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About Ruth's Chris Steak House - Palm Desert

Looking for a reservation? Call us at (760) 779-1998 and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Palm Desert, CA serves the finest USDA Prime beef available, broiled at 1,800° and served on 500° plates, so your steak stays hot, juicy and delicious from first bite to last. Enjoy our New Orleans-inspired appetizers, USDA Prime steaks, fresh seafood, signature side dishes and homemade desserts. All this while you enjoy our warm, inviting atmosphere and Ruth’s Chris’ genuine hospitality. So whether you’re a regular or have just been wondering what all the buzz is about, Ruth's Chris is the perfect excuse to enjoy the perfect night out. Dinner is served nightly, reservations are suggested and private dining and offsite catering may be arranged.

74740 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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Dining Style:
Fine Dining

Cuisines:
Steakhouse, Steak, Seafood

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm; Friday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm; Saturday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm ; Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Between Cook & Deep Canyon

Dress Code:
Business Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 779-1998

Website:
http://www.ruthschris.com/Restaurant-Locations/palm-desert

Catering:
Ruth's Catering in Palm Desert, CA - Bring the service, expertise and flavor of Ruth's Chris Steak House to the location of your choice! Your Private Event Manager is ready to help attend to every detail of your event, from the menu to the martinis. Ruth's will bring in a team of trained chefs, bartenders and servers to make the most of your experience.

Parking Details:
Complimentary Valet Parking or self-parking in private lot.

Executive Chef:
Hector Ramirez

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wine

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Palm Desert Ratings and Reviews

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84% would recommend it to a friend

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 8, 2014

Open Table doesn't allow for a long post so I'll just say the ambiance was nice, the service good, the cocktails fantastic. But when it comes right down to it, the steaks at what is supposed to be one of the best steakhouses around just weren't very good. No sizzling plates, no melted butter aroma. The smear of butter on my steak (ordered medium rare) didn't event melt and the fat in the rib-eye wasn't rendered.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Diego)·Dined on February 4, 2014

Great service and food. Thank You Carol and staff.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Des Moines)·Dined on January 31, 2014

We had a wonderful dinner, Michael our waiter couldn't be more attentive. Food and wine were perfect. A great night!

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 (Milwaukee)·Dined on January 28, 2014

Have been to Ruth's Chris restaurants across the country. Took clients to dinner. Appetizer ordered but salads delivered. Order not entered. Ordered a second bottle of wine to find they had served us the last bottle. With 5 people, they should know we would drink more than one bottle. Why not tell us up front. Had to order a different wine. Three people ordered the same steak cut and were all three different when served. Different size and shape.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 24, 2014

food is always great the bone in filet exceptional , service outstanding.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 12, 2014

Food and service created a fine dining experience for special occasions.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 12, 2014

Food was excellent, service was great...
We had a picture taken ( twice ) for keepsake but were never given picture...

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 11, 2014

One can never, ever go wrong with Ruth's Chris, they are the standard by which I judge every steak and are always the best. This was another exceptional dining experience. A+ quality & top notch service every time.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 7, 2014

Nice for a special occasion. Could sit as long as you wanted. Not rushed through meal.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 3, 2014

We had a very nice dinner, once again, at Ruth Cris. It seems that you can never go wrong in choosing this wonderful restaurant for a great meal. The food is always delicious, and the service is always excellent. We both chose the petite filet classic dinners. The portions were excellent and the side dishes perfect for sharing. Our server Mel, was more than accomadating. We always search out a Ruth Cris restaurant, even when we travel. This time we were in Palm Desert, California enjoying the holidays with my sister and her family.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 2, 2014

This us z winner every time. One of our favorites! Since it was Christmas it was very busy snd loud but should be expected. Fantastic food and service from Brian.

Tags: Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 2, 2014

Consistently fabulous steak!!! Chop salad was great and they have lots of gluten free options.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2014

Had the beet salad, but Carol (the wait person) clarified it was a mixed greens salad with beets - big difference and good for her for pointing that out. I asked for mostly beets and few greens - turned out fine. Taste was acceptable, but nothing outstanding. Followed with a rib-eye (no bone); prepared as ordered (med rare), but lacked a rich, beef flavor. It was a RC steak - they're just OK. The mashed potatoes were hot and tasted fine. The dessert of berries in a cream sauce remains the best thing on their menu (which is why it won over another place that has better steaks): rich, decadent, and tastes great! Service by Carol was excellent as was service by the hostesses. Overall, a much more pleasant experience than my last visit.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 31, 2013

We chose Ruth's Chris to celebrate New Year's Eve. We wanted a restaurant that was special and served delicious food - we were not disappointed! It was a great place to say goodbye to 2013.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2013

Had a great night and the staff was wonderfull.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 31, 2013

We went there to Celebrate New Years Eve with my Husband and my eighty year old parents. We have celebrated New Years together for the past ten years. I made this reservation back in November. We arrived and had to wait 45 minutes for a table. When we were finally seated, it looked like we were an after thought. The table we got looked like a card table they put up with four very uncomfortable chairs. It was such a disappointment. Needless to say our evening was not what we expected. I have already booked a table next year at the Chop House. I think that is where we will celebrate our New Years from now on.

I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone!!

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2013

Filets were great for 3 of us. One had barbecue shrimp served with mashed potatoes--heavy and lacked barbecue sauce. My salad had too much dressing. Veggies were great. It was New Year's eve early dinner and serving staff were very personable and friendly, as well as greetings from the manager--but our waitress was business-like and somewhat cold. At the end, she slapped down the check without a word--no thank-you and never a smile. We never felt rushed, but it did feel a bit "assembly-line" (especially compared to our terrific experience at Flemings the night before).

Tags: Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 28, 2013

It seems that this place as well as other legacy chain steakhouses are not what they used to be very sad. I will not bore you with the details, as I am sure if you have been recently, you know what I mean. I guess we will have to rely on and support on the independents across the country.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 28, 2013

Our "go to" dining favorite in palm desert -

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 27, 2013

Good quality food, great service. One of my favorite restaurants.

Tags: Good for Groups, Kid-friendly, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Tahoe)·Dined on December 27, 2013

We always come to Ruth Chris for our birthday celebrations. And it never disappoints. Each morsel of food is perfectly prepared and we enjoy every bite. The waiters are trained well and aim to please. It's always at the top of our list!!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 26, 2013

ONE OF THE FINEST DINING EXPERIENCES IN THE DESERT, PLACE IT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST OF 'I MUST EAT THERE.'

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 25, 2013

With our children and grand children grown and on their own this year, my wife and I decided to have Christmas Dinner at Ruth's Chris in Palm Desert, CA. We were cheerfully greeted and promptly seated at our reservation time. Our server Jodi was exceptional in taking care of all our needs from cocktails/wine, salads/appetizers to our main course and side dishes. We only had one small problem - my wife's Filet was cooked medium-rare instead of medium-well. It was cooked the same as my Filet that was ordered medium-rare. This problem was immediately addressed by Jodi and the Management Staff. But, it is frustrating that a steak house of this caliber has a problem with cooking a steak more than medium.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 25, 2013

We went here for Christmas dinner. We had a reservation and had to wait 20 minutes to be seated. The restaurant was loaded to capacity. We were seated at a make-shift table that wobbled throughout the evening smack in the centre of the dining room. The staff was trying their best to keep up but this caused them to rush. Forks and plates were not 'placed' on the table but almost 'thrown down'. When we had leftover deserts the server Devon offered to put it in a take away box and scraped it into the box carelessly. It didn't even resemble chocolate cake by the time she finished with it. Soup was almost spilled when set down so thank goodness it was only 'lukewarm' when we got it. Entrees and desserts were excellent though!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 25, 2013

Always have a great dining experience!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 25, 2013

Have been coming here for years - special I assigned me place for us.... The last two trips were not so good - steaks were chewy and seemed to lack flavor. Must have a new chef... Not going back

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 24, 2013

Of all the different RuthsChris that we've been to, this Palm Desert location is our favourite. We ate here on Christmas Eve. Our server, Melanie, was fantastic. We did have some issues with a steak but that was promptly taken care of.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 23, 2013

I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant. That being said the service was amazing, the staff is incredible and staff always goes beyond what is required. The steaks this time were not to Ruth's Chris standards. Four out of the five entrees were not good. Two porthourses for two were gritty and fatty. The 2 ribeyes were not special (2 different kinds). The couple that split the mignon and lobster were extremely satified. A big disappointment for me as I always push this restaurant.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 23, 2013

Israel was our server and made our visit memorable.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 17, 2013

chopped salad,steaks, and fries were all absolutely delicious we were celebrating a birthday and had a wonderful time at dinner

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on December 15, 2013

We love Ruth's Chris Steak Houses and dine in them regularly - we like the fact that we can split everything and the great petite tenderloin is our favorite. The Palm Desert location follows the theme of all Ruth's Chris' with great and friendly staff. We will return the next time we are in PD.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 12, 2013

Love this restaurant. Food, service, ambiance.... top notch all the way. Enjoying a dinner with my sister in law from out of state.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Vibrant Bar Scene, Romantic, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 6, 2013

Took my nephew and finance put for his birthday. They were blown away with the delicious food and fabulous service. We started with ahi tuna and veal Osso Buco filled raviolis. Outstanding!!!! My nephew had the bone-in filet and said he never had such a delicious filet. Same said for the regular filet and the sea bass. Sides were equally as good but the lobster Mac and Cheese we all agreed was the best. Bread pudding for dessert was really tasty. if you can get Michael for your waiter then you have the perfect meal

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 6, 2013

We love great steakhouses and there are a number of them in this area. This is a good one, but the steaks can be tough at times. I won't name other steakhouses in this area, but Ruth's Chris would be at the lower end when compared to the others. If a restaurant bills itself as a five star with prices to go along with it then there never should be inconsistency.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on December 4, 2013

Our Honeymoon!
Great Food and Service!

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 30, 2013

The food was great, they gave us private quiet dinning area and service was great. This was our third visit and it was great still

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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 30, 2013

Always our favorite.
Beats Mastro's and Sullivan's hands down.
The best steak in the desert.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 29, 2013

Dinner at Ruth's Chris is always spectacular. We each had their special meal dealio which includes the salad, side & dessert & is a crazy good deal! I had the Caesar, which was fantastic, we both had the filet & shrimp entree, which is just to die for, really. I can't say enough good things about the steaks, they are the measure by which I judge every steak I have. Our server, Jessie, was really fun & friendly & took great care of us. We will be back soon!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on November 28, 2013

This was our holiday dinner. Amazing staff and menu.
Jason, our waiter was great. Great ambience. Beautiful interior
S & H

Tags: Good for Groups, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Kid-friendly
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 28, 2013

Food, service, ambience...all perfect. We were in Palm desert for sports tournaments for our kids and we have never gone out to dinner for thanksgiving. I have to say it was one of our best thanksgivings ever! Not hey even sent left overs home. Absolutely delicious!

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