George Martin The Original

4.8
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1824 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
A genuine American Bistro, at George Martin The Original the emphasis is on prime steaks, chops, seafood and in house specialties. The mood is lively and upbeat with a casual, yet sophisticated atmosphere.
Nightly specials are highlighted, as well as a lively happy hour at the bar . George Martin The Original has two private party rooms which can accommodate up to
fifty guests. The main diningroom is available for private functions Saturday and Sunday afternoon (maximum 100).

Gluten Free Options
Across from LIRR
Walking Distance to hotels
What 1824 People Are Saying
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4.8based on recent ratings
4.7
Food
4.7
Service
4.6
Ambience
4.5
Value
Noise · Moderate
97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I will truly miss you guys and cannot wait until you open again. This place is like my home.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 19 March 2020

Thank you so much! We miss you too and can't wait to have you back!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always good service always great food

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Gr8Eats
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service were excellent as always. Staff was professional and friendly. I had the pork chop special and it was amazing. Always a good experience.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 19 March 2020

We love to hear that! Thank you so much!

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me13
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

As always, great dinner in every way....especially amid what is going on in the world right now.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 19 March 2020

We're glad we were able to provide a little escape. Thank you for the wonderful review!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Daughters birthday

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WalterR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

Add the Tomato soup to the dinner menu please! 🙏🏻

My family loves George Martins!

The Rella’s

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LisaK
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Food was great and the service was terrific. We would definitely go back.

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vipDjh16
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2020
Overall2Food3Service1Ambience4

I was disappointed with my server. My wife and I both ordered the steak special which comes with a salad, we ordered the wedge salad BUT that is not the salad that comes with the special. No heads up from server and they charged us $12 each for the other salad(s). Sounds like a little heads up or hey we have to charge $4 more for that salad was in order. Bill was $250 for 4 people with one drink each - sounds like alot

George Martin The Original
Responded on 17 March 2020

Hi, we’re sorry to hear that you were disappointed in your last experience with us. We always aim to bring our customers fantastic service and food. Our staff is told to let guests know if there is an extra charge on items and we apologize for this experience. We know you are a loyal customer and we do hope this won’t deter you from coming back again in the future.

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vipcbartho
New York Area
27 reviews
Dined on 10 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We went to George Martin The Original as a family on a Tuesday night. I had the shrimp and tuna (excellent tuna, melt in your mouth), my husband had the meatloaf which he quite enjoyed, and my kid had the seafood trio which was also very well prepared. We have always found the service to be friendly and professional, an excellent combination. I'm looking forward to our next meal there.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 16 March 2020

Thank you! We're looking forward to having you back!

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vipFcarol
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 1 March 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Jen L was our waitress again and everything was spot on. Love the food service and choices here

George Martin The Original
Responded on 5 March 2020

We're happy to hear that! Thank you so much!

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JeanineE
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

You changes your marinated skirt steak... change it back!

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Sabroso
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

George Martin is RVC’s neighborhood place, and very welcoming. I had the bucatini with lobster and shrimps in red sauce, amazing! The polenta crusted calamari was perfectly crisp. Being a Friday, the place was packed and loud but great overall.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall3Food3Service3Ambience3

Overall left much to be desired. Ordered shrimp bisque soup and it was like water. I took one spoon full and returned it. i asked the waitress why is the shrimp bisque like water with zero taste. She said her manager went and tried it and agreed it was watery and tasteless. Then why serve it? Anyway the steak itself was very good. Overall ok place less the soup but very pricey.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of the best restaurants I've been to. The food was fantastic and so was the service. Everything from bread to desert was amazing. I love this place!!!!!

George Martin The Original
Responded on 27 February 2020

We love to hear that! Thank you so much!

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OpenTable Diner
Cancun
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food

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vipRH100
New York Area
14 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

James was an excellent waiter!

George Martin The Original
Responded on 27 February 2020

We're so happy to hear that! Thank you for the great review!

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vipEileenM
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 21 February 2020
Overall2Food2Service5Ambience3

This used to be a very good dining experience, not any more. There is no creativity. Had the Trio which was 2 scallops 3 shrimp and an undercooked crab cake and cost $30 and swimming in what was supposed to be scampi sauce but wasn’t. And Hake special which was smothered in pile of bread crumbs. Best part of meal was pop overs. Disappointing.

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CarolL
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 20 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious as always. One of the most consistently fabulous restaurants I know I can always count on for a great meal.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 24 February 2020

We love to hear that! Thank you so much!

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RVCfoodgal
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 17 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Consistently delicious well presented food and friendly attentive staff make this restaurant a favorite for my family!

George Martin The Original
Responded on 20 February 2020

We're thrilled to hear that! Thank you!

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vipRaine
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2020
Overall3Food4Service3Ambience3

We enjoyed a nice meal at GM. The food was very good and the server was lovely. I must note, however, upon arrival (15 minutes early for our reservation), we found the hostess unfriendly and rude. When we mentioned our reservation was confirmed for 6:30pm she replied "well you will have to wait another 15-20 minutes to be seated". We noticed there were plenty of empty tables but agreed to wait at the bar until our table was ready. We waited until 7pm and politely asked again if our table was ready. She replied with an attitude "if you want to sit now then you can sit now". Perhaps it was an off night for her but here is a clear case of the wrong person for the job.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 20 February 2020

Hi, we’re happy to hear that you had a great meal & enjoyed your server as well. We’re sorry to hear that you had a negative experience when you first joined us for dinner, as we always want our guests to feel welcomed here at GM The Original. We do hope you’ll come back again in the future so we can show you what a true experience with us is all about.

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vipMonika
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Quickly becoming my neighborhood favorite. The food is always great. You won't be disappointed.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 20 February 2020

We love to hear that! Thank you!

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APJ04
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 15 February 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience2

Went the Saturday after Valentine's day so I didn't expect amazing service. Luckily I had set the bar low. The food is fine, nothing special, certainly not worth the price. Felt like they weren't ready for the crowd at all. Our waitress barely checked on us, never asked if we wanted another drink or needed anything. Seemed like they were more concerned with getting people in and out of the restaurant. I wouldn't bother coming back.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 20 February 2020

Hi, we’re sorry to hear about this experience. Bringing our customers top quality food and service is always our main priority and we do hope you’ll come back again in the future and give us another try!

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vipJlee101
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of my favorite restaurants but it was very cold inside

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vipArleenM
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Never disappointed at GM. GM is becoming one of our favorite restaurants. Food is always delicious. Annie and Mercedes, bartenders, are excellent!

George Martin The Original
Responded on 17 February 2020

We're so happy to hear that! Thank you!

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HeatherH
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was delicious, from appetizer to dessert. If we are ever back in the area, we will most certainly dine here again.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 17 February 2020

We're so happy to hear that! Thank you!

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vipFcarol
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food as usual

George Martin The Original
Responded on 17 February 2020

We love to hear that! Thank you so much!

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Billh
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

I had a 50 dollar gift certificate it expired 12/19. Was told mgr not in and couldn’t accept it. Then I said well at least give me half??? I demanded it. Unreal. That is bad customer service. I’m done there.

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JosephP
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 5 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Always enjoy going to George Martin's! Best steak anywhere!

George Martin The Original
Responded on 10 February 2020

Thank you! We love to hear that!

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vipsharon
New York Area
55 reviews
Dined on 4 February 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Nice menu, great service, nice ambiance

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vipeat4fun
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

For 30 years G.M. has been busy , packed , joyous, local , see all your friends restaurant! Great energy, great people , great bar , great menu, great place!

George Martin The Original
Responded on 3 February 2020

Thank you so much! We love to hear that!

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vipItisme10
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a great meal and good service! We were seated within 5 minutes of arriving for our reservation.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 6 February 2020

Thank you! We're glad you had a great time with us!

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JeffC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent in all areas, food, ambiance, service. Our RVC favorite.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 6 February 2020

Thank you so much! We're so thrilled to hear that!

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Marion
1 review
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We enjoyed George Martin very much. We were seated immediately, though the place was quite crowded, and we loved the 3 kinds of flavored butter that came with the delicious popovers and sliced bread. Appetizers, entrees, desserts and service were excellent, and the extra plates and spoons we asked for were brought quickly. My only complaint was the noise level, which was so high as to make conversation difficult. Overall, a fine experience.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 6 February 2020

Thank you! We're glad you had a great experience with us!

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vipmike54
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 31 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The food was delicious it was Long Island restaurant week so the value was excellent and the service was just as good

George Martin The Original
Responded on 3 February 2020

Thank you! We're glad you enjoyed!

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vipRose
New York Area
44 reviews
Dined on 29 January 2020
Overall3Food3Service2Ambience3

Friends and I came in and the three of us were made to wait at the podium while BOTH young women picked up phone calls. Neither acknowledged us and we were already discussing walking out when they finally hung up the phone. I did say something but this was poorly received. Have been many times, this time was disappointing

George Martin The Original
Responded on 3 February 2020

Hi, we’re sorry that you were disappointed in your last experience. Our goal is to always provide our guests with amazing customer service while they dine with us and we do hope on your next visit that we can make it up to you!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
66 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

AS USUAL, SUZANNE AND HER STAFF MADE OUR DINNER AT GEORGE MARTIN SUPERB. THE FOOD, THE SERVICE, THE ATMOSPHERE ARE ALL TOP NOTCH. IF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN TO GEORGE MARTIN - TRY IT YOU WILL BE HAPPY YOU DID!!

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BIGBOY
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

GM Original never disappoints! Always a consistent meal and great service!!! Highly recommended for any occasion

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JosephP
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

We enjoy going there. The food is outstanding and although the atmosphere can be noisy at times, it doesn't deter us from enjoying our delicious meal!

George Martin The Original
Responded on 27 January 2020

Thank you! We're glad you've always had a great experience with us!

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scspins
New York Area
18 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience4

always a good choice for dinner. Never disappoints.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 30 January 2020

Thank you! We love to hear that!

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JohannaP
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always a pleasure to wine & dine at the GM original.

George Martin The Original
Responded on 27 January 2020

Thank you! It's always a pleasure to have you!

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