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The Steak Knife

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888 Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124-3157
504-488-8981
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17:00 - 21:30
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Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Metairie, Louisiana
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had never dined at The Steak Knife before and some friends gave us a gift certificate. We made dinner reservations for 4 and were seated promptly. We loved the atmosphere. White table cloths and rather quiet, we could actually have a nice conversation between the 4 of us at a very comfortable level. Our waiter was very attentive and... More 

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Thank 504guitar
New Orleans, Louisiana
1 review
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I am in love with this restaurant. I come here about 4-8 times a month. I always sit at the bar. The food is always consistent and delicious. I find the food much better than Ruth's Chris and much much cheaper. They have the best fried oysters in the city!!!! Many people say this. Whoever fries them are amazing!!! These... More 

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Thank ThreeOaksManagment
New Orleans
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32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

First time for wife and I am loved every minute. Great steaks and great sides. Our Wait person Jessica was one of the best ever.

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Thank David_BNewOrleans
New Orleans, Louisiana
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Ive been here several times. Great typical New Orleans neighborhood restaurant. Parking is always a problem but just need to be a little patient. Its a good steak. To me, very similar to most steak houses, steaks served in butter, sides that are good for two people (mostly).I had the 9 oz filet, ordered medium rare. Came out a little... More 

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Thank Ironman468
New Orleans, Louisiana
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016

For a restaurant that has been around since 1971, I had never been to this long time establishment in the Lakeview area. I ended up being pleasantly surprised and thought to myself, I could come here again. The restaurant and bar area are spacious, with just the right amount of subdued lighting I like in a restaurant. We went in... More 

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Thank Parker W
Westwego
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Rib-eye was excellent, sides where outstanding, service was on point and the drinks were refreshing.

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Thank Michael H
New Orleans, Louisiana
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54 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Best aged beef steak in town. Nice accompaniments, a la carte. Expensive. No parking except what you find on street.

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Thank Cyn S
New Orleans, Louisiana
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Fifth or 6th time here. Bring graduates of my supervision. Steaks are alway consistently good . Order the porterhouse and have left overs for 2 more meals. Sides are classically done. Pricey but worth it (business expense).

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Thank William K
On my computer
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84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2015

First I have to suggest you taxi, uber or choose valet parking because the parking is a mess. It's right across the street from another popular restaurant and add in the other little stores/shops/restaurants/coffee places and parking on Harrison is a nightmare. We've been here several times and have never been disappointed. The back room is the best place to... More 

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Thank Dragonfly8
New Orleans, Louisiana
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

If your looking for the big chain steak house this is not it. The atoms sphere here is tasteful and very well appointed without being overly manly and dark. The bar is always packed with locals and the bar tenders very knowledgeable . While the steaks are very good, I highly recommend the Fish Robert (sauce on the side) and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
17:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 21:30
Thursday
17:00 - 21:30
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 888 Harrison Ave, New Orleans, LA 70124-3157
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  New Orleans>  > Lakeview
  • Neighbourhood: Lakeview
  • Phone Number: 504-488-8981

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Lakeview
Lakeview extends inland from the shores of Lake Pontchartrain with much of the area reserved for family-friendly City Park. Home to the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Besthoff Sculpture Garden, Carousel Gardens Amusement Park, and the city’s own lush Botanical Gardens, City Park is a New Orleans gem and the perfect spot for outdoor fun with as much of a mix of culture and/or amusement as you would like. Beyond City Park more great excuses to stay outside beckon, whether on land or by boat. Developed a good deal later than most other New Orleans neighborhoods, Lakeview has a distinctively different look and feel compared to other parts of the city. Fans of mid century modern design and contemporary architecture particularly enjoy leisurely drives around the residential streets of Lake Vista, Park Island and along Lakeshore Drive.
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