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6 Go-To Steakhouses in Los Angeles

By Krista Simmons and Amanda Eberstein | December 18, 2019 | Food & Drink


1. Mason

Designed to feel like a private supper club, h.wood Group’s newest restaurant is a 14-table jewel box overseen by chef David Johns. Steakhouse staples including beef tartare and a 25-ounce dry-aged ribeye play nicely alongside dishes such as lobster spinach cavatelli. 424.644.3034,


2. Lawry’s

While you may think of this Beverly Hills classic for its signature prime rib dinner, the 80-plus-year-old establishment has recently launched some serious steak offerings. They’ve beefed up their menu, adding nearly three dozen new items, including four steaks. 310.652.2827,

3. APL

Chef Adam Perry Lang’s reverent approach to protein carries throughout every last detail, including forging his own Damascus knives. Tearing into his behemoth pork chop, first brined and then smoked, is nothing short of a transcendental experience.

4. Mastro’s

Whether it’s the Malibu or Beverly Hills location, a trip to this L.A. staple is always a treat. For nearly two decades, Mastro’s has been offering totally over-the-top seafood towers and perfectly prepared bone-in ribeye steaks. 310.888.8782, mastrosrestaurants.‌com

5. American Beauty

Local produce, fresh seafood and mindfully sourced meats are served at this Venice hot spot, as are decadent sides, many of which are cooked over an almond-wood fire.

6. Bull & Butterfly

Chef Ben Ford’s new concept promises a fresh take on the traditional steakhouse experience with an emphasis on pasture-raised meats. Time-tested, ranch-inspired techniques like ember cooking, spit-roasting and charcoal broiling are all part of the repertoire.

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Photography by: photos by: Andrea D’Agosto; Huge Galdones