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Rudy's Steakhouse, Salem, OR

Rudy's Steakhouse

4.5
4.5
2769 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
Rudy's Steakhouse is the premier steakhouse of Salem. They take great pride in their gold medal winning steaks, aging their beef in house and hand cutting their steaks daily. Their soups are made from scratch and are known to be some of the best in town. All of their gourmet sauces and salad dressings are also made from scratch, using only the finest ingredients. 

Trying one of their award winning fresh Marionberry infused cocktails is a must! Their Marionberry Lemon Drop might be the most famous cocktail in Salem. Furthermore, their Marionberry Cobbler and Blueberry Bread Pudding are some of the most incredible desserts you will ever try!

Rudy's Steakhouse is open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 59 times today

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, American, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–12:00 am
  • Phone number
    (503) 399-0449
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Andrew Shiffer
  • Catering
    If you wish to hold your event somewhere other than Rudy's Steakhouse or Rudy's Banquet Hall, Rudy's Steakhouse specializes in preparing plated appetizer dishes for large catered events.<br /><br />Email Conni, the Rudy's Steakhouse Event Coordinator at events@rudyssteakhouse.com or give her a call at 503-399-0449 to learn more!
  • Private party facilities
    Rudy's Steakhouse has two event space venues for your choosing.Rudy's "Banquet Hall" is a large event space with a private bar that can accommodate groups with up to 120 guests for appetizer style stand up social events and groups with up to 80 guests for sit down plated dinners.Rudy's “Private Room” is an intimate room that can accommodate groups with up to 30 guests.Email Conni, the Rudy's Steakhouse Event Coordinator at events@rudyssteakhouse.com or give her a call at 503-399-0449 to learn more!
  • Neighborhood
    Salem
  • Cross street
    On Chemeketa St, In Between Commercial St. and Liberty St.
  • Parking details
    There is also a huge parkade with free parking for guests! The entrance to the Chemeketa Parkade is located on Commercial St, in between Chemeketa St and Court St. **DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDING OUR VALET SERVICE FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES. **
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 2,769 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Salem

    Most Booked

2,769 Reviews
  1. Scotter

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our party chose the bar setting last evening. We enjoy the ‘noisy’ atmosphere and we were seated in time to order from the daily happy hour menu. Service was great! Tommy saw to our every request. The Filet Mignon and Crab Louie were delicious!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Seattle

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything besides our meal was spectacular. We enjoy dining at the bar so much. Our appetizer & entree all come out luke warm beside the proteins on the plate, steak and pork chop.

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  3. AndrewD

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious and the service was excellent. Thanks for a pleasant dining experience!

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  4. RonB

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This will be my new "go to steak" restaurant. Was at John's when he had the place at Salem Golf Club. First time at this location. What a treat. Melt in your mouth steak. Exceptional service. Salem should be proud to have a top shelf, family friendly, casual dress, restaurant. Sure beats having to drive to Portland .

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  5. JudyP

    Portland

    37 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    37 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Frequent Rudy’s diners, but this time I was disappointed not to be able to give 5 stars across the board for two reasons: our reserved table was really inconveniently placed in the upper dining room—inconvenient for the servers who had to squeeze behind one of our diners (a skinny young man who was as close to the table as he could be), and although they tried their best, they bumped into him several times (to the point where our wonderful server apologized to him—and again, not his fault). Secondly, treating myself to the most expensive item on the menu, all was wonderful except for the unsightly, pile of giant, tough asparagus spears that showed no sign of being grilled; just plain, unseasoned, and uneatable except for the tips. And I like asparagus!

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  6. AlfonsoA

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best meal and service we’ve had in a long time. Right up there with fine restaurants in Monterey Ca, Texas, Hawaii, San Diego, Ritz Carlton in Halfmoon Bay Ca. Me and wife like romantic fine dining and Rudy’s is well worth it. Thank you for a wonderful dinner. We will be having many more date nights with you folks.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    very great experience the food was amazing and the bar was extensive.

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  8. KENZ

    Portland

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 1
    If, as a diner, ambiance is important to you, when you go to this restaurant specify where you want to be seated. There are two large beautiful dining areas. There is a third small dining room that is not. It's small, drab, and feels like an overflow room. This would be okay if you were dropping in without a reservation but if you'd made a reservation several days ahead of time (which I did) it's not acceptable. It's also not acceptable to have reservations for a specified time and be seated 30 minutes past that time. The restaurant was busy, I understand that but if I'm going to wait an additional 30 minutes past my reservation I would at least like to be seated in one of the nicer dining areas, not an overflow room. I've been to this restaurant two times previously and was in the dining room that is south of the hostess station-a beautiful room. I'm guessing many people go to this restaurant for its reputation as an above-average and beautiful place to dine in Salem, OR. The prices are definitely above average so why not give every diner an above-average dining experience?

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The Brussels sprouts were amazing with the wagyu that melts in your mouth!

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  10. MikeA

    Las Vegas

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time there, I can’t complain one bit. Food was excellent and service was excellent. They were polite and cleaned up empty dishes promptly. We will be back!

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  11. Cabodolphin

    San Francisco

    15 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Our third outing at this restaurant and we'll return but would hope for a change or two. Food is generally quite good. The petit filet was undercooked and more medium rare than rare. The cajun chicken fettucine was excellent. Cocktails were slow in coming. Not a dealbreaker. Staff is friendly and efficient. The only caveat is that we couldn't finish (servings are large) and asked for boxes, which were then brought to our table for us to spoon in. It felt like we were asked to clean up after an invitation to someone's home for dinner. Again, not a dealbreaker, but it's not the high-end experience we've had in our previous home cities (Portland, SF, Dallas).

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  12. AlexA

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is five stars every time. First time we went the service was five plus stars. Second time the server was great but food took awhile to cook, but that's ok. Wasn't a huge wait. Food was worth the wait.

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful dining experience for a special occasion

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  14. GregE

    Portland

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The wait staff was attentive and quick to meet our every need. Jordan, our server was friendly and full of personality. She checked in with us several times throughout the meal. The food was delicious. My filet was perfectly medium rare as requested. The entire staff was well-trained to provide a delightful dining experience.

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  15. JudyB

    Portland

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    As always wonderful food and service. I would definitely recommend this restaurant for daily happy hour or dinner for a special occasion.

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  16. LKGates

    Portland

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Rudy’s never disappoints. My wife had the starter salad and the salmon fillet with lobster sauce. I had a cup of clam chowder and a medium rare ribeye. Everything was delicious. I make special note of the clam chowder, which I feel is the best in Oregon. Professional, unobtrusive service, great ambiance. It was a perfect evening.

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  17. Cabby

    Portland

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    This visit was disappointed compared to other visits. Having a reservation and seemed still waitted over a hour to get main meal when others were served first before us and get their food right after us, when they were seated way after us. When we did receive our meal it teasted and felt reheated. I do appreciate them discounting bill without me asking

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  18. Viking51

    Portland

    13 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 14, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Rudy's is the classic steakhouse experience. Attentive, excellent staff, mouth watering food, and a lovely dining experience overall. My wife and I are not huge eaters, but we shared a prawn cocktail, wedge salad, and the filet and lobster plate with roasted gold potatoes. It was more than enough for the two of us, and we didn't overspend! The lobster and steak were both "melt in your mouth delicious".

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  19. Steven

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good, server was very friendly and accommodating. Loved the environment and ambiance, will be returning.

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  20. ShannonB

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Greeted at door by helpful staff with good attitudes. Servers were professional and just attentive enough. Anniversary dessert was complimentary.

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  21. GaryM

    Portland

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 12, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    We had two servers throughout the evening. The first one seemed new, the second was great. We odererd calamari. It was small and chewy. We didn't eat it but first server never offered to do anything about it. No worries. The rest of the meals were really good. The dragon's breath drink was not worth the money.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Meh. Food took forever to get to us and it was only appetizers. Table next to us was seated 30 minutes after us and their food came out before ours. Prices are high enough at this place that you should expect it to be better. Will not return here except for a drink. Whiskey and bourbon list was impressive.

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  23. TerryT

    Portland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We went last year for our 37th anniversary and it was a nice experience. We went back this year and everything was great except, I ordered a 12 oz steak cooked medium.. I got an 8 oz that was medium well. My wife's asparagus had a weird smell like propane or natural gas. My asparagus was good. I like this place, but this year's experience was not as good as last year 's experience. The Creme brulee was good as was the service.

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  24. BrianP

    Portland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It had been awhile since we had been to Rudy’s. Realized quickly that was a mistake. Food was outstanding and our server Joshua was a 10. Will definitely be coming back.

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Best steak choices in Salem I believe. Very good bar menu

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    19 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was impeccable Food was perfect. Blackened salmon w best Brussels in town! Consistency is key

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  27. Bobert

    Portland

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It’s just ok, my wife ordered a ribeye burger and it was waaaaaay overcooked, I had crab cakes and they were good. We’ve been here several times and it’s always the same. It’s a nice place but the food is just ok, and we know that going in so I’m not complaining but being honest.

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  28. Celso

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was a special occasion the reason of our visit and it did not disappoint. It was my wife's birthday and she loved it. You can't go wrong with ordering any of their steaks. The margarita flight was great also. It was our first time visiting and we will definitely return.

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  29. Sincerely

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 8, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    If you want to go for 'happy hour' prices you have to choose outside dining. That was not made clear when using this app.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    13 reviews

    5.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on February 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A5 Wagyu was phenomenal. A must have! Wine selection was amazing too!

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  31. JillW

    Portland

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 5, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Rudy’s is awesome! Went there for the first time to celebrate our anniversary. The service was excellent and the food was excellent. Can’t wait to go back again.

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  32. Fernanda

    Portland

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    I reserved ahead of time because it was my birthday so it was supposed to be a special occasion, we wanted a table . Ended up waiting 15-20 min after our reserved time. We were told that the table that was supposed to be ours was taking longer. They seated people with reservations after ours. They gave us 2 options, keep waiting or sit at the bar . Ended up sitting at the bar we didn’t want to wait more time. Food & waiter were amazing. We wanted something with more privacy so bar was a bit loud. Need to do better with sitting and reservations.

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  33. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Rudy's was an excellent dining experience. My steak was cooked to perfection and melted in y mouth

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 3
    Reservations at6:45. Did not get seated until 7:45 Server was inadequate and seemed like she was bored! Ordered birthday cake. Did not receive.

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  35. OpenTable Diner

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent coffee! Service was awesome! Food delicious!

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  36. VeronicaG

    Portland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food and excellent service! Hard to find good food these days and enjoyed all the food for my birthday

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  37. TerryM

    Portland

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on February 2, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We always enjoy dining at Rudy's. However, the primer rib sliders were a bit too salty last night. Everything else was just fine.

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  38. JulieH

    Portland

    5 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always our monthly go to! We love it! Excellent food and staff

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  39. RhondaB

    San Diego

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always have a great meal here. Great fir special occasions

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  40. TROYC

    San Francisco

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 2
    Hostess placed us at a small table, which is uncomfortable for me because I'm rather large (6'2" 240lbs) then server tells us they are out of prime rib; so, we decide to leave and have dinner elsewhere. How does a steakhouse run out of steak? Anyway, not a good experience for my wife's birthday.

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FAQs

Rudy's Steakhouse is rated 4.5 stars by 2769 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 59 times today
Google Map for Rudy's Steakhouse

350 Chemeketa St NE, Salem, OR 97301

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross street
    On Chemeketa St, In Between Commercial St. and Liberty St.
  • Neighborhood
    Salem
  • Hours of operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 11:00 am–11:00 pm Fri, Sat 11:00 am–12:00 am
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, American, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    There is also a huge parkade with free parking for guests! The entrance to the Chemeketa Parkade is located on Commercial St, in between Chemeketa St and Court St. **DUE TO COVID-19 WE ARE CURRENTLY SUSPENDING OUR VALET SERVICE FOR THE SAFETY OF OUR CUSTOMERS AND EMPLOYEES. **
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Andrew Shiffer
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (503) 399-0449
  • Catering
    If you wish to hold your event somewhere other than Rudy's Steakhouse or Rudy's Banquet Hall, Rudy's Steakhouse specializes in preparing plated appetizer dishes for large catered events.<br /><br />Email Conni, the Rudy's Steakhouse Event Coordinator at events@rudyssteakhouse.com or give her a call at 503-399-0449 to learn more!
  • Private party facilities
    Rudy's Steakhouse has two event space venues for your choosing.Rudy's "Banquet Hall" is a large event space with a private bar that can accommodate groups with up to 120 guests for appetizer style stand up social events and groups with up to 80 guests for sit down plated dinners.Rudy's “Private Room” is an intimate room that can accommodate groups with up to 30 guests.Email Conni, the Rudy's Steakhouse Event Coordinator at events@rudyssteakhouse.com or give her a call at 503-399-0449 to learn more!
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