Alexander's Steakhouse - SF
Alexander's Steakhouse - SF

Alexander's Steakhouse - SF

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.alexanderssteakhouse.com/
  • Phone: 4154951111x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday 5:30 - 9:00
    Friday & Saturday 5:30 - 10:00
    Sunday 5:00 - 8:30
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Asian
  • Executive Chef: Marc Zimmerman
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Chef's Table, Counter Seating, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Please give us a call with your details!
  • Special Events: Alexander's Steakhouse offers three private dining rooms to create the perfect setting for your special event. We can accommodate seated dinners of 6 to 54 guests, and cocktail receptions for up to 80.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between 3rd & 4th
  • Public Transit: Caltrain, MUNI
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: There are three parking lots within half a block of the restaurant. Street parking is also often available (meters free after 6pm). Valet parking is available Tuesday through Saturday and during Giants home games.
A word from Alexander's Steakhouse - SF
Executive Chef Marc Zimmerman offers a fine dining interpretation of a Modern American Steakhouse with hints of Japanese influences throughout our menu. Featuring classic cuts such as Ribeye, Bone-In New York and Filet Mignon, to sustainable seafood, our signature Hamachi Shot and the largest variety of Wagyu Steak in the U.S. (we feature 11 types of Wagyu). We also highlight dry-aged steaks and offer the finest and most luxurious products available including two tasting menus and an award-winning wine list designed by Wine Director Johnny Slamon. A full bar featuring some of the most unique specialty cocktails created by our Bar Manager Justin Goo is a great way to begin your evening here at Alexander's Steakhouse.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Alexander's Steakhouse - SF reviews from OpenTable diners
129 reviews since May 23, 2014
Overall Rating4.6
  • Food4.5
    Service4.8
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
94% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (99)fit for foodies (73)romantic (66)notable wine list (60)good for groups (35)hot spot (19)neighborhood gem (18)vibrant bar scene (8)late-night find (3)great for lunch (3)great for brunch (2)great for outdoor dining (2)kid-friendly (2)Show More
  • Fantastic food and service but
    LeoR
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    Made reservations through Opentable and the food was awesome. Salad and steak were perfect. I only wish the wait staff would back off on overselling the menu and wine list. It started to become annoying. I still recommend but beware.
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    notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • andylaw
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Definitely will go back. Filet mignon was one of tenderes meats with good flavor. Need to save up $ for the next time. Wagyu beef looks tempting, but costly. Great for special occasion to splurge.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • not worth a revisit! for me.
    bobb1088
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    A very nice looking and well laid out restaurant, our waitress was excellent. She totally had the menu down. very professional. While the chilled corn soup was fantastic, it was the star of the evening. We loved it. However, the $70. Rib-Eye steak was a complete disappointment. I've had much better for much less. I had so hoped for much better. The best parts of the whole evening were the waitress and the chilled corn soup. So sad.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great experience
    Erbrandt
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Visiting San Francisco and Alexander's was highly rated by several websites. Pros: Prompt, caring, and attentive service. Dining experience was excellent overall and would come back when in the area. Steaks were perfectly prepared and presented . Loved the attention to detail by all of the servers. Cons: No chefs specialties mentioned, although could be due to Sunday night. No valet parking, wine list seemed overpriced for selection, given proximity to world famous vineyards, cork fee was very high.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Exemplary Service
    MikefromNJ
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    From being seated to receiving the check, the service is truly something to see. I appreciate when I ask a waiter for his/her recommendations and they actually provide an in depth suggestion. From where we were seated we could see into the kitchen and saw the inner operations of the managers and wait staff. Easily the most professional operation I've witnessed. The manager gathered the staff every time they prepared to take food to a table and made sure they moved in-step, and everyone received their food at exactly the same time. Table service is attentive but by no means overbearing. My wife and I both had steak. She had the filet mignon and I had the T-bone. Both were delicious and very tender. Also, the fries are fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Meat
    Wagyu2
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The selection of meat is extensive. The Wagyu menu is truly for beef connoisseurs. The Saif is attentive and helpful in every detail from wine election to beef choice.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great but not for the price!
    TheLSOK
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    The food was great, the service was great, the drinks were undersized and way over priced. Everything was pretty much excellent except for the price. I don't think the price measured up to everything else and I think you're just paying for restaurant close to the AT&T Park.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Expected better
    Jean24VIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    I went over the weekend with my bf to celebrate our anniversary. I loved the idea of receiving a card and champagne to help us celebrate! That was a definite plus. I just thought some of the servers were a little robotic. The hostess who led us to our table sounded as if she gave her speech a thousand times and had no emotions. But other than that, the food was good. I tried a wagyu from Austrailia. I ordered 6oz. bringing the total of my steak to $180 which was pretty outrageous. I think for that price, I expected it to be the best steak I ever had. That wasn't the case. My bfs filet was really good tho. Then dessert, the complimentary cotton candy was fun and yummy! Overall it was an experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely Experience
    JNmonterey
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We celebrated a birthday here. The staff was great, and made the birthday girl feel special. The food was very good, although the prime rib wasn't as flavorful as one would expect. It was however cooked perfectly, and very tender. This is not a cheap date. The bill with the tip came to almost $400. There were four of us, we all split the entrees, and there was only one glas of wine (mine),
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Loved This Placed
    dhabing
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    This was by far the best dining experience I have ever had. The food and service was fabulous and we will definitely dine here again and again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Life Changing Experience
    GeoKooL
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    The food, the service, everything. It was well worth it. It was so close to ATT park. Great choice after the game.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    The service here was exceptional. You really feel like the waiters and servers and giving you special attention, in giving time to explain the menu, wine list and the dishes when delivered to your table. There is no mistaking that this is an expensive night out. We spent $170 a head, but we got what we paid for. The starters were exceptional, I recommend the rabbit! Steaks were cooked to perfection, and we found one side between two was enough. The deserts were a slight let down - found them very dense and filling after very meat-heavy first and second courses. However, the steaks and the service are the stars here. It's definitely a 'special occasion' restaurant unless you have a generous expense allowance!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Time for your MEAT Comma!
    JStorrs
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    What a great find...came here for a business dinner this past week on a recommendation and sure glad we did! The first thing I would shout out is the very friendly staff here. I was running late for our reservation and called and spoke to the front desk people and they couldn't have been more polite and held our table for us and based off of how busy they where could have easily given it away. First course a Caesar salad with a pouched egg on top with bacon and washed down with a seasonal IPA this salad was to die for! Skip right to the meat I got the large Filet medium rare and this steak was so delicious you could have cut it with a fork....I indulged with a side of mushrooms that were equally as tasty. I wanted to lick the plate clean...
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Alexander's is Unparalled!
    KristinaSpringer
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I went here for my Boyfriends 25th Birthday. The accommodating staff worked with me, via email & phone, for two weeks while making my reservation (I kept changing the # of attendees.) Let that set the precedent for the excellent service we received upon arrival. The ambiance is beautiful, the staff was impeccable, and the food was absolutely delicious! They're very aware of those who might have food allergies, so the work around that with the utmost care. Attentive staff and very helpful in navigating the menu. Steaks (I got the Filet) were the BEST I've ever had. We go to a steakhouse in SF every year for our birthdays (His in August, Mine in November...so we've been to A LOT) and Alexanders was the most memorable. HIGHLY recommended!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Up to expectations
    EATS4BB3VIP
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    I can now say "I have had a steak that melted in my mouth" it is an experience every steak lover should have!!! Service was excellent, food was great. The Hamachi Shot was different, but very good, we had one each, had to have another. Salads were small, but turned out to be the right size and very tasty (Heirloom Tomato, Little Gem and Romaine). My dining companion had the 14 oz. Prime Rib which was very tender, very tasty, and prepared to her liking. I had the HYOGO KOBE CITY WAGYU $132.00 for 3 oz, I had a 6 oz. cut, medium rare take you to heaven experience. Christopher and his crew at table one were great, each dish was explained as it was presented, the wine we brought was decanted properly (Turnbull 2008 Cabernet Sauvignon) and great
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great first time visit
    Jedijuni
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Good food. Greater service. Waiters and attendants wearing smiles on their faces.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Prime Rib
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Trendy modern decor, specializes in steaks with Japanese fusion to its menu. were seated at the bar to wait for our table but bartender is not attentive and we waited over 15 minutes not being served, instead he served a group of 6 who came after us. We didnt get our drinks till later at the table. Had the prime rib, excellent, melted like butter, sides and appetizers were very small for the price. I think that waitstaff and servers were overly dressed, creating a stuffy and pretentious atmosphere. There were different servers that presented each entree and i thought that was kinda uncomfortable - one would hv been enough.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great expensive steakhouse
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    Great quality things never come cheap n that very much true for dining experience @ alexander's. Great selection n very precise execution.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Birthday Treat
    Rimley
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I went to Alexander's for a solo birthday celebration, and the staff was so attentive and friendly, it hardly felt like I was dining alone. I got great advice about which Wagyu steaks to order. The only thing that could have made my experience better would be if they had creme brûlée for dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing dinner
    Alis
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Delicious food, sublime food experience, super location and the staff is really kind. We tought it was one Michelin star and we hope it will receive soon as it deserve it.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Classy and modern traditional
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    Went here for a business dinner abd had a sanpling of wagyu beef steaks. Pricey but an unforgettable food event for clients. Alexanders is classy but not stuffy and menu items are traditional with a modern twist.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Steak Ever
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009VIP
    Dined on 7/31/2014
    If you want to have your pallet ruined and never be able to eat normal meat again come here. The steak is the best in the world and best I've ever head. AWESOME!!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food
    JV16
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    If you are looking for a unique steakhouse experience this is the place!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A culinary extravaganza!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    From beginning to end, tastes sensations that are rivaled nowhere else. The service was fantastic. An atmosphere that welcomes. I would recommend to any & all my friends!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2007VIP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    Took one star off because the meat (2 tomahawks and 1 ribeye) was not delivered hot, only warm. We thought appetizer portions were too small. Food quality and service was great, but still quite overpriced.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FrankP
    Dined on 7/23/2014
    The staff attention was excellent from the moment you walk in the door, bartenders know their stuff, seafood appetizers great, steak - - - exceptionally AVERAGE at best which made it disappointing. As my guest commented, it any lacked "Wow" flavor. The T-bone steaks relied on the sauces for flavor. We walked away feeling like we still wanted to go for a steak dinner. As a steak house and at $89 for a steak, the steak should be amazing and not have to be drowned in sauces for flavor.
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  • Fine dining at a steakhouse!
    Foodies
    Dined on 7/22/2014
    We were pleasantly surprised to see such an adventurous and accomplished display of fine dining fare at what is first and foremost a steakhouse! We loved the rabbit, the veal sweetbreads and the squab and the one member of our party of four that is a true red meat eater said his prime rib was the best he has ever had! That's saying something! The wines the sommelier recommended were superb and the service was attentive but not intrusive! A plus!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner.
    Azconnect
    Dined on 7/20/2014
    The staff took a lot of time with us explaining the beef selections, wine and the hint of Japanese flair in several dishes. They started us with champagne and we ended with their signature cotton candy. Fabulous experience.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Alexanders Steakhouse SF
    Bigd
    Dined on 7/16/2014
    Kobe beef has such amazing flavor. This was my moms first time tasting real A5 kobe. She loves filets & always thought Mortons was the best. No one can explain it to you, you must experience for yourself. At first she thought the texture was a bit soft & the filet was a bit better tasting. After a bit longer she realized it was not the filet it was how it was cooked & seasoned, but the Kobe was complete amazing steak flavor & at the end she said she would choose Kobe everytime given the choice even with the higher prices.The waiter we had was a 20 out of 10! Every question we had he gave us a extensive knowledgable answer. He was polite & patient. One of the best I have had at any restaurant in the world & ive been to many 3 star Michelins
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect for special occasion
    woodyx3
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    I took my girlfriend there for her birthday. The meal started out with a card from the chef for her, champagne to say "Happy Birthday", and it just went on from there. The food was amazing (she had the filet and I had the perfect porterhouse, both were perfect), the sides were all awesome (edamame and shishido peppers) then Mac and Cheese and green beans. The servers were all fantastic, honestly one of the best dining experiences we've had in a long time.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A wonderful place for special event
    loulou
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    The sommelier who greeted and served us was fantastic. He was very knowledgeable and recommended great wine pairing with our food and great dishes to go with our celebration. The whole serving staff was wonderful. They were professional and personable as well. The wine list was impressive. The price tag was high, but it was worthy for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best meal of my life
    HRHdmc
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    Most attentive, friendly (unpretentious) service and delicious food. We were there for a birthday celebration and they made the whole evening extra special. It's not just a meal but an experience to dine at Alexander's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wow, what a steak!
    homegrown
    Dined on 7/11/2014
    This was, simply, one of the best meals I have had in a long time. We happened into Alexander's by accident in my new neighborhood, and what a great surprise. It is extremely pricey, but worth every penny. From the bartender, who delivered our drinks personally and explained the special syrup used to make probably the finest gin and tonic I have ever had (summer in London at the Berkeley might beat it), to the steak that melts like butter, to the Chateaux Margaux BY THE GLASS, to the sides, which were divine. Everything was simply perfect. Amazing. I will go again, when my checking account has recovered . . . but I will go again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • How can you get steak wrong?
    GXXXVIP
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    We'd been to Alexanders many times before, but never again! It took over an hour for the steaks to arrive, even though the restaurant was moderately crowded. The $89 aged ribeye chop was overcooked and tough. The filets were good however. They have raised priced considerably since we were last there. This is now a place to avoid.
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  • Awesome
    james
    Dined on 7/6/2014
    amazing food, tremendous service. i love this place!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Customer Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/5/2014
    Great customer service from hostess, waiter, and chef! We received lots of complementaries while waiting for our food and even for dessert! Overall.. great experience with Alexander's Steakhouse!!!
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008VIP
    Dined on 6/30/2014
    As good as the Cupertino location. Even the classic hamachi shots are different here and spectacular! We now have a new go to place in the city for steak.
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    fit for foodies, special occasion
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  • Great steak dining experience
    fave4steakdining
    Dined on 6/29/2014
    The food was fantastic, steaks amazing, the gem salad was a real gem, the cotton candy was a total surprise.
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    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Just ok
    urbancrunchyVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    The salmon lacked flavor despite its many ingredients. I wasn't a fan of how it was cooked, as it ended up mushy and lukewarm. Wasn't super wowed by anything. And we were charged for the wrong bottle of wine—one that was double the price. They fixed the bill, but I'd expect more attention to detail from a high end steakhouse.
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  • OUTSTANDING
    NapaVIP
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    From the minute we walked in to Alexander's, we were taken care of. The staff were attentive and extremely helpful. The time they take explaining each cut of meat, the beer selection, etc is wonderful. The Wagyu steaks are outstanding and I also must recommend the corn soup
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, notable wine list
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    I would recommend this to a friend.