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Best American Restaurants in Desert Hot Springs

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A photo of 1501 Uptown Gastropub restaurant
4.5
Awesome(2301)
Price: Moderate
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 18 times today
1501 Uptown Gastropub, located in the thriving Palm Springs district, is a delight for every gastronome seeking excellent Gastro Pub cuisine. Customer reviews underline the impeccable consistency in its service, food, and ambiance. The food, ranging from 'Yummy burgers and sandwiches' to 'Steak Frites' and 'Willie's Shepherd's Pie,' is lauded for its deliciousness. The thoughtful preparation of each dish reflects in their taste, making it a place worth visiting. Additionally, the welcoming service and positive vibe make it an excellent place for both family and social gatherings. The combination of great food and congenial service makes 1501 Uptown Gastropub a highly recommended destination.
A photo of Eight4Nine restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4850)
Price: Expensive
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 18 times today
Eight4Nine is a contemporary American cuisine restaurant that has consistently delivered excellent dining experiences, as reflected in the glowing reviews. Reviewers describe the food as delicious and diverse with "American Gourmet" being a title agreed upon by many. The service is noted to be good, with staff described as 'some of the nicest you'll ever meet.' The ambiance is unique and contemporary, which marries well with the cuisine and gives diners a wonderful atmosphere. Several reviewers highlight the memorable experience of celebrating events at Eight4Nine, further cementing its status as a top choice for quality contemporary American cuisine.
A photo of The Tropicale restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(10048)
Price: Expensive
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 45 times today
The Tropicale offers a captivating Californian cuisine experience. It is highlighted by guests for its scrumptious menu, featuring dishes like the Grilled California Swordfish & Spaghetti Puttanesca, the Crispy Southern-Fried Catfish with Creole Sausage & Okra Jambalaya, and a wide array of delectable desserts. As visitors from Northern California remark, "Every individual who works there is kind, friendly, and helpful," and "everything was cooked to perfection." The vibrant atmosphere, vast selection of flavors, and consistently excellent service make The Tropicale a must-visit for both locals and tourists. Everyone who dines there seems to have an unforgettable experience, relishing the taste of the unique Californian cuisine it provides.
A photo of Copley's on Palm Canyon restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(6283)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 12 times today
Copley's on Palm Canyon, situated in beautiful Palm Springs, has cultivated a sterling reputation as a top choice for Contemporary American cuisine. Patrons frequently speak highly of the restaurant's impressive ability to deliver superb meals every time, coupled with welcoming and professional service. The restaurant exudes an elegant yet relaxing ambiance, perfect for special occasions or casual dinners. Praised for its innovative and delicious dishes, the restaurant takes pride in serving food that is always well-prepared and presented, such as the much-raved-about fresh barramundi and the mouthwatering braised short rib. With its ability to deliver excellent cuisine consistently, Copley's on Palm Canyon has truly set the bar high in the realm of Contemporary American dining.
A photo of Escena Lounge & Grill restaurant
4.4
Awesome(1670)
Price: Moderate
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 9 times today
Escena Lounge & Grill is a gem in contemporary American cuisine. Tucked away in a serene location, this establishment boasts breathtaking mountain views, offering an atmosphere as impressive as its culinary offerings. Praised for its excellent food and service, the restaurant serves classic dishes with a modern twist. The short ribs and scallops entrees often garner particular acclaim, with reviewers often commending the quality and presentation of their meals. Customers also highlight the restaurant's ambiance, marked by relaxed acoustics, a comforting fireplace, and stylish, contemporary decor. The attentive and welcoming staff add a personal touch to the dining experience, while the unique complimentary potato chips delight pleasantly surprise guests. Unforgettable sunsets and hopping bunnies add to the charm of Escena Lounge & Grill, making it the ideal retreat from city bustle.
A photo of Spencer's Restaurant restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(8859)
Price: Expensive
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 32 times today
Based on various reviews, Spencer's Restaurant shines as a remarkable representation of top-tier American cuisine. Long-time patrons heap praises on its welcoming ambiance, consistently excellent food, and top-notch service. The restaurant's menu is said to be diverse, with a laudable wine selection and a wide array of food choices, including customer favorites like the Asian Chicken Salad, Mushroom Risotto, and unique seasonal specials. The ever-pleasing staff, such as Julietta, Lilliam, Raphael, and Michele, along with others, receive special recognition for providing an unparalleled dining experience. Spencer's Restaurant is consistently described as a favorite go-to place, with the promise of an unforgettable experience. Consequently, it comes highly recommended by diners from various parts of the world including Australia and Canada.
A photo of Alice B. restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(661)
Price: Expensive
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 12 times today
Alice B. restaurant and bar from award-winning chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken combines Southern California’s incredible seasonal bounty with Mediterranean-leaning flavors. The culinary vision is a collaborative effort between Feniger, Milliken and acclaimed Executive Chef Lance Velasquez.This unique dining experience is located at Living Out, a luxury resort-style LGBTQ+ active senior community surrounded by spectacular mountain views. Inspired by the extraordinary life of Alice B. Toklas and her life partner Gertrude Stein, the restaurant establishes a vibrant space where culinary excellence, art, and community converge seamlessly. We offer indoor & outdoor seating, plus bar seating. Dinner starts at 5PM. Bar menu starts at 4PM. Weekend Brunch starts at 10AM. Join us for live music on select nights.Mary Sue Milliken & Susan Feniger are the founders of Mundo Hospitality Group, including Border Grill, Pacha Mamas, BBQ Mexicana, SOCALO, and most recently Alice B.
A photo of Melvyn's at the Ingleside Estate restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(3990)
Price: Very Expensive
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 5 times today
Melvyn's at the Ingleside Inn is highly praised for its excellent Contemporary American cuisine. Located in downtown Palm Springs, it provides an authentic and sophisticated dining experience, reminiscent of the "Rat Pack/Sinatra" era coupled with a modern twist. Consumers laud the restaurant for its impressive menu, featuring renowned dishes such as Steak Diane, Shrimp Scampi, and a variety of great steaks, including the petit Filet and Tomahawk Chop Ribeye. The famed dessert Cherry Jubilee and exquisite cocktails such as the Gin Gimlet are also highly recommended by patrons. Service is described as professional and top-notch, with the ambiance being intimate and perfect for a relaxing, sophisticated meal. It is an establishment where you don't just eat out, you "go out to dinner," enjoying the art of fine dining as it should be.
A photo of Lulu California Bistro restaurant
4.3
Awesome(5893)
Price: Moderate
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 20 times today
Lulu California Bistro in Palm Springs delivers genuine Californian cuisine to rave reviews. The restaurant is acclaimed for its 3 and 4 course specials, an extensive menu and drink list featuring local wines, and a fun, distinctly Californian atmosphere. Reviewers appreciate Lulu's high standards, with one diner praising the "fantastic client management" resulting in "a 100%, 5 Star award for great food." The diverse menu includes popular dishes like the meatloaf, which one reviewer declares "they are famous for." Further praise goes to the excellent table service, with Jasmine highlighted as particularly stellar, enhancing the overall dining experience.
A photo of Trio Restaurant - Palm Springs restaurant
4.2
Awesome(3785)
Price: Expensive
• American • Palm Springs
Booked 12 times today
Located in the vibrant city of Palm Springs, Trio Restaurant offers an excellent American dining experience. Patrons rave about their 'American comfort food', with some even considering it a neighborhood gem. Trio caters to every diner, including those with special dietary needs, such as celiac disease, providing equally innovative and appetizing options. The restaurant is highly praised not only for its delicious food but also for its enthusiastic and attentive service. Special occasions are beautifully celebrated with thoughtful touches like 'Happy Anniversary' confetti or complimentary birthday desserts. Trio's commitment to delivering fantastic experiences to all is unparalleled. Whether it's the delectable food, specialty drinks, the welcoming atmosphere, or a blend of all, visitors are eager to recommend and return to Trio.
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