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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Wilmington, NC
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Wilmington, NC

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Wilmington, NC Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.ruthschris-wilmington.com
  • Phone: (910) 343-1818
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm; Sunday 4PM to 10PM. Lounge opens at 3PM daily
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Steak, American, Seafood
  • Executive Chef: Chris Jewel
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wine
  • Catering: Private Dining Manager - Brynne Kramer - 910.343.1818
  • Private Party Facilities: Cape Fear Room #1, can be reserved for up to 40 guests
    Cape Fear Room #2, can be reserved for up to 25 guests
    Azalea Room, can be reserved for up to 16 guests
    Cape Fear Rooms combined, can be reserved for up to 80 guests
    Main Dining Room, can be reserved for up to 100 guests
  • Private Party Contact: Brynne Kramer (910) 343-1818

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Grace St
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Complimentary Valet Parking
A word from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Wilmington, NC
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Wilmington is located inside the Hilton Wilmington Riverside Hotel in the heart of historic Downtown Wilmington. Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business meeting, or a private party, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs and our Wilmington steakhouse provides guests with a warm, comfortable atmosphere of casual elegance.Continued
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Diner Reviews
  • "Overall, Ruth's Chris Steak House was very good. The prices are high, but the food quality is excellent. The menu is mainly a la carte which drives the prices up a bit. The steak was top notch, the service was prompt, friendly, and helpful. My wife didn't care for the seasoning on the shrimp (she doesn't like blackened seasoning) and the manager was promptly at the table ensuring we were satisfied. Very attentive. The price was the only deterrent to my eating there more often. Two of us having entrees, soup, sharing sides, one cocktail (not for each, just one) and one dessert was just slightly less than $200. But for once in a while it was excellent."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Relaxing, quiet, great meal, great service. My wife and I dine here several times a year. We are never disappointed. While we review the menu and the specials we always select the filet. It's a good cut of meat perfectly sized. The garlic green beans were excellent; fresh with just a hint of garlic and butter. My wife prefers creme brûlée and I the bread pudding for dessert. The brûlée is sized right for one. The bread budding could feed two."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Hands down the best steak I've ever had. I had the ribeye medium rare. That is my favorite cut and doneness but I hardly ever order it because most restaurants fail to cook them properly. I was a little nervous but so glad I did because every bite was amazing."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "The food at Ruth Chris is the best you can experience. This meal was fantastic. The service is perfect. And the location is perfect for Wilmington, NC."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Fantastic steaks! Service and food quality were top notch. Dinning room was busy there was plenty of distractions but a less busy night would be good."
    Dined on 3/21/2014
  • "Food is extremely expensive, but also delicious. Wait staff is pretty great. Hostesses however need energy, more pleasant dispositions, and better manners. Noise level was a concern."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Food and service always top notch. Bar is great for meetings and happy hour"
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "At our table, friends gathered with us to celebrate 15 years of marriage. We watched the sunset on the Cape Fear River and had wonderful food served to us by gracious staff. A great experience!"
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "There were 4 of us celebrating 2 birthdays and all meals were cooked perfectly and our waiter was on point."
    Dined on 3/8/2014
  • "I booked a reservation through OT for my boyfriend's "half" birthday because he will be deployed for his actual birthday. When making the reservation, I explained the occasion in the "special requests" box and asked for a quiet table. Upon arrival, our table was right by a window overlooking the water and the table setting was beautiful - complete with unexpected scattered rose petals. The ambience was perfect, exactly what I wanted and more! At Ruth's Chris you never have to worry about the quality of the food because it is ALWAYS delicious. Similarly, the service is superb. Our server Gray was extremely knowledgeable, polite and friendly. He even knew the reason we were there! He really topped off an amazing dining experience!"
    Dined on 3/3/2014
  • "love this place--great view--excellent food and superb service--a great place for a wonderful steak"
    Dined on 10/27/2013
  • "I wish i could give the overall rating 10 stars! My dining experience was the best experience I've had ever. The food was incredible, the ambience was really nice, but most of all the service was beyond compare!! Brooke was so fast, very friendly, welcoming, the list just goes on and on. My husband and I went out to eat for his birthday, which also happens to be valentines day, and we didn't have a sitter for our 5 month old daughter and she was very accommodating. The wine list was excellent, I'm not a fan of white wine but the wine she suggested was so good!! Our food was hot the entire meal. I definitely recommend this restaurant!"
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "What wonderful meal. Enjoyed our 21st anniversary there. Dined on petit filets that cut like butter, spinach au gratin which I am still trying to replicate at home without much success, and sautéed mushrooms. Overindulged with a bananas foster which was prepared table side and was absolutely delicious. It's a steep bill but definitely a wonderful treat."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "Too pricey IMO and they tried to pass mayo as hollandaise sauce! The meat is good, but for that price I'd rather have grass fed not corn fed beef."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "My wife and I had been to Ruth's Chris Steak Houses elsewhere and were hoping this one would be as excellent as the others were. It was. The good was outstanding. Ask for Gray for impeccable service. We highly recommend this restaurant for special occasions."
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "The meal and the service were wonderful, if expensive. The atmosphere was ok, but I guess the Ruth's Chris location in Wilmington is expanding, because instead of eating at the regular restaurant, we were exiled to an 'overflow' dining room that was obviously a repurposed hotel ball/meeting room. It was OK, but not quite up to the "Ruth's Chris" experience. My recommendation is: if you go to eat there, ask to be seated upstairs."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "My wife and I went for Valentines day. The service and food were great. The only drawback was the price. I felt that 65 dollars for a ribeye was a bit high, however, that damn ribeye was wonderful."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "I had a great time. The food and service was great."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Although the restaurant was packed due to Valentine's Day, the wait staff did an excellent job of making sure all the tables were well taken care of and given the individual attention Ruth Chris is known for."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Went to Ruth's Chris for our valentine dinner with high expectations and were sorely disappointed. My filet was overlooked and my husband's ribeye was under cooked..they actually reversed our instructions..filet should have been extra rare and the ribeye should have been medium rare...they ignored my complaint ..whisked off my husband's steak back to the kitchen where they proceeded to burn it...so tough afterwards it was inedible...all this for nearly $200.00?! We will not be making a return visit."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "Ruth's Chris restaurants in other cities don't always live up to Ruth's standards. This one does. We enjoyed the dinner and will go again."
    Dined on 2/8/2014
  • "We enjoyed the porterhouse for 2 and barely made a dent in the 40oz masterpiece. Very good."
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "I took my boyfriend here for his birthday last week and we had a great time. The waitstaff was so helpful and provided outstanding service. I am a vegetarian and I enjoyed my meal immensely. My boyfriend got a steak and he enjoyed his as well (of course). Thanks for making a vegetarian feel at home in a steak house, we will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 1/31/2014
  • "I enjoyed my dinner and the roses that I asked for were perfect."
    Dined on 1/18/2014
  • "We came here for my dads 60th bday. He's a steak man so this was the perfect place for him. We had an awesome server named Porsche. She was very energetic and she even sent us a thank you card. Everything we ordered was delicious except the asparagus, but we didn't mind because everything else was so good. We will definitely be back."
    Dined on 1/19/2013
  • "my date was blown away by the Maryland style crab cakes. She bragged on how the crab cakes she eat at this certain restaurant was. I explained to her that Ruth's crab cake's are phenomenal and that when you bite in to the jumbo crab meat you truly have to ask yourself am I in Maryland because it tastes just like as if your in Maryland!!!!!! Two thumbs up to the chef who made the crab cakes if I have more hands I get more thumbs up :-))"
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "We wanted to go to Ruth's Chris when it opened in Wilmington but never made the time. For our 8th wedding anniversary we finally made reservations. We were delighted with the quality of the food, the professional and knowledgeable server, and the atmosphere. In a world of ordinary days, dress up and enjoy an extraordinary romantic experience. This is a special event meal for us and we will go once or twice a year here. Money well spent."
    Dined on 12/31/2013
  • "The entire night could not have been any more perfect. The restaurant was extremely clean, the staff was very professional, and the food was superb. I had asked for a single red rose to be placed on the table and the restaurant had one on the table when we arrived. They are what I like to call the best of the best! Thanks for an enjoyable and romantic night for my wife and myself."
    Dined on 12/28/2013
  • "Great ambiance. We have celebrated out anniversary here for the past 4 years. Amazing food and great service."
    Dined on 12/26/2013
  • "Food was absolutely delicious. Steak was cooked perfectly. Some confusion and delay with service but it was very crowded so that was not unexpected. Drinks were top notch. Highly recommend the Strawberry Basil Gimlet."
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "My wife and I went to this restaurant to celebrate our 37th wedding anniversary. We have been here before which is why we went back. The steak was outstanding, the service excellent, and the overall experience was perfect. My suggestion is that if you want to treat yourself to a truly outstanding dining experience go to Ruth's Chris in Wilmington, NC."
    Dined on 12/14/2013
  • "Very nice experience. Excellent food. Very pricey, but worth it for those special occasions!"
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "I was our first time to a Ruth's Chris but had been aware of their outstanding reputation for many years. Thanksgiving was lovely, perfect food, service everyone throughly enjoyed themselves."
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "My wife and I decided on a different holiday experience this year. A few days of beach life and a holiday dinner at Ruth's fit our wishes perfectly. The sweet potato casserole was excellent. We did go for steaks instead of Turkey. We were not disappointed. Thanks"
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "What's left to say? The food was excellent, the service top notch. Would go there again in a heartbeat!"
    Dined on 11/28/2013
  • "When we came out the guys that get your car were setting reading the paper and couldn't decide who had to get our car. Then as we waiting a car drove up and the two that were reading the paper waited till the people got out of the car before they approached them.... Will always come here for special occasions....by the way we had no rose pedals on the table...the server said no one went out and got any?"
    Dined on 11/23/2013
  • "I took my girlfriend to wilmington for the weekend. We stayed at the Hilton riverside. All we had to do was walk downstairs and we were there. The food was great she enjoyed everything and said it was the best steak she's ever had"
    Dined on 11/15/2013
  • "Dinner with friends was great. The service was exceptional. Food was also exceptional."
    Dined on 11/12/2013
  • "It is always enjoyable to experience great service and great food."
    Dined on 11/9/2013
  • "We go there for special occasions it was my husbands birthday"
    Dined on 10/30/2013