Gallagher’s Steakhouse

Gallaghers has remained a New York City dining landmark for decades. Recently renovated into a stunningly refreshed space, its one-of-a-kind steakhouse experience, and it is the only steakhouse in NYC that grills its in-house 21-day dry aged steaks over hickory coals.

About Gallaghers Steak House: Located just steps from the dazzling lights of Broadway and the pulsing energy of Times Square, Gallaghers Steakhouse takes its rightful place at the very heart of New York City. For over 85 years, this is where the city’s sports teams have announced their wins. Where celebrities take their bows. And Wall Street titans toast their deals. With its trademark combination of the best USDA prime dry-aged steak, a classic cocktail list and a wait staff that never forgets a name, Gallaghers serves up an authentic New York City experience you’ll savor for years to come. They always start by hand selecting the finest USDA prime beef, which is then aged to tender perfection for 21+ days in their very own humidity-controlled meat locker. A New York City landmark in its own right, the meat locker features its own window facing 52nd street. Newly rebuilt to meet the exacting standards of their owner, Dean Poll, it showcases their singular process of hand selecting, aging and butchering every piece of meat on the premises of the restaurant. Gallaghers Steakhouse was founded in November 1927 by Helen Gallagher, a former Ziegfeld girl, the wife of Edward Gallagher, and Jack Solomon, a colorful gambler with a large loyal following from the sporting element. These were the days of Prohibition, and Gallagher’s was one of the first speakeasy gathering places for gamblers, sports figures, and stars of Broadway. In 1933 when FDR took office, he fulfilled his promise to end Prohibition. With liquor now legal, Gallagher and Solomon brought a new style of restaurant: Broadway’s first steak house. This is where the first “New York Strip” steak was served. With just the basics and an informal atmosphere of speakeasy and American country inn, the walls were covered with photos of the stars of Broadway, Hollywood, business, politics, and athletes past and present. In January 2013, Gallaghers was purchased by Long Island restaurateur Dean Poll, who also owns Central Park’s Loeb Boathouse.

Distance from the Row NYC hotel: 9 Blocks

Location

  • 228 West 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019