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Ruth's Chris Steak House

45 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3422
+1 317-633-1313
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (11 reviews)
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
45 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3422
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I know this is a chain and there are other steakhouses that may be a bit more unique for those visiting Indy from out of town (St. Elmo's), but I would say Ruth's Chris still has the best steaks in town.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stepped in and Ruth Chris stepped up to the plate. I spent the best early Friday evening at a bar I have had in a long time. Sitting around talking about everything with everyone. Nice music, drinks that made you drool and food that...More

Thank Rikki360
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrated a friends birthday here before going to see Neil Diamond. The staff was excellent and the food was as you would expect - amazing!

Thank happyhour430
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Indy 500 week always a great time to visit a restaurant downtown. Never know who you will see. We tried the Prefix dinner with good choices of steak and seafood and desserts. As full as it was service was great. Lobster with steak..yum. Shrimp with...More

Thank WilliamCHiggins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the filet and it was delicious. Our table shared side dishes and all were very good. Great location and great staff, especially behind the bar. Highly recommend for a nice downtown dinner.

Thank Tidex16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service was on point, they didn't miss a beat. Our water glass was completely filled every few minutes. The waiters were very nice. I started out with the lobster bisque soup which was really really good. It had the right amount of cajun spice to...More

Thank Eric S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time I have been here since the remodel, beautiful. Steaks were wonderful as usual, cooked perfectly and oh so good. Sides were great also. Service is always great and I can't recommend this restaurant enough. It will cost you, but is worth every penny.

Thank jasind01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a Wednesday night with a colleague. Had a drink at the bar before sitting at a table for dinner. Was offered a table by the window which was nice. Started with Caesar salad with dressing in the side. They don't break up...More

Thank gondekp
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We have visited the downtown location several times, and they never fail to impress. The smell of the sizzling steaks is fantastic. Everything comes exactly as ordered. Aaron has taken care of us the last 4 visits, and he does a fabulous job of answering...More

Thank MTodL
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We had the calamari and the flambeed rockfeller oysters as appetizers and it was delicious. Everyone was really impressed by the presentation of the oysters! I had the lobster mac n' cheese as an entree (it's supposed to be a side dish but portion was...More

Thank Gabriella G
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Neely B
We are going straight from dinner to a concert at Banker's Fieldhouse. We want to dress casual so that we will fit the concert atmosphere...will that work at Ruth Chris? Or will be need to dress up for dinner? (I'm thinking jeans and button down style) thanks!
25 January 2017|
Response from bmccombs01 | Reviewed this property |
Casual is fine. Don't need to dress up
kid's options? (since we don't have a steak eater...)
9 June 2016|
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Response from Christine C | Reviewed this property |
They really don't have a children's menu. However, they have many delicious non-steak options (the salmon is amazing) and the serving sizes are generous enough that a child could share any entree.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 S Illinois St, Indianapolis, IN 46204-3422
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis>  > Downtown Indianapolis
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-633-1313
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