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Jun 14, 2010 10:14 AM

Best Budget Steak?

hi All

looking for the best budget steak experience. any type is okay (ribeye, NY,porterhouse, etc). where would you go if you didnt want to spend $50 + (steak, one side, tax, tip)?
I think Taylors is one option. any others?
doesnt have to be a "steak house"....where would i be surprised by a good steak at a low price at a non steakhouse?


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  1. Maybe Porterhouse Bistro?

    Porterhouse Bistro
    8635 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211

    1. Billingsley and Damon's come to mind.

      Billingsley's Restaurant
      11326 W Pico Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064

      1. El Paso BBQ in Tarzana has prime steaks at probably the best prices you'll find in town. Their steak fries are also excellent.

        6 Replies
        1. re: Bob Brooks

          Place link (with web site including prices) here:

          El Paso Barbeque Co
          18938 Ventura Blvd, Tarzana, CA 91356

          1. re: Servorg

            I know the place. My B in L goes there but we haven't tried it yet. What's your opinion of their beef ribs, if you've had them?

            1. re: mucho gordo

              I haven't been there. Were you meaning to reply to Bob Brooks?

              1. re: Servorg

                YES! HOW'D THAT HAPPEN???? Sorry, servorg

                1. re: Servorg

                  I see what happened; you posted the link and that's what I responded to. Mystery solved. Had a 'senior moment'.

                2. re: mucho gordo

                  Haven't tried the beef ribs but the steaks are fine.

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              1. I think you'll find the steak dinner cost comparison analysis I did a little over 2 years ago on some of the better known steakhouses in the L.A. area, helpful.

                Notice that the 5 most affordable are old and probably own the real estate & building they occupy = "NO" lease increases over the years which they don't have to pass onto their customers: