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Best San Francisco/Bay Area Steakhouses


Whether you enjoy your steak prepared rare, medium or well-done, you can satisfy your carnivorous cravings and dig into a fine filet mignon or juicy rib-eye at one of these top steakhouses in San Francisco/Bay Area.


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5A5 Steak Lounge Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at 5A5 Steak Lounge, San Francisco, CA 244 Jackson St.
San Francisco, CA 94111

An unconventional steakhouse that caters to modern appetites. More...

Alexander's Steakhouse Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Alexander 448 Brannan St.
San Francisco, CA 94107
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Steak is just the start of this adventurous dining experience. More...

Alfred's Steak House Steakhouse
13/20
659 Merchant St.
San Francisco, CA 94111

Stately, well-known steakhouse with nearly a century of San Francisco history. More...

Bob's Steak & Chop House Steakhouse
13/20
500 California St.
San Francisco, CA 94104
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The well-seasoned staff and steaks make this a good choice for that real Chicago steakhouse experience. More...

Bobo's Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Bobo 1450 Lombard St.
San Francisco, CA 94123
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Boutique steakhouse dry-ages its Prime beef four to six weeks for optimal results. More...

Boca Steak & Seafood Steakhouse
14/20
340 Ignacio Blvd.
Novato, CA 94949
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One of Marin’s best-designed restaurants is also a destination for its steaks and fresh-grilled seafood with an Argentine accent. More...

Bourbon Steak Steakhouse
15/20
Dining Room at Bourbon Steak, San Francisco, CA The Westin St. Francis
335 Powell St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Dinner at Michael Mina's high-end steakhouse is anything but stodgy. More...

El Paseo Steakhouse
14/20
The Paseo
17 Throckmorton Ave.
Mill Valley, CA 94941
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Dramatic chop house featuring upscale American comfort food, owned by celebrity chef Tyler Florence and rock star Sammy Hagar. More...

EPIC Roasthouse Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at EPIC Roasthouse, San Francisco, CA 369 The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94105
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Big views, charm and New American cuisine cull the elite to this show-stopper on the Embarcadero. More...

Espetus Churrascaria Brazilian
13/20
1686 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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A traditional Brazilian churrasco restaurant that specializes in a variety of all-you-can-eat meats carved and served tableside. More...

Forbes Mill Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
200 Sycamore Valley Rd. W.
Danville, CA 94526
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Juicy steaks and a buzzing after-work singles scene make Forbes Mill one of Danville's true dining destinations. More...

Harris' Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Harris 2100 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94109
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The dining room indulges diners and 21-day aged cuts are offered alongside the typical steakhouse sides. More...

House of Prime Rib Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at House of Prime Rib, San Francisco, CA 1906 Van Ness Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94109
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Prime rib central, with cuts to accommodate all appetites complemented by traditional trimmings. More...

Kincaid's Bayhouse Seafood
13/20
60 Bayview Place
Burlingame, CA 94010
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Classic steakhouse with creative preparations. More...

LarkCreekSteak Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at LarkCreekSteak, San Francisco, CA Westfield San Francisco Centre
845 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94103
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This stylish enclave from Bradley Ogden and Michael Dellar gives a Northern California makeover to the traditional, upscale steak restaurant. More...

LB Steak Steakhouse
13/20
898 Santa Cruz Ave.
Menlo Park, CA 94025

LB Steak updates classic steakhouse favorites. More...

Lolinda Steakhouse
14/20
Dining Room at Lolinda, San Francisco, CA 2518 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

Argentinean steakhouse meets the hip Mission in this offering from the folks behind Beretta and Starbelly. More...

Morton's The Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
400 Post St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Popular chain restaurant serving expensive steaks and seafood in a gentlemen's club-style environment. More...

Ruth's Chris Steak House Steakhouse
13/20
1553 Olympic Blvd.
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
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Great chain steakhouse located in Walnut Creek. More...

Sundance the Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
1921 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA 94306
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Sundance is the original Peninsula steakhouse, specializing in slow-roasted prime rib and aged steaks. More...


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