Best Steakhouses In Dallas

April 12, 2011 12:28 AM

Given the importance of cattle ranches in Texas history, you could say that the state has literally been founded on a love of meat. Dallas is certainly no exception. On just a short drive down Dallas North Tollway, you’ll pass more steakhouses than you could count on two hands. With so many options, it’s hard to narrow it down. Here to help are the top picks for the best steaks in town.

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Al Biernat’s

4217 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 219-2201

It’s the unofficial home of the Dallas power lunch. Their menu goes beyond the simple filet with veal osso bucco, elk filet, and more. Plus, their exhaustive wine list has over 650 selections to choose from.

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Bob’s Steak and Chophouse

Multiple locations including:
4300 Lemmon Avenue
Dallas, TX 75219
(214) 528-9446

Now with locations nationwide, Bob’s started its first steakhouse in Dallas in 1993. Prime, aged steaks served in a traditional American steakhouse fashion are its cornerstone and they execute perfectly.

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III Forks

17776 Dallas Parkway
Dallas, TX 75287
(972) 267-1776

A fine dining fusion of Texas and French cuisine, III Forks is one of the most opulent steakhouses with over 25,000 square feet of dining space. Their menu is divided into the “Fish Market” and the “Beef Market” and every entrée arrives with duchess potatoes & fresh vegetable sides.

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Del Frisco’s Dallas

Multiple locations including:
5251 Spring Valley Road
Dallas, TX 75254
(972) 490-9000

With one location in Dallas & another in Fort Worth, Del Frisco’s has the Metroplex covered. Dallas is where it all started, so it’s the perfect place to enjoy a traditional American steakhouse dinner complete with classics like shrimp cocktail, prime rib, and potatoes au gratin.

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Fogo de Chao

4300 Belt Line Road
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 503-7300

A must for every steak lover, this authentic Brazilian steakhouse has over fifteen different kinds and cuts of meat. All are served table side, sliced straight off the spit by a rotating crew of churrasqueiros. The meats and well-stocked salad bar are all-you-can-eat, so arrive prepared.

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Perry’s Steakhouse

2000 McKinney Avenue, Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 855-5151

Not to be confused with The Place at Perry’s (see below), Perry’s is a new addition from Houston that’s conveniently located right across from the Art’s District. They’ve spent over 30 years perfecting their famous (gigantic) pork chop. Try to save a little room for one of their many desserts served a flambé tableside.

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The Place at Perry’s

2911 Routh Street
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 871-9991

A charming, family-owned steakhouse with an atmosphere that’s chic without being stuffy. Their steaks are great, but that’s just the start. Their crab cakes are perfect, the wedge salad’s phenomenal, and for brunch it doesn’t get better than their Filet Benedict with a cabernet-poached egg.

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Trulucks Seafood Steak & Crab House

Multiple locations including:
2401 McKinney Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 220-2401

As the name implies, Trulucks is more than a steakhouse with a few seafood options. Their menu offers dishes from land & sea with equal attention given to both so you’re guaranteed to be happy whether you order the miso-glazed sea bass or the New York strip.