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Ruth's Chris Steak House

107 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-2913 (Downtown)
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Ranked #273 of 3,120 restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
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69% Recommend
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English first
Austin, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You will not be disappointed. Great steaks, plus you MUST have the lobster appetizer. It is so good my wife and I always get our own as it is too good to share. Always good service, plus nice atmosphere. Truly a gem of a restaurant here in Austin.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Not the best steak by far, far too dry for a medium rare and a South African! Had a cheaper bottle of Californian red wine which was great.

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Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We come to Austin quite often, this trip was a bit of a short notice so as soon as I found out about it I flipped open my OpenTable app to book our normal main dining experience in Austin and found they were booked. So without hesitation I chose Ruth’s Chris, mainly on past experiences in other cities I’ve been... More

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Houston, Texas
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I really liked the interior, looked very classy. The waiters were very friendly and even explained the restaurant background since this was our first time. The appetizers were pretty good and same with the steak. One downside is that they pretty much make you valet park since there aren't too many self park places around

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

There are not so many place like this one. Only in this place you can have the best american Steak and the best Italian wine!!! I will come back to this restaurant every time I will go to Austin!

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Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

This Ruth's Chris is the largest I've seen. They have a few private dining rooms which makes it a special dinner for a group. Everyone loves what they get as all the choices are fresh with quality ingredients. Try Ruth's Special petite filet with shrimp. Its plenty of food but you don't leave over stuffed.

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Leander, Texas, United States
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We ate at the bar area, and the service was still marvelous. It's pricey, but it's worth it. The steak was melt in your mouth good, like nothing else I've ever tasted. We shared one dinner, and could barely finish - their portion sizes are quite large. The atmosphere is graceful and elegant. It's my favorite place to dine downtown.

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Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

I am a big fan of Ruth's Chris Steak House and while in Austin for a business conference I figured that I would treat myself to a delicious filet. I know it's a chain and there are some fine steak houses in Austin, however, I know that every time I go to any Ruth's Chris, I get nothing short of... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

We have been to the Ruth's Chris in both Dallas and Houston they both by far surpass the service, atmosphere, and over all experience of what one would expect from a Ruth's Chris. Unlike most restaurants of this caliber the food was not paced as expected nor the specialty drinks up to par. The bathroom was deplorable, it was in... More

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Georgetown, Texas
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

The Austin Ruth's Chris is one of our "special event" restaurants...because its fantastic, but too expensive for us to eat there more than once or twice a year. So what makes a restaurant "fantastic?" I believe it is a combination of setting, food quality & selection, and service. The setting is very nice with lots of rich wooden décor and... More

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