Sunday, February 1, 2015

Serious Beef

Miami's top 5 prime cuts that won't cost you


Steak always sounds like a good idea. Until you check out the menu prices.

Don't worry, we got this. Here's the rundown on Miami's top five steaks under $30.

5. Acquolina
Don't let this fancy-looking Italian joint deceive you; Acquolina's serving up some seriously affordable beef. Take a seat by the waterfront patio, then dive into the black angus skirt steak served alongside tasty roasted peppers and chimichurri sauce. Done and done.
$29.95. 124 S Federal Hwy., Hallandale Beach (954-454-2410)

4. El Novillo Restaurant
Enjoy your pick of high-quality meat at low prices, from the sizzling butterflied tenderloin to the charbroiled skirt steak, both served with proper sides of garlic bread, house salad, sweet fried plantains, or rice & beans for those feeling extra-authentic. 
$15-17. 6830 SW 40th St., South Miami (305-284-8417)

3. Graziano’s
Head to this family-owned Argentine steakhouse after work for the Neighborhood Menu: a glass of Bodega Balbo Malbec paired with a 3-course meal of mussels in tomato sauce, grilled ribeye with fried polenta, and specialty dessert made daily. 
$22 per person. 177 SW 7th St., Brickell (305-860-1426)

2. Giraffas Brazilian Steaks & Burgers
No need to break out the big bucks for this Midtown newbie's 10-oz. contra filet. Giraffas' tender juicy excellence clocks in at less than $13, served with black pepper or chimichurri sauce along with three sides: mashed potatoes, grilled veggies, and black beans. 
$13. 3252 Buena Vista Ave., Midtown (305-749-9994)

1. Toro Toro
Set up shop inside this hotel's Pan Latin steakhouse for a choice of churrasco skewers full of picanha steak and Omaha ribeye. Or hit up the bar menu opting for the 10-oz. skirt steak alongside a strong gin and sake-infused signature cocktail.
$26-29. InterContinental Miami, 100 Chopin Plaza, Downtown (305-372-4710)

We tracked down great steaks across the country, click below to see more:

Boston's Top 5 Steaks Under $30

Chicago's Top 5 Steaks Under $30

Dallas' Top 5 Steaks Under $30

Los Angeles' Top 5 Steaks Under $30

New York's Top 5 Steaks Under $30

San Francisco's Top 5 Steaks Under $30

Seattle's Top 5 Steaks Under $30

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