Share this entry
Delmonico steak Syllabification: Del·mon·i·co steak
Pronunciation: /delˈmäniˌkō ˌstāk/

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of Delmonico steak in English:


A small steak cut from the front section of the short loin of beef. Also called club steak.
Example sentences
  • Know what you want when you buy a Delmonico steak.
  • The meaning of a Delmonico steak has changed over the years and from place to place.
  • Luckily, much care has been taken with Delmonico steak, its beefy flavor enhanced by an understated demi glace.


Named for Lorenzo Delmonico (1813–81), Swiss-born US restaurateur.

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources