Smiling diner
Mon - Thu 5 - 9:30 pm Fri 5 - 10 pm Sat 4:30 - 10 pm Sun 4 - 9 pm
Happy Hour
Mon - Fri 4 - 6 pm Sun 4 - 6 pm
Reserve a Table Complimentary valet service and complimentary self-parking available. View Details

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Ruth’s Chris Steak House is a Palm Desert favorite among both locals and visitors, winning several awards including Best Steak House in the Desert for nine consecutive years. Our warm, comfortable atmosphere is popular among golf and tennis pros, and the nearby Coachella Valley (known as Playground to the Stars) attracts celebrities and famous musicians all year round.

Enjoy a Broadway play at the McCallum Theatre, then dine at Ruth's Chris for a delightful evening of USDA prime beef, award-winning wine and legendary service. Whether it’s a romantic steak dinner for two, an important business meeting or a private party, our Palm Desert steak house will deliver superior service and an unforgettable dining experience.

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From private dinners to business meetings, we have the expertise to craft your perfect event—and the flawless service to make it a success.

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Cabernet Sauvignon

This varietal’s fuller body, higher tannins and dark fruit flavors make it the perfect complement to a well-seared steak.

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Barbecued Shrimp

Whet your appetite with sizzling shrimp. Sautéed New Orleans style with reduced white wine, butter, garlic and spices.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Ruth? Why is it called Ruth's Chris? What's the reservation policy? Explore to find out!

We are regulars at Palm Desert and always ask for Melanie. We thought it was time to let you know what an amazing server she is. She knows exactly what we like and makes sure every experience is perfect. As much as we love your food, Melanie is the reason we keep coming back!

Steven Afriat November 5, 2015
Dale Brandsberg

General Manager

Bill Vallejo

Executive Chef

Anita Owens-DeCuir

Sales Manager

Pablo Guzman

Sous Chef

Darrell Woods


Ray McCann


Location Details

Parking Information

Valet service is complimentary and self parking is available at no charge.

What’s Nearby

  • Near Indian Wells Tennis Garden, La Quinta Resort & Club and Aqua Caliente Resort & Spa
  • Conveniently located just a few minutes’ drive from The McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts
  • The Coachella Valley is home to the Coachella music festival, the Stage Coach country western music festival, Indian Wells Tennis Garden and a number of top PGA Golf courses

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