Whether you're a local planning for a special night out on the town or a Super Bowl visitor craving a good filet, you'll be happy to know that Houston owns bragging rights to some of the best steakhouses in town.

Many of our top steakhouses have been recognized by national critics. We tried to narrow the list down to 11, but it was just too tough to trim the fat.

Here's a look at our top 16 steakhouses. (WARNING: This gallery will make you hungry!)

Photos: Best steakhouses in Houston