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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary

When you visit Ruth's Chris, you will soon understand that this is no ordinary restaurant. Enjoy one of our Prime steaks, broiled to perfection at 1800 degrees and served sizzling, to the expertly executed seafood, New Orleans-inspired appetizers, unforgettable desserts and exceptional level of service, this is a steakhouse to which others aspire Ruth’s Chris Steak House Calgary is in the heart of downtown, conveniently located on the second floor at the base of the Calgary Tower, just one block south of Stephen Avenue pedestrian mall. Along with our A La Carte menu and our Classic 3 course menu starting at $59, we have some great features nights as well, visit our website for more info. Whether it is for a romantic dinner for two, a special celebration, an important business meeting, or a quick dinner before the big game, Ruth’s Chris Steak House will give an experience that “SIZZLES”!

Suite #294, 115 - 9th Ave SE
Plus15 level at the Calgary Tower
Calgary, AB T2P 0G5
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Steakhouse, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Open Nightly at 5pm.
Private Rooms available for Lunch & Dinner functions. (please call to inquire)

Cross Street:
9th Avenue South and Centre Street

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$51 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(403) 246-3636

Website:
http://www.ruthschrisalberta.ca/calgary

Parking Details:
Ruth's Chris Steak House Calgary now pays for your parking!!! If you dine in the restaurant after 5:00 pm or on the weekends, we'll cover your parking charge from the Palliser Parkade. Accesses off of 9th or 10th avenue, park in Palliser West, take the elevator to the second level, and we are right outside the elevator doors!

Public Transit:
Outside Front Entrance

Executive Chef:
Allan Geiger

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

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Calgary Ratings and Reviews

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90% would recommend it to a friend

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Business Meals (22)
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Notable Wine List (17)
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Pre/post Theatre (16)
Scenic View (15)
Cozy (11)
Good for Groups (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Creative Cuisine (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
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Hot Spot (4)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Great service from Adam. Little pricey, I have had a better steak on my bbq with Jakes Legendary Steak Spice, the butter they put on the steak is very rich. Shake the Jakes!

Tags: Scenic View, Special Occasion
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 (Calgary)·Dined 5 days ago

As someone who works in the industry and knows what to look for in good food and good service I found it was outstanding, food was amazing and our server was beyond brilliant. It was my partner and I's first Valentine dinner together and we vow to come back next time we come to Calgary.
Thank you all very much for helping to make our night special.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Romantic, Casual, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Calgary)·Dined 5 days ago

Amazing place. Great quality of steak

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 (Calgary)·Dined 5 days ago

the music was a little to loud but other than that it was an awesome experience (1st time) food was very tasty and cooked to perfection!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Calgary)·Dined on February 9, 2018

They have a great menu from 5 pm to 6 pm! They went above and beyond to celebrate two birthdays for us! Spectacular!

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Romantic
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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Steak was grilled to perfection. A proper medium rare. It was evenly grilled and just outstanding. Service was just OK. Not a criticism...he just did his job, but it was nothing memorable.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 27, 2018

An awesome evening celebrating our anniversary. Our waiter, Adam was very good and attentive. The steaks were done to perfection but way too much food!!!!

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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Our waiter was very helpful, friendly, kind, knowledgeable, prompt, and funny. Great atmosphere, great food, always have had an excellent experience here!!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Scenic View, Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Good food, but prices are high. Pretty simple fare for a 190.00 bill. Also very disappointed to see that a restaurant in Alberta serving beef from the USA.

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on January 18, 2018

Food was decent as usual but service was awful and way overpriced

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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 17, 2018

My wife’s 50th birthday party and the lobster bisque is what she wanted. We were seated quickly, to a nice table with a view and sprinkled with birthday confetti (very thoughtful touch) Martinis were perfect, followed by crab stuffed mushrooms and the lobster bisque. Crab cakes and a cooked to perfection filet. We enjoyed a nice red wine with dinner and finished up with a shared creme brûlée. Excellent service, delicious food, validated parking. A perfect evening, felt welcomed and we will be back.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Great place for a fancy date night. Can’t wait to go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Healthy, Sunday Lunch, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Scenic View, Business Meals, Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fun, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Great down town location. Excellent service. Steaks are great. Prices not to bad.

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, People Watching, Business Meals
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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Excellent food and service as always. My favorite place to eat on theatre night.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 14, 2018

We had a really great time and dining experience on Sunday night. Very attentive wait staff and very friendly atmosphere. Really loved the menu and everything was cooked to perfection. We’ll certainly be coming back!

Tags: Seasonal, Disabled Access, Tasting Menu, People Watching, Romantic, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 8, 2018

The entire dining experience was a great night out. The service was great. The beer could have been a little colder.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 6, 2018

This was my first time eating at Ruth Chris' in Calgary. It did not disappoint! My favorite is the one in Las Vegas but it was nice to be in downtown Calgary as the Christmas decorations were still up. Also it's always a highlight to go to the top of the Calgary Tower!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The food and service were, as usual, amazing. Hani looked after us well. We will be back! Many thanks!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Calgary)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The ambiance is beautiful at this restaurant and the hostess and pleasant as well as the service staff. Our waiter was a bit slow with our coffee and bill, but overall it was a friendly environment. Our steak was delicious, done to perfection but i found the side entrees to be heavily doused in butter. The desserts are divine especially the chocolate duo!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Scenic View
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We were sat in the most far back room where fireplaces are on the TV's and not much other 'ambiance' to speak of and while the evening was lovely, once we walked to the bathrooms and around the restaurant and saw how beautiful the other areas were with either a huge fireplace or a view of the city.... it was disappointing to know we had drawn the card that sticks you in a back room... Other than that, everything was nice.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have been coming to Ruth Chris since the day it opened and we have seen staff, managers and food change. We usually always come for New Years unless we are away on vacation. Our disappointment at the end of the night was that they removed the Chocolate Sin cake from the menu. The adding of new cuts of beef were a plus but the removal of some side dishes and the changing of desserts were the down fall. I know most places change their menu but signature dishes should always stay.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We come for the steak and it is always amazing. As it was New Years the service was okay. We had to send one of our side dishes back as it was cold. It came back a second time, not much warmer. We were disappointed that the Chocolate Sin cake was removed off the menu and replaced by a Chocolate duo (which was not as good). You should really bring that dessert back. Or go back to the original three chocolate layer mousse as that was a great signature dessert.
Overall we would still come back.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have been here quite a few times and never disappointed. Waiters are fantastic, food is always on the table in a precise timely manner. Would recommend to anyone looking for a fabulous steak dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 31, 2017

The ambiance of this place was incredible. We were seated in the fireplace room, which was an amazing setting. Our wait staff Eric and Aaron were fantastic, thorough, and a pleasure to deal with.

Food was delicious although there were issues with the cook of the steak and the potatoes. These were addressed promptly and a manager was notified, which is where things took a bit of a turn south.

My steak (ribeye) was ordered to a medium cook. While absolutely delicious after getting towards the middle of the steak it was closer to blue rare. When my steak was returned (within 5 minutes), it was back on its sizzling plate, still rare, and i was told by who I would assume was the manager in question, that the plate is 500 degrees and that I should have cut the steak and flipped it in the plate for it to continue to cook “it’s a Ruth’s Criss thing”. With the original steak being on the plate for 15+ minutes I would hate to have seen it on its initial arrival. Also being our first visit to the restaurant, if that is indeed “a thing”, some guidance from the wait staff? They were aware this was our first experience there. The AuGratin potatoes as well, delicious, but undercooked..

The waiters were fantastic, the atmosphere was divine, the feeling of being brushed off when something wasn’t quite right left a bad taste.

Perhaps the manager who came to the table could take some lessons from his wait staff on how to deal with people in a pleasant manner..

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We were seated in a small event room that offered great ambiance. There was 6 or 7 tables for two that allowed for some pleasant banter amongst all. You knew the individual meals were good, because, well for me the banter became very secondary to the flavour of my meal. All the other guests must have felt the same, there was no interaction between fellow diners other than the tinkle of cutlery and murmurs of mmmmmmmm this tastes great.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great steaks, fabulous sides. Love that you can bring your own wine, although their wine list is quite good. Staff are friendly and attentive, many long timers there with great knowledge and customer satisfaction skills. Highly recommend them.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Always ask for extra butter. So good! And the baked potato is much bigger than expected

Tags: Romantic, Good for Groups, Scenic View, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Paleo Friendly
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 29, 2017

We visit as much as we can a we’re disappointed with not being able to get the garlic cheese bread. Pls provide as option.

Our waiter Medionie is fantastic and we truly enjoy his service.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Fantastic steaks. Had rib eye here and the one a week later at the keg, and you notice the difference in meat quality.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Have been here before and really recommended the restaurant. This latest visit was a little disappointing. The service was slow and the meals were not cooked to our satisfaction. One was overdone and the other to raw. Not sure if I would return.

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Best steaks in town and all other dishes top notch!

Tags: Special Occasion, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 27, 2017

It would be nice if you could add a capaccino or coffee to the date night menu please.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Romantic, Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Most restaurants would have their B-game staff on for Boxing Day, but not Ruth's. We were shown a high level of service from the greet to the meat. Our waiter was informative and helpful as to appropriate sides for our steaks. And such steaks! After going nearly mad from the intoxicating smells of plates passing behind us, our own tantalizing slabs landed sizzling before us. Every bite was a revelation of what a good steak should be.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Excellent food and our waiter was great! I miss the cheese bread.

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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Always a great steak experience Here!!

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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 21, 2017

We had a wonderful time celebrating my birthday at Ruth's Chris! The restaurant is beautiful, and the service is excellent and professional. The waitstaff are knowledgeable and able to provide great recommendations. We really enjoyed the food and no one went home hungry! We would be happy to come back for another special occasion, or even just because.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 20, 2017

The food was superb, second to none! Would definitely come back again.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Calgary)·Dined on December 20, 2017

This past December, I sent a PRIVATE NOTE to Ruth's. I didn't post my review then as I hoped Ruth's would respond, but they haven't. I'm left feeling they don't care about our unpleasant experience. So, I’m posting my review now, in hopes they'll take our experience into account . “My friends and I came to Ruth’s Chris last night to continue a holiday tradition (started in 2016) and to celebrate a birthday. We also had a birthday dinner at Ruth’s this past summer. All previous experiences have been amazing. Last night however, was a disappointment. The meal was amazing. The ambiance etc. All wonderful as usual. The gentlemen who took our food order was really terrific. But, the guy who took our drink order and served us was terrible. He was bartending and serving us. He took what should have been a really pleasant evening and made our group feel as if he was annoyed and put out that we were there and that he had to deal with us. He seemed irritated when my friend couldn’t decide what drink to start with. He would interrupt our table without saying pardon me and respond in a rude and short tones to things that we’d say. He really came off as if he couldn’t care less. I realize we were sitting in the Lounge, but we have been patrons of the Lounge previously and had a really nice time. In addition, we felt like he was rushing us. Then I realized why, as we left the restaurant – he was rushing out right behind us. So, I guess we were a roadblock to a pleasant evening that he had planned? Sitting in the Lounge, it’s not that we expect the same level of hand and foot service we’ve had in the dining room certainly, but we do expect to be made to feel welcome and treated with respect and above all genuine kindness at an establishment like Ruth’s Chris. I felt I needed to say something because your restaurant should be made aware as to how your customers are being treated and that we left feeling badly about our experience. Thank you for your time.“

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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Amazing meat selection and phenomenal taste. Very expensive menu. Great service.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on December 19, 2017

A definite find! Intimate atmosphere, professional waiters. Top notch all areound.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Scenic View, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Great for Lunch
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