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K Rico

772 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6327
+1 212-757-9393
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (69 reviews)
“steak” (864 reviews)
“guacamole trio” (47 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Steakhouse, Latin, South American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
772 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6327
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: K Rico
1. Top NYC Steakhouse
"One of the best steaks I had in my lifetime."
Andreas H
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2. Friendly and Efficient Service
"Everyone was friendly and helpful. The service was outstanding."
lsb10924
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3. Stunning Ambiance
"decor is beautiful. It is so elegant and calm. There are exotic plants"
coleleearsen
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1 - 10 of 1,742 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This steakhouse truly defines a South American experience of meat and fire! The tomahawk steak we ordered was flavorful and delicious. We devoured it with a baked potato and Brussel Sprouts. The appetizers were all served and presented wonderfully!

1  Thank Rokpaper
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon K Rico when planning our family trip to NYC. Staying in Hell's Kitchen, it was 2 minutes away, made reservations for Saturday night for a nice dinner out and was beyond surprised even after reading all the glowing reviews here. Everyone working there...More

Thank Brian F
Sarah M, Manager at K Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Brian, Thank you for visiting K Rico after reading our TripAdvisor reviews! We appreciate you returning the favor in sharing this 5-Star review, and your many positive comments regarding our 'attentive and personable' service and 'delicious' food. We hope you will join us again,...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I concur with the positive reviews about the establishment. From the decor to the smallest menu items, everything was superb. Best to order many different items and encourage your group to share as you will want to sample everything on the menu.

Thank DowntownerLA
Sarah M, Manager at K Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi DowntownerLA, Thank you very much for your review, we're pleased to read that your experience lived up to the positive reviews of other users! Your comments are very kind. Please come and visit us again soon! Best, K Rico Management

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited K Rico before heading to theatre. We took the theater menu and we L O V E D it! Service was very good, steak and wine were excellent. We just enjoyed ourselves. We would definitely recommend this place if you want to have...More

1  Thank Laura V
Sarah M, Manager at K Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Laura, Thanks for visiting us at K Rico, and for posting this kind review for us. We are pleased to read that you were able to take advantage of the Prix Fixe Theatre Menu, and that the steak and wine lived up to your...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had an incredible filet and ribeye. The steamed veggies were great and the smashed sweet potatoes were amazing. The service was wonderful and prompt. Will eat here again. Good job Joshua-our server

1  Thank Robby F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sometimes when you have a wonderful meal, you wonder if it’s a one off or a pattern of excellence. For K Rico, a small but fabulous steak house in Hell’s Kitchen at 9th and W 52nd, it a pattern. Night one, it was a late...More

1  Thank Javi_Clw
Sarah M, Manager at K Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Javi, Thank you so much for sharing such positive, detailed feedback! We enjoyed reading the specifics about both of your experiences, your compliments on our 22 oz Ribeye and Brussel Sprouts, as well as our 'excellent' service. It was a pleasure hosting you :-)....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stumbled upon this place after a night out. We were looking for the perfect New York cheesecake. I believe we found it here. Beautiful restaurant, very friendly, excellent customer service. It is a beautiful, upscale restaurant. We weren't dressed for an upscale place like...More

Thank Sandi R
Sarah M, Manager at K Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sandi, Thank you very much for dining at our restaurant as well as for taking the time to give us a 5-Star review on TripAdvisor. Thank you for your kind words! We are very glad that you enjoyed the hospitality, service and Strawberry Cheesecake....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I can't say enough good things about this restaurant. I've eaten here a few times now and every time the service is great, food amazing and the owners are very nice people. The steaks are nothing short of perfection and as far as I'm concerned,...More

Thank Dian
Sarah M, Manager at K Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Dian, Thank you very much for visiting K Rico on multiple occasions, as well as for taking the time to write this 5-Star review for us! We are very glad to read that you enjoyed your steaks, as well as the service and value...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

the best Great atmosphere and really friendly informative staff. They explained and showed the steaks before you choose so you know what you are getting

1  Thank _kees111s
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I found this restaurant on the way back to the hotel after seeing a show. Walking by, we noticed the food that people in the outdoor seating were eating. It looked delicious, so we asked the patrons if they would recommend this...More

2  Thank Abidicus
Sarah M, Manager at K Rico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Abidicus, Thanks so much for choosing K Rico, and for posting this lovely review for us! We're very happy to read that you enjoyed your experience, and that both the food and service met your expectations. We appreciate you sharing with the TripAdvisor community,...More

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Michael B
25 May 2018|
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Response from NH030890 | Reviewed this property |
Hello! They’re open until midnight but double check as I’m sure they’re closed on Mondays. Sorry, I don’t know about the wines as we had cocktails- I’m sure they will answer :)
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Response from SteveEssex_1961 | Reviewed this property |
Smart casual...decent jeans, decent shirt/polo and presentable footwear. K Rico’s a Klassy, Klassical restaurant...go smart but not formal.
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Christos C
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Response from Hugh K | Reviewed this property |
It depends on whether or not (a) you're drinking any type of alcohol, (b) you're having any appetizers, (c) you want any kind of side dishes (if you go with "no" here, you can expect pretty much meat on a plate), and (d) you... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 772 9th Ave, New York City, NY 10019-6327
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Midtown
  • Neighbourhood: Midtown
  • Phone Number: +1 212-757-9393
  • E-mail
Description
The restaurant is owned by brothers John and Tommy Greco along with their longtime friend Christian Tanno. The Greco name should ring a bell: Chef/Restaurateur John oversees the beloved Village eatery Philip Marie (open 18 years) that serves up delicious American cuisine extolling a "farm to table" sensibility. Tommy, making his debut as a restaurateur, is behind the popular lounge The Ritz, voted one of the best bars/lounges in NYC by the Village Voice and Get Out Magazine. John, painstakingly fastidious about his kitchen, prepped extensively for the opening of this novel restaurant. He traveled throughout South America for several months, diligently researching local cuisine, produce, meats, restaurants, groceries, outdoor markets as well as interviewing residents, coming away with a wealth of invaluable knowledge that he has applied to K Rico's menu. The elegantly appointed restaurant boasts a dining room, outdoor patio garden and sidewalk seating in the springtime. A feature of the kitchen is the authentic "plancha" grill that will cook the wealth of fine steaks offered.
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