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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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2961 Michelson Dr Ste A, Irvine, CA 92612 (Michelson Dr and Jamboree)
(949) 252-8848
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 110
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best steaks in Orange County

We love Ruth's Chris and have tried the one on Maui, in Dallas and in Palm Springs. The Ruth's Chris in Irvine is by far superior to the others. Although it is in a strip mall, they have managed to make the restaurant feel warn, inviting and very elegant. From your first encounter with the hostess... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Lisie1954
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We love Ruth's Chris and have tried the one on Maui, in Dallas and in Palm Springs. The Ruth's Chris in Irvine is by far superior to the others. Although it is in a strip mall, they have managed to make the restaurant feel warn, inviting and very elegant. From your first encounter with the hostess, the service is impeccable... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

We have come here before, but this time the food was GOOD but just not the raving fan type quality that we usually come to expect from here. We ordered the rib eye and the filet . The sides were ordered were the lobster mac and cheese and it was a bit spicier that I was expecting and we got... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We would not go there again for dinner. The booth next to us had better service! The mashed potatoes were runny. The prices were much higher for the crowded conditions that existed in the restaurant.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This restaurant is a steak house and a very good one. The service is excellent and the steaks, salads and desserts are great.

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Irvine, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is my 2nd time at a Ruth's and it has always been a very good experience. Our waiter was pleasant, efficient, professional. The steaks, all 3 different types we ordered, were all perfectly cooked, juicy and tender just as expected. It's not cheap eats but for special occasions or if you're in the mood for excellent steak-this is the... More 

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Laguna Hills, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Best steak and love the way they prepare it...very classic setting and service. Never heard anyone has any complaint since we started eating there in Dallas 10 years ago.

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Santa Ana, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The prime rib aged prime perfectly medium rare. Service, the scotch and wine superb. Had a great evening

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Edmonds, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The bartender remembered me from eating there a year ago. I always order the Filet Mignon medium rare just like in the picture they use for advertising with the wedge cut out. Spinach Salad and Seafood Bisque were excellent as well. My wife had the stuffed chicken ordered without the skin. Good Times!

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love this place. Aside from them really knowing how to prepare a steak, it's wonderful to go to a nice place and have amazing service as well. Every time that a plate was placed in front of you, you had someone coming and checking on you to see if you were enjoying your meal. Not in a harassing way... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great steaks, and enough other stuff to satisfy the non-meet eaters, like lobster and vegetarian sides. Love their creamed spinach, with a baked potato and broccoli or Brussels sprouts. Excellent wine list. There is no outdoor seating.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2961 Michelson Dr Ste A, Irvine, CA 92612
    (Michelson Dr and Jamboree)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: (949) 252-8848

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 70 to 80
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?