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JOY Asian Cuisine - Fantasy Springs Casino & Resort
JOY Asian Cuisine - Fantasy Springs Casino & Resort

JOY Asian Cuisine - Fantasy Springs Casino & Resort Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/dining/dining.php
  • Phone: (760) 342-5000
  • Hours of Operation: 11:30am-11pm daily
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Asian, Chinese, Vietnamese
  • Executive Chef: Freddy Rieger
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: The private dining area inside Joy seats up to 10 guests. We provide exclusive staff services for your party. Diners may also ask for special request assistance for engagements, anniversaries, reunions and more.
  • Private Party Contact: Ajit Acharya (800) 827-2946

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Golf Center Parkway
  • Parking: Valet
  • Parking Details: Fantasy Springs and JOY Asian Cuisine offers two complimentary valet areas. The most convenient to JOY is the Casino Valet entrance. Patrons may also park in the self-parking lot behind the hotel, or in the self-park area in front of the casino.
A word from JOY Asian Cuisine - Fantasy Springs Casino & Resort
Welcome to a world of intrigue and JOY. The textures and bold flavors of east Asia meld together at JOY in perfect synergy. Time honored traditional recipes of old-world China strike just the right balance on the menu alongside modern Chinese fare favorites. Dim Sum, Congee, Wok Fried Noodles, Sidewalk Specialties. Korean, Vietnamese and Thai dishes also excite the senses. Our world-class chefs designed the extensive menu with all Asian food lovers in mind. The entire essence of Asian cuisine envelops you here at JOY.

Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week. Full menu available at bar. Takeout available.
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Diner Reviews
  • "We dined at Joy on a recommendation from a friend. She said it was the best Chinese in the valley. Well she was right. We were so impressed with the food. Every item we ordered was amazing. We will return and recommend to all."
    Dined on 8/18/2014
  • "Dinner was absolutely wonderful ... I took some friends to dinner before the American Idol Show and everything was great ... and they were impressed..."
    Dined on 8/16/2014
  • "Very happy with our visit. The server was friendly and very attentive. Food came quickly... hot, tasty and well enjoyed. Loved the steaming hot towel for our hands , that was presented before our meal."
    Dined on 7/14/2014
  • "The restaurant was very busy but staff were very pleasant and hellpful. Wait staff and hostess were awesome. Food portions are wonderful size but Id rather have a better quality meat instead of double portion of something lower quality. The chicken lettuce wraps were bland and tasteless. Moo goo gai pan loved the veggies but the meal was too salty and I didnt need that much meat. the sauce was good."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Amazing as usual!!!!!! Wouldn't go anywhere else for Chinese Food in the Coachella Valley!"
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "Sweet and sour soup is really bad, the calamari was over cooked, chewy and tough, the honey walnut shrimp was cold. The rest of our order (3 other entree items) were hot and just fine though not remarkable. Since the restaurant is located in Fantasy Springs Casino, we ate there before a show. For the convenience it is an okay place to eat. If it had to stand on it's own, I don't think I would recommend eating there."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We were visiting Palm Desert with the family (9 of us). Our concierge recommended JOY- it is a winner!! Everything was perfect!! Definitely will go back. Food was fabulous, service was impeccable and overall experience was a 10!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Best Asian Food we have experienced in the Desert."
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "We had the Peking Duck it was amazing there fried rice is also special.We have dined here a number of times and we are never disappointed ..The service is also very attentive.."
    Dined on 5/22/2014
  • "Great food. Pleasant atmosphere , doesn't feel like casino restaurant ."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "Good American-Chinese food for the Westerners and some authentic dishes for the Chinese-Chinese palates."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We have not been real happy with any of the Chinese we've found in the area. But we are so glad we chose this that night! The food was top-notch and the service was the best! At first we thought it a bit pricey, but then realized it's family-style and so everyone ordered one thing and we shared! When we were finished, we had some leftover. We only wish we could have taken it with us! I might ask them next time if they could hold it in the refrigerator for us while we're at our show, I just didn't think of it then. Best Mushu pork ever!, the panfried noodles were yummy! as were the egg rolls, the dimsum dumplings and the snow peas. Really! Give this place a try! We like fantasy Springs Casino so we will definitely be back."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Walnut Shrimp was excellent, however the Bass Fillet was not as expected; to soft, was breaded and deep fat fried and drowned in red sweet sauce (glaze). On line reservation was excellent to use."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Joy was fantastic. Awesome Asian cuisine at a fair price and excellent service. We will be back."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "We look forward to eatting at the restaurant yearly when attending the Desert Circuit Horse Show. Service was terrible. Had to ask for refills of water and hot tea. We had to flag down our waiter to take our order and once the food was served never came by to ask how the food was. One of the items ordered never came so we had to flag him down to ask about it. I called days in advance of my reservation to add a guest to my party and was told the restaurant coud not accomodate. I checked back the day of my reservation to see if there were any changes and again told no. There was room to put an additional person on our table. What was annoying was while seated I overheard a party of 4 with no reservation able to demand a table."
    Dined on 3/7/2014
  • "Our fav place to take family and friends...the food is always outstanding and service excellent. Beautiful restaurant. Only thing we hate....is the two pounds we gain after our dinner!"
    Dined on 2/28/2014
  • "The food was excellent as usual but the service was not. We had a new waiter and waited a long time for our drinks. One dish was not what we ordered."
    Dined on 2/27/2014
  • "One of the best Chinese/Asian restaurants outside of N.Y. Hot and sour soup a winner so is the dan dan noodle dish, Prices are very fair considering it's inside the Fantasy casino."
    Dined on 2/21/2014
  • "Better than we thought it would be. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "Lunch was very reasonably priced. The wonton soup was the best I've ever had with large stuffed wontons and broth filled with lots of slivered pork & bok choy leaves. The general tso chicken & kung pao chicken dishes were excellent with lots of vegetables. The fried rice and spring roll that came with the entree were also very good. The spring roll was perfectly prepared and not greasy. Everything was hot and fresh! The service was excellent. Besides the waiter and his helper stopping by frequently, the hostess and the manager also stopped by to check on us during our lunch."
    Dined on 2/14/2014
  • "The food was great. Especially the Spring Rolls and 3 Chicken Dish. Two complaints. First with a reservation since November for dinner in February, I was still placed in the bar for dinner. Other couples who came after me without a reservation were placed in the main dining area. The other complaint is that service was very slow, especially when it came time to pay the bill."
    Dined on 2/13/2014
  • "There is no place better for Chinese Food in the Coachella Valley than JOY!!!! Especially the Honey Walnut Shrimp - may be a bit pricey - but well worth it!!! Have never had a bad meal....always delicious!!!"
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "Try the Chilean sea bass it is unbelievably good,melts in your mouth"
    Dined on 2/7/2014
  • "We have dined at Joy several times and have never been disappointed with the food or service. This time it was a little louder than usual and though we would have enjoyed a more quiet atmosphere (or not quite as energetic) as always the food and service were great...will definitely be back!!"
    Dined on 1/10/2014
  • "This was our first visit to JOY and found both the food and service to be outstanding. They have a did selection of many different types of dishes and we look forward to trying many of then."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "They were great in the service they provided and were able to accomodate our large party of 10 with no issues. The food and service was good and we would recommend the restaurant to our friends and family. Large or small groups, they will set the right tone and mood."
    Dined on 1/5/2014
  • "Fresh, clean surroundings. Food was hot, well prepared. I will be back."
    Dined on 1/4/2014
  • "Vegetables were not good ,soup served not hot, rest of dinner very tasty"
    Dined on 12/30/2013
  • "The hands down" best in the greater Palm Springs area"
    Dined on 12/24/2013
  • "Very good Asian dining in a lovely, relaxed atmosphere. You forget that you are inside a casino!"
    Dined on 12/21/2013
  • "We love it but for the first time our service was poor."
    Dined on 12/13/2013
  • "Really the only good chinese food on the east side of the coachella valley. Service is good and prices are reasonable."
    Dined on 11/17/2013
  • "being many times have always enjoyed restaurant, service and food"
    Dined on 11/8/2013
  • "One of the best places in the desert cities and a great value."
    Dined on 11/2/2013
  • "Dinner is quite pricey for nearly the same menu - go for lunch it's a deal and the service and food are very good."
    Dined on 9/29/2013
  • "We attended JOY prior to a concert with a group of friends. Our family style dining and large group table were a hit. We will definitely eat there again."
    Dined on 9/21/2013
  • "Joy is an exceptional restaurant. All of the food we ordered was excellent. I can't wait to go back again!"
    Dined on 8/23/2013
  • "Great food and service, very attentive. Will be back."
    Dined on 8/10/2013
  • "The food was delicious and the service was excellent."
    Dined on 8/3/2013
  • "This was an excellent dining experience and the food was fantastic!"
    Dined on 8/2/2013