Meat is serious business at Texas A&M and in the Brazos Valley, so it’s no wonder the community contains a plethora of options when a craving arises for an excellent cut cooked medium rare.
Campfire at the Stella 4100 Lake Atlas Drive, Bryan, TX • 979-421-4444
Whether you’re enjoying a private dinner at the Chef’s Table, an outdoor perch by the fire pit or a table in the main dining room with a view of the open kitchen, raise a toast to the bourbon-fueled cocktails and magnum wine tastings while savoring a T-Bone grilled to your preference at Campfire at the Stella.
Bell Ranch Steakhouse 801 University Dr. E., College Station, Tx • 979-693-7500
Savor the finest cuts of prime beef, fresh seafood, traditional southern classics, and delicious healthy options in the warm and welcoming Bell Ranch Steakhouse.
Chili’s Grill & Bar Texas Avenue S., College Station, TX
Chili’s Grill & Bar’s Classic Ribeye is a marbled, thick-cut steak topped with garlic butter. Their 10oz Classic Sirloin is seasoned and topped with garlic butter. Both are served with loaded mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli.
Cotton Patch Cafe 3525 Longmire Dr., College Station, TX • 979-695-9707
+ 940 N Earl Rudder Fwy., Bryan, TX • 979-774-0346
Make your night a Steak Night! Head to Cotton Patch Cafe in Bryan or College Station. We recommend the Skillet Cornbread to start, followed by the New York Strip & Grilled Shrimp.
The Feed Barn 2017 Fountain Ave., Bryan, TX • 979-822-9488
One has to be looking for The Feed Barn to find it, and folks have been doing just that for over two decades. Southern staples like chicken fried steaks and grilled ribeyes keep customers trekking to the industrial Bryan neighborhood where this gem of a restaurant is hidden.
J. Cody’s Steaks & BBQ 3610 S. College Ave., Bryan, TX • 979-846-2639
J. Cody’s Steaks & BBQ in Bryan/College Station, Texas is a little different than most steak and BBQ eateries. Most great steak and barbeque places are well known for either serving great steaks or great barbeque but not both. J. Cody’s serves both tender juicy steaks and mouth-watering smoked barbeque.
Longhorn Tavern Steakhouse 201 East 24th St., Bryan, TX • 979-778-3900
Longhorn Tavern Steakhouse has been an Aggieland tradition for over 30 years known for their chicken fried steaks, ribeyes, and T-bones.
Madden’s Casual Gourmet 202 S. Bryan Ave., Bryan, TX • 979-779-2558
Madden’s Casual Gourmet brings New American Cuisine with Southwestern Influence originally created by Chef Peter Madden and current Chef / Owner Tai Lee. Madden’s crafts two regular menu items with top-quality beef tenderloin. Creative steak specials also make regular appearances on the menu.
Mallett Brothers Barbeque 9339 State Hwy. 6, Navasota, TX • 979-825-9440
+ 7247 Main St., Iola, TX
Mallett Brothers Barbeque is a Family Owned and Operated business serving Grimes, Brazos, Waller, Washington, Robertson and surrounding counties. Chad Mallett, Aggie Class of ’94, and brother Greg Mallett perfected their love of cooking at family gatherings and parties and after years of hard work (and a little fun too!) a long time dream came true and Mallett Brother’s Barbeque was opened. They now serve mouthwatering barbeque and ribeye steaks to hundreds of folks each week.
Outback Steakhouse 2102 Texas Ave S., College Station, TX • 979-746-4329
Outback Steakhouse takes pride in serving the freshest, highest-quality food possible. Everyday they start fresh, making all of our soups, salad dressings & sauces from scratch.
Paolo’s Italian Kitchen 809 University Dr E., College Station, TX • 979-485-2704
The Pancetta-Wrapped Fillet, accompanied by a lightly fried tomato on a bed of sautéed leeks and mushrooms is exemplary of the steak specials Paolo’s Italian Kitchen is known for. Paolo’s Italian Kitchen boasts authentic Italian cuisine with a New York flair without having to leave College Station.
Porters Dining and Butcher 180 Century Square Dr., College Station, TX • 979-977-0700
Porters Dining and Butcher offers an upscale and approachable dining experience. Wood-fired flavors, a seasonally curated menu, an extensive wine list, and hand-crafted cocktails distinguish College Station’s newest high-end steakhouse.
Saltgrass Steak House 4330 State Hwy. 6 S., College Station, TX • 979-690-0562
Saltgrass Steak House proudly serve CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF® steaks —In order to earn the coveted brand name, beef must pass scrupulous evaluations for quality. The Certified Angus Beef ® brand is a cut above USDA Prime, Choice and Select. Ten strict standards set the brand apart. We invite you to taste the difference. At Saltgrass, their pledge is simple. Honor the old legends. While makin’ a little history of their own.
Sodolaks Beefmasters Restaurant 3500 E. State Hwy. 21, Bryan, TX • 979-748-4999
Nothing fancy at Sodolaks Beefmasters Restaurant, just great steaks chopped and prepared to perfection by folks who know what they’re doing.
The Republic 1836 701 University Dr. East, Ste. 406, College Station, TX • 979-260-4120
As soon as I open the door to The Republic 1836 Steakhouse I actually feel like I’m stepping into a good friend’s home. I’m always greeted warmly and I know I can expect excellent food, fine wines and spirits, engaging conversation and wonderful live music. I prefer to sit at the cozy bar where you can order from the full menu. It’s a treat to watch the bar staff work together, they almost dance making everything happen just as it should. Continue reading review
Texas Roadhouse 1601 University Dr., College Station, TX • 979-266-0558
Texas Roadhouse offers six steak options on the menu: USDA Choice Sirloin, New York Strip, Ft. Worth Ribeye, Bone-In Ribeye, Porterhouse T-Bone, and the Dallas Fillet, their most tender steak that melts in your mouth.
Veritas Wine and Bistro 830 University Drive East, College Station, TX • 979-268-3251
Veritas Wine and Bistro is an Award Winning Restaurant with emphasis on Seasonality utilizing Spice & Flavor from Asia & Europe to create Contemporary American Cuisine. Their USDA Top Grade meats have great marbling and the Wagyu Beef Steaks are legendary on the local cuisine scene.