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Sparks Steak House

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210 E 46th St, New York City, NY 10017-2903 (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
+1 212-687-4855
11:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:30
Sat 17:00 - 23:30
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Cozumel, Mexico
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to try Sparks due to it's history and the reviews of the food. Service was very good. Old school decor. None of the modern cold minimalistic decor. Food portions were big and the food was very good. I'd go again.

Thank Timothy M
McCaysville, Georgia
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54 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This IS the place to go for a great steak. Cooked to perfection with outstanding service. I have never had a steak this good. Expensive but worth the price.

Thank ECH56
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for an authentic New York steak experience, you've found it. 4 diners sharing 3 steaks and still too much. We tried prime sirloin, steak fromage (roquefort) and filet scaloppini with pepper sauce. All were were as excellent as they were huge. Seasonal vegetables were also perfect, washed down with very good Napa Valley cabernet sauvignon and Argentinian... More 

Thank Andy M
Portland, Connecticut
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73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let me preface this by service was exceptional, the food average, and atmosphere not my taste. If you like NY Italian style atmosphere from 1950-1960 this is your place. Goodfella's type restaurant with huge portions, but nothing exceptional. I would prefer small portions of excellence but I can see why people love this place.

Thank lmartini1974
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic place. Great Italian service and the best steaks in New York. Melt in your mouth NY Strip, and tasty Ribeye. Be prepared, this not cheap eats. Price tag is up there, but you are paying for the ambiance and service. Sparks was know a few decades back as a Mafia meeting place, and you still get... More 

Thank John G
Greensboro, North Carolina
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559 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible place. Outstanding ambiance, old school style. The steaks are the best option within the city. They offer very cozy private rooms, private bar and fabulous customer service. It won't get better then this place - worthy

Thank Flyby0161
San Diego, California
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41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the decor of the restaurant. It brings you back in time. Food and service are ok. Portion is enormous. We had lots of leftovers.

Thank world_travel0521
Leicester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were interested to go because of the history surrounding this restaurant. It is a lovely place. We were met at the door by the maitre de and shown to our table. The lighting was just right, we hate too bright dining rooms. The menu was good and a very extensive wine list. (Although our first choice was out of... More 

Thank Ruth C
Beaumont, Texas
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sparks is excellent for starters, cocktails, and steaks. The sides were typical, but that was all. The enormous cuts of meat are stunning, so come hungry. We tried several desserts and they were very good.

Thank jacy726
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our final dinner in New York. 7 of us in a private room downstairs with a 3litre magnum of red and a steak each which I had to convert to metric weight. 450g roughly. Damn it was good and I couldn't finish it. The place is famous for a mafia boss getting shot here out the front or something?

Thank Andrew P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$80
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:30
17:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 210 E 46th St, New York City, NY 10017-2903
    (Between 2nd and 3rd Avenues)
  • Public Transportation: Nearest Transit: Grand Central - 42 St (7, 7X), Grand Central - 42 St (4, 5, 6, 6X), 51 St (4, 6, 6X).
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-687-4855

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