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Jeff Ruby's - Louisville
  • Address:
    325 W. Main Street
    Suite 120 Waterfront Plaza
    Louisville, KY 40202
    Downtown Louisville
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $31 to $50

Jeff Ruby's - Louisville Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.jeffruby.com
  • Phone: (502) 584-0102
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, Sushi
  • Executive Chef: Ann Race
  • 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 Area, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (bar only), Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Jeff Ruby's offers live entertainment 6 nights per week.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 4th Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Optional valet is offered at the entrance of the restaurant on 4th street, with street parking & 2 garages within one block.
A word from Jeff Ruby's - Louisville
The first & only steakhouse of its kind in the Louisville area, Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse serves only dry-aged USDA prime beef. While steak is the foundation of the menu, Jeff Ruby's promises to please seafood lovers as well with its raw/sushi bar & seafood entrees.
Jeff Ruby regulars will be pleased to know that their favorite signature items from the Cincinnati restaurants will be well represented in Louisville. The bone-in filet, the 7 cheese baked macaroni, creamed spinach, truffle flake creamed corn, & of course Jeff Ruby's secret recipe cheesecake will all be staples of the Louisville menu.
Styled after the great NY steakhouses of the 1930's & 40's, Jeff Ruby's promises to be as pleasing visually as it is to the palate. French art-deco design, plush mohair upholstery, hand selected antique furniture and cinematic crystal chandeliers anchored by a 1950s-era antique featured in the Starz series Magic City and the 32 foot wall of wine.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
Diner Reviews
  • "This restaurant has great ratings, so we had high expectations. We were not disappointed! Everything, from beginning to end was superb -- incredie food, beautiful presentation, and never-even-have-to-refill-your-wine-glass service. This place is a must for anyone visiting downtown Louisville."
    Dined on 7/18/2014
  • "Great dining experience. Celebrated my husband's birthday. Attentive staff and excellent food. Lively atmosphere."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Great experience. Waiter was very good, my only knock with the service was that no one was in a hurry there but maybe that's a good thing. Have already recommended it to others just as it was recommended to me. Best Filet that I have ever had. Thanks!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Went for our anniversary very good food and service"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "outstanding food, service and ambiance. Jeff Ruby's is a great place to go to for special occasion celebrations as this was our wedding anniversary"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The service was wonderful. The food was great. My only suggestion would be to lighten up on the bacon in the salad; also on the scallops. Scallops are huge but were way to salty. Steak - filet Mignon was delicious!!!!!"
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "We have dined at jeff ruby's several times and continue to come back because of its excellent food, service and ambiance. We find it much more vibrant than Ruth Chris and is steps away from downtown life. Their special touches of photo momentos and mailed thank you notes are icing on the cake."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Was there for a special occasion, that made it very special. Food and service was Fantastic!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "I would recommend Jeff Ruby's for that special occasion, we celebrated our anniversary at Jeff's and it was perfect. Would not suggest for the kids, but perfect for an occasional date night when you do not mind to spend a little extra."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Our waiters were amazing (Chris & Elliott) and the food was out of this world. We ordered the Godfather roll, bibb salad and Filet Mignon and everything was delicious and brought out at the right time. Our waiters were knowledgeable and friendly and attentive. Will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My husband & I celebrated our bday & had attentive not overbearing service from Logan. The steak was so tender & had superb flavor. A most excellent meal!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We enjoyed our dinner at Jeff Ruby's The wait staff was extremely attentive. They provided excelent suggestions and made sure that we have had everything we needed for an enjoyable evening. My son had the rack of lamb...and he loved it!!!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Easy to get reservations thru Open Table. Very convenient as it is located in the Galt House Hotel where we were staying. Selected for certain menu item, beef tartare!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Not for the diner who is sensitive to price. The service is first class and the food is worth the price. Go to Jeff Ruby's when you want to enjoy a five star dining experience."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "My daughter told us we had to eat here. She set up the reservation and told them about our 34th wedding anniversary. They had a nice table set up for us, took our picture, and had dessert. The service was wonderful but food was amazing!!!"
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "very nice enjoyed the evening! Food was great, staff was wonderful."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We attended for our anniversary dinner and it did not disappoint. The steaks were perfect and the mac & cheese to die for. The bone-in ribeye is the only steak you should get. Perfect marbling and flavor. Our server Wes was professional and helped with anything and everything we needed. When we return again, we will ask for him! Thanks Jeff Ruby's!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse is far and away my favorite place to eat. Service is flawless, the atmosphere is fun and the food is second to none. The Jeff Ruby sushi roll is the best thing I have ever eaten. We will definitely return as often as we can, especially for special occasions."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We had a guys weekend in Kentucky to do the Bourbon trail. We started in Louisville and decided Jeff Ruby's was the perfect meal to start our adventure. The waiter gave us a list of hot spots to hit around Louisville. The sushi roll was fantastic. They have a great bourbon selection as well as wine. Our filets melted in our mouths. Perfect place to unwind while in downtown Louisville."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "I went to Jeff Ruby's to celebrate my birthday on June 24. Not only did they have a birthday card waiting for me, but I also got a piece of cheesecake with candle and all. Very nice touch and excellent service."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "My absolute favorite special night restaurant in Louisville! Never disappoints! Impeccable service, heavenly food and romantic ambience! Worth every last cent! What a treat!"
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "The many menus are stocked with all the classics. From sushi to oysters, the steaks don't shine alone. My wife and I had a tuna fillet and the bone-in fillet mignon with a side of scallops. Everything was great, but next time I might just get the scallops, best I've ever had and not by that close. Innovation was present without messing with what is already great. The service was friendly, helpful, and didn't rush us out the door. A review of Jeff Ruby's would be incomplete without mentioning the extensive wine list. They have our favorite wine, Clio. I've yet to find another place that stocks the under the radar Spanish gem. The meal is pricey for Louisville, KY, but it is an event that we felt was well worth the extra expense."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I took my wife here for our 21st Anniversary and the servers made her feel pampered, and that is what i care about. My wife is my Queen and I appreciate service that further enhances that experience for her. Excellent food and service."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Service was very professional yet very accommodating. We received just enough attention but were not shadowed. The steak and salads were great the appetizers and side just ok. overall a very special treat. Because of the cost it will continue to be a "special" treat"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Jeff Ruby's in Louisville is an A++ destination for fine dining. Our meal was beyond delicious, the service was more than you could ask for. I would recommend this exquisite place to anyone!"
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Everything form the hostess, bartendar, waiter and the food were outstanding. Very accomodating and extremely professional."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Always love Jeff Ruby's, but would have enjoyed it more if I had received the entree that I ordered. I ordered the "special fish of the day" but the sea bass on the regular menu was what was brought to me. Didn't want to make a fuss so I just went ahead and ate what they served, but I was still very disappointed that I didn't get to eat what I ordered."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Fantastic we had a wonderful meal for a special occasion"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Its a very nice place to dine! I would recommend it to anyone one on a special occasion! If you can afford it then more often! The steaks we chose were great and loved the green beans! it was busy on the Saturday we went, so service could have been a little better especially since we had two waiters, one in training. I would go again!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Jeff Ruby's was great on every level. Service was not hurried and very enjoyable. Food was excellent . atmosphere very upscale ."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "First time there and it will be my last time too! My steak, the cowboy ribeye was not that tender! Not worth all the hype!"
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "This visit was our first to this location in eight years, though we have visited their location at Belterra several times during that time. Those visits were outstanding as well as this one to their Louisville location. We live in Louisville so it was actually more convenient to us. Everything about this visit was outstanding; food, service, friendliness, overall NO flaws PERIOD."
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Jeff Ruby's is great every time. The food, service and experience were all great again"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "Great food; perfect steaks. I also love their lobsters. Delicious. Friendly staff. Perfect for family and friends and a date. Live music is excellent"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We were celebrating our 46th wedding anniversary and could not have been more pleased with our dining experience. The food was excellent. Servings are large but it was no problem to share the appetizer, salad and entree. It was served to us already split and on separate plates. Our waiter asked us if we were celebrating a special occasion and when we told Him it was our wedding anniversary he took our picture and gave us a free desert."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "Jeff Ruby's is probably the most attractive restaurant in Louisville. It is lively, but not too noisy. We split the Cowboy on Bone steak with sides of fries and grilled asparagus. All were delicious! I had the caesar salad and my wife had the bibb salad. They were good, but could be better. I like a caesar salad with a strong flavor and this one was a bit too mild in taste. Will we go back? Yes, we had a great time!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "If in Louisville, this is a spot that will not disappoint."
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Our waiter, Donnie was excellent! He was extremely attentive and anticipated our every need. Raw bar was tasty and the steaks were alright--not quite what I expected for the price. Loved the decor- throwback to the opulent 80s. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "As always we had a great dining experience. The steaks are great and the Mac and cheese heavenly. The grilled asparagus is delicious."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "No need to say anymore! It is absolutely an amazing Dining Experience."
    Dined on 5/30/2014