About Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse
Jeff Ruby's is a 1940's art deco style steakhouse featuring dry aged on premise steaks and Fresh Seafood...not to mention our extensive selection of signature salads, Steakhouse potatoes, vegetables and desserts. Those who prefer an early dinner may make reservations for as early as 5:00pm Monday through Saturday. Jeff Ruby's is conveniently located in the heart of downtown Cincinnati's entertainment district and is within walking distance of downtown hotels and the convention center. When you demand the very best in dining experiences, choose Jeff Ruby's. Discover the distinction for yourself!
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm -10:00pm, Friday & Saturday: 5:00pm - 11:00pm
$50 and over
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Jeff Ruby's offers Live Entertainment Tuesday - Saturday. Jazz, Rhythm & Blues and contemporary favorites are performed by Cincinnati's finest musicians. Perfect after an evening at the Aronoff Center; let the others fight the traffic rush home! At Jeff Ruby's, there is Never a Cover!
Let Jeff Ruby's cater your next event! For more information, contact Sales Manager, Kathy Davis at 513-723-4454 ext. 108 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valet parking is available Monday - Friday beginning at 6:00pm and Saturdays at 5:00pm; cost is $9.00 per car.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
We offer a complete, turn-key private event planning experience. This includes an array of audio/video and floral options. Our sales manager will work with you and our vendors to ensure every detail exceeds your expectations.
Jeff Ruby's Steakhouse Ratings and Reviews
First class steakhouse in every sense of ...
First class steakhouse in every sense of the term. The staff could not have been more welcoming or helpful. Cocktails were delicious, as was our wine. Those who had the filet remarked it cut like warm butter. My cowboy cut ribeye was on par with the best I have had in Chicago; high praise indeed. Spectacular flavoring.
This is a truly memorable venue for any occasion.
Thanks to Dustin, our server, and Neal, the Regional Manager, for making our evening superb.
Had a wonderful time at Jeff Ruby's. Th ...
Had a wonderful time at Jeff Ruby's. The food was delicious and we ate too much!! We had our waiter select a red wine for dinner and it was excellent. The steak was cooked to perfection. Compliments to the chef. Our waiter, Tony, took very good care of us and we will ask for him next visit to Jeff Ruby's.
Our waiter, Tony, was incredibly friendl ...
Our waiter, Tony, was incredibly friendly and inviting, and definitely enhanced our dining experience with his positive attitude and attention. My husband and I were celebrating our 30th anniversary as well as his 55th birthday, and I surprised him with an evening downtown. This was our first time at Jeff Ruby's. Is it pricey? Yes. But, given the occasion, it turned out to be the perfect choice; the ambience was spot-on with good jazz music in the background, and the meal was excellent. My husband enjoyed the Freddie salad along with the Cowboy steak. I ordered the 8oz Filet and requested it 'spicy' -- it did not disappoint! Tony also suggested the Chimay Red for my husband, which was huge hit. I would highly recommend Jeff Ruby's for a special occasion. We plan to bring our families back to celebrate our son's graduation from Xavier U. this year.
Our dinner was a date night and from the ...
Our dinner was a date night and from the time we walked in until we left the services excellent. Our server(Jordan) was the best, nothing was left to want. Our drinks and dinner were served with the greatest care. The food was prepared as ordered and was wonderful. The entire staff was top notch. Great place for that special dinner!!
My husband and I enjoyed our 29th weddin ...
My husband and I enjoyed our 29th wedding anniversary at Jeff Ruby's and from the time we entered the establishment we were made to feel welcome and important to them. Kevin was our waiter and was perfect in every way. We typically go to Montgomery Inn for our anniversary and because of the generosity of friends we had a gift card for Jeff Ruby's. Gift card or not, we will be back to celebrate 30 years on 10/10/17!!!
Our waiter was great but our food was di ...
Our waiter was great but our food was disappointing, the salad had seen it's better day and the potato was really just burnt and well past it's prime. They did offer us a piece of cheesecake because of our anniversary, for the money it could have been much better!
This is one of our favorite steak houses ...
This is one of our favorite steak houses... however my only disappointment was with the food, normally it is amazing but for whatever reason it was not at its best. My gf ordered a filet and I had chicken and both were not great at all. Most of the time I am very happy and will clearly return just dissatisfied this time
Not worth the money. It is a restraint ...
Not worth the money. It is a restraint to be seen and not have the best experience. I have been told for the last 3 years that I have to go there and I was really disappointed. The taste of the food was not as finished as I would have liked for the money I paid. If you want to be seen, then this is the place! If you want overpriced bland food, make a reservation. Maybe we ordered the wrong things, but waiter recommendations should be the best things.
Steaks, I wish they had been prepared the way we asked and I really wish they has some taste. Not impressed with the bone in filet. We were told by a manager that they are very hard to cook properly because of the bone. Well, sending that kind of money on a steak I would expect a chef to know how to cook it.
The potatoes and creamed corn were about what you would expect from anywhere.
The best part is the great drink menu!
Generally "group" restaurants turn me of ...
Generally "group" restaurants turn me off. They are so formulaic... However, Jeff Ruby's is a very notable exception. This is a "destination restaurant" (worth coming to the city, if only to dine). "Dinner out" takes place for me nearly 300 nights a year (I nearly incessantly travel), so it takes quite a bit to favorably impress me. However, the beautifully replicated Art Deco interior and the superbly trained, experienced, and professional staff at this (apparently reborn) establishment are the exceptionally good components of this very, very wonderful restaurant. I dine out often, usually in different countries, and most American restaurants are bland, boring, and ordinary. Jeff Ruby's is none of these. Alternatively it is exciting, exceptional, and interesting. Some may find it a bit pricey, but as long as you're prepared to pay for this splendid experience, everything about the establishment is well worth any amount of time, money, or effort. Just go!
The service was exceptional, including b ...
The service was exceptional, including but not limited to, the valet and the servers. The environment was both plush and jazzy. The food was sensational, especially the steaks. They were cooked perfectly. I will definitely be back!
The food was some of the best. I would ...
The food was some of the best. I would even go so far as to say the steaks were better prepared than that of a very popular national steakhouse...RC. My only complaint is that it isn't very intimate. When you are sitting at a two top table you are practically sitting with the table next to you. Also, when a live band is there it's almost so loud you can't hear the wait staff. But I will still go back. Love the food and the service is out of this world.
We were visiting for Parents' Weekend at ...
We were visiting for Parents' Weekend at the University of Cincinnati and wanted to treat our son to a yummy steak. Nate was a friendly and attentive server who made us feel right at home, even though this was our first visit. Food was outstanding from the crab cake entree, to our Caesar salad, to our strips and filets, to dessert. We look forward to visiting every trip back!
In the dozens of times I've visited, I'v ...
In the dozens of times I've visited, I've only had one experience that missed the mark, and it was on Valentine's day. It's nice to know that there still exists a place where there is pride in providing excellent service and excellent product. I doubt anyone would be dissapointed in Ruby's, and if they were, it might only be in that it is on the pricey side of dining. It is however an excellent Restaurant and has amazing service. My favorite experience was a pairing of Mad Tree beer and a special tasting menu for the beer. I would attend these regularly if they were a common occurrence.
I am a big fan of Jeff Ruby's in Louisvi ...
I am a big fan of Jeff Ruby's in Louisville. In fact, it is one of my favorite restaurants in the world (and I frequently dine in NYC, including Per Se and the French Laundry, so I consider myself a connoisseur of good food!). At any rate, the Cinci JR's was a sad disappointment compared to what I am used to in Louisville. I was with a group of 4 people, and the hostess attempted to place us at a tiny table for 2 (all 4 of us). After some protest, I finally got the waiter to move us to one of the many available booths. The waiter was outstanding as a person, but he was severely overworked by the large party he was also taking care of, so his personal service to us was not good. The food was not up to par for what I expect in Louisville. It was good but certainly not fantastic, and I don't plan on returning there. I spent $600 for my party of 4 there, and I don't consider it money well spent....
Visited for our 23rd wedding anniversary ...
Visited for our 23rd wedding anniversary. My wife was looking forward to it so much and was not disappointed! The waitstaff was amazing and the food of course was fantastic. Would recommend Jeff Ruby's steakhouse to anybody!
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