Guide to Downtown’s Best Steak Restaurants in Atlanta

It’s been a long day at work. Steak and beer are sure cures for the busy-day blues. Here are the best places to get steak and beer in downtown Atlanta and also the best places to find steak and beer just a quick Uber ride away from Downtown.

Some days, you just need some red meat. (Photo by Luija Nguyen/Unsplash)

Walking Distance in Downtown

AG, Modern Bar and Steakhouse

Step inside the Ritz-Carlton Downtown when you choose AG, Modern Bar and Steakhouse. (Photo courtesy of the Ritz-Carlton Downtown)

Located inside the Ritz-Carlton Downtown, AG, Modern Bar and Steakhouse offers a menu with plenty of steak choices. You can get anything from at 8-ounce filet mignon to a 36-ounce tomahawk prime for two and several choices in between. There’s also a Black Australian Wagyu striploin. Need a beer to wash it down? Try a SweetWater Broken Coast American Lager.

Where: 181 Peachtree St. NE

By George

Feel the elegance when you dine at By George inside the historic Candler Hotel. (Photo courtesy of the Candler Hotel)

By George is located inside the historic Candler Hotel. Steaks on the menu are a center cut filet mignon, a 12-ounce ribeye and a 24-ounce cowboy bone-in ribeye. Brews on the menu include everything from a Coors Light to Guinness Draught Dry Stout and a Stella Artois.

Where: 127 Peachtree St. NE

Catch 12

Steaks on the menu at Catch 12 include a 20-ounce bone-in cowboy ribeye, a 12-ounce New York strip, a 16-ounce T-bone and an 8-ounce filet mignon. Brew choices: Bud Light, Miller Lite, Modelo and Luau Pog IPA, among others.

Where: 400 West Peachtree St. NW

Cuts Steakhouse

You’ll find Cuts Steakhouse right Downtown. (Photo by Aubree Dumas)

When you’re hungry for steak at Cuts Steakhouse, choose from a filet mignon, New York strip or ribeye. Add crumbled blue cheese, a lobster tail, boiled shrimp or lump crab meat. Try Cuts’ signature sauce, bearnaise or peppercorn.

Where: 60 Andrew Young International Boulevard NE

Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery

Steak choices at Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery include the Texan, a certified Angus top sirloin; the Manhattan, a certified Angus New York strip; and the center cut filet mignon. The extensive beer menu includes brews from Max Lager’s, Bold Monk Brewing Co. and Monday Night Brewing.

Where: 320 Peachtree St. NE

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood

Steak choices at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood are a center-cut filet mignon; a USDA choice New York strip; a C.A.B. top sirloin; a bone-in black Angus ribeye; and a dry rubbed black Angus ribeye. Need a brew? Try a blend such as a Guinness draught or Blue Moon Belgian White. There also are craft beers such as New Belgium Flat Tire and Lagunitas IPA.

Where: 190 Marietta St. NW

Morton’s Steakhouse

Morton’s Steakhouse offers three ribeye choices: prime, prime bone-in and prime Cajun. Also available: an 8-ounce and a 12-ounce filet mignon. There are choices of either imported or domestic beers as well as locally brewed beers.

Where: 303 Peachtree Center Ave. NE

Ray’s in the City

Head to Ray’s in the City to get a Delmonico ribeye, a Japanese A5 Wagyu, a filet mignon, New York strip or ribeye. It’ll taste even better with a beer. A few of the more unusual offerings are a Reformation Haddy Belgian Wheat and a Scofflaw Basement IPA.

Where: 240 Peachtree St. NW


There’s a 6-ounce grilled filet that comes with broccolini and bordelaise sauce. Your server will give you the lowdown on the beers being offered the day you are there.

Where: 1117 West Peachtree St. NE

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House will fix for you a New York strip, a T-bone, a ribeye, one of two filet choices or a Porterhouse. Specialty cuts include a cowboy ribeye, a bone-in filet and a tomahawk ribeye. Beer choices include drafts, India pale ales, amber ales, lagers, stouts and a non-alcoholic.

Where: 267 Marietta St. NW inside the Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta

Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View

Enjoy a steak with a view from on high at the Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View. (Photo courtesy of Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View).

Red meat choices from the Sun Dial Restaurant, Bar & View include an aged K.C. strip steak and a filet mignon.

Where: 210 Peachtree St. NW

A Quick Uber Ride Away (from Downtown)

Blue Ridge Grill

Stop in at Blue Ridge Grill in Buckhead for an 8-ounce filet mignon or a 20-ounce prime bone-in ribeye.

Where: 1261 West Paces Ferry Road NW


Bones offers plenty of choices for steak lovers. Selections include a filet mignon, a bone-in filet, a bone-in ribeye, a Porterhouse, a dry-aged bone-in ribeye, a New York strip and a Wagyu A5 New York strip.

Where: 3130 Piedmont Road NE

Chops Lobster Bar

Chops Lobster Bar lists these menu items under USDA Prime Steaks: two sizes of filet mignon and genuine 1855 black Angus barrel cut. Under dry-aged 35 days, choices are a bone-in New York strip or a Porterhouse for two or more. Chops also lists as a specialty a filet mignon pepper steak. And the menu makes this mention: Chops is one of a selected few restaurants in the U.S. to offer genuine certified Miyazaki “Prefecture” A-5 Wagyu from Miyazaki, Japan (known for its unparalleled texture, marbling, unique flavor and tenderness. Filets: 4-ounce, 6-ounce or 8-ounce.) A list of craft beers is available to diners.

Where: 70 West Paces Ferry Road NW

Hal’s The Steakhouse

Steak options from Hal’s The Steakhouse are a 12-ounce filet mignon or a 12-ounce filet mignon au poivre, a blackened filet, a 22-ounce prime bone-in ribeye and a 20-ounce Hal’s ribeye.

Where: 30 Old Ivy Road NE

Kevin Rathbun Steak

Kevin Rathbun Steak offers a Chatel Farms shell steak and a skirt steak. (Photo courtesy of Kevin Rathbun Steak)

Under USDA prime meats, Kevin Rathbun lists a dry-aged steak for two, a dry-aged cowboy ribeye, a ribeye, filet mignon and New York strip. In the Wagyu selection are a Chatel Farms shell steak and skirt steak. There are craft beers, local draughts and BeltLine beers.

Where: 154 Krog St. NE

Little Alley Steak

Little Alley Steak offers Meats by Linz, a Chicago butcher. (Photo courtesy of Little Alley Steak)

Little Alley Steak has this to say about it steaks: “We have chosen Meats By Linz, one of Chicago’s oldest and most respected butchers, to hand select, cut and age our 100% black Angus beef.
These cuts are provided exclusively for Little Alley Steak.” Here are your choices: Under wet-aged steaks are the following — center cut filet, New York strip, ribeye and Porterhouse. Under dry-aged steaks — bone-in New York strip, bone-in ribeye lollipop cut and bone-in ribeye tomahawk cut. Under USDA prime cuts — New York strip, ribeye and bone-in ribeye cowboy cut. One more choice is called progression of New York strip, meaning you get 4 ounces of each, medium rare sous vide style:
wet-aged USDA 100% black Angus beef, USDA Prime 100% black Angus beef dry-aged and USDA 100% black Angus beef.

Where: 3500 Lenox Road NE

LowCountry Steak

LowCountry Steak features a ribeye, a bone-in ribeye, a filet mignon and a New York strip in addition to a chef’s house select special. Among beer choices are Blue Moon, Samuel Adams, Dos Equis and Scofflaw Basement IPA.

Where: 1010 West Peachtree St. NW


Marcel, a MICHELIN recommended restaurant, offers eight steak choices and one more grand choice — Beef Wellington, which requires a 24-hour notice. The rest of the steak menu features a filet madame and a filet monsieur, a New York strip and a bone-in New York strip, a cote de boeuf dry-aged ribeye, a tomahawk ribeye and either a Porterhouse for two or a Porterhouse for three or more. Beer choices are a Euro lager, a Pilsner, India Pale Ale and Trappist Ale, among others.

Where: 1170 Howell Mill Road

New York Prime

New York Prime offers plenty choices for steak lovers: a petite New York strip, a center cut filet of ribeye, a barrel cut petite filet, a barrel cut center cut filet, a bone-in ribeye, a New York strip and chopped steak of prime, aged beef. Offerings for two include the Porterhouse and the tomahawk ribeye. Beer choices include ales, wheats, lagers and stouts.

Where: 3424 Peachtree Road NE

Oceanaire Seafood Room

Oceanaire Seafood Room, as its name indicates, has plenty of seafood on the menu. But meat lovers should know that Oceanaire also offers an extensive menu of prime steakhouse cuts. Here are your choices: 6- and 10-ounce filet mignon; 14-ounce and 28-day dry-aged ribeye; 16-ounce prime New York strip; 22-ounce prime bone-in ribeye; and 10-ounce Chatel Farms Wagyu Manhattan strip.

Where: 1100 Peachtree St.

STK Steakhouse

Night shot of the PWC building and STK on Peachtree Street in Midtown Atlanta.

STK, as you might expect from a restaurant with “steak” in its name, has a hearty menu of steak offerings. Listed under “small” are a filet, a Steakhouse skirt and a ribeye spinalis. Medium choices include a filet, a ribeye filet, a New York strip, a bone-in filet, a dry-aged Delmonico, a cowgirl bone-in ribeye and a dry-aged bone-in strip. That’s not all. Under “large” there is a dry-aged Porterhouse plus dry-aged tomahawk. Finally, under Wagyu, choices are Australian flat iron, Japanese A5 strip and Japanese A5 filet. Beer choices range from a Stella Artois to Goose Island IPA and Heineken O.O.

Where: 1075 Peachtree St. NE

For even more restaurants in Atlanta, check our dining guide.

Journalist Carol Carter writes and edits for Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau.

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