Ruth's Chris Steak House - Destin

4.8
635 reviews
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$50 and over
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Steakhouse
Top Tags:
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
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.
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
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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.
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Phone number
(850) 837-7884
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Russ Johnson
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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 24 with patio furniture, Max capacity with banquet table and chair rentals 80, and 150 for stand-up event)
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Private party contact
Michael J. Thomas: (850) 837-7884
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Catering
No off-site catering available.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Restaurant Row
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Parking details
Complimentary Valet
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Entertainment
DINING ROOM/MAIN BAR: #1 Billboard charting saxophonist and vocalist MICHAEL J. THOMAS (www.michaeljthomas.net) Tues. thru Sat. 6:30-9PM "upon availability".

COURTYARD BAR: Local favorites Jones & Company Band Wednesdays 6-9PM. Happy Hour Beverage pricing 5-9PM.

COURTYARD BAR: Singer/Guitarist Tom Devoursney Thur. thru Sat. 5-8PM

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, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 635 People Are Saying
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4.7
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

We had a great anniversary celebration. The east bar was wonderful and food and service was outstanding. The background jazz music felt like New Orleans. Great experience. Would do again, any time.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Anniversary

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

Great all around!

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Great dinner and service.

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5.0Dined on August 8, 2018

We arrived 5 minutes before our reservation and were seated promptly at our reservation time. Cheryl was our server and she was excellent. The food, service and experience was fantastic. Highly recommend!

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2018

Awesome thank you!

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2.0Dined on July 30, 2018

Subpar for what I expected given the reputation of this resturant chain. There was a fly in my wife’s wine when they brought it to the table and it was replaced but only a impersonal apology.

Wife’s steak was purple and cold in middle when brought out. She ordered medium. We received a side of broccoli we didn’t order with our meal and were charged the side item price for it when the waiter encouraged us to keep it.

We have been to plenty of similar places in the past. I have yet to have the overall subpar experience at this price range.

We dined in the latter part of a Sunday night but it seemed plenty were still in the resturant. Our server was overbooked and therefore not able to provide anything but subpar service.

Three miscues is not acceptable. Nothing was offered to us to try to make up for these. Only my dear wife stopped me from speaking to a manager or director to inform of my displeasure. My family of 5 and over $330 for this type of service.

It will be quite some time before I think about trying Ruth’s Chris again.

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3.0Dined on July 29, 2018

The food is priced too high in comparison with other comparable resturants in the area.
The food was good but not exceptional and everything is price al carte.

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5.0Dined on July 28, 2018

We have a goal to visit all Ruth's Chris, and this one had probably the best service we've experienced.

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5.0Dined on July 26, 2018

Everything was great. We had petite fillets, chopped salad, mushrooms and sweet potato casserole. Wine was great! Fair priced too. Great taste

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5.0Dined on July 26, 2018

By far the best food in Destin.
We have eaten here for the past 10 years and always have a great experience.

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2018

Great service, our server was fabulous and attentive without being bothersome

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2018

Excellent food. Steaks are the best and the service is the best.

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5.0Dined on July 13, 2018

Place, Staff ,Waiter everything was just great, will always go back when in the area and recommend to friends, Truly enjoyed the food and place.

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5.0Dined on July 11, 2018

Jamie was a great server and the food was amazing.

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5.0Dined on July 9, 2018

Ate here for our 13th anniversary. Wonderful experience. We will definitely come again.

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4.0Dined on July 8, 2018

I would have given an outstanding review but the bar did not have a variety of draft beer. The service and food was great. My wife had a very nice Birthday dinner.

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5.0Dined on July 8, 2018

Excellent food and service in a beautiful setting. Highest quality steaks and sides.

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

Family Vacation

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5.0Dined on July 6, 2018

It was my wife and my anniversary dinner. Everything was perfect. Couldn’t have asked for anything better.

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5.0Dined on July 3, 2018

Dined here while on vacation. Food was amazing and the service was exceptional. We had a party of 9 with two small kids and everything was great, very accommodating.

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5.0Dined on July 2, 2018

Our waiter Andrew was amazing! Shelly was really great at the bar too b

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5.0Dined on June 26, 2018

We were here to celebrate a birthday and as usual the food and service were excellent. We decided to try the Osso bucco ravioli as an appetizer and it was amazing! We both got the Caesar salad and then split the bone in steak.our waiter surprised us with the molten chocolate cake with happy birthday written on the plat which was delicious way to end our meal.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2018

As always a fine dinning experience with superior service and quality of food.

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5.0Dined on June 16, 2018

The food and the service were fabulous!

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5.0Dined on June 14, 2018

We enjoyed our anniversary dinner at the restaurant. We always receive excellent service and great food. Our wait staff was wonderful, as usual.

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5.0Dined on June 13, 2018

When in Destin, we always try to dine at Ruth’s Chris. The ambience is wonderful and the food is excellent. The staff makes you feel at home.

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5.0Dined on June 12, 2018

It was amazing. The service was great, and as usual the food was outstanding

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2.0Dined on June 12, 2018

My family and I enjoy Ruth's Chris immensely--it is our go-to-place for getting together for a nice meal, and this is the seventh Ruth's Chris I have eaten at, but it is the first I was disappointed with the service. Though we had two waiters and two helpers--no one ever seemed to be around. In addition, because of the duplicate staff, we were asked multiple times for items and had to ask multiple times for items. So while the food was great per the usual RC experience, the service left something to be desired.

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5.0Dined on June 6, 2018

Wonderful food, great atmosphere, and superb service

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5.0Dined on June 2, 2018

This was our first time dining at a Ruth’s Chris. Very nice atmosphere. The staff were all personable. We were attended to by Ben, an “assistant” who was very professional. Cheryl our server/waitress was absolutely wonderful. She has a number of years in the service industry and her attention to the details showed. We were visited by two separate “managers” who asked about our experience. The one gentlemen, I believe he said his name was Mike, was not afraid to clear the table of empty dishes. I would consider this a high end restaurant. The service was great!

The food... the steaks were perfect. We could cut them with just forks... we did it! The lobster mac-n-cheese could be used as currency that’s how great it was! The staff let us know that the sides are shareable and they meant it! The sides were huge! The bread pudding was “ok”. We will try something else for dessert next time!

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2018

This Ruth Chris is always fantastic!

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5.0Dined on May 31, 2018

RC in Destin never disappoints. The steaks are always excellent!

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4.0Dined on May 29, 2018

Great food and great happy hour!

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Ruth’s Chris is always fantastic. It was a little louder than usual due to a table that was having a good time. :)

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5.0Dined on May 27, 2018

Another superb dining experience. The best quality steaks, outstanding service, and a value for the price, this is our go-to steak house. We have come here for a long line of special occasions because we know we won’t be disappointed.

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5.0Dined on May 25, 2018

Our waitress Jimma, and the entire staff went above and beyond for our dinner experience.

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5.0Dined on May 20, 2018

Secret Intel: This is our second visit, and we learned to come on an off night, for us it was a Sunday. We requested the "wine room", which is an intimate setting for 4, maybe 6, even thought it was just the two of us. This room is in the middle of the restaurant and you are surrounded by hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of glassed in bottles of wine from their restaurant in New Orleans, they can never be served. So as not to ruin the story, check it out for yourself as you order the mouth watering steaks and desert. We did comment we felt the sides were getting smaller, harder to share, but maybe that is in our mind. It was delicious, and only in Destin can you get the wine room, if you know this secret.

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4.0Dined on May 16, 2018

Was actually a great meal. Cheryl was awesome... food was very good.. steaks were excellent!! Yum!!

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3.0Dined on May 15, 2018

The staff was great. It was our 1st time dining at a Ruth Chris and honestly I feel it's overrated. I ordered the 16 oz. Sirlion strip & it was a tastless small roast. I've had better steaks elsewhere. Would think twice before going again. Disappointed.

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