Are you after the best steak dinner New Hampshire has to offer? While the state may be small, the line up of excellent steakhouses is not. Whether you’re a local or planning to visit, there are plenty of chophouses that have you in mind. Here are our picks for the best steakhouses in New Hampshire.
7 of the Best Steakhouses in New Hampshire
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1. Buckley’s Great Steaks – Merrimack
At Buckley’s Great Steaks they say “there is no love more sincere than the love of food” and we completely agree. They expertly combine delicious food with a friendly and inviting atmosphere to make for a warm and memorable dining experience. While their entire menu is great, the steaks are obviously the real hit. From their sugar-cured strip loin to the slow-roasted prime rib, there’s something for every palate out there. We recommend the cowboy steak.
2. Gauchos Churrascaria Brazillian Steakhouse – Manchester
What screams amazing steak more than a classic Brazilian churrascaria? Gauchos Churrascaria Brazillian Steakhouse is home to some of New Hampshire’s best steaks that will transport you right to Rio. W highly recommend the flank steak aka fraldinha or the prime rib aka alcatra. Alternatively, they offer a sirloin steak wrapped in bacon that is nothing short of legendary.
3. Jesse’s Steaks, Seafood and Tavern – Hanover
Who doesn’t love a giant steak dinner in an old school tavern known for some of the best American fares in the state? At Jesse’s Steaks, Seafood and Tavern, that’s exactly what you’ll find. From the New York sirloin, slow-roasted prime rib, and filet mignon, they’ve got you covered on all fronts. They also offer more creative steaks such as the “black and bleu ribeye” smothered with gorgonzola, bacon and scallions.
4. Hanover Street Chophouse – Manchester
When it comes to fine dining steak dinners fit for kings, Hanover Street Chophouse is the place to be. This upscale, sophisticated eatery is famous for its elegant atmosphere and award-winning steaks. From the live piano to the world-class wine list, dining here is a full experience. Star with an order of the french onion soup before digging into one of their excellent steak picks. We recommend the prime delmonico.
5. Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery – Raymond
Rustic, charming and cosy are just a few words that perfectly describe the atmosphere at Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery. This down-home chophouse is famous for their gourmet meats, craft beers, scratch-cooked menu and full-service butchery. This is a place you go when you really want to dig in, so we recommend starting with their famous poutine or bangin’ shrimp. Then move on to the real party, the steak. We recommend the black Angus NY strip.
6. Granite Steak and Grill – Rochester
Get your fill of prime rib and good vibes at this cosy neighbourhood steakhouse. Granite Steak and Grill is known for their warm and relaxed atmosphere that makes for the perfect casual dinner. We recommend starting with their creamy clam chowder before working up to their mouth-watering signature prime rib.
7. Library Restaurant – Portsmouth
Set in a 1785 mansion that just screams vintage elegance, Library Restaurant is the place to be for a super cosy and delicious steak feast. While the historical aspect is certainly a plus, the food is the real star of the show. Start with their soup de jour then head on to any of their excellent steak and chops picks. We recommend their classic filet mignon. Don’t forget to ask for a wine or whiskey pairing.