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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” (194 reviews)
“petite filet” (12 reviews)
“creamed spinach” (15 reviews)
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm Hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
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1 - 10 of 409 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was great and we were served by Gracious Grace! However, the hostess who received us was very aloof. I think she thought we couldn't afford eating there, so she took us straight to the bar (she thought we were there only to drink??)....More

Thank njelesani
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

4 of us arrived on a Tues night for a 6:30 reservation. We were greeted and seated promptly. At that hour the place was less than half full, but filled up fairly quickly. Drink orders were taken and delivered after a somewhat longer wait than...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

The food was fantastic and the service was very good. I will definitely go there again on my next visit to Washington D.C

Thank Þórey M
Reviewed 21 March 2018

As always, the food was excellent and the service was impeccable. One has to be ready for the expense. Not for the faint of wallet...

Thank Oh_Johnny_Oh
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Traveled from the Uk to Washington for a few days to see a show and some sights! Decided to dine here for our last evening meal to mark the end of our holidays! Superb choice! Food, service, wine and experience was just 100% there is...More

1  Thank JPA1989
Reviewed 21 February 2018

We went to the restaurant with a group and were very disappointed in the quality of food and service. The wait staff was indifferent, must have been union, they could care less. One of the waiters spilled a cup of cocktail sauce on the head...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 14 January 2018

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 9 January 2018

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 22 December 2017

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 15 December 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 31 - USD 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, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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