If you’re looking for the ultimate steak night, we have you covered. Check out our top picks for choice cuts in the Greater Boston area!
With a name like Mooo…. it has to be good. Featuring all the classics you’d expect from a steakhouse, including filets, ribeyes, sirloins, and a 24-ounce porterhouse, Mooo…. also delivers the unexpected. You can keep it classic with a Japanese A5 wagyu sirloin, a Caesar salad, and some sides of creamed spinach and whipped Yukon potatoes. But don’t ignore their specialty lobster mac & cheese and prime dry-aged bolognese - you won’t be disappointed. Serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner at their Beacon Hill location, you can drop in any time of day to kick your craving for a delicious meal and a craft cocktail. Mooo…. also has locations in the Seaport and in Burlington serving their dinner and bar menus (and don’t forget dessert!).
Smith & Wollensky, Atlantic Wharf
Picture yourself in a classic steakhouse. Now picture yourself on a patio overlooking the water in downtown Boston. At Smith & Wollensky, Atlantic Wharf you can make both of these visions a reality. With five newly renovated spaces including dining rooms, the outdoor patio, and two bar areas, you can customize your steakhouse experience any way you like. With a modern spin on your classic steakhouse items, Smith & Wollensky offers some awesome appetizers, including angry shrimp, crab cake (of course!), and roast beef popovers. Enjoy their signature Wollensky salad, a coffee & cocoa-rubbed filet, and a side of truffle fries for a meal that is truly a cut above the rest. Smith & Wollensky is also now in Burlington in addition to their other locations all around the world.
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
For an Italian spin on your steak night, check out Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse in the Back Bay. With dedicated gluten-free options, the Davio’s exclusive Awaken180° menu for the health-conscious crowd, and a children’s menu, Davio’s has options for the whole family that set them apart from their competitors. With an enormous display kitchen, in-house bakery and an open wine room with over 300 wines – the Davio’s experience at their flagship location is unlike any other. Davio’s also now has locations along the Eastern seaboard, but their roots remain in the Greater Boston area with restaurants in the Seaport, Braintree, Chestnut Hill, Foxborough, Lynnfield, and Logan International Airport, in case you need one more fix before your flight.
Abe & Louie’s
It’s no surprise that the iconic Abe & Louie’s makes our list of best steakhouses. Abe & Louie’s has long set the standard for the steakhouse experience with unrivaled menu selections and a sterling reputation for outstanding guest service. Featuring an impressive menu of wines, whiskeys, raw bar items, and, of course, steaks, Abe & Louie’s continues to deliver above and beyond. Reserve your table for dinner or a weekend brunch, served on Saturdays and Sundays starting at 11am.
Grill 23 & Bar
The award-winning Grill 23 & Bar has taken home virtually every honor a steakhouse can win in the Greater Boston area, and there’s a good reason why. With outdoor dining, two full bars, and a variety of steakhouse staples on the menu, Grill 23 has become the go-to for a classic, old-world steakhouse experience. Start your meal with a martini and shellfish sampler, enjoy the 100-day aged prime ribeye or American kobe cap steak and a glass of red wine, and end the evening with the incomparable G23 chocolate chip cookies (and thank us later!).
Alma Gaucha Prime Brazilian Steakhouse
If you’re a meat lover in the Seaport District, you need to find your way to Alma Gaucha. Priding themselves on delivering an excellent gastronomic experience, Alma Gaucha serves the traditional southern Brazilian Rodízio experience with a prix fixe menu of options featuring bone-in ribeye, filet mignon, and house specialties picanha, alcatra, and fraldinha. Be sure to try the frango/linguica when you visit, marinated overnight in beer and cognac, the flavors are simply second to none. Complete your meal with a cocktail and a stop at the hot dishes station for some pão de queijo (cheesy bread) and you’ll be glad you found your way to this South American hot spot.
If you’re looking for an excuse to head to Brighton and relive the legendary days of the 1970s steakhouse style, look no further than The Stockyard. Originally opening in 1972 in honor of the cattle trades that were once the economic mainstay of the area, The Stockyard re-opened in 2013 under new ownership but with all of the historic charm that has made it a Boston landmark for over 50 years. Prime Rib Sliders, Oysters Boom, and Rhode Island Calamari shine on the appetizers menu next to raw bar staples such as Lobster Cocktail and an Ocean Tower. Enjoy your choice cut with a bourbon & peppercorn cream sauce or lobster oscar style, or keep it simple and delicious with their incredible steak tips. With a menu that dabbles into American tavern territory, there are plenty of foods to enjoy at this iconic Boston eatery.