Palm Desert Restaurants

Palm Desert is in many ways the hub of action in the Coachella Valley. It’s home to some of the best golf courses in town as well as the best shopping and restaurants. Below are just some of the restaurants you’ll want to visit while in town.


Tommy Bahama
73595 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Located in the Shops and Gardens of El Paseo in Palm Desert, Tommy Bahama has been a longstanding favorite for lunch and dinner for years. Enjoy shopping downstairs in their retail section with dining and drinks upstairs. A great menu with everything from seafood to pulled pork awaits along with a great drink menu. The giant patio on top offers great views of the mountains and El Paseo.


73-505 El Paseo
Suite 2600
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Expect unforgettable food, drinks, live music and ambience, all designed to let you untie, unwind and uncork. Physically located in the Shops and Gardens of El Paseo, our spirit is near the line between naughty and nice. You can shop for the latest trends before dining in style at an exceptional Palm Desert steakhouse at Sullivan’s.


Ristorante Mamma Gina
73705 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Ristorante Mamma Gina has made a home in Palm Desert since 1986. Expect fun happy hours or a nice romantic dinner daily. Their authentic Italian recipes bring the original flavors of Florentine cuisine to life. Their lounge and wine room are available to rent for larger gatherings.


73505 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Located above the Gardens on El Paseo, Pacifica features some of the freshest seafood in the desert. Their menu always has a variety of fresh fare and steak dishes, complemented by an international vodka menu and award-winning wine.


Morton’s The Steakhouse
74-880 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Located close to El Paseo and the McCallum Theatre for the Performing Arts, Morton’s rich décor, sleek dining room, private boardrooms and bar make it an ideal location for a romantic meal or business party.


72595 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

French cuisine in the Coachella Valley by Chef-Owner, Bernard Dervieux. Enjoy outdoor dining along with great dining ambiance inside.  Daily happy hour and live entertainment. Cuistot is proud to be the only restaurant in the valley to have earned the Best of Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Magazine every year since 2005. We’re also the valley’s only recipient of the Award of Unique Distinction from Wine Enthusiast Magazine.


Cork Tree
74950 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

California cuisine at its finest. Private menus available or simply enjoy their great daily creations. A lively bar, romantic booths and patio make this a great choice while in Palm Desert.


Fisherman’s Landing
74855 Country Club Dr
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Located inside the JW Marriott in Palm Desert, Fisherman’s Landing Provides the highest quality seafood, from their boat to you, served fresh daily, as only third generation fishermen, fresh seafood purveyors, and restaurant veterans, can. As a full service restaurant, you will enjoy their new dishes and their friendly staff.  The views from not only our barstools, but out the adjacent patio are incredible. You won’t know where to look first…the golf course, the mountains, the lake, the gigantic Marriott pool, or the game on the large screens that surround the bar.


Mikado Japanese Steakhouse
74855 Country Club Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Located inside the JW Marriott the Mikado Japanese Steakhouse celebrates the central tenets of Samurai tradition. Their knife-wielding chefs use fire and steam to craft innovative cuisine, using only fresh, locally sourced ingredients. A great stop for fresh sushi and to enjoy the ambiance of the hotel.


Café des Beaux-Arts
73-640 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Since 1993, café des Beaux-Arts has been the premiere Parisian-style French restaurant in Palm Desert. The menu features outstanding French entrees such as Duckling a l’orange, roasted Rack of Lamb Provencal and savory crepes and salads. Enjoy the climate-controlled patio and this ideal people watching location. Live entertainment 2 nights a week.


Castelli’s Restorante
73-098 HWY 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Celebrating 29 years serving award-winning prime beef, chops, veal, lamb, pasta and seafood dishes. Castelli’s has perfected an already outstanding level of service, delicious food and fine wines.


Mastro’s Steakhouse
73405 El Paseo #210
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Located in the Gardens on El Paseo, world-class service in a sophisticated, classic steakhouse located in the heart of the action on El Paseo.


Mitch’s on El Paseo
73951 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Mitch’s on El Paseo Prime Seafood is open seven days a week from 11:30 am to 10 pm, serving Lunch and Dinner, as well as daily Happy Hour specials including a range of menu items such as sashimi, sliders, featured wines & sake, martinis and other cocktails.


Keedy’s Fountain & Grill
73633 HWY 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Want to step back in time? Want to get away from the flash and fluff of the desert and have a very old-fashioned burger and shake? How about a hearty breakfast? Then go where all the locals go. Small and no frills, but one good milkshake!


74-155 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Romantic. Inviting. Original. Uncompromising quality. Superb cuisine graciously served in an extraordinary atmosphere, is the unique inspiration of proprietors Jay and June Trubee.
This winning combination has earned Jillian’s many accolades including a feature in Gourmet Magazine and the Wine Spectator “Award of Excellence” since 1994.