Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A restaurant that specializes in serving steaks and chops of meat.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An eating-house where the serving of chops and steaks is made a specialty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A house where chops, etc., are sold; an eating house.
  • noun China A customhouse where transit duties are levied.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A restaurant that specializes in chops or steaks; a steakhouse
  • noun China A custom house where transit duties are levied.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a restaurant that specializes in steaks

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

For Chinese customs sense, see chop quality.

Examples

  • Papered-over restaurant windows and "retail space available" signs scar downtown, even if you can still buy a $45 steak at a Pennsylvania Avenue chophouse.

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  • This could have been a great funny, chophouse gorefest.

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  • If you want the traditional chophouse experience, go with one of the major chains on the list like the beloved Palm or the ubiquitous and ridiculously named Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.

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  • If you want the traditional chophouse experience, go with one of the major chains on the list like the beloved Palm or the ubiquitous (and ridiculously named) Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.

    Best Steakhouses In Los Angeles

  • Monday Luvo crouches in the alley outside a chophouse watching the news on a bar television through an open window.

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  • But if you want just the tiniest twist or tweak, check out Los Angeles stand-alones like Jar, which describes itself as "a modern chophouse," or the super-sexy STK that boasts, "not your daddy's steakhouse."

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  • But if you want just the tiniest twist or tweak, check out Los Angeles stand-alones like Jar, which describes itself as "a modern chophouse," or the super-sexy STK that boasts, "not your daddy's steakhouse."

    Best Steakhouses In Los Angeles

  • But if you want just the tiniest twist or tweak, check out Los Angeles stand-alones like Jar, which describes itself as "a modern chophouse," or the super-sexy STK that boasts, "not your daddy's steakhouse."

    Best Steakhouses In Los Angeles

  • Jar www. thejar.com Brunch at this chophouse is a modern alternative to the always-busy dinner service.

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  • If you want the traditional chophouse experience, go with one of the major chains on the list like the beloved Palm or the ubiquitous (and ridiculously named) Ruth's Chris Steakhouse.

    Best Steakhouses In Los Angeles

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