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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Charlotte Uptown
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Charlotte Uptown

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Charlotte Uptown Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://www.ruths-chris.com
  • Phone: (704) 338-9444
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 4:00pm
    Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
    Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steakhouse, Continental, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: B. Timothy Bowen
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Catering: Let us cater your next event! Lunch or dinner, let us bring the sizzle to you!

Getting there

  • Cross Street: E 4th
  • Public Transit: Lynx Light Rail
    Stop number 25660 at Tryon Street & 3rd Street
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary valet parking is available beginning at 6:00 PM Monday through Friday and at 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday. Self parking is available at the daily rate in a covered deck directly behind the restaurant at all other times.
    Valet may not be offered during Panther's home games, festivals, and other events uptown.
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Charlotte Uptown
Visit Ruth's Chris Steak House in Charlotte, North Carolina. Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business luncheon, or a private party, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs. Our Uptown Charlotte steakhouse features a warm cherry wood design, luxurious private dining rooms with state of the art audio/visual equipment, 2 exciting Tryon street patios and a vibrant bar scene with the best happy hour in Charlotte.

Our beef is USDA Prime and it is cooked the way Ruth intended it to be, in 1800 degree broilers and served on 500 degree plates. The salads, side dishes and desserts are inspired by Ruth's New Orleans heritage.

For romantic private dinners for two, specify your request for our famous dinner for two wine cellar, shown in photo. Call us to guarantee this room and to add special touches like champagne or flowers. We look forward to serving you!
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Diner Reviews
  • "The food and service was excellent. Our waiter Russ was the absolute best. Make sure you request him !!!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "Our waiter, Russ, was very attentive and made great recommendations. He even surprised us with a couple sample items on the house - a nice touch. Definitely made our business dinner very enjoyable!"
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "One comment in the reservation that this was a night out to celebrate our anniversary and the staff went over and beyond to make the evening special. Champaign toast, signed card from staff and table top decorations helped make the evening festive. Thank you!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "food, service, ambience, staff. Best restaurant in Charlotte."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Laura Beth Watson was our server and she took great care of us. Showing us the steaks and got us free bubbly for our wedding 25th anniversary. When we go to Charlotte, we like to come here."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "Ruth's Chris is my favorite place to go for lunch and I am so glad I decided to take my friend there for his birthday! Ruth's Chris manager, waitress, and entire team made my friend feel so special. They had a glass of champagne with a raspberry, a birthday card signed by the entire staff, and confetti ribbon on the table when we arrived. I had the ahi tuna salad and he had the salmon with carrots and and side of sweet potatoe casserole. The waitress also brought him dessert with a candle. No singing thankfully. The portions were perfect and the food was delicious as usual. Thanks again to the Ruth's Chris team for making my friends birthday and our lunch a phenomenal experience!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "We had a great experience at Ruth's Chris! Kaelin was so sweet, and we can't wait to visit again!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Delicious food for a special occasion, can't wait to go back!"
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "While I love the Chicken Breast, I just had to order a steak this time. The friend I took with me had never been to a Ruth's Chris and furthermore has always had "chewy" steaks elsewhere. I suggested she could not go wrong ordering steak. Delicious! and we could have almost cut it with a fork. Hot all the way to the last bite due to the 500 degree plates. The Broccoli Au Gratin was amazing as well as the Lyonnaise potatoes. My friend started off with the Tomato Mozzarella salad which had the most gorgeous tasting tomatoes. The chopped salad is always flavorful. The server suggested a perfect wine and we had fantastic service. A wonderful experience and I cannot wait to return."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "Great service, delicious food, and generous portions!"
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "We loved that the steaks were perfectly cooked to our liking. In addition the service catered to our every need/request very efficiently. We could not have asked for a better dining experience."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Everything is always first class ... service , food and reservations (always seated on time )."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "My friend and I dined here to celebrate our 1 year anniversary and I must say, we were definitely blown away by the service! Our waiter, Steve was extremely vibrant and attentive- making sure that everything throughout the meal was perfect. The food was divine- I had the petite filet and my friend had the petite filet with shrimp. I always have trouble with getting a steak to the exact way I like it at other restaurants, and I must say, I have never had a steak so perfectly done to my tastes! The crab cake appetizer changed the way I look at how crab cakes should be done! The manager for the night, Chris, came out at the end of the meal to ask how everything went. Overall, that was definitely one of the best experiences I have ever had!"
    Dined on 6/9/2014
  • "My family and I have dined at many Ruth's Chris locations throughout the years including Charlotte-SouthPark, Greensboro, NC, Atlanta and others and have always enjoyed it, but our experience last Saturday night at the Charlotte-Uptown location was absolutely hands-down the best.Though the food and service are always "good," Uptown was SUPURB. From the minute we came in, we were greeted with smiles from Charlynn & Arisa , received excellent service from Erin at the bar and lastly, our server Ken was absolutely the tops! Everything from his friendly demeanor, wonderful explanation of the menu and drinks to the timing & presentation of the meal & personal but professional conversation- He was truly a delight and made us feel right at home!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "We could not been happier that we selected Ruth's Chris to celebrate our 37th wedding anniversary. The food was wonderful and the restaurant staff could not have been more accomodating. I would highly recommend them for aby special occasion you migh have"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Ruth Chris is a excellent restaurant good service noise level is prefect I would totally recommend this place for a special occasion food is great"
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "I took my husband out last Sunday for Father's Day. I have been to the restaurant several times. He has not. It was a great dining experience and a great waiter and staff."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "This was my first visit and it was great. The only problem I had was that I had to send my steak back twice because it was under cooked. To my surprise the manager came out and said they were going to comp the steak. The food was great, the service was great and I'll definitely be back."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "OUTSTANDING - FOOD - SERVICE -ATMOSPHERE-COULD NOT HAVE BEEN BETTER !!!! 10 PLUS PLUS PLUS !!!!"
    Dined on 6/10/2014
  • "Great dining experience! Nice atmosphere, excellent service and delicious food!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "I chose Ruth's Chris uptown Charlotte for my 27th wedding anniversary, and was not disappointed that I did. It was a very busy night ("Taste of Charlotte" had been running all day), but these folks still managed to find us a quiet booth, with two glasses of champagne waiting, and an anniversary card signed by the staff. What else can I say but thank you, you made our night very special, and we'll be back. "
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "In the reservation I noted the dinner was celebrating a coworker's 25th anniversary with the company and asked our server to congratulate her. Each member of the staff congratulated her from the lady who seated us to our server, Steve, to the manager who stopped by to check in. They also provided a toast and a card for her. The food and service are always good at Ruth's Chris, but they exceeded even my very high standards on this occasion. My boss and colleagues were also very impressed! Thanks for taking a special event to the next level. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "The food was great and the service was even better. We went for our anniversary and the staff made it such a special evening. Highly recommend for a special occasion. "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "My husband and I went for our Anniversary. We asked for a nice table. We were amazed when they sat us in their private wine cellar! it was soo romantic, beautiful... just the perfect spot! Our server, Russ, was THE BEST! He was the perfect combination of leave us alone and spoil us! The ultimate professional, he treated us like royalty and as if we were his only table! The food was mouthwatering and everything was cooked to perfection! Thanks Ruth's Chris for a wonderful anniversary celebration!"
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "This is not our first time at Ruth Chris and each time the food has been great. The Cowboy Ribeye is my favorite. It's what keeps me coming back. Lamb Chops were good too. We ordered both and shared. Awesome service. We had the best waiter we have had in a very long time."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "I went to Ruth Chris Steakhouse- Uptown to celebrate my husband’s birthday. The hostess (I think her name was Sharlyne) was very friendly and welcoming. She saw that I wasn’t feeling too well and even though we were early for our reservation, she got us seated rather quickly. The wait staff was quite hospitable and patient (we had a hard time making up our mind when ordering) The steak was the best quality my husband has had in some time The chef prepared a special desert just for him; it was quite tasty (Of course he shared) The food is a bit on the expensive side, more for a special night than an everyday-excursion type of place. "
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We went to the Uptown location because a friend gave us a gift card and recommended this over the one in SouthPark. The food was mediocre at best. We had to send back our appetizer due to lack of flavor and poor preparation. We also had to send back one of our steaks. The manager was kind enough to comp it. I might give it another try but most likely I would go back to the SouthPark location."
    Dined on 5/5/2014
  • "This is hands down my favorite place to eat. Nothing compares period."
    Dined on 8/31/2013
  • "I took my mother for the 1st time, and she absolutely loved it! This is her new favorite place to eat. Thanks also to our awesome sever Philip! I have had him as server in the past and I love him!"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "We had a great brunch at Ruth's Chris for Mother's Day Brunch- Our server made our experience exceptional from the food to her service."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "not worth the money and the side was cold, don't know if I will ever go back"
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "As a cynic from NJ, I had heard about Ruth Chris for over 15 years and had never quite made my way there. However, for Mother's Day, I dusted off my credit card, ironed my slacks and hoped it would be a nice out....child free! The steak it turns out was the finest I've EVER had. My partner of 12 years was delighted and quite frankly we didn't want to leave! I can tell you that while it's not a meal I can have every week, we will most certainly be back. The staff, the food, the management were all friendly and accommodating. Not used to the attention to detail and the effort to make sure we were satisfied. Everything I heard about the restaurant turned out to be better than I expected and how often does that happen anymore?"
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The food was excellent, the atomsphere was wonderful and the staff were very helpful and friendly."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "great food as always. Service was outstanding, just all round one of the best places in Charlotte. "
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "Went to a friends graduation and it was excellent!! Food and service was excellent!"
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "After years of spending company's money ( almost every time we had a business dinner). Personally going every birthday, anniversary, mother's and father's day, I am quitting Ruth's Chris at least if I am paying. I was the first one suggesting the restaurant to everybody and every occasion. Since 2007-2008 the quality has been declining, prices increasing and service turning into just average. The dining experience that you receive now it is not worth the price. Last one in Charlotte was one of the worst (understaffed, slow, and not friendly) and for sure my last. "
    Dined on 4/26/2014
  • "Food was excellent. Salad, steak, and spinach creamed and corn."
    Dined on 5/6/2014
  • "Celebrated our 17th Wedding Anniversary at the downtown Charlotte location. We've dinned at Ruth's Chris several times in different locations and are reluctant to try anywhere else because we don't want to be disappointed. From the valet at curbside to the table service to the fantastic food everything about Ruth's Chris has been the best. The staff went out of their way to make my wife and I feel like we were the only persons in the restaurant. Everything on the menu is great, but the Sweet Potato Casserole is the best food that I've had in my life, especially with ice cream on the side. They made us feel like royalty. Perfection at every location we've dined at, so much so that I don't think we'll ever try any other steakhouse."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Not much to comment, the food was outstanding as usual. The wine was good. the dessert was too large but I found a nice table next to mine who was happy to share my desser. "
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "Really good experience-had tickets for a play-and wanted to round out the evening with a good meal. Ruth's Chris fit the bill. Service excellent, well paced and server made note of our time constraints, and got us to the play on time. Four of us had steak, and it was excellent. One had the crab cakes and they were delicious also."
    Dined on 5/1/2014