Greater Palm Springs restaurants

Top Choice American in Greater Palm Springs

Workshop Kitchen + Bar

Hidden away in the back of the ornate 1920s El Paseo building, a large patio with olive trees leads to this starkly beautiful space centered on a lofty concrete tunnel flanked by mood-lit booths. The kitchen crafts …
Top Choice French in Greater Palm Springs

Farm

At the heart of downtown Palm Springs yet secluded from hubbub this delightful bistro sits in a country-style courtyard. All the better to enjoy classic French dishes like crepes, lovely salads, omelets, croque mada…
Top Choice Sushi in Greater Palm Springs

Sandfish

Sushi in the desert may not make intuitive sense, but this modern, Scandinavian-designed sushi and whisky bar defies expectations. Starter cocktails might contain one of the 60 whiskies in stock while the menu offer…
Top Choice Californian in Greater Palm Springs

Cheeky's

Waits can be long and service only so-so at this breakfast and lunch spot, but the farm-to-table menu dazzles with witty inventiveness. The kitchen tinkers with the menu on a weekly basis but perennial faves such as…
Vietnamese in Greater Palm Springs

Rooster & the Pig

A vibe of understated cool permeates this popular Vietnamese fusion place tucked away in a strip mall. It's a good match for the very fine, often unexpected cooking: lemongrass meatballs, corn with butter-soy glaze …
Mediterranean in Greater Palm Springs

Evzin

The new art-filled restaurant by the Caliente Tropics Hotel offers generous servings of modern Mediterranean cooking: bold varieties of hummus, North African salmon and shakshuka (tomato compote with eggs), Greek-in…
American in Salton Sea

Ski Inn

For local color by the bucket and greasy burgers to boot, stop by this Salton Sea watering hole in a quasi ghost town. If you're lucky, you'll get to be there when the owners' band, Heat Hell and Winter, regales gue…
Asian in Greater Palm Springs

Wang's in the Desert

This mood-lit local fave with indoor koi pond delivers creatively crafted classics from around Asia – tom ka gai to tempura shrimp and mandarin pork – but also draws a thirsty crowd with its five-times-weekly happy …
Deli in Greater Palm Springs

Sherman's Deli & Bakery

Every community with a sizeable retired contingent needs a good Jewish deli. Sherman's is it. With a breezy sidewalk patio, it pulls in an all-ages crowd with its 40 sandwich varieties (great hot pastrami!), finger-…
Bistro in Greater Palm Springs

Lulu California Bistro

There's a lot to love at Lulu: prime downtown Palm Springs location, chic atmosphere, busy bar and a menu of straight-down-the-middle classics like burgers, sandwiches, salads, pizzas, pastas and more. Three- and fo…