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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse Restaurant Review: Jeff Ruby has long been known to appeal to the high roller, and nowhere can it be seen to better effect than at this eponymous joint in the heart of downtown. The whole scene is on a Big Apple scale, from the piano bar to the showcase dry-aging room for beef and private dining room with beveled glass doors. Art Deco abounds, as does luxury seating in tufted banquettes. Steak is king, from the massive 28-ounce bone-in rib-eye with white truffle butter to the 22-ounce bone-in sirloin and crusted, full-flavored filet. There's also a broad array of crisp salads, such as the Broadway with iceberg lettuce, Maytag blue cheese, port pears and pecans. Also notable are the blue crab bisque, potato pancakes with apple purée and sour cream, and beer can chicken, inflected with fresh rosemary. Desserts are every bit as top-shelf. If you can save room, go for the homemade ice cream with chocolate ganache.