There’s nothing that’s guaranteed to have you salivating quite like the finest cuts of steak.
The smell from the steakhouse permeating your nostrils is enough to have you entranced and drifting into the restaurant before you’re even aware of what you’re doing!
Whether you’re a medium-well steak eater or a lover of rare meat, the fifteen steakhouses listed below showcase the finest steaks that Brisbane has to offer.
Sometimes, you can’t go passed a reliable favourite. And this restaurant was named Australia’s Best Steak Restaurant in 2016, so clearly we had to put it on our best steaks in Brisbane list.
Here, they use the finest quality Wagyu and Aberdeen Angus beef. The variety of cuts on offer ranges from rib eye fillet to sirloin. All are accompanied by delicious potatoes and a wide range of sauces – including the classics.
Just so you know. The peppercorn sauce served here is utterly phenomenal!
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Location: 36 Caxton St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Opening Hours: Mon closed, Tue – Wed 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm.
At Blackbird, you can sample the best cuts of beef in Brisbane whilst looking out onto the Storey Bridge.
Sink your teeth into choice cuts that include Darling Downs Angus, the Wagyu Rump or Jack’s Creek sirloin.
All of these steaks are flame-grilled using an Inferno 96 oven. This is a major piece of equipment from the US that grills the beef to perfection. Proof that the folks at Blackbird take their steak – and its cooking – very seriously.
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Location: Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Opening Hours: Mon – Tue Closed, Wed – Thu 12:00 pm – 10:30 pm, Fri – Sat 12:00 pm – 3:00 am, Sun 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
This steakhouse is renowned for its effortless New York style ambience.
Although the vibe is metropolitan-American, they only use the best cuts of Australian grain-fed beef and dry-age it within the steakhouse.
The Day Dry Aged New York Strip is thoroughly recommended.
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Location: 219 Alice St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Opening Hours: Mon closed, Tue – Sat 12:00 pm – 12:00 am, Sun closed.
This Wine Bar & Grill is a favourite amongst local residents. They use the finest cuts of Kobe wagyu and grain-fed beef from Liverpool Plains as well as dry-aged Angus sourced from Victoria.
Their expansive menu includes classic steak options as well as Moo Moo’s specials. All of these steaks are grilled over wood and coal. Yum!
If you are a fan of mouthwatering, T-Bone Steaks, then Moo Moo is the place for you.
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Location: Port Office Building, 39 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 11:30 am – 12:00 am, Sun closed.
This Parisian Steakhouse and Bar is exquisite in every way.
Between you and me, the steak frites is to die for. This dish alone puts it on our list of the best steaks in Brisbane.
Alternatively, you can wrap your jaws around a juice-filled flame-grilled steak cooked to absolute perfection. All steaks are served alongside salad, lashings of sauce and bottomless fries.
Les Bubbles exclusively use only grass-fed and free-range beef.
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Location: 144 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 11:30 am – 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Sun 11:30 am – 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm.
This hotel has a long withstanding reputation as a pioneer in Brisbane’s steak restaurant scene. Their outstanding reputation derives from their use of the very best premium meat suppliers.
They serve phenomenal cuts of Thousand Guineas, Great Southern, Beef City Black, Diamantina Platinum and Riverina Angus beef.
Also try their dry-aged options – you won’t regret it. But don’t stop there. Pleasingly, they even have a wide range of alternative cuts that are all cooked to with the upmost care.
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Location: 102 Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
Opening Hours: Mon closed, Tue – Sun 11:00 am – 10:00 pm.
This restaurant is another local favourite and is renowned for its hearty cuisine and stunning waterfront views.
Alchemy boasts a wide range of dry-aged, wagyu and pasture-fed cuts including the Beef Cheeks and Angus Striploin.
They also have an extensive list of New Zealand, Australian and European wines, ensuring that your meal is accompanied by the perfect blend of grapes.
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Location: 175 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Opening Hours: Mon closed, Tue – Sat 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm, Sun closed.
The Port Office Hotel is renowned for its incredible classic, French style food. This restaurant serves phenomenal cuts of beef, including wagyu eye fillets rumps and truly impressive tomahawks.
All of these fine slabs of protein are served with a range of specified sides and choices or sauce. Their thin-cut fries are unbeatable. There is also an extensive wine menu with wines from Australia and Europe.
This restaurant also includes a cocktail menu and the option of 24 draught beers.
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Location: 40 Edward St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Opening Hours: Mon – Sat 11:00 am – 12:00 am, Sun closed.
This steak restaurant is well known for its perfectly crafted steaks and wonderfully fresh seafood options.
These steaks are ethically sourced and their extensive selection includes cuts from prime ribs, eye fillets and chateaubriand sirloin.
Their one-kilo sirloin is dry-aged for 35 days. With care like this, you are sure to experience a flavour sensation!
These cuts are grilled over two different woods, ironbark and applewood. Understandably, this results in unbeatable taste.
Location: G.12 The Calile Hotel, 48 James St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
Opening Hours: Mon closed, Tue – Wed 5:30 pm – 12:00 am, Thu – Fri 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm and 5:30 pm – 12:00 am, Sat 5:30 pm – 12:00 am, Sun closed.
This restaurant has been serving the finest cuts of steak to locals and visitors since 1927. Our thinking is that if you’ve stayed open for that long, you must prepare some of the best steaks in Brisbane.
There are eight cuts to choose from served, with their rightly-famous mushroom sauce and twice-baked potatoes.
Amongst their most coveted offerings are the Darling Downs 180+ days grain-fed 400g and 800g rump steaks.
Best of all, they are also open late night for a post-drink, mouthwatering steak dinner.
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Location: 640 Stanley St, Woolloongabba QLD 4102
Opening Hours: Mon – Thu 10:00 am – 12:00 am, Fri – Sat 10:00 am – 1:00 am, Sun 10:00 am – 3:00 am.
This legendary Brisbane hotel has served incredible grilled steaks since 1967. Their beef is sourced from Queensland and they only use cattle that has been raised on natural feed and pastures.
There is an extensive range of beef to choose from and all cuts are chargrilled in front of the customer.
There is also an extensive range of sauces and tempting sides to suit every palate, along with a lengthy list of wines and beers. But what makes this place stand out (Apart from the excellent steak, of course)? Having 400 rums to choose from.
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Location: 2 Kingsford Smith Dr, Albion QLD 4010
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun 10:00 am – 3:00 am.
This restaurant offers a choice of 15 steaks sourced from the Barkley Tablelands. Their extensive selection of Grain-fed fillets, sirloin and rib eye steaks have all been dry-aged for over 40 days.
If that isn’t enough to convince you that this is one of the best steak houses in Brisbane, there are the accompaniments. Excitingly, you can choose from an amazing selection of side dishes, including oysters, blue cheese wedges, incredibly crispy onion rings or prawns.
This restaurant will have you salivating until you return again.
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Location: 543 Coronation Dr, Toowong QLD 4064
Opening Hours: Mon – Thu 11:30 am – 9:00 pm, Fri – Sat 11:30 am – 9:30 pm, Sun 11:30 am – 8:30 pm.
This Italian restaurant is situated on the South Bank of the Brisbane River and is next on our list of the best steaks in Brisbane..
Sublime views coupled with exquisite Italian dishes and seriously flavoursome steaks make this the perfect date night location.
At this restaurant, the beef is sourced from Rangers Valley. Not surprisingly, one of the more popular dishes is the 270 day Black Angus, also known as The Otto Reserve.
This is undoubtedly one of the finest Italian restaurants in the whole of Australia!
Location: Shop 1, River Quay, Sidon St, QLD 4101
Opening Hours: Mon – Tue closed, Wed – Sun 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm.
This bar & grill sources only local Australian meat and fish products. In keeping with the care shown in the meat choices, the cuts are traditionally chargrilled. This results in the most awe-inspiring taste.
Their grain or grass-fed rump fillets, eye fillets and wagyu scotch cuts are all served with homemade sauces and sides including their stand-out anchovy butter or red wine options.
Location: Level 6/190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun 7:00 am – 10:00 pm.
When the locals flock to an establishment, you know it’s good. And the Hamilton Hotel is a case in point.
Within the ‘Hotel lies the Graziers Steakhouse Restaurant and Bistro. Here, they ensure that they only use the freshest produce and chargrilling is an art form.
Do you prefer American rib cuts, Wagyu rumps or T-bones. At the Hamilton Hotel, all are exquisitely flavoursome. Even better, they come with a choice of wild forest mushrooms, seasoned potatoes and even creamy garlic prawns or cajun wings!
You are guaranteed to leave this bistro feeling more than satisfied.
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Location: 442 Kingsford Smith Dr, Hamilton QLD 4007
Opening Hours: Mon – Sun 10:00 am – 4:00 am.