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Ruth's Chris Steak House

#78 of 2,392 Restaurants in Boston
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Neighbourhood:
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45 School St, Ste 1D, Boston, MA 02108-3206 (Tremont)
+1 617-742-8401
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Today
11:30 - 15:00
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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Port Saint Joe, Florida, United States
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189 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2014

This restaurant in a beautiful historic building is well known for its steak. We decided to give the Porterhouse a try. It should have had all the gristle and fat cut off. Supposedly 40 ounces shared by two but I don't think it was that big unless you count the humongous bone. We ordered cocktails which were delicious and perfectly... More 

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Thank Marcia L
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51 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014 via mobile

The steak was very good, but the side dishes were unreal. Lobster mac and cheese and the sweet potato casserole was fantastic.

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1 Thank Rick88888
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2014

The food is quite pricey, but you should know that since this is a chain and they are all expensive. The quality was good and the service was friendly. The setting is warm and comfortable--well suited to solo dining.

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Thank K8014PPcarols
Boston, Massachusetts
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184 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2014 via mobile

My husband and I planned on going out with some friends. After much debate about where to go, Ruth was chosen. I haven't been a real fan lately because the last 2 times I'd been there were a disaster to say the least. This time was different and Matthew, our waiter, was the difference. Very attentive and caring, suggesting when... More 

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Thank Panterenoire
Thessaloniki, Greece
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209 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2014

Situated in the old city hall. Great steaks. Fast and efficient service - sat at the bar. Expensive though. If visiting for dinner and especialy weekends, make a reservation.

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Thank alkof
Naples, Florida
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2014

You can never go wrong at Ruth's Chris, the food is always great and the service perfect. You are never rushed, the presentation is superb and of course the food tastes so good! My first choice for steaks!

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Thank pierre n
Toronto, Canada
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204 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Consistent with the quality of Ruth's Chris locations in Canada, this gem of a restaurant was hidden in Old Town Hall - making the architecture of the space as impressive as the bartender's wit, charm, and stellar personality. A bottle of malbec was a great accompaniment to a 20oz bone-in ribeye with a side of mashed potatoes (delicious) and asparagus... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2014

After all the fish and seafood we were eating on our holiday we were getting withdrawal symptoms for red meat! Our hotel recommended Ruth's not even a 5 minute walk from the hotel - perfect! We skipped starters and moved straight to the steaks I had a small fillet with a shrimp and my boyfriend a big steak. We had... More 

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Thank Fizz100
Boston, Mass
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93 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2014

Meat eaters paradise, but my wife had crab cakes, which, she said, were as good as any she'd ever had. A bit overpriced, and service slow, but a unique experience

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Thank Russeljm
Singapore
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

They serves one of the best steaks in the world. Their Oysters and Crabs are fresh too. Nice atmosphere and surroundings as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
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
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
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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