Among Chicago’s infamous dining and nightlife are some of the most amazing steakhouses, ones that have become staples in the city. It may be overwhelming to try and find a good steakhouse in the city, so we’ve put together a list of Chicago steakhouses you cannot miss.
Morton’s Steakhouse is now present in many major cities such as New York and Los Angeles, and has even made a name for themselves internationally. But the first Mortons is located right here in Chicago. Located on State Street the steakhouse was opened in 1978 and has turned into an internationally known establishment. Known for their prime steaks they offer a variety of choices from filet mignon, ribeye, and porterhouse steaks. Even better, their whole menu is being offered for to-go orders, bringing the steakhouse right to your home. But if you’re looking to get the full Morton’s Steakhouse dining experience their dining room is now open with limited capacity and social distancing rules in effect.
Not your average steakhouse, Roka Akor brings the finest steaks and techniques straight from the culture in Japan. Utilizing dining such as the robata grill, a stable for cooking in Japan. Located on Clark Street, Roka Akor has become known for their engaging dining experience that allows for customers to get a first hand look at the detailed preparation that goes into each meal. Enjoy a steak and a drink at the Roka Bar, a private lounge featuring happy hour deals throughout the week, the perfect way to top off the night. Chicago’s Roka Akor has reopened their dining room and is continuing to offer takeout and delivery throughout the week.
Does a night downtown sound good? How about a dining experience like no other along Chicago’s Magnificent Mile. Benihana has become a household name with over 70 locations across North America, bringing Japanese culture right to you. Known for their teppanyaki style cooking which involves cooking the food on a large metal plate. It has become a staple for the restaurant and is what brings customers coming back for more. Featuring a menu full of various Japanese cuisine but known for their signature Japanese steaks. Unlike other steakhouses Benihana goes big, giving each customer their own personal chef who knows how to put on a show. Showcasing the idea that cooking is an artform, an artform Benihana has perfected.