Steak lovers have a haven in Fort Worth. There's an abundance of choices that range from down home to white tablecloth and everything inbetween. We've rounded up the 5 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 Rib-Eye 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 $16.95 - $45.95)
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Horsehoe Hill Cafe
The menu at Horseshoe Hill Cafe keeps it simple and features steaks and chicken fried steaks. Celebrity Chef Grady Spears returns to Fort Worth with a focused effort and you can count on him to make one of the best chicken fried steaks in town. The dry aged rib-eye 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 cole slaw is a standout side dish.
(Entres range from $16 - $38)
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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.
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 tableside. 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 $26.95 - $45.95)(Entrees range from $31 - $60)
Lucille's Stateside Bistro
Lucille'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, rib-eye 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 $19.9 - $29.95)
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