41. South Dakota
> Restaurant: Delmonico Grill
> Avg. entrée price: $38.44
> Most expensive entrée: The Delmonico (house-aged bone-in rib-eye)
> Price of the Delmonico: $79.00
The most expensive dish at the Delmonico Grill is aptly named the Delmonico, and it comes with a price tag of nearly $80. While Delmonico Grill is the most expensive restaurant in South Dakota, guests will likely spend much less than those at the priciest restaurants in a majority of states. The average entrée costs approximately $38, less than half as expensive as the average entrée in at least 25 states.
> Restaurant: Chez Philippe
> Avg. entrée price: $115
> Most expensive entrée: 7-course chef’s tasting menu w/ wine pairing
> Price of 7-course chef’s tasting menu w/ wine pairing: $210
At Chez Philippe, it’s best to arrive on an empty stomach as your dining options are either a four or seven-course meal. Of course, a wine pairing is an optional addition that can enhance the overall dining experience. If you opt for the seven-course meal, the wine pairing will cost an additional $75, raising the overall meal price to $210.
> Restaurant: Killen’s Steakhouse
> Avg. entrée price: $66.21
> Most expensive entrée: 48-ounce Marble Ranch Longbone Wagyu steak
> Price of 48-ounce Marble Ranch Longbone Wagyu steak: $175.00
Several cuts and kinds of filet mignon and rib-eye dominate the steak section of the menu at Killen’s Steakhouse, the most expensive restaurant in Texas. Entrées with shrimp, chicken, pork chops, and lobster are also scattered throughout the menu if Wagyu isn’t your meal of choice. Killen’s Steakhouse is located in Pearland, roughly 20 miles outside downtown Houston.
> Restaurant: Riverhorse on Main
> Avg. entrée price: $39.85
> Most expensive entrée: 20-ounce cowboy prime rib-eye steak
> Price of 20-ounce cowboy prime rib-eye steak: $60.00
Riverhorse on Main is the most expensive restaurant in Utah, with the priciest entrée clocking in at $60. If 20 ounces of rib-eye steak sounds a bit intimidating, there are a myriad of other options you can select from, including pan-seared sea bass and colorful starters like roasted candy stripe beets and arugula. Oh, and if you’re a chocolate lover, there’s a dessert called “Death by Chocolate!”
> Restaurant: Guild Tavern
> Avg. entrée price: $35.95
> Most expensive entrée: Prime Sirloin
> Price of rib-eye and filet mignon: $79.95
The Guild Tavern in South Burlington, Vermont offers a plethora of locally sourced, wood-fired meats, in addition to casual tavern fare. For those who don’t prefer chicken or steak over, let’s say pasta or fish, there are other entrées that may suit your needs such as ricotta and chive gnocchi and salmon salad.