Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Legendary Classics.
Revisited Ruth's Chris Steakhouse Aruba to rediscover its more iconic dishes and understood why they remain legends.
The history of Ruth's Chris Steakhouse is mind-blowing! A history of success and resilience like no other. Ruth Fertel a divorced mom bought Chris Steakhouse using her house to get a loan from the bank. She knew she was destined for success when on her first day she sold 35 steaks for $5 each. Hurricanes and fire hit the restaurant hard but her strength was greater, now Ruth's Chris Steakhouse is the biggest upscale restaurant chain in the world.
I hadn't been to Aruba's Ruth's Chris Steakhouse in a long time and I was eager to taste all the things that were on my mind and remembered as favorites.
Not only the place is known for its prime steaks and service, let me tell you their bar is pure excellence. The Pomegranate Martini and the Blueberry Mojito were our refreshment choices and I encourage you to start your night the same way. I enjoy long evenings, having a cocktail before dinner, catching up with the table mates, letting time pass by in a leisurely manner.
Once appetite has opened its time for the appetizers. I highly recommend to check their appetizers menu, I know it is tempting to go straight up for the biggest steak but I assure you they have a great selection and you won't be disappointed.
Friends' favorite, the Blue Crab cakes came in sizzling in lemon butter. Delicious and massive, perfect for sharing.
For me, a person that likes heat can't miss the Spicy Lobster. Fried and tossed in a creamy spicy sauce. If you could only grab a bite through your screen.
Let's go to the main act and the main reason of why this place is in my top of dining destinations in Aruba. Steak! (and sides to be honest).
I consider impossible not to swoon when this 500 degrees plate arrives at your table with this butter basted Ribeye. Pro tip: ask them to leave the bone in. For those who want to enjoy the classic filet & lobster, go for it! perfection is assured.
The side dishes were delicious as always. Mushrooms, asparagus and my all time favorite: the sweet potato casserole. This pecan crusted sweet potato puree is sweet and buttery, unbeatable.
Ruth's chopped salad was a first for me. When I read palm hearts on its description I knew I had to go for it.
One last martini before dessert and their recommendation was the green apple. You come here for the classics and they know how to make every one of them special.
Dessert time was a bit of an excess. Warm apple crumb tart and chocolate duo. What a way to finish.
Being reminded of why a restaurant is on your list a favorites by showing quality and consistency is always appreciated! I leave Ruth's Chris knowing that next time I want to treat myself to a monumental meal and experience I'll come back.