September 30, 2014

801 Chophouse Serves Hefty Portions and Delicious Steaks in Clayton

The restaurant occupies the space across from the Ritz-Carlton that used to house Araka. The former tenant’s sleek modern motif has been replaced with an homage to the Roaring Twenties. Dark wood, hunter green leather, bankers lamps and Art Deco accents on the bar set a vintage scene. Even the servers’ jackets are money green. It is arguably the most opulent restaurant in town.

Keep reading: Cheryl Baehr's review of 801 Chophouse

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Bluepoint and Kusshi oysters, served with red champagne mignonette, cocktail sauce and fresh horseradish.
Bluepoint and Kusshi oysters, served with red champagne mignonette, cocktail sauce and fresh horseradish.
Outside Clayton's 801 Chophouse.
Outside Clayton's 801 Chophouse.
The sixteen-ounce New York Strip steak.
The sixteen-ounce New York Strip steak.
The 801 Chophouse Salad is a mix of baby lettuces, roasted corn, tomato, shaved red onion, braised pork belly, maytag blue-cheese crumbles, herb vinaigrette. It's then topped with a poached egg.
The 801 Chophouse Salad is a mix of baby lettuces, roasted corn, tomato, shaved red onion, braised pork belly, maytag blue-cheese crumbles, herb vinaigrette. It's then topped with a poached egg.
801 Chophouse's patio.
801 Chophouse's patio.
Caramelized baby carrots with brandy and brown sugar glaze.
Caramelized baby carrots with brandy and brown sugar glaze.
The golden bull inside 801's dining room.
The golden bull inside 801's dining room.
The sixteen-ounce New York Strip steak.
The sixteen-ounce New York Strip steak.
One of 801 Chophouse's private dining rooms.
One of 801 Chophouse's private dining rooms.
801 Chophouse's patio.
801 Chophouse's patio.