About High Steaks - Thunder Valley Casino Resort

High Steaks steakhouse prepares the finest cuts of Prime beef broiled to perfection alongside unique appetizers and side dishes such as our signature Bacon-Wrapped Prawns or Sweet Corn Brûlée. Complement your meal with an award-winning wine selection, featuring some of the most notable vintners, while you savor traditional steakhouse dining amid an atmosphere of style, class and sophistication.

1200 Athens Avenue
Lincoln, CA 95648
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse

Hours of Operation:
Sunday through Thursday: 5PM to 10PM. Friday and Saturday: 5PM to 11PM.

Cross Street:
Industrial Avenue

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(916) 408-8327

Website:
http://www.thundervalleyresort.com/Dining/High-Steaks

Entertainment:
Live piano-bar-style entertainment Friday and Saturday nights.

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Takeout, Wine

High Steaks - Thunder Valley Casino Resort Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.4

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (53)
Good for Anniversaries (43)
Romantic (39)
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Good for a Date (39)
Good for Birthdays (28)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Worth the Drive (20)
Happy Hour (17)
Bar Seating (16)
Notable Wine List (16)
Business Meals (15)
Fit for Foodies (14)
Pre/post Theatre (14)
Good for Groups (14)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Authentic (9)
Cozy (9)
Fun (9)
Comfort Food (8)
Tasting Menu (7)
Casual (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Neighborhood Gem (6)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Healthy (5)
Paleo Friendly (4)
Disabled Access (4)
Late-night Find (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
People Watching (3)
Seasonal (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Kid-friendly (2)
Live Sports (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tapas (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great Beer (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Spicy (1)
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 2 days ago

It was our 56th anniversary as we told the waiter and noted on our reservasion But, Nothing special happened or even mentioned??

Dan Lorenzo

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for Groups
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 3 days ago

Started in the bar for a glass of bubbly for husband's birthday. Moved to the dining room where we had the Tuesday Prime Rib special with a couple of sides and a great bottle of wine. Food was excellent, portions large, service incredible. Will definitely go back (and ask for the same server).

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined 7 days ago

My wife and I dined at High Steak Steakhouse for a birthday gift. Service and food was fabulous . Service was OUTSTANDING and worth going for. Our dinner was Excellent and enjoyed it very much. My hats off to the staff from the hostess, our WONDERFUL waitress, our Chef and the manager. Made my wife and I feel we were important and welcomed guests.
THANK YOU AGAIN FOR ALL YOUR KINDNESS AND CARING!!
A SPECIAL THANK YOU TO Ronnie our SUPER Waitress .
See you again!!😉

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for a Date
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·Dined 7 days ago

Great service and the food was just delicious. We would definitely come back.

Tags: Kid-friendly, Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Always a wonderful experience. Quality of food is great😀😀

Tags: Bar Seating, Cozy, Happy Hour
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·Dined on November 8, 2017

Food was outstanding and the servers were very respectful and prompt. Our server was very knowledgeable and kind

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 6, 2017

Always excellent service. Tristan was awesome! We have had better steak on previous visits, but it was still delicious!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Love that we don't have to drive to Vegas or LA for an amazing 5-star steakhouse experience. The food is absolutely top class, and the service is on point, friendly and accommodating. It's a bit noisy when full (especially near the bar), but other than that we have ZERO complaints and will be back many times more!!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The food was great! However, it was extremly loud and the lighting was terrible.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on November 5, 2017

High Steaks always makes us feel like we are somewhere special!
But it’s when we start eating is when we Know we are somewhere special! Great staff run by a very attentive Ringleader making sure all is well & good for customers
Steve ~
Auburn

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on November 4, 2017

We have been going to Thunder Valley Steak house for 14 years and it is the best restaurant we have ever been too and we have been t restaurants around the U.S. and the world.
The service and food are the best.
You can share most all dinner and apps at no extra cost. They are brought to the table in separate plates and it still a good proportion. We can not wait to go again!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Romantic, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on November 1, 2017

Food as usual was outstanding. Out Server Tristan was on top of everything to make sure that we had a pleasant time. One of the wait staff seemed to be in a hurry to get us out as she took all of the dinnerware and left my wife holding a roll with no dish to sit it down on.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 30, 2017

I have now eaten at High Steaks five times and have had consistently excellent food and service. One of the best steak restaurants in the greater Sacramento area!

Tags: Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 29, 2017

My wife and I had a wonderful anniversary dinner! Our appetizers and entrees were delicious, and the service was excellent. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Authentic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 28, 2017

This is a place where you want to celebrate something special. What a great experience, awesome evening with friends. Food was out of this world!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 25, 2017

The roasted corn lobster bisque is always good... my husband ordered the halibut as it was the special... not very tasty... I ordered the scallops last time and they weren't very good either....our daughter ordered chicken and it was good... I had a salad and it hardly had any dressing on it... We do like to go there and now know not to order fish....

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

The food is always great and never a disappointment. However our server seemed to be distracted with other tables and we felt ignored. We drove almost 1 1/2 hrs for our 5 yr Anniversary and it was my boyfriend's first time and I raved so much of the food and service. He love'd the food but wasn't to happy about the service.

Tags: Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 22, 2017

I made a reservation for dinner but it made no sense I was still waiting 30 mins to sit down. Very dissatisfied

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Food was just ok. We both ordered the prime rib, but what we received did not resemble prime rib. The portions were adequate, but the meat was tough and looked like an unknown cut of meat.
Service was good and the ambiance was nice. I would be nice if there was parking available right outside the restaurant to avoid a long walk through a smoke filled casino. LIke many people, I do not trust valet parking, too many bad experiences. Prices were high compared to similar venues.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 16, 2017

As usual everything was perfect. Have been coming here since Day 1 (Austin’s). The server was great but service/ attentiveness seemed slower this trip. But no complaints overall.

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·Dined on October 16, 2017

First time in and the food was good and reasonably priced.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Good food and beverages, great service too.

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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Met a client that truly enjoy the upscale environment and privacy. The staff was professional and attentive. I was very happy with the service I received.
You will not go wrong at this location.

Tags: Good for a Date, Happy Hour, Quick Bite, Fun, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Tasting Menu
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Great service and food was delicious.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Everything was amazing! I love the jalapeno cheese rolls they give you and asked for extra. For appetizers, we had steak tartare and half a dozen oysters. I absolutely loved the tartare! It was my first time trying it. My bacon wrapped filet mignon was delicious and juicy. My husband's scallops we're tender and not rubbery. Finished off with the lemon cheesecake which was amazing and refreshing.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We celebrate our birthdays along with another couple (so normally 4 times a year we indulge). We normally order your delicious and mouth-watering steaks. We ordered them this time as well, but the texture was that of a roast, not a high end steak. It was disappointing!! Also, the asparagus was very limp. The mushrooms were delicious!! Also, our waiter was awesome—we loved his sense of humor!! Please thank him for us!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

This was not my first visit. My girlfriend and I were wearing black pants. We got white napkins (5-Star Restaurant?). Server forgot my iced tea. It would have been nice to know the house was out of oysters when we were seated.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Food is outstanding. Noise level is way to high to be considered a fine steak house. Poor special occasion place due to noise.

Tags: People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 30, 2017

We we're there to celebrate a girlfriend's 40th birthday and they were very accommodating to our every need and want. It was very nice, the service was outstanding, the food was delicious and we would all definitely go back.

Tags: Casual, Fun, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Live Sports, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Hot Spot
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 29, 2017

I was dining with my family and kids. The food was exceptional. I have a salmon it was cooked to perfection. The service was perfect. Our waiter was right on time with everything was very attentive. I would highly recommend this restaurant

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Ate at High Steaks to celebrate my Mom's birthday while staying at the Thunder Valley Hotel. The ambiance was really nice and classy and the service was excellent. We started with the happy hour for a drink and a couple of appetizers. The happy hour prices are very good and the place was bustling . We ordered the prawns with cocktail sauce and the oysters on the half shell with mignonette sauce and cocktail sauce. There seemed to be a problem with the oysters being too small because we had a couple of oysters that were minuscule as did the couple sitting next to us. After telling our bartender of the problem, he quickly sent two new one over.
The restaurant was not busy so it made for a nice quiet dinner. We ordered the seafood platter, the poke' plate, and the aged rib eye steak for dinner. The had a nice amuse bouche of pork cheeks and a nice basket of warm breads with butter which were very nice and complimentary. The poke was on a bed of seaweed salad and served with won ton chips. I've made poke' and the seaweed salad is usually packaged so it wasn't very impressive to me. The seafood platter of lobster, lump crab, king crab, oysters, and prawns were just ordinary. They should all be succulent and they were served cold and a little stiff as if they were taken out of a container and plated. The steak was 20 oz and very expensive (over $50) so I expected a lot since I've had aged steak before. I have to say it was cooked well, but it just didn't have a lot of flavor for an aged steak and it wasn't as tender as it should be. However, the service was very nice and I wanted my Mom to have a good time so I had a nice glass of wine and enjoyed our time together. My Mom enjoyed the meal and was very happy so I was content. My suggestion would be to think through the preparation a bit more and make things spectacular to match the prices and the ambiance, then the place would be busier.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Romantic, Bar Seating, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 26, 2017

Service was excellent. A bit pricey as everything was ala carte. Food was very good. However, our steak was a bit gristly and their special potatoes weren't worth the hype the waiter portrayed. They were thick sliced fried potatoes.

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Happy Hour
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Very accommodating, I hit traffic and was able to push my reservation out a bit. Great cocktails and dinner was amazing

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Pre/post Theatre, Paleo Friendly, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Healthy, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 23, 2017

This restaurant is always on the top of the game. Never had a bad experience.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Romantic
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 21, 2017

We were seated and served promptly. The steaks were excellent and served to order, from rare to medium. Heaven for meat eaters! Side dishes were family style and large, broccoli, mushrooms, and asparagus. If you love beets, you have to have the beet salad. Mouth watering. Thank you for a great night!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Prompt service. Wait staff smiling but not because they had to. Food prepared to our preference. Service of food quiet, polite, efficient. Dessert design terrific. Dessert very rich!!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Excellent steaks and the French onion soup is outstanding.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on September 17, 2017

The excellent steaks were only outdone by the fantastic service from Evan, our waiter. He was personable, knowledgeable and quick. This experience was as good as any high end steak house I've ever been.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 16, 2017

Unfortunately it took 25 minutes for our server to wait on us and it took an hour to get our food. We had to pick up our son and didn't have time to eat, we had to take our food to go.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Had a really great meal there....! Food was excellent...! Service excellent, Cocktails excellent...! Salad super fresh, had the deconstructed Beef Wellington, must say probably one of the best cuts of meat I have ever had at a restaurant. My wife had the seared Albacore, she was very pleased. Had a just fantastic meal...! Excellent server, attentive but not in your face and did not rush us. Never been here before but I surely will go back. And I am not a big casino guy, I tend to stay away from smokey places but I will put up with it to go here again someday.

Tags: Special Occasion
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