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Nick & Stef's Steakhouse

330 S. Hope St. Send to Phone
213-680-0330 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Sleek, contemporary downtown steakhouse.
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Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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  • 4.5 star rating
4.5 rating over 4 reviews

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse Restaurant Review

: Long before he moved his flagship Patina to the Walt Disney Concert Hall, superchef-restaurateur Joachim Splichal demonstrated a strong commitment to downtown L.A. (well ahead of the pack), represented by this sleek steakhouse named after his twin boys. For starters, we particularly like the spicy grilled barbecued shrimp cocktail with coleslaw and a Caesar salad prepared tableside, even for one. Endive and snap pea salad may be another option. The dry-aged steaks, like the 12-ounce New York strip and ten-ounce “Château” sirloin, are consistently well cooked and seasoned; while they require no embellishment, consider one of the sauces --- anything from a classic béarnaise to a Maytag blue cheese sauce that also pairs well with the kitchen’s addictive garlic fries. Nick & Stef's offers a wine list deep in full-bodied reds, and for dessert, there’s banana bread pudding. Although some of the steaks here are priced well into the forties, Nick & Stef’s remains a relative value among steakhouses, especially with a ten-ounce flatiron steak offered in the twenties. The bar is a lively happy hour destination and the dining room a top choice for pre-theater meals.

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