Perry's Steakhouse & Grille
114 W. Seventh, 512/474-6300
Hours: Mon.-Thu., 4-10pm; Fri., 11am-10pm; Sat., 4-10pm; Sun., 4-9pm
This Houston-based chain offers a menu that goes way beyond standard steak house fare. With snazzy presentation to match, you'll go back again.
- 2015: Critics Best Fancy Friday Feast (Perry's Famous Pork Chop Friday Lunch)
The main attraction is perfectly prepared beef presented in a comfortable, clubby setting and enhanced by an extensive wine list and accomplished service. Be careful with hand-crafted cocktails including the Farmer's Daughter, Clover Club, and Blood Orange Sangria.
320 E. Second, 512/457-1500
Ribeye, branzino, the humble eggplant – all get flamed at this upscale grill house located in the Fairmont Austin.
101 Red River, 512/524-4700
A vestige of old Austin circa 1932 and an icon for generations, the Hoffbrau serves up steak, potatoes, and beer in a former feed store.
613 W. Sixth, 512/472-0822