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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 #194 of 4,058 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $18 - $80
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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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258 reviews from our community

79% Recommend
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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

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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72 reviews 72 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 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
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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Tacoma, Washington
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Always wanted to eat at a Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. Was surprised by the very reasonable and delicious dinner special. Was expecting a more attentive service comparable to our Tacoma, WA - EL GAUCHO's. I guess, with our discounted meals, we got what we paid for?

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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Ruth's Chris is an experience that is well worth having. Since the restaurant is part of a chain, this was the second one that I visited and was not disappointed. The quality is superb and you get the same regardless of which restaurant you visit. The food was excellent - the most exquisite and delicious steak I have ever had.... More

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San Diego, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The have a good menu if you want to eat in the bar. I had a steak sandwich as did our friend and my wife had a burger. Fries lots of fries come with this order too. Menu options for this special are decent and all are $7.50 and up as are most common drinks and non- specialty beers. Service... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have now visited many of the Ruth's Chris accross the USA and the one in San Diego fulfilled my expectations all over - the steak was cooked perfectly, the meat tasty and succulent, the sides well prepared, the service impeccable. The restaurant stands out in regards to the nice views accross San Diego harbour.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We were a group of four, each ordered a different plate, we are all satsfied and very happy. The T bone and Ribeye were very tasty. The portions are huge, you have to escape Lunch on that day. The service is excellent. Highly recommended. 65 $ wihout a drink for a cowboy Ribeye with pepper sauce and brocoli

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