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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Knoxville

Looking for a reservation? Call us at (865) 546-4696 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Knoxville, TN 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.

950 Volunteer Landing Lane
Knoxville, TN 37915
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Neyland Drive

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(865) 546-4696

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

Catering:
Ruth's Catering in Knoxville, TN - 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 is available curbside & there is an additional self parking lot located just outside the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Terry Saunders

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

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Overall Rating

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4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.6

value

4.0

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91% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (22)
Waterfront (21)
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Good for Birthdays (16)
Scenic View (13)
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Business Meals (12)
Romantic (11)
Quiet Conversation (10)
Notable Wine List (10)
Worth the Drive (8)
Pre/post Theatre (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Bar Seating (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Hot Spot (5)
Fun (4)
Comfort Food (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fit for Foodies (3)
Great for Outdoor Dining (3)
Sunday Lunch (3)
People Watching (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Seasonal (2)
Authentic (1)
Casual (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
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Happy Hour (1)
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined 7 days ago

Had the bone in New York strip. Slightly over cooked and over seasoned I would have to say they ruined what could have been a good piece of meat. Other person in my party had 2 petite filet and shrimp as always these are good. This restaurant's meat is a little above average. I don't know why I keep going here. Maybe I will remember next time i'm hungry.

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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on December 9, 2017

Impromptu last minute late night reservation. The employees were so warm and welcoming, accommodating and checking that everything was perfect. The appetizers, entrees, and drinks were simply wonderful. A great night.

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

One year anniversary

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·Dined on December 9, 2017

This experience was not up to what we were expecting. My husband and I were going out for a special date, but now I wished we had gone somewhere else. The food was delicious, as usual, but the ambiance of this particular location is declining. We were crammed into a tiny table that was put in with a large group gathering in the rear room. It felt like we were at the kids table of an event we weren't even part of. The group was so loud it was difficult for us to converse and enjoy our meal. We would have been better off saving the money and going to a another local restaurant or going to a Ruth's Chris else where. I was so let down by this experience that we will not be going back to this location. It ruined the dinner portion of this special date for us.

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·Dined on December 8, 2017

This was my first visit to a Ruth's Chris. My wifeboth of us being military this was a very special treat for us and we weren't disappointed. An amazing experience.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Romantic
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 8, 2017

Excellent service and food! Everything about the meal was perfect from start to finish!
The tuna app is one of our favorites and it was particularly excellent.
The steak was cooked perfectly and was delicious!

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 2, 2017

Service was great and the amount of staff was excellent for our Birthday event.

Tags: Business Meals, Waterfront, Good for Birthdays
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vip
 (Nashville)·Dined on November 28, 2017

We love Ruth

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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 23, 2017

My husband ordered the traditional thanksgiving feast and was very satisfied with everything. I ordered some of the best lamb chops I've had in a long time.

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on November 23, 2017

I asked for a table next to the window through Open Table and that is exactly where we were seated. Service was excellent and steaks were very tasty, cooked perfectly and HOT. Asked for a bottle of wine on the list, they were out but recommended a more expensive wine, similar at the same price as my selection. The wine was excellent.

Tags: Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Waterfront, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Outstanding service and food. Just delicious and a great experience as always.

Tags: Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 21, 2017

Steak over cooked, wrong salad, wrong side, didn't bring bread

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Overall good. Waiter was a bit snippy at the outset but things smoothed over time. Food was typically good Ruth’s fare. A local celeb, Johnny Majors, sat next to us. We did note that certain parts of the place could use an overall; eg the material on our booth was frayed beyond normal wear and tear.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 18, 2017

I'm just a Louisiana girl who loves Ruth's Chris - the Knoxville location lived up to Ruth's standards! Great bar to escape the rain and still watch the game! Knoxville and UT fans are awesome - we had a great time - thanks for the hospitality!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Waterfront, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Good evening and glad we were able to dine again at Ruth's Chris. Ken was helpful and accommodating with reservation and changes. Appreciated.

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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 17, 2017

The food at Ruth's Chris is reliably excellent. I love their selection, but would occasionally like to see more fish on the menu.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Our reservations were at 4:30, right when RC opened and they did not have one of the featured seasonal menu items, which was a disappointment. Our server told us they had run out; however, if they were already "out" at opening time, that tells me that the restaurant didn't have the item to begin with.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 16, 2017

It was such a nice place - parking was easy and the food and ambiance was perfect. Thank you.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 15, 2017

I have dined at other Ruth's Chris resteraunts all across the country and have always enjoyed the experience. This location is no exception with great tasting, well prepared food and exceptional service. A very pleasant and enjoyable experience.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Steaks wonderful as usual. Amazing Caesar salad!!
Server was a little overloaded due to shortage of one server calling in sick...our soup order wasn't entered into the system. Corkage fee is very reasonable!!
Would be nice to have valet service more than just on weekends.
Amazing how CASUAL most people dressed at such a fine restaurant!!

Tags: Scenic View, Worth the Drive, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Never disappoints. Service was great. Steaks were cooked perfectly. Great dinner with family.

Tags: Waterfront, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Happy Hour
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 (E. Tennessee)·Dined on November 13, 2017

Bustling and lively restaurant to eat at overlooking the river in downtown Knoxville. Food and attention were outstanding, my only criticism is the lobster tails could be more plump and large for the value.

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 (Birmingham)·Dined on November 13, 2017

I had not been to Ruth’s Chris in a couple years, and I had forgotten how good their steaks were. Every thing was extremely good, and was a fantastic choice for a special occasion. Perfect service, and great ambiance.

Tags: Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Casual
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 10, 2017

We had a group of 12 and they were able to accommodate us. It was a great time and great meal!

Tags: Bar Seating, Scenic View, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We have been to numerous Ruth's Chris Steak Houses across the country. Knoxville has one of the best. Outstanding food and service.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Kid-friendly, Bar Seating, Cozy, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Waterfront, Great for Outdoor Dining, Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on October 30, 2017

Excellent service and atmosphere. Expertly prepared food and cocktails, perfect cook on the sea bass and the blueberry mojito makes my mouth water just thinking about it.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

2 and 1/2 hours was tooo long for this meal. Seated at 7:30 and left at 10:00. 4 of 6 steak orders were over cooked. Just not a good experience compared to many others at this and other Ruth's Chris locations around the country.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Ruth Chris is one of the few places in thi city where friend can get together and have good food and conversation in a pleasant atmosphere. We had a very enjoyable evening with old friends.

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·Dined on October 20, 2017

Unbelievable flavors with a great side selection and ample portion sizes for sharing. Lobster Mac is off the charts as well as the au gratin potatoes. Cowboy ribeye is the only way to go hands down

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch, Waterfront, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Excellent every time, well managed. Consistent high quality food and top notch service

Tags: Waterfront, Special Occasion
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 (Philadelphia)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Always a great meal and a great time!!!!! Never miss an opportunity when I'm in K'Town!!!

Tags: Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Scenic View
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Had a delicious post-game dinner there after visiting Neyland Stadium. Everything was perfect. Great service, great food.

Tags: Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Waterfront
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

While we enjoyed the usual fine service and ambiance, this was the first time I have had issues with the food. The steak I had was quite chewy and fatty in a portion of it. I did not eat about 1/3 of it. Also, the side dishes were not as hot as expected. On a positive note, our server Matthew was excellent.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The waiter, Jeremy, treated us like second class citizens. We have eaten at Ruth’s Chris in Knoxville and elsewhere, not to mention nicer places, and have been treated with more respect. Drinks took 20+ mins to get and appetizer came before our first round of drinks. Will not be back to this location.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Great food. However, I don't feel like it is worth the price but a great experience

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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 13, 2017

We were visiting Knoxville for a USC Gamecocks football game. They handled the crowd really well and we felt very welcome in the restaurant. Very friendly staff.

Tags: Hot Spot, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Waterfront
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 (Western NC)·Dined on October 13, 2017

Good food and pretty atmosphere. Had some trouble with service in the past, but management made it right. Jacob is an excellent server. We are very pleased with him.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on October 4, 2017

Great food and great service. Location is great as well.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Fun, Scenic View
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 (Nashville)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Dinner was terrific and so was our server Debra. Will be back soon. Thanks to Ken for assistance with last minute changes.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Brian was our server and he was attentive and timely. Tomahawk ribeye outstanding. Cooked perfect and tender. Shoestring fries could have been a little crisper.
Never disappointed here.

Tags: People Watching, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Good for a Date
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