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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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37029 Cook St Ste 101, Palm Desert
Good times and good food go hand in hand here. Enjoy pizza, pasta, sandwiches and salads plus ste...
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73850 Highway 111 #A, Palm Desert
Small Italian place with cozy atmosphere, warm service and delicious, homemade comfort food. Dinn...
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72820 El Paseo, Palm Desert
Italian-influenced menu served up in a quaint setting with panoramic mountain views. Breakfast/Lu...
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74970 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert
Homemade food inspired by the Italian tradition. Enjoy healthy salads, pasta, sandwiches or other...
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36901 Cook St #10, Palm Desert
Enjoy pizza from their wood-fired brick oven or one of many pasta, chicken or seafood dishes in a...
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73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Romantic Tuscany atmosphere. Pasta, veal, seafood, beef and chicken specialties. Reservations sug...
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72795 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Pizza, sandwiches, salads, Haus specials, daily specials, beer & wine. Lunch/Dinner
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73520 El Paseo, Palm Desert
Enjoy genuine Italian hospitality and authentic specialties, including homemade pastas, wood oven...
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72557 Highway 111, Palm Desert
La Spiga specializes in food that is of the highest quality, pure in its form and cooked to order...
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72624 El Paseo, Palm Desert
Intimate bistro dining. Homemade pasta, best linguine, clams and mussels in the desert. Outdoor d...
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73155 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Local favorite Mario’s offers pasta, chicken and veal entrees to please the whole family. L...
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73540 Highway 111 #4, Palm Desert
Classic Italian food, masterfully prepared daily in the kitchen. Top off your meal with homemade ...
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72225 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Enjoy a variety of delicious Italian specialties. Lunch/Dinner
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73131 Country Club Dr, Palm Desert
Voted “Best Pizza” in the Valley, plus pasta, seafood and other specialties. Lunch/Di...
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73722 El Paseo #1, Palm Desert
Upscale eatery serving Neapolitan-style pizzas, baked in a wood-burning oven. Lunch/Dinner
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73705 El Paseo, Palm Desert
Serving the finest in Florentine cuisine, including pasta, meat and seafood entrees. Lunch/Dinner
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73595 El Paseo, Palm Desert
Locals’ favorite. Gourmet pizzas, tapas, salads, specialty entrees. Kid’s menu. Happy...
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72840 Highway 111 S361, Palm Desert
Famous pizza, pastas, salads and sandwiches. Lunch/Dinner
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74360 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Serving up New York-style pizza, cheap drinks and a lively music scene. Lunch/Dinner/Late Night
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72655 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Authentic Italian dishes, homemade pasta, seafood and on Saturday night, roasted leg of veal. Won...
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