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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Austin

Looking for a reservation? Call us at (512) 477-7884 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Ruth's Chris Austin is hands down the finest steak house in the capital city. Whether you would like to host a private gathering, relax in our lounge, or treat yourself to the best steak around - Ruth's Chris has it all. Come on down and see for yourself why the Austin American Statesman awarded us "Best Steak in Austin."

107 W. 6th Street
The Scarborough Building
Austin, TX 78701
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lounge opens nightly at 4:30pm.

Dinner:
Monday - Thursday: 5pm - 10pm
Friday - Saturday: 5pm - 11pm
Sunday: 5pm - 9:30pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(512) 477-7884

Website:
http://www.ruthschris.com/Restaurant-Locations/austin

Executive Chef:
Angel Lopez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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Details
Sun - Thu 5:00PM - 6:45PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM

Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 6:30PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Austin Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

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4.7

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4.4

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4.2

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84% would recommend it to a friend

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Fun (5)
Casual (4)
Cozy (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Neighborhood Gem (4)
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined 3 days ago

We decided to enjoy happy hour before taking in a show at Bass Concert Hall. The food and service was amazing. Thank you Hector for your outstanding customer service!

Tags: Business Meals, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Fun, Pre/post Theatre, Tasting Menu, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Hot Spot, Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined 6 days ago

Our waitress Megan was awesome. Food was great. Best place in Austin for a NY steak and a ribeye. Great wine selection. Wonderful evening. Great place for a wonderful dinning experience.

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Great restaurant We love the steaks and Augratin potatoes. Go there whenever we are in austin

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Houston)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Great time!! Great service and great food.

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 27, 2017

It was great. Ask for Vincent and he will take care of you.

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Birthday celebration!

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Incredible service all the around.

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 24, 2017

I made a Thanksgiving reservation for 2. We just moved to Austin from San Diego a few days ago, so this is one of our 1st dining experiences here besides Uchi. The place was emptying out at the time we arrived 7:30ish, we were seated at a table by the exit door in the back room on the left. It was freezing there, please never let them seat you at that table in the colder months. We had to put on our jackets to eat dinner after waiting 15 mins to have our order taken. There was also a large group that was super loud in the room singing kids sing along songs, like even the adults. Onto the positive (singular) The food was good and consistent, I’ve been going to Ruth’s Chris since I was probably 15 years old with my family, I’m now 36 and it’s always been consistent.

The fact that they sat us in the freezing cold exit door table just kind of ruined the whole thanksgiving dining experience for us, we just wanted to eat as quick as possible and get out of the place.

We dine out a few days a week for dinner, so hopefully this isn’t the Austin norm. Will most likely dodge the Ruth’s Chris going forward. Cheers

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Another great visit to Ruth's Chris! I can't remember the last time I had a bad dinner here as its pretty consistent. I had the surf and turf with the ribeye and 2 lobster tails and it was great as always.. My girlfriend had the filet and we shared a few side dishes.. It was on Thanksgiving as well and all the servers were great! Our main server Megan was great and really funny..

You can't go wrong with Ruth's Chris!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 23, 2017

My family’s second year to spend Thanksgiving at Ruth’s Chris! Food was delicious! Service was great thanks to Megan!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Hot Spot, Fun, Business Meals, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Disabled Access
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 (Austin)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Go to Restaurant for Thanksgiving Lunch...have been there four years in a row. Awesomeness!

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Great food and service. A little noisy with some of the kids, but not unbearable.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on November 18, 2017

A very mixed experience. I first dined at Ruth's Chris more than 30 years ago when they first opened in Houston. It was different with the sizzling plates and robust service. I've been to this location several times in the past 5 years and I just do not love it. From the second we walked in, all of the staff knew our names and greeted us accordingly - a very nice touch. The waiter was very friendly, informative and professional. He took our orders and the team approach from the staff began and things got off track. The appetizers were fine and served correctly. However, when the main courses arrived, the steaks were each served to an incorrect person. As the plates are too hat to touch, the steaks had to be reshuffled. In the past the waitstaff at steak houses have asked us to cut into the meat to see if it is the correct temperature. That did not happen here. Mine was slightly over cooked and was tough. Throughout the course of the meal we were invisible to the waiters. It was very disappointing.

I think there are better options for steaks in Austin. This may have been out last visit to Ruth's.

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 (Austin)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Food was great& the service was excellent. Usually just go for special occasions, but had a gift certificate & I decided to use it with a friend.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Our server Megan was great and very personable.food was well prepared and presentation was great. Overall we enjoyed our time and our meals.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Good food . Bad timing with the reserves.

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 (Austin)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Sometimes customers get in the way of Manangers worried about which section they're going to seat people. Hello!!! I'm a customer, I would like to spend a couple of hundred bucks with you tonight!!! Would you a least acknowledge me!!!

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 (Austin)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Food was not at the level of Bob's or Vince Young. Think the time for Ruth's is past. Staff was wonderful.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Service left a lot to be desired! Substandard of the fame the chain generated. The waiter brought the food before we had finished our salads and expected us to lend a hand to clear the table!

Tags: Seasonal
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 (Austin)·Dined on October 8, 2017

The food was quite good. The appetizers (crab cake and BBQ shrimp) were good, though not outstanding. The steak, as usual, was excellent. I thought the portion of mushrooms (which the say are family style, enough for two or three) was small.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Waiter should talk less to customers - family’s want to connect to each other but don’t want a waiter involving themselves on a personal level too much

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vip
 (San Diego)·Dined on October 6, 2017

The Ruth Chris in Del Mar, CA was always our go to for celebrations and was on point every time. This one fell short and we were disappointed. Time to find a new go to😞

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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Has become very chain-like. Good steaks, good service. Nothing special. Avoid the rubbery frozen seafood.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I really want to love Ruth's, my engagement dinner was there many years ago, but it's been going up in price and down in quality over the last few years. On this recent visit, I ordered a larger filet and, while it was very tender, it was under seasoned and the cut was not as good as it should be for $45 (it was not flat but rather tapered on one end leading to an overcooked piece). The bread is not as good as it used to be. The sides are a mixed bag, some are good, some not so much. I did have an excellent seafood gumbo to start, but it was also bit under seasoned. At least the service was great. It's just not the outstanding choice it used to be, now it just feels a bit over priced for the mixed quality.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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 (Austin)·Dined on September 30, 2017

As always the steaks were very buttery and delicious. The drinks were right on time.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on September 25, 2017

70th Birthday

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 (Austin)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Awesome food and staff! It was a special night

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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Had an amazing dinner experience. Pus the service and food was incredible too.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 13, 2017

Absuolutely the best filets in Austin. I've tried all of the steakhouses and keep coming back to Ruth's Chris. Also love the new decor!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 13, 2017

I love to dine at Ruth Chris. they are always consistency very good with the food selection and quality.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on September 11, 2017

Went to celebrate my boyfriends birthday and he was so happy. The food was delicious and they were so accommodating with a birthday dessert.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on September 9, 2017

Parents 50th Anniversary. Staff treated my parents like VIPs. Great food, wine and experience

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·Dined on September 2, 2017

1st class restaurant. Way too much salt on the steak.

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·Dined on August 16, 2017

Very nice! Everything was perfect. From the person who greeted us to the guy who got our first water. To the waiter. Even the bar tender came over To discuss the drinks we ordered. It was perfect!

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·Dined on August 16, 2017

The food was phenomenal and the service was amazing and every employee was very nice and I would 10/10 go back and recommend.

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vip
 (Houston)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Great food/drinks and good service. That's all I ask for.

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Our visit was to celebrate my husband's and I 36 year wedding anniversary. Food was spectacular and the service really good.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Cozy
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on July 23, 2017

We celebrated a birthday. Every city we visit that has a Ruth's Chris we try to visit. We were not disappointed. The wait staff was friendly and responsive. The food came out hot and fresh. We were please with our choice for this special celebration.

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 (Austin)·Dined on July 16, 2017

Great place with amazing steaks. Some of the best mac n cheese we've ever eaten!!! Sounds silly, but is true! Steaks are out of this world. perfect place for date night.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on July 15, 2017

Dinner was good.

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