Spectacular views and good food but the restaurant is a little tired and dirty.
The most awesome thing about this restaurant is the view from 8500 feet looking down over the coachella valley. It is unique because you must take the tram up the mountain. Food was great, friendly staff, just a little slow clearing the table, since there were six of us and the table was getting a little crowded. It was fun for a special occasion, 10 year reunion of friends and family
Great steak! Salmon, not so much. Still, worth the trip.
We had a great dinner after our aerial tram ride in Palm Springs! Fantastic views and awesome food/drinks!
The trip up the Tram was a wonderful experience.... well worth the trouble and short drive there from Palm Springs. The view at the top was beautiful of not only the valley and Palm Springs below, but also of the landscape of the Alpine setting at the top of the mountain. When seated at the restaurant we asked for a table with a view, but there are hardly any tables that don't have a spectacular panorama of the valley below. Of course after dark the lights of Palm Springs created a romantic ambiance that is hard to beat. Expecting to only pay for the view and not necessarily the food, we were pleasantly surprised at the quality of the food, as well as the wine list. We would recommend this for anyone wanting that special, unique evening for spectacular views and great food.
the view from our table was fantastic. the cut of stake was mostly fat. my chicken was dry and the vegetables were hard and tasteless. our server was great, very courteous and friendly.
Sandwich bread was WAY too thick/heavy for what was inside.
Great views in a hard-to-get-to special place. Food was very overpriced for the quality, but the overall experience was fun and we were glad we made it part of our vacation plans.
The Peaks Experience was wonderful. The food is great, good selection of beer and wines, wonderful food, great ambiance. Great day on the Peak.
It was the first time we had dinner at Peaks. We had had lunch there two previous visits. Food was a little disappointing. Wine was overpriced for the options. We kept reminding ourselves we were there for the evening view! We’ll go back to the Aerial Tram ride, but not the dinner....
I was hoping for a romantic evening diner with a vary special friend but as they say, timing is everything. We were seated next to a table with a crying baby for our entire meal. Not so romantic.
Nobody's fault, just the way it goes I guess.
Food was good just a bit pricey especially the kids meals. But I guess they charge for the view.
Nice ambiance and amazing views
It was such a nice dinner - great food, great service. We really enjoyed it!
Better than expected food, quality cocktails, and a very special experience.
Enjoyed dinner while the sun went down and the lights came on down in the valley. Very nice experience along with a great dinner. The ride down on the tram after dark topped off a great evening.
The view is all there is. The food was mediocre at best. We spent $200 for two entrees a few drinks and an appetizer. I just kept hoping something would be good. The food is a complete let down. Go for a drink and maybe you'll be happy!
Very nice restaurant at the top of the Palm Springs Tram. Service was quick, food came very quickly.
This is an OK place but you really do pay a premium for the view, which is great. The food however is average considering what you pay for. This is high end pricing, without the high end experience. We left a bit disapointed.
You can't beat eating on top of a mountain with stunning views.
The hostess was incredibly rude. Called to say running 15 minutes late and she told me she would give up our reservation. When we got to the restaurant there were so many open tables. Not even a smile when we sat down. Good thing the waiter was nice.
Service was slow and inattentive. Ambiance was nice but pricey when considering cost to get up there and taxi/parking.
Got there as they opened and were seated right away. No crowd. Food great.
All was ok.... I would like to see more variety on the menu and on the drinks
Family was in town from Texas. They are interested in different things to do. The tramway and dinner at Peaks fell into that category. Though it was pricey, the food was flavorful and was prepared and displayed quite well. I would, myself, enjoy returning but likely on a special occasion.
This restaurant is generally okay. The price, however, (after adding the tram ride) is exorbitant. Whoever manages the restaurant relies upon the cliff side location for traffic rather than “pumping up” the menu with something inventive. Our party of four was served 4 different dishes. The brick chicken was dry, the meatloaf tasty but pedestrian, the salmon was lovely, and the pork chop was cooked to a reasonable standard but not spectacular.
The wine list had some nice selections but our recommendation is to go cheap and cheerful. The mark up is about 4 times.
If you are going for walk or hike on the mountain, take a picnic and skip dining in.
The setting and environment is nice. Dinner is limited but servings are generous and fresh
Great restaurant, great service, with unbeatable views of the Coachella valley
nice area on top of the mountain great views. but watch your bill seems they add in a tip anyway on your card. had to call back and have it adjusted what a chore while on vacation in a distance city. 2nd time I was there in a year but overall fun.
My nieces drove from Laguna Beach to Palm Springs to visit me vacationing - they had never done the Tram trip so I made the suggestion as I enjoy the Tram and lunch - we had a great time - great food and service!!!!!! I would highly recommend it to all!!
Peaks Restaurant is at the top of the tram. The food was just ok for the prices and the service was lacking. We spent over $120 on 2 main salads and 2 glasses of wine and one appetizer. They do have a small amount of gluten free options on their menu but the waiter wasn't knowledgeable about gluten free choices. In fact, he wasn't knowledgeable at all concerning gluten free matters. They have a bar and cafe if you're really hungry, otherwise save your money for a restaurant in Palm Springs. Also, the decor was very outdated and some of the fabric on the dining chairs was ripped and/or fraying.
Experience was great , food was good. A little loud , with some other people in considerate of others . I would of enjoyed it more , but I was sick from the elevation . Not for everyone!
Great food! I would certainly go back again. Glad we had reservations because they were busy.
I orderd the Bruchetta Duo as an appetizer. It was very cold as if it was taken straight from the fridge. It should have been served at room temperature or warmer. I had the Pasta Primavera for a main. It was served warm but not hot. On a scale from 1 to 10 the meal was a 5
Food is bad to mediocre at best! I would suggest the cafeteria up on the mountain (seriously!)
Incredible spot. Good food. Wine a little expensive but overall really enjoyed the place. Had drinks in the bar first. Medium steak was a little overdone. But really your there for the view which is breathtaking.
Awesome experience dining at over 8000 ft. We both ordered the rib eye which was prepared exactly right--very juicy and good lean piece for a rib eye. Service could have been better. Restaurant was not crowded yet 3 tables of 2 were placed right on top of each other. Took 15 minutes to get a beer brought to the table and we had to go to the hostess to get some bread brought to us. While you understand it is cold up there at this time of year, they need to heat the area better as it got very cold during dinner.
The fun is getting to the Peak and once your at the restaurant the food and views are great!
Of course it's the journey to the top that makes the meal at Peaks a special occasion but there are plenty of other options on the valley floor below.
The service was great but the menu wasn't as varied as other valley options. The wine list was mediocre and the view from the restaurant want as spectacular as you might hope.
Plus, after dinner there's the long wait to get on a team to go down.
My suggestion... Take the tram to the top in the daytime or just in time to see the sunset. Enjoy the view and the cooler air and then get back down as fast as you can to a restaurant with some better options.
Also, if you can swing it, take Uber past the visitor center to the top where the teams actually pickup.
It didn’t matter that we had reservations through Open Table - they never acknowledged them and did not seat us near a great view as requested. And we asked about it so we were moved a bit closer but then we got a note from Open table stating we had not shown up! We had!
Food was alright and waitress was very pleasant