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Ruth's Chris Steak House

Certificate of Excellence
Dupont Circle
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1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700 (S Street NW)
+1 202-797-0033
17:00 - 22:30
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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176 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived in the city and arrived here as it was near our hotel - it was busy for a Sunday evening so we thought we would give it a go - we shared a starter of spiced prawns which were excellent Husband had prawns for main - I had the crab cakes which were very nice Certainly not a place... More 

Thank Netty1313
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I made a visit to this location for Restaurant week. I've been to two other Ruth Chris locations in the DMV and knew what to expect in terms of quality of food. Walking in I was immediately impressed with the layout and of the restaurant. Very stylist and intimate. There are two levels and the upper level provides privacy for... More 

Thank cess2129
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I ate here as an alternative to hotel food. Good choice of steaks with interesting side dishes. 3 course set meal was excellent value. Good service and excellent food.

Thank Barny D
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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93 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place was completely full of people going to the Washington Mardi Gras Ball so the food took a while to come out but the service was over the top. Once the food came it was great. It took so long for the food to come out we had to leave the dessert on the table

Thank David B
Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I'd searched online for somewhere nice to take my wife out whilst we were visiting Washington. The fact that it was going to coincide with Valentine's Day was a bonus. The whole experience was absolutely fantastic. The service was excellent, the wine was awesome, the meal itself was probably one of the best I'd ever had. It wasn't cheap, but... More 

Thank Razor649
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I ate here for dinner recently. The waitstaff was attentive and nice. We arrived and were shown to our seats. We ordered a bottle of wine. They brought out bread for us to have while we waited for our wine, which strangely took quite a bit of time to get. After we finished the bread while waiting... More 

Thank FoodLover0012
Winter Park, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife and another couple to dinner here after a busy couple of days in D.C. Unfortunately there were too many disappointments. First, they missed bringing salads out to the other couple. Second, my wife has an allergy to cilantro and specifically asked the waitress if cilantro was in the any of the food & again specifically asked... More 

Thank wbod2016
Ozark, Missouri
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75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a spectacular weekend in DC working and being a tourist with my 16 year old. I took her here for dinner. We both loved it! Had the Ribeye, mac n cheese with lobster, asparagus, I had a nice glass of wine and it was a perfect evening.

Thank jama80
Stuart, FL
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't get me wrong...I love the steak at Ruth's various restaurants and my "Restaurant Week" menu's filet mignon did not let me down. What did was the dark, broody atmosphere that was showing it's age. Given all the competition, Ruth's need to think about freshening up its decor. I sat at the bar and was amazed at just how many... More 

Thank DinerfromStuart
Rocklin, California
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Met friends here for dinner. The service was outstanding as was the food. We had a table near the bar which was noisy and made conversation a bit difficult at times. I suggest asking for a table away from the bar area. This is a wonderful place with a professional staff.

Thank David M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$70
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
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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