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Best Steakhouses in Austin

Loretta Adams Last updated on May 22, 2024 by

When it comes to steak, Texas has a stack of superior spots to choose from. In downtown Austin alone, there are dozens of choices. Whether selecting the perfect celebratory supper or just looking for some pristine prime, we have the answers for you. These are a few of our favorite restaurants and the best of the best steakhouses in Downtown Austin.

J Carver’s Oyster Bar & Chop House
509 Rio Grande St
The Key to Good Steak is Carver's!

Voted by many as one of Austin’s best restaurants, J Carver’s has been building a strong reputation among Texas steakhouses. Chef John Carver runs a luxurious and romantic downtown restaurant. Enjoy fine dining favorites such as crudo, tartare, and bone marrow. When you feast on a filet here you will select your own steak knife from a shiny platter of options, like choosing a weapon before going into battle. Devour delicious prime cuts and don’t forget to order the charitable crab cake!

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille
114 W 7th St
Perry's Perfect Pork Chop!

With locations all over Texas and beyond, Perry’s is a steakhouse staple. Best known for their colossal, tableside carved pork chops. Perry’s does everything big and bold and they have a large menu to choose from. They are a reliable restaurant, perfect for date nights or private parties. Go for the elegant experience and stay to finish that pork chop!

III Forks
111 Lavaca St
One...Two...Three Forks!

This is your quintessential fine dining steakhouse. At III Forks you will find superior service and a focus on the food. No fancy frills here, just simple plates of fabulous food. Arguably one of the best restaurants in Austin, not just one of the best steaks. Get some surf with your turf and don’t miss out on trying some of their chicken fried lobster!

J-Prime Steakhouse
301 Brazos St
Get a Tomahawk for the table!

Take on a Tomahawk at this San Antonio started steakhouse. As the name states, they have an incredible selection of prime and wagyu as well. J-Prime hosts guests in a fresh, modern, and fun setting. On the menu you will find loved classics as well as unique specialties. Listen to music, laugh with friends, and enjoy lavish tableside drink and food presentations.

Bob’s Steak & Chop House
301 Lavaca St
Bring your date to Bob's!

Bob’s is a no nonsense dinner destination. Sit down here for an iconic plate of carrots, meat, and potatoes. Enjoy seared steaks, sips of world-class wine, and cigars. Famous for their wine selection, patriotic themed rooms, and the smoking patio upstairs. Bob’s is the perfect place to do business - or celebrate after it’s done. 

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