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Palm Springs Area Dining Suggestions

All phone numbers are (760) area code. Locally dial 1+760+phone and the number.

Restaurants To Consider:

Arnold Palmer’s, La Quinta – A happening spot in La Quinta. Music, dancing & dining. Large patio with fire pit. Comfort food. 760-771-4653

Beer Hunter Sports Pub, La Quinta – Burgers, pizza and grub with just about every game on a zillion TV’s. 78483 Hwy 111 at Washington Street. 760-564-7442

Bucatini, Palm Desert – Pasta, pizza, fish, steak, salads and daily specials from Chef Enzo. Large patio and reasonable prices. 760-636-5906

Camden Cellars – New in La Quinta. (2023) Great ambiance.  760-776-7030

Chez Pierre, Palm Desert – Cute, simple and a friendly atmosphere with a great host and good food. 74040 Highway 111, Palm Desert. 760-346-1818

Cork Tree, Palm Desert – A personal favorite, worth the drive. 760-779-0123

Cuistot, Palm Desert – Culinary Tour de France. 760-340-1000

Cliffhouse, La Quinta – Large bar, lounge and cliff patio are the spots for bar food and happy hour. Remodeled by the new owners (Pacifica Palm Desert). 78250 Hwy 111. 760-360-5991

Cork & Fork, La Quinta – This wine bar delivers great small plates and a variety of wines. Canopy at Citrus, La Quinta. 760-777-7355

Cunard’s Sand Bar, La Quinta – Bob Cunard is an old-school legend in the Valley. Music nightly. 78120 Calle Tampico, Old Town La Quinta / 564-3660

Fisherman’s Landing Bar & Grill, Palm Desert – A valley staple comes to the JW Marriott Desert Springs and does it very well. 760-423-6079

Fortun’s Kitchen & Bar –  The former Desert Sage, (same owners).  78085 Avenida la Fonda, La Quinta, Old Town La Quinta.  760-564-8744

The Grill On Main – Comfort food and a decent wine list, all at very reasonable prices by the former Chef of Arnold Palmer’s. 78065 Main Street, Old Town La Quinta.  760-777-7773

Kitchen 86 – Locally owned & Locally Grown – an eclectic menu of modern, curated small plate continental cuisine. Using local, organic ingredients, offerings include a tableside cheese wheel pasta, house-made curry, ramens, wood-fired pizzas, plenty of entree selections, and shareable small plates. 73-130 El Paseo Suite I, Palm Desert, CA 92260. 760-890-1586

Koutouki Greek Taverna, Palm Desert – The entire family is involved in operating this Greek restaurant. Try the tasting menu. 73675 Highway 111, Palm Desert 760-834-8221

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Sheri Dettman (left) & Koutouki Family Member Dina

IL Corso, Palm Desert: Italian fine dining, bar, pasta, and wood oven pizza on El Paseo. 73520 El Paseo 760-341-6700

Johannes Restaurant, Palms Springs – 18-tables rated tops in Palm Springs. 196 South Indian Canyon Drive.

Jillian’s Fine Dining: Old school fine dining in a classic 1940’s bungalow. 74-155 El Paseo, Palm Desert 760-776-8242

Lavender Bistro – Old town La Quinta French bistro with a great patio. Large patio dining area. 78073 Calle Barcelona adjacent to Arnold Palmers.   760-564-5353

La Brasserie, La Quinta – A welcome addition to the La Quinta dining scene. 760-771-4400

La Spiga, Palm Desert – Fine dining and patio ambiance. 72557 Hwy 111 adjacent to Cuistot. 760-340-9318

La Fe Wine Bar – Great for a quick bite and a glass of wine. 760-565-1430

Mimmo’s Italian Restaurant & Bar – House-made top-quality ingredients and good service. 73-540 Hwy 111, Palm Desert 760-346-9712

Morgan’s in the Desert, La Quinta – At The La Quinta Resort & Club adjacent to the lobby. Large patio. 49499 Eisenhower Drive. 760-564-5700

Okura Robata Grill & Sushi Bar, La Quinta – Trendy and upscale sushi. Try the dynamite rolls. 760-564-5820

The Old Spaghetti Factory, Rancho Mirage – All-inclusive Italian/American dining in a great setting. 71743 Hwy 111, Rancho Mirage. 760-341-5600

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant, Palm Desert – Fresh and fun, great people-watching lounge. 73505 El Paseo upstairs in the mall. 760-74-8666

Piero’s Pizza Vina – Traditional Napolitan pie, pastas, salads and more. 73722 El Paseo, Palm Desert. 760-68-2525

The Pink Cabana at the Sands Hotel and Spa – Palm Springs vibes without the drive! A personal favorite. 760-321-3772

P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, The River Shopping Center in Rancho Mirage. 760-776-4912

Porte Via – Chic, fun place with nice outdoor patio seating. A team favorite. 760-610-6670

Solano’s Bar and Grill, Palm Desert – 760-771-6655

State Fare at The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage. 760-321-8282

Sullivan’s Steak House, Palm Desert – Steaks, Martinis & Jazz. Next door to Pacifica at 73505 El Paseo upstairs in the mall. 760-341-3560

Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill, La Quinta – Great pizza, salads and more. Big screens for sports. Were the locals go with families or friends in tow. 78015 Main Street in Old Town. 760-777-9989

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