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Ruth's Chris Steak House

2231 Crystal Dr 11th Floor, Arlington, VA 22202-3729
703 979 7275
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Ranked #19 of 680 Restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $35 - $50
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 23rd Street
Transit: Metro: Yellow & Blue Lines, Crystal City Stop
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English first
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

What can I say? It's Ruth's Chris! The staff was incredible, the views were amazing, and the waiters seemed generally concerned that I have a good time and enjoy my meal!

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Fairfax, VA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I stopped in around 5:00 PM after some meetings in Arlington for a quick bite. I didn't realize that they had such great dining specials during happy hour that goes until 7:00 PM. I opted for the steak sandwich with Bernaise. It was delicious and well paired with a cab also on special. Both the wine and sandwich were both... More

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Midlothian, Virginia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The outdoor patio has live music. The food for happy hour as well as dinner is always excellent . The plantation home in Midlothian is the most beautiful, elegant Ruth Chris that I have seen.service is great.

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My husband and I, along with our best friends, have been going to this Ruth's Chris location for years. It is truly a 5-star experience every single time. I have never had a meal that wasn't cooked perfectly or service that wasn't exceptional at this location (I have probably hugged every server there - they are wonderful!). Sitting across from... More

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Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Ruths Chris is one of my favorite places to eat. You pay for what you get and with that you get a meal on the steep side, but you get the most flavorful steak and seafood in the world.

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Alexandria, VA
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86 reviews 86 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Everyone knows Ruth's Chris restaurants are a wonderful place to eat. However, the Ruth's Chris' restaurant in Crystal City-Arlington is their best location in the world. The restaurant is located on the 11th (top) floor of an office building overlooking Washington's Reagan National Airport with beautiful views of Washington, DC. Their Happy Hour is a MUST attend. Get there early... More

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New York City, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

the bartender needs some polishing, but you get a number of dishes for $7, like the burger, fried lobster tail, and more. cocktails also $7. with beautiful views.

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Topeka, KS
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685 reviews 685 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
320 helpful votes 320 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

While traveling with a group, we had flight issues and the airlines broke up our group. When the final flight group FINALLY arrived in DC, they had missed most of the activities that the other group got to enjoy. As a consolation, I wanted to take this group of 9 people to a really nice dinner. Because it also happened... More

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My granddaughter and I eat there on our trip to DC. we spent the day in Arlington Va before we left. It was close to the airport so we could get there fairly quick..The view of DC over looking the Airport was beautiful. Though it was a bit pricey.

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Clinton, Maryland
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

My husband and I attended this location for Father's Day and my experience was a total failure! We both ordered the Father's Day special, which was the rib-eye and lobster tails. When our food arrived, both our steaks were overcooked. When we finally got our waiters attention, who failed to check on us throughout the whole service, we told him... More

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