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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pasadena
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pasadena

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pasadena Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ruthschris.com/Steak-House/7357/Pasadena
  • Phone: (626) 583-8122
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Gary Watanabe
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Ruth's Catering in Pasadena, CA - 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 Steak House Pasadena offers private rooms for groups of 20 or more. Round table room available for groups of 5-9. Please call for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Maya Camara (888) 641-9460

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Los Robles
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Valet parking available. Garage across the street in the El Paseo Mall. Garage available in building access from Union Street.
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pasadena
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Pasadena, CA 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
  • "Ruth Chris is a favorite of mine. I love the great food and service it provides. The last visit topped them all. Three wonderful entree's were served along side selected wines from Nickel and Nickel Winery they were superb!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Jin was our waiter and he was great! What I love about Ruth's Chris, is that they greet you by your name. Well, Jin blew me away when said my last name correctly! My last name is difficult to pronounce but he was on point. I also liked that the manager, Paul, asked to see how our dinning experience was. Very professional. The staff overall was awesome. I wish I remembered their names so I can personally give them a shout-out. I will be definitely coming back!"
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "I love Ruths Chris! I usually go for date night with my husband but for this event i arranged dinner for my cousins bachelorette party. I had informed the restaurant that it was a bridal/bachelorette dinner party through opentable and they gave us a room to ourselves. It was absolutely perfect!"
    Dined on 7/19/2014
  • "We came here during the Dine LA restaurant week. So, it's hard to make a reservation on Friday night. The restaurant is over crowded with big loud noise. The food is fantastic! We order a fillet mignon and a ribeye steak with cream spinach and sautéed mushrooms. Cooked perfectly! Few things to complaint, 1st is our waiter accidentally spill my wife's cocktail on our table and the glass become very sticky. 2nd is our waiter is way too busy that he doesn't really have time to clean up the appetizer dishes and wait until our steak is ready by our table. I believe it will be a better service quality when I revisit during normal business days."
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "The menu lists tons of chicken and fish dishes, but I've always ordered the steak. And I've never been disappointed, so I'll probably never sample any of their other offerings. The sweet potato casserole is classified as a "side dish" but it could easily be dessert. I have to get this every time. The summer menu has a few special dishes that offer a nice change of pace too."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Food was great. We had the 12 oz ribeye. Cooked to perfection. Only a tad too salty by the last few bites for me. Service was excellent. Staff was very friendly."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Great service from Frank and Pedro; professional, courteous and knowledgeable. The bartender was also superb; best blueberry mojito ever. Actually, the entire staff was friendly and welcoming. The food was quite good, but secondary to the service."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "This restaurant always serves good steak, any Ruth Chris for that matter. However, my personal experience with this particular location wasn't as grand as the other locations because our waiter, in particular, spent more of his time catering to a larger party of 6 people near us, and as a result, neglected us. We had to keep asking for our water glasses to be filled."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "Steak was cooked to perfection, but the extra hot plates actually caused it to be over-cooked by the time we were halfway done. Cocktails and wine are acceptably-priced. Service was decent, but not on par with the standards you would expect at this price point. Decor is nice - it could have been romantic except for the abundance of casual diners and families."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "If you are looking for a steak, it's as good as it gets. The meal was just lovely. If I'm looking for a criticism, the after dinner coffee was not especially hot. But, that is really reaching for something to whine about. The spinach may be their best kept secret."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "Ruth's Chris steak house is absolutely amazing! Our waiter Joaquin did a wonderful job servicing our table. Ruth's Chris steak house has never failed my husband and I especially during our birthdays and anniversary. Having the reservations available through open table makes things soo easy. I would highly recommend Ruth's Chris steak house to anyone with their sizzling 500 degree plates, melting butter, yummy bread, mouthwatering steaks and scrumptious crab cakes!! Yum-My!!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Our steaks came out rather rare although my Wife and I both requested medium well. I don't like sending food back to the kitchen but had too as the steak was far from medium well. When my steak came back some pieces were still too rare and I just could not eat it."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My first visit to this restaurant. Have been a customer of RC for 30 plus years starting in NYC. You all should be very pleased with this unit. It's excellent. The service was unobtrusive and fun and the food was everything you expect it to be. Our waiter Jason and Dominic were tops. I frequent the Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl. store and am a big fan of the "Happy Hour" there as are many other area residents. Ruth's Chris is our go to place for all special occasions. Pasadena included as a must when in town."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "It was a wonderful dining experience from start to finish. It was a celebration for my sister's high school graduation. There was a card on the table saying congrats with her name on it. She also got a dessert pie as well! Everything was delicious. The steaks were hot and every bite was melt in your mouth, juicy meat! Jin (our server) was attentive to our table. It was a first for my family. He was patient and made recommendations that fit our family well!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I would like to thank Jin and Pedro for the outstanding service and for all their attentions. We ordered from the prefixed menu and it was okay. I absolutely loved the chocolate duo dessert."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "We always go on Father's Day. Good steaks. Have added a lobster mac 'n cheese side dish that is fantastic. This year they gave us a $25 gift certificate that we can use for a return visit."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "I Don't usually leave reviews however I felt the need this time. I've been here on many special occasions however on this visit the service was poor and my ribeye was tough. When I mentioned it to the waiter he offered me a free dessert?? This is a steakhouse right not a dessert stop? On my next special occasion I'll go back to my other favorite Arroyo Chop house! Very disappointed on this visit!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • " I love Ruth Chris... I actually have stock in Ruth Chris Hospitality, that is how much I love it.. The reason we dined there Wednesday night was my partners mothers 76th Birthday. I decided she needed to be treated like a princess, so we picked Ruth Chris. When I made the reservation, I put down it was her 76th Birthday. When we arrived they had a card on the table that read, Happy Birthday along with some purple beads that just happen to match her outfit. Our wait staff which included Andrea Rueda, treated her special, just like a princess... The meal was incredible as always..."
    Dined on 5/28/2014
  • "We were quickly seated to a booth as requested on our open table reservation. We had a great server, unfortunately I forgot her name and the assistants name. Food was outstanding as always. It was my wives birthday and our server brought out a complimentary dessert for my wife. Very nice touch. Great meal, great service, we had a great time. "
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "Ruth Chris is always a plus will never let you done. Service is Outstanding and the food is right on the money. You must try the Sweet potato casserole. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Food and service were outstanding...extensive wine list and wines by the glass. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Great service and good ! Had a 6:30 reservation, our table was waiting for us at 6:20. Great time . "
    Dined on 5/16/2014
  • "This was pretty much what you would expect from an American chain steakhouse. The food was tasty, but excessive, and the cuts of steak were too large. They should offer 8 oz, grass fed cuts. For the money, it would be more satisfying to go to a more independent, creative restaurant. This is the kind of place you bring your parents when they're in town."
    Dined on 5/15/2014
  • "Our Table was ready when we arrived, we were seated promptly and politely. Nice setting and view from the table. Our server James or Jason, it says James on the receipt we thought it was Jason. He was excellent he knew the menu and could explain any questions perfectly. He was patient and attentive. "
    Dined on 5/12/2014
  • "Been dining at this location for quite some time. Always a good experience. This time around, I brought my 15.5 month old son. All the staff was very friendly and interacted with him. Our waiter Shawn and one the managers (which I did not get his name) came by and gave him a toy Ruth's Chris cow. It kept him busy until our meal was done. Will continue to dine here for a very long time."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "My son and my Mom's husband treated my Mom and I to a wonderful Mother's Day dinner here. I have loved Ruth's Chris Steak House for years. All of our food was very good, but the service really stood out. Aaron, the assistant general manager was so gracious. And the wait staff: Jessica and Jose were outstanding. They were friendly but not cloying, very polite to my 92 year old Mom, (no inadvertent grimacing, even when she ordered her steak well done) and so helpful. The two of them really made our evening a very lovely time. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "It was our time at Ruth Chris & what an amazing experience we had. Our server was friendly & the food was fantastic"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "I'm never disappointed. Everything is always perfect - great service and food!! Always a leisurely evening."
    Dined on 5/7/2014
  • "Our food was excellent and our waiter was super friendly. You have to try to scallops with risotto. The steaks are always out of this world. "
    Dined on 5/4/2014
  • "Joaquin & Domingo were fun, entertaining and made our evening truly memorable!"
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "We enjoyed the food and the service. This was part of restaurant week and it did not disappoint."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "Steak was great, but one was not brought as ordered, was sent back, and didn't return till everyone else was finished. We were given several desserts to make up for it."
    Dined on 5/2/2014
  • "I always get the ribeye when I go to all Ruth Chris locations but at this location it just didn't taste as tender and flavorful as the Beverly Hills location. I won't be coming back to this location but I will definitely still dine at the Beverly Hills location. "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "All the food was great! Good service, good drinks, drinks pretty pricy. But good night."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "My wife and I had a perfect night out for just the two of us. The service was amazing, and the food was delicious. Our quiet corner was just what we were looking for. Within a minute, we had a waiter who attended to our needs and was never far away. We loved it."
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "We return again and again for the perfectly prepared food and exceptional service. ALL Ruth's Chris steakhouses are NOT THE SAME. Pasadena is a cut above."
    Dined on 4/23/2014
  • "We celebrated the birthdays of two family members with dinner at Ruth's Chris. It was special! The food was outstanding and the service superb. The desserts for the two birthday celebrants were free, and the restaurant even put their names on the dessert plates, using frosting."
    Dined on 4/21/2014
  • "Not only is there a friendly atmosphere the food is outstanding. Our waiter was friendly and attentive. Great food. I will go back again."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary dinner and were seated at a very nice booth as requested. The service, food and ambience were great for this occasion."
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "The cowboy ribeye and sea bass are always good and pretty much better than anywhere else. My first impression always starts with the bread which is fresh and warm but maybe not as flavorful as some places. The iceberg wedge is my favorite salad (I make this at home with ingredients from Costco). Prices are high but you get what you pay for and this is a special occasion place."
    Dined on 4/17/2014