palm desert dining guide

Local Flavor. You'll find it in Palm Desert restaurants.

Dress in "desert casual" or slip into your finest - Palm Desert has more than 150 restaurants to suit every mood and palate. Whether you want to embark on a create-your-own culinary tour of authentic ethnic dining, savor a traditional steak and potato entree, or nibble on light lunch at a diner or cafe, you'll enjoy fresh, delicious cuisine and attentive service. Plus, many Palm Desert restaurants offer a lively bar scene, as well as picturesque, year-round alfresco dining on climate-controlled patios.

Check out our complete listing of Palm Desert restaurants below and click on the restaurant name for more details in order to find the perfect destination for your next culinary adventure. Make a reservation, browse reviews or see what others are saying on Open Table.

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73640 El Paseo, Palm Desert
Charming patio, classic French specialties and atmosphere. Breakfast served on weekends. Lunch/Di...
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74040 Highway 111, Palm Desert
An authentic French bistro with expertly prepared meat and seafood dishes plus homemade desserts....
72595 El Paseo, Palm Desert
A contemporary French restaurant serving classic specialties. Beautiful patio. Five-course tastin...
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72423 Highway 111, Palm Desert
One of the valley’s most authentic French pastry cafes, serving a full menu all day long. B...
44489 Town Center Way, Suite G, Palm Desert, CA, USA
The delectable flavors of home cooking in France are at the root of the inspiration. This restaur...
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73399 El Paseo #200, Palm Desert
Elegant, contemporary French cuisine. Lunch/Dinner
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