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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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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (187 reviews)
“petite filet” (15 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (16 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
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1 - 10 of 393 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this restaurant for a very special occasion and they really delivered. When we arrived at the restaurant, we were met by an incredible hostess by the name of Dayonna. She greeted us warmly and ushered us to our table. Because I had mentioned...More

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are you a fan of good eating? Do you enjoy a great steak? Look no further if you are in Washington, DC. Ruths Chris Steak House near Embassy Row is superb. Took my boyfriend (we are senior citizens) and he said it was the best...More

Thank cgbader47
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best steaks we have had (Montana rib and chop house was best) up there with New York Chicago and LA

Thank Timp9434
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent. Staff was very polite. The service was great. We will definitely be eating there in the near future

Thank Duane H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its been many years since my last visit to RC. I was disappointed this restautant wasn't a special experience. Food was average to ok. My steak, the petite rib eye was described as being marbeled. Maybe so, but a bit more fat than i ever...More

Thank Frank B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere,apart from live NFL on television and people screaming when their team scored. Good service, (slightly over the top) they want to tell you how fantastic the steaks are. At their prices I would expect them to be. Food was excellent, Wine was good,...More

Thank dancerBelfast
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a very cosy place and im sure great for a romantic evening. The staff was professional and efficient and gave great advice, with the added customary up-sell. The meat was very tender and there was a lot of taste, perfectly cooked which i...More

Thank TrasteTh
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This was my first time being at this location. We went last week, before restaurant week in DC. I made a reservation, but was sat in the bar area where there were sports playing on TV's and drunks yapping away. It wasn't too bad, but...More

Thank ahirt845
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We LOVE Ruth's Chris but had a few problems here. My martini arrived in a hot glass - very odd . The server tried to tell me that they had chilled the top of the glass (?) . Anyway, it finally arrived, chilled but definitely...More

Thank geoffdi
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

When having a good meal people can sometimes be a tad overboard with superlatives. Having said that I would genuinely say this is the best meal I have ever had no questions asked. Yes it was expensive but 100% worth it. My wife and I...More

Thank Stevesie85
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 70
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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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