We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Dupont Circle
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700 (S Street NW)
(202) 797-0033
Website
Today
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

375 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 333: English reviews
Level Contributor
15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 

Helpful?
Thank vdrOxonHill_MD
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
65 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

Helpful?
Thank 8888mrl
Colorado
Level Contributor
34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Helpful?
Thank pocahauntis
Orange County, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

All I can say is amazing!!! Service was great and the food. The Restaurant manager even asked how our food was which was so thoughtful of him. Will be returning.

Helpful?
Thank Traveljunkie0430
Level Contributor
20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ruth's Chris has affordable drinks and food items for Happy Hour. We had a tasty steak sandwich. We went for snacks/drinks but it turned out to be dinner. Check it out.

Helpful?
Thank Eileen S
cloverdale
Level Contributor
49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

We had a great steak there. a Buddy and I split the 40 oz porterhouse cooked medium. Yes it was outstanding. Much better than Texas road house for certain! Comparing this restaurant to mid grade chains it is much better. But Comparing it to other top tier restaurants, this one could do better. I have enjoyed the food and service... More 

Helpful?
Thank pastormatt
Charleston, South Carolina, United States
Level Contributor
20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

My husband wanted onion rings which weren't on the menu. He was familiar with their past menu with onion rings, indeed why he chose to dine here in DC. He was giving the server a hard time but when my salad came out with onion straws, he demanded he be served a bowl of those. The manager, Vincent Roseborough came... More 

Helpful?
Thank Ivy B
ottawa
Level Contributor
18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Very tasty steak, shrimp, cauliflower dinner. Excellent starter salad and cheesecake for dessert. Service was great and we had an enjoyable experience.

Helpful?
Thank Judy M
SINGAPORE
Level Contributor
39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Wonderful diner. We were a large party and ordered the sea food tower - it was absolutely delicious. The crab, shrimp, lobster - everything was fantastic. I ordered the cowboy steak - 22 oz. It was delicious and full of flavor. The service was excellent. Great place. Be back soon!

Helpful?
Thank ASDERSingapore
New York City, New York
Level Contributor
162 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

The food here is always reliable. The steaks are extremely good and the side dishes are tasty. You definitely will not go away hungry. On the other hand, the endless mantra about the restaurant's unique ("have you ever eaten with us before. Let me explain the menu") gets a little tiresome.

Helpful?
Thank Stee E

Travelers who viewed Ruth's Chris Steak House also viewed

 
Washington DC, DC
 

Been to Ruth's Chris Steak House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$31 - $70
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Ruth's Chris Steak House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?