45 Best Steakhouses in the U.S., Ranked
People love a good steakhouse. A brief conversation with a stranger, a welcome recommendation from a friend and a dizzying array of online forums reveal just how intense people feel about what makes a steakhouse great.
For some, it’s about a family-run establishment. For others, it’s all about the classics and history. And for the rest, nothing beats a swanky scene with A5 Wagyu. This list of America’s best steakhouses features not-to-be-missed menu items, a touch of history and a whole lot of mouth-watering steak photos.
Just don't read this while you're hungry!
45. Five O'Clock Steakhouse
Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Visit: Five O'Clock Steakhouse
Menu highlights: The classic bacon-wrapped filet topped with a parmesan cream sauce is always a hit.
The Experience at Five O'Clock Steakhouse
Formerly Coerper's Five O'Clock Club, this steakhouse has been entertaining patrons since the 1940s. The supper club atmosphere remains, in which you'll start the experience at the bar with a cocktail before moving into the dining room, where a salad, relish tray and warm bread awaits before you decide on your dinner order.
Don't miss the Alley Cat Lounge, where live music and entertainment happens almost nightly.
44. Medium Rare
Location: Washington, D.C., Bethesda, Maryland; Arlington, Virginia
Visit: Medium Rare
Menu highlights: The set dinner menu allows you to choose from five different desserts — we recommend Grandma's apple pie.
The Experience at Medium Rare
We love this D.C.-area place for its simplicity. The set menu features a classic culotte steak and frites dish that is cooked to perfection.
But vegans needn't worry — there's also a grilled portobello option. Brunch is equally delicious on the weekends.
43. Prime + Proper
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Visit: Prime + Proper
Menu highlights: Feeling extra fancy? Try one of the three varieties of caviar.
The Experience at Prime + Proper
Located in the Capitol Park Loft building, built in 1912, this steakhouse perfectly blends history with its contemporary restaurant concept.
Lined with Himalayan rock salt walls, the on-site dry-aging room and butcher counter guarantee high-quality meats that are sourced from small farms across the U.S. For this reason, we recommend ordering one of the Butcher's Selects cuts of meat.
Location: Austin, Texas
Menu highlights: Steak isn't the only thing on the menu. In fact, Rosewood's fried chicken has earned rave reviews in recent years.
The Experience at Rosewood
Get this: You can bring your dog along to this Gulf Coast chop house if you're sitting in one of the outdoor areas.
If doing so, make sure to order the 40-day dry-aged Akaushi bone-in ribeye, and save the bone for your furry friend.
41. Jeff Ruby's Precinct
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Visit: The Precinct
Menu highlights: The barrel-cut filet mignon is 12 ounces and about as thick and juicy as it gets.
The Experience at Jeff Ruby's Precinct
Jeff Ruby's Precinct opened in the former Cincinnati Police Patrol House No. 5 in 1981, the first of many steakhouses to be opened under the Jeff Ruby name.
In addition to delicious food and drinks, this restaurant has a cigar menu for those looking to take the edge off.
40. Herbs & Rye
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Visit: Herbs & Rye
Menu highlights: If you're not in the mood for steak, try the pork and figs house favorite.
The Experience at Herbs & Rye
Don't worry, there's another option later on this list that keeps you on the Las Vegas Strip, but if you're willing to venture beyond Vegas' touristy side, Herbs & Rye is the spot to go.
Perhaps known better for its cocktail menu, earning several "best bar" recognitions, its steaks are also delicious. We love that the menu has seven different ways you can cook your steak, including well done, which it describes as "burnt and pointless."
39. Hamilton's Urban Steakhouse & Bourbon Bar
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Visit: Hamilton's Urban Steakhouse & Bourbon Bar
Menu highlights: The porterhouse or bone-in ribeye are considered "Hamilton Select Cuts."
The Experience at Hamilton's Urban Steakhouse & Bourbon Bar
Hamilton's uses its own house dry rub on all its steaks and is one of the few steakhouses on this list that allows you to order your steak "black and blue," which is essentially seared raw.
But if that's not your jam, then you can opt to order it one of the five other ways available.
Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Menu highlights: The slow-roasted prime rib comes in 8-, 12- and 16-ounce portions.
The Experience at Durant's
If you want a steak in Phoenix, Durant's is the place to go. This no-frills steakhouse has an unassuming exterior. In fact, you enter through the restaurant's famous back kitchen door. But the second you step inside, you feel as if you're in a Martin Scorsese film. Dark lighting, red-leather booths, you get the gist.
This Phoenix staple has been serving up steaks for more than 70 years, and it's easy to see why the second you take a bite.
Location: Louisville, Kentucky
Visit: Repeal Louisville
Menu highlights: You can't go wrong with any of the oak-fired steaks, but you'll want to start your meal off with the truffle honey burrata.
The Experience at Repeal
This place is just as much about the whiskey as it is about the steak, and we love it for that. Located on Whiskey Row, the restaurant is even housed in the former site of the bottling operations for J.T.S. Brown and Sons' Kentucky bourbon.
To honor that history, the steaks here are prepared over burning oak-aged barrels, as if they weren't already flavorful enough.
36. Chophouse New Orleans
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Visit: Chophouse New Orleans
Menu highlights: Nothing screams New Orleans more than the Cajun-style Delmonico steak.
The Experience at Chophouse New Orleans
Food in New Orleans is always a must, and what better way to judge a town by its food than by chomping down on a juicy cut of steak?
This happening spot on Magazine Street takes travelers out of the French Quarter to try some of the best surf and turf in town. You can opt to get the lobster tail broiled or batter-fried, as if the latter isn't the obvious choice. And don't forget the wine!
35. J. Gilbert's
Location: Overland Park, Kansas
Visit: J. Gilbert's
Menu highlights: When in this Kansas City suburb, you'd be remiss not to order the Kansas City strip.
The Experience at J. Gilbert's
What started in Kansas City has since spread to five other locations throughout the Midwest.
Go for the prix fixe menu that allows you to choose three courses. Of course, the pretzel-crusted onion rings or charcuterie and cheese slate are also a great way to start this beef-centric meal.
34. Buckhorn Exchange
Location: Denver, Colorado
Visit: Buckhorn Exchange
Menu highlights: Adventurous eaters have to try the house specialty of Rocky Mountain oysters, aka deep-fried bull testicles.
The Experience at Buckhorn Exchange
OK, we admit that the taxidermy mounts are a bit much, but this National Historic Landmark earns a spot on the list, not only because it has been serving up steak since 1893, but because it also offers exotic dishes like rattlesnake, alligator and, of course, Rocky Mountain oysters.
Plus, Denver's oldest restaurant also doubles as a museum, featuring memorabilia from famous people who frequented the restaurant, including Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight Eisenhower, Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan.
33. St. Elmo Steak House
Location: Indianapolis, Indiana
Visit: St. Elmo Steak House
Menu highlights: You have to start your meal with the restaurant's renowned St. Elmo shrimp cocktail.
The Experience at St. Elmo Steak House
St. Elmo Steak House has been an Indianapolis staple since opening its doors in 1902.
We love that all the entrees are served with the classic choices of navy bean soup or tomato juice. Plus, prime dry-aged steaks are hand-cut, and you can "enhance your steak" with all sorts of sauces, including a delicious Maker's Mark bourbon peppercorn sauce.
Location: Boise, Idaho
Menu highlights: The full-service martini bar encourages drinking the classic cocktail alongside one of the delicious cuts of beef.
The Experience at Chandlers
Situated in the Hotel 43, Chandlers is the place to get a steak when visiting this trending capital city.
Not only does it serve up delicious steaks and martinis, but you won't want to miss the live jazz music from local performers every night of the week.
31. Old Homestead Steakhouse
Location: New York, New York
Visit: Old Homestead Steakhouse
Menu highlights: Feeling extra fancy? Order the Japanese Wagyu that melts in your mouth.
The Experience at Old Homestead Steakhouse
This New York steakhouse has some serious roots as one of the longest continually serving restaurants in America since opening in 1868.
It's so popular that you can even get steaks shipped to your front door via Goldbelly.
30. Bavette's Bar & Boeuf
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Visit: Bavette's Bar & Boeuf
Menu highlights: While the steaks are delish, the fresh oysters and prime beef French dip are also standouts.
The Experience at Bavette's Bar & Boeuf
Bavette's is a modern take on the traditional steakhouse, complete with leather booths, velvet couches and impressive chandeliers.
Of course, it brings in a French flair to both its Chicago and Las Vegas locations with "le bouef" — several cuts of steak that are dry-aged for 42 days and topped with a classic bearnaise sauce.
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Menu highlights: Both the rib eye and T-bone steaks earned rave reviews on Yelp for their generous portions.
The Experience at Cattlemen's
This casual steakhouse originated in the middle of Oklahoma's Stockyards City and was known for feeding hungry cowboys and ranchers upon first opening in 1910.
The restaurant was even featured on "Man v. Food," where host Adam Richman sank his teeth into the Presidential Choice T-bone steak, essentially two steaks in one.
28. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
Location: Houston, Texas
Visit: Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
Menu highlights: The filet mignon stands out as a local fave, but you should start with an order of the lobster deviled eggs.
The Experience at Pappas Bros. Steakhouse
With three locations throughout Texas, Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is one of several Pappas restaurants that started with H.D. Pappas, who passed down his love for food to his sons and later his grandsons.
The family-owned operation has won several awards for its high-quality dishes. Don't miss the desserts, which are made from scratch in-house daily.
27. Gallaghers Steakhouse
Location: New York, New York
Visit: Gallaghers Steakhouse
Menu highlights: At $60 a person, you can split the Porterhouse between two, three or four hungry people. Of course, you can't go wrong with the New York sirloin either.
The Experience at Gallaghers Steakhouse
This legendary New York steakhouse also has a location in Vegas, but the original one in New York is the one with an interesting history.
Opened as a speakeasy in 1927, it quickly became a hotspot for gamblers, sports figures and Broadway stars at a time when Babe Ruth was the talk of the town. Its original charm still welcomes guests looking to let off some steam.
26. House of Prime Rib
Location: San Francisco, California
Visit: House of Prime Rib
Menu highlights: For those who are extra hungry, consider the King Henry VIII cut of prime beef.
The Experience at House of Prime Rib
Prime rib is the name of the game here. Carved at your table, you can choose how rare you want it.
Traditional English sides like creamed spinach and Yorkshire pudding round out the experience at this English-style restaurant that first came onto the San Francisco scene in 1949. Now, locals consider it an institution with reservations booked several weeks in advance.
25. Jess & Jim’s
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Visit: Jess & Jim’s
Menu highlights: Along with the massive baked potatoes and perfectly cut fries, the Playboy Strip, a 2-inch-thick, 25-ounce sirloin, is a must.
The Experience at Jess & Jim’s
Family-owned and operated since 1938, this no-frills steakhouse cuts its beef by hand daily and serves each one free of seasoning for an uncomplicated experience.
Fans of the restaurant rave over the burgers, too, with trimmings from the steak ground into meat.
24. Hy’s Steak House
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
Visit: Hy’s Steak House
Menu highlights: Go big with the 34-ounce porterhouse, and for something sweet, guests rave about the banana foster for dessert.
The Experience at Hy’s Steak House
For more than 40 years, Hy’s has been serving USDA Prime beef grilled over native Hawaiian Kiawe wood. Along with the sensational smoky steaks, standouts include the professional tableside service of preparing Caesar salad and flambé desserts.
Pair dinner with a bottle from the impressive selection of wine from around the globe, with an emphasis on new-world reds.
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Menu highlights: Don’t pass up the steak tartare, succotash or the rolls with cinnamon butter.
The Experience at Mooo....
This upscale Beacon Hill joint is a modern chophouse that offers all the classics, like dry-aged sirloins, ribeyes, filets and creamed spinach. The extensive seafood offerings are noteworthy as well, including the sushi-grade tuna tartare, caviar and the seafood tower with gulf shrimp, Atlantic lobster tails, jumbo lump crab and East Coast oysters.
After a night of indulgence, rest your head at the luxurious XV Beacon Hotel, situated adjacent to the steakhouse.
22. RingSide Restaurant
Location: Portland, Oregon
Visit: RingSide Restaurant
Menu highlights: Everyone raves about the onion rings, so much so that famed chef James Beard called them the best he’d ever had. The 34-ounce ribeye for two is also a juicy delight.
The Experience at RingSide Restaurant
Since 1944, RingSide has been a family-owned landmark in the Nob Hill section of Portland. The menu offers a variety of USDA Choice, Prime and Prime Dry Aged options, along with topnotch Pacific Northwest lamb, pork, chicken and seafood.
The steaks at the old school steakhouse are dry-aged for a minimum of 28 days and hand-cut on site.
21. Oak Steakhouse
Location: Charleston, South Carolina (among other locations throughout the U.S.)
Menu highlights: The burger wows with its blend of New York strip, filet and brisket. It features grilled onion, tomato, bibb, fontina cheese, brioche bun and truffled pomme frites.
The Experience at Oak Steakhouse
Located within a more than 150-year-old renovated historic bank building, Oak Steakhouse is just as much about the setting as it is the farm-to-table cuisine. The restaurant spans three floors, features arched windows, 20-foot ceilings, original metalwork, fireplaces and more.
Certified Angus Beef, housemade charcuterie and a daily rotating seafood selection make the steakhouse a well-rounded dining experience.
20. Kayne Prime
Location: Nashville, Tennessee
Menu highlights: The housemade bacon with maple cotton candy is an exciting choice, but the bone marrow appetizer, Wagyu filet mignon and the popcorn buttered lobster are favorites.
The Experience at Kayne Prime
This stylish and trendy restaurant is one of the few steakhouses to list the exact location of each cut on the menu. We’re talking about ranches in Alabama, Washington, California, Australia, Japan and so on.
Steaks are cooked under a 1,200-degree broiler, while mouthwatering accoutrements include the bone marrow butter, truffle béarnaise, Peruvian anticucho and yuzu chimichurri sauce. Yum!
19. Alexander’s Steakhouse
Location: San Francisco, California
Visit: Alexander’s Steakhouse
Menu highlights: Try the hamachi shots, Hokkaido milk buns, 24-ounce porterhouse and signature cotton candy dessert.
The Experience at Alexander’s Steakhouse
This modern American steakhouses is renowned for offering one of the largest varieties of domestic and imported Wagyu steak in the U.S., including choices from 10 different regions in Japan.
The carefully curated beef program also highlights small farms from the U.S. and Australia. Let’s not forget that the Greater Omaha Prime beef, dry-aged for 28 days, is a big draw as well.
18. Barclay Prime
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Visit: Barclay Prime
Menu highlights: The dry-aged porterhouse, A5 Wagyu NY strip, scallops and crab cakes are big hits.
The Experience at Barclay Prime
A boutique steakhouse and lounge, Barclay Prime is a hip hangout with its sexy soundtrack of club beats and crystal chandeliers.
The menu is decidedly classic, on the other hand. The steaks are dry-aged for up to 40 days, there’s a fine selection of American and Japanese Wagyu, and you can choose from plenty of classic sides like rich whipped potatoes.
17. Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse
Location: Dallas, Texas
Visit: Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse
Menu highlights: The Mishima Wagyu melts in your mouth, and for dessert, don’t pass up the absurdly large red velvet cake.
The Experience at Nick and Sam’s Steakhouse
Come for the fun, stay for the Wagyu. Nick and Sam’s is known for its happening bar scene.
After sipping on creative cocktails like the “Gamboa” — vodka, cotton candy and gummy bears — grab a table and indulge in about half a dozen cuts of beef and seven varieties of Japanese Wagyu. The sushi and seafood is top notch as well.
Location: Miami, Florida
Menu highlights: The house-made empanadas, tomahawk steak for two and hand-cut Argentine rib eye steak are favorites.
The Experience at Graziano’s
Known for its Argentinean influence, Graziano’s features tender, aged cuts like the picanha and bife del carnicero, which are grilled over an open flame. Even the Quebracho wood is imported from Argentina for the grilling process.
Yelp reviews praise server Jose of the Brickell location for his extensive knowledge of the menu.
15. Guard and Grace
Location: Denver, Colorado
Visit:Guard and Grace
Menu highlights: Chilled or oak-grilled “Mile High” seafood towers and filet mignon flights are unique and delicious dishes to experience.
The Experience at Guard and Grace
Winos will go nuts for the floor-to-ceiling glass wine cellar that holds thousands of bottles of temperature-controlled wine, while doubling as a dry-aging room. Meanwhile, colorful cocktails set the tone for an exciting evening, with names like “Art of Storytelling,” and “Give Peas a Chance.”
And if you’re having a tough time ordering, you can’t go wrong with the dry-aged bone-in New York strip.
14. Kevin Rathbun Steak
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Visit:Kevin Rathbun Steak
Menu highlights: Try the creamed corn, made with roasted corn and jalapenos, and the thick-cut bacon glazed in molasses and Sriracha. The Japanese BBQ Wagyu short rib is a hit as well.
The Experience at Kevin Rathbun Steak
Located in Atlanta’s posh Inman Park neighborhood, Kevin Rathbun is a modern chophouse featuring cuts from Allen Brothers in Chicago.
The menu is filled with drool-worthy items, from the Wagyu beef carpaccio to the “Full Monty” seafood tower and the filet mignon topped with truffle butter.
Location: Dallas, Texas
Menu highlights: Get a little “exotic,” as one of the menu sections suggests, trying out the 32-ounce 240-day dry-aged bone-in ribeye. The bacon flight also impresses with its five slabs curated from around the world.
The Experience at Knife
A touch of Tex-Mex makes this steakhouse a unique visit for the tastebuds. You’ll find a sauce list that includes salsa verde and sides such as avocado fries and roasted okra. T
The majority of the beef comes from 44 Farms, located in Cameron, Texas. For dessert, light up a stogie from the specified menu offering a dozen reserve and vintage cigars.
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Menu highlights: The signature Silver Butter Knife Steak is a melt-in-your-mouth masterpiece. In fact, it’s so delicately marbled, it’s recommended to use a butter knife to dig in.
The Experience at Murray’s
Located in one of the oldest buildings in Minneapolis that dates back to the 1880s, Murray’s has been serving up steaks and entertainment for more than 70 years. Even the vintage neon Murray’s signs have become a downtown Minneapolis icon.
The menu boasts big hits like oysters rockefeller, French onion soup with garlic toast croutons, hickory smoked shrimp and a tantalizingly tender 10-ounce center-cut tenderloin.
11. Urban Farmer
Location: Portland, Oregon
Visit: Urban Farmer
Menu highlights: Don’t pass up one of the creative salads, like the “Salad by Fire,” consisting of charred endive, baby bok choy, fish sauce and seared halloumi. The New York steak tasting is a fun try, featuring 6 ounces each of a grass-fed, grain-finished and dry-aged American steak.
The Experience at Urban Farmer
A country-chic setting within the Nines Hotel, Urban Farmer offers exactly what you’d expect. Mushrooms are presented from the source — still sprouting from a log — before being plucked and roasted tableside.
Everything here is locally and responsibly sourced. There’s grass-fed Oregon beef, pasture-raised, grain-finished beef as well as corn-fed beef.
10. Chamberlain's Steak & Chop House
Location: Dallas, Texas
Visit: Chamberlain's Steak & Chop House
Menu highlights: Try the 22-ounce, 40-day aged prime bone-in ribeye, and slather foie gras butter on top.
The Experience at Chamberlain's Steak & Chop House
Since 1993, Chef Richard Chamberlain has been at the helm of this Texas steakhouse. The wood-paneled establishment combines creative concoctions with crowd-pleasing classics.
Along with the 16 different steaks and chops on the menu, the seafood selection is very popular, especially the Chilean sea bass.
9. Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Visit:Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
Menu highlights: Believe it or not, you can’t go wrong with the burger — a local favorite. It’s an 8-ounce USDA Gibsons Prime angus burger with cheddar cheese.
The Experience at Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
The atmosphere is lively, the martinis are on point, and the guest list is fancy. The original Gibsons location is a Chicago staple, packed with prime cuts to please the palate.
The menu is uncomplicated, with steak choices that include filet mignon, t-bone, porterhouse and New York strip. Sides are equally as traditional, with several potato preparations, grilled asparagus and creamed spinach. Feel the energy of the celebrities who’ve wined and dined with autographed photographs of athletes, politicians, movie stars, rock stars and entertainers of all kinds lining the walls.
8. Bern's Steak House
Location: Tampa, Florida
Visit: Bern's Steak House
Menu highlights: With six different cuts in 51 different sizes, there’s a steak for everyone here. A fan favorite is the 100-day, dry-aged Delmonico.
The Experience at Bern's Steak House
Since 1956, this legendary restaurant has enticed locals, tourists and celebrities alike.
Expect to dine like royalty, with more than 20 kinds of caviar, two preparations of foie gras, four kinds of steak tartare, 15 different cheeses, more than 50 desserts and a wine cellar boasting 500,000 bottles. Whew!
7. Sparks Steak House
Location: New York, New York
Visit: Sparks Steak House
Menu highlights: Get the prime sirloin steak, lump crab meat and bay scallops, or the steak fromage.
The Experience at Sparks Steak House
Renowned worldwide, Sparks is the quintessential steakhouse people just can’t get enough of. The family-owned and -operated hotspot features a clubby atmosphere and massive USDA Prime sirloin steaks. The extensive wine list is also popular for its reasonable prices.
There’s 10 private party rooms as well, making this a must when in NYC for large parties. In fact, one of the rooms can host more than 600 people.
6. BOA Steakhouse
Location: Los Angeles, California
Visit: BOA Steakhouse
Menu highlights: The signature 40-day, dry-aged New York strip and A5 Japanese Wagyu keep crowds coming back for more.
The Experience at BOA Steakhouse
This modern steakhouse boasts a stylish interior and equally impressive cuisine. The petite filet is so indulgently rich that a little goes a long way. The goat cheese baklava looks like a dessert and eats like a decadent cheese plate.
And, last but not least, the Chilean sea bass causes an involuntary moan with each bite. (We’re not kidding!)
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Menu highlights: Everyone raves over the A5 Japanese Wagyu and the collection of over 100 single-malt scotches.
The Experience at Stripsteak
Everything acclaimed chef Michael Mina touches turns to gold, including Stripsteak. The sophisticated steakhouse provides all-natural, organic and hormone-free beef that’s tempered in butter and grilled over mesquite wood.
The menu is thoughtfully well-rounded, from the seafood platters and hamachi and ahi poppers, to the mishima rib cap and hand cut beef tartar, as well as sides like the five-spiced pork belly fried rice and whipped potato with Maine lobster and sour cream.
4. Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill
Location: Danbury, Connecticut
Visit:Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill*
Menu highlights: Indulge in the black angus chili nachos, crabmeat-stuffed swordfish or the 40-ounce angus porterhouse.
The Experience at Barbarie’s Black Angus Grill
Classic and under-the-radar in comparison to many on this list, the husband and wife team behind this top five steakhouse know what they’re doing.
The beef, raised using humane and environmentally responsible practices, reaches ideal tenderness within a glass room, where it’s dry-aged for at least 30 days.
3. The Butcher’s Table
Location: Seattle, Washington
Visit:The Butcher’s Table
Menu highlights: “Fishmonger’s Fantasy” entices with king crab legs, grilled shrimp, albacore tuna, local oysters, smoked salmon and yellowtail. Another standout is the tasting flight of 4-ounce pieces of filet mignon, eye of rib, zabuton and Manhattan-cut New York.
The Experience at The Butcher’s Table
With its own butcher’s shop attached to the restaurant, you can bet this Seattle staple is a big deal among carnivores. The food proves worthy of the incredibly passionate staff, down to the embellishments including king crab with calabrian chili and smoked bone marrow.
Our advice: Don’t pass up a tasting flight. Every bite is worth it.
2. Peter Luger Steak House
Location: Brooklyn, New York
Visit: Peter Luger Steak House
Menu highlights: Don’t sleep on the more than half-pound burger or the lamb chops.
The Experience at Peter Luger Steak House
New Yorkers will tell you Peter Lugers is legendary. The Williamsburg steakhouse serves up USDA Prime, which is carefully selected after undergoing a scrutiny for conformation, color, age, marbling and texture.
The chosen short loins and shells go through an onsite dry-aging process. Once properly aged, the short loins are butchered, trimmed and brought up to the kitchen for broiling. Now that’s attention to detail!
1. Bourbon Steak
Location: Dana Point, California (among other locations throughout the U.S.)
Menu highlights: The Thai red snapper is out of this world, as is the 6-ounce Wagyu rib cap.
The Experience at Bourbon Steak
Located within the Waldorf Astoria Monarch Beach, this Bourbon Steak location offers particularly exceptional service, views and, of course, delicious fare. Sit outside where dinner on the balcony overlooks the sprawling lawn and large pool, while the sun slips into the Pacific before your eyes.
Every staff member beams with excitement for the food — and for you to eat the food. The Michael Mina restaurant has a large selection of drool-worthy eats, down to the complimentary truffle-injected bread rolls.