Best Steakhouses In Hartford

January 11, 2011 1:27 PM

From traditional steakhouse fare to Brazilian barbecue, Hartford has some of the best steak houses. So whether it’s traditional menu items you’re looking for or something a little bit different, Hartford has you covered. — Stephanie Geary

Chuck’s Steak House

2199 Silas Deane Hwy.
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
(860) 529-0222

Chuck’s Steak House is one of the best steak houses in Hartford. Chuck’s offers quality choice beef for its steaks. Choose from filet mignon, top sirloin or a New York strip steak. You can also order the Chuck’s Chateau in one of three ways – with a garlic and butter sauce, Bearnaise style or Gorgonzola style. Chuck’s also has a great seafood menu including an Alaskan king crab/steak combo. And don’t forget their famous salad bar.

Max Downtown

185 Asylum St.
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 522-2530

It’s Max Downtown’s chophouse classics that make it one of the best steak houses in Hartford. Choose from a variety of cuts and styles including steak au poivre and aged New York strip steak. There’s also a coffee-rubbed “cowboy-cut” beef rib chop that comes with red onion jam. You can also order the beef cut of the day, which is brant beef that has been raised humanely in a natural environment. The sides are also delicious and include truffle potato tots, fingerling potatoes with bacon and onions, and asparagus with hollandaise sauce.

Churrascaria Braza

488 Farmington Ave.
Hartford, CT 06105
(860) 882-1839

If you’re looking for a bit of a twist on the traditional steak house, why not try a Brazilian steak house? Churrascaria Braza is one of the best steak houses in Hartford. Offering up traditional, authentic Brazilian cuisine, Churrascaria Braza offers a number of steak options including New York strip, skirt, Picanha and filet mignon. Side dishes include fried plantains, Brazilian cheese bread, and black beans and rice.

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Dish Bar and Grill

900 Main St.
Hartford, CT 06103
(860) 249-3474

Dish Bar and Grill is one of the best steak houses in Hartford. Offering traditional steak house fare, customers can choose from a menu of hanger steak, rib eye, filet mignon, New York strip or a lamb porterhouse. Three traditional sauces can be had with your steak – bordelaise, paradise butter and DISH steak sauce. Dish services 100 percent Angus beef. Sides include crispy garlic mashed potatoes, creamed spinach and roasted asparagus.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

2513 Berlin Turnpike,
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 666-2202

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Visit Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Newington, just outside of Hartford. Whether it’s a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business meeting, or a private party, Ruth’s Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs. This Hartford steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere. One of the most popular Steak House chains in America, the only one in Connecticut is located just outside the capitol city. The menu offers a variety of signature steaks including a Filet, Ribeye, New York Strip, Porterhouse for Two, T-Bone and more. If you prefer something different, there’s a great selection of other entrées. Readers of the Hartford Advocate voted it Best Steakhouse.

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