There are many types of restaurants in the state of Florida. However, when it comes to steak houses, Florida has no shortage. The Sunshine State has some of the best steakhouses in the country.
There are many reasons why people might want to go out for a nice steak dinner at their favorite steakhouse in Florida, including celebrating with friends or family after getting engaged or married, treating themselves after working hard at school or work, wanting something different than their typical restaurant order like Mexican food, Italian food, Chinese food, etc., or just because they love eating steak! The following list contains 15 of the best steakhouses in Florida.
1. Black Angus Steakhouse
Founded in 1969, Black Angus is a steakhouse restaurant with Hialeah Gardens and Fort Lauderdale locations. The original site opened up in Tarpon Springs but closed down in 2011.
Black Angus’s menu offers 12 oz New York Strip Steaks, 16 oz Ribeye Steaks, 16 oz Sirloin Steaks, Center-cut Filet Mignons, Lobster Tails, and Philly Cheesesteak Sandwiches too. Popular side dishes include Creamed Spinach and Loaded Baked Potatoes with Sour Cream and Cheddar Cheese for $4.99 or Garlic Mashed Potatoes for $3.99. But, of course, the T-bones are also famous for their steaks, which feature a New York Strip Steak and a Filet Mignon.
2. Charley’s Steak House
Charley’s opened up in Fort Lauderdale in 1985. It was founded by four former LongHorn Steakhouse employees who decided to launch their steakhouse restaurant called Charley’s after working there for several years. Today, Charley’s is still going strong with locations throughout South Florida, including Davie, Hollywood, Homestead, and Boca Raton.
The flagship location of Charley’s is located on Federal Highway in Fort Lauderdale near the Sawgrass Mills Mall, which offers an exclusive 14 oz Boneless Ribeye Steak served with Fries, a Salad, and Texas Toast. Other items on the menu include a 16 oz Prime Ribeye Steak, Filet Mignon, Bacon Wrapped Beef Tenderloin, Cowboy Pork Chops, and Shrimp Scampi.
3. Chops Lobster Bar
Founded in 1996 by restaurateur Jeffrey Chodorow, Chops Lobster Bar is a high-end seafood restaurant in New York City, Las Vegas, and Boca Raton. The Boca Raton location is prevalent for their live Maine lobster, ordered steamed, grilled, or broiled.
Chops’ menu also features USDA Prime beef, including Filet Mignons, Bone-In Ribeye Steaks, and Tomahawk Ribeye Steaks. The 28 oz Chops Signature Tomahawk Bone-In Ribeye is a popular dish, which includes a Lobster Tail, 2 Shrimp, and Fries for $89.95. Also served are Shrimp Pot Pie, Maine Lobster Quesadilla, Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops, and Parmesan Truffle Matchstick Fries, to name a few of their standout dishes!
4. Morton’s The Steakhouse
Morton’s opened up in Fort Lauderdale in 2001 on Andrews Avenue near the Broward Mall and Port Everglades Cruise Ship Terminal. The restaurant is part of an upscale steakhouse franchise that has locations throughout North America.
Morton’s menu is very similar to most other high-end steakhouses, including Filet Mignons, Bone-In Ribeye Steaks, New York Strip Steaks, and Australian Lobster Tails. Also famous for their customer favorite…16 oz Double Cut Porterhouse Steak. If you are not in the mood for steak, they offer Grilled Salmon, Braised Short Ribs of Beef, and King Crab Legs too!
5. Stoney River Legendary Steaks
Founded in 2008 by restaurateur Adi Bittan with locations throughout Florida, Stoney River Legendary Steats was based on the principle that people want something more than just a typical restaurant. Stoney River Legendary Steaks offers a unique eating experience that everyone should enjoy.
The menu at Stoney River is very diverse, featuring USDA Prime Beef, Fresh Fish, and Lobster Tails! A popular dish is their 8 oz Filet Mignon cooked to order with Shrimp Scampi for $25. Other notable words include Pan Roasted 1 lb Maine Lobster Tail, 14 oz New York Strip Steak, and Wood-Grilled Seafood Platter. Don’t forget about their Stoney’s Famous Cheesecake for dessert, either!
6. Texas de Brazil
Founded by Brazilian-born former banker Warren Traiger who was looking to share his family tradition of churrasco (barbecue) with the rest of the world, Texas de Brazil is a Brazilian steakhouse franchise with locations throughout North America. The Davie location opened in 2007 and is one of their busiest restaurants.
The churrasco at Texas de Brazil is slow-roasted over an open flame, giving it that unique smoky flavor. The meats on the menu include Picanha (Top Sirloin), Filet Mignon, Fraldinha (Bottom Sirloin), Pork Loin, Lamb Chops, Chicken Legs, and Bacon Wrapped Turkey Breast. They also have a variety of side dishes, including Garlic mashed potatoes, Brazilian black beans, fried bananas, and caramelized pineapple. And for dessert…white chocolate bread pudding or warm chocolate cake!
7. Outback Steakhouse
Outback Steakhouse is an Australian-themed steak house founded in Florida by Chris Sullivan and Bob Basham, who also created the well-known restaurant chains “Moe’s Southwest Grill” and “Bashas’.” The first Outback opened its doors on August 18, 1988, in Tampa, FL. The Plantation location opened up on Stirling Rd near I-95 in 2001.
The menu at Outback features USDA Prime Beef, including Ribeye Steaks, New York Strip Steaks, and Filet Mignons. Other notable dishes include Alice Springs Chicken (grilled chicken breast with bacon, grilled pineapple & BBQ sauce), Grilled Salmon, and the Bloomin’ Onion (a deep-fried giant onion and served with a special dipping sauce). And for dessert…the Chocolate Thunder from Down Under (a chocolate cake with caramel ice cream and chocolate sauce)!
8. Kobe Japanese Steakhouse
Kobe Japanese Steakhouse is a hibachi steakhouse chain founded in 1997 by Toshiaki (Tony) Tanaka. The first location was in Fort Lauderdale, FL and the Davie location opened in 2006.
The hibachi chefs at Kobe Japanese Steakhouse are some of the best in the business and will put on a show while cooking you. The menu features USDA Choice Beef and Seafood, Chicken, and Vegetable Hibachi dishes. Other popular items include the California Roll, Red Snapper Tempura, Sweet Potato Tempura, Spicy Tuna Rolls, and Teriyaki Chicken. So come hungry because you are in for a complete meal!!
Benihana is a Japanese hibachi steakhouse chain founded by Rocky Aoki in New York City in 1964. The Davie location opened in 1990.
The chefs at Benihana will cook your food right in front of you on a hibachi grill. The menu features Hibachi Steaks, Chicken, Shrimp, and Scallops. Other popular items include the Filet Mignon, Salmon, Beef Negimaki, and Hibachi Fried Rice. And for dessert…the Banana Boat (a banana filled with ice cream, chocolate sauce, and strawberries)!
10. Saltgrass Steak House
Saltgrass Steak House is a Texas-themed steakhouse with locations throughout the U.S.A. The Davie location is on Stirling Rd near I-95 and features a live Longhorn Steer at its entrance.
The menu includes USDA Choice Midwestern Beef, All-Natural Chicken, and Hand-Cut Atlantic Salmon. Other notable dishes include BBQ Shrimp & Crab Dip, Texas smoked brisket, 12 oz Bone-In Ribeye, 8 oz Filet Mignon and the Grilled Pork Chop! And for dessert…their famous Slap Yo Mamma Chocolate Cake (chocolate cake with chocolate fudge icing)! YUMMY!
11. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is a steakhouse chain with locations throughout the U.S.A. The Davie location is located on Stirling Rd near I-95 and features a heavy emphasis on offering wines from boutique, family-owned winemakers.
The menu features USDA Prime Midwestern Beef and Seafood specialties, including Filet Mignon, King Crab Legs, and Jumbo Shrimp! Other popular items include Ahi Tuna Tower (with crispy rice), Australian Lobster Tail (grilled & chilled with drawn butter), Jumbo Lump Crab Cake, and Filet Oscar (filet mignon topped with jumbo lump crabmeat)! And for dessert…the Warm Bread Pudding Soufflé!! YUM!
12. Bonefish Grill
Bonefish Grill is a seafood restaurant chain with locations throughout the U.S.A. The Davie location is located on Stirling Rd near I-95.
The menu at Bonefish Grill is all about fresh, sustainable seafood. You will find items like Grilled Salmon, Bang Bang Shrimp, Crispy Calamari, and Crab Cake Sliders on the menu. They also have a wide variety of salads, sandwiches, and desserts to choose from. And if you are feeling adventurous, order the Chef’s Market Table, which allows you to select your seafood items to be cooked however you like!
13. Duffy’s Sports Grill
Duffy’s Sports Grill is a sports bar chain with locations throughout the U.S.A. The Davie location is located on Stirling Rd near I-95.
The menu at Duffy’s is all about…you guessed it…sports! You will find items like Wings, Burgers, Quesadillas, and Chili Cheese Fries on the menu. They also have a wide variety of salads, sandwiches, and desserts to choose from. And if you are feeling adventurous, order the Chef’s Table, which allows you to select your items to be cooked however you like!
14. La Costa Mariscos
La Costa Mariscos is a Mexican seafood restaurant chain with locations throughout the U.S.A. The Florida location is on Stirling Rd near I-95 and features a water view from its dining room!
The menu at La Costa Mariscos includes a wide variety of traditional Mexican dishes and Seafood specialties, including Lobster, Shrimp, and Crab. Other popular items include Camarones al Diablo (jumbo shrimp sauteed in wine sauce), Camarones Especiales (shrimp stuffed with crabmeat), and Enchiladas de Camaron y Pollo (shrimp enchilada). And for dessert…Cajeta con Crema (a caramel dessert served with cream)!
15. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar
The Keg Steakhouse & Bar is a Canadian steakhouse chain with locations. The Florida location is on Stirling Rd near I-95 and features a classic, old-school steakhouse vibe.
The menu at The Keg includes a wide variety of Canadian Prime Rib, AAA Alberta Beef, and New York Strip steaks. They also have a wide variety of seafood specialties, including Lobster, Shrimp, and Crab. Other popular items include Filet Mignon, Surf & Turf, and Chicken Parmesan. And for dessert…the Bananas Foster!!
So there you have it…some of the best steakhouse options in Florida! Whether you are looking for a classic, old-school steakhouse vibe or something a little more modern and trendy, I am sure you will be able to find something that fits your needs and budget.