40 of the Best Steakhouses in America

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A lovely slice of rib-eye topped with seasoning gives an amazing taste that one should enjoy more than once in a lifetime. Just one reason why there is a great number of steakhouses in America. However, care should be exercised in a bid to enjoy the best. The menu, atmosphere, and level of services should be considered before deciding. This list shows the best steakhouses in the country.

Cattleman’s Club (South Dakota)

It comes as no surprise to find such a classic steakhouse in the city of Pierre in South Dakota. Cattleman’s club is a combination of quality with affordability. It is one of the best inexpensive steakhouses in the country. While the menu has changed a bit in its 30 years of service, its drive for heavenly taste has not.

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The menu includes different ounces of top sirloins, prime ribs, and porterhouses. T-bone and bone-in rib-eyes rubbed with seasoning are also available. If one is feeling alive, the Chislic is also available. This is a combination of deep-fried chunks of sirloin sprinkled with house seasoning. Guess what? Chislic is the South Dakota regional specialty.

Jess & Jim’s Steak House

If one is in the great and spacious Kansas City in Missouri and happens to be in search of a classic steakhouse with decades of experience, Jess & Jim’s Steak House fits all the criteria. The steakhouse has been Family-owned and operated since 1938.

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The beef is hand-cut daily, and trimmings are ground into meat for some of the best burgers in America. What’s special about Jess & Jim’s? One gets to enjoy the steaks without seasoning. The original taste is maintained for types of order. One of the standouts on the menu is the “Playboy Strip.” This is a two-inch-thick, 25-ounce sirloin. It is surely worth the experience.

Hy’s Steak House

What are the options at Hy’s Steak House? Well, a lot. Boneless or bone in the Rib-eye, filet mignon, T-bone, boneless or bone in New York strip, and so much more.

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This restaurant is more than 40 years old and has been serving beautiful city of Honolulu with USDA Prime. Another interesting point; the meat is grilled over native kiawe wood. This gives the meat a deep, smoky taste that leaves one’s taste bud with deep pleasure for a long time. This is another example of top steakhouses in America.

Ringside Steakhouse

For more than seven decades, Ringside has been a steakhouse noted for excellence and traditional servings. The excellent services make this steakhouse stand out. But ringside offers more than just excellent services, there is a wide range of assorted meats on the menu.

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Dry-aged steaks of 28 days and hand-cut are available. One can try the bone-in New York strip, the bone-in rib-eye, and 34-ounce rib-eye. While at it, one should definitely try the onion rings. There is also a great wine list at this steakhouse. Located in the lovely city of Portland in Oregon.

Chamberlain’s Steak & Chop House

Looking for an unconventional, unique, and special kind of Steakhouse? Chamberlain’s is the place to be. The steakhouse starts the meat experience with an awesome list of appetizers that include unconventional steakhouse dishes that include fresh pea soup with smoked pork belly and Vermont cheddar, ahi tuna poke with sesame ponzu.

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Texas wagyu are also available to get the excitement going. There are about 16 different steak options on the menu. There is 40-day dry-aged filet mignon and the 14-ounce Texas wagyu rib-eye. This steakhouse has been functioning in Dallas, Texas since 1993.

Oak Steakhouse

Oak Steakhouse surely qualifies as one the best steakhouses in the country. Its wide variety of options on the menu makes each experience at the restaurant mouth-watering. The eye-catching part of the menu includes Filets, rib-eyes, and strips.

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This restaurant is more than a decade old and sits pretty in the Charleston, South Carolina. It is worth a visit if one is in town. Special dishes like house made charcuterie, pan seared sea scallops and roasted root vegetables makes the steakhouse stand out from the rest.

Kayne Prime

The options here include truffle bearnaise, yuzu chimichurri, foie gras and bone marrow butter. The steaks are carefully cooked under a 1200-degree boiler. One can also try out the risotto tater tots, and macaroni and cheese.

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Anyone staying in Nashville, Tennessee most likely would have heard of M street. They run a network of successful restaurant groups in the city. they also run this exquisite steakhouse. Visiting for a taste is necessary and one would surely find that the effort is worthwhile.

Al Beirnat’s

The combination of dark woods, vaulted ceilings, soft lighting is what makes Al Beirnat’s a place to be. since its start in 1998, Al Biernat has been in charge of the steakhouse, gaining experience and improving the taste. It is a place where one is treated like a royalty; such excellent services.

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There are few feelings in the world that can be the feeling one derives from tasting the 22-ounce ribeye filet at this steakhouse. Other options include 30-ounce porterhouse, a Prime New York strip and a 14-ounce ribeye filet. There is the prime rib special on Fridays. This lovely steakhouse is located in Dallas, Texas.

Kevin Rathbun Steak

In love with steakhouse classics? Options like escargots, seafood towers, dry aged steaks for two and three, cowboy rib-eye, and 16-ounce New York strips are available for those who fancy the traditional classics.

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That is not all. There is a whole list that is not on the menu. Sonoma Jack cheese pecan fritters with red pepper jelly, smoked foie gras with red grits and sauce au poivre, and Dover sole with field peas and preserved lemon are also available. Kevin Rathbun steak is located in the city of Atlanta, Georgia at the popular Inman Park.

Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse

If one is visiting New Orleans in Louisiana and enjoying Prime steaks is a part of vacation plans then one would need a map or guide to Dickie Brennan’s steakhouse. With a classic environment, a basement-level space, a swanky bar, and six private dining rooms everything is set to welcome a host of loving customers.

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Items on the menu include 6-ounce house filet topped with fried oysters and bearnaise sauce, barbecue rib-eye topped with barbecue shrimp, 16-ounce strip that is seared in a cast iron skillet, and many more. All the steaks serve here are USDA approved.

Mr. B’s

Mr. B’s is a classic Italian steakhouse where steaks are cooked in high-heat wood-burning oven. It surely gives one a different taste that is unique to this steakhouse. One can chose the Angus rib-eye or New York strip if one is flying solo.

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If in pairs or group, the 44-ounce porterhouse would be a classic option. To top the taste, there is Diane sauce, made with brandy, mustard, cream and mushrooms. Mr. B’s is located in Brookfield in Wisconsin. Though this state might not be a popular one on the list, the steakhouse is no doubt, one of the best in the country.

Alexander’s Steakhouse

A steakhouse of impeccably sourced meat; Alexander steakhouse has so much to offer to customers. It is another name on the list of best steakhouses in America and this one happens to be in one of the most popular States in this list; California.

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This time, in the city of San Francisco. Alexander steakhouse serves exotic options like wagyu beef of different Japanese sources. The sources include A5 Hyogo Kobe and others. One can also enjoy 12-ounce bone-in filet with butter and caramelized onion glace, and the 19-ounce T-bone which is served with black garlic miso sauce and leek fondue.

St. Elmo Steak House

Fancy the saloon-style décor of the early 1900s? Then, one might just need to take a train down memory lane. That is exactly what happens when someone visits St. Elmo steak house for the first time. However, the restaurant is more than just what the eye sees.

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The menu list includes options like wet-aged steaks, dry-aged steaks and chops, a wedge salad, classic shrimp cocktail, and a loaded baked potato. The steakhouse serves old and traditional steaks with new method of cooking and grilling. This place offers something unique, a steakhouse where one can go back in time and enjoy nourishing meats. One can’t expect less from a 119-year-old steakhouse. It is excellent.

Cattleman’s Steakhouse (Oklahoma)

There are a number of “Cattleman’s Steakhouse” in the country. A fact that this list would show very soon. However, this particular Cattleman’s is located in Oklahoma City in Oklahoma. That is not what makes it special though. Its 109-year-old experience is what makes this steakhouse standout from the rest.

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The steaks at Cattleman in Oklahoma are broiled under an intense charcoal fire and served with natural jus. One could have sliced and deep-fried lamb testicles to get one’s grove flowing. If that is done, the T-bone is waiting in line, ready to be enjoyed. This can then be finished with a slice of homemade pie.


Spark has survived the difficulties of New York City for more than 50 years. This is not mere coincidence but a product of excellent services and top-quality steak meats. Despite the many changes in the kitchen world, Spark has maintained its old-fashioned look and approach to steak.

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A place with a classic Manhattan style and a masculine atmosphere. The standout options here include the filet mignon and a sirloin topped with a pile of Roquefort. Its cultural style of preparation takes one back in time to an elevated sense of taste. Find the way around New York City and enjoy the sumptuous steaks available.


Looking for a steakhouse with classic decorations? There is Prime. With Tiffany blue velvet draping, commissioned artwork on the walls, richly upholstered chairs, and a stunning view of the famed Bellagio fountains. Looking for a steakhouse with wide range of traditional steak servings?

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There is Prime! The menu is stocked with options like caviar, seared foie gras, Dover sole, dry-aged bone-in rib eye. One can also enjoy the highly sought after A5 certified Kobe beef from Japan. A combination of taste and services makes Prime one of the best steakhouses in the country. Travel plans to Las Vegas in Nevada should include visiting the Prime.


Just because one is visiting the Twin City does not mean that one should not enjoy the singular taste of classic steaks. Murray’s steakhouse is ever available to provide a classic experience.

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Some of the menu options include a 28-ounce strip loin, Chateaubriand for two, New York strips, porterhouses of different sizes, rib-eye, and the 8-ounce top sirloin dinner steak. Murray’s steakhouse is located in the city of Minneapolis in Minnesota.

GT Prime

It is one of those steakhouses that one would enjoy when in groups. Why? Well, when one asks for The Carnivore; an 8-ounce portions of beef tenderloin, bison tenderloin, venison loin, and American Wagyu that is sliced and intended for sharing, one would see the need to share with friends. To take it to an extra level of class is to ask for the wagyu carnivore.

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Wagyu Carnivore is Australian wagyu filet and New York strip, Gabriel Farms American wagyu, and A5 Miyazaki strip. No one would want to enjoy that alone. And if flying solo is the order of the day, there are 30-day, dry-aged strips, and rib-eyes to satisfy one’s taste. GT Prime is one best steakhouses in the city of Chicago, Illinois.

Metropolitan Grill

A fan of hot mesquite charcoal seared steak would surely love the Metropolitan grill. They steaks have been dry-aged to perfection. On the menu, one would find exotic options that include Dungeness crab cocktail, New York strip loin, porterhouse, and chateaubriand.

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This steakhouse also has a classic bar with award winning martinis to add to the one of a kind experiences that one gets to enjoy. The scenery is something special with crown moldings, oversized booths, cuts of beef on display, soaring ceilings and so much more. This steakhouse is located inside the beautiful and cool city of Seattle in Washington.


On a trip to San Francisco, California? The vacation wish list is not yet complete if there is no plan to visit the Harris’ steakhouse. Steaks here are sourced from the Midwest’s best farms, dry-aged and butchered in house. Orders here include a thick-cut bone-in strip which is known as the Harris steak, there is Prime rib and American wagyu rib-eye.

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This steakhouse combines potted palms, chandeliers, dark woods, Chesterfield style booths to give the complete steakhouse experience. It is more than just good meat; it is an awesome experience of meat love. Has been in service since 1984.

Cattleman’s Steakhouse (Texas)

At Cattleman’s steakhouse, there is meat, meat, and more meat. Since its opening in the year 1973, Dieter Gerzymisch, the owner, has always been concerned about serving the best kind of meats. This lovely steakhouse sits gorgeously in the city of Fabens in Texas. Where do they have?

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Options here include top sirloin, New York strip, filet, and rib-eye. The steaks here come with baked potato, beans, coleslaw, bread, butter, and sour cream. It is no doubt one of the best steakhouses in the country. Options like one-pound T-bone of Wagon Master and full two pounds of T-bone of The Cowgirl are what makes Cattleman special.

Charlie Palmer Steak

Anyone with a level of interest in steaks and steaks chef would know the famous Charlie Palmer. He has opened top quality steakhouse in different locations. These include New York city, Washington DC, and Las Vegas. There is also a lovely Charlie Palmer Steakhouse in Napa, California and in Reno, Nevada.

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There is a combination of new and traditional steaks menu at these steakhouses. Options available include 22-bounce bone-in rib-eye, the Imperial Ranch wagyu strip steak, and porterhouse for two. One can add sautéed foie gras or butter poached lobster to the plate to make it all good and special.


There are many top steakhouses in Las Vegas, Nevada and Stripsteak is definitely one of them. This steakhouse is a combination of new and traditional menu. The servings range from Caesar salad and a shellfish platter to a Kaluga caviar “Twinkee,” Mishima Reserve beef tataki, tuna “poppers” with crispy rice cakes and Colorado lamb loin “katsu.” Japanese Wagyu and Angus steaks are all cooked on wood-burning grill.

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This is to give one that sumptuous char taste. This steakhouse is chef Michael Mina’s first Steakhouse in Las Vegas. He has combined excellent services with years of experience to give the best.

Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse

Well, what do we have here? A top steakhouse with a classic bar to top the enjoyment. If one is a fan Prime steaks sourced from Midwestern Producers that has been aged for a minimum of 40 days, then Gibson’s Steakhouse should be on one’s list of places to visit, especially if the trip would take one to the gorgeous city of Chicago in Illinois.

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There is the old-fashioned menu of steakhouse classics that includes spicy lobster cocktail in a steamed artichoke. There is wedge salad and classic cuts of beef including bone-in filet mignon, a 26-ounce or 48-ounce porterhouse. All this with services that include wood paneling, martinis, excellent services and so much more.


A Prime, Certified Angus rib-eye, wet-aged for 20 days and then dry-aged for 20 days. Now, who wouldn’t want that signature steak to grace one’s tongue. Well, that is one option for those visiting Red steakhouse. Other options include traditional classics like oysters, French onion soup and shrimp cocktail.

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There is the Italian-influenced fare like free-range veal chop parmigiana, the housemade Italian sausage and linguini with clam sauce. The best bit is that Red steakhouse gives one two different locations. One in Miami, Florida and another in Cleveland, Ohio. There is so much to enjoy. Toppings like bone marrow, or blue cheese makes this place one of a kind.

Killen’s Steakhouse

This steakhouse has been in operation since 2006. With more than a decade of experience in the books, one can rest assured of great service. Killen’s steakhouse was opened by chef Ronnie Killen, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef. They serve varieties of steaks and give consumer of wide range of options.

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There is a different section for wet-aged steaks and dry-aged steaks. There are exotic meats like Japanese A5 Wagyu and Australian Wagyu. Chicken fried steak, mesquite-smoked pork belly and pan-seared Gulf snapper are also available to add to their impressive range. One of the best steakhouses in the country.


It is quite amazing that one can order five different assortments of roasted mushrooms. However, Craftsteak Steakhouse has so much more to offer. Most residence of Las Vegas, Nevada would agree that this is one of the best steakhouses around.

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The variety of options here include Japanese Wagyu, New York strip, Angus dry-aged in-house and also offers a wide choice of domestic servings. The menu here is around eight different steaks. This is just one of Tom Colicchio Craft empire. It is definitely worth a visit if one is in town.


Here is a traditional steakhouse with red leather booths, bucolic paintings, and cool white interior. It is not only the design that is fantastic, there is more to this steakhouse than just cultural looks. There is the Prime Creekstone Farms rib-eye, one also has the genuine Japanese wagyu rib-eye from Miyazaki Prefecture.

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They are grilled over white oak and mesquite charcoal. All this high level of enjoyment and scenery awaits anybody visiting Beverly Hills in California. There are also a number of seafoods like grilled swordfish, Alaskan king crab and Louisiana shrimps Louis and so much more.

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

Anyone visiting Dallas or Houston in Texas should definitely visit Pappas Bros. it is one of the best steakhouses in America. Why is that so? Well, when a steakhouse can boast of more than 3,000 options on the steak menu, it surely puts them in the “best steakhouse” conversation.

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One gets to enjoy Prime beef that is dry-aged in-house for at least 28 days and served bone-in or bone-out. Other options include 8-ounce filet mignon, an 18-ounce bone-in New York strip, and a Texas Akaushi filet mignon. Added to the steaks for seasoning are salt, pepper and some butter. A complete steakhouse experience.

St. Anselm

This steakhouse has gathered a lot of accolades and deservedly so. They are committed to serving the best at the most affordable option available. One can get the show-stopping Piedmontese Rib-eye, or steaks with garlic butter.

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These are grass-finishing slice of beefs. This innovative way has earned the owner the name “Danny Meyer of Williamsburg.” A former restaurant critic once referred to St. Anselm as “Keens for the Millennial set.” If one is in the city of Brooklyn in New York, it is worth the try to visit this steakhouse and enjoy much as possible.

Stock Hill Steakhouse

Here, one experience a top level of services and delightful cooking. The steaks are carefully sourced from top farms, hand-selected, aged 30 days and from different ranches depending on the type of steaks.

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One can enjoy the wet-aged bone-in rib-eye that comes from Quenemo in Kansas or the imperial Beef Wagyu Kansas City strip that comes from Omaha, Nebraska. Cocktails like Smoking hill with hickory-smoked ice makes this Stock Hill one of the best steakhouses around. Located in Kansas City, Missouri, this place offers more than just what the eye sees. It is a combination excellent service and great scenery.


Another top steakhouse from Chicago, Illinois. This city truly loves eating steaks. This has no doubt created a healthy level of competition among the different steakhouses in the city. Be one of the best or be out of business.

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MAPLE & ASH is definitely one of the best. they offer a rare collection of steaks like the Wagyu filet mignon from Pittsburg, or the 80-day dry-aged New York strip. One of the rarest is The Eisenhower; a 40-ounce porterhouse cooked directly in the coals. This incentive of offering what no one would makes it special place for the most special of occasion for many.

Laurelhurst Market

A must visit for anyone travelling to the city of Portland in Oregon. This is especially true if the said person is a fan of locally sourced beefs. Some of the option at this steakhouse include Snake River Farm Wagyu Coulette with a grand charred green onion sauce.

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This is made using the grass-fed beef from Cottage Grove. Different ounces of rib-eye are also available for those that wants to play it safe with the classic and traditional options. Laurelhurst has more than 10 years of experience under the belt to serve customers the best.

Edge Steak and Bar

There are various options available at this amazing steakhouse. One can opt for the foie gras and truffle bon bons. Another option is the grain-fed prime porterhouse from Creekstone. What about grass fed filet from Southern Australia? Those are available too. Imperial Real Wagyu from Miyazaki Prefecture in Japan is another option on the menu.

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Rib-eye fans can also enjoy the 100-day dry-aged prime rib-eye. There is surely enough for everyone to get their fill. This is one of those places where people tag as life changing. Edge Steak and Bar also has a wide range of cocktails to quench one’s thirst. Edge Steak and Bar is located in Miami in Florida.

Georgia James Steakhouse

Georgia James is a popular name in culinary conversations in America. He made his name from running other forms of culinary services. However, his fame and reputation hasn’t been affected in any way since he moved into the steakhouse business.

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With more than five years in the steakhouse service, this steakhouse has continued to raise the roof for others around. It is located in Houston, Texas, one of the most meat loving city in the country. The menus feature steaks both dry-aged and wet-aged sourced from Black Angus producer in Cameron, Texas. A 100-day fire grilled Hanger steak is also on the menu.

Doris Metropolitan

All of the meat here is aged in-house, including a 31-day dry-aged rib-eye and strips. One can also enjoy tenderloin and strip A5 Japanese Wagyu at Doris Metropolitan. In the lively city of New Orleans in Louisiana sits a lovely steakhouse founded by three Israelis.

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They have on-staff kind of service that allows for guests to take home some of their dry aged meat if they want to. Most people visiting this steakhouse often develop a habit of going back. If a resident of New Orleans is looking for the best steakhouse around, there is no need to look any further from Doris Metropolitan.

Cote Korean Steakhouse

Ever had the traditional soy marinated short rib called Galbi? No? well, Cote Steakhouse is just the place to turn that answer to “yes.” One can also enjoy the 45-day dry-aged rib-eye, Japanese Miyazaki Wagyu, or the steak omakase consisting of 10 cuts of beefs plus dessert.

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There is finger meat, hanger, filet and so much more. All are USDA Prime. Cote Steakhouse has a little bit of Korean culture in its cooking especially with the barbecue. Located at the great and vast New York City, New York. One of the best steakhouses in the country, no doubt.

Bateau Steakhouse

The website shows that the meat here are self-owned, self-fed with grass and self-finished, so one has a knowledge of where the goodness is coming from. During the process of achieving the best steak, the meat is dry-aged for at least 21 days.

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One of the unique features of this steakhouse is its appearance. A different view from the traditional steakhouse designs; a bright, airy kind of setting. However, it is as excellent as it is different. This lovely Bateau Steakhouse is located in Seattle in Washington State.

Alphen Rose

In the great city of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania is located an exquisite delight of a steakhouse. Alphen Rose serves a wide range of varieties that include grass fed fillet, 18-ounce New York strip, 45-ounce tomahawk and so much more. Most of the steaks served at Alphen Rose are dry-aged on the premises.

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This gives the atmosphere a unique feel and one can always the non-steak options. This includes bone marrow appetizer topped with beef cheek, old school Baked Alaska and others. The steakhouse is small in size and it gives off a family kind of setting.

Gene & Georgetti

Chicago would surely top the list if there is one about cities that loves meat, especially steaks. This is why we find a lot of steakhouses in the city. However, it takes something out of the ordinary to stand out.

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That is exactly what Gene & Georgetti offers. This steakhouse has been in top business since the year 1941, proudly serving the city of Chicago. It is an Italian-flavored steakhouse. One can start with 24-ounce rib-eye and roast prime rib. There also serve Italian sausage and peppers, baked clams, and fried ravioli.