Steak - It's What's For Dinner
Our list of the best spots to find a steak in Memphis ranges from old-school local favorites including Folk's Folly - the ultimate see-and-be-seen for the power elite - to the casual Buckley's, a family-friendly spot that's long on good service. In addition to tried-and-true steakhouses, we've offered up a few simply great restaurants that serve up a great steak - Interim, the sleek East Memphis eatery, and Jim's Place, a decades-old establishment that offers Greek specialties in addition to a range of steaks and chops.
Finally, there are a few chains on this list; despite our efforts to focus on locally-owned restaurants... Read more »
Local Expert Tip: "When reserving a table at Folk's Folly, be sure to ask for a spot in one of the smaller dining rooms. The largest room, while certainly comfortable, lacks intimacy and is best for business-style get-togethers. "
Local Expert Tip: "The large bar area is a perfect spot to eat - and it is usually easier to grab a table there at a moment's notice, as opposed to the main dining rooms. "
Local Expert Tip: "Reserve ahead; the downtown location is popular with out-of-towners."
Local Expert Tip: "The daily risotto is one of our favorites for a side - an unusual treat at a steakhouse."
Local Expert Tip: "Try the happy hour menu in the bar - $7 cocktails and entrees, including a killer burger and tenderloin skewers. "
Local Expert Tip: "This family owned restaurant keeps family hours, closing at 8:30 on weekdays and 9:30 on weekends - so plan accordingly."
Local Expert Tip: "Reserve a table in the bar for the best people watching - there are only a few, and they are first come, first served otherwise."
Local Expert Tip: "The happy hour menu in the bar is a killer, with $6 burgers and drinks - and a selection of other entrees."
Local Expert Tip: "A gorgeous dining patio, with candles tucked into recesses of the stone walls, is open when the weather is fine, and is definitely a romantic setting."
Local Expert Tip: "The restaurant isn't open for lunch - but you can grab a Buckley's burger around the corner on Yates, where the Buckley's Lunch Box is located. "
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