Are you looking for the best steak the Grand Canyon State can offer? We’ve got you covered. From saloon-esque eateries to swanky fine dining spots, there’s plenty to choose from no matter the occasion. Here are our picks for the best steakhouses in Arizona.
7 of the Best Steakhouses in Arizona
1. The Stockyards Steakhouse – Phoenix
Where wild west meets classic American fare, you’ll find The Stockyards Steakhouse. This cosy steakhouse sings a song of the saloon days and whips up a mean cut of beef. It’s an equal blend of sophisticated and approachable making it perfect for a sweet date night or nice dinner. Get your evening started with an order of the wild boar and venison sausages or the pan-seared crab cake. Drooling yet? Then move on to your steak of choice – we recommend the Arizona cut.
2. Arrowhead Grill – Glendale
Ask any local in Glendale where to chow down on the best steak, and they’ll direct you to Arrowhead Grill. This cosy yet sophisticated neighbourhood grill takes sizzling steaks and atmosphere next level. Even better? The wine list is a real hit and has six Awards of Excellence to show for it. Be sure to load up on their famous Tuscan steak made with a bone-in ribeye that has been marinated beyond belief. Don’t skimp on the signature butter cake for dessert, either.
3. Dominick’s Steakhouse – Scottsdale
This high-end, sophisticated eatery takes steak dinners next level with their award-winning service, fine-chic style and world-class slabs of beef. Whether you’re after their top-notch seafood picks like freshly shucked oysters from the raw bar or are looking to indulge in their excellent wine list, steaks aren’t the only wow-factor here. Start off with their Dungeness crab cocktail with house cocktail sauce and then make your steak pick. We recommend the domestic wagyu or steak farina.
4. Mastro’s Steakhouse – Scottsdale
If your idea of an epic steak dinner involves a chic atmosphere, high-end chops and steaks plus a whole variety of craft beer, then Mastro’s Steakhouse is your answer. This super sleek and sophisticated chophouse is famous for its delectable steaks, award-winning hospitality and killer selection of drinks from handcrafted cocktails to craft brews to all the wine you could ever want. Get started with some of their jumbo lump crab cakes then work your way up to the 24 oz porterhouse.
5. Cholla Prime Steakhouse & Lounge – Scottsdale
Set in the Casino Arizona, this swanky steakhouse is just the place to get your steak dinner fix. For two years in a row, Cholla has received the prestigious Certificate of Excellence from Trip Advisor and continues to wow guests meal after meal. They offer a great lineup of traditional American fare along with new, innovative dishes. Dining with a special someone? Be sure to opt for the Dinner for 2 complete with a full-flavoured NY strip and don’t forget a wine pairing.
6. The Peppermill – Tempe
When it comes to top-notch steaks, handcrafted signature cocktails and hospitality fit for royalty, the Peppermill is the place to be. This innovative steakhouse is famous for their signature drinks like the Vanilla Fashion, Sidecar and Elder Gimlet that really bring the meal full circle. Begin with their charred-to-perfection octopus then move on to the 45-day aged ribeye sure to have you raving for days.
7. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar – Tucson
The name “Fleming’s” is revered nationwide as being the best in the biz for world-class steak dinners and wine. Whether you’re marking a big event or looking to really wow your special someone, Fleming’s fits every special occasion. First order of business you’ll need to start with the classic shrimp cocktail. Then move on to the speciality cut selections such as the prime tomahawk. Whatever you do, don’t forget a wine or whiskey pairing.