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 EVENTS
With rooms perfect for parties, dinners, business meetings, presentations and more, we offer the best service for you and your guests. Our Private Dining Manager will help create an ideal environment for your event.

PRIVATE DINING MENUS
When you book a private party at Ruth’s Chris, every detail will be executed flawlessly. The food will be unforgettable, just the way Ruth did it. It’s how we honor our founder and help you enjoy a perfect event.

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

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.
Opening at 3PM

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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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

3.9

Noise

Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (11)
Romantic (9)
Good for Birthdays (8)
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Good for a Date (7)
Good for Anniversaries (6)
Business Meals (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Cozy (4)
Fit for Foodies (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Good for Groups (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Worth the Drive (3)
Fun (2)
Seasonal (2)
Handcrafted Cocktails (2)
Authentic (1)
Creative Cuisine (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
Pre/post Theatre (1)
Vegan (1)
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined 6 days ago

Delish! Excellent wine suggestion and our food was perfect!

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on January 8, 2018

Atmosphere, waitress, food was outstanding.

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 (Tahoe)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Our server, Kevin did a great job! The food was awesome as always. It was our 10th New Years at Ruth Chris.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Seasonal
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

I was a bit disappointed in my meal, my wife was pretty happy with hers. I had the pumpkin soup, was not really hot and I did not enjoy the flavor. Perhaps just a personal preference. I had the 8oz filet and it was average at best. The texture and flavor did not seem to match my previous Ruth's Chris experience. Hard to describe, but not a very flavorful steak and that is why we came here. We had bread pudding for desert. Had to send it back. First time half of it was warm, the other half was just plain cold. The next version was about three-fourths hot, but one side was still cold. Did not bother sending back a third time. On the other hand my wife was very happy with salad, sea bass and brussel sprouts. Tried her fish, was very good. Service above average, friendly staff, manager stopped by. Overall a bit disappointing compared to other Ruth's Chris experiences.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Food was delicious, service was fast and our server, Pharrah, was great.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Wonderful evening with great food and service. Danielle did a great job and the manager Kurt always adds a special touch. Love this place!!

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 29, 2017

The food was slightly above average. Definitely not worth the price tag. We usually dine at locally owned restaurants and decided to give this a try for a sense of nostalgia (we dined at one 18 years ago on our honeymoon). It wasn't nearly as good as we remembered. I definitely recommend local options for about half or two/thirds the cost.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 28, 2017

The food was good except some members in our party ordered the mashed potatoes which did not retain their temperature long enough during the meal. I recommend the broccoli instead, which is what I ordered. My steak was slightly overcooked in that I ordered it medium and it was closer to medium well. The service was excellent.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Business Meals
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 27, 2017

It is true that our steaks were expertly cooked and delicious. Everything else about the experience was lackluster. Very overpriced. Lobster was over cooked. Our waiter wasn't warm or inviting. They were out of the bottle of wine we ordered. I would never go back.

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·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great food great service!!

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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Service was fantastic! We got together for Christmas Eve and enjoyed an amazing dinner. Food was delicious and we even learned the history of the restaurant from a manager (we inquired). Very pleasant experience, we will be back.

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 23, 2017

I have family visiting from out of town and they wanted to have a nice meal before Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Day after Christmas ( since we'll be cooking meals for those days). Two of us had red meat dishes and the others had seafood dishes. All our meals were cooked to perfection. Ambience was good. Our appointment was at 6:30 pm. It was a bit busy but not overly crowded nor noisy. Our server was excellent and had a lot of good recommendations. We will likely return for another occasion.

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 23, 2017

A bit of a splurge but stll the best steak around!!!

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Very friendly serviced

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·Dined on December 16, 2017

Excellent food and overall experience!! The steaks were cooked perfectly. Everything was delicious. Service was very good, a little slow at first, but quickly improved.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 1, 2017

You know it is true you get what you pay for. Very upscale atmosphere and food cooked to perfection. Attentive staff who are very skilled at making you feel they want to help you have whatever you need. Expensive, save for a special occasion when you want to splurge on your sweetie.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Notable Wine List, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Excellent food. Excellent service. Nice holiday decorations. Music was too loud

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 23, 2017

I went to Ruth Chris's for thanksgiving dinner with my friend. Even though we had a reservation, it still took us 10-20 minutes waiting to get seated. The food tasted okay but it was clearly products of mass production. The plating didn't look as good as expected. The service was a bit disordered and messy maybe because there were too many people that night. I hope they can do a better job in terms of management and service next time.

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

I made a reservation, but was not seated until 45 minutes later. I was simply told to go to the bar and wait....No excuse was offered as to why we had to wait.

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

It was Thanksgiving and the food actually came out Turkey (room temperature), Gravy on Turkey was cold, stuffing was cold and the dessert was too small. Despite the temperature of the food, I plan to come back as I believe I will have a better experience.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 23, 2017

It was very nice to have a “left overs” meal sent home from the Thanksgiving Day dinner!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Never eaten at a better Ruth Chris. Wonderful dinner!!! Love this restaurant!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (Western NC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

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

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vip
 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 16, 2017

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 on November 12, 2017

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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 (Richmond)·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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vip
 (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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