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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)
(202) 797-0033
5:00 pm - 10:00 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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Bucharest, Romania
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774 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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93 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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112 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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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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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 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 

Thank Richard B
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited here on my final night in washington and was not diappointed. 16oz on the bone fillet was cooked perfectly and reasonably priced. Was tempted by bigger steaks but glad I didn't. Staff friendly and professional. A must visit if going to Washington!

Thank Jimbop85
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Hubby and I had a great dinner, went for restaurant week. Usually go to Crystal City but they were involved this restaurant week. The food was good has usual with all the Ruth Chris we have been to but this restaurants decor is not inviting. We were the only couple sitted in the back room were it was dark and... More 

Thank vdrOxonHill_MD
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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65 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We took advantage of restaurant week to dine in this long standing establishment. The restaurant lived up to its reputation-- tender steaks with delicious sides with a classic cheese cake for desert. Highly recommended for special occasions.

Thank 8888mrl
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

You can get an awesome steak sandwich or tenderloin salad for $9 in the early evening. A great way to experience the great food of Ruth Chris without the corresponding great prices.

Thank pocahauntis

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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
Special occasions, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, 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: (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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