Where To Dine

For Every Taste and Occasion



Inspired. Fresh. Innovative. Award-winning. The wealth of restaurant choices in the Coachella Valley reflects the region’s growing significance on the culinary scene. From Zagat-rated cuisine and Wine Spectator–worthy cellars to hip patios and retro lounges, the array of local venues satisfies every diner’s cravings. Explore, enjoy, and embark on a culinary journey through the desert. Your plate awaits you at these fine establishments.

Great Steaks

Find The Perfect Cut Of Beef For An Unforgettable Feast

Palm Springs Restaurants Steaks

Spa Resort Casino

For those who relish the magnificent sizzle of an expertly grilled steak, the desert abounds with high-end dining spots. Steakhouse menus also feature fresh seafood, pasta, and excellent starters. The topnotch wine cellars at these restaurants offer discerning oenophiles the ideal complement to rotund porterhouses, rib-eyes, and petite filet mignons. Save room for succulent side dishes and flavorful desserts.

Chop House
• 74040 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert.
760-779-9888; www.chophousepalmdesert.com
• 262 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-320-4500; www.chophousepalmsprings.com

Fleming’s
71800 Hwy. 111, Ste. C-101, Rancho Mirage.
760-776-6685; www.flemingssteakhouse.com

LG’s Prime Steakhouse
• 255 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Ste. B2, Palm Springs.
760-416-1779.
• 78525 Hwy. 111, La Quinta.
760-771-9911; www.lgsprimesteakhouse.com

Riccio’s Steak, Seafood, and Pasta
495 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-325-3111; www.ricciossteakandseafood.com

Morton’s The Steakhouse
74880 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert.
760-340-6865; www.mortons.com

Mastro’s
73405 El Paseo, Ste. 120, Palm Desert.
760-776-6777; www.mastrosrestaurants.com

Ruth’s Chris Steak House
74740 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert.
760-779-1998; www.ruthschris.com

Sullivan’s Steakhouse
73505 El Paseo, Ste. 2600 (The Gardens on El Paseo), Palm Desert
760-341-3560; www.sullivanssteakhouse.com

The Steakhouse Spa Resort Casino
401 E. Amado Rd., Palm Springs.
888-999-1995; www.sparesortcasino.com

Agua Caliente Casino • Resort • Spa
32250 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage.
888-999-1995; www.hotwatercasino.com


Mexican, Italian & Asian

Where To Find Authentic Fare From Your Favorite Cuisine

Palm Springs Restaurants Mexican

Las Casuelas Terraza

Start your culinary adventure with a taste of these Mexican offerings:

Don Diego’s of Indian Wells
74969 Hwy. 111, Indian Wells.
760-340-5588; dondiegorestaurant.com

Las Casuelas Terraza
222 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-325-2794; www.lascasuelas.com

El Gallito
68820 Grove St., Cathedral City.
760-328-7794; elgallito.menutoeat.com

Maracas Mexican Cantina & Grill
• 155 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-322-9654.
• 72775 Dinah Shore Dr., Rancho Mirage.
760-321-1001; www.maracas-restaurant.com

Armando’s Bar & Grill
73260 El Paseo, Palm Desert.
760-346-0744.

El Mexicali Café
82720 Indio Blvd., Indio.
760-347-1280; www.elmexicalicafe.com

Guillermo’s Restaurante
72850 El Paseo, Palm Desert.
760-341-0980; www.guillermosrestaurante.com

Fresh Agave Mexican Bar & Grill
73325 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert.
760-836-9028; www.freshagavemexicanbarandgrill.com

Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill
350 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-992-5641; rioazulpalmsprings.com

Soul of Mexico
44100 Jefferson St., Ste. E502, Indio.
760-200-8787; soulofmexicocv.com


Palm Springs Restaurants Italian

Mario’s Italian Café

Next, venture to the Mediterranean and breathe in the heavenly aroma of the classic Italian kitchen:

Michael’s Pizzeria
The River at Rancho Mirage
71800 Hwy. 111, Ste. A122, Rancho Mirage.
760-341-4222; www.michaelspizzeria.com

La Bella Cucina
72355 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert.
760-836-3280; www.labellacucina.com

Castelli’s Ristorante
73098 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert.
760-773-3365; www.castellis.cc

Johnny Costa’s Ristorante
440 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-325-4556; www.johnnycostaspalmsprings.com

Mario’s Italian Café
• 425 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs. 760-322-6636
• 73155 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert. 760-341-1130
• 42104 Washington St., Bermuda Dunes. 760-772-6100
• 78152 Varner Rd., Sun City, Palm Desert. 760-345-8900
• 49906 Jefferson St., La Quinta. 760-777-4055
• 81939 Hwy. 111, Indio. 760-775-2888
• 83103 Ave. 48, Coachella. 760-863-1611;
www.mariositaliancafes.com

Ristorante Mama Gina
73705 El Paseo, Palm Desert.
760-568-9898; www.mammagina.com

Wolfgang Puck Pizza | Bar
73130 El Paseo, Ste. I, Palm Desert.
760-568-2700; www.wolfgangpuck.com


Palm Springs Restaurants Asian

The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge

Ease into the serene and spicy tastes of fine Asian delicacies:

Jiao Palm Springs
515 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-321-1424; jiaops.com

The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge
73111 El Paseo, Ste. 103, Palm Desert.
760-346-1500; www.thevenuepalmdesert.com

Wasabi
333 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-416-7788.

Kobe Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar
69838 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage.
760-324-1717; www.koberanchomirage.com

Thai Smile
100 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-320-5503; thaismilepalmsprings.com

Wang’s in the Desert
424 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-325-9264; www.wangsinthedesert.com


Farm to Table

Fresh, Local Ingredients On Every Plate

Palm Springs Restaurants Local

Figue Mediterranean Restaurant

Three growing seasons bless the Coachella Valley with bountiful agriculture. And nearby Hemet, Anza, and Temecula provide produce for local chefs to offer the freshest ingredients. These restaurants serve farm-fresh, seasonally attuned cuisine:

Workshop Kitchen + Bar
800 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Ste. G, Palm Springs.
760-459-3451; workshoppalmsprings.com

Morgan’s in the Desert
La Quinta Resort & Club
49499 Eisenhower Dr., La Quinta.
760-564-7600; www.morgansinthedesert.com

Hog’s Breath Inn
78065 Main St., La Quinta.
760-564-5556; hogsbreathlaquinta.com

Kaiser Grille
205 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-323-1003; kaisergrille.com

Dish Creative Cuisine
68525 Ramon Rd., Ste. A-101, Cathedral City.
760-832-6526; www.dishcreativecuisine.com

Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine
70026 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage.
760-770-9508; www.catalanrestaurant.com

bluEmber
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
41000 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage.
760-568-2727; www.rancholaspalmas.com

Trio
707 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-864-8746; www.triopalmsprings.com

Chez Pierre Bistro
74040 Hwy. 111, Palm Desert.
760-346-1818; www.chezpierrebistro.com

Figue Mediterranean Restaurant
47474 Washington St., La Quinta.
760-698-9040; eatfigue.com

Wally’s Desert Turtle
71775 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage.
760-568-9321; www.wallysdesertturtle.com


Veg Out!

Vegans, Vegetarians, And Organic Foodies Have Plenty Of Options

Palm Springs Restaurants Vegitarian

Native Foods Cafe

Vegetarians and vegans, rejoice! Ever expanding menu choices and creative local chefs give passionate foodies cause to celebrate at some of the desert’s best eateries. Several non-vegetarian spots also offer meat-free options:

Native FoodS Café
1775 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-416-0070; www.nativefoods.com

Luscious Lorraine’s Organic Juice & Food Bar
73910 Hwy. 111, Ste. E (inside Harvest Health Foods), Palm Desert.
760-862-1911; lusciouslorraines.com

Palm Greens Café
611 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Ste. 6, Palm Springs.
760-864-9900; www.palmgreenscafe.com

Nature’s Health Food & Café
555 S. Sunrise Way, Ste. 301, Palm Springs.
760-323-9487; www.natureshealthfoodcafe.com


Pet-Friendly Patios

Pomme Frite
256 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-778-3727, www.pomme-frite.com

Jake’s Palm Springs
664 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-327-4400; www.jakespalmsprings.com

Workshop Kitchen + Bar
800 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Ste. G, Palm Springs.
760-459-3451; workshoppalmsprings.com

Wasabi
333 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-416-7788.

Oscar’s Café & Bar
125 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Ste. 108, Palm Springs.
760-325-1188; oscarspalmsprings.com

Café des Beaux Arts
73640 El Paseo, Palm Desert.
760-346-0669; www.cafedesbeauxarts.com

Palm Greens Café
611 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Ste. 6, Palm Springs.
760-864-9900; www.palmgreenscafe.com

Sherman’s Deli
• 401 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.
760-325-1199.
• 73161 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert.
760-568-1350; www.shermansdeli.com

Grill on Main
78065 Main St., Old Town La Quinta.
760-777-7773; www.thegrillonmainlq.com

La Quinta Baking Company
78395 Hwy. 111, La Quinta.
760-777-1699; www.laquintabaking.com

HooDoo
Hyatt Regency Palm Springs
285 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-322-9000; www.palmspringshyatt.com

Pinzimini
The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa
71333 Dinah Shore Dr., Rancho Mirage.
760-770-2105; www.pinziminipalmsprings.com

Spencer’s Restaurant
701 W. Baristo Drive, Palm Springs.
760-327-3446; www.spencersrestaurant.com

Café Europa
515 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Suite B9, Palm Springs.
760-835-5878; www.cafeeuropapalmsprings.com

Citron Restaurant
Viceroy Hotel
415 S. Belardo Rd., Palm Springs.
760-318-3005; www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/palmsprings

Le Vallauris
385 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs.
760-325-5059; www.levallauris.com

Native Foods Café
1775 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs.
760-416-0070; www.nativefoods.com

Nature’s Health Food & Café
555 S. Sunrise Way, Ste. 301, Palm Springs.
760-323-9487; natureshealthfoodcafe.com

Purple Palm Restaurant and Bar
Colony Palms Hotel, 572 N. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-969-1818; www.colonypalmshotel.com


International

Flavors Of The World Are In Our Own Back Yard

Palm Springs Restaurants International Cuisine

Lord Fletcher's

The Tropicale and Copa Palm Springs
Enjoy world cuisine in hip, sophisticated, midcentury style. Sidle up to the huge bar or sip cocktails on the tropical patio.
• 330 E. Amado Rd., Palm Springs.
760-866-1952; www.thetropicale.com
• 244 E. Amado Rd., Palm Springs.
760-866-0021; www.coparoomps.com

Pomme Frite
Experience authentic European café ambiance at this French/Belgian treasure, which features bistro cuisine and a selection of Belgian beers.
256 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-778-3727; www.pomme-frite.com

Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine
Chef Drew Davis, a former private chef in Hollywood and sous chef at Nick and Toni’s, offers dishes from coastal Spain, Italy, and California, such as tapas and paella.
70026 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage.
760-770-9508; www.catalanrestaurant.com

Lord Fletcher’s
Celebrate English culture with beef and Yorkshire pudding, ales, and porters, served at polished wood tables.
70385 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage.
760-328-1161; lordfletcher.com

Café des Beaux-Arts
An authentic Parisian sidewalk café, it offers exquisite French cuisine from Chef Didier Bloch, with Swiss, Canadian, and Tahitian influences.
73640 El Paseo, Palm Desert.
760-346-0669; www.cafedesbeauxarts.com

Johannes
Best Chefs America winner Johannes Bacher’s eclectic menu shows off his Austrian roots.
196 S. Indian Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-778-0017; www.johannesrestaurants.com

Cuistot
Savor a taste of France — and an award-winning wine cellar — at this inviting spot.
72595 El Paseo, Palm Desert.
760-340-1000; www.cuistotrestaurant.com

Tinto
Nestled inside The Saguaro hotel, Tinto’s mouthwatering Spanish Basque cuisine tempts with small plates — pintxos — of delectable nibbles created by James Beard Award–winning Iron Chef Jose Garces.
1800 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-323-1711; www.thesaguaropalmsprings.com

Le Paon
Savor four-star contemporary classic French fare from Executive Chef Eddie Babai, who trained at Le Cordon Bleu and The Culinary Institute of America in New York.
73399 El Paseo, Ste. 200, Palm Desert.
760-610-5320; www.lepaonrestaurant.com

Figue Mediterranean Restaurant
Capturing the freshest tastes from Barcelona to Athens and Beirut, Figue’s farm-to-table menu fuses the best of creative Mediterranean cuisine.
47474 Washington St., La Quinta.
760-698-9040; eatfigue.com


Ambiance

The Right Atmosphere Makes A Meal Memorable

Palm Springs Restaurants Ambiance

Spencer's Restaurant

Enjoying a meal is often about more than food. The ideal surroundings transform a good dinner into a great experience. From intimate to lively, here are some picks for a perfect night out:

Jake’s Palm Springs
Stop by this Uptown Design District mainstay for Asian fusion; take in the sights and sounds on the patio, or at an intimate table near the fountain.
664 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-327-4400; www.jakespalmsprings.com

Lavender Bistro
Dine inside or in the spectacular garden, surrounded by lush blooms, sculptures, and light-adorned trees.
78073 Calle Barcelona, La Quinta.
760-564-5353; lavenderbistro.com

Jackalope Ranch
This 6.5-acre, Western-themed venue serves up generous barbecue portions amid a “backyard” setting with waterfalls, palms, and acres of paths ideal for after-dinner strolls.
80400 Hwy. 111, Indio.
760-342-1999; thejackaloperanch.com

Spencer’s Restaurant
Its tree-shaded pet-friendly patio, elegant interior, and awardwinning cuisine epitomize classic Palm Springs style. The Sunday brunch is legendary.
701 W. Baristo Rd., Palm Springs.
760-327-3446; www.spencersrestaurant.com

Jillian’s Fine Dining
Relax to live music while enjoying a drink and superb cuisine under a starlit sky in the enchanting garden of this circa 1948 hacienda.
74155 El Paseo, Palm Desert.
760-776-8242; jilliansfinedining.com

Trio Restaurant
A hot spot alive with local art and special events, Trio is a mod must-see.
707 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-864-8746; www.triopalmsprings.com

Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse
Chock-full of authentic character, this working brewhouse serves up award-winning home beers and barbecue.
71800 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage.
760-346-8738; www.babesbbque.com

Lulu California Bistro
This hip spot in downtown Palm Springs, perfect for people-watching, merges contemporary art and California casual cuisine.
200 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-327-5858; www.lulupalmsprings.com

Acqua Pazza California Bistro
Acqua Pazza, at The River, offers a shaded waterfront terrace, lively atmosphere, and views of the Santa Rosa Mountains.
71800 Hwy. 111, Ste. A167, Rancho Mirage.
760-862-9800; www.acquapazzabistro.com

bluEmber
Enjoy indoor or patio dining with spectacular views of mountains and lush fairways.
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
41000 Bob Hope Dr., Rancho Mirage.
760-568-2727; www.rancholaspalmas.com

Copley’s on Palm Canyon
Relive Hollywood glamor — and enjoy excellent food — at this historic Cary Grant estate.
621 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-327-9555; www.copleyspalmsprings.com

Vicky’s of Santa Fe
This renowned venue is the valley’s top spot for live jazz.
45100 Club Dr., Indian Wells.
760-345-9770; www.vickysofsantafe.com

The Nest
Diners — night owls included — will appreciate The Nest’s live entertainment and contemporary décor.
75188 Hwy. 111, Indian Wells.
760-346-2314; www.gotothenest.com

Wally’s Desert Turtle
The award-winning spot is renowned for its sustainable, earth- and ocean-friendly menu.
71775 Hwy. 111, Rancho Mirage.
760-568-9321; www.wallysdesertturtle.com

Purple Room
Revisit the 1960s in this recently restored, authentic Rat Pack hangout.
1900 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.
760-322-4422; purpleroompalmsprings.com


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