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John Howie Steak, Bellevue, WA

John Howie Steak

4.6
4.6
4017 Reviews
$50 and over
Steak
"Recently voted Readers' Choice "Best Steak" in Seattle Magazine"
Chef/restaurateur John Howie's definitive NW steak house, serving custom-aged USDA Prime steaks, American Wagyu Beef, Australian Waygu beef, Japanese "A5" 100% Wagyu beef, fresh seasonal Pacific fish and seafoods, wild foraged mushrooms, and locally sourced fruits and vegetables. John Howie Steak features two wood fired grills, mesquite charcoal and applewood that add subtle flavors to the foods. The wine list features a "Best of Award of Excellence" from Wine Spectator. Enjoy classic and seasonal specialty cocktails, or the world’s finest single-malt scotch, bourbons and fine cognacs in the lounge. Two beautifully appointed private dining rooms are available for meetings or special occasions. A 20% service charge is included on each check. John Howie Steak retains 100% of the service charge. Our professional service team receives industry leading compensation.

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2 people

9:30 PM


Booked 20 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Steak, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Fri 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri–Sun 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (425) 440-0880 ext. 1
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Executive chef
    Jed Laprade
  • Catering
    Our chefs customize each menu to the unique needs and style of each event – ranging from intimate affairs to elegant, large-scale celebrations. We specialize in culturally influenced global cuisine with numerous options for every dietary preference and restriction.
  • Private party facilities
    Experience the Northwest’s premier dining experience. Comfortable surroundings, prime custom-aged steaks, side dishes that define culinary excellence and an award winning wine list featuring bottles from near and far. All presented with an unmatched level of service and attention to detail.
  • Private party contact
    Sarah Corbett: (425) 456-1892
  • Neighborhood
    Bellevue
  • Cross street
    112 th Ave NE
  • Parking details
    Valet parking and self parking are available for John Howie Steak which is located inside the Bravern complex. Valet parking is a $7 charge. Self parking is complimentary for 6 hours with validation.
  • Public transit
    Bellevue transit center.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 4,017 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Seattle / Eastern Washington

    Steak

  • Seattle / Eastern Washington

    Most Booked 1000-Point Tables

  • Eastside

    Good for business meals

  • Eastside

    Great for fine wines

  • Eastside

    Good for special occasions

4,017 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    Not sure what happened in the kitchen but the steaks were terrible , spent $700 for 2 people - steaks were over cooked and it felt more like a cheese cake factory ambiance. Kids everywhere.

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    As always the food and service were exceptional! You are our favorite restaurant for a reason.

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  3. CarolD

    Seattle

    12 reviews

    5.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A wonderful, romantic evening with great food and a friendly, welcoming, and professional Ruben as our evening’s food guru. Great steak, and OMG the bacon appetizer. Only thing that left it short of 5 stars for food is the wagyu ribeye for 2 came with preselected mixed veggies, and with almost all other steaks being veggies à la carte, it was disappointing to not be able to choose some of JH’s awesome veggie options. But heck ya I’ll be back!

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  4. HyongK

    Orange County

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 8, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Been to John Howie several times. Ordered ribeye and filet, caesar, truffle fries, baked potato. Always experienced great steak there but the filet and ribeye was not what i was used to at Jogn Howie - dry and tougher than usual. Rest of the meal and service was excellent as usual. Not sure when they started this but 20% tip was already included in the bill even though we had party of 3 - having the tip forced on me didn’t feel right (I uaully voluntarily tip at least 20%)

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  5. Lisha

    Seattle

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing location , food was good , customer service was excellent.

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  6. PatrickM

    Pittsburgh

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our dining team handled all services as expected. We were able to enjoy our dinner in a peaceful and satisfying atmosphere and the food was well prepared and had flavors we enjoyed. Thank you.

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  7. Bruno

    Seattle

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great service and the food was good, maybe not $100/plate good, but good.

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on March 28, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our first time at this restaurant. We really liked the service beginning at the bar. We had some drinks and were waiting for our reserved table. The bartender was terrific. He made sure the staff knew we were waiting for the reservation. The waitress came and got us, showed us to our table, and brought our unfinished drinks to our table. The dinner was really special starting with the unrushed wait service which included a walk through of the huge meat selection. The dinner service was ten stars. We’ve been to just about every steak house on the west coast. This steak house was really impressive and I would list it at the top. The only thing I would suggest is to opt for the valet service when parking, regardless of how busy it is. The parking garage is a maze and you may end up frustrated. By the way the parking was validated so no charge there. We will be back. A great value for the best steak house we’ve encountered in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and perhaps California. By the way, the whiskey selection as well as wine list was offf the hook. I love Scotch and this establishment did not disappoint.

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  9. Robby

    Seattle

    30 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on March 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our dining experience on 3/23/24 was outstanding. Amazing service by our waiter and the sommelier was wonderful (so helpful in our wine paring). Great food as well. This far exceeds our last visit in December '23 and thank you to the John Howie management team for listening to my feedback from that visit and bringing us back to dine. Much appreciated. We'll be back soon for sure.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    1 review

    vip
    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on March 23, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    The staff was unkept, we were quite embarrassed to have brought friends. We have been there dozens of times over the years, and will not go back. The steaks were poor, the wait staff was not attentive, the overall experience was immensely lacking in professionalism and poise.

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FAQs

John Howie Steak offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (425) 440-0880 ext. 1.

John Howie Steak is rated 4.6 stars by 4017 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

9:30 PM


Booked 20 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for John Howie Steak

11111 NE 8th Street, Suite 125, Bellevue, WA 98004

Additional information

  • Cross street
    112 th Ave NE
  • Neighborhood
    Bellevue
  • Hours of operation
    Dinner Mon–Fri 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Sat, Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri–Sun 4:00 pm–7:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Steak, Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Valet parking and self parking are available for John Howie Steak which is located inside the Bravern complex. Valet parking is a $7 charge. Self parking is complimentary for 6 hours with validation.
  • Public transit
    Bellevue transit center.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Jed Laprade
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (425) 440-0880 ext. 1
  • Catering
    Our chefs customize each menu to the unique needs and style of each event – ranging from intimate affairs to elegant, large-scale celebrations. We specialize in culturally influenced global cuisine with numerous options for every dietary preference and restriction.
  • Private party facilities
    Experience the Northwest’s premier dining experience. Comfortable surroundings, prime custom-aged steaks, side dishes that define culinary excellence and an award winning wine list featuring bottles from near and far. All presented with an unmatched level of service and attention to detail.
  • Private party contact
    Sarah Corbett: (425) 456-1892
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