POWER OF ATTORNEY

        KNOW ALL BY THESE PRESENTS, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of Kristy Chipman and Susan Mirdamadi, signing singly, and their
successors in office and designees, the undersigned's true and lawful attorney-
in-fact to: (i) execute for and on behalf of the undersigned, in the
undersigned's capacity as an officer and/or director and/or owner of greater
than 10% of the outstanding Common Stock of Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc., a
Delaware corporation (the "Company"), Forms 3, 4 and 5 in accordance with
Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder;
and any other forms or reports the undersigned may be required to file in
connection with the undersigned's ownership, acquisition or disposition of
securities of the Company; (ii) do and perform any and all acts for and on
behalf of the undersigned which may be necessary or desirable to complete and
execute any such Form 3, 4 or 5 or other form or report and any amendments
thereto and timely file such form with the United States Securities and Exchange
Commission and any stock exchange or similar authority; and (iii) take any other
action of any type whatsoever in connection with the foregoing which, in the
opinion of such attorney- in-fact, may be of benefit to, in the best interest
of, or legally required by, the undersigned, it being understood that the
documents executed by such attorney-in-fact on behalf of the undersigned
pursuant to this Power of Attorney shall be in such form and shall contain such
terms and conditions as such attorney-in-fact may approve in such attorney-in-
fact's discretion.

        The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power
and authority to do and perform any and every act and thing whatsoever
requisite, necessary or proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights
and powers herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the
undersigned might or could do if personally present, with full power of
substitution or revocation, hereby ratifying and confirming all that such
attorney-in-fact or such attorney-in-fact's substitute or substitutes shall
lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of this power of attorney and the
rights and powers herein granted. The undersigned acknowledges that the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming, nor is the Company assuming, any of the
undersigned's responsibilities to comply with Section 16 of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934.

        This Power of Attorney shall remain in full force and effect until the
undersigned is no longer required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with respect to the
undersigned' s holdings of and transactions in securities issued by the Company,
unless earlier revoked by the undersigned in a signed writing delivered to the
foregoing attorneys-in-fact.

        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be executed as of this 8th day of December, 2020.

                                        /s/ Marcy Norwood Lynch
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                                        Marcy Norwood Lynch