10 Best Steakhouses In Downtown Dallas, Texas - Updated 2021

steakhouses in downtown dallas

Dallas is the largest city in Dallas County, Texas. As they say in the Lone Star state, everything is bigger in Texas! Besides a great many attractions that you can visit in Downtown Dallas such as Dallas Farmers’ Market, Dallas World Aquarium, and the Reunion Tower, some of the best steakhouses in the country can be found in the city as well. The draw of dining in a steakhouse in Downtown Dallas is the quality as well as quantity so you can really have your cake and eat it as well. Use this list of the best steakhouses in Downtown Dallas, Texas, today and eat to your heart’s content

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1. Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse

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Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse is a fine dining steakhouse that features quality beef as well as wild game such as elk and bison when in season. You will be assured of the best meat available as Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse gets its meat from its very own ranch located in Texas as well. The grass-fed, free-range meat’s qualities shine through best with the 24-oz (over 680 grams) Porterhouse steak that is grilled to your liking. If your idea of a romantic dinner is tearing into a gigantic hunk of Angus-certified beef, call ahead for the tomahawk ribeye that weighs 38-oz (over 1 kilogram) and is carved table-side to whet your appetite.

Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse

Address: 702 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75202, United States

Website: Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse

Opening hours: 11am - 4pm, 5pm - 11pm (daily)

2. Dakota's Steakhouse

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Dakota’s Steakhouse is one of Downtown Dallas’s most romantic steakhouses as you and your date will have to take an elevator down from street level to reach the restaurant, which is an underground oasis in the middle of the city. The soothing garden waterfall and tiered courtyard create a fairytale-like atmosphere for whispering sweet nothings over some of the best steaks in town. The corn and grain-fed USDA prime steaks, which are hand-picked by Dakota’s Steakhouse’s head chef, come from one of the most respected butchers in Texas. The steaks at this restaurant also undergo an extra step of ageing to ensure an optimally full-flavoured pieces every time!

Dakota's Steakhouse

Address: 600 N Akard St, Dallas, TX 75201, United States

Website: Dakota’s Steakhouse

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 2:30pm, 5:30pm - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 2:30pm, 5:30pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 5pm - 10:30pm (closed on Sun)

3. Sevy's Grill

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Sevy’s Grill is a family-run restaurant that grills its meats over a live-fire of hickory wood chips, that permeates the food with a smokiness that is distinctive to this restaurant. The menu is guided by its principles of fresh and healthy food that is accentuated the classic cooking style of the head chef, Sevy. Specialities include Sevy’s Smokehouse Beef Tenderloin Filet and Texas Kobe beef short rib. Sevy’s Grill is a comfortable and classy place for a simple lunch or an intimate dinner in Downtown Dallas. If you fancy a crisp glass of white wine or a robust red to accompany your steak, there are more than 70 varieties for you to choose from at Sevy’s Grill!

Sevy's Grill

Address: 8201 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75225, United States

Website: Sevy’s Grill

Opening hours: Mon: 11am - 9pm; Tue - Wed: 11am - 10pm; Thu: 9am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 11pm; Sat: 5pm - 11pm; Sun: 5pm - 9pm

4. Nick & Sam's

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Nick & Sam’s is an up-market steakhouse in Downtown Dallas that specialises in steak and has the largest selection of Japanese Wagyu beef in the United States. The menu for starters and entrees follow this trend and has Asian touches in the fried dumplings and vegetable rolls. The premium steaks at Nick & Sam’s range from 10-oz to 48-oz (280 grams to just under 1.4 kilograms) and are a testament to the generous portions in Texas. An interesting addition to the steaks at Nick & Sam’s is the choice of topper you can choose. These range from a blue cheese crust, bone marrow gravy, tiger prawns, king crab, and even foie gras!

Nick & Sam's

Address: 3008 Maple Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, United States

Website: Nick & Sam’s

Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 11pm

5. Dunston's Steakhouse

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Dunston’s Steakhouse was established in 1955 and has consistently served up great steaks at pocket-friendly prices. The signature bone-in ribeye steak (14-oz or 400 grams) comes with a choice of potato salad or greens and will only set you back by USD 28. For diners who would like to taste a little of everything, opt for the surf and turf, which comes with steak and your choice of grilled catfish or shrimp. Dunston’s Steakhouse is also a throwback to home-style cooking and you can get a classic smothered steak with a side at only USD 11!

Dunston's Steakhouse

Address: 5423 W Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75209, United States

Website: Dunston’s Steakhouse

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 11pm; Sat: 4pm - 11pm; Sun: 4pm - 10pm

6. Al Biernat's

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Al Biernat’s is an up-scale steakhouse that serves up prime aged steaks and fresh seafood. The warm service has made Al Biernat’s a comfortable place that sees Texan regulars dining out every day of the week. The menu at Al Biernat’s is meat-forward and seafood-leaning, making it a great place to try some of everything. The steaks at Al Biernat’s come with the option of upgrading and luxing it up by the addition of lobster tails, crab or jumbo prawns. The extensive wine list curated by Al Biernat, the chef-owner also makes for a great night out on town!

Al Biernat's

Address: 4217 Oak Lawn Ave, Dallas, TX 75219, United States

Website: Al Biernat’s

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 10pm; Sat: 5pm - 11pm; Sun: 11am - 9pm

7. Bob's Steak and Chophouse

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Bob’s Steak and Chophouse now has branches all over the region but the most-beloved outlet and original Bob’s Steak and Chop House stands on Lemmon Avenue in Downtown Dallas. Diners will get to see founder Bob Sambol at the door and get welcomed for a warm dining experience at one of the best steakhouses in Dallas. Order from a selection of eight prime steaks on Bob’s Steak and Chop House and get nostalgia on a plate. Look out for Bob’s iconic glazed carrot that comes with every order of steak and see why this humble carrot is almost as anticipated as the beef at Bob’s Steak and Chophouse!

Bob's Steak and Chophouse

Address: 4300 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75219, United States

Website: Bob’s Steak and Chophouse

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 5pm - 10pm; Fri - Sat: 5pm - 11pm

8. The Capital Grille

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The Capital Grille is a refined and classy steakhouse that has expert butchers who dry-age its steaks in-house on the restaurant’s premises to coax the flavour and texture of the premium beef used. First-time diners must get the signature sliced filet mignon with braised cipollini onions, wild mushrooms, and fig essence. The play of flavours on this steak classic is sure to delight your palette. Another interesting take on steak is the bone-in kona crusted dry-aged New York strip with house-made shallot butter. The coffee rub complements the savoury beefy notes of the New York strip while the shallot butter mellows out the taste, making for a complete gastronomic experience!

The Capital Grille

Address: 500 Crescent Ct, Dallas, TX 75201, United States

Website: The Capital Grille

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 11pm; Sat: 5pm - 11pm: Sun: 5pm - 9pm

9. Town Hearth

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Town Hearth is a swanky steakhouse that is an experience in its own. From the polished chrome and heavy metal fittings that decorate the restaurant to the dazzling row of 64 (yes, you read that right) crystal chandeliers that line the impressive dining room, Town Hearth is an exercise in excessiveness and the roaring Americana era. It is not all razzle and dazzle since the steaks at Town Hearth are the real attractions. The gigantic steaks are expertly charred over a blazing hot white oak and mesquite charcoal fire and come to the table perfectly cooked according to request. No more over-cooked steaks and under-rested meat here at Town Hearth!

Town Hearth

Address: 1617 Market Center Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207, United States

Website: Town Hearth

Opening hours: Mon - Wed: 5pm - 10pm, Fri - Sat: 5pm - 11pm (closed on Sun)

10. Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse

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Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse is a proudly family-owned steakhouse that emphasises family-style dining, meaning huge portions for sharing with the main meat dish and sides being equally generously portioned. The beef at Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse is sourced from all-American ranches that only breed top cattle lines. Classic Argentinian cuts of prime beef dominate the menu and are accompanied by hearty sides that will transport you to the hot, dusty streets of South America. The wine list at Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse is also worth some in-depth study (and tasting) for its extensive lists of reds and whites from both Old and New World vineyards.

Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse

Address: 1807 Ross Ave, Dallas, TX 75201, United States

Website: Corrientes 348 Argentinian Steakhouse

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 11am - 2pm; 5pm - 10pm; Fri: 11am - 2pm; 5pm - 10:30pm; Sat: 4pm - 10:30pm, Sun: 3pm - 9pm

Chow down on Texas-style beefy goodness

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There are few pleasures in life that are greater than feeling a hot, salty gush of beefy juices exploding in your mouth as you bite down on a cube of perfectly seared steak. Texas, which prides itself on quality beef, is the perfect American state to dine out at the city’s numerous steakhouses, which have an almost-fanatical devotion to cooking an outstanding piece of meat. We hope that you are sufficiently inspired with our list of the best steakhouses in Downtown Dallas, Texas to make a special trip down south!

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