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“Very good for a special occassion”

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse
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Ranked #3 of 2,029 Restaurants in Cincinnati
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $41 - $80
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Good for: Special occasions, Business meetings
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Cross street: 7th
Reviewed November 28, 2012

This was my second time to Ruby's, but it had been probably 10 years. My girlfriend and I decided to go for our 2 year anniversary and make a night of it. Our waiter was very friendly and patient as we went over the menu and he answered all of our questions. We split the chop salad and when it came, they had forgotten to put the blue cheese on the side as we had asked, he immediately went into the back to have another made without us asking. I had the New York Strip steak, but honestly, was a bit disappointed with the steak. It was good, but a bit tougher than I would expect. I know a strip isn't supposed to be extremely tender, but it seemed like they over cooked it a bit. I ordered mine medium rare, my girlfriend ordered hers medium and it seems like they might have gotten it mixed up as her steak was a bit too rare for her liking. We split the macaroni and cheese side, which was amazing and also had the bread pudding which was fantastic.

I can't wait to come back, though I think I might do a filet next time, even if it's not as flavorful as other steaks.

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Thank Hanzosbm
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

The food is amazing. I always get a filet and the Freddie salad. The mashed potatoes are also yummy! They make their own ice cream too - delicious!

Thank Erika K
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

Top shelf service and food quality. A bet pricey but worth it just get out your wallet for the best stake in Cincy and probably the Midwest. This Ruby's is downtown and the atmosphere is city hustle and noise. Also seems to be very popular with guys or at least large groups of them.

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Reviewed October 8, 2012

I've eaten at most of Jeff Ruby's restaurants. He excels at making the experience feel exceptional - very attentive staff, extremely overpriced wine list, delicious food. It's very good, it's very expensive. It's a nice night out for a special occasion.

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Thank franmom
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Reviewed October 7, 2012

From the moment you enter, you just get a feeling that it's going to be a delightful experience. Jeff Ruby's is a lovely place. The combination of French Art Deco design, fabulous artwork and classic lighting provide an wonderful ambience, combining fine dining with the backdrop of casual chatter and laughter of clientele. People have fun here while enjoying the finest of steaks. I was privy to the bone-in filet which was perfectly char-broiled, juicy, tender and perhaps the most tasteful steak I've had. Between dinner and a drink or two, expect to drop a bit of cash - but well worth it! Can't say enough good about this place!

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Thank EuroTexan
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