10 Best Vancouver Steakhouses & What To Order (2024)

Looking for the best Vancouver steakhouses? Well, you’ve come to the right place!

Is there anything better than a good old-fashioned steak? If you agree, then get ready to cut your way through some of the juiciest meats and the best prime cuts served in Vancouver Steakhouses, and cooked to perfection.

Quick Recommendations: Elisa Steakhouse and Hy’s Steakhouse

Check out our top 10 picks of the best Vancouver steakhouses, where you can enjoy good times, good wine, and of course great steaks!

1. Elisa Steak House

Elisa in Yaletown is the epitome of a fine dining experience, offering a blend of gourmet food and intimate ambiance. Start with their Tartare Tasting Trio and Tender Leaf & Fresh Herb Salad.

For the main course, the Black Angus or Bluedot Ribeye, paired with a selection from their impressive wine list, is a must-try. Elisa provides a perfect setting for a pampered night out.

What to order: Tartare Tasting Trio, Tender Leaf & Fresh Herb Salad, Black Angus, Bluedot Ribeye

Address1269 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 6K3

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2. Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar

Porterhouse | Photo credits: Hy’s Steakhouse

Hy’s Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar, a staple in Canada for over 65 years, sets the standard for quality steaks. Offering the finest cuts, aged for 28 days or more, they provide an unrivaled steakhouse experience.

Start with their famous Cheese Toast for Two, and for the main course, consider the 10z New York Steak or the 22oz Porterhouse. Pair your meal with Giusti Merlot and conclude with their divine Belgian Chocolate Bourbon Cake.

Address: 637 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 2G3

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3. Gotham Steakhouse & Cocktail Bar

Bone-in Ribeye Steak | Photo credits: nospicymeals

Gotham Steakhouse, known for its simplicity and elegance, features a menu of top-notch meats, seafood, and produce, set against luxurious wood and mirror-paneled walls. The ambiance suits various dining experiences, from small parties to intimate dinners.

Begin with the Beef Carpaccio or Local Organic Sturgeon Caviar, and indulge in the 20oz Bone-In Ribeye Steak.

For dessert, choose between the decadent Belgian Chocolate Bourbon Cake and the classic Baked American Cheesecake with Mixed Berry Sauce.

Address: 615 Seymour Street Vancouver, BC V6B 3K3

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4. The Victor

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The Victor presents a setting that radiates old-world charm, with solid wood furnishings and exquisite hangings. Ideal for dates, family gatherings, or group hangouts, it offers a wide range of delectable dishes.

While they are renowned for their signature steaks like the Rib Cap Steak and Wagyu Striploin, their fresh seafood, sushi, and raw tower bar are also experiences worth indulging in.

Address: 39 Smithe Street Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3

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5. Black + Blue

Tomahawk Surf & Turf | Photo credits: cinvely

Black + Blue, situated in Vancouver, boasts a rooftop dining experience with panoramic views, creating a down-to-earth, classy atmosphere suitable for family-friendly outings.

The menu features a remarkable Seafood Tower, Blackened Ahi Tuna, and Forno Baked Eggplant Parmesan. Steaks are the highlight here, especially the 55oz Tomahawk 200 and the melt-in-your-mouth imported Kobe Beef Rib Eye.

Address: 1032 Alberni Street Vancouver, BC V6E 1A3

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6. Au Comptoir 

Bavette Steak| Photo credits: Au Comptoir

Au Comptoir in Kitsilano emulates the feel of an upscale Parisian bistro, with a flair for French cuisine and a menu that changes with the seasons to feature the freshest local produce.

Signature dishes include the Filet De Veau and Bavette D’aloyau, Pommes Dauphines. Enhance your dining experience with a selection from their extensive list of French wines, available by the glass or bottle.

Address: 2278 W 4th Avenue Vancouver, BC V6K 1N8

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7. Savio Volpe

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Savio Volpe, located in Mount Pleasant, offers a lively and hospitable atmosphere, perfect for enjoying rustic Italian cuisine. Known for their simplicity and freshness, particularly with pasta, their flat iron steak and marbled ribeye are equally impressive.

Pair your steak with a robust wine and conclude your meal with fresh, in-house made gelato.

Pro-tip: if a steak or ribeye dish is the feature of the day, don’t make the mistake of skipping on it.

Address: 615 Kingsway Vancouver, BC V5T 3K5

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8. L’Abattoir

Steak Diane | Photo credits: foodie_tiger_lisa

L’Abattoir in Gastown merges local produce, expert chefs, and French influences to create sophisticated and appealing dishes in a charming heritage building.

The Steak Diane is a favorite, featuring juicy steak with charred onions, potato fondant, and peppercorn condiment. Baked Pacific Oysters make for a splendid start to an extraordinary dining adventure.

Address: 217 Carrall Street Vancouver, BC V6B 2J1

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9. Chambar

La Piece de Viande | Photo credits: sistersinvancity

Chambar offers a perfect blend of excellent food, attentive service, and a relaxed atmosphere, set in a beautifully designed space with muted color tones. The Rolling Tides gin cocktail and a selection of Canadian Cheeses are great starters.

The menu occasionally features La Piece de Viande, or opt for the Red Wine Braised Beef Short Ribs and Grilled Albacore Tuna, followed by the ​​Chocolat Fumé for dessert.

Address: 568 Beatty St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2L3

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10. Le Crocodile

Ribeye Steak | Photo credits: lecrocodilerestaurant

Le Crocodile provides an elegant setting for enjoying traditional fare, a fixture in Vancouver’s food scene since 1983. Renowned for seared-to-perfection steaks, the restaurant is ideal for a memorable dining experience with friends or family.

Start with the Seared Goat’s Cheese on Mesclun Greens, followed by the Pan-seared Dry-aged 16oz Ribeye, Veal Medallions, or Slow Braised Lamb Shank. Complement your meal with a selection from their rotating wine list, and conclude with the signature Crème Caramel dessert.

Address: 909 Burrard St #100, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2N2

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That wraps up our list of the best steakhouses in Vancouver. We hope you try a few of them the next time you’re craving a great-tasting steak.

If you’re up to exploring the city some more and also want to enjoy more amazing food, check out our picks of the best restaurants in Vancouver!

How We Create Our “Best” Lists

All Noms Magazine’s “best” lists are created using multiple factors and signals to help readers find the best restaurants, things to do, and places to stay at. Some of these factors and signs include personal experiences, correspondence with locals, and compiling experiences from review sites.

Each list is also created to be balanced (in terms of price, cuisine type, ambiance, and more) as possible. This means that the lists are not specifically created in ranking order. You should be comfortable picking from any of the spots on the list and generally have a good time. But of course, YMMV (your mileage may vary) and everyone may have different experiences/palates.