About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Durham

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Durham is located in the Renaissance Center at Southpoint; adjacent to the Hilton Garden Inn.

Whether you’re planning a casual dinner with friends, a party to celebrate, business meeting or banquet or a romantic dinner, Ruth’s Chris Steak House is the most distinctive dining destination in the area. Ruth’s Chris professional, but personable staff will make your evening a sizzling success with first class service that is attentive but never fussy.

Renaissance Center at Southpoint
7007 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC 27713
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4pm - 9pm

Cross Street:
Renaissance Parkway

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(919) 361-0123

Website:
http://www.ruthschris-durham.com/

Catering:
Private Dining Manager - Carly Tortorello- Davis (cdavis@serioussteaks.com)- 919.361.0123

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet Parking

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Join us Thanksgiving Day @ Ruth's Chris

Thursday Nov 23, 2017 from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Specials

Join us Thanksgiving Day @ Ruth's Chris

Thursday Nov 23, 2017 from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Details

A 3-course dinner featuring a traditional Thanksgiving Feast- $39.95. Children's menu - $14.95. Regular Dinner Menu also available. Excludes Tax and Tip. This Thanksgiving Start a New Family Tradition at Ruth's Chris Steak House. Special valid on Thursday Nov 23, 2017 from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Thanksgiving Day Opening @ Noon!
3- Course Thanksgiving Menu $39.95
Kids Menu $14.95

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Opening early @ 3PM
Regular Dinner Menu available

Private Dining

Capitol Room - Seats up to 24 guests --- University Room - Seats up to 30 guests -- Capital & University combined seats up to 60 guests--- Wine Room seats up to 56 guests. With access to the Hotel Banquet facilities; Ruth's Chris Steak House can catering your next large event; accommodating up to 1

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Durham Ratings and Reviews

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97% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Western NC)·Dined a day ago

Great experience from start to finish! Food and service were outstanding!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined 3 days ago

We had the BEST service. Ask for AJ. He’s the best!!! And the food is a nice accompaniment to his superior service. Enjoy!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Authentic, Romantic, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date
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 (Raleigh)·Dined 7 days ago

Our server Deanna was excellent and enhanced our dining experience.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

8 of us enjoyed a delicious dinner. Oddly they had no coffee. That was weird.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 26, 2017

RC lived up to its reputation. A.J. our server took very good care of us. Steaks were amazing. Mine was a bit rare, he took care of it, and the manager delivered it cooked perfectly. Overall, a great dining experience.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Meals were perfectly prepared. Service was spot on.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 5, 2017

We were celebrating a birthday with the family. We had a great time. The food was excellent and the advice was outstanding.

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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Absolutely delicious, perfectly prepared steak. Not cheap...but a real treat.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Awesome dinner as always. The service was excellent as well.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Cozy, Paleo Friendly, Business Meals, Bar Seating
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·Dined on September 17, 2017

Very nice, it was my first experience and it was really wonderful.

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 (Houston)·Dined on September 16, 2017

Great meal and place for dinner as usual. Consistent good service and food.

Tags: Tasting Menu
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·Dined on September 15, 2017

Everything was great other than one of the hostess ruining the birthday surprise.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on September 3, 2017

Ruth Chris always has delicious food and great service! This time was no exception!

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on August 27, 2017

Enjoyed my anniversary dinner, would definitely recommend and return for another visit. Our waiter, Christos, was awesome. Best first time experience!!!

Tags: Paleo Friendly, Worth the Drive, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 24, 2017

Wife and I head Ribeyes, daughter had filet. All were excellent! Creme Brulee was very good.

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·Dined on August 19, 2017

I wanted my sister bd to be special i called and shared this information. 1st the valet had to be asked to park our car at valet parking and he gave us the keys to find our car at the end of the meal. 2nd the table. was plain no decorations as i am accustom to in florida, Ny, Phoenix. Nothing to say happy birthday it was a let down to say the least. Our sever and assistant were very kind and efficient. The food was good but everyone asked for extra salad dressing for salad. I enjoyed the night w my quest and was let down bcuz there was nothing special. I could have saved money at road house for steaks plus bake potatoes were cold could not melt butter let alone cheese. This site needs to come more into celebration and creating memories. I still adore Ruth Chris but never again at this branch. I.expected more. Price was no issue for extra decoration if needed.

Tags: Special Occasion, Tasting Menu, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Brunch
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 13, 2017

The event was our anniversary and we enjoyed our meal . The service was great. My filet was good but the creamed spinach stole the show - very good. My wife loved her crab cakes. Our wine was outstanding and so was our complementary dessert. It was an excellent dining event.

Tags: Good for Birthdays
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 11, 2017

Food was fantastic. Server seemed like she hated life and wanted to be anywhere but there. She was borderline rude at times. Not a normal Ruth's experience for sure.

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·Dined on August 6, 2017

The manager called the next day just to see how our experience was. That was a nice touch. And the food was amazing.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 5, 2017

Always close the deal at Ruths, great for business

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Seasonal, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Bar Seating, Gluten Free Options, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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 (Richmond)·Dined on August 5, 2017

THis is one of our go to favorites. We love to sit in the bar, especially during happy hour specials. Service is always top notch. Our server on Wednesday, steered us to the right craft cocktail selection based on our tastes. Service is always top notch here.

Tags: Good for Groups
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on August 1, 2017

This is Durham, NC, so many people do not want fresh lobster - but we called the day before our reservation and requested a live lobster to be reserved for us, and they got it! Over 3 lbs, perfect boiled and served out of the shell.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Groups
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on July 31, 2017

Steaks are excellent but pricey.
Remind the waiter if don't want salt on your steaks. The chief Is a little heavy handed for those who don't salt.
Steaks where cook just as ordered and the sides are great. Tables by the kitchen can be a little noisy.
If you are looking for a great steak this the place.

Tags: Authentic
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 29, 2017

As usual, Ruth's Chris is great. From the warm welcome when we arrived, the excellent service and the great food, Ruth's Chris never disappoints. Durham has lots of great places to eat, but this is #1 !!!

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·Dined on July 29, 2017

Best onion rings on the planet, for starters - and the friendliest staff that you will ever find. The presentation was excellent and the appetizers were things of beauty - but the steak itself? You can have just that and go to heaven with no regrets. The porterhouse is excellent (recommended medium, you'll understand after you see the sheer volume). Trust me, I'll be back!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Fun, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on July 22, 2017

Great waiter who made a wonderful recommendation off menu being it was our first time there, atmosphere was exceptional food was filling and delicious. Very romantic for Anniversary celebration I liked the red rose petals on the table and candle light.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Richmond)·Dined on July 21, 2017

Great food, wine list, and cocktails were had at Ruth Chris. It's a very good restaurant.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on July 7, 2017

Every time we eat there it's always great. Richie does a great job!!

Tags: Authentic
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Excellent. This place is top notch for a reason. Splurge and enjoy yourself.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on June 23, 2017

I have been to the Durham Ruth Chris Several times before, this was the best meal and service experience at this Durham Restaurant. Service was outstanding, waiter was knowledgable and on time. And as expected the food was great!!!
Will definitely go back when in area.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 17, 2017

Great food. Was the first time for my date. He loved it.

Tags: Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 16, 2017

Jon (John?) was an excellent server, steering us toward what we would like and made the meal fun while still a fine dining experience.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 14, 2017

My service was spot on, very knowledgeable but not pushy, very attentive to all of our needs but allowed to conduct business

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Gluten Free Options, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Everything about the meal was excellent, beginning with the server and right up to the dessert (luscious chocolate sin pie, which melts on the tongue). The gumbo was one of the best I've ever had and I've had a lot of gumbo. The broiled brussel sprouts were perfectly done and I was very sorry to eat the last of the steak, which was perfectly seared on the outside and pink on the inside. The server was always helpful, attentive without being intrusive.

Highly recommended.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Great quality, presentation and service every time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Food was great as it always is at Ruth Chris but the service was lacking. Our server was nice but you could tell that she really wasn't listening, my husband and I refer to it as "fake being nice" being courteous because its your job but really not paying attention to your customers.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Greensboro)·Dined on June 11, 2017

Was Ok at best. Wife got a 6oz filet. It was dry and no more than 3-4 oz. She said Longhorn's was better. I got 12 oz. ribeye. It was cooked well tasted ok. Not the great flavor I expect from prime beef. Side dishes had no seasoning at all. Salad and bread were good. Overall, ok, but not the wonderful experience I was expecting.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on June 10, 2017

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse-Durham was a wonderful dining experience. All food was especially good (except, maybe, the roasted Brussels sprouts). The beef filet was great as was the baked potato and creme brulee. Our server was exceptionally nice, attentive, attractive, and friendly--educated and capable of promoting a conversation. The manager made my wife and I feel welcomed. I will go again when in the local area of Chapel Hill and Durham.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 9, 2017

We had my daughters graduation dinner there. The food was excellent and the service was great. Would recommend to family and friends.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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