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“Nicest Ruth's Chris I've ever been to”

Ruth's Chris Steak House
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Ranked #49 of 306 Restaurants in Destin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $75
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Restaurant Row
Description: Ruth's Chris Steak House in Destin, FL is located at 15000 Emerald Coast Pkwy. in the Silver Shells Resort & Spa. Silver Shells property is west of Henderson Beach State Park across from the Palms of Destin Resort on the south side of Hwy. 98.
Quitman, Georgia
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Nicest Ruth's Chris I've ever been to”
Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

This RC excelled in atmosphere and service. We came with a large group, and still we got our food in a timely manner and were always well attended. Food was excellent; crab cakes, stuffed mushrooms, grouper-everything was fabulous! I'm not one for the steaks at RC, so I didn't have that, but those who did swear this was the best!

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank raquelaque
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English first
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Terrible Service, great food”
Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Of all the restaurants we experienced in Destin, this one had the worst service. I have enjoyed many fantastic meals at Ruth's Chris around the country, and the food at this location was excellent as always, but the service was out of character by far. Three of six drinks were wrong, the wine I ordered was forgotten, and when it was finally served we had finished our meals. We never saw our waiter after placing the order until after the meal. It was a quiet Sunday night, and it appeared that there were plenty of wait staff. There did not seem to be any manager on duty, and if there was, we never saw it. There are other excellent restaurants in Destin where your experience will be much more pleasant.

Visited August 2013
Thank Bill S
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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Daughters wedding dinner”
Reviewed August 16, 2013

I found out my daughter was getting married while on vacation in Destin. This was their 2nd wedding so they wanted it just a small, intimate wedding on the beach with the kids. I found out they had reservations at Ruth's Chris after the wedding so I wanted to do something special for them. I arranged for a wedding cake to be made and delivered to the restaurant and spoke with Sharee quite a few times making sure it would be set up along with some non alcoholic champagne so that they all could do a toast, including the kids. Sharee was so kind to set them up in the wine room, which is absolutely gorgeous. The kids were so thrilled when they saw the setup and responded with "Oh my gosh how awesome this room is and the setup." They were so thankful to everyone there and how they were greeted and the service they had. I really appreciate what all was done to make this a special dinner for my daughter and son in law and grandkids.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank luvamustang
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Destin, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
135 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Beautiful decor delicious food”
Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I took our daughter and her husband to this restaurant. We were impressed by the capaciousness of the restaurant, the decor and comfortable seating. We were put off however when we were told we had to either use the complimentary valet parking or park pretty far from the restaurant and walk. It wasn't too far a walk but there were a lot of empty spaces reserved for the valet parking. The staff was professional and friendly. The food just as we expected as we had dined and other locations. Everything is ala carte and expensive but high quality and prepared to perfection.

Visited August 2013
Thank travelismypassion
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
““great steak and service"”
Reviewed July 22, 2013

We have been to RC steak house from New York, Atlanta, Hawaii, and in between. They have all been very good. This new one in Destin, FL ranks up there with the others. Took my mom, she said she didn't think she had ever had a steak this good

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Matthew S
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