A big slab of tender beef is cause for celebration, even if it's not a holiday. These meatcentric spots are worth staking out.
Steaks are legendary, prime beef cooked with care in chef Eric Hellner's kitchen, accompanied by something from the award-winning wine list. Expensive and worth it. If you're on a budget, go sit in the bar for happy hour. The burger is terrific and the bartenders offer welcome pairing advice.
Beef is king here, but the kitchen also does a dandy job with surf. No matter what the weather, the patio is the place to hang during happy hours.
Ready for a meat-tastic flashback? This retro-cool steakhouse specializes in thick slabs of well-marbled beef and traditional sides, served a la carte. Make the experience complete with a Caesar tossed table-side and then finish with an order of Bananas Foster. There's a decent happy hour at the bar and it runs all night on Mondays.
Right on Lake Washington, this steakhouse is prime-o! The beef is indeed prime, and priced accordingly. Come at happy hour and sit on the patio overlooking the marina. The view of Mount Rainier is spectacular.