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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 #32 of 676 restaurants in Arlington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $35 - $50
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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Alexandria, VA
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80 reviews 80 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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
6 helpful votes 6 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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666 reviews 666 reviews
419 restaurant reviews
314 helpful votes 314 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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Arlington, Virginia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The prices are outrageous ($10 for a baked potato?!), the steaks are mediocre. The view across National airport and towards DC are very nice indeed, the views of the clientele were awful. We went there last night, taking out-of-town visitors who craved a steak. We should have stayed at home. Ruth's Chris is, at best, a meat and potatoes restaurant,... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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84 reviews 84 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

this time it was just okay. Most of the time I rave about how great my steaks are prepared and well-seasoned, this visit, I couldn't say that. I am not certain if it was the amount of people they had in the restaurant or if they were rushing trying to get us in and out. Overall, I give this visit... More

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Branson, MO
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My family and I have dined at this steak house several times over the past few years. We have always enjoyed the excellent food and tremendous view. However this time we were very disappointed in the wait staff. They were extremely slow and inattentive. We will definitely think twice about visiting again since there are so many other great choices... More

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Troy, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Having dined at this Ruth's Chris multiple times during my visits to the Washington, D.C. Crystal City area, this restaurant has never disappointed. An impressive view of Reagan National Airport from the 9th floor position of the restaurant adds to its attractiveness. Service is great, food is of highest quality and reasonable quantity, but with a price to match. In... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Awesome steak house..from the service...to the delicious steaks...bread...atmosphere ..its what a steak house should be. On the 11 th floor in DC with view or the Potomac River and the city.

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