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Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse

Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.jeffruby.com
  • Phone: (513) 784-1200
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm -10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Jason Rose
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Let Jeff Ruby's cater your next event! For more information, contact Sales Manager, Kathy Davis at 513-723-4454 ext. 108 or kathy.davis@jeffruby.com.
  • Entertainment: Jeff Ruby's offers Live Entertainment Tuesday - Saturday. Jazz, Rhythm & Blues and contemporary favorites are performed by Cincinnati's finest musicians. Perfect after an evening at the Aronoff Center; let the others fight the traffic rush home! At Jeff Ruby's, there is Never a Cover!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 7th
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking is available Monday - Friday beginning at 6:00pm and Saturdays at 5:00pm; cost is $9.00 per car.
A word from Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse
Jeff Ruby's is a 1940's art deco style steakhouse featuring dry aged on premise steaks and Fresh Seafood...not to mention our extensive selection of signature salads, Steakhouse potatoes, vegetables and desserts. Those who prefer an early dinner may make reservations for as early as 5:00pm Monday through Saturday. Jeff Ruby's is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati's entertainment district and is within walking distance of downtown hotels and the convention center. When you demand the very best in dining experiences, choose Jeff Ruby's. Discover the distinction for yourself!Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "The service was great, the food and the atmosphere were perfect. Great for us celebrating her Birthday dinner. Still a big fan of the precinct but downtown Rubys is always one of my favorites."
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "My steak was a little over-cooked and a bit dry. I was looking forward to the dry aged bone in filet, which I've enjoyed many times and it honesty lacked the flavor and texture of prime aged beef. I requested medium rare and received something closer to medium well, which was probably the reason it was not the succulent cut expected. My wife and our guests from England raved over the entire experience including their steaks. I should have notified the waiter, but we were having a great time and did not want to interrupt the fun. Service was great, atmosphere awesome. My friend ordered a 1978 French wine that was excellent and we finished with the Faust Cabernet (perfect ending). We will return again."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "One of the finest steakhouses in Cincinnati. I had the Freddie Salad, the bone-in ribeye, and sides of creamed corn and hash browns."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Superior steaks, oversized sides dishes and extremely attentive staff. Top notch."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "The restaurant was a great experience. My wife and I were in town visiting family and wanted a date night. The service was exceptional. Keegan was very professional and very knowledgable of the menu and answered all of our questions. The steak I had was high quality and cooked to my request. The side dishes were incredible, especially the mushroom truffle cream corn. Coming from the west coast we are spoiled with fresh seafood. To our delight, the sea bass was very fresh and well prepared. I would also recommend the crab cake appetizer. Thank you to the manager who came by a couple of times to ensure our dining experience was pleasurable."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Our food was amazing. Steaks were perfect but the potatoes Anna left a little to be desired. We even got free dessert because we were celebrating our anniversary! Service was also professional and on too of everything."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Jason our waiter made us feel like part "The Jeff Ruby Family"...it was great getting such wonderful service from everyone. One of the waiters escorted me to the ladies room...I have never been escorted to a ladies room so eloquently. We went with our eyes open on the cost and were not disappointed. We consider a dining experience and we were not disappointed."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "You can't go wrong with Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse. The food is excellent, service is superior, and the entire experience will keep you coming back. There isn't a restaurant in Cincinnati that beats them."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Always a great place for a birthday dinner. Staff to great care of us and the straks wer the best in the city, as usual"
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "We were led to the most PERFECT booth, overlooking the rest of the dining room - great for people watching! Our waiter, Eric, was AMAZING! Not only was he knowledgeable and ready to offer his opinions, he was cool and a great conversationalist! Our dinner was TOP NOTCH! We started with the crab cake appetizer - outstanding! We split our second course, the 'Freddie' salad and so glad we didn't order two...only because it was HUGE! This was the BEST salad I've ever had...bursting with bacon in every bite! He ordered the 20oz 65 day dry-aged on the bone steak and I ordered the 16oz filet mignon. Both were cooked to medium rare - BOTH WERE PERFECTION! We shared the baked Mac n Cheese and about died from satisfaction at the first bite. Dine here"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "What a great evening. We had Eric Robertson as our server. He was on top of things and knew what he was talking about. There was four of us, I had the Salmon and the other three had steak. ALL VERY Delicious!!!! and prepared perfect. Eric recommended some sides, as we were not sure what to order. Can not go wrong with the potatoes. Can't wait to go back next time we are in town."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Steaks were cooked perfectly and were very tasty. It's not the cheapest meal in town (by a long shot), but no complaints about the food or service. Perfect for a special occasion."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "The food was perfect. Out of our party of 3 two of us ordered the special and were very pleased. The third in our party ordered the filet and he love it. Our waiter either had too many other tables because we rarely saw him or he would awkwardly stand behind me so he was able to catch a glimpse of the TV which was airing the World Cup at the time."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "As always, Ruby's doesn't disappoint. Our group of 5 went early on a Saturday so it was still pretty quiet but the food (and wine) was amazing. The bone-in fillets were cooked perfectly and the salads and potatoes Anna were delicious. They seem so simple but are impossible to replicate. We always look forward to a Ruby's meal and everyone left happy and stuffed."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Fantastic experience, but it always is. Complimentary picture taken by the Manager, hand delivered to us in a Jeff Ruby frame before we left. Complimentary dessert to celebrate our special day. Gorgeous decor, right out of classic hollywood. Unbelievable food. Absolutely worth it!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "The steaks here are excellent (our 3rd time here) but the "Aged" steaks were a little over aged - if you like highly funky it is ok but be sure to know that is what you like. Scallops were ok - not enhanced by the rest of the dish at all. Salads outstanding, crab appetizer excellent. Wine list way way over priced for today's market - we refused to order from it although we can afford anything. New donut desert fabulous!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "We had a lovely dinner at Jeff Ruby's for our 30th anniversary. The food was excellent as was the service. Our waiter was attentive and very personable. The steaks were mouth watering and absolutely delicious! Five stars!"
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "Our first dining experience at Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse was recently for our 11th Wedding Anniversary. We made online reservations ahead of time. Upon arriving there was no wait and they sat us immediately. The service from our entrance to exit was divine and very friendly. We both absolutely loved the food, overall atmosphere and the live music. A truly wonderful establishment to celebrate your next "Special Occasion"."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Best steak in town, great valet service didn't get to experience the cigar shop"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Only one thing that needs improvement and that would be a larger bar area. Bar area is to small and cramped."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Had a lot of steaks, mesa grill, roast detriot, brooks, plus up scale chains, no comparison. These steaks were just flat out the best. We had the cowboy rib eye, porterhouse. Personally prefer to dine without a band playing. Fairly loud close to the bar area."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "This was a perfect dining experience for our 'Special Occasion'. All aspects of the dining experience was a pleasure... our waiter was very pleasant and took the time to explain items, and answer our questions. We enjoyed the experience... and the food is outstanding, done perfectly so as to retain all the flavors. Excellent."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "When you want a good steak and terrific service, Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse is the place to be. 'Jeff's Gem' is a steak to be reckoned with! Cooked to perfection with the most delicious chili rub, this steak is sure to please and be remembered. Don't discount the sides....every one- large enough to share- are palate pleasers. The blue point oysters we had as appetizers were fresh and huge. I cannot say anything negative about this establishment in Cincinnati. The dining room service was impeccable. When I have a special occasion to celebrate, this is where I think of to go first!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "How does any steakhouse in Cincinnati compete with Jeff Ruby? Jeff Ruby's downtown and the Precinct are our favorites. Carlo and Johnny not so much."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "This was my husband's first time there. He hasn't been to this nice of a place before and he was a little overwhelmed at the "fine dining" atmosphere and food choices, but our waiter, Jason, put him at ease and he totally enjoyed it. The steaks were amazing, as I knew they would be."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We went to Jeff Ruby's for our anniversary based upon the feedback we had recieved about the restaurant. Everything we heard and read about the restaurant was true. Great experience. Very pricey, but worth it."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "The best of food, drink and service. Any and all requests were honored. It is top drawer!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "We've been to the downtown location several times. Food is always excellent, and service usually is too, but this time the server wasn't overly friendly or even seemed like he wanted to be at work that day. Would still return, but hope to have a more upbeat server next time."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Rubys never fails to disappoint for a great evening out and delicious food and service."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Excellent! Great Steaks, sides and salads. The Salmon was first rate. Overall a Great place to dine!!"
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "First Time This was my first time there I travel alot and have been to many Steakhouse Jeff Ruby in my opinion ranks wife the best of them .The food is very good and the staff is friendly and responsive you can tell they like working there"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "The Best SteakHouse Ever!!!! I have ate in several cities at some of the finest restaurants and this is by far the best!!! Loved It!!!!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Wonderful food, great ambience, and exceptional service. Best steaks I have ever had. My favorite restaurant. We eat here at least once a month"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We dine at Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse or one of his other restaurants for nearly every special occasion and sometimes just because we love the food. In my opinion this is the best food in the tri-state area; the service and atmosphere are exceptional as well. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "If you're looking for a place to go for that special occasion, look no further. Jeff Ruby's is a steakhouse like no other. Everything on their menu is delicious, you can't go wrong. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "GREAT! Food was very tasteful and great service. I had a wonderful time with my family here and the workers made us all feel at home. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "There's no need for elaborate description. When you get it, you get it. As usual, Jeff Ruby and staff got it. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "Back room, no music, loud group next to us. Food and service otherwise excellent."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Food, service, atmosphere, everything went really well. "
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "The food was fabulous. The interior was very cool. My only issue was the space at our table. We were seriously crammed together that it was uncomfortable."
    Dined on 5/28/2014