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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 #310 of 2,644 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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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Middleburg Heights, Ohio
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

My husband and I were entertaining a special friend. It was a Thursday evening and we did not have a reservation. We were seated immediately and had great service and excellent food. It was a relaxing evening. I would recommend this restaurant for anyone wanting a special dinner.

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New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I have never been disappointed at a Ruth's Chris. The food at this location was outstanding, The ambiance wonderful and our server was outstanding.

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northallerrton, north yorkshire, england.
4 reviews 4 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The steaks were cooked to perfection, good choice of different sizes, fabulous onion rings, nice veg. and side salad. When manager heard we were from the UK she came to welcome us.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Ate there with friends. Nice quirky layout inside - seems to be an old building wrapped inside a modern exterior. Staff were helpful and friendly. Great steak and a nice red wine to go with it. Reasonable value and a nice atmosphere.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I went here because I was tired and thought I could trust a well known brand. The restaurant was practically empty but I was told that there may not be space, the soup was cold and the meat tasted a bit strange. I have now had two bad meals at Ruths in a row on the East Coast and will... More

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Pleasanton, California
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258 reviews 258 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

It was Friday night and the restaurant was mostly empty. Yet, the service was barely acceptable. There were 8 of us. The suggestions from order taking to the timing of the dishes coming out did not reflect Ruth's standards. We even had to waive a waiter down to order dessert. Given the price tag, service should be better. BTW the... More

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Queensbury, New York
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102 reviews 102 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I have always shied away from "chain" steakhouses but my first visit to Ruth Chris may change that. We were lucky to be in town during restaurant week and were treated to a 3 course meal that was delicious and filling. Start was the house salad, I had the petit fillet that was cooked to perfection and melted in my... More

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West Tennessee
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The food is spectacular. The steaks are cooked to perfection and the service is wonderful. The prices are reflective ot the quality and quantity of the food served at a Ruth Chris. I highly recommend this restaurant, if you're near Dupont Circle.

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