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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Birmingham, Alabama is situated in the lobby of the Embassy Suites hotel conveniently located just off the Red Mountain Expressway between the Homewood and Mountain Brook neighborhoods. Deep, rich reds with accents of teal and copper predominate the steakhouse dining room while the dense foliage of the open atrium hotel envelops our restaurant in an air of casual elegance.
Birmingham, AL 35209
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
Hours of Operation:
Lunch Served Daily: 11 AM – 3 PM
Dinner Served Nightly: 3 PM – 11 PM
RUTH'S HOUR - DAILY FROM 4 PM – 6:30 PM.
Hwy 31 & Hwy 280
$31 to $50
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Join us for Ruth’s Hour and experience Ruth’s Chris Steak House at prices that sizzle with savings. DAILY FROM 4 PM – 6:30 PM.
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From important business lunches and after-work networking events to festive dinner celebrations and fashionable cocktail parties, Ruth’s Chris offers the perfect venue for your group. Ruth’s Chris in Birmingham boasts a variety of private and semi-private dining options for 10 to 300 guests and is conveniently located between Birmingham’s upscale Homewood and Mountain Brook neighborhoods, near Vulcan Park and Museum, St. Vincent’s Hospital and the Birmingham Zoo.
Complimentary self-parking is available at all times in the restaurant & hotel parking lot. Complimentary Valet services are available after 5pm.
Chef Matt Cutcilffe
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Visit us at http://ruthschris.net/promotions/ to view our special menus and events.
Featuring USDA Prime steaks, served with the signature sizzle and legendary hospitality, private dining at Ruth’s Chris is synonymous with refined taste, exceptional service and top notch cuisine. Located in just off Red Mountain Expressway, Ruth’s Chris can accommodate groups from 10-300 guests.
Ruth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham Ratings and Reviews
The food was great as usual from Ruth's Chris; the location and environment of this particular location was kind of strange. I found my experience at the Embassy suites where this is located to be sub par but the restaurant was nice. It was in a location and the environment of the hotel was not comfortable at all; the restaurant was much better but I feel some of the noise from the hotel carried over into the dining location.
We had pretty good service there during our meal; just not the best experience I have at a this brand of restaurants.
New Year’s Eve dinner. Based on experiences at other Ruth’s, this was one of the worst experiences. The steak was not cooked properly. And I overheard the table behind us saying the same of their steaks. Management offered them a free desert. One of the lobster tails tasted fishy. The potatoes-au-gratin had the appearance of coming out of a microwave. Two tables had very loud patrons, which is understandable on New Year’s Eve. Honestly, for the money you should consider Flemings or Perry’s.
My wife & I dine at this restaurant regularly & for numerous special occasions. This was the worst service EVER! We were seated only 10 minutes past our reservation time. Not bad for New Year's Eve. Our order was taken 10 minutes later. We did not get our main course for OVER ONE HOUR! The server said that she was sorry but an order for 14 people was given to the kitchen just before ours. SO? It is NYE, & you are no more prepared than that? Unacceptable for a restaurant of this caliber & heretofore excellent service. We did not order alcoholic beverages, yet our dinner for two lasted 2 hours & 45 minutes. Ridiculous...
Made reservations for 4, our table only had 3 chairs and it took staff a while to figure out how to get a 4th chair at our table so we all were standing until we asked if we could just borrow one from another table, which we grabbed it not the staff. Also, when we sat down water was quickly being poured but there was only enough water in the large pitcher for 2 glasses and we had to wait for the other 2 to be filled later. I do not understand the lack of preparation for an early reservation. No one was there at 6 p.m.
We were paying for our guests using gift cards and secretly gave the waiter the cards and let him know to be discreet. After attempting to process the cards, the waiter then proceeded to tell the entire table out loud that the 3 cards didn't work and wanted to know where we got them. I told him through a rewards program and it totally embarrassed us in front of our guests that we were treating. He said he would have to go to the manager to straighten it out. After a bit, he came back and all was ok but he had to announce out loud again what an issue they have with gift cards. He should have gone to the management first and not have been so overt about it in front of us and our guests. We were disappointed in the service/staff and it diminished our time there.
Actually went three times since we were staying at the hotel. The first night was a dinner for two which was excellent. Next day the lunch salads were great. That evening we had a family dinner for eight in a private dining room (the “Board Room”). The table was perfectly set. Service was prompt but unhurried. Food was perfect for everyone. Setting was quiet so we could all talk. Considering everything, price was reasonable. Stayed for three hours and had a wonderful evening.
Once again for the 18th time in 19 years my beautiful wife and I enjoyed a Christmas dinner. As always everything was perfect. She again enjoyed salmon and I a very tender, medium rare filet. A relatively new (to Ruth's) waiter, Jason, did an outstanding and highly professional job. Everything was what was expected, excellent.
(A death of a pet prevented our only missed visit.)
There were 4 people in our party; and, our order was simple (nothing complicated about our order). It took forever for the food to arrive (even though the restaurant had only 10 or less people at tables). When our food finally arrived, it was completely wrong. The most significant mistake involved one plate had a steak (which was ordered), but the steak was covered with shrimp (which is a food that person is highly allergic to). When we pointed that mistake out to the waiter, his solution was to scrape the shrimp off and leave the steak. When we explained to the waiter that the steak was now contaminated with juices from the shrimp and that would make this person very sick, the waiter rolled his eyes and begrudgingly took the steak off the table leaving the person with nothing to eat (and everyone else had food that was getting cold). The person insisted everyone eat; and, by the time his steak arrived everyone was almost finished with their meals. The Manager stopped by our table shortly before we left and apologized for all of the mistakes; HOWEVER, his apology was quite faint and he did not offer any compensation (he could have at the very least not charged us for the one steak). The overall attitude of everyone at Ruth Chris was extremely poor (beginning with the Hostess who seated us and following through to the waiter and the Manager). Extremely bad experience.
We arrived for our 1:00 reservation and were seated as soon as we arrived. We were greeted by our server who took great care of us. The food was cooked to perfection. The Christmas decorations and soft music playing in the background added to the atmosphere. An excellent choice as we celebrated a special day.
We had the worst waiter. We had to ask for lemons 3 Times. The food was cold when he brought it. The bake potatoes were not fresh. The food took too long to bring. My lamb chops were over-cooked. We had been to Ruth Chris many times in the past. This was not a good experience. We were celebrating my sister’s birthday. They knew in advance about the special occasion. They usually bring a piece of cake with candle. Nothing. What a let-down!
I was turned off from the beginning by the way the waiter came off. He clearly wasn't thrilled to have us (a family with three younger kids). I felt uncomfortable throughout the meal because of this, and the good just wasn't up to par with what I've come to expect from a Ruth Chris. I don't really see us returning to this location.
This place is always excellent and did not disappoint on this night. Took wife out for birthday and as always it was a first class experience. Our wonderful waiter, Mike, whom we have had before is exceptional. He sang happy birthday to my wife when he served her the complimentary birthday desert. If you want to experience Mike in person you better hurry because with his voice he might go into the singing industry.
Thank you Mike!
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