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Old Homestead Restaurant

56 Ninth Ave. (W. 14th & W. 15th Sts.) Send to Phone
212-242-9040 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Classic steak dinners and old-school charm in the meatpacking district.
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Old Homestead Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Old Homestead is one of the oldest and most atmospheric of New York's steakhouses. Established in 1868, it retains a decidedly old-world aura, from the cow perched atop the awning to the townhouse setting that existed long before the Meatpacking District became a trendy dining destination. The portions are huge, from large lobsters to a porterhouse steak for two that weighs about as much as a standard dictionary. Vegetables, desserts, wines and service are somewhat incidental; it's the charm of visiting an old-time restaurant in an out-of-the-way location that continues to be the real draw here.

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Average rating    2.67
Reviews 1 - 3 of 31
Untrustworthy
by davepl99 on Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:53 am
 
Been several times and the steak is amazing. BUT, on our last visit on New Years Eve, the restaurant seemed to be running a scam with regards to its wine list. We ordered a $44 bottle from the menu with the sommelier. When we received the bill, the same wine came out to $62. When I asked our waiter about it, he said it was a computer issue and corrected the mistake. But it was New Years and I doubt most people would pay close enough attention to the bill to catch it. The service was also exceptionally bad (although most of the staff was simply standing around, we had to ask repeatedly for bread and drink refills). I love the steak here, but I'm not sure I would go back after this very bad experience.
 
A great experience for our family!
by bowagner on Wed Jun 03, 2009 7:17 am
 
Can't believe the other review posted! We almost didn't go to the restaurant based on that review, but my Dad pushed us to go (to enjoy a 'true NYC steakhouse experience') and I'm glad we did. We took our kids on Spring Break and we had a great meal! Our server (Cesar?) doted over our 9 year-old daughter and our 16 year-old son really enjoyed the Kobe burger. Both my wife and I loved our bone-in steaks (me, ribeye, her, filet) and they were prepared perfectly. The wine list was good and the prices were fair (not a crazy mark-up). We expected a pricey steak and got it, but again we were very pleased with the entire evening. A great meal!
 
not good
by donaldhackett on Mon Sep 01, 2008 7:10 pm
 
This meal was disgusting -they brought out the trash during our meal... not only the noise but the SMELL was absolutely disgusting, It was as if we were in the back Kitchen!!! and the manager did not do anything. This establishment is off our list ---- and the 500 indivduals we know will never visit here again!!! :(
 
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