Steakhouse Guide: Where to Celebrate Special Occasions in Charlotte
Options across the area
Whether you want to treat your coworkers, entertain out-of-town guests, or just splurge on a Tuesday night, chances are there’s a steakhouse in your neighborhood. Find some highlights in this restaurant guide.
4425 Sharon Rd.
Steak is the main attraction, but don’t miss the crispy shrimp deviled eggs, corn crème brulée, and seafood tower. Read our spotlight on the spot here and our Best of the Best Award entry here.
8630-1A Lindholm Dr.
Part steakhouse, part upscale American cuisine, dishes are delivered with consistency and a smile, both here and at the Metropolitan Avenue location. Get the story behind their famous cheesecake (pictured below) here.
FLATIRON KITCHEN + TAPHOUSE
215 S. Main St., Davidson
High-quality steaks are a given here, but the seafood and vegetables are treated with the same respect.
BEEF ’N BOTTLE
4538 South Blvd.
An old favorite, this dark, moody steakhouse serves up thick and juicy cuts that you can top with lobster tail, shrimp, scallops, or oysters. We dive into the history of this beloved joint here.
2322 Dunavant St., Ste. 200
The signature steak and bottomless fries dinner, which includes bread, a choice of soup or salad, and the option of three sauces, tastes more expensive than its $32 fixed price.
THE PORTER’S HOUSE
7417 Waverly Walk Ave.
Feast on thick-cut steaks and classic sides in the sleek dining room or on the patio, and don’t miss the private bourbon room.
5970 Fairview Rd., Ste. 100
The filet mignon, ribeye, and NY strip are all aged 35 days, the chef’s bar overlooks the open kitchen, and the covered patio has seating around the fire pit. Additional locations are in Blakeney and Lake Norman.
4477 Sharon Rd., Ste 125
Chef Bobby Hodge aces steakhouse classics like ribeye or filet, and be sure to save room for some peanut butter pie for dessert.
THE CAPITAL GRILLE
201 N Tryon St.
The Charlotte outpost of this upscale steakhouse chain serves classic American fare in a clubby, refined setting.
EDDIE V’S PRIME SEAFOOD
101 S Tryon St.
Enjoy a night out in uptown with consistently good seafood and steak, plus a cocktail lounge that features live jazz.
TED’S MONTANA GRILL
7404 Waverly Walk Ave #1-3
Described as an “Old West-style steakhouse,” this concept was founded by Ted Turner and George W. McKerrow. The 47th location of Ted’s opened in south Charlotte’s Waverly development in 2017.
110 N College St.
Carnivores can feast on filet mignon, ribeye, porterhouse, hanger steak, or even an Angus burger in this chic restaurant inside the Ritz-Carlton.
THE PALM CHARLOTTE
6705-B Phillips Place Ct.
The legendary chain serves high-end steakhouse fare and seafood in a dining room bedecked with caricatures of famous people.
DEAN’S ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE
128 E Stonewall St.
Dean’s is an upscale steakhouse with an Italian twist—think American Wagyu beef served alongside short rib gnocchi and truffled bucatini. The restaurant is on the ground floor of uptown’s 22-story JW Marriott. Sit in the dining room to get a view of the open kitchen or dine on the street-level covered patio. Dinner highlights include Dean’s Tomahawk Bone-in Ribeye Chop and the Italian “Oscar” Filet topped with lump crab, asparagus, and taleggio cream. Choose from more than 250 wines or sip classic cocktails like an Old Fashioned or a Manhattan. If you’re celebrating a special occasion, order a dessert wine and splurge on some Limoncello Pie.