You wait years for a good Steak Restaurant to hit Auckland and now the region is overcome by them. We've filtered out the good from the downright awful to compile our recommendations for Auckland's best steaks. Sink your teeth into the finest fillets in town with our definitive guide to the best steak restaurants in Auckland.
The Angus Steak House on Albert Street, Downtown Auckland, serves mainly steaks, but also offers lamb, chicken, venison and pork. The Angus Steak House is a well established restaurant that has been owned by the same family for more than 40 years.
There isn't a more apt name for this Mt Eden, Auckland restaurant than Cazador - the Spanish word for hunter. Cazador Restaurant doesn't just expertly dish out some of the best game dishes such as venison, pheasant, duck and wild pork that are imbued with Mediterranean and Middle Eastern flavours; it's head chef, Tony Lolaiy even goes out on hunting trips for his own catch. Tony's such a lover of game hunting that he'd even embrace cooking the game meat that patrons bring into the restaurant!
For those meat lovers who have vegetarian or vegan eating companions, worry not; Cazador also serve classics and vegetarian options. With Cazador Restaurant’s warm and ambient settings, inclusive of live classical guitar music every Friday and Saturday night, it's difficult not to enjoy a night out at this unique Auckland restaurant.
854 Dominion Road,
Sean Connolly’s The Grill is an established dining favourite of ‘in the know’ Aucklanders, with a taste for great quality food. The premise is good honest fare with a distinctly Kiwi accent, created from the fresh local produce, including pasture-fed meat and sustainable seafood. If you’re simply looking for a delicious meal out with friends, The Grill by Sean Connolly should be high on your list of top dining spots.
SKYCITY Grand Hotel,
90 Federal Street,
Introducing Auckland's finest fine dining steak house - the Jervois Steak House and Saloon of Herne Bay, Auckland. With Richard Sigley and Simon Gault's culinary reputation backing this Nourish Group venture, Jervois Steak House is guaranteed to be a satisfyingly meaty experience.
Jervois Steak House and Saloon exists to showcase meat in all its finest forms, and the supplier list reads like a who’s who of premium beef and lamb producers.
Jervois Steak House and Saloon is Auckland's steakhouse restaurant of choise because this is where you can discover the difference between grass fed and grain fed. You can get acquainted with imported delicacies such as Black Angus, which is used for the restaurant’s signature slow-roasted prime rib. Who knew there were so many details to be considered in the preparation of the good ol' steak?
70 Jervois Road,
Located on Hauraki Corner, in an iconic, historic building lovingly restored to its former glory with lashings of Lone Star funk. Come in and enjoy a warm, fun, friendly atmosphere and a seriously good feed. Lone Star is located in Takapuna, Auckland.
Established in 1968, Tony's Lorne Street Restaurant in Central Auckland has a great reputation for serving top steaks, seafood, lamb, chicken, and pasta. Loads of atmosphere and character in a warm environment.
32 Lorne Street,
Wildfire Churrascaria on Princes Wharf, Downtown Auckland, is a unique Brazilian BBQ concept. Long skewers of NZ meats are gently roasted over a pit of glowing charcoal, then sliced sizzling-hot directly onto your plate. You pay one price and you dine to your heart's content.
But in the off-chance the carnivore in you doesn't quite feel like stuffing its face with succulent New Zealand beef, chicken, pork, Wildfire sausages, lamb, ribs, and fish basted with traditional marinades and gently roasted over a pit of glowing coals, don't let Wildfire's main attraction keep you away from their widely varied a la carte menu which even features vegetarian dishes.
Princes Wharf, 132-138 Quay Street,