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Old 01-13-2020, 07:52 PM   #1
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Default College station steak house?

Does college station have any good steak houses, or should I just go to the Leona general store ?
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Old 01-13-2020, 07:57 PM   #2
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Leona, no doubt!
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Old 01-13-2020, 08:08 PM   #3
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Christopher’s World Grille has a pretty good steak.
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Old 01-13-2020, 08:08 PM   #4
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Old 01-13-2020, 08:14 PM   #5
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Go straight to Leona! Unless you go to the Republic but Leona is better! And itís BYOB!


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Old 01-13-2020, 08:30 PM   #6
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Christopher’s and Republic are both solid. Had a dang good steak at Christopher’s right before Christmas.
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Old 01-13-2020, 08:45 PM   #7
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Has anyone tried Porters?
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Old 01-13-2020, 08:54 PM   #8
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I heard Porterís wasnít good but itís hard to tell from the person I heard it from. I like Republic more than Christopherís. If you like Brazilian style Casa Do Brasil is really good.


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Old 01-13-2020, 08:57 PM   #9
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The republic. Chicken fried fillet mignon. Do it.

Also, get the calamari


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Old 01-13-2020, 09:05 PM   #10
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Its hard to beat Leona. Ive never been out to eat in College Station. This weekend I was going to take my wife out somewhere so I thought we would try something new. May try christopher's or republics, or may go back to leona.
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Old 01-13-2020, 09:13 PM   #11
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It's not super fancy, high end, but Sodolaks in both Bryan and Snook make a heck of a good steak.

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Old 01-13-2020, 09:33 PM   #12
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Just get a death burger from the chicken and a Lone star.
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Old 01-13-2020, 09:40 PM   #13
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Just get a death burger from the chicken and a Lone star.
Never been to the chicken. May try it out
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Old 01-13-2020, 09:53 PM   #14
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Never been to the chicken. May try it out


If you go to the nightmare get the Tijuana fries with bacon on them. You wonít regret it


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Old 01-13-2020, 09:54 PM   #15
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If you go to the chicken get the Tijuana fries with bacon on them. You wonít regret it


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Old 01-13-2020, 09:58 PM   #16
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Never been to the chicken. May try it out


Meant to say the chicken* not nightmare


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Old 01-13-2020, 10:02 PM   #17
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It's not super fancy, high end, but Sodolaks in both Bryan and Snook make a heck of a good steak.

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I used to eat there all the time. Good food but I can be a no frills kinda guy.
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Old 01-13-2020, 10:16 PM   #18
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Porters and Christopherís are both really good


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Old 01-13-2020, 10:22 PM   #19
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Go to Phillips event center at the golf course in bryan and get the chicken fried steak. Best one in town
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:12 PM   #20
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I agree. Leonaís will not disappoint. It can produce a decent wait time, but is BYOB so go prepared to stay hydrated for the wait.
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Old 01-13-2020, 11:15 PM   #21
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Porters is alright, but the the Republic has better food, service and atmosphere.
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Old 01-14-2020, 07:16 AM   #22
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Go to The Repulic and thank me latter. Its amazing!

https://www.therepublicsteakhouse.com/
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Old 01-14-2020, 07:19 AM   #23
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Is J Cody's still open?
Always had a good steak in there....
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Old 01-14-2020, 07:42 AM   #24
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Is J Cody's still open?
Always had a good steak in there....
it is, and everything on the menu is outstanding.
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Old 01-14-2020, 07:45 AM   #25
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Republic gets my vote.
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Old 01-14-2020, 08:01 AM   #26
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Republic is solid but $$$ I was underwhelmed for the money, that is b&b or del Frisco's money and both are better than republic

There are your standard chains like outback and Roadhouse... But the Roadhouse there was the worst one I have been too when I was there (2011-2012). The outback was ACTUALLY one of the best (but thats a low bar haha)

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Old 01-14-2020, 08:18 AM   #27
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Salt grass is right there by tower point.
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Old 01-14-2020, 08:37 AM   #28
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Depends on budget, Republic is great but pricey as is Christopher's.

Sodolaks is a good option if your not wanting to spend a ton of money, so is Longhorn Tavern.

Some new places in Downtown Bryan as well, not sure on steak but lots of good eats down there.....
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Old 01-14-2020, 09:02 AM   #29
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Republic is solid but $$$ I was underwhelmed for the money, that is b&b or del Frisco's money and both are better than republic

There are your standard chains like outback and Roadhouse... But the Roadhouse there was the worst one I have been too when I was there (2011-2012). The outback was ACTUALLY one of the best (but thats a low bar haha)
Man, I love me some B&B , del Frisco and Brenners while at home. But at the ranch we always cook. I was just trying to find something to do for the evening since won’t have the kiddo. May try the republic
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Old 01-14-2020, 09:18 AM   #30
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Leona is very good, I can see parking lot from my folks yard. A hidden gem is The Legends on the square in Madisonville, open bar, best customer service I’ve seen. On Friday night in Madisonville also on town square is Walkers Cafe, only open for breakfast and lunch except Friday when it’s all you can eat catfish and shrimp. Three red eye burger is a meal by itself.
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Old 01-14-2020, 09:23 AM   #31
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Go to The Repulic and thank me latter. Its amazing!

https://www.therepublicsteakhouse.com/
Especially when the bill was covered by FMC
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Old 01-14-2020, 09:31 AM   #32
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Leona is very good, I can see parking lot from my folks yard. A hidden gem is The Legends on the square in Madisonville, open bar, best customer service Iíve seen. On Friday night in Madisonville also on town square is Walkers Cafe, only open for breakfast and lunch except Friday when itís all you can eat catfish and shrimp. Three red eye burger is a meal by itself.
I can second this. Living in Bedias, we hit Legends pretty often. Leona's is superior in my opinion but its twice the distance from the house.
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Old 01-14-2020, 10:20 AM   #33
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Our ranch is in Normangee so everything mentioned is about the same
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Old 01-14-2020, 10:28 AM   #34
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Ate at Republic Saturday evening. Bone-In Ribeye was not very good. Meat quality was sub-par for a $58 steak. Lobster bisque was super salty. Crab cake appetizer was good. $300 for my wife and I and was pretty disappointed in the food- and I don't mind paying when the food is worth it. Atmosphere was great. There were 6 in our party and all felt the same.
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Old 01-14-2020, 10:39 AM   #35
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Especially when the bill was covered by FMC

YES SIR!

Well and the Owner has picked up my tab as well
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Old 01-14-2020, 11:04 AM   #36
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T Bone Jones? Is that place still around?
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Old 01-15-2020, 08:19 AM   #37
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Man, I love me some B&B , del Frisco and Brenners while at home. But at the ranch we always cook. I was just trying to find something to do for the evening since wonít have the kiddo. May try the republic
The Republic is a nice joint, as is Christopher's. The Republic has a really good whiskey bar if you're into a stellar glass.
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Old 01-15-2020, 08:32 AM   #38
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Nope, been gone a long time now
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Old 01-15-2020, 08:43 AM   #39
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Nope, been gone a long time now
Yeah it's been awhile since I've been to BCS area since ATM carpet bagged to SEC.

That place had some cold beer and some decent food back in the day. I closed that place down in 2002 after Tech came back and won at Kyle Field...that day I knew Wes Welker was destined for greatness. What a game and **** I'm old...
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Ate at Republic Saturday evening. Bone-In Ribeye was not very good. Meat quality was sub-par for a $58 steak. Lobster bisque was super salty. Crab cake appetizer was good. $300 for my wife and I and was pretty disappointed in the food- and I don't mind paying when the food is worth it. Atmosphere was great. There were 6 in our party and all felt the same.
I had the best steak of my life at the republic. It was their akuiashi ny strip. Went 2 weeks ago for a friends birthday looking forward to having this again. They were out. Got the bone in ribeye as that was the waiters recommendation and I was disappointed for the money. Shouldve gotten the pork chop. But the crab cakes were incredible. Still enjoyed it and would recommend it if they get the akuiashi back in stock
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Old 01-15-2020, 09:51 AM   #41
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Republic is where I'd go for steak & whiskey.

Porter's has improved tremendously since it first opened. When it first opened, it was pretty underwhelming, especially at that price point.
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Old 01-15-2020, 10:59 AM   #42
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I had the best steak of my life at the republic. It was their akuiashi ny strip. Went 2 weeks ago for a friends birthday looking forward to having this again. They were out. Got the bone in ribeye as that was the waiters recommendation and I was disappointed for the money. Shouldve gotten the pork chop. But the crab cakes were incredible. Still enjoyed it and would recommend it if they get the akuiashi back in stock
Pretty sure someone in our party tried to order the akuiashi strip and they were out Saturday also... If I recall correctly that is the only cut labeled Prime on their menu, which in hindsight was a giveaway of what I ordered and received.
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Old 01-15-2020, 01:20 PM   #43
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Heard Republic was awesome. I see you are in CS, so I would take her word on Leona.

I know it isn't popular opinion, but don't waste your time on Sodolaks, I was very disappointed in the steaks. However everything else was great, first place I had Fried Bacon, oh my!
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Old 01-15-2020, 01:25 PM   #44
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It went out of business about 1999.


Go to Leona, you'll be disappointed anywhere else.
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Old 01-15-2020, 02:50 PM   #45
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Leona is a long drive when you asked about College Station. Try Casa do Brazille.

Personally, I cook my steaks at home. It is a lot cheaper.
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Old 01-16-2020, 02:15 PM   #46
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Heard Republic was awesome. I see you are in CS, so I would take her word on Leona.



I know it isn't popular opinion, but don't waste your time on Sodolaks, I was very disappointed in the steaks. However everything else was great, first place I had Fried Bacon, oh my!


Sodolaks is decent but the service sucks so it just makes everything horrible. Unless you go to the original sodolaks in Snook then it may be worth it


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