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Ruth's Chris Steak House

45 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3422
+1 317-633-1313
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“filet” (43 reviews)
“lobster” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
45 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3422
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

You cannot beat the filet here. It's pure perfection! Great wine, typical steak sides like mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. Great Creme brûlée.

Thank MEWEHR1977
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never had a doubt that the food would be amazing and we were not disappointed. And our server Aaron was particularly charming and helpful.

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was excellent, not just from the waitress, but rest of Staff. Manager stopped by to make sure things were good. Always come to this restaurant when I am craving a steak. Always prepared to desired to perfection. Love the HOT sizzling plate steak is...More

Thank johnwX5058ZO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We usually eat here several times per year and are never disappointed. Sure, prices are high, but we always feel they treat you like family and insure that your experience is memorable and special. They always go the extra step and their attentiveness keep us...More

Thank indychowhound
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The wife and I ate here for dinner on Father's day. We chose this since it was within walking distance to our hotel (and we had a gift card). We had not been to the downtown one before and understand that it recently had undergone...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impossible not to be impressed. Two 40 ounce steaks cooked to perfection fed six of us. Four teenage boys in the group. Perfectly prepared. Asparagus was tender. Mashed were perfect. Hash browns were loaded and tasty. My only complaint was they kept coming by to...More

Thank 170bradr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I know this is a chain and there are other steakhouses that may be a bit more unique for those visiting Indy from out of town (St. Elmo's), but I would say Ruth's Chris still has the best steaks in town.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed June 13, 2017

I stepped in and Ruth Chris stepped up to the plate. I spent the best early Friday evening at a bar I have had in a long time. Sitting around talking about everything with everyone. Nice music, drinks that made you drool and food that...More

Thank Rikki360
Reviewed June 5, 2017

Celebrated a friends birthday here before going to see Neil Diamond. The staff was excellent and the food was as you would expect - amazing!

Thank happyhour430
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Indy 500 week always a great time to visit a restaurant downtown. Never know who you will see. We tried the Prefix dinner with good choices of steak and seafood and desserts. As full as it was service was great. Lobster with steak..yum. Shrimp with...More

Thank WilliamCHiggins
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Neely B
January 24, 2017|
Response from bmccombs01 | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine. Don't need to dress up
June 9, 2016|
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Response from Christine C | Reviewed this property |
They really don't have a children's menu. However, they have many delicious non-steak options (the salmon is amazing) and the serving sizes are generous enough that a child could share any entree.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$41 - $80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
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 - 11:00 pm
4:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3422
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-633-1313
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