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Date
Fri, 1/19
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9:30 PM
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar

4.5
1465 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Steakhouse
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Ruth's Chris Steak House in San Diego (Del Mar), CA 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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch:

Friday 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner:

Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm

Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm

Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(858) 755-1454
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Cross street: Carmel Valley Road
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What 1465 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.5
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4.5
service
4.2
ambience
4.0
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OpenTable Diner 
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

The food was amazing as usual. This location doesn't have the best views from the dining area. That's the only down side. Service was first class.

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vipAngieS (San Diego)
3.0
Dined 4 days ago

Food wasn’t great. Steaks were no cooked as requested, shrimp that was supposed to be bbq’d tasted like it was boiled and was not dipped in butter, it was sitting in a butter soup.

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vipluciano (San Diego)
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

all excellent can't wait to return. employees were all very attentive.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

The food and service was incredible! We always share our meals and the staff was so very gracious at splitting everything for us. The au gratin potatoes are always a favorite. And the bread pudding dessert was amazing. Of course the steak is always the best. Thanks for another great dining experience.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on January 12, 2018

Service was exceptional and the food was good too. Nice way to start the weekend

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HungryHowie51 (San Diego)
3.0
Dined on January 9, 2018

We've been regulars 21 years, mostly special occasions. We loved it and have raved about it, with great reviews. Service began slipping 2 years ago. It became slower and they forgot to provide the complimentary dessert and we had to ask them, which is embarrassing, since they ask in advance if it is a special occasion. Since food and service had been excellent, we came back. We wanted to give it a third chance. Our server, though friendly, was very slow, sinking to the point of ignoring us. We had to refill our champagne glasses several times. He initially charged us for the dessert, the size of which shrank to tiny. The bill stated "birthday dessert" with charge. Call this minor, but it was outrageous in our view, as we have been loyal patrons and have given them at least 5 thousand dollars over years. The portion size and quality also declined. The filets were same weight as listed; everything else was smaller. Chop salad was reduced to half size. For $ 17, there should be more than 3 bites. Vegetables were wilted/practically no dressing. Sides good but smaller. Salt level was ridiculous, but we did not want to wait another 30 minutes for a redo, so we put up with it. Prices are up about 20%. We would have been happy to pay for good food and service. We paid because we had to.
We were upset and spoke w/ the manager. I used a bad word, and apologized. Manager seemed nonplussed that we had a bad experience, after we described it. We mentioned one good thing: the bus woman was outstanding and should be promoted. She was far more attentive than our waiter. There were no attempt to comp any part of the meal. The manager could see how upset we were(wife crying). This is resting on laurels. I'm sure they still have a good reputation. Many rich executives on expense accts were there. Perhaps a big corporation took over (often results in decline). It is unlikely we will return as we do not want to risk having another bad experience spoil a special occasion.

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Heather (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on January 8, 2018

It was good, very accommodating.

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vipOpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0
Dined on January 5, 2018

Table service was incredible- only issue was we had a reservation for 6:45 and was not seated until 7:15!

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0
Dined on January 5, 2018

Anniversary 😃

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vipPatC (San Diego)
4.0
Dined on January 3, 2018

Had a great time as usual. Food is always predictable as is the service.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Lunch:

Friday 11:30am - 2:00pm; Dinner:

Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm

Saturday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm

Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
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Cross street
Carmel Valley Road
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(858) 755-1454
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Catering
Ruth's Catering in San Diego, CA - 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.
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Parking details
Valet is $5.00 per vehicle. Self parking also available.
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Executive chef
Neftali Hernandez
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wine