About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Chicago

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Ruth's Chris Steak House in Chicago, IL 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.

431 North Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60654
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Thursday: 11:30am - 10:00pm;
Friday: 11:30am-10:30pm
Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm;
Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Hubbard

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(312) 321-2725

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

Catering:
Ruth's Catering in Chicago, IL - 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:
Valet is available for $15.00 curbside & there is one pay to park lot on Illinois and State. Street parking is extremely difficult.

Public Transit:
The restaurant can be reached from the Blue Line & Red Line. On the Red Line get off at Grand and proceed west to Dearborn St/head South on Dearborn & the restaurant will be two blocks up on your left. On the Blue Line get off at Clark & Lake and proceed east to Dearborn St/head North on Dearborn/the restaurant will be three blocks up on your left

Executive Chef:
Jorge Fernandez

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

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Chicago Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.2

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

84% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (41)
Good for a Date (35)
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Good for Anniversaries (28)
Romantic (23)
Business Meals (19)
Worth the Drive (14)
Bar Seating (11)
Pre/post Theatre (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Cozy (9)
Fit for Foodies (9)
Good for Groups (8)
Casual (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Great for Lunch (5)
Comfort Food (4)
People Watching (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Authentic (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Fun (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
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·Dined 5 days ago

It was great will do it again

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Great Steak. By far the best we have tried. If you never tried a steak here you are missing a very good one.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Noisy. Waiter seemed rushed. Served the soup and salad courses at the same time. Unacceptable. Steaks were cooked well. Overall above average food. Average or below average on experience due to noise from bar and service.

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·Dined 5 days ago

My husband and I enjoyed a great meal here for his birthday. The service was great, the atmosphere was nice and romantic. I would say we sat upstairs if you are unable to climb the steps you will want to let the host know when you get there.
The food was amazing! We had the Porterhouse for two it was huge perfectly cooked and didn't need any add-ons. We wanted to try several sides which are all served family style the brussels sprouts and Mac & Cheese we so delicious. The broccoli and baked potato weren't anything special but still cooked perfectly. I will be returning to try a few of the other items on the menu. This place is worth every penny.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Grand Rapids)·Dined 5 days ago

The second floor is more intimate, and one can never go wrong with the filet.

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 (Chicago)·Dined 5 days ago

Service was great! Food is dropping off the past couple of times we have gone. Calamari was too sweet, the hash browns were very under cooked and oily. It’s getting worse every time we go.

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·Dined 7 days ago

Our experience was a little disappointing actually. I think this particular Ruth’s Chris is way too lax with their dress code. My wife and I like to dress up and eat at nice places and we don’t mind paying $100 a plate for good food and a nice atmosphere.

It ruins the mood and ambiance when the guy sitting at the table across from you is wearing jeans and a t-shirt and his buddy is wearing his favorite sweatshirt. Unfortunately, they weren’t the only ones and we felt over dressed (sport coat, no tie).

We love Ruth’s Chris but I wouldn’t recommend this particular location for special occasions, business meetings, or any other occasion where you’re looking to impress someone. Same great food but lacking the usual class and professionalism of the other Ruth’s Chris’ we’ve visited.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Always a great steak but we miss the onion rings
Wonderful service

Tags: Fit for Foodies, People Watching
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on November 14, 2017

As always, the food was great. My filet was so tender and tasty.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Happy Hour, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Casual, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Large groups which were very loud and taking pictures all over restaurant. It was upsetting to several tables around us to

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Asked for booth and unfortunately the booth we were seated at was in the bar area...not what was requested.

Food was delicious and steaks cooked perfect.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

I don't think that it was worth the money spent. You had to pay to park. We like Gibsons better.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 5, 2017

The quality of the food was fine, what you'd expect for a steakhouse in Chicago. But even for a River North steakhouse the prices were high, somehow more expensive than Gibson's or Sullivan's even though this is a chain. But the main complaint was that they were disorganized - had to wait 20 minutes for a table despite having a reservation (that we called to confirm), and they brought the wrong food to our table after ordering. Not something I'd normally complain about but given the price you'd expect these basics to be taken care of

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on October 30, 2017

Great dinner, filet was fork tender and amazing. Perfect prelude to going to the Lyric Opera, incidently Rigoletto was even better than our dinner at Ruth's Chris.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Comfort Food
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on October 27, 2017

I had a great evening with three of my daughters. The food was superb, the service was excellent, the ambience was pleasantly quiet. It’s a little pricey for routine dining, but it’s a great destination restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 23, 2017

I had a lovely dinner here with my son. The steaks we ordered, a cowboy ribeye and a filet, came perfectly prepared. We both ate every bite. We shared the amazing sweet potato casserole. Yum! We also had the brussels sprouts and they were also delicious. They were tiny sprouts and tender with small pieces of bacon and maybe some honey combined for a great side dish. The only downside was the "mocktail" (non-alcoholic), which my son ordered, since it came full of alcohol. Not Good! He is adult but does not drink. My raspberry cosmopolitan was very good. We will go back.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Unfortunately our table wasn't ready when we arrived. Had to stand at the hostess stand while it was set. Then we waited almost 15 minutes to see our server. I had to ask for water during that time. Server was nice but brought out the wrong drink first for my husband. There was a large group sitting next to us which seemed to take up the attention of the servers. Food was excellent but not sure we'd go back after this experience. It was a Sunday after 8:30pm when we were there and we felt like an afterthought.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 22, 2017

Our server Athena was exceptional. She was knowledgeable on the menu and extensive wine list. Restaurant manager was seen on the floor greeting tables. Food was absolutely delicious. Can’t wait to go back.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Too many children couldn’t really enjoy the evening with crying babies after 10pm.

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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Sensational very laid back and cozy will dine there again

Tags: Cozy
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Our waitor was just okay. He was drinking wine while service us he was at the bar. Our service could have been a whole lot better. Our steak was burn we ask for well done but, not burn so, Martine told us that we shouldn't get off the grill because it would be burn that we should just cook on top so, it wouldn't burn we said ok and it still came to us burn and very dry. I have been come there for several years and never got a waitor who wasn't attentive. Next time, I will ask for Jason and Eric they was great waitors. Martine thought we wasn't gone to give us a tip because I didn't add it with the payment therefore, he came and charge us addition $10 saying he miss charge us and I have to pay on another tranaction. We did leave him a tip in cash. I don't put tips on my credit card. I just thought that he was stealing from me just because I didn't put a tip on my receipt at the time I was paying our dinner bill.

Tags: Bar Seating, Romantic, Great for Lunch
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Evening started out great with a booth in the main dining room but when the table if 12 middle age men showed up it got loud and our waitress lost interest in us. Other than that it was great.

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 (Cleveland)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Had a little trouble getting seated even with reservation, but the food was simply outstanding. Melt in your mouth steaks were just what we were looking for. Beverage manager helped with serving and made some great suggestions as to wine and drink choices. She made the difference as far as service was concerned.

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Great place for dinner. Live the new remodeling...

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

Enjoyed the steaks/ hot shrimp on one steak were not so good

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 11, 2017

I am a fan of Ruth Chris, yes I have tried many others steak restaurants but there is nothing that compares, so I make sure that I visit Ruth Chris at least three times a year.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 10, 2017

The server Michael was awesome but the food was terrible. The steak was okay the spinach was cold and the lobster mac n cheese was nasty.
My first time going to Ruth Chris and I'll never go to one again. I'll stick with Fleming's Steakhouse.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 10, 2017

We had a great time and we really enjoyed our food. Such a great place. We took our family members.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

We dined here for our Anniversary. Food was excellent. We chose from the Pre Fix menu and it was great. Steaks were very good, the whole menu was great. Our Server Willie was very professional and helpful, and was very nice. Good choice for our 17th. Anniversary

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Wonderful experience as usual! :) we will be back!!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Awesome steaks as always. Carrot & ginger soup was a nice change. Seared ahi tuna appetizer was perfectly done. Fingerling potatoes & onions were delicious with the steak.

Shout out to our waiter Jon for taking such good care of us.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 7, 2017

Went to celebrate a 9 year old birthday and as the parent due to me having on jogging pants like I was refused entry. However another party entered and had on jogging pants with a heel and was allowed entry. Was baffled especially since we was the first party there at 430pm

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 4, 2017

The food and service was amazing. I would definitely go back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 1, 2017

The food was great and the atmosphere was just the perfect setting.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Lee the manager did a really great job providing a great experience, the server was quick and tuned in.

We had a great meal and will return.

Job well done!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Romantic, Business Meals, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 28, 2017

Have been to Ruth Chris in Florida a few times and the food, service and ambiance was always excellent. Unfortunately, the quality of our meals were poor and our waiter was not attentive and had no personality. The booth I sat in had broken springs in the seat, my filet was tough and the cost was a bit too expensive. My husband ordered the crab cakes, they were fishy. I wish I had a better report however I would not go back.

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 (St. Louis)·Dined on September 27, 2017

The service was terrible. Our waiter Lucas was hardly at the table. We spent $750, and he really didn’t seem to care, except when it came to paying the tip.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Ruth's Chris is always absolutely delicious! Such a special place!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 24, 2017

The service is impeccable as well as the food. We just love it!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 23, 2017

I love this restaurant. Their food is always done to perfection and I adore their gumbo. Best steak I have had . Also their Mexican restaurant is just as good as in the US. Wish I could afford to eat there every day!🌠

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Casual
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