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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pier 5

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711 Eastern Avenue, Washington DC, DC 21202 (President Street)
4102300033
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Description: Expect nothing less than an extraordinary meal and first class service...
Expect nothing less than an extraordinary meal and first class service from the Number One prime steak house in the world - Ruth's Chris Steak House. At Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pier 5, you'll experience our contemporary decor coupled with distinctive dining traditions that you can only expect at the Number One steak house. At Ruth's Chris Steak House, we take steak seriously, but we're also serious about making sure you have a great time. So, whether you're looking for a place to unwind after a hectic day at work, planning a romantic dinner for two or that all important business meeting, feel free to laugh out loud and stay awhile and experience our sizzle.
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  • 9
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  • 4
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Disappointing

This was the first time back in 15 years and it was a disappointment. On a slow Thursday night before the Labor Day weekend, the service was uninspired and bordered on neglectful. The food was uninspired and was not as warm as it should have been for a steakhouse meal. While the wine list was... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed September 14, 2014
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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Little Rock, Arkansas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This was the first time back in 15 years and it was a disappointment. On a slow Thursday night before the Labor Day weekend, the service was uninspired and bordered on neglectful. The food was uninspired and was not as warm as it should have been for a steakhouse meal. While the wine list was nice and fairly priced, the... More 

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Foley, Alabama
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Ruth's Chris is known for its steaks and service and this Location will live up to the standards that have been set. Very pleased with the service and quality of my meal. Attention to detail and patrons was appreciated.

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Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We have dined here a number of time and loved every bite so I had no hesitation booking here for my husbands birthday. On this occasion the service was absolutely horrible (March 13, 2014). Our server must have had something better to do than provide a pleasant and relaxed customer experience. There was 4 pod us, we ordered bottled wine,... More 

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South Strafford, Vermont
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

If you're a fan of chains and names, then you may have reason to want to go to Ruth's Chris. We have friends who love the place. For us, the lack of originality added to the high prices simply equaled a realization that we were unlikely to return. With so many fun places in downtown Baltimore, why spend so much... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

We looked up a place to eat that afternoon while we were in Baltimore and settled on this Ruth's Chris because of the proximity to our hotel. Our server was so friendly and sweet to our 2 year old daughter who was with us to have an appointment at John's Hopkins Children's Hospital. The food was excellent, as were the... More 

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Westbury, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Ruth's Chris has a really great happy hour at their bar. Drink deals and bar food for a good price. The restaurant is really nice and they have a great outdoor dining area. The the weather was not great when we were there I would have loved to sit outside and enjoy the view.

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Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

steaks that can't be beat and awesome service, convenient location right in the Pier 5 Hotel at Baltimore Inner harbor

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San Diego, California, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013 via mobile

We had a business reception. The food was outstanding and everyone was happy. The staff became very flustered and irritated after we had more people than expected. A couple of the staff actually showed their irritation to client. Not good. I saw quite a few with empty glasses and all the food was late. Probably due to the increase in... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Close-seated atmosphere, though comfortable. Service was timed well. Pork chops were succulent and the porterhouse was delicious as well.

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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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96 reviews 96 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

Stopped in for lunch during Sailabration and eat on the patio. Service was great and the food was outstanding! We had the beef skewers over mixed greens with sesame sause and the beef was so tender it almost melts in your mouth. Highly recommended!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 711 Eastern Avenue, Washington DC, DC 21202
    (President Street)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: 4102300033

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60 - 70
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant

Description

Expect nothing less than an extraordinary meal and first class service from the Number One prime steak house in the world - Ruth's Chris Steak House. At Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pier 5, you'll experience our contemporary decor coupled with distinctive dining traditions that you can only expect at the Number One steak house. At Ruth's Chris Steak House, we take steak seriously, but we're also serious about making sure you have a great time. So, whether you're looking for a place to unwind after a hectic day at work, planning a romantic dinner for two or that all important business meeting, feel free to laugh out loud and stay awhile and experience our sizzle.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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