Steakhouse-quality meat at affordable prices is the goal of a new restaurant planning to open in Deep Ellum later this summer.
Co-founders Jeff Biehler, John Jay Myers and Ed Laster were inspired by the Greenville Avenue staple Char Bar, which closed in 2019.
“They had the best $10 steaks,” Biehler told CultureMap. “It was where broke musicians went to eat. We wanted to recreate that kind of place where you could get a good steak at a good price and where you don’t have to get dressed up like you would at a place like Bob’s.”
CheapSteaks will serve four steaks, one of which will be under $20. A seafood dish, a burger and a vegan item will round out the menu. Sides will include Brussels sprouts and au gratin potatoes.
Meals, cocktails and cold beer can be enjoyed on an outdoor patio.
The fast-casual steakhouse will keep the Deep Ellum vibe with two stages where live music can be performed.
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