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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)
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17:00 - 22:30All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
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Reviewed today via mobile

As usual in Ruth and Chris: Expensive and Excellent, double E. Excellent meat, cooked as ordered, friendly service, huge vine menue. For me The steakhouse in US!

Thank wasserstaub
Reviewed 6 days ago

Ask for Eddie if he still works there. Fabulous food and first class service. The rathskellar décor is part of the charm as well as the tucked away dining areas. Be sure to take a tour.

Thank hardingre
Reviewed 2 weeks 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 11 September 2017

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 16 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
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, 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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