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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 - 10:00 pm
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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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Rocklin, California
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Met friends here for dinner. The service was outstanding as was the food. We had a table near the bar which was noisy and made conversation a bit difficult at times. I suggest asking for a table away from the bar area. This is a wonderful place with a professional staff.

Thank David M
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117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Took a friend here who have never been it was getting late for dinner but we were seated right away with no waiting and our waiter offered perfect service with the right balance between checking in and allowing us to enjoy dinner and conversation. As this was a first for my friend I have to say we were not disappointed... More 

Thank kenasa
New London, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Without a reservation, we were welcomed and shown immediately to a table in a pretty full dining room on a recent mid week evening. Service was attentive and impeccable, without being intrusive. Not a single ripple when we announce our intent to share both a salad and an entree (prior experience told us the portions are as large as they... More 

Thank david h
Williamsburg, Virginia
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488 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ruth's Chris always has great steaks! During an evening dinner we had Jamall as our server. He was friendly, attentive and had some great recommendations on the food. Our steaks were excellent, preceded by a couple superior drinks. Ate in the bar area in a booth. Very cosy atmosphere. Service made the evening.

Thank Bear H
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first visit to the Ruth Chris Steak house in Washington DC. We had a group of 4 for an evening business dinner. The atmosphere was good. We were able to have some good discussions without having to worry about interfering with any guests discussions. Our servers were great and were attentive to anything we requested. The steaks... More 

Thank David F
Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

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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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 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
Syracuse, New York
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103 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

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
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

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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328 restaurant reviews
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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

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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
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
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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