Indulge Your Inner Carnivore At Miami's 10 Best Steakhouses



Miami is a virtual paradise for carnivores. Steaks, ribs, burgers, sausages, pork chops...you'll find all your needs met in this meat-lovers mecca. Miami is especially proud of its variety, quantity, and quality of steakhouses. There are international chains specializing in steaks, like the South of Fifth's Smith and Wollensky, where filet mignon and English cut prime rib take center stage. 

Then there are the fine dining options that are completely unique to Miami's culinary scene, like the Setai Grill, where your 30-day ages prime aged strip sirloin can be served with a truffle ponzu, a classic bernaise, or other variety of mouth-watering sauces, while your meat is sliced for you table-side.

Thanks to Miami's Latin influence, you'll of course find a range of steakhouses and churrascarias from Argentinean and Nicaraguan restaurateurs. You'll also find yourself trying to decide between any of the many Brazilian-inspired rodizio-style steakhouses. That is, the amazing concept of all-you-can-eat meat carved right onto your plate by waiters whose job is to walk around the restaurant with gigantic slabs of flank steak, braised beef ribs, Brazilian picanha and more. Area Code 55 does this wonderfully on the local level while the well-known Texas de Brazil does this for guests the world over.




Local sports legend Don Shula, once the coach of the Miami Dolphins, runs this clubby steakhouse, which has some of the most tender and delicious beef in the area. The football theme is evident throughout, with photos, pennants and newspaper...  Read More




The first Fogo de Chão was opened in Porto Alegre in 1979 by Southern Brazilian--Gaucho country--brothers who had worked their way up from busboys to churrasqueiro chefs. Today, the prix-fixe steakhouse has more than half-a-dozen locations in...  Read More


Texas de Brazil


Few restaurants can compete with the atmosphere – and, yes, the cuisine – of this colorful chain of Brazilian rodizio-style churrascarias. A family-friendly ambiance pervades as diners enjoy a feast for the ages, one that features...  Read More




Perhaps the most northward-located churrascaria in Miami, Area Code 55 otherwise is very similar to the other rodizio restaurants in the city (rodizio being an all-you-can-eat of the highest caliber). With spaciously set tables; a salad bar...  Read More




Take a luxury hotel known for its Asian glam (The Setai), a French executive chef (Executive Chef Mathias Gervais), and the best meat purveyors of the country (lauded Italian-American butcher family Pat LaFrieda & Son), and you have The...  Read More


The Forge


For American cuisine with a creative French twist, try the elegant Forge. Renovated in 2009 in honor of its 40th anniversary, the space is chock-full of eye-catching antiques and an eclectic mix of upholstered and metal furniture. The...  Read More




This innovative steakhouse in the heart of South Beach is the talk of the town. The quality of their meat shows, and you'll know it immediately when sinking your teeth into everything from Miyazaki Japanese Kobe and Kansas City strip to rack of...  Read More




An uber-trendy steakhouse catering to the young and well-to-do on South Beach, STK is more than just a steakhouse. Stylish, eye-catching decor plus a dance floor where you can work off your filet mignon to the best House and retro beats? Unheard...  Read More


Prime 112
Photo courtesy of Gary James Photography


Frequented by an upscale, highly visible clientele, Prime 112 is a steakhouse without compare. Its decor honors the restaurant's historic structure while invigorating it with modern detailing. The menu continues this theme of reconsidered...  Read More


Meat Market


Meat Market has slowly risen to the top of every local carnivore's list in recent years. Situated right on Lincoln Road, this attractive steakhouse features everything you could possibly want when it comes to, well, meat. Favorable menu options...  Read More


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Meet Priscilla Blossom

Pris Blossom is a freelance writer and feminist mama with a love for travel, writing, music, film, craft beer, yoga, museums, cultural anthropology, and her awesome kid.

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