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Ruth's Chris Steak House

1355 North Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101 (Downtown)
619 233 1422
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Ranked #176 of 4,065 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $18 - $80
Hours:
Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
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Spokane, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

Tonight was our first time eating at Ruth's Chris steakhouse. Although this is a chain restaurant it had all the ambiance of an exclusive fine dining establishment. The crab cakes were amazing! My friend enjoyed a filet and lobster combo and definitely don't miss the sweet potato casserole. For the ultimate in service and wine knowledge I would ask for... More

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Coombabah, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Great food and great servce as long as you are willing to pay for it . There are better priced places around

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We have visited this wonderful steakhouse numerous times over the last year. The steaks are made exactly to the needs of each patron, and the accompanying sauces and vegetable choices are also delightful. The restaurant has an unblocked view if the sea across the road. Staff are well- trained to take care of your every need, and there are few... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely meal and very attentive service. Good table with great views of the harbour. Waiters were very good and recommended items from the menu which were very appropriate. Really enjoyed our evening. Thanks to all at Ruth Chris.

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Situated on the north Harbour, with sea views. Fantastic service ,Great Steaks, Made me feel very welcome. 100%

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The customer service we received from Connor was great. The steak was fantastic, don't eat a big lunch on the day you go as you will not want to leave anything on your plate. This is a very popular restaurant and I would recommend booking a table.

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Lisburn, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

....well the best I've had to date. We were at a conference and it became like a tour of the steakhouses each evening. We all agreed that this place had the best steaks. It comes at a price, but it was worth it. Lovely setting, views over the bay. Great service. Unmissable!

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Ruth's Chris is next to the Wyndham hotel almost across from the Maritime Museum (Star of India ship). Very pricey, but worth it - expect to spend at least $100 for a couple. The entire side of the restaurant is windows overlooking the harbor. We were seated next to a window but it's laid out so that each table is... More

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Cocoa Beach
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

In-town for a conference, I elected to dine here as it was steps from my hotel. The good news is that I did not wait for a table (5:30pm, Monday evening). The waitstaff were extremely pleasant & took my order immediately. Chop salad: Where were the heart-of-palm & olives?? Next, the very expensive ($44) petite ribeye. Yes, the server had... More

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Dana Point, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This restaurant is fab for steaks. Do they have the best steaks EVER? Maybe not but you know you're going to have a great meal here without wasting time and money experimenting somewhere else.

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