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About Johannes

Chef Johannes Bacher whose global modern European award-winning cuisine including his popular fan favorite “Wiener Schnitzel” has been a downtown Palm Springs staple for 18 years. Chef Bacher continues to use his many years of traveling the world as the inspiration for his subtle, creative dishes that are exciting and tastefully show off his Austrian roots. Enjoy an upscale casual dining experience whether you sit at the bar, the kitchen area, the dining room or the patio you won’t be disappointed. Whatever you choose your experience will be one of the best in Palm Springs - “Eat Well, Live Better”

196 South Indian Canyon
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
Modern European, European, Austrian

Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Thursday 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday & Saturday 5:00pm - 10:30pm
Sunday 5:00 - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Arenas

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 778-0017

Website:
http://www.johannesrestaurants.com/

Catering:
Personalized menus created especially for your event.

Parking Details:
Limited public parking available directly behind restaurant. Public parking directly across the street. Free parking structure on Baristo Road. Some street parking also available on Indian Canyon and Arenas.

Public Transit:
Located on Indian Canyon Drive close to the restaurant.

Executive Chef:
Johannes Bacher

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
You can now book a private party, corporate event, graduation celebration, wedding reception, birthday and/or anniversary at Johannes Restaurant.

Johannes Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.3

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Authentic (51)
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Good for a Date (40)
Creative Cuisine (37)
Neighborhood Gem (32)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Good for Anniversaries (26)
Notable Wine List (26)
Comfort Food (23)
Handcrafted Cocktails (22)
Romantic (21)
Fun (16)
Quiet Conversation (16)
Casual (16)
Good for Groups (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Cozy (14)
Business Meals (12)
People Watching (12)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Bar Seating (9)
Local Ingredients (9)
Healthy (9)
Great Beer (8)
Hot Spot (8)
Good Vegetarian Options (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Happy Hour (5)
Organic (4)
Seasonal (4)
Scenic View (3)
Vibrant Bar Scene (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

Delish! Would go back

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 5 days ago

Entertaining my brother and wife from Olympia Wa.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 5 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed our meal at Johanne's. I particularly liked my entree, veal medallions in a mushroom sauce with cheesy spatzle. The seafood appetizer was also over-the-top delicious. The service was very good. We went on Valentine's Day, when the only offering was a 3-course prix fixe menu. There were plenty of options for each course, which was good, but the cost was pretty high, which brings down the value score. The regular menu is also pretty expensive, but you can manage the cost more easily. I would go back, but probably not on Valentine's Day.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fun, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 6 days ago

Johannes is one of our favorite restaurants in the Coachella Valley. It is good in every important way, and it is dependable. I marked "value" down a bit for this review because the "special" pricing for the prix fixe Valentine's Day menu--the only menu available on that day--was a bit high for what was basically a shortened version of their regular menu plus some specials. But demand is high for that holiday, so it figures.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined 6 days ago

Average food, nice place but on the expensive side for what it was. Was there of Valentine's which required an 18% service charge for some reason. Overall a decent experience but there are much better in Palm Springs for less.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 6 days ago

Exceeded expectations.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined 7 days ago

great food. Of course we had the schnizels. good portion. tasty. we sat in a corner surrounded by signs which remind travelers of Prague. highly recommend.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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 (Central Coast)·Dined 7 days ago

great place. good food. service seemed a bit off.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Seasonal
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Have been there a few times. Always have same excellent waitress and damn good food!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Fun
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 (Seattle)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We love Johannes Restaurant

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 (México)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Always good. Love the food and the service is always good. A very well run restaurant. I go back again and again for the schnitzel, but my friend had the swordfish and it was exceptional. if I lived closer to Palm Springs, I would go more often.

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Johannes is always a good bet. The food is good, drinks are excellent and the service great. The atmosphere is quiet and pleasant. It’s not really a “scene” but that is good

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Johannes restaurant does no disappoint!
Excellent food, we go there only for their snitzel, the best we had in a long time. The server recommended an austrian red wine, an excellent recommendation. For an appetizer we had the Brussels sprouts salad and the red beat salad with goat cheese, highly recommend it. For desserts I recommend to try the apple strudel.
An excellent culinary experience, highly recommend it.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 9, 2018

They had a nice table on time. Great friendly server. We were not rushed and did not wait much between courses. The weinersnitzle was fabulous. We will be back

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·Dined on February 9, 2018

Johannes is one of our favorite restaurants! They never disappoint. The food is exceptional, the wine choices are excellent, the service is attentive, and it’s a lot of fun! Whether you sit in the bar, or sit in the dining room, it’s always a wonderful experience!

Tags: Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Authentic
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 9, 2018

What's not to love! The food is consistently excellent along with great service.
One of Palm Springs Best!

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 (Toronto)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Six of us dined at Johannes. Each of us tried one of their famous schnitzels and we enjoyed the food. The staff was very accommodating and responsive.

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 (Columbus)·Dined on February 8, 2018

This was the best meal we had in Palm Springs and the last time we dined here it was good as well. Lobster, shrimp and scallop appetizer in a remoulade sauce B+. Diver Scallops on a bed of leek, potato and roasted corn in a cream sauce with a truffle reduction B+. Endive salad B+. Cheese Spaetzeln B+. Make sure to ask to sit in the main dining room which is nice but the back room with a concrete floor and barn siding wainscoting has zero ambiance and bring a jacket because it is cold! The food in Palm Springs is not known to be good. We asked out tour guide of mid century homes what places he liked and he said the food in Palm Springs is awful. The reasons given were that there were a lot of old people there with conservative taste and a lot of people from the mid west. Bibra was decent and the hippest restaurant in town. Spencers was old school and boring with bad gazpacho but people seem to like it and if you like steak go there. Felipe's has very good chile rellenos and fish tacos and and La Perlita has very good chile rellenos as well. Greek Islands was also pretty good get the whole bronzini.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 8, 2018

We have dined here many times and never been less than fully satisfied with the food and service. The chef and kitchen staff turn out a varied menu of Cal-Alsatian dishes, including the best schnitzels in the valley. Waitstaff are sharp but not stuffy. George (at the front) is the perfect host. The bar menu is a great value, and the patio in front is small but super for watching the passing scene. A top spot in the Palm Springs area.

Tags: Bar Seating, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Food and Service excellent

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 (Washington DC)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Had the endive salad and duck. Both were fabulous. I think that this place serves best food in Palm Springs.

Tags: Authentic, Special Occasion
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 (Cleveland)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Our server/bartender on February 6, 2018 was simply excellent. Extremely friendly and efficient, she handled a crowded bar & patio with ease, made craft level cocktails herself, staggered delivery of our dishes at our request for a nice leisurely dinner pace. I wish I could remember her name. This was a post Father-Son Golf dinner, the best service of four that we had in Palm Springs. It's all about the schnitzel, perfectly cooked, but could have used more seasoning. Great place, only 6 seats at the bar, so make a reservation.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Handcrafted Cocktails, Notable Wine List, Casual, People Watching
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 6, 2018

A superb meal. First time having the Malayan Meatballs- amazing-- My wife had the Special MONKFISH, excellent as was my usual Veal schnitzel Skipped desert. Had two starter aperitifs. Negroni & Sweet Sherry- Both excellent and reasonably priced.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 6, 2018

Great restaurant with excellent service, delicious food and wonderful wine selection. Ambiance was pleasant with beautiful presentation. Only negative is the noise level with a full house.

Tags: Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Good for Groups
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on February 6, 2018

My husband and i made a special dinner date so we could go to Johannes for Fried Oysters,Brussels salad n tuna tartare and shared the best duck ever.

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 (Jacksonville)·Dined on February 6, 2018

We come here every year we come to town. It’s our favorite restaurant in Palm Springs. It doesn’t matter what you order. It’s all amazing. The traditional schnitzel with a sauce with it is our go to meal. Add some of the brussels sprout salad and a special cocktail and you will be in heaven.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

First time here. Highly recommended by friends and didn’t disappoint us. Will definitely go again. Not many places like this

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 3, 2018

The waitress was very good but the servers were quite confused bringing some of our food to other tables, refreshing bread at other tables but not ours. They were polite but maybe not used to being so busy? We would go back again. My duck was delicious and my husband enjoyed the schnitzel. The restaurant is lively

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on February 3, 2018

Outstanding food and service in a contemporary setting.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on February 2, 2018

It was GAYMAZING! The service was impeccable, the food was delicious and the ambiance perfect for a special celebration.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Wonderful place.

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 (Chicago)·Dined on February 1, 2018

3 of us had classic Wiener schnitzel, which I love and have many times in Vienna. Consensus: Good, but too breaded and not as thin as it should be. Better than most I've had in US; uses real veal, not pork or chicken (although you can get those here also). One had a sausage schnitzel and said it was great. Service and atmosphere excellent

Tags: Romantic, Notable Wine List, Cozy, Good for a Date
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Celebrating my father’s 74th birthday and wanted to take him somewhere nice. I’ve eaten her before and have always considered this place a special treat. This time was no different. We were seated promptly and were greeted by our server who was energetic and outgoing. The service was excellent as was the food. At the end of the meal our server brought my father a delightful dessert with a candle and the words Happy Birthday drizzled in a raspberry sauce. All in all, a very enjoyable experience and I’ll definitely be back.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Johannes is one of the best places in Palm Springs for great food, service and drinks! The appetizers are amazing - escargot, cheese spaetzel and meatballs were shared and enjoyed by 6 of us and the lemon caper chicken schnitzel is a must! Exceptional service!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Very accommodating that evening. No problem with the manager changing our table to have a better place in the room

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 27, 2018

This is one of the best restaurants in Palm Springs . No doubt.

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 (San Diego)·Dined on January 26, 2018

Stephanie always takes great care of you!
She always greets with a smile and knows everyone that comes in by name!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 26, 2018

It's been over a year since we last ate here, but this place retains its focus on great food. The wiener schnitzel menu provides a fabulous incentive to keep coming back! Wonderful to see it so busy and successful (though parking is a challenge during the season on a Friday).

Tags: Special Occasion, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 25, 2018

Delicious food with a great atmosphere. The drinks are delicious and they are known for their Wienerschnitzel.

Tags: Cozy, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Gluten Free Options, Comfort Food, Quiet Conversation, Bar Seating, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, People Watching
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined on January 24, 2018

The food is fabulous! The only problem is it was slow service.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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