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The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in San Diego

The OpenTable Team

You’re in San Diego for 48 hours, and you’re hungry. What’s the plan? We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the best of the best among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. You’ll find the best steakhouse restaurants in San Diego—all vetted by the types of tastemakers who know the best spots around the city. You'll want to follow their lead.

Restaurants:Born & Raised, Cowboy Star, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse - San Diego
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse
Neighborhoods:Little Italy, Downtown / Gaslamp
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Born & Raised

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Little Italy
1,731 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
It's hard to decide what the real draw of Born & Raised San Diego is: the stunning interior or the delicious food. Whatever guests come for, they won't be disappointed. The restaurRead more
94% recommended
Best Ambiance in San Diego
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Cowboy Star

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,670 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Looking for steak in the Gaslamp Quarter? Head to Cowboy Star, an institution that is part butcher shop and part steakhouse—perhaps the best steakhouse in Sen Diego. Thanks to its Read more
97% recommended
Best Overall in San Diego
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Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
469 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Scenic View
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse is a standout steakout chain throughout the U.S. The San Diego location does not disappoint, offering diners incredibly lavish steakhouse mealsRead more
83% recommended
Notable Wine List in San Diego

STK- San Diego

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
330 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Hot Spot
  • Special Occasion
Combine an upscale nightclub lounge atmosphere with an incredible steak menu and get STK: a San Deigo steakhouse in the Gaslamp Quarter that's a good spot for date night or fancy eRead more
Most Booked 1000-Point Tables in San Diego

Larsen's Steakhouse - La Jolla

$$$$·Steakhouse·
La Jolla
412 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
In the ritzy San Diego suburb of La Jolla is Larsen's: a restaurant that has a distinctly neighborhood vibe, a spot some consider to be the best steakhouse in San Diego. Larsen's iRead more
91% recommended
Special Occasion in San Diego

Stake Chophouse & Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Coronado
684 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Located in Downtown Coronado is Stake: a steakhouse with a contemporary atmosphere and an reputation for serivng seafood that is as outstanding as the meat on its menu. Stake has aRead more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in San Diego

Fleming's Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,441 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Another international steakhouse chain with an excellent location is Fleming's: a steakhouse celebrated for its stellar wine list and its upscale atmosphere. Patrons will want to dRead more
96% recommended
Steak in San Diego

Red Tracton's

$$$$·Steak·
Del Mar
1,063 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Situated across from the famous Del Mar racetrack is Red Tracton's, a casual, San Diego classic that has a large menu of steak and seafood dishes, and also a piano bar that attractRead more
89% recommended
Steak in North San Diego

Donovan's - San Diego Gaslamp

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,484 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Donovan's promises diners who love steak a fine dining experience, right in the heart of the Gaslam Quarter. Just a block from Petco Park and the Convention Center, Donovan's is a Read more
89% recommended
Steak in San Diego
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Saska's

$$$$·Steak·
Mission Beach
271 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Authentic
  • Casual
Locals consider Saska's the best resstaurant in Mission beach, and many San Diegans consider it to be the best steakhouse in San Diego. The menu at Saska's straightforward steakhouRead more
100% recommended
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Morton's The Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
2,129 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Diners can visit Morton's the Steakhouse in San Diego for some of the highest quality prime cuts of steak anywher ein Southern California. While Morton's is a chain, the location iRead more
97% recommended
Romantic in San Diego

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Del Mar
1,951 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Ruth's Chris Steak House is a popular steakhouse chain across North America. When it comes to the San Diego location, diners consider it to be one of the best steakhouse options inRead more
89% recommended
Steakhouse in North San Diego

Argyle Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Carlsbad
796 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Scenic View
North San Diego is not known as the city's hottest dining area. But it is home to perhaps the steakhouse in San Diego, Argyle Steakhouse. Argyle pays special attention to the kind Read more
94% recommended
Special Occasion in San Diego

Butcher Shop Steakhouse - San Diego

$$$$·Steak·
Kearny Mesa
1,970 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
The Butcher Shop Steakhouse may be located in San Diego. However, it's a Chicago-style steakhouse, and the owners of the Butcher shop do their best to make patrons feel like they aRead more
96% recommended

Island Prime

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown / Gaslamp
5,232 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Good for Anniversaries
For steak with perhaps the best view in San Diego, head to Island Prime. This waterfront steakhouse option offers diners views of both the San Diego city skyline and stunning CoronRead more
93% recommended
Steak in San Diego
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West Steak and Seafood

$$$$·Steak·
Carlsbad
2,157 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Another standout for steak in North San Diego is West Steak and Seafood. Technically located in Carlsbad, West Steak and Seafood oozes romance and is the perfect destination for anRead more
88% recommended
Notable Wine List in North San Diego

Lou & Mickey's

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,828 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Go back in time at Lou and Mickey's, an old-fashioned style steakhouse in the Gaslam Quarter that is designed to make guests feel like they've traveled back to the turn of the centRead more
83% recommended

Greystone Prime Steakhouse & Seafood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown / Gaslamp
1,062 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Greystone Prime Steakhouse and Seafood stands out in San Diego not only because the quality of meat is so good there. It also stands out because they are non-traditional on purposeRead more
85% recommended

333 Pacific - Steaks & Seafood

$$$$·Steak·
Oceanside
3,895 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
It's hard to have a bad time at 333 Pacific in Oceanside, CA, because the restaurant is situated just alongside the world-famous Oceanside Pier, and it offers unparallel views of tRead more
89% recommended
Scenic View in North San Diego

Black Angus Steakhouse - San Diego Friars Rd.

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Grantville
1,185 reviews
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Black Angust steakhouse is a California classic, opened in Los Angeles in 1964. This San Diego location in Grantville lives up to the reputation of the chain, with outstanding cutsRead more
95% recommended