About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Fairfax

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Fairfax, VA 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.

4100 Monument Corner Drive
Suite 100
Fairfax, VA 22030
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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 - 10:30pm, Sunday 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Government County Pkwy

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(703) 266-1004

Website:
http://www.ruthschris.com/Restaurant-Locations/fairfax

Catering:
Ruth's Catering in Fairfax, VA - Bring the service, expertise and flavor of Ruth's Chris Steak House to the location of your choice! Your Private Event Manager is ready to help attend to every detail of your event, from the menu to the martinis. Ruth's will bring in a team of trained chefs, bartenders and servers to make the most of your experience.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet parking. Public lot also available.

Executive Chef:
Matthew Evins

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

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Fairfax Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

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4.6

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4.5

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4.1

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Moderate

88% would recommend it to a friend

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Happy Hour (14)
Good for Groups (13)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Handcrafted Cocktails (11)
Comfort Food (8)
Cozy (8)
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Pricey for just okay food.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent food and service. Dessert was incredible.

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 (Richmond)·Dined 5 days ago

My husband & I have enjoyed dinner at ruth chris on numerous occasions, this particular site 3 times. This visit was good, but not great like our other visits. 2nd time having the porterhouse for 2; not as good as or first time

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·Dined 5 days ago

Valentines Day

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 5 days ago

Great as always

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

Fantastic experience as always! My favorite steak place. My date said the bone in steak was the best steak she had ever eaten! Service is impeccable as well. Highly recommend for a special occasions!

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

We invited another couple to join us for dinner on Valentines Day evening. Once again, it was a wonderful time. Ruth Chris knows how to conduct business and all around, such a pleasurable dining experience.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 6 days ago

Ruth's Chris never disappoints me. Our dinner was divine and the staff are all very friendly and accommodating!!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Service was great, food was amazing, couldn’t have asked for a better time. Will definitely return.

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·Dined on February 10, 2018

Surf and turf were delicious! Loved the raspberry rosemary cosmo!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Every restaurant in Fairfax Corner had an hour wait at 6pm on a Saturday except for Ruth’s Chris. Our experience tonight was much better than the last. Food was pretty good and service was quick.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Excellent Excellent Service!!! Celebrated my mom’s 75tb and could not have been better taken care of. From the time we walked in until the time we left! Carrie, our server, was friendly, attentive and made out experience awesome! Love the food...love this place!!!! Thanks for a memorable evening! My mom loved every minute!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 2, 2018

We celebrated a birthday and they went above and beyond to make it special. Our favorite go to place for special occasions.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is fantastic for steak and seafood. The service is impeccable and the servers very responsive. It is quiet and you can talk with your party. The bread and appetizers (we had spicy shrimp) are great. With Open Table reservations, we were seated immediately on a very cold night in a very romantic setting for our date night. I would recommend to all for any occasion.

Tags: Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Very good meal. Plates are hot when they arrive to your table. Steaks were cooked well and sides were good. They changed their rolls but okay.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Great meal & nice atmosphere

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2018

We were hungry for steak and did not want to go to just a local steakhouse we wanted a good meal so we made a reservation at Ruth's Chris. Unfortunately we were disappointed! The steak had a lot of fat and was very tough and hard like it was overcooked. Our mashed potatoes and creamed spinach we very cold. I believe that it was because it was restaurant and perhaps they used a less quality steak since the price was less? However, the total bill with tip was still $175 so I would have expected for that price I would have had a better experience. I was just disappoint since we were looking forward to a good meal and that is not what we received. Perhaps we should have just gone to a local steakhouse and save about $70. The service was very go though.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Steak undercooked, hair in the cheesecake

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 28, 2018

The food here was amazing to say the least! We can not wait to visit again. The only down side was the seating, we were placed at a table right by the kitchen which sort of takes away from the experience/ambiance. We were constantly leaning over our table to avoid trays being passed over our heads as servers walked by. They were really busy but we did make reservations. In the future, I will either wait for or insist on a better table.

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

They kinda rushed us to leave - also the food presentation was terrible .. it seems that they threw the food on the plates and just served it.

Not too impressed with the food presentation at all. I won’t dine there again.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Restaurant week at Ruth’s Chris. Delicious! Wonderful service. great value for restaurant week. the 6oz filet and the Trio (stuffed chicken, Tenderloin, and Crab cake) were delicious and the garlic mashed potatoes were in a huge dish. Cheesecake was divine too. Wish there was a bit more coulis.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Fantastic service. Went for a birthday dinner. Three people had to send meat back to cook more, but the server couldn’t have been more gracious. Barbecue shrimp needs a new name - great dish but needs a different name.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

We were celebrating our wedding anniversary and the restaurant took the time to put Happy Anniversary confetti on the table and the servers took the time to congratulate us and made every effort to ensure we had what we wanted/needed. Would recommend to anyone for that special date. It was Restaurant Week, so we ordered from the special menu, including wine. The food was excellent. An absolutely delightful evening!

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Excellent service. Delicious food. Bar staff were speedy and friendly. Nice ambience.

Tags: Late-night Find, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Happy Hour, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Restaurant week brings in the crowds. New staff marginally trained. Food still consistently good.

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Hi, we like Ruth Chris except the Dallas location. Visited Fairvac Va. during restaurant week. Service was excellent, food was really good except white bread wich was uneventful and butter was fair. Calamari was fantastic and so were dirty martinis. Dessert was cheesecake which was delicious just need a bit more strawberry icing to mix in. Went to the resturant at 5 pm so noise and crowd was mild. Really good value for resturant week. $128 for two with tip. Plan to come back next year.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 24, 2018

The service and the steaks were outstanding. The side dishes were delicious but were served at room temperature. We enjoyed the overall experience - a good place to go for a special occasion. I would recommend the restaurant to someone looking for an upscale place.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 24, 2018

First time at Ruth's Chris, thanks to Restaurant Week! Service was fantastic, and the pace of the meal was great. A few big negatives, unfortunately. I was the first reservation of the evening, and I was seated at the rear of the dining room next to an emergency exit. Every subsequent party that arrived was seated at the nearest open table. The dining room is quite large, and there was no reason that at least one open table could have been positioned between parties until the dining room began to fill up. Also, I expect a fine-dining steakhouse to serve their steaks as ordered, but my medium filet was mostly rare.

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·Dined on January 24, 2018

No comments everything was really good

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Our server Edwin was great and very personable. We keep on coming here in special occasions and always satisfied .

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Went for restaurant week-had excellent 6 oz filet with good sides,very good house salad and dessert!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 20, 2018

The staff went above and beyond to make my fathers birthday extra special!
Thanks

Tags: Romantic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 20, 2018

My steak was awful. It was tuff. My wife said her steak was not that much better. I will not come back.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Excellent. Always good. Must have the tomato mozzarella salad. They use a juicier dark tomato that you will love. Steaks always great, sides always great. Service always excellent, ask for Tim. His memory is the best. He knows exactly what we want. We don't really have to even tell him. He knows how we want it cooked too. He looked at my sweet potatoes and knew that they weren't dark enough. He is the best. This is a place I always trust and know that I will receive great food and service.

Tags: Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 16, 2018

Food was superb and service was exceptional. My wife's Birthday dinner was excellent thanks to our waitress. We will definitely be coming back again.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 15, 2018

Perfection as always!

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 13, 2018

I was extremely disappointed with Ruth's Chris-Fairfax. I took my wife to celebrate a special occasion (work milestone). I notified the restaurant via open table of the occasion. I also followed up with the concierge and notified them that I had flowers ordered to the restaurant and requested the chocolate complimentary "congratulations". Unfortunately the restaurant did not have the flowers on the table and the hostess noted "no flowers arrived" only to come back a few minutes later with the flowers after conversing with the manager. The waitress brought out our dessert and had the congratulatory plate on her serving tray. Only to take the congratulations plate to another table and light their candle. No congratulations plate was ever delivered to my wife, nor was an apology issued.

Tags: Cozy
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Meal was excellent and service was great. It is expensive so save for a special occasion. Bar was crowded so Friday happy hour must be a good deal...

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 11, 2018

We had such a beautiful visit to Ruth’s Chris Fairfax. It was my birthday and I loved every bite of my meal. When we arrived at our table, there was a nice card from the restaurant waiting for me and in the end, we were given a free dessert, anything we wanted from the dessert menu. Our waiter was very attentive and kind. As always, they seem to hire the best staff who have a high degree of professionalism.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for a Date, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Healthy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 6, 2018

For a higher end steakhouse, I was disappointed by the service/decor.

There was no coat check which is surprising.

By the front door, there was a giant ceramic heater on the floor. This was an odd sight.

For a white tablecloth dining establishment and one I’ve been to before, I was disappointed that the linens were stained and that after each course, the server did not remove crumbs from the tablecloth.

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