The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in Houston

The OpenTable Team

Located on the Gulf Coast, Houston is Texas’s most populous city. Home to a bustling Chinatown and the Indian-influenced Mahatma Gandhi District, it’s safe to say that Houston is one of the most multicultural urban areas in the US. With so many cultures infused throughout the city, there’s plenty to eat—especially when it comes to steak. However, everyone’s a critic when it comes to restaurants. So we dug into our data to unearth the real tastemakers—the diners we know are going to the best steak restaurants in the area. Here’s where they’re dining now in H-town.

Restaurants:Pappas Bros. Steakhouse - Galleria, Mastro's Steakhouse - Houston, The Palm Houston
Price Range:$$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steak, Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Galleria / Uptown

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse - Galleria

$$$$·Steak·
Galleria / Uptown
6,676 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse is one of Houston’s most popular steak restaurants. The star of the show here is most definitely the huge selection of USDA dry-aged beef. All of the classiRead more
95% recommended
Best Overall in Houston

Mastro's Steakhouse - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Galleria / Uptown
1,908 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Mastro’s Steakhouse has perfected the art of serving classic fire-grilled steaks in an elegant setting. This sophisticated eatery in the heart of Houston’s downtown district speciaRead more
87% recommended
Most Booked in Houston
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The Palm Houston

$$$$·Steak·
Galleria / Uptown
1,225 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for a Date
The Palm Houston is something of a landmark in Texas. This stylish, sophisticated eatery has been serving the good people of Texas USDA Prime steaks since the 1930s — and it’s stilRead more
89% recommended

Pappas Bros. Steakhouse - Downtown

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
1,622 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for Birthdays
Pappas Bros. Steakhouse in the downtown area of Houston is a veritable playground for meat lovers. This eatery’s selection of USDA Prime beef steaks is almost second to none in TexRead more
92% recommended
Notable Wine List in Houston

Brenner's Steakhouse on the Bayou

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
4,257 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Scenic View
Brenner’s Steakhouse on the Bayou offers a comprehensive selection of grilled steaks in stunning surroundings. Located in a wooded retreat, this distinctive eatery surrounds dinersRead more
91% recommended
Scenic View in Houston

The Capital Grille - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Galleria / Uptown
1,927 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
For an elegant and refined steakhouse dining experience (along with quite possibly the best steak in Houston), The Capital Grille takes some beating. Located in the Galleria, this Read more
94% recommended
Notable Wine List in Houston

The Capital Grille - Houston - CityCentre

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Side
1,169 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Located on West Sam Houston Parkway in the north of the city, The Capital Grille is a treasure trove of USDA Prime cuts. Aged and cut on the premises, every steak and chop here comRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Houston

Brenner’s Steakhouse Katy Freeway

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Side
2,447 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Brenner’s Steakhouse Katy Freeway is a treat for all the senses. Yes, there’s a huge range of quality steaks and chops to choose from. But the restaurant itself is something to behRead more
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Houston

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Memorial City

$$$$·Steakhouse·
West Side
4,910 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Just a stone’s throw from Highway 249, Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille manages to combine elegance with a casual service style. But there’s nothing casual about this eatery’s decor. StRead more
92% recommended

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Galleria / Uptown
1,318 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is a romantic eatery that surrounds diners with grand architecture and unique decor. The spectacular dining area is the perfect backdrop for anniversaries,Read more
92% recommended

Killen's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steak·
Alvin / Pearland
4,462 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Killen’s Steakhouse on W Broadway Pearland is one of Houston’s proudest culinary achievements. Executive chef Ron Killen perfected his skills at the world-renowned Le Cordon Bleu bRead more
91% recommended
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Riel Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Texas
608 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Located on Fairview Street in the Montrose area of Houston, Riel Restaurant has a big reputation for big steaks. One of the most popular dishes on the menu is the 44 Farms Bone-in Read more
87% recommended
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Steak 48 - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
5,266 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Steak 48 is a contemporary eatery that prides itself on serving USDA Prime steaks with style and flair. The dining area is a contemporary space, yet it offers a warm, homely welcomRead more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Houston
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Truluck's - Ocean's Finest Seafood & Crab - Houston

$$$$·Seafood·
Galleria / Uptown
2,508 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Truluck's Seafood, Steak and Crab House on Westheimer Road is a contemporary, stylish eatery serving rustic steak and seafood dishes. Diners are assured of the freshest crab, lobstRead more
93% recommended
Seafood in Houston

Roka Akor - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
River Oaks
790 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Roka Akor on Weslayan Street is a different kind of steakhouse. While this hugely popular restaurant serves all the usual classic steak dishes, it's also an authentic Japanese eateRead more
99% recommended
Steakhouse in Houston

Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse - Houston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Galleria / Uptown
3,949 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Del Frisco's on Westheimer Road offers an elegantly formal dining experience that takes its inspiration from the 1920s. This two-floor eatery is characterized by its opulent decor,Read more
96% recommended

Bistecca

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Midtown / Montrose
718 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Bistecca is an Italian steakhouse known for its contemporary presentation of fire-grilled meats. Diners can chow down on stunningly crafted seafood dishes too. Among the house specRead more
92% recommended
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