From sleek hot spots to time-honored, homey favorites, the Valley is brimming with stellar steakhouses serving up prime cuts and decadent sides.
Bourbon & Bones
Bourbon & Bones is a handsome, upscale eatery based in Old Town Scottsdale. The modern steakhouse serves wet-aged and dry-aged steaks in a hip, high-energy environment. Bourbon & Bones also features an extensive cocktail menu, with everything from classic to trendy. In fact, there are more than 120 bourbons and 320 whiskey offerings available.
Mastro’s Scottsdale North Scottsdale
Mastro’s Steakhouse is the pinnacle of fine-dining experiences in North Scottsdale. Apart from exceptional service and award-winning steaks, the restaurant also hosts guests in its refined, modern lounge area and regularly features live entertainment performances. Plus, three words: warm butter cake.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
At Fleming’s, a steak is “never just a steak.” And at this restaurant, the same can be said about fine-dining experiences. Fleming’s offers a unique take on the traditional luxe dining atmosphere through its décor: dim-lit lighting, paired with dark wooden tables and dozens of small candles. At Fleming’s, you find that decadence and deliciousness actually go hand-in-hand.
Dominick’s is a dream dining hot spot for luxury seekers and food lovers, alike. The restaurant maintains a charming ambience that allows guests to enjoy a comfortable and laidback, high-end dining experience. With critically acclaimed steaks, wine and unforgettable desserts, Dominick’s will certainly serve as your most memorable steak dinner.
This warm and contemporary steakhouse, which was newly renovated, serves up traditional dinner favorites, often with a modern and flavorful twist. Although the hot spot specializes in USDA Prime steaks, Steak 44 also offers an extensive menu that features fresh seafood options and decadent side dishes.
Elegance, charm and nostalgia encompass this Phoenix gem. Durant’s boasts more than 65 years of service, and the restaurant’s red velvet-draped interior, paired with its iconic round booths, still carry the same magic that has enchanted guests for more than six decades.
Newly renovated J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician serves up award-winning premium meats and a global selection of seafood with the finest local ingredients and worldly spices. The masterfully created food, prepared by Chef de Cuisine Jacques Qualin, paired with the unparalleled backdrop of a classic Arizona sunset against the contrasting mountain range, makes this fine-dining experience truly remarkable.
Bourbon Steak, a restaurant concept from Michael Mina at Fairmont Scottsdale Princess, is a highly-acclaimed American steakhouse that is famous for menu favorites like signature butter-poached steaks and duck fat fries. The low-tone and modern ambience of Bourbon Steak assist in cultivating the classic fine-dining experience.
This high-class restaurant and lounge on High Street is a concept from restaurateur Cameron Mitchell. The vibrant atmosphere and diverse menu of Ocean Prime, which features dozens of seafood and steak options, serves as the perfect place to both indulge and celebrate.
Eddie Merlot’s starts with USDA Prime Beef. And when only two percent of all U.S. beef is given this certification, you know the food has to be really good. The food is only one component of what makes a trip to Eddie Merlot’s truly unforgettable. The restaurant also features a wine bar with more than 70 wines by the glass and a remarkably elegant interior design.
Whether you’re seeking utter decadence in the form of a twice-baked potato topped with a pound of lobster or a casual patio to kick back with a cocktail in hand and maybe a side of meatballs, Lincoln at JW Marriott Scottsdale Camelback Inn Resort & Spa is your spot. Pictured.
“Arizona’s Original Steakhouse,” Stockyards Steakhouse, impresses longtime fans with customer favorites like liver and onions and calf fries and its cozy, western-inspired setting.
Eddies V’s Prime Seafood
Diners go to Eddie V’s at Scottsdale Quarter for the seafood, but stay for the steak. A whopper of a plate is the 22-oz. USDA Prime bone-in rib eye.
The Capital Grille
Comfortable elegance and decadent dining make The Capital Grille a forever Valley favorite. The steakhouse–a favorite of business lunchers–is home of nationally renowned dry-aged steaks.
—By Kyley Warren