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Best steak in New Orleans

DJLewis Nov 16, 2010 02:37 PM

So what's the best steak place in New Orleans? Staying if FQ, but moving around is a possibility.

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    Littleman RE: DJLewis Nov 16, 2010 02:43 PM

    La Boca is everyone's opinion. Here's a link that will help.


    La Boca Restaurant
    857 Fulton St., New Orleans, LA 70130

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      DJLewis RE: Littleman Nov 17, 2010 10:15 AM

      I haven't seen anything about Besh Steak at Harrah's. Other than the fact that I'd prefer a place not in a casino, was wondering if there are any opinions?

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        BayouTeche RE: DJLewis Nov 17, 2010 11:20 AM

        Besh Steak is fine (food-wise).....but it's still in a casino. If you're visiting NOLA (one of the finest food cities in the US), I wouldn't waste a meal in a casino.....unless I was comped.

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          texasredtop RE: DJLewis Dec 29, 2010 01:07 PM

          I had the prime filet at August.. It was tender but had no taste at all. I was sorely disappointed considering the price of it and the reputation of August.

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        anneson RE: DJLewis Dec 9, 2010 11:40 AM

        Well, whether or not it actually serves the best steak is questionable, but by far the best place TO EAT said steak is at Crescent City Steaks. In a booth. Preferably, the one right by the door.

        1. TaTee RE: DJLewis Dec 11, 2010 07:43 AM

          Ruth's Chris Steak House at 525 Fulton St. or Mr. John's Steak House http://www.mrjohnssteakhouse.com/
          on St. Charles Avenue.
          Antoine's is reputed to have a great steak, but there are so many other things I must eat that I have never eaten a steak there.

          Ruth's Chris Steak House
          711 N Broad St, New Orleans, LA

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            kibbles RE: DJLewis Dec 15, 2010 02:09 PM

            our favorite is definitely *not* La Boca, where i had perhaps the worst service of my life, involving the manager attempting to brow beat me into accepting their over-cooked american kobe. owner Chef Adolfo never responded to a letter. boo.

            our favorite is definitely Mr. John's, on St Charles. everything is USDA Prime, including the filet. it's like butter (which as a matter of fact it's doused in, too). the side of mushroom and spinach gratin seal the deal. love getting a big martini at the bar during carnival before steaks. terrific service and always a good time.

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              Professor Longhair RE: kibbles Dec 26, 2010 08:34 PM

              I'm in the Mr. John's camp also. Bloody Mary and Caesar, followed by NY Strip medium rare with cabermet, and then tarimisu. I like that combo so much and it is so perfect I never deviate.

              I love the way the steak stays hot from start to finish on the super hot plate w/ butter. In fact, that to me is the downfall of so many other places and their steaks. They either start out cooled or cool down by the time I'm almost finished with the steak.

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                Saderade RE: kibbles Dec 29, 2010 12:22 PM

                I have to agree with the Mr. John's suggestion. Best steak I have ever had in New Orleans.

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                QAM RE: DJLewis Dec 16, 2010 11:59 AM

                I'm definitely on the La Boca bandwagon. I go there quite regularly and have never experienced anything dissapointing. My favorite is the skirt steak. And if your dining companion will share, the brussel sprouts and fries make great sides.

                They have several nice Malbecs to choose from as well.

                When I'm craving steak, it's La Boca I crave.

                La Boca Restaurant
                857 Fulton St., New Orleans, LA 70130

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                  expatorleanian RE: DJLewis Dec 17, 2010 04:51 AM

                  La Boca was voted Steakhouse of the Year in the current issue of New Orleans Magazine.

                  La Boca Restaurant
                  857 Fulton St., New Orleans, LA 70130

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