Southern California May 21, 2019
8 Small Town Steakhouses In Southern California That Are Totally Worth The Trip
When people from out of state imagine what we eat here in SoCal, they picture lots of beautiful plates filled with seafood and traditional California cuisine. But for those of us who live here, we all know that we enjoy a nice, big juicy steak every now and again. Although a great steak can be found at many restaurants in SoCal, we love taking a detour to some of these small town restaurants for an unbelievably delicious meal. Here are a handful of our favorite small town restaurants where you can score a perfect steak.
1. Idle Spurs Steakhouse
Big juicy steaks in a setting that has that Old West feel is what you'll find at Idle Spurs Steakhouse in the small town of Barstow in San Bernardino County. Address: 690 Old Highway 58, Barstow, CA 92311.
2. D'Carlos Restaurant
This classic steakhouse in the town of Ramona is a local gem that's best known for its mouthwatering Prime Rib dinner that you'll want to savor with every bite. Address: 1347 Main Street, Ramona, CA 92065.
3. Old Place
Although you'll find more than just a steakhouse at Old Place in the small town of Cornell, there's nothing quite like a thick, juicy steak at this hidden gem that has been a local secret for decades. Address: 29983 Mulholland Highway, Agoura Hills, CA 91301.
4. Trabuco Oaks Steakhouse
This rustic steakhouse located in Trabuco Oaks is just what you need when you have a hearty appetite. Located in an ultra-casual setting that's decorated with neckties hanging from the ceiling to signify "no fancy dress-code," this down-home steakhouse is always a delight to visit. Address: 20782 Trabuco Oaks Dr, Trabuco Canyon, CA 92679.
5. Oak Glen Steakhouse and Saloon
Heading to the small town of Oak Glen is always a treat, even if only for a Sunday drive. But add a stop at the Oak Glen Steakhouse and you may find yourself wanting to head there every chance you get for a taste of their homestyle steaks that are beyond delicious. Address: 38490 Oak Glen Road., Yucaipa, CA 92399.
6. Pappy and Harriett's
Whether it's steak or barbecue you crave, Pappy and Harriet's in the town of Joshua Tree is a worthy destination to visit when you're craving a home-cooked meal. Address: 53688 Pioneertown Road, Pioneertown, CA 92268.
7. Barona Oaks Steakhouse
Not your typical small town dining, this fabulous restaurant in Southern California is located at the Barona Resort in the small town of Lakeside. With an elegant menu featuring all of your favorite dishes, this is one steakhouse that everyone should experience at least once. Address: 1932 Wildcat Canyon Road, Lakeside, CA 92040.
8. Grizzly Cafe
In addition to a variety of all of your favorite steaks, Grizzly Cafe is also known for its tasty sides to round out your meal. Whether it's fresh veggies or a baked potato, this is a great spot to grab a steak dinner with all of your favorite sides. Address: 1455 California Highway 2, Wrightwood, CA 92397.
Do you have a favorite steakhouse on this list? If there’s a small town steakhouse that didn’t make our list, please let us know as we’d love to go check it out.
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