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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Destin

Ruth's Chris Steak House serves the finest aged, corn-fed USDA Prime beef. Broiled in a trademark 1,800° oven & served on a plate heated to 500 degrees, your steak is presented sizzling hot at your table. Additionally, the menu includes select fresh seafood & other entrees. A variety of fresh-cooked vegetables, including seven kinds of potatoes, salads, homemade desserts & an extensive selection of over 400 domestic & imported wines complete your dining experience. Ruth's Chris never fails to please! Join us daily for happy hour 5-7PM.

15000 Emerald Coast Parkway
Destin, FL 32541
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Restaurant Winter Hours
DINNER
Sunday – Thursday Seating 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday Seating 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Restaurant Summer Hours
(MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND - LABOR DAY WEEKEND)
DINNER
Sundays Seating 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monday – Saturday Seating 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Holiday Hours such as Thanksgiving, Easter, etc. may vary.
Closed: Christmas Day & Super Bowl Sunday only

Ruth's Chris Destin is located in the Silver Shells Resort, west of Henderson Beach State Park.

Cross Street:
Restaurant Row

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(850) 837-7884

Website:
http://www.ruthschrisdestin.com/

Entertainment:
We offer entertainment by Billboard Charting-National Recording Artist / Vocalist / Saxophonist Michael J Thomas-www.michaeljthomas.net
Tues. thru Sat. "upon availability".

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet

Executive Chef:
Russ Johnson

Private Party Facilities:
The Wine Room (Max capacity 8 guests)
NOTE: To reserve the wine room you must speak to a manager. If a manager is not available at the time you call, please leave a message on our voice mail or with a host/hostess and a manager will return your call as soon as possible. 850.837.RUTH (7884)

Ruth's Room (Max Capacity 30 guests)

New Orleans Inspired Courtyard (Max capacity 28 with patio furniture, Max capacity with banquet table and chair rentals 80)

Private Party Contact:
Michael J. Thomas: (850) 837-7884

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Your only concern should be setting a precedent for next year.
Regular Menu
Live Music from #1 Billboard Charting Recording Artist Michael J Thomas (saxophonist & vocalist)

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Destin Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.7

ambience

4.7

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (25)
Good for a Date (20)
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Good for Anniversaries (18)
Good for Birthdays (16)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Business Meals (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Good for Groups (8)
Worth the Drive (8)
Cozy (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Live Music (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Authentic (3)
Neighborhood Gem (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Casual (2)
Healthy (2)
Late-night Find (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Good Vegetarian Options (2)
Comfort Food (2)
Waterfront (1)
Fun (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Organic (1)
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Romantic atmosphere, great dinning experience for a special date with a significant other on a special occasion.
We got dressed up and had a wonderful time with good music, great food and drink.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Our server was charming and attentive. The staff overall were friendly and helpful

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We always request Jema. She is wonderful

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great New Years Eve date night with apps shrimp and salad with steaks corn and Brussels sprouts plus chocolate molten cake. Thank you!!!

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Our server John was outstanding. We Have dinner every year on Christmas Eve here it's simply the best

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Paleo Friendly, Local Ingredients, Authentic, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Very good service.Food above average

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 (Orlando)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Our favorite place. Wish we could eat here every day!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good Vegetarian Options
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

This was me and my wife first time eating there and we really enjoyed ourself it was our anniversary weekend so we did some of the different I enjoyed the customer service live music and the patients the waiter had with us definitely will eat there again

Tags: Late-night Find, Live Music, Waterfront, Happy Hour, People Watching, Organic
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·Dined on December 17, 2017

Ceilings and seating were stained. Did not live up to our expectations of gine dining. Waiter was awkward.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We love Ruth’s Chris steak house , you will not be disappointed. The steaks are so awesome , when they bring it to the table the steaks are sizzling . The side portions are enough for 2 people . The staff is very friendly, if you are in Destin and want a treat then go to Ruth’s Chris .

Tags: Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 14, 2017

While we were having dinner, we watched a palmento bug crawl on the sheer curtains. We alerted our waiter, which caught it in a napkin and disposed of it. He then talked to the manager who took our drinks off our bill and gave us a free dessert to compensate us. The manager never even came out to speak with us. The food was okay, but not fabulous. I ended up sick the next day. It was disappointing to say the least.

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·Dined on December 11, 2017

My husband & I were celebrating our 29th anniversary on Sunday. We have lived in this area of Florida 28 years & had never gone to the Destin Ruth's Chris, so we treated ourselves to this expirence. The ambiance was quiet , elegant & romantic. We loved our meals, except my husband steak was a bit tough. I enjoyed every bite of my creamed spinach & grouper dinner. I would recommend a trip here if you are able to come.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Anniversary dinner.

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 (Austin)·Dined on December 9, 2017

This was the worse visit to a Ruth’s Chris we have experienced. The valet and greeters were excellent; after being seated it went downhill. Our waiter Tara F. Should a lack of interest and attention. We waited over 15 minutes for acknowledgement and water. We waited another 15 minutes just for bread . After taking our order Tara Did not check on our table for approximately 30 minutes at which time she stopped only to advise us our food would be out soon, never asking if we needed anything additional etc. we were seated behind a large noisy party and it appears that was her attention based on a larger tip I’m sure. We frequently t Ruth’s in our hometown of Austin regularly and during travel and this is the worse restaurant visit of his caliber we have experienced. What a way to end a vacation.

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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on December 3, 2017

Absolutely excellent experience! This was our 3rd visit to this brand, all at different locations. We were very pleased with the service, correction high level of service and quality!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on December 1, 2017

Absolutely off the chart!

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Excellent quality food! It never disappoints! The sizzling plates with butter and a steak are worth it! Great for special occasions! :)

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Fantastic as always. You really can't go wrong with Ruth's Chris. The food is always well prepared and the service is great.

Tags: Good for a Date, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Richmond)·Dined on November 23, 2017

East Bar was great service. It took a while for service to start while dining though. But it was better once our order was taken.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Dallas)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Jerry and his crew did a fantastic job without party of 8!! Our family had such a great time. Scott, The wine sommelier picked out some of our favorite wine for the occasion!!

Great Job Guys!!

Tags: Casual, Special Occasion, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

The cappuccino machine was broken that was disappointing. Everything else was perfect. Beautiful restaurant. Robin was an excellent server. Would highly recommend.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Tallahassee)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Love eating at a Ruth's wherever I find one. Always have greatwine selections and creative coctails! Wr always get the same thing at every Ruth's we eat at. Great great steaks and sides. Love it!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Groups, Authentic, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Tampa)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Everything was excellent but the cushions on the booths were extremely dirty. I expected better from a place so pricey. Overall great experience.

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 (Houston)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Great time and service.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

One of the top restaurants in Destin and 30A area...and that is saying a lot given the number of high quality choices.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Cozy, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Romantic
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Food was mediocre, definitey not worth the price. Glad we had a gift card. Lots of other top shelf steak restuarants in the area.

Tags: Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Food and service were excellent. We have always had fun while dining!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, People Watching, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Live saxophone player was the perfect addition to a special night!

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 (Nashville)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Yummy! Great evening out! Great food and awesome service.

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·Dined on October 11, 2017

Friends just got married

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Great dinner and service! Most had Filet or blackened Grouper, or surf and turf. Only negative comments from group were lobster bisque was not good, and lobster tails were just OK.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We celebrated my husbands birthday. Our dinner was excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Austin)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Food and service were absolutely excellent. My rating is 3 stars because of the noise. There was sax player going table to table and it was so loud you could not talk at the table. If you want a quiet dinner, call and check the music first.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Great experience as always!

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on September 18, 2017

Always consistent really one of the best Ruth Chris and it's always delicious!!! Great staff and service

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on September 4, 2017

Great food and excellent service!!! Always consistent !

Tags: Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date
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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Just finished tasting leftovers......spectaxulae

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 (New England)·Dined on September 2, 2017

Pretty good place. I went to the Ruth’s Chris in Maui and thought this would be on the same level. It was decent, no real complaints. It just wasn’t as good as I had expected, that’s all. Overall you will still get a good steak, sides, and pretty good service.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 31, 2017

Great meal here in Destin as one would expect from this great chain of restaurants... Awesome steaks, attentive service, and a relaxing atmosphere... Thanks!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on August 24, 2017

As with every meal we have had at Ruth's Chris Destin this one was another five star meal. I had the bone in ny strip and it was excellent.

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