There are many varieties of excellent meat and ways to enjoy it, in this article we are going to show you the best steakhouses in the world. All of these spots offer a different and unique way to enjoy the best meat, as well as a great atmosphere. Chic Icon’s selection of restaurants will leave true steak lovers speechless!
Don Julio – Buenos Aires, Argentina
Argentina is an incomparable destination for meat lovers. Don Julio is the best steakhouse in the country and has recently also been considered one of the best restaurants in all of LATAM.
What makes this place special is the great work and excellent choice when it comes to selecting their products. They offer the best of Argentine cattle breeding, the great mix of British beef breeds (Aberdeen Angus Hereford and Shorthorn) with the fertility of the Pampas plains and its agro climate.
With an unbeatable cooking point, when serving their meat, the whole process of preparing the dish is meticulous to offer the best flavor and a unique gastronomic experience. Specializing in beef ribs, rib-eye, and brisket, all cuts are cooked in front of you on their indoor grill. To guarantee high quality, they only use grass-fed beef and local vegetables, ensuring that they can offer products that achieved excellence.
Fifty meters from the restaurant is Don Julio’s butcher shop. It is not open to the public but stores the meat that will later end up on the restaurant’s embers. Here the meat arrives, is weighed, and stored in the cold room where the goods are storaged at an optimum temperature not to spoil the product.
To continue improving, they have a butcher’s laboratory on maturation and cuts; they are conceptually developing some aspects related to livestock, pasture, and cycles to take advantage of this knowledge, as well as researching different agroclimatic in their country while taking the necessary time to work more with agricultural advisors.
In addition to its excellent meat, the restaurant accompanies its dishes with the best-grilled vegetables and bread. It also has a special selection of wines that combine perfectly with the meat served and help customers enjoy an unforgettable dining experience.
It also offers the possibility to buy online the products offered in the menu to taste them at home. This is a superb possibility, but it will never compare to the experience of eating in this remarkable restaurant decorated with wood, a cozy atmosphere, and magnificent service. Book HERE
Gallaghers Steakhouse – New York, USA
The legendary steakhouse has been a New York classic in Manhattan’s theatre district since 1927. Its history begins in the Prohibition years when Gallaghers Steakhouse served as a speakeasy. Now, this iconic New York establishment is a prime spot for an authentic steak and the favorite haunt of many celebrities and high society people in New York.
The restaurant’s meat maturation room is stocked with prime USDA beef. Beef is dry-aged for 21 days in Gallaghers’ legendary windowed meat warehouse. The combination of all-natural dry-aging and cooking to perfection over walnut embers sets it apart from anywhere else in New York.
This old-school steakhouse offers some of New York’s best and most elusive ribs. On the menu are porterhouse, rib-eye, bone-in sirloin, and veal chops accompanied by shrimp, lobster, or crab cocktail casino clams and even a vegetarian dish among other delicacies, but steak is the real king.
It is undoubtedly a classic that holds a piece of New York history in its heart and will make your visit a unique experience for people of high standards for whom meat is their real passion. Book HERE
Kawamura – Tokyo, Japan
The geographical conditions of Japan, and its unique culture, kept the traditions of cattle breeding isolated for a long time, and this allowed them to enjoy a special evolution that gave rise to this kind of beef: Kobe beef.
This type of beef comes from an exceptional breed of cattle, known as Tajima-gyu, which is raised in Hyōgo prefecture, which capital is Kobe, that is where the name comes from. For many, it is the most delicious beef and the most expensive in the world. Another special feature of this meat is the difficult requirements it has to meet to obtain its certificate of authentication.
Kawamura restaurant always buys champion Kobe beefs at the famous competitive exhibition called Kyoshinkai in Hyogo where Grand Champion and Honorary Award-winning beefs are selected from all cattle of the nation in commemorative bidding which is held 3-4 times a year or every other year.
The peculiarity of this meat, with its strongly marbled appearance, is a large number of unsaturated fats in the marbling which determines its appearance. Precisely because of its composition, it is delicious and tender, giving the typical ‘melt-in-the-mouth’ impression. In addition to being the best quality meat, it is also much healthier than ordinary commercial meat, thanks to its high concentration of fatty acids, such as Omega fatty acids.
The restaurant is more like a private club where is super difficult to book a table if you don’t have a right contact. Besides the chef-owner Kawamura-san, there are only two or three sous chefs.
In addition to Kobe beef, they also have other meats, but Kobe beef is certainly the most special and the most appreciated one. Its selection of meat, and the careful way of cooking them, make this restaurant the best steakhouse in Japan to enjoy the best meat in the world.
Nusr-Et – Istanbul, Turkey
For the most daring meat lovers, who are not afraid of innovations and who are also looking to accompany their culinary experience with a show, this is the ideal place.
Here they try to turn meat into a piece of art, so they cook dishes prepared in a very special way that will surprise everyone. This popular place is a favorite of many celebrities who do not hesitate to enjoy the beautiful restaurant, the special food, and the great atmosphere.
This restaurant offers a variety of meat dishes of excellent quality, but what stands out the most are the dishes in which the meat is covered with gold, something very eccentric at the level of very few.
The somewhat outlandish personality of its famous chef Nusret Gökçe, nicknamed Salt Bae in the media, has been one of the factors that have made the Nusr-Et restaurant famous. Apart from the menu, many are attracted by the famous final gesture of the chef when he sprinkles salt on the food before handing it over to the customers.
The fame of this restaurant has skyrocketed in recent years, making it not difficult to see big stars enjoying the dishes and the spectacle that this restaurant offers. Undoubtedly, this is a modern and special place, where you can enjoy meat in a fun and different way. Book HERE
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