Tampa's Best Restaurants for Steak Lovers

Skye Rodgers

By , Local Expert, Tampa
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Trying to find the best steakhouses in Tampa? 10Best has you covered. With Florida ranking 11th nationally in the production of beef cattle, there is  no shortage of good steakhouses anywhere in the state, and Tampa definitely has its fair share. Choose from Tampa's local landmarks, upscale chains, or a couple of fun departures from the usual. As can be expected, many of these options are budget-busters, but there are a couple of more affordable options as well.

Most of Tampa's steakhouse jewels, like Charley's Steak House and Market Fresh Fish, are located in the Airport/Westshore area, near to hotels and shopping, catering...  Read more »

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    Bern's Steak House

    Bern's Steak House is an integral part of Tampa's living history. A visit here is guaranteed to be a memorable experience.

    Local Expert Tip: "The staff at Bern's welcome you into their kitchen and wine cellar. Just ask your server for a tour."

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    Council Oak

    Located in Tampa's Hard Rock Cafe, Council Oak has quickly earned a reputation for serving some of the best steak around.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you loved your steak, the on-site butcher shop will sell you your favorite cuts to take home."

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    Charley's Steak House and Market Fresh Fish

    Located in Tampa's Westshore neighborhood, Charley's is famous for their steaks that are flame-broiled at 1,100-degrees over oak and orange woods.

    Local Expert Tip: "For a show with your dinner, ask for a seat near the open-pit grill. You will come away with a new respect for those hard-working grill-smiths."

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    Shula's Steak House - Tampa

    Shula's exudes classic elegance without the wood-filled and dimly-lit interiors that characterize many steakhouses.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're a big eater, you might want to tackle their 48-oz. porterhouse and try to add your name to the restaurant's list of victors."

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    Ruth's Chris Steak House

    Ruth's Chris takes pride in its great service, extensive wine list and comfortable elegance.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you want value for your money, order from the fixed price "Ruth's Classic" menu."

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    Capital Grille

    The Capital Grille has earned a reputation for consistently good food, service and atmosphere. A great...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're looking for something with more variety than the typical steakhouse, this may be your ticket."

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    Malio's Prime Steakhouse

    Malio's is a Tampa institution where you can rub shoulders with the city's elite. This is also the only steakhouse in town with a river view.

    Local Expert Tip: "Because of its location downtown, parking for Malio's can be an issue. Patrons can get validated parking at a nearby garage on North Ashley Street, or you may prefer to take advantage of their valet parking located on the north side of the restaurant. "

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    Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

    In addition to fabulous steaks, people flock to Fleming's for their world-class wine list.

    Local Expert Tip: "For those with a lighter appetite, Fleming's offers a selection of "small plates.""

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    Carne Chop House

    At Carne ChopHouse you can enjoy an affordable steakhouse dinner steeped in the tradition of old Ybor City.

    Local Expert Tip: "Great spot for Martini lovers - Martini drinks are $2 all day until 7 pm."

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    Texas de Brazil

    Texas de Brazil is a change of pace from the traditional steakhouse, offering a fun and interesting dining experience.

    Local Expert Tip: "Meals at Texas de Brazil are all the same price and all you can eat. "



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