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Ruth's Chris Steak House - San Diego

2079 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Looking for a reservation? Call us at (619) 233-1422 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Ruth's Chris Steak House in San Diego, CA serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy our New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere and Ruth’s Chris’ genuine hospitality. So whether you’re a regular or have just been wondering what all the buzz is about, Ruth's Chris is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining and offsite catering may be arranged.

Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday: 5:00pm - 10:30pm, Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:30pm, Sunday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(619) 233-1422
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Alfonso Serrano
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Ruth's Catering in San Diego, CA - Bring the service, expertise and flavor of Ruth's Chris Steak House to the location of your choice! Your Private Event Manager is ready to help attend to every detail of your event, from the menu to the martinis. Ruth's will bring in a team of trained chefs, bartenders and servers to make the most of your experience.
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Parking details
Valet $5.00 per vehicle. Hotel parking & metered street parking also available. No charge for metered parking after 6:00pm.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2079 People Are Saying
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4.6  based on recent ratings
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

My wife and I have been here many many times we are always very happy with everything and always come back I highly recommend

OpenTable Diner (Grand Rapids)
5.0  Dined 6 days ago

Mark was great! Loved our dinner! He was very interactive and professional!

5.0  Dined 7 days ago

As always, the food is impeccable and the service is excellent. The sides are great for sharing and the drink menu is tasty and creative. Ruth’s Chris always delivers excellence.

OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Hands down the best steak, sides and deserts I've ever had. I'm always looking for a good best steak this is the best tender tasty steak I've had. The service is top notch. This is a must place to eat.

5.0  Dined on February 17, 2018

Loved the personalized menu with my friends name on it!! We were celebrating my friends birthday and her anniversary to being in remission. The dinner special was amazing, two lobster tails and a 6oz filet was absolutely delicious. $49 is wow!! Recommend Ruth Chris Always!!

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 16, 2018

Awesome as always!

OpenTable Diner (Manitoba)
5.0  Dined on February 15, 2018

The best steak I’ve ever had in a restaurant by far. The Ruth’s Classics meal makes it quite reasonable as well. Service was phenomenal, our server even gave us a few must-see tips while in town.

vipSDRestaurantLover (San Diego)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was excellent, but had to return to get cooked the way we requested. Service was poor! We came for Valentines dinner, third year in a row, but our waiter didn’t provide us with a rose or $25 gift card to return, like he did to the guest at the table next to us. I guess only certain guest are provided with gifts.

vip1professionalguest (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We have been to Ruth’s Chris several times.
Our server, Liz, was excellent. The food, however, was not 5-Star, as usual. However, my special request for peppercorn sauce was honored. The steak was just not a “10.”

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

We had a wonderful time and our 9 and 11 year old enjoyed it as well.

OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 13, 2018

Great food as always. Service was good but not great overall. Table was a little small and too close to adjacent table. Will always come back cause food is the best out of all steak houses!

Dave (Washington DC)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Great service and recommendations.

Hearts (San Diego)
3.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We hadn't been to Ruth's Chris in many years. However, we had a gift certificate, so we thought we'd use it. First off, on Open Table it indicates that valet parking is $5. Not. It's $11.

We started with a couple of cocktails, a Lemon Drop and Gin and Tonic. Both better than average, which one should expect at $14 each. My spring mix salad was very tasty and reasonably priced. The Caesar, however, included the spines of the Romaine, which made it less appetizing. The Lobster Bisque was unremarkable and not quite hot. My husband's ribeye was gristly but flavorful... however, serving just a steak on a white plate (with no garnish whatsoever) is aesthetically displeasing. Definitely overpriced. The fingerling potatoes with onions were the highlight of the meal. The generous portion was well seasoned and cooked just right.

Surprisingly, the place was packed, so it appears the chain still appeals to a large population. With so many options in the area, it will be a long time before we return.

Lucy (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

My husband's birthday celebration was fun , incredibly delicious food and excellent customer service!!! Thank you so much for making this day fun and memorable!!! We will definitely be back!!!

vipOpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

Our go to for steak and a cocktail. Service was attentive. Love the view of the water.