Haute Dining: The Best Steakhouses in San Francisco

We uncovered the best steakhouses in San Francisco that are sure to satisfy even the most discriminating tastes.

Epic Rosthouse

369 The Embarcadero, (415) 369-9955

Ambiance: Traditional yet contemporary, industrial with modern sophistication.

What To Order: The Prime Rib with sides of Mac and Cheese, Truffle Whipped Potatoes and Sauteed Wild Mushrooms.

Who Comes Here: Business people, luxury travelers, and locals looking to celebrate.

Sweet Tooth: Beignets served with Cara Cara Orange and Meyer Lemon Marmalade Coffee and Chicory Syrup, and Rich Chocolate Sauce

5A5 Steak Lounge

244 Jackson Street, (415) 989-2593

Ambiance: Stylish and modern, fun and upbeat, casual elegant

What To Order: The Filet Mignon with boursin cheese fondue and demi glaze. Also, the Truffle Fries with sriracha aioli and truffle oil and the Mac and Cheese with gruyere, mozzarella and cheddar

Who Comes Here: It’s great for business dinners, romantic evenings and fun with friends

Sweet Tooth: The Matcha Green Tea Donuts with Oolong Peach Ice Cream

Bourbon Steak

335 Powell Street, (415) 397-3003

Ambiance: Energetic, social, and very comfortable

What To Order: The butter-poached steaks and the Trio of Duck Fat Fries

Who Comes Here: There is something for everyone. It’s a great restaurant to enjoy a night out with friends and family, date night, entertain business clients or unwind after a day of meetings

Sweet Tooth: The Chocolate Peanut Butter Bar, Beignets, or Michael Mina’s Classic Root beer Float with warm chocolate chip cookies

House of Prime Rib

1906 Van Ness Avenue, (415) 855-4605

Ambiance: Traditional English style, warm and cozy

What To Order: The King Henry VIII Cut, a thick cut of prime beef, with the Creamed Spinach and Yorkshire Pudding

Who Comes Here: Steak lovers with discriminating tastes

Sweet Tooth: Tiramisu or Creme Brulee