip House for or annual XMAS dinner and when we got there we found people mulling around the entrance looking confused. We entered and were told there had been a fire in the kitchen. We could wait at the bar (at our expense)until the grill was "fired up". Estimated time varied depending on which of the 12 year olds you spoke to. No restaurant management was visible.I go to hamburger places that could handle it better than that! Stay away form the glazier group.
Experience is better than science!!!
By yoollyus on 4/21/2003
The StripHouse is the best Steak house i have never visited in NYC.Walking up from the bar to the dinning room,you are fascinated by the beautiful decor mostly red with thousands of sexy pictures all over the wall.The service is done by experienced servers so that you feel really confortable. About the food,you cannot find a better steak anywhere in NYC;"THE DOUBLE PORTER HOUSE","THE RIB CHOP" and "THE STRIP SINGLE" are delicious with the "GOOSE FAT POTATO".Also , there is nothing better than ending a great night with the 12-LAYER CHOC. GANACHE CAKE. Finally,this is the opportunity to congratulate CHEF RENE LENGER for his experience in American & European food.Food at StripHouse is the result of a well done job.
The Best Steak Ever!
By rowan on 4/12/2003
I've been to just about every 'great' steakhouse there is in NYC, but none have ever impressed me as much as the Strip House. The ambience, service, decor, and attention to detail are perfect. Add to all that the most luscious food you can imagine, (I have honestly fantasized about their chocolate cake) and you have a true gem. The Strip House is not a restaurant, it's an experience.
An orgasmic experience (for your tastebuds)...
By BuzzardNYC on 4/12/2003
From beginning to end, this was truly a pleasurable dining experience. Upon walking in, you are enveloped by the decor - an interesting mix of classy and sexy. You just feel cool. True to its name, the steaks (the rib chop was excellent)are as good as they come in Manhattan. But it's OK to stray into the specials...my date's venison was out of this world. You should sample the side dishes, especially the black truffle cream spinach, the lobster bisque and the goose fat potatoes. The dessert takes the cake...literally. The 12-layer chocolate cake is sinful -- the best I've ever had. I recommend sharing as the portions are quite healthy. The service is attentive and very knowledgeable about their menus (both food and wine). Definitely pricey, but it's worth treating yourself at a place like this...
Hottest,Hippest and Best in NYC
By michaelNYC on 3/27/2003
The Strip House is truely a cut above the rest. From its great decor to its excellent and perfectly excuted menu that Rene Lenger and staff put out flawlessly night after night. I have never had a more enjoyable meal in my entire life. The waiters are attentive and profesional . The Strip House is better then any of its competiton. The Strip House is the new wave from its inventive menu and creative specials Rene Lenger and his staff are true masters of their craft.This is the only place to eat prime dry aged beef in my opinon. The food at Strip House is great, the foie gras torcheon is perfect so flavorful and buttery , the double porterhouse carved table side was chared to perfection and for dessert there's nothing better then the 13 layer choclate cake to end a perfect evening. The best restaurant in New York hands down.
By waterman on 3/16/2003
Head chef Rene L. should be given more credit for taking this hip place to the top of the New York Steak house scene. The Steaks are great. Best secret is the seafood dishes and be sure to save room for dessert.
#1 Reason to Join a Gym
By luckypenny on 3/14/2003
Is Chef Rene Lenger's 12 layer chocolate cake that now has an evil twin; the mile high cheesecake!!! I am defenseless against these two superpowers...
By rory on 3/12/2003
Service is impeccable and the ambiance is wonderful. And it doesn't hurt that the steaks are top of the line.
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