Many food trends come and go, but a true steakhouse is a classic go-to restaurant. It is the place where families go for special occasions, businesses entertain clients, and meat lovers flock to. A great steak is like nothing else. This decadent meat can be served up in combination with sauces and toppings to elevate the dining experience. Columbus offers a tremendous number of high-end steakhouses. We visited some of the finest and featured their best steak topped to perfection.
Photography by : Al Tucker
This melt-in-your-mouth filet mignon is served over a rich bordelaise sauce and crowned with asparagus, lobster, béarnaise, and sliced mushrooms.
Available at: Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse, Upper Arlington location
Price: 6oz., $40; 8oz., $46; 12oz., $54
American Wagyu Strip Steak & Beef Back Rib
This dish is a delight to the eye and the palate! The pan-seared, bone-in strip steak is served with a house-made salsa verde that is a back rib “mop” and finished with an onion ring stack and grated parmesan.
Available at: The Keep
Snake River Farms American Wagyu Tenderloin
This steak feature has an over-the-top, intense intramuscular marbling and a meaty flavor profile. The result is a perfect blend of famous Wagyu buttery marbling and the robust beef flavor that American beef is known for. Adding to this flavor profile is an exceptional topping of roasted cipollini onion, asparagus, and foie gras truffle butter.
Available at: Smith & Wollensky
Prime Bourbon Ribeye
This entrée starts with a USDA Prime beef ribeye that, in itself, offers up a rich flavor and perfectly cooked texture. To highlight this featured ribeye, the steak is topped with a bourbon, brown sugar, unique spice sauce and finished with homemade onion straws.
Available at: Eddie Merlot’s
Seasoned Filet & Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp
This 8 oz., center-cut filet is perfectly seasoned with Final Cut’s special seasoning mix. To enhance the flavor of this succulent steak, it is finished with two jumbo, bacon-wrapped shrimp and plated with a side of roasted asparagus.
Available at: Final Cut, Hollywood Casino Columbus
This decadent dish is presented as a piece of art! Premium, hand-crafted filet mignon is crowned with crab meat, a rich béarnaise sauce, and freshly steamed asparagus.
Available at: Jeff Ruby
Blue Cheese Crusted Filet
The house-made blue cheese crust starts with fresh gorgonzola that is whipped with unsalted butter and panko and seasoned with salt and black pepper. The filets are all center cut, broiled to the guest’s desired temperature. The filet is topped with The Avenue’s house-made Blue Cheese Crust and presented over demi-glace.
Available at: The Avenue
Price: 6oz., $41.99; 8oz., $46.99