Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.ruthschris-pikesville.com/
  • Phone: (410) 837-0033
  • Hours of Operation:
    Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday – Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, Seafood, American
  • Executive Chef: Nardy Castellon
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Private Dining Manager - Leslie Amick - 410.837.0033

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Hooks Lane
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet Available.
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville
Expect nothing less than an extraordinary meal and first-class service from one of the most outstanding prime steak houses in the world: Ruth's Chris Steak House. Among the most distinctive dining destinations in the area. At Ruth's Chris Steak House your service will always be first class-attentive but never fussy.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville reviews from OpenTable diners
120 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.3
  • Food4.4
    Service4.4
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
82% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (91)romantic (54)notable wine list (48)neighborhood gem (35)fit for foodies (34)good for groups (32)great for outdoor dining (18)vibrant bar scene (18)hot spot (13)great for brunch (2)late-night find (2)great for lunch (2)scenic view (2)kid-friendly (1)Show More
  • My third visit was a disappointment
    luvwineVIP
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    I had eaten here twice already (on Sundays) and was very pleased. When you average nearly $100 per person for dinner, everything should be great. And previously the answer was yes. But this past Saturday, I was disappointed on many levels. It was very busy, and perhaps that was the problem. They took a long time to get our order. The appetizers were very good (calamari and a dozen oysters). The salads were fine, but it took forever to get the entrees. And I had asked for a second glass of wine to be delivered with the meal. The waitress was nowhere near us, so I tried to get the attention of other servers and despite that, it took twenty minutes to get a glass of wine! I had ordered the filet mignon medium rare. It was more to the medium (I can deal with that), however the outside was hard (like stone) and as I waited for the wine the steak cooled...and it was tough. Could not eat it. No-one stopped by to ask how everything was. Where was our server? I saw the manager talking to another table and had to call him over and let him know it was not edible. He said "I'll make you another"! Are you kidding? Everyone else at the table was done. No thanks. The manager seemed annoyed, and all he did was credit $30 for my $60 dinner. And my husband and other guest got the $55 cowboy steak (22 ounces). It looked more like 12 ounces - barely bigger than my 11 oz filet. Not happy. Won't be back
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Disappointed--we have gone numerous times.
    Margie
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    This time we were taking a neighbor for helping us. He order a veal chop. He could not cut into it. There was bone everywhere. They replaced it with lamb chops however we were all done by the time his food came. I was disappointed. At these prices we should have a meal that is good and that we are relaxed. I was not relaxed once I was eating while he was not especially since he was our guess. I also think they should have brought him some complimentary while he was waiting for his food. It was uncomfortable for the rest of the table,
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Perfect for a casual burger in the bar
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 11/13/2014
    5 of us sat in the bar area on a busy Thursday night. Service was terrific, perfectly attentive and well executed. We ordered 3 burgers and 2 steak sandwiches - all were cooked differently and to PERFECTION. That's the great thing about a burger/steak sandwich at a steak house; cooked as requested ... we love that! And it's why we come here. The bar is casual, not stuffy and a fun place if a bar burger is on the agenda.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Smoking Encouraged
    TzahiPVIP
    Dined on 11/11/2014
    We were enjoying our dinner with our baby on the patio when someone started smoking. The staff said that it was fine, even though the smoke was blowing right at us. We had to get up and leave, wasting our money and night out when we could have gone somewhere that does not allow this.
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • location and quality work for us
    Burn
    Dined on 11/3/2014
    The quality of the ambiance, food, service and convenience of the location bring us back repeatedly. The wait for food was longer than usual, but we enjoyed the enclosed outdoor area.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Lovely
    Foodisfun
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Amazing night for our Anniversary with a quiet area for two..fresh rose petals.. Free slice of cheesecake for the two of us.. Our waitress was new but knew what she was doing.. Thank u
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Even for Vegetarians
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    We celebrated my mother in laws 84th birthday and several of the guest had strict dietary needs. including 2 vegetarians. Everyone loved the food and the vegetarians commented that the steamed vegetables were "Amazing". Thank you so much for making every aspect of the night great.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Romantic
    tonyaVIP
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    The atmosphere was romantic, the food was delicious & the service was excellent. I got the stuffed chicken which was perfect & added on a crabcake (well worth it! Best crabcake I've ever had!! Perfectly seasoned, jumbo lump meat & not a bunch of filler) my fiancé had a perfectly cooked ribeye!! Both plates came out sizzling. We ended the meal with a mini cinnamon cheesecake with mango in top...perfect! Can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • slow service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Extremely slow service. Waitress not available for 20-30 minutes at a time. No response to complaints.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • always good
    kedsVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    I jist enjoy it here. Ir is alays good and the service is great.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another good experience
    MSFAVIP
    Dined on 10/13/2014
    Recommend the New York Strip with Blue Cheese. Sides were great as always. Service was excellent. Kelly was efficient and pleasant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed diners
    3scompany
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    opted for the prix fixe. salad came over dressed, then came back with no dressing. Husbands filet was cooked perfectly but tasteless.scallops were overcooked,devoid of any taste.corn It was served with tasted like canned.The prix fixe came with a delicious, albeit tiny, cheesecake. husband opted to swap for ice cream, and for our son we asked for a cup of berries. waitress informed us of a charge for the berries, we understood. The bill came and they charged us $10 for the berries and two dollars for the half a scoop of ice cream even though his meal was supposed to come with a dessert. I would most likely have not written a review or complained and just not gone back had it not been for the two dollar insulting half scoop of ice cream.
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  • Love Ruth's Chris
    out4dinner
    Dined on 10/1/2014
    We always enjoy dinner at Ruth's Chris. We were there celebrating our daughter's 18th birthday and had a wonderful time. The food was delicious and the service exemplary. All of the staff were attentive and friendly.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    We travel out of our way to come to this Ruth's Chris specifically to see Henry, our waiter. He's a pleasure. We live closer to other locations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • We will be back
    MSFAVIP
    Dined on 9/24/2014
    We were seated in the Lounge area. The Double Pork Chop was perfect. Special drinks are interesting and very good. Our server, Kelly was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Another Time at Ruth's Chris
    GourmetFoodie
    Dined on 9/15/2014
    We frequent Ruth's Chris when we can afford it. Everything is always top notch, the food, the staff, etc. We enjoy dining here when they have specials.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • always good pampering service
    kedsVIP
    Dined on 9/11/2014
    I go qiite alot and the i am never disapiinted. Just good food and good service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Evening
    PikesvillePooh
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    I made reservations for September 9, 2014 and indicated on my reservation that we were celebrating a special occasion. When we arrived, the hostess and manager were very welcoming and the manager made note of the fact that my mother in law was walking with a cane, so he indicated to the hostess to change our seating to the ground level so that she didn't have to walk far or go up any steps. Our server was Joseph and he was an absolute delight. He was extremely attentive to our needs, engaged all of us in light conversation and had a wonderful sense of humor. The food was excellent, as always and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • just a great place to eat
    kedsVIP
    Dined on 9/8/2014
    If you want bar food and smaller portions the bar menu at happy hour is very price atteactive and fits the bill. Service is wecond to none.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great food, great service!
    WayneB101
    Dined on 9/7/2014
    Our waiter Richard was excellent and had a great sense of humor. The steak was melt in your mouth tender... the spicy salmon was incredible... and the sweet potato casserole was outstanding! We had a great time and the bill only came to $120 (not including tip) all in all, great experience.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Celebration
    anniversary
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Excellent food & wine - prices a bit high for the person who does not eat out much - staff is very pleasant and helpful - relaxing atmosphere - great place to go to celebrate a birthday/anniversary as I did.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Not Worth the Money
    Anonymous4Now
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    Some people appreciate attentive servers. Not me! We had a server trainee plus her supervisor and it was overkill. My husband and I could not complete our conversation because we were constantly interrupted by the staff. The food was fine, but give us some time alone or learn how to approach guests without the grace of stampeding elephants. This was our anniversary dinner and it was not romantic, or very enjoyable. Also, we were seated in a small room. That was nice at first, but other parties arrived. Some of them ordered fish and once it was brought to their table the smell became unbearable. The other party had two young children. There went the ambiance. If we wanted smelly food and kids, we could have save $100 and gone to Chili's.
    Special Features:
    special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Steakhouse
    Scott
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Ruth's Chris has been a staple in my birthday planning for many years. I've dined now in several of the locations and have always been pleased with my dinner. Great rib eye steaks!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful dinner
    mltimon
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    After I raved about a dinner I had at another Ruth's Chris Steak House, my husband wanted to give it a try. Neither of us was disappointed in our visit to the Pikesville location. Our waiter, Henry, was very attentive and helpful and the food was superb. We both got the rib eyes, which were cooked perfectly to our specifications. Their creamed spinach is wonderful--melts in your mouth. The mushrooms were flavorful and the desserts the perfect size. A very good dining experience. We look forward to going again for a special occasion and trying .
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    great food great service a little bit pricey average price for a steak $45
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Just OK by Ruth Chris standards
    jgt03
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Inside of restaurant is perfect . The outside appearance was modest; parking is ample and very convenient. The chicken was dry and not very well seasoned according to a member of dinner party. I had fillet mignon steak which I ordered medium well, which I got very well done. The steak was good. I have had better at Longhorn restaurants for 1/3 the price though. At this restaurant order you steak medium. The sides were excellent and generous in portion they being sweatpotato casserole and spinach.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed!
    DebbieVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Very disappointed overall with our meal. Four of us dined here on a recent Saturday night celebrating my husband's birthday. Steaks ordered by three of us were very disappointing. Not tender and not worth the price. Also, we were seating in a room that appears to be used for conferences that was not as attractive as the rest of the restaurant. They have a beautiful outside dining area that we didn't realize was there until we were leaving. We would have liked to have the option of being seated out there but it wasn't offered even though the tables were set for patrons. Not likely to recommend or return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • ZELL
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Worst steak I've ever had at a Ruths Chris not up to their standards, will go back down to the Water St. location again but not to the Pikesville location.
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Not as good as expected
    Gramps
    Dined on 8/21/2014
    Petite stead was about 4 oz, wife's steak was what was expected. Appetizer was pretty lousy. Chowder was not great. Service was very good, I should have requested a decedent sized steak. Food was not a good value.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Girls Night Out
    DivineDiva
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Wanted to catch up with a good friend and we chose Ruth's Chris because it was close to home. We had a great time.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    We have been to Ruth Chris several times at this location. This was the best experience that we have engaged in thus far. Our waiter, Henry, was so pleasant, professional and personable. He made our experience a wonderful one. The ambiance was so relaxing for a hard day after work. As a small business owner, this experience was needed greatly and appreciated as well.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Saturday night group
    askwendy
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    A 7 person family gathering couldn't have gone better. Food, service, atmosphere all excellent as usual!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Dinner Choice
    Hawksgirl
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Ruth Chris Pikesville was fantastic. Our waitress Nadia was incredible and very efficient. Food was terrific and each course was timed perfectly. Our table was in a quiet room with maybe 5 others. There was a flamboyant and downright rude couple in our room however the waitress and manager handled them with class and decorum so as not to ruin the dining experience of others. Thanks Ruth Chris!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • the place for steak
    kedsVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    Always good. Recommend outside dining. If you want to be pampered bt great service thisis the place.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent cuisine, great atmosphere
    BmoreHonVIP
    Dined on 8/14/2014
    The food was delicious and our waiter Henry was the absolute BEST! He provided us with outstanding service with a pleasant sense of humor. I'll definitely be going back!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fabulous Food - Great Service
    Pentell
    Dined on 8/12/2014
    Steak perfectly cooked and exceptional. Service was first class even on a very crowded evening. Expensive but worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Food
    Blaque
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The food was great and the service was excellent. I would definitely recommend anyone to go there for a great evening out at a quality food restaurant.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Birthday dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Great food, great service...a little confused on the parking options outside though (reserved spaces, can I park there or not)....it was a night to remember with the rose pedals placed on our table due to my girlfriends birthday....nice touch....steak was perfect, chicken was perfect choices for restaurant week.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful experience
    JenniferMaryVIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    I've been going to Ruth's Chris for years and knew that it was the place to go when I needed to pick a restaurant for my boyfriend's birthday. Winston (our server) was absolutely amazing, he was extremely knowledgable. We will definitely be returning for every special occasion and romantic outing we have planned.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, hot spot, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • First timer !
    Mike
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    I brought my wife here on Saturday 02AUG14 and it was an amazing experience we have never been to a nice steak dinner like this before, but about 4 hours after we left I got horrible food poisioning and was in bed all night and the next day.
    Special Features:
    romantic
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    • Noise LevelQuiet