Zagat: 10 Must-Visit Classic Steakhouses Around the U.S

The prospect of choosing a steakhouse can often be daunting because everyone has an opinion — ask three friends, and you’ll get three widely differing restaurants. To help cut the clutter, we’ve compiled this tidy list of 10 must-try classic steakhouses around the country. Choose any of the below, and you won’t go wrong. (Oh, and if new-school steakhouses are more your thing, we’ve got a list for that, too.)

Gene & Georgetti, Chicago

Serving Chicago since 1941, this River North steakhouse has always been a place to see and be seen — and it remains so today. The beef is tender and flavorful; the Italian fare, just as hearty; and the cocktails, just as stiff. Bonus points for the ogle-worthy crowd, which includes politicians and Windy City elite.

500 North Franklin Street, Chicago; 312-527-3718

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Chicago

Chicago Reservations

312.527.3718

500 N. Franklin Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(Complimentary Valet)

Mon-Thur: 11am-11pm
Fri & Sat: 11am-12 midnight
Closed on Sunday except for private events and large conventions.

Rosemont

Rosemont Reservations

847.653.3300

9421 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
(Complimentary Valet)

Mon-Thur: 11am-10pm
Friday: 11am-11pm
Saturday: 4pm-11pm
Closed on Sunday except for private events and large conventions.

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