Steak fans have it made in Arizona. Not only do locals get to choose between juicy filets and rib eyes, now they can pick from lamb T-bone, bison filet, and lobster mashed potatoes. With so many mouthwatering choices, it can be hard to find the right steakhouse. Fortunately, the following steakhouses offer a mix of meats, atmospheres, and sides that everyone can enjoy. Here are the 8 best steakhouses in Arizona.
Mastro’s Restaurants is the de facto steakhouse in Scottsdale. One look at the menu and it’s easy to see why. They offer an unparalleled variety of steaks including the petite filet, “Chef’s Cut” rib eye chop, and the 48-ounce double cut porterhouse. Locals also rave about their signature sides from the lobster mashed potatoes to the warm butter cake. In addition to five star meals, you’ll find top-notch service and live music in their Piano Bar Lounge.
Durant’s has been a Phoenix hot spot since 1950. This old-school steakhouse serves up some of the best steaks in the state in a classy, retro environment. You’ll find a mix of juicy broiled steaks including the filet mignon, rib eye, and slow-roasted prime rib. Favorite starts include fresh oysters, crab cakes with chipotle aioli, and Kobe sliders. Seafood fans will also swoon over their combination plates, which include delicacies like shrimp, grilled scallops, and lobster tails.
Tucson’s best steakhouse is the Silver Saddle. Silver Saddle uses a custom mesquite wood grill to bring forth smoky flavors in their steaks. The result is a menu filled with delicious, juicy steaks including the popular 24-ounce porterhouse. Housed in a rustic, vintage building, Silver Saddle is the perfect place for a tasty meal in a casual environment.
Steak 44 is a steakhouse that serves up some of the best prime steak in Arizona. Its menu is also bustling with fresh seafood, lamb, chicken, and veal. No matter your preference, Steak 44 is a restaurant you won’t want to miss. Steak 44 has an upscale ambiance to go with their delicious fresh cuts. You can dine in an elevated bar, outdoor patio, or near a roaring fireplace.
The Stockyards is the self-proclaimed original steakhouse in Arizona. This iconic steakhouse opened in 1947. Today, it’s retained its original Wild West charm and has even been placed on the City of Phoenix’s Historical Register. Their Stockyard steaks are served with whiskey peppercorn, béarnaise sauce, or house steak butter. The best of their steaks is known as “the Arizona Cut”—or a 24-ounce bone-in rib eye. The Stockyards also has hidden gems on the menu like elk, venison, and calf’s liver for a less traditional meal.
J&G Steakhouse has award-winning meats to go with their breathtaking views. J&G is located atop the Phoenician hotel in Scottsdale. The restaurant is surrounded by Camelback Mountain and the dining patio offers some of the best views in the Valley. J&G also uses local ingredients and premium meats in their mouthwatering dishes. Favorites include the prime porterhouse, lamb T-bone, and diver scallops.
Jonathan’s Cork is a Southwest-style steakhouse that serves up exotic game. Their traditional steaks include the petite filet and New York strip served with fluffy garlic mashed potatoes. If you’re feeling bold, try one of their more exotic menu items. You can try everything from ostrich to bison filet and liver and onions at this eclectic restaurant. Jonathan’s cork also has a comfortable dining area filled with fireplaces and Southwest décor.
There’s a reason Fleming’s has over 60 locations nationwide. This steakhouse has zesty filets, rib eyes, and New York strips topped with a variety of classic rubs. At their Chandler location, you’ll find a large menu filled with steak, seafood, and a list of over 100 wines by the glass. Fleming’s also has an affordable happy hour menu with daily appetizer and drink specials.