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 Dining Manager - Allison Marston (amarston@serioussteaks.com) - 410.837.0033

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet Available.

Executive Chef:
Bonifacio Rojas

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

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Specials

Christmas Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Details

Opening early @ 3PM
Regular Dinner Menu available

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

based on recent ratings
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4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

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4.1

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83% would recommend it to a friend

Good for Anniversaries (18)
Special Occasion (18)
Romantic (17)
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Good for Birthdays (16)
Good for a Date (16)
Notable Wine List (13)
Quiet Conversation (12)
Cozy (11)
Business Meals (10)
Bar Seating (7)
Neighborhood Gem (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Casual (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Fit for Foodies (5)
Authentic (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Worth the Drive (4)
Seasonal (3)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Disabled Access (2)
Healthy (2)
Hot Spot (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Spicy (2)
Creative Cuisine (2)
Fun (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

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 3 days ago

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 6 days ago

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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 (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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 (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

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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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Dinner was awesome! Decided last minute on this restaurant. Celeste was great! Only complaint is that I did not enjoy my glass of wine, I didn’t like the taste, and I didn’t realize it would be served warm.

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·Dined on November 10, 2017

This was my third visit to this particular Ruth's Chris Steak House. Normally, I would get the lobster but for the first time I actually tried a steak (New York Strip). It was cooked well, tasted great along with the other dishes especially the lobster macaroni and cheese....that was GREAT! We went there for Veterans Day to celebrate ourselves in protecting our country during our time in the Military. I'll definitely be back again! I want to try the sweet potato casserole. I hear it's delicious! Thanks for the great experience. The Staff were very nice and personable as well. Makes a big difference!

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Casual, Creative Cuisine
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Great service, great food. Celebrated a birthday. Brought home a very large steak bone for my yorkie. He devoured it.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Service was terrible. Was sitting at the table for an hour before we got our salads. They sent the wrong salad dressing my husband finished his salad and still waited longer after that until waitress came back so I could request the correct salad dressing. When we got seated we waited at least 20 minutes until we finally got some water 30 minutes until we got our drinks from the bar. At the end of our check was messed up and that was a whole Other issue. When you are paying the amount of money to eat at a restaurant like this the service should be excellent.

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Food was delicious and Brandon was excellent. We enjoyed friends and tasty handcrafted cocktails! Mashed potatoes were buttery and creamy. Filet was cooked to perfection. The crab fried rice is a great addition to the menu. The 59.95 menu is awesome.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Great for Lunch, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Romantic, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 12, 2017

This was a birthday dinner my wife set up for me. She notified the restaurant when she confirmed the reservation.

We ordered the $110 porterhouse for two. We have had it before at Ruth's Chris and enjoyed it.
The price is significantly higher than our previous trips. The steak was tough, and not at all worth the price.

We also ordered the calamari. It is described as lightly fried but it was heavily breaded, overcooked and hard.

The service was fine for a mid-level restaurant. But not the exceptional service we are used to from Ruth's Chris and have enjoyed in the past. Water glasses were unfilled. The table was not cleaned up between courses. Orders did not arrive correctly (we ordered mushrooms and received mashed potatoes). Issues like those. Not critical, but not high-quality.

This was a Thursday night, so the ambiance was fine. Noise level good and not too crowded.

It didn't matter to me, but my wife was expecting some notice of the special occasion. There was no mention and nothing offered. There has been in the past.

Ruth's Chris has definitely fallen in value. I used to pester my wife constantly about going there which is why we went for my birthday. I chose not to mention these issues during the dinner, since she wanted it to be a special event and I didn't want to complain then. Ruth's Chris let her and me down.

We will find somewhere else to enjoy a nice evening, good service, and a good steak.

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·Dined on October 9, 2017

Although I can’t remember the waitress name she was very attentive. She was training someone as well. She greeted us by our names and checked on us throughout the evening

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on October 2, 2017

Food was inedible. Will not be back. It does not take fifty characters to say the food was terrible. The waiter brought a second dish and it too was not edible.

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Never got ordered dessert. Food was prepared wrong 3 times and didn't eat.

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·Dined on October 1, 2017

Awesome great staff!!!!

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

Lovely waiter and very quick service.

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·Dined on September 29, 2017

Took my wife for my anniversary. The overall experience was great. If I had one complaint is that my wife and I ordered our filets medium. Hers came out rare and mine was raw. For a high end restaurant where the steak is the main item (it's in the name), I expected much closer to medium. Of course they put it back on and it came out much better. They refreshed the side of mash with a new one and the manager apologized. No other gesture was made beyond this, but I suppose I wasn't expecting it at Ruth's Chris. Still, it was good and I would go back. I chalk the steaks up to a mistake.

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 28, 2017

The food and service were outstanding. Took my wife and son to celebrate his 19th birthday. The hostess and waiter were very friendly and they gave my son a birthday dessert. The steaks were phenomenal, cooked perfectly, we had the 16 oz ribeye and the 11 oz filet. Really like the fact that they're no longer an a la cart restaurant, you can order a 3-course meal, although it's a limited menu. They also had live music outside, but it was a little chilly so we sat inside. Highly recommend this restaurant, but know that it's a high end restaurant so you're going to pay a hefty price.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 24, 2017

My wife and I probably ate in at least 50 Ruth's Chris across the country. We try and make going to Ruth Chris a special occasion, we always enjoy, always special! I cannot begin to tell you how disappointed we were, our salad was wilted obviously sitting on a counter for a period of time. The raisin bread was stale and dry, then my 11oz filet came out "the plate was not sizzling only Luke warm, I asked for medium and got medium rare, waiter never asked us how was our food. They delivered mashed potatoes and broccoli and was cold the butter would not even get soft on either. I finally asked another waiter would they get my waiter, waited another 5 minutes before he came. I told him about my food and he said they would take care of. When I got my steak back it was dry (but really hot), my wife was already finished before my steak, mash and broccoli came out. I only ate half of my steak and could not finish it was so dry and now over cooked. We are so disappointed I can't think of going back to that Ruth Chris. It was the worst $150.00 we ever spent. To top it off, the manager never came over. To think it was a Saturday evening and maybe 1/2 the tables were vacant. Sorry, I'm always very positive, not this time
Disgruntled!
Richard H

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 23, 2017

Great dinner and service. They never disappoint. I had the filet and lobster, both were cooked perfectly.

Tags: Casual, Cozy, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Romantic, Business Meals, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on September 21, 2017

The food was generally up to the excellent Ruth’s Chris standards, although the dessert kind of tasted premade and there was a leaf of lettuce that was rather slimy. Also, while both I and my father in law ordered our steaks medium rare, mine was definitely overdone compared to his. Lastly, it took a long time for my cocktail to arrive, even coming after the salad. The lampshades in the men’s bathroom had scratches on them. All in all, a very good meal, and I thought our server Katrina did a very good job. But there were a few letdowns, as detailed above.

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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 19, 2017

Winston is simply the best. He's been serving us for over a decade, and makes the experience every time.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on September 5, 2017

Great food with exceptional service

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 31, 2017

All ways a great spot for food& drinks, and a good cigar after dinner 😎

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, Casual
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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 26, 2017

My husband just wanted to treat me to dinner at our favorite restaurant before I go back to work!! I'm a teacher and we so enjoy restaurants that are appealing in every way!! The food and drinks were exactly what I needed to end a wonderful summer vacation!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on August 23, 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our anniversary dinner

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 (Baltimore)·Dined on August 18, 2017

We went for restaurant week and the filet was delicious. However, two of our party got the pork loin and it was also great, very tender and flavorful.

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·Dined on August 13, 2017

I love kids but for a nice time leave them with other family members and enjoy time alone. Enjoy the great food and remember you get what you pay for.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Cozy, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Business Meals, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays
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