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The Tomahawk at Del Frisco's Double Eagle
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A Dozen Monster Steaks Big Enough to Share in D.C.

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As a city known for influential, power-lunching politicos (with a glut of steakhouses to match), it's no surprise Washington has just about anything a red meat lover could desire. Impeccable ribeyes, New York strips and porterhouses can be found all over the district; however, a few locations are a cut above the rest when it comes to size.

Once steaks are inching above the 8-10 ounce range, it's clearly time to consider sharing an entree. That's where this map comes in, focusing on steaks that reach upwards from 28 ounces and higher. Given the massive amounts of high-quality meat on these platters, they don't come cheap. However, when split amongst two to four famished diners, orders can easily become more wallet-friendly.

For the most carnivorous of eaters, here are some of Washington's top shareable steak dishes.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. BLT Steak

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1625 I Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20006
(202) 689-8999
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Most eaters could get full on BLT’s buttery popovers alone, so they’ll need to save room for this shareable porterhouse. It’s a $102 prime cut dry-aged for 28 days and can be ordered for lunch or dinner.
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2. Bobby Van's (Multiple Locations)

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1201 New York Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 589-1504
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Both locations of Bobby Van’s offer a porterhouse steak for two for lunch and dinner. It’s $99 for 48 ounces, and eaters can order their choice of the restaurant’s many sauce options.

3. Bourbon Steak DC

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2800 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, D.C. 20007
(202) 944-2026
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Tucked away in Georgetown’s Four Seasons, Bourbon Steak offers an eclectic menu of prime cuts. Top shareable orders include ‘The John Wayne’ tomahawk ribeye and ‘The Beast’ bone-in rib roast. The former is a monstrous 68-ounce, $160 cut sourced from the Shenandoah Valley. The latter is priced at $465, twelve pounds in total and requires parties interested in this option to request it in advance of their visit. If eaters can get a party of twelve together to slay “The Beast’, each person could enjoy a pound of prime rib roast for only $38.75 before tax.

4. Charlie Palmer Steak

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101 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 547-8100
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Charlie Palmer’s dry-aged Angus porterhouse for two is just a stone’s throw from the Hill and served with bacon lardon, pearl onion and chanterelle mushrooms. It’s $95 for 42 ounces and only available at dinner.

5. Del Campo

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777 I St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 289-7377
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Del Campo specializes in Latin American fare, which includes a monstrous “carne” option on its asado menu. The prime tomahawk ribeye for two is 48 ounces and will set diners back $120. It’s only available for dinner and comes with patrons’ choice of chimichurri, salsa criolla or a smoked citrus hollandaise.

6. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

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950 I Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
(202) 289-0201
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Surrounded by the upscale shopping in City Center, Del Frisco’s offers an equally upscale shareable steak entree. The Wagyu tomahawk chop is a 32-ounce long-bone ribeye priced at $89. It’s available at dinner only.
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7. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

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750 15th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 489-0140
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It may not say “for two” on the menu, but the finest steak at Joe’s is plenty of meat for two to three diners. The 30-ounce porterhouse, priced at $74.95, is said to boast “on-the-bone flavor” and “melt-in-your-mouth tenderness.” Eaters can only order this cut at dinner.
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8. Mastro's Steakhouse

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600 13th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005
(202) 347-1500
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Mastro’s serves steaks and acclaimed wines in the heart of downtown. While there are an assortment of sizes on the menu, the 33-ounce “Chef’s Cut” ribeye chop and 48-ounce double cut porterhouse are ideal for shareable steak enthusiasts. The former is currently priced at $66 and the latter at $118.
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9. Ray's The Steaks

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2300 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201
(703) 841-7297
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While smaller than a lot of other shareable steaks in the DMV, Ray’s describes its cowboy cut as “neither lean, nor dainty.” It’s a 28-ounce bone-in ribeye steak that comes with endless mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. Eaters can order this at dinner for $48.99.

10. The Palm (Multiple Locations)

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1225 19th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 293-9091
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The Palm slices its shareable steaks tableside for patrons. The prime double cut New York strip is 36 ounces and said to amply feed two to three people. It’s currently priced at $99 and can be served either Oscar style or with an array of sauces.
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11. The Partisan

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709 D St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004
Known for its creative meats and popularity as a butcher shop, The Partisan offers an ancient white park bone-in ribeye with lambrusco butcher butter for dinner. It’s 36 ounces (or sometimes a bit larger) and priced at $120.
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12. Urban Butcher

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8226 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910
(301) 585-5800
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Urban Butcher boasts a popular restaurant and meat cellar. Patrons of the former can choose from three meaty menu options, all of which are currently sourced from the Shenandoah Valley and sold by the pound at market price. The 60-day aged bone-in ribeye is served with smoked butter, and comes with foie gras torchon for an additional $5 on the current market price.

1. BLT Steak

1625 I Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20006
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Most eaters could get full on BLT’s buttery popovers alone, so they’ll need to save room for this shareable porterhouse. It’s a $102 prime cut dry-aged for 28 days and can be ordered for lunch or dinner.
1625 I Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

2. Bobby Van's (Multiple Locations)

1201 New York Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
Both locations of Bobby Van’s offer a porterhouse steak for two for lunch and dinner. It’s $99 for 48 ounces, and eaters can order their choice of the restaurant’s many sauce options.
1201 New York Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

3. Bourbon Steak DC

2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20007
Tucked away in Georgetown’s Four Seasons, Bourbon Steak offers an eclectic menu of prime cuts. Top shareable orders include ‘The John Wayne’ tomahawk ribeye and ‘The Beast’ bone-in rib roast. The former is a monstrous 68-ounce, $160 cut sourced from the Shenandoah Valley. The latter is priced at $465, twelve pounds in total and requires parties interested in this option to request it in advance of their visit. If eaters can get a party of twelve together to slay “The Beast’, each person could enjoy a pound of prime rib roast for only $38.75 before tax.
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue
Washington, D.C. 20007

4. Charlie Palmer Steak

101 Constitution Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Charlie Palmer’s dry-aged Angus porterhouse for two is just a stone’s throw from the Hill and served with bacon lardon, pearl onion and chanterelle mushrooms. It’s $95 for 42 ounces and only available at dinner.
101 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

5. Del Campo

777 I St NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Del Campo specializes in Latin American fare, which includes a monstrous “carne” option on its asado menu. The prime tomahawk ribeye for two is 48 ounces and will set diners back $120. It’s only available for dinner and comes with patrons’ choice of chimichurri, salsa criolla or a smoked citrus hollandaise.
777 I St NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

6. Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House

950 I Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
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Surrounded by the upscale shopping in City Center, Del Frisco’s offers an equally upscale shareable steak entree. The Wagyu tomahawk chop is a 32-ounce long-bone ribeye priced at $89. It’s available at dinner only.
950 I Street, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

7. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

750 15th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
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It may not say “for two” on the menu, but the finest steak at Joe’s is plenty of meat for two to three diners. The 30-ounce porterhouse, priced at $74.95, is said to boast “on-the-bone flavor” and “melt-in-your-mouth tenderness.” Eaters can only order this cut at dinner.
750 15th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

8. Mastro's Steakhouse

600 13th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20005
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Mastro’s serves steaks and acclaimed wines in the heart of downtown. While there are an assortment of sizes on the menu, the 33-ounce “Chef’s Cut” ribeye chop and 48-ounce double cut porterhouse are ideal for shareable steak enthusiasts. The former is currently priced at $66 and the latter at $118.
600 13th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20005

9. Ray's The Steaks

2300 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
While smaller than a lot of other shareable steaks in the DMV, Ray’s describes its cowboy cut as “neither lean, nor dainty.” It’s a 28-ounce bone-in ribeye steak that comes with endless mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. Eaters can order this at dinner for $48.99.
2300 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

10. The Palm (Multiple Locations)

1225 19th St NW, Washington, D.C. 20036
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The Palm slices its shareable steaks tableside for patrons. The prime double cut New York strip is 36 ounces and said to amply feed two to three people. It’s currently priced at $99 and can be served either Oscar style or with an array of sauces.
1225 19th St NW
Washington, D.C. 20036

11. The Partisan

709 D St NW, Washington, D.C. 20004
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Known for its creative meats and popularity as a butcher shop, The Partisan offers an ancient white park bone-in ribeye with lambrusco butcher butter for dinner. It’s 36 ounces (or sometimes a bit larger) and priced at $120.
709 D St NW
Washington, D.C. 20004

12. Urban Butcher

8226 Georgia Ave, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Urban Butcher boasts a popular restaurant and meat cellar. Patrons of the former can choose from three meaty menu options, all of which are currently sourced from the Shenandoah Valley and sold by the pound at market price. The 60-day aged bone-in ribeye is served with smoked butter, and comes with foie gras torchon for an additional $5 on the current market price.
8226 Georgia Ave
Silver Spring, MD 20910

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