Smiling diner
Mon - Sun 4 - 10 pm
Sun 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Ruth's Hour
Mon - Sun 4 - 6:30 pm
Complimentary valet service and complimentary self-parking available. View Details, Including Dress Code

Due to the weather conditions in the Charleston area, we will be closed today, January 4, 2018. We are tentatively scheduled to reopen on Friday, January 5 at 4 PM. 

Please continue to check back here for updates.

Welcome to Our Table

Located in the French Quarter and ideally situated in downtown historic Charleston, Ruth's Chris Charleston is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of champagne in the bar followed by a fabulous dinner in front of the fireplace in our main dining room. Our special 500° sizzling plates and award-winning wine list are the perfect pairing for any occasion. Whether you’re joining us for a romantic dinner, a business meeting, a private party or just a drink at the bar, our Charleston steakhouse will deliver superior service and an unforgettable dining experience.


Take a tour of Ruth's Chris Charleston before you dine.

Pouring champagne

Let’s Plan Your Next Event

Whether you need to book a private dining room, cater a business meeting or special event, we have the expertise to craft your perfect private event and the flawless service to make it a success.

  • Private Dining
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Holiday Surf and Turf

Ruth’s Surf And Turf

Ruth Always preferred “both” to “either/or”

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Seasonal Classics

Enjoy the best of Ruth's with new seasonally inspired dishes.

Cabernet Sauvignon

This varietal’s fuller body, higher tannins and dark fruit flavors make it the perfect complement to a well-seared steak.

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Barbecued Shrimp

Whet your appetite with sizzling shrimp. Sautéed New Orleans style with reduced white wine, butter, garlic and spices.

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Ruth’s Chris Gift Cards

Treat them to the best steak house experience they'll ever have.

Smiling diner
John Williams

General Manager

Alison Lynch

Sous Chef

Andrew Berg

Executive Chef

Amanda Heimkreiter

Sales Manager

M. 843-793-4224

Location Details



Limited valet parking available at the French Quarter Inn (Linguard Street entrance). Self-parking available in nearby public lots.

Dress Code 



We ask that you kindly remove all hats when entering the restaurant.  

Guests wearing ball caps are asked to dine in the bar/lounge.

Thank you for not wearing: Gym wear, pool attire, tank tops, clothing with offensive graphics or language or exposed undergarments.

What’s Nearby

  • Historic Charleston City Market
  • Down the block from the port of Charleston
  • Located in the historic district French Quarter Inn (#2 rated hotel in the U.S. on Trip Advisor)
  • Charleston Place, The Battery, Charleston Harbor, Waterfront Park, Marion Square, Planters Inn, College of Charleston, Ashley River, Gaillard Auditorium, Cooper River, King Street Shopping District, South Carolina Aquarium

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