Favorite Dining Spots In Palm Springs

By Vanessa Howard

There is a flavor and taste for everyone at the eateries of Palm Springs, California. This destination draws some of the world’s best and most innovative chefs who specialize in fresh, farm-to-table dishes with a fun and creative twist. There are so many great restaurants that you may feel overwhelmed, but you can use this guide to our favorite dining spots in Palm Springs to help in your planning! 

Where To Stay In Palm Springs

Arrivls has so many great options for places to stay in Palm Springs

Amber Springs

Amber Springs is a boho dream! The bright and airy Amber Springs is the ideal place to kick back and relax in the heart of Palm Springs. This four-bedroom, two-bathroom home is less than 10 minutes from downtown Palm Springs.

A fully equipped kitchen is perfect for cooking delicious meals, and the fantastic outdoor living space is complete with a shaded dining area. Enjoy the private pool, spa, and plenty of comfy lounging areas.

Book Amber Springs today!

Hermosa Vista 

Soak up the sun and unforgettable views from the privacy of your own backyard oasis at Hermosa Vista, a 3-bedroom, 2-bathroom home in the heart of Palm Springs. This inviting space welcomes guests with comfortable bedrooms, spacious living areas, and a fully-equipped kitchen.

Hermosa Vista is just one mile from N Palm Canyon Drive in downtown Palm Springs where some of the best restaurants, shopping, and nightlife are located!

Take a look at Hermosa Vista!

Azul Escape 

Escape from it all at this ultra-private, luxury Azul Escape. From its spacious and bright interior spaces with high ceilings and modern design to the feature-filled outdoor living space, you’re sure to find your own favorite spot (or many!) while staying at Azul Escape.

Lounge in the sun, splash in the pool and soak in the hot tub while looking out over the Coachella Valley. In the evenings, downtown Palm Springs is just minutes away with award-winning dining (listed below) and entertainment.

Check out Azul Escape!

Our Favorite Dining Spots In Palm Springs

Rooster & The Pig 

Rooster & The Pig is an Asian/Vietnamese fusion restaurant with incredibly flavorful food. This popular spot does fill up quickly but trust us, it’s worth the wait! Known as one of the best places in the area, Rooster & The Pig has a fantastic menu that features classic Asian and Vietnamese flavors with a twist. Try the Coconut Black Mussels or the Fish Sauce Wings as a starter. Don’t miss the Five Spice Chicken or the Pan Seared Cod as your main dish, both are highly recommended. Rooster & The Pig does not take reservations and is currently cashless (only accepting credit/debit cards). 

Rooster & The Pig | 356 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262 | (760) 832-6691

Sandfish Sushi & Whiskey

Sushi in the desert? Yes! Sandish Sushi & Whiskey specializes in sushi, Japanese, and Asian cuisine. At this unique eatery, you can experience amazing levels of taste and whiskey pairings that you’ll love. The menu is curated by Standish’s award-winning chef Engin Onural. The atmosphere in this Scandinavian-designed interior is fantastic and the combination of sushi and whiskey is perfect for adventurous diners. Try one of Sandfish’s signature rolls like The Experiment or Lollipop or their Japanese Pork Belly Bao Buns. Feeling adventurous? Try the Chef’s Tasting Menu. 

Sandfish | 1556 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262 | (760) 537-1022

Bar Cecil 

Bar Cecil is one of the hardest tables to get in Palm Springs, but don’t let that stop you! If you’re looking to get a table then reservations are recommended, but the good news is the bar is walk-in only. The entire menu, featuring American cuisine, is offered at the bar, making this a great way to enjoy Bar Cecil without a reservation. This is the perfect spot for those who follow the beat of their own drum with flavorful eats and an amazing atmosphere. Try the juicy smoked Bone-In Duroc Pork Chop or the Pan Seared Halibut, and thank us later!  

Bar Cecil | 1555 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92264 |  (442) 332-3800


This chic, farm-to-table eatery offers Provencal fare that includes breakfast and brunch. This is a dining experience like no other in the desert as you’ll be transported to the South of France. The authentic Provencal menu offers only the freshest local ingredients. The amazing atmosphere and delicious food make this a can’t miss for anyone visiting Palm Springs. Try brunch favorites including the brie sandwich or the bacon and chicken waffles. 

FARM | 6 La Plaza, Palm Springs, CA 92262 | (760) 322-2724


This outdoor pizza spot is perfect for larger groups with bar, lounge, and table seating available. The lively courtyard atmosphere adds an element of fun to this great spot. If you’re looking for a fantastic Italian spot with great pizza and pasta, Birba is for you.  Try the Birba Pizza with prosciutto and honey or the Tutto Pizza with salami and smoked mozzarella. You really can’t go wrong with any of the pizza or pasta options at Birba. 

Birba | 62622 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, CA 922622 | 760-327-5678

We hope you enjoy one (or many!) of these fantastic dining options in Palm Springs!

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