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“Best steak in Jacksonville”

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
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Ranked #5 of 2,057 Restaurants in Jacksonville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse, Bar
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Good for: Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Flagler
Reviewed April 12, 2012

Great river view - best steaks in Jacksonville, always consistent to your order. Truly one of the best places for a business dinner in Jax.

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Reviewed April 11, 2012

I enjoy the steakhouse experience, but there really isn't anything that special about Ruth's Chris in Jax. It has nice views and a good steak (but not awesome). But I expect more for the price and reputation. I wouldn't tell you not to go...but on the other hand, it's not on my top places for a nice evening out.

Thank citrob
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Reviewed March 30, 2012

We've eaten here several times over the last 8-10 years, and they never disappoint. We had NY Strip and BBQ Shrimp. The steaks are always exceptional and the service is great as well. It makes you feel like an upscale place without being uppity. I would recommend this to anyone that is looking for a great time and great food with an elegant feel. The view after dark of the St. Johns River and JAX skyline is awesome also.

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Thank BRB03
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Reviewed March 28, 2012

Reading other reviews, the big question seems to be whether Ruth's Chris is worth the high price. My answer is a qualified "yes". Our steaks were top-notch. Cooking the steaks quickly at a very high temperature (500 degrees) minimizes loss of juices and allows the steaks to be served still sizzling. The service was immaculate. Our waiter was a true professional: attentive and helpful without being obtrusive. The restaurant faces the St. Johns River with a view of the downtown Jacksonville skyline.

For a higher-end restaurant, the wine selection is very limited. A few dozen decent wines to choose from.

What may not be worth the money are some of the appetizers and sides. Choose carefully. I had a "crabtini" - just some lightly-dressed lump crab meat on a small bed of greens served in a martini glass. Plain, uninspiring, and overpriced. The au gratin potatoes were well prepared, but were nothing extraordinary. Also overpriced. On the other hand, the spicy lobster appetizer was good - lumps of lobster, lightly breaded and tossed in a mildly spicy sauce. The sauteed wild mushrooms were a delectable mix of cremini, shitake, and oyster mushrooms - the perfect compliment to my steak.

Bottom line? I give them five stars for the steaks and service. Four stars for the lobster appetizer and wild mushrooms. Three stars for the limited wine menu. Two stars for the overpriced crabtini and au gratin potatoes. Overall I believe this restaurant merits four stars.

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Thank DeputyDawgJax
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

Bit pricey but worth it, good service, meal cooked exactly as well both liked it differently

Thank juan32250
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