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Ruth's Chris Steak House

Certificate of Excellence
Dupont Circle
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1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700 (S Street NW)
+1 202-797-0033
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Let me start off by qualifying that I am Australian but have eaten in lots of steak houses in the US. I was really looking forward to eating at Ruth's Chris Steakhouse. I'd eaten at their restaurants in Hong Kong several times and it was always expensive but excellent. When we walked in the door there was a strong smell... More 

Thank Bontempi2
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have made it a point that every time I visit Washington I go to Ruth's Chris on Conn to have a good meal. I am never unhappy afterwards. So this time on Thanksgiving I found myself a little lost as to what to eat, as I can easily forget about the Turkey and it's stuffing. Ruth's Chris was the... More 

Thank Pebben49
Jordan, New York
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94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My daughter and I visited here on a Wednesday night. We did not have reservations but were seated right away. The restaurant itself is very nice and the service can't be beat. The servers were extremely attentive and very nice. We started with bread and clam chowder. The chowder was good but a bit on the cool side. We both... More 

Thank RoseZ1963
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best piece of steak I have had in a long time. Bit pricey, but you get what you pay for. Tip for those who are travelling from overseas: they have big plate sizes so you might want to split a side. We split a 1 pound baked potato as a side and that was more than enough.

Thank trav32159
Bucharest, Romania
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776 reviews
326 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 309 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Reservation is not a must as the place is pretty big. Salads and steaks were great. The wine list is interesting and large. The Oregon ones were great. Attentive service and very helpful.

Thank Aburel
New Jersey
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

Great food and service. The lamb chops were unbelievably good! I dined here twice during my stay and each time the waitstaff were friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. I'm in love with the chopped salad!!

Thank btravelNewJersey
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

First time in the Washington Ruth Crisp, and as expected we had a fine meal in a friendly and relaxing environment. Steaks were great, the wine was great and the staff were knowledgeable and of course great. Beware the desserts........far too tempting and rich following a blowout main course.

Thank Veritas555
Kansas City, Missouri
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113 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

This location maintains the Ruth's Chris tradition. They were happy to serve me as a single reservation and were attentive to my needs. All of the aged steaks are available and the large sides, adequate to share. There is an excellent selection of wines by the glass. All this comes at a price, which is at the top end of... More 

Thank Rod_CFP
Kemmerer, Wyoming
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92 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Top steak house everywhere we travel and this one was no exception. Steak was tender and juicy, atmosphere was exceptional, and the staff very attentive. Worth the price for the best steak anywhere.

Thank Fred B
La Crosse, Wisconsin
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I have been to a number of Ruth's Chris restaurants and this one was as good as expected. We arrived without a reservation but they seated us right away. They were not real busy because we were a little ahead of the dinner crush, but it appeared they were doing their best to spread out the diners without crowding everyone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$31 - $70
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
    (S Street NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighborhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-0033
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Washington DC serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy our New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere and Ruth’s Chris’ genuine hospitality. So whether you’re a regular or have just been wondering what all the buzz is about, Ruth's Chris is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining and offsite catering may be arranged.

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