1. Vons Steak House & Oyster Bar
This dining gem serves some of the best Alberta beef in Edmonton, especially the prime rib and hand-cut AAA Sterling Silver steaks. A favorite among locals, Vons draws in guests with the uncompromising quality of its food, and its exceptional, personable service.
Vons Steak House and Oyster Bar, 10309-81 Ave., 780-439-0041, vonssteakhouse.com, map and reviews
2. Ruth’s Chris Steak House
This location of the popular chain uses the same cooking techniques that have made the Ruth’s Chris brand famous, but unlike most other locations, the Edmonton outpost features the best of Alberta beef on its menu. Seared at 1,800 degrees and served on a plate of sizzling butter, Ruth’s Chris Steak House offers a delectable, memorable way to enjoy Alberta beef.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House, 9990 Jasper Ave., 780-990-0123, ruthschris.com, map and reviews
3. LUX Steakhouse and Bar
LUX Steakhouse and Bar is committed to providing a unique dining experience, and it does not disappoint. This Edmonton institution serves only the finest choice cuts of Alberta beef, and most are Heritage Angus steaks—a 100% hormone- and antibiotic-free beef provided by the Spirit View Ranch in Alberta. All of the beef is dry-aged for 21 days, which allows the flavor and texture of the steak to become more rich and defined.
LUX Steakhouse and Bar, Commerce Place 10150-101 St., 780-424-0400, website, map and reviews
4. La Ronde
This 360-degree revolving room, located on the 24th floor of the luxurious Crowne Plaza Hotel, provides guests with an incredible view of downtown Edmonton and a unique, intimate setting for enjoying a delicious Alberta beef. One of the best items on the menu is the traditional Chateaubriand—a mouth-watering centre cut of AAA Sterling Silver Canadian Angus steak.
La Ronde, Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe 10111 Bellamy Hill, 1-800-661-8801, website, map and reviews
5. Pampa Brazilian Steakhouse
Named after a region in Southern Brazil, Pampa offers tender and succulent cuts of steak (and other meats), skewered and cooked to perfection. Featuring a fixed-price dining concept known as “rodizio” with continuous tableside service, this Edmonton restaurant offers a wide variety of select cuts of Alberta beef as well as a fresh salad bar.
Pampa, 9929-109 St., 780-756-7030, pampasteakhouse.com, map and reviews
6. Chop Steakhouse Bar
The mix of fine and casual dining at Edmonton’s Chop Steakhouse is one of the best settings to enjoy a top-quality steak in an intimate, yet relaxed, atmosphere. Their 28-day aged Alberta beef is prepared with fresh, flavorful spices and cooked in a 1,800-degree oven to obtain a full, rich flavour.
Chop, 10111 Ellerslie Rd., 780-485-8029; 17635 Stony Plain Rd., 780-391-3183, chop.ca, map and reviews