Best of Boston

Best Steak

2010 Best Steak, Upscale

Grill 23 & Bar

Steak lovers extol the rib-eye for the deep marbling and for the cap (or deckle), a lobe of muscle so succulent that it often gets […] read more»
2010 Best Steak, Affordable


When we’re feeling pinched, we direct our dollars to brasseries, where New England frugality meets Gallic joie de boeuf. And voila: a first-rate steak for […] read more»
1999 Best Steak

Morton’s of Chicago

Sure, it’s a little noisy, and to make matters worse, located in a basement, but in a year when a stampede of worthy new competition […] read more»
1998 Best Steak, Tips

NewBridge Cafe

Heaping piles of juicy tips, soaked in marinade, perfectly grilled and doused with the cafe’s secret sauce make the NewBridge our favorite place for the […] read more»
1991 Best Steak

Morton’s of Chicago Steak House

You’ve got to hand it to those Midwesterners: they have a way with red meat. read more»
1989 Best Steak

Morton’s of Chicago

What should you expect from a Chicago steak house? The best steak around. And that’s exactly what Morton’s delivers. read more»
1988 Best Steak


This Chicago import is tucked into a windowless basement where artificial lights play dimply over the dark, gloomy walls—but the chef sure knows what to […] read more»
1987 Best Steak

Grill 23 & Bar

Prime beef, aged for three weeks, expertly charbroiled. read more»
1983 Best Steak

J. Victors at Purcells

The $19.95 porterhouse for two. New management at this landmark, and great steak. The ambience leaves a bit to be desired, but not the rosti […] read more»
1982 Best Steak


Huge crowds, huge steaks. Huge drinks, too, to sustain one through the wait. read more»
1978 Best Steak

Colorado Public Library

Corn-fed beef is shipped regularly from Colorado to the restaurant’s butcher in Beverly. No bum steers here. read more»
1974 Best Steak


No contest. The Boston Cut is the best in the city. read more»