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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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2513 Berlin Tpke, Newington, CT 06111-4109 (Kitts Lane)
860-666-2202
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Good for:
Casual Elegant

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  • 56
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Steaks, Punitive Prices For Bottle Wine And Sides

We go here once a year for a great steak. We would go much more often if the bottle wine pricing was reasonable and realistic and we were not getting stomped on by the excessive pricing for sides of steamed broccoli, creamed spinach and Lyonnaise Potato ($24.50). The desert selection is weak and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Granby, Connecticut
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Granby, Connecticut
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52 reviews 52 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We go here once a year for a great steak. We would go much more often if the bottle wine pricing was reasonable and realistic and we were not getting stomped on by the excessive pricing for sides of steamed broccoli, creamed spinach and Lyonnaise Potato ($24.50). The desert selection is weak and dated. The restaurant decor is tired. The... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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35 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We are so happy to have a fine dining restaurant in the neighborhood! My family enjoys celebrating birthdays, graduations, and other special personal accomplishments at Ruth Chris. We always enjoy the calamari appetizer. While the steaks are excellent here, my husband craves the succulent pork chops, while I tend to order crab cakes or salmon. My son and his wife... More 

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Brimfield, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Having had excellent dining experiences with Ruth's Chris when I was travelling for business some years ago my wife and I figured we would splurge and celebrate an early Valentine's Day steak at their Newington restaurant. My expectations were high I'll admit but then again this isn't Outback either! We made reservations, arrived about 5 minutes early and were promptly... More 

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Trumbull, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Great steak house for the money. We read the reviews and could not see why anything would be negative. Enjoyed the porter house for two and the wedge salads with a great desert. The staff really went over and beyond. Going back soon.

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Agawam, Massachusetts
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197 restaurant reviews
179 helpful votes 179 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Ruth's Chris Steak House, 2513 Berlin Turnpike in Newington, CT was a recent destination for a business dinner. The private room was perfect for the size of our group (15 employees) and the service was excellent. We were greeted as we arrived at the restaurant and escorted to the private room where drink orders were taken. Appetizers and dinner selections... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Let me begin with saying that Ruth Chris in Boston is one of my favorite Steakhouses which my family and I frequent several times a year. So when my brother-in-law picked this restaurant to celebrate his 43rd birthday, my wife and I were looking forward to it. First off, my sister-in-law, who's an attorney, made a reservation under her last... More 

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Moodus, CT
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11 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It’s been a week now, so here is my thought out, honest review of Ruth Chris Steak House in Newington, CT., on Saturday November 1st, 2014. Unless someone else is buying, it just isn’t worth the money. This is my second visit to this chain, the first being in Scottsdale, AZ about 14 years ago. And walking out that night... More 

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Newington, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Ruth's is a well known chain of top tier steak houses. They don't disappoint in Newington. We have had dinner here numerous times, often for special occasions such as anniversaries or birthdays. Our last visit was to try out the bar/happy hour menu. The hamburger sliders were to die for and while it wasn't a happy hour special, my wife... More 

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Hamden, Connecticut
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82 reviews 82 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Haven't been to this location in a couple of years, but so glad I went back and brought a buddy who had never been. Their steaks are so tender and juicy and cooked to your exact taste. The baked potatoes are huge and all the side dishes we ordered were plentiful. Noticed this restaurant serves a very diverse crowd, and... More 

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Boston
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59 reviews 59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We've eaten here several times and it is a great restaurant. Service is solid and the food high quality. My only criticism is that the restaurant feels a bit small. Lots of tables in there, so it just feels a bit tight. Other than that it is fine. Very expensive but worth it!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2513 Berlin Tpke, Newington, CT 06111-4109
    (Kitts Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Newington
  • Phone Number: 860-666-2202

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 60 - 80
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 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
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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