About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville

Expect nothing less than an extraordinary meal and first-class service from one of the most outstanding prime steak houses in the world: Ruth's Chris Steak House. Among the most distinctive dining destinations in the area. At Ruth's Chris Steak House your service will always be first class-attentive but never fussy.

1777 Reisterstown Road
Pikesville, MD 21208
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steak, Seafood, American

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

Cross Street:
Hooks Lane

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

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

Phone Number:
(410) 837-0033

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

Catering:
PRIVATE EVENTS
With rooms perfect for parties, dinners, business meetings, presentations and more, we offer the best service for you and your guests. Our Private Dining Manager will help create an ideal environment for your event.

PRIVATE DINING MENUS
When you book a private party at Ruth’s Chris, every detail will be executed flawlessly. The food will be unforgettable, just the way Ruth did it. It’s how we honor our founder and help you enjoy a perfect event.

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet Available.

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

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Specials

Valentine's Day Special Menus & More

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Details

Your only concern should be setting a precedent for next year.
Opening at 3PM

Private Dining

Player's Room: Seats up to 12 guests Wine Room: Seats up to 18 guests Orleans Roon: Seats up to 45 guests Maryland Room: Seats up to 65 guests Maryland & Orleans: Seats up to 120 guests Crystal Room: Seats up to 200 guests.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Pikesville Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

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4.5

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4.4

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4.4

value

4.0

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84% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (24)
Special Occasion (22)
Good for Birthdays (21)
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Romantic (18)
Business Meals (16)
Notable Wine List (14)
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Neighborhood Gem (11)
Bar Seating (10)
Cozy (9)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Creative Cuisine (5)
Authentic (4)
Seasonal (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Casual (3)
Fun (3)
Spicy (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Kid-friendly (1)
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Dining here on Sunday of MLK weekend was really disappointing. It took 25 minutes to receive our drinks (i think the server forgot, and we had to ask a nearby server to check on them), and we only received two of the three (had to wait longer for the 3rd). After the drinks we had to call our server over so she'd take our meal order. Arrived about 50 minutes after we were seated. Then watched the waiter a few tables over attempt to flambé the bananas foster, and didn't know how to work the gas and managed to almost burn his hair off, eventually cooking the bananas, and burning it, so the entire dining room smelled burnt (as did our clothes after leaving). We were there for a birthday, but opted to leave before dessert because of the service. It was the worst I've ever felt about a really expensive meal.

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 (Orlando)·Dined 5 days ago

Always excellent and this was no exception. My NY strip was done to perfection and not a bit of grizzle.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Business Meals
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Service was terrible last night at Ruths Chris Pikesville. 30 minutes to get drink orders placed is unacceptable. Staff was unpolished for this caliber of restaurant on a Saturday night.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Great anniversary dinner. Fillet mignon with slightly overcooked. Other than that everything else including the service was impeccable. The banana cream pie is to die for. It’s a must try.

Tags: Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This is only the second time we've visited a Ruth's Chris and I must say I was extremely impressed. Last year we visited a different location and it wasn't near the warm, friendly and intimate experience we enjoyed this last time in Pikesville. It was a wonderful evening, not hurried but relaxed and the food was excellent. We very much enjoyed this experience and would recommend this location to anyone looking for a quiet and intimate dining experience.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

5 of us went for NYE dinner. We were greeted by a yawning valet, who was standing inside the doorway and did not even open the door for us. Our reserved table wasn't ready, so we went to the bar to grab a drink and could not get served for 10 minutes standing there (the bartender was making table drinks, not addressing patrons in front of her). Once seated, we were given a huge table for 10 people. This was awkward w/only 5 of us. We felt a 100 miles apart. The music was so low, we could not hear it, so the atmosphere was super quiet. Our waiter sounded like he had a bad sinus infection & all I could think about was how sick we would all be after he handled our food/drinks. He did not go over the special pricing for the NYE menu, which made understanding some of it, tricky. He proceeded to simply tell us how long his day had been and that he'd be back to take our order later. The lobster bisque had a terrible after-taste. The caesar salad was good, but very small. My husband ordered the 2 oz. larger filet and it looked 2 oz. smaller than mine. For the atmosphere and service alone, The Prime Rib, Capital Grille or Oregon Grille would have been $450 MUCH better spent, where you are treated as if they WANT you there. We could have gone to The Valley Inn for better food & atmosphere for 1/2 the cost. What a waste of a wonderfully fun evening! When spending this much, you expect it to be "an event". It felt dated and poorly run. We also noticed many patrons in jeans! What happened to a dress code? It was like the Twilight Zone from start to finish. VERY disappointing.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Food is good but this branch has lost its personal touch . Has a “chain” feel now which I don’t like as much. The food is still very good but the atmosphere has changed.

Tags: Fun
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

My husband and I dined at the Pikesville, MD location on New Years' Eve, and found everything to be absolutely wonderful. The entire evening was perfect. Our server was very knowledgeable and accommodating and our filet mignon was prepared to perfection. This is our "go-to" place for celebrations. We always leave feeling happy and content. We will dine here again and again.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Year's Eve.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

This is one of the better overall experiences we've had here lately. Everything was perfect.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Awesome food and service on New Years eve

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2017

It isn’t horrible, however it is pretty easy to find an equally good steak for half the price.

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·Dined on December 31, 2017

Always one of the best meals I’ve eaten. The filet melts in your mouth it’s so tender, and the Bananas Foster is divine.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 30, 2017

My husband and I came to the restaurant to use a a gift certificate we received as a wedding present. When we got there, we waited a few minutes and were shown to a table for 6 even though it was just me and my husband having dinner. When we asked the young lady who showed us to our table if we could have the smaller table next to the one she showed us to, we were told that the “hostess was in a mood and she wasn’t going to go back and ask her for a smaller table since this is the table she was told to seat us at, and that we should ask the server when he came if he could come to the hostess and move us to the smaller table.” When Charles came to our table, he was very polite even though he was definitely surprised that we were sitting at such a large table for just us and he rectified moving us since the other person would not. We got the colassal crab stack as a starter and we both loved it. We also got the classic complete meal with the starter, entree and dessert. We both got the acorn squash bisque and it needed a lot of seasoning since it tasted bland. The petit filet and shrimp were just alright in our opinion, but we loved the sides of creamed spinach and mashed potatoes.....this was our favorite part of the meal. We haven’t yet tried the apple cheesecake. We expected more from our dining experience here for the first time and I don’t think I’ll be coming back.

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

This was a dinner on a Friday night at 6:00 PM. It was myself, my wife, my mother, and my brother’s mother-in-law. We had a terrific dinner. Everything was perfect.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We have always been pleased with the food quality- this experience was the same

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 23, 2017

My granddaughter loves steak so we took her there for our anniversary. The only problem was that her food never came out with ours. Did the server forget to put the order in? Maybe. However, she got it out asap and later comped my granddaughter's dinner. Good customer service. And she ate part of my steak and her entire meal. Great menu for kids under 10.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 21, 2017

Took my 11 year old grandchildren to the pub section. They have a good kids menu, gluten free options, very good pub menu plus regular menu. Service and food were great.

Tags: Good for a Date, Gluten Free Options, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 19, 2017

We had a great Christmas lunch. Wish Ruth's Chris was always opened for lunch! We shared the crab stack which had very little avocado and lots of pickled cucumbers. A fine dining restaurant should do better. We shared a Caesar salad which should have come split. We each had the filet which was very good. With 2 cups of delicious coffee the bill was $102.00 before tip.

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 17, 2017

This was a birthday and they didn’t acknowledge it

Tags: Business Meals, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on December 17, 2017

I love the food and the atmosphere. Had my 50th anniversary party here and was very pleased.
It's also a very convenient location from where I live.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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·Dined on December 16, 2017

cigar smoke prevalent in dining room, tables are much too close together, waiters kept bumping into us to serve neighboring tables

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·Dined on December 15, 2017

enjoyed lunch-good food-service was excellent...took my colleagues for the holidays. meal was not rushed and everything was hot and fresh.

Tags: Seasonal, Authentic, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Cozy, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New Orleans)·Dined on December 12, 2017

Server was attentive and the food was excellent as always. Highly recommend!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Very, very disappointed with the service and our experience overall. Our waitress was nice but completely unknowledgeable. We knew more about the menu than she did. She was inattentive- we waited an excessive amount of time for drinks, had empty water glasses, and my steak came floating in a sea of disgusting butter when I specifically requested minimal butter. Caesar salad was drowned in tasteless dressing. Totally turned off. Spent way too much money to leave so upset.

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 (Atlantic City)·Dined on December 10, 2017

I have dined at Ruth’s Chris on many occasions; as recently as last month in St. Louis. And have always had good experiences. This is by far the worst experience I’ve ever had there. We were a party of six for my birthday.
1. No one brought the pepper mill after our salads were served. We had to wave down a waiter to bring us fresh pepper.
2. After our meal arrived, the waiter never came back and asked if everything was okay.
3. We had to send a steak back. We ordered 3 cowboy ribeyes. One was pathetic looking (thickness and size) compared to the others.
4. The waiter knew it was my birthday. We ordered dessert. They did not bring me a candle on my dessert. Then after we had dessert he said he was giving me a birthday dessert to take Home. That’s ridiculous!
5. The service just overall was way below anything I have ever experienced there. The usual touches- explaining how the steaks are made, crumbing the table, water refills, making you feel like you’re having a fine dining experience, it was all just missing this visitation the pikesville location.

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vip
 (Cleveland)·Dined on December 7, 2017

Excellent meal, slow service

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 2, 2017

I’m always satisfied with the service at this location. Food and Service is excellent. 5 Star.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Colin was friendly, attentive & knowlegable. He accommodated all special requests with a smile. Definitely above average server. Everyone enjoyed soup to salad, main course & dessert.

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Business Meals, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Healthy
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 26, 2017

This is a typical steakhouse. The wait staff does a professional job. The steaks are done at the correct temperature. Seafood is good. the manager comes by at least once to make sure there are no issues with the food or the service and thanks us for visiting. that is a nice touch.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Disabled Access, Comfort Food, Business Meals
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·Dined on November 24, 2017

The food was so delicious and the staff were extremely welcoming and hospitable. Will definitely return for other special occasions.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Excellent. Thanksgiving meal best ever. Very enjoyable. Service was very good Plenty to eat.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Thanksgiving Day for 7 of us incl. a 2 y.o. The turkey dinners were delicious and 2 people had steak and were very happy with their meal. The restaurant was decorated beautifully for Christmas. The service was very good but a bit on the slow side and not much of a children's menu. All in all, it was a wonderful outing and no clean up at home and we even rec'd little leftover bags.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Spicy, Good for a Date
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 23, 2017

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. The turkey dinner was very well prepared and the cocktails were excellent. I loved the decor of the restaurant and hope to eat there again soon.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Incredible service and incredible food!

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 (Miami)·Dined on November 22, 2017

Average compared to other high end steak houses in the area.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Fun night good food and a great cause as they raised money for the mount Washington pediatric hospital.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 15, 2017

It was great!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Food was fair, a couple of the steaks were over cooked. Service was slow and our server had to be reminded to complete our service

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food at Ruth's Chris is always outstanding. The service was very good but this visit had two minor issues. I had a promotional gift card that had expired 60 days prior. I brought it with me and although it was my fault that I let it expire and had no intent to "ask for the manager" I thought my waitress might have taken the effort to ask the manager if it was OK to accept it toward what was a $400 dinner for three. She did not. The other issue is that when we arrived we were asked if we were there for any special occasion. We told the staff that it was my daughter's 21st birthday. You would think that she might get a complimentary dessert, especially since she was the only one to order dessert. Nope. The last time my wife and I went to Fleming's for our anniversary they brought us a complimentary dessert without even ordering dessert. That being said, Fleming's will be our first choice the next time we have a special occasion dinner.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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