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“Always good”

Ruth's Chris Steak House
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Ranked #27 of 87 Restaurants in Kohala Coast
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $60 - $80
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Queen Kaahumanu Highway
Description: In 1965, Ruth Fertel mortgaged her home to buy a little steak house in New Orleans named Chris Steak House. After investing her life savings, she proudly added her name to the original. That's how the uniquely name Ruth's Chris Steak House was born. Ruth established this unique restaurant with no restaurant experience, but she vowed to treat every customer like a guest in her own home. And she clearly knew what steak lovers wanted - the very best beef. Today, as always, Ruth's Chris serves only the finest corn-fed Midwestern beef available, broiled in 1800-degree ovens designed by Ruth herself. The steaks are served sizzling on 500-degree plates so every bite is hot and delicious. And while steak is king, the menu also includes expertly executed seafood, lamb, pork, and poultry dishes, as well as classic appetizers, fresh salads, side dishes, and homemade desserts. The award-winning wine list features more than 250 world-class international and domestic labels. Whatever the occasion, Ruth's Chris Steak House is the perfect spot to gather. Unparalleled cuisine, sumptuous surroundings and service that's accomplished yet never fussy - these are the elements of memorable special events.
Orangevale, California
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“Always good”
Reviewed October 18, 2010

What can you say about Ruth's Chris. The food is consistent and always good. We ordered the seasonal special which was the price fix selection and had more food than we could possibly eat. Nice wine list and great service.

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Kailua, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“Consistent and delicious”
Reviewed October 14, 2010

Had a really nice meal on 10/11. Made a rez through Open Table and was seated right away..October is normally low season and it was a Monday night but the place was full. Thomas was our waiter-professional and friendly. Our meals were cooked perfectly and the he waited to put in our entrees so we were not rushed. It was our anniversary and he brought us champagne and chocolate covered strawberries which was very thoughful and a great way to end the evening!!

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College Station, Texas
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304 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
“What I expect from Ruth's Chris”
Reviewed September 28, 2010

Since it was difficult to find a good restaurant open at the Hilton Waikoloa we ventured out to the Ruth's Chris. It was a very wise choice. Food was outstanding. Service absolutely top-notch. The Hawaii Ruth's Chris restaurant also run early bird type special, and we had a fantastic meal at a reasonable price. The restaurant is in a shopping center, so it is not real impressive from the outside, but I was totally impressed with the inside.

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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Hot Plates - Great Food”
Reviewed June 6, 2010

They serve food on plates that are so hot that you shouldn't take children there as it's too risky. That said the food was amazing and we would go back.

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“Pretty much what we've come to expect at a Ruth's Chris, it's why we come back”
Reviewed April 20, 2010

We've eaten in a lot of RC locations and with the odd exception have been satisfied enough to usually try a location that is new to us. In this instance everything was pretty much as expected. We reserved online and were shown to our table as soon as we arrived. The service was professional, timely and friendly. The only disappointment was that I had heard numerous comments about how good the braised short ribs were, but this location didn't have them on the menu. Otherwise the food was excellent, well presented and perfectly cooked.

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