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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ruthschris.com/Steak-House/4999/Boston
  • Phone: (617) 742-8401
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 3:00pm Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm Friday & Saturday 5:00pm - 11:00pm Sunday 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Ruth's Catering in Boston, MA - Bring the service, expertise and flavor of Ruth's Chris Steak House to the location of your choice! Your Private Event Manager is ready to help attend to every detail of your event, from the menu to the martinis. Ruth's will bring in a team of trained chefs, bartenders and servers to make the most of your experience.
  • Private Party Facilities: Ruth's Chris - Boston is the perfect location for your business meeting, cocktail reception, rehearsal dinner or any special event. Please email (salesboston@ruthschris.com)) for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Kelly Duerr (877) 796-5532

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Tremont
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet (only available at night) is $16 per vehicle. A public lot is also available on Washington Street, PIA Alley Parking Garage.
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Boston, MA serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy our New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere and Ruth’s Chris’ genuine hospitality. So whether you’re a regular or have just been wondering what all the buzz is about, Ruth's Chris is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining and offsite catering may be arranged. Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Steak was great. Lamb chops had too much fat on them. Sweet potato casserole was yummy. Bread is just so-so. Wish R Chris served a better bread basket."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "The food and service were very good, consistent with the image and high pricing of the offering. We did feel that the wine list was over-priced, and this will cause us to hesitate before going back."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "For a meal as expensive as this I expected great food and a great experience. Sadly neither was to be. With the restaurant nearly empty (I was an early diner) I was seated right next to a a table with a crying baby. Service was spotty. The wrong vegetable was delivered with my main course: I was nearly done eating by the time the correct one was delivered. My bar b cued shrimp was a mess of shrimp swimming in watery mashed potatoes. I won't be back."
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "We have come to this Ruth Chris Steak House several times, and each time the experience--the food, the service is excellent. Yes, it is pricey, and we come only for special occasions. And boy, they do a great job making you feel special! We have a "regular" server (I won't divulge her name!) and she remembers what we order (drinks, meal). She is very knowledgeable about both the food and the wine (she recommended a FANTASTIC Calif. Cabernet in our price range). And you know the food is good, when we fight over the leftovers the next day! Looking forward to the next time we can come."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "We went here to celebrate our first wedding anniversary and we were disappointed with the service. We were sitting down for about 20 minutes before we were given water, and that was only after we tracked down someone. My husband already had a drink from the bar - I ordered wine shortly after sitting and that took about 30min to come (I even got my salad first). We had bread, but no bread plates (the tables around us did, so it must have been an oversight). Good thing they come scrape the tables, because without plates, we made a mess! When we thanked out waiter for bringing something, he just walked away - no 'your welcome' or any acknowledgement at all. The food was decent, but that didn't make up for the poor service experience."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "Let me start by saying that my wife and I go to Ruth's Chris in Boston a lot and normally we have a great experience. Unfortunately, we left somewhat disappointed. The service was outstanding as usual, but we ordered a Porterhouse for two, ordered medium rare and were quite unhappy. The filet side was medium well to well done and the strip was medium, some parts were more well. The manager did apologize, but I think that they could have done a little more than an apology. We will try again, but I hope this is not a trend for the worse."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Great food, wine, service, and outdoor ambience. Food was prepared to order and delicious until the last bite. A must for anyone interested in a special evening."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We always go to Ruth's Chris for our anniversary, and this is our first year in Boston. What a bonus that we could enjoy the wonderful Ruth's Chris menu in this awesome historic building. It made it extra special!"
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Wonderful! Best Ruth's out of the many I've eaten at."
    Dined on 6/25/2014
  • "This was my first time going to Ruth Chris & the steak was amazing. The location is historic & beautiful, I love the overall atmosphere. The waitstaff were also very great & well spoken."
    Dined on 8/22/2013
  • "We eat at Ruth's Chris steakhouses all over the country. They are consistently good and we are never disappointed. This one in Boston is no exception. Fine food, cooked the way you requested, and friendly and efficient service provided by servers with personality. Very nice indeed!"
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Had a great lunch this past week. The mixed grill was delicious. We also ordered oysters which were fabulous!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "I go here for lunch one a month or so as a treat and a break from the regular. Always solid food and service. Love the environment."
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "All three were over cooked and did not cut like butter. Should have sent them back except the waiter did not come check how we liked our steaks right away so we choose to eat them. Very tough given the quality we expected from Ruth Chris."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Best food, drinks and wait staff in Boston! If I was asked what could have made it a better dining experience, I would be hard pressed to come up with a flaw.my family and I can't wait to oh back !"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The food, the service, everything was the quality I expect from Ruth's Chris .... but please, don't come in wearing shorts and a t-shirt with kids in tow. This is not a quick family meal spot after walking the Freedom Trail all-day kid of place."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "The food was delicious and the service was very good. The prices are very very high although the food is very good and the service great it is more of a place for a special occasion"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The historical location (in the old city hall) and the beautiful outdoor dining area suited us perfectly for Father's Day lunch. This was my first time at this Ruth's Chris location, and it might have been the best experience I've had at a Ruth's Chris. The staff was fantastic - everyone wished my dad a Happy Father's Day - and the food was amazing, of course. I had the lobster bisque, salad, and petite filet - all were delicious. Highly recommended, and don't pass up the outdoor dining area if it's nice outside!"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I had the filet & my boyfriend had the cowboy steak. They were both top notch. So good he almost ate the bones. Perfection doesn't begin to explain our experience."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Even if you are not a steak lover, this place will win you over. It is pricey, so save this for a special night out. Service and food were fantastic!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "I treated my fiancé for Father's Day since he's been wanting to go to Ruth's Chris for a while now. We've both heard great reviews about the food and needed to try it for ourselves. Walking in - the view and scenic area was breathtaking. The outside dining its just beautiful. The building has a very romantic feel to it. I made reservation and we were seated right away....the hostess did a great job explaining the building, restaurant, rooms, etc.... I thought it was informative. He is a steak lover so he ordered the steak and he just loved it. I'm not a steak person so I can only go by what he says :) but we thought even though our waitress was very nice, the service was a bit slow and it kept getting slower."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "Great food and amazing service. Loved the carpaccio and the filet with sides of creamed spinach and potatoes au gratin was amazing. It was my boyfriend's birthday and even though we hadn't ordered dessert, the waiter brought one out with a candle which was very sweet (delicious mini bread pudding by the way). The atmosphere is a little heavy on the exposed brick and wood for my taste but all in all a great experience."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "This was our 8th Christmas Eve family dinner at Ruth'c Chris. Excellent food and service as always. This time we had my brother-in-law and his wife with us. The wife is extremely hard to please and thinks she is an ultimate "foodie". She even liked her dinner and had no compliants which is a first for her."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "I have been at the Boston Ruth's Chris many times and appreciate all that it entails - setting, ambience, service, food, etc. However, for the first time, we had two steaks that were not cooked properly. My medium steak and sister-in-law's medium well rare steak were both overcooked well. I never had that experience before at this location or the Chicago location in our home town. To their credit, management offered to cook two new steaks to our specifications, but due to time constraints we didn't have time for that. They did comp us desert - so they recognized the problem and sincerely tried to solve it. I'll chalk this up to a bad day for the chef."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "great restaurant. i did have a weird experience at the bar where the male bartenders were a bit rude. nonetheless, great food. I enjoyed seeing some new orleans inspired food - will try next time. overall, a great time."
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "I have been to this location for Ruth's Chris multiple times, but this time was different. I ordered my meat medium rare. When I got my steak it was more on the well done side. I called over the waitress and instead of agreeing with me and taking it back, she proceeded to ask me to cut it down the middle elsewhere for her to see if it's true. That's when she took it back. When I got my meal back the second time, the meat was exactly the same! I sent it back AGAIN and when I received it this time, it was RARE. So I sent it back ONCE AGAIN and finally when I got it back I was so hungry (30 minutes after we first got our meals) that I just ate it as is. I don't know if I'll ever go back again!!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "2nd time we have dined here. Food was again top notch but service was abysmal. Server never offered the menu specials but these were offered to subsequent diners, drinks were very slow in coming, Fresh ground pepper never offered for Caesar salad but was offered to other guests, slow service for main course, poor table cleanup and management. Dessert was included, and coffee ordered. Received coffee but they did not leave the pot or ever ask if we wanted it refreshed. Waiter came with the bill prior to us ever getting the dessert! Too bad great food, location and setting but there are lots of places in the North end with all this and great service too! We were visiting from Maine, celebrating our engagement and it was a total disappointment"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Magnifique restaurant dans un sous-sol atypique avec une atmosphère particulière. Repas succulent. Personnel très agréable."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "The dinner we had was spectacular. Definitely a great steakhouse with top quality cuts, and perfect side dishes. Every part of this meal exceeded expectations"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We do Dinner at a new usually high end place on the first Thursday of each month. June 2014 we did Ruth's Chris in Boston. I expected something great and they did not disappoint. Our waitress, Mary, recommended a great bottle of wine, 2012 Daou. Then Tom took over as our waiter. He had some really great recommendations too. We took them all. We each had the chef special bone in Filet mignon. It was cooked perfectly, tasted great and went very well with the chef special "hash brown" & the sweet potato casserole. We polished off the bottle of wine during our calamari & salad so Tom selected a great wine by the glass. We finished with banana creme pie dessert. The pie crust was not great, but EVERYTHING else was. Cost was north of $300 "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "I went with a group from work. Full of working professionals, great staff, food is amazing. "
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Outstanding steaks and side dishes, impectable service, and a wonderful, historical Boston setting for special occasions makes this a top choice. The staff goes to great extents to ensure a memorable dining experience. Always reliable and dependable."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Great food and drinks. Friendly and attentive service. "
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Still the best steak ever anywhere. Excellent side dishes and fabulous deserts. A totally superior restaurant with The Palm coming in second."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "You have to try the hash browns, It's amazing. The Cowboy Ribeye is excellent! I wish the bar had a better view of the outside but if you sit on either end you get a nice view."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Have been celebrating at this Ruth Chris for past 4 years while my daughter attended Boston College. Don't miss porterhouse steak and a potato dish that comes out in a circular pan and is so crisp and delicious I couldn't stop eating it. Bread pudding dessert is superb too. They also make a great Cosmopolitan."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Third visit Love the food, the ambience and location open late great dinner at 1045 pm Will definitely go back "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We had a marvelous Graduation Celebration for our grandson at Ruth Chris'. . .delicious steaks. . .lamb chops like no others. . .yummy desserts, and outstanding service! Mary is a true professional. . .knowledgeable, unobtrusive, seeing to our every need."
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "Ruth's Chris holds to the standards you'd expect from a steak house. As at most steak house restaurants, prices aren't cheap, but for a nice meal out where you can expect good service and dependable food, it's a great spot."
    Dined on 5/14/2014
  • "We have been to Ruth's Chris many times...this is the first time disappointed. The steak and lamb chops were over-cooked (we asked for medium; got well done). It was hard to get the waiter people to come by. That NEVER was the case before. The food-delivery was brought and incorrectly given to the wrong members of our party - twice. Yes, this was easily fixed by us, but the delivery person never even asked us which dish went to which person...and then deposited the food so quickly, and left, we never had a chance to speak up about it. Very surprising for Ruth's Chris. Finally, the bathroom was NOT kept up. Maybe it was an off night, but our experience there has been better."
    Dined on 5/11/2014