About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Lafayette

620 West Pinhook Road
Lafayette, LA 70503
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Looking for a reservation? Call us at (337) 237-6123 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Lafayette, LA serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy our New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere and Ruth’s Chris’ genuine hospitality. So whether you’re a regular or have just been wondering what all the buzz is about, Ruth's Chris is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining and offsite catering may be arranged.

Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Friday 11:30am - 4:00pm; Dinner: Monday 5:00pm - 9:30 pm, Tuesday - Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Friday 4:00pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(337) 237-6123

Website:
http://www.ruthschris.com/Steak-House/3828/Lafayette

Catering:
Ruth's Catering in Lafayette, LA - Bring the service, expertise and flavor of Ruth's Chris Steak House to the location of your choice! Your Private Event Manager is ready to help attend to every detail of your event, from the menu to the martinis. Ruth's will bring in a team of trained chefs, bartenders and servers to make the most of your experience.

Parking Details:
Complimentary valet or self parking available.

Executive Chef:
Mike Davis

Private Party Facilities:
No matter what the occasion, Ruth's Chris is the perfect place to gather. We will work with you to customize any menu to meet your needs and budget. Work one-on-one with our Private Event Manager to select the right room and configuration, accommodate your A/V needs, and help enhance your event with floral arrangements and more.

Private Party Contact:
Michelle Arceneaux: 3372376123x

Additional:
Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Lafayette Ratings and Reviews

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4.8

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4.7

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4.6

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Moderate

97% would recommend it to a friend

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Food delicious, service very spotty. For ...

vip
Dined on April 8, 2016

Food delicious, service very spotty. Forgot my sister's baked potato, had to ask twice and it finally came when everyone almosr finished.

food4
ambience3
service3

Had Easter brunch at Ruth's and the food ...

vip
Dined on March 27, 2016

Had Easter brunch at Ruth's and the food was on par however the table we sat at seemed to be in the beaten path. Overall a good meal but service was a bit slow for the grand meal.

food5
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Our waitress was great. She waited on us ...

Dined on March 13, 2016

Our waitress was great. She waited on us last time we dined at Ruth's and got lucky to get her again. Her name is Erin. She is very attentive, personable as well as kind. Our next visit we will request her section. The food was amazing. My husband and I shared the crab cake appetizer. Probably the best crab cake we have ever tasted. Our steaks were cooked to perfection.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

ABSOLUTE BEST

Dined on February 15, 2016

This is our favorite steakhouse in Lafayette!! The best service, steaks and drinks in the area! Ask for Lindsey when making reservations! She is the best waitress and always has great recommendations for drinks and food!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Always a wonderful experience

Dined on February 14, 2016

We always enjoy this location. Friendly staff. Very courteous. Takes care of and anticipates your needs. Will return

Tags: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food4
ambience5
service5
value3

Lafayette

Dined on February 14, 2016

Wonderful evening. Service by Mr. Slagel impeccable!!! However, asparagus was so tough, couldn't be cut with steak knife. For the prices, sizes need to be larger. Was not family style portion at all as I'm sure many patrons share their orders.

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Thomas Derbes

Dined on February 14, 2016

Food was great and service too love this place. Will go back a lot.............................................................................................................................................................................................................

Tags: romantic, scenic view, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service4
value4

Delicious

Dined on January 26, 2016

For my money, you cant beat a Ruth's Chris steak. Everything was delicious. The restaurant was not very crowded at all. The service was great. The atmosphere would have been perfect for a romantic evening out with the wife. Expensive so be prepared to pay well over $100. But worth every penny.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience4
service4
value3

Anniversary Dinner at Ruth's Chris

Dined on January 13, 2016

Formal dining experience, good service, good sides, great steaks. Free valet parking is available, but I chose to self park after having a bad experience with valet parking elsewhere. We were 30 minutes early for our reservation, but they seated us right away. Waiter Elmer was very cordial and helpful. He brought the wife tastes of 2 wines before she selected one. We had salads, spinach and broccoli sides, and a ribeye for her, filet for me. It was all delicious. It was pricey, but we had a gift card and ran iver that amount just a little. I would recommend this for special occasions or business dinners.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food2
ambience3
service4
value1

Less than Sublimem

Dined on January 10, 2016

I went to Ruth's after a long absence of several years. Some of my old favorites were no longer on the menu (grilled salmon, banana cream pie & sautéed spinach). Others had lost their charms: the lobster bisque was not served piping hot, the creme brûlée was grainy & the chopped salad, while still quite good, was half the size I recalled. My 3 junior guests all got steak & potatoes and the steaks were well cooked and tender. Plus the shrimp on my chopped salad were perfect! Service was friendly and attentive So, not all is lost, but it certainly was not the sublime experience of years past. Total cost of the meals, without wine, other adult beverages or a tip, was $250. Too high a price for a less than superior experience.

food5
ambience5
service5
value5

Special!

Dined on December 31, 2015

Our "go-to" restaurant for birthdays and anniversaries. Hostess seated us in our requested area, wished us Happy Anniversary and sprinkled a handful of small festive H.A. tokens on table. Our server, Elmer, was amazing, attentive and remembered us from prior visits. Food excellent and a special dessert was served. Ruth' s was excellent in all respects and helped make our celebration special.

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food1
ambience3
service5

For a first class steak restaurant I exp ...

Dined on December 25, 2015

For a first class steak restaurant I expect if I order a filet mignon I getting a perfect meat not a 3/4 of fat

food5
ambience4
service5

Ruth's delivered an excellent dining exp ...

vip
Dined on December 25, 2015

Ruth's delivered an excellent dining experience on Christmas Eve. Service was attentive and the food outstanding. The atmosphere was festive and enjoyable for the family.

food5
ambience5
service5

Wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner.

Dined on November 26, 2015

Wonderful Thanksgiving Dinner.

food5
ambience3
service5

The food and drinks were amazing!

Dined on November 1, 2015

We will definitely return for another special occasion! Very delicious!

Tags: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Excellent meal and service

Dined on October 31, 2015

Excellent in every respect. Our waiters Charles and Serena were as impeccable as the food and wine!

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Always good

vip
Dined on October 28, 2015

It was a little loud in the bar and then I figured out it was us. THis place is always good with great bartenders and waitstaff

Tags: good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Great

Dined on October 24, 2015

Great service and food! Nick was fabulous and accommodated our every need. It was an exceptional dining experience.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food3
ambience4
service3

Short of expectations.

Dined on October 23, 2015

Previous experiences have all been favorable and met expectations. This time fell short. Service was not timely especially when ready to order. Also, not all entres' were prepared as ordered. Invited guest was not overly impressed with food or service.

Tags: fit for foodies
food2
ambience3
service1

Well I thought I would give it another try...

Dined on October 11, 2015

I was there last year and had a pretty dismal evening but wanted to try it again and although it was not quite as bad, it was not great. I live near Denver and our Ruth's is amazing..can't say the same here. The waiter started out being attentive but then went missing for about half an hour and when he returned was rushed although it was not that crowded. Our steaks were both overdone which is unacceptable in this type of steak house. When he finally did return to see how our food was we were done - he did offer to comp a dessert but we were just not in the mood. So, although I gave it the 2nd try will not be back to this Ruth's.

food5
ambience5
service5

Always Fabulous

Dined on August 26, 2015

We've been going to Ruth's Chris for many years and it's always fabulous and never disappointed about anything. It's always a special experience to notch above the rest!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

What is there to say, Always great

vip
Dined on August 25, 2015

Service and food are always top notch and as always don't touch the plate when it gets there

Tags: fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service4

Great food but with loud party.

Dined on August 24, 2015

We were first given a table next to a very loud group. We requested another table which was much quieter. Steaks were the very best. The only negative is the wine poured by the glass is very small, almost just a tasting.

Tags: fit for foodies
food5
ambience5
service5

Pleasurable Experience

Dined on August 22, 2015

Our server was great. Very friendly. He was also very informative and attentive. The atmosphere was wonderful & presented the perfect night for my love & I to celebrate each other and our life. The food was, of course, as expected, delicious. Would love to go back for a special occasion again.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Love this place!

Dined on August 21, 2015

Amazing food and service! We eat here often! Best steakhouse in the area!

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience4
service4

Very good overall

Dined on August 16, 2015

excellent fare, food and service was outstanding. Restaurant was spotless and attractive

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service5

always a great stop with great steaks

Dined on August 15, 2015

we have eaten at ruths for years and have always found the food and service great

Tags: good for groups, special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food4
ambience4
service4

cajuncracker

Dined on August 7, 2015

Excellent as usual. Service was excellent. Paid attention to needs but not intrusive. Great for business lunch or special occasions.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

STILL AWESOME

Dined on July 23, 2015

It had been a while since the last time we visited RC. Was very pleasantly surprised to see it is still a leader in fine dining. Take your wife, your business partner, or (if single) your girlfriend. It's awesome.

Tags: fit for foodies, romantic, notable wine list
food4
ambience3
service5
value3

Food A+, Seating placement C-

Dined on June 21, 2015

Ordinarily I love this restaurant for the sizzling hot steaks and to die for sides. While the food and service were on point, we were seated in what seemed like a walkway where a table was added to accommodate a busy night. It was a little awkward but we managed to have an enjoyable time.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
food5
ambience3
service4

great food, just slightly disappointing ....

Dined on June 20, 2015

We always have very good food here. We are just slightly disappointed that there is no dress code whatsoever. Feel kind of silly spending time & effort - & for the $$ level - getting dressed up when table next to us are in shorts & sandals /:

Tags: special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

First Class

Dined on June 2, 2015

Truly a Great Experience! From the perfectly cooked Steaks to the Delicious Wine a real winner in my book. Our waitress Erin was spot on! We will be Back

Tags: special occasion, notable wine list
food4
ambience3
service4

Great steak

Dined on May 26, 2015

I couldn't fault the steak. Delicious and beautiful cooked. Service was friendly and fine, but the lighting was far too dim to be able to read the menus. Atmosphere is fine, but practicality matters too. Perhaps slightly expensive, but on balance worth itr

Tags: fit for foodies, special occasion
food5
ambience4
service5

Exquisite Dining with Decadent Food

Dined on May 10, 2015

My husband and I dine out often--at home and traveling. Ruth's is always a great dining experience. The food is simply decadent. We turn to Ruth' s for lunch and special occasions and have never been disappointed.

Tags: good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch
food4
ambience4
service5

always good!

Dined on May 10, 2015

always a great mean with great service..... also ask for the front dining room if your looking for a vibrant scene and the back dining room if you want a more personnel setting

Tags: good for groups, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Thomas Derbes

Dined on May 10, 2015

The food was so good. The steak was just right cooked prefect. The was service was great too. Love to eat they when i can. Everything there is outstanding. Go there all the time.

Tags: romantic, special occasion
food5
ambience5
service5

Ruth's Chris Stek House - Lafayette, LA

Dined on May 8, 2015

This restaurant's service was impeccable staffed by knowledgeable, profession wait staff. This particular site maintains the reputation Ruth's has been known for in the past but has lost in other states/cities. Food was perfectly prepared and perfect for our special occasion.

Tags: romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
food5
ambience5
service5

Awesome Experience

vip
Dined on May 3, 2015

The shrimp cocktail was great with jumbo prawns and remoulade and cocktail sauce for dipping. Steaks were huge, perfectly cookedvand arrived sizzling on the plate. Sides? what can I say. Can't beat the potatoes au gratin and creamed spinach.. just as I remembered them at Ruth's original restaurant on Broad St. And the surprise... cheese cake, light and creamy. Overall a wonderful experience, made possible by not only good food, excellent servers, but a waiter who was both informative and attentive.

Tags: great for brunch, kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, notable wine list
food5
ambience5
service5

Charles was spectacular. He took such gr ...

Dined on April 26, 2015

Charles was spectacular. He took such great care of us. My four sons joined my wife and me and he was very engaging.

food4
ambience3
service5

well done as usual and great service

Dined on March 2, 2015

This is one of the better Ruth C restaurants. The steaks are done as you ask and the quality is the best. the wine list is good and the service top notch. this is a great steak house and worth the visit

Tags: special occasion, notable wine list

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