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Food and restaurants in Palm Springs

Top restaurants

Bar
“Great happy hour for food and drinks. There can be a long wait, however if you go straight to the bar area you don't require a reservation and the prices can't be beat.”
  • 141 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Great happy hour and atmosphere. Close to where you are staying. The food is great and priced accordingly. ”
  • 106 locals recommend
Bakery
“Bacon flights and even though there's typically a line, they'll text you when you're table is ready so you can wander downtown.”
  • 106 locals recommend
New American Restaurant
“Grab a bite, and brunch on the patio or in the restaurant. Tons of food options and reasonably priced drinks. Great bar menu.”
  • 84 locals recommend
Hotel
“A true pool scene, but also a surprisingly delicious local diner in Kings Highway. Ace Hotel is a short walk down the street and completely worth the visit. Treat yourself to a coffee or a drink at the Amigo Room when you get there.”
  • 83 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best lunch option in downtown, especially if you like sandwiches as big as your head and cakes the size of a house. Which we do. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“If you visit Palm Springs you must visit this place. Live music, outdoor and indoor seating, great food and fantastic margaritas”
  • 84 locals recommend
Bar
“For fine dining this place is excellent. It's fancy and upscale without being stuffy. They have a large patio for lots of outside dining with great views of the San Jacinto mountains. They have a great bar and fresh, organic, delicious and unusual menu items. This is a fun place. You can show up in a fancy dress or jeans and flip flops. California fancy. ”
  • 77 locals recommend

Cafes

Café
“A local favorite, Koffi is where the locals get their daily fix of caffeine and pastry.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Café
“I would never put anything as important as coffee in the food scene category. This is an essential! And Koffi has some of the best coffee in the desert. They also have several locations in Palm Springs and Palm Desert. Wherever you find yourself you'll also find a Koffi. They have excellent bold coffee but I'm partial to their espresso. it's high-quality and delish. ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Café
“This is our go to coffee spot in Palm Springs. Ernest is located in the heart of downtown PS on North Palm Canyon Drive and has great coffee, pastries, and a perfect laidback vibe. Great place for an afternoon respite from shopping - they make great iced mochas! ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Café
“This is the sister restaurant to MidMod. Basically the same menu. Fresh, clean and all organic and local. Plus their desserts are fantastic! ”
  • 34 locals recommend
Cinema
“My favorite theater in the desert. The reclining chairs are dangerously comfortable!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Café
“The BEST French bakery I've been to outside France. Get there in the morning because by noon they're sold out.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Café
“Right in the center of town, at Tahquitz and Palm Canyon, this Starbucks is as high end as they get. Expect a crowd, but the sightseeing is great, the location one of Starbucks best and the service great considering the lines.”
  • 14 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Mom and Pop cafe serving a wide range of homestyle comfort dishes in an old-fashioned dining room.”
  • 11 locals recommend

Bakeries

Bakery
“Bacon flights and even though there's typically a line, they'll text you when you're table is ready so you can wander downtown.”
  • 106 locals recommend
Bakery
“Best lunch option in downtown, especially if you like sandwiches as big as your head and cakes the size of a house. Which we do. ”
  • 69 locals recommend
American Restaurant
“Old-school spot serves ample portions of American chow amid quirky decor including a koi pond.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Bakery
“You CAN get a good bagel in Palm Springs. Honest! Towie has really delicious bagels and other baked goods, breakfast sandwiches and of course, coffee. Bonus: close to some good vintage shops on Sunny Dunes Road. ”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
“Closest coffee shop, one of my favorites, in a food court in Home Depot Center with Rubio's and at least 5 others plus an outpost of FedEx/Kinko's - open late, easiest FedEx to find”
  • 5 locals recommend
Sandwich Place
“SANDWICHES & SALADS - Casual spot, great for to-go orders. They have excellent baked goods and fresh baked bread for their sandwiches.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Deli / Bodega
“as a new york italian, this place is pretty darn good for all your italian grocery items. and they make a great sandwich!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Supermarket
“Local grocery store 1 block away. 1 block away for everyday needs. Shopping area with fast foods, Walgreens, Postal Store, barber, Winchells Donuts.....etc”
  • 15 locals recommend