About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Middleton

Ruth's Chris Steak House serves the finest aged, corn-fed USDA Prime beef. Broiled in a trademark 1,800° oven & served on a plate heated to 500 degrees, your steak is presented sizzling hot at your table.
Additionally, the menu includes select fresh seafood & other meat entrees, including seasonal specialties like foie gras, buffalo strip & scallops. A variety of fresh-cooked vegetables, including seven kinds of potatoes, salads, homemade desserts & an extensive selection of over 100 domestic & imported wines complete your dining experience.
Ruth's Chris never fails to please!

2137 Deming Way
Madison, WI 53562
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:000pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
University Avenue

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$50 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(608) 828-7884

Website:
http://www.ruthschrismadison.com/

Catering:
Yes

Executive Chef:
Trinidad Ocotl

Private Party Contact:
Lee Drapp: (608) 828-7884

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cigar Room, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Middleton Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

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4.7

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4.3

value

3.9

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Moderate

86% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (14)
Special Occasion (14)
Good for a Date (11)
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Good for Birthdays (9)
Romantic (9)
Quiet Conversation (8)
Worth the Drive (7)
Business Meals (6)
Notable Wine List (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Bar Seating (4)
Cozy (3)
Creative Cuisine (3)
Fun (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Casual (2)
Good for Groups (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Fit for Foodies (2)
Comfort Food (1)
Vibrant Bar Scene (1)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
Live Music (1)
Local Ingredients (1)
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined 5 days ago

Young is an excellent waitress. We enjoyed her attention to detail and enjoyed our evening very much. Food and drinks were A+

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 6 days ago

Food was average and not a good value for the
money.

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·Dined 6 days ago

At first we were in a very, very loud area, which I know is supposed to be hip, but we couldn’t even hear each other due to a large group. We requested to be reseated, and were in a quiet area. The service was exceptional and food excellent. We usually shy away from chains because the food is subpar, but not here. Excellent.

Tags: Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Good flavor, much smaller portions than other Ruths Chris locations. Didn’t get seated right away, waited in bar.

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·Dined on November 13, 2017

The atmosphere was very nice. The service was excellent!!!

The food was great and it was just a special evening to share with a loved one.

I will return soon!!!

Tags: Great Beer, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 12, 2017

The sea bass was huge! Great wine List! Super waitress,Becky

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Always good food and friendly, professional servers. This is a brand that knows who they are and consistently delivers. Love the special meal offering that includes choice of salad, side, and entree plus dessert. Great value (at either $54.95 or 44.95 depending on entree choice) and perfect portion size.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Romantic, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 29, 2017

We had a delicious dinner. Everyone is so friendly. I left my purse on the table and they had it waiting for me when I went back to retrieve it.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Bar Seating
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Family homecoming! Best steak we’ve had In Madison in recent time.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

From a national traveler and steakhouse lover: Steaks were ordered by all (3 different types) and quite surprised as I have always had a taller thicker steak. The two filet's - 11 oz. were maximum 1.5" tall and both slightly over cooked from requests of rare plus & medium rare. Big fan of RC's but this visit was below normal expectations.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups
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·Dined on October 21, 2017

Anniversary dinner. Romantic atmosphere with attentive and helpful staff. Best steak I have ever ordered!!

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on October 14, 2017

The service was great, we were not rushed, the food came out timely, the steak plates were awesome - very hot to the touch but unique, we loved that. The prices are a bit over the top, but you get what you pay for, the food and service are second to none. The high prices will keep me from visiting frequently, but I will visit once per year for a special occasion - coupons could help this for good customers.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 6, 2017

Great food and great service as usual! Porterhouse for 2 was excellent.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Special Occasion, Live Music, Quiet Conversation
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 5, 2017

Ruth's Chris is always consistent with some of the best steaks available. This visit did not disappoint, and was backed by impeccable service from our wait staff.

Standard ribeye steak, blue cheese encrusted, was wonderful, and to complement, I had both a wedge salad and the soup special of the day, a carrot soup laced with cilantro oil that was truly excellent. Ending with a dessert and espresso, it was a memorable night.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Chicago)·Dined on September 9, 2017

The food was amazing and the wait staff was very attentive. They knew it was our wedding anniversary so there were rose petals on the table when we arrived.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on September 1, 2017

Great service

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on August 26, 2017

Mediocre food and service for $200 for two. Will not repeat.

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·Dined on August 20, 2017

As usual, the food was amazing! Server was great also. Only have 1 complaint, the lighting was very bad in the whole place. I had the crab fried rice-best rice ever!

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Happy Hour
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on August 13, 2017

Check-out the Sunday Celebration dinner at Ruth's Chris. My spouse and I love it and often invite friends to join us. On Sundays it's quiet and relaxed and is a great way to end the weekend. Ruth's Chris has a special menu. For $36.95 per person, diners have a choice of salad or soup, an entree of either a 6 oz filet, ravioli, chicken or walleye, a side dish of either mashed potatoes, spinach or corn, and dessert choice of ice cream or whatever is being featured (the apple pastry is the only one that has not been good). We have always gotten the filet, which is small but plenty for us. The full menu is available also. The service is friendly and efficient.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Special Occasion
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on August 12, 2017

It was our 21st anniversary and we really appreciated that Julie, the assistant manager bought us an appetizer to help us celebrate. Everyone was super nice and lots of staff stopped by to say congratulation.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on August 9, 2017

Found it by accident near our hotel. Good steaks, priced as any good steak house, Bob Chin's Mr B's etc. Very good service, very enjoyable evening.

Tags: Casual, Quiet Conversation, Worth the Drive
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on July 30, 2017

Over priced for quality of food. Service attentive, but slow.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on July 28, 2017

Exceeded my expectations !! Steaks so tender you could cut them with a fork. Brad, our waiter-person was attentive, but not overbearing.

Tags: Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on July 27, 2017

We had great service and enjoyed the restaurant week menu.

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·Dined on July 25, 2017

This was "Restaurant week" and there was to be no lingering. I haven't been to Ruth's Cris Steak House for several years. It has not retained it's past excellence. The steak was very ordinary and the mashed potatoes were awful. My companion asked if I thought they came from a box. Quite disappointed.

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·Dined on July 25, 2017

We like Ruth's Chris, but due to price don't go often. Last July Restaurant Week service wasn't great, but this year was fabulous. The food and atmosphere is always wonderful! I can't wait until the new outdoor area is finished!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Bar Seating
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on July 23, 2017

We love coming here and have never once been disappointed.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Romantic
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·Dined on July 19, 2017

What a great experience. We were met personally and addressed by name at our arrival. My wife uses a wheel chair and they were very accommodating with it and found a place to store it nearby while we ate. The waitstaff are very attentive yet not hovering/pushy. Our particular requests concerning were quickly answered by a very knowledgeable server and orders were prepared exactly as requested. Although, a little on the pricey side, Ruth's definitely gives you your moneys worth. From the excellent service to the generous portions cooked to perfection.
A definite destination for that special evening out, of just want to get pampered.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on July 17, 2017

Great meal. Bradley was an attentive and informative server

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 (Chicago)·Dined on July 14, 2017

Everything was delicious as always! Our server, Luis, was very accommodating and offered great suggestions. Thank you for the wonderful time!

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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on July 11, 2017

Great food, excellent service, excellent ambiance. Pricy.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on June 30, 2017

Minimal wait for a booth that was perfect for the two of us.
Our server, Beth, made the evening very enjoyable.
We look forward to returning soon and hope that Beth will be available to serve us.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on June 28, 2017

Young is a fabulous waitress, the food is quality and to perfection.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 22, 2017

Fantabulicious!! Best steak around. My wife and I had our anniversary dinner there, and Debbie was an amazing server, and made us feel so relaxed. We enjoyed every part of the meal, and we are looking to make Ruth's Chris Steakhouse our yearly spot.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on June 17, 2017

It was not a great experience, my first visit to a Ruth's Chris Steak House and three of our steaks were not cooked properly. Service was slow, had to tell hostess it was a very special occasion and the restaurant did not live up to my expectations.

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on May 31, 2017

Disappointed that the Wednesday Date Night menu on line wasn't the same as at the restaurant.

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 (Savannah)·Dined on May 19, 2017

We never had been to any of the Ruth Chris restaurants, but we will go again!! Awesome food, amazing steaks, delicious appetizers and even desserts. And of course, the drinks, originals and some twists but all Great! We've replaced our #1 restaurant in the Madison area...its Ruth Chris

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Healthy, Worth the Drive
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 (Chicago)·Dined on May 19, 2017

Very excellent dining experience for a special Birthday celebration.

Tags: Romantic, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 27, 2017

Chopped salad was like a blue cheese lettuce slaw. Server was very good, but food took forever to arrive - there was about 30 minutes between pouring our bottle of wine and receiving our steak.

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