This Nostalgic NYC Steakhouse Is the Perfect Reason to Visit the Upper West Side This Winter

There's nothing that defines the wintertime in New York City like a good, hearty meal. And when you think quintessential NYC foods, there's one that immediately comes to the top of our minds. 


Now, the Upper West Side of Manhattan finally has an amazingly delicious, traditional steakhouse to call their own: Lincoln Square Steak, located at 208 West 70th Street. 

So yeah, if you're looking for the perfect reason to visit the Upper West Side, look no further. 

"I thought the Upper West Side needed a great, traditional steakhouse, so I opened Lincoln Square Steak," legendary owner Bruno Selimaj recently stated, who has been in the restaurant business for nearly 40 years. 

'I thought the UWS needed a traditional steakhouse, so I opened Lincoln Square Steak,' legendary owner Bruno Selimaj stated, who has been in the restaurant business for nearly 40 years. 

Selimaj couldn't have been more right, as it's been proven time and time again that there's no need for this city to continue and try to reinvent the classic NYC steakhouse

Modern steakhouses have come and gone in this city-- and will continue to do so-- because New Yorkers are simply enamored with the old-school steakhouse experience that establishments like Club A Steakhouse and Lincoln Square Steak have come to absolutely perfect.

So what's so special about this no-frills NYC steakhouse, which is walking distance from the iconic Lincoln Center? It's simple.

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LSS is a no-nonsense steakhouse designed with a nostalgic decor that is reflective of the 1960s, Mad Men era. Seriously, once you step foot into these doors, it's as if you've stepped back in time to a classic era that's sadly fallen by the waist side in the hustle and bustle of this "City That Never Sleeps."

They've got incredibly delicious steaks that are dry-aged to perfection in their very own, refrigerated meat locker (which you can see for yourself, right from the sidewalk), succulent seafood dishes, and an impressive wine list featuring dozens of bottles from all around the world for just under $30.

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And at 7:00 p.m. every night, a super talented pianist provides live music for guests. Talk about a nice touch, right?

The 140-seat dining room, as well as four private dining rooms and a stunning bar, makes Lincoln Square Steak the absolute perfect, cozy spot to spend a cold winter night in NYC. 

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Seriously, what are you waiting for? Winter's in full swing, and there's no other establishment in this city that'll help you make memories like Bruno.

On that note, all this talk about meat has us hungry as hell. So we'll see you there? 

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