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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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73260 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Fine Mexican cuisine served in a casual restaurant and bar setting. Lunch/Dinner
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72286 Highway 111 Ste J 3/4, Palm Desert
With more than 150 different Mexican and seafood dishes on their menu, this locally owned restaur...
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72355 California 111, Suite C, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Taking its influences from the state of Jalisco, offering a unique and regional touch to traditio...
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75048 Gerald Ford Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Offering a variety of dishes to feed your appetite including a selection of combination plates, s...
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72810 Dinah Shore Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Offering a variety of dishes to feed your appetite including a selection of combination plates, s...
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78395 Varner Road, Suite E, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Offering a variety of dishes to feed your appetite including a selection of combination plates, s...
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73703 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Popular Mexican restaurant with the best margaritas in town. Outdoor dining. Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
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72333 Highway 111 Ste A, Palm Desert
Burritos, tacos and more made to order with all the freshest ingredients. Lunch/Dinner
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34100 Monterey Ave #100, Palm Desert
Burritos, tacos, salads and more made to order with all the freshest ingredients. Lunch/Dinner
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39500 Berkey Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Mexican fast food, plus burgers and fries.
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34620 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert
Citrus-marinated, flame-grilled chicken and fresh Mexican entrees. Lunch/Dinner
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34580 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert
Locals’ favorite for well prepared, inexpensive Mexican food. Lunch/Dinner
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44820 San Pablo Ave, Palm Desert
Mom & pop-style Mexican restaurant with unique specialties. Lunch/Dinner
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42215 Washington Ste G, Palm Desert
Come hungry! Flor de Jalisco is famous for their generous portions of delicious, authentic Mexica...
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73325 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Traditional and contemporary home-style Mexican cuisine. Healthy options including the “Ski...
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74478 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Casual, authentic Mexican dining–all at a great price. Lunch/Dinner
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72850 El Paseo, Palm Desert
Family-owned, upscale restaurant serving true Mexican cuisine and hundreds of different tequilas....
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77912 Country Club Dr Ste 3-3, Palm Desert
Popular spot for Mexican favorites. Lunch/Dinner
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74991 Velie Way #4, Palm Desert
Worth the drive to find true Mexican comfort food served in a “hole-in-the-wall” busi...
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40205 Washington St, Palm Desert
Authentic Mexican fare. Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
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