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The 5 Best Steakhouses In Wilmington

Updated: June 28, 2022

When all we want is a well-cooked tomahawk steak these are the Wilmington Steakhouses we turn to. We scoured top blogs and publications and incorporated millions of reviews to find the best steak for this list. Enjoy a steak dinner with prime cuts of short rib and tenderloin with great sides at these Wilmington restaurants.

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Harry's Savoy Grill

American, $$$, WilmingtonAmerican, $$$Wilmington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 3.5
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Walter's Steakhouse

$$$, Little Italy$$$Wilmington, Little Italy
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Reef Seafood & Steak Restaurant

$$, Wilmington$$Wilmington
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Tonic Seafood & Steak

American, $$, Midtown BrandywineAmerican, $$Wilmington, Midtown Brandywine
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0

Sullivan's Steakhouse

$$$, Wilmington$$$Wilmington
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5

How does it work?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Wilmington. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 16402 restaurants in Wilmington, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 770 lists and articles from experts at Philly Bite Magazine and more. All with some boam magic. For example, we considered Philly Bite Magazine - Top Steakhouse and Chop Houses in the Delaware as we sourced this ultimate list. If it’s on the list, we’ve checked and verified that the restaurant is still open and will showcase any updated hours and services you need to be aware of. This content is not sponsored by any restaurant or party, the restaurants shown are the real deal. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Recurring questions

The highest-rated steakhouses with outdoor seating in Wilmington are Gaudiello's Italian Hoagies, Snuff Mill and Naaman's Pizzeria.

Olympic Subs & Steaks, Walter's Steakhouse, and The Marshallton Steakhouse & Seafood are the highest-rated steakhouses that are good for groups in Wilmington.

Snuff Mill, Walter's Steakhouse, and Harry's Savoy Grill are the highest-rated steakhouses for a date night in Wilmington.

There are 14 steakhouses in Wilmington.

Walter's Steakhouse, Tonic Seafood & Steak, and Harry's Savoy Grill are the highest-rated upscale Steakhouses in Wilmington.

Drink pairing tips

  • Syrah with your ribeye

    When considering what goes best with ribeye, we recommend a glass of Syrah, it truly complements the dish as it provides a counterpoint to the richness of the marbled meat.


  • The perfect match for filet mignon with pepper sauce

    When having filet mignon with pepper sauce, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Chardonnay, a popular white wine.

  • Cabernet Sauvignon with your New York strip

    Food with rich flavors, like New York strip, should be paired with a red wine like Cabernet Sauvignon if you want the most to be brought out of the flavors of the dish.

Fun facts

  • A perfect match: tea & steak

    steak is commonly paired with tea, matching the fatty notes of steak with the tannin-rich taste of tannin-rich.

  • The priciest dish

    If you have recently won the lottery, or you just happen to have $300 lying around, why not spend it on indulging in the world’s most glamorous, and most expensive, olive wagu beef?

  • Ready for some prime rib?

    Are you a fan of prime rib? The current record for eating the most prime rib is 23 pounds! Do you love prime rib enough to beat this record?

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