Need to Impress a Date? Take Them to the Best Steakhouse in Houston

Steak is, and always will be a classic dinner dish. Whether you are on a big first date or you are taking a client out for dinner, a steakhouse is always a safe restaurant option. In a city like Houston, you will find no shortage of fine steakhouses. Here are a few you should put on your shortlist when looking for a new dinner spot. 

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Saltgrass Steakhouse

8943 Katy Fwy, Memorial City |

Houston Steakhouse Famous for Serving Certified Angus Beef® Steaks Grilled to Perfection

A silver plate of steak and mushrooms makes for a lovely evening dish. Image courtesy of Yelp

The Saltgrass Steakhouse brings the smoky flavor of the open campfire into its upscale dining room. Offering plates of steaks, chicken, and seafood chargrilled to perfection, customers are sure to leave the steakhouse filled and satisfied. Some of the steakhouse’s specialties include Pat’s Ribeye, Silver Star Porterhouse, and Maudeen’s Center Cut Filet. Along with their famous entrees, the steakhouse offers a wide selection of breads, soups, and desserts made from scratch daily. 

Guests can also select a beverage from the Saltgrass Steakhouse’s extensive drink menu. Stop by the “No Bull Lounge” during Happy Hour to enjoy some cocktails and appetizers with friends. While you mingle and socialize, you can also enjoy your favorite games on the bar’s TV screens.

“The steak salad is a meal in itself, it comes with steak, greens, red potatoes, string green beans, tomatoes, hard-boiled eggs, and blue cheese crumbles (I asked to leave out the olives and onions). The surf and turfn come with bbq shrimp which is wrapped in bacon or grilled (I prefer them grilled).” - Yelp Review

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

9827 Katy Fwy, Memorial City |

Modern Elegance Meets Flavorful Dishes in This Upscale Houston Steakhouse

The dining room in Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille offers a stunning and energizing atmosphere. Image courtesy of Yelp.

Located in Memorial City, Perry’s Steakhouse offers an award-winning dining experience that will inspire your appetite and satisfy your cravings. Whether you are coming for a dinner date or you are swinging by the island bar during Social Hour, you will find yourself immersed in the restaurant’s vibrant atmosphere. Its most popular entrees are the 9 oz. Bacon-Wrapped Filet Mignon, Grilled Salmon with Lemon Dill Butter, and Perry’s Famous Pork Chop. Some of the restaurant’s specials also include the 4 Courses, 4 Choices selection where guests can select an individual appetizer, salad, entree, and dessert from a special menu and the 3-Course Sunday Supper. 

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“We went in the other night because I was craving steak and I could not have picked a better place. Our steaks were prepared perfectly, cocktails were on point, and we ended the night with a bottle of champagne. The entire staff is very friendly and inviting which means a lot during these times of uncertainty.” - Yelp Review

Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse

1510 Texas Ave, Downtown Houston |

Downtown Houston Steakhouse Known for its Award-Winning Menu

Enjoy a savory steak on your next dinner date. Image courtesy of Yelp

Residents and visitors of Houston have dined out at Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse for its impeccable cuisine and fine service. Featured on the menu is the restaurant’s famous USDA Prime Midwest grain-fed beef along with fresh seafood, savory appetizers, and delicious desserts. Guests can also pick a wine from the restaurant’s exquisite list to pair with their entree. Some of the steakhouse’s most popular menu items are the Prime Ribeye, Filet Mignon, Fried Lobster Mac & Cheese, and Alaskan King Crab Legs. 

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“I picked up a NY Strip medium rare and I also decided to try the Red Velvet Cake n picked up a slice for my dessert choice. My steak was very flavorful, very juicy, very tender with great seasoned flavor, and a great size cut too. The quality of the steak was very high and obviously a great grain-fed piece of Prime Beef.” - Yelp Review

Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse & Bar

9814 Fry Rd, Suite 240, Cypress |

Japanese Steakhouse That Combines Tradition and Innovation in its Menu

Enjoy fresh, hand-rolled sushi made in-house. Image courtesy of Yelp

Sapporo Japanese Steakhouse & Bar offers its own fair share of sizzling steaks and fresh sushi. Along with its popular 8 oz Hibachi Steak, Hibachi Kobe Ribeye, and Chef’s Hibachi Special, Sapporo serves innovative and delicious Japanese dishes. If you want a little bit of everything, order one of the Bento Boxes. You can select your own meat that will go along with your Bento Box’s soup, salad, California rolls, and spring rolls. In the mood for a Japanese style rice bowl? Try the Gyu Don, a dish filled with sliced Angus beef with sukiyaki sauce over rice. If you’re hungry for ramen, try the Tonkotsu dish, which is filled with roasted pork belly, egg, and spinach. 

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“Hubby and I decided to check this place out for lunch. We arrived and everyone was very nice.  The restaurant was clean. We had hibachi and we were there on a Sunday. They have lunch specials on the weekends. The food was really good. Service was top-notch.” - Yelp Review

Mastro’s Steakhouse

1650 W Lp S, Galleria/Uptown |

Upscale Steakhouse and Seafood Restaurant in Uptown Houston

Photo of Mastro's Steakhouse - Houston, TX, United States. Seafood tower
Share the seafood tower with a group of friends. Image courtesy of Yelp

For years, Mastro’s Steakhouse has continued to garner recognition for its world-class service, carefully-crafted cuisine, and live entertainment. As guests step into the steakhouse’s energetic atmosphere, they are greeted with a welcoming and professional hospitality staff ready to provide an unforgettable experience. 

Many people start off their night with a light appetizer, such as the Shrimp Cocktail or the Bigeye Tuna Tartare. A bowl of the Lobster Bisque or a plate of the Heirloom Tomato and Burrata Salad are also solid options for starting your night off right. For the entrees, the restaurant offers upscale options including the Porterhouse 24 oz Steak, Organic Lemon Pepper Chicken dish, and Double Cut Pork Chop. If you are in the mood for seafood, check out the New Zealand King Salmon Fillet and the Twin Lobster Tails.  

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“Had the ribeye and it was one of the best steaks I've had with the truffle butter on top. Somehow ate the whole 24 oz. Lobster mashed potatoes were very good. The Alaskan King Crab gnocchi was probably my favorite side. Warm butter cake was such a good dessert.” - Yelp Review

Steak 48

4444 Westheimer Road, Highland Village, Galleria/Uptown |

Sometimes, a classic steak is the best way to make your day. Image courtesy of Yelp

Since June of 2016, Steak 48 has served sizzling steaks to the hungry community of River Oaks. After establishing itself as a contemporary American steakhouse that serves prime grade steaks and fresh seafood, the restaurant gained immense popularity among residents in Houston. Guests can start the night off with a bang with the restaurant’s popular Fried Deviled Eggs or Rhode Island Calamari & Shrimp. Along with a section dedicated to Prime Steaks and Chops, Steak 48 offers an expansive fresh seafood tower to guests. 

Within the restaurant’s elegant atmosphere are several unique nooks and dining areas that provide a different experience each time you visit. For instance, the Chef’s dining room seats 14 guests right in the middle of the action with a full view of the kitchen. The restaurant also offers private dining rooms for parties and events. 

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“We had the chili shrimp as an appetizer and a really good wedge. The steaks and sides were perfect. I requested "black and blue" for my steak and the waiter didn't flinch. I can't tell you how many times I get questioned about this type of cooking as if I don't really know what I am ordering.” - Yelp Review

Taste of Texas

10505 Katy Freeway, Memorial City |

Memorial City Steakhouse Known for its Certified Angus Beef® Steaks and Expansive Wine List

The Filet Oscar features a center-cut filet topped with 2 oz. of jumbo crab cake and hollandaise sauce. Image courtesy of Yelp

For over four decades, guests have dined at Taste of Texas to celebrate important milestones in their lives, go on first dates, and catch up with friends over steak. Its relaxed atmosphere make it easy for guests to quickly settle in as they pore over the menu. Every menu item from the Tortilla Soup to the Slow Roasted Prime Rib is cooked with care and style. Should you have enough room for dessert at the end of the meal, consider trying the Creme Brulee or the Texas Tower Chocolate Layer Cake. 

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“For the steaks, my favorites are the porterhouse and center-cut fillet. They are so tender & juicy. We usually share them between 2 people. They are expensive but so worth it for a special occasion. You also have the option to go to the back and choose your own!” - Yelp Review

What steakhouse in Houston is your go-to dinner spot? Let us know in the comments below!

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