Jake's - Palm Springs
Jake's - Palm Springs

Jake's - Palm Springs

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.jakespalmsprings.com/
  • Phone: (760) 327-4400
  • Hours of Operation:
    Lunch: Tuesday - Friday: 11:00am - 3:00pm;
    Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 3:00pm;
    Dinner: Tuesday - Thursday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm,
    Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Mario Curci
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Non-Smoking Area, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Smoking Area, Takeout, Weekend Brunch
  • Catering: Catering is offered on an event by event basis. Please call the restaurant directly for more information.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Granvia Valmonte & Tamarisk
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Parking is available on the street or in the Bank of American ATM parking lot located on Indian Canyon Way.
A word from Jake's - Palm Springs
This hip-yet-casual American bistro serves up fresh, innovative fare and comfort food favorites, along with beverages from a full bar. Dine alfresco in our charming courtyard or sleek dining room. Join us for lunch, dinner, or brunch (served Sat. and Sun.) Takeout and catering available for your next event.
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerFit for Foodies
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Brunch
  • Diners' Choice WinnerGreat for Lunch
Jake's - Palm Springs reviews from OpenTable diners
133 reviews since July 31, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.5
    Service4.5
  • Ambiance4.5
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
great for outdoor dining (106)neighborhood gem (101)fit for foodies (87)great for brunch (63)great for lunch (62)special occasion (62)romantic (54)hot spot (30)notable wine list (24)good for groups (18)scenic view (15)vibrant bar scene (4)late-night find (3)kid-friendly (3)Show More
  • TintoPSVIP
    Dined on 11/22/2014
    The food was great and so was the service, definitely return
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • FAVORITE NEW RESTAURANT IN PS!
    MichelleM
    Dined on 11/15/2014
    Jake's is my hands-down new FAVORITE restaurant in PalmSprings. The food quality is amazing. Be sure to save room for their icebox cake! It is to die for! HIghly impressed diner!
    Special Features:
    hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best Dinning Experience in Palm Springs
    DonjsVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    Jakes's has to be the best fine dinner resturant in Palm Springs. The outdoor patio is not fancy but has a lot ambiance in the evening. The food was the outstanding. We brought friends and they were very impressed. Not easily to get reservations so book early. The owners Chris and Bruce are always there and ready to take care of guests. My favorite dishes crispy sea bass and the tempura lobster with the crazy good sauce. I had a evening special of Cioppino - it was amazing. The lamb is outstanding too.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Really Enjoyed Restaurant
    UpscalehealthynaturalVIP
    Dined on 11/14/2014
    We really enjoyed Jake's. The food was very good especially the lamb and the crispy sea bass. The calamari was tasty. The coconut cake and amaretto was memorable but do not pour too much amaretto on cake or it becomes overpowering. The prices are quite reasonable, too. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great meal on the patio with friends.
    FoodieLifter
    Dined on 11/12/2014
    Everybody enjoyed their meal. Service was excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jake's Palm Springs
    isg0428
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    We had major traffic issues driving to Palm Springs and had to call ahead that we would be unable to keep our intended reservation at 7:30 on Friday November 7th. Jake's graciously moved our reservation to 9:30 that evening. We selected Jake's because all of the other serious restaurants either wanted to recreate the ambiance of the 1930's, or were fussy by putting too many ingredients on one plate. Jakes food was simple, straightforward and fairly priced. The small wine list was chosen with care. We found the service to be friendly, yet professional, and the courses were well paced. We recommend Jakes to any one who travels to the Low Desert for golf, and other desert activities.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • A tasty, beautiful dinner
    DiningdivaVIP
    Dined on 11/7/2014
    Dining at Jake's is such a pleasure. We sat outside (our preference) and were given prompt service. My favorite carb cakes were taken off the menu but I had the Tower of Eggplant and it was superb! Go hungry!!! My husband had the grilled striped bass (his usual) and it was anything but disappointing. The owner always checks in a few times during the meal and he makes everyone feel welcome. The meal always begins with a treat from the chef and it ends with one as well. This is a treasure but there are few tables so book ahead on Open Table so you won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • One of the Best
    PSLocal
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    All around one of Palm Springs finest! The food is exceptional, great service, and dining outdoors is wonderful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • alway good
    NolandVIP
    Dined on 11/6/2014
    I love Jake's there was a hickup this time with wheather I kept my resevations or not, but it was repaired and I will certainly continue to enjoy Jake's for many years to come I hope. Great salad selection.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great experience
    eatoutalot
    Dined on 11/5/2014
    My experience dining at Jake's was outstanding...from the outdoor ambiance to the drinks to the food...oh, and did I mention how good the service was. I look forward to going again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, late-night find, neighborhood gem, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • greta food and service
    steveportmoodyVIP
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    one of our favourites. Few complaints. Serving bread one roll at a time is a bit effete. Wine by the glass is pricey, but bottle prices are fair. Prices have certainly risen over the last year, but packed houses reflect value for money. Cake desserts are fabulous, one is plenty for 2 people. Service was terrific. When booking ask for patio table if weather is OK - inside tables are small and a bit crowded.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Palm Springs surprise
    Marcello
    Dined on 11/4/2014
    After five visits in Palm Springs, at last we found out a good restaurant where we can eat fresh food and drink respectable wine.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Local gem
    SNAFlyBoy
    Dined on 11/2/2014
    Jake's is a neighborhood favorite, and one of the few "trendy" restaurants in Palm Springs that offers egg dishes for weekend brunch. On this occasion our server was not as attentive as he should have been, but the bus staff is excellent and the owners take an active part in making sure everybody has a positive experience. Food is largely healthy and always tasty. Desserts are decadent.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Dinner with Friends
    BigBoyBobVIP
    Dined on 11/1/2014
    Our Saturday evening dinner with friends was superb. We loved our seating location and the food and service were exceptional.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent in every way
    RickyBVIP
    Dined on 10/31/2014
    Always have a superior experience when dining at Jake's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Best restaurant in Palm springs
    BBBud
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    This is the best restaurant by far in Palm springs...just sayin!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • wonderful lunch
    inthebiz
    Dined on 10/30/2014
    My friends and I enjoyed 3 great lunches. two of us had lamb sandwiches and one had the Ahi salad. All were very well done. For desert we shared the Citrus cake….a great 3 layer cake ..1 layer was orange, the next lemon and the bottom was lime, topped with a great icing..sweet, but not too sweet. We also had a peanut butter pie to go. It was spectacular as well. A little pricey for everyday lunches for me….68.00 for the three of us…but great food and service and the owners were very helpful.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Jakes is the top.
    clarkissima
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    We have spent a week in Palm Springs and dined twice at Jakes--the first time at the manager of our B&B's recommendation, and the second time because we couldn't wait to go back. The service is excellent, the food is amazing and the ambience is lovely. Co-owners Chris and Bruce are gracious hosts. When Bruce stops by to ask how you're enjoying your meal, he is genuinely interested in the answer. DO NOT skip dessert. The cakes are out of this world. I bought several slices of the heavenly Meyer Lemon layer cake to take back to drooling friends in Santa Cruz.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Best so far
    coxy
    Dined on 10/28/2014
    We are in Palm springs for a week, have been here twice and are going once more before we leave. I guess we LOVE it!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Jake's PS
    RustyVIP
    Dined on 10/26/2014
    Great restaurant for outdoor dining. Service and food was excellent!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Home run!
    coxy
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We were tired from traveling and felt instantly better after experiencing the hospitality here. The food was way beyond our expectations. My Chilean sea bass and my husbands filet were the best examples of both dishes we ever had. Already made another reservation during our one week stay. Oh, I forgot to mention the cakes. You'll see for yourself. Awesome meal!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delicious and friendly both
    jakiVIP
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    We love Jakes. The food is always good, fresh, and surprising with at least 1 or 2 new dishes. And the wait staff are both friendly and efficient! Cant wait to return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Fab again in all ways
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    As usual, Jakes is a foodie find. Our only disappointment at dinner was that we did not get to dine on the patio. But the food overcame our disappointment and the waiter was a gem. We retuned later that week for lunch on the patio and I had forgotten how fab the sod shell crab BLT was! Both our meals were outstanding. This is perhaps our favorite place in the desert.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • always a joy
    NolandVIP
    Dined on 10/22/2014
    Jake's is small and intiment with very good food. I had out of town guests and they were very impressed and a good time was had by all.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Michael
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    I love Jakes - - - it is such a beautiful place - - - very intimate - - - and excellent food and service
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Steverave
    RavesVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Always awesome food and service. Patio is a great spot for enjoying the beautiful weather of Palm springs. Dog friendly place!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    charming and quaint, like dinner at a friends house. a friend who can cook.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • hobnobVIP
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    We had the ginger encrusted mahi-mahi, with blackened potatoes and broccolini --- it was the evening's special and was delicious. Always love eating at Jake's.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • inconsistent
    pskatnip
    Dined on 10/17/2014
    Some items good (but not great) other items just not good.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Millie
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Took and out-of-town guest for dinner and we all were exclaiming over our dinners...excellent fish which is not always easy to find here in the desert...with innovative ingredients....Thank you Bruce and Chris for continued great food and service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • It was a pleasant return
    Canadiandiner
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    We celebrated my spouses Birthday there. Four of us for dinner and had an amazing dinner. Deserts to die for as well. We have been there several times and always is a treat to go back. Food as always been great. You won't be disappointed.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • What a special place!
    NotHard2PleaseVIP
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    The owner of Jake's has created a wondeful environment to enjoy a most delicious dinner.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Steve
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Finally experienced Jake's with a group of friends! We had a wonderful evening.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Best Food Ever
    Elkhunter
    Dined on 10/9/2014
    We went to Jake's instead of Copley's (glad we did)-Fabulous food and presentation. Very good service-long wait for our food, but they were busy, so it's no big deal; only criticism is that the tables are "jammed" together-very crowded and VERY noisy. However, the food was worth it and we will be back next month when we are in town for the Auction.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Thank you Jakes!
    hobnobVIP
    Dined on 10/8/2014
    I had 7 guests for dinner tonight at Jakes. The restaurant was full and really hopping when we arrived, but we were seated immediately and treated as though we were the only guests there. Rave reviews from my guests --- entrees ordered were the Steak/Wedge, Crispy Sea Bass (2) , Scallops, Sautéed Salmon (2) and Chicken Milanese. A variety of appetizers and some shared desserts. It was a great evening of food and conversation and I'm very pleased that my guests were so pleased with Jakes. Excellent.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • A Treasure
    CallmlVIP
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    Wonderfully small but elegant place for dinner. Very nice, unobtrusive service. The ahi poke appetizer is great!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • hobnobVIP
    Dined on 10/7/2014
    I was very happy to dine at Jakes for the first time since they re-opened for the season. One of the things I really look forward to when summer ends. Even better than last year. I'm told that they've upgraded the meat purveyor and based on the absolute best rack of lamb that I can remember, must have found the best supplier ever. My partner's sea bass, which was an occasional special last year and now a regular item on the menu this year, was as superb as ever. Welcome back Jakes!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • dinner at jakes
    jillVIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I cannot even think about how many times I have eaten here, but it is always a treat.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My first "Wow" restaurant in PS!
    Out4food
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I have owned a vacation home in Palm Springs for over 12 years and have never found the food to be great. I've tried all the hip and trendy places only to be disappointed. I must admit I didn't have high expectations going into Jakes. I now have a new favorite. To start the menu is eclectic, although not long it was very hard to decide...so many great options. I chose the Eggplant Stack. It complemented my Hendricks gin cooler perfectly! It was a hearty portion but even better was the taste...absolutely fantastic. My partner had the ribs which resembled the stack put on Fred Flintstones car which caused it to turn over! They were huge. By the look on his face they too tasted great. You will not be disappointed at Jakes!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • It Was a Fantastic Recommendation
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/3/2014
    Food, desserts, patio, atmosphere, vibe, design were all fantastic.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.