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Stake Chophouse & Bar

1309 Orange Ave. (B Ave.) Send to Phone
Modern chef-driven steakhouse with high-quality meats and seafood, and well-curated wines.

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Stake Chophouse & Bar, Coronado, CA

Stake Chophouse & Bar Restaurant Review

: Coronado is home to this classy chophouse perched above Orange Avenue. Blue Bridge Hospitality (Leroy's Kitchen + Lounge, Liberty Public Market) has created its dream team with savvy executive chef Tim Kolanko (A.R. Valentien) and erudite wine director Greg Majors (Tom Colicchio’s Craft in New York City), redefining the steakhouse experience. Start with Le Mesnil Grand Cru bubbles, and dig into Kolanko's steak tartare with crispy capers, a petite quail egg and house-made chips. Then order the chewy Brooklyn bacon steak, counterbalanced by "massaged" kale salad with shaved Brussels sprouts, sweet melted onions, feta and smoked almonds. Steak is the star, with a wide range of options: Wagyu, rib-eye, filet and a surprise, a flavorful Snake River Farms skirt steak. Majors is spot on when it comes to "steak juice," offering up a 2010 Star Lane Bordeaux blend from Happy Canyon in Santa Barbara County. For sides, try the charred Suzie's Farm baby broccoli; roasted carrots with hints of cumin and orange zest; and the chanterelle mushroom bread pudding. Fish fans will go for Kolanko's sable fish from Morro Bay, which rests on creamy sunchoke purée. Lobster, crab legs, ahi and black cod round out the surf side of the menu. Cap off the evening with the chocolate almond cake with caramel mousse.


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