Peter Luger Steak House: Serving the Finest Steaks Since 1887
Since 1887, Peter Luger Steak House, a bonafied New York institution, has served the finest of steaks. For 26 consecutive years, Peter Luger has been the number one steak house in New York, according to Zagat's, and its customers have included a host of celebrities, from Alfred Hitchcock to James Cagney and Robert De Niro. It is easy to understand why Peter Luger is nominated for a Readers' Choice Award for Best Steakhouse.
Peter Luger Steak House offers only the finest USDA PRIME meat available. The selection process is crucial and is done only by members of the family who visit the wholesale markets on a daily basis. Just as famous as its steaks are Peter Luger's side dishes. Be sure to order the sliced tomato topped with Luger's own sauce, creamed spinach, onion rings and the special German fried potatoes. The Peter Luger Steak House Old Fashioned Sauce is delicious and available for purchase. Keep in mind that most of Peter Luger's dishes are large enough to serve several people.
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Be sure to bring cash as Peter Luger does not accept any credit cards except the Peter Luger Card.
Peter Luger has two locations in the greater New York City area: the original, which is located in Brooklyn while the other is on Long Island in Great Neck. Hours of operation are from 11:45 am to 9:45 pm (last seating) Monday through Thursday. On Friday and Saturday, the last seating is at 10:45 pm and on Sunday, seating is available from 12:45 pm to 9:45 pm. Banquet facilities are available for up to 45 people. Reservations for 10 or fewer guests can be made by calling the Brooklyn location at (718) 387-7400. Reservations for the Great Neck restaurant can be made by calling (516) 487-8800.
The esteemed steakhouse entered the cyberworld of online meat purveying with the launch of PeterLuger.com. The website was a nominee for a Luxist Awards' Readers' Choice Award for Best Online Meat Company in July.
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