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“Great Restaurant As Long As The GM Joe Is There” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris Steak House
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Ranked #3 of 256 Restaurants in Park City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $50 - $50
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Valet Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Thaynes Canyon Drive
Transit: Park City Public Transit stops directly in from of the hotel on Thaynes Canyon Drive.
Description: Park City is sizzling with the new Ruth's Chris Steak House. Located in the elegant Hotel Park City with amazing views of the Wasatch Mountains, Ruth's Chris will dazzle mogul skiers, local carnivores, and distinguished hotel guests alike with its stellar cuisine and impeccable service. An ideal culinary experience for both business executives or romantic duos, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs in a rustic mountain-lodge setting.
Utah
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Great Restaurant As Long As The GM Joe Is There”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2013

You've heard the old saying people make the difference. well this is the case with Ruth Chris in Park City. For local people, a steakhouse has to have that edge over the competition for us to come back and frequent the place. Butcher's Chop House sucks, Prime's is a Ruth Chris knock off and overpriced. Edge steakhouse is a remake of a rather good casual dining restaurant in the Canyons and is out of the way for most and pricey for an unknown newcomer to the Park City steak scene.

For you steak purists out there I understand, Ruth Chris is a chain and they lack dry aged steaks. It is what it is but for Park City, this is the best choice. When you call in, ask if the general manager Joe Thornhill is working that night. If so you're going to enjoy the experience. Tell him the SteakSnob sent you. If you dine before 5:30 PM he even has a discounted value menu. Unbelievable in Park City - it is a tourist trap for the most part.

As for seating, if you are there during ski season, request to sit facing the Park City ski slope which is lit up at night. Ambiance is as good as 5 star dining restaurant in PC. This place can get to be a zoo during Sundance and Prez day weekend so plan ahead.

Steaks are fine for a wet aged 28 day steak. They are not spectacular but at the same time they are just fine for what Ruth Chris offers. I find their New York cut to be the most consistent. The ribeye is just too hit and miss in terms of taste and meat texture. Again, I'm comparing my ribeye to a David Burke in Chicago or Maestro's, which is dry aged and not a fair comparison.

The only warning about this place is don't sit too close to the live musician. They can get obnoxiously loud. Then again, if you are with someone you don't want to talk to, your significant other is proposing to break up with you, request to be seated next to the musician. You won't hear a word he or she is saying.

Joe will take care of you at Ruth Chris - as long as he is there. My advice to the hotel, you better be paying this guy top rate because the other GMs at the other restaurants don't do a job as good as Joe does!

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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54 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“The Go To Place in Park City”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013

This is a must for us when we are in the area. We have been here the last four years and this last time was over the top. The Porterhouse was exceptional and reminiscent of Peter Lugars. The lobster was very good and a nice addition. The wine list was adequate and fairly priced. The staff was very professional.

Visited March 2013
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UK
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Amazing”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

This is a fantastic steak house. Portions are generous and they suggest you share in portions of vegetables The creamed spinich is amazing. The steak is served on a sizzling platter and the wine is good too

Visited March 2013
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Another spectacular evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

Celebrating birthdays is no better than at Ruth's Chris in Park City. Location and view are excellent. Food is superb and special dinner menue is a great value. Service is uniformly great. Recommend it highly.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Great steaks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2013

we were large group - steaks were prepared perfectly and all were very happy, some ate venison and it was the best they'd ever eaten.

Visited March 2013
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