Sparks Steak House
is located at 210 East 46th Street between Second & Third Avenues in Midtown Manhattan
. The restaurant
opened in 1966
and moved to its current location in 1977
(it was originally on East 18th Street). It was founded by brothers Pat and Mike Cetta.
It is the establishment where Gambino crime family boss Paul Castellano and mobster Thomas Bilotti were gunned down near its entrance before having dinner in 1985 under the orders of John Gotti.
The entrance to the restaurant can also be seen in the opening scene of the 2004 film The Last Shot.