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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

700 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202-2015 (Central Business District)
513-784-1200
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Ranked #5 of 1,721 restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Steakhouse
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Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Cross street: 7th
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English first
Cincinnati, Ohio
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Jeff Ruby's downtown restaurant is just as delicious as The Precinct. The decor is art deco and really neat. There is a cool wine room to be seated in as well. Live music is good but can be loud at times.

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

One of the best if not THE best place for steak in Cincinnati! Everytime I come to this steakouse, its really, really good! Waiters that wait on you properly, catch everything you ask for and make real suggestions rather than just trying to upsell or sell extras that arent required! I have never had to send a steak back here,... More

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Concord, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014 NEW

Nothing to say except top knotch. Worth every dollar. Professional knowledgable staff. Great Steaks! Rate it above Roast Detriot, Del Friscos, Mortons or like.

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Boston, MA
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70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

You just can't get better food than we had at Jeff Ruby's. Phenominal steak and fish - even the salads and bread were delicious. Didn't have room for desert as portions are large. The creamed corn, broccoli, and mac& cheese sides were outstanding as well. And we had some good red wine by the glass - not so easy to... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse in Cincinnati is great. It's a beautiful room, with nice chandeliers, a long back-lit bar, and comfortable seating. We were offered a cozy spot on a corner banquette by a window on Walnut. Very comfortable. The service is just perfect. The waiters here do not put on any airs, they are here to serve you a great... More

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Corbin, Kentucky, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We had wonderful evening. The inside is very beautiful. Our waiter was very helpful and did a wonderful job. We had steak and it was cook exactly the way we want. The cheesecake was outstanding. Great place to celebrate my son's twelve birthday!

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

......but the food is very pricey for what you get. I got the salmon. I make way better salmon at home is all I can say. just kind of bland and dry. the steaks are very good when you can get them cooked properly. medium should not have a cold center and pools of blood. come on... mashed potatoes were... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

The restaurant is beautiful when you walk in and the ambiance is great. Good music and mostly good food. My sister ordered medium rare and when it arrived the meat was clearly cooked well, you couldn't even see a pink area. When asking to send it back we were told the meat looks different when sitting next the window. This... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We ate at Jeff Ruby's celebrating our 27th anniversary. Absolutely delicious! Our waiters were Kevin & Jess ... they were very personable and attentive. My husband had a 16 oz. bone in filet ... cooked to perfection ... no need to ask for steak sauce!!! I had the blue crab bisque and king crab! Shared cheesecake with.caramel topping. And irish... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

From the time you walk in until you leave, you are treated like a king at Jeff Ruby's. Service and food are beyond excellent. Extensive wine selection and even the drinks from the bar seemed better than most places I've visisted. I suggest you start dinner with building your own raw bar. We went with the tiger shrimp, oysters and... More

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