20 Copycat recipes of your favorite steakhouses

Going to a fancy steakhouse is one of our favorite things to do on a nice night out, but with food costs skyrocketing and restaurants charging more for meals, it’s hard to pull off all the time. That’s why recreating these famous meals at home is just as much fun as long as you have the right ingredients and a little time to spare. These 20 copycat recipes from everyone’s favorite steakhouses like LongHorn Steakhouse and Outback Steakhouse are easy to make at home and a great way to treat yourself without breaking the bank.

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Outback Steakhouse Walkabout Soup

Outback Steakhouse Walkabout Soup

When it’s cold outside, there’s nothing like a big bowl of soup to warm you up. At Outback, Walkabout Soup is a creamy onion soup that has been removed from the menu, but fans can still recreate the recipe at home. The secret ingredient here is large chunks of Velveeta cheese for a super smooth texture.

Get the recipe from CopyKat Recipes.

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Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

Ruth's Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

This sweet side dish is a favorite at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse. The casserole is topped with a crunchy layer of pecans and brown sugar before baking. The end result is velvety smooth and a nice accompaniment to a savory steak.

Get the recipe from the girl who ate everything.

3

Texas Roadhouse Steak Rub

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Steak Rub

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Steak Rub

Every food steak starts with a good seasoning before it hits the hot grill. At Texas Roadhouse that means lots of salt and pepper, along with a laundry list of other spices. But don’t worry, you probably already have most of the spices in your pantry.

Get the recipe from Maria’s Mixing Bowl.

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Outback Steakhouse Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Outback Steakhouse Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Outback Steakhouse Blue Cheese Vinaigrette

Loading the famous blue cheese vinaigrette on a salad at Outback Steakhouse is something most people look forward to at the restaurant. This recipe only takes five minutes to copy, which is great for home cooks.

Get the recipe from CopyKat Recipes.

5

Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse Rolls

Texas Roadhouse Rolls

One of the best parts about Texas Roadhouse is the light and fluffy buns served before your meal begins. Making them at home takes a little patience, but in the end you’ll be rewarded with almost identical clouds of baked dough.

Get the recipe from The Cozy Cook.

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Texas Roadhouse Butter

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Butter

Copycat Texas Roadhouse Butter

With your buns, you’ll want Texas Roadhouse’s signature cinnamon butter. Sweet butter has just four ingredients, so it’s easy to make. If you don’t end up using it all, you can wrap the butter in plastic wrap and refrigerate it one more time.

Get the recipe from The Cozy Cook.

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Alice Springs Quesadilla Steakhouse

Alice Springs Quesadilla Steakhouse

Alice Springs Quesadilla Steakhouse

A quesadilla from a steakhouse seems like an odd choice, but picky eaters or those looking for something lighter will love this recipe. The quesadilla is stuffed with cheese, chicken and bacon and has a fluffy mustard on the side.

Get the recipe from CopyKat Recipes.

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Copycat LongHorn Steakhouse Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Copycat Longhorn Steakhouse Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Copycat Longhorn Steakhouse Parmesan Crusted Chicken

Although this recipe takes a little time, it is worth it for the tasty final dish. If you’re short on time, marinate the chicken for as little as 30 minutes, but overnight is definitely best. When the chicken is done cooking, breaking into that crispy parmesan crust will be worth the wait.

Get the recipe from The Cozy Cook.

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LongHorn Steakhouse Mashed Potatoes

mashed potatoes

mashed potatoes

Nothing goes better with a steak than some sort of potato dish. LongHorn Steakhouse’s garlic mashed potatoes definitely deserve a place on your plate. This copycat recipe uses basic ingredients and blends everything together with a blender for a super creamy texture.

Get the recipe from Simply Side Dishes.

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Steakhouse bread outside

Steakhouse bread outside

Steakhouse bread outside

Outback Steakhouse is known for its signature brown bread that is slightly sweet and served warm. This recipe makes the bread into buns instead of the iconic loaf, but either way, the bread will taste like it came out of the restaurant’s back kitchen.

Get the recipe from Alyona’s Cooking.

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Steakhouse salad outside

Outback Steakhouse Copycat Salad

Outback Steakhouse Copycat Salad

There’s always something delicious about a steak house salad, especially a loaded wedge salad. This recipe includes an additional recipe for homemade blue cheese dressing, just like the one at Outback Steakhouse, but if you’re short on time, there’s no shame in using store-bought dressing.

Get the recipe from Frugal Hausfrau.

12

Ruth’s Chris Lobster Bisque

Ruth's Chris Lobster Bisque

Ruth’s Chris Lobster Bisque

Lobster bisque is a delicious soup that’s great to warm you up in the winter or as a special treat in the summer. This copycat recipe from Ruth’s Chris uses lobster tails in the soup and each bite has a nice piece of lobster in each bite.

Get the recipe from 40 Aprons.

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Ruth’s Chris Copycat BBQ Shrimp

Ruth's Chris Copycat BBQ Shrimp

Ruth’s Chris Copycat BBQ Shrimp

The BBQ shrimp is served as an appetizer or entree at Ruth’s Chris, and the only difference is the addition of mashed potatoes with the entree. You can choose how you want them served and either cook or skip the potatoes for a delicious dish that everyone will love.

Get the recipe from Noshing With The Nolands.

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Outback Steakhouse Alice Springs Chicken

Outback Steakhouse Alice Springs Chicken

Outback Steakhouse Alice Springs Chicken

While this chicken dish may not be the lightest thing on Outback Steakhouse’s menu, it’s certainly one of the tastiest. The copy recipe is simple to apply and has only a few steps. Once you make it, your whole family will want to add it to your dinner rotation.

Get the recipe from Center Cut Cook.

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Texas Roadhouse Roadkill Copycat

Texas Roadhouse Roadkill Copycat

Texas Roadhouse Roadkill Copycat

Texas Roadhouse has some interesting dish names, including this smothered steak called “Roadkill.” The steak is topped with onions, mushrooms and cheese, creating a delicious and extremely salty dish.

Get the recipe from Just a Pinch.

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Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse Peppercorn Steak

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse Peppercorn Steak

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse Peppercorn Steak

In less than 30 minutes, you can have a fantastic peppercorn steak that tastes just like the one from Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse. The key to this recipe is to really press down on the steak when coating it with the peppercorns so it all sticks.

Get the recipe from Secret Copycat Restaurant Recipes.

17

Morton’s Steakhouse Creamed Spinach

Morton's Steakhouse Creamed Spinach

Morton’s Steakhouse Creamed Spinach

Just like potatoes, creamed spinach is a classic steakhouse side dish. This version includes three different types of cheese, making it a decadent dish where a little goes a long way. Just make sure to squeeze as much water out of the spinach as possible so the dish isn’t too limp.

Get the recipe from Dinner and then Dessert.

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Outback Steakhouse Caesar Salad Dressing

Outback Steakhouse Caesar Salad Dressing

Outback Steakhouse Caesar Salad Dressing

A chilled Caesar salad is a refreshing way to start a heavy meal. This copycat dressing recipe is best if you make it ahead of time and then refrigerate it for a while so all the flavors meld together.

Get the recipe from CopyKat Recipes.

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LongHorn Steakhouse White Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

Longhorn Steakhouse White Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

Longhorn Steakhouse White Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are a steakhouse classic. This copycat recipe from LongHorn Steakhouse includes a decadent white cheddar sauce, but if you’re short on time or want to save a few calories, you can skip making the sauce and just make the stuffed mushrooms, which are great as a side or appetizer.

Get the recipe from The Cozy Cook.

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LongHorn Steakhouse Broccoli Garlic Parmesan

Longhorn Steakhouse Garlic Parmesan Broccoli

Longhorn Steakhouse Garlic Parmesan Broccoli

Broccoli tastes better when sprinkled with lots of garlic and parmesan. The LongHorn Steakhouse copycat recipe is easy to make and takes about 15 minutes. Just be sure to mix the garlic and cheese mixture into the broccoli very well before serving.

Get the recipe from Simply Side Dishes.

Just because you can’t go out to the steakhouse, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some of your favorite dishes at home. Grab your favorite piece of steak tonight and indulge in your own private steakhouse dinner at home.

An earlier version of this article was originally published on June 1, 2022.

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