Ruth's Chris Steak House - Gaithersburg
Ruth's Chris Steak House was founded in New Orleans, Louisiana by Ruth Fertel, a single mother of two who wanted a better life for herself and her two sons. She purchased "Chris" steakhouse in New Orleans which had been operated for the 38 years prior. She changed the name to Ruth's Chris when a fire forced her to move from the original location. Today, there are 142 Ruth’s Chris Steak House restaurants across the globe. We look forward to our opening in Gaithersburg, MD.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
sliced filet, béarnaise sauce, garlic bread, fries
an 11 oz cut of tender, corn-fed midwestern beef
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
smooth and creamy
The service was no less than spectacular thanks to the awesome HENRY. From the moment he met us at the host stand with his warm and welcoming personality., we knew we would be spoiled. He made my mother’s special day so very memorable and she appreciated his many caring efforts and his infectious and sweet ways. Her gristle veined rib eye was even replaced gracefully and elegantly packaged for her to take home.
Despite the stellar service, the kitchen almost completely disappointed us. The filet mignons were dry and difficult to cut. Mine skidded off the tiny signature plate three times whist trying to cut it. Also mine did not have the melted butter on top which I quite like. The famous sizzle I looked forward to hearing was more like a shhhh. The once fabulous creamed spinach was so thin that it dripped threw the fork and could not be eaten. Soup spoons may have helped but it was fairly tasteless anyway.
The warm bread loaf and large baked potatoes -fully loaded- reminded us of our many many former great dining experiences at several other locations, but this time we were severely let down. I have been invited , as a professional food critic and travel writer, to a tasters choice dinner for Prisoner Winery which I think I must decline.
The food and service were spectacular today for Mother’s Day! Jacob was a phenomenal server and tended to my family’s needs. I would definitely recommend this place again to anyone.
Ruth Chris used to be the best steak restaurant in town but in the last <5 years they have gone down hill. The food is not the best, but it’s still ok. I can’t pin point the issue but the quality of beef is no longer there. Thus they are charging way too much for just an OK steak.
I love Ruth's Chris in Bethesda and thought the Gaithersburg location would be the same; not really. We ordered one steak well and one medium well. The medium well was almost burnt on the outside and rare on the inside. I sliced the meat and finished cooking it on my plate (that's how hot the plates were). I'm not sure if it is a trend to have the meat so dark and dry looking on the outside, maybe the plates are a little too hot , and rare on the inside, regardless of the order? All in all we had a great time and the seafood tower is always delicious!
Always a great experience at Ruth's Chris. Gaithersburg is a great location. Food and service is always top notch.
Long wait for the drinks to arrive.
The filet was undercooked and uncuttable. Replacement arrived 15 minutes after everyone already finished their main course.
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Wonderful quality food just wish you would get some sides with your entree instead of paying extra!
RUTH CHRIS IS ALWAYS GREAT
FOOD QUALITY GREAT
LIVES UP TO IT'S BRAND
We were celebrating 100 workouts for my grandson. Everything was perfect inaddition to the special treat at the end of the meal. :)
Great good great service from out waiter Andre!
The food, service, and ambiance was great as always. They always do a great job with social distancing.
Great meal and service
I was disappointed in this location last night. 🙄 Our waiter felt the need to talk to my husband when introduction the menu items. I didn't know if I was at the table or not. This is the first time this has EVER happened to us. I frequent many upscale restaurants and the waiter/waitress look at us both and speaks to us both. I believe my kids thought I was being extra once I mentioned it to my husband, but as the night went on. They too said daddy can you tell him we need more bread because he is ONLY listening too you. 🤦♀️😤 We all know that if the kids sense it, then it must be true. Food was mediocre because seafood options were REAL short. I got the jumbo lump crab cakes and they were lump but no where near jumbo. Also, no sauce to dip the crab cakes into as well. Mash potatoes.....well they were not on point. I like all my food hot once it comes to the table. Disappointed to say the least with ruth and christopher!!! 😐 WON'T BE BACK ✌🏼
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The best Ruth Chris we have been
We had a wonderful anniversary different! Everything was perfect.
The meal, the service and selections were all fantastic. Covid protocols and practices are clear and present reassuring guests of a save and caring dining environment. Thoroughly enjoyed everything. Kudos to Ruth's Chris and their entire team!
Great service by Kennedy in the bar area ! She’s new and a real pro !
Amazing! So classy and made you feel really important. Definitely recommend this place!
Outstanding steaks. Made to perfectionnnnnnnnnn. ALL deserts are fantastic.
This was my first time eating indoors at a restaurant since Covid started. My husband and I decided to go out to dinner for our 1 year wedding anniversary and we had a delightful experience.
Overall another great experience at RuthChris
Everything was fantastic...our server Kelsey was engaging, professional and charming.
Perfect dinner!!! Melt in your mouth filet, delicious BBQ shrimp with bread & sauce for dipping, and great service! Felt very safe as we saw all CDC guidelines being followed.
Kelsey was AWESOME
Always a great meal at Ruth’s Chris. Our first dinner out during COVID and we were a bit worried upon arrival but everything felt very safe and with proper safety protocols. Dallas was a great server! My fillet was over cooked but my own fault that I never said anything. I’ll go back for our next special occasion.
Everything was very nice.
Very pleasant in all ways. All proper precautions were taken to protect from any chance of COVID transmission. Masks, distancing, lots of space between tables. It was our anniversary, and they made special efforts to make it a special occasion for us. We felt perfectly safe dining out at Ruth's Chris with our dear friends.
Wonder as usual. My favorite restaurant!
Great Thanksgiving experience
Really enjoyed our anniversary dinner. Only thing missing was the option for prime rib, other than that, the food, service, atmosphere was excellent.
The best place we could have come to celebrate our Anniversary. Excellent service, food and atmosphere.
it seemed like we were rushed out of there and when one of us told the waiter they did not like the cheesecake he said it is a corporate store and there was nothing he could do about it.... terrible customer service from that standpoint when it was over 300$ for the 3 of us we deserve at least a replacement
Great Food & Service !! Our server Jacob, always does an excellent job !!. We had the Porterhouse for two... pretty amazing. Highly recommended!!
Nice place. well decorated, and attentive staff. the potatoes al gratin were cubes vs. slices, and that was unexpected. Wife thought the cheese gave it enough salt, but I thought it could use a little more seasoning.
Maybe the chef has changed! Very disappointed in food. No mushrooms, potatoes au gratin was chunky lumps of potato swimming in melted orange cheese! My bone-in fillet at medium rare showed up so undercooked in the center it had to go back for more cooking. Another in the party had cowboy ribeye, also undercooked. Not up to normal Ruth’s Chris standards. Will be canceling our Thanksgiving and looking elsewhere 🙁
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Our server was Henry - phenomenal job making our dinner entertaining and moving along. Very attentive and polite.
We had the whole room to ourselves for most of the night, but did notice some of the fixtures and ceiling needed to be fixed.
The steaks were tender and delicious. However, we felt like it was over salted/seasoned on the outside. It took away from the meat's flavor. Once we reached the middle of the meat, it was much better.
Cocktails were good and delicious.
Ruth’s Chris is an excellent choice for any occasion. The food is delicious, the service is excellent and the ambience is wonderful!
Our Waiter was outstanding and one of the best we had at Ruth Chris, the food was fresh and delicious.
The restaurant was out of the Seabass. The waitress should have known this at the start of her shift. I will return when they get seabass back!
The five of us had a great time at RC. The service was prompt and accurate as well as the right level of friendly. Since it was a birthday dinner for one of us, we appreciated that the honoree received a courtesy dissert. A great place save one issue. The lighting was a bit too dim according to one female person in the group.
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