Best of Boston

Best Steakhouse

2017 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23 & Bar

Boston
In this casual-everything era, it comes as a welcome relief to walk into Grill 23, where garçons wear jackets and ties; mix a damn fine […] read more»
2016 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23

Boston
If Boston’s love affair with all things techy and new ever wears you down, remember: Practice makes perfect, and few steakhouses have fed us for […] read more»
2015 Best Steakhouse

Boston Chops

Boston
This venture from Deuxave’s Chris Coombs and Brian Piccini is billed as an “urban steak bistro”—shorthand for “not your grandparents’ steakhouse.” Start with daring small […] read more»
2014 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23

Boston
Admittedly, the better story here would have been how an upstart finally dethroned the long-reigning meatery king. But after a budget-straining battery of retrials, we’ve […] read more»
2013 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23

Boston
A truly great steakhouse has exactly four essential elements: a bustling dining room, a fresh raw bar, top-notch sides, and—most important—expertly cooked beef. With all […] read more»
2012 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23 & Bar

Boston
Embrace the bustle and glamour of the expansive dining room at this Back Bay red-meat temple. Take in the pillars, ornate ceilings, and suited-up servers, […] read more»
2011 Best Steakhouse

Mooo

Boston
Scrap all the formulas for what makes a great steakhouse (clubby this, old-world that) and swap them for brave new interpretations. That’s just what the […] read more»
2011 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23 & Bar

Boston
Let the newcomers show off their newfangled steakhouse specialties; people who really love steak will always return to Boston’s exemplar of the genre. Here you’ll […] read more»
2009 Best Steakhouse

Abe & Louie’s

Boston
It’s the oldest story in the book: Man tours steakhouses, steakhouses run gamut, man eliminates fading relics, lesser chains, and ‘modern’ meateries where the flourishes […] read more»
2008 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23 & Bar

Boston
The better story would have been that finally, in this, the year of the cow, one among the city’s numerous new upscale meateries had managed […] read more»
2008 Best Steakhouse, West

The Metropolitan Club

Chestnut Hill
Even after a few million years on the fire, steak as a culinary concept is far from done. For proof, look to the Metropolitan Club, […] read more»
2008 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23

Boston
The better story would have been that finally, in this, the year of the cow, one among the city’s numerous new upscale meateries had managed […] read more»
2007 Best Steakhouse

Grill 23 and Bar

Boston
Sure, sometimes a single, tiny scallop garnished with edible flowers is enough to get the job done. For the rest of the time, there’s Grill […] read more»
2005 Best Steakhouse, West

The Metropolitan Club

Chestnut Hill
Another city-chic restaurant in Chestnut Hill? Yawn. Or so we thought, until we stepped into filmmaker Kathy Sidell Trustman’s sexy, refined dining room. Chef Jeffrey […] read more»
2005 Best Steakhouse

Abe & Louie’s

Boston
Before you spend $35 on a steak, ask a few questions. That’s part of the fun at Abe & Louie’s, where the waiters sing the […] read more»