When visiting Dallas, you will find a few tried and true attributes, including impeccable shopping, luxurious accommodations, and high-end, premium-quality steaks. Dallas is the home of Nieman Marcus, The Mansion on Turtle Creek, and some of the finest steakhouses in the country. 

Within a few square miles of downtown, you will find over 50 restaurants featuring steakhouse fare from ranches within Texas and beyond, reaching as far as Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Large-scale bone-in ribeye, petit filet, tomahawks, and a range of Wagyu and prime cuts are paired with traditional to whimsical sides, including your standard loaded baked potatoes to duck fried rice to tater tots with lump crab and hollandaise. 

But how can you choose who serves the finest cuts in a city with so many options? We’ve compiled a list of the best steakhouses in Dallas, including old-school favorites to modern-day masterpieces. Each has a Dallas zip code, keeping the list very city-centric.

3. Pappa’s Brothers Steakhouse

or over 30 years, the Dallas of Houston’s Pappa’s Bros. Steakhouse has served hearty steaks, traditional sides, and extraordinary wine on restaurant row in West Dallas. 

The food at Pappas Bros. is consistently delicious. And it is served with a healthy dose of southern hospitality from the staff’s exemplary service. Additionally, we love Pappa’s Bros. for the award-winning wine list. It is one of the best in the city. 

The 182-page list with 3000 selections includes well-known producers to rare, obscure offerings from Lebanon, Greece, and Hungary, with prices ranging from $40 to the thousands. Take a peek online before you go, or you may spend your entire meal perusing the list.