10 Best Steakhouses in the Desert for Fresh Cuts Cooked to Perfection
LG's Prime Steakhouse specializes in high-quality, USDA Prime steaks with an impressive presentation.
Local Expert Tip: "As one of the desert's top steakhouses, it can be challenging to get a reservation with short notice. Try making a reservation after the dinner rush if you're looking for a same-day or next-day reservation."
Ruth's Chris Steak House is the nine-time consecutive winner of the "Best Steakhouse in the Desert" award.
Local Expert Tip: "Feel free to bring the family, as the staff at Ruth's Chris goes out of their way to please the kids. From fruit plates to crayons, your kids will taken care of while you enjoy your freshly served steak."
Mastro's Steakhouse offers hand-cut steaks in an intimate dining room reminiscent of Old Hollywood's heyday.
Local Expert Tip: "Leave room to try one of M Bar's signature cocktails and Mastro's signature warm butter cake."
Morton's, The Steakhouse in Palm Desert has a stellar reputation for both steaks and service.
Local Expert Tip: "Try the filet mignon sliders and wash them down with a pick from Morton's extensive wine list."
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse at The River offers a modern steakhouse experience in Rancho Mirage.
Local Expert Tip: "Complement your steak with a round of dessert. The lava cake is Fleming's signature dessert and shouldn't be missed."
Sullivan's Steakhouse on El Paseo is known for its prime cuts and live entertainment.
Local Expert Tip: "Go in the evenings on the weekend to enjoy some of the desert's best jazz and piano performances."
The Steakhouse at the Spa serves choice filets, veal cuts and prime rib in the heart of Palm Springs.
Local Expert Tip: "The steakhouse is located inside the Spa Resort Casino, making it the perfect destination if you're looking for a night of dinner and entertainment. After enjoying your steak, head to Cascade Lounge for music and dancing or hit the casino floor and enjoy the various slots and table games."
Falls Prime Steakhouse and Martini Bar serves an impressive array of steaks with add-ons like a cracked pepper, dijon and horseradish crust.
Local Expert Tip: "If you go on Thursdays, you'll be in a prime location to easily check out VillageFest, the weekly open-air night market, and the Palm Springs Art Museum, which offers free admission on Thursday afternoons."
The Chop House serves aged steaks, all cut in-house and sure to melt in your mouth.
Local Expert Tip: "If you're dining with a group, the Chop House's extensive menu is sure to please everyone's palette."
Morgan's in the Desert offers thick steaks prepared by James Beard-award winning chef Jimmy Schmidt.
Local Expert Tip: "Throughout the year, Chef Jimmy Schmidt will create an original prix fixe menu highlighting seasonal offerings. Be sure to ask your server about Chef Schmidt's current special menu."
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