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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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74600 California 111, Palm Desert, CA, USA
A flavor experience offered through their various flavors of wings and sides. Lunch/Dinner
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73891 California 111, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Varraco Coffee + Roasters specializes in premium specialty coffee from the Philippines, directly ...
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74868 Joni Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
442-334-7171442-334-7171
The “little sunny spot” serving sandwiches, soups and salads. Open weekdays. Breakfas...
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73725 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Enjoy authentic royal Thai and Malaysian cuisine made from fresh and traditional ingredients. Lun...
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77940 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
760-636-4519760-636-4519
Smoothies, teas, and all your favorite things. They got every kind of drink you’re looking ...
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73061 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Sophisticated yet casual spin on classic seafood and steakhouse fare. Lunch/Dinner
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72840 California 111, Palm Desert, CA, USA
760-341-0828760-341-0828
Thai food cuisine made with the freshest ingredients. Lunch/Dinner
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72363 California 111, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Pier 88 Boiling Seafood & Bar is a casual, family-friendly restaurant specializing in Louisia...
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73120 Dinah Shore Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Smoothies, juices and acai bowls made with cashew milk, fresh fruit, and super food add-ons. Brea...
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73555 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Smoothies, juices and acai bowls made with cashew milk, fresh fruit, and super food add-ons. Brea...
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74490 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Authentic Japanese restaurant offering all types of katsu that will warm your heart and fill your...
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73375 El Paseo, Palm Desert, CA, USA
760-837-1999760-837-1999
European-style bakery and restaurant known for delicious desserts and pastries.
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42455 Washington Street, Palm Desert, CA, USA
For over 65 years, Denny’s has been a welcoming place where people can connect over great food.
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72333 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Born at a pop-up food stand, Dave’s Hot Chicken has created a cult following for their crav...
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72840 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Flavorful ramen followed by sweet crepes and teas as an after-meal treat.
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73070 Dinah Shore Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Fast-food chain serving chicken sandwiches & nuggets along with salads and sides.
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73155 Highway 111 ste b, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Offering it all; a sizzling and tasty lunch, dinner plates, delicious sides, divine drinks and sa...
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72600 Dinah Shore Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Palm Desert’s first and only Korean BBQ & hot pot in town! All you can eat for our Kore...
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74855 Country Club Drive, Palm Desert, CA, USA
Delectable small plates of tantalizing Japanese fare, as well as tempting craft cocktails.
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44491 Town Center Way, Palm Desert, CA 92260, USA
Serving tasty takes on American classics such as Oreo Pancakes, Shrimp & Grits and S’mores Fr...
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