Ruth's Chris Steak House - Gaithersburg

4.6
1031 Reviews
$31 to $50
Steakhouse
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Ruth's Chris Steak House was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana by Ruth Fertel, a single mother of two who wanted a better life for herself and her two sons. She purchased "Chris" steakhouse in New Orleans which had been operated for the 38 years prior. She changed the name to Ruth's Chris when a fire forced her to move from the original location. Today, there are 142 Ruth’s Chris Steak House restaurants across the globe. We look forward to our opening in Gaithersburg, MD.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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vipSteve
Washington DC
13 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal and attentive and efficient service

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vipMilano
Washington DC
337 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Always a nice go-to place
Very consistent

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Scott
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Always a great evening and experience at Ruth's Chris at Crown.

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vipjoellyb
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Our meal last night was disappointing to say the least. All of the food tasted “meh” as if someone forgot the seasoning/salt. The lobster bisque was bland and watery with almost no lobster. The salads were just “okay”. The bread was served warm which was nice, but the butter was lacking in flavor (unsalted at a minimum). Our 4 filet steaks were acceptable at best.

We’ve been semi-regular customers for years (2-4 times a year) - and even hosted a large party at this location a few years ago. We were excited to take our teen and pre-teen for their first dinner at Ruth’s Chris. We were all disappointed in the food.

Our server, Da, was as charming as ever; his assistant was very pleasant and tried hard. The staffing levels were thin (I know, the Covid effect). The ambiance was also “meh” - at least in the side room where we were seated.

Overall, it wasn’t even close to the pre-Covid experience we have had many times. The meal was extremely expensive for the experience and not the good “value” we have come to expect for a premium steak dinner.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
16 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent meal. Kelsey took good care of us. Felt special.

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vipGutmanu
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ruth's Chris Gaithersburg never disappoints. The food is outstanding and the service is excellent!

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vipVVNN
Washington DC
9 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall3food1service3ambience3

Second time dining at this location in the last year, and second time the steak comes rare while I order medium. It looked more rare than the medium rare order next to me. Last time I sent it back to be done correctly, only to receive it back 40 min later and when everyone else at the table already ate. This time I just kept it to avoid not having any food for a while. Not coming back again. They have no idea how to grill steaks despite the brand.

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StephanieB
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience4

I treated a friend for his birthday and We were met with a card and decorations, and later, a nice little cake with candle. The waiter and servers were great, professional and attentive . The food, as always, was wonderful. My friend had steak with shrimp and it was cooked to perfection as requested. The sweet potato casserole is my favorite and was delicious! We enjoyed every fork of food. No complaints!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on January 1, 2022
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We years day

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Robert
Washington DC
46 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Good for a local steak house. The chef's specials were a good choice, especially the filet and lobster tail.

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JenniferB
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

We have been to this location before so we were a little disappointed with the food this time. But it was New Year’s Eve and maybe they were busier than normal.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and service. Steak was lit. Special occasions only unless you got it like that.

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KatherineH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 29, 2021
Overall3food4service3ambience4

Porterhouse was prepared unevenly, which is a surprise for steakhouse if this caliber. Ordered medium and some pieces were pretty rare while others were medium well. Service was ok. Needed to ask for drink refills multiple times, again a surprise for a restaurant at this level of quality and service. Pre-COVID, we did not have these problems here. Maybe it’s a staffing issue (cook and servers)…. We would not return for awhile.

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Prince
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrate anniversary with family. It’s been so long since last time dining at Ruth. Missed the sizzling steak on the hot plate so much.
It is really like refreshing our memories at Ruth before. Food never disappoints us.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Henry was an absolute delight! It was a perfect night out in the most perfect atmosphere! We will spend future date nights here!

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HenryB
1 review
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Be careful when order steak. I order a medium rare, the steak came out well-done. My father order a medium, the steak came out medium-rare. I don't mind pay a lot for a nice dinner. Overall, it is not worth it.

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vipWill
Washington DC
32 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Our server Jayson was very nice, food was great, but if you keep raising your prices no one will be able to afford to go out. You don’t want to go out of business do you? Thanks

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vipJT53
Chicago
7 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great way to end Christmas Day! Eric was great, as was the food and wine.

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vipDaveysmom
Washington DC
27 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Everything was fine however the menu was somewhat limited. No bread pudding for dessert ! Room we were in appeared to be like a conference room to include a folding wall right behind me! No atmosphere. (The soon to be closed Bethesda location had way more atmosphere!)

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KarenC
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Christmas Eve. We were seated in what like an auxiliary dining room with not one holiday decoration. Didn’t feel like Christmas Eve. A bit disappointing.

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Outstanding
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My Dad and I had dinner on Christmas Eve starting a new tradition after losing my Mom this year, and we couldn’t have had a better experience! Our waiter Kevin was outstanding and the food was just a good! Thanks you and we’ll see you next year!

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Gaithersburg
Responded on December 25, 2021

Outstanding, we’re so happy to hear you had a good experience. We look forward to serving you again soon!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
2 reviews
Dined on December 22, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It is was birthday dinner with my family and it was so amazing. They made my table is beautiful with birthdays decorations. Plus we got an extra side on the house. Let me not forget the dessert! It was so good

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vipAprilN
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on December 20, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Exceptional service & food. Always a favorite for holiday dinner.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Gaithersburg
Responded on December 24, 2021

Thanks for the great review! We appreciate it. Hope to welcome you back again soon!

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KenG
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

It was a great time

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Anniversary - they had a cute card and decorations on our table - it was a nice touch! Robbie was excellent!

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vipefall
Washington DC
17 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall4food5service3ambience4

We had a reservation, but when we arrived we were told that there was not an available table and we were offered a seat in the lounge… and this was after confirming on the phone and via text.

We did end up getting seated at a standard table, but experienced a level of service that was not as “up to par” as usual.

Food was great as expected.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Service was sub par for a $250 dinner for two.

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vipTimA
Washington DC
39 reviews
Dined on December 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Oh my. What a wonderful experience. Everything was wonderful, cooked to perfection, and tasted great! The only thing of note was the chocolate sin cake had a note of coffee and it is never mentioned on the menu.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
8 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They have great food with amazing people. Very friendly and accommodating.

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vipdavidh
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on December 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Excellent meal. Our server Da was very good. Steak cooked perfectly.

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TopazF
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall3food1service4ambience4

Really disappointed. The service was great, but the steaks had no flavor whatsoever. Charred to a crisp and I almost choked on the burnt pieces. I was so disappointed that I didn't even bother to send it back, as I had lost my appetite. The calamari was delicious. The lobster mac and cheese was bland. The brussel sprouts were charred badly. And the desert was just nasty. I ordered creme brulee and my friend ordered cheesecake...we both didn't like the desert. I honestly would have had a better experience at Fogo di Chao for a quarter of the price, with a complementary desert for my birthday. I will not go to Ruth Chris again. Morton's will be my place for expensive steaks. Their food is absolutely delicious and well seasoned.

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jamesg
1 review
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

This was a fantastic place to eat. The waiter and staff were amazing!

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OpenTable Diner
Philadelphia
4 reviews
Dined on December 11, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience4

Both my husbands and my steak did not come out cooked as requested (both undercooked) and had to be sent back. As a result the couple we were with ate and when our food came out they were were almost finished. The second time my husbands steak came out - it was over cooked.

Our server was mediocre but the manger did comp my husbands steak instead of trying for a third time.

This experience definitely did not meet our expectations for this restaurant. Not sure that we will go back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Washington DC
14 reviews
Dined on November 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The entire experience was phenomenal. The food was mesmerizing and the service was top-notch.

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vipMilano
Washington DC
338 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our top Ruth Chris!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and the service were excellent.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed a great Thanksgiving meal, staff was wonderful.

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vipAmyK
Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Thanksgiving

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vipCustomer
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent thanksgiving dinner last night and the service was amazing.

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on November 25, 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Todays, Thanksgiving! 11/25, I was very late due to transportation delay, when I got there my family was eating bread with creamy butter , we all ordered. I had some stuffed chicken which had cheese inside. I wouldn’t recommend it unless you skip the cheesy stuffing( I could live without it) the chicken was great, the mashed potatoes could’ve been mashed more, my asparagus was fine. The meal was fine, not Wow or amazing , just fine. Including gratuity my food and my son’s was $140, I’m good on Ruth Chris. I went, I ordered, I ate and I paid. Yes I paid my arm, they let me keep my leg. So thank you

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Gaithersburg is rated 4.6 stars by 1031 OpenTable diners.

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