The Best Steakhouse Restaurants in Boston

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Filled with colonial architecture, immigrant neighborhoods, public green spaces, world-renowned universities and New England charm, Boston, Massachusetts represents a historical American city full of personality. "Beantown" houses the oldest city park in the United States, the Freedom Trail, the Museum of Fine Arts and, of course, Fenway Park. Whether catching a quick bite at Faneuil Hall Marketplace or enjoying fine dining in Beacon Hill, you can plenty of places to eat - including steakhouses. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. When hankering for a delicious cut of beef, check out our Tastemaker 20 List of what foodies consider the best steakhouse in Boston.

Restaurants:Bar Mezzana, Harvest, Row 34 - Boston
Price Range:$$$ - $$$$
Cuisines:Italian, Contemporary American, Seafood
Neighborhoods:South End, Cambridge, Fort Point Channel

Bar Mezzana

$$$$·Italian·
South End
937 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Located in the super quaint South End, Bar Mezzana is a coastal Italian restaurant specializing in crudo and hand-made pasta dishes. Led by Chef Colin Lynch, the restaurant featureRead more
100% recommended
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Harvest

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Cambridge
3,801 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Romance
Located in the heart of Harvard Square, Harvest is a Contemporary American Seafood and Steakhouse known for celebrating ingredients and recipes of New England. They focus on using Read more
97% recommended
Contemporary American in Boston
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Row 34 - Boston

$$$$·Seafood·
Fort Point Channel
966 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Great Beer
Row 34, located in Fort Point Channel in Boston, might peg itself as a seafood place but don’t overlook the steak here! Locals consider this restaurant one of the best steakhouses Read more
95% recommended
Seafood in Boston
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Waypoint

$$$$·Seafood·
Cambridge
1,343 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Waypoint is the second Cambridge restaurant of Chef Michael Scelfo of Alden and Harlow. Located right in the gateway of Harvard Square, the name of the restaurant means a plot poinRead more
89% recommended
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Loyal Nine

$$$$·American·
Cambridge
608 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Handcrafted Cocktails
Loyal Nine, conveniently located right on Cambridge Street in Boston, is one of the city’s trendiest and most interesting restaurants. The menu focuses on Contemporary American, stRead more
89% recommended
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Grill 23 & Bar

$$$$·Steak·
Back Bay
6,566 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for Anniversaries
Open for over 30 years, Grill 23 and Bar is one of the most beloved restaurants in the city. Many locals consider it to be the best steakhouse in the city and it features an old-scRead more
95% recommended
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The Capital Grille - Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
4,687 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Located in the Hynes Convention Center in the Back Bay, The Capital Grille Steakhouse is one of the city’s premier dining destinations. Bring a date or a client here to wine, dine Read more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
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Strip by Strega

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
1,176 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
If you’re interested in a steakhouse with lots of modern appeal, look no further than Strip by Stega. This is an all-new, high-energy concept by famed restaurateur Nick Varano, locRead more
95% recommended
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Smith & Wollensky Boston – Atlantic Wharf

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Seaport
2,598 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Scenic View
Smith & Wollensky is a name known around the world for serving high-quality steaks in a polished, elegant setting. This outpost on the Boston Seaport has the added bonus of waterfrRead more
90% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston
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Ocean Prime - Boston Seaport

$$$$·Steak·
Seaport
2,764 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Ocean Prime, located on Northern Avenue in the Seaport District, is a contemporary American restaurant and lounge from famed restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. The setting features warRead more
97% recommended
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Abe and Louie's Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Back Bay
5,931 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
Abe and Louie’s, located on Boylston Street in the Back Bay, is hands-down one of the best steakhouses in Boston. It’s a fine dining spot that’s on par with the best classic steakhRead more
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston / New England
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Fogo de Chao - Boston

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Back Bay
2,405 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Anniversaries
Fogo de Chao, located in the center of Back Bay, is the answer to authentic Southern Brazilian steak in Boston. It’s in the historic Copley Square, across from the Boston Public LiRead more
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Crossing
5,151 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is one of the most famous names in quality steaks in America. This outpost, located on School Street in Downtown Crossing, is one of the most elegant fine Read more
96% recommended
Special Occasions in Boston
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Morton's The Steakhouse - Boston Seaport

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Seaport
3,257 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
With a prime location on the waterfront, Morton’s is the place for steak in the Seaport. The restaurant offers panoramic view of the Harbor from the bar and a seasonal patio where Read more
98% recommended
Steakhouse in Boston
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The Palm Boston

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Financial District
1,510 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romance
The Palm Restaurant serves up nationally renowned USDA Prime aged steaks that garner it a mention as one of the best steakhouses in Boston. Located in the lobby of One InternationaRead more
88% recommended

Stockyard Classic American Tavern

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Brighton
1,339 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Neighbourhood Gem
A lot of diners get obsessed with the latest, greatest openings in town, but sometimes it is the old classics that consistently serve up the best meals. Stockyard is a perfect examRead more
98% recommended
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Sky

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Norwood
1,630 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for a Date
Sky Restaurant, located in the Norwood area of Boston on Route 1 South, is a casual elegant American place with a focus on creating delicious, fun American food. Diners can indulgeRead more
96% recommended
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Willy’s Steakhouse Grill & Sushi Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Shrewsbury
1,806 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Willy’s Steakhouse, Grill and Sushi Bar is the prime destination for amazing steaks in central Massachusetts. It’s a hidden gem located in historic Shrewsbury Center and the atmospRead more
94% recommended
Best Overall in Central Massachusetts
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Davio's - Foxboro

$$$$·Italian·
Foxboro
2,469 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
Davio’s began on Newbury Street in Boston and now has locations in Brookline, Cambridge and Park Square. The restaurant is a warm and elegant oasis, offering an escape from the husRead more
97% recommended
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Bogie's Place

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Crossing
324 reviews
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
Bogie’s Place is a very cool steakhouse speakeasy tucked inside jm Curley, one of the best bars in the city. It doesn’t have a website and only features a tiny sign pointing to a cRead more
89% recommended

Boston Chops - Downtown Crossing

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Downtown Crossing
636 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Boston Chops is a casual elegant restaurant that many locals consider to be the best steakhouse in Boston. It features a contemporary and stylish interior with a warm, inviting vibRead more
89% recommended
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