Rye >Food & Dining > Frankie & Johnnie's Steakhouse
77 Purchase St, Rye, NY | Directions 1058040.984573 -73.684868
Tues-Thurs 11:30 am-10 pm, Fri 11:30 am-11 pm, Sat 5-11 pm, Sun 5-9:30 pm
ABSOLUTELY AMAZING!!!!! – We were a party of 8 and we loved every minute of our evening at frankie and johnnies in rye... From the larger than average size martinis to the selection of cabernets on the wine list to the steaks and side dishes... For starters we asked the waiter to make us a cold seafood platter... Kumammoto oysters were fresh and chilled, as were the clams and the crabmeat... we all ordered salads which were good and then we all ordered steaks... some tbone others filet and sirloin and one couple had the porterhouse we ALL agreed these were the BEST STEAKS EVER!!!!! Perfectly cooked and tender... Side dishes were among the largest we've had at any other steakhouse around... Thank you to the manager at a local retailer for suggesting this restaurant we LOVE IT!!! Already booked our table for New Years Eve.... CANT WAIT...
EXCEPTIONAL FOOD, SERVICE AND AMBIANCE!! – Six of us went for a special dinner on a Thursday night. We had a beautiful table and the atmosphere of candles and mahogany made us feel like we were in a gorgeous home dining room.
The Food! Every selection was outstanding. The Porterhouse for two, Dover Sole and Filet Mignon on the Bone...all cooked perfectly and just delicious. We had wonderful wine....there was a huge selection.
The Service...Top notch, experienced waiters who helped us with our choices and advised us when we almost over ordered side dishes.
The restaurant was decorated for the Holidays....charming not overdone. We went for a friends birthday and I told my husband I want to go back for my birthday. We gave it a 10!!
So so at best – I have eaten in many steakhouses across the country, and have lived in Manhattan and Brooklyn for over 60 years. While Peter Luger will never be topped, I have rarely eaten in a steakhouse where i left unhappy. UNTIL TONIGHT. I took my son and my sister out to dinner at Frankie and Johnnies in Rye and was very disappointed in the service and the food. The salads and crab cake were good. The steak of all things was NOT. We ordered out steaks medium and medium well..... they came out RARE. I never complain and never "under-tip" but this was not worth $250 for 3 people. I'm sorry but for $80 plus per person I would like to leave satisfied. And I DID NOT. My son had the Fliet Mignon on the special list and it was $58 and rare. The porterhouse at Peter Luger is the best meat you will ever have and that is $76 FOR TWO!!!!. If the food was good and we were impressed with the service then I would not have cared one bit about the money. But like i said. Overpriced and simply not worth it.
HORIFFIC!! I have never experienced such disgust!!! – Never in my life have I ever experienced such a horrible waiting experience. Several friends and I went out for a friend's 21st birthdat party and were treated like dirt. Actually, I believe dirt may have recieved better service. The waiter had a nasty attitude and got the birthday girl's order wrong. He then began to argue that she had ordered shrimp but she told him calmly that she was allergic and that he must have heard her wrong. Really, she was too nice if you ask me because porkchop sounds nothing like shrimp. He yelled at her and refered to us as "you people". I doubt he meant young twentysomethings (what he meant was monorities). He made my friend cry and walked away. We waited for 20 minutes then everyone else ate and the birthday girl called another waitor to get the manager. That took 15 minutes and he told us he was sorry about the waiter's behavior and that they've gotten complaints about him before. we asked for our check. He took off drinks which was nothing because only one person ordered a pepsi. We spent over $250 for 5 people to eat and you take off the pepsi? The manager was afraid of his own waiter and an idiot. The waiter was a (word they want let me use) idiot and deserves to go to hell. My friend left the place hungry and feeling low on her birthday. We all lost about $50 and the mood was destroyed. To top it off the only good thing one of my friend's ordered was the porkchop and the birthday girl never got a chance to eat it because she waited for her own that never came. Head over to the other nice restaurants in Rye with better food and service. Save yourself the trip!!! I've been waitressing for years and dining at nice restaurants for twice that so trust me Frankies' and Johnnnies in Rye is a low class dump. The one in manhattan is better.
So so experience, a service stumble – Cons: 8pm reservations, weren't seated until 8:40p. They apologized, at least, but no offer of a drink or appetizer. Hostess was at times in a full run in the middle of the restaurant trying to seat people....admirable effort but disorganized and unprofessional. Waiter disappeared for 15 minutes after drink orders, and was in a hurry to take our orders and move on with his life. Had no interest in discussing the menu. Water glasses continually left unfilled. Sirloin was was quite sinewy and not the quality I've had at Sparks, Del Friscos, Wolfgangs, Ben Bensons, etc. Mashed potatoes were dry and unappealing. Lighting is very harsh upstairs. Prices in line with Manhattan....but you're in Rye.
Pros: Beautiful space, fireplace lit with candles, sweeping second floor, primo location. Lobster cocktail was decent, as was the creamed spinach. Filet was very good. Bustling for a cold Thursday night. Busy bar scene.
WONDERFUL PLACE TO EAT – The staff is great. The steak melts in your mouth. The souffle is the best. Alittle expensive, but worth it.
This local mini-chain has been serving quality dry-aged steaks for more than 75 years. – In Short
The original opened as a speakeasy in 1926, and the other locations retain much of that atmosphere, with deep velvet benches and wooden tables topped with white tablecloths. Alongside the USDA-prime, dry-cut steaks, the menu features standard steakhouse fare: appetizers like shrimp cocktail, fresh oysters and clams, an array of salads, soups, pastas and vegetable sides, and non-steak entrees as well--filet mignon, lamb, veal and pork chops, lobster and more.
Best! – I saw you at the best of Westchester event in September. The filet mignon that you served was amazing. I can not wait to come in and try your other items. Your staff was very enthusiastic.
Fantastic! – I thought Frankie & Johnnie's was great. The food and service was excellent. My boyfriend and I went there and both had steaks that were melt in your mouth good. They also had an amazing lobster bisque soup but I think it was a special. In the middle of our dinner, my boyfriend tells me not to look but Joe Torre is walking in. Sure enough he was, and they sat him and his wife at the table next to ours. He is a regular there the bartender said. So, if you are looking for a romantic evening and great food and a chance to see Joe Torre, Frankie and Johnnie's the place to be!
It's Great – The steaks were great, the seafood was top notch, the desserts were wonderful - Thumbs Up!
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