Best Denver Steakhouses: Try These Restaurants Where Steak is King

By , Local Expert, Denver
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Trying to find the best Steakhouses in Denver? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and experts-in-the-know have searched the metro area and found a steakhouse for every taste. The Mile High City has historic steakhouses, such as the amazing Buckhorn Exchange, where western game is also a staple on the ever popular menu. At the city's newer restaurants such as Guard and Grace, a more contemporary aesthetic prevails along with menus that offer a fresh take on traditional steakhouse dishes, yet there is no lack of big, hearty steaks to satisfy the dedicated steak lover. There are steakhouses in the heart of the city, including Read more »

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    Buckhorn Exchange

    It is a Mile High City institution. 'Nuff said.

    Local Expert Tip: "The Buckhorn Exchange is Colorado's oldest saloon with the oldest liquor license in Denver (Number One), and also one of the city's most meat-centric restaurants."

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    The Fort Restaurant

    • Cuisine: American, Regional
    • Average Main Course Price: $32
    • Neighborhood: Morrison

    The Fort is a celebration of the American West, buffalo, steaks and all.

    Local Expert Tip: "The pumpkin walnut muffins are amazing--but don't eat too many because portions here are filling."

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    Guard and Grace

    Guard and Grace is living up to its pre-opening buzz

    Local Expert Tip: "Seafood lovers and vegetarians will find plenty to satisfy them."

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    Capital Grille - Denver

    It's a Larimer Square staple that offers a casual sophistication, excellent menu, expansive wine list and welcoming vibe.

    Local Expert Tip: "This is a see-and-be-seen gathering spot with a lively vibe and congenial crowd, especially at happy hour."

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    ELWAY'S Downtown

    John Elway is a Denver star, and his restaurants shine just as bright.

    Local Expert Tip: "At Elway's downtown location, steak isn't just for dinner, it's for breakfast, too. Because this Elway's is in the Ritz-Carlton, Denver, it serves three meals daily and that means steak and eggs for breakfast!"

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    EDGE Restaurant & Bar at Four Seasons Hotel Denver

    A warm but definitively chic aesthetic sets the tone in this modern take on a traditional steakhouse.

    Local Expert Tip: "With a location across from the performing arts complex, Edge is a good choice for a pre-theater bite. A three-course prix fixe dinner is served from 5-6 p.m. "

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    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

    Del Frisco's is the choice for steak in the Denver Tech Center area.

    Local Expert Tip: "Need space for a private party? There's one here that accommodates up to 60 seated, 75 for a reception."

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    The Palm

    New York's legendary restaurant is a Denver legend, too.

    Local Expert Tip: "Share the 36-ounce double cut New York Strip with one or two of your dining companions for a true steak-lover's treat."

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    Sullivan's Steakhouse

    It's part of the steak-loving Del Frisco family of restaurants, but with its own certain something.

    Local Expert Tip: "This vibrant LoDo steakhouse open only for dinner is the perfect choice for special occasions. "

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    This south Denver eatery is a popular gathering spot with superb steaks, chops and seafood.

    Local Expert Tip: "Shanahan's is a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence recipient. Sip your wine by the fireplace in winter or out on the patio in summer."



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