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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Bethesda

Looking for a reservation? Call us at (301) 652-7877 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Bethesda, MD 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.

7315 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Friday: 5:00pm - 10pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Special Holiday Hours

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(301) 652-7877

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

Entertainment:
Thursday through Saturday: Keyboard player in lounge from 7:30pm

Catering:
Ruth's Catering in Bethesda, MD - Bring the service, expertise and flavor of Ruth's Chris Steak House to the location of your choice! Your Private Event Manager is ready to help attend to every detail of your event, from the menu to the martinis. Ruth's will bring in a team of trained chefs, bartenders and servers to make the most of your experience.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking offered daily after 5 p.m located at 4600 Elm St.

Executive Chef:
Jose Ramirez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Bethesda Ratings and Reviews

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4.3

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4.2

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4.3

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3.9

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79% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (12)
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Neighborhood Gem (5)
Notable Wine List (5)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Hot Spot (2)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Steaks were amazing as usual. Service was good, we had 6:30 reservations, but towards the end it becomes very. Slow as the restaurants filled up. This is not the first time I have had this experience here. Just feels like when at capacity there’s not enough wait staff.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Did not have a pleasant experience for the amount of money we paid.. that location is not like the others. I’ve been to different locations and the food/staff and presentation was excellent. The location I went to ( Bethesda) for my birthday was very disappointing. Food was burnt and cold vegetables were extremely soggy. Definitely was t worth the price we paid.

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·Dined on January 1, 2018

Wonderful experience! Our waiter Adrian was very personable. Will be going back soon.

Tags: Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Ruths Chris is one very fine steak house. Attention to details are outstanding. It is a pleasure to dine with a restaurant that welcomes you by name and treated like a member of the family. The best steaks around and the crab tower and tuna appetizers are sensational.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We’ve been coming here for 20 years, and it is the place to get the best steak, and it’s reliable.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food was mainly good. Service was good enough. The occasion was New Years Eve. Many patrons were dressed like bums, sweat suits, stretch pants, etc. what happened to “business attire?” People were loud talkers and half the people were on their phones. Sorry to say the restaurant has fallen off.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food is predictably first-rate. Staff are always attentive but never obsequious. Noise level is kept at an adult level making for easy, pleasant conversation. Great place to eat.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Xmas dinner and they weren't ready. Large crowd waiting. Told 45-60 min from reservation time. Others there longer. Told there were uncleared tables. So have to guess not enough staff. Went home and cooked steak dinner in 30 min

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Reservation was for 630. We checked in at 613pm and weren’t seated until approximately 715pm. Drinks at our table took over 25-minutes. Appetizers came in normal time, but main course took over 90mins. Our server was incredibly attentive and apologetic. Clearly not her fault. Food hot. Manager avoided all guests and didn’t address complaints. Totally understand it was Christmas. All it would have taken was an acknowledgement by manager.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Considering it was Christmas night and the restaurant was jam packed. The service was very good. This staff could have been relaxing at home, but they kindly chose to work serving others on a major holiday. Many thanks to them!

The food was very good. Fresh, well prepared and served both warm on plate and warmly in service.

The bartenders were hopping and could have done a better job acknowledging those waiting a long time to get a drink while waiting for a delay table seating. But that is my only criticism for the night.

Both the seafood and the steak were perfectly cooked.

Clearly this restaurant knows their business and has it down pat. I venture to say, there's no such thing as an off night here.

Dine with confidence! Enjoy.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 25, 2017

On Xmas at 6:10 for a 6:15 reservation and didn’t get seated until almost 7. Appetizers came before our drinks ever arrived and our entrees took over 2 hours to come out after we were seated. Food was prepared well but at that point we were exhausted and ready to go home. Waiter tried his best and it was obvious they were seriously understaffed but management really should have planned better and made amends for the wait, a free drink while we waited for our table or free dessert would have gone a long way. My family and I will never go there for another holiday again.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 25, 2017

It was very busy. Manager called to apologize for our wait. Food was excellent!

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 (Sacramento)·Dined on December 23, 2017

I love eating at this location, and the staff are always very friendly.

Tags: Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 20, 2017

Great place to eat.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 19, 2017

The steaks and sides are yummy. The service and drinks left much to be desired.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 18, 2017

Everything is boilled in butter

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 16, 2017

David was excellent in both his service and attention to details

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 16, 2017

We enjoyed a family party of 7 at this always consistently good establishment. High ceilings, dark wood decor all backed up by attentive service. Appetizers were interestingly seasoned spiced shrimp, mushroom caps with crab meat, tender calamari. Steaks and filets were served piping hot and cooked exactly to all orders. One caveat is that if you don't like pepper in the rub ask for a substitute. We over-ordered on the sides and some missed out on desserts but everyone from teens to seniors agreed that it was a especially good dinner.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Great food and great service. We had a wonderful birthday dinner.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

The food and ambiance was great, but the service was slow. Our experience would have been better if the staff was a bit more attentive.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 10, 2017

It’s was a great experience would highly recommend to anyone who is looking for a good time.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Fantastic evening - staff friendly and professional; attentive without being intrusive. Food was simply excellent.

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Excellent food and service. The steaks (and jumbo shrimp) were perfect and our waiter (John) was very attentive. We went there to celebrate my wife's birthday and they had decorated our reserved table and gave her a free dessert.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Excellent meal and service like always! Filet is yummy!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 4, 2017

I had five clients at the restaurant for dinner. Overall the food was fine, the problem was service.
Service after the entre was delivered virtually disappeared. Desert menu's were very slow to come, and once ordered the desert itself was even slower. After prodding one of our waiters desert and coffee finally arrived, only when the check arrived did I realize one of my guests never got the coffee he ordered, the waiter did take it off the bill.
This was embarrassing for me, certainly will not use this location again.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Ruth's Chris Steak never fails to please. Whether in DC, Bethesda or New York, Ruth's Chris serves one of the best filets out there.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Cozy
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 25, 2017

We were treated well by attentive staff who paid special attention to the birthday girl. But for the hefty hefty price, a few food details disappointed. 2 filet mignon ordered medium rare came back medium at best. One of the salads was so overdressed with such a strong mustard dressing that it literally cleared out my sinuses. Not edible to most. Would have returned it but it would have embarrassed my kids. And the chocolate lava cake was almost all cake with virtually no lava. Once again cooked just a bit too long. This meal is all about great ingredients but their preparation should be flawless at this price point and it just wasn’t. Still a good time was had by all ....

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 19, 2017

I've always loved Ruth's Chris but this past experience was unfortunately not a good one. We started the meal with calamari which was so hard and chewy it was inedible. We sent it back and got a crab stack which was nice. For my entree I got the chop house salad which I love and my husband got a steak and baked potato. The Steak was delicious but his baked potato was cold and tasted like old microwaved potato. He sent it back and was given a new one which did come hot. The manager never came over to apologize or ask how or meal was and when the bill came there was no compensation (the crab stack actually cost more than the calamari and we were charged the higher amount). From a restaurant like Ruth's Chris I expected a little better service when things went as negatively as they did. I'm sad to say I won't be back.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 15, 2017

My Au Gratin Potatoes were perfect! Great Caesar salad, too! I am vegetarian, so no meat! I will happily return to the Bethesda, MD location again!

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Fun
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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

This is a great restaurant!!! The way finer dining should be. I have been to this Ruth Chris' on several occasion. The food is always exceptional. The service is usually excellent. On this one Sunday night, they were clearly not prepared to handle the crowd they had. To the credit of the managers, it seemed as though every staff member made an attempt to keep all guests happy not an easy task in Bethesda Maryland. I saw two managers running from table to table, pouring water, clearing tables, etc. etc. I think they did a great job. I will be returning!!!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Paleo Friendly, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Either the service has gone downhill or they were having an “off” night. Not what we expected from this premium steak house. Fillet was well done instead of medium, veggies completely unseasoned, and service was slow. Other food was good.

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vip
 (New England)·Dined on November 4, 2017

This is best Ruth Chris' in the chain. Always exceptional service and amazing food!!!

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Chopped salad always good. My steak was good...petit filet, but my husband did not like his steak that much. Brussel sprouts ordinary...french fries always thin, crispy and fun to eat.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on October 24, 2017

Late dinner but wanting to close. Great shrimp cocktail. Baked potato over cooked and dry. Great corn. Okay bread. Shrimp entree with mashed potatoes too heavily seasoned

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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Steaks tasted as if they weren’t aged properly and had my whole party going straight to the bathroom when we all arrived home. Brussels sprouts were burnt and as the night traffic picked up our waiter became less and less attentive. We had to send the lamb entree back as it was way over cooked, to the point of well and we asked for medium. Then it came back rare. Not as good as other Ruth’s Chris’, was a disappointment.

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Not up to previous standards. Old lettuce in salad. Steak only so so. Moving towards mediocre

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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 5, 2017

This is our "go to" place and we went to celebrate our anniversary. The prep for us was fine but unexpectedly the steaks came out wrong, the sides were mediocre and the manager just kept apologizing. He said he deducted one of our drinks from the check - he did not. We called him back. I think it was just a bad day for the server and/or the chef. We will probably go to another location.

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vip
 (Charleston)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Food is always good here. The steaks were perfectly cooked and well-portioned. The sides were very tasty and plentiful! I chose a creme brulee for dessert (it may have been free for my birthday) and it was delicious. They decorated the table which made it quite festive. Very nice evening.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 30, 2017

I had informed the restaurant that I would be celebrating a 20th anniversary. I requested an intimate table if at all possible. Though there were several available tables . . . we were sort of stuck at a two-top that felt like we were sitting in a hallway. Oh well.

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