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Ruth's Chris Steak House

1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
+1 202-797-0033
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (187 reviews)
“petite filet” (15 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (16 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I enjoyed my experience at Ruth's Chris Steak house. The food was delicious. The waiter, Roberto was really nice. He was very professional and I was impressed by him. He waited another table and remembered the customers who were there over a year ago. The...More

Thank JudyV409
Reviewed 1 week ago

From the perspective of a true meat lover, the quality of the steaks was superb. The condiments coming with the steak was the icing on the cake.

Thank TheunsH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We hosted our extended family party of 12. The servers were super and the food was tasty. The restaurant called twice in advance to explain that they have a policy of "no bare midriffs" -- I didn't know that was a "thing" in December. They...More

Thank Olivelane
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a great dining experience, expensive, but great. The service and atmosphere added to the ambiance of "let's sit, talk, eat good food and laugh together". I was there with a large group that sat at two tables and we did not need to...More

Thank whimsical_n1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for a nice celebratory dinner. Older property yet well maintained. Seated promptly. Wine selection was ok not great. Crab cakes appetizer was plentiful but uninspired. Lobster soup ok as well. Steaks were done to our liking, and were tasty but didn’t rank on our...More

1  Thank richardj100
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I was there two times in 2012 and i couldn t miss this restaurant when i came back again. The filet is still the same high quality burning in his plate. So good moment.

Thank Christiano B
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Very affordable Meals during happy hour. The drinks at pretty good as well. Only critique is Happy Hour starts at 4:30 but the door says open at 5:00pm.

Thank Jae W
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I am visiting family in the USA and we went to this restaurant expecting a big bill at the end. Boy, did we get a big bill at the end...and some. However, that said the food was seriously very very high quality. The steaks were...More

Thank thomaspsmith
Reviewed 30 October 2017

A lot of choice in different weights and regions of the cow. And overall top quality steaks: I heard only positive reviews of my table mate's. The sides you have to choose more carefully: I advise to share them. Enough wines to choose, against a...More

Thank jfmonk
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

As usual in Ruth and Chris: Expensive and Excellent, double E. Excellent meat, cooked as ordered, friendly service, huge vine menue. For me The steakhouse in US!

Thank wasserstaub
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$70
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
    (S Street NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-0033
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Washington DC serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy our New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere and Ruth’s Chris’ genuine hospitality. So whether you’re a regular or have just been wondering what all the buzz is about, Ruth's Chris is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining and offsite catering may be arranged.
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