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Ruth's Chris Steak House

900 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2335
+1 808-661-8815
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good18%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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900 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2335
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whenever I am in the USA, I always check to see if there is a Ruth's Chris steak house nearby. The restaurant at Lahaina in Maui lived up to expectations. Service was good and the food excellent as always

Thank John747_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had one of the best meals in 15 years on Maui last night. One of those perfect evenings where the service is A+ from the minute of arrival, and the table/ambience matches the finest quality food cooked to perfection. It started with a great table...More

1  Thank Haleakalag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I are foodies. When we travel, we enjoy trying new restaurants. Last night was the first of our Maui trip, and most noteworthy restaurants were already booked, but I found availability at Ruth's Chris so secured a reservation. First, let me say...More

1  Thank Stephen B
John B, Guest Relations Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback Stephen. We always strive to exceed expectations and we unfortunately fell short during your visit. We'd like to have our GM contact you personally. Can you please email me your contact information at jbanquil@direstaurants.com so I can pass it along...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my birthday here this evening and it was perfect beginning to end. We were seated at a window with a view of the setting sun, and treated like royalty throughout the night. We had two medium ribeye steaks along with the mashed potatoes...More

Thank rgreal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seen these restaurant advertised and said we would have to find it and try. We were out driving and come across the place so walked in and gladly they seated us. Really recommend this restaurant totally awsome so much variety and attentive waiters. We both...More

1  Thank Lesley H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The sunset view was great! Waiter and staff did a fine job. My steak was a quality cut of meat, but under cooked. I ordered medium well and it bled all over my plate, the au gratin potatoes were also underdone.

Thank Chauka
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Excellent, as has always been my experience at all locations. Special anniversary meal and the staff could not have been more helpful. Assistant Manager, Nick, was especially accommodating. Highly recommended!

1  Thank Dick C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

They are more laid back here. The food was okay, though I've had better from Ruth Chris in Toronto. It is right on the water. Great atmosphere.

Thank annevL8421RP
John B, Guest Relations Manager at Ruth's Chris Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Good Afternoon Anne, Thank you for your feedback. Would you mind providing more feedback regarding the food and service you received at our Lahaina location? If you can email me directly at jbanquil@direstaurants.com, it would be greatly appreciated. Mahalo, John B.

Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Excellent service & attention to details! Manager checked on us a number of times. Steaks were top quality & prepared as ordered. Lobster & shrimp additions were perfect.

Thank Michael R
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We decided to really splurge on dinner one night while on our honeymoon and since neither of us had been to a Ruth's Chris we decided to go for it. They were doing a Prime Time menu from 5 to 6 that included salad, steak...More

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Donell M
29 June 2017|
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Response from SanFranciscoVoyager | Reviewed this property |
They work really hard to accommodate whatever you want. They are expensive, but the service is excellent. I'm thinking they would accommodate such a simple request.
Donell M
29 June 2017|
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Response from lovehawaii9 | Reviewed this property |
I think so. We made reservations before we left home for our trip.
Charlene G
13 March 2017|
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Response from Laura U | Reviewed this property |
As of last year they did.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Front St, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-2335
  • Location: United States  >  Hawaii (HI)  >  Maui  >  Lahaina
  • Phone Number: +1 808-661-8815
In 1965, Ruth Fertel mortgaged her home to buy a little steak house in New Orleans named Chris Steak House. After investing her life savings, she proudly added her name to the original. That's how the uniquely name Ruth's Chris Steak House was born. Ruth established this unique restaurant with no restaurant experience, but she vowed to treat every customer like a guest in her own home. And she clearly knew what steak lovers wanted - the very best beef. Today, as always, Ruth's Chris serves only the finest corn-fed Midwestern beef available, broiled in 1800-degree ovens designed by Ruth herself. The steaks are served sizzling on 500-degree plates so every bite is hot and delicious. And while steak is king, the menu also includes expertly executed seafood, lamb, pork, and poultry dishes, as well as classic appetizers, fresh salads, side dishes, and homemade desserts. The award-winning wine list features more than 250 world-class international and domestic labels. Whatever the occasion, Ruth's Chris Steak House is the perfect spot to gather. Unparalleled cuisine, sumptuous surroundings and service that's accomplished yet never fussy - these are the elements of memorable special events.
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