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Ruth's Chris Steak House

#73 of 2,382 Restaurants in Boston
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighbourhood:
Downtown
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45 School St, Ste 1D, Boston, MA 02108-3206 (Tremont)
+1 617-742-8401
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17:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Baldwinsville, New York
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2014

I have never been disappointed at a Ruth's Chris. Our meal was outstanding, the service was excellent, and the ambiance incredible. I would dine here again and recommend to all.

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Thank Robert T
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Had the Corn Chowder special, Filet Mignon, garlic mashed, broccoli au gratin and a bottle of Cakebread Cab! Yum!! And only $300 with tip! haha

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Thank Robert W
Switzerland
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014

Steak is tasty, cooked to perfection. Yummy! Wine is also good. Chocolate cake is great but quite heavy for dessert. Recommended.

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Thank Nasikuning
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014 via mobile

Beautiful building, excellent food however staff were not particularly friendly and impersonal. We felt the whole experience lacked atmosphere.

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Thank 1issy
London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2014

So i went here with a hangover and a hungry stomach - I was ushered through to the bar area where i was given a choice of either sitting at a table or sitting at the bar - i chose the bar - the bar staff were very attentive and asked what i would like to drink - i asked... More 

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Thank Adam D
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2014 via mobile

What a great place. My kids have life threatening food allergies - no problem for the staff at this restaurant. Friendly, attentive and fun is the only way to express our experience. Our server was Justin and he was just great. Food was the best and the steak...just cannot be beat by anyone. Fabulous atmosphere and my pre-teen girls loved... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014

We visited Ruth's Chris for the first time during Dine Out Boston. The steak was impeccable and the sweet potato casserole was delicious. The dessert, however, left a lot to be desired, especially after enjoying the perfect steak.

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Thank Bill E
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2014 via mobile

Very nice located place, serving quality food. Rib eye steak was served exactly as ordered, both for me and the rest of the group. Side dishes were flawless, bread pudding which I took for the desert was really nice indeed as well. Nice selection of wines. Good service, clean facilities. Recommended.

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1 Thank hammerh34d
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

I went here for my mom's birthday and we were all very impressed. The food was absolutely fantastic. It's a bit pricey, but if you are going for a birthday, for a business meal, or on a nice date, it's worth it. I highly recommend the filet mignon.

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1 Thank Mmacaronnie
California
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2014

My family LOVES Ruth's Chris - it is our go-to celebration restaurant locally & we seek them out at every new city we visit. Unfortunately, this was the worst Ruth's Chris we have experienced thus far. While in a wonderful historical setting, the food was definitely below what we have come to expect and the service was dismissive - everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 School St, Ste 1D, Boston, MA 02108-3206
    (Tremont)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-742-8401

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