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The 7 Best Steakhouses Near Berkeley

Updated: May 2, 2022

Fancy a night out and some fantastic fillet? These are the best Steakhouses in Berkeley. We surveyed the top review sites and analyzed millions of reviews to ensure only the best steak made this list. Get on your fanciest threads and head to the steakhouses on this list for the best wagyu and sirloin in Berkeley.

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Hana Japan Steak & Seafood

Japanese, $$, BerkeleyJapanese, $$Berkeley
Google: 4.0
Yelp: 3.0
  • 510 Families

    Kid-Friendly Restaurants In The East Bay - Tasty Asian Restaurants Kids Dig

    510 Families

Skates On The Bay

American, $$$, BerkeleyAmerican, $$$Berkeley
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • AAA

    Three Diamond Restaurant

    AAA

If you travel further

Wood Tavern

American, $$$, OaklandAmerican, $$$Oakland, Fairview Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Zagat

    Best Restaurants in Oakland/Berkeley

    Zagat
  • Michelin Guide

    Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value (2019)

    Michelin Guide

The Fat Lady Bar & Restaurant

New American, $$, OaklandNew American, $$Oakland, Produce & Waterfront
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

Rendez-Vous Cafe Bistro

French, $$, AlbanyFrench, $$Albany, West Washington
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

The Wolf

New American, $$$, OaklandNew American, $$$Oakland, Piedmont Avenue
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • East Bay Times

    14 Best New Bay Area Restaurants For Date Night (Or Any Night)

    East Bay Times

Townhouse

New American, $$, EmeryvilleNew American, $$Emeryville
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did these spots get chosen?

We know how tough it is to find the best restaurant in Berkeley. We analyzed 2322 lists and articles from top sources like 510 Families, East Bay Times and Michelin Guide, 26488 Berkeley restaurants’ ratings across Google and Yelp, and 3104661 reviews – all with some boam magic to make sense of the madness. For example, we considered 510 Families - Kid-Friendly Restaurants In The East Bay - Tasty Asian Restaurants Kids Dig, East Bay Times - 14 Best New Bay Area Restaurants For Date Night (Or Any Night) and Michelin Guide - Bib Gourmand • Inspectors’ favourites for good value (2019) 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. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. Don’t sleep on the restaurants in this list.

Drink pairing tips

  • Pair ribeye with Syrah

    For an elevated experience, pair your ribeye with Syrah. This combination works particularly well because this red wine provides a counterpoint to the richness of the marbled meat.


  • 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.

  • The ideal pairing for prime rib

    Experts suggest pairing a prime rib with a glass of Petite Sirah, a popular red wine.


Did you know?

  • 23 pounds of delicious

    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?

  • The ideal pairing

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

  • The most expensive ever

    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?

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