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.

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Claimed
Reserve a Table
2
Fri, 9/20
8:00 PM

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
$8 - $70
CUISINES
American, Steakhouse
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
View all details
meals, features, about

Location and contact

Menu

APPETIZERS
Seared Ahi Tuna*
complemented by a spirited sauce with hints of mustard and beer
Barbecued Shrimp
large shrimp sautéed in reduced white wine, butter, garlic and spices
Mushrooms Stuffed with Crabmeat
broiled, topped with romano cheese
Crispy Lobster Tail
cold water lobster tail, lightly fried, tossed in a spicy cream sauce, jalapeno pepper jam drizzle, tangy cucumber salad
Small
Large
Chilled Seafood Tower
maine lobster, alaskan king crab legs, jumbo shrimp, colossal lump blue crab
Spicy Shrimp
succulent large shrimp, lightly fried, tossed in a spicy cream sauce, served with a tangy cucumber salad
Sizzling Blue Crab Cakes
two jumbo lump crab cakes with sizzling lemon butter
Crab Stack
colossal lump blue crab, avocado, mango, cucumber
Calamari
lightly fried, with sweet and spicy asian chili sauce
Veal Osso Buco Ravioli
saffron-infused pasta with sautéed baby spinach and white wine demi-glace
SALADS & SOUPS
all of our dressings are made fresh, using our exclusive recipes. choose from: bleu cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, creamy lemon basil, ranch, thousand island, remoulade, and vinaigrette
Caesar Salad*
fresh romaine hearts, romano cheese, creamy caesar dressing, shaved parmesan and fresh ground black pepper
Lettuce Wedge
crisp iceberg, field greens, bacon, bleu cheese and choice of dressing
Fresh Mozzarella & Heirloom Tomato Salad
Locally sources heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil, aged balsamic glaze, extra virgin olive oil
Lobster Bisque
Ruth's Chop Salad*
our original... julienne iceberg lettuce, baby spinach, radicchio, red onions, mushrooms, green olives, bacon, eggs, hearts of palm, croutons, bleu cheese, lemon basil dressing, crispy onions
Steak House Salad
iceberg, baby arugula, baby lettuces, grape tomatoes, garlic croutons, red onions
Harvest Salad
mixed greens, roasted corn, dried cherries, bacon, tomatoes, white balsamic vinaigrette, goat cheese, cajun pecans and crispy onions
Market price
Soup of the Day
SIGNATURE STEAKS & CHOPS
New York Strip*
usda prime, full bodied 16 oz cut, slightly firmer than a ribeye
T-Bone*
full flavored 24 oz usda prime cut
Lamb Chops*
three extra thick chops, marinated overnight, with fresh mint
Petite Ribeye*
usda prime 12 oz cut, well marbled for peak flavor, deliciously juicy
Ribeye*
usda prime 16 oz cut, well marbled for peak flavor, deliciously juicy
Filet*
tender corn-fed midwestern beef, 11 oz cut
Petite Filet*
equally tender 8 oz filet
Cowboy Ribeye*
bone-in 22 oz usda prime cut
Petite Filet & Shrimp*
two 4 oz medallions with large shrimp
Porterhouse for Two*
rich flavor of a strip, tenderness of a filet, 40 oz usda prime cut
SPECIALTY CUTS
Bone-In Filet*
an incredibly tender 16 oz bone-in cut at the peak of flavor
Bone-In New York Strip*
usda prime, full-bodied 19 oz bone-in cut, our founder's favorite
Tomahawk Ribeye*
usda prime bone-in 40 oz ribeye, well-marbled for peak flavor
ENTRÉE COMPLEMENTS
Shrimp
six additional large shrimp
Lobster Tail
Oscar Style
crab cake, asparagus and béarnaise sauce
Ruth's Dipping Trio
black truffle butter, shiitake demi-glace, honey soy glaze
Bleu Cheese Crust
bleu cheese, roasted garlic and a touch of panko bread crumbs
SEAFOOD & SPECIALTIES
Stuffed Chicken Breast
oven roasted free-range double chicken breast, garlic herb cheese, lemon butter
Sizzling Blue Crab Cakes
three jumbo lump crab cakes with sizzling lemon butter
Chilean Sea Bass
pan roasted, citrus-coconut butter, sweet potato and pineapple hash
Barbecued Shrimp
large shrimp sautéed in reduced white wine, butter, garlic and spices on a bed of roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Market price
Vegetarian Plate
ask your server for details
POTATOES & SIGNATURE SIDES
Au Gratin
idaho sliced potatoes with a three cheese sauce
Baked
one lb, fully loaded
Mashed
with a hint of roasted garlic
French Fries
classic cut
Shoestring Fries
extra thin and crispy
Sweet Potato Casserole
with pecan crust
Lobster Mac & Cheese
tender lobster, three cheese blend, mild green-chiles
VEGETABLES
Creamed Spinach
a ruth's classic
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
bacon, honey butter
Grilled Asparagus
hollandaise sauce
Fire-Roasted Corn
hand-cut fresh from the cob, diced jalapeño
Cremini Mushrooms
pan-roasted, fresh thyme
Fresh Broccoli
simply steamed
Reviews (484)
Filter reviews
367 results
Traveler rating
193
99
38
21
16
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
193
99
38
21
16
Show reviews that mention
All reviews steak cowboy ribeye lobster tail creme brulee salad bread side dishes cooked to perfection special occasion birthday dinner our waiter nice dinner friday night sizzling mushrooms desert tender
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 367 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time visiting a Ruth's Chris. We were in SF as a 50th birthday gift from my sister. The staff was amazing. Professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and accommodating. The actual steak, was not at all up to the reputation of a Ruth’s Chris....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank awprwp
RuthsChrisSteakHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We sincerely apologize not everyone's steak arrived perfectly prepared. Would you please consider sending us an email about this? We would welcome the chance to make things better. Please email your contact information, including a phone number, to us directly at comments@ruthschris.com.

Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

I visit San Francisco once a year and every time i come here i have a dinner at Ruth Chris. Every meal cut is perfect. You can find a complete wine list.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Cesare C
RuthsChrisSteakHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2019

Thanks for the great review! We love to hear this! Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

The steak was amazing, the service was first class and the atmosphere fab!!! Whilst it’s an expensive meal.... the steak was just divine! Not much more to say but don’t go anywhere else for steak!

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Juliet1971
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

We visited the restaurant on Christmas day (25th Dec). The food quality was amazing and the environment peculiarly warm. A fancy restaurant with friendly staff. We advised of our special occasion beforehand and we received a specialised pudding.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank gerasimosdo
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyable dining experience. All steaks were prepared perfectly. Blackened scallops were fantastic. Wine pairings were on target. Martinis made with Kettle one were not up to par. At $18 each expected it to be better. Enjoy the meal. Skip the cocktails.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bacinac
Reviewed June 2, 2019 via mobile

I know that Ruth’s Chris is known for its steaks, and that meat lovers can’t get enough of this place. However, the core issue for me is that this is 2019, and we should be seeing more movement by steakhouses towards healthier ways of eating....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank ObjectiveGuide
Reviewed June 1, 2019 via mobile

I had a business dinner with 3 other people. We were seated on time and were asked if we wanted a table or booth. Tony our server was very accommodating and friendly. He was great to make suggestions and answered menu questions. The ribeye I...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank davek705
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Food was great. First time there and was blown away by service and quality. It is on the higher end of the price spectrum but you get what you pay for. This place is a winner!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank alexicakes82
Reviewed April 11, 2019 via mobile

As a former serial reviewer I have to write few rows about this unacceptable experience with such a well named restaurant. But start from the beginning. I have booked a table for two this afternoon with the aim to enjoy the dinner with a colleague...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Gab23
RuthsChrisSteakHouse, Guest Relations Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded April 13, 2019

Good afternoon, thank you for your candid review. We strive for the highest brand standards in terms of quality, service and atmosphere and we are sorry to hear that we didn't exceed expectations. We would welcome the opportunity to earn back your business. Please send...More

Reviewed March 25, 2019

Wanted to see how the California Ruths chris compared to the Veterans and Tchopitoulas locations and was pleasantly surprised with the quality of service and food. Only thing that wasnt as good was the bread and I knew there would be no way to match...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank J W
View more reviews
Nearby
Nob Hill
Swanky and stylish, Nob Hill sits in the heart of the
city and is home to amazing architecture and views.
The hike to the top can be a challenging workout for
those who forego a cable car ride, but they will be
rewarded with some of the city’s most beautiful
architecture adorning its peak. Originally populated
with mansions after the Gold Rush, most if not all
were devastated in the 1906 earthquake and fire that
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 242 nearby hotels
Holiday Inn San Francisco Golden Gateway
2,157 reviews
.05 miles away
Calista Organic Hotel
186 reviews
.14 miles away
Music City Hotel
557 reviews
.19 miles away
Harcourt Hotel
10 reviews
.25 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 6,501 nearby restaurants
Acquerello
339 reviews
.10 miles away
Swan Oyster Depot
722 reviews
.09 miles away
Crustacean
412 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 2,184 nearby attractions
The Regency Ballroom
5 reviews
.18 miles away
Playland
9 reviews
.11 miles away
Soda Popinski's
6 reviews
.14 miles away
La Biang Thai Massage
7 reviews
.14 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
seehw
February 17, 2018|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Eficoa | Reviewed this property |
As far as i know shorts are allowed
0
Votes
SusieB87
September 28, 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from PeterWest_79 | Reviewed this property |
I would not recommend it. This place is not suitable for small children.
0
Votes
Google Translation
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing