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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Overall Rating

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food

4.4

service

4.6

ambience

4.4

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (52)
Good for a Date (47)
Good for Anniversaries (43)
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Romantic (41)
Good for Birthdays (40)
Worth the Drive (26)
Notable Wine List (23)
Quiet Conversation (20)
Bar Seating (19)
Business Meals (18)
Cozy (16)
Good for Groups (15)
Fit for Foodies (15)
Happy Hour (14)
Creative Cuisine (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (13)
Fun (9)
Tasting Menu (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Authentic (7)
Casual (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Disabled Access (5)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Have eaten in High Stakes and found the quality of the food has varied. This time it was excellent and I was particularly pleased to have the steak and lobster which was on special. It was excellent! My husband had the red grouper with broccolini but he did not find it particularly good. It was a special and not regularly on the menu. Two other people in our party share the Tomahawk and they were very pleased with it. The other person had the sliders and she said they were very good. She has had them in the past and was not particularly pleased with them. This time they were very good. The corn, potatoes and asparagus were winners and their bread basket. All in all, in was a very enjoyable experience by all.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined 4 days ago

Wife had filet & lobster --- filet ok, lobster had been pre-cooked and kept in warmer. It was dry and tasteless. I had rib eye medium rare. Ok but nothing special. No crust. Was sweet. We had brussel sprouts and shishito peppers as sides. Both were "sauced" and overly sweet. Everything was like the chef had a love affair with sugar and sauce. All throughout the meal we could hear the chef yelling at the kitchen staff. Total bill for two, with one cheap Proseco wine and two Manhattens was over $200. Not a super enjoyable evening. Will not go back. Will not recommend.

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·Dined 6 days ago

I initially made reservations for 6 to celebrate my birthday. They were able to accommodate my request for 11, instead of 6, when I called the morning of my birthday, which WAS the only plus. I made reservations at 7:15 , but dinner was not served until past 8:30 pm. We were waiting forever!!! Then, we had to wait another 15-20 mins for one of the entrees!!!! We had to tell 2 different employees that we were still waiting for one more entree. This was not the best steak house that I ever had but not the worst.

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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined 6 days ago

The service was okay! But the foods was not too good. 1st the foods come out uncooked. Then it was
Charcoal burnt. No taste after that. No one came &
Ask after they seen the foods over burnt if we would like something else or did they even bothered offered to redo after seeing the Steak is charcoal & so hard to eat. Very disappointed.

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·Dined 6 days ago

Food is excellent! The French onion soup is delicious. Everyone in our group loved their dish.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 13, 2018

For having a tab close to $200 the steak I ordered was charred and had 0 flavor to it. Was told this is the best steakhouse in the area but I’ve had better steaks at Outback for less than half the price.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on January 11, 2018

did not realize the steak and lobster came covered in kale, which I hate !!

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·Dined on January 10, 2018

We’ve been here twice now for a special occasion. Both times the food and service have been excellent. There are extra touches the staff does for you such as complimentary appetizers and extra chocolate covered toffee to take home. I highly recommend it for a special occasion.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 6, 2018

Not the best. Luckily my Husband and I didn't have to pay (comps used), because I would have been complaining. My Filet was not evenly cooked, way over cooked and tough to cut. We had to order sides separately, my Brussels sprouts were burnt, not crispy, black. I feel like they didnt actually take the time to cook properly. I did enjoy our started salads and the cocktail. Not sure if we will return

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on January 5, 2018

The food, service, and ambiance are amazing. Pricey, but well worth it for special occasions. The portions are very generous. Sides are perfect for sharing.

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

It was my third time. Each time was enjoyable and relaxing. The food melted in your mouth. It was delicious. Will definitely go back.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

The service was outstanding and it was elegant and not noisy or smokey. The food was top notch and I definitely recommend treating your loved one.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Happy Hour, Quiet Conversation, Organic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Our ceaser was not good. The fish was soggy and the steak was just ok. We waited for a steak knife and he never came back to fill coffee! The side dish was just ok as well. We’ve eaten there before and it was really good! I was just sad we spent 200$ and wasn’t happy at all. But our server was very sweet. We also felt very rushed and you had empty tables. Thank you.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent service, food was outstanding ... can’t wait to go back!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Menu was creative with a nice wine list. A bit on the expensive end but the excellent service we received by our waitress made the overall experience quite delightful. It was a wonderful dinner.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

The food was outstanding. My kids are still boasting about the steaks and how they melted in your mouth.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fun, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

Steak had NO taste , food wasn’t very good at all. Service wasn’t great. Wouldn’t recommend going there. Way too over priced for the quality that they offer.

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·Dined on December 26, 2017

Overall a wonderful experience. The priciest steak, potatoes and creamed corn I have ever eaten. The bacon wrapped shrimp were off the hook. The bread bowl variety was really good. The staff was awesome, very helpful but for the price I could have had four meals for the same price and been equally satisfied. The fact that it was an anniversary dinner was the saving grace of the whole night.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Made reservations a week ahead of time. Table readiness was 15 minutes late. Filet minion Oscar style was overcooked crab and old oily butter. Everything else was great.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 26, 2017

This was our 5th Christmas dinner we have done there and all were excellent.
From the friendly hostesses, bus service and servers, A+.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 26, 2017

It was Christmas Day Night and they were very busy. We waited for over an hour for our entrees. We were understanding and our server could not have been nicer. We will definitely go again as we enjoyed ourselves very much.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Very nice dinner & evening, relaxed attentive service by mike p., scallop app, lamb chops

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 25, 2017

THE most sumptuous food, impeccable service and perfect surroundings to spoil yourself with!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Quick Bite, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Happy Hour, Organic
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Good but pricey

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·Dined on December 22, 2017

I took my husband there for his birthday and he really enjoyed it.
We will definitely be back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Good Prime Rib, Top Sirloin, and the Lobster Tail was very good. That was all I could eat.

Tags: People Watching, Great for Lunch
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Food was excellent and Michael P., our waiter, was great as he always is.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 21, 2017

The steak and lobster were excellent. We LOVE dining at High Steaks at Thunder Valley. Never disappointed. The food always delicious and service is always spot on. I look forward to returning each time and never a disappointment.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on December 21, 2017

Absolutely amazing menu and service.... expensive, but well worth the money

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 20, 2017

We dine out a lot, in many cities and towns and when we find a place like this we are pleasantly surprised. The steaks are top notch. My wife is a very demanding and experienced chef and she said this was the best restaurant meal she has ever had.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Could have been much better. It was not terrible but it was also not great. Food was good but over priced. I had the porterhouse. Again it was good but it’s clear there only open for high rollers not the normal public. Would I go again????? Yes but only for drinks and an app

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vip
 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 18, 2017

The food, service and ambiance of the restaurant are amazing. It’s pricey, but worth it, especially for special occasions.

Tags: Romantic
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Great date night for my wife and I. You forget you’re dining in a casino while you’re in the restaurant. Friendly, professional service too.

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Great ambience for a business dinner or date. The customer service is excellent. Management Mr.Jenkins Davis, gives your dining an excellent attentive service and excellent staff.

The food is wonderful.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Everything we had was excellent! It was a bit loud throughout the restaurant but good for lively groups.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Fun, Business Meals
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Good food, nice staff! Great for a date night. We will be going back soon!!

Tags: Business Meals, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

We were surprised at how good the food turned out. Portions were perfect size and provided a little extra for take home. Service, and dining room décor were very good. We definitely plan on a return visit with friends.

Tags: Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Happy hour was great, transferred over to our table and all food and drinks were top notch.

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·Dined on December 10, 2017

Was happy with everything with the food and service! look forward to going back soon.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Excellent dinner with my son. Outstanding service, great food, prices are moderate to high, but it is worth the money.

Tags: Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Disabled Access, Business Meals
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