Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.ruthschrisalberta.ca/calgary
  • Phone: (403) 246-3636
  • Hours of Operation:
    Ruth's Chris Steak House Calgary is open for Lunch Monday through Friday 11:30am to 2:00pm Dinner. We are open for Dinner every night of the week. Dinner hours are Monday to Saturday 5:00pm to 10:30pm and Sundays 4:00pm to 9:30pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: At Ruth’s Chris Steak House Calgary, we offer a unique dining environment that can be utilized for a variety of different needs. The Mahogany Room and Renaissance Room can accommodate 10 to 24 people and are perfect for meetings, family gatherings, and birthday parties. Whereas the Great Room, the Lounge, and the Main Dining Room can accommodate 25 to 200 people and are ideal for larger group presentations, weddings, and cocktail receptions.
  • Private Party Contact: Leigh Pukin (General Manager) 4032463636x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 9th Avenue South and Centre Street
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Ruth's Chris Steak House Calgary now pays for your parking!!! If you dine in the restaurant after 5:00 pm or on the weekends, we'll cover your parking charge from the Palliser Parkade. Accesses off of 9th or 10th avenue, park in Palliser West, take the elevator to the second level, and we are right outside the elevator doors!
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary
When you visit Ruth's Chris, you soon understand that this is no ordinary restaurant. From the U.S. & ALBERTA Prime steaks, broiled to perfection at 1800 degrees, to the expertly executed seafood, New Orleans-inspired appetizers, unforgettable desserts and exceptional level of service, this is a steakhouse to which others aspire. Ruth’s Chris Steak House Calgary is in the heart of downtown, conveniently located on the second floor at the base of the Calgary Tower, just one block south of Stephen Avenue pedestrian mall. Along with our a la carte menu, and our complete menu with complete entrees starting at $25, we have some great feature nights as well; Prime Family Time Sundays offering ALBERTA certified prime, Prime Rib, and Wednesday night delight, where two can dine for $99. Whether it is for a romantic dinner for two, an important business luncheon, or a quick dinner before the big game, Ruth’s Chris Steak House will give an experience that “SIZZLES”!
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Overall
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Food
  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Service
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary reviews from OpenTable diners
125 reviews since July 30, 2014
Overall Rating4.4
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
96% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (107)romantic (78)fit for foodies (57)notable wine list (51)good for groups (39)scenic view (38)great for lunch (20)late-night find (13)hot spot (9)kid-friendly (9)neighborhood gem (5)great for outdoor dining (5)great for brunch (4)vibrant bar scene (2)Show More
  • Nice Place....Really not so good!
    Hamz
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    Our first course was "BBQ Shrimp" . The shrimp were small and the sauce was very mellow. Not what we thought of when we though of BBQ shrimp. The little shrimp were cooked quite well. The tomato salad was fabulous!! Best thing we had all night. Then the main course, I had New York strip and my wife had Tenderloin. Steaks were ok, not great. Mine was cooked proper, the Tenderloin was ordered medium and came out closer to rare. My wife sent it back. It came back medium-well. The plates were drenched with butter. No to our liking. The sides - squash with walnuts(ok) and mashed potatoes(cold). Service was great. Ambience is nice. We won't return.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Celebration Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/18/2014
    Very nice meal and the staff was very dedicated! Great job and thank you for a wonderful evening!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent every time
    Laura
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    I have eaten at Ruths Chris in Hawaii and Calgary. Both the food and service is consistently excellent! Always more food than I can finish but it makes welcome leftovers!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best birthday meal ever!
    Sfitzg02
    Dined on 11/16/2014
    Made reservation for my husband's birthday, just for the 2 of us. Excellent food, very good service, Great View of the downtown area in the middle of the dining room. I enjoy the private booths they have for 2 guests. Roomy but intimate. They had little birthday decos on the table, a birthday card and the waiter put a birthday candle on his cake and quietly sung a quick happy birthday to him. Would recommend for the husband that enjoys a little special attention, but doesn't like to make a big deal of his birthday.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Steak
    RickVIP
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Difficult to beat the steaks here. Cooked as promised and served on a scorching hot plate. I wish that the starters and sides came out equally as hot. The broccoli was perfectly cooked but only warm at best. The BBQ shrimp is not like what I have had at Ruth's Chris in the US. this version had the same sauce, only luke warm with smallish, insipid shrimp, unlike their larger US cousins. Avoid the BBQ shrimp but enjoy the steak.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time Customer! Loved it!!!
    ClassAct
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    Great view! Excellent food! Awesome server, Cam, with a good sense of humour! Beautiful interior! Loved how the staff made you feel special (even helped me get my jacket on at the coat check) and the validated parking was a great bonus :)
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent dining experience
    Voelk
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    My husband and I had dinner here this past Saturday night. I have to say it was a wonderful evening. The ambiance, the food and the service was amazing. The Ruth Chris Chefs really know how to cook a steak. If you don't mind paying a little extra then I would recommend this restaurant...the sides are amazing as well. Lobster Man n cheese was awesome, as was the feature soup, Corn Chowder.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Meal as Always!
    JML11VIP
    Dined on 11/8/2014
    We went to Ruth's Chris for my wife's Birthday and as always we had a great meal with awesome service....they even decorated the table! We have a young child and they continue to go out of their way to accommodate us. We keep coming back because of the great food/service but most importantly how welcoming they are to children, which you don’t find as much in other restaurants.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Superb!
    Chickie
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    Accommodated all food issues. Server was knowledgeable and friendly. A great overall dining experience. Definitely going back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good Steak
    TexasToddVIP
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    The Alberta filet was outstanding and cooked to perfection. It was not very busy so the kitchen was fast. However, the waitress was slow (for example, she would say she would be right back and would be gone 5 to 10 minutes).
    Special Features:
    scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent dining
    StaplesofDoom
    Dined on 10/27/2014
    Went here for an anniversary dinner not knowing anything about the place, and were pleasantly surprised,. Great food, great portions and great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Disappointed again.
    JJPW76
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We visited Ruth's Chris for a special occasion and usually visit 1-2 times a year. We were disappointed by a few things that likely will cause us to chose somewhere different for our next special occasion. 2 of the 3 steaks we ordered were undercooked and when you order a steak medium rare and its undercooked it's not overly enjoyable. Sadly the same thing happened last time we were here too. We thought about asking them to cook the steaks more however our server did not come back to check on us until we had almost completed our meal. We didn't say anything because it was a special occasion and didn't want to let it ruin our evening. Everything else was good but for the price I think we'll have to try somewhere new.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • CheekyBarb
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Nothing short of the the very best steaks in town! We reserve this place for quiet intimate dinners on special occasions.. Would highly recommend it!!! Staff and food were excellent!!!
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • foodfor2
    Dined on 10/23/2014
    The portions are large. Light eaters should share dishes. Main courses were very rich. Loved the food being served on hot plates
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Very Good; Very Expensive
    Dennis1
    Dined on 10/20/2014
    This is a very good restaurant - top notch, in all ways including food, service, ambiance BUT have your wallet wide open when the bill comes and you realize you spent $130 for the steak (only).
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food was Great
    Barb
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Steaks cooked to perfection....wonderful sides, as well!
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Calgary Restaurant!
    SteakLover
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We chose from the many steak offerings and we were delighted! Cooked exactly as ordered. Alas, in my experience, this isn't so common anymore. The sweet potato side was incredible, as was the chocolate cake with the peanut butter topping. As you may be able to tell, by the time we had dessert, I'd made good use of the superb wine menu. Our server Adam was great, the rest of the staff(hosts, hostesses and bus-boys) were quite friendly. Of our only two negatives, only one could be changed by the restaurant itself: the dessert/drinks menu was a bit out of date. As for the other; guests are like neighbours, you can't always choose them! Overall, we've already recommended Ruth's Chris to others and will continue to do so unreservedly!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steak not as great as expected!
    BusDin
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    I have visited Ruth Chris restaurant on several occasions at lunch hour with business clients and found the experience to be excellent. Generally we order the seafood options. Food, service, and ambience were all great! Unfortunately this weekend I visited the restaurant to celebrate a birthday and to test out the steak specialty which I have been advised Ruth's is known for. Both my wife and I were not impressed with the servings we had. Ambience and service were both excellent as usual. I will still use the restaurant for business lunches.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 20th anniversary
    Nick
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    We went to celebrate our 20th anniversary. Everything was very good. For sure we will return to commemorate another special occasion.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • nice evening out
    anniversary
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    staff was friendly, food was good, came out in a timely manor and was hot. Portions on the larger side for an upper scale restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing birthday event.
    Px520
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Server Daniel was amazingly kind, and gave us a great night. Food was perfectly presented, appetizers tasted amazing, steaks were perfectly cooked. And thanks to the kitchen staff for doing a nice looking decoration on our birthday cake plating. Thanks to ruths for giving us a great night.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the best in Calgary
    JayZ
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    The steak was amazing. Service was top notch. Highly recommend going here.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for lunch, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Ruth's
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    Excellent food, service. Daniel very professional and informative re menu, yet friendly and not arrogant like at some top class restaurants in Calgary. Been a few times and will be back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Steak
    Eorran
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Had a great meal. I haven't had a better steak anywhere - compares to the nicest places in Houston, TX.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food but slow service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    The food here was excellent but our service was a little slow. Our server was very friendly and knowledgable but it took quite awhile before they cleared our plates and brought our bill.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Anniversary dinner
    Freddy
    Dined on 9/18/2014
    Steak was marvellous! Appetizers were very good. Sides could have been hotter. Disappointed that we sat for 10 mins at our table without being approached and given water or taking a drink order. The bus boy needed to ask us if we had be helped yet and the maitr de had to send our waiter to our table. Once we were finally taken care of the service was good.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Went for steak
    Brlhx
    Dined on 9/14/2014
    I went to Ruth's Chris for steak and end up having scallops...and they were excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First time diners
    crystalx10
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    As a first time diner at Ruth's Chris, the food was exceptional!!!!!!!!! However the price, OMG absolutely outrageous! 2 people 2 dine with a good steak and scallops and a cocktail $110.00 Each. This is definitely for the wealthy or that very special occasion you can save up for!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service and good food.
    Robby
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    Was impressed with our wonderful waitress. The floor manager stopped by to make sure all was well and that we were happy. I realize that USDA Prime meat is their big selling point internationaly but, I prefer grass finished (Alberta) beef. Hence the four star. This is the home of the best beef in Canada after all. There are ample side dishes available and all is family style. Really like the (very) hot plates so that your meal stays hot while you enjoy the wine and conversation. It also is handy to the Palliser hotel and gets its share of VIPs.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great restaurant
    Foodie05
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Food is always terrific, service a but slow but still very good. Would definitely recommend to anyone!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Spe
    obanfatcat
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Service for the most discriminating diners and food that you couldn't fault. If you want a wonderful dining experience this is the place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great dinner!
    Px520
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    Just as how I expected, wonderful steaks, great taste. Have never been disappointed by Ruth's Chris calgary.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • The evening did not disappoint.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This was the best steak I have had at a restaurant in a while. I love the way the sides are served - just right for sharing family style, the the sizzling hot plates make such a difference. The meal was fantastic, and the subject of conversation of our guests for the entire weekend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great anniversary event!
    Px520
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Everything was so wonderful! The service was great! The quality of food was outstanding! The steaks were definitely cooked professionally! We loved everything we had! Thanks to Ruth's Chris for giving us a great night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A perfect anniversary location
    Nopnuts1
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We really enjoyed our time at Ruth's Chris, our server accommodated my allergies and was very knowledgable about the menu. The speed of service was amazing as each dish took only a few minutes. The tables are very long which can make it hard to hear one another, but this is to make room for the food and drinks. The steaks were cooked perfectly and I doubt any other resturaunt could match their speed of service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not up to usual standard
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Have been to many Ruth's across US This one not up to standard The potatoes au gratin were runny - basically just overwhelmed in partially melted cheese The berries with cream should have been advertised as cream with very few berries The steak was good and the service good However for the price you pay you expect all aspects of meal to be "perfect"
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  • Special Birthday
    rhshawn
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    We celebrated our son's 19th birthday here - always great food, service, ambiance, etc. I wish I could remember server's name, but he was great! Nice small touches for birthday person - and an awesome complementary dessert! Thanx Ruth's Chris!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Calgary is better
    George
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We have been to other Ruth's Chris in NA. So far Calgary is the best. Also nice that they have responded to local demand and serve AB beef in addition to the same-old-same-old USDA. Serving staff is mature and courteous.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great food! Best steaks.
    Px520
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    They definitely have the best steaks ever, service was great, food was fantastic. I dined in at a lot places, Ruth's Chris definitely deserves the best restaurant in calgary. Also they have a great portion for the price. I've been to Ruth's Chris Calgary more than 10 times and I'm never disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great service
    Kshort
    Dined on 8/26/2014
    Went to Ruth Chris with my wife. Richard was our server and he was an expert on everything on the menu. The steak and sides were amazing. Will be going back again!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.