Nice Chops: The Top 5 Steakhouses in Miami

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When in the mood for great atmosphere and a juicy steak, turn to these top steakhouses. From the hippest hotspots to classics that have stood the test of time, you can’t go wrong with any of our top picks.

1 Prime 112

Where does Tom Brady take Gisele for dinner when in Miami? None other than Prime 112. Here, rich and tasty food are abundant. Reading like a whos-who registry, Prime 112 features heaping portions, delicious steaks and the hottest clientele in Miami. Housed in the former Brown's Hotel, Prime 112 is a hot spot with fabulous food. Period.

112 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, 305.532.8112;

2 Meat Market

At the helm of Meat Market is acclaimed Chef Sean Brasel, who cooks up some of the most delectable cuts of meat on all of South Beach. As a new addition to the scene, this trendy steakhouse claims to be a "sexier, more glamorous take on the traditional steak house." We wholeheartedly agree.

915 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305.532.0088;

3 Red The Steakhouse

Red, the authority on steak, is located in the uber trendy South of Fifth neighborhood and boasts a steamy modern noir decor that oozes all things chic, while incorporating Miami's spicy flair. Featuring only the finest Certified Angus Beef Prime on and off the bone, Red’s menu - created by Executive Chef, Peter Vauthy - is a hybrid of classic cuisine and the freshest seasonal ingredients. Everything from the sauces to garnishes are prepared from scratch - sure to convert even the staunchest of vegetarians into ravenous carnivores. The menu is complemented by a bar boasting a selection of over 400 wines, including its own private blend and handmade signature cocktails, making Red’s hipster-filled bar an experience all its own. And after months of anticipation, Red, The Steakhouse is proud to announce the start of Alaskan King Crab Season at the South Beach mainstay. Made infamous on the Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch,” Alaskan King Crab is the porterhouse of shellfish.

119 Washington Ave., 305.534.3688;

4 Gotham Steak

Alfred Portale, chef and owner of perennial New York City favorite Gotham Bar & Grill, creates a modern American steakhouse with a focus on quality, consistency, and artful presentation. Gotham Steak combines classic steakhouse elements with fresh seafood, specialty meats, and an impressive 8,000 bottle wine tower. Gotham Steak’s seasonal menus include Maine Lobster Bisque, Yellow Fin Tuna Tartare, Scottish Salmon with Baby Artichoke Barigoule, Basil Pesto and Heirloom Tomatoes, Shrimp and Summer corn Risotto, Grilled Prime New York Strip Loin, Grilled Swordfish Steak, Miso Marinated Black Cod, and a delectable selection of desserts.

4441 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 866.940.4512;

5 BLT Steak

Open since March 2009, celebrated Chef Laurent Tourondel’s modern American steakhouse, BLT Steak at the historic Betsy Hotel, has firmly established itself as one of Miami’s top dining destinations. Tourondel has successfully exported the signature style, great cuisine and exemplary service synonymous with the BLT experience to Miami Beach, and savvy diners have responded by frequenting the restaurant in droves. In a league of its own on South Beach’s iconic Ocean Drive, within the exquisite environs of the elegantly renovated Betsy Hotel, the beachfront BLT Steak presents a world-class dining experience with a South Florida perspective.

1440 Ocean Drive, South Beach, 305.673.0044;

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