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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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2961 Michelson Dr Ste A, Irvine, CA 92612-2628 (Michelson Dr and Jamboree)
+1 949-252-8848
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Laguna Hills, California
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

I have been very fortunate to have been to Ruth's Chris Steak House many times, as the service, ambiance and food, are always superb and tonight was more of the same. Our reservations were accurate and the receptionist was waiting for us when we entered the building . As my husband had told them at the time of the reservations... More 

Thank BeachCityGirl53
Riverside, California
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

It's understood by most that Ruth Chris is the best. I can truly say that this year at this Irvine Ruth Chris it certainly was just that. It was a very personal birthday experience from the moment I arrived to celebrate my Birthday and a friends. She had rib steak and lobster and I had the bone in filet as... More 

Thank Suzza77
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great food and service but they recently installed new LED lighting and it's really really bright.... Ruined the ambiance. It was also extremely cold and the music was so quiet you could barely hear it.

Thank Shannon H
Irvine, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We have never had a bad meal at Ruth's Chris. The quality and way the steaks are prepared have no equals. The service is equally impressive. We highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Christie H
Orange County, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great meal last night. The salad and sides were very good but the reason to come is the steaks. My wife had the filet and shrimp and said it was delicious. I had the rib eye, my go to in a good steak house, it was no doubt the best steak I have eaten in last few years.... More 

Thank Dan M M
Irvine, California
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Pros: Great service, pleasant atmosphere, quiet enough that one could hear others at the table without shouting, which itslef is a unique experience in this town, enormous wine list. Cons: Pass on the creamed spinach, it's terrible, they should relearn the recipe from any Lawry's restaurant, a little too dark, couldn't see my steak to cut it.

Thank skyjord
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Came here for our anniversary dinner and had the best time! Arrived early enough to enjoy the great happy hour deals in the bar and then moved to the main room for dinner. $9 drinks and $9 appetizers that could have been a meal all on its own. When we mentioned to the busser it was our anniversary he notified... More 

Thank Kertej
Bacolod, Philippines
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145 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Excellent steak, excellent service, excellent ambience! Need I saw more? The steak was juicy and melts in your mouth, all your needs are anticipated by the servers.

Thank JEAN G
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Would love to go more often but it is pricey. You get what you pay for however! The steak was amazing! The drinks were great.

Thank scotpatrick
Newport Beach, California
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is not your typical 'man' steak house. The decor is light and bright with white table clothes but it can be a romantic place or a family night as well. They were happy to accommodate some food restrictions.

Thank GingersReview

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$70 - US$80
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2961 Michelson Dr Ste A, Irvine, CA 92612-2628
    (Michelson Dr and Jamboree)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
  • Phone Number: +1 949-252-8848

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?