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Ruth's Chris Steak House

1601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109 (Pacific Heights)
(415) 673 - 0557
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Ranked #325 of 5,014 Restaurants in San Francisco
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: California
Transit: End of California Line
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Sausalito, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I dined here early on a Friday night before going to Cirque du Soleil. Our server, Jessica was great! She was super professional and fun at the same time. We had previously ordered martinis at the bar - which were made perfectly - so we asked for our bottle of red wine to be opened and ordered... More 

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emerald hills, ca
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We usually eat here once or twice a year for special occasions. We made reservations and when we arrived at the restaurant we were seated promptly. I should have realized at the beginning when the waiter came to take our drink orders that he was not the typical perfect waiter that we have gotten in the past. He was sort... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I went to San Francisco on a weeks holiday to meet my brother in law, for his birthday. We dinned at Ruth's Chris Steak House with my partner son brother in law and myself and never had a meal like it. We were greeted by an amazing host and got information about the food we were about to eat, where... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Great service, however my steak was terrible and I ended up with a stomach illness, if I'm honest all of our party (of 6) say it's not the best steak they ever had, in fact it was just an ordinary experience for the overrated prices. If you want a Great steak go to Morton's!!

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Rohnert Park, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Had my birthday dinner there with wonderful friends. The food was excellent! Had the lamb chops for the first time there and they were delicious! Service was great! I will come back again!

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Portishead, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

Nice steak, good sides. Service good at the table, lots of friendly staff throughout the restaurant.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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65 reviews 65 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I really enjoyed the ribeye with baked potatoes , steak was a bit pricy, but service was for sure really good. It is kind of fancy place. I had a seat by the window which was great!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I was not impressed by their food at all. Nothing special. I've been to better steakhouses. The service is good though. Will not be coming back, for the money, I could go and enjoy at other steakhouses .

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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

This is an upmarket restaurant with upmarket prices. Their wine list is extensive, but the glass of Californian Pinot I enjoyed was fruity and smooth. The steaks were cooked to our requirements and accompanied by the most delicious (and rich) potato wedges in a chipotle sauce. The downside is the price.

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San Francisco, California
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183 reviews 183 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Excellent service! Before being seated my date and I went to the bar both having a glass of wine, not even a long wait because before we knew it we were already being seated and we hadn't even finished our glasses of wine yet. Our server greeted us and was very friendly and also informative about the menu options. The... More 

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Additional Information about Ruth's Chris Steak House

Address: 1601 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109
Phone Number: (415) 673 - 0557
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 pm - 9:30 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 - 10:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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