Choosing where to dine and what to eat is a personal choice. Whether it’s a special restaurant in an unseemly alley, an infamous place in a food hall or a particular steakhouse in town, it’s all up to the individual. Boston provides so many various dining options it can be challenging to choose just one. Here are some of the best spots to enjoy your rib eye and filet mignon in various Boston neighborhoods.
Ten Fantastic Steakhouses in Boston
Smith and Wollensky
Smith and Wollensky is located in the historic Boston Harbor between Rose Kennedy Greenway and Boston Harbor and Fort Point Channel. Dining guests can enjoy a harborfront view to enhance their dining experience. Menu items include fresh seafood, Wagyu beef, sandwiches, shellfish, soups and salads, various cuts of steaks and USDA Prime Steakhouse cuts. Special events can be hosted there. Private event menu packages are provided. Online ordering is available for pickup and delivery.
Grill 23 and Bar
Grill 23 and Bar in the old Salada Tea Building has envisioned providing its guests food of the highest quality and superior service since the early 80s. The restaurant team is devoted to serving the best cuts of steaks, and they take great pride in it. Whether it’s Wagyu, raw bar, appetizers which include soups and salad, fresh seafood, signature menu items such as Herb Roasted Cod, Honey-Roasted Salmon, A La Carte items, tasty sides, dessert and award-winning wine list, the list goes on. A post-meal cigar collection is offered to its guests, but you can only enjoy it outside the restaurant.
Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef and Seafood
Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef and Seafood, in Boston’s Seaport District, serves not only outstanding cuts of prime beef, it also offers other unique meat like Wagyu and bison. All steaks are free from steroids, antibiotics and hormones and are aged for a minimum of 21 days to a high standard of tenderness and flavor—they are hand cut in-house. The kitchen also creates its own sauces and dressings. There are also private dining rooms available for different events with details to match. Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse in the Seaport District is an upscale American Steakhouse with a strict dress code. Casual Clothing, excessively revealing clothing and clothing emitting offensive odors are not allowed. Admittance to the restaurant is at the management’s discretion regardless of the reservation status.
In order to maintain the rich tradition of the classic American steakhouse, Del Frisco’s never fails to offer an unparalleled experience to its guests. Its menu includes but is not limited to USDA Prime Beef, delicious appetizers, hand-cut steaks and fresh seafood. Along with its attentive staff, dining there has always been memorable.
Davio’s Northern Italian Steakhouse
Davio's Northern Italian Steakhouse in Boston offers its guests an exceptional dining experience. All food is freshly hand-made from quality ingredients. Best Aged steaks and simple pasta dishes are unique in every way. The menu items are abundant. There’s always something for everyone. From Chicken Fingers, French Fries or Fresh Fruit for children to 20 oz. 55 Day Prime Aged Bone-in Cowboy, none will be disappointed. Online Ordering is also available.
Boston Chops is a crowd-pleaser. Its casual atmosphere allows guests to relax and enjoy what the restaurant has to offer. From starters to desserts, guests never disappoint. Its menu includes different cuts of chops and steaks, tuna loin, sea bass, chicken, veal, various sides, flavored fresh vegetables with starters such as French Onion Soup, Oxtail Croquettes, Thai Chili and Sweet Soy Calamari and Crab Cake. The restaurant also has a raw bar, perfect for seafood lovers.
Mooo is a modern and meat-focused restaurant. It is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch. “The Wine Cellar,” its private dining room, can accommodate up to 50 for seated events and up to 65 for receptions.
For those who come to dinner, the selections from the raw bar such as East Coast Oysters and Chilled Gulf shrimp will be refreshing starters. Sushi grade Tuna Tartare, Japanese Wagyu beef dumplings and Dry-Aged Ribeye Meatballs are some of the excellent choices for appetizers.
Abe and Louie’s
Abe and Louie’s provides the atmosphere of a classic steakhouse. With its attentive service and charm, its appeal is timeless. There are brunch, lunch and dinner with both indoor and outdoor seating. Its menu includes premium steak, classic dishes, seafood, tasty sides, with an award-winning wine list. Orders can be placed online for pickup or delivery, so you can enjoy a taste of Abe and Louie's at home.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Diners visit Ruth's Chris Steak House from near and far for a modern meal in a historical setting. Located in the Old City Hall, the restaurant is one of many homes along the Freedom Trail. It provides guests a scrumptious dining experience with its specialty: USDA Prime steaks, cook to one’s liking. There are also seafood and specialties such as Stuffed Chicken Breast, Sizzling Blue Crab Cakes, Chilean Sea Bass, Barbecued Shrimp, tasty sides and desserts along with cocktails and choice wines for you to enjoy. Ruth’s can also be enjoyed through takeout and delivery. You can also reserve the restaurant for special events.
Dining guests can find Bogie’s Place in the back room of Jm Curley’s at the Downtown Crossing neighborhood of Boston, about 0.1 miles from Freedom Trail. The restaurant is for adults only and is open for dinner from Wednesday to Saturday, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Reservation is accepted for private parties. Though the restaurant is small (it seats less than 20 diners), its menu is big enough to satisfy any palate. It includes Caesar Salad, appetizers such as Tuna Tartare, Bone Marrow, Cheese and Charcuterie (some of these may rotate from time to time), various cuts of steaks, seafood, sides and chef’s selected dessert.