We recently asked our readers for their take on where to get the best steak in town. In no particular order, here are your top picks, as well as the most popular and most expensive steak at each.
Menu | 4538 South Boulevard | Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-10:30 p.m., Sunday, 5-9 p.m.
The classic steakhouse – and its perfectly rectangular parking lot – has been a Charlotte staple since 1958, serving up steaks in a low-ceilinged, candle-lit atmosphere that hasn’t changed much at all over the years. Connect on Facebook.
Most expensive steak: Filet Oscar, $56 (10-ounce center cut filet with asparagus, King Crab and hollandaise sauce)
Menu | 110 North College Street (inside the Ritz-Carlton) | Monday-Thursday, 7-10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30-10 p.m., Friday, 7-10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30-11 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m.-12 p.m., 5-11 p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-9 p.m.
The restaurant, located in the bottom of the Ritz, isn’t your average hotel restaurant. Expect a curated menu of upscale meats and seafood, plus an award-winning wine menu. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Must-order steak: 14-ounce Bone-In Rib Eye, $46
Most expensive steak: 36-ounce Porterhouse, $87 (for two)
Menu | 201 North Tryon Street | Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Saturday, 5-11 p.m., Sunday, 5-9 p.m.
The steakhouse’s prime Uptown location, at the corner of North Tryon and East 5th streets, makes it a go-to for business lunches and date nights alike. The extensive menu includes 325+ types of wine, which means you’re sure to find the perfect one to pair with your steak. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
Must-order steak: Porcini Rubbed Bone-In Ribeye, $54 (prepared with porcini mushroom crust and served with 15-year aged balsamic)
Most expensive steak: Veal Tomahawk Chop, $55 (prepared with foie gras butter)
Menu | 139 South Tryon Street | Monday-Thursday, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, 5:30-10 p.m., Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Sunday, 4-9 p.m.
Order: Complete Rodizio, $56.90 (15+ types of meat included)
Menu | 4725 Piedmont Row | Monday-Thursday, 4:30-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 4:30-11 p.m., Sunday, 4:30-9 p.m.
Must-order and most expensive steak: “The Double Eagle,” $125 (45-day dry aged double bone prime ribeye)
Menu | 101 South Tryon Street | Monday-Thursday, 4-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 4-11 p.m., Sunday, 4-9 p.m.
Must-order steak: Center Cut Filet Mignon, $40 (8-ounce) to $48 (12-ounce)
Most expensive steak: 8-ounce Filet Mignon and South African Lobster Tail, $84 (broiled with drawn butter and lemon)
Menu | 210 East Trade Street | Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-11 p.m., Sunday, 4-9 p.m.
Must-order steak: Tomahawk for Two-sday (3-course menu for two; includes starters, one 35-ounce Prime Tomahawk, sides and desserts, $120)
Most expensive steak: Prime Dry-Aged Ribeye, $63
Menu | 227 West Trade Street | Sunday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-11 p.m.
Must-order steak: 6-ounce Center-Cut Filet Mignon, $45
Most expensive steak: 48-ounce Porthouse, $120 (for two)
Menu | 4777 Sharon Road | Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-11 p.m., Sunday, 5-9 p.m.
Must-order steak: 16-ounce C.A.B. Prime Ribeye, $54
Most expensive steak: 14-ounce C.A.B. Bone-In Filet, $63
Menu | 6705-B Phillips Place Court | Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Sunday, 5-9 p.m.
Must-order steak: Prime New York Strip, $49.95 (14-ounce) to $55 (18-ounce)
Most expensive steak: Prime Double-Cut New York Strip, $99.50 (sliced tableside)
Must-order steak: Bone-In Filet (16 ounces, $68)
Most expensive steak: Tomahawk Ribeye (40 ounces, $117)
Menu | 1928 South Boulevard | Sunday-Wednesday, 4-10 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, 4-11 p.m.
Must-order steak: Waygu Bone-In Strip, $69
Most expensive steak: Waygu Bone-In Strip, $69