Who doesn't love sinking their teeth into a perfectly cooked steak? With a side salad and delicious potatoes, you have the quintessential meal. Here are the top 10 Canadian steakhouses worthy of some major praise.
La Queue de Cheval – Montreal
A Montreal legacy, La Queue de Cheval is known not only for their steaks but also their fresh raw bar, veal, lamb chops, as well as their homemade sauces and butters.
Moishes – Montreal
A fixture on St. Laurent Street since 1938, Moishes is known for cooking the perfect steak. They sell their own line of food products as well like their pickles and cold salads.
Ruth's Chris – Toronto
With locations across the country, this remains one of Toronto's most beloved steakhouses – it's been touted to offer the best USDA prime steak in the city.
Hy's Steakhouse – Ottawa
A classy joint with other locales in Vancouver, Calgary, and Whistler, Hy's spectacular high-ceiling dining room in the nation's capital offers the perfect backdrop for their legendary "only" New York strip, steak and lobster, or a perfectly spiced and grilled blackened Ahi tuna.
Gotham Steakhouse – Vancouver
Tender succulent beef, a stiff drink, and a comfortable setting – patrons to this steakhouse can indulge in this American-style resto featuring the best prime Alberta beef out there.
The Ranche Restaurant – Calgary
No visit to Calgary is complete without a stop at The Ranche – try the Rocky Mountain charcuterie board with a selection of regionally-produced cured and smoked game and fish, mustard melons, and sundried cherry and cranberry relish.
Chop Steakhouse – Winnipeg
If you're looking for the ultimate steakhouse experience then you don't want to miss Chop, with tender cuts of steak, fresh seafood, and an expansive yet affordable wine list.
Maverick's Steakhouse & Grill – Moncton
Always celebrating local flavours and seasons, and famous for its Maverick's Longhorn Canyon beef, fresh seafood, pastas, rotisserie chicken and fabulous ribs, Maverick's offers a full breakfast, lunch, and evening menu daily.
Carver's Steakhouse – Saskatoon
Reputed for their great wine recommendations and flawless service, Carver's is Saskatoon's go-to haunt for mouth-watering steaks, prime rib, salads, and more.
Cut Steakhouse & Urban Grill – Halifax
Cut has two outstanding Halifax restaurants in one – downstairs, the Grill at CUT features a funky atmosphere and a gourmet burger menu with delectable toppings like foie gras and house-made truffle mayo, while upstairs the Steakhouse offers an impeccable fine-dining experience in a sophisticated yet relaxed atmosphere.