5 Excellent Spots for the Best Dining in Palm Springs, THE WESTCOTT

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October 23, 2015

5 Excellent Spots for the Best Dining in Palm Springs

5 Excellent Spots for the Best Dining in Palm Springs, THE WESTCOTT

Vacations are an opportunity to treat yourself, and good food is one of the best treats of all! You shouldn’t settle for an ordinary chain restaurant while you’re traveling; a local treasure with its own style is the way to go. Palm Springs, CA, the ultimate vacation destination, is home to a large number of unique spots for an amazing meal. These various restaurants all have special qualities that cause them to stand out, such as picturesque views, comfortable atmospheres, and uncommon menu items. Browse this list of 5 popular restaurants to discover the best dining in Palm Springs.

Lulu California Bistro

This outstanding bistro has won prestigious awards and glowing reviews for their expert chefs and unbelievably delicious meals. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Lulu California Bistro offers new specials on their daily menu all week long, as well as specialty menus for holidays, banquets, or other special events. Vegetarian and gluten-free options are present on the menu as well to accommodate guests of any diet and preference. Lulu California Bistro’s modernized decor and deluxe bar are two of the reasons locals refer to it as “Palm Springs hippest restaurant”; they also host Lulu Late Nite every Friday and Saturday from 11:00 pm-1:00 am featuring fantastic food, drinks, and live DJ. Stop by Lulu California Bisto and enjoy a delicious meal or cocktail while relaxing on the outdoor terrace viewing the attractive downtown Palm Springs.

The Tropicale

Located in the heart of Palm Springs, this restaurant prides itself on serving a diverse menu influenced by areas all over the world. The inside of Tropicale is styled to resemble an old Miami supper club; they also have a sprawling patio out back where you can enjoy an evening meal under the stars. Their menu offers items from authentic sushi to gourmet pizza. Wednesday nights feature a happy hour all night long and live jazz is performed every Tuesday and Thursday! Try an exotic dish from this two-time award winner of the Open Table Diner’s Choice award and discover your new favorite meal!


If you’re looking to expand your palate while dining in Palm Springs, check out Johannes, serving genuine Austrian cuisine. The head chef, Johannes Bacher, was born in Austria and spent a large portion of his life traveling, which helped influence the foods he prepares today. Along with mouthwatering entrees, this eclectic restaurant also serves a wide selection of alcoholic beverages and exquisite desserts. Their stylish and unique decorations provide the perfect atmosphere for a special event or private party.  Don’t miss this opportunity to taste a bit of Austria right in Palm Springs!

Cheeky’s Palm Springs

With a menu that changes every single day, you won’t find more variety somewhere other than Cheeky’s Palm Springs! In addition to their remarkable entrees, Cheeky’s also specializes in homemade pastries; their cinnamon rolls, in particular, have gotten enormous attention in the area. They also concoct some of the best drinks around, from smoothies and cappuccinos to Bloody Marys and iced tea.  With their ever-changing menu and daring recipes, Cheeky’s will create a Palm Spring’s dining experience you’ll never forget.

TRIO Restaurant

If you’re looking for a more traditional menu to satisfy your appetite, TRIO Restaurant is the ideal spot for you. They offer Midwest-style comfort food with a bit of California flair. TRIO offers astonishing specials paired with affordable pricing, making this place perfect for a family outing.  Set inside a historic mid-century building, TRIO has worked tirelessly to create an attractive interior with a relaxed and fun atmosphere for guests. This special part of Palm Springs dining has gained much attention over the years and will always be a local favorite.

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