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Jun 16, 2014 03:24 PM

Steak in Montgomery County

Looking for a nice steak dinner this weekend. I'm in the Ambler area and would prefer to stay in the suburbs as opposed to going into the city. Can you help? Thanks!

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  1. Bridget's in Ambler. Great place!

    1. I hate to ask the obvious, but have you tried Bridget's or Fireside Bar & Grille?

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      1. re: JunieB

        We went to Bridget's once and hubby didn't care for it, though I would be willing to try again. I assumed Fireside was pretty much just a bar.

        1. re: localgal55

          I thought Bridget's was okay but not the greatest steak house I've ever been to. I've never eaten at the Fireside Grille but I have friends who go there for the prime rib. I think they have several steak options.

          Of course, there's always Sullivan's in KOP and Fleming's in Wayne.

      2. Creeds in KOP
        Bridget's in Ambler

        1. Paris bistro in chestnut hill has an awesome steak frites. We rarely go out to eat steal bc we make it well at home but this one is one we have ordered often.

          1. Obvious but expensive answer: Blue Bell Inn.There are a lot of caveats but the steaks should be better than fine.

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            1. re: arepo

              I wouldn't count on steaks being in the forefront or anything else for that matter. The old BBI was renowned for having the best around. New ownership has placed hip and haughty atmosphere over culinary quality. As arepo says, there are multiple caveats. Overcooked burgers and shell shards in the oysters should be caveat enough before forking over for a chunk of ruined prime sirloin.

              For all of the opening hype, we still don't know who is at the helm in the kitchen. No Chef of merit or they would say so.

              1. re: Chefpaulo

                Ironic because the chef was the former chef at Bridgets in Ambler.

                Peter Sherba
                A native of Tuckerton, New Jersey, Pete’s love for cooking began at the young age of six. With his family
                actively involved in the restaurant business for over a generation, he spent countless days with his mother
                at their local pizzeria. Growing up on the Jersey Shore, Pete possesses a natural affinity for cooking with a
                variety of fresh seafood and shellfish. He has received great acclaim as the Executive Chef at Bridget’s
                Steakhouse for the past six years. Pete has a deep commitment to truly knowing and understanding food,
                both as a product and as a process, inside and out.
                He is assisted by his Chef de Cuisine: Carmen A. Cappello.

                1. re: cwdonald

                  Very curious that the website brags more about Washington sleeping there two centuries ago than the guy cooking there today. No mention of Peter whatsoever. There's more bio talk about the owners and their investments than their commitment to culinary excellence.
                  I have yet to see one truly inspired dish on this menu. Please correct me if I'm in error. For what would you gladly return and pay again? I'm not hearing a peep.