The 5 Best Fries in the Desert

Burgers, beware!

Fries with a sliver of skin left on from In-N-Out Burger.

Lara Rossignol

1 — Woody’s Burgers
Snack on the sweet potato fries, which are nutritious, delicious, and drizzled with a light coating of maple syrup.
317 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.

2 — In-N-Out Burger
Savor these taters, prepared daily with a sliver of skin left on and fried up for the perfect ratio of crisp to fluffy goodness.
• 82043 Hwy. 111, Indio.
• 72265 Varner Rd., Thousand Palms.

3 — Morgan’s in the Desert
You’ll love the garlic fries, which are thick and seasoned with a flavorful blend of spices.
49499 Eisenhower Dr., La Quinta.

4 — Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace, Pioneertown;
Johnny Rockets, Rancho Mirage

Tied for fourth place, are two of the best chili fries. At Pappy & Harriet’s, enjoy a heaping order, prepared fresh with homemade chili. At Johnny Rocket’s, snack on fries smothered in meaty chili, tangy cheese, and chopped onions.
• Pappy & Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace
Pioneertown Rd., Pioneertown,
• Johnny Rockets,
71885 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage.

5 — La Brasserie Bistro & Bar
These spuds are served European-style in a cone and garnished with Parmesan cheese, parsley, and truffle oil.
78477 Hwy. 111, La Quinta.

Add your comment:
Edit Module
Desert Guide
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Good Libations

Loads of atmosphere, specialty drinks, and a niche vibe define the desert’s best bars.

Valley Winners

Local restaurants and bars bring in a wide range of awards and praise.

Delicious Events

2015 Foodie News & Happenings around the Coachella Valley.

Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse Earns National Ranking

Babe's Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage serves one of the top-10 ranked Belgium pale ales in the country, according to

10 Places to Dine on New Year's Eve in Greater Palm Springs

If you are still looking for a place to usher in 2015, whether it's simply a nice meal out or a complete package of food, drinks and entertainment, check out these options in the Greater Palm Springs area.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Promotions + Contests

2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
GuestLife Magical Monterey Bay Experience

GuestLife Magical Monterey Bay Experience

Pets on Parade 2015 Photo Contest

Pets on Parade 2015 Photo Contest

Enter your “Cutest Pet” photo in the Pets on Parade 2015 Photo Contest. Online users will be able to like the Cutest Pet photos from six (6) categories.
Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Edit ModuleShow Tags