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“Wonderful service”

Ruth's Chris Steak House
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Ranked #29 of 2,339 Restaurants in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $60 - $80
Cuisines: American, Steakhouse
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Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Valet Parking, Validated Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Waikiki
Cross street: Kalakaua Ave
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.
Regina, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Wonderful service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

We didn't have a reservation and sat at the bar instead. This wasn't the ideal location, but in the end it was the perfect spot for excellent service. I cannot tell you how happy my wife and I were with the attention and professionalism of Russel! He was the bartender that night, and our server. He was very busy, but made sure to keep an eye on us. When our steaks weren't arriving, he checked with the kitchen and apologized for the delay. A free top up of our wine glasses and a dessert showed his excellent service.

Food is above fantastic at any Ruth's Chris. Their wine list is second to none. Always a great time there.

  • Visited February 2013
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“Had a fantastic experience!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

Had no problems getting a table. The server was very knowledgeable, friendly and prompt. The food was amazing like expected. We weren't sure about wine pairing so our server helped with that and let us sample a few. Great ambiance, food and wine! What more could you ask for! Put this on your to-do list.

  • Visited January 2013
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Good wine list”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2013 via mobile

Decent steaks and fries. Good winelist. The meat was a margin better at wolfgangs, but overall a good evening. Make sure to reserve a table.

Thank WebbDavid
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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“Specify that you don't want to be seated in the bar!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

First off I want to say that the food was delicious and the service very good. We had been to Ruth's Chris in the past and were looking forward to a great meal. What we did not expect was to be seated at a dinner table in the bar - even more so because we had a reservation. There was a television directly ahead of us and the noise level at the bar was high so we had to talk loudly and could hear the conversations at the tables on either side of us. Our table was so small that our legs were cramped and when dinner came, the waiter had to remove the candle and the bread plates to make room for our entrees and two side dishes. There were four of us on a table that should have been for two.

I called the restaurant manager the next day, he was apologetic, but did say that they regularly seat dinner guests in the bar. I suggested they give people, especially those with advance reservations, a choice. The restaurant was already full, so moving a table would have meant a wait and we were hungry. We live in Honolulu and thought going to the Waikiki location might be fun. It was not. We will not go to the Waikiki location again.

  • Visited December 2012
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“Not worth the time or money”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

You can go to ruths chis anywhere we chose oahu for our first time and were very disappointed. Very expensive the ala carte thing makes it that way. If you can get there between 4 and5 o clock thats there so called happy hour and you can get a meal for a decent price good luck. My steak not bad can cook one on my grill better for a lot less.

Visited January 2013
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