The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in Seattle

The OpenTable Team

Seattle’s renowned dining scene focuses on top-quality ingredients, sourced locally and seasonally wherever possible. When it comes to incredible steaks, some restaurants take pride in keeping it local, while others scour the globe for the finest cuts imaginable. Millions of diners book with us each month, and among them are the ones you trust the most. You know, those people you turn to for last-minute recos or just about any occasion. That’s because they’re tastemakers and know what’s up in dining in Seattle. Here are their best steak recommendations in a perfect hit-list for you.

Restaurants:Zane + Wylie's Seattle Steakhouse, The Capital Grille - Seattle, The Metropolitan Grill
Price Range:$$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Steakhouse, Steak
Neighborhoods:Downtown

Zane + Wylie's Seattle Steakhouse

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
214 reviews
  • Bar Seating
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
The decor at Zane + Wylie's Seattle Steakhouse is ranch-inspired, with oversize photo murals of cowboys and Wild West scenes. The theme fits the prime Pacific Northwest sourced steRead more
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The Capital Grille - Seattle

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
2,817 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
The Capital Grille in Seattle, one of a high-end national chain, stands out for its charming setting inside the landmark Beaux Arts Cobb Building downtown. Chandeliers, plush seatiRead more
95% recommended
Good for Groups in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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The Metropolitan Grill

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
7,129 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Business Meals
  • Good for Anniversaries
An old-school downtown institution, The Metropolitan Grill claims a top spot on virtually every list of the best steakhouses in Seattle. Its drinks program is acclaimed too, with tRead more
81% recommended
Best Food in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Seattle

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown
1,442 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
From its origins in 1930s New Orleans, Ruth's Chris Steak House has grown to be one of the biggest steakhouse chains in North America, testament to the enduring popularity of its mRead more
Special Occasion in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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The Grill From Ipanema

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
2,205 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
The Grill From Ipanema, a Brazilian steakhouse in Belltown, offers a la carte entrees for lunch and dinner, but the real crowd-pleaser is the all-you-can eat rodizio option. CostumRead more
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Buenos Aires Grill - Seattle

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Belltown / Pike Place Market
454 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Authentic
Buenos Aires Grill in Belltown bills itself an Argentine steakhouse and tango bar, with the dancing part of that description offering bonus entertainment for those who come for theRead more
90% recommended
Good for Groups in Seattle
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Daniel's Broiler - Leschi

$$$$·Steak·
Leschi / Madrona / Madison Park
2,182 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
  • Waterfront
Daniel's Broiler is a popular local chain comprised of four steakhouses and a bakery. All boast great views, but those from the original (since 1980) Leschi location are hard to beRead more
84% recommended

Asado

$$$$·Argentinean·
Tacoma
2,016 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
Asado is an Argentine chophouse in the heart of Tacoma's hip Sixth Avenue dining district. With a display kitchen, bench booths, and a chef's table accented by cowhide, dark wood, Read more
94% recommended
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Joule

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Wallingford
741 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Joule, in Wallingford, opened its doors in 2007, specializing in creative, boldly flavorful Korean-Pacific Northwest fusion fare. In 2013, Joule revamped as a cheerfully decorated Read more
97% recommended
Steakhouse in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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The Keg Steakhouse + Bar - Lynnwood

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Lynnwood
1,405 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
The Keg Steakhouse + Bar in Lynwood is part of a 160-restaurant chain based in Canada that's earned loyal customers across the continent since the 1970s. The lengthy menu includes Read more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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JaK's Grill - West Seattle

$$$$·Steak·
West Seattle/Alki
67 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Critics and regulars praise JaK's Grill for its reasonable prices and friendly, unpretentious vibe, but what really keeps them coming back is the food. The stars of the menu are seRead more
99% recommended
Steak in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Woodman Lodge

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Snoqualmie
973 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Woodman Lodge Steakhouse and Saloon occupies a landmark property in historic downtown Snoqualmie, over a century old and lovingly restored in the style of an authentic turn-of-the-Read more
91% recommended
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Anthony's Hearthfire Grill - Olympia

$$$$·Steak·
Olympia
531 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Waterfront
  • Special Occasion
Anthony's Hearthfire Grill sits over the water at Budd Inlet in Olympia, boasting unmatched views of the sound to complement its local Northwest beef and seafood-focused menus. DinRead more
92% recommended
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John Howie Steak

$$$$·Steak·
Bellevue
3,045 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
John Howie Steak in Bellevue surely satisfies every imagined desire of the true steak aficionado by presenting “seven tiers of the world's best beef.” Among them are USDA prime beeRead more
89% recommended
Steak in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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Bateau

$$$$·Contemporary French / American·
Capitol Hill / First Hill
604 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
The overall vibe at Bateau, a delightful Capitol Hill restaurant fit for ardent foodies, is of a chic French bistro, while the focus of the menu is on beef. Specifically, sustainabRead more
87% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Seattle / Eastern Washington
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El Gaucho - Seattle

$$$$·Steak·
Downtown
1,513 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Notable Wine List
El Gaucho in bustling Belltown (there are three others across the region) offers a sense of glamorous nostalgia with its live jazz piano, attentive tuxedoed waiters, and candlelighRead more
92% recommended
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Melrose Grill

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Renton
1,835 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
The immaculately restored Renton, Washington landmark building that houses Melrose Grill first opened as a saloon in 1901, and the contemporary restaurant takes this early era as tRead more
97% recommended
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