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Ruth's Chris Steak House

1601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3608
+1 415-673-0557
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (140 reviews)
“petite filet” (10 reviews)
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17:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3608
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is the best. The steak is so good. It is the best steak we have ever eaten. We had a New York Cut Steak which we shared between the 2 of us, garlic mashed potatoes and the mushrooms. Everything was divine. The staff...More

Thank carmel255060
Reviewed 10 June 2017

A typical ruth chris restaurant. It has a very high quality streak and the rest (while good) is not that important...

Thank voldan
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely dinner with my son for his birthday. The steak and lobster was delicious and way too much to eat. Took the sides home for later. The waiter made it very special and brought out a birthday dessert. Excellent service. Will return.

Thank WendyM1023
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I enjoyed Ruth's Chris several times on Business trips in Asia and was always more than satisfied. So let's try San Francisco on our Family holiday! Perfect Service and one of the best Steaks you can get. The quality of meat as well as the...More

Thank gthoet
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Business dinner meeting and as usual the food was above par with very good service. They have a stuffed chicken breast that was outstanding.

Thank GPSMike
Reviewed 9 May 2017

On arrival we were immediately made to feel very welcome by the hostess, the barman and then our server. (I wish I hadn't waited so long to write this, I can't give them the named recognition they all deserve). We both had the steak -...More

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We've been going to Ruth's Chris SF since the 80's. We always go whenever we are in a city that has one. We have so many beautiful dining and family experiences to remember: our first bottle of Far Niete for example. But the last 5...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Typical experience at Ruth's Chris. Only real flaw was a ten-minute wait beyond our reservation time. Was willing to tolerate this - much of San Francisco had been without electricity most of the day, which quite possibly contributed to a late start for them. Our...More

Thank BettendorfTraveler
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Although this is a chain, but I love coming here for special occasions. Tried many places for lamb chops, but this is the best place for it, so juicy and flavorful. Other dishes are okay and they have a selection of wines and cocktails. Aside...More

Thank cranqee66
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We enjoy a steak especially a Rib Eye well done What can I say it was really worth a visit for all ages.

Thank Margaret B
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Response from Frank_and_Barbara | Reviewed this property |
No shorts,,,, business casual for dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:30
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: 1601 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94109-3608
  • Public Transportation: End of California Line
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco>  > Pacific Heights
  • Neighbourhood: Pacific Heights
  • Phone Number: +1 415-673-0557
  • E-mail
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