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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Walnut Creek
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Walnut Creek

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Walnut Creek Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ruthschris.com/Steak-House/3509/Walnut-Creek
  • Email: walnutcreek@ruthschris.com
  • Phone: (925) 977-3477
  • 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: Vincent Castillo
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Ruth's Catering in Walnut Creek, 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 - Walnut Creek offers private dining for small and large groups. Please call for details.
  • Private Party Contact: Aimee Graham (888) 339-4761

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Locust
  • Public Transit: Walnut Creek Bart
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Walnut Creek
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Walnut Creek, 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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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSteak
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
  • Diners' Choice WinnerSpecial Occasion
Diner Reviews
  • "My husband and I went there for our 40th Wedding Anniversary. We both had an excellent dinner entrée and then shared a dessert . The service was outstanding. We were surprised when the bill came that because it was our anniversary that they had deducted the cost of the dessert from our bill."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "This is a classy restaurant with top-notch food and service. We were seated near the back, which was very nice and quiet. You could talk without yelling. The servers were all very friendly without being intrusive. We had the Ruth's classic, which is a 3-course menu with quite a few selections for starters and entree. Unfortunately there was only 1 dessert choice, and it was not a favorite of ours (coconut pineapple bread pudding). Other than lack of dessert choice, the entire dining experience was fantastic. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "As always, the food was outstanding. Most people love their steaks but if you happen to like lamb then don't miss out on the lamb chops. The best I have ever had. Service was outstanding - Victoria is the best! We will be back again and again."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Consistent great steaks and disciplined, delightful service"
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Celebrated my wife's birthday and it was amazing:). We actually hadn't taken our kids to Ruth's before and it was so special (5 & 7). Service was top notch and they even had little confetti 'happy birthdays' waiting on the table. I was a proud dad watching my son eat his first Ruth's Chris steak- he couldn't get enough! Incredible food;)"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "They really made our anniversary special with rose pedals, greetings and dessert with happy anniversary writing in chocolate on the plate. Great touches. Thank you."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "First timer at Ruth's. Went for our anniversay and were not disappointed. The service and food were excellent. Our server Mel was outstanding, attentive but not overbearing. The steaks were cooked to perfection and the sides were delicious. The manager came over near the end of our meal and chatted with us for a few minutes. A few minutes after he left another server casually walked by and put some rose petals on the table. We were not going to have dessert since the Cheese cake factory is just across the steet but Mel came over with a Happy Anniversay chocolate cake to go. We will be back...."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Ruth's Chrus Steakhouse is a place you go and KNOW you will be eating delicious food. They are nothing out of the box, but they do the classics and they do them very well. My mouth is watering thinking about the sizzling crab cakes!! The best I have ever eaten. I dream about these crab cakes! And the steak. Wow. Not only is there melting butter resting on the meat, but it sits a top a hot plate so your steak is perfectly warm the entire eating. They also know what medium rare means!!! Overall it's pricy, but the food is worth it every time."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "My husband and I love Ruth's Chris, and save it for special occasions. We celebrated his birthday, and really appreciated all the special touches - from giving us the table I requested online to subtly dropping "happy birthday" foil confetti on the center of the table (and acknowledging his special day in other ways as well), it was fantastic. Service is impeccable, prompt, warm but professional...we always feel taken care of. And the steak is beyond compare, per usual."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "I can honestly say after being a fan of Ruth's Chris for many years, I don't think I will ever go back....especially the Walnut Creek site. I had made a 9pm reservation for a party of 4. The first round of drinks went well, then came the salads, in which the server and runners had no clue what salad went where. Our steaks came out 1hour and 10 min after we had finished our salads....in which we were told that the extra wait was to ensure that the steaks were cooked with extra care. All 4 of us ordered medium rare, but received medium well. Yet there was no one to tell this to, because we didn't see our server for 30 more minutes. Then I had to get up and go to the front desk to ask for our bill...."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "The food was very good. Service was great. However as the evening progressed the more crowded the room got and the restaurant got full/overcrowded. I felt like we were packed into the area. Not the best feeling on a romantic night out with the spouse."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "I took my husband for a special birthday dinner. The service was wonderful and the food and drinks were superb. Our server explained how the steaks would be cooked and how hot the plates would be. Although my meal included a dessert, they prepared it with Happy Birthday written in chocolate on the plate along with a candle. It was thoughtful and my husband was impressed. My husband was well-pleased from being greeted upon checking in, server, etc. We never felt rushed. It was a wonderful dining experience."
    Dined on 3/16/2014
  • "Great food, great service and a great night out with my wife. We both enjoyed the bone in filets that were cooked to perfection. Sides were equally as good. Our waiter was on the ball, but not overbearing. Attentive, but not annoying. Anytime you talk about dinner the next day...it was pretty good"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "Food was delicious and service was outstanding. We will be back!"
    Dined on 3/15/2014
  • "My green beans side is usually very delicious, this was my first time at the WC location and the green beans were undercooked. Food was also not as tasty, would go to SF only from now on."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "This is our "new" New Year's Eve tradition. We really like the place and the service. See you on 12/31/14!"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "Except for the clueless hostess another lovely evening. Steaks cooked perfectly and delicious dessert. Very good service and a great location."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "Everything was delicious, Ruth's Chris Steak House never fails. If you have a caving for a good steak you can always count on Ruth's Chris. Great food. Great location."
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The food is delicious, wine list extensive and the servers are always very polite & attentive. It's my family's favorite dinner spot in Walnut Creek and we've tried them all. Valet isn't bad at $7 either."
    Dined on 2/25/2014
  • "We were very disappointed in our last visit to Ruth's Chris. Although we had a reservation, we were left waiting while they seated walk-ins. Then we were seated at a table a few feet from the reception area and it was noisy and people were milling about. Our server came, opened the wine bottle and left. He didn't pour the wine, take an order or say anything. We ordered two salads and got one, and our steaks were not cooked correctly. Our server wasn't very knowledgeable and wasn't around much. We have eaten at this location and other locations many times, and we were really not pleased with the food or the service this time."
    Dined on 2/17/2014
  • "We are not big beef eaters, so maybe not the best folks to comments on a steak house. (We had gift cards.) I can certainly testify that the service was excellent; attentive but not intrusive. Our main complaint was the attire of many other diners. This is California, so we can skip the tie, but for heaven's sake, have enough respect for the chef to tuck your shirt in! (And this wasn't kids, this was older folks.)"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "We went here to celebrate my boyfriend's birthday. When we got to our table we noticed "Happy Birthday" confetti all over the table. It was such a great surprise for him. Our waitress was fantastic; she checked on us to make sure we had everything we needed, and even made recommendations for us for drinks and food. They even brought us a delicious flourless chocolate dessert, with "Happy Birthday" written on the plate with chocolate sauce. Everything was fantastic, from the service and the food right down to the cute confetti surprise. Thank you for a memorable night!"
    Dined on 2/23/2014
  • "we always seem to have a great experience here. Although it started kind of rough, I ordered my steadk medium and it came out well done. The waitress was prompt in taking my and my boyfriends steak back and when they came back cooked perfectly, they were served by the manager who aplogized for the first steaks. They also gave us two fresh sides when our steaks came out. There attention to detail is also much appreciated, rose petals on the table and a special dessert for our anniversary!"
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "I am not sure what was going on, but seemed like our wait staff was in training. For the high price of dinner for 3 poeple $450+, the service was quite slow. Plus, we were celebrationg a birthday and the waitress brought dessert menu and we waited for quite some time to order the birthday boy - he wanted the Creme Brulee (his favorite). The waitress never came back to take our dessert order and to our surprise she brought a plate with chocolate cake and cup of berries with candle - this was nice, but it wasn't what we would have ordered. We are frequent diners at Ruth's Chris, and in my opinion the value is just not there anymore."
    Dined on 2/18/2014
  • "Ruth's was great as always, although the bartender needs to learn how to serve Dubonnet on the rocks and not straight up."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Steakhouses are not usually my first choice for dining but the service was friendly and attentive and my steak was incredibly flavorful!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Always great food. The staff is amazing and ambiance is romantic and fun."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My wife and I took an early dinner there for Valentine's Day. This was our first visit to the Walnut Creek Ruth's Chris (but not our last). The steaks were perfect. The sides were delicious. The staff was attentive without hovering. The Walnut Creek location is downtown with convenient parking and sits on the second floor with big windows looking out. The atmosphere is elegant. But as always the food is the best part of the experience."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Saying that the food hit all the right spots is an understatement. I wanted to have great food on Valentine's Day and that is exactly what I got at Ruth Chris! The Fried lobster was just a small taste of what was yet to come! I would recommend this good eating to anyone that enjoys good mouth watering food! <3"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "As always, Ruth's Chris does not disappoint. We went for my birthday and they made it very memorable. The waiter was very knowledgeable and the staff on top of everything. Always the best mouth watering Filet Mignon. I even got a free dessert for my birthday. They were able to accommodate my gluten sensitivity. Recommend them wholeheartedly."
    Dined on 2/10/2014
  • "Ruth Chris in WC always does a great job. They work hard to get to know you and have perfected the art of personalized service. Best bar tenders in the area and a Great wine list too."
    Dined on 2/10/2014
  • "There is just not a better place to be on a Friday night with close friends. The staff is wonderful and always gives that little extra that makes you feel special rather than the "guys at table # 12". The bar is energetic and always busy from happy hour on through the early dinner hour. Most of all, I was craving a really good steak ... and that is exactly what I got. Ruth's Chris is simply a great place to return to time after time."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "As all Ruth Chris go the food and service is awesome!"
    Dined on 2/4/2014
  • "We enjoy celebrating family birthdays her. Best food ever"
    Dined on 2/1/2014
  • "Everythig was as we had expected! We enjoyed both the food and service. One comment was, there were some kids running around that evening which spoiled the dining experience a bit, not to mention safety issues for the kids."
    Dined on 1/28/2014
  • "I have to say that most of our dining experience could only be rated "good" I say this because the steak I got was not only swimming in butter but wasn't the quality of beef expected for the price. I had the sirloin and it was way beyond "well marbled" it was fatty. Our server was very attentive and friendly without being obtrusive. Points off for not being able to make the cocktails on their "specialty" list because they were out of the ingredients. Overall, I have to say some people at our table liked their steaks. The Lobster Bisque was good. While the meal was pleasant, I would not return due to the prices. I think there are much better steaks to be had in the bay area."
    Dined on 1/2/2014
  • "Consistently terrific steaks and lamb chops. Very attentive service as well. Noting my daughter's gluten allergy, our waiter brought out a gluten free chocolate desert for my wife's birthday. Just outstanding!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "As always Ruth's Chris did not disappoint. The stakes were cooked to protection, even the picky person in our party was impressed. The sides were great. Especially the lobster Mac and cheese. They treated my wife wonderful for her birthday celebration and we all walked away very happy and full."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "I have been going to Ruth's Chris for many years at locations all over the US & Mexico, my family enjoys the food here every time. It's become a tradition to have our special occasions held here, whatever that may be. Thanks for wonderful food & friend service."
    Dined on 1/25/2014
  • "Cannot believe that this is our first Ruth Chris experience, but it was memorable and now one of our favorite special occasion spots. Starting with the hostess scattering happy birthday glitter on the table, all the way through to dessert (they packed up one for us to take home), all was nice and special. My husband's ribeye and my filet were both perfectly cooked and so incredibly yummy.! Also, a nice winelist, not huge, but different and upscale selections, especially by the glass, like the Conundrum and Grgich ~ don't always find those available BTG. We'll definitely be back and the Walnut Creek location is just lovely, albeit in the center of retail shopping galore."
    Dined on 1/12/2014