The Best Steakhouses in Seattle and Tacoma

While most people think of seafood when they dine in Seattle, the city has some truly world-class steakhouses. Here are some of the best steak restaurants in the Puget Sound region.

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Metropolitan Grill

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Located in Seattle's downtown financial district, the Metropolitan Grill serves steak in a dark-wood-and-leather, business club environment. In addition to steaks, the Metropolitan Grill serves chops, prime rib, pasta, and seafood. This is one place in Seattle where there's a good chance you'll spot a local athlete or celebrity.

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John Howie Steak House Restaurant & Bar

This swanky new steakhouse is located in Bellevue's shopping district. In addition to an extensive fresh-sheet menu of steaks, John Howie Steak offers a large selection of wine and desserts.

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El Gaucho

The El Gaucho steak house has a Rat Pack and classic cocktail ambiance. The dishes - Chateaubriand, oysters Rockefeller, and Porterhouse steak - are classics as well. El Gaucho offers is Cigar Lounge, a huge wine list, nightly piano music, and table-side flambe desserts. El Gaucho has locations in Seattle, Tacoma, and Portland.

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Daniel's Broiler

Generous portions of USDA prime steaks are the specialty of the house at Daniel's Broiler. This Scwartz Brothers' restaurant features an award-winning wine list, chocolate-laden desserts, and banquet rooms. Daniel's Broiler has locations on Lake Union, Leschi Marina, and Bellevue.

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JaK's Grill

Beef and potatoes, fixed in a variety of delicious ways, are the featured menu items at JaK's Grill. This popular, often-crowded restaurant has locations in Laurelhurst, Issaquah, and West Seattle.

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

This famous steak house has several locations in the Pacific Northwest, including Seattle, Bellevue, and Portland. They offer steaks and chops, as well as seafood, chicken, and some traditional New Orleans dishes. Regional labels are featured on their wine list.

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