Pomme Frite

4.5
1120 Reviews
$30 and under
French
Are you in the mood for a touch of Europe on Palm Canyon Drive? Look no further than Pomme Frite. Nestled in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, its authentic European ambiance will transport you to a cafe in Brussels. Pomme Frite has attracted a serious following of food aficionados since it opened in 1999, thanks to its simplicity and by consistently serving superior cuisine with pride. This quaint and cozy bistro features Belgian specialties, moderately priced, including mouthwatering steamed black mussels and Flemish style beef stew (simmered in Belgian beer). A wide selection of Belgian beers (including Chimay), French and California wines are also available to whet your palette.
The aromas emanating from Pomme Frite"s kitchen are enchanting and mellow even the most severe food critics. The charming patio is perfect for street and people watching on Palm Canyon Drive, and the dreamy European music insures a relaxing and romantic dining experience.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1120 people are saying
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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amberl
Sacramento
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience3

Ordered artichoke for appetizer. It was just a boiled artichoke with sauces. Very flavorless.
Salmon with green beans. Beans seemed to be boiled too...no seasoning. Salmon was cooked well. Also ordered muscles with blue cheese. Pretty good. Fries came with everything. They were fine.

Pomme Frite
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you for your review. Artichokes are steamed, the flavor is in the dipping sauces. Look forward to see you again.

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vipFrequentDiner
Palm Springs
464 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

CONTINUES to be a favorite! Wonderful location, marvelous selection of food & beverage, "and a good time is had by all."

Pomme Frite
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you for your nice comments and support.

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vipLolita
Palm Springs
30 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Just had not been here in years. Fabulous menu, great service,
Everything was fabulous!

Pomme Frite
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you very much for your very nice review. Good to see you again.

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MagBey
Los Angeles
4 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Nice little place, good food, very nice service, but you are seating outside either on the sidewalk, or on the street, they have set up a cute outdoor area for Covid-19.
But, they are Nextdoor to a Club that plays the loudest head banging music that is very distracting and annoying while you’re trying to eat and speak to your husband. Lol

Pomme Frite
Responded 18 hours ago

Thank you for your review about food and service. Complaints about the nextdoor went to the City. Hopefully we see you soon again.

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lastsupper
Palm Springs
6 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

For what we are going through with the Covid, I think they did the best they can do. I recommend this restaurant. The staff did an excellent job. And they were so up beat. And for sitting next to the street it was ok. They made it work.

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vipMichael
Palm Springs
10 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is truly amazing here and so is the service. I had the Branzini-- the whole fish and it was absolutely perfect.

Only draw back here is the street noice which is certainly not the fault of the Restaurant.
The City of Palm Springs should outlaw the ridiculosly loud motor cycles cruising down Palm Canyon Drive --- similiar to Laguna Beach which outlawed them--- and tickets those with the modified muffler system which creates the irratating noice

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OpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on November 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place!

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hydrojob
Denver
3 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Covid has really impacted the dining experience. This has been one of my more ap

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vipeastbayandy
San Francisco
31 reviews
Dined on November 7, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Very pedestrian. Just ok food. We would not return.

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viprhonda
Minneapolis
5 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Waited 1/2 an hour for our table. Waitress very confused. Food just ok. Wouldn’t rush back.

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ArtL
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was excellent. Would return next time we are in town for sure.

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vipCatherineS
Portland
22 reviews
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing and service was excellent!

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really unique experience! Great food and excellent service. Make sure you make a reservation because it gets busy around 6.

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vipTomS
Dallas
109 reviews
Dined on November 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

What an amazing experience! Great food, cocktails and the best service. Will definitely be going back soon.

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JLMZ
New York Area
13 reviews
Dined on November 1, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Some of the best food in Palm Springs. Recommend to everyone, romantic, delicious food, great service.:)

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Human
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall4food5service2ambience4

We were 1 minute late for our reservation due to the Halloween traffic. The manager scolded us for being late, then said we will have to wait for a table. We gave no fuss and waited patiently.

We later learned that he put us at the very bottom of the waiting list as punishment for being 1 minute late. We had to wait until every single person from the waiting area had a table (including those who arrived after us). We didn't get a table until 1 hour after our reservation.

The food was good, but still left with a bad taste in my mouth. Won't be going back here.

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Hrpuffinstuff
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great food and great service! Loved all of their fish!

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vipLovesfoodandwine
New Orleans
15 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall3food4service5ambience1

Had reservations for 2 weeks, called day of to request not to be seated on street. Also asked what corking fee was ; woman I spoke too was not pleased with either subject. Once we arrived we were 1 of two tables on the street. Guess it doesn’t pay to think ahead, call and make a request.

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vipL263
Chicago
47 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Friendly dedicated staff. They ensured the table was cleaned properly. Waiter was helpful in picking out food. Didn’t feel rushed at all.

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vipWoodyG
Atlanta
45 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall3food4service4ambience3

Love this restaurant and how they are following guidelines. Food and service very good. Unfortunately the night we went the City decided to jackhammer the sidewalk right in front of the restaurant right at dinner time. It was LOUD! Not the restaurants fault. People did leave. We stayed and wound up having good meal but it would have been nice if the restaurant had bought the tables a drink or desert for hanging in. They were definitely apologetic and will be back for sure.

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vipGoodPlace
Chicago
21 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The staff was very good. The food was delicious! We will go here again when we are in Palm Spring

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vipLouisT
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Our party of two were very understanding and waited for an hour even we had a reservation. We walked away after the hostess seated the second one-person party at a two-top table. Both parties came after us. The hostess had a strange way of sitting people when she kept us fixed on a table that people was about to leave, but obviously they were not ready to leave. We understand that she couldn't break up large tables because she needed to accommodate some large party, but sitting other twos and ones before us was very rude. We were waiting with about fifteen people, and were the last that ones that didn't get a table, even with reservation and came in before some of the others.

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OpenTable Diner
Springfield
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall3food5service1ambience4

Food was great service was slow and the WORST waiter ever

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vipAPBdale
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Unfortunately, this restaurant didn't honor my reservation, and unapologetically told me I had to wait 20-25 minutes. After 25 minutes, there were still three groups ahead of me. I gave up and got Thai next door with no wait. I probably finished my meal before Pomme Frite would have seated me.

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RickS
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent evening - the service, food and atmosphere created during these COVID days was safe and perfect. Nicole handled Palm Springs' sudden change from Red to Purple stages with grace as she shuffled people's reservations (no inside dining). She and the staff made sure we were all taken care of while on a short wait. Great job!

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RichardM
Cleveland
2 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The dining experience here was delightful as usual. Service is always outstanding, friendly and prompt, and the food delicious. Items are a bit pricey, but then again so are most restaurants in the Palm Springs area.

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vipDank
Sacramento
57 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Excellent service---not obtrusive and let us take our time. Older gentleman---forgot his name. Martini-9$ and G and $8

Gazpacho-8$---really good amd great presentation

Small House salad 9$..nice sized portion and good flavor.

Vou la Vont (?) 22$---excellent---gpd [protion creamy and flavorful sauce...mosit chicken--would order again.

Coq a Vin $23--good but not great...good portion and lots of ingredients and moist chicken..but lacked any flavor. Needed more seasoning and perhaps more vegetables that enhance flavor.

Nice night dining on street Great expediter and busser. Host or manager came to our table to ask how things were. Everone in masks and good covid procedures. Very busy.

All in all a good dinner and we will return. Corkage is reasonable at $15...We bought our own wine. Check was $108.

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viparbuclo
Washington DC
97 reviews
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We enjoyed the snails, olives and salmon tartar. The mussels and clams were OK. There were a few ordering and reservation issues that we forgave because of the stress of the pandemic. However an apology for making us wait nearly an hour past our reservation time would have been nice.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 23, 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Got seated two hours after our reservation

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vipsteve
Dallas
20 reviews
Dined on October 22, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very special restaurant with French/Belgian food.

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vipMichaelB
Los Angeles
9 reviews
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place, one of my favorites. Took friends who were from out of town, glad to see the extra outside dining space.

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KatieT
1 review
Dined on October 19, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food French food- extremely pleased with the meal, value, and wine. The manager was on it , so welcoming attentive- wait staff a bit slower. Overall, excellent.

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vipgaryb
Los Angeles
19 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience2

Over an hour to get our food. People that sat after us had already left by the time we got the food. You think they would of comp the desert

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vipMichaelW
Palm Springs
9 reviews
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best French food in Palm Springs! Love this restaurant and always bring friends and guests.

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vipLongBeachResident
Los Angeles
23 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great French/Belgian food. Authentic and delicious

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cupcake
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love coming here for clams and a great wine selection.

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food and atmosphere

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was our first time here. We sat on the patio, which was lovely. Service was excellent throughout the entire meal. Our food was fantastic and we will definitely go back!

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vipbrendanb
Palm Springs
17 reviews
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Came for dinner with friends.excellent food and service. The escargot and mussels did not disappoint.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Two words for this restaurant: freaking amazing. We absolutely loved everything from the appetizers to dessert. I have been to Paris and this restaurant helped me to remember how amazing it was to dine there. We can’t say enough. Thank you for the wonderful dining experience Pomme Frite! We will be back every time we are in Palm Springs.

FAQs

Pomme Frite offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (760) 778-3727.

Pomme Frite is rated 4.5 stars by 1120 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.