Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar

4.7
2351 Reviews
$50 and over
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.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2351 people are saying
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92% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
3 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Celebrating work people

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AJA4324
San Diego
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Indoor dining is definitely back! This place was packed but a good time and great experience for sure! Make sure to tip your server well, this place has outstanding service!!

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vipCanuck94506
San Francisco
11 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great ambiance and great food!

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Was not a good way to do our Anjou dinner, and they need of the occasion. Took 20 min to get asked about drinks. Hardly saw the sever. Ambiance was too “office park”. Food was way lower quality than what I remembered, felt very mass produced. Will not go back.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar
Responded 7 days ago

Thank you for your candid review. We hold ourselves to the highest brand standards for both food quality and service we wish we'd made a better impression. Your valuable feedback has been shared with the local team for review. We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you in again soon.

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vipSiobhanB
San Diego
12 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great server!!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

It’s been a while since we dine at Ruth Chris, and I felt they have gotten better in term of food quality. There was one minor issue of my steak not cooked to the desired temperature but it was immediately remedied.

Our server Patrick was attentive and courteous.

Overall it was a great dining experience as we started to dine-in at various restaurants again…

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vipLouisW
Orange County
37 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always great food and awesome service, we enjoy sunsets on the patio!!

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katyh
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We went to this Ruth’s Chris for our 46th anniversary. We have only been to this restaurant twice and both times were at the one by the San Diego harbor.
Food was excellent. My filet was over cooked and the waiter took it back and it came back perfect.
My only comment is that the service did not seem to be as impeccable as the San Diego one. I remember people constantly pouring water, bringing bread etc. I just wonder if they are a little short staffed due to people not wanting to come back to work.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Anniversary

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JanetR
San Diego
12 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As always, the service was amazing , the food delicious and made our birthday celebration very special. Can’t wait to return.

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
2 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great Place. I had the chopped salad for the first time. Presentation was good and salad was incredible.

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vipTheVonz
New York Area
32 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Haven't been to Ruth's Chris in awhile (just busy). They were outstanding as usual. Their 4-course Prix Fixe menu is the way to go rather than a la carte. Much less expensive and you'll still go out stuffed! 6 oz. filet with lobster tail, salad or soup, side dish and dessert was $67. Steak was cooked perfectly and melted in your mouth! Didn't need a knife to cut the filet! Service was attentive but not overbearing and the server was very helpful with corkage. Will definitely repeat soon!

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MatS
1 review
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall4food2service5ambience5

steaks over cooked. manager said he would take the price of the steak off the bill and didn't
service very good

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AnneT
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on June 4, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful birthday dinner at Ruth Chris. Food and service never disappoints. Greg our server and his support staff took great care of us.

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vipAlbertG
New England
13 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Solid, predictable fare. Nothing too elaborate. Waiter was very professional and attentive. My only critique was the welcome when we arrived, which was tepid. Host was a bit indifferent. Table wasn’t ready, but we were a little early. A nice dining experience that is always dependable.

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vipLibby
San Francisco
17 reviews
Dined on June 3, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Celebrated our 43rd anniversary here and had a wonderful dinner. Greg was an outstanding waiter and made everything just right. I had the petite filet and it was plenty. Took home half. Ceasar salad was large and delicious. The baked potato was large enough to share. Can't complain about anything. Beautiful evening.

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OpenTable Diner
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on June 1, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Soup wasn’t hot. Butter for lobster was congealed. Service timing was inconsistent

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar
Responded on June 3, 2021

Thank you for your candid review. We hold ourselves to the highest brand standards for both food quality and service we wish we'd made a better impression. Your valuable feedback has been shared with the local team for review. We appreciate your feedback and hope to welcome you in again soon.

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vipMahaS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we had a good service and the food was very good
we are planning to dine here more often and recommend it to our friends

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DeniM
Central Coast
3 reviews
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Impeccable service. Outstanding meal.

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DavidC
1 review
Dined on May 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Our waiter was excellent. Very personable and timely and attentive service. Only complaint was freeway Boise. We were on patio.

JH
JohnH
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waiter Jon was excellent and cordial. Erik and Brandon, server helpers, were very attentive. An overall outstanding experience. thank you.

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Bill
San Diego
1 review
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

We have been here many times before. However, this last time, for our anniversary, it didn’t quite measure up.The service was good, but the food was somewhat lacking. Our fillets were good, but not great. Our baked potato was lukewarm. The cream spinach was very soupy. I think next time we will stick with the happy hour menu at the bar. It’s a better value.

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vipJaneH
San Diego
7 reviews
Dined on May 29, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our food was wonderful as always. Our waitress Erica did a very good job serving us, she seemed to know when we needed her or left us to enjoy being out having a nice dinner.

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vipFrederickG
San Diego
16 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Rich and Juan attended to our every need!

The food and dining experience was fantastic!

On a scale of 1-10 we rate Ruth Chris 10 plus!

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BH12
San Diego
1 review
Dined on May 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yama our server was great. Staff was extremely helpful.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My sisters Birthday

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OpenTable Diner
San Diego
12 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Richard was a wonderful server. He was very personable. Food was delicious. Ahi Tuna was great as an app

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vipOpenTable Diner
Central Coast
3 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server rich was amazing and fabulous. Truly made our dining experience memorable!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

The food is always terrific. We ate outdoors and needed to ask for an umbrella because the sun was so strong.

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great restaurant. Excellant food & suprisingly large portions. We had a great time & everyone was beyond nice without being overbearing. Our server was perfect

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had the best dinner!! Rich our server made the night very enjoyable! We had an excellent experience!!!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our waitress was very friendly and food was great. Only complaint is it was a little loud

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PatriceS
San Diego
4 reviews
Dined on May 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful meal and excellent service from Julius.

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ScottK
San Diego
1 review
Dined on May 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

As expected, the food was absolutely delicious. Our server was prompt and accommodated all our requests and needs.

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elytheeel
San Diego
20 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Returned for a birthday celebration and had a lovely dinner. She had a fixed price filet and lobster that was just the right amount of food for her. I had the crab cakes entre and creamed spinach side plate. The crab cakes were lump crab, rich and awesome. Her steak was ordered medium rare but came out more medium, but the flavor was on point. Somehow our mixed drinks order was forgotten, so the drinks did not arrive until the main courses did. Human error, I suppose. The Caesar salad was perfect, as was the chocolate torte dessert. Staff, as always, were friendly.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Hawaii
3 reviews
Dined on May 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was excellent and our server, Rich (and his entire team) did an outstanding job taking care of us. The steaks were prepared perfectly and the sides and desserts, especially the bread pudding, were amazing. I highly recommend this restaurant!! We will definitely be back.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food friendly staff amazing experience

EG
EncinitasGal
San Diego
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

I always love this place because they certainly know how to do it right. This time however I was disappointed when I got home last night because I realized the waiter did not bring my leftover filet mignon back to my table so I would have it to enjoy today.

Other than this the food is always exceptional. It was a bit noisy in our small back room we had because of two other tables that were quite boisterous. But once they finally left we got to have a relaxable dinner together my father and I.

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OpenTable Diner
Central Coast
1 review
Dined on May 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always a great dinner at Ruth Chris!

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You can order delivery directly from Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar using the Order Online button. Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar also offers delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (858) 755-1454.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar is rated 4.7 stars by 2351 OpenTable diners.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Del Mar does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.ruthschris.com/giftcards/?utm_source=OT&utm_medium=online&utm_campaign=flashsale.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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