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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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222 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-3274 (E 4th)
+1 704-338-9444
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun 17:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Well let me start, this was my first visit to a ruth chris, there is 2 in Greenville. My nephew and niece work at the one in Greenville. They have always talked about it and they have been working there for a few years. He's a bartender there. Me and my wife tried the one here in charlotte first. All... More 

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68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

You can never go wrong with Ruth Chris , food is always good and sizzling when it comes out to you . This location had very friendly staff and very attentive

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Thank Matt B
Woodlawn, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Very fancy restaurant compared to where we normally eat. The food was good, but for a $55 steak I'd expect at least a baked potato to come with it for the price. Highly recommend the lobster mac & cheese. Complimentary valet.

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Thank teagankimble
Charlotte, North Carolina
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

the explanation for our disappointing meal could be with having a waiter that was not well trained, or the possibility management was absent from this Sunday evening, but truly it has to be with the overall indifference exhibited by the staff. this was a birthday celebration for my very active 86 year old father and his new wife. They live... More 

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Thank tmpaia
Riverdale, New Jersey
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

From the minute we arrived to minute we left, my cousin and I were treated like royalty. And since we were not dressed like royalty, that is the mark of a class act. The food. I had the petite filet, and it was cooked to perfection. So juicy and tender! The lava cake. Oh, the lava cake. Ricardo, our waiter,... More 

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Thank Keatsgal
Charlotte, North Carolina
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103 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Perfection from beginning to end. I had the two lobster tail entree from the winter menu which was perfectly prepared. My husband had the filet mignon, also perfectly prepared. Service provided by Vanessa Cortez was extraordinary, way above and beyond. Vanessa was attentive from minute one until we left the restaurant. My husband loves his sweet tea and always had... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

A group of 7 of us decided to celebrate my birthday as well as my sisters. We made our reservation and was excited as 3 in our group had never been and were happy to share this experience with them. We were seated and introduced to our waiter Aaron. The experience went down from that point. I've been to various... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We always enjoy our meal at Ruth's Chris-whichever city we're in. This one was no exception and we were taken right in at the time of our reservation.

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Thank P M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My boyfriend took me here for Valentine's Day! This was my first time to Ruth Chris Steak House. I do not adventure out with my severe food allergens. I had called in advance and talked to "Chef Eric". I told him about my allergies, and how I would need my meal prepared. Chef Eric took the time to personally come... More 

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Thank Jessica W
Gastonia, North Carolina
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I dined on the fillet mignon, steak house mashed potatoes, and had the mushroom soup (which had pureed mushrooms-very good) and had the chocolate cheesecake mousse and bread pudding (which was also extremely good).

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$45 - US$60
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, Takeout
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202-3274
    (E 4th)
  • Public Transportation: Lynx Light Rail Stop number 25660 at Tryon Street & 3rd Street
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-338-9444
Description
They call Ruth’s Chris founder Ruth Fertel, the First Lady of American Restaurants. But before there were 130+ locations serving 25,000 steaks a day, there was a fearless single mother of two who tore an ad from the local newspaper that read “steak house for sale” and thought, “I can do that”. The year was 1965. It’s a great American story of how one person- a woman, at a time and in a business dominated by men took an idea and made it sing. What Ruth lacked in experience she made up in hard work. But it wasn’t just sixteen – hour days that made her steakhouse an icon. Ruth had the divinely simple, yet uncommonly magical way of touching people with genuine kindness- the way food and love and people just fit together in her hometown of New Orleans where the legend was born. in 1976, there was fire at the original Chris’ Steak House, destroying the restaurant and leaving Ruth in a difficult situation. But Ruth was smart, and she learned to trust her instincts. Ruth plowed forward and within seven days she was back in business in a new location just four blocks away on Broad Street in New Orleans. Tired of guests calling her Chris but not wanting to lose to loyal customer base who knew the restaurant by it’s longtime name, Ruth renamed her restaurant “Ruth’s Chris Steak House”…and the rest is history.

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