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18 Must-Try Steaks in Houston

When in search of the city's best rib-eyes, filets, and porterhouses, Guard and Grace, Gatbsy’s, Truluck’s, Chama Gaucha, and newcomer Patton’s Steakhouse have you covered

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As Houston’s dining scene continues to grow and diversify, the city is still one of the United States’ great steak destinations. H-Town offers plenty of restaurants that serve up a classic slab of beef, grilled over wood or seared to perfection in a cast-iron pan, alongside classic steakhouse sides and indulgent desserts.

Searching for Houston’s best steaks turns up so many good options that it can be difficult to decide where to dine. Whether in search of a massive, bone-in rib-eye carved at the table or an endlessly tender filet mignon, there’s a bevy of restaurant stalwarts and newcomers alike that are waiting to make the meatiest of dreams come true. This list alone includes newcomers like Patton’s Steakhouse, and beloved staples like Guard and Grace, Gatbsy’s, Truluck’s, and Chama Gaucha.

From certified Japanese Kobe (or Akaushi or Miyazaki) to American wagyu to cuts from Texas ranches, these 18 Houston steakhouses serve up the city’s best cuts of beef at a variety of price points that will satisfy big wigs and ballers on a budget alike.

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1. TRIS

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24 Waterway Ave #125
The Woodlands, TX 77380
(281) 203-5641
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Chef Austin Simmons’s devotion to presenting the best possible steaks at Tris has led to its evolution as a modern meat restaurant. Protein from Gyulais, Heartbrand X, and Snake River Farms are available here, making the restaurant’s steak boards a prime choice for carnivorous diners. Each board is custom-prepared for the table with a variety of wet and dry-aged meats paired with Simmons’s selection of sauces. 

2. Patton's Steakhouse

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1344 Yale St
Houston, TX 77008

Make fulfilling your hankering for steak a secret mission at this new speakeasy-style restaurant. Tucked behind Height’s Savoir, guests will enter through a wine cellar and will be seated in the dining room, which takes on a moody yet classic decor with leather banquettes and white tablecloths. Just as timeless is the menu, which features a variety of strips, filets, rib-eyes, seabass, and more.

3. Taste of Texas

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10505 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77024
(713) 932-6901
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As one of the country’s highest-volume steakhouses, this beloved Houston restaurant is a reliable choice for steaks plus all of the delicious sides, salads, and desserts to go along with ‘em. Bone-in cowboy rib-eye, porterhouse, and tomahawk steaks are on offer, all ranging from $40 to $80 — prices that won’t break the bank.

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4. B & B Butchers

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1814 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 862-1814
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As one of only a few restaurants in the country that serve up legit, certified Japanese Kobe beef, B&B Butchers is a must if you’re seeking the city’s fanciest steak. Blow a paycheck on A5 Kobe beef, or consider the more economical dry-aged, 22-ounce bone-in rib-eye that clocks in at $68. Dining alone? A petit filet topped with fried oysters and bleu cheese (a.k.a. the “carpet bagger”) is an ideal option.

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5. Brenner's on the Bayou

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1 Birdsall St
Houston, TX 77007
(713) 868-4444
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Open since 1936, Brenner’s has served the city’s finest beef to generations of Houstonians. USDA Prime rib-eye, filet, and NY strip are all equally compelling options, especially when topped with smoked garlic butter or a rich and velvety cognac-peppercorn sauce. Celebrating something? With unparalleled views of Buffalo Bayou, Brenner’s serves as the quintessential destination steakhouse for special occasions.

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6. Guard and Grace

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500 Dallas St Suite 100
Houston, TX 77002
(346) 326-0789
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With elegant decor and a sneak peek of its open kitchen, Guard and Grace serves up superb steaks and an unmatched dining experience with exquisite service to boot. Can’t choose between the rib-eye and the New York strip? Go for the juicy porterhouse. This best-of-both-worlds cut pairs well with sides like the rich black truffle mac and cheese or the crispy Brussel sprouts.

7. Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

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1510 Texas St
Houston, TX 77002
(713) 228-1111
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This Downtown Houston steakhouse is a favorite of power brokers and professionals, but plebes won’t feel too out of place in this cozy upscale dining room. Dig into traditional USDA Prime steaks on or off the bone with an array of complements like roasted bone marrow, blue cheese bacon butter, or a classic bearnaise. Or, try the Texas Akaushi skirt steak, grilled & served with duck fat potatoes, fried egg, and chimichurri sauce.

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8. Mastro's Steakhouse

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1650 W Loop S
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 993-2500
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With a dynamic waterfront terrace, vibrant lounge, and its close proximity to the lavish Post Oak Hotel, this ritzy steakhouse is a high-spirited destination to settle in for steak night. Splurge on a wagyu tomahawk or Japanese A5 wagyu before digging into the famed butter cake.

9. Turner's

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1800 Post Oak Blvd. Entrance on, Ambassador Way
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 804-1212
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Under the Berg Hospitality umbrella (B&B Butchers and the Butcher Shop), Turner’s serves as a fool-proof destination for a prime steak. Try the wagyu filet or indulge wholly with the 22 oz wagyu rib-eye.

10. Killen's STQ

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2231 S Voss Rd
Houston, TX 77057
(281) 485-2241
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Part steakhouse, part barbecue destination (hence the name STQ), chef Ronnie Killen brings some of the best offerings, made famous at his steakhouse and barbecue joint in Pearland, into Houston city limits. Keep it traditional with Killen’s 14-ounce dry-aged New York strip or consider the decadent chicken-fried rib-eye.

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11. Steak 48

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4444 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027
(713) 322-7448
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This buzzy steakhouse with a prime location within River Oaks District is a spot to see and be seen while eating massive slabs of meat. The restaurant takes a modern approach to steakhouse dining, featuring responsibly sourced wet-aged cuts selected and deconstructed by its master butcher, indulgent accompaniments from truffle green peppercorn and sauteed blue cheese to foie gras and appetizing sides like corn crème brûlée. Love a good surf ‘n’ turf? Stray from tradition and bask in the luxury of an American wagyu filet with black truffle-sauteed Maine lobster.

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12. Truluck's

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5350 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056
(713) 783-7270
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Though best known for its giant crab claws, Truluck’s is also known to serve up a melt-in-your-mouth steak, including a New York strip that’s wet-aged for 60 days, and a barrel cut filet, in a romantic ambiance, complete with live music from a piano. Also packing the flavor is the off-the-menu bone-in rib-eye, which is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. an

13. Doris Metropolitan Houston

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2815 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77098
(713) 485-0466
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A New Orleans export, Doris Metropolitan brings plenty of flair and lots of flavor to Space City. Dig into steaks that are dry-aged at the restaurant, ranging from a 9-ounce “classified cut” to the hulking 34-ounce porterhouse. Wagyu beef from Japan and Texas are also on offer, and don’t sleep on the sides — from asparagus gratin to Israeli salad with tahini.

14. Chama Gaúcha

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5865 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 244-9500
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A steakhouse list isn’t complete without a Brazilian steakhouse, and at Chama, the meats keep coming. So long as your service button is switched from red to green, trained chefs will greet you with skewers of meat, including prime cuts of sirloin, pork ribs and loins, linguica, lamb, and filet mignon — all charcoal-grilled and sliced before your eyes.

15. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

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5839 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057
(713) 780-7352
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As the O.G. of Houston’s steak scene, there’s no better service or steak in town than at this Westheimer institution. The beef is USDA Prime and aged in-house, the wine list is ridiculously comprehensive, and starters like Pappas’ iconic turtle soup and lobster mac and cheese offer an excellent complement to a rib-eye, NY strip, or filet.

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16. Gatsby's

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4319 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006
(713) 393-7282
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Start with the deluxe deviled eggs topped with fried shrimp and bacon jam or baked oysters on the half shell before diving into a delightful menu of plenty turf. Opt for the 16-ounce Delmonico steak, two cuts of rib-eye, or the Gatsby’s chicken, and pair with a side or two. You can’t miss with the lobster mac and cheese and onion rings.

17. Tony's

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3755 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77046
(713) 622-6778
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The steak menu is strong at Tony’s, in part due to many loyal cooks who have prepared meat at the restaurant during its 35 years. The 55-day dry-aged rib-eye is 100% prime, and its artisan-style dry-aging process results in a buttery, full-flavored bite, but there is also the option to have it “Tony’s Way” which includes porcini mushroom, fonda Bruno sauce, and roasted bone marrow. On the hunt for something extravagant? Find fatty A5, BMS 12 Miyazaki wagyu beef here, presented seared and sliced by the ounce.

18. Killen's Steakhouse

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6425 Broadway St
Pearland, TX 77581
(281) 485-0844
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Chef Ronnie Killen’s steakhouse — with locations in Pearland and in the Woodlands — is an absolute staple. Traditional dry or wet-aged Prime corn-fed beef, wagyu, and grass-fed steaks are on the menu, and a flight of New York strip allows diners to try a variety of beefy options. Don’t forget to save room for mouthwatering sides like skillet potatoes and broccoli-cheese risotto.

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1. TRIS

24 Waterway Ave #125, The Woodlands, TX 77380

Chef Austin Simmons’s devotion to presenting the best possible steaks at Tris has led to its evolution as a modern meat restaurant. Protein from Gyulais, Heartbrand X, and Snake River Farms are available here, making the restaurant’s steak boards a prime choice for carnivorous diners. Each board is custom-prepared for the table with a variety of wet and dry-aged meats paired with Simmons’s selection of sauces. 

24 Waterway Ave #125
The Woodlands, TX 77380

2. Patton's Steakhouse

1344 Yale St, Houston, TX 77008

Make fulfilling your hankering for steak a secret mission at this new speakeasy-style restaurant. Tucked behind Height’s Savoir, guests will enter through a wine cellar and will be seated in the dining room, which takes on a moody yet classic decor with leather banquettes and white tablecloths. Just as timeless is the menu, which features a variety of strips, filets, rib-eyes, seabass, and more.

1344 Yale St
Houston, TX 77008

3. Taste of Texas

10505 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX 77024
Taste of Texas/Facebook

As one of the country’s highest-volume steakhouses, this beloved Houston restaurant is a reliable choice for steaks plus all of the delicious sides, salads, and desserts to go along with ‘em. Bone-in cowboy rib-eye, porterhouse, and tomahawk steaks are on offer, all ranging from $40 to $80 — prices that won’t break the bank.

10505 Katy Fwy
Houston, TX 77024

4. B & B Butchers

1814 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007
B&B Butchers/Facebook

As one of only a few restaurants in the country that serve up legit, certified Japanese Kobe beef, B&B Butchers is a must if you’re seeking the city’s fanciest steak. Blow a paycheck on A5 Kobe beef, or consider the more economical dry-aged, 22-ounce bone-in rib-eye that clocks in at $68. Dining alone? A petit filet topped with fried oysters and bleu cheese (a.k.a. the “carpet bagger”) is an ideal option.

1814 Washington Ave
Houston, TX 77007

5. Brenner's on the Bayou

1 Birdsall St, Houston, TX 77007
Brenner's/Facebook

Open since 1936, Brenner’s has served the city’s finest beef to generations of Houstonians. USDA Prime rib-eye, filet, and NY strip are all equally compelling options, especially when topped with smoked garlic butter or a rich and velvety cognac-peppercorn sauce. Celebrating something? With unparalleled views of Buffalo Bayou, Brenner’s serves as the quintessential destination steakhouse for special occasions.

1 Birdsall St
Houston, TX 77007

6. Guard and Grace

500 Dallas St Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002

With elegant decor and a sneak peek of its open kitchen, Guard and Grace serves up superb steaks and an unmatched dining experience with exquisite service to boot. Can’t choose between the rib-eye and the New York strip? Go for the juicy porterhouse. This best-of-both-worlds cut pairs well with sides like the rich black truffle mac and cheese or the crispy Brussel sprouts.

500 Dallas St Suite 100
Houston, TX 77002

7. Vic & Anthony's Steakhouse

1510 Texas St, Houston, TX 77002
Vic & Anthony's/Facebook

This Downtown Houston steakhouse is a favorite of power brokers and professionals, but plebes won’t feel too out of place in this cozy upscale dining room. Dig into traditional USDA Prime steaks on or off the bone with an array of complements like roasted bone marrow, blue cheese bacon butter, or a classic bearnaise. Or, try the Texas Akaushi skirt steak, grilled & served with duck fat potatoes, fried egg, and chimichurri sauce.

1510 Texas St
Houston, TX 77002

8. Mastro's Steakhouse

1650 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77027

With a dynamic waterfront terrace, vibrant lounge, and its close proximity to the lavish Post Oak Hotel, this ritzy steakhouse is a high-spirited destination to settle in for steak night. Splurge on a wagyu tomahawk or Japanese A5 wagyu before digging into the famed butter cake.

1650 W Loop S
Houston, TX 77027

9. Turner's

1800 Post Oak Blvd. Entrance on, Ambassador Way, Houston, TX 77056

Under the Berg Hospitality umbrella (B&B Butchers and the Butcher Shop), Turner’s serves as a fool-proof destination for a prime steak. Try the wagyu filet or indulge wholly with the 22 oz wagyu rib-eye.

1800 Post Oak Blvd. Entrance on, Ambassador Way
Houston, TX 77056

10. Killen's STQ

2231 S Voss Rd, Houston, TX 77057
Killen's STQ/Facebook

Part steakhouse, part barbecue destination (hence the name STQ), chef Ronnie Killen brings some of the best offerings, made famous at his steakhouse and barbecue joint in Pearland, into Houston city limits. Keep it traditional with Killen’s 14-ounce dry-aged New York strip or consider the decadent chicken-fried rib-eye.

2231 S Voss Rd
Houston, TX 77057

11. Steak 48

4444 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77027
Steak 48/Facebook

This buzzy steakhouse with a prime location within River Oaks District is a spot to see and be seen while eating massive slabs of meat. The restaurant takes a modern approach to steakhouse dining, featuring responsibly sourced wet-aged cuts selected and deconstructed by its master butcher, indulgent accompaniments from truffle green peppercorn and sauteed blue cheese to foie gras and appetizing sides like corn crème brûlée. Love a good surf ‘n’ turf? Stray from tradition and bask in the luxury of an American wagyu filet with black truffle-sauteed Maine lobster.

4444 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77027

12. Truluck's

5350 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056

Though best known for its giant crab claws, Truluck’s is also known to serve up a melt-in-your-mouth steak, including a New York strip that’s wet-aged for 60 days, and a barrel cut filet, in a romantic ambiance, complete with live music from a piano. Also packing the flavor is the off-the-menu bone-in rib-eye, which is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. an

5350 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77056

13. Doris Metropolitan Houston

2815 S Shepherd Dr, Houston, TX 77098

A New Orleans export, Doris Metropolitan brings plenty of flair and lots of flavor to Space City. Dig into steaks that are dry-aged at the restaurant, ranging from a 9-ounce “classified cut” to the hulking 34-ounce porterhouse. Wagyu beef from Japan and Texas are also on offer, and don’t sleep on the sides — from asparagus gratin to Israeli salad with tahini.

2815 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77098

14. Chama Gaúcha

5865 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057

A steakhouse list isn’t complete without a Brazilian steakhouse, and at Chama, the meats keep coming. So long as your service button is switched from red to green, trained chefs will greet you with skewers of meat, including prime cuts of sirloin, pork ribs and loins, linguica, lamb, and filet mignon — all charcoal-grilled and sliced before your eyes.

5865 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057

15. Pappas Bros. Steakhouse

5839 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77057
Pappas Bros/Facebook

As the O.G. of Houston’s steak scene, there’s no better service or steak in town than at this Westheimer institution. The beef is USDA Prime and aged in-house, the wine list is ridiculously comprehensive, and starters like Pappas’ iconic turtle soup and lobster mac and cheese offer an excellent complement to a rib-eye, NY strip, or filet.

5839 Westheimer Rd
Houston, TX 77057

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16. Gatsby's

4319 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

Start with the deluxe deviled eggs topped with fried shrimp and bacon jam or baked oysters on the half shell before diving into a delightful menu of plenty turf. Opt for the 16-ounce Delmonico steak, two cuts of rib-eye, or the Gatsby’s chicken, and pair with a side or two. You can’t miss with the lobster mac and cheese and onion rings.

4319 Montrose Blvd
Houston, TX 77006

17. Tony's

3755 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77046

The steak menu is strong at Tony’s, in part due to many loyal cooks who have prepared meat at the restaurant during its 35 years. The 55-day dry-aged rib-eye is 100% prime, and its artisan-style dry-aging process results in a buttery, full-flavored bite, but there is also the option to have it “Tony’s Way” which includes porcini mushroom, fonda Bruno sauce, and roasted bone marrow. On the hunt for something extravagant? Find fatty A5, BMS 12 Miyazaki wagyu beef here, presented seared and sliced by the ounce.

3755 Richmond Ave
Houston, TX 77046

18. Killen's Steakhouse

6425 Broadway St, Pearland, TX 77581
Killen's Steakhouse/Facebook

Chef Ronnie Killen’s steakhouse — with locations in Pearland and in the Woodlands — is an absolute staple. Traditional dry or wet-aged Prime corn-fed beef, wagyu, and grass-fed steaks are on the menu, and a flight of New York strip allows diners to try a variety of beefy options. Don’t forget to save room for mouthwatering sides like skillet potatoes and broccoli-cheese risotto.

6425 Broadway St
Pearland, TX 77581

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