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About Jake's - Palm Springs

This hip-yet-casual American bistro serves up fresh, innovative fare and comfort food favorites, along with beverages from a full bar. Dine alfresco in our charming courtyard or sleek dining room. Join us for lunch, dinner, or brunch (served Sat. and Sun.) Takeout and catering available for your next event.
VOTED TOP 100 OUTDOOR DINING RESTAURANT IN USA BY OPEN TABLE USERS!

664 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Contemporary American, American, Californian

Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Tuesday- Friday: 11:00am - 2:45pm;
Brunch: Saturday & Sunday: 10:00am - 2:45pm;
Dinner: -Tuesday- Thursday: 5:00pm - 8:45pm
Friday & Saturday: 5:30pm - 9:45pm

Cross Street:
Granvia Valmonte & Tamarisk

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 327-4400

Website:
http://www.jakespalmsprings.com/

Entertainment:
Jake's is great for people watching, and some times the staff is entertaining to watch, however we have no paid live entertainment!

Catering:
Catering is offered on an event by event basis. Please call the restaurant directly for more information.

Parking Details:
Parking is available on the street

Public Transit:
PS Buzz stop across the street on palm canyon drive

Executive Chef:
Mario Curci

Additional:
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Jake's - Palm Springs Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (101)
Great for Outdoor Dining (94)
Great for Lunch (76)
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Good for a Date (72)
Great for Brunch (71)
Fit for Foodies (62)
Casual (60)
Special Occasion (59)
Sunday Lunch (56)
Cozy (51)
Creative Cuisine (49)
Romantic (46)
Good for Birthdays (42)
Fun (40)
Bar Seating (39)
People Watching (37)
Good for Anniversaries (36)
Hot Spot (34)
Comfort Food (33)
Handcrafted Cocktails (33)
Authentic (27)
Healthy (27)
Business Meals (26)
Notable Wine List (25)
Quiet Conversation (25)
Worth the Drive (23)
Good for Groups (20)
Pre/post Theatre (17)
Local Ingredients (14)
Seasonal (14)
Good Vegetarian Options (12)
Gluten Free Options (9)
Disabled Access (8)
Happy Hour (8)
Scenic View (8)
Vibrant Bar Scene (7)
Quick Bite (6)
Afternoon Coffee (4)
Late-night Find (4)
Afternoon Tea (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Great Beer (2)
Vegan (2)
Organic (1)
Spicy (1)
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined 2 days ago

Nice service. Food good. Nice patio

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 (Washington DC)·Dined 2 days ago

Wonderful service (our waitress was a gem!), bright, colorful, and delicious food, and amazing atmosphere. THANK YOU!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good Vegetarian Options, Fun, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Authentic, Good for Groups, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Casual, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined 3 days ago

Love the filet/wedge and dining in the courtyard. Cabernet wine list could be better or no corkage on certain days maybe.

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date
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 (Orange County)·Dined 4 days ago

The host at stand was really kind and made sure that he sat us at a nice table that accommodates our nieces big dog. The wait staff were fantastic. I can always depend on this restaurant for great service and good food.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Casual
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 (Houston)·Dined 5 days ago

Great casual dining in the heart of Palm Springs. Service was very good. We had a patio reservation for lunch and were seated immediately. Blackened shrimp tacos and soft shell crab blt were fab. Great wine list by the glass...as a winemaker I really appreciate this. Neapolitan cake for dessert was HUGE and amazing.

Tags: Casual, Great for Lunch, Notable Wine List
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·Dined 6 days ago

Wonderful food - big portions! We took half our entrees home including delicious chocolate cake(couldn’t resist the desserts). Our service was top notch - thanks to Jerry (or Gerry?!?). We were not seated in the “patio” part of the restaurant which may have been more amiable but didn’t matter. Great place-don’t miss it!

Tags: Fun, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Comfort Food
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Host was very rude because we were 10 minutes late to our reservation. Place was empty. Won’t return.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 6 days ago

Always delicious and excellent service and fabulous rose

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined 6 days ago

I was extremely disappointed. It may sound trite, but I went in LARGE part for the Coconut Cake. Told the waitress "I too am ordering the Fixed Price, other 2 in party had ordered it." The lighting is poor when trying to read the menu, there is one electronic candle. Could not read the menu. When ordered the crab cake had the waitress advised that is not on the fixed price menu, I would have changed. I just chose an appetizer. Apparently there is some type of marking on the menu indicating what was covered. After she told me I could not order, I explained their (not mine) problems with the lights (usually I have my cell phone.) The matter got worse when she told the owner who kept starring at me and did not come to address the matter. Such horrible management for a small city with few decent choices of places to dine. I expect better of Jakes having dined there often and will certainly recount this story to many friends and think twice if I suggest we go again with friends. If the owner doesn't care, why should we support their business. I could have ordered the cake, but it was the matter that the owner did not address the issue with the patron, the waitress did not advise when ordering and the owner kept looking from behind the counter with direct view. How terrribly rude and offensive.

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 (Nashville)·Dined 7 days ago

One of the best kept secrets of Palm Springs (except it’s not a secret)! The food is fantastic. The atmosphere is interesting. Must request outside seating when booking online. Dessert rivals anyplace in the desert! 5⭐️‘S Jake’s is definitely one of my favorites.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 14, 2018

My husband an I took some friends from out of town for the Sunday brunch at Jakes and we enjoyed our time and food very much. The service was very good and attentive and the food was plentiful. A fun place to hang out.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Hot Spot, Great for Lunch
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Food is creative and delicious. Always consistently good.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Always on my list of Palm Springs best. Great food ombience and outdoor dining. Staff is always above and beyond

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, People Watching, Hot Spot, Disabled Access, Handcrafted Cocktails, Late-night Find, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Great for Outdoor Dining, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Fun, Good for Birthdays
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 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 13, 2018

A special place for good food and calm, sophisticated look - small and attentive staff - menu options are few and all good - great deserts - good location.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Great for Lunch, Great for Outdoor Dining
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vip
 (Central Coast)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Freindly staffs but after I checked in and got seated, they forgotten us for 10 minuets or so and no one was provided us a menu. But they were really good for our dogs.

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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Spicy horseradish Bloody Mary is the best in town! Favorite brunch dish is the Caprese Frittata -- always perfect!! Thx!!

Tags: Notable Wine List, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Sunday Lunch, Scenic View, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fit for Foodies, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Unique, charming, perfect food and always has a bit of a surprising something special.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Romantic, Quiet Conversation, Great for Brunch, People Watching, Authentic, Healthy, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Our lunch was great. Our drinks not so much (VERY heavy on the salt for the margaritas - so much so there was a pile of salt in the bottom of the glass). Other than the drinks - very highly recommend.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Always fabulous !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Fun, Romantic, People Watching, Hot Spot, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 5, 2018

A birthday dinner. Servvice and food and ambiance were first rate.

Tags: Hot Spot, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy
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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 5, 2018

We were visiting the area to hike and wanted a good small local restaurant w/good food.
Checked reviews and liked the ratings and casualness of Jake’s. We were not terribly happy about our table right by front door but very much liked the people serving us. Our dinners were fine and the wine selection and price point were excellent. If ever this way again from San Diego we would probably stop in again.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 4, 2018

Love this place and highly recommend. The food and drinks were fantastic. So good, we chose to come back twice on our visit to PS. The wait staff is super nice but they were in a hurry to pull plates before one could finish chewing.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Jakes is always great. We appreciate the nice staff and consistent food. A fun place and always a good time.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fun, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We spent New Year's Eve at Jake's, had an excellent waiter, and almost died eating all that delicious cake. My off-menu vegetarian option (quinoa stuffed pepper with avocado) was a great meal considering this place is mostly a grill, and my friends loved their steaks and salmon.

Tags: Comfort Food, Business Meals, Great Beer, Late-night Find
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We had another wonderful evening at Jake's. We spent New Years Eve here with family and enjoyed a delicious meal in a very cozy, intimate setting. This is our second year, so it looks like we have a new family tradition.
Our dinners were delicious and the service was outstanding, from start to finish. Thank you, Jake's. We will be back again soon!

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Handcrafted Cocktails, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great food. Great cake. Excellent gluten free carrot cake. Loved our waiter. Gloria was very helpful.

Tags: Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Love this place

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 1, 2018

New Year's is always a tough dining out night. The problem here was with the hostess. We were on time with our reservation, but she placed us in the worst table in the house. Right in the center path of the front desk, kitchen, bathroom, bar and all the other tables. There was one other table available, but it was pre-set for a larger party (who was late). We asked to move to the side. Her response was poor: we are putting larger tables (4 people!) on the side. If you want to be on the side, you should have requested that with your reservation. Always a good move - to blame the customer for what is just bad luck.

I understand it's New Year's and every table will be used. But can't you show some empathy? This is a very special annual dinner for us, and they treated it like it we were there for a quick bite. Starting off on the wrong foot really became insurmountable once we saw the non-stop parade of employees and customers. Hard to have a conversation when it was so crazy busy and we had to lean in to not be hit in the head with passers-by. It still happened a lot.

Food was very nice, and the server (Mark) was awesome. He was relaxed and did not try to move us through like cattle, even though the hostess was eager to turn our table. You can't clear plates and drop a dessert menu within 15 seconds of putting down a fork. I know you have another party coming in, but really, they are not going any where if they have to wait 5 minutes on NYE. We dropped $200 for dinner. Let the server decide who has over stayed. The table of 4 who took the side table ran passed the end time you gave them, and they were not nudged out. The awkwardness did not stop for us this night.

We like Jake's a lot. This was not their best night for us. I was hoping to start a NYE tradition, but I'll keep looking.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

My group of 6 had a fun & delicious brunch here on the Sunday of New Year's wkend. I made an advanced rez online & were seated outside in their lovely patio. It is a very lovely setting with a bar towards the back (with a HOT bartender), a large wall of ivy, and open overhead. The waiter & support staff were great & attentive. Our orders & drinks all came out as ordered & were delicious. The place was pretty busy being a Sunday of the holiday wkend which didn't negatively impact our experience. Not a long wait to be seated or to get our drinks or our meals. I would absolutely recommend a fun & yummy brunch here with friends.

Tags: Disabled Access, Great for Lunch, Cozy
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always a great dining experience at Jake's!! Be sure to make a reservation or you may not get a table

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Always one of our favorites. We were too full for dessert - which is a shame. It's one of the highlights here. My Ahi Tuna (a special) was delicious...could have maybe been a bit of a smaller portion. But so good!

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Fun atmosphere, nice menu...

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vip
·Dined on December 28, 2017

I bring mom here every year on her birthday for brunch. I also bring friends if this is their first visit to Palm Springs.

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 (Orange County)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Crab BLT was very tasty! The service was excellent and the coconut cake was so delicious! I’m a fan and I’ll be back!

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Food and service was excellent also pet friendly gave water water trout asking very attentive staff.

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 27, 2017

Great food and friendly service and amazing desserts

Tags: Great for Brunch, Authentic, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Love the new Pork Tenderloin sandwich added to the menu!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Brought out of town friends with vegan and omnivore needs. Everyone loved their meals and the restaurant atmosphere. True to Palm Springs relaxed vibe

Tags: Organic, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Vegan, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Healthy, Cozy, Comfort Food, Great for Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Good Vegetarian Options
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We had reservations at 6:45 and were promptly seated indoors as requested. My husband said his filet was the best he has ever had in Palm Springs. My salmon was perfectly cooked but too heavy on the chick peas. The reason for 3 stars for ambiance is that the tables are very close together.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Casual
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·Dined on December 24, 2017

Great food, excellent service. Will be back, especially for the hanger steak sandwich!

Tags: Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Great for Brunch
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