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

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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4.6

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4.4

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4.4

value

4.0

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85% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (29)
Special Occasion (25)
Good for Birthdays (24)
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Good for a Date (20)
Romantic (18)
Business Meals (16)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Cozy (11)
Notable Wine List (10)
Comfort Food (8)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Bar Seating (8)
Good for Groups (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Worth the Drive (6)
Fun (5)
Seasonal (5)
Casual (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Creative Cuisine (4)
Authentic (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Happy Hour (3)
Spicy (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Healthy (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Great for Brunch (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

I went to Ruth's Chris for my birthday dinner , the crab cakes were very tasty and I love their caesar salad.My cocktail was terrific.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Spicy, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Casual, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 2 days ago

At first we were seated on a side wall which was next to evidently a "party room" and you could hear the noise coming from there. We asked to be moved which we were to another table. Had asked if we could have a booth - and were told no they were all reserved (we did have reservations also but no where on open table to specify a booth) when we left after dinner the "booth that was reserved was still vacant.

That being said - the drinks were delicious, the dinner was perfect in every way, and our server was the best. It is expensive to eat hear but the food is top quality.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Went out for our Anniversary on a Sunday. Love to eat early (4:00p) so we avoid the crowds and can linger without feeling guilty or rushed. 4:00 was the perfect time. Our waiter was attentive but not bothersome. I had the spicy salmon and crispy shrimp special which was fabulous! The right amount of spicy and perfect portion size. My husband had the 16oz sirloin which was cooked exactly to his liking. We always get the mashed potatoes, sautéed mushrooms and asparagus but this time I also tried the lobster Mac and Cheese. It was wonderful!!! The portion is really big so there was plenty to take home. It has a slight kick to it with jalapeño pepper which made it a perfect side with my spicy salmon. We finished our meal with my all time favorite dessert, creme brûlée. Ruth’s Chris makes one of the best I’ve ever had and I try this dessert at just about every restaurant where it is offered. This one still ranks at the top of the list!!!
All things considered it was a wonderful dining experience.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 3 days ago

The service and food was good, but disappointed to see that they allow sweat pants and hoodies and hats allowed by other customers and for a 8:30pm dinner to have crying babies there until 10pm.

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·Dined 3 days ago

NY strip was tough, potato was dry, service was good.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Ruth 's Chris Steakhouse is always a pleasant dining experience. Great food and a must for steak lovers but also good for crab cakes. You can expect to pay $$$$$ when going to this steakhouse so it is generally for special occasions but the ambiance is great as is the wine and beer list. We had a party of 6 for a late Valentine's Day dinner for our family and dates and all enjoyed.

Tags: Cozy, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined 5 days ago

Wonderful restaurant for a classy date! We went the day after Valentine's Day, and were honestly expecting a stressed-out staff and lower-quality service. Not true at all! The food was excellent and the staff was endlessly patient and hospitable. Highly recommend.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Love the food and our sever was great

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Experience over all was ok . The waiter was a little annoying and overbearing as we were trying to have a romantic valentine's and anniversary celebration. He killed the mood by trying too hard.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Ruth Chris is one of my favorite restaurants. The waiter was very nice and customer friendly. I would have given five stars, if it wasn’t for the greeting hostesses lack of customer service regarding greeting the guest with a smile and making them feel welcome. It seems like they were overwhelmed and frustrated with the busy schedule they had on Valentine’s Day. Customer service doesn’t stop because you are busy, that’s the time to show your best customer service during challenging times of this nature. I would recommend that the manager encourages their hostesses to attend customer service training moving forward. Overall, my wife and I had a very wonderful evening. Winston the waiter is the best. Thanks Winston for all your help in picking out the White sweet wine (Moscato).

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Valentine’s Day

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

The food was very good and the tuna appetizer was great!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 6 days ago

Poor seating location and I have had better food at the Ruth Chris in Baltimore. This is the second time going to this Ruth Chris and felt the same way about the food. Below average for the cost.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined 7 days ago

Excellent service! Bria (our waitress) took great care of me and my wife and answered all questions we had. She also gave a good recommendation with the BBQ shrimp appetizer. Wonderful dinner experience! Definitely plan on visiting again!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 13, 2018

Was very nice and the server Amanda was really great The food could have been better and wasn't enough food to take home but the steak was great

Tags: Romantic, Cozy, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Always a great dining experience.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great place for a special occasion, the food is always consistently excellent and the service is outstanding.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Great food,service, and atmosphere. Price was very high.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Service and food were great. Love to eat in the bar area.

Tags: Happy Hour, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 3, 2018

We Celebrated my friend’s birthday. The food, service and atmosphere was excellent.

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Fun, Good for Groups, Business Meals, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion, Cozy, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Disappointing. Was our fovorite place. Has really slipped. Doubt we will return.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Keeps up the quality over the years, impressive. It's refreshing to go there and know you are mostly guaranteed a wonderful experience.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 30, 2018

Great steak!!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 30, 2018

The service was excellent. From the greeter to the waiter, manager and busboy. Everyone was polite and helpful. The food was lovely. The sweet potato casserole wad wonderful. We will definitely dine here again.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Ruth's Chris never disappoints. Highly recommended for special occasions even if the occasion is merely celebrating the gift of a new day!

Tags: Cozy, Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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vip
 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

We use Ruth’s Chris for many business meals and events and this was just for friends celebrating a birthday. I have to say for three of them this was their first experience....what a disappointment. The waitress while not overtly rude was snide and did not provide the level of service that we had anticipated. We repeatedly had to request plates for the shared appetizers, water refills, etc. and to each request for the items that were lacking she would rudely reply, I got it, I heard you, it will be here in a minute.

Very disappointing to the point we requested the manager. Not a situation that I would consider for bringing future friends.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

My total experience was good the only thing I could say that was a take away was the Louisiana Seafood Gumbo reminded me of the gumbo that I had made 3 weeks ago using zatarains gumbo mix , it didn’t have that wow factor!!!!

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Great food, food temperature just right. Great waitress that always came back to check on us and to refill drinks. I would definitely return to this location again.

Tags: Comfort Food
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Pikesville Ruth Chris's steak house is our favorite one to visit as it is the corporate office and parking is free. The food was on par with our expectations, excellent. From the petite filet mignon and pork entrees to the onion rings, gumbo, and mashed potatoes, all were delicious and cooked to perfection. Both the chocolate sin cake and the apple cheesecake were equally good. The only minor issue I had was a small dead fly in my water glass. That is the reason for minus 1 star on service and overall. The waiter should have noticed that before placing the glass on my table. He immediately removed it and brought a clean fresh glass once I drew his attention to it. He did keep our water glasses filled throughout the meal. We will definitely eat there again and do highly recommend this restaurant. They should consider putting a strainer over the water pitcher to prevent such issues going forward.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Fantastic evening spent with my husband. The food, service and ambience were superb. We had more than enough food for not just that evening, but for a full dinner meal the next day. The food was sumptuous. The waiter(Derin) made excellent food recommendations. Without knowing me, He seemed to be able to hone in on selections that would appeal to my palate, particularly the salad and entree selections and I was not disappointed! He made us feel comfortable and welcome by injecting not just superb service skills but a wry sense of humor as well. Everyone from the hostesses to the wait staff and maitre'd was warm and welcoming.

We will definitely return as well as tell others about our fabulous dining experience.

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 23, 2018

I have dined at this location three times. It is assessible to the beltway and had a good reputation. The service is almost consistently good. Serivce on this visit was outstanding!! The food was subpar. The lobster bisque was bisgue with no lobster meat in it which for $11.00 dollars you would think at least a piece. The calamara came out burnt and had to sent back was much better the second time. Very disappointing food experience. Not worth the cost of dining there. Two people heavy appitizers still came to $115.00 dollars with two glasses of wine. Prime Rib and Capital Grille much mnore consistent.

Tags: Afternoon Coffee, Afternoon Tea
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 21, 2018

Very awful experience on Sunday.
Lobster tail. No butter.
Ordered tuna app for dinner.
Never came.
Server made excuses.
Manager ‘handled’ but still sucked.

This place has gotten worse since Ben left. And Ben was not a good manager. Pretty shameful.

Best item was the salad on a cold plate.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on January 20, 2018

I can’t fault this location for its mediocre performance during restaurant week. Mass production fast service (it’s not take out). I recommend not going during a busy time where they’re not discounting food.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on January 14, 2018

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 on January 11, 2018

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 6, 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 4, 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 December 31, 2017

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 December 31, 2017

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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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 31, 2017

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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