Face the facts: you may be a master of the barbecue grill, but it’s next to impossible for you to buy top restaurant-quality beef or broil it at temperatures as high as these places can. From old-fashioned meat joints sporting red leather booths to modern chophouses that serve globally-inspired fare, those that made the cut all have one thing in common: great steak. So tuck into your favorite cuts, or try new ones, at one of our top 10 steakhouses in and around Los Angeles.
Luckman Plaza, 9200 Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
West Hollywood’s hip and modern BOA Steakhouse not only boasts a varied menu – including signature steaks such as the 40-day dry aged New York strip and the bone-in Kansas City filet mignon – it also features an impressive patio that’s one of the largest in town.
Beverly Wilshire, a Four Seasons Hotel, 9500 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90212
CUT, legendary chef Wolfgang Puck’s steakhouse at the Beverly Wilshire hotel, is frequented by the movers and shakers of Los Angeles. Before diners make a steak selection, lots of explanations are provided and raw cuts of meats are brought to the table to help with the decision process.
Duane’s Prime Steaks & Seafood
The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa, 3649 Mission Inn Ave. Riverside, CA 92501
Duane’s Prime Steaks & Seafood at The Mission Inn Hotel & Spa in Riverside remains the special occasion restaurant of choice in the Inland Empire. Steaks include cuts of Prime, wet-aged beef – New York, filet mignon and a 20-ounce “rib chop” – charbroiled to order.
246 N. Cañon Dr. Beverly Hills, CA 90210
An import from Scottsdale, Arizona, Mastro’s Steakhouse embraces classic steakhouse traditions as warmly as it welcomes the moneyed clientele that frequent this bustling Beverly Hills eatery. The straightforward but pricey bill of fare features New York strip, porterhouse and rib-eye steaks, along with a dramatically presented seafood tower (with dry ice special effects) and a gargantuan wedge of iceberg lettuce.
8720 W. Sunset Blvd. West Hollywood, CA 90069
BLT Steak in West Hollywood earns style points with its grayish walls, walnut floor, suede seats and beautiful Macassar ebony tables. The selection of meats ranges in quality, cuts and prices, and don’t forget to ask for the bread, which comes in the form of a warm popover topped with melted Gruyère cheese.
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