Palm Springs Restaurants


Le Vallauris Restaurant

Copley's on Palm Canyon

621 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs CA 92262
Reservations: 760.327.9555

Andrew Manion Copley has 20 years of culinary experience in five star establishments. After completing his culinary degree at Westminster Culinary College in London, Chef Manion Copley obtained valuable culinary and operational experience, while working at esteemed places such as the Savoy and Park Lane Hotels in London. Then it was on to the ocean liner Queen Elizabeth, where he worked in the ship’s formal dining room.

Purple Palm Restaurant & Bar

572 North Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs CA 92262
Reservations: 760.969.1800

Conde Nast Traveler HOT TABLES 2008
"…a flawlessly run restaurant where Escoffier's classic prescriptions reign. Located in a low-key space overlooking the garden and pool of the newly renovated Colony Palms Hotel…where [The Chef] weaves subtle global accents into the largely Mediterranean menu without any gratuitous fusion flourishes…" - Conde Nast Traveler

Spencer's Restaurant

701 West Baristo Road
Palm Springs CA 92262
Reservations: 760.327.3446

Nestled at the base of soaring Mt. San Jacinto in Palm Springs, Spencer's Restaurant features Four-Star American fine cuisine with a French and Pacific Rim influence. Swiss-born and European-trained, Chef Urs Balmer brings Four Star dining to Spencer's with his outstanding repertoire and a long list of impressive credentials, including the prestigious James Beard Award and a World Club Gourmet Society lifetime membership.

Spencer's glamorous decor and mountain views are the perfect blend of stylish elegance and comfortable informality. Two phenomenal patios, one with gigantic ficus trees, and the luxurious interior created by renowned Los Angeles restaurant designer, Dodd Mitchell, provide a visual feast. The true star, however, is the cuisine.

matchbox vintage pizza bistro
Mercado Plaza / Mezzanine Level
155 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Reservations: 1.760.778.6000
Open Daily at 4pm

Our menu is equally divided in two parts, the first features our incomparable thin crust pizza. The second, our Bistro menu, consists of a wide selection of chef-driven entrees. The Falls Prime Steakhouse has partnered with matchbox of Washington, DC to bring this award winning concept to Palm Springs! matchbox, winner of Best New Restaurant for 2004  in Washington DC, is under the management of Michael Estrada, Managing Partner and Chef of The Falls. Head Chef Kevin Sharkey joins us from Virginia Beach where he was Executive Chef at Mahi Mah's Ocean Front restaurant. General Manager, Mark Anderson hails from England and has an extensive background in restaurants and nightclubs.

French Restaurants

Cafe des Beaux-Arts

73-640 El Paseo
Palm Desert, California
Reservations: 760.346.0669
Boasting the "Premier Parisian Patio on El Paseo", Didier Bloch's Cafe des Beaux-Arts features an outstanding selection of fine French entrees such as Shrimp Provencale, Rabbit Dijonnaise, Broiled Portobello Mushroom and their classic Bouillabaisse. The Cafe des Beaux-Arts outdoor patio is beautiful and extends impressively around the corner of their prime restaurant location at Larkspur and El Paseo. The Cafe des Beaux-Arts (which means "The Cafe of Fine Arts") showcases an impressive collection of artwork representing many of Didier Bloch's travels from.
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Chez Philippe French Bistro

245 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, California 92262
Reservations: 760.323.0772
For over twenty years, owner Philippe Garcia has specialized in creating a delightful and unique blend of French Provencale cuisine. Phillipe's Cafe's showcase entrees include La Sole Provencale (filet of sole with tomatoes, olives and caper sauce), Bouillabaisse de Marseille.

Le Vallauris

The Desert's Most Celebrated Five Star Restaurant!
385 West Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, California
A Palm Springs culinary landmark, Le Vallauris is not only considered by many to be the finest restaurant in Palm Springs, but one of the finest restaurants in California. Zagat awarded Le Vallauris their highest rating of "Extraordinary to Perfection" in all categories for Food, Decor and Service. Located in the exquisite Roberson house, built by George B. Roberson, son of Palm Springs pioneer Nellie Coffman, Le Vallauris embodies luxury and features beautiful Flemish tapestries and Louis-XV furniture. Upon entering, you are warmly greeted ...more info

Pomme Frite

256 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs CA 92262
Reservations: 760.778.3727
Are you looking for a genuine European café on Palm Canyon Drive? Look no further than Pomme Frite. Pomme Frite's authentic European ambiance will transport you to a café in Brussels. Pomme Frite has attracted a serious following of food aficionados since it opened, thanks to its simplicity and by consistently serving superior cuisine with pride. This quaint and cozy bistro features Belgian and French specialties, moderately priced, including mouthwatering steamed black mussels andbeef stew ...more info
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Italian Restaurants

Magie Ristorante Italiano

333 North Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 107
Palm Springs, California
Reservations: 760.322.1234
Magie Ristorante Italiano has been a landmark on Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs for over ten years! Specializing in Northern Italian Cuisine, Magie Ristorante Italiano's owner and chef Michael has been preparing some of the most delicious Italian dishes in Southern California for over 30 years. The Magie Ristorante Italiano menu was crafted by the world renowned Franco Spinelli. In addition, to their extensive pasta ravioli, gnocchi, risotto, meat, chicken, veal and seafood dishes, this restaurant offers a variety of domestic and Italian wines as well as.

Tony's Pasta Mia

360 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, California
Reservations: 760.327.1773
Tony's Pasta Mia has been a popular Palm Springs restaurant landmark for over twenty-five years. Here, your hosts Tony and Phyllis will make you feel as if as you've just stepped into your favorite restaurant in Little Italy. Over the years, Tony's Pasta Mia has developed a very dedicated Palm Springs clientele. Guests have included the cast of The Sopranos.

The Vineyard Tuscan Grill

256 South Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, California
Reservations: 760.320.8041
Welcome to The Vineyard Tuscan Grill - A Celebration of Food & Wine! James Offord of St. James Restaurant brings you another masterpiece: The Vineyard Tuscan Grill, A Tuscan Grill Among the Palms. Enjoy mouthwatering Tuscan delicacies expertly served in a gorgeous setting. The extensive lunch and dinner menus include dishes for both hearty and light appetites, as well as vegetarian offerings. Don't miss the Gnocchi del Giorno paired with an excellent Italian red wine, and of course, dessert - as well as.

Japanese / Sushi Restaurants

KOBE Japanese Steak House

69838 Highway 111
Rancho Mirage, California
Pass under the authentic gateway, cross the red footbridge over the koi pond and enter the delightful world of Japanese dining at KOBE Japanese Steak House. Experience the excitement and distinctive flavors of authentic Japanese teppan-yaki , prepared right at your table by knifewielding chefs. Located in a replica of a Japanese country inn, Kobe serves the highest quality and most flavorful beef, seafood and poultry available in Southern California. A Desert landmark for 25 years, KOBE restaurant also features an intimate.
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Wasabi Sushi Bar & Authentic Japanese Cuisine

333 South Indian Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, California
Reservations: 760.416.7788
For the freshest sushi and most delicious Japanese entrees in Palm Springs, head straight to Wasabi Sushi Bar & Authentic Japanese Cuisine! Featuring Master Chef Hiro Kim (pictured at right), Wasabi offers delicious creations such as their famous Palm Springs Crazy Roll consisting of tuna, salmon, yellowtail, crab, cucumber and lettuce, and their Spicy Dynamite Roll consisting of scallops, red snapper, crab, octopus, avocado, masago and hot sauce. Their sushi / sashimi menu is outstanding and includes everything from Yellowtail and Red Snapper to such premium delicacies as Blue Fin Toro and.

Seafood Restaurants

Fisherman's Market & Grill

235 South Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA
44-250 Town Center Way, Palm Desert, CA
78-575 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA
Voted Number One Seafood Restaurant in the Valley. This local favorite for the past ten years now has three locations and serves the freshest seafood brought in daily. Try their Lifeboat Menu with selections under 200 calories, all in a casual atmosphere reminiscent of the Fisherman's Wharf in San Francisco. Chilled wine and beer are poured by the glass. Their Shanghai Red's oyster bar in Palm Springs is open late featuring mouth-watering specialties and.
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Haleiwa Joe's Seafood Grill

69934 Highway 111,
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Reservations: 760.324.5613
A love for the fresh tropical flavors of the Pacific, Hawaii's tradition of ocean sports, and a deep appreciation for the Island spirit of "Aloha" led to the creation of Haleiwa Joe's in 1998. Partners Steve McGillin and Joe Lazar, recognizing that many others shared their love of the Islands, set about creating a restaurant that delivered a truly Hawaiian experience. With menus inspired by the wealth of seafood from the Pacific, served in tropical Hawaiian settings, Haleiwa Joe's is a comfortable place to enjoy great food, magnificent views and good times. Today, while very popular with visitors from around the world, Haleiwa Joe's is a truly local's favorite.
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Mexican / Southwest Restaurants

Blue Coyote Grill

445 North Palm Canyon Avenue
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Reservations: 760.327.1196
Established in 1992. the Blue Coyote Grill has earned a local, national and international reputation for the finest Southwestern and authentic Mexican cuisine. In addition, we have become world renown for our Signature "Wild Coyote Margarita. This is a delicious margarita you will NOT forget! To enhance your dining experience, the Blue Coyote Grill has created expansive patios that invite leisurely dining under our beautiful desert sky.

La Casita Mexican Restaurant

411 East Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
Reservations: 760.320.8993
Voted "2005 Restaurant of the Year" by the Coachella Valley Mexican Chamber of Commerce, La Casita Restaurant has lived up to its reputation for providing only the freshest and most authentic Mexican cuisine in Palm Springs. We take pride in offering authentic specialties from Mexico’s Yucatan, Michoacán, Zacatecas and Jalisco regions.


The Falls Prime Steakhouse & Martini Bar

155 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Reservations: 760.416.8664
78-430 Highway 111, La Quinta, CA 92553
Reservations: 1.760.777.9999
The Falls Steakhouse strives to make our guests vision of the ideal dining experience a reality. When you dine at either of The Falls locations, you have your choice of fine dining rooms, distinctly delicious meals and great wines. Aside from our prime steaks, daily fresh seafood, tableside Caesar salad, hand carved prime rib, the cuisine at the Falls is constantly evolving. Our chefs strive to provide our guests with innovative flavors.
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