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Best Steakhouses in Las Vegas

Enjoy indulgent steaks and hand-crafted cocktails at Las Vegas' 10 best steakhouses


If you’re a steak fan, you’ll find a lot to like about Las Vegas. Steakhouses are one of the city’s favorite types of restaurants, and you’ll find every style of steakhouse. Whether you’re looking for an experience with red leather booths and a traditional ambiance, or are more interested in a modern eatery with inventive dishes, there’s a Las Vegas steakhouse that you’ll enjoy.

The Las Vegas Strip is home to the majority of the city's best steakhouses, like SW Steakhouse at Wynn. However, there are several noteworthy steakhouses found off-Strip as well, like Barry’s Downtown Prime at the new Circa in Downtown Las Vegas or Hank’s Fine Steaks & Martinis at Green Valley Ranch. Regardless of which part of the city you’re in, there’s a great steakhouse somewhere nearby.

Guests should expect a steakhouse meal to be expensive, on or off the Strip, so come prepared for a splurge. Although off-Strip restaurants are generally less expensive than comparable Strip eateries, you should still expect a fairly high tab at any Las Vegas steakhouse.

Las Vegas’ best steakhouses aren’t limited to beef. Look for fresh seafood, lamb, veal and pork, even vegetarian and vegan options. Dessert should always get serious consideration, and the beverage selection will probably include an impressive wine list, hand-crafted cocktails and top-shelf spirits.

Read more below about our recommendations on Las Vegas’ best steakhouses.


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If you're in the market for a true, old-style Vegas experience, then visit the Golden Steer. This legendary restaurant has been around since 1958 and has hosted guests like Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Elvis Presley. The atmosphere is truly vintage Vegas, and the food retains its classic style. The menu offers all the old-school dishes you'd expect from a traditional Las Vegas steakhouse. To begin your meal, choose from favorites like Oysters Rockefeller, escargots or seafood stuffed mushroom caps. As for the steaks, guests can choose from all the standard cuts and three sizes of prime rib. A Chateaubriand for Two is also offered, a memorable classic that's carved tableside.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: The venerable Golden Steer has been open since 1958 and has a long history as one of Las Vegas' best steakhouses.

Terrisa's expert tip: The Golden Steer is an old-school steakhouse that offers tableside preparation for their traditionally made Caesar Salad as well as tableside flambées for bananas foster and cherries jubilee.

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Carversteak at Resorts World Las Vegas is a contemporary steakhouse with a sleek décor and a menu filled an abundance of fine beef and seafood. Steak lovers will be in heaven here, with American beef and domestic Wagyu, as well as Japanese and Australian Wagyu. A 42-ounce tomahawk of domestic Wagyu is one of the highlights of the menu. Shellfish and raw bar selections include seafood platters, jumbo prawn cocktail and yellowtail sashimi. Look for tasty steak-house-style sides, like mac & cheese gratin, asparagus and roasted mushrooms. Naturally, an impressive selection of hand-crafted cocktails is offered, along with an extensive wine list and whiskey selection. The bright, eye-catching design is inviting and chic, creating the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable meal.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: Carversteak elevates the steakhouse experience with its stylish décor and a menu featuring expertly crafted steaks and other notable dishes.

Terrisa's expert tip: Carversteak's extensive spirits and cocktails menu includes their own proprietary blends of Bulleit and Makers Mark whiskey. Serious whiskey and Scotch connoisseurs will find a large list of top-shelf choices to consider.

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Echo & Rig Butcher and Steakhouse
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Echo & Rig's distinctive design features a working butcher shop on the first floor, which tells you something about the quality and freshness of its beef. The décor's comfortable, slightly industrial style keeps the atmosphere casual and welcoming, and diners come dressed both casually and more formally. Serving lunch, dinner and a weekend brunch, signature selections include the Spencer Steak, classic rib-eye, and the Bavette (American Kobe beef), but the menu offers a solid array of cuts to choose from. All steaks are served with a selection of tasty sauces like a red wine demi, brandied mushroom, and horseradish cream. Beef isn't the only choice at Echo and Rig, which also offers lamb, chicken, and fish.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: Echo & Rig's casually welcoming atmosphere and its menu full of delicious steaks have earned it a host of accolades.

Terrisa's expert tip: The outside seating at Echo & Rig offers a nice view of the charming Tivoli Village shopping plaza and provides a pleasant setting for an enjoyable meal.

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Jose Andres' Bazaar Meat offers meat in more forms than the average person might even be able to think of. Tartares (beef, salmon or tomato), carpaccios (beef and bison), cured meats, steak, lamb, pork and a profusion of delicious, meaty dishes fill the menu. The beef selections include a carefully sourced selection of cuts, including A5 Japanese Wagyu and Kobe, which are served tableside on an ishiyaki stone. Other dishes include Chateaubriand, sucking pig, roasted Jidori chicken, Burifarra Spiral (with Catalan-style pork sausage) and rack of lamb from New Zealand. Before you dig into the meat of your meal, enjoy a raw bar, oysters or caviar. A selection of specialty cocktails rounds out the menu, giving diners a choice of finely crafted beverages to go along with the food.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: Guests enjoy a large selection of all types of exceptional meats at Bazaar Meat, from the finest steaks to Ibérico sausage.

Terrisa's expert tip: While meat is by far the star of Bazaar Meat's menu, their buttered potato purée is a guest favorite. The butter-filled recipe produces a memorable side dish.

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Downtown Las Vegas' newest resort casino, Circa, has created a lot of buzz since its opening, in no small part because of stellar restaurants like Barry's Downtown Prime. This steakhouse offers guests a classy, vintage ambiance to go along with the food. The menu offers plenty of seafood, including a shellfish platter with Maine lobster, king crab legs, oysters, shrimp cocktail, octopus and calamari salad. The steak selections encompass both wet and dry aged cuts, which run the gamut from filet to tomahawk. You'll also find non-beef choices like lamb chops, salmon and chicken, as well as a robust vegan menu. A comprehensive selection of sides is available, from a loaded baked potato to French green beans. To top off the evening, be sure to take a look at the dessert and cocktail menus for a wide array of treats.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: Barry's Downtown Prime offers guests a sexy, stylish design and a menu full of expertly prepared dishes and vintage-inspired cocktails.

Terrisa's expert tip: Barry's gives the past a nod with their cocktail cart, which serves tableside Manhattan and Old Fashioned cocktails. Guests can choose regular $(29) or top shelf ($50) liquors for their drinks.

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Green Valley Ranch in Henderson is an off-Strip location that attracts both locals and visitors, and Hank's Fine Steak & Martinis is one of the draws. As the name indicates, the menu here offers dangerously tasty drinks along with sumptuous cuts of beef. Starters include seafood, oysters, salads and French Onion Soup--all of which it would be easy to fill up on even before you get to the main event, the steaks. The Prime cuts include filet mignon, New York, ribeye and T-bone. The 20-ounce Chateaubriand is intended to be shared and comes with seasonal vegetables. American Wagyu, certified A5 Japanese Kobe and American bison are also available. Additional selections include seafood, chicken and veal.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: At Hank's Fine Steaks & Martinis, guests enjoy a menu full of high-quality beef in a fine-dining setting.

Terrisa's expert tip: Hank's offers live music to go along with the delicious food. Music starts at 5 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and at 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

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The swanky Harlo Steakhouse and Bar offers guests an upscale experience, with an intimate dining room and a menu of memorable food. Notable dishes include roasted bone marrow, Pastrami Wedge salad and a 40-ounce Bistecca alla Fiorentina made with 28-day dry-aged beef. To complement their finely prepared beef dishes, Harlo also offers a variety of seafood, pasta and other dishes, as well as caviar service. Look for main courses like the Chilean sea bass, chicken Milanese and lamb chops, in addition to the robust selection of steaks. The cocktail menu is full of hand-crafted drinks, and the large wine list includes domestic and international selections. Located in the Downtown Summerlin shopping center, this hidden gem has started receiving plenty of well-deserved attention from both locals and visitors.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: Harlo Steakhouse and Bar offers guests a memorable dining experience featuring steak, seafood and Italian dishes.

Terrisa's expert tip: Caviar fans will find not only caviar service on the Harlo menu but also collations au caviar: a caviar taco, caviar cannoli, caviar deviled egg and the Harlo caviar trio.

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East Of The Strip

Located just down the street from the Las Vegas Convention Center, Cleaver is a steakhouse with a retro vibe and a menu full of excellent steaks, appetizers and sides. The restaurant's off-Strip location means you'll have a much lower tab than anything you'll find on the Strip, and the quality of both the food and service are equal to or better than comparable places along Las Vegas Boulevard. Steak cuts include a flatiron, filet mignon, New York strip, ribeye, tomahawk and porterhouse for two. Surf and turf is available at market pricing and an extensive selection of sauces, rubs and toppings are offered. The sides and appetizers are not to be missed here, with the blue cheese spinach and squid ink pasta being particular crowd pleasers. The extensive drink menu offers cocktails from various historical periods going back to the 1850s, so it's definitely worth a look for its inventive offerings.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: Cleaver gives guests a casual yet upscale vibe, with delectable steaks and plenty of vintage touches.

Terrisa's expert tip: Happy Hour at Cleaver isn't confined to a few hours. Instead, it happens all evening long, with drink and food specials noted on the menu.

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This Downtown Las Vegas steakhouse is named after former mayor Oscar Goodman. Located inside the Plaza's iconic glass dome, the restaurant exudes an Old Vegas ambiance and offers an unparalleled view of Fremont Street. Fans of the movie "Casino" may recognize the interior, where one of the movie's scenes was filmed. Oscar's décor incorporates memorabilia from Goodman's 12-year tenure as mayor, including personal artifacts, photographs and news clips. While the atmosphere is truly unmatched, Oscar's perfectly aged steaks cooked over a 600-degree grill and made-from-scratch sides are what keep guests coming back for more. You'll find plenty of classics here, from the fried calamari and crab cakes to the juicy Prime Rib. The menu also includes the restaurant's inventive cocktails, like the former mayor's signature drink, the Hizzoner, made with a generous portion of Bombay Sapphire gin and a slice of jalapeno.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: Oscar's Steakhouse serves sumptuous steaks and inventive cocktails in a space with an incredible view of Downtown Las Vegas.

Terrisa's expert tip: Oscar's Dinner Series features former mayor Oscar Goodman telling stories about the Mob and Old Vegas, along with a 3-course dinner. Check the website for upcoming dates.

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SW Steakhouse
Photo courtesy of Barbara Kraft

You'd expect nothing less than a fabulous steakhouse at Wynn, and SW Steakhouse lives up to that expectation. Overlooking the Lake of Dreams and designed with sleek accents of marble, leather and wood, SW gives diners the perfect ambiance to go along with an elegant meal. Perfectly charred steaks are the featured item on the menu and include a mouth-watering array of choice cuts of beef like a dry aged, bone-in New York, filet mignon and boneless ribeye. Double cuts serve two and include pepper crusted chateaubriand and a 40-ounce dry-aged porterhouse. Feel like your steak needs a little something extra? Add an accompaniment like Maine Lobster, Peppercorn Shrimp Scampi or a smoked blue cheese crust to your beef. If you don't feel like steak –" which seems unlikely at SW, but still –" the extensive menu also offers seafood and chicken, as well as vegetarian selections.

Recommended for Steakhouses because: SW Steakhouse offers an impressive selection of the finest beef cuts, served in a beautifully appointed space.

Terrisa's expert tip: SW Steakhouse serves authentic A5 Japanese Wagyu beef, certified with the Kobe Beef Federation, with a marble score between 8-10. Diners looking for genuine Kobe Beef won't be disappointed.

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Meet Terrisa Meeks

Terrisa Meeks is a native born, life-long resident of Las Vegas. She's watched Las Vegas grow and change over the years, especially the ever-evolving Las Vegas Strip. She still enjoys hanging...  More About Terrisa

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