Date-Night Bites

Find or recapture love … one nibble at a time



Experience a date night of your own at Acqua Pazza.

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Keeping romance alive is easy when couples make time for each other. Catch up with your spouse heading out for a date-night bite to eat. Or get to know your new special someone by sharing a late-night dinner at one of our favorite restaurants.

Get cozy at Acqua Pazza California Bistro. Eat here as late as 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday; 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. The bar boasts an array of specialty martinis, wine, and beer. Or let down your hair by sampling any number of its tequilas. Feed your date skewers of peppered filet mignon strips or lightly fried oysters. You supply the dessert.
71800 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage, CA
760-862-9800
www.acquapazzabistro.com

Twin Palms Bistro & Lounge offers laid-back or working couples the chance to feast on comfort food. Dine as late as midnight and enjoy Southern-fried or grilled catfish or other tempting dishes, including Beef Stroganoff and Sole Almondine. Plan the perfect Sunday brunch date (11 a.m. until 3 p.m.).
1201 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs, CA
760-322-0700
www.twinpalmsbistro.com

Embark on your first date at Cork & Fork Wine Bar and Kitchen. Kiss and canoodle at a romantic corner table, or sample wines and order a feast of appetizers à deux.
47875 Caleo Bay, Ste. A107, La Quinta, CA
760-777-7555
www.corkandforkwinebar.com

Taste the robust flavors of Italy with your special someone at Charli Marrone's Italina Bar & Grill. Eggplant Parmesan or coconut shrimp are sure to please. So will the abundant wine selection. This restaurant stays open until 10 p.m.
42250 Jackson St., Indio, CA
760-625-1500
www.charlimarronesitalianbarandgrill.com

Let Chef Drew Davis tempt your tummy with the sensual flavors of the Mediterranean at Catalan. It’s an excellent spot for getting to know your date over drinks and tapas, paella, and other entrées, or to slowly fall in love while sampling a titillating dessert. Doors close at 10 p.m.
70026 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage, CA
760-770-9508
www.catalanrestaurant.com

Catalan Restaurant
Experience a date night of your own at Catalan

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