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Ruth's Chris Chilled Seafood Tower

In the mood to start your meal with the finest seafood the ocean has to offer? Look no further than our signature Chilled Seafood Tower.

Featuring Maine lobster, Alaskan king crab legs and knuckles, fresh colossal lump crab meat and jumbo cocktail shrimp, our Chilled Seafood Tower is served alongside a house-made Sriracha-lime seafood sauce and cocktail sauce. Available in two sizes, it’s sure to leave everyone in your party both satisfied and ready for the next course.


Whether you’re dining with friends, family, or coworkers, our seafood tower is an ideal appetizer showpiece for any special occasion.

Its presence sets a festive, communal tone that encourages sharing and conversation, not to mention a size and arrangement that’s impressive enough to draw the attention of anyone in your party (and the restaurant).

In addition, our Chilled Seafood Tower’s carefully-designed presentation makes for a great photo opportunity to share with your friends. Trust us, it’s hard to resist the urge to take a snapshot when one of our servers places it in the middle of your table.


Much like other seafood dishes, most shellfish is light on flavor, which calls for similarly delicate, light wines. A cold glass of champagne or sparkling white wine has a dryness, acidity, and depth of flavor that can enhance just about any seafood dish – particularly this one.

Other good examples include an Albariño from the Rias Baias region on the Atlantic Spanish coast, crisp white varietals like Sauvignon Blanc, or Italian whites like Pinot Grigio.

Simply put, choosing the right pairing for this type of dish can turn a memorable dining experience into an unforgettable one.

Let’s also break down which wines pair best with each element of the tower.


As one of the most robust, decadent seafood varieties, lobster calls for a wine that penetrates through its richness without overtaking its distinct flavor. A few noteworthy companions would be a Chardonnay, White Burgundy or Sparkling Rosé.


The full-bodied sweetness of crab pairs extremely well with a buttery Chardonnay. Also consider a Pinot Gris or a slightly dry Riesling - which also exhibits fruity flavors that pair quite nicely.


With such a distinguished flavor, shrimp calls for a light companion in wine to enlighten the taste. Try a Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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