It’s Time To Rank Toronto’s “Best Steakhouse Experience”

Nov 30, 2023

You have a favorite steakhouse if you’re a Toronto area resident like me, a carnivore with a penchant for old-school, professional steakhouse vibes with pickled appetizers.



Harbour 60.

House of Chan.

Peter’s Fine Dining.

The Octogan.



Ruth’s Chris.

STK, to name a few.

The GTA is PACKED with incredible Steakhouses with individual flair. In Toronto, you can be teleported back to the days of mob-run steakhouses while crushing a 28-ounce porterhouse and sipping a 30-year-old Merlot on a Tuesday. On Wednesday, you can have a TOTALLY different and equally incredible experience with a KILLER filet at House of Chan.

Alot goes into an incredible steakhouse experience. It’s not just about your favorite Wagyu or Alberta Prime beef cut/flavor profile. It’s about seafood towers, waitstaff, and attention to detail. It’s about wine lists and appetizers. It’s about vibe and culture, but more importantly, it’s about the ENTIRE Steakhouse Experience.

Over the next 12 months, Dean and the crew at Crier Media will visit as many Steakhouses as it takes to help Steak lovers identify the BEST Steakhouse Experience in Canada’s biggest city. A city that prides itself on Steakhouse Experiences across the Steakhouse spectrum.

We’ll base the experience on the following experiential metrics:

  • Decor
  • Selection
  • Waitstaff
  • Appetizers and pairings
  • Washrooms
  • Location
  • Attention to detail
  • Flavor profile
  • Price point (you get what you pay for)
  • Wine and cocktail list

We LOVE Steakhouses and are here to promote Toronto’s finest. We’re not going on a Boujie, overly critical sewering tour. Family-run Steakhouses and Steakhouse chains all have hard-working people who love their craft, and Crier Media wants to give them all the credit they deserve while highlighting their differences. We want to create a guide for locals and visitors to this world-class Canadian Steakhouse city detailing the best Steakhouse Experience for YOU. We all like something different, don’t we?

Leave your suggestions in the comments. We want your help. Looking for Steakhouses to visit is hard, and everyone has their favorite. We might not be aware of an out-of-the-way beauty just waiting to get the credit it deserves, and You might know where that Steakhouse experience is. So please, bring us up to speed, and let’s share in finding Toronto’s Best Steakhouse Experience with 1,000,000 followers and users of Crier Media.

If you’re a Steakhouse in the GTA and want us to visit you, email us! [email protected]. If you get an email from us, don’t be scared. We’re here to amplify your Steakhouse Experience and to include you among Toronto’s finest. There might only be one winner, but every Steakhouse is a winner to us.




Dean Blundell

Dean Blundell is a Canadian radio personality. Best known as a longtime morning host on CFNY-FM (The Edge) in Toronto, Ontario. In 2015 he was named the new morning host on sports radio station CJCL (Sportsnet 590 The Fan). Dean started his career in radio in 2001 and for nearly 20 years been entertaining the radio audience. Dean’s newest venture is the launch of his site and podcast which is gaining tremendous momentum across North America.

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