best steakhouses tennessee

7 Best Steakhouses in Tennessee

Are on a mission to dine in one of the best steakhouses in Tennessee? Whether you’re looking for a prime date night spot, marking an occasion or just want to treat yourself with a fancy dinner, there are plenty of options to be had. Get your feast fix at either of these bumping chops n steak joints.

7 of the Best Steakhouses in Tennessee

1. Oak Steakhouse – Nashville

Sophisticated, modern and loaded with southern hospitality – these are a few traits you’ll find at the TN fave, Oak Steakhouse. This downtown Nashville gem is famous for their modern take on classic steak dinners which feature a huge variety of Prime Certified Angus picks and a chef-cultivated menu of only the most delectable dishes to compliment your steak. We recommend starting with their grilled octopus made with paprika, mojo verde, hazelnuts and sweet peppers. Then move on to one of their speciality steaks such as the 22 oz dry-aged bone-in ribeye.

2. Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse – Nashville

If deliciously charred and juicy steaks with handcrafted signature cocktails are what you’re after, you need to a book a table at Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse. This stylish steak joint is one of the best in the biz when it comes to excellent prime steaks including USDA prime and premium handcrafted filet mignons. All in addition to a stellar raw bar, award-winning wine, cocktail and beer list plus warm, friendly service. Get started with some of their incredible raw bar options like the tiger shrimp cocktail or Chesapeake oysters. Then move on to the blackened ribeye with horseradish cream – don’t forget a cocktail to match.
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3. Hermitage Steak House – Hermitage

Get your carnivorous fix at this Hermitage staple that features live music and some of Tennessee’s best surf and turf options. At this old school chophouse, you’ll find all your faves plus a ton of old school charm and southern hospitality that’ll really make you feel at home. To get your evening started, treat yourself to some of their famous bubble bread smothered in a three-cheese blend. Then move on to the NY strip alongside the smoked oysters.
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4. Brazeiros – Knoxville

Get a little taste of Brazil in Tennessee with a memorable evening at Brazeiros in Knoxville. This classic Brazilian steakhouse is famous for its churrascaria cuts served in traditional style. We’re talkin’ carved tableside fresh off the grill. Plus, you’ve got 12 different types of meat to choose from. Opt for the “dinner” dining experience to get the full scope of how they do it down in Brazil – and come ready to eat.
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5. Cherokee Grill and Steakhouse – Gatlinburg

Woodsy, rustic, charming and warm are just a few words that perfectly describe the atmosphere at Cherokee Grill and Steakhouse in Gatlinburg. This buzzing steakhouse is much more than a pretty face though. In addition to a stellar ambience, they also whip up some of the best steaks in Tennessee. Get started with their classic crab bisque and then work up to Prime NY strip.

6. Ye Olde Steak House – Knoxville

Knoxville’s Ye Olde Steak House has been serving up some of the juiciest and most delicious steaks in Tennessee since 1968. At this super casual and cosy family steakhouse, you’ll find all your favourite steak picks plus hearty sides and homemade desserts fit for a king. Take your pick from their delectable steak items such as drool-worthy porterhouse or classic filet. Lastly, don’t forget to save room for their famous peanut butter pie or red velvet cake.


7. Kayne Prime Steakhouse – Nashville

Kayne Prime is one of the best around when it comes to steak dinners perfect for date night. From the cold water raw oysters smothered in matcha tea mignonette on to the pumpkin cheesecake and swoon-worthy wine and spirits list, there’s even more to this upscale steak joint than the steak itself. Start off with their popcorn buttered lobster and then head on to the bone in ribeye or classic filet mignon.

Melanie Hamilton

Melanie is an avid traveller with a passion for history and global foods. She is currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia where most of her time is occupied with qvevri wine and Soviet history. Having do-si-do'd her way across Europe and Latin America, she's enjoyed some of the world's most exciting places firsthand and can't wait to tell you about them.

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