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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel

Ruth"s Chris Steak House in the Harrah's Casino in Cherokee, NC 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.

777 Casino Drive
Cherokee, NC 28719
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

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

Cross Street:
on Casino floor off the Rotunda

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(828) 497-8577

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

Parking Details:
Self park in the Hotel or Casino garages. Valet parking is available at the Casino entrance right off the Rotunda.

Executive Chef:
Jeff Rash

Private Party Facilities:
Coming soon!

Private Party Contact:
Paul Delgado: (828) 497-8577

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wine

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Details
Sun - Thu 5:00PM - 6:45PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM

Fri - Sat 5:00PM - 6:30PM 9:00PM - 11:00PM

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.1

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Moderate

90% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (73)
Good for Anniversaries (60)
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Good for a Date (53)
Good for Birthdays (49)
Quiet Conversation (36)
Cozy (28)
Worth the Drive (27)
Business Meals (17)
Casual (17)
Pre/post Theatre (15)
Notable Wine List (14)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Good for Groups (12)
Handcrafted Cocktails (12)
Comfort Food (12)
Tasting Menu (11)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Authentic (9)
Bar Seating (8)
Great for Lunch (7)
Fun (6)
People Watching (6)
Neighborhood Gem (5)
Seasonal (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Hot Spot (4)
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined 2 days ago

Great Surf and Turf last night, server Chrisy, was very good!

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 (Western NC)·Dined 4 days ago

Always great food & wonderful service!
Our favorite restaurant for any occasion!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Authentic, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

We met friends and were seated very quickly. Service was excellent and food was very good. We shared a steak after ordering calamari as an appetizer. plenty of food for two. We will be back soon.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was great! Service was terrible. It was our anniversary and at least the food was good.

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·Dined on November 26, 2017

Food was delish! Wine was great - love the Santa Margherita!

Tags: Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

This was my son's first visit. He raved over the perfect, tender steak. My usual crab cakes were delicious.....as always.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

When I dine at Ruth Chris I always leave satisfied and looking forward to next visit

Tags: Cozy, Casual, Worth the Drive, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

Au Gratin undercooked. Steak was delish!

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·Dined on November 23, 2017

Our food was cooked to perfection. My husband's lamb chops were not the best - a bit chewy - but the manager comped his meal AND my dessert. Service was perfect.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, People Watching
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Our server had no idea how to assist with bottle selection. Wanted a red wine pairing recommendation for their steaks that wasn't an Argentinian blend, but thats exactly what he recommended. Oh well- the steak was awesome.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 22, 2017

One of the best filet & lobster tails i have ever had to eat. EXCELLENT!!!!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We were there celebrating my mother’s 77th birthday, the server acted as if it were his first night on the floor and was very distracted. Unfortunately, my mother’s steak was very under cooked and we received the wrong side dish. My family and I owned two restaurants for 12 years and I understand that mistakes happen but I fully believe these mistakes happened because the server seemed to have some issues with concentrating even though the restaurant was not busy. Luckily, other servers came and checked on us several times.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Had my sons 29th Birthday dinner there and it was awesome! Food was delicious and service was wonderful....highly recommend!!!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

The service was ok, but our order was not right the steak was tough for the price it was my wife birthday but not a good experience.

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·Dined on November 16, 2017

Service was great good was fantastic
And hot my sons really had a great time thanks ruth chris

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Great restaurant, we have been there several times and will be back

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·Dined on November 15, 2017

Made reservations for a special occasion and it was never acknowledged. What’s the point in asking if it’s not recognized? We ate at this restaurant 2 weeks ago and it was really good. Went back last night and it was totally different. The portion size of our steak was drastically reduced and the Wedge Salad was made with old wilted yellow lettuce. Last time we got 3 Shrimp with our filet and last night we got 1. Really disappointed in paying $100 for such a terrible meal. Unfortunately our special occasion was a bust on the dinner portion.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Food was great. Amazing cook on the filet. Gooze was a wonderful host and was timely with meal and drinks. We really had a nice evening. Thank you

Tags: Romantic
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Over priced. Small selection. Unisex restroom with men and women in restrooms at same time

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·Dined on November 12, 2017

First time ever at a Ruth's Chris. I was very impressed with the service, the food, and the price!! It will be a regular stop for us anytime we go to Harrahs Cherokee from now on!

Tags: Authentic, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Comfort Food
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on November 10, 2017

Food was excellent as always. Had a rare filet, with shrimp mushrooms and creamed spinach. Service was a little unattenive

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Quickly seated. Great service. Outstanding food. Overall good, relaxing dinner.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on November 9, 2017

The server was great. Acknowledged our anniversary. Was very busy. Probably not enough servers for a night they had a big show. Patricia tried to c heck about a special Manhattan. I forgot the name. Checked and is Ruth's Manhattan. Think all locations would have and staff be aware of it. Chose the 3 course dinner as usual. The 1st course and desert were sub standard. The main course was not exceptional either. Had filet and lobster and both were just fair.

Tags: Casual
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 (Western NC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We always love coming to Ruth Chris because of the delicious food an hospitality. Would recommend for any occasion.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Tasting Menu, Special Occasion, Fun, Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Business Meals, Healthy, Casual, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on November 5, 2017

we were there for a concert this past weekend and knew I wanted to go back to Ruth's Chris. The food is always good, even tried a new side. Succotash....and it was awesome

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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·Dined on November 4, 2017

The staff made our evening very special and the food was outstanding. I highly recommend Ruth's Chris Steakhouse to everyone that enjoys a great dining experience.

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

Our server must have been having a bad day, we have always had wonderful service. We had made reservations on the occasion that our good friends were married earlier that afternoon.
She took a rather long time to take our order, a really long time to bring my husbands 2nd glass of wine, then we ask for dessert menu and it took her over 10 minutes to bring the dessert menu, and when she did bring it we told her we immediately what we wanted and she wanted to clear the whole table before she went and turned in our order, i ask her to pls go turn in dessert order before she cleared table, we had waited so long for the menu it had kind of ruined our vibe and our patience, our husbands went ahead to casino and the new bride and i had dessert alone. If only it had been one thing i would not mention any of this, servers have a really hard job and i know they deserve praise, I still left a nice tip however i was embarrassed that i had talked up Ruth Chris to our newlywed friends.

Tags: Seasonal, Bar Seating, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Afternoon Coffee, Business Meals
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 1, 2017

We had the spicy shrimp appetizer and the ahi tuna in a mustard and beer sauce with the beet and arugula salad. I enjoyed a glass of Reisling. Ali and Barbara were our wait staff and both were very good. We enjoyed our experience and would return.

Tags: Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Chessa was our server and she was well informed and friendly.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Everything I thought it would be. The employees made it an occasion to remember. Thanks.

Tags: Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 29, 2017

The food is great and always quick service. It is very noisy but with being located in a casino that what to expect

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Everything was perfect - dinner, service, and celebrating my friend’s birthday. It was hard to believe that we were steps away from the casino Bc it has the intimacy of a nice restaurant. Well done.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

The food was great! There were four of us and everyone really enjoyed their meals. Our waiter was fantastic. He was very friendly and took very good care of us. Will definitely be back!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Casual, Comfort Food
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 (Miami)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Great service and delicious food

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 (Louisville)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Were seated 10 minutes before our reservation time. Very good waiter. Calamari was excellent as was the shrimp on mashed. Everyone else had a petite filet and all were prepared to specification. All in all other than someone having a NON-SERVICE DOG in the restaurant all was great. This Non-Service dog business has gotten out of control. I love dogs but not in a casino or restaurant.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

have heard a lot about ruth chris but was very disapointed. the food was just ok not what i would call good. the price is very bad for what you get.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on October 20, 2017

The bone in fillet was fabulous!!

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 18, 2017

Good, but not one of the better Ruth’s Chris’.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on October 18, 2017

We do love Ruth's Chris! The steak is always perfect!

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on October 16, 2017

We arrived at four minutes to 5PM and the hostess made us stand there for four minutes before she would seat us. The filet was supposed to me medium. Light pink. It was well done and dried out. The baked potato skin was black and dry. The server never came back to refill the iced tea. We had to ask for the service. Not a good experience. Very disappointed

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