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The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in New Orleans

The OpenTable Team

Some cities are known for music or festivals. Others are celebrated for architecture or food culture. New Orleans is one of the lucky few that can boast traditions in all of these areas. Every year, millions of visitors flood the Big Easy to enjoy Mardi Gras celebrations. Millions more make the trip to walk the French Quarter, take in the Bourbon Street nightlife, or taste the gumbo and po’ boys that set this city apart. The Big Easy is a food paradise with a long history of unique flavor combinations, especially for steak. But where are the smartest, savviest diners in NOLA eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker 20. We’ve culled the data to find the best steak restaurants among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Here's where to go when looking for steak in New Orleans.

Restaurants:Andy's Bistro, Brasa Churrasqueria, Buddies Bar and Grill
Price Range:$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Metairie, Hammond
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Andy's Bistro

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Metairie
634 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fine dining and formal clothes are fun, but sometimes the occasion calls for a more casual atmosphere. Andy’s Bistro delivers in grand fashion. Start by sampling the quintessentialRead more
95% recommended

Brasa Churrasqueria

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Metairie
441 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
Brasa chef and owner, Edgar Caro, didn’t leave his Colombian heritage behind when he came to New Orleans. Every dish he serves combines South American flavors with the local ingredRead more
90% recommended

Buddies Bar and Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Hammond
37 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
Chef Michael Liuzza brings a special flair to the menu at Buddies Bar and Grill. While honoring New Orleans traditions, he simultaneously creates new flavor combinations. The Chef’Read more
100% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in New Orleans / Louisiana

Chophouse New Orleans – Prime Steaks

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
2,399 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The lively, bustling atmosphere of Chophouse - New Orleans makes it a perfect spot to enjoy the highest quality beef available. Chophouse only serves USDA grade prime, and every fiRead more
95% recommended
Steakhouse in New Orleans / Louisiana

Crescent City Steak House

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Mid-City / City Park
589 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Succulent steaks aren’t the only reason diners return to Crescent City Steak House again and again. The atmosphere is what makes this hidden gem unique. The family-owned eatery briRead more
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Desi Vega's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Warehouse District
1,367 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Desi Vega knows steak. He has trained with some of the best, and his resume features stints at Emeril’s, Ruth’s Chris, and Commander’s Palace. When he decided to open Desi Vega’s SRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in New Orleans / Louisiana
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Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
French Quarter
3,943 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Few steakhouses have achieved the kind of loyalty shown by diners at Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse. Perhaps this is because local flavor shines through in every dish. For example, thRead more
81% recommended

Fleming's Steakhouse - Metairie

$$$$·Steak·
Metairie
472 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
  • Good for Birthdays
Diners go to Fleming’s for the perfectly cooked and seasoned steaks, but they return for the extra touches that make every experience one of a kind. Special occasions are celebrateRead more
90% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in New Orleans / Louisiana

Fogo de Chao Brazilian Steakhouse - New Orleans

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
French Quarter
1,174 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The central Canal Street location is just one reason that guests make it a point to visit Fogo de Chao. After a busy day on Bourbon Street or wandering the French Quarter, meats seRead more

Galatoire's 33 Bar and Steak

$$$$·Steakhouse·
French Quarter
803 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Notable Wine List
  • Special Occasion
When the occasion calls for great food and an upscale ambiance, but guests prefer a bar-style vibe to traditional fine dining, Galatoire's 33 Bar and Steak fits the bill. Large winRead more
81% recommended
Notable Wine List in New Orleans / Louisiana
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Gallagher's Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Covington
725 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
It’s no secret that Gallagher's Grill is one of the best steak houses in New Orleans. Some even go so far as to say it is one of the best steak houses in the country. Every bite isRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in New Orleans / Louisiana
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Keith Young's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Madisonville
674 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Locals love the shrimp remoulade and oyster Bienville at Keith Young's Steakhouse, because both capture the essence of traditional Louisiana cuisine. However, it is the quality andRead more
97% recommended
Romantic in New Orleans / Louisiana
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La Boca Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Warehouse District
1,921 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
La Boca brings Argentine-style cuisine to New Orleans, offering guests an entirely new way to enjoy steak. The entire staff, from chef to sommelier, knows beef — Argentina’s nationRead more
96% recommended
Notable Wine List in New Orleans / Louisiana

Morton's The Steakhouse - New Orleans

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
1,321 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Its Canal Street location makes Morton's a perfect choice for dinner before checking out the nightlife. Though this restaurant isn’t the only Morton’s in the country, it is set apaRead more
91% recommended
Steakhouse in New Orleans

Mr. John's Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Garden District
2,002 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Mr. John’s Steakhouse enjoys a stellar reputation for consistently presenting diners with what many consider to be the best steak in New Orleans. Chefs never cut corners when it coRead more
91% recommended
Steakhouse in New Orleans / Louisiana
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The Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
1,305 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Executive Chef Chris Lusk knows that his guests have high expectations. They want the best cuts of meat, cooked to perfection, with flavors that are uniquely New Orleans. FortunateRead more

The Rib Room at the Omni Royal Orleans

$$$$·Steak·
French Quarter
1,043 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Connoisseurs of fine dining are often found at The Rib Room, along with political leaders, visiting entertainers, and some of the most celebrated artists in the country. Located inRead more
85% recommended
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in New Orleans / Louisiana

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Metairie

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Metairie
878 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Patrons call Ruth's Chris Steak House – Metairie “exceptional,” because the entire experience is much more than a meal. Of course, the steaks are second-to-none, and a variety of mRead more
90% recommended
Special Occasion in New Orleans / Louisiana

Ruth's Chris Steak House - New Orleans

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Central Business District
1,593 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
There might be more than one Ruth’s Chris in the country, but General Manager Sean Rixner and Executive Chef Vernell Gibson have made it their mission to ensure that Ruth's Chris SRead more
99% recommended
Special Occasion in New Orleans / Louisiana

N'Tini's

$$$$·Steak·
Mandeville
250 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Neighborhood Gem
When it comes to range, no one does it better than N'Tini's. The bar is lively, but families can still have fun with children in the dining room. New Orleans’ most sacred culinary Read more
89% recommended
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