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Best Italian Restaurants in Indian Wells


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A photo of Castelli's restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 24 times today
Castelli's has long been a favorite among locals and tourists alike for its authentic Italian cuisine. This longstanding establishment, boasting over 35 years of operation, is renowned for its impeccable service and classic Italian food. The menu is richly varied, offering an array of dishes from Vitello Alla Piccatina and Cannelloni, to Linguine Alle Bolognese and Eggplant Parmigiana. Equally praiseworthy are their delectable desserts, including the much-loved Tiramisu. Reviewers highlight the "exceptional service," "amazing food," and "nice atmosphere," often comparing it to the finest dining experiences in Italy. Castelli's dedication to delivering flavorsome, traditional Italian food in a welcoming ambiance has led to numerous recommendations and accolades.
A photo of Kiki's La Quinta restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Indian Wells
Booked 27 times today
Our restaurant prides its self in excellent food, wine, cocktails & experiences! Our Michelin trained chef has curated an amazing menu of modern Italian food, using quality ingredients you simply can't find in the valley! We can not wait to welcome you into our version of a New York Italian restaurant, brought to you from native New Yorker Italians!
A photo of Enzo's Bistro and Bar La Quinta restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • La Quinta
Booked 22 times today
Enzo's Bistro and Bar La Quinta is a highly praised Italian restaurant, renowned in the local area for its outstanding dishes and service. According to numerous reviews, the flavors and dishes are simply outstanding, with some even calling it the best Italian restaurant they've been to. Variety is a key aspect of their appeal, with a broad menu catering to diverse preferences. The homemade spaghetti with heirloom tomato sauce, antipasto salad, and pistachio cheesecake come highly recommended. Beyond the food, customers also praise the restaurant's excellent service, comfortable setting, and reasonable prices. Whether for a casual meal or a special occasion, Enzo's Bistro and Bar La Quinta consistently impresses its visitors.
A photo of Mimmo's Italian Restaurant restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 11 times today
Mimmo's Italian Restaurant is enthusiastically endorsed by guests for offering truly authentic Italian cuisine with great variety and quality. With dishes like Petrale Sole characterized by guests as "melting in the mouth," and Veal Chop Parmigiana being particularly celebrated, this restaurant takes you on a culinary trip to Italy. Guests also commend the excellent, professional service, with waiters who have a thorough understanding of the menu and are able to skillfully recommend dishes. From special occasions like wedding anniversaries to casual dinners, Mimmo's is embraced as a "go-to Italian place." Some even assert it is among the best Italian restaurants, offering a phenomenal dining experience that never disappoints.
A photo of Ristorante Mamma Gina restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 13 times today
Located in the heart of Palm Desert, Ristorante Mamma Gina consistently delivers an authentic Italian dining experience, as echoed by many reviews. Customers rave about the "outstanding service," and the restaurant's ability to make one feel "warm and inviting." The Italian cuisine is touted as the best in the valley with entrees described as "first-rate" and "authentic," including dishes like chopped salad, chicken parmigiana, bolognese, breaded chicken, and rigatoni. The restaurant’s romantic ambiance delights couples, and the broad menu impresses, catering to diverse preferences. The restaurant's tenure of decades in Palm Desert confirms a legacy of quality and tradition.
A photo of Waldo's Ristorante restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 7 times today
Waldo's Ristorante is praised as a local gem for its succulent Italian cuisine, delivering consistently excellent food and service. Reviewers laud the Veal Marsala for its tender meat complemented by a delicious mushroom sauce. Favorites like Lasagna also make a hit, with one reviewer stating it's a must-try dish. The Lobster Ravioli, served with a tarragon-infused pink sauce, was noted as outstanding. The restaurant’s commitment to quality is also evident in their house-made pasta, carving of prosciutto table-side, and their large, well-priced wine list. Owner Waldo’s dedication to providing a great dining experience reaffirms Waldo’s Ristorante as one of the best Italian restaurants in the Coachella Valley.
A photo of Backstreet Bistro Palm Desert restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 8 times today
The Backstreet Bistro Palm Desert has consistently delivered incredibly authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. Patrons have been frequenting the restaurant for many years, appreciating its transformation to primarily Italian fare that doesn't compromise the food quality. Reviews exclaim the "wonderful food," "terrific service," and "very reliable Italian fare". The ambiance is described as being intimate, peaceful, and traditional, with attentive staff enhancing the dining experience. The Backstreet Bistro is praised for its consistently great food, value, and service in a comfortable environment, offering a truly authentic Italian dining experience. Its outdoor patio, white tablecloths, and candle-lit dining inject a touch of romance into your meals.
A photo of Fortun's Kitchen + Bar restaurant
Price: Expensive
• Italian • La Quinta
Booked 3 times today
A firm favorite amongst locals and visitors alike, Fortun's Kitchen + Bar consistently delivers an excellent dining experience representative of the diverse American cuisine. The ambiance is often commended for its vibrancy and suitability for both date nights and larger gatherings. Notably, the restaurant’s fried chicken is a much-loved staple, a testament to its dedication to traditional American dishes. From the Creole shrimp to the braised short ribs, the food receives outstanding reviews for its taste and presentation. In the words of their patrons, Fortun's is a place where “the food, service and atmosphere never disappoint." This restaurant’s exceptional service, food quality, and atmospheric setting ensure it embodies the best of American dining.
A photo of Le Donne Cucina Italiana restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 2 times today
Le Donne Cucina Italiana is an exceptional Italian restaurant celebrated by both locals and visitors for its authentic Italian cuisine. Patrons commend it as a hidden gem in the desert, impressing them with the authenticity of its Italian dishes. Reviewers frequently praise the restaurant for its excellent food and service, and they particularly highlight the homemade pastas and flavorful dishes like the spinach ravioli in radicchio sauce and eggplant Parmesan. The restaurant's warm atmosphere, which offers both indoor and outdoor dining, and attentive staff also contribute to its charm. As stated by a delighted customer, “The gastronomic experience in Le Donne Cucina Italiana is five times superior."
A photo of Tuscanos Brewery and Pizza restaurant
Price: Moderate
• Italian • La Quinta
Booked 3 times today
We’re a family owned and operated business that wants to serve great food, with great service and our own brewed beer for everyone to enjoy.
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