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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://ruthschris.net/reservations/birmingham/
  • Email: info@ruthschris.net
  • Phone: (205) 879-9995
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Daily: 11:00am - 3:00pm; Dinner: Nightly: 3:00pm - 11:00pm

    We are open 11:00am - 11:00pm, 365 days per year...even holidays.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, American, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Chef Stephen Adams
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Numerous private dining options for groups from 10 to 300 guests.
  • Private Party Facilities: Private Dining at Ruth's Chris is the perfect choice. Whatever the occasion, Ruth's professional staff will make your private dining experience a memorable one - whether it's a business gathering, a family celebration, or anything in between. Your local Private Dining Manager will be glad to review your needs, work with you to select the right room and configuration, accommodate your A/V needs, and can even help enhance your event with special linens, lighting floral arrangements and more. Simply contact the Private Dining Manager directly.
  • Private Party Contact: Yvonne Pearson (205) 879-9996
  • Entertainment: PRIME TIME MENU
    Enjoy a full 3-course meal including your choice of soup or salad, an entree, a personal side and your choice of dessert starting at $42.00 (plus tax and gratuity). Offered daily until 6:30 PM. To view details, go to: http://ruthschris.net/primetime

    HALF-OFF PRIME BITES DURING RUTH'S HOUR
    Ruth's Chris is thrilled to offer our Prime Bites Bar Menu with half-priced bar menu items during special Ruth's Hours. To view details, go to: http://ruthschris.net/primebites
  • Special Events & Promotions: Visit us at http://ruthschris.net/events to view our special menus and events.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hwy 31 & Hwy 280
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary self-parking is available at all times in the restaurant & hotel parking lot. Complimentary Valet services are available after 5pm.
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Birmingham, Alabama is situated in the lobby of the Embassy Suites hotel conveniently located just off the Red Mountain Expressway between the Homewood and Mountain Brook neighborhoods. Deep, rich reds with accents of teal and copper predominate the steakhouse dining room while the dense foliage of the open atrium hotel envelops our restaurant in an air of casual elegance.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Started with the Tomato Mozzarella. The slices of tomato looked good until you peeked underneath and found that they were not ideal. Maybe it's the wrong season but I have higher expectations when three slices of tomato and three slices of mozzarella cheese are $12. As well, the "fresh basil" seemed not as fresh as I expected. I've made way better myself. The petite filet was perfect. Rare as ordered and tender. Potatoes Lyonnaise were in a small puddle of butter but were tasty. I was staying in the Embassy Suites and in my room was a $52 deal for a three course meal. There was nothing about that when I got to the Ruth's Chris menu and I really did not feel like bringing it up."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Overall we were very disappointed with this dining experience. The steak was cut unevenly and not a very good cut (tough). We have gotten a much better ribeye for $20 at a lower end restaurant. Definitely not worth $140. The waiter was a little disappointing as well because he never asked my wife how her meal was, he only communicated with me. I did let them know that I did not enjoy my meal and never offered to reduce my bill and contact the manager. I could have pressed them a little but chose just pay the bill and get out. On a positive note, the sautéed spinach was good. But overall ... disappointing."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The restaurant has good decor and ambiance and the wait staff was excellent. The only negative was my dish, which was lamb chops. They were average. The seasoning was not up to par and they were very tough. Other than that everything was very good."
    Dined on 3/2/2014
  • "I was completely impressed. Everything from the moment I stepped in was awesome. The staff was friendly and open to answer all of our questions. We loved it!"
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "We have had a few recent opportunities to dine at Ruths Chris and they have been very enjoyable. The food is consistent and very great and the service by Larry is outstanding. Now that we have visited a few times Larry knows our preferences so its fun to ensure we get one of his tables as he takes great care of us. And if you have a special romantic occasion or business meeting they have a few little alcove acreas that are more private. This is also a great choice if you need to minimize background noise too."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Food was fantastic. Excellent service. Very nice atmosphere. Loved the planting between booths, I felt like we were alone in the restaurant.....very nice."
    Dined on 2/20/2014
  • "An enjoyable evening of good food and conversation."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "I took my grandmother to dinner for her 96th birthday! She loved it and everyone made her fee so special!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Went to Valentine's Dinner and Ruth's Chris did not disappoint. My fiancee had the petite filet and I had the fillet. They both were delicious, cooked as ordered, seasoned to perfection. We had a nice pinot noir and a side and appetizer, which all complimented the steaks well. Out waitress was extremely helpful and very nice throughout the evening. A great experience for a young couple on a special night."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Were there to celebrate a birthday dinner. The food was outstanding and the service was the same."
    Dined on 2/9/2014
  • "I brought my wife here for her birthday since she had never been before(we usually pick Flemings for steak). While our overall meal was good(steaks were the highlight and were cooked perfectly), the service could not have been worse. Usually when you have your steak delivered to the table the server comes by shortly after to check on it. We never saw the server again until after completing our meal. Further, we requested our wine be brought with the meal. This didn't happen until after we finished eating. While the food was good(mostly just due to the steak), this will be our last time at a Ruth Chris. If you're looking for a good steak and pleasant dining experience, I would go to Flemings."
    Dined on 2/2/2014
  • "Fabulous steaks +4 guys = great dining. It was a Sunday night so fairly slow and our waitress was not as attentive as she could have been. All the guys had steaks and two had lobster tails as well, which were terrific. Price for filet and tail was $46, but at this restaurant you will pay $40 for steak alone. Everything is a la carte, so if you add salad or side plus a couple of drinks (glass of wine at $14), this is at least a $300 meal plus tip. For that price you can go to one of the 5 star Frank Stitt or Chris Hastings restaurants, but the anbience at Ruth's Chris is beautiful with the atrium, stream, etc. we will go back. My salmon was average so I recommend sticking with what grey do bet--steak."
    Dined on 1/26/2014
  • "this is one of our favorite restaurants! we go often and find the food always delicious, service impeccable!"
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "We recently dined at Ruth's Chris with friends...the food was great, very we'll prepared-as always. However, my husband did not get the side he ordered & I had a difficult time getting a water refill with dessert. Overall, we greatly enjoyed our dinner. We were able to sit & visit with our friends without yelling at each other to be heard. A huge plus in my book."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "The waiter forgot one of my companions salad and put my potato dish on her bill. He also tried to "sell" me on a higher price cut of steak. I had already decided on the petite filet."
    Dined on 1/19/2014
  • "This was by-far the worst experience I have ever experienced at a fine dining establishment. The service was horrendous and the food was average at best. And please, let me be very clear that I am NOT that hard to please. Furthermore, we visited on a early Sunday afternoon when the restaurant was very slow. To say I was shocked and disappointed is an understatement. I have literally had better service at the local Chick-Fil-A. I will not be returning to this Ruth Chris and will adamantly warn my friends/colleagues to do the same. (Although the one in Buckhead-Atlanta is awesome). If you're looking for a fine dining establishment in Birmingham, go with Flemmings at the Summit or Hot & Hot downtown. This place will only disappoint."
    Dined on 1/12/2014
  • "My group of 8 utilized Ruth's Chris for a post-business meeting dinner. The restaurant offered a great dining experience and allowed my team to relax post-meeting. The food was excellent, well prepared, and the staff was very responsive to all requests."
    Dined on 1/13/2014
  • "Food great as is thecase we have found tall RuthChris's. It is odd being in the hotel, I didn't prticularly lik being out in the lobby dinning area. We didn't get seated in the interior which looked nice."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Order the fillet - I mistakenly got another cut and it was inedible. This restaurant is in a hotel lobby, so don't expect any special ambiance."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "There were 6 in our party - 2 of which had never been to Ruths Chris and they were astounded by the service, the food and everything. The waiter was very good, informative about the menu and the other servers were just as great. I enjoy myself every time I go there and will be back soon."
    Dined on 1/1/2014
  • "I had the steak & lobster entrée - it was great. My husband had the pork chop entrée and he really enjoyed his food as well. This is a great & romantic place to dine. We love this restaurant. Our server (Mike) was excellent as well. With people like Mike and the caring attitude that everyone else displayed really set the evening off to a great start. Keep up the good work Ruth Chris Steakhouse and appreciate your employees for all they do....."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Great food & atmosphere! Good service as well. Husband had steak & lobster...excellent. I had Tornados & shrimp. Very good as well"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Had a reservation but table was not ready, has to wait. Did not like sitting in the hotel atrium for dinner."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "our bartender was excellent would like to see the old round rock glasses back.Told our bartender this and she went to the trouble and found me one and I did ask her too.Food excellent as all always,waiter excellent the person serving the food not so good,told waiter.All in all excellent,will be back soon."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "An excellent choice for that special occasion. You must be a meat lover for this one. Ruth Chris is like an old friend. Reliable and predictable. Our waiter Michael was just the right blend of professional and attentive."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "It was a perfect lunch. We were not forced to buy anything but their food was special still. I would have loved a Turkey option since it was Christmas. It was a nice leisurely lunch. My son had the biggest steak ever! I loved my salmon. But $8 for a side? Potato strings were much too oily. My cesar salad had fresh greens and light dressing the way I like it. Our server Gerardo was very good, informed us well and very courteous and attentive. I'll recommend."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "We've eaten at Ruth's Chris several times, several different locations and the food is always great! Steak is tender and tasty and the sides are good. (Creamed spinach is the best!). We've had the Barbecued Shrimp (New Orleans style) and the gumbo - both are very good. For dessert, Creme Brûlée and Berries & Cream are both excellent. I highly recommend Ruth's Chris!"
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Wife had the NY Strip, I had the Ribeye, both were excellant. Salads and side items were perfect. Great service, very prompt, but not intrusive. Will be back."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "Just didn't expect to pay over two hundred on a lunch for three... But Larry was great as always (he's been there nine years) we've had the pleasure of being in his section a few times... All-in-all you know what you're going to get when you go there that is always a good thing."
    Dined on 12/25/2013
  • "My wife and I just wanted a quite and relaxing evening. We got it and an awesome dinner!"
    Dined on 12/18/2013
  • "We had a private room for my mom's graduation. It was a pretty nice experience."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Food was horrible! Inconsistent with Traditions Ruth Chris Food Quality. Lamb Chops not tender steak tough and unfavorable and poor cut !"
    Dined on 12/7/2013
  • "Ruth's Chris still does what it does very well. Steak and traditional sides are excellent. Perfect steaks. Perfect potatoes. Nice evening."
    Dined on 12/6/2013
  • "Ruth Chris in birmingham has the best steaks and their service is unparalleled. I would definitely go there again!"
    Dined on 12/4/2013
  • "After a Thanksgiving meal, it was nice that Ruth's Chris had a Black Friday special allowing us to enjoy the flavors of the filet. Everything was perfect except one issue we had was gnats were flying everywhere and we felt as if we were having a picnic outside. That is the only complaint. The wait staff and food were off the charts. We will be back particularly if you have a special every now and then like you did Black Friday."
    Dined on 11/29/2013
  • "The restaurant scored well in many areas around service, people and ambience. The food is where they fell short to impress. The well done steak came out initially med and returned burned. This is unacceptable for the price point of $33.00 for lunch. This is not Outback or Roadhouse and this review should not be taken likely. I was embarrassed for my guest and the conversation quickly turned to over priced food and fluff. They need to get it right!!!"
    Dined on 11/14/2013
  • "Unlike most places that grill there meat, Ruth's Chris' broils it in an 1800 degree oven that keeps it hot until the last bite. One of the best steaks I've ever had."
    Dined on 11/15/2013