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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Toronto

Ruth's Chris Steak House, Toronto is located in the heart of downtown Toronto. Located in the Hilton Hotel at Richmond and University street. We serve the USDA prime steaks, to the freshest seafood and poultry, imaginative side dishes, unforgettable desserts and an award winning wine list. At Ruth's Chris, your steak is carefully selected from the finest USDA Prime beef available. It is aged to perfection and cut by hand at the restaurant. Then, your steak is broiled - to your exact order - at a searing 1800 degrees Fahrenheit to lock in the corn-fed flavour and natural juices. It's served hot and sizzling. In fact, you can actually hear your steak sizzling from across the room.

145 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON M5H 2L2
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
FRIDAY LUNCH - Open from 12:00 pm Every Friday
Lunch is open in DECEMBER from Monday to Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30pm

PRIVATE DINING AVAILABLE FOR LUNCH OR DINNER THROUGHOUT THE YEAR WITH RESERVATION

Restaurant Hours
Open for Dinner 7 Days a Week
Monday to Thursday 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm Open for Lunch
Saturday 4:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Cross Street:
Richmond/University

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
CAN$51 and over

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(416) 955-1455

Website:
http://www.ruthschris.ca/

Catering:
Now Offering Catering - Please see website for more information www.ruthschris.ca Go to Private Dining Page

Parking Details:
Parking available at Hilton hotel or street level.

Executive Chef:
Ibrahim Hodroj

Private Party Facilities:
Enjoy the benefits of private dining at Ruth’s Chris Steak House and the rewards!

Private Party Contact:
Megan Roach: (416) 955-1455

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Join Us at the Prime Bar for Prime Hour from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm Daily
1/2 price appetizers and daily drink specials

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Toronto Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

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4.7

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4.3

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3.9

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89% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (42)
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Notable Wine List (12)
Worth the Drive (12)
Fit for Foodies (10)
Comfort Food (9)
Cozy (9)
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·Dined 5 days ago

firstly, the steak was served in a very small dish which prevented me from adding the sides to my main plate & because my wife & i were sharing sides, we found it very inconvenient to eat from the same side dish. Secondly, i ordered the sweet potato pie as a side.....that s/b listed under the desert menu......it was just waaaay too sweet.....customers s/b cautioned what to expect when ordering that side. My wife had the lump crab cakes entree.....it came without any sauces or dips & it was very dry on its own. The complimentary desert [anniversary celebration] was a very nice surprise & that was delicious. My wife's comment after the meal was that she would have preferred to eat at the Keg........less expensive & much better food & selection. We certainly expected more for more. It was a disappointing evening!

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·Dined 5 days ago

As my Mom said best meal of the year! Truly magical night , fine dinning in TO and then off to the ballet. Our waiter Glenn timed it perfectly, thank you !

Tags: Seasonal, Authentic, Hot Spot, Quiet Conversation, Tasting Menu, Local Ingredients, Notable Wine List
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·Dined on December 3, 2017

Booked a table for 2 a week in advance and was seated next to a bachelor party of 14 who were very loud and obnoxious. Usually not the quietest restaurant but they could have done a much better job in seating. Didn't really show any concern for customer service.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

I have always enjoyed Ruth's Chris - the service, the food, the atmosphere.

However Saturday, December 2nd was a bit of an anomaly. The table we sat at was noticeably tilted. I was quite surprised as I have never seen this before.

I know it can be corrected - it was the table in the back of the room against the wall.

Other than that - all was excellent.

Tags: Seasonal, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on December 2, 2017

Wonderful steak and seafood selection. The service was first rate with friendly and attentive servers. Food was served piping hot and the ingredients were fresh and flavourful.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 30, 2017

Took my hubby to Ruth's Chris for his 60th Birthday. The food was delicious! Service was great. Perfect place for a celebration!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 26, 2017

Had a wonderful time! The steaks were amazing and the service was excellent. Our servers were fun and engaging which made for a delightful experience all around.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 26, 2017

It wasn’t that great

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·Dined on November 25, 2017

It was absolutely fantastic! Cocktails were great. Overall service and ambiance was superb! We had filet, shrimp cocktail, grilled shrimp, Caesar salad , cheesecake all of which were excellent! Have eaten there before and will definitely return. They even sent us a piece of cake for our anniversary!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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·Dined on November 25, 2017

The food and service is excellent. It is expensive, but worth it. Unfortunately they don't cover parking. They do offer a flat rate $10 parking in the Hilton, but that is for cars and small SUV's only. It cost me $30 to park my Chev Tahoe.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 25, 2017

Food is excellent as usual. What I like is consistency and Ruth Chis is always consistent.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 25, 2017

My son and I had a great dinner at Ruth's Chris while in town for a Leaf game. We had a nice booth so we could talk and our waiter Michael was top notch. It was our first time so he walked us through the menu and let us know about the hot plates when your steak comes. He wasn't kidding!

The Ahi tuna starter was fantastic, I would highly recommend it. The steaks were huge and perfectly cooked. We added in garlic mash, creamed spinach and mushrooms. The pace of the meal was perfect, time for a cocktail, ordering and being served. Never felt rushed or waiting, perfect timing. Can't comment on desert, way too full from a great meal to even try.

While we normally go to the Keg when in town, we thought we would branch out and we will definitely be back at Ruth's next time we are in Toronto.

A great meal at a great steakhouse.

Tags: Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 18, 2017

Tapash was our server and he was EXCELLENT!!! We eat out a lot so I am aware of the quality of service out there and honestly - HE TOPS MY LIST!!!!!

TAPASH YOU WERE EXCELLENT. IT IS TRULY HARD TO FIND THE QUALITY OF SERVICE U OFFERED OUR FAMILY TO MAKE A GREAT BIRTHDAY OUTING FOR MY SON.

EXCELLENT SERVICE. EXCELLENT FOOD!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Tasting Menu
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 18, 2017

We have been there many times but this is the first time we brought my daughters boyfriend, along with his parents. This was the first time they were in Toronto. Besides the chicken coming without stuffing, the waiter dropping the ketchup stained knife on our guests shirt, no manager was ever over to apologize. The waiter did but our coffee though?

Tags: Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Good for a Date, Romantic
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·Dined on November 17, 2017

Wonderful evening with an excellent menu and ambience.
John

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Excellent service - food was good - my husband is extremely fussy about the cook on his steak and they got it just right.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Romantic
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

Had a lovely evening at Ruth's Chris, steak was cooked perfectly and the sides were plentiful.
We got a complimentary dessert to share as we were celebrating our anniversary. The restaurant is expensive but worth the price for a special occasion. The only slight surprise was the cost of the house wine at $22 a glass!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date
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·Dined on November 12, 2017

I was happy with the service as well as food quality. The preparation of our food was exquisitely timed for absolute flavour.

Tags: Scenic View, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

I went to Ruth’s Chris this past Saturday when we were staying in Toronto at the Sheraton for a dance competition. We had planned to go to the Keg, but it was booked. We thought this restaurant would be similar but we were wrong. First of all, it was ridiculously over-priced. We all ended up getting the fixed price menu, which was the most affordable (but the dessert was mediocre). Second of all, the waitress was extremely rude and condescending, and she mixed up our steaks, which was reflected in the 15% tip we left. Finally, the meal was not nearly as good as the Keg. The steak seemed over-seasoned & the vegetables were overdone. All in all, we were there for maybe 2 hrs, had sub-par service and mediocre food but spent over $350 (with 2 drinks each). We all agreed we would not be returning to Ruth’s Chris in the future.

Tags: Notable Wine List
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·Dined on November 11, 2017

The food is always outstanding, but the portions for the sides seems to have decreased over the years. We were here celebrating a birthday and have been to this particular restaurant at least nine or ten times. The server did not seem particularly friendly or attentive this time, which is unusual because we've always had excellent service in the past. Overall I would still recommend this restaurant for special occasions with your special someone.

Tags: Business Meals, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 10, 2017

My wife and I decided to try Ruth Chris. Overall it was a great experience. Is it expensive, yes, but you should know that going in. We had a couple of issues with the cocktails and appetizers which were corrected without question and right away. The waiter was very attentive to the tables which made the experience enjoyable.

Is it romantic , no I would take my wife to George or Scaramouche for that. However we enjoyed the experience as a date night and would have no hesitation to return.

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 (Toronto)·Dined on November 7, 2017

We had a wonderful 10th anniversary dinner. From the moment we arrived until the time we left the experience was fabulous. The hostess was extremely kind and friendly and our server was experienced, knowledgeable and very friendly as well. Atmosphere was perfect for a romantic dinner. Can’t wait to go back.

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 (Calgary)·Dined on November 6, 2017

I thought the prices were too high for the sides. It was small portions for what you had to pay.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

We shared a 40oz Porterhouse. Steak was delicious. the presentation and hot plate with butter made it extra rich. Cooked to perfection and with care.

Sides of shoestring fries and roasted brussels sprouts. Fries were tasty and crispy. Brussels sprouts arrived at the table still quite crunchy/firm, and very saturated in butter. I prefer mine with a little black on them and some real roast flavour. my dining companion enjoyed them but the steak was too filling so we didn't finish them.

Not much ambiance to speak of, but the quiet restaurant and well spaced tables make it a good place for lots of dinner conversation.

All in all I had a decent meal, though if i am going to shell out the money for top tier steak, i'd head elsewhere in the city.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on November 3, 2017

I was expecting a lot more for the money. Food was ok, but could of gotten the same thing with the same quality from Kelsey's.

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·Dined on October 28, 2017

Food and service were fantastic ... pricing of side dishes were much to be desired ... $12 for a baked potato was excessive ... fries also outrageously priced.
Meat was amazing ... don't mind paying for a good cut.

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·Dined on October 27, 2017

By far the best steak I've ever had. The service and atmosphere were also great! Our server brought us a free dessert for our anniversary which was a bonus!

Tags: Romantic
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Obviously the beef is spectacularl. Cooked to perfection. I might sound like a imp but I could not eat everything. It would be nice to have some kind of sampler. Service was excellent

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

Our waitress was WONDERFUL. She went out of her way ... cut my brothers (handicapped) steak, very helpful explaining entrees (specials) and ordering of vegetables to share. We celebrated 3 birthdays and our waitress had HAPPY BIRTHDAY written on all 3 plates and then kindly took pictures of the 3 birthday boys. The steak (6oz filet) was melt in your mouth TENDER and flavourful. Its the number 1 restaurant that I would recommend to others. It was my 3rd time at Ruths Chris Steak House and I look forward to returning again REAL SOON.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Casual
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 21, 2017

get what you pay for - always great at every ruth chris anywhere

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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 21, 2017

We celebrated my sister in law bday. Brought out
A wonderful dessert for her.Lovely!!!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

Absolutely incredible! Best meal we've ever had!! We will most definitely be going back.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic
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·Dined on October 14, 2017

Open table made it very easy to place the reservation for dinner I will use the service again and the food was fantastic I was there for my 11 wedding anniversary dinner with my wife and it was great.
Thank you open table & Ruths Chris staff

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List
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 (Toronto)·Dined on October 10, 2017

Excellent: food, service and location. We have eaten before and each and every time the quality of food and service is superb.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Tasting Menu
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·Dined on October 7, 2017

Ruth's Chris has without a doubt been the best experience we've had in a long time. First of all the food was absolutely delicious. The steak was melt in your mouth perfect and the shrimp was to die for. The service was impeccable! I have never had such friendlyand helpful servers. The whole restaurant is one big family and it may sound silly, but you can taste it in the food. Thanks for an amazing evening!

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tasting Menu, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Authentic, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Great for Lunch, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays, Kid-friendly, Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 3, 2017

Ordered a MEDIUM rib eye.
Cut it open and it was blue in the middle.
Sent it back. Ten minutes later it came back - was medium rare and burnt on the outer sides.
Didn't bother sending it back - didn't want to wait any longer.
Very disappointed given the price of the steak.
Will not go back.

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·Dined on October 2, 2017

Perfect atmosphere for a delious steak dinner. Service was what is expected at this restaurant.
was not disappointed.

Tags: Good for Groups, Business Meals
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·Dined on October 2, 2017

food was great, ambiance was nice, service was very good. The cost was too much!!!!!

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·Dined on September 30, 2017

The Keg has better food and more drinks selection.
Better food portions at the Keg Steakhouse.
Also the price is a bit cheaper than Chris and Ruth.

Tags: Casual, Quick Bite
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

I would recommend Ruth Chris steak house as one of the best steak houses in Toronto. Both the quality of the food as well as the service left nothing but a great taste.

Pricey both worth every dollar !

Tags: Tasting Menu, Worth the Drive, Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Casual, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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