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Chicago is a cut above the rest when it comes to the best steakhouses in the Midwest. Check out our list of the top steakhouses you just have to try.


1.Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

If you’re looking for the best in surf n’ turf, you’ve just hit the jackpot. Joe’s is a staple for those looking to pair the perfect bone-in New York strip with delectable seafood fare.

2. Gene and Georgetti

Since 1941, this Chicago jewel has fed the likes of Frank Sinatra, Lucille Ball, Bob Hope and Will Ferrell. Join the ranks of Hollywood royalty while getting your red meat fix.

3. Bavette’s

This French steakhouse is home to the best steak and frites west of the Moulin Rouge.

4. Mastro’s Steakhouse

You didn’t think we’d forget about Mastro’s did you? If you’re remotely carnivorous, you know the 16 0z New York strip is one of the best in the city.

5. Swift and Sons

This West Loop icon boasts seven cuts to choose from, ranging from a ruby-red filet mignon to a splurge-worthy Japanese A5 wagyu strip loin.

6. GT Prime

GT is definitely a place where you take someone you’re wanting to impress. With enormous chandeliers and fur-lined chairs, your cut won’t be the only sexy thing about the meal.

7. Prime and Provisions

Inspired by the supper clubs of yore, this steakhouse offers exquisite options like dry-aged bone-in ribeye, 10-ounce barrel-cut filet mignon and a slow-roasted prime rib with house horseradish.

8. Chicago Chop House

Travel back in time to a more delicious era at this 120- year old Victorian brownstone. With over 3 decades of service, this chop house knows a thing or two about satisfying appetites.

9. Morton’s the Steakhouse

Being one of the most famous steakhouses on our list, Morton’s walks a mean walk with rib eyes, filet mignon and porterhouses that  gratifies any steak aficionado’s taste buds.

See what steakhouses stood the test of time from our 2016 roundup of the best steak in town.