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The 5 Best Steakhouses Near Downtown, Seattle

Updated: October 6, 2021

When all we want is a well-cooked tomahawk steak these are the Downtown Steakhouses we turn to. We surveyed the top review sites and analyzed millions of reviews to ensure only the best steak made this list. Enjoy a steak dinner with prime cuts of short rib and tenderloin with great sides at these Downtown restaurants.

Find the perfect Steak spot

The Capital Grille

American, $$$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Seattle Magazine, 2010

    Carnivore's Guide: Best Steakhouses in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2010
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Steak in Seattle

    Foursquare

Ruth's Chris Steak House

American, $$$$, DowntownAmerican, $$$$Seattle, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 3.5
  • Foursquare

    The 15 Best Places for Steak in Seattle

    Foursquare
  • Best Steak Restaurant

    Where to get the best steak in Seattle

    Best Steak Restaurant

If you travel further

Daniel's Broiler

American, $$$$, South Lake UnionAmerican, $$$$Seattle, South Lake Union
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 3.5
  • Seattle Magazine, 2010

    Carnivore's Guide: Best Steakhouses in Seattle

    Seattle Magazine, 2010
  • Best Steak Restaurant

    Where to get the best steak in Seattle

    Best Steak Restaurant

The Grill From Ipanema

Brazilian, $$$, BelltownBrazilian, $$$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

Buenos Aires Grill

Argentine, $$$, BelltownArgentine, $$$Seattle, Belltown
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TripAdvisor, 2019

    Certificate of Excellence

    TripAdvisor, 2019

How did we curate this list?

Finding the best spot to satisfy your Steak craving shouldn't be so tough. We looked at Yelp and Google’s ratings for 10951 spots across Seattle, analyzed 1095134 restaurant reviews, and sifted through 1286 lists and articles from the likes of TripAdvisor and Best Steak Restaurant – applying our boam magic to sift through results. These top contenders have appeared in TripAdvisor - Certificate of Excellence and Best Steak Restaurant - Where to get the best steak in Seattle. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten restaurants offer the best Steak in Seattle.

Drink pairing tips for Steak

  • Enjoy 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.


  • The perfect complement to New York strip


    When having New York strip, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, a popular red wine.

Factoids about Steak

  • Celebrating Steak

    Did you know that every year in August foodies in Tulsa, United States celebrate their passion for Steak? The United States Steak Cook-Off Festivalis held annually.


  • A killer pairing

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

Parking info

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