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Ruth's Chris Steak House

107 W 6th St, Austin, TX 78701-2913 (Downtown)
512-477-7884
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Ranked #266 of 3,115 restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $31 - $80
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
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English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

No doubt the food is amazing here, the service impeccable, and very accommodating. That being said, we just ordered entrees, no appetizers, drinks, nothing. But it took 45 minutes for us to get our food. We both didn't want to complain, but I couldn't believe how long it took to sear a couple steaks at 5:30pm. There might have been... More

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Austin, Texas
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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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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Texas
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Siracusa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
123 reviews 123 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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Chicago
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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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Senior Reviewer
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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