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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Short Hills, Short Hills, NJ

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Short Hills

4.7
4.7
710 Reviews
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Short Hills, NJ 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.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 27 times today
Experiences are available.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:30 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri, Sun 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (973) 293-5034
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Private party facilities
    We have two private dining rooms that are the perfect place to host any event, from an intimate family gathering to a large company party. The Essex room is for more moderately sized parties, and can easily accommodate groups of up to 25 guests. The Miller room is for more substantially sized parties, and is able to accommodate groups of up to 40 guests. If neither room is sufficiently sized to hold your event on its own, the collapsible wall that separates them can be stowed away, and this extended space will accommodate up to 65 guests. The 80 inch HD TVs located behind sliding walls in each room are ideal for any presentation needs you may have. Call or visit https://www.ruthschris.com/private-events/ to inquire about availability.
  • Neighborhood
    Short Hills
  • Parking details
    Complimentary covered self-parking is located directly across from our restaurant. Look for the Orange Parking Deck (G) by Neiman Marcus. There is no valet service available for this restaurant. Other mall parking decks are located nearby, each within a reasonable walking distance.
  • Public transit
    NJ Transit Bus 70 stops at the Short Hills Mall where our restaurant is located.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Experiences

  • The Prisoner Wine Company TasteMaker Wine Dinner

    $125.00 per person

    Mar 13 - Mar 20, 2024
    The Prisoner Wine Co. is renowned for its exceptional wines, characterized by blends that push the boundaries of traditional winemaking. Join us for a pairing experience featuring wines from The Prisoner, alongside four incredible chef-curated courses. View the menu and reserve your seat. Amuse-Bouche: Colossal Crab Salad paired with Blindfold Blanc de Noir First Course: Carrot-Ginger Bisque paired with The Prisoner Chardonnay Second Course: Beef Short Rib paired with Prisoner Cabernet Third Course Filet Mignon with Espresso BBQ Butter, accompanied by beer battered onion rings & truffle mashed potatoes paired with The Prisoner Red Blend Fourth Course: Zinfandel Poached Pear served with Coffee & Tea Price excludes tax and gratuity
    The Prisoner Wine Company TasteMaker Wine Dinner Photo
  • Moet & Chandon TasteMaker Dinner

    $150.00 per person

    Nov 6, 2024 only
    Menu Coming Soon
    Moet & Chandon TasteMaker Dinner Photo
  • Rombauer Vineyards TasteMaker Dinner

    $125.00 per person

    Apr 18, 2024 only
    Rombauer Vineyards has been producing distinctive, award-winning for more than 40 years. Savor four acclaimed varietals, paired with four delectable courses, at this exclusive event. View the menu and reserve your spot. Amuse-Bouche: Pan Roasted Sea Scallop paired with Rombauer Sauvignon Blanc First Course: Potato Leek Soup paired with Rombauer Chardonnay Second Course: Blackened Spring Lamb paired with Rombauer Zinfandel Third Course: Filet with Boursin Cheese Crust, accompanied by brussels sprouts & spring vegetable risotto paired with Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon Fourth Course: Rombauer Jam Cake served with Coffee & Tea Price excludes tax and gratuity
    Rombauer Vineyards TasteMaker Dinner Photo

What 710 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.7
4.7 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Essex

    Steakhouse

710 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sylvia is the best! So attentive and makes the meal extra pleasant!!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sylvia was AMAZING from entry to Scott her service was so welcoming. She wasn’t over crowning but made sure we wanted for nothing. Thank you Sylvia

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  3. StaceyD

    Philadelphia

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I have never been to a Ruth’s Chris Steak House. I was pleasantly surprised to find such high quality food in a chain type restaurant. I definitely will return.

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  4. JayNJ

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 24, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Consuelo was a fantastic server. We will definitely be back again soon.

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  5. Chyla

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 23, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Love this location! Come here at least quarterly. Great food, friendly and attentive staff. Be sure to ask for Charles- he is world class! You won’t be disappointed

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  6. OwenM

    Chicago

    29 reviews

    5.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on February 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Nichole took good care of us; the ribeyes and side dishes were excellent.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 20, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 2
    I have eaten in every major steakhouse in the US from independents to chains. This was simply the worst filet ever-tender but zero flavor-none. Just awful. So poor i will never return to a Ruth's Chris after many years of great experiences. The other parts of the meal were fine- neither great nor bad. But at a steakhouse, the steak is the star. Sadly there was little else to compensate. The steakhouse itself was a depressing place to dine. Finally while service was good, it felt bad-the upselling, the multiple mentions of pricing upcharges, and overly confusing menus-standard, prefixe-all requiring explaination- the server should be invisible and not be required to be a performance artist. You pay high prices in a steakhouse for a good steak and uncomplicated dining. This was neither.

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  8. DemetriusT

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience and Imani our waiter was amazing.

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  9. DSLandCJL

    New York City

    132 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    132 reviews

    Dined on February 18, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Very fine steakhouse, but not my favorite in the area. Everything was good - strip steaks, creamed spinach and potatoes au gratin.

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  10. Joendy

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    One of my favorite restaurants. Food is delicious never disappoints.

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  11. GretchenD

    New York City

    8 reviews

    5.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on February 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Wonderful food. Wait staff was kind and attentive. Hostesses were lovely as well.

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  12. OpenTable Diner

    Philadelphia

    50 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    50 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    I have gone to Ruth Chris for many years. At this point I may not continue to go as their pricing has become prohibitive and the quality of food for such a restaurant should be better. I went for my anniversary. Ordered a very small 6oz fillet mignon that came with a small salad and poor quality mashed potatoes. We also ordered a TBone steak with a wedge salad. The TBone was overcooked and very grainy for a Prime piece of beef. They comped shrimp cocktail for our anniversary. It was 4 large tasteless shrimp. I asked the waiter if they were Gulf shrimp and he did not know what I meant. They were not and they were large and tasteless, I only ate one piece because it just had no flavor. For this dinner we ordered one cocktail and one 6oz glass of wine that they charged $20 for. For this meal with no appetizers, no ordered sides and no dessert the bill totaled $220. Not a good value at all for what it was and even if the quality of the food was better the pricing is not fair at all. For $220 you would think you could get more than a small 6oz steak and just 6oz of wine measured out. For a steak dinner out I would say that places like Maestro’s or Ocean Prime would be much better overall.

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  13. OpenTable Diner

    Dublin

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The service was amazing. The staff made our experience here outstanding. The food was delicious as well. The steak was perfectly cooked and the lobster was succulent. We will definitely go back!

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  14. pcssc

    New York City

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on February 16, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great, great food, amazing staff! Always a wonderful experience.

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  15. JamillahS

    Miami

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious. We went on Valentine's day. Our server, I can't think of hid name he was amazing. I assumed service would be slow because of valentines day but everyone was on point. Amazing time!!!

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  16. EdwardB

    New York City

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 15, 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 5
    My wife and I absolutely love Ruth Chris and often eat there especially when we travel. Our favorite is the Ruth Chris in Aruba the service is outstanding the food is so fresh! However I was very disappointed with the service at the Short Hill Ruth Chris. We were definitely looking forward to a night out for dinner and it felt like we were being rushed out. The service was just horrible the host and staff were running around with confusion everywhere and everything was just chaotic. My steak was overcooked and portions were much smaller than usual. I didn’t complain because at that point I was just ready to leave. I’m disappointed this was my experience and assuming because it was on Valentines Day. Hopefully they get it together. Thank you Ed Bunch

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  17. clf1973

    New York City

    14 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    14 reviews

    Dined on February 13, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Can always count on this restaurant to deliver excellent quality food. Does not disappoint. Charles is an awesome server too.

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  18. MathewG

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I would recommend this place to all my friends the service was out of this world

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  19. SteveN

    New York City

    28 reviews

    5.0

    28 reviews

    Dined on February 11, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The quality of food and services were very good. Have been to this location 4 times and will definitely go again.

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  20. RachelO

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 10, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Perfect place to celebrate an anniversary! My husband and I celebrated our 17th anniversary. Beautiful restaurant! The ambience was nice with the dimmed lights, soft jazz playing in the background and quiet atmosphere. Service was excellent! The staff that greeted us were very friendly and made us feel welcomed. Our server was very friendly and attentive throughout our time there. The food was absolutely delicious! We enjoyed everything from our soup and salad to our entree and desserts. Our steaks were cooked to perfection. The “Happy Anniversary” dessert was a very nice surprise. I highly recommend Ruth’s Chris and plan to bring our son for his birthday.

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  21. Moni

    Pittsburgh

    3 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We chose Ruth Chris this year to celebrate Chinese New Year among other celebrations we go to Ruth Chris for. The manager was so sweet and gave us a surprise dessert with Happy New Year written in Chinese characters on the plate. We felt special and what a nice heart warming touch. We always love the steaks and appetizers in Ruth Chris. Again it was deliciously cooked to perfection. Wine and cocktails really good too. Our servant Emilie was also very professional and nice. Very good experience indeed!

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  22. ronaldm

    New York City

    7 reviews

    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    we are long term customers of Ruth's, both in Parsippany and by delivery from Short Hills. this was our first in person at Short Hills. We were expecting a lot, but were disappointed. We waited a long time for the food, and my wife's steak was very under cooked. Everyone was very pleasant about it, but the evening was a real let down.

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  23. KyleW

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 9, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and excellent food, best steak I’ve ever had!

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  24. Pravin

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food and options are amazing . They make excellent cocktails

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    vip
    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 3, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a great experience and fantastic food. Steak, ambiance, service was exceptional

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  26. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on February 1, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always wonderful everyone I am there. It’s why I keep coming back!

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  27. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service, great food, always consistent! My favorite place to eat!

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  28. Chuck

    New York City

    15 reviews

    3.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on January 28, 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    While the service was excellent, the food did not live up to expectations. Ruth’s performs at the low end of the high-priced steakhouses.
    Ruth's Chris Steak House - Short HillsResponded on January 30, 2024
    The last thing we want is for our guests to leave feeling disappointed. We believe that the quality of our service, atmosphere, and food make us one of the finest high-end steakhouses anywhere, and we wish you'd left with a better impression of the value of our offerings. If there is anything we can do to improve, please reply to us directly with your contact information including your name and a phone number. We hope to welcome you back again soon!

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  29. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food, good space in the restaurant, fun atmosphere, excellent service. Our waiter Andrew was great, hard worker, hustled, and very attentive. We will definitely be returning.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Atlantic City

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I was celebrating two birthdays for one of my dearest friends and daughter…. I have been to Ruth’s Chris before and it was a nice reminder being there. EXCELLENT service from the moment we walked in, to our server John (who was MOST gracious and kind), the food, to the moment we exited…. EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT, EXCELLENT. We visited the Ruth’s Chris in Short Hills. Thankful for a wonderful evening of celebration…

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  31. Izzyp

    Hawaii

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 27, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Izzy the head chef is amazing. We have been to at least 20 different Ruth’s Chris all over the world and we can alway tell the difference. His quality has never let us down. Sylwia our waiters was also amazing. This was the 1st time we had her and from now on we will be asking only for her. Very friendly and great service.

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  32. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 25, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The waitress was amazing and so was the food! Looking forward to coming back.

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  33. MelinaD

    New York City

    4 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very good food And good stuff they are very nice!!

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  34. ConnieA

    New York City

    20 reviews

    4.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Our server, Dee, was awesome. Everything was great. But. There was some kind of generator or something making a tremendous amount of noise!

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  35. EvensA

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 21, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    The place a little too dark. Maybe add some specials to the menu to enhance the value.

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  36. SharonG

    Seattle

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Ruth’s Chris never disappoints. Outstanding attentive service along with deeply flavorful steak and best sides around. Unfortunately the decor is lackluster…it could use a makeover. But that doesn’t stop us from going to RCSH!

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  37. SidneyT

    Cincinnati

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Charles was wonderful and the food was fantastic.

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  38. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was perfect 🌟🌟the waitress 💫💫💫🌟I give a 10

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  39. SarahS

    New York City

    6 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on January 20, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Ruth’s Chris food is outstanding. They always have the best cuts of meat and prepare it director. It’s a great place to go for a special occasion. We had 7 people who all ordered different entrees and everyone was satisfied.

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  40. WilliamS

    New York City

    15 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on January 17, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent steak and great service. We sat in a very comfortable booth.

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Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Short Hills offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (973) 293-5034.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Short Hills is rated 4.7 stars by 710 OpenTable diners.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Short Hills does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

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 27 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Ruth's Chris Steak House - Short Hills

1200 Morris Tpke, STE 119, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Additional information

  • Neighborhood
    Short Hills
  • Hours of operation
    Lunch Fri 11:00 am–3:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu 4:00 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:00 pm–10:30 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri, Sun 4:00 pm–6:00 pm
  • Price
    $50 and over
  • Cuisines
    Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress code
    Business Casual
  • Parking details
    Complimentary covered self-parking is located directly across from our restaurant. Look for the Orange Parking Deck (G) by Neiman Marcus. There is no valet service available for this restaurant. Other mall parking decks are located nearby, each within a reasonable walking distance.
  • Public transit
    NJ Transit Bus 70 stops at the Short Hills Mall where our restaurant is located.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (973) 293-5034
  • Private party facilities
    We have two private dining rooms that are the perfect place to host any event, from an intimate family gathering to a large company party. The Essex room is for more moderately sized parties, and can easily accommodate groups of up to 25 guests. The Miller room is for more substantially sized parties, and is able to accommodate groups of up to 40 guests. If neither room is sufficiently sized to hold your event on its own, the collapsible wall that separates them can be stowed away, and this extended space will accommodate up to 65 guests. The 80 inch HD TVs located behind sliding walls in each room are ideal for any presentation needs you may have. Call or visit https://www.ruthschris.com/private-events/ to inquire about availability.
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