Fort Worth is a steak lovers haven. We've rounded up 12 of the best steaks for the family when nothing else but a sizzling, juicy cut of meat will do.
Reata specializes in upscale cowboy cuisine right in the heart of downtown Fort Worth. Menu items have Southwestern influences and include a range of options that can delight everyone from a dedicated carnivore to those looking for lighter fare like seafood.
The ribeye will please the traditional steak lover, but don't overlook other favorites like the tortilla soup, tenderloin tamales and chicken chile rellenos.
(Entrees range from $17 - $58)
Horseshoe Hill Cafe
The menu at Horseshoe Hill Cafe keeps it simple and features steaks and chicken-fried steaks. The dry aged ribeye offered on the menu does not play second fiddle, it weighs in at a whopping 16 ounces and is expertly prepared. The deviled eggs are a great starter and the blue cheese coleslaw is a standout side dish.
(Entrees range from $16 - $38)
Bonnell's Fine Texas Cuisine
Bonnell's takes the steak out of the steakhouse and brings it into the realm of fine dining. Without approaching pretension, the cuisine at Bonnell's is both high-end and down home with a unique emphasis on game meats. Southwestern and Creole-style dishes are elevated under the direction of Chef Jon Bonnell with offerings such as elk mini tacos, oysters Texasfellars and Texas shrimp and grits. Steaks are organically sourced and accompanied by compound butter for extra flavor.
(Entrees range from $22 - $56)
For a true Cowtown experience head on over to the Stockyards and grab a saddle seat at H3 Ranch. Yes, they have horse saddles for stools that kids will get a kick out of. The steakhouse serves up wood-fired steaks that aren't to be missed in a fun western atmosphere.
Bring an appetite so you can start off your meal with some guacamole made table side. Ribs are another popular choice. Round out your meal with one of their delicious sides like roasted corn or a baked potato.
(Entrees range from $17.95 - $49.95)
Lucile's Stateside Bistro
Lucile's diverse menu offerings make it a great go-to spot when you are looking for more than just a great steak. Choose from a filet, ribeye or sirloin for steak options. Other favorites come from their wood-fired oven like the wood roasted chicken or their personalized pizzas and flatbreads. Soups like their lobster bisque and cioppino are popular selections. Kids can choose from burgers, grilled cheese and chicken tenders.
(Entrees range from $19.95 - $29.95)
Cattlemen’s Steak House
Watch the cook sear your steak over an open fire in the dining room at Cattlemen’s Steak House. The Texas T-Bone steak is guaranteed to satisfy the heartiest of appetites. Beef steaks and ribeyes dominate the menu but you will also find lobster, crab and shrimp on the menu. All of their steaks are charcoal-broiled and they never use a tenderizer. Try to save room for the best banana pudding for dessert.
(Entrees range from $14.75 - $49.95)
Del Frisco’s Grille
While your anniversary or date night meal may be celebrated at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, its counterpart Del Frisco’s Grille makes it easy to enjoy a four-star meal with the whole family in a trendy, yet comfortable atmosphere. You will find many of the favorite staples found on the Del Frisco’s menu, as well as some new delights (the brussels sprouts are out of sight).
(Entrees range from $10-$25)
Serving both the diner and the grill master, B&B Butcher is an upscale steakhouse and traditional butcher shop located in the trendy Shops at Clearfork development. For those dining in, the menu is large and the dedicated Kid's Menu even lists filet medallions for those with a sophisticated palate.
Bacon is a menu favorite offered four times on the Slab Menu that features Chef Tommy's Bacon topped with crumbled blue cheese and truffle-infused honey. You can enjoy this delicious treat at home when you buy a pre-made box with all the ingredients from The Butcher Shop next door. Classics like Filet Mignon and Beef Wellington are offered as well as exclusive cuts of Japanese Wagyu: Kobe Hyogo Prefecture ($220), a 28-Day Dry-Aged A5 Japanese Wagyu Ribeye ($250) and a 55-Day Dry-Aged Japanese Wagyu Ribeye.
(Entrees range from $12 to $250+)
Clay Pigeon Food & Drink
Chef Marcus Paslay's passion for cooking is rooted in the idea of hunting and harvesting from the land. His farm-to-table approach is highlighted throughout the seasonal menu with favorites being the grilled bone marrow, the pork shank and the 8oz eye of ribeye otherwise known as the Spinalis Dorsi (or ribeye cap). This rare cut of meat is a "cut above the rest" and is considered to be the most delectable steaks available. Burgers, house-made pastas and ice cream also grace the menu.
Paslay's second steakhouse, Provender Hall, is located in Mule Alley in the historic Stockyards. The menu includes venison tartare, steak frites and a prime New York strip.
(Entrees range from $20-$50)
The upscale restaurant in downtown Fort Worth offers an exquisite wine selection for the discerning drinker as well as a consistently delicious dinner entrees. Slice into a lamb belly dumpling or a 20 oz prime dry-aged bone-in ribeye. A healthy selection of fish and pasta options round out the menu.
(Entrees range from $24 to $61)
Lonesome Dove Fort Worth
The Fort Worth stalwart is a local and visitor favorite in the Fort Worth Stockyards. For over 20 years, Chef Tim Love has wowed guests with his game-forward menu featuring Wagyu tomahawk, kangaroo carpaccio, Rocky Mountain elk ribeye, wild boar, and rabbit and rattlesnake. Not an adventurous eater? No worries. The roasted garlic stuffed beef tenderloin and chicken fried steak are both smashingly good.
(Entrees range from $28-$145)
Tucked inside the Worthington Hotel in downtown Fort Worth, the Latin steakhouse is as elegant as it is approachable. Keep is simple and order up a classic burger or the lamb chops or splurge and order the Toro Toro Churrasco or 52oz Tomahawk ribeye for two.
(Entrees range from $14 - $130)