Chicago Eater: Chicago’s 14 Essential Steakhouses, Mapped

By Jeffy Mai, Sep 1, 2016, 1:00p

Chicago is historically a meat and potatoes kind of town so it’s no surprise that many of the country’s top steakhouses reside here. From an all-you-can-eat churrascaria to divine, dry-aged steaks at restaurants that go back decades, the following fourteen spots are a cut above the rest. So the next time you’re trying to impress a date or celebrate a special occasion, make sure to get the perfect slab of beef that you deserve.


Gene & Georgetti

Chicago’s oldest steakhouse—opened in 1941—is still kicking it 75 years later. The steaks are simply wet-aged before being thrown in the broiler. There’s nothing fancy about them but they’ve stood the test of time, which is the best compliment of all.

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