The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in Boston

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Filled with colonial architecture, immigrant neighborhoods, public green spaces, world-renowned universities and New England charm, Boston, Massachusetts represents a historical American city full of personality. "Beantown" houses the oldest city park in the United States, the Freedom Trail, the Museum of Fine Arts and, of course, Fenway Park. Whether catching a quick bite at Faneuil Hall Marketplace or enjoying fine dining in Beacon Hill, you can plenty of places to eat - including steakhouses. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. When hankering for a delicious cut of beef, check out our Tastemaker 20 List of what foodies consider the best steakhouse in Boston.

Restaurants:Bar Mezzana, Harvest, Row 34 - Boston
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Italian, Contemporary American, Seafood
Neighborhoods:South End, Cambridge, Fort Point Channel

Bar Mezzana

$$$$·Italian·
South End
937 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Located in the super quaint South End, Bar Mezzana is a coastal Italian restaurant specializing in crudo and hand-made pasta dishes. Led by Chef Colin Lynch, the restaurant featureRead more
95% recommended
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Harvest

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cambridge
4,004 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Harvest is a Contemporary American Seafood and Steakhouse known for celebrating ingredients and recipes of New England. They focus on using Read more
98% recommended
Contemporary American in Boston

Row 34 - Boston

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Point Channel
1,045 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Row 34, located in Fort Point Channel in Boston, might peg itself as a seafood place but don’t overlook the steak here! Locals consider this restaurant one of the best steakhouses Read more
93% recommended
Seafood in Boston / New England
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Waypoint

$$$$·Seafood·
Cambridge
1,426 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Romantic
  • Creative Cuisine
Waypoint is the second Cambridge restaurant of Chef Michael Scelfo of Alden and Harlow. Located right in the gateway of Harvard Square, the name of the restaurant means a plot poinRead more
89% recommended
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Loyal Nine

$$$$·American·
Cambridge
608 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Loyal Nine, conveniently located right on Cambridge Street in Boston, is one of the city’s trendiest and most interesting restaurants. The menu focuses on Contemporary American, stRead more
89% recommended
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Grill 23 & Bar

$$$$·Steak·
Back Bay
6,832 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
Open for over 30 years, Grill 23 and Bar is one of the most beloved restaurants in the city. Many locals consider it to be the best steakhouse in the city and it features an old-scRead more
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in Boston
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The Capital Grille - Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
4,865 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Business Meals
Located in the Hynes Convention Center in the Back Bay, The Capital Grille Steakhouse is one of the city’s premier dining destinations. Bring a date or a client here to wine, dine Read more
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston
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Strip by Strega

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
1,175 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Hot Spot
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
If you’re interested in a steakhouse with lots of modern appeal, look no further than Strip by Stega. This is an all-new, high-energy concept by famed restaurateur Nick Varano, locRead more
89% recommended
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Smith & Wollensky Boston – Atlantic Wharf

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Seaport
2,789 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Smith & Wollensky is a name known around the world for serving high-quality steaks in a polished, elegant setting. This outpost on the Boston Seaport has the added bonus of waterfrRead more
88% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston

Ocean Prime - Boston Seaport

$$$$·Steak·
Seaport
3,038 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Ocean Prime, located on Northern Avenue in the Seaport District, is a contemporary American restaurant and lounge from famed restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. The setting features warRead more
93% recommended
Steak in Boston / New England
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Abe and Louie's Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
6,348 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Abe and Louie’s, located on Boylston Street in the Back Bay, is hands-down one of the best steakhouses in Boston. It’s a fine dining spot that’s on par with the best classic steakhRead more
99% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
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Fogo de Chao - Boston

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Back Bay
2,543 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Good for a Date
Fogo de Chao, located in the center of Back Bay, is the answer to authentic Southern Brazilian steak in Boston. It’s in the historic Copley Square, across from the Boston Public LiRead more
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Crossing
5,258 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Business Meals
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is one of the most famous names in quality steaks in America. This outpost, located on School Street in Downtown Crossing, is one of the most elegant fine Read more
87% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston

Morton's The Steakhouse - Boston Seaport

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Seaport
3,422 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Romantic
With a prime location on the waterfront, Morton’s is the place for steak in the Seaport. The restaurant offers panoramic view of the Harbor from the bar and a seasonal patio where Read more
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston
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The Palm Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Financial District
1,600 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The Palm Restaurant serves up nationally renowned USDA Prime aged steaks that garner it a mention as one of the best steakhouses in Boston. Located in the lobby of One InternationaRead more
84% recommended

Stockyard Classic American Tavern

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brighton
1,340 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
A lot of diners get obsessed with the latest, greatest openings in town, but sometimes it is the old classics that consistently serve up the best meals. Stockyard is a perfect examRead more
94% recommended
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Sky

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Norwood
1,629 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Romantic
Sky Restaurant, located in the Norwood area of Boston on Route 1 South, is a casual elegant American place with a focus on creating delicious, fun American food. Diners can indulgeRead more
89% recommended
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Willy’s Steakhouse Grill & Sushi Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Shrewsbury
1,936 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Willy’s Steakhouse, Grill and Sushi Bar is the prime destination for amazing steaks in central Massachusetts. It’s a hidden gem located in historic Shrewsbury Center and the atmospRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Central MA
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Davio's - Foxboro

$$$$·Italian·
Foxboro
2,735 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Davio’s began on Newbury Street in Boston and now has locations in Brookline, Cambridge and Park Square. The restaurant is a warm and elegant oasis, offering an escape from the husRead more
93% recommended
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Bogie's Place

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Crossing
339 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Bogie’s Place is a very cool steakhouse speakeasy tucked inside jm Curley, one of the best bars in the city. It doesn’t have a website and only features a tiny sign pointing to a cRead more
88% recommended
Romantic in Boston / New England
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Boston Chops - Downtown Crossing

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Crossing
636 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Boston Chops is a casual elegant restaurant that many locals consider to be the best steakhouse in Boston. It features a contemporary and stylish interior with a warm, inviting vibRead more
89% recommended
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