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“Always consistent food and atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House
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Ranked #53 of 340 Restaurants in Bethesda
Price range: $50 - $50
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Full Bar, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
USA
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Always consistent food and atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

I enjoy Ruth's Chris. I have eaten at Ruth's Chris in DC area and other states. The food/beverages, service and atmosphere are very consistent and very good. I met a friend to celebrate our birthdays but she was really late. The staff was patient and respectful. After our wine and dinner, the staff was polite and we tipped well for their service.

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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English first
Cleveland, Ohio
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“great food-but expensive”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

always wanted to try-but very pricey-special occasion place only. great food and service, no complaints at this prices

Visited April 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Strange experience, but not the restaurant fault”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Had another good meal here last week. The portions were huge. The wine was good. The sides were unreal. The steak was done perfect. The real problem was that the building (not restaurant) fire alarm went off 10 minutes into our meal and didn't ever turn off (yes, for the next 90 minutes). Hard to believe. I was disappointed that the restaurant didn't accommodate us. Otherwise, a great meal, although quite expensive.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Josh B
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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685 reviews
461 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
“Great location.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

I ordered surf and turf, and the lobster was better than the steak. I wasn't expecting that. Great bar drinks.

Service was above average.

Visited April 2013
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Bethesda, Maryland
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Predictably RC”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2013

Ruth's Chris is predictably very good in all regards (THX CTB/MAB!!), unless you get a rogue wait staff or mad cow, I guess. The steak seems to be more "butter soaked" than I even remember from my last visit but that is so much part of their brand that if you don't want (a lot) of Sizzle, best to go somewhere else. The wine by the glass was a bit skimpy and some of the red selection seemed to have a very high tannin content, possibly evidenced by the "stuff" in the bottom of my glass.

The service and atmosphere was friendly and efficient.

I'd gladly go again but ask for less "Sizzle"...Sigh, I miss the Steakhouse Row in Chicago

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank cb1_10
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