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The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in Denver

The OpenTable Team

Denver is high on the list of top foodie destinations. From enjoying craft beers in a hipster neighborhood restaurant to taking in the posh atmosphere of delicatessens in Union Station, there’s little that this city doesn’t offer. And when it comes to steak, Denver restaurants know exactly what they’re doing. We always say do as the locals do, but what about eating as the locals eat? We turned to our data and editorial experts to curate the best steak restaurants in the Mile High City because we know they know best. Here are the 20 restaurants that should be on your must-hit list in Denver.

Restaurants:The Palm Denver, STK – Denver, The Capital Grille - Denver
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Downtown / LoDo
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The Palm Denver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
2,160 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Business Meals
  • Special Occasion
Any restaurant operating in Denver for nearly a century has seen plenty of change. And while the huge mural of rugged cowboys with high-rise buildings in the background portrays thRead more
85% recommended
Great for Lunch in Denver

STK – Denver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
842 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
A steak by any other name would taste as good, and the eatery that boasts a shortened version of the word makes a point of proving it. The chic lounge gives off the appearance of aRead more
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in Denver / Colorado

The Capital Grille - Denver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
3,425 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Restaurants must exude class and quality to make it in LoDo, Denver’s oldest neighborhood. The Capital Grille easily accomplishes this with quick valet service, exceptional table sRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver / Colorado

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Denver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
941 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
The name might be outside of the box, but this eatery offers an experience that most would expect from restaurants with fancy-sounding French names. Business casual attire is requiRead more
90% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver
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Guard & Grace

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
2,050 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Just like a Waffle House, the kitchen at Guard and Grace works in full view of the patrons sitting at the counter. Rest assured, though, that it’s nothing like a Waffle House. ThisRead more
92% recommended
Most Booked in Denver / Colorado
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LoHi Steakbar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Highlands
710 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
This hyperlocal eatery is chef-owned and works with community artisans in creating its made-from-scratch offerings. The seating and décor manage to pull off a contemporary feel whiRead more
87% recommended

Bastien's Restaurant

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Uptown
441 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
The rustic sign outside of this eatery gives off a vibe that’s more “1950’s roadside diner” than “upscale steakhouse.” This didn’t stop Denver citizens from voting it Best SteakhouRead more
94% recommended
Special Occasion in Denver / Colorado
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Urban Farmer

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
654 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Offering some of the best steak in Denver comes secondary to sustainability for this eatery. This is so much the case that there is a microgreens farm and mushroom terrarium in theRead more
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver

Buckhorn Exchange

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central
522 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Those wanting to experience the Old West days of Denver can do so here, since the eatery was established in 1893. The décor includes items from a simpler time — along with mounted Read more
91% recommended
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Shanahan's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Tech Center / Greenwood Village
5,987 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Contemporary paintings, imported Italian lighting, and a combination of steel, glass, stone, and granite features make this eatery look more like a modern art museum. Patrons enjoyRead more
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver / Colorado

ELWAY'S Downtown

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
3,392 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
Being owned by NFL-great John Elway is enough to attract some people, but no one should think they’re walking into a sports bar. This is a high-end eatery with a huge wine selectioRead more
84% recommended

Morton's The Steakhouse - Denver

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
1,567 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Special Occasion
Industry publications and organizations ranging from Wine Spectator to Restaurant News have given accolades to this eatery. It all started when Playboy Club employees decided they’Read more
96% recommended
Best Service in Denver

EDGE Restaurant & Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
2,139 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This eatery refers to itself as a “Progressive American Steakhouse,” and it does well at living up to that name. There’s a large cocktail/wine/beer list, and meats come primarily fRead more
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Denver

Denver Chophouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
4,153 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
This falls into the category of eateries that are always mentioned when discussing Denver’s booming culinary scene: restaurants that brew their own ales on-site. Located in a histoRead more
92% recommended

Quality Italian- Denver

$$$$·Italian·
Cherry Creek
1,170 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It’s not a traditional steakhouse, regional Italian eatery, or Italian-American restaurant. It’s a combination of all three. Ingredients from both the U.S. and Italy are used in moRead more
94% recommended
Italian in Denver
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Ocean Prime - Denver - Larimer Square

$$$$·Seafood·
Downtown / LoDo
4,887 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
This eatery boasts a supper club experience unlike any other. Its corner location and large windows allow patrons to take in the hustle and bustle of Denver’s most historic block. Read more
88% recommended
Seafood in Denver / Colorado
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801 Chophouse - Denver

$$$$·Steak·
Cherry Creek
1,036 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
While it’s one of the newer steakhouse options in Denver, it certainly plays second fiddle to no one. The dining sets and bar exude an ambience of fine dining. The green-jacket-spoRead more
96% recommended
Steak in Denver / Colorado

Columbine Steak House & Lounge

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lakewood
Those looking for a delicious steak without having to dress up fancy have flocked to this diner for over half a century. The food is simple. So simple, in fact, that local diners hRead more
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Fogo De Chao

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / LoDo
The salad bar is expansive enough to bring vegans and vegetarians from miles around, but everyone knows this place is about the steak. There are all-you-can-eat options and meats aRead more
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Mickey's Top Sirloin

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Thornton
Mickey’s has a simple interior that one would expect to see at a burger joint or Mexican restaurant. Interestingly enough, it has both of these options, along with Italian offeringRead more
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