13 must-try steakhouses in Charlotte and what to order at each, including a $125 ribeye

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We recently asked our readers for their take on where to get the best steak in town. In no particular order, here are your top picks, as well as the most popular and most expensive steak at each.


Beef ‘N Bottle Steakhouse

Menu | 4538 South Boulevard | Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-10:30 p.m., Sunday, 5-9 p.m.

The classic steakhouse – and its perfectly rectangular parking lot –  has been a Charlotte staple since 1958, serving up steaks in a low-ceilinged, candle-lit atmosphere that hasn’t changed much at all over the years. Connect on Facebook.

Most expensive steak: Filet Oscar, $56 (10-ounce center cut filet with asparagus, King Crab and hollandaise sauce)


BLT Steak

Menu | 110 North College Street (inside the Ritz-Carlton) | Monday-Thursday, 7-10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30-10 p.m., Friday, 7-10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., 5:30-11 p.m., Saturday, 7 a.m.-12 p.m., 5-11 p.m., Sunday, 7 a.m.-2 p.m., 5-9 p.m.

The restaurant, located in the bottom of the Ritz, isn’t your average hotel restaurant. Expect a curated menu of upscale meats and seafood, plus an award-winning wine menu. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order steak: 14-ounce Bone-In Rib Eye, $46
Most expensive steak: 
36-ounce Porterhouse, $87 (for two)

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Tuna tartare at BLT Steak, a must-order appetizer before your steak


The Capital Grille

Menu | 201 North Tryon Street | Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Friday, 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Saturday, 5-11 p.m., Sunday, 5-9 p.m.

The steakhouse’s prime Uptown location, at the corner of North Tryon and East 5th streets, makes it a go-to for business lunches and date nights alike. The extensive menu includes 325+ types of wine, which means you’re sure to find the perfect one to pair with your steak. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order steak: Porcini Rubbed Bone-In Ribeye, $54 (prepared with porcini mushroom crust and served with 15-year aged balsamic)
Most expensive steak: 
Veal Tomahawk Chop, $55 (prepared with foie gras butter)


Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

Menu | 139 South Tryon Street | Monday-Thursday, 5:30-9:30 p.m., Friday, 5:30-10 p.m., Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Sunday, 4-9 p.m.

The steakhouse stays true to its Brazilian steakhouse theme and offers all-you-can-eat service. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Order: Complete Rodizio, $56.90 (15+ types of meat included)


Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse

Menu | 4725 Piedmont Row | Monday-Thursday, 4:30-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 4:30-11 p.m., Sunday, 4:30-9 p.m.

SouthPark’s award-winning steakhouse, with a second-story mezzanine bar and private wine cellar, offers 1,200+ types of wine and gorgeous cuts of meat. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order and most expensive steak: “The Double Eagle,” $125 (45-day dry aged double bone prime ribeye)

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Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

Menu | 101 South Tryon Street | Monday-Thursday, 4-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 4-11 p.m., Sunday, 4-9 p.m.

The fine-dining chain finally landed in Charlotte this year and brought along its expansive seafood and steak menu, as well as its staple live jazz. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order steak: Center Cut Filet Mignon, $40 (8-ounce) to $48 (12-ounce)
Most expensive steak: 
8-ounce Filet Mignon and South African Lobster Tail, $84 (broiled with drawn butter and lemon)


Fleming’s

Menu | 210 East Trade Street | Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-11 p.m., Sunday, 4-9 p.m.

Chain steakhouse offering USDA prime beef and an upscale wine menu located in the EpiCentre. Connect on Facebook and Instagram.

Must-order steak: Tomahawk for Two-sday (3-course menu for two; includes starters, one 35-ounce Prime Tomahawk, sides and desserts, $120)
Most expensive steak: 
Prime Dry-Aged Ribeye, $63


Morton’s Steakhouse

Menu | 227 West Trade Street | Sunday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-11 p.m.

A high-end steakhouse located in the heart of Uptown with lunch and happy hour specials. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order steak: 6-ounce Center-Cut Filet Mignon, $45
Most expensive steak: 
48-ounce Porthouse, $120 (for two)


Oak Steakhouse

Menu | 4777 Sharon Road | Monday-Thursday, 5-10 p.m., Friday-Saturday, 5-11 p.m., Sunday, 5-9 p.m.

One of the newer additions to the SouthPark steakhouse crowd, located in the SunTrust Building at Sharon Square. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order steak: 16-ounce C.A.B. Prime Ribeye, $54
Most expensive steak: 
14-ounce C.A.B. Bone-In Filet, $63

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The Palm

Menu | 6705-B Phillips Place Court | Monday-Thursday, 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m., Saturday, 5-10 p.m., Sunday, 5-9 p.m.

The original power player in what’s become an ever-expanding steak scene in the SouthPark neighborhood. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order steak: Prime New York Strip, $49.95 (14-ounce) to $55 (18-ounce)
Most expensive steak: 
Prime Double-Cut New York Strip, $99.50 (sliced tableside)


Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Menu | 222 South Tryon Street, 6000 Fairview Road | Uptown hours, SouthPark hours

The high-end chain known for serving its steak on a 500-degree plate, has two Charlotte locations, in both SouthPark and Uptown. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order steak: Bone-In Filet (16 ounces, $68)
Most expensive steak: 
Tomahawk Ribeye (40 ounces, $117)

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Sizzling filet on the patio at Uptown Ruth’s Chris


Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Menu | 1928 South Boulevard | Sunday-Wednesday, 4-10 p.m., Thursday-Saturday, 4-11 p.m.

Expect steak, seafood, cocktails and live music at this South End location. Connect on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Must-order steak: Waygu Bone-In Strip, $69
Most expensive steak: 
Waygu Bone-In Strip, $69

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Kylie Moore
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