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Ruth's Chris Steak House

1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700 (Dupont Circle)
(202) 797-0033
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Ranked #254 of 2,700 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $70
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Steakhouse
Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: S Street NW
Description: Ruth's Chris Steak House in Washington DC serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy our New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere and Ruth’s Chris’ genuine hospitality. So whether you’re a regular or have just been wondering what all the buzz is about, Ruth's Chris is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining and offsite catering may be arranged.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

I love this restaurant, I was visiting town and could not resist stopping in one of my favorites. They never disappoint. It really does not matter which city and/or state you visit. The experience is the same. Superb customer service, excellence food served hot and a variety of wine :) One of my favorites is the sweet potato casserole. Do... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Best steak I've had for a long time. Great service. Actually thought the inside was lovely also. Gave a cosy feel as the weather getting colder. Ordered the scallop main as a sharer plate with the steaks and worked amazingly. Potato gratin was a complete waste tho ... stodgy with just melted processed cheese on top. Avoid that one. But... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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136 reviews 136 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I sat at the bar and watched a football game while eating a steak. All the food was amazing and the atmosphere was great.

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South Salem, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Food and service was Excellent. The old brick work and little coves and corners inside make it private and cozy. Get the baked potato .WOW it was huge and tastes so good . Best baked i have ever eatin. located in down town area . Pricey but worth every penny.

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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I get harassed by my husband for never finishing a meal. Well, I finally did it! Probably the best filet I've ever had. I've eaten a Ruth's Chris a few times in various cities, but this one took first place. I order my filet well-done and it was still tender. Food was very hot when it arrived. I was adventurous... More 

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Coopersburg, Pennsylvania
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341 reviews 341 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

I swore never to visit another Ruth Chris steakhouse since visiting one in Louisville but had to relent and visit this one in order to take a few fellow employees to dinner due to them saying lets go here. Let's we get seated in a dreadful location, no napkins, and it did t get better from there. The wine list... More 

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Olen, Antwerpen, Belgium
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

I went to this place for evening dinner on a Thursday night. I had the soup of the day - corn soup which was very nice. For main meal, I had a rib eye, medium done with fries on the side. The rib eye was wonderful - well made, soft, tasteful.... the fries however were soft and soggy where I... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We wanted to treat our college student son to a good steak dinner. Ruth's Chris was close to our hotel. Although the restaurant decor was a little dated, the service and food were excellent. Ruth's Chris has always been a little pricey but you can count on consistent top quality steaks.

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Ruth's Chris presents as a carnivore's dream and it doesn't disappoint. We were treated to some amazing steaks, delicious sides and a delicious chocolate sin cake!

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Cookham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Fabulous steak, just go for the petit as they are still very large,, no dessert needed and wine was good

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Additional Information about Ruth's Chris Steak House

Address: 1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
Phone Number: (202) 797-0033
Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
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 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 70
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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