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Steel Restaurant & Lounge

3102 Oak Lawn Ave. (Welborn St.) Send to Phone
214-219-9908 | Make Restaurant Reservations | Menu
Traditional Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean and Chinese food served with style.

Lunch Mon.-Fri., Dinner nightly

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Steel Restaurant & Lounge Restaurant Review

: Traditional Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean and Chinese fare, with only the slightest bit of New Age tweaking and made with quality ingredients, is offered amid a stylish setting that lends itself to the cool piped-in music in the evening. The place really is all about the food: sushi, build your own tempura or seafood platters, fire-pot soups and plenty of land options and vegetarian dishes. For starters, don't miss the Vietnamese beef carpaccio (bo tai chanh). Not quite raw, the chopped, slightly seared beef is cured with lime, mint and a touch of rau om, a fragrant Vietnamese herb. Whole fried fish (ca chien), striped bass wok-fried and complemented by a ginger sauce, is always first-rate. It's not hard to run up a $100 sushi tab, so pay attention to what you're ordering, especially after a few rounds from the good selection of sakés. The line for free sushi during happy hour on Wednesday nights stretches out the door, but the real standouts are the specialty rolls like the Firecracker, Tornado, Nagoya and OMG, all with a jalapeño twist.


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