The Best Cut of Steak

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What is the best cut of steak to throw on the grill? The best kinds of beef are those that are the tastiest favorites among steak connoisseurs. What are the best cuts of steak? While this might seem like a subjective question, but aficionados base their opinions based on fat percentages, texture,  juiciness, and culinary flexibility.

Think a filet mignon is the best cut of beef? Are short ribs the best thing to ever come from a cow? Or do you think the t-bone is the best cut of steak for the money? With all the amazing steak available, there's a seemingly endless list of candidates for top steak cuts.

What are the best cuts of steak? Which kind of steak tastes best? What are the best cuts of steak for grilling? What are the best cuts of beef? This list of best steak cuts for carnivores is here to answer these questions and more. If you haven't been able to determine what cut of beef is best after reading this list, well, you're probably just looking for a reason to eat a bunch of the best steak and are using this list as building block to better beef.

If this list makes your mouth water so much you can't be bothered to stop and cook for yourself, check out the best foods on a BBQ. Just try not to drool on your computer.
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    Entrecote is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Entrecote

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    Oxtail is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Oxtail

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    Cube steak is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Cube steak

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    Shoulder Tender is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Shoulder Tender

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    Chuck Eye is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

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    Chuck Eye

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    Bottom Sirloin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Bottom Sirloin

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    Hanger Steak is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Hanger Steak

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    Flat iron steak is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Flat iron steak

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    Chateaubriand is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Chateaubriand

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    Flank Cut is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Flank Cut

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    Tri-Tip is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Tri-Tip

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    Delmonico steak is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Delmonico steak

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    Standing Rib Roast is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Standing Rib Roast

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    Top Sirloin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    Top Sirloin

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    T-bone steak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cut of Steak


    T-bone steak

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    Porterhouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

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    Porterhouse

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