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10 Restaurants and steakhouses in KL for a juicy steak


By Natalie Khoo

10 Restaurants and steakhouses in KL for a juicy steak

When it comes to celebrations and romantic dates, steak is often one of the top dishes to come to mind. There’s just something about a marbled, succulent piece of medium-rare steak (anything more cooked than that and you’re doing it wrong) that hits the sweet spot for special occasions, especially for meat lovers.

If you’re on the hunt for a good steakhouse for a birthday, anniversary, or simply to satisfy your cravings, check out our favourite restaurants for steak in KL.

1) Vantador

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Vantador is the place to go for dry aged steak—hung in coolers to age for at least 30 days to allow the moisture in the meat to escape, resulting in rich flavours and a buttery texture. The restaurant serves Rubia Gallega—beef from old Spanish ‘Galician Blond’ ox that are over eight years old, which has been crowned the best steak in the world. Along with a delicious fat coat, the beef is known for its subtle marbling. In addition, the menu includes dry-aged wagyu, Australian beef, and Full Blood Angus (wet-aged for 200 Days).

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Address: 38, Jalan 25/70A, Desa Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6.00pm to 9.30pm

Contact: 03 6211 5588 (1.30pm to 12.30am daily for enquiries)

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2) Maria’s SteakCafe

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Originally from Ipoh, Maria’s SteakCafe has been a go-to spot for steak in KL—with three outlets and a signature restaurant to show for its popularity. The family-owned steakhouse takes pride in its mantra, “nothing fancy… simply good food”—offering a wide selection of cuts of Australian, U.S. and Japanese beef to cater to various preferences. Aside from steak, there’s also a range of starters, poultry, seafood, desserts, and a wine menu to complete your meal.

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  • Damansara Perdana: Centre Wing, Level 3, Metropolitan Square, No. 2, Jalan PJU 8/1, Damansara Perdana, 47820 Petaling Jaya, Selangor
  • Bangsar: 58, Jalan Maarof, Bangsar Baru, Kuala Lumpur
  • Sunway: 5A, Jalan PJS 11/7, Bandar Sunway, 47500, Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • KLCC (Signature): Lot 157, First Floor, Suria KLCC Shopping Centre, Jalan Ampang, 50088, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: Bangsar: 603 2282 2220 | Damansara Perdana: 603 7725 2313 | Sunway: 603 7496 6415 | KLCC: 6010 9020 386

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3) Marble 8

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Considered one of the prime locations in KL for all things steak, Marble 8 specialises in carefully selected cuts. They are known as Marble Eight cuts—dry-aged in the restaurant’s very own dry-age cellar. Accompanied by stunning views of Kuala Lumpur’s skyline, you’re bound for a great dining experience here. Its dry-aged beef is aged for a minimum of 21 days, with options including Dry-aged Bistecca Fiorentina and the classic Tomahawk Steak.

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Address: Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: 03 2386 6030

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4) The Beato Steakhouse

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Established in 2012, The Beato Steakhouse is known as the city’s first steakhouse specialising in dry-aged steak. After opening their first outlet in Publika, the restaurant has also cemented its presence in Bangsar. Customers can have their cut of choice from Rib Eye, Sirloin, T-Bone , with the option of having either dry-aged or wet-aged Angus or Grain-Fed beef.


  • Publika: D2-G3-9, Solaris Dutamas, Jalan Dutamas 1, Kuala Lumpur
  • Bangsar: 24, Jalan Telawi 3, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: Publika: 603 6206 2405 | Bangsar: 03 2202 2405

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5) Prime

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Le Meridien KL’s premium steak restaurant is famous for serving only the finest halal certified Australian and Japanese beef. It is also a popular (or *Prime*, if you prefer) spot for romantic dates over a candlelit dinner. The menu consists of dry-aged beef, prime ribs, and wagyu picanha, as well as other classic Western dishes and an extensive wine list to complete your hearty meal.

Address: Level 5, Le Méridien Kuala Lumpur, 2, Jalan Stesen Sentral, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6pm to 10pm daily

Contact: 603 2263 7434

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6) Jake’s Charbroil Steaks

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As one of the oldest steakhouses in town since opening in Medan Damansara over 40 years ago, Jake’s has long established its reputation as a top spot for steak lovers. Expect a mix of Tex-Mex, American Steakhouse and Australian Barbie influences here, reflected by rustic interiors with wooden beams and cowboy music in the background. You’ll find premium MB7 and MB9 Australian Wagyu on the menu, along with Black Angus, Grass-Fed, and Grain-Fed options. Alternatively, opt for the specialty Carpet Bag—beef tenderloin stuffed with oysters and sealed with beef bacon.

Address: 21, Jalan Setiapuspa, Medan Damansara, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 12pm to 3pm, 6pm to 11pm (Mondays to Saturdays); 6pm to 11pm (Sunday)

Contact: 6017 350 6560

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7) N97

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If it’s tomahawks you’re after, look no further than N97 in Bangsar. Well-known for its massive wagyu tomahawks, this restaurant is sure to satisfy meat-hungry patrons with generous sides to boot. Aside from steakhouse staples, loyal fans have also returned for the selection of Asian and Western dishes including Nasi Kahwin, Wagyu Fried Rice, and Blue Crab Pasta, to name a few.

Address: 9, Lorong Kurau, Taman Bukit Pantai, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 6.30pm to 11pm (closed on Mondays)

Contact: +603 28583641 / WhatsApp+6011 14343534 (2.30pm onwards for reservations)

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8) Pampas Steakhouse Old Malaya

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While the Pampas brand has become a household name since its inception in 2005 with several outlets sprawled across the Klang Valley, its Old Malaya outlet remains one of the more popular options for a couple’s rendezvous. Located in a 102-year-old English colonial building, the restaurant serves a mean steak with stunning views of KL Tower. There’s also a selection of Spanish Txogitxu, Black Angus, and T-Bone steaks to choose from, in addition to a myriad of starters, meats, seafoods, salads, and pastas.

Address: 66-68 Old Malaya, Jalan Raja Chulan, Kuala Lumpur

Opening hours: 5pm to 11.30pm

Contact: +603 2079 5548 / +6017 282 1164 (Mahabub) / +6012 365 2121 (Mahabub)

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9) Kay’s Steak and Lobster

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For surf and turf fans, check out Kay’s Steak and Lobster. Kay’s Australian succulent steaks come in choice cuts including Striploin, Ribeye, Porterhouse (T-bone) and Tomahawk of Grain-fed, Black Angus and Wagyu grades; whilst seafood lovers will not be disappointed by the Boston-sourced Lobster Thermidor that’s prepared using French culinary techniques.


  • Subang Jaya: 12A-G Jalan Putra Mahkota 7/6B, Putra Heights, 47650 Subang Jaya, Selangor
  • Ampang: B3-7, Arc @ Ampang Ukay, Persiaran Ampang Ukay, 68000 Ampang, Selangor

Opening hours: 12pm to 10pm (Saturdays to Thursdays) | 4pm to 10pm (Fridays)

Contact: +603 5887 1081 (Subang Jaya) | +603 4065 5127 (Ampang)

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10) Mandarin Grill

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Besides the restaurant’s authentic Italian dishes created by Chef de Cuisine Luigi Stinga, Mandarin Grill also features excellent steak selections. From the Tomahawk Steak to Australian Black Label Rib Eye, expect only the finest cuts at this elegant restaurant. Pair your steak with delectable sides such as roasted marble potato and sautéed spinach or a glass of fine wine for a memorable meal.

Address: Mandarin Oriental Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur City Centre

Opening hours: 12pm to 2pm, 6pm to 10.30pm from Wednesdays to Sundays (closed on Mondays and Tuesdays)

Contact: 03 2330 8798

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