Finding a top-notch dining experience in Central NJ isn’t hard—especially if you’re looking for an incredible steak! We’re spoiled with several options for steakhouses, with everything from family-centered dining experiences to more upscale, 5-star affairs. 

In addition to premium meats, the steakhouses in our region offer a wide range of fresh seafood dishes, award-winning hamburgers, delectable dessert menus, fine wine lists and more!

These restaurants come highly recommended by Warren residents themselves:

1. Char Steakhouse

With a warm, contemporary atmosphere and innovative cuisine, Char Steakhouse is a great go-to option for dates and celebrations. Featuring seven cuts of quality dry aged beef, Char Steakhouse takes its beef seriously. Tenderloin, strip steak, and ribeye are all on the menu. Other exquisite dishes include crab cake, Maine lobsters, king salmon, and more.

Located at 777 US 202 North, Raritan, NJ

2. Roots Steakhouse in Summit

A meat lover’s dream, Roots Steakhouse has a mouthwatering menu that’s packed with gourmet options. Appetizers include items like Lobster Bisque and ¼ Colossal Lump Crab Cocktail, and entrees are a real delight: Crab Cake Sandwich, Lobster Roll, Kobe Sliders, Swordfish Steak, Prime Rib, Filet Mignon and more will keep you coming back again and again to try something new!

Located at 401 Springfield Ave, Summit, NJ 07901

3. Stone House at Stirling Ridge

Offering a sophisticated setting both inside and out, The Stone House at Stirling Ridge provides a rustic dining setting for dining out in addition to hosting weddings and private events. With a farm to table concept, Stone House has specials that change each day, but constant favorites include the Big Read Tomato Dinner (homemade meatballs!) and the Bacon & Bourbon Dinner. (They even have Bacon Ice Cream…).

Located at 50 Stirling Road, Warren NJ

4. The Stirling Hotel

Known for their craft beer and comfort food, The Stirling Hotel is all about serving up classic American cuisine, and of course, that includes some fine cuts of steak. Filet Mignon, ribeye, NY strip steak, and a long list of specialty burgers are all on the menu! You’ll also definitely want to check out their eclectic selection of beers, cocktails and wine.

Located at 227 Main Ave, Stirling, NJ 07980

5. Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

A concept originally developed by Wolfgang Zweiner, Wolfgang’s Steakhouse made its first appearance in NYC’s Park Avenue. With a few more location added (Tokyo, Beverly Hills, etc.) we’re lucky to have one close by! Especially well-known for their 28-day dry-aged steak, Wolfgang’s has a long list of gourmet offerings, including Filet Mignon, Ribeye Steak, NY Sirloin Steak, Veal Chop, and more.

Located at 119 West Main Street, Somerville, NJ 08876

6. Sweet Waters Steakhouse

Often referred to as the “Crown Jewel” of Westfield, Sweet Waters offers a cozy, upscale dining atmosphere with a selection of top-notch cuisine. Steaks, classic cocktails, boutique wines, much-loved French Onion soup and a long list of after-dinner treats (decadent coffees, desserts, liquors and more) are all on the menu!

Located at 43 Elm Street Westfield, NJ 07090

7. Water & Wine

Elegant and award-winning, Water & Wine takes decadence and sophistication to a whole new level. Offering a menu of dishes created from seasonal ingredients and a carefully chosen wine selection, Water & Wine is a true treat, whether you’re celebrating something special or just looking for a fabulous meal! They also have special spaces for events, whether you want to host a wedding reception or a cocktail party.

Located at 141 Stirling Road, Watchung, NJ 07069


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