Fill Yourself Up at These Top 10 Steak Restaurants in Charleston, SC

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Who doesn’t enjoy a fresh slab of steak for dinner? In Charleston, it’s easy to find a high-quality steak restaurant that offers delicious steaks at a reasonable price. Many of these restaurants are also highly-lauded for their great service, aesthetic dining space, and savory side dishes. 

Whether you’re in the mood for a filet mignon or a wagyu sandwich, you can easily find a spot that will provide everything you’re looking for. Need some help finding the right steak restaurant for you? No worries. We’ve got you covered. Check out our list of the top 10 steak restaurants in Charleston, SC now!

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1. Oak Steakhouse

Elegant steakhouse that uses locally-sourced beef and sustainably-sourced seafood for its award-winning dishes

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Dine at one of the finest steak restaurants in Charleston. Image courtesy of Yelp.

17 Broad St | French Quarter | oaksteakhouserestaurant.com

First on the list, we have Oak Steakhouse. Oak Steakhouse is probably one of the most well-known steak restaurants in Charleston, and for good reason. Over the years, it’s received recognition in prestigious publications like Travel + Leisure and the Charlotte Business Journal. 

The restaurant’s chef-driven menu features mouthwatering dishes made from locally-sourced ingredients. All of the steaks are also made from Certified Angus Beef. Some of our favorite dishes include the Pork Osso Bucco, C.A.B. Prime Ribeye, and Oak Burger. But you really can’t go wrong with anything here. Try Oak Steakhouse’s award-winning dishes for yourself at your next dinner!

“Tonight was our second time having Oak for dinner, and it was consistently delicious. We ordered the ribeye to split, a bottle of wine, bacon mac and cheese, creamed spinach and brussel sprouts. The steak melts in your mouth, and the quality of food is top tier.” - Yelp Review

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2. Ichiban Steak House & Asian Fusion

Popular hibachi restaurant where guests can expect a great show along with delicious food

1716 Old Towne Rd | West Ashley | ichibancharleston.com

At Ichiban Steak House & Asian Fusion, you can expect to have one of the most entertaining meals of your life. All of the chefs cook the food right in front of your eyes with real style and skill. You might even want to whip out your phone to record some of their showmanship to enjoy again later.

Ichiban offers an extensive menu filled with sushi rolls, hibachi entrees, and fusion entrees. Many of their steak dishes can be ordered alongside other meats like shrimp, chicken, scallop, and lobster. Before you leave, make sure you try one of their desserts. We love the Tempura Fried Ice Cream and Mochi! 

“Got there for early bird, prices great. My granddaughter loved the steak. I will say this the portions are out of this world. Rice was a "brick" like a block..incredible. Chicken cooked just right. The chef was friendly and talented. Just a great show. Kids were simply mystified at what the saw.” - Yelp Review

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3. Outback Steakhouse

Classic steakhouse chain offering hearty entrees that will fill you right up

1890 Sam Rittenberg Blvd | West Ashley | outback.com

You’ve probably heard of Outback Steakhouse before. But have you tried the branch in West Ashley? If not, you’re missing out! Outback Steakhouse in West Ashley offers great service and sizzling steaks inside a fun, upbeat atmosphere. 

Outback offers seven different steak cuts, all served with a steakhouse potato and one side. In addition to their famous steaks, Outbaceak also serves mouthwatering entrees like the Queensland Chicken & Shrimp Pasta and Bloomin’ Fried Chicken. Plenty of beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages are also available to choose from. Check out the full restaurant menu online now!

“Great food, perfectly cooked and even better service. Went around 4 in the afternoon on a Saturday and it started to get busy after we sat down but the food came out very timely for everyone around us as well. Highly recommend if you enjoy Outback.” - Yelp Review

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4. Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse

Authentic Brazilian steakhouse that offers 17 different cuts of meat

Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse boasts a chic, upscale dining space for guests. Image courtesy of Yelp.

167 E Bay St | French Quarter | galpaogauchousa.com

Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse offers 17 different cuts of meat along with almost 40 different ingredients and sides on its extensive all-you-can-eat buffet and salad bar. Beef, pork, chicken, lamb, and fish cuts are all available alongside numerous side dishes. 

Some of their most popular side dishes include the garlic mashed potatoes, caramelizedcarmelized bananas, and rice and black beans. All of these sides are served tableside. While you’re here, make sure you also visit the gourmet salad bar. Artichoke hearts, sweet beats, asparagus, and other savory ingredients await you. 

“The variety of meats (and some options for the vegetarians and pescatarians!) were wonderful. As someone who is gluten-free, I also felt like I had really hit the jackpot! They have many options for that in the meats (obviously) and salad bar.” - Yelp Review

5. Grill 225

Upscale steakhouse located inside the Market Pavilion Hotel

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Not sure what to get? Try the lightly-seasoned 100% Prime New York Strip at Grill 225. Image courtesy of Grill 225

225 E Bay St | French Quarter | grill225.com

Looking for an upscale restaurant where you can dress up and enjoy delicious food? Check out Grill 225! Inside, you’ll find a chic, rustic dining space filled with guests dressed to the 9’s enjoying some of the best steak in Charleston. 

Grill 225 is one of the few restaurants in the country that feature 100% USDA Prime Beef. All of the beef selections are handpicked and wet-aged for 42-50 days. Grill 225 is also known for its signature Nitroni, the city’s only cocktail infused with liquid nitrogen. Reserve a table at Grill 225 for your next dinner now!

“My favorite date night restaurant and best meal I have had in Charleston. The scallops and steak were both to die for and the service was amazing.” - Yelp Review

6. Peninsula Grill

Posh restaurant that has earned the prestigious AAA Four-Diamond

112 N Market St | Ansonborough | peninsulagrill.com

Elegant. Chic. Refined. These are just a few words that describe the Peninsula Grill. If you’re in need of a spot that offers delicious food inside an upscale dining space, Peninsula Grill is your place.

On the menu, you’ll find creative and inventive dishes like the Pan Roasted Jumbo Sea Scallops, Roasted Pork Tenderloin, and Seared Foie Gras. Various steaks, of course, are also offered like the 16 oz. Prime Ribeye and 8 oz. Center Cut Filet. Try out Peninsula Grill for your next meal!

“Totally one of the best restaurants we had dinner in SC! The Wagyu steak was incredible.     The goat cheese mash was magnificent. Service excellent.” - Yelp Review

7. TBonz Gill & Grill

Popular steakhouse located in Downtown Charleston

1668 Old Towne Rd | West Ashley | tbonzgillandgrill.com

Next up on the list is TBonz Gill & Grill. Located in West Ashley, TBonz Gill & Grill offers a wide selection of mouth wateringmouthwatering steaks and entrees. 

TBonz offers a number of Certified Angus Beef® cuts including the 6 oz Dry Rub Sirloin, 12 oz Ribeye, and 18 oz T-Bone. You can also try one of their signature combos, like the NY Strip & Scampi and Sirloin with Crab & Shrimp Florentine. TBonz also offers daily dessert selections made from Kaminsky’s Dessert Cafe. 

“TBonz Gill & Grill on Old Towne Road in West Ashley is one of my favorite places to go for a quality steak in the area. I really like everything on the menu from the wings to the sides as everything is delicious and well prepared.” - Yelp Review

8. Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse

Award-winning eatery that is known for its entertaining tableside service

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Enjoy the beautiful artwork of Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse while you dine. Image courtesy of Yelp.

2411 Mall Dr | North Charleston | cowboybraziliansteakhouse.com

Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse is a true all-you-can-eat “Churrascaria.” The restaurant offers 16 different types of beef, chicken, pork, and lamb — all of which are served tableside by their friendly Gauchos. Cowboy also offers a full salad bar with over 30 ingredients and six hot Brazilian dishes. 

Thirsty? Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse offers a full bar featuring various wines, beers, and cocktails. Some of their most popular cocktails include the Stoli Moscow Mule, Latin Mudslide, and Raspberry Lemon Drop. Does this sound good to you? Then check out their full menu online now!

“Everything was fresh and delicious. It's a flat, all you can eat price of $37 for unlimited meats (10+ types), a high quality salad bar (including shrimp, salmon, and fresh mozzarella), and several hot side dishes.” - Yelp Review

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9. Halls Chophouse

Upscale steakhouse that offers hearty portions of steak and seafood dishes

434 King St | RadcliffeboroughRadcliffborough | hallschophouse.com

Next up on the list is Halls Chophouse. This popular steakhouse has numerous locations around the South, with the Charleston branch in RadcliffeboroughRadcliffborough. The Charleston branch offers a fun, cozy environment that is perfect for kicking back and relaxing with friends. 

On the menu, you’ll find a wide selection of steaks cut from USDA Prime Beef. All of them are either wet or dry-aged to ensure ultimate tenderness and flavor. Halls Chophouse also offers a number of fresh seafood dishes like the Ahi Tuna and Pan-Seared Scallops. If you have enough room for dessert by the end of the meal, we recommend trying the Southern Caramel Cake or Ginger Root Creme Brulee. 

“The food, service, and overall dining experience was phenomenal! My husband and I split the 8oz Filet Mignon. The best steak we've had! We also had a side of the Creamed Corn Skillet which was so delicious!” - Yelp Review

10. Burwell’s Stone Fire Grill

American steakhouse that offers a chic, contemporary dining space

14 N Market St | Ansonborough | burwellscharleston.com

Last, but certainly not least, on the list is Burwell’s Stone Fire Grill. This contemporary restaurant puts a new twist on the traditional steakhouse. All of the ingredients are sourced from sustainable, environmentally-conscious sources.

On the menu, you’ll find a wide selection of wood fire grilled steak cuts like the 10 oz Filet Mignon and 14 oz Joyce Farms NY Strip. Shrimp Pasta, Seared Jumbo Sea Scallops, and other fresh entrees are also available on the menu. For dessert, you can enjoy sweet dishes like the Nutella Cheesecake or Creme Brulee. 

“The bartenders were so knowledgeable and friendly. They also have a rooftop patio. The dining area is also the perfect spot for an intimate dinner with friends or a romantic couple night. The Wagyu hot stone & the popcorn shrimp were my favorite dishes!! Bon appetite!” - Yelp Review

Now that the days are getting longer and the weather is getting warmer, it’s a better time than ever to dine out with your loved ones. If you’re in the mood for steak, Charleston has plenty of restaurants that will help satiate your appetite. 

Which restaurants on the list do you plan to visit next? Let us know in the comment section below!

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