About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Indianapolis

Ruth's Chris Steak House is Indianapolis' preferred downtown dining location! Close to all major downtown hotels, Lucas Oil Stadium, the Indiana Convention Center and of course the Circle Centre Mall. Whether it's a romantic steak dinner for 2, an important business dinner or a private party, Ruth's Chris Steak House can accommodate your needs. Ruth's Chris never fails to please!

45 S. Illinois Street
Circle Centre Mall
Indianapolis, IN 46204
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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: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Lounge opens daily at 4 pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

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

Phone Number:
(317) 633-1313

Website:
http://www.ruthschrisindy.com/downtown

Entertainment:
Live piano Monday through Sunday: 6:30pm - 10:00pm

Catering:
Ruth’s Chris Steak House can offer our delicious award-winning cuisine at your home, office or special event. From small, intimate dinner parties to large corporate outings, we make sure to include every detail for your off-site special event. Our catering professionals arrange set-up, décor, event design and of course a delicious Ruth’s Chris menu executing the perfect event. We present the same mouthwatering New Orleans taste you expect from Ruth’s Chris…all priced to fit your budget.

Parking Details:
Valet, public lots, & street parking are available.

Executive Chef:
Nathan White

Private Party Facilities:
Looking to impress your family, business associates, or friends? Treat them to a special event at Ruth’s Chris Steak House. From family gatherings and business meetings to charity fundraisers—our private dining professionals deliver a flawless execution so you can relax and enjoy your event. Our comfortable yet stylish atmosphere combined with uniquely decorated private dining rooms accommodate from 10 to 120 guests.

Private Party Contact:
Annemarie Stegemann: (317) 633-1313

Additional:
Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Indianapolis Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

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4.7

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4.6

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4.2

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Moderate

93% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (37)
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Romantic (26)
Business Meals (23)
Good for Birthdays (15)
Good for Groups (11)
Worth the Drive (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Cozy (10)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Fit for Foodies (7)
Authentic (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Hot Spot (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fun (3)
Seasonal (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Great Beer (2)
Casual (1)
People Watching (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Live Music (1)
Neighborhood Gem (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
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 (Indiana)·Dined 3 days ago

Friendly staff, easy to hear, excellent food, great downtown location.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Indiana)·Dined 3 days ago

We prefer the North side location.

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 (Indiana)·Dined 5 days ago

Our waiter TJ was the bomb. He put up with three
Women just wanting appetizers and drinks to celebrate a birthday

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was wonderful! Our server Tim was awesome!

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 (Indiana)·Dined 6 days ago

Sean was a great server. We always have an amazing meal and service at this location.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 13, 2018

The service was outstanding. Server, John, and manager Joseph were very helpful with wine and meal suggestions. We were not hurried with the meal, and were asked a few times if everything was okay. This follow up was appreciated and it was not excessive. The evening was quite enjoyable.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on February 11, 2018

This was our first time at Ruth Chris. Food was amazing. We got the tomahawk and It was cooked to perfection. The hot plates kept our food nice and hot all the way until the end of our meal. Complementary bread was delicious. Service was great from the minute we entered the door until the minute we left. We will be back!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Romantic, Sunday Lunch, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals
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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 10, 2018

I have eaten here before when I was in town and it was excellent. This time it was not. The server was not very attentive. Three of the four steaks were over cooked and the fourth one that was supposed to be well done was medium. Hard to go back here when St. Elmo's is only a few doors down.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 10, 2018

My wife said she wanted Steak for her birthday dinner, had never been here before but I had always heard great things. Glad I made reservations everything was wonderful.

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

I LOVE RUTH CHRIS AND I WAS SO GLAD TO SEE THAT THEY ENFORCED THEIR DRESS CODE BY MAKING IDIOTS TAKE THEIR HATS OFF WHILE SITTING IN THE DINNING ROOM.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 10, 2018

This place is absolutely amazing.
First class as usual.

Tags: Cozy, Fun, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great atmosphere and service. Overall wonderful experience.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Perfect example of great food and great service. The steak was perfectly prepared along with the side dishes. Try the peppercorn crust on your steak. Truly great.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Daughter’s birthday!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Need more choices on sides

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Fast service, great food, and atmosphere. My family really enjoyed the night out

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Cozy
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 27, 2018

The food was very good and the service was great.:)

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Nashville)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Everything was wonderful! They served us the best filet I have ever tasted. The sides and dessert were awesome too! This is definitely the best restaurant in downtown Indianapolis. I will definitely be back!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Always a great experience!! Love Ruth's Chris!!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The staff was very accommodating! We changed our reservation time, then showed up even earlier, and were seated immediately. Our server Mike made wonderful suggestions through out the ordering process. The only thing that was slightly disappointing was 3 out of the 4 steaks were over cooked. We didn’t say anything, so I’m sure they would have corrected the issue.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 26, 2018

I realize it was devour downtown but felt like the service was subpar. Wine glass was always empty just not the same attention to detail.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Jessie our server did a outstanding job. Couldn’t ask for a nicer young man. Hard to find people like that now days.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 22, 2018

My husband was celebrating his 80thbirthday. We had a private room and a wonderful server. We did Devour and the food was delicious, as usual.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 22, 2018

Favorite steakhouse! Excellent service!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 20, 2018

We took all three of our girls and it was definitely an unforgettable memory / family date night!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Our waiter was amazing. He asked us if we were here for a special occasion which we were. My fiance recently received a promotion. Our steak was melt in your mouth delicious. Our waiter knew when to stop by and when not to interrupt. At the end of our dinner, he brought out chocolate covered strawberries that spelled out "congratulations". It definitely made our night.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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 (Chicago)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Good service, good food, always one of the best steaks in town among many steakhouses to choose from.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Waiter was very accomodating

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 11, 2018

Great meal!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on January 6, 2018

I just wanted to drop a quick line about our (my) dining experience on Saturday. Let me start by saying there was (4) of us and everything was fantastic other than my steak. I believe we had 2 fillets, 1 crab cake (an an entree) and I had the rib-eye. The place looked fantastic as usual and the staff was also top notch. I wish I could remember the name of our waiter because he was excellent. Again, please let me reiterate that the drinks, the other 3 entrees and the sides were all excellent. I ordered the rib-eye for 2 reasons. One, its always my favorite cut of meat and 2 because over the last month and a half or so I was able to dine at several of the local steak house''s so just for me, I wanted to compare. This is where it went down hill. I was brought the first rib-eye and it was good/not great and actually had quite of bit of gristle (not fat) on it. The flavor was merely average. Our waiter asked how it was and I was honest "it was just okay". There was not a lot wrong but for Ruth Chris and 50.00 I expected much much more. He swiftly took my steak and asked to let him make it right. I agreed. A lady manager, I presume, then came to my table and assured me they would fix the issue and that she would check back on me. She did not come back. My new rib-eye arrived and to be 100 percent honest it was basically the same steak with less gristle. Again, good not great. It just didn't have that burst of flavor that you, at least I, expect from a top level steak house. I felt like I could have achieved this flavor profile with a good cut of meat from Meijer and my backyard grill. I was at Red 2 weeks ago, also had the ribeye and in just my humble opinion, there was no comparison. At a 160.00 bill I guess I just expected much more from Ruth Chris.

Tags: Authentic
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on January 4, 2018

The tomahawk ribeye was excellent. Cooked to perfection despite its massive thickness.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We have dinned at Ruth Chris many times. We live in Chicago but have family in Indy. Most of the time our experience has been nice. I do believe they serve one of the best steaks however on this night, everything was average to below average. We had at 9:15pm reservation so decided to have a drink in the bar. The bar area was a mess and the place was packed. Getting a drink was nearly impossible. The restaurant was also freezing cold. We were sat in the room closest to the door and were so cold we ate with our coats on. I had the surf and turf. The lobster tail was small and my steak was over-cooked. Even the shrimp cocktail seemed like smaller pieces of shrimp and it was filled with cabbage and hardly any cocktail sauce. Our creamed spinach came out luke warm at best. I’ve definitely had better dinners at Ruth Chris but not that night. We walked away feeling we should have spent our $150 at another place.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Although the temperature outside was very cold on NYE, the temperature in the dining room was very brisk, uncomfortable in fact. Many people had their coats and jackets on. This is unacceptable for a place like this.

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Dinner and the service were great. It was cold in the restaurant though.

Tags: Hot Spot
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Great food and great service on NYE! My wife and I had a great time!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Another fabulous dinner with delicious food and service!!!

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Awesome food, but very expensive. Has to be for a special occasion.
Everything priced a la carte.

A little noisy.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Always great at this location

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 (Indiana)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Christmas Eve dinner. Fabulous food and wine and staff.

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 (Naples)·Dined on December 24, 2017

We went to Ruth’s for Christmas Eve dinner. Our family has been doing a special dinner for the last several years. It was a cold evening and we were warmly greeted by the valet service and the hostess. We had a great waitress was very knowledgeable and a lot of fun. We had melt in your mouth steaks and two delicious sides. We ended our evening with fresh raspberries with vanilla ice cream and we shared a piece of carrot cake. I would definitely recommend the carrot cake. On our way out we were thanked for dining with them and wished a Merry Christmas.

We will definitely return again.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Groups
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