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Zin American Bistro, Palm Springs, CA

Zin American Bistro

4.4
4.4
2532 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
For the past 20 years, Zin has been a popular spot for locals in the downtown area. We offer crafted cocktails, brunch, and dinner. We are proud to have received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence for our extensive wine list which boasts over 545 selections. In addition to inside bar and table seating we have a beautiful heated and cooled covered patio for outdoor dining.

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2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Continental, Wine Bar
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 10:30 am–3:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 11:00 am–6:00 pm Sat, Sun 3:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:30 pm–10:30 pm
  • Phone number
    (760) 322-6300
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Owned/operated by
    Latinx or Hispanic, LGBTQ, Women
  • Executive Chef
    Kate Bryan
  • Catering
    We now offer catering for your special event! Please see our website for details
  • Private party facilities
    We have our 'Wine Room' which seats about 20 and our Patio with seating for 25 on each side. Contact Mindy Reed via email for special menus and buy out pricing.
  • Private party contact
    Mindy Reed: (760) 322-6300
  • Neighbourhood
    Palm Springs
  • Cross Street
    Arenas
  • Parking Details
    Three public lots and parking garage within walking distance (1 block)Valet parking directly behind restaurant on Arenas. Valet is available for $5 Thursday - Saturday only
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 2,532 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.4
4.4 based on recent ratings
  • 4.4Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

2,532 Reviews
  1. tomron

    Palm Springs

    112 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    112 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We were there for the last dinner during PS Restaurant Week. The basic dinner was OK priced but the add-ons were very well pridced.

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  2. ChuckC

    Palm Springs

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We were reminded last night that a server can make a good dining experience a great dining experience. The location, menu and ambiance of Zin are all outstanding. But what made our meal truly worth going out for last night was the server, Skip(?). He was attentive, enthusiastic and helpful throughout the meal. He really made for an especially enjoyable evening out with friends.

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  3. StevenS

    Palm Springs

    13 reviews

    vip
    1.0

    13 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    I guess you can never go back. I lost my husband 8 months ago, we use to come here for celebrations, birthdays, anniversaries, and sometimes just because. I came here tonight to celebrate his 60th birthday. Service was ok, waitress never once described the menu like I heard other servers do. My manhattan was great tasting but barely cold. Salad was good, seafood linguine was great tasting, shrimp were good, the rest of the seafood was over cooked, dry and tough. I would have said something but I never saw my waitress nor did she ever check on me. Desert and coffee took a long time to come, and a refill on coffee never came by. I may have ordered another manhattan but the check was dropped off before I ever finished my desert. Ambiance he disappeared, gone are the white table clothes, the attentive service. Gone are the people who dress for dinner, what is left are people in short shorts and tube tops, wobbly tables and chairs, even my salad plate was wobbly on the bare table. Just not the Zin I remember. 👎

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Palm Springs

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and service!! With the heat outside all the doors kept the sound inside and made it a loud atmosphere but otherwise a nice experience!

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  5. SuzRue

    Orange County

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Our food was really good. There was 8 of us and everyone enjoyed their food. The ambience and service were excellent. Our waiter, Chip, was great! I would definitely go back.

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  6. designerTom

    Palm Springs

    41 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    41 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 2
    This can be a buzzy spot in season and the food is generally decent. But on a hot night when it isn't busy you start to notice the tired & worn decor, the less than professional service, and the tasty but unremarkable food. It has the distinct feel of a tourist restaurant, which of course it is. And how did they manage to permanently take over so much of the sidewalk?

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  7. PalmSpringsDiner

    Palm Springs

    603 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    603 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    In a town where the restaurant landscape is constantly changing, Zin American Bistro is a welcome reminder that consistency is often its own reward. With a changing menu that capitalizes on seasonal availability of specialty items, Zin American Bistro manages to be both "reassuring" and "fresh." Creative cocktails, a patio with a ringside seat of the constant parade of visitor walking close by, and a wonderful kitchen, it's easy to understand why Zin American Bistro continues to thrive and shine, while many other restaurants come and go. Exceptionally-well managed!

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  8. LarryN

    New York City

    59 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    59 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Our third time at Zin. First two we drank and ate at the bar. Dinner was delicious. Started with the Zin Bites. Could have stopped there and ordered a dozen more as they’re so unique and tasty! Seafood linguine was delicious and plentiful! Will be back on our next trip!

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  9. Aubrey

    Palm Springs

    27 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    We visited during restaurant week. Had a very good meal, The service initially was very good but about halfway through the courses, it pretty much vanished. Too bad because we really enjoyed the food and the ambiance. We will try it again .

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  10. thomass

    Palm Springs

    30 reviews

    5.0

    30 reviews

    Dined on June 4, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    The place is very nice and the food and service was delicious. The menu is quite pricey but we were there for restaurant week and it was more affordable.

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FAQs

Zin American Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (760) 322-6300.

Zin American Bistro is rated 4.4 stars by 2532 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 p.m.


Booked 2 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Zin American Bistro

198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Arenas
  • Neighbourhood
    Palm Springs
  • Hours of Operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 9:00 am–3:00 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 10:30 am–3:00 pm Happy Hour Mon–Fri 11:00 am–6:00 pm Sat, Sun 3:00 pm–6:00 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 4:30 pm–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 4:30 pm–10:30 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Continental, Wine Bar
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Three public lots and parking garage within walking distance (1 block)Valet parking directly behind restaurant on Arenas. Valet is available for $5 Thursday - Saturday only
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Owned/operated by
    Latinx or Hispanic, LGBTQ, Women
  • Executive Chef
    Kate Bryan
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Dog Friendly, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (760) 322-6300
  • Catering
    We now offer catering for your special event! Please see our website for details
  • Private party facilities
    We have our 'Wine Room' which seats about 20 and our Patio with seating for 25 on each side. Contact Mindy Reed via email for special menus and buy out pricing.
  • Private party contact
    Mindy Reed: (760) 322-6300
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