Sinking your teeth into a cut of prime beef can be an out-of-body experience. And you can find that experience at one of Pennsylvania’s many famous steakhouses. Treat yourself to Brazilian-style meats or a classic T-bone with a side of vegetables. Whether you like them classically American or slightly exotic in flavor, these steakhouses are sure to please.
Select your own knife and your favorite cut, and prepare for one of the best steak experiences in state. A mix-and-match situation of sorts with steaks, sides, and sauces, set in the elegant Barclay Building.
If you dream of all you can eat meats, sliced hot and fresh by wandering waiters, Ipanema Steakhouse is the spot for you. A classic churrascaria, with a full menu and energetic atmosphere, this Scranton spot is great for a special celebration or lively date night.
A cozy and elegant option in Harrisburg, 1700 offers a first-class dining experience. Add incredible service and beautiful surroundings, and this spot is an easy add to our list. Check their website for special events like wine dinners.
Though they may not bill as a typical steakhouse, the impeccable grilled filet at Butcher and the Rye earns it a spot on our list. The rest of the menu reads like a carnivore’s dream, from the Sunday gravy small plate to the decadent rabbit and dumplings.
The best place to enjoy a stellar steak alongside live piano music, the Prime Rib is an all-around quality dining experience. A throwback to a more elegant era, this Philadelphia outpost offers great meat, alongside an otherwise glorious menu.
One of the best restaurants you may not have heard of, the White Owl is well worth the journey. Serving up both great steaks and delicious seafood dishes, as well as incredible pastas for the vegetarians among us, this Beach Lake restaurant is world class.
Another great option for churrascaria-loving diners, Green Forest excels when it comes to juicy Brazilian-style meats and a lively time. Non-meat obsessed individuals can enjoy a solid salad and seafood bar.
From the bacon-slab starter to the 28-ounce dry aged T-bone, Carl Von Luger takes meat seriously, and boy aren’t we lucky for it. Extend the experience and take home a bottle of their inimitable sauce.
Like stepping back in time, Johnny’s is the kind of place the Rat Pack would gladly call home base. Whether you pop in for a quick bite or make a night of it with a leisurely meal, this Stevens location is serving up an authentically American experience, grilled to order.
For some of the freshest cuts in state, visit the Restaurant at Wyebrook Farm. A BYOB gem of an eatery, this Honey Brook location is just about the perfect setting to enjoy a good steak. If you aren’t quite ready for your meal to come to an end, pop into the butcher shop and bring some meat home!