Elegant ambience and service is paired with first-rate steaks at quite reasonable prices. Particular care is taken with the sides, making for a complete experience. Don't miss the excellent wine list.
Located at the South Congress Hotel, the likably retro Central Standard is less devoted to making things new than to doing things well, excelling at thoroughly American hearty mains, proper salads, and a few well-composed but secondary sides.
This underappreciated gem serves well-prepared, reasonably priced steaks and generous, tasty sides in a casual atmosphere.
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.
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.
The folks who brought us the old Trading Post bring a new venture with steaks as well as burgers to die for, like the green-chile cheeseburger.
This latest Eastside foodery has freshened up an old concept – the ranch restaurant. Cocktails are served at the glam ranch bar. The chicken-fried steak is tender and well-flavored, the breading is light and crisp, and most importantly, the cream gravy is made from real pan drippings and not from a mix.
In 2013 the McGuire Moorman Hospitality Group reimagined this Clarksville cafe as an upscale steak house, and the gamble swiftly paid off: Bon Appétit named Jeffrey’s one of 2013’s Top 10 Best New Restaurants. The French American menu places dry-aged meat as the centerpiece of a daily-changing, ingredient-driven menu. Save room for their desserts.
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.
You'll find this nationally recognized steak house in a historic Austin building. Good steaks and à la carte side dishes are accompanied by stock market quotes for the business crowd.
The casual, noisy atmosphere makes this an appropriate family steak house. The Denny's-esque menu also offers foods other than steaks, most of which have been heavily breaded, fried, and smothered in cheese.
The perfect meal here is the 22-ounce "Cowboy Cut" rib eye, along with its justifiably famous wedge of iceberg slathered with decadent bleu-cheese dressing.