Swift & Sons

Swift & Sons is a traditional steakhouse in the sense that it’s a huge space that offers the usual steaks, sides, and quality service you want in a restaurant like this. It opened in the restaurant-centric Fulton Market neighborhood that didn’t have anything similar, and Swift & Sons emanates the style and coolness of the old meatpacking neighborhood.

Everything we like about a traditional steakhouse combined with everything we like about Fulton Market is a winning combination. That means great food (including wonderfully cooked steaks and seafood), friendly service, and a bustling atmosphere. Plus, there are plenty of old school touches, including a rolling dessert cart. Which, by the way, you should take full advantage of.

Food Rundown

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22 oz Bone-In Ribeye

You obviously want a steak, but don’t cheat yourself with some sort of baby filet. The ribeye is what we normally order. New York strip is also acceptable.

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Cold Platter

Starting with a cold platter is a good way to get the best of both worlds if your main course will be a steak.

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Arugula Salad

Arugula, parmesan, lots of mushroom, fennel, onion, and a lemon sauce. A basic but good salad.

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Chilled Salmon Tartare

One of the most interesting and best takes we’ve seen on salmon tartare. It’s covered in crème fraîche and charred onion before getting topped with a cold cucumber gazpacho of sorts. It all goes together extremely well.

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Au Gratin Potato

Cheesy potatoes with country ham and caramelized onion = #1 side.

Swift & Sons Surf And Turf Special

If you’re a serious meat eater, then you know cap steaks are rare cuts to see on a menu. It’s a tender and lean cut, and Swift & Sons is serving it as part of their surf and turf special along with a 1½ lb lobster. It’s a bit of a splurge, but worth it if you’re interested.

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