Boston's Steakhouses: A Mix of Classic and Modern Meat-Focused Dining Spots

Jessica Polizzotti

By , Local Expert, Boston
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Boston's seaside perch makes it famous for seafood, but don't overlook the steakhouses here or you'll miss out. Setting up shop all over town in some of Boston's best neighborhoods, these steakhouses have one thing in common- they are all high priced, high end hotspots where people go to see and be seen. Join the locals and celebrities alike who flock to these popular spots so they can bite into a meaty piece of perfection, just don't forget that surf goes really well with turf because these spots prepare land and sea to your liking.

The majority of steakhouses are placed in two areas, while the rest are strategically...  Read more »

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    Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - Boston

    Del Frisco's has it all-great steak, excellent service, amazing views and an extensive wine selection.

    Local Expert Tip: "Known for their steak be sure you don't overlook the seafood. Excellent menu items include the crab-cake, tuna tartare and Shanghai style calamari."

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    The Capital Grille

    The Capital Grille is a posh spot for excellent steak where you'll find yourself rubbing elbows with celebrities.

    Local Expert Tip: "Dive into their super fresh raw bar offerings before your meat filled meal to get the full Capital Grille experience. "

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    Smith & Wollensky

    Located on Atlantic Wharf Smith & Wollensky serves prime dry aged steaks indoors and out, alongside amazing appetizers and sides.

    Local Expert Tip: "Smith & Wollensky is known for seafood and steak, and the Atlantic Wharf location is an ideal New England expereince-nothing beats dinner by the water."

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    Abe & Louie's

    Abe and Louie's is a classic steakhouse offering a more laid back feel (yet upscale) that serves amazing steaks and raw bar favorites.

    Local Expert Tip: "Abe and Louie's is a popular brunch spot where you can enjoy breakfast as well as a wonderful steak. "

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    The Palm - Boston

    The Palm serves great steak overlooking Boston's stunning Greenway. It is an upscale spot that is unpretentious.

    Local Expert Tip: "As an Italian steakhouse you'll find your meat mixing with Italian influences relying on the flavor of the main ingredient to stand out-order any sauce on the side."

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    Morton's The Steakhouse - Boston Seaport

    Morton's offers diners an atmosphere in the mix of the Seaport and serves steaks, soups, salads, specialties and sides that are out of this world.

    Local Expert Tip: "Morton's classic steak house dishes can be found gluten free and soy sensitive."

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    Grill 23 and Bar

    Grill 23 and Bar is a Back Bay steakhouse that fills a large appetite in a vast, open space quite different from most steakhouses.

    Local Expert Tip: "The wine enthusiast will LOVE Grill 23. Their extensive wine list boasts over 900 varieties."

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    Mooo.... an elegant steakhouse that brings a mix of guests including ladies looking for a little meat and local politicians.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try a side flight to experience several of Mooo's offerings."

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    Ruth's Chris Steak House

    Ruth's Chris offers Boston diners their famous sizzling steaks in a famous setting: Old City Hall.

    Local Expert Tip: "Within walking distance of many of Boston's top attractions, Ruth's Chris make a great place for dinner after a little sightseeing."

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    Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar

    Fleming's uses seasonal ingredients in Boston's Theater District to provide pre theater steakhouse meals that are fresh and flavorful.

    Local Expert Tip: "Fleming's offers an extensive wine list, which features over 100 by-the-glass varieties."



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