Ruth's Chris Steak House
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Ruth's Chris Steak House Restaurant Review: The first Big Island location of this well-established chain is located inside the luxe Shops at Mauna Lani and the décor is evocative of classic Old Hawaii. Diners partake in butter-drenched steaks served sizzling hot on pristine white plates. This beef needs no enhancement, though discerning patrons know that a fine red wine from the extensive wine list just adds to the dining pleasure. We try to order other items from a menu that includes fine seafood choices, but find ourselves always choosing the cowboy rib-eye, a bone-in steak full of robust beefy flavor. Stick with classic accompaniments here from broiled tomatoes to creamed spinach and baked potatoes with all the trimmings. We doubt there is a cocktail these skilled bartenders don't know how to concoct.