Best food in Palm Springs Desert

Check out the top food in Palm Springs Desert, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Pappy & Harriet's
1. Pappy & Harriet's
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451 local reviews
53688 Pioneertown Rd, Pioneertown
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-365-5956
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Melissa
PappyAndHarriets.com/menu/ • Bar/Restaurant/Music Venue/Pool Tables • Lunch menu is served from 11:00am-9:30pm…
Gamma Gulch Retreat
The local western saloon with good BBQ with vegan/vegetarian options and live music most evenings. Performers…
Apryl
Pappy & Harriet's is a MUST. From Desert Gold Bloom, it's a 10-minute drive through incredible boulders. An…
1. Pappy & Harriet's
1. Pappy & Harriet's
host-0host-1host-2
451 local reviews
53688 Pioneertown Rd, Pioneertown
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-365-5956
Melissa
Melissa
PappyAndHarriets.com/menu/ • Bar/Restaurant/Music Venue/Pool Tables • Lunch menu is served from 11:00am-9:30pm • Dinner menu is served from…
Gamma Gulch Retreat
Gamma Gulch Retreat
The local western saloon with good BBQ with vegan/vegetarian options and live music most evenings. Performers have included Paul McCartney,…
Apryl
Apryl
Pappy & Harriet's is a MUST. From Desert Gold Bloom, it's a 10-minute drive through incredible boulders. An old western movie set, the place…
2. Crossroads Cafe
2. Crossroads Cafe
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236 local reviews
61715 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 760-366-5414
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Lynn
Even if you are not a local, the friendly staff at Crossroads Cafe will make you fell like one! The…
Allen
My favorite place to eat in Joshua Tree! Always fresh, great food that the whole family loves! Breakfast and…
Hopper & Rohini
A favourite for locals and tourists alike- great food, great vibes. Right in the centre of downtown Joshua…
2. Crossroads Cafe
2. Crossroads Cafe
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236 local reviews
61715 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 760-366-5414
Lynn
Lynn
Even if you are not a local, the friendly staff at Crossroads Cafe will make you fell like one! The atmosphere is iconic Joshua Tree and…
Allen
Allen
My favorite place to eat in Joshua Tree! Always fresh, great food that the whole family loves! Breakfast and lunch are both delicious! …
Hopper & Rohini
Hopper & Rohini
A favourite for locals and tourists alike- great food, great vibes. Right in the centre of downtown Joshua Tree so it tends to be busy for…
3. Joshua Tree Saloon
3. Joshua Tree Saloon
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231 local reviews
61835 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 760-366-2250
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Allen
The Western decor, the atmosphere, the service, the live music, the drinks and the food I love everything…
Tienlyn And Nikko
A fun place to go at night for live music and great food, but they also serve an excellent cheap breakfast…
The Lyerla Family
Iconic watering hole in downtown Joshua Tree. Best burgers in this corner of the desert. Live music and…
3. Joshua Tree Saloon
3. Joshua Tree Saloon
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231 local reviews
61835 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 760-366-2250
Allen
Allen
The Western decor, the atmosphere, the service, the live music, the drinks and the food I love everything about this place! The hardest…
Tienlyn And Nikko
Tienlyn And Nikko
A fun place to go at night for live music and great food, but they also serve an excellent cheap breakfast. Live music ranges from Karaoke…
The Lyerla Family
The Lyerla Family
Iconic watering hole in downtown Joshua Tree. Best burgers in this corner of the desert. Live music and karaoke nights. One downside:…
4. La Copine
4. La Copine
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180 local reviews
848 Old Woman Springs Rd, Yucca Valley
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 760-289-8537
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Jeremy + Katrina
You ain't done nothing right in your life till you eat at LA COPINE KITCHEN. It's only 10 minutes from Cultus…
Hopper & Rohini
Our newest and hugely popular breakfast & brunch spot, hidden away on Old Woman Springs Road. The food here is…
Teresa
French restaurant opened by two women from LA who fell in love with Joshua Tree. The food is INCREDIBLE. It’s…
4. La Copine
4. La Copine
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180 local reviews
848 Old Woman Springs Rd, Yucca Valley
Closed · Opens 2:00 PM
+1 760-289-8537
Jeremy + Katrina
Jeremy + Katrina
You ain't done nothing right in your life till you eat at LA COPINE KITCHEN. It's only 10 minutes from Cultus Camp, and it will most likely…
Hopper & Rohini
Hopper & Rohini
Our newest and hugely popular breakfast & brunch spot, hidden away on Old Woman Springs Road. The food here is phenomenal, the prices very…
Teresa
Teresa
French restaurant opened by two women from LA who fell in love with Joshua Tree. The food is INCREDIBLE. It’s on the higher end, especially…
5. Sam's Indian Food & Pizza
5. Sam's Indian Food & Pizza
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108 local reviews
61380 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-366-9511
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Tonelise
Never mind the pizza. What is REALLY great about this place, is that they do close to authentic Indian food. I…
Tienlyn And Nikko
The surprise here is that Sam's actually has the best, high quality Indian food ­ menu ever. They also serve…
Cece
Definitely a hole in the wall place. But the food is actually pretty great. It gets a 4.5 stars on Yelp!…
5. Sam's Indian Food & Pizza
5. Sam's Indian Food & Pizza
host-0host-1host-2
108 local reviews
61380 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-366-9511
Tonelise
Tonelise
Never mind the pizza. What is REALLY great about this place, is that they do close to authentic Indian food. I know. I moved here after 21…
Tienlyn And Nikko
Tienlyn And Nikko
The surprise here is that Sam's actually has the best, high quality Indian food ­ menu ever. They also serve pizza and Indian style pizza (a…
Cece
Cece
Definitely a hole in the wall place. But the food is actually pretty great. It gets a 4.5 stars on Yelp! They serve a variety of foods…
6. Natural Sisters Cafe
6. Natural Sisters Cafe
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216 local reviews
61695 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 760-366-3600
CafeBakeryStore
Mike
The Natural Sisters Café in Joshua Tree opened in 2009 and was the realization of owner Christy Lopez and her…
Mary And Jeff
Located 0.5 miles from the house, you can walk, drive or ride a bike here! Rock Climbers Revenge smoothie is…
Dale
Our personal Mecca, Natural Sisters features delicious and healthy vegetarian food. Plus it's just five…
6. Natural Sisters Cafe
6. Natural Sisters Cafe
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216 local reviews
61695 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+1 760-366-3600
Mike
Mike
The Natural Sisters Café in Joshua Tree opened in 2009 and was the realization of owner Christy Lopez and her late sister’s lifelong dream…
Mary And Jeff
Mary And Jeff
Located 0.5 miles from the house, you can walk, drive or ride a bike here! Rock Climbers Revenge smoothie is my personal favorite.They have…
Dale
Dale
Our personal Mecca, Natural Sisters features delicious and healthy vegetarian food. Plus it's just five minutes from SkyHouse in the center…
7. Lulu California Bistro
7. Lulu California Bistro
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142 local reviews
200 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 760-327-5858
BarRestaurantFood
Mike
At Lulu California Bistro, talent, expertise and a passion for great food combine to produce a captivating…
Paul
This is the best address on the strip. It's a big, good-energy place that's fun if you want to see or be seen…
Kevin And Chris
Modern design with good food and drinks. Great atmosphere , feels like THE place to see and be seen! Great…
7. Lulu California Bistro
7. Lulu California Bistro
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142 local reviews
200 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+1 760-327-5858
Mike
Mike
At Lulu California Bistro, talent, expertise and a passion for great food combine to produce a captivating dining experience. Menu options…
Paul
Paul
This is the best address on the strip. It's a big, good-energy place that's fun if you want to see or be seen. The food is all solid (but…
Kevin And Chris
Kevin And Chris
Modern design with good food and drinks. Great atmosphere , feels like THE place to see and be seen! Great menu with lots of choices all at…
8. Trio Restaurant
8. Trio Restaurant
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100 local reviews
707 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-864-8746
BarRestaurantPoint of interest
Brandon
We love this place because it's so dog friendly and the food is good. And although it's one of the more…
David & Daisy
Hip American Comfort food but fine dining casual. Hit the Early bird menu, it the same food at half the…
William And Raymond
Our favorite place to have dinner. Always busy, the restaurant serves great American modern food at…
8. Trio Restaurant
8. Trio Restaurant
host-0host-1host-2
100 local reviews
707 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-864-8746
Brandon
Brandon
We love this place because it's so dog friendly and the food is good. And although it's one of the more popular restaurants in Palm Springs,…
David & Daisy
David & Daisy
Hip American Comfort food but fine dining casual. Hit the Early bird menu, it the same food at half the price. $19 per person early bird…
William And Raymond
William And Raymond
Our favorite place to have dinner. Always busy, the restaurant serves great American modern food at reasonable prices. The owners are very…
9. Las Casuelas Terraza
9. Las Casuelas Terraza
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82 local reviews
222 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-325-2794
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Ryan
Coming from Austin, I am hard to please when it comes to Mexican food, but Las Casuelas delivers. I would…
Katie & Curtis
Decent Mexican food and great margaritas, and top notch people watching at this huge restaurant, right on the…
Edoardo
Mexican food, live band outdoor patio playing 70's music, people dancing, margaritas. Food not the greatest,…
9. Las Casuelas Terraza
9. Las Casuelas Terraza
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82 local reviews
222 South Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-325-2794
Ryan
Ryan
Coming from Austin, I am hard to please when it comes to Mexican food, but Las Casuelas delivers. I would have to say that this is more of…
Katie & Curtis
Katie & Curtis
Decent Mexican food and great margaritas, and top notch people watching at this huge restaurant, right on the main drag of Downtown…
Edoardo
Edoardo
Mexican food, live band outdoor patio playing 70's music, people dancing, margaritas. Food not the greatest, people go here for the ambience…
10. 29 Palms Inn
10. 29 Palms Inn
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95 local reviews
73950 Inn Ave, Twentynine Palms
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-367-3505
LodgingRestaurantFood
Kimberly
29 Palms Inn happens to be one of my favorite places for breakfast, lunch and dinner... They have live music…
Michael
Good food with home-grown organic vegetables and herbs. Eclectic guests from locals to bikers to LA…
Tonelise
A great 50's time warp of a restaurant in a natural oasis in 29 palms. The food is great, and they grow their…
10. 29 Palms Inn
10. 29 Palms Inn
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95 local reviews
73950 Inn Ave, Twentynine Palms
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 760-367-3505
Kimberly
Kimberly
29 Palms Inn happens to be one of my favorite places for breakfast, lunch and dinner... They have live music every evening and they have a…
Michael
Michael
Good food with home-grown organic vegetables and herbs. Eclectic guests from locals to bikers to LA celebrities. Located at the Oasis of…
Tonelise
Tonelise
A great 50's time warp of a restaurant in a natural oasis in 29 palms. The food is great, and they grow their own vegetables. They also do…
11. The Tropicale Palm Springs
11. The Tropicale Palm Springs
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80 local reviews
330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 760-866-1952
Night clubBarRestaurant
Eric
Tropicale is one of my favorite restaurants in Palm Springs, with plenty of the swagger of the '50s and '60s! …
Louise
Tropicale is short distance from our house and we like to sip cocktails outside at the long bar. There is…
Jamie
This place has an amazing brunch or go for a dinner show. The food is great , the staff is cordial, and the…
11. The Tropicale Palm Springs
11. The Tropicale Palm Springs
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80 local reviews
330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 4:00 PM
+1 760-866-1952
Eric
Eric
Tropicale is one of my favorite restaurants in Palm Springs, with plenty of the swagger of the '50s and '60s! Make reservations on…
Louise
Louise
Tropicale is short distance from our house and we like to sip cocktails outside at the long bar. There is always a buzz and a local haunt…
Jamie
Jamie
This place has an amazing brunch or go for a dinner show. The food is great , the staff is cordial, and the entertainment is worth it. You…
12. Workshop Kitchen + Bar
12. Workshop Kitchen + Bar
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65 local reviews
800 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 760-459-3451
BarRestaurantFood
Aaron & Lu
Restaurant + bar + group dinners. This is also especially good for date nights. The food is excellent, well…
Marcie And Frank
A stunning architect designed concrete interior that can be noisy. Modern American food that tends towards…
Palm Springs Vacation Homes
Fantastic modern architecture, rustic Italian food fare, craft cocktails. A highlight of any visit to Palm…
12. Workshop Kitchen + Bar
12. Workshop Kitchen + Bar
host-0host-1host-2
65 local reviews
800 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs
Closed · Opens 5:00 PM
+1 760-459-3451
Aaron & Lu
Aaron & Lu
Restaurant + bar + group dinners. This is also especially good for date nights. The food is excellent, well thought through menu with fresh…
Marcie And Frank
Marcie And Frank
A stunning architect designed concrete interior that can be noisy. Modern American food that tends towards the pretentious with great…
Palm Springs Vacation Homes
Palm Springs Vacation Homes
Fantastic modern architecture, rustic Italian food fare, craft cocktails. A highlight of any visit to Palm Springs! The patio is great but…