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Maple & Ash8 W. Maple St., Chicago, IL 60610
Romantic, with a beautiful space for some of the best steak in Chicago, it’s Maple & Ash for sophisticated, superb meat-centric dining. The huge central second floor dining room at Maple & Ash is draped with sheer, diaphanous drapery that cushions sound and wraps you in a warm invitation to indulge to the point of excess.
Tavern On Rush1031 N. Rush St., Chicago, IL 60611
For business lunches or romantic dinners, Tavern on Rush, in Chicago’s classic entertainment district, serves some of Chicago’s best steak. The lunch menu at Tavern on Rush will surprise you with a range of delicious chow. There’s the seared tuna, shrimp or crab cocktail and oysters either raw or cooked up in classic preparations like Rockefeller, but there are also some wilder selections thrown in
Gibsons - Chicago Rush St.4 locations in Chicago
If there’s a Chicago steakhouse that epitomizes what it means to serve red meat right, it’s Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse, an institution, a red-blooded American classic. Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse...
Palm Restaurant - Chicago323 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
“The best steakhouse in Chicago,” boasts The Palm’s website, and many would concur with that appraisal. Chicago Magazine puts it among Chicago’s “top steakhouses.” The Palm, located inside the plush and stylish Swissotel Chicago, has long been recognized as both a social and a gastronomic lodestar in Chicago,
Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse, Chicago3 locations in Chicago
Named “Best Steakhouse in Chicago” by the Chicago Tribune Dining Poll, Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse attracts fans of steak…and sports. Harry Caray was a radio and television sportscaster who covered...
ABOUT LAST KNIFE168 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60601
WHERE STEAKHOUSE MEETS GASTROPUB: About Last Knife is equal parts a play on words and a play on a steakhouse. From “About Last Night,” the classic movie set in Chicago to morning-after conversation, we thought it was time to make steaks less serious, more fun.
STK Chicago9 W. Kinzie St., Chicago, IL 60654
Among Chicago steak houses, few say “downtown” as clearly as sophisticated STK Chicago, one of the swankiest places in the city for steak. In an architecturally dramatic space, filled with curves (and no, we’re not talking about the fashion-model servers), the room pulls through a cool wave pattern that’s reflected in the undulating ridges in the ceiling and the circular booths.
III Forks - 111Forks- 3Forks180 N. Field Blvd., Chicago, IL 60601
At III Forks, the steaks are Old School; the space is Now; some of Chicago’s very best USDA prime steaks are served in swanky surroundings. In the lead of many of Chicago’s best steak restaurants that provide both unbelievably high-quality red meat in sleek, contemporary environments, III Forks balances between both worlds, the time-honored quality of the Chicago steak
Morton's The Steakhouse - Wacker Place6 locations in Chicago
Morton’s The Steakhouse serves the best steak in the city of best steaks, slightly old school, always on top of the downtown dining game. In their thirty-year history, Morton’s The Steakhouse has grown to become a network of 74 restaurants, all united behind a commitment to
Bavette's Bar & Boeuf
Jazzy, sophisticated, vintage vibe: Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf notches up even the best Chicago steakhouse with finely tuned cocktails and beef. Consistently rated one of the top restaurants in the city (in fact, it is number three of over 7,700 restaurants on TripAdvisor), Bavette’s Bar & Boeuf bridges the gap between old Chicago and new Chicago,
The RL stands for Ralph Lauren, and RL Restaurant is the Mag Mile location for some of the very best steaks you’re going to find in Chicago. You know the Polo brand, right? It’s classy, casual, well put-together and more interested in tradition than innovation.
Steak 48, a two-level red meat pleasure palace, serves some of the very best steak in downtown Chicago… with verve and sophistication. Most Chicagoans know Mastro’s Steakhouse, and now the two brothers behind that well-regarded temple of steak (which they sold in 2007) have opened Steak 48, just a few steps away.
Steak + Vine
Sunday brunch at this La Grange, Ill.-based steakhouse is certainly unconventional. Steak + Vine features classics, of course, such as eggs Benedict, cheesy grits and a signature burger.
Perry's Steakhouse & Grille
In Oak Brook, minutes from Chicago, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille serves up some of the best steaks around, just like downtown…maybe better. Oysters, shrimp and a seafood tower are items you pretty much expect on most steak house menus, and we must admit, we’re always glad to see those familiar options offered.
The Grill on the Alley - Chicago
The Grill on the Alley sounds like a humble joint; turns out, it’s one Chicago place where you can enjoy some of the city’s best steaks. The name “The Grill on the Alley” makes it seem like this will be a Weber set up on a backstreet, serving meat made by a Dad-type guy.
Final Cut Steakhouse
Final Cut Steakhouse is a classic Chicago steakhouse outside the Loop. Playing at Hollywood Casino? Stay and yourself a drive to the city. Sometimes, the search for the best Chicago steak leads you to a spot in the ‘burbs. If that’s the case for you, head out to the suburb of Joliet (made famous by association with Elwood Blues’
Ocean Prime is famed restaurateur Cameron Mitchell's first restaurant in Chicago. Estimated at 12,350 square feet, the sprawling steakhouse is on the second floor of The Shops at LondonHouse, which is adjacent to the LondonHouse Chicago hotel.
While it’s located just 17 miles from the heart of the Loop, one of the best steakhouses in Chicago seems a little bit like a Peter Luger/Wisconsin supper club mashup. With white-coated waiters, wood-clad dining room walls, and a back-to-basics single page menu, EJ’s Place may well be the Platonic ideal of the Midwestern Steakhouse.
Sam and Harry's
The best steakhouses aren’t all downtown. OpenTable’s 2017 Diner’s Choice winner Sam & Harry’s delivers a top-notch steak without Chicago traffic and parking. Sam & Harry’s has the chops to deliver a meat or seafood dinner you won’t likely forget. Located in the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel,
Mirabella Italian Cuisine
You might be surprised to learn that some of Chicago’s best steak can be had at a white-tablecloth Italian restaurant like Mirabella Italian Cuisine & Bar. Surprise! Mirabella Italian Cuisine & Bar actually takes the place of Mirabell, a German restaurant that had served the Avondale community for years.
Mastro's Steakhouse - Chicago
The darling of the city’s VIPs and tastemakers, acclaimed Mastro’s Steakhouse in River North delivers luxury and indulgence like no other Chicago steakhouse. Known for big portions, delicious drinks, and a glittering crowd, Mastro’s Steakhouse is the restaurant to go to when you’re looking to impress…and eat very well.
McCormick & Schmick's Seafood - Chicago (Wacker Dr.)
Right downtown, overlooking the river, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steak serves some of the best steak and seafood options in the city. If you need a Chicago steak house with plenty of seafood and steak options within a short walk of your downtown hotel, the Wacker Drive
Stetson's Modern Steak + Sushi
Undeniably untraditional Stetsons Modern Steak + Sushi is an airy dining space where you enjoy prime steak and outstanding seafood, in a casual, refined atmosphere. Rather than being a cavernous temples to carnivorousness, Stetsons Modern Steak + Sushi is human-scaled, intimate though extraordinarily professional.
Rosebud Steakhouse2 locations in Chicago
Rosebud Steakhouse, part of the iconic Rosebud Restaurants group, is legendary for excellence, serving some of the best steak in Chicago. Alex Dana is the man behind the hugely successful Rosebud Restaurants. A little history is provided by the Rosebud Restaurant’s website:
Ruth's Chris Steak House Dearborn St.
Renowned for superior steaks slathered in hot butter, New Orleans-bred Ruth’s Chris Steak House purveys some of Chicago’s very best steaks. The upscale steakhouse chain, which has three Chicagoland locations and dozens more worldwide, underwent a massive remodel in 2015 and 2016.
The Barn Steakhouse
First things first: How do you enter The Barn? It's straight down an alley in downtown Evanston, with a reclaimed green barn door welcoming in guests.
Chicago Prime Steakhouse
The best “Chicago” steakhouses need not be within city limits; Schaumburg’s Chicago Prime Steakhouse is a must-hit for some beautiful beef. When you track down a list of the best steakhouses in Chicago, you’ll see Chicago Prime Steakhouse pop up noticeably often.
Hugo's Frog Bar & Fish House3 locations in Chicago
There’s no pairing like surf and turf, and no Chicago steakhouse that delivers that classic combination like Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House on Chicago’s Gold Coast. Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House expands upon this one-two punch of dining satisfaction –as it does at sister restaurant Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
El Che Steakhouse & Bar
John Manion spent his formative years with his family in South America, and he's used those experiences to carve an esteemed culinary career for himself in Chicago. El Che Bar is his fourth restaurant concept to date; it was preceded by La Sirena Clandestina as well as the now-shuttered Mas and Otra Mas.
The Grillroom Chophouse & Winebar
With juicy steaks and fine wines, The Grillroom Chophouse & Winebar is downtown Chicago’s perfect place to have a romantic pre-show dinner in the theater district. Located in the Loop among the lights of Chicago’s many theaters, The Grillroom Chophouse & Wine Bar has long been a favorite of theatergoers.
This Italian steakhouse located on the north branch of the Chicago River is a classic, clubby neighborhood eatery, with large picture windows draped in floral chintz, as well as plenty of brick, wood paneling and white tablecloths. Erie Café was opened in 1994 by the Lenzi family, formerly with Gene & Georgetti,
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse - Chicago
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is the downtown Chicago steak house that serves some of the very best steak and wine in the city. A classic steak house that specializes in the finest in prime steak and wine, as well as seafood, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar nonetheless varies the time-tested formula
If you’ve worked up an appetite shopping the Magnificent Mile, chic and stylish Eddie V’s Prime Seafood is the Chicago steakhouse for you.
Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
With the surf chops to match the finest steak cuts, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab is a favorite in the Chicago steakhouse scene. This Miami import has been a staple in the River North neighborhood since 2000. The dining room evokes a seaside vibe with high ceilings and white tile framed in dark wood, then leads into
Chicago Firehouse Restaurant
The Chicago Firehouse, converted from an actual 1905 firehouse, offers steaks, chops and classic American dishes. The venue boasts several prominent dining rooms, including a main dining room adjacent to a full bar. Much of the firehouse's decor has remained untouched, adding a unique appeal to the interior.
Benny's Chop House
“Benny’s Way” is how the people at Benny’s Chophouse explain their strategy for delivering the best steak and wine experience to Chicago. The best steak and the best wine. That’s what Benny’s Chophouse aims to deliver. The best steak at Benny’s Chophouse is USDA Prime and covers all the traditional bases: filet mignon, rib eye and strip steaks.
Chicago Chop House
Set in a restored Victorian brownstone, Chicago Chop House offers the same pure downtown steak experience today as it has for more than 30 years. It opened in 1986 in River North, a neighborhood now inundated with flashy, conventional dining options.
A chef-driven menu is expected fine dining restaurants. At RPM Steak, Chef Doug Psaltis does the Chicago steak house Italian-style; RPM Italian is around the corner. Chef Psaltis is the “P” in RPM Steak; the “R” and “M” stand for the Rancic and Melman families who co-own the restaurant. Rich Melman