Scottsdale you’re all but guaranteed to find a Juicy, Super Tender Steak to sink your teeth into

While Arizonans don’t tend to get as caught up in long dry aging, the products surrounding the steak are likely to be as delicious as you’d find in other fine restaurants, from the produce and desserts all the way down the wine selections. Like any other city, steakhouses are always going to be the go-to option for an elevated dining experience that’ll please a crowd, even nonmeat-eaters. It’s not hard to sit down in front of a tasty steak in this town. Upscale options abound, with prices that quickly reach into the triple digits once you tack on a side of asparagus and that all-important glass of red wine. So what’s a hungry carnivore without big bucks to do when the red meat cravings arrive in full swing?

While the city isn’t as renowned as New York and Chicago, Scottsdale has its fair share of great steakhouses. While steak and Scottsdale may not go together like the city’s more celebrated health-conscious restaurants, that doesn’t mean there’s a lack of steakhouses for the city’s carnivores. The beauty of the Scottsdale dining scene is that it offers a variety of food choices, which includes the options of steak lovers as well.

Scottsdale is home to a multitude of national chains like Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Morton’s, and Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, along with local chains like Mastro’s and local favorites like Don & Charlie’s. What links these different restaurants together is one common goal: to have the best cut of meat possible. Many of these places succeed and hence, are on our list of the best steakhouses in Scottsdale.

Here now, the 17 essential Scottsdale steakhouses, presented in no particular order.

The Capital Grille

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From the moment you step into The Capital Grille, the experience is one of comfortable elegance. African mahogany paneling and Art Deco chandeliers provide a warm, stately setting for our nationally renowned dry-aged steaks, fresh seafood, and acclaimed world-class wines. With service as gracious as it is attentive, we look …

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Talavera

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Located in north Scottsdale in the cooling foothills of Pinnacle Peak, Talavera introduces a modern take on the classic steakhouse, with unique steak and seafood pairings, comfort desserts, and a range of specialty sides, accompaniments and starters. The restaurant features vibrant decor, dramatic views and the best patio dining in …

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Orange Sky Restaurant at Talking Stick Resort

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The culinary jewel of Talking Stick Resort is surely our signature fine-dining restaurant, Orange Sky. As you rise from the hotel’s lobby in the exterior elevators, it is soon obvious Orange Sky is like no other restaurant in Scottsdale or all of Arizona for that matter. Located atop the 15th …

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Cholla Prime Steakhouse & Lounge at Casino Arizona

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Cholla Prime Steakhouse & Lounge is the ideal fine-dining destination for every occasion. Featuring the very best regional cuisine, Cholla’s top chefs are known for preparing classic favorites and exciting new dishes for your absolute enjoyment. This hidden gem for Phoenix Steakhouses includes menu favorites such as Crab Stuffed Prawns, …

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BOURBON STEAK, A Michael Mina Restaurant

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Phoenix is a destination for every season, and with some of the finest hotels, resorts, and golf courses in the world, it’s true a place to invigorate your senses. At Bourbon Steak, you get the best of all worlds – premium steaks, fresh seafood, and you are cocooned within the …

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J&G Steakhouse at The Phoenician

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J&G Steakhouse offers a sophisticated collection of steakhouse classics as interpreted by Michelin starred chef, Jean-Georges Vongerichten. Located atop the Phoenician, the restaurant is draped in a rich palate of purple and gold with a modern, stylish flair. Diners will enjoy dramatic sunsets and views of the Valley while dining …

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Dominick’s Steakhouse

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Elegant fine dining, with exceptional personal service and a menu featuring prime steaks, fresh seafood, As well as an extensive wine selection. Right here in Scottsdale, resembling a Midtown Manhattan classic upscale New York steakhouse with a stunning and energetic atmosphere here at Dominick’s Steakhouse. Elegant fine dining, with exceptional personal service …

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Donovan’s Steak and Chop House

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Donovan’s sets the standard of fine dining excellence. A classic steakhouse. A stylish, lively atmosphere. Cordially friendly. We like to think of Donovan’s as your own special place. A place where you can celebrate with friends, family, and associates. USDA Prime Steaks reign supreme. Delectable market seafood for those non-steak …

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Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at the Hilton

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The Scottsdale Fleming’s is located on the southeast corner of Scottsdale Road and Lincoln Drive. Whether you’re a steak aficionado or simply looking for great food, you’ll find a memorable dining experience inspired by our passion for steak and wine paired with unrivaled hospitality. Come in for after-work drinks and …

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Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar at DC Ranch

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  The Fleming’s at DC Ranch is located in North Scottsdale off Pima Road and Thompson Peak Parkway. Here, you can enjoy hand-selected premium steaks and 100 wines by the glass with the Valley of the Sun as a backdrop to your dining experience. Join us for drinks after work, …

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Fogo de Chao Churrascaria

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The Scottsdale location, with its grand cobalt blue tower and signature churrasqueira grill visible to passersby, stands supreme in the city’s dynamic and diverse restaurant scene.  Located in the heart of the city near the popular Scottsdale Fashion Square, this internationally renowned steakhouse welcomes guests to a memorable and elegant …

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Mastro’s City Hall Steakhouse

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Mastro’s City Hall Scottsdale is located at 6991 E. Camelback Road in Scottsdale. Regular hours are from 5 to 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. The lounge is open from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily. Mastro’s Steakhouse was a family-owned restaurant, …

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Mastro’s Steakhouse La Mirada

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Consistently hailed by diners and critics alike as “masterful” (Los Angeles Daily News), “high end” ( Los Angeles Times), one of the “top 10 steakhouse in the U.S. (Gayot) and “the preferred steakhouse of celebs and locals” (944), Mastro`s Restaurants, LLC is a collection of sophisticated, classic steakhouses and sumptuous …

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BLT Steak

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As the name Bistro Laurent Tourondel suggests, Chef Tourondel presents his adaptation of the American Steakhouse, elevating it with his signature style and all-around finesse. The result – the Modern American Steakhouse. This restaurant in Scottsdale integrates traditional elements of a cozy French Bistro with those of a stylish, urbane …

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House

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The best USDA Prime steak is at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Scottsdale, Arizona. With our special 500° sizzle and award-winning wine list, we make any occasion an extra-special one. Whether you’re joining us for a business dinner, a private party or just a drink at the bar, our Scottsdale …

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Morton’s, The Steakhouse

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Morton’s The Steakhouse Scottsdale is located on the northeast corner of Kierland Commons at 15233 N. Kierland Boulevard. Kierland Commons is considered one of the nation’s top urban lifestyle centers featuring a sophisticated and eclectic mix of shopping, dining and entertainment experiences for locals and upscale visitors. Morton’s The Steakhouse …

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Don & Charlie’s Restaurant

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Don & Charlie’s has been offering Championship Dining since 1981, specializing in BBQ baby back ribs, prime steaks, prime rib, chicken, and fresh fish. The restaurant decor is a virtual shrine to sports memorabilia, with celebrity caricatures, signed magazine covers, and much more.   Don & Charlie’s has been offering …

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About Todd

Todd Navin – Owner and Publisher of Navin Media Group. Mr. Navin has launched several successful websites in the Scottsdale area including OldTownScottsdale.com and UpTownScottsdale.com and the "NEW" addition to the family - Back Pocket Guide. The printed "Scottsdale Dining Edition" will be available for the Winter 2016.

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