Popular Opinion The Best Cut of Steak  

Island Hopper Dan
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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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1
1,372 337
Rib eye steak is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

2
904 205
Porterhouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
thewrecker added Porterhouse

3
923 224
Filet mignon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

4
604 151
T-bone steak is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

5
512 186
Strip steak is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
PT_Tesla added

6
365 143
Beef tenderloin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

7
368 164
Top sirloin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

8
301 164
Brisket is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

9
205 95
Standing Rib Roast is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
Standing Rib Roast

10
201 95
Delmonico steak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

11
199 107
Tri-Tip is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
Tri-Tip

12
175 111
Sirloin tip is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

13
161 92
Short ribs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
LawrencePaulin added

14
145 81
Spare ribs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

15
156 97
Skirt Steak is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

16
99 55
Flat iron steak is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

17
117 93
Chuck roast is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

18
109 84
Flank Cut is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
Flank Cut

19
113 95
Chateaubriand steak is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

20
95 93
Rump roast is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

21
92 92
Hanger steak is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

22
66 72
Beef Round, Top (Inside) Round... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

23
38 44
Chuck Eye is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
RobLein added Chuck Eye

24
57 79
Bottom Sirloin is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
Bottom Sirloin

25
45 72
Beefsteak is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

26
54 98
Cube steak is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
Cube steak

27
9 16
Top Sirloin Cap (Picanha) is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
stephs758 added Top Sirloin Cap (Picanha)

28
57 102
Oxtail is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

29
34 71
Shoulder tender is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Cut of Steak

30
17 87
Entrecote is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Cut of Steak
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