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Ruth's Chris Steak House

Certificate of Excellence
Pacific Heights
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1601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3608 (California)
(415) 673 - 0557
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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All hours
Sun 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We were recommended by the hotel concierge, who booked the table for us I had the cowboy ribeye with blue cheese topping it was so tender you could have cut with a spoon and the taste was superb my wife had the the fillet and was was as good not cheap but quality worth doing especially if you've traveled al... More 

Thank jack b
Darwin, Australia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Oh my god. This was the most amazing food I have tasted in many years. The stuffed chicken breast and the side of mushrooms were the most divine flavours I have ever had cross my tongue. The staff were amazing with a special thanks to Patrick behind the bar and Chelsea who looked after us. We were there for my... More 

Thank Byronclan
Paihia, New Zealand
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ruth Chris,S is an icon in itself. Regardless which one you choose to eat at whether it be Hawaii San Diego or San Francisco to just name a few you will not be fissappointed. Comprehensive wine selection Excellent choice of meals Their side dishes are be applauded,do t take my word for it,try the Spinach Creme! Absolutely the best spinach... More 

Thank lasassa2016
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319 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The best of the best. A steak cooked to perfection. The best service on our whole trip. It doesn't get any better than at this. You have to go.

Thank TravelhappyEngland
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After one drink at the bar our table was ready. We had two friendly waitresses looking after us, who did a very good job overall, just as you'd expect in every phase of the evening. Appetizers were great, steaks superb and sides okay. Overall we had a great experience and everybody was very satisfied.

Thank ElPuro247
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108 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfectly cooked New York strip and my wife had a filet which she said was excellent. Great side of side potato casserole. Prefect service.

Thank Lance11
Zürich, Switzerland
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had been to Ruth's Chris decades ago, and remember it as the best of the best. Not so when we visited yesterday. It felt more like a quick eatery. Reservations meant waiting for 30mins as they were "running late", loud and noisy, Service ok but not having much time. Steak was fantastic - but everything else was just average... More 

Thank Johannes R
Bucharest, Romania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The steak was amazing!! The meat was fresh, perfectly cooked. The environment of the restaurant was very intimate and cosy.

Thank Oana L
Bristol, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best steak I have ever had. Not cheap but the quality is worth it, even went back the second night we were in town. Great menu, seafood as well as steak. Jessica , or waiter , was superb, fun, informative, and helpful. Would recommend if especially for a special occasion .

Thank Peterjford
Newcastle, Australia
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90 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The way that Ruth's Chris prepares a steak is second to none. This is my favourite steakhouse chain in the USA and I always try to have at least one meal per trip. The restaurant in San Francisco was no exception. Excellent food and great service even though we did not have a reservation

Thank John747_12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, 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
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3608
  • Public Transportation: End of California Line
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighborhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: (415) 673 - 0557

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?