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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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36891 Cook St Ste 9, Palm Desert
Serving up acai bowls topped with fruit and granola, superfruit smoothies and fresh-pressed juice...
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73155 State Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA, USA
An American BBQ Gastropub, where locals go to enjoy food, craft beer, spirits, wine, and happy ho...
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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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72920 Highway 111, Palm Desert
New York-style wing joint and sports bar with big-screen TVs. Full menu features everything from ...
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34500 Monterey Ave, Palm Desert
Home of the Whopper, where every meal is flame-grilled and prepared to order. Have it your way! B...
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74450 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Treat yourself to prime rib, steaks, chops or seafood, or enjoy the lively lounge area. Lunch/Din...
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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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73547 Highway 111, Ste. G4, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Delicious, healthy and responsibly sourced seafood, served flame-grilled at great price. Lunch/Di...
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73080 El Paseo Ste 8, Palm Desert
Popular spot for unique and flavorful pizzas, pasta and salads. Lunch/Dinner
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73125 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Pioneers of the Great American Hamburger. All your charbroiled favorites plus chicken sandwiches....
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36879 Cook St, Palm Desert
Pioneers of the Great American Hamburger. All your charbroiled favorites plus chicken sandwiches....
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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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73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert
Romantic Tuscany atmosphere. Pasta, veal, seafood, beef and chicken specialties. Reservations sug...
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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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72840 Highway 111 Ste S359, Palm Desert
Philly cheese steak sandwiches, fresh grilled subs. Lunch/Dinner
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72695 California 111, Suite A6, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Eat Plants. Look good in your pants. A kitchen inspired by love of good food, nature, and the ani...
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