Reservations
Smiling diner
Dinner
Mon - Thu 3 - 10 pm Fri - Sat 3 - 11 pm Sun 3 - 10 pm
Lunch
Mon - Sun 11 am - 3 pm
Ruth's Hour
Mon - Sun 4 - 6:30 pm
Open Thanksgiving Day
Thu 11 am - 10 pm
Reserve a Table Valet service and paid self-parking with validation available. View Details, Including Dress Code

Welcome to Our Table

Ruth’s Chris Steak House is located in the heart of downtown Columbia in the city’s financial, entertainment and historic district within the lobby of the Hilton Hotel and conveniently close to the Vista, Columbia’s most vibrant arts, dining, and entertainment districts. The restaurant boasts two private dining rooms as well as multiple meeting rooms and an expansive ballroom, a variety of event options are available for 10 to 200 guests. Whether you’re joining us for a romantic dinner, a business meeting, a private party or just a drink at the bar, our Columbia steakhouse will deliver superior service and an unforgettable dining experience.


TOUR OUR RESTAURANT

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

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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
  • Satellite Conferencing
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Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving at Ruth’s

Ruth didn't believe a holiday should get in the way of a great dinner.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Ruth? Why is it called Ruth's Chris? What's the reservation policy? Explore to find out!

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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Gift Cards that give back

Get a 10% bonus on gift card purchases of $250 or more.

General Manager

Ryan Abbott

Manager

Todd Wilt

Manager

Parker Chappell Rouse

Sales Manager

M. 803-476-1306
Amber VanPatten

Sales Manager

M. 803-476-1306
Nicholas Piotrowski

Executive Chef

Charles Taylor

Sous Chef

Tero Iivanainen

Sous Chef

Cathy Nates

Banquet Manager

Location Details

Information

Parking  

We are located inside the Hilton Columbia Center Hotel which is attached to a city owned parking garage. The garage charges $2 for the first hour of parking and $1 every hour after that. You may host your guest’s parking for private events by providing vouchers which are $12 per car. There is also valet available through the Hilton Hotel or we can make arrangements to add that to your bill if you prefer to host valet parking.

Dress Code 

BUSINESS CASUAL.

PROPER ATTIRE REQUIRED PLEASE.

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

  • Located in downtown Columbia within walking distance of the State Capitol Building and Historic Congaree Vista
  • A few minutes away from the Colonial Life Arena and Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Other nearby attractions include: SC State Museum, Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens, University of South Carolina, Riverfront Park, Hilton Columbia Center, Lake Murray, Congaree National Park, EdVenture Children’s Museum, South Carolina State House, Saluda Shoals Park, Gamecocks, Five Points, Nickelodeon Theatre, Indie Grits Festival, Fort Jackson, Harbison State Forest, Congaree National Park, Midlands Technical College, Koger Center for the Arts, Adluh Flour Mills, Elmwood Cemetery & Gardens, Columbia Museum of Art, Finlay Park, South Carolina Military Museum, Broadway in Columbia, Carolina Ballet, Columbia City Ballet, The Palmetto Opera, Memorial Park, South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra

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