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“Best Steak in California”

Donovan's Steak and Chop House
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Ranked #109 of 4,931 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $60
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 6th & K
Description: Donovan's rich and intimate ambience is enhanced by world-class unobtrusive service. The Chef serves 100% USDA Prime beef 100% of the time. Donovan's wine list of over 300 wines features the best the world has to offer. Wine tasting dinners available.
Reviewed June 10, 2013

Top notch steakhouse in San Diego. A group of 7 and we got the kings treatment. Complete gluten free menu for those in need. Lovely old style with 50/60 music in the background. Bone in New York cooked to perfection with awesome flavor. Seafood chowder that melts in your mouth. Piping hot fresh bread. Tuna tartar stack. They have a pres fix meal that includes soup or full salad, fillet and scampi and choice of dessert. About half our team did this. and loved it. Service was first class. Food was great. What more can I say?

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Thank CWS55
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

Steak like butter, ambience a little dark but comfortable and service excellent and attentive (but not overbearing).

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Thank Martin C
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

There are a lot of steakhouses in San Diego, but I would highly recommend Donovan's. The atmosphere is cozy, had no trouble with low lighting as others have stated before. Justin was our waiter, he was great. I had lamb chops, my husband had NY strip, bone in. They were both awesome. Justin's parents were sitting at the table next to us, so friendly, made the night even more enjoyable. Would highly recommend.

Thank NancyMississippi
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Reviewed April 19, 2013 via mobile

Nice evening out, very attentive staff but the food is overpriced. Top steakhouse prices, but not top quality.

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Reviewed April 14, 2013

we were in town visiting on vacation. the restaurant had great steks but their sides and other dishes were nothing to rave about to make it a complete package. with all of the other competition as far as restaurants go in that area, it wasn't our favorite and we will probably try other places in the future. service was definitely not bad but nothing special...

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Thank meg d
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