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Trio Restaurant - Palm Springs
Trio Restaurant - Palm Springs

Trio Restaurant - Palm Springs Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.triopalmsprings.com
  • Phone: (760) 864-8746
  • Hours of Operation: Lunch Monday - Friday: 11am - 3pm; Brunch Saturday & Sunday: 10am - 3pm; Dinner Sunday - Thursday: 3pm - 10pm; Friday: 3pm - 11pm.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Contemporary American
  • Executive Chef: Mark Van Laanen
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We have a semi-private raised area in the front of the restaurant that is great for private parties of up to 30 guests.
  • Private Party Contact: Tony (877) 263-3930

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Merito and Palm Canyon
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Parking is directly behind Trio and plenty of street parking and a additional lot across from Trio behind the old bank building.
A word from Trio Restaurant - Palm Springs
Where Palm Springs Eat's & Drink's. Located in the the Uptown Design District. An energetic, desert-casual atmosphere and great American modern food at reasonable prices - A place where anyone can come in, sit down and feel at home. Where the locals hangout, eat, drink and have fun. Experience Cocktail hour in the bar from 11am-7pm, $3 Well, $5 Martini's, Margarita's, Mojitos and featuring The Uptown Design District 3 course prix fixe for only $19 from 11am to 6pm 7 days a week.Continued
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Awards voted by OpenTable diners
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerHot Spot
  • Diners' Choice WinnerVibrant Bar Scene
Diner Reviews
  • "Friendly staff, great food, good menu selection and overall good experience. Second time back."
    Dined on 7/6/2014
  • "Great for dinner and drinks. A little noisy but a must on your places to eat in Palm Springs. Entire staff friendly and helpful."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We really enjoyed Trio. This was my first visit and I will definitely be going back! Wedge salad was delish!"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Eat here often, but service was definitely off this past dining experience."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "We had the $19.95 Early Bird Special. The salad and fish were the best. Will go again."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "This was my husband's and my second trip to Palm Springs and we could not be in town and not eat at this great restaurant. The food is very good and the service is spot on. We brought friends with us this time and they loved it as much as we did. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals and we'll be visiting again on our next trip to Palm Springs."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "I've been here before and enjoyed it. However my last visit was a real disappointment. The food was really bad...over cooked, presented poorly, sometimes just bizarre. It was about the level of Denny's. The service also was bad. The back waiter who brought the food threw down the dishes without checking to see if we had flatware, which a few of us didn't. We won't be back for awhile."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "This is the second time we dined at Trio. Took out of town visitors and they were very impressed. Such a fun experience. Wait staff was very attentive and informed, but not too much. Courses were timed and presented impressively. Food was quite outstanding. Cost was more than reasonable. Not one complaint, concern or negative comment. Simply outstanding experience for the second time. Love this place."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I recently ate at Trio as I always do when visiting Palm Springs as it is a favourite. This time was disappointing. I selected tuna as my entre. I should have read the menu more carefully. I have had tuna before and it was always great, however it has changed. The tuna was served with mashed garlic potatoes and a soy vegetable medley. In summary, the combination doesn't work - hence the title of this review 'food confusion'. The food combination for the entre is too heavy and the vegetable medley is too strongly flavoured. So, a disappointing choice by me. On the positive side, the service was excellent. I will return to Trio but will more discerning in menu selection."
    Dined on 7/2/2014
  • "We were in town celebrating a birthday and made a reservation at Trio, I did let them know we had a b-day in the group so it was great when we taken to our table and it had B-day confetti all over it (nice touch). The service at Trio is GREAT !!! The Food "YUMMY" and it is just a fun place to have dinner. The Mac and Cheese was one of the best I have every had. Everyone in our group loved there food and the have a great wine list and drink list.....Plus the b-day Cupcake they bought out was AWESOME !!! Next time we are in Palm Springs we will be back!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "the food was great , and the service was the best. they were very very friendly, and very nice.."
    Dined on 6/22/2014
  • "Dominic is AWESOME!!! We always ask for Dominic's section. He is very professional, personable and on it. He gets you refills before you ask and knows the menu very well!!!!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "Food was very mediocre and the service could have been better. Very noisy...doubt I would go back (this was my second visit to Trio."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Will always be a favorite place whenever I'm in town! Not a bad thing to say about Trio's but I will make a confession. Yes I've thought about going other places to eat when in PS but I always come back to Trio's for the simple fact they are consistent. Great food, great service, great vibe, and a all around good time."
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • "I ate dinner on Saturday 6/21 and I enjoyed my dinner and the restaurant very much. I was served by Victoria who was so knowledgeable about the food, extremely friendly, and very efficient. A very enjoyable experience."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We were a party of 8 people who had not been together in a very long time so had lots of talking going on. The waiter was very accommodating with special requests including sending over to their sister restaurant for a certain bottle of wine."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The food was good, however for the first time I had their skirt steak and found it to be tuff (I ordered rare), otherwise the food was WONDERFUL would wholeheartedly suggest the lamb, it is the BEST THING EVER!! and do NOT skip the desert....TO DIE FOR ....This is a MUST GO!!"
    Dined on 6/20/2014
  • " My wife ordered the fried artichoke hearts as she is an avid artichoke lover. She was very disappointed to find out they were the same canned hearts from the market :("
    Dined on 6/17/2014
  • "Always great service and good food. We love The Purple Room also!"
    Dined on 6/18/2014
  • "Truly one of the best in Palm Springs. The guys that own it are great, the wait staff is great, the bar is fun. My preference is for lunch. Truly a place to see and be seen as well. My favorites include the Turkey sandwich served with cranberry sauce. I especially like to order it with the french fried yams….yummy! The bacon, lettuce avocado is great as well. I do miss the cioppino that used to be on the menu for dinner and hope they bring it back. Even the "orange" everywhere is so fun! Don't miss Trio, one of our favorites. By the way, if you are here permanently, make sure to join the frequent diners club there."
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "Have always dined at Trio for dinner. Lunch was a real treat - the food is just as good, without the crowd :-)"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "the food and service at this restaurant is always excellent."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "We went for a late dinner, and it was pretty empty by the time we arrived, we were dissapointed as we had hoped things would still be happening. We sat on the patio, and enjoyed a good meal. The food options are selective but prepared well. I would say average- but we only ate pastas! Our server was awesome however, he really made our experience outstanding!"
    Dined on 6/6/2014
  • "We dine there every month or so...it is always delightful. Super staff & service, happy vibes, very good food - and very good value. Can't go wrong."
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "One of my favorites in Palm Springs. Worth the trip to eat there. Never disappointed!"
    Dined on 6/7/2014
  • "We visit from out of town once or twice a year, and came to Trio last year for the first time. This year brought friends for the first time, and had a lovely meal. Everything was very well prepared, nice variety to the menu, and the service was very friendly and prompt. We arrived at 6:00pm, and by the time we left the place was packed! We will return..."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Usually the food is good, but during this Restaurant Week night, it missed the mark. The wedge salad and desserts were very good. The service was excellent. However, the entrees (steak and pasta dishes) were just ok. Nonetheless, this is a nice Palm Springs restaurant with a lively bar scene and I would recommend it to visitors."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Went with a friend for dinner and ran into a couple we knew so they joined us on the patio. With the misters on the temperature was perfect. Dominic was our server and he was great and attentive. The Spa-Tini is my new favorite drink. We went for Restaurant Week but we'd all been before and the food is excellent. Go try it out!"
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "We've been to Trio several times, but this is he first time both my husband and I were disappointed with our entrees and dessert. Even though it was Restaurant Week we expected better food. I had a double pork chop with a little sweet salsa on top. The pork chop ws not well seasoned, and I had to put both salt and pepper on it. My husband had chicken, was was just average in taste. The green beans served with the entrees were very al dente cooked, almost raw. Two desserts were offered: coconut bread pudding and a sorbet. We both had the bread pudding, which was not very good. The best thing about the meal was the salads. I had a baby kale salad which was delicious. My husband had the wedge salad, which he enjoyed."
    Dined on 5/30/2014
  • "Service was OK, food mediocre. Noise level high. Pretty much a tourist restaurant."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Could not believe the food for the price. Great reputation and glad they participated in the Palm Springs restaurant week. We will go back even when prices are higher. Food was excellent. Staff was a bit disorganized but eventually got their act together. Really enjoyed the experience and will take guests there during the "season". "
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "It was my husband's birthday and Trio did everything to make it special. "Happy Birthday" confetti on table when we arrived. Great food served without feeling rushed. Birthday cupcake and a song! Perfect celebration. "
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "I live in Los Angeles & escape to Palm Springs regularly. Every visit I have several meals at Trio. This visit I spent my Birthday having dinner at the bar with the wonderful bartenders Sarah & Paul. I had the beet salad & pork chop AMAZING! It's restaurant week but they still took the time to make me feel special. Sarah & Paul thank you!"
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "To be fair, may wife and I visited Trio during Palm Springs' Restaurant Week. It was packed, to say the least. So they had their fixed price menu going and the selection was decent. My wife had the roast chicken and I had the rib eye steak. Both were very good and we assume they would have been even better on a non-event night. As it was, we enjoyed every bite. The service, despite the full house, was just excellent. From the initial greeting to the finish, we were treated as if we were the VIPs of the room. It was raucous that night and pretty noisy, but we will revisit (soon) on a non-event night where we predict the the noise level will be diminished and the food choices will be wider. The service couldn't be better."
    Dined on 5/31/2014
  • "Trio has a nice vibe with very friendly staff who are nevertheless efficient. The beet saladwith blue cheese ,pecans and orange segments was the best ever, the Australian sole delicious and the plates attractively presented. Definitely a repeat restaurant."
    Dined on 5/26/2014
  • "Trio was a perfect choice for a fun dinner on a girls' weekend away. We had an awesome and attentive server, the food was delicious (and the portions generous!), and the ambience was just what we were looking for. Definitely recommend this place!"
    Dined on 5/25/2014
  • "Our server, Mickey, was excellent. The entire staff was top notch. Fun, vibrant atmosphere and decor. In my party of three we all loved our starters (Kale Salad; Lola Rosa Salad; Calamari; Hand Cut Chips). Main courses were pretty good, but some substitutions were necessary because they had run out of some of the ingredients. We were celebrating a birthday and they did a nice job with that. I definitely recommend Trio; and it's one the more popular Palm Springs restaurants, so, you need to reserve well in advance or settle for awkward dining times. (We ended up with a 10:30 pm table.)"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "Nice "go-to" place in Palm Springs. Good food and a friendly vibe - excellent service. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "Trio is an excellent place to have a great dinner and conversation in Palm Springs. I've been there so many times I've tasted almost everything on their menu and have never been disappointed. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "The sole was to die for. The best I've ever had, can't wait to have it again. Husbands pork chop was incredible. Keep up the great food."
    Dined on 5/15/2014