Palm Desert Dining

Discover the Best Restaurants in the Palm Springs Desert

Foodies! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to experience some of the best restaurants the Valley has to offer. Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week is the perfect time to visit your favorite restaurant or try something new, as chefs prepare delicious 3 courses meals for your dining pleasure at special pricing, along with valley wide discounts for rooms with a unique opportunity to explore the Coachella Valley. Eat, See, Stay: Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week

From desert casual to your finest outfit, Palm Desert dining offers more than 150 restaurants to suit every occasion and taste. The staff at Shadow Mountain Resort recommends the following restaurants, not only for their close proximity to our hotel, but also for the atmosphere, quality of food, and service – some of the best in Southern California. These and other fabulous restaurants are located along El Paseo, just a few short blocks from the resort.

Il Corso Italian Restaurant

Il Corso Italian Restaurant

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This urban eatery is a fresh slice of Italian paradise, with wood-fired pizzas, classic Italian dishes and a full bar. Stop in for lunch or dinner on their outside patio, or order a pizza to go! If you’re looking for antipasti, zuppe, insalate, paste, risotti and more, stop by Il Corso Italian Restaurant in Palm Springs.

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DOMO Sushi

DOMO Sushi

DOMO Sushi on El Paseo in Palm Desert serves up some delicious sushi, that is only enhanced by their beautiful plating skills. If you ask the chefs, they will tell you that it is the art of sushi they focus on. A plate of sashimi transforms into a beautiful spiral flower, using ginger and wasabi as components of the design. If you’re in town and you’re looking for the perfect sushi spot, we encourage you to try DOMO.

Musashi Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Musashi Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar

Musashi Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar is a traditional Japanese restaurant, and has been serving the finest food in Palm Desert for over 20 years. It has become recognized as one of the best places to get sushi in the area.

Wilma & Frieda

Wilma & Frieda

Wilma & Frieda’s is well known for their comfort food, served up with a twist. Try their think sliced meatloaf with eggs on top. They also have great salads, like their strawberry spinach salad.

The Venue Sushi Bar

The Venue Sushi Bar

The Venue Sushi Bar and Sake Lounge does sushi right. Their plates are artfully crafted with very impressive presentation. Stop by for some sushi, sashimi, caviar or sake. The Venue is just 0.8 miles from Shadow Mountain Resort, making it a great place to grab a few drinks if you’re up for an evening stroll or want to catch a lift.

Ristorante Mamma Gina

Ristorante Mamma Gina

Ristorante Mamma Gina serves up classic Italian fare – in the desert! The atmosphere is relaxing and you’ll feel like you’re in grandma’s kitchen.

Mastro’s Steakhouse

Mastro’s Steakhouse

Mastro’s Steakhouse offers the finest selection of steaks and chops, like their Chef’s Cut Ribeye Chop. They have an excellent bar and you have to try their martinis.

La Spiga Ristorante Italiano

Stop by La Spiga Ristorante Italiano for some old fashioned Italian fare. Everything is done from scratch, like their house-ground meat and homemade sauces.

Jillian’s

Jillian’s Fine Dining serves up delectable dishes in an ambient atmosphere with white linens, flowers and plenty of wine. The head chef spend a great deal of time ensuring the menu is always fresh and inspiring.

Thai Smile

Thai Smile

Stop by Thai Smile of Rancho Mirage for some easy, classic Thai food. Their Shrimp Curry is delicious and we also love their fried rice.

Blue Orchid Thai Bistro

Blue Orchid Thai Bistro

Blue Orchid uses fresh ingredients and spices to cook up tasty Southeast Asian dishes like Tofu Drunken Noodles, Tom Yum Soup and Chicken Pad Thai.

Armando’s Dakota Bar & Grill

Armando’s Dakota Bar & Grill

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Armando’s cooks up some of the tastiest tortilla soup and enchiladas. Enjoy one of their famous margaritas in the sun on the patio.

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Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Stop by Sullivan’s for a great steak and an excellent night life scene. Their bar is usually packed and is just a half mile from Shadow Mountain Resort.

Piero’s Pizza Vino

Piero’s Pizza Vino offers traditional Italian food like Antipasti, Insalatone and Zuppe. Stop by for lunch or dinner seven days a week.

Pacifica Seafood

Pacifica Seafood is a local happy hour favorite. With over 100 types of vodka on the menu and an affordable bar menu, Pacifica gets busy early. They have a great outdoor eating patio and with great desert evenings, reservations are almost a must. These guys have been here a while so they know how to do fish right.

Mitch’s on El Paseo

Mitch’s on El Paseo

Mitch’s has a beautiful outdoor patio, complete with a central fire pit and tea candles on white linen tables. Plan a dinner at Mitch’s for sushi or steak.

Le Paon

Le Paon

Enjoy an extravagant night out on the town at Le Paon. You’ll enjoy fine French Cuisine and Chops at white linen tables to the tune of piano music.

Fresh Agave Bar & Grill

Fresh Agave Mexican Bar & Grill offers an excellent selection of fresh Mexican food and is the perfect place for vegetarians or vegans.

Keedy’s Fountain Grill

Keedy’s Fountain and Grill offers up American classics and Mexican Southwest Cuisine. Stop in for a blast from the past in this cute diner.

Cuistot

Stop by Cuistot Restaurant in Palm Desert, California for a great selection of wine and excellent French Cuisine.

Café des Beaux Arts

Happy Hour is from 4:30pm to 6:30pm at Le Bar and there is patio seating available. Stop by for a savory crepe or lunch salad and you will not be disappointed.

BackStreet Bistro

BackStreet Bistro

Offering a rustic Italian menu with a full bar and pet-friendly outdoor patio seating, BackStreet Bistro is the perfect place for a comforting meal with loved ones.