Sometimes, treating yourself to a delicious steak is the way to go. If you’re celebrating, or just want a great Sunday dinner, these steakhouses are great places for some of the best steak in Pittsburgh.
Their melt-in-your-mouth New York Strip steak is an entree made for two. Enjoy burnt cipollini and tarragon, caramelized onion, red wine and celery root-potato gratin with an escarole salad “Lyonnaise.” Make it a meaty night out with one of Cure’s salumi appetizers, served with pickles, mustards and focaccia.
With the name of this restaurant, it’s a given they are a great place for steak in Pittsburgh. The absolutely to die for Wagyu Flat Iron is made with charred fingerling potatoes and onions, corn pudding, avocado, rojo and pickled peppers.
Hyde Park is located on the North Shore, between PNC Park and Heinz Field. It is often frequented by Pittsburgh elite, like local and national pro-athletes and coaches, media and local celebs. There’s even two cozy fireplaces for the colder months. With multiple steak options like filet mignon, steak a la lobster, garlic steak and steak au poivre, there’s something for everyone.
While the Capital Grille is a chain, it is quite the delicious one. Their dry aged NY Strip Au Poivre with Courvoisier Cream is a tender NY strip with black peppercorn for a slightly spicy flavor. Their classic filet mignon is also a winner.
Another chain, Morton’s delivers when it comes to good steak. The restaurant is located in the heart of the ‘burgh’s cultural district. Their porterhouse steak delivers, as does the center cut prime ribeye. Morton’s also offers great meal deals called “Mixed Grills,” like the 6 oz. filet mignon with three grilled shrimp and two bacon-wrapped scallops.
If you’re planning on heading to the Meadows Racetrack and Casino, you’ll want to give Bistecca a try. This classic steakhouse has Italian influences. Their filet oscar, a center barrel cut filet, is topped with jumbo crab, asparagus and hollandaise and is amazing. Also worth trying is the steak Neil, a 14 oz. center cut strip with sautéed mushrooms and garlic basil bleu cheese sauce.
If you’re up for something different than your typical steakhouse, Gaucho’s is absolutely delicious. Their steak burger is a half pound burger topped with chimmi and a choice of two toppers. There are also multiple savory and sometimes a little spicy steak plates.
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