For the carnivores of the world, enjoying a meal at a steakhouse is one of life’s special pleasures. The mouth-watering aromas of searing meat, fine atmosphere, and excellent service all make for a meal that feels like an occasion. And luckily for you, the steakhouses in Irving aim to please. Explore some of Irving’s favorite steakhouses below.
Whether you’re new to Texas or a seasoned Texas native, The Ranch at Las Colinas is brimming with Texas charm. This steakhouse in Las Colinas maintains a more relaxed vibe than others, feeling more like a second home than a formal restaurant. Adorned with classic Texas decor, the atmosphere evokes the experience of sitting down to a meal at the ranch. Pair a locally-sourced, farm-raised steak with buttermilk-chive whipped potatoes and you’ll find out why this a top Irving choice.
Cool River Cafe is another excellent steak and seafood restaurant in Irving. This vibrant, Southwestern-influenced steakhouse also boasts a cigar bar, billiards, and live music on the weekends. Cool River proudly serves well-aged, certified angus beef steaks, from succulent New York strips to sizeable ribeyes complete with crispy fried onion strings.
While not strictly a steakhouse, the steaks at LAW Restaurant at the Four Seasons Resort & Club at Las Colinas are just too good to pass up. Go ahead and splurge for that excellent bottle of red and sink your teeth into the Akaushi ribeye, prime New York strip, or Wagyu flank steak. Dip the meat into a variety of special sauces or order it Oscar Style, made with delicious blue crab and bearnaise sauce. Don’t miss the butcher’s cut of the week on the menu, which features weekly specials like a four-bone lambchop or a hearty 36-ounce porterhouse. And, of course, be sure to pair your choice of meat with some over-the-top sides: bacon mac n’ cheese, crispy brussel sprouts, or the loaded twice-baked potato will leave you more than sated.
If you haven’t yet enjoyed a meal at a Brazilian steakhouse, don’t miss Boi Na Braza Brazilian Steakhouse at the Toyota Music Factory. This posh, hacienda-style Brazilian steakhouse in Las Colinas dishes up fire-roasted skewered beef, lamb, pork, and poultry. The meat here is tender and juicy. A vast salad bar provides ample options for a side salad or full meal. With complimentary valet parking and stellar service, Boi Na Braza will have you feeling like a VIP all night.
There’s a reason that Outback Steakhouse remains a fan-favorite all over the country. Excellent steaks, generous sides, and friendly service make this Australian-themed spot an appealing steakhouse destination. Start things off with the renowned Bloomin’ Onion—a giant onion split open and deep fried—before choosing from a variety of savory steaks, from filet mignon to prime rib. Of course, you can always go for the generous surf n’ turf options and dive into a plate of steak and lobster. Pair any meal with a choice wine, craft beer, or specialty cocktail, and you’ll be glad you came.
For another local beloved local spot, make your way to Bruno’s Ristorante Seafood and Steaks. Located in the charming Valley Ranch area, Bruno’s is situated along a peaceful canal and well-maintained walkway, making it feel like a cozy neighborhood haunt you simply stumbled upon. Specializing in sumptuous Italian fare, Bruno’s also offers select meats cooked to perfection. Choose from a hearty ribeye, savory filet mignon, or a bone-in center-cut veal chop, all served with mashed potatoes and fresh-cut vegetables. An expansive wine list and simple but elegant dessert menu will make this a meal to remember.