Copley's on Palm Canyon
Copley's on Palm Canyon

Copley's on Palm Canyon

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.copleyspalmsprings.com/
  • Phone: 7603279555x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Dinner

    Daily: 6:00pm - 9:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Continental, American, Californian
  • Executive Chef: Andrew Copley
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access
  • Private Party Facilities: Copley’s on Palm Canyon has built a reputation as the perfect place for special events from cocktail parties, impressive business dinners to weddings and receptions.
  • Private Party Contact: Juliana Copley 7603279555x

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Betweem Alejo & Tamarisk
  • Parking: Private Lot
A word from Copley's on Palm Canyon
Copley’s is an award-winning restaurant serving American cuisine infused with hints of tropical and European flavors. Located in part of the former Cary Grant estate in the heart of Palm Springs, guests experience an upscale and inviting dining experience either outside on the patio with stunning mountain views or by enjoying the friendly atmosphere indoors. Executive Chef Andrew Copley has an extensive 20-year culinary background at five-star restaurants and hotels across the world, and is well known for innovative dishes such as 'Oh My Lobster Pot Pie' and Niman Ranch Pork Chop and creative nightly specials.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
  • Diners' Choice WinnerRomantic
Copley's on Palm Canyon reviews from OpenTable diners
83 reviews since June 26, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
88% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (73)romantic (60)fit for foodies (57)special occasion (57)neighborhood gem (40)good for groups (31)notable wine list (22)hot spot (14)scenic view (12)great for brunch (4)great for lunch (4)late-night find (4)kid-friendly (2)vibrant bar scene (2)Show More
  • Always enjoy dining here
    Suncoast
    Dined on 10/21/2014
    Never disappointing. Great food with great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Pleasant Surprise
    david515VIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Found Copley's on Yelp, had a bunch of great reviews and gave it a shot. From the outside, Copley's doesn't look like anything special. Once you make it through the entrance, you will be pleasantly surprised by the beautiful outdoor courtyard. Food was some of the best we had all weekend. Will definitely go back next time I'm in town.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Celebrated a birthday with my girlfriend - everything was perfect. The outdoor dining area was beautiful and quiet but still energetic. The staff was friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. The real star, though, was the food. Everything that we ate was amazing (lobster ceviche, veal medallions, duck, creme brulee, mango ice cream, wine). I travel for work and I'm fortunate to eat at a lot of nice restaurants in a lot of nice cities. The food here competes on every level. Great experience!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A great last minute find!
    NicdcVIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    My husband and I recently ate here on our vacation. We were looking for a place in Palm Springs, and after reading the reviews we decided to try Copley's. We were happily surprised by the ambience overall and the food. The service was excellent. My only complaint is that even though we sat outside, there was a private party going on and we were sectioned off by a big plastic screen. It took away from the ambience slightly but next time I would be sure to request a more particular area outside.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Dined October 18th
    DWD21VIP
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    We enjoyed a wonderful meal at Copley's sitting outside on Saturday evening. Great wine list with solid selections. The veal special was very good and the duck breast wrapped in proscuitto was outstanding. We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Romance in the desert
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Beautiful setting, in the courtyard of Cary Grant's Palm Springs home. Service was very personable - at least four staff members wished us a happy anniversary. The food was also excellent. The ahi tuna I had was the best preparation of ahi I have ever eaten. Tables arte spaced far enough apart that conversation was not a problem.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Favorite Restaurant in Palm Springs
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005VIP
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Have been dining at Copleys since the week they opened and have never been disappointed with a meal or the service! Lots of great restaurants in Palm Springs by Copleys remains my goto restaurant for almost any occasion! And be sure to check out their Family Style dinners or Wine Dinners...both are a lot of fun and should not be missed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent !!!!!!
    Sweetie
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    The best place in the Desert. Can't wait to go back....... A must :)
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Something was off in the kitchen
    Good
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    Had dinner at Copleys last year. Had a very enjoyable dining experience. Went recently and was very disappointed. Each of us ordered beef tenderloins medium. All of them were serve medium rare to rare. The rare portion was served to me and was actually cool to the touch in the middle. The risotto was a somewhat overcooked and clumpy. Appetizers were ok, but limited and I would suggest a broader selection. The soup of the day was a cold soup, which seemed to be the theme of the night. Wish we would have kept our Spencer's reservation, or gone to Johannes
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Consistently Outstanding
    EliseVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    Copley's is at the top of my list of dinner restaurants in Palm Springs. The setting is divine! Come a little early so that you can have a drink by the fire pit. Ask to sit under the stars for your meal. The service is always so professional, yet warm. And owner/chef Andrew's food is outstanding. The preparations are imaginative, and the ingredients the freshest. All four in our party at our latest dinner there raved about their selections. I had a beautiful kale and stone-fruit salad, a scrumptuous rare ahi tuna entree, and a lovely creme brulee for desert. It was a wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Eh. 3 stars.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    This place was nice, but didn't really live up to the hype (very high reviews on yelp, tripadvisor, ect.). Everything we had was pretty good, but not excellent. Perhaps the 4.5 stars raised my expectations? Decent food, small appetizer portions, pricey, dirty silverware... Eh. I must say that the though the wait staff wasn't highly attentive, they were very polite and kind about us lingering 10-20 minutes past what felt like closing time. That says something. Solid 3 stars.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Best dining in Palm Spring
    Foodfortwo
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Dining at Copley's was a culinary experience. The attention to details, texture and taste was exquisite. The staff is attentive without being overbearing almost as if they were mind readers. I recommend this gem for anyone who wants to truly experience a great evening of dining and make to leave room to share dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Birthday visit
    Peggy
    Dined on 10/2/2014
    Six of us celebrated a recent birthday. We each got something different and all of it was wonderful (cod, salmon, beef tenderloin). They possibly have the best beet salad in the desert. The outdoor dining is wonderful. Truly a great place to celebrate special occasions.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Must!
    StuartS
    Dined on 9/30/2014
    From the moment we walked in, nothing but fives. The atmosphere with the center courtyard and mountain view was to die for. The service was excellent and the food was wonderful. if you're ever in Palm Springs and really want to spoil yourself one night, this is certainly the place. The only negative I can think of it that the soft background music was somewhat confusing, underwhelming and didn't add to the experience.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Above and beyond!
    CHobson
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    We were so impressed with Copley's! We dined there for our anniversary with our 2 year old, and the staff went above and beyond to accommodate us. They created special menu items for her, and since I'm vegetarian, gave me a variety of creative options as well. This was our most enjoyable dining experience in a week-long visit to Palm Springs.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Excellent Cuisine
    MaryVIP
    Dined on 9/20/2014
    Cary Grant's former guest house is the setting for this gourmet restaurant. Food was wonderful and the by-the-bottle wine list was extensive. Fairly expensive but worth it.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • hobnobVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    We had a most enjoyable evening from drinks at the intimate bar to a superb dinner. Best was a tea leaf smoked salmon that was then braised and presented at the table with a clear cover over the plate. Once the cover was removed the fragrance of the smoked tea leaf preparation was unforgettably delicious! Excellent service, excellent restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Completely First Rate
    DishGroupieVIP
    Dined on 9/17/2014
    First rate food, first rate service, first rate hospitality. From the moment you arrive you are treated as a valued guest. After being warmly received by the host, we were escorted to our table where shortly after being seated we were greeted by our server. We started with an excellent glass of wine recommended by our server after he asked us a few questions. After allowing us time to enjoy our wine and have some conversation, our server asked if we were ready to discuss dinner. He presented the specials, answered questions we had on some of the menu items and we ordered. The food arrived in a timely manner, was first rate from our appetizers, continuing through our wonderful seafood entrees and culminating with a wonderful dessert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Food Lovers
    HOTELBOBBY
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Great Martini. Start with the Taco. Creative menu. Great service
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Well done, done well
    Johnny555VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Back from their summer hiatus and still doing it right. Good menu, great specials and superior service. What's not to like.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great night out
    clayful1VIP
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    This beautiful location makes for special times to be memorable. The service is attentive and the food is wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Favorite only gets better
    KittyCityfoodie
    Dined on 9/10/2014
    Amazing, intimate restaurant with a well-rounded menu. Chef/owner Andrew Copley creates dishes - from apps to desserts - that are seasonal and locally sourced. Ahi tacos are one of Andrew's not to miss apps and the new Colorado lamb chops are sweet, juicy and cooked to perfection. Tried the Key Lime Pie w/basil ice cream (always a favorite), which was perfection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Celebrating? Choose another place
    PSPdinningVIP
    Dined on 9/9/2014
    First I would point out that everything about Copley's is fine. However at this price point I wouldn't expect anything else but great food, etc; and therein lies my complaint. If you are planning on spending over $100 each, there are lots of great choices in Palm Springs! When considering that elite group of restaurants, Copley's gets a 'C' or average in my book. My spouse and I just recently celebrated our 30th wedding aniversary and choose Copley's for our special evening. Again, everything was just fine but most restaurants in town would comp you a desert or maybe even an appertiff for celebrating with them. Copley's didn't comp anything. The only 'splurge' on their part was sticking a birthday candle in our shared key lime pie.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Copley's Review
    fridayniteoutings
    Dined on 9/6/2014
    Our server was Victor. He was a wonderful server who made sure we always had drinks and food. Our dinners were served piping hot and at the same time for our party of 5. It was my husband's 65th birthday celebration & they surprised us with an inviting basal ice cream and fruit servings. We certainly will be back in the near future.. thank you..
    Special Features:
    good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Highly recommended....
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    First, the service was amazing! Our waiter was friendly and attentive. A shared salad was presents already split. However, both our meals were undercooked. My lamb was rare and my partner's scallops were raw inside. He asked me not to address this at the time, so I am glad for the opportunity to bring this up. Given the calibre of the restaurant, I have every confidence that they would have rectified the situation without question.
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  • Impeccable as always
    PSResident
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    The food and service never disappoints. The menu changes frequently so you always have a chance to try something new. Always superb.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • 49th Anniversary Dinner
    patk
    Dined on 9/4/2014
    Food, service and efficiency all at the very best level. My salad of heirloom tomatoes, kalamata olives, and deliightful greens was superb. My wife really enjoyed her Ceasar as well. My entee of scallops and Thai meat balls and couscos was very good. Ginger enjoyed her duck breast wrapped in pastrami. Wine was good. Ambiance, you can tell the recent renovation has made the whole expeience extremely satisfying. Thanks
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    good for groups, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • one of our favorites
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/3/2014
    A special evening with friends and the food, ambiance, and attention to detail were all beyond expectations. e should come back more often.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • dinner at Copleys
    Lolavia1022
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Copleys is my favorite restaurants in Palm Springs. The venue is picturesque - indoors or outside. The food is always beautifully prepared and served with care and expertise for the perfect dining experience. It's intimate but welcoming to younger diners too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent in every way
    RickyBVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The ambience is so subdued and ideal. The service is just the right amount of attentive. The food tastes fresh and perfectly prepared. This is a restaurant that will impress out-of-town guests and make them want to move here.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Good, not great
    steveportmoodyVIP
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    This is an expensive restaurant, with appetizers in the $12 to $16 range, main courses $25 to $30 and dessert $12. For that one should expect outstanding food. On this occasion we felt it was good but no more. The appetizer of lobster and prawn was served as a kind of ceviche with a non-descript sauce and lacking any flavour of fresh seafood ( the restaurant did take this off the bill). The ahi tuna special was superb, the duck was ok, but the outer slice was fatty and the skin wasn't crisp. Presentation was very good and wine list had lots of selections under $40. Wait staff was competent.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Outstanding
    Paul
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The food exceptional and the service was top tier!
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    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • fantastic dinner
    jgarch
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    Our dinner at Copley's was truly lovely - the setting is charming, the garden dining is the best in Palm Springs, the service is PROFESSIONAL!, a rarity in the desert, and the food was delicious. The chef knows how to cook fish - it is consistently perfectly cooked. While there are new restaurants opening in the valley, Copley's is a true fine dining establishment with a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. I recommend without reservation.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Skip. Go to Johannes or Spencer's
    HandRVIP
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    This PS "classic" offers a tired ambiance, lousy service, average food and poor value. From start to finish, we were underwhelmed by this PS "classic". Ambiance is 70s in an original and tired way, not hip or fun. Service was terrible from all the staff all night. No smiles, no friendliness. Food was just okay. Starters of Caesar and beet salads were nothing special. Mains were steak (perfectly cooked and seasoned, to be fair) and halibut (dry and bland). Servers slapped down plates with nary a smile or nicety. Our waiter was not friendly nor attentive. He placed down dessert menu and said "Dessert menu" and walked away. Par for the course all evening. Avoid and go to Johannes or Spencer's if you are looking for fine dining in PS.
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  • Anniversary Dinner
    JenniBee
    Dined on 7/4/2014
    This was our first time. Every part of our dinner was top notch. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Small and intimate.
    Roman
    Dined on 7/2/2014
    While in Palm Springs we are always looking for new places to dine at. Copley's is one of those places that is definitely an unforgetable experience. As you enter you pass through a courtyard that is perfect for outdoor dining. We happened to be there on an evening where tempature was 107, so outdoor dining was out of the question. We were seated inside by a window with a terrific view. Food was outstanding. Food could easily surpass any meal with top restaurants in New York City. Would always highly recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Always consistent and great staff.
    Sterling
    Dined on 7/1/2014
    Love this place! Was there last month for my birthday and a special date. One month later to celebrate dating one month. It was so nice and romantic. We were not rushed, order at our leisure and held hands. We never felt rush during our meal. Reservation was for 6:30 and we led tat 9;00. I love this place and will always consider it my personal favorite places to eat.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • great find in downtown PS
    IrvineDiners
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    It was great to find this beautiful restaurant with great food near downtown Palm Springs. The noise level may not be as high as I rated it, but we couldn't tell because we were seated next to a very noisy group of people.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Di2Dine
    Di2Dine
    Dined on 6/28/2014
    Food very good, service was pleasant but a little thin on the ground... Host was so surly, quite uninviting..Lucky the Food is so good.
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    great for outdoor dining
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really nice little spot
    Ojaiorange
    Dined on 6/27/2014
    We really enjoyed our dinner, the food was fun, innovative and well prepared. Our server was great, informed and very efficient. We had the duck breast and the wild Scottish salmon with some really good salads and apps, the desert with their homemade salted caramel ice cream was devine. We sat on the patio, they had misters on which really helped keep the temps down. One table complained they did not like the "sprinklers" and they were turned off for them, when everyone on the patio complained it was getting hot, they turned them on and dealt with the complainers and it was fine. Really pretty view of the mountains behind the restaurant. Only thing I did not like was the kids running around unattended by parents. Distracting.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate