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Ruth Chris vs Flemings (Irvine/Orange County)

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Al Feb 15, 2006 01:40 PM

Which is better - Ruth Chris or Flemings? Also is there a difference between the Ruth Chris in Bev Hills vs the one in Irvine? Thanks

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    Lov2Eat RE: Al Feb 15, 2006 01:48 PM

    Flemings. PRIME BONE-IN RIBEYE 22 oz. OMG!!!!

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      Samantha RE: Al Feb 15, 2006 01:54 PM

      I prefer Ruth's Chris. I think the steaks are much more flavorful.

      Fleming's is more of an Orange County "scene," if you are into that. But the last time I ate there (granted, last summer), I thought the food had gone a bit downhill and that it was overpriced for what it was. I wasn't surprised when I heard that the Fleming's chain was purchased by Outback Steakhouse.

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        1000steps RE: Al Feb 15, 2006 02:00 PM

        I have ate at both and Ruth's Chris I find to be superior. Prefer it over Mortons as well.

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          Macdonald RE: Al Feb 15, 2006 02:19 PM

          The Ruth's Chris in Irvine is the best and the Beverly Hills location the worst.

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            WestsideLisa RE: Macdonald Feb 18, 2007 05:12 PM

            I prefer Beverly Hills over Woodland Hills.

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            Afty RE: Al Feb 15, 2006 02:50 PM

            RC

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              GODHAN RE: Al Feb 15, 2006 02:53 PM

              Another Ruth's Chris just opened its doors last week in Pasadena, across from the Paseo mall.

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                Mealcentric RE: Al Feb 15, 2006 03:03 PM

                Why choose between these two when a Mastros opened up in Costa Mesa? But RC over Flemings.

                1. eezerik RE: Al Feb 18, 2007 03:05 PM

                  Ruth's Chris in Irvine IS the best.

                  There is also Mastros by Crystal Cove where I catch lobster...
                  only about 23490802893409832432 lamborghinis there.

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                    brekkie_fan RE: eezerik Mar 1, 2007 11:14 PM

                    wait, when i went it was evenly distributed between mercedes and bmw?!?! then i came rolling in my MINI...ha!

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