Whether celebrating a big occasion or taking someone special out for a romantic date, a juicy steak at a nice restaurant is hard to beat. Thankfully, there are many excellent steak joints in Dublin serving up the best of Irish beef.
In this post we share 7 of the best steak restaurants in Dublin.
Map of Steak Restaurants
The following map shows the location of every steak restaurant highlighted in this post:
F.X. Buckley is invariably the first name mentioned when asking a Dubliner where to find a good steak. A success six generations in the making, the Buckley family started out as butchers, and over the years transitioned to opening a restaurant serving up their quality Irish meat. Now with several locations across the city, F.X. Buckley are known for their excellent food, top-notch service, and a relaxed yet gently buzzing atmosphere. Given the restaurant chain’s history, you’re guaranteed only the finest Irish beef here.
Booking ahead is generally recommended.
Locations: Pembroke Street, Temple Bar, Parkgate Street, Monkstown
Nestled in the heart of Dublin’s Temple Bar neighbourhood, Tomahawk is an excellent choice for those on the hunt for a top-notch steak. The friendly and knowledgable staff helpfully take you through the different cuts of steak available before you make your choice. The star of the show at Tomahawk is, true to its name, the 30 ounce tomahawk steak, a veritable slab of steak perfection that must be seen to be believed.
The video below offers a behind the scenes look into the journey of the steak from farm to grill:
Location: 1 Essex Street East, Temple Bar, Dublin
Shanahan’s on the Green
Conveniently situated on St. Stephen’s Green in the centre of the city, Shanahan’s on the Green offers superb quality food, an upmarket ambience, and outstanding service. The restaurant is a unique transatlantic blend of American style steakhouse in a classic Georgian Dublin building, with a further Irish influence in the use of quality Irish-sourced ingredients.
Among the steaks on offer, the bone-in rib eye is a must for those who love their steak with plenty of marbling. The restaurant also provides several vegetarian options.
Location: 119 Saint Stephen’s Green, Dublin
The Butcher Grill
Located in the quiet residential neighbourhood of Ranelagh to the south of the city centre, The Butcher Grill is particularly renowned for its excellent côte de boeuf, in addition to friendly staff and a good atmosphere.
Location: 92 Ranelagh Village, Dublin
Brookwood restaurant on Lower Baggot Street in the city centre is known for its steak, seafood, and cocktails. All beef served in the restaurant is obtained from a single 4th generation butcher who hand cuts and delivers the meat daily.
Location: 141 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin
Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse and Grill
Another extremely popular steak restaurant in Dublin is Marco Pierre White’s Steakhouse and Grill. Featuring a varied menu and wine selection, the restaurant offers an excellent dining experience in the heart of the city, with a popular outdoor seating section looking out on to Dawson Street.
Location: 51 Dawson Street, Dublin
As its name suggests, Boeuf serves up French style steaks and sides, accompanied by a thoughtful wine-list. This is a great spot to enjoy a steak dinner at a more affordable price than the steak restaurants listed above.
Location: 63 South William Street, Dublin