Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pier 5

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Expect nothing less than an extraordinary meal and first class service from the Number One prime steak house in the world - Ruth's Chris Steak House. At Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pier 5, you'll experience our contemporary decor coupled with distinctive dining traditions that you can only expect at the Number One steak house. At Ruth's Chris Steak House, we take steak seriously, but we're also serious about making sure you have a great time. So, whether you're looking for a place to unwind after a hectic day at work, planning a romantic dinner for two or that all important business meeting, feel free to laugh out loud and stay awhile and experience our sizzle.
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Father's Day Special Menus & Reservations

OPENING AT NOON FATHER’S DAY SUNDAY, JUNE 16TH
DADS CELEBRATING WITH US WILL RECEIVE A $25 DINING CARD*
Terms and conditions apply.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

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OT
Baltimore
6 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

So, I eat here very often and today I had to send my food back. However it came back better than ever!!

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g
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

Servicer missed steps and food wasn’t that great for price

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W
1 review
Dined on May 11, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 1

Wayyyyy to loud. We were placed in a room with a party of like 20 and everything was off even the service because if all that commotion. Food was great and I will not blame the server for them being off. It was just too much going on in that room. I chose not to complain and be seated else where because I saw other tables leave that room with the party of 20 and I know those servers lost tips that night. So I wanted to make sure they got their tip.

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OT
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on May 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My experience was great. Service was excellent. Our server was the best!

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VJ
1 review
Dined on May 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my mom for early Mother’s Day dinner. She had the best time. Food was perfect. Service was extraordinary!!

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JL
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on May 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Our experience for my fathers 60th was amazing. Great food, service and very intimate.

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SC
1 review
Dined on May 3, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a problem using our gift card and ended up paying for the dinner However, that being said the food was outstanding.

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RE
Baltimore
31 reviews
Dined on April 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’ve dined at the Ruth Chris in Pikesville,( which is nearest me) Annapolis and Eastern Avenue locations. The Eastern Avenue location exceeds them in every category.
The Service, the quality of the food portions and the atmosphere hands down.
.Our sever Josh was very attentive, offered recommendations from the wine and had a through knowledgeable the specials .
All of this made it an enjoyable evening.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 3

Awesome food. Awesome service! Thx

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TM
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Everthing was very good. My only comment would be that the lobster mac and cheese was not very tasty. Not creamy, basically the mac was pretty hard and dry. Steak and other items were very good!

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MH
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined on April 27, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

We ordered the porterhouse for 2, asparagus, creamed spinach, lobster mac n cheese, sweet potato casserole. All were delicious, service was outstanding.

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OT
1 review
Dined on April 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our anniversary, very good service, nice touch at the end where the dessert had happy anniversary written on the plate with candles

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S
Baltimore
12 reviews
Dined on April 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Any special occasion will be thoroughly enjoy here at Ruth’s Chris.
Food and service are spectacular!

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LM
1 review
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service, fantastic food and beautiful location.

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K
Washington DC
6 reviews
Dined on April 20, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 2ambience 2

Pros:
- Hostesses were polite
- Steak was excellent
- Bread was warm and moist
- The seasonal special for $39 was pretty good with the exception of the sides being served at room temp / cold (see below)

Cons:
- No enforcement of dress code (people wearing t-shirts, jeans hanging below the buttox, sports gear, etc.) this was in both the dining area and bar area
- One steak was overcooked and one was undercooked. Sent back the overcooked one and it was done properly and returned
- sides including mashed potatoes and cheesy potatoes were served at room temp / cold
- bar was loud in a bad way (people were playing videos on their phones with the speaker blaring so it could be heard across the bar)
- bar has two awkward lamps at the bar that results in bright lights focusing on those sitting there

Overall, it is a shame that Ruth's Chris has gone down hill at this location and others. With other high end steak house options, we won't be going back after this experience.

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PS
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was delicious as always, plus the location can’t be beat. We both had the petite ribeye and they were cooked to perfection.

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QL
Detroit
1 review
Dined on April 15, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

We know there is wide variation among Ruth Chris establishments. The staff were very helpful and pleasant and the setting was lovely. But the T-bone was dry and too tough to cut. Other food was ok. Had one appetizer, two main dishes, one side, no alcohol or dessert and cost almost $200.

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TB
Baltimore
10 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Enjoyed the experience !! 👍🏽👍🏽

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D
Baltimore
19 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Birthday for son!
The waiter was right in top of every detail.
I ordered the Cowboy Ribeye. Not even close to the best Ribeye ! Too much grain! Seemed smaller than promoted! Portions of side dishes too small for the price!
Wedge salad was the worst wedge dressing I have ever had. Keep the Balsamic simple !
Not a complicated salad to prepare!
Over priced for what we received!
We did enjoy the experience and waiter , Carlos, was very good!

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AP
1 review
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

Very unhappy that we were not told when ordering food that we would be charged 10.00 per each side. My fiancé ordered the filet meal and ordered mashed pot French fries and a salad and endes up paying over 95.00 for his entire meal. We were also a party of 9 but paid separate party of 7 and party of 2 but we were only charged the 18% gratuity. Overall the food was good but not worth a 537.00 bill for a party of 7. When ordering the food waitress should have told us that we would be charged per side. Not to mention she first didn’t add gratuity then when we questioned the bill she added it. So we went from 450 something to 537 with gratuity. Totally insane not to mention the party of 2 that was with us left a 35 tip as well. I will never again go to this restaurant or recommend to anyone. Yes the food was good but no ways worth 537

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OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on April 13, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 2

Not impressed with the food. The mashed potatoes didn’t have much flavor and the steak was just ok. At these prices I would have expected better quality

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 6, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 4ambience 4

I got the bone in ribeye and I’ve had it many times there. This one was 50% fat and over cooked. My friend and his wife got 11oz fillet’ mignons. Hers was a perfect center cut and his was the very end cut.. I don’t know how they had the gall to bring these out side-by-side. We are not the type to send things back so we all just looked at each other and laughed. Overall we are Ruths Chris fans but this experience had us scratching our heads. When dinner with tip cost $600 for four people we expect the steaks to be on point. Very disappointing

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OT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything was amazing from the minute we walked in
Josh was our waiter and he was absolutely wonderful! Kind and attentive Just a great night

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M
Seattle
1 review
Dined on April 5, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Darryl was great! One of the best servers my husband and I have ever had. It was my husband’s first time at Ruth Chris and it left a great impression! Hopefully we’ll be back when we’re in the area!

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TB
Baltimore
11 reviews
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

All I can say it was AWESOME !!

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JT
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappointed . Great salads in addition to the steak. Smiling wait staff.
We always enjoy our visit.

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KW
Baltimore
1 review
Dined on March 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Thank you to our server who made celebrating two Anniversaries so very enjoyable.

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OT
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on March 22, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As soon as we walked in, we were seated right away. The hostess was very nice. Our waiter James was very nice, helpful, and made sure that everything was right. The food was good. First, the filet came out very small and he got a new one made which turned out much better. The dessert was good as well. It wasn’t crowded at all. It was somewhat quiet which was good because you could hear everyone at your table talk. Also, the restrooms were very clean. I love how the valet parking guys hold the doors for you when you go in and leave out of the restaurant.

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TB
1 review
Dined on March 17, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Very enjoyable dinner. Great service by Raphael who enjoys people! Food was delicious and the Bananas Foster the perfect ending.

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NN
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on March 16, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good meal as always.

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MC
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food wa delicious,m. The lobster I ordered was enormous :)

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YT
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 3ambience 5

I decided to go to Ruth’s Chris because it was my birthday and the last time I took my husband for his birthday, it was great! I had NO SUCH LUCK!

I was greeted by two great hostesses who knew it was a birthday being celebrated. They asked me who is celebrating their birthday today because I noted it in my reservation. I was so excited! She walked us to our table and sprinkled rose petals on the table.

When our waiter arrived there was no mention of my birthday. Also, we ordered a bottle of sparkling wine that I HAD TO POUR FOR MYSELF ALL NIGHT!!! Unacceptable!!!

I ordered the salmon...MUSHY! And my husband was supposed to have a medium well steak. He ended up having a medium RARE steak! I showed the waiter and he asked if we wanted to send it back to be prepared correctly. We declined and quickly asked for our check to get out of there!

I have never had a bad experience at a Ruth’s Chris but this by far was the worst birthday dinner ever!!! I will NOT be back again! Oh...I have pictures of everything as proof!

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OT
Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on March 15, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Server was nice but no at the level I expected for the price of dinner.

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OT
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on March 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was amazing from start to finish!

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OT
1 review
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 4ambience 4

60th Birthday Celebration

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CA
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on March 9, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Great crab stack, oysters, and steaks. Great service by Shamika and Dom!

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OT
Baltimore
5 reviews
Dined on March 2, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was a nice dinner as usual. Had a great time with our server.

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DK
1 review
Dined on March 1, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Great service. As we sat we seen our server get seated 2 more tables and with out a hiccup she greeted each table . Great work ! Positive energy and awesome smile

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OT
Baltimore
2 reviews
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Beautiful space inside. Very unassuming from outdoors. Table was a little too close to another for my liking. Had to get up so my wife could get by. Food was excellent and so was the service.

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NB
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on February 23, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

We have been dining at Ruth Chris for years. The prices have always been high but the steaks have been worth it, although the value for the price would be much higher if side dishes were included with the high-priced steaks. Anyways, at our recent visit the noise level of the kitchen was annoyingly high. We were seated next to the barrier which separates the patrons from where the food is set out for the waiters. That would be fine except for the constant clanging of dishes throughout the entire evening. We will likely not return. This noise level was totally unacceptable for such an expensive restaurant and it destroyed the ambiance. I was very disappointed and surprised.

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