Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston

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5217 Reviews
$50 and over
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Ruth's Chris Steak House in Boston, MA 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.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
  • Proof of vaccination required to dine indoors
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vipkaren
New England
8 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was excellent

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vipAnthonyL
New England
40 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall it was good.

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Jordan65723
New England
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for a birthday dinner the service was amazing the food was absolutely delicious per usual and the ambiance was very laid back service was so good we shared cake with our waitress!!!

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JBP8
New England
14 reviews
Dined on January 8, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was outstanding. Our waiter was great. He was very knowledgeable. He answered all our questions. His recommendations were spot on. The old Fashion drink special was delicious.

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GhassanB
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience1

New Year’s Eve dinner with my wife should be a much better experience than the one we had especially at a”high end” restaurant. Server was ok but service was sparse - apparently short staffed. Had to wait a long time to order drinks and food. Food was ok but substandard in comparison to other “high end” steakhouses. Venue is not great sitting in one of these small rooms at the old state house. Seating was terrible with no social distancing especially when there were so many empty tables. Our table was less than 3 feet from the table next to us. We had no privacy and could not have a private conversation, let alone the worry about COVID. The whole time there was uncomfortable.

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Ronnie
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Awesome Experience from the top down. Food was excellent. Service was top notch. As a party, we do have to give Suzanne recognition for how great she was. Welcoming, attentive, personable, and truly made sure we had everything we needed. First time dining at Ruths Chris was notable. Certainly will be back. Thank you!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious steaks, great wine, wonderful service. Perfect experience all around for a wonderful anniversary date night with my fiancé.

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bina410
Philadelphia
5 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of the best meals I have had.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall2food2service1ambience2

We made a reservation for two to celebrate a birthday. First room we were seated in was small with two other tables. The table next to us was a table of three with what appeared to be teenagers in sweatpants with foul mouths, feet up on the chair, and brought their own bottle of alcohol to pour into their Shirley temples that they were ordering. It appeared as though the waitress (Amy) knew them because she told them that they can’t keep the bottle on the table because they would get in trouble. They put the bottle on the floor and brought it out again to mix in their next order of Shirley temples. I then went to the host and requested a new table. I gave him a brief explanation that he didn’t ask for, and which he didn’t seem to be concerned about. He moved us into the bar which was great at first. The bartender/waiter came right over with menus, and over one more time to take our order. The calamari was very good. Servers came over with our food and didn’t stick around to see if the meat was cooked to our liking. I got up and found some salt and pepper on another table as I knew it would be quicker then waiting to get the attention of someone that works there. We had to flag the waiter down for some more water and a drink. One of the side dishes we ordered was the lobster Mac and cheese. The lobster did not taste right, and we left the entire side dish to be taken away. After waiting twenty five minutes for the check, we were never asked how our meals were. For such a high priced restaurant, the service and the food did not match up. We were extremely disappointed, and will not be back.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston
Responded on December 28, 2021

We appreciate your feedback but are sorry to hear your experience wasn’t great. Your feedback has been relayed to our team.

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vipNancy
New England
29 reviews
Dined on December 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We had a family dinner there after going to the Nutcracker performance. It was a special evening for us and they did not disappoint. Actually, the one disappointment was the lobster mac 'n cheese. The steaks were good, the fish dishes were very good. The portions are rather large so we ended up taking at least parts of 3 dishes home. It would be nice if they offered smaller portions for a lesser price. For instance, the steak and shrimp offered a 4oz steak, which is just right for me, but then included 6 shrimp, which is too much.

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vipFoodie71
New England
8 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

We had an absolutely lovely Christmas dinner! Our server Emily was a delight: Personable, upbeat and on her game. We were in later in the day and you would have thought we were one of her first tables and not one of her last. The food was great and my filet was cooked to the perfect Rare that I had asked for. We had a few sides that came out just kinda warm but Emily fixed it immediately. All in all just a great night. Thank you :)

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SandyB
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We never eat at “fancy” restaurants and wanted to splurge this Christmas. We could not have had a better experience. The food was phenomenal. The sides, drinks, desserts & service were top notch. Our family of 4 was seated at a round table in a cozy corner of one of the rooms downstairs. Brick faced walls surrounded us. Only 4 other tables were in the same place. It was intimate and special. Thank you, Ruth’s Chris.

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MicheleB
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience2

The steak was delicious and cooked to order. The wine ( Malbec) was good and reasonably priced .
The bread pudding for dessert was not to my liking.
There were no Christmas decorations which made it not very festive feeling .

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adrienneG
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service, and meal. Will absolutely return again.

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AlC1
New England
6 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Went for lunch and had a wonderful surf and turf that was delicious and reasonably priced. Our server Sam, was terrific.

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SuzanneC
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was wonderful no pressure service. Food was outstanding. Drinks were poured with a heavy hand. Authentic and beautiful location.

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vipRickW
New England
16 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Christmas Eve…….great server but a little disappointed with food. Didn’t seem to match prior RC experience.

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OpenTable Diner
New England
4 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had the best waitress who was just wonderful and the food was great

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OpenTable Diner
New England
2 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had an amazing Christmas Eve dinner. The food and service were outstanding!

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azmarella101
New England
4 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Amazing all around but wishes we asked to be seated in the upper/main level as the lower level is not as open and bright. Limited with windows and lower ceilings. Also brick walls made it feel smaller then Mai level

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OpenTable Diner
New England
6 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Great service, our server Melisa was friendly and gave us plenty of time to relax and enjoy our Christmas dinner. My steak was perfect! The deserts were tasty! everything on the platter was fresh and tasty. Definitely be back . The manager Dave also came around to say hi and check in. Overall excellent experience.

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SandyOnTheOcean
New England
4 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We are a return customer. Always great food. Great atmosphere. We will be back.

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vipMaryT
New England
31 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Server was amazing! Much appreciated!

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GaryM
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2021
Overall4food1service5ambience4

Food was fair at best, manager is really nice and took care of the problem right away.

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JohannT
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall1food3service2ambience2

The restaurant has definitely seen it’s better days. Everything is getting very old and out dated. I was there on a Saturday night and ordered the Tomahawk ribeye and they did not have any. Poor service and I do not recommend.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston
Responded on December 20, 2021

We’re sorry to hear that we weren’t able to provide you with the best experience possible. Your comments will be shared with the rest of the team.

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vipTommy
New England
31 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We arrived one hour early and were able to be seated. Service and food were outstanding..

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vipPaul
New England
44 reviews
Dined on December 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our bartender Amy was outstanding. Her suggestion on a nice CAB (wine) to go with our dinner was a great choice. Also suggesting the bone in Filet for dinner. Steak was cooked perfect and lots of flavor.

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AndreaB
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Very lovely dinner once we were addressed. Our waiter was overwhelmed with his other tables that were 5 plus guest. It was just my sister and I to have dinner for my birthday. Once the bartender was assigned to our table we had an absolutely lovely time. She was an amazing and friends person who was apologetic for something that wasn’t her fault. We had a wonderful meal and she ever suggested a wonderful bottle of red wine to go with our dinner and price point. For my first time at Ruth Chris I was happy. Again it wasn’t her fault for picking up the slack, but maybe they shouldn’t of sat too many parties in one section at once. I think that was more the hostesses and management. The manager ever walked by a few times without addressing any issues of us waiting for a while without even getting water or our drinks. We made the reservation with the comment that we were there for a birthday and going to see a concert after. But the kitchen and our waitress were wonderful! She was the reason why we had a lovely time by the end.

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StephenG
New England
11 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience5

Our waitress never came back after the salads were delivered. I got up and found fresh ground pepper and another waiter Asked if he could do it for us which we accepted. He must have told our waitress who came back after the meals were delivered

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SarahW
New England
3 reviews
Dined on December 12, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Disappointed that Pinot Grigio was not a wine option. Meal and wine were good but I feel overpriced for the quality and level of service. Not sure we will be back.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
28 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

A small cupcake was a treat for my husband ‘s birthday.

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vipMarie
New England
14 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a fantastic time at Ruth’s Chris steak House. Everyone was wonderful. The food was outstanding. Thank you to Ruth Chris for making our wonderful night even better.

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vipFoodielove
New England
28 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience1

Special dinner with my mother. Food, service & staff was excellent. Only think I didn’t like was mail restaurant was closed to a private party & we were placed in basement which looked like a function room. Put the parties downstairs & keep the upstairs open for retail guests.

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OpenTable Diner
Jacksonville
1 review
Dined on December 10, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Kitchen refused to cut our wedge salad in 4 (really?) and did not bring sharing plates

Steak put on small plates that left no room for sides

Out of the wine we ordered

Gratin potatoes worst of my life terrible cheese/sauce, undercooked and cubed potatoes (always sliced) and poorly seasoned

Worst ruth chris experience ever and worst steakhouse experience in many years

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston
Responded on December 12, 2021

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. Very sorry your experience wasn’t what you’d hoped. We will connect with management on this matter.

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vipAwomanBman
New England
24 reviews
Dined on December 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This meat was outstanding as usual, but we were disappointed that Hash Brown Potatoes were not available- the Au Gratin Potatoes were good but not Hash Browns

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Chris
New England
1 review
Dined on December 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was a wonderful experience for the Christmas season. the food was delicious!

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vipDonnaD
New England
69 reviews
Dined on December 2, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Steaks were not their usual RC quality. Otherwise, service and tensing meal was quite good.

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Katie
New England
3 reviews
Dined on November 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Had early reservations, opened on time, food was excellent as usual. Service was 5 star, no complaints!

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vipClayL
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Not impressed

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Kathy
New England
32 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

70th bday dinner; 2 couples
Hadn’t been in a # of years; very disappointing.
2 orders of ribeye steaks. Both very fatty; 1 more inedible as ‘fat’ was more than 2/3 of total steak size and actually touch gristle.
Sides were nothing special: not bad, but just ok for the price.
If you are a connoisseur of crème brûlée, try something else.
Drinks were very good!
Service was fine, a couple things forgotten, but a very busy night.
Property is gorgeous (Old MA State House) and a great location with a parking garage less than 5 min walk.
All & all, would try someplace else next time we crave a good steak. Maybe all steak house chains are the same??
(Don’t remember food quality as an issue in Bonita Beach FL.)

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Boston is rated 4.5 stars by 5217 OpenTable diners.

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