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Best Italian Restaurants in Rancho Mirage

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A photo of Trilussa Ristorante restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3152)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palm Springs
Booked 22 times today
Trilussa Ristorante is well-regarded for its delectable Italian cuisine, offering a variety of authentic dishes that consistently garner excellent reviews. Special mentions recur for their calamari fritti, hailed as "the best ever had." Despite minor criticisms on the pasta alla carbonara's preparation, the majority of diners praise the restaurant's food quality, presentation, and consistency. The professionalism and attentiveness of the wait staff, such as Enrique and Antonio, are also frequently lauded, contributing to the warm ambiance that complements the dining experience. Live music in the background also adds to the pleasant atmosphere, not overpowering, but perfectly setting the mood. Numerous reviewers proclaim Trilussa Ristorante as their "go-to" Italian place, with some even saying it's "the best Italian restaurant in Palm Springs area." The establishment's excellent reputation within the community speaks volumes about its commitment to deliver a top-notch authentic Italian dining experience.
A photo of Castelli's restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(4496)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 21 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 Enzo's Bistro and Bar Rancho Mirage restaurant
4.4
Awesome(737)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Rancho Mirage
Booked 3 times today
Enzo's Bistro and Bar Rancho Mirage is a favorite among diners for its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. The restaurant has won patrons over with its fabulous old-fashioned Italian dishes, featuring standout menu items like eggplant parmesan and bruschetta made with heirloom tomatoes. Known for providing excellent service and a beautiful location, Enzo's is hailed as the go-to place for Italian food. Gluten-free needs are also addressed with care, providing an inclusive dining experience. Diners are consistently impressed by the knowledge and friendliness of the staff, making each visit to Enzo's a memorable dining experience. With a relaxed yet sophisticated ambiance, Enzo's makes for a perfect place for both special occasions and catch-ups with friends.
A photo of Ristorante Mamma Gina restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1580)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 20 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
4.5
Awesome(791)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 11 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 Mimmo's Italian Restaurant restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1979)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 5 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 Pinzimini- Westin Rancho Mirage restaurant
3.8
Excellent(1087)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Rancho Mirage
Booked 3 times today
Nestled in the prestigious Westin Rancho Mirage, Pinzimini is known for its delectable Italian offerings. The menu hints at a mastery of traditional Italian cuisine, from the Stracciatella Pizza to the Butcher's Shop Ragu and Pecorino Romano Breaded Chicken Breast. Reviews consistently praise the quality of the homemade food and excellent service, often mentioning staff members like Elizabeth & Maria who are attentive without being overbearing. Many patrons commended the calamari as one of the best they've ever had, citing it as a testament to the authenticity and originality of the dishes. The setting, described as elegant and romantic, adds to the overall experience, making Pinzimini a culinary gem for Italian cuisine.
A photo of Le Donne Cucina Italiana restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(1070)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palm Desert
Booked 3 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 Sammy G's Tuscan Grill restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(3648)
Price: Moderate
• Italian • Palm Springs
Booked 27 times today
Situated in the heart of Downtown Palm Springs, Sammy G's Tuscan Grill is a favorite destination for those craving authentic Italian cuisine. Loved for its consistent service, top-notch food quality and taste, and attention to detail, the restaurant offers a delightful setting that adds to a romantic dinner experience. Reviewers laud Sammy G's as the 'best Italian food in Palm Springs,' and it has been described as a 'must-go place' for visitors. The menu, filled with varied selections like Lobster Ravioli and Mushroom Ravioli, also caters to vegetarian patrons. The restaurant's ambiance, excellent wines, and impeccable service, particularly from waiters James and Dayana, have also drawn high praise from customers. Whether the choice is made at the last minute or planned, Sammy G's Tuscan Grill always delivers a wonderful dining experience.
A photo of Il Corso - Palm Springs restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(1644)
Price: Expensive
• Italian • Palm Springs
Booked 20 times today
Il Corso in Palm Springs has quickly established itself as a favorite among locals and tourists thanks to its authentic and delicious Italian cuisine. Reviewers consistently praise the restaurant’s diverse menu, highlighting dishes such as the Mediterranean salad, lobster ravioli, linguine with seafood, and the octopus in lemon oil. The excellent food is complemented by a beautiful ambiance and attentive staff, providing an overall dining experience that never disappoints. "The food had me over the moon!" one satisfied customer commented, while another declared Il Corso their "go-to" place in Palm Springs. The general consensus seems to be: once you dine at Il Corso, you will surely want to come back.
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