High-end dining options and celebrity chef restaurants seem to get all the love in Las Vegas. Social media is constantly abuzz with images of fancy meals, and gourmet steaks. While steaks at top-tier restaurants are assuredly fantastic, they are out of the preferred price range of many budget travelers to Vegas. Lost in the fawning over expensive dinners is the common man or woman looking for a steak that’ll do the trick without breaking the bank.
We thought it would be fun to compile a list of mediocrity. A list of cheap steaks that won’t break the bank both on the Strip and downtown. To qualify as “cheap”, steaks needed to be at a $25 price point or below. As you would expect, steak deals are a touch better downtown Las Vegas than those found on the Strip.
If you have a favorite spot to grab a steak on a budget, ensure to leave it in the comments!
Where to Find a Cheap Steak on the Strip
Ocean One: Likely qualifying as the cheapest steak on the Las Vegas Strip, Ocean One offers a Marinated Skirt Steak with Cabernet Sauce, served with mashed potatoes and veggies as part of their $4.99 lunch menu. Additionally, a 12 oz. Ribeye Steak is offered with mashed potatoes and veggies for $24.99 as part of their dinner menu. View both the lunch and dinner menu here.
America at NYNY: It would be fitting to snag a New York Strip Steak at a restaurant within New York New York, and a 12oz cut can be yours for $22.75. The steak is served with sauteed vegetables and a baked potato, adding to the value proposition. View the menu.
Cheesecake Factory at Caesars Palace: Although the Cheesecake Factory doesn’t likely come to mind when you are on the hunt for a cheap steak, they do have a Chargrilled New York Steak served with mashed potatoes and green beans for $25.50. View the menu.
Dick’s Last Resort at Excalibur: Although guests will also need to put up with an onslaught of insults from the staff, Dick’s offers a relatively cheap sirloin steak on the Strip for $25.99. That price includes both green beans and mashed potatoes. See the menu.
Toby Keith’s at Harrah’s: Toby Keith’s serves up an 8oz Top Sirloin Steak alongside the choice of 2 sides for $26. For $29 guests can upgrade to a 10 oz. New York Strip Steak. See the menu.
Prime Burger at Venetian: Although specializing in gourmet burgers, Prime Burger offers a NY Strip Steak Dinner served with a salad, french fries, onion straws, and sauteed mushrooms for $26. View the menu.
Blondies at Planet Hollywood: Located in the Miracle Mile Shops, Blondies offers a Ribeye Steak with two sides for $26.99. View the full menu.
Grand Lux Cafe at Venetian: Served as part of their lunch/dinner menu which runs from 11 am-midnight, Grand Lux offers a relatively inexpensive T-Bone Steak, served with potato and vegetables for $26.95. View the menu.
Ellis Island: One last suggestion for finding a cheap steak on the Las Vegas Strip is Ellis Island which is located a short walk behind Bally’s. Ellis’ Villiage Pub & Cafe offers a number of inexpensive steak options. The last time we were in, we got the NY Steak & Fried Shrimp which amounted to $13.99. If stopping in for breakfast give the Top Sirloin and Eggs a shot for $11.99. See the full menu here.
Where to Find a Cheap Steak Downtown Las Vegas
Binion’s Cafe: If stopping in for breakfast, Binion’s Cafe offers a 6 oz. New York Steak and Eggs meal for $14.99, as well as a 10 oz. Rib Eye Steak and Eggs meal for $19.99. See the full menu.
Magnolia’s at 4 Queens: Magnolia’s Veranda has you covered all day. For breakfast, they serve both a $14.99 6 oz. New York Strip Steak and Eggs meal as well as a $19.99 10 oz. Rib Eye Steak and Eggs meal. For lunch and dinner, both a 10 oz. Rib Eye and 10 oz. New York Sirloin meal are offered at a $19.99 price point and include a salad, vegetable, and choice of potato. See the menu.
Tony Roma’s at Fremont: Keeping with the trend of cheap steaks on Fremont Street, Tony Roma’s offers an 8 oz Top Sirloin for $20, a 12 oz. New York Strip Steak for $26, and a 12 oz. Rib Eye for $26. All steaks are served with a choice of 2 sides. View the menu.
Freedom Beat at Downtown Grand: Offering a New York Steak with vegetables and garlic potatoes for $22, Freedom Beat offers a cheap steak downtown Las Vegas, steps away from the Fremont Street Experience. View the menu.
Market Street Cafe at The Cal: Another solid breakfast deal, Market Cafe offers a sirloin Steak and Eggs meal for $11.99. Check out the full menu here.
Hopefully, we were able to help you on your quest to find a cheap steak in Las Vegas! While celebrity chefs get all the headlines, quality mid-range options exist both on the Strip and downtown Las Vegas.
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