A perfectly cooked cut of steak is a piece of heaven on Earth, and in Upstate New York, you have your pick of some amazing places to find it.
Below, you can find the 35 best steakhouses from Albany to Buffalo, from the Adirondacks to the Hudson Valley. These restaurants include everything from traditional Italian steakhouses and surf & turf grilles to Hibachi and even Philly cheesesteak stands. If it serves a perfect steak, it’s on the list. See if your favorite steakhouse made the list, or find a new restaurant below.