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Strip House

13 E. 12th St., New York, NY, 10003
nr. University Pl.
212-328-0000

Avg. Rating

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

Average Reader Rating on a Scale of 10.

76% would go back.

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Tasty Food, But Too Toasty Temp.

By colpo on 3/8/2004

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

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.

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413 out of 811 people found this review helpful.

great food great time

By richier on 2/26/2004

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

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.

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260 out of 585 people found this review helpful.

Can't handle a crisis

By bisiquino on 12/9/2003

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

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.

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245 out of 451 people found this review helpful.

Experience is better than science!!!

By yoollyus on 4/21/2003

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

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.

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218 out of 399 people found this review helpful.

The Best Steak Ever!

By rowan on 4/12/2003

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

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.

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203 out of 379 people found this review helpful.

An orgasmic experience (for your tastebuds)...

By BuzzardNYC on 4/12/2003

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

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...

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206 out of 424 people found this review helpful.

Hottest,Hippest and Best in NYC

By michaelNYC on 3/27/2003

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

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.

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200 out of 429 people found this review helpful.

Top Notch

By waterman on 3/16/2003

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

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.

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178 out of 370 people found this review helpful.

#1 Reason to Join a Gym

By luckypenny on 3/14/2003

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

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...

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184 out of 399 people found this review helpful.

Great atmosphere

By rory on 3/12/2003

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

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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