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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Durham

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7007 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC 27713-8725 (Renaissance Parkway)
+1 919-361-0123
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Durham, North Carolina
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

I had wanted to eat here for a while, so went for my birthday. Was it expensive? Yes. Was it excellent? Yes. I opted for the lamb chops which might have been the best I've ever had. The temperature of them was just right, thickness was perfect, and seasoning was over the top. In an odd way, they were just... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is a live review from the restaurant. Called in advance for a reservation, gave specific surprise instruction that the hostess agreed but did not follow through. No rose petals on the table, no surprise welcome cake as requested. Finally at the end of the dinner the cake arrived which was kinda late. Food is what one would expect from... More 

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Minot, North Dakota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent - wait staff was polite, friendly and attentive and knowledgeable in recommendations of food choices. Compliments to the chef, the food was awesome. Presentation was eye appealing.

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Cary, North Carolina
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70 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

great place for steak , with private room for meeting. great service and friendly staff. outstanding wine selection and occasional wine paring events

Thank Sarmo
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Service is well-intentioned, if a bit inept: drink order was botched, and we received another diner's bill at the end of the meal, but the food was well-prepared, with the exception of the julienned potatoes, which were soggy. The main thing is, the beef filet was cooked perfectly. Very nice atmosphere. We will return again in a year's time to... More 

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Port Chester, New York
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

I had crab cakes and a salad, and mineral water. Was pretty good but not worth what they charge. I went with a friend to Ted's Montana which is a short walk from the hotel. It has fine beef or buffalo steaks of good quality for much less money.

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143 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

Was not pleased at all. Value for $$$ is not worth it. I have eaten at many same type menu for less and certainly better. Try the Downtown Grill in Macon Ga for comparison.

Thank RessieA
Durham, North Carolina
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243 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Great steaks, shrimp, lobster and management, they really do want you happy If crowded, it can take a while, but best place for birthdays, anniversaries etc.. Expensive but worth it. Manager alerted me about reduced menu and prices at the bar during happy hour. I'll take him up on that, looks good for smaller meals.

Thank robert r
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We go here all of the time.. At least once a week. We can always walk in and get a seat in the bar area. We like that we can always get in and that it's generally pretty quiet and relaxing. We like the spicy lobster appetizer. One tip.. We've found the food is much better when they are not... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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104 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

Aside from some slightly runny mashed potatoes, my steak dinner was great. This was my first visit to the Durham location, but have been to the Cary location numerous times.

Thank Rob B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$40 - US$80
American, Steakhouse
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7007 Fayetteville Rd, Durham, NC 27713-8725
    (Renaissance Parkway)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +1 919-361-0123
Welcome to Ruth's Chris Steak House. Look around. Have a seat. If this is your first visit, prepare to taste the greatest steak you've ever eaten. As founder Ruth Fertel used to say, "If you've ever had a filet this good, welcome back." We take steak seriously, but we're also serious about making sure you have a good time. So you won't find the stodgy, uptight attitude you might find at other steak houses. Feel free to laugh out loud. Stay a while. Experience the sizzle. Above all, enjoy yourself.

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