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Manhattan in the Desert - Palm Springs

4.1
394 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Neighborhood Gem (8)
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This popular New York Style Deli serves up amazing deli sandwiches, soups and salads and much more - huge menu, huge portions.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Comfort Food
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Hours of operation
Sunday thru Thursday: 7:00am - 9:00pm Friday and Saturday: 7:00am - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(760) 322-3354
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Catering
We cater any event, big or small.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Farrell
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Special events & promotions
Reserve our back room for special occasions.
Additional
Beer, Counter Seating, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 394 People Are Saying
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4.1  based on recent ratings
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food
4.1
service
3.5
ambience
3.7
value
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84% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Firewire (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We are snowbirds and love Manhattan and drive from La Quinta to go there. They have great pizza as well as many other food options. The Palm Desert location is closer but we went there and they didn't have a pizza oven, so could not order the pizza. Everything we have tried is excellent and moderately priced, and the service is always good. This occasion was an 80th birthday celebration for a friend, and Armondo was an excellent server, bringing a complimentary dessert for the birthday girl. We recommend Manhattan in the Desert to all.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

We are 4 sisters coming from out of town for a weekend together. The food was great and our waiter was FANTASTIC!!! Just a wonderful experience

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Bertie (Palm Springs)
3.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Diner style restaurant with average food served in abundant portions. Nothing to write home about.

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Sweetcin (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Amazing! Monte Cristo sandwich, Carrot Cake French Toast! Delicious food, excellent service 1!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Did not really honor our reservation for brunch. forgot numerous order items. No efforts to make amends, no regrets. Try Shermans instead.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Great experience server was wonderful.

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vipkarenb (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined on January 19, 2018

So far my favorite deli style restaurant! The food was delicious, the portions were huge. We went for dinner on a Friday night and came back for breakfast on a Sunday. We can't wait to go back. Everything is fresh and home made and the menu is like a book! so much to choose from. You must eat here and bring your friends!

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vipFrequentDiner (Palm Springs)
4.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

Manhattan in the Deli is a comfortable “go-to” place for delicious food in a friendly and casual atmosphere with very professional servers. We are always delighted to dine there!

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RJFOOD (Palm Springs)
4.0  Dined on January 7, 2018

Great service. Bathrooms smell bad and it carries into dining room.

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viplsbtravel (Philadelphia)
4.0  Dined on January 4, 2018

Excellent dinner at about $16
Very generous portions for two courses
Service is very friendly but sometimes they forget about what you’ve requested

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Clayton123 (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined on January 1, 2018

Mediocre food and friendly but infrequent service make this place not worth a second visit.

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OpenTable Diner (Pittsburgh)
5.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Extensive menu, literally something for every appetite. Generous portions. We had a very satisfying “comfort food” dinner. Atmosphere was not hectic, which was a welcome interlude in the busy holiday week.

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vipFrequentDiner (Palm Springs)
4.0  Dined on December 29, 2017

Manhattan in the Desert continues to be the best deli in the area. Authentic flavors and brilliant service are their hallmarks. With a loyal following of locals and attracting tourists, alike, their "warm and friendly atmosphere," with no crowding or rushing, ensures that Manhattan in the Desert will be a favorite for a very long time.

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vipOpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
4.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Great comfort food, great service, they just need a fuller bar...

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vipArtH (Palm Springs)
3.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

It seemed our server was over worked that day, we were basically ignored and had to ask others for help, usually it is a better experience

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