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Ruth's Chris Steak House

1553 Olympic Blvd, Bldg. E, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-5106
+1 925-977-3477
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1553 Olympic Blvd, Bldg. E, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-5106
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’ve never had a negative thing to say about a Ruth’s Chris anywhere in the world at anytime. Tonight changed that. The service was mediocre at best. Slow, inattentive, in knowledgeable, unprepared, awkward, unfriendly, asked the wrong questions at the wrong time...I could go on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SFIrish69
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Our past reviews were all about the bar scene and how great Ruth Chris' Happy Hour(s) bar menu and service is. Marilyn and I were invited to join our very good friends Terry and Doug for Doug's 87th birthday dinner. It's been over five yeaars...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank John H
RuthsChrisSteakHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded October 24, 2018

Thank you for the great feedback, John! We strive to provide the highest and finest quality with regard to both food and service, not to mention hospitality, much like Ruth would have done herself. We are happy to hear that Courtney is exceeding these expectations....More

Reviewed October 3, 2018

We have been to Ruth’s Chris 8-10 times and to their different locations. This is a top notch restaurant in a top notch area. This is in the beautiful downtown area of Walnut Creek. As with all Ruth’s Chris’ the menu is extensive with steaks,...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank richardso2017
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The steak sandwich was amazing, served with steak fries. Had the shrimp and it is to die for. Pomegranate martini and amazing company. Can’t get any better than this!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lori N
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Had to wait 15 minutes after my reservation time. Comical “ stand over there and we will let you know” Finally got a table in the isleway and the lighting is really bright , waitress was an idiot . Found a piece of hair in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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RuthsChrisSteakHouse, Public Relations Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Jay, thank you for bringing your concern to our attention. We are so sorry to hear this. Please know that we take reports like this very seriously. Please email your contact information to us at comments@ruthschris.com so we can speak with you directly and investigate...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Great steak house, friendly atmosphere, lots of choices steak pastas or fish we had it all. Enjoyed our evening.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 75russelld
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Our third visit, this time for our anniversary, and like before, an amazing meal. Wife's petite filet mignon and my petite ribeye were grilled to perfection and the size more than adequate for our senior appetites. The kale/vegetable soup was outstanding. Dessert was complimentary for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Four of us, including my 11 year old daughter had dinner on Monday night August 6. We ate early, around 6, and the restaurant was moderately populated. The Ruth's Chris Steak House in Walnut Creek is undergoing renovation. We were fine with this as the...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Charles G
RuthsChrisSteakHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2018

We are really sorry to hear this, Charles, and we would like to learn more. Can you please give us the full details here: comments@ruthschris.com along with your contact information so we can address this with you directly? Thank you!

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

If you are a serious meat lover, you have to try Ruth’s Chris Steak House! Love that you order sides separately and can have whatever your heart desires.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kathy R
Reviewed August 4, 2018

The family and I have gone many times to Ruth Chris and it has always been a really good experience. The food is always superb specially the steaks. The sides compliment the meals perfectly depending on what you prefer. Parking is not great but valet...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank pvdime23
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November 17, 2015|
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Response from John H | Reviewed this property |
That was me he saw in nice jeans and a button down shirt. You'll feel more comfortable in Dressy Casual attire. A lot of people come from work for the "Happy Hour" in the lounge. Coats not required.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$60 - $80
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 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
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1553 Olympic Blvd, Bldg. E, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-5106
  • Public Transportation: Walnut Creek Bart
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Walnut Creek
  • Phone Number: +1 925-977-3477
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Ruth's Chris Steak House specializes in serving aged USDA Prime steaks, broiled in a trademark 1800-degree oven and served on a plate heated to 500 degrees to ensure the steak stays "sizzling" hot. To experience fine dining at its best … Just follow the sizzle to Ruth's Chris Steak House located in Walnut Creek, California!
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