Austins Steakhouse, Thunder Valley Casino
1200 Athens Ave., Lincoln; (916) 408-8327; www.thundervalleyresort.comâ€¨
An upscale dining option at Thunder Valley Casino, Austins Steakhouse serves up steaks from beef that has been dry-aged for 21 days, hand-cut on the premises and carefully cooked over mesquite. Find yourself at a steakhouse with a nonsteak eater? No problem. The restaurant’s menu included fish, chicken, pork and lamb options as well as vegetarian sides and salads.