We have been to The Strip House before after being introduced by a colleague of my husband. Inside its quite dark and red and has a bit of a 'boudoir'. If someone said it was a mafia hangout then you would believe them - or maybe I watch too much TV ??
We didn't have starters as the steaks are always way too big especially if you have a side dish too.
Both my husband and I had the filet mignon and both were cooked perfectly. I had the goose fat potatoes which came looking like a hard dome/pudding shape. Not at all like the roast individual potatoes I expected. They were good though - just a surprise. My husband had what was possibly the hottest (temp) jacket potato ever. It was still steaming way after we finished dinner !!
Service is good, exactly how you would expect it to be in a high end steak restaurant. The tables are a little too packed together for my liking. I don't really want to hear the whole of the conversation on the table next to me, which was about 6 inches away from ours.... and there was no room to get out to use the bathroom without moving tables.
On a Friday evening we booked ahead and the restaurant was very busy but there is also a very fast turnover.
Its much nicer than the Wollenskys and Mortons In my opinion. It has a bit more character.
I'm not sure this is somewhere I'd go on my own, its nicer to be able to relax and people watch here with someone else. Also with the tables so close to each other the temptation to join in with a conversation on the next table would be too much for me.
The Strip House 13 East 12th Street New York City NY 10003 Tel 212 328 0000
Want to subscribe to my site and receive notifications of new posts... fill in your email address just below..