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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

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Austin Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.6

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4.5

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4.1

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85% would recommend it to a friend

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Notable Wine List (9)
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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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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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 (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.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (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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 (San Antonio)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Experience was not typical of a Ruth's Chris. It was my husband's birthday and we had driven up from San Antonio to celebrate with our son and DIL. We are RC's regulars. Disappointed on this special occasion. Service was mediocre.

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 (Dallas)·Dined on July 4, 2017

I love Ruth Chris. I won't eat just any steak and don't eat it often but will never turn one down at Ruth Chris. And those sweet potatoes make me want to die!! OMG!! I would eat there just to have them. If you haven't had them you are missing life. Just saying. It was 4th of July and we were visiting Austin so it was a very quiet night. We really enjoyed it. :-)

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic
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 (Austin)·Dined on July 4, 2017

This was my first visit to Ruth Chris and it was FIVE STAR all the way. I have been dining on steaks for 30+ years and the bone-in 22oz. Cowboy Ribeye is the best steak I have had in my life! I cannot wait to go back.

Tags: Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Dallas)·Dined on June 27, 2017

Haven't been to Ruth's in a long time and it did not disappoint excellent dinner.

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 (Austin)·Dined on June 23, 2017

Going to miss our favorite waiter Shaheen

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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on June 20, 2017

Horrible service. Never coming back

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on June 18, 2017

Fathers Day! Amazing!

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 (Austin)·Dined on June 11, 2017

We went to celebrate my sons' great report cards, and the staff could not have been nicer to them.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Business Meals, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Austin)·Dined on June 11, 2017

We took my husband to Ruth's Chris for an early Father's Day celebration. As usual, our steaks were cooked to perfection, and the service was perfect. We all had filet mignons. We love the 500 degree plate they are served on - the steak stays warm throughout the meal. It's our favorite place for steak in Austin!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Austin)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Austin, was on my not to go list, until Saturday night. Pricey but well worth the reactions of our wives. A must now!

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Austin)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Great food. Only complaint is that cocktails are watered down. Charge more or serve less. Old Fashioned is not served with water and crushed ice. Everything else was great as usual.

Tags: Romantic
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 8, 2017

Ruth's Chris was awesome, as it always is. It was an anniversary and they had decorated the table. Service was absolutely outstanding, no rush, all questions answered and suggestions made. Their martini was a little too salty for my wife, they immediately took it away and brought a new one. Wine selection was outstanding, with a number of possibilities by the glass. Food is usually ala carte, but they had available dinners that had 4courses that were excellent and less expensive than the 4 courses separately. The waiter "bought" us an additional dessert not on the menu that was wonderful and in addition to the regular desserts on the special dinners. All in all an exceptional (and expensive but worth it) dinner!

Tags: Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on May 27, 2017

Wonderful experience with my wife for her birthday. Special table decor, great, wine, dessert and service.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals
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