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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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Sat., 02-23

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Seared Ahi Tuna*
Complemented by a spirited sauce with hints of mustard and beer
Barbecued Shrimp
Large shrimp sautéed in reduced white wine, butter, garlic and spices
Mushrooms Stuffed with Crabmeat
Broiled, topped with romano cheese
Crispy Lobster Tail
Cold water lobster tail, lightly fried, tossed in a spicy cream sauce, jalapeno pepper jam drizzle, tangy cucumber salad
Chilled Seafood Tower
Maine lobster, alaskan king crab legs, jumbo shrimp, colossal lump blue crab
Spicy Shrimp
Succulent large shrimp, lightly fried, tossed in a spicy cream sauce, served with a tangy cucumber salad
Sizzling Blue Crab Cakes
Two jumbo lump crab cakes with sizzling lemon butter
Crab Stack
Colossal lump blue crab, avocado, mango, cucumber
Lightly fried, with sweet and spicy asian chili sauce
Veal Osso Buco Ravioli
Saffron-infused pasta with sautéed baby spinach and white wine demi-glace
All of our dressings are made fresh, using our exclusive recipes. Choose from: bleu cheese, balsamic vinaigrette, creamy lemon basil, ranch, thousand island, remoulade, and vinaigrette
Caesar Salad*
Fresh romaine hearts, romano cheese, creamy caesar dressing, shaved parmesan and fresh ground black pepper
Lettuce Wedge
Crisp iceberg, field greens, bacon, bleu cheese and choice of dressing
Fresh Mozzarella & Heirloom Tomato Salad
Locally sources heirloom tomatoes, fresh basil, aged balsamic glaze, extra virgin olive oil
Lobster Bisque
Ruth's Chop Salad*
Our original, julienne iceberg lettuce, baby spinach, radicchio, red onions, mushrooms, green olives, bacon, eggs, hearts of palm, croutons, bleu cheese, lemon basil dressing, crispy onions
Steak House Salad
Iceberg, baby arugula, baby lettuces, grape tomatoes, garlic croutons, red onions
Harvest Salad
Mixed greens, roasted corn, dried cherries, bacon, tomatoes, white balsamic vinaigrette, goat cheese, cajun pecans and crispy onions
Market Price
Soup of the Day
New York Strip*
USDA prime, full bodied 16 oz cut, slightly firmer than a ribeye
Full-flavored 24 oz USDA prime cut
Lamb Chops*
Three extra thick chops, marinated overnight, with fresh mint
Petite Ribeye*
USDA prime 12 oz cut, well marbled for peak flavor, deliciously juicy
USDA prime 16 oz cut, well marbled for peak flavor, deliciously juicy
Tender corn-fed midwestern beef, 11 oz cut
Petite Filet*
Equally tender 8 oz filet
Cowboy Ribeye*
Bone-in 22 oz USDA prime cut
Petite Filet & Shrimp*
Two 4 oz medallions with large shrimp
Porterhouse for Two*
Rich flavor of a strip, tenderness of a filet, 40 oz USDA prime cut
Bone-In Filet*
An incredibly tender 16 oz bone-in cut at the peak of flavor
Bone-In New York Strip*
USDA prime, full-bodied 19 oz bone-in cut, our founder's favorite
Tomahawk Ribeye*
USDA prime bone-in 40 oz ribeye, well-marbled for peak flavor
Six additional large shrimp
Lobster Tail
Oscar Style
Crab cake, asparagus and béarnaise sauce
Ruth's Dipping Trio
Black truffle butter, shiitake demi-glace, honey soy glaze
Bleu Cheese Crust
Bleu cheese, roasted garlic and a touch of panko bread crumbs
Stuffed Chicken Breast
Oven roasted free-range double chicken breast, garlic herb cheese, lemon butter
Sizzling Blue Crab Cakes
Three jumbo lump crab cakes with sizzling lemon butter
Chilean Sea Bass
Pan roasted, citrus-coconut butter, sweet potato and pineapple hash
Barbecued Shrimp
Large shrimp sautéed in reduced white wine, butter, garlic and spices on a bed of roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Market Price
Vegetarian Plate
Ask your server for details
Au Gratin
Idaho sliced potatoes with a three cheese sauce
One lb, fully loaded
With a hint of roasted garlic
French Fries
Classic cut
Shoestring Fries
Extra thin and crispy
Sweet Potato Casserole
With pecan crust
Lobster Mac & Cheese
Tender lobster, three cheese blend, mild green-chiles
Creamed Spinach
A ruth's classic
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Bacon, honey butter
Grilled Asparagus
Hollandaise sauce
Fire-Roasted Corn
Hand-cut fresh from the cob, diced jalapeño
Cremini Mushrooms
Pan-roasted, fresh thyme
Fresh Broccoli
Simply steamed
Ruth's Chris Steak House specializes in serving aged USDA Prime steaks, broiled in a trademark 1800-degree oven and served on a plate heated to 500 degrees to ensure the steak stays "sizzling" hot. To experience fine dining at its best … Just follow the sizzle to Ruth's Chris Steak House located in Irvine, California!
US$70 - US$80
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
American, Steakhouse
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews filet potatoes au gratin salad crab cakes surf and turf shrimp brussels sprouts cheesecake seafood special occasion side dishes great food service an excellent meal valet parking cooked perfectly happy hour sat at the bar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As usual, excellent food, great wine list, attentive service. We were seated on time and our request for a quiet table ( to conduct business) was honored. Not budget-priced but good value for the price.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Peter C
Reviewed 1 week ago

WE had reservations early at 6;00 but it seemed 4 other couples did too. They had to make up a table in the side dining room, little atmosphere. This was for our 61st anniversary, which the reservation failed to state. So, when the table cloth...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bajaflye
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love this location very much! Not so wild of the remodel but, the staff is top notch for certain!!! John was our server and was attentive yet not smothering. We all ate and drank to our hearts content. He told stories of traveling and we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Imsheriann
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a reservation and were attended to immediately upon arrival. The wait staff were very attentive and made sure to clear our plates once it was clear we were finished but didn't rush us. The food is always to die for and didn't disappoint....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MRA1214
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just great food and service. Fine dining at it's best. Steaks are perfect, wine selection is fantastic and the service is stellar.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank EMcD70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This steakhouse is quiet and has a romantic atmosphere. The steaks are well prepared and the service is great.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the few places where your steak will be exceptional. The side dishes are extremely well done. But what brings me back is the atmosphere. You’ll be very comfortable in your seat in a very quiet environment that allows for a conversation....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank robmcd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, great drinks. Knowledgeable friendly waitstaff and bartenders. they also have Valet parking.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank lbctrvlr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time at Ruth's Chris and even read a little history of the restaurant which had it's roots in New Orleans! Loved the Filet Mignon combination with 2 sides and dessert. Steak was delicious and the service was really good and very attentive to your...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Caljeff
Reviewed December 31, 2018

Great food and Service we celebrated 53 years of marriage for both couples! Easy access, friendly, delicious

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JudiHoefs
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