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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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RUTH'S HOUR@ THE BAR
Daily From 4 PM – 6:30 PM. Available in our bar / lounge
SIZZLE
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $11.0
All Other Times $16.0
Crab Beignets
crabmeat, jalapenos and cream cheese, dusted with cornmeal and fried; served with a tangy cucumber salad (275 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $10.0
All Other Times $15.0
Black & Blue Lettuce Wraps*
seasoned beef tips, broiled, and served with diced tomatoes, crumbled blue cheese, cool crisp iceberg lettuce cups, red onion & balsamic vinaigrette (980 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $10.0
All Other Times $17.0
Seared Ahi Tuna*
served with a spirited sauce with hints of mustard & beer (130 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $11.0
All Other Times $16.0
Sliders 1-1-1*
a trio of our favorite slider sandwiches: crab cake with house remoulade sauce, a petite prime beef burger with horseradish cream & a fried shrimp slider with sriracha-aioli; served with hand-cut french fries (790 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $10.0
All Other Times $18.0
Sizzling Jumbo Scallops*
lightly blackened jumbo scallops, served sizzling, with red pepper pesto and a touch of lemon butter (230 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $12.0
All Other Times $17.0
Ruth's Prime Burger*
prime ground beef & your choice of swiss or cheddar cheese; dressed with lettuce, tomato & red onion, and served with hand-cut french fries (1390 cal, with cheese add 80-200 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $12.0
All Other Times $19.0
Lamb Lollipop Chops*
served with mango chutney marmalade (410 cal)
SWIZZLE & SWIRL
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Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $8.0
All Other Times $13.0
La Paloma
el jimador reposado tequila, grapefruit juice, freshly squeezed lime juice, club soda, salt rim (150 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $8.0
All Other Times $13.0
Foghorn
beefeater gin, house-made lemon sour, agave nectar, ginger ale (150 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $8.0
All Other Times $13.0
French Martini
svedka vodka, chambord, pineapple juice, club soda (130 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $8.0
All Other Times $13.0
Wise Old Man
grant's blended scotch whisky, domaine de canton ginger liqueur, mint leaves, lime juice, house-made lemon sour (130 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $8.0
All Other Times $13.0
Cosmo on the Rocks
smirnoff vodka, ketel one citroen, triple sec, lime & cranberry juices (130 cal)
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $7.0
All Other Times $9.0
Featured Chardonnay
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $7.0
All Other Times $9.0
Featured Cabernet Sauvignon
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $4.0
All Other Times $5.0
Featured Beer of the Day
Ruth's Hour 4-6:30 pm $5.0
All Other Times $7.0
Featured Premium Beer of the Day
About
Ruth’s Chris Steak House in Columbia, SC is located in the heart of downtown in the city’s financial, entertainment and historic district in the lobby of the Hilton Hotel. The restaurant is conveniently located next door to the Columbia Convention Center and just a few blocks from the University of South Carolina campus.We serve the finest steaks in Columbia. Treat yourself to a USDA Prime steak that arrives sizzling on a 500° plate and a bottle from our award-winning wine list. With a spacious bar and multiple dining rooms that are ideal for business dinners, private parties and date nights, our Columbia steak house team offers a dining experience you and your guests will long remember.The
PRICE RANGE
$45 - $60
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had Sunday lunch here. I had the small filet. It was cooked perfectly and it was delicious. I also had the small salad which was disappointing. Bag lettuce dumped on a plate and some tomatoes & onions dumped on top of that. Service was...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Nate K, Owner at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! It's wonderful hearing that you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us and that your filet was perfectly prepared. I'm not only disappointed that your salad fell short of your expectations, but I am also sorry that you weren't personally welcomed...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was not what we expected for the price but the service was great! We would not go back given other excellent options in ColumbiaMore

Date of visit: November 2018
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Nate K, Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your candid feedback. I'm disappointed to hear that your dining experience fell short of your expectations. It sounds like we missed the mark with the dishes you ordered, so I would love to learn more about what happened. Should you wish to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a nice place to go. Never a bad meal but very pricey. The food and service are always good but the price is a little high compared to other fine dining venues in Columbia

Date of visit: August 2018
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Nate K, Owner at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the recommendation. I'm glad to know you've always enjoyed your meals with us and I look forward to welcoming you back soon. Have a great day, Nate Krueger, General Manager

Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

We went to celebrate our anniversary and my husband’s birthday. Ken was our server and he made sure our experience was the very best! Such a wonderful evening-the food, drinks, presentation, and service was top notch! We will certainly be back on a night he...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Nate K, Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded March 7, 2019

Thank you for choosing to celebrate your anniversary as well as your husband's birthday with us, Heidi! I'm thrilled to know that our food, drinks, and presentation were wonderful and to hear that our service from Ken was top-notch. I'll be sure to let Ken...More

Reviewed February 19, 2019

Always a pleasure to dine at Ruth's Chris. No matter where you go the service and food presentation is outstanding.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Nate K, Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2019

It's always wonderful having you dine with us! Thank you for your high praise. I'm thrilled to have your support, and I look forward to serving you an exceptional meal the next time you're in Columbia. Have a nice day, Nate Krueger, General Manager

Reviewed February 13, 2019

over priced, poor service, poor quality food, just a mark-off for my family, friends and business dinners.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Nate K, Owner at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I'm sorry to hear that your recent experience didn't leave you with a more favorable impression. Should you wish to discuss any specific concerns, please don't hesitate to contact me directly, (803) 212-6666. Wishing you...More

Reviewed January 27, 2019

The food was just Great,\. This was my first time visiting Ruth's and I WILL DIFFERENTLY Go AGAIN. My sister always talked about this place but I never had time to visit. When I went to visit my sister, she took me there. All I...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Nate K, Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2019

I'm thrilled to know that we made your first experience with Ruth's Chris Steak House wonderful. Thank you for letting us know how much you enjoyed it. I appreciate you recommending us, and I'm looking forward to the next time you join us for another...More

Reviewed January 15, 2019

This is our 3rd annual visit to Ruth's Chris for a work holiday party. Twice we have had the good fortune to have Ken as our waiter. Ken work extremely hard to make our dining experience excellent.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Nate K, Owner at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded January 17, 2019

Thank you for the wonderful review! It's great to hear that we impressed you during your holiday parties here and that Ken has continued to provide you with great service. We'll keep up the great work, and I hope you'll join us again soon! Have...More

Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

This is our favorite restaurant in Columbia. Our server, Alex, was outstanding!! Madison was also very good. Our steaks were perfect as they always are. The Lobster Bisque is to die for! Veggies were wonderful. The Manager, Ryan, stopped by our table and was great....More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Nate K, Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2019

Thank you for the high praise! I'm thrilled to hear that we're your favorite restaurant in Columbia and that you always enjoy our steaks and service. The lobster bisque is always an excellent choice, too. I'll be sure to pass along your kind thoughts to...More

Reviewed January 5, 2019 via mobile

I took my family here for a new year dinner. The food was amazing. First thing I’m gonna say is this place is experience but the food is worth every penny. I also had one of the best waiters at this restaurant that I have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Nate K, Owner at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

I'm thrilled to hear that you chose to celebrate the new year with us! We always aim to impress you here, so it's wonderful to know that our food and service hit the mark. We'll keep up the great work, and we'll be looking forward...More

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Response from Tim C | Reviewed this property |
there isnt one per say, however it is a nice place so something better than tshirts and jeans.
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Open 365 days a year. Full dinner menu for all holidays
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You can order take out but part of the experience is tge way they present the food and the ambience in the restaurant
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