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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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Dupont Circle
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1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700 (S Street NW)
+1 202-797-0033
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great steak but expensive. Side orders are AL-la-carte but big so order one for two people. Nice bread before the meal. Steak was incredibly tender.

Thank Puzzler86
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal and the service. The server/bartender was extremely pleasant. I would definitely return.

Thank Elaine W
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Ruth's Chris on Connecticut Ave in Washington is wonderful. The food and service were simply perfect. We were greeted warmly when we arrived and had drinks at the bar. When we said we were ready for dinner, the bartender signaled a hostess that arrived in a moment and we were off to one of their several very attractive small rooms.... More 

Thank East-mt
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Great location on NW Connecticut. Service was delightful and food was great!! Had a Harvest Salad and then happy hour steak sandwich and Crab BLT with a lovely wine. Totally recommend this spot.

Thank karensP9621ND
Hyattsville, Maryland
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The attention to detail was second to none. When we arrived,valet was there to park our car immediately. When you entered, we were met with nice smiling faces and seated. Our server, Jemelle was absolutely awesome and told us about the specials of the day. He was very insightful and knew what he was talking about, he also made a... More 

Thank DeeH70
Ridge, New York
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We had a wonderful dinner consisting of all courses. My husband had a perfect ribeye steak and I opted for a 3lb Maine lobster. Everything was cooked perfectly and our server Roberto was on point.

Thank lifiregirl213
New York City, New York
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311 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The food is same as others and value as at other ruth chris's is somewhat better than at the other major steakhouse chains. This one is a little bit darker in decor than most of them. Service is good.

Thank neur14
West Palm Beach
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107 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We enjoyed a steak we split. The location was okay... Might have tried the Ruth Chris, Mall location, if we had thought about it. Interior of restaurant was a bit old, but none of that really mattered. The food was fantastic!

Thank piratical
Coral Springs, Florida
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155 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

If you are already a Ruth's Chris fan, then you know that it serves high quality, though pricey, steaks and other dishes. But the building for this restaurant must have previously been some "pirate-themed" venue because the interior is all brick and winding staircases and wrought iron, reminiscent of a medieval castle. Enjoyed my rib-eye and side dishes as well... More 

Thank Steve P
New Haven, Connecticut
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93 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

FANTASTIC STEAK!!! Had the filet and could not be more pleased. Tuna tartar appetizer was incredible. Service was on point. You cannot go wrong with this steak house! Even the deserts were phenomenal.

Thank Carencaren

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$70
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1801 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20009-5700
    (S Street NW)
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-797-0033
Ruth's Chris Steak House in Washington DC 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.

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