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Ruth's Chris Steak House

#110 of 3,769 Restaurants in San Diego
Certificate of Excellence
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1355 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-3321
+1 619-233-1422
17:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 16:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri 17:00 - 22:30
Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Porto, Portugal
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233 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our entry was a steakhouse salad with balsamic vinaigrette. The vinaigrette was the thickest I've ever seen. It tasted ok, but not very appealing. The main dish was a 6 oz. petit filet with shrimp. The steak came in a butter sizzling dish with mash potatoes and spinach as garnish. This dish was very good. As the dessert came we... More 

Thank DoCamandro
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently took a trip to San Diego with my husband and best friend for my birthday and also to visit family. I have been to many Ruth Chris locations in the country as this is my favorite steakhouse! I was quite disappointed in this location as I made birthday reservations far in advance and when I got there for... More 

Thank krisf1986
Houston, Texas
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34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Typical Ruth's fare with a great view, can be crowded but they are very accommodating. Steaks are great as well as other dishes.

Thank EricGrossman
Pasadena, California
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105 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We are big fans of Ruth Chris and have eaten at over a dozen of them. We've been here 5 or 6 times, try to visit whenever we are in San Diego for a stay. We ate here most recently early on a Sunday evening in late October 2016. This time we both ordered off the Ruth Classic menu. I... More 

Thank So_Cal_Illini_81
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have visited this restaurant and while the steaks are fantastic, the service is horrible. This evening, we had to wait 10 minutes after being seated before the waiter came to greet us. After finishing our steaks, we had to wait another 15 minutes before he stopped at our table to inquire about dinner. Needless... More 

Thank Rachel S
San Diego, California
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40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Will preface this by stating it was a busy Saturday night with a special event taking place nearby. Made reservations for 28th anniversary. Valet parking $10 and a mess (more on that later). There on time but took them a while to seat us. Disappointed to be put in a small table in the middle of what should be an... More 

Thank Dave P
New York
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We've had the pleasure of dining at several Ruth Chris locations in New York, Orlando, and now San Diego. Great service and delicious food is enjoyed every time!

Thank Pranamama
San Diego, California
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121 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We joined a group for a meal and shared various items. The family style vegetables were good, and the buttered steak was outstanding!

Thank Darrell92104
Pickerington, Ohio
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156 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This place hits it out of the park every time. Mouthwatering filet served with brown butter that you can smell before it gets to the table. Sides are all extra but truly amazing especially the au gratin potatoes. Service is always great. Also, the bar is a wonderful atmosphere for a little less formal sitting.

Thank waileagirl
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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2,491 reviews
750 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 473 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This is not the furst Ruth's chris we had been to and expected some 'price shock' but the prices were over the top for whatwas offerred.The steak presented was fine and what you might expect from a good steak house but not THAT good. The place was dark and it was almost impossiboe to read the menu.Overall the food and... More 

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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$18 - US$80
American, Steakhouse
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1355 N Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101-3321
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 619-233-1422

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