The 15 Best Steak in San Francisco

When craving for meat, why not go for the best way to have them? While San Francisco is littered with restaurants that offers vegan meals, there are also restaurants that can satisfy your steak cravings.

Restaurants in San Francisco offer a wide variety of food in their menu but some of them have a whole section dedicated to both modern and traditional takes on steak. If you are looking for the best place to have your steak, here are 15 restaurants that can surely give you what you are looking for.

1. Bobo’s Steakhouse

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Closed: Mon-Tues)
Open During COVID for: Outdoor Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Sit-down Dining
Address: 1450 Lombard St San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (415) 441-8880

Most Popular Items:

Crab Cakes
$17.95
You can’t go wrong with Bobo’s if you’re looking for a date night restaurant or just a place to enjoy top-notch surf and turf. The dry-aged steaks are seasoned well and melt in your mouth. The seafood is fresh, and you can try their surf-and-turf to try both. Sides such as creamed spinach and fries are excellent too. Be sure to make a reservation in advance.

2. Izzy’s

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Mon-Tues), 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Wed-Sun)
Open During COVID for: Outdoor Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Sit-down Dining
Address: 3345 Steiner St San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (628) 400-5739

Most Popular Items:

Bone-In Ribeye
$65.00
Prime Rib
Prime Rib $47.00 (14 oz.)
$47.00 (14 oz.)
Marinated Skirt Steak
$38.00 (8 oz.)
Izzy’s is an old school steakhouse that serves some of the best prime rib in the city. Pair your steak or lamb with creamed spinach and Izzy potatoes for the full experience. You can finish off your meal with their delicious New York cheesecake. The staff is very friendly, and it’s a great place to host a birthday.

3. 5A5 Steak Lounge

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Open During COVID for: Indoor Dining
Address: 244 Jackson St San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 989-2539

Most Popular Items:

Filet Mignon
$59.00
Bone-in Ribeye
$85.00
If you’re looking for some buttery wagyu beef, come to 5A5 to order your steaks cooked to perfection. Try it with their truffle fries, mac and cheese with lobster, or their bacon bread. Their wine selection is also impressive. The atmosphere and the feel of the restaurant are memorable, and their service is excellent.

4. Roka Akor

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Price Range: $$$$ | Hours: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Closed: Sun)
Open During COVID for: Outdoor Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Sit-down Dining
Address: 801 Montgomery St San Francisco, CA 94133
Phone: (415) 362-8887

Most Popular Items:

Roka Akor Omakase
$138.00
Wagyu Sirloin
$46.00
Roka Akor is not a traditional American steakhouse, but an excellent Japanese restaurant that serves sashimi, omakase, and wagyu steak. You can come here and order a wide variety of items, but their steaks and prime rib are cooked to perfection. Roka Akor holds its own with some of the best wagyu steak in the city.

5. Harris’ Restaurant

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Price Range: $$$$ | Hours: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Closed: Mon)
Open During COVID for: Delivery, Takeout, Sit-down Dining
Address: 2100 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 673-1888

Most Popular Items:

Prime Rib
$55.00
Filet Mignon
$62.00
Steak Diane
$53.00
Whether you’re looking for a porterhouse, ribeye, prime rib, or Filet Mignon, Harris’ restaurant has it all. The steaks are consistently cooked perfectly, and go well with their lobster mac and cheese, baked potato, or onion soup. They typically host live jazz musicians to create a wonderful ambiance for your meal.

6. House of Prime Rib

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open During COVID for: Sit-down Dining, Takeout
Address: 1906 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone: (415) 885-4605

Most Popular Items:

Craving prime rib? You must try House of Prime Rib on Van Ness. Their prime rib is juicy and extremely tender (we recommend medium rare). The bread is warm and fluffy, and the sides are top notch - you can choose from creamed corn, mash potatoes, and don’t forget to finish with their decadent chocolate cake.

7. Tadich Grill

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open During COVID for: Takeout, Delivery, Indoor Dining
Address: 240 California St San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 391-1849

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Tadich Grill is the oldest restaurant in San Francisco, and their good service and quality of food has stood the test of time. They have an assortment of famous seafood and classic American dishes, but their ribeye steak with 2 sides is a great deal. It’s great to imagine that you’re eating at the same spot as those who lived in San Francisco back in the 1800s.

8. Epic Steak

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Mon-Thurs), 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Fri-Sun)
Open During COVID for: Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Sit-down Dining
Address: 369 The Embarcadero San Francisco, CA 94105
Phone: (415) 369-9955

Most Popular Items:

14 Oz. New York
$54.86
Steak Tartare
$16.88
Enjoy your steak with waterfront views at Epic Steak on the Embarcadero. Their ribeye steaks are cooked to perfection, and pair well with their extensive wine selection. Eat outdoors if the weather permits so you can enjoy the majestic Bay Bridge light show and the leisurely foot traffic that passes by.

9. Alexander’s Steakhouse

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Price Range: $$$$ | Hours: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM (Closed: Mon-Tues)
Open During COVID for: Delivery, Takeout, Sit-down Dining, Indoor dining
Address: 448 Brannan St San Francisco, CA 94107
Phone: (415) 495-1111

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Alexander’s Steakhouse is a great place to celebrate a birthday party or anniversary. Their steaks melt in your mouth, and they have an extensive wine bar with a knowledgeable staff. Try their hamachi shots for a round of appetizers for the group. You can’t go wrong with their mash potatoes and bread with Wagyu butter either.

10. Espetus Churrascaria

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Closed: Wed)
Open During COVID for: Outdoor seating, Sit-down dining
Address: 1686 Market St San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 552-8792

Most Popular Items:

You must try this Brazilian spot where you can order meat sliced right off the skewers at your table. You won’t leave hungry as you can order a ton of meat and salad for a fixed price. Do your best to leave room for dessert as their desserts and drinks are just as iconic as their primary menu. They have excellent service as well.

11. Niku Steakhouse

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Price Range: $$$$ | Hours: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (Closed: Mon-Tues)
Open During COVID for: Delivery, Outdoor seating, Sit-down dining
Address: 61 Division St San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 829-7817

Most Popular Items:

Niku is a Japanese Steakhouse that serves some of the most tender wagyu and Kobe beef in the city. If you sit at the chef’s bar, you can watch the steaks being cooked. Their sides are also memorable, particularly their oysters, crispy potatoes and asparagus. Service is fast and their drink selection is good.

12. Fogo De Chao

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Open During COVID for: Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Indoor dining
Address: 201 3rd St Ste 100 San Francisco, CA 94103
Phone: (415) 427-0004

Most Popular Items:

Fogo De Chao has locations around the country, and this SOMA location is the go-to destination for those looking for a Brazilian steakhouse experience. You can order all kinds of meat - steak, pork, chicken, and lamb. Their salad bar and bacon are also very popular to add to your plate. Leave room for their cheesecake!

13. The Brazen Head

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Price Range: $$ | Hours: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Open During COVID for: Outdoor seating, Delivery, Takeout, Sit-down dining
Address: 3166 Buchanan St San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (415) 610-7054

Most Popular Items:

Near the Northern part of the city is the Brazen Head, a steakhouse with great service and a menu full of comfort food items. Their prime rib is excellent, and entrees come with potatoes and vegetables. You’ll get a great old school experience and enjoy their old school bar, where the Irish Coffee is a hit.

14. Leatherneck Steakhouse

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Open During COVID for: Sit-down dining, Indoor dining
Address: 609 Sutter St The Marines Memorial Club and Hotel San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 673-6672

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Visit Leatherneck Steakhouse, just a few blocks away from Union Square. The restaurant is on the 12th floor of a hotel and offers amazing views. However, make sure to check the dress code before coming in a t-shirt and flip flops. The steaks and crab cakes are both excellent, and your dining experience is accompanied by some live piano music.

15. Bob’s Steak & Chop

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Price Range: $$$ | Hours: 6:30 AM - 10:00 AM, 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Open During COVID for: Sitdown Dining, Curbside Pickup
Address: 500 California St San Francisco, CA 94104
Phone: (415) 273-3088

Most Popular Items:

Bob’s Steak & Chop House offer Texas-sized portions for all their items. Their steaks are seasoned well and tender, and the carrots and potatoes make great sides for the main dishes. Desserts are huge - just try their brownie sundae. And their friendly staff only makes the experience a memorable one.

11. Hinodeya Ramen Bar