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Ruth's Chris Steak House - South Barrington
Ruth's Chris Steak House - South Barrington
  • Address:
    100 West Higgins Road
    Suite U-1
    South Barrington, IL 60010
  • Cuisine:
    Price: $31 to $50

Ruth's Chris Steak House - South Barrington Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ruthschris.com/Steak-House/111125/South-Barrington
  • Phone: (847) 551-3730
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday and Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Joel Hassanali
  • 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, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Ruth's Catering in South Barrington, IL - 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: For business or pleasure your private event at Ruth’s Chris Steak House in South Barrington will be talked about for all of the right reasons. There is a dedicated sales manager at each location to oversee all the details of your event from start to finish.
  • Private Party Contact: Christi Kordek (888) 338-3129

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Route 59
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: We offer complimentary valet parking and there is ample self parking available at the restaurant
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - South Barrington
Ruth's Chris Steak House in South Barrington, IL 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
  • "Waiter called the manager over once thing got out of hand and manager did his best to correct everything but the experience was a disaster. 3 time to get a steak correct... Really? It seemed the kitchen didn't read the order because they were only 1 out of 4 for meals prepared correctly to the order. Only excuse was under staffed kitchen on a Saturday night. I will give them a second chance because I have had great food and service before."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Simply our favorite place to dine! We live to eat at the bar with Devin and crew!"
    Dined on 8/14/2014
  • "I frequent the high end steak houses such as Mortons, Gibsons, Sullivans etc. and this was quite a disappointing experience. Our waitress was not very friendly or helpful in regard to the menu, we didn't receive the correct food, the shrimp was overcooked, the service slow, and we were overcharged and had to bring it to the attention of the server. Makes me wonder how many other customers were overcharged because they were not paying attention."
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "We had a good meal and our server was good but never really engaged with you as a customer. She was present but never really engaged"
    Dined on 8/2/2014
  • "I celebrated my birthday at Ruth's Chris, so there were seven of us. As appetizers, we enjoyed platters of calamari, shrimp, and crab cakes. Delicious! Then we had either filet mignon or rib eye, with béarnaise, fries, mashed potatoes, and creamed spinach. Some of the meat was not prepared exactly as we ordered, but it was tasty nevertheless. We had vanilla ice cream with chocolate sauce for dessert. The service was very good. We would have preferred larger plates for the entrée and sides, to have meat and sides together."
    Dined on 8/1/2014
  • "Great as usual! The steaks are cooked to perfection. The complimentary birthday dessert was an added bonus and much appreciated"
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "Their service along with food was unbelievable. Great for special occssion and romance. We sat in the two person booth, it was private and romantic. They even took a picture for our anniversary and that unexpected memory meant do much."
    Dined on 7/31/2014
  • "From the car valet, reception to wait staff service was beyond reproach, and of course the food was fantastic, a must place to experience."
    Dined on 7/29/2014
  • "Great food and great service every time! We love coming here for birthdays and anniversaries. Food is consistent and great. Service is always perfect."
    Dined on 7/27/2014
  • "My husband and I dined here for our anniversary. We made reservations on OpenTable Ruth's Chris did everything possible to make us feel welcome. From small touches like putting our names congratulating us on our anniversary on the menu, providing us with a photograph of the night and seating us in a private booth. The food was excellent, the ambience was wonderful. We had a great time thanks Ruth's Chris!"
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "My husband and I went here to celebrate 26 years of marriage. The food was excellent as well as the service. The special little touches they added to our dining experience, customized menus and photo at the end our our evening, made our anniversary that much more special. We will definitely return for our next special occasion."
    Dined on 7/26/2014
  • "Great steaks and service, but bring you're credit cards, your gonna need them!!!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "The restaurant was nice, but to dark. My steak was not cooked how I asked, but I did not want to send it back. because everything just seemed to take a long time and I wanted to eat with everyone else. The menu was a little hard to understand the waiter had to explain it to us. The best thing was the creme brulee, it was awesome. I think it was to expensive for me. I would not go there again."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "We were there last December, we thought the place was great then. As we were leaving we booked a Christmas Eve dinner for the family, but never made it. I was talking to the Manager, I told him everything was fantastic, including the server. I asked for a side I wish they had on the menu but, didn't was peas. His reply was you want peas, you got them. We never made it to Christmas Eve dinner, we were stuck out of town. We finally made it back there last Saturday evening, to my amazement, we had the same waiter. When he took my order, he said we also have your peas you requested last time. I was shocked, to my amazement, they actually made notes in the computer. I was very impressed. I will definitely be back there more often."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Friendly reception, immediately seated, excellent service, delicious food but a bit on the salty side. First time visit and as expected very expensive. I will definitely revisit, when I win the lotto."
    Dined on 7/8/2014
  • "I took my fiancee to a birthday dinner at the South Barrington Ruth Chris, I have been to many other locations all over the U.S. and was sorely disappointed in the service, our waiter Justin was miffed that we ordered a $60 bottle of wine instead of the $150 bottle he recommended, from then on the service went down hill. My fiancee did not even receive the gratis birthday desert from our waiter, after I paid the bill and complained to the manager he was fairly benign about the whole thing. Very disappointing I will not go back to this location again, many other must feel the same way as the place was not crowded on a Saturday night."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Steaks are excellent. Servers are very professional and friendly. The atmosphere was very comfortable. Even the side dishes were prepared with a high level of "taste enjoyment" involved."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "The experience was comparable to other Ruth's Chris locations. For a high-end steak this is the place to go. The steak was prepared properly and it was high quality."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Always reliable. Great place to have dinner. The food is always wonderful and the servers a very friendly."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "I love this restaurant and I go there if I want a great steak. The wife had a great meal but my steak was over salted."
    Dined on 6/16/2014
  • "Steak great but Much too dark could hardly see the menu"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We have come here several times for celebrating different occasions and have always had a great time. Food was good as always and service was great too. Had two small kids with us and the server was awesome with them. Everyone even the kids loved their food and was looking for more. My mother has never been and it very slow eater and was impressed that her food was hot the entire time. That is not normally the case when she eats out. I would recommend going this restaurant either going as big group or just the two of you. Great food, drinks and desserts."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "Went to Ruth's Chris for my daughter's 18th birthday. Chose this restaurant based on previous experiences at downtown and New Orleans locations. I was very disappointed. Service was horrible as waitress seemed untrained, nervous, and unattentive. Could not understand her premeal speech , and she never checked on our level of satisfaction with the food served. The steaks were just average quality, but the prices were extreme. The side dishes were too highly priced ($10.00 apiece) for what you received, as the serving size was very small compared to other local steakhouses. Was not large enough for sharing as advertised. Very unhappy and expensive experience, and would probably choose another restaurant for future celebration dinners."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We go to Ruth's Chris for birthdays and anniversaries and are always pleased. They make a great effort to recognize your celebration without going over the top with it. We have never had anything but great food and their servers are wonderful."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Best steak house I have been to in years have been back since this outing"
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I have visited a couple of times and have been blown away. Enjoyed a fantastic dinner and the service is the best I've ever had. Would highly recommend to anyone!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We decided to go to Ruth Chris Steak House to celebrate a family member's birthday. We had been to a Ruth Chris Steak House, only once before - while on vacation in Washington, D.C. We found the restaurant in South Barrington and excellent find - the food was great, the menu very extensive, and excellent service. The only negative is that all items are Ala Carte and are quite expensive. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "Great service, good presentation of food. Memorable experience to celebrate our daughter's high school graduation."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "We have been to numerous Ruth's Chris restaurants all over the country including this, our second visit to this one. The waiter as usual was pleasant, informative and helpful. We were a little disappointed in the food this time. The Filets were cooked and seared perfectly but the quality and size of the steaks were lacking as far as all previous experiences and judging by Ruths Chris standards we have experienced in the past. These were not their typical thick, round cuts of filet that we expected and became used to. The side of my favorite Au Grautin were also disappointing. The potatos were very hard and undercooked and just a thin layer of cheese added to the top. Still love Ruth's Chris overall but disappointed on this trip. "
    Dined on 6/3/2014
  • "Food and Service was excellent as usual. Never been disappointed with Ruth's Chris Steak House!"
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Ruth's Chris staff treats customers as their number 1 priority. Each table has multiple staff assigned, so you won't have to hunt for your server to make an adjustment to your order, or request more wine. Their food is always top-notch, and the environment is warm and inviting."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I have been to several Ruth Chris's Steak houses all over the USA. They are the most consistent in quality and taste which most of the competitors cannot match."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Part of a considering a good dining experience is the service. Our waiter, Justin, was fantastic! He was sociable and knew the menu very well and steered us to making some good choices. He checked on us to make sure all was well and we couldn't have asked for better service. The porterhouse for 2 was excellent - luckily my husband and I like our meat cooked to the same temperature, the lobster mac & cheese was creamy delicious. We were celebrating our 30th anniversary and Justin made us feel really special. There was a private party going on which was very loud but that didn't bother us. Otherwise it would have been very quiet."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Always a special occasion when we go to Ruth's Chris. Lobster Mac & cheese was served Luke warm, loaded baked potato was hardly loaded, just a sprinkle of bacon and a blob of sour cream asked for ice for my drink, never came ! Just not the type if service we've had in the past at a Ruth's Chris restaurant "
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "Good wine list but pricing. Our steaks were excellent, cooked to our order and the sides were a perfect size for 2. Service was good and attentive."
    Dined on 5/17/2014
  • "We went on Mother's Day for lunch. Getting a reservation on the time we wanted was easy. We were seated as soon as we got in; there was a good crowd but not packed. Food was great as always, specially the steaks, although it took longer than I expected considering it was not particularly busy. Service was OK, but I've seen better from similarly rated steakhouses. Good wine list. "
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Mom was definitely pleased with her Mother's Day celebration. The classic filet and lobster were loved by each of us with splendid sides of garlic mashed potatoes, garlic green beans, and sauteed mushrooms, along with the Pinor Noir was perfecto! This was all topped off with a unbelievable strawberry cheese cake and bread pudding. Our wait staff led by Tim was outstanding!"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "We had another amazing dinner on Saturday and I'm continually impressed that Ruth's Chris continues to serve at such a high level. On business, we've had the chance to eat at other downtown steak restaurants, and Ruth's Chris continues to stand out. Service was attentive and experienced, the ahi tuna appetizer was the really the best ever (I have some picky eaters who are fussy about tuna), and the steaks were top quality and perfectly prepared. Normally, I'd expect to not like a chain like this, but I find it shocking and pleasantly surprising that such a great experience would be present in the suburbs and easily accessible. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Mother's Day special of Lobster and Filet was great. Salad was awesome. Asked for field greens which replaced iceberg lettuce."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "This restaurant has the best steaks. Did not like the fact that they charge six dollars for a bottle water. Other than that the food was awesome"
    Dined on 5/10/2014