Best Places to Eat in Palm Springs This Summer, THE WESTCOTT

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June 20, 2017

Best Places to Eat in Palm Springs This Summer

Best Places to Eat in Palm Springs This Summer, THE WESTCOTT

Food is an essential part of any good vacation! Experiencing the local dining is a great way to immerse yourself in the culture and environment of the area. If you’re planning a trip to Palm Springs this summer, your taste buds will not be disappointed! Countless restaurants in this gorgeous desert town are now open during the summer; their menus encompass a variety of different dishes and meals, while the restaurants themselves showcase the breathtaking beauty and picturesque scenery. After spending a day exploring the many thrilling attractions, dining in Palm Springs is the perfect way to treat yourself. Check out 5 of the best restaurants in Palm Springs to help you decide where to go first!

Mod Cafe

The owners of the Palm Greens Cafe are pleased to bring a new health-conscious eatery called Mod Cafe which is a little bit country, a little bit zen and a little bit rock & roll. In addition to an assortment of smoothies and juices, you’ll also find a breakfast menu heavy on healthy vegetables like egg & poblano pepper tacos with a root vegetable hash. The all-day menu also includes a variety of grain bowls and sandwiches. Mod Cafe is located in the Uptown area at 515 N Palm Canyon Dr. Mod Cafe is open Sunday through Wednesday from 7 am to 3 pm.


Discover a Provencal feel in the bougainvillea covered patio of Farm, a small bistro inspired by owner Liz Ostoich’s travels through the south of France. An authentic menu awaits with French press coffee, homemade jams, and dishes prepared with the freshest ingredients. Breakfast entrees include crepes, omelets and unique French Toast dishes. A Prix Fixe dinner is offered on Friday and Saturday evenings. Farm is located at 6 La Plaza in downtown Palm Springs.

Shanghai Red’s Oyster Bar

When you are craving on of the Coachella Valley’s best fish taco, check out Shanghai Red’s Oyster Bar. Off the beaten track and tucked behind Fisherman’s Market & Grill, Shanghai Red’s has the feel of a hip dive-bar with very cool overtones. Catch a live band playing on-stage in the expanded pet-friendly outdoor patio while you through back a few beers with a bucket of peel & eat shrimp. Late night happy hour is nightly from 8 pm to close and all day Sunday. Shanghai Red’s is located in downtown Palm Springs at 235 S Indian Canyon Drive.

Rooster And The Pig

In the back corner of a strip mall along Indian Canyon Drive, you’ll find Rooster and The Pig, a small eatery beloved by locals. Offering a fusion of American and Vietnamese cuisine, the ever changing menu serves up fresh choices like Vietnamese Pickle, jasmine tea leaf salad and many sharable entrees. A full bar is now available with local beer, affordable wines and in-house craft cocktails. Rooster and the Pig is located at 356 S Indian Canyon Drive in downtown Palm Springs.

533 Viet Fusion

Formerly known as Pho 533, 533 Viet Fusion is the completed expanded space which now includes a spring roll bar and lounge in addition to the restaurant. The menu is based on farm fresh vegetables and herbs with meat (pork, beef, seafood and chicken) featuring their famed Pho as well as chef-designed specialty dishes. You’ll detect a theme with their $5.33 Happy Hour prices on select menu choices and bar selections. 533 Viet Fusion is located at 1775 E Palm Canyon Drive on the south side of Palm Springs in the Smoketree Shopping Center.

Come Home After Dinner to POSH Palm Springs Inn

Make your Palm Springs getaway complete by staying in the best lodging possible while you’re here! POSH Palm Springs Inn is a deluxe bed and breakfast that specializes in creating a relaxing environment combined with personable service and hospitality. Stay in one of our luxurious rooms and be sure to enjoy some of our wonderful amenities, like our poolside happy hour! You’re guaranteed to love our inn, so check our availability today to make plans to visit us!

Photo Credit: Dan Gold,