True, The Big Easy may well be most famous for its gumbos & étouffées, but that’s only because The Big Easy’s gumbos & étouffées are freaking amazing to a level that's virtually impossible to find elsewhere. She also has her fair share of incredible steakhouses, so whether you’re looking for Vegas-style glitz, old-school charm, or a big-name/big-talent chef at the range, here’s your power-ranked guide to the greatest places in New Orleans to get an honest hunk of beef.
The New Orleans steakhouse power-rank
1. Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse716 Iberville St, New Orleans
2. Crescent City Steakhouse1001 N Broad St, New Orleans
3. Charlie's Steakhouse4510 Dryades St, New Orleans
4. Mr John's Steakhouse2111 Saint Charles Ave, New Orleans
5. Galatoire’s 33 Bar and Steak215 Bourbon St, New Orleans
6. Besh Steak228 Poydras St, New Orleans
7. Chophouse New Orleans322 Magazine St, New Orleans
8. La Boca857 Fulton St, New Orleans
This popular New Orleans-style steakhouse specializes in plenty of Gulf seafood, as well juicy steaks.
This traditional NOLA steakhouse is a local favorite, serving up steaks New Orleans-style with melted butter.
This place opened in 1932 and they keep it simple now just like they did back then. There's no menu, just pick from one of their four steak options: T-bone, strip, ribeye, or filet.
The steaks at Mr. John's certainly do impress, but if you want to try something outside of the beef, they serve up succulent lobster tails that will also satisfy you.
The sister restaurant to the famous Galatoire’s, Galatoire's 33 may not be a long-established steakhouse, but the quality of their steaks and the upscale nature of the place will make it an institution for years to come.
Located in Harrah’s Casino, Besh Steak serves up some of NOLA's finest meat cuts, the headliner being a gargantuan, 30-day dry-aged 18oz prime NY strip.
This steak joint serves up USDA prime beef in a variety of cuts, all in an exposed brick interior with nightly live local music and tremendous cocktails.
If you're looking for some beef with a little different flair, head to La Boca, where they serve up their meat Argentinian-style with a prep style that's certainly different than average American steakhouses.