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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 #221 of 2,720 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $70
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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Bayonne, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The steak was one of the best steaks I've had in my life. Very upscale and classy atmosphere. Be prepared to spend $120 on a steak but well worth the money in my opinion.

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Zebulon, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Celebrated my birthday here and once again...superb!!! The steaks are obviously the best in town and the service is outstanding. Knowledgeable staff!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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227 reviews 227 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Never had a bad meal here. Elegant decor, attentive service. I like the specials, where you can get a starter, main course, and dessert for a set price. Very good value. Best to reserve a booth. Our last visit was for our anniversary dinner, and while the restaurant decorated a table for us and helped make the occasion special, they... More 

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Kearneysville, West Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This is the second year we have visited Ruth's Chris on Connecticut Avenue in Washington, DC for Christmas Dinner. Once again we found the the staff, service and food to be exemplary. The steaks are as tender and tasteful as you could ever imagine and the vegetables were cooked to perfection. Couldn't be better!

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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344 reviews 344 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 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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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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