Chicago is home to hundreds of steakhouses, so choosing to dine at just one can be daunting — but that’s why we’re here! Here are concierge’s picks for perfect Chicago steakhouses:
Chicago Chop House
For an authentic Chicago steakhouse experience, look no further than Chicago Chop House, where the walls of this 120 year old brownstone are covered in historical memorabilia. Chicago’s go-to for dry-aged steaks, Chicago Chop House offers one of the largest wine lists in the city, offering pours that pair perfectly with a Bone-In Filet or a Porterhouse.
Prime steaks and chops are the name of the game at Steak 48, and the Domestic Waygu Filet and Steak Farina are just two of the reasons concierge love this place. Top your plate with Black Truffle Green Peppercorn or Foie Gras for a truly special experience. And make no mistake — Steak 48 boasts an incredible assortment of sides, seafood dishes, and a raw bar to satisfy your entire group. Marcus Hollis, concierge at Omni Hotels says Steak 48 makes going out for steak exciting.
Tavern on Rush
Located in the Gold Coast, Tavern on Rush offers an extensive menu of USDA certified char-grilled steaks, fresh seafood, like the Seared Hawaiian Tuna, and house-made soups and salads, including the Lobster Cobb. Need more? Fear not, because Tavern on Rush also offers a plethora of brick oven pizzas perfect as a meal or to share with your group.
Unconventional and lively, Bavette’s keeps all of the delicious elements of a traditional steakhouse and pairs it with a beautiful French-inspired ambience and casual-cool vibe. From the seafood towers to the boldy dressed steaks and hearty sides, Bavette’s robust menu offers a dish for the entire group and cocktails sure to keep the night interesting.
Fogo de Chao
Eat to your heart’s content at Fogo de Chao, River North’s Brazilian steakhouse. Endless steak, chicken, pork, ribs, lamb, and much more are delivered right to your table until you say “when.” Just remember, a meal at Fogo de Chao isn’t complete without a trip to the massive salad bar and soup buffet!
Gibsons is synonymous with great Chicago steakhouses. When a restaurant is awarded it’s own USDA prime beef certification, you know it’s good. Gibsons Prime Angus Beef isn’t the only showstopper on the menu, though; their seafood items like the Miso Marinated Sea Bass or the Canadian Large Lobster Tail can’t be missed either. Make sure to add one of more than a dozen sides to your meal to complete the full Gibsons experience!
Prime & Provisions
Enjoy a dry-aged steak or seafood dish in Prime & Provisions’ sprawling, glamorous dining room inspired by the supper clubs of the 1920’s. You can’t go wrong with a menu that includes a seafood tower, Alaskan King Crab Legs, a whopping fifteen sides, and of course, a multitude of dry-aged and bone-in steaks. Finish your meal with a delectable dessert like the Vanilla Custard Beignets or even a cigar on their spacious patio.
Located on the Chicago River, Chicago Cut’s lively and hip vibe makes for the perfect night out for groups of all sizes. Their menu boasts 35-day dry-aged beef that’s butchered on site, plus an array of shellfish, seafood, and poultry options. Their comprehensive steak menu is perfect for both the steakhouse veterans and novices alike, with descriptions of rubs, temperatures, and sauces. We recommend the Delmonico and the Yellow Fin Tuna!