10 Restaurants Where You Can Enjoy a Great Steak in Washington, DC
Looking for a steakhouse in Washington, DC? We've compiled a list of 10 restaurants where you can enjoy a great steak in the district.
Many of these restaurants are located in Northwest Washington and are easily accessible by the DC Metrorail. A few, like The Capital Grille, also boast great views of the Capitol.
If you'd like to rub elbows with the Washington elite or spot a famous politician or two, make your reservation at BLT Steak (a favorite of First Lady Michelle Obama), Prime Rib or The Palm.
If you'd like to complement your dry-aged porterhouse with a glass of wine, you'll find the most impressive wine list at Read more »
Prime Rib is the godfather of Washington DC power dinners. They make a mean steak, too.
Local Expert Tip: "Dress your best; ties are required."
At the Capital Grille you'll enjoy a great steak dinner and a panoramic view of the Capitol.
Local Expert Tip: "Order the dry-aged porterhouse steak."
The Palm delivers a classic fine dining experience and an excellent steak loved by the Washington elite.
Local Expert Tip: "Dine like the locals; order the 3-course power lunch."
BLT Steak serves premium steaks in an elegant and modern setting.
Local Expert Tip: "BLT Steak is a favorite of First Lady Michelle Obama."
Bobby Van's serves the best porterhouse steak in Washington, DC.
Local Expert Tip: "Take note of the daily specials before ordering."
Conveniently located on Connecticut Avenue near Dupont Circle, Ruth's Chris Steak House is ideal for both business lunches and romantic dinners.
Local Expert Tip: "The Ruth's Classic is a 3-course prix fixe meal. You can have your steak and eat it, too, with an appetizer, side dish and dessert."
Meat-eaters rejoice! You'll find the perfect steak at Smith & Wollensky in Washington, DC.
Local Expert Tip: "Four words: coffee & cocoa rubbed filet."
Charlie Palmer Steak is the closest steakhouse to Capitol Hill, if you're craving a great view alongside your steak.
Local Expert Tip: "Order the cowboy steak, an aged Angus rib-eye."
Described as a dramatic take on the Washington, DC steakhouse, Bourbon Steak is brought to you by famed chef Michael Mina.
Local Expert Tip: "Order your certified prime steak with butter poached lobster made with a tomato emulsion. "
J&G is a sophisticated steakhouse that will also appeal to beer and burger palates.
Local Expert Tip: "Enjoy your steak outside on the newly renovated patio."
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