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

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 sprinkled around town; ensuring that no matter where you are you will not be far from one of the 10best Boston steakhouses.

Boston's Back Bay has been a happening spot for steakhouse for years with elegant option that include the Capital Grille, Abe and Louie's, and Grill 23. Serving man-sized meals in dimly lit spots that are as famous for their side dishes as they are for their steaks you'll find yourself eating equally good, yet decidedly different meals at these spots that fill up well in advance.

Boston's waterfront has its share of prime spots for prime meats. All serving sensational plates both indoors and out with views that may overshadow the meal. A seat on the patio of Smith and Wollensky or the deck of Del Frisco's will wow you just as much as what you've ordered. 

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar


Broiling Steaks in 1,600 degrees and serving them sizzling is what sets Fleming's apart from the pack. Add to that entrees that range in size from an eight-ounce petite filet mignon to the 22-ounce bone-in ribeye, and any size appetite can enjoy...  Read More



Steaks come to you sizzling form their oven and topped with a dollop of butter that makes the steak extra special. Ruth's Chris is a classic steak house experience in an expertly decorated location with some of the best side dishes around....  Read More



Mooo.... is famous for its giant selection and Kobe beef as well as their collection of appealing appetizers like steamed PEI mussels and beef sirloin carpaccio for patrons to enjoy before digging into a tantalizing filet mignon, rib eye or NY...  Read More



Grill 23 has an open, striking, sophisticated interior. Locals, including local celebrities flock to this steakhouse to enjoy some of the most succulent cuts of beef served on the East Coast. Simply prepared steaks are the main attraction, but...  Read More



Set in the Seaport District, Morton's offers a prime location for diners wanting a seaside setting, but not necessarily the seafood. Known as a favorite of midwesterners who claim it to be as close as they can get to what they were raised on,...  Read More



The Palm's location in Boston's Financial District make sit a favorite spot for a power lunch or post work cocktail and bar bite. Overlooking the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway from its curved porch, you'll get people watching at its best. But...  Read More



Everything you'd expect in a steakhouse sits under the roof of Abe and Louie's. This well-known, Back Bay restaurant corners the market when it comes to tasty steaks, and even wins kudos for it's fabulous raw bar, best enjoyed by sampling a...  Read More

Smith & Wollensky
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The Atlantic Wharf location of Smith & Wollensky overlooks the historic Fort Point Channel. Their outdoor dining scene is bustling during the warmer months when diners can score a seat for dinner or just drinks at their outdoor bar and take...  Read More



The classic steak house experience in the ultra posh Back Bay area will have you rubbing elbows with the rich and famous. There's a good reason celebrities flock here for a meal-the food is always good and the scene is always in style. Dive into...  Read More

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House - Boston
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Located in Liberty Wharf, arguably the hottest place to dine in the city, especially during warmer months, Del Frisco's offers outdoor waterfront dining on their stunning glass walled patio (to keep it comfortable even if the wind blows). But...  Read More


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