Special Report

The Most Expensive Restaurant in Every State

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21. Massachusetts
> Restaurant: Menton
> Avg. entrée price: $165 (fixed price of Chef’s Whim)
> Most expensive entrée: Eight-course Chef’s Whim meal w/ wine pairing
> Price of eight-course Chef’s Whim meal w/ wine pairing: $295

At Menton, you can order a hodgepodge of dishes à la carte. However, those hungry for a unique dining experience can order the Chef’s Whim, a tasting menu comprised of seasonal dishes. Classified as French-Italian hybrid, this Boston restaurant whips up an assortment of dishes that marry both cuisines into one menu. For example, on the Chef’s Whim you can opt for both foie gras and tortellini en brodo.

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22. Michigan
> Restaurant: Iridescence
> Avg. entrée price: $55.78
> Most expensive entrée: Imported Japanese A-5 Kobe strip loin
> Price of Imported Japanese A-5 Kobe strip loin: $120.00

If you’re on the prowl for a fancy eatery in Michigan, look no more. Iridescence has an impressive menu full of sophisticated items like elk shank potage and wild mushroom sugo. And don’t forget about dessert — Iridescence offers a decadent cherry cheesecake made from state-grown cherries.

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23. Minnesota
> Restaurant: Travail Kitchen
> Avg. entrée price: $92.38
> Most expensive entrée: 14-20 course meal on Saturday at 8 p.m.
> Price of 14-20 course meal on Saturday at 8pm: $115.00

You have to be on your A-game in order to score a seat at this place. To dine at Travail Kitchen it is recommended that your party secure ticketed reservations online several days and maybe even a few weeks in advance. And the staff doesn’t waste a single minute. Dinners begin promptly at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. If you’re so much as 15 minutes late, you risk losing your reservation.

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24. Mississippi
> Restaurant: BR Prime
> Avg. entrée price: $55.70
> Most expensive entrée: Tied — 2-pound fresh Maine lobster stuffed with crab and 40-ounce bone-in tomahawk rib-eye
> Price of 2-pound fresh Maine lobster stuffed with crab and 40-ounce bone-in tomahawk rib-eye: $125.00

BR Prime is one of the many fine restaurants at Beau Rivage Resort and Casino, and it just so happens to be the most expensive place to dine in Mississippi. So what hikes up the price so much? The chateaubriand clocking in at $100 is certainly not cheap, but it’s the 2-pound lobster stuffed with crab and the 40-ounce tomahawk rib-eye — both at $125 — that give the restaurant its expensive reputation.

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25. Missouri
> Restaurant: Pierpont’s
> Avg. entrée price: $44.74
> Most expensive entrée: Filet Mignon, 12-ounce center cut
> Price of filet mignon, 12-ounce center cut: $67.00

Located in Kansas City’s Union Station, Pierpont’s is the most expensive restaurant in Missouri, but not by much. Close behind is Le Fou Frog where the most expensive meal is $62, just $5 less than the priciest meal at Pierpont’s. The most expensive entrée at Pierpont’s, however, isn’t necessarily the most expensive item on the menu in this case. The Royal Siberian sturgeon is 1 ounce of caviar served with crème fraîche, capers, and crackers that is priced at astonishing $99.

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