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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
  • Email: trio@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
  • "We dine at Trio every time we're in P.S. As always the food and service were fantastic! Our waitress, Anna was a doll. Very friendly, attentive, and helpful. To top off the great food and great service we received from Anna, the hostess was incredible. If I remember correctly her name was Anita (???). She was so friendly, fun, and playful, that she made the experience even better than usual. "
    Dined on 4/14/2014
  • "Excellent choices on the prix fixe menu before 6 pm. Great for families looking for a "real" dining experience in PSP. "
    Dined on 4/15/2014
  • "The 3 course menu for $19.00 is an amazing value. Very good food. Great service. Uptown Palm Springs location. Ambiance OK, not outstanding. Lively bar scene at night. "
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "We actually like the pls and ambiance but every time we are disappointed in the food. This time too the service was lacking. Too bad because it was good and it is pretty cool."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "Trio has excellent food and is extremely reasonable: $100 for two people with one drink apiece. We had a simple and beautiful beet and goat cheese salad on greens; ahi poke marinated in a mild mixture of diced bell peppers, chives, and herbs; braised lamb shanks with a deep rich flavor; and a beautiful thick pork chop served with a complex fruity glaze/compote. Sides were green beans and mashed potatoes, delicious but oversized. The waiter was very pleasant, resolving our uncertainty about what to order by surprising us! We shared a delicious crustless caramel "creme brule", followed by a surprise chocolate cupcake with a birthday candle that was far too rich to finish. One mild complaint: dinner rushed by; we were in and out in an hour."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "Great food and ambiance at Trio. The service was good. Server was serious and appeared to be pre-occupied and was cooperative. Would have liked a server who was more present and on his game."
    Dined on 4/12/2014
  • "We have been frequenting Trio over the winter and have always had good experiences. Lots of fun and tasty dishes and the prices are very reasonable. The staff is always fun and courteous and as they get to know you, they make an effort to take care of you."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "Had been recommended to visit by a friend and we weren't disappointed. Tempted to try the crawfish pie but it seemed out of place in the California desert. Shared a lovely ceviche appetizer, and then enjoyed the sole special, well presented and very tasty, and good-sized portion as well. Although well satisfied, we couldn't resist sampling the key lime tart and it was delightful. Service was excellent, good wine choices at a decent price. No complaints."
    Dined on 3/31/2014
  • "fantastic as usual. food consistently wonderful. service warm, friendly, efficient. great dining experience."
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "The first bottle we ordered had a great deal of sediment in it. When we brought to the owner attention he explained that they have some unfiltered wines but would bring us a different wine to replace it. Very accommodating"
    Dined on 4/11/2014
  • "We actually have visited three times- once on our last vacay and two times this past vacation! The food is exceptional. Really loved all of the food but the standouts were the steak and the ceviche. They have an amazing orange drop which a take on the classic lemon drop. We can't wait to go back! Make a reservation and GO GO GO!! It's really worth it."
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Went with a group of 5 of us. Everyone loved their food and the price was reasonable. The portions were great! We will definitely add Trio to our favorites list."
    Dined on 4/9/2014
  • "Another wonderful evening at Trio, We started with a drink in the bar area then moved to restaurant. Service at both were excellent and food was wonderful. Will definitely return often."
    Dined on 4/10/2014
  • "We stopped by for Sunday morning brunch...the food was great, really hit the spot. The wait staff was very attentive...and cute!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "I have been traveling to Palm Springs for vacation many years, and this was my third year back at Trio. It is really great! The menu has a wide range of food, great for a big group. The food tastes amazing, and the service is great- very friendly. The vibe in the restaurant is also wonderful, sleek interior design, always people in eating- but noise is never an issue. I highly recommend Trio!"
    Dined on 4/2/2014
  • "Lunch was a great way to start the week. This restaurant never disappoints!"
    Dined on 4/7/2014
  • "Fun place to enjoy a meal. Lots of choices with tasty items, well prepared and generously served. We always go to Trio when we are in Palm Springs. Everyone there is friendly and takes good care of you!"
    Dined on 4/5/2014
  • "Seven of us celebrated a 50th birthday at Trio. The night went perfectly."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "Everyone there is friendly and inviting. The service is extraordinary. Best made cocktails, consistently. We keep coming back and love it again and again."
    Dined on 4/4/2014
  • "We called ahead because we had a couple of people in our party who were quite hearing challenged. The ,anger promised he could accommodate us with a table in the corner which would be quiet for our party. It was ready and waiting for us when we arrived and we had a lovely conversational evening. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the dinners. Excellent salmon, lamb shank and shrimp. A wonderful find. We will go back when return to Palm Springs next year."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "TRIO never disappoints. Every visit has been a great experience and my last was no exception. Outstanding service from Terrence (?) who was super friendly and very knowledgeable. All in all a great evening again. My favorite place to go for a great evening."
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Popular place, but it's getting to a point it's do crowded with people dining it's claustrophobic, thus uncomfortable."
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Generally excellent food and service, but they rush you out to keep a very high table turn rate"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "The food and service was excellent and a very good deal too. We arrived before 6 so we were able to order 3 courses for $19.00."
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "Trio is just consistently good! The food is good and the staff makes you feel welcomed!"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Group of 5 girls for fun weekend in Palm Springs, Trio was highly recommended but food was not good. Greasy, heavy, didn't seem fresh just not someplace I'd go back to... Our server was very nice and the vibe is cool. Just NOT good food and no place I'd go back to..."
    Dined on 3/27/2014
  • "Took visiting relatives. Great selection of food choices to choose from. Busy Sunday Brunch, but service was not rushed to "flip the table ". Enjoyed it very much."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Food was very good but portions large. Would split an entree next time"
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "A total positive experience--from the greeting at the hostess stand to the exit from the place. Great menu and delicious food. The food was well seasoned and delicious. Special kudos to the all the wait staff. There was even convenient parking. The owners have a commitment to improving the neighborhood and the city. This place is a 10!!!"
    Dined on 3/29/2014
  • "Whenever we go to Palm Springs, Trio is at the top of our list! The food, service ambience is excellent."
    Dined on 3/20/2014
  • "Trio appears to have changed a bit since our last visit approx a year ago. The experience felt a bit rushed... as if they intent was to turn the table as quickly as possible. The service was extremely friendly and the dinner was quite enjoyable... it just seemed as though we were being rushed through the process. We'll come back again, because it could have just been a one off experience. For this reason, 3-stars overall as opposed to our usual 4-star experience at Trio."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "The food was just fine and the service attentive. We asked to sit outside to avoid the noise level inside, only to have a large table of very loud people perched right above us. The waiter was very accommodating and did move us to another table as soon as one was available. I do like this restaurant and its lively vibe, but every time we've been there it's been so noisy that it's difficult to have a conversation."
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "We have been coming to TRIO for years now and love it! You can not only count on great food and service, but an evening of fun and sense of friendship as soon as you walk in the door. Justin at the desk is amazing and welcomes you like an old friend. You will be pampered by several of the staff while dining. If owners Tony & Mark are there, they will stop by your table to say hello and always with a big smile. This is not just a neighborhood restaurant, it's a special place where you are made to feel special and welcomed. We meet friends here quite often for social gatherings plus I send many of my out of town vacation home clients and always get the best feedback from them about their experiences. Try TRIO, you won't be disappointed!"
    Dined on 3/28/2014
  • "Dining in Palm Springs is always a pleasure, and Trio is one of my favorites. Superb food, attentive service, and lively ambiance characterize it. Its reputation as a popular dining spot is well-deserved."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Trio was recommended by a friend and - wow - was it good! The menu has something for everyone, and "comfort food" comes to mind but the term doesn't do justice to the excellent quality of food that we enjoyed. The atmosphere was vibrant and service was attentive. No complaints here and we'll definitely eat at Trio again next time in Palm Springs."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "I always feel safe taking guests to Trio as no one has not enjoyed eating here. Thanks for being a great place to eat. I will be back with the next round of house guests."
    Dined on 3/26/2014
  • "Always good; never disappointed. If eating out in PS; definitely want to try - reservations recommended."
    Dined on 3/25/2014
  • "Trio is a sure thing. The food is always varied, affordable and interesting. Sometimes amazing, but always perfectly good. The decor is fun and cool and the crowd is the best - all ages and all kinds of people are warmly welcomed. Servers are always great, too. Trio has an orange theme to the decor and when dining there last Sunday night, I noticed many of the diners were dressed in orange. Maybe they love Trio so much, they dress to match the restaurant. If you're heading to Palm Springs, don't miss it!"
    Dined on 3/24/2014
  • "We had tickets for the 7pm show at the Follies. Trio got us served in time without feeling rushed. The prix fixe menu had a lot of variety, generous portions and delicious food."
    Dined on 3/22/2014
  • "With Palm Springs being somewhat of a "mature" community it was refreshing to visit Trio and experience the buzz of an eclectic clientele and a hustling, young waitstaff. The hostess who seated us willingly accommodated our request to not be placed by the glass next to the street. The four of us who were here for dinner thoroughly enjoyed our meals. The only negative comment was that the calamari appetizer, though tasty, could be improved with a batter that better adhered to the squid. It must not have been too bad because we finished the plate! The atmosphere here is contemporary, well lighted, and a bit funky. The servers were professional yet friendly yet our waiter seemed to disappear at times."
    Dined on 3/18/2014