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Chicago may have outgrown its reputation as a meat-and-potatoes town, but there's no denying it: This city loves its steak. The best Chicago steakhouses come in all shapes and sizes—from the old-school mainstay that's been around forever to the swanky newbie that's packed with glitz and glam. Whether you prefer a plump filet mignon, a thick-cut porterhouse or a juicy rib eye, there's something on this list for every carnivor. These prime spots offer more than just meat: The top Chicago steakhouses have generous sides, pristine seafood, knowledgeable sommeliers and splurge-worthy desserts. Though you'll find a beloved steakhouse in just about every Chicago neighborhood, these are our all-time favorites.
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