Maybe you’re celebrating a promotion at work, an anniversary, or just craving steak…either way…steak pairs well with anything. While there are plenty of steakhouses to choose from in North Carolina, some are just better than others. Find your perfectly cooked filet at these ten.
1. The Capital Grille, Charlotte
In the heart of Uptown Charlotte you can get a dry aged steak paired perfectly with a fine wine. Capital Grille is an easy choice for Charlotteans looking for a nice night out in Uptown.
2. Brasilia Steakhouse, Asheville
Brasilia really is a carnivore's dream. WIth a 'parade' of 16 different types of meat, all you can eat hot plates, and full salad bar, go to Brasilia on an empty stomach, because you will leave overwhelmingly full.
3. Vinnie's Steakhouse and Tavern, Raleigh
Forget the chain restaurants and have date night at Vinnie's. It has a tavern feel, great cocktails, and 'the best filet in Raleigh.' The owner takes pride in his business and of course, the quality of each dish.
4. Gamekeeper Restaurant and Bar, Boone
High up in the mountains, the Gamekeeper delivers delicious steak, an innovative menu, and an impressive drink selection.
5. Rusty's Surf and Turf, Buxton
If you find yourself on Hatteras Island, craving a steak, go to Rusty's. Non-steak lovers can also indulge in a wide variety of fresh caught seafood.
6. The Copper Door, Hayesville
For a mountain weekend, or special ocascion, make a reservation at The Copper Door. Try the delicious filet mignon and pair it with a selected wine of your choice. Besides steak, the shrimp and grits are said to be phenomenal.
7. Ryan's Restaurant, Winston-Salem
Tucked away in lush, grown trees, Ryan's is a steak with a view! Enjoy the patio on a cool fall night.
8. Ruth's Chris
While you can find this popular chain throughout North Carolina, it's still completely delicious. For date nights, special occasions, or anniversaries; Ruth's Chris is a unique steakhouse experience.
9. B. Christopher's, Greensboro
For over 15 years, B. Christopher's has been the after work, fine dining experience, in downtown Greensboro. Carve your porterhouse right at the table (as pictured above), and choose from an array of delicious sides.
10. Sullivan's Steakhouse, Raleigh
You get both a bar and a steakhouse at Sullivan's. Pop in on a Friday night for a delicious filet, then continue the party at the bar with a vast array of custom cocktails.