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STK

1075 Peachtree St. NE (12th St. NE) Send to Phone
MARTA: Midtown Station
Steakhouse meets frat party at midtown Atlanta’s STK, where fun prevails over food.

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STK Restaurant Review

: This quasi-frat house steak operation, with executive chef Andrea Montobbio commanding the kitchen, draws patrons who seem to come to STK for more than notable cooking. Diners sing at their tables, gyrate in the aisles to the DJ's incessant beat-driven music, and text, text, text. Having fun is priority one. Low lighting prevails; the din renders table conversation difficult. One wall of faux white brick angles against another that's mirrored. At least half the restaurant is a bar area with comfortable seating. Meanwhile, starters range from the ubiquitous calamari to raw bar selections. Steaks are organized by size. We chose an eight-ounce skirt steak with an assortment of sautéed foraged mushrooms. Two sauces, chimichurri and béarnaise, were competently composed, but others to choose from include classics red wine and au poivre. Not out for steak? Chicken, rack of lamb and several fish dishes challenge the beef options for attention. Among the desserts are cheesecake and blueberry panna cotta. Wines by the glass are mostly from California, but the bottle list is more interesting and, of course, red and California-focused; a few other regions are represented, too. Got bucks? You'll need 'em.



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