Known as the first fine dining establishment in the United States, Delmonico's is definitely one for the Classic Checklist.

by Catherine Hamilton

Delmonico’s first opened its doors in 1837. This historic steak house serves classic American dishes ranging from the widely famous Delmonico Steak and Eggs Benedict to Baked Alaskan Salmon and Lobster Newburg. In fact, the chefs at Delmonico’s invented these renowned dishes. Follow in the footsteps of Theodore Roosevelt, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde and Napoleon III. Explore the financial district and the sparkling skyscrapers before or after indulging in all that Delmonico’s offers.

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