Peter Luger Steak House

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Cuisine: Steakhouse Price: Very Expensive

  • Hours: Mon-Thu, 11:30am-9:45pm; Fri and Sat, 11:30am-10:45pm; Sun, 1-9:45pm
  • Reservations: Required
  • Dress: Business Casual
  • Noise: Moderate
  • Seats: Around 70
  • Drinks: A small list is available
  • Key People: Owners - The Forman family
  • Year Opened: 1887

Critic Reviews

The New York Times star star Critic's Pick 09/19/07

But not to gloat, and not to coast, and I'm convinced that this venerated and venerable New York institution is doing some of both. I say that as someone who has loved it for a long time and wants to keep loving it but needs Luger to give me reasons: more consistent food than I've had there over the last few years, less dismissive service than I've encountered over the last few months. - Frank Bruni

New York Magazine star star Critic's Pick  

Peter Luger can broil and deliver one magnificently aged and marbleized two-finger-thick porterhouse after another with the unfailing certainty of Dustin Hoffman adenoidally reciting baseball scores. - Hal Rubenstein

Although a slew of Luger copycats have prospered in the last several years, none have captured the elusive charm of this stucco walled, beer-hall style eatery, with...

Savory Member Reviews

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Michael C.
2 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star
Service Rating star star star star Posted on 02/07/08
Mafia charm but good food and city atmosphere. LOVED the cream spinach!!
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koala z.
30 Reviews

Food Rating star star star
Service Rating star star Posted on 03/07/08
the porterhouse is still one of the best in new york. but this alone doesn't elevate the misses in service
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dan k.
205 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star
Service Rating star star star Posted on 06/10/08
porterhouse is outstanding. bacon, burgers, fries and creamed spinach are good choices as well. service is on par with what i expect from a steakhouse.
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9 Reviews

Food Rating star star star star star
Service Rating star star star Posted on 04/17/09
Sublime. Truly the Sistine Chapel of Steak. Try the bacon and lamb appetizers, and, of course, the creamed spinach. Bring a lot of cash- they only accept that and their own card. Good wine list, as well.