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Thu, 4/19
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7:00 PM
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Brickworks American Bistro + Pizza

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972 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Casual
  • Scenic View
Voted “Best Pizza in the Desert” 4 years running,
What makes a great pizza? It starts with a great oven! Ours is an authentic wood- fired masonry oven where the fire has burned constantly since the day we opened. Modern gas and electric ovens cannot produce the intense heat needed - over 700 degrees - to achieve the crispy, smoky crust that our oven provides. With dough made fresh daily in-house, our goal is to make the best pizza in the desert!
In the mood for something a little fancier? Our famous sliders, pan-seared atlantic salmon, 16 oz grilled Rib Eye steak or brickworks fish + chips? Our chef's dishes are simply and classically prepared! You’ll find our appetizers and entrees well seasoned & hearty, never bland. The challenge? Build an interesting restaurant in an expansive second floor space that includes outdoor seating in historic Downtown Palm Springs! The brickworks experience takes place in an engaging atmosphere designed & custom-built.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Pizzeria
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Hours of operation
Monday - Thursday 4:00pm - 10:00pm
Friday - Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00pm
Sunday- 4:00 pm - 10:00pm
Happy Hour 4pm - 6:00pm everyday
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Phone number
(760) 778-6000
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Ignacio Zayas
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Private party facilities
No matter what the occasion, matchbox is the perfect venue for your special gathering or celebration! Winner of the prestigious 2004 RAMMY Award for Best New Restaurant in Washington, DC, our second location in Downtown Palm Springs is an exciting restaurant with a decidedly hip and urban feel.
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Private party contact
Michael Estrada: (760) 778-6000
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Catering
matchbox was designed to offer a number of different choices in planning your event. Toast your guests with a delicious infused martini on our outside patio or spread out in our spacious and inviting dining room with communal tables and booth seating! Want more privacy? Not only is balcony seating available, but we are also two semi-private rooms from which to choose!

Our menu is equally divided into two parts, the first features incomparable thin crust pizza. The second, our bistro menu, consists of a wide selection of chef-driven entrées.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
South Palm Canyon / Tahquitz Canyon
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Parking details
There are many parking facilities in and around matchbox, the closest being the parking lot behind matchbox but if this is full then there are many others you can choose from just a short walk away, these may charge a nominal fee due to not being public parking.
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Public transit
There is one transit stop 50 yards from our building on the main strip of Palm Canyon Drive, in down town Palm Springs.
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Special events & promotions
From June 1st - the 10th Matchbox will be featuring our 3 course $24 per person Restaurant week menu. In addition to our restaurant week menu which can be viewed at www.palmspringsrestaurantweek.com we will also be offering our full pizza menu.

Matchbox was designed to offer a number of different choices in planning your event. Toast your guests with a delicious infused martini on our outside patio or spread out in our spacious and inviting dining room with communal tables and booth seating!
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Indoor Smoking Area, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 972 People Are Saying
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5.0Dined 2 days ago

GREAT DRINKS AND FILET W POTATO AND VEGGIES FOR$26 IS A GREAT DEAL!

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2.0Dined 4 days ago

i was really looking forward to this dining experience since it had high reviews.... i do recommend the pear and blue cheese salad, delicious!!! unfortunately, the rigatoni(which smelled so good when arrived) was way over cooked and had no flavor.... the vegi pizza had way too much cheese.....over all, staff was great, very friendly. probably would not go there again.

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5.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Pizza was great and our seats on the private balcony were amazing. Can't wait to come back. Love the matchboxes in the tables. Not sure why you changed your name.

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2.0Dined on April 12, 2018

Very few people in bar or restaurant yet it took 15 minutes before the server came over. Ordered bottle of white wine. No chiller ever brought over or offered. Server offered the absolute minimum of service. Had to ask for water and then a refill. Food overall was good. Fish and chips tasteless. Was better when it was Matchbox. Won't go back.

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5.0Dined on April 10, 2018

This is still the best wood fired grill Pizza in the Palm Springs area, starting with their "classic" simple tomato, cheese & meats, to their more exotic toppings, of fig arugula and white pizza.

Its prior life as Matchbox did not suffer . If anything, the new owners have improved it all around bringing back a terrific chopped salad.

The slight increase in pricing is worth it.

Leonard

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4.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Good food with fast friendly service (Errol was great).

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2.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We were shocked at how rude the waiter and manger were to our table. IN addition, the food is way expensive for what it is. We wont go back

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

We are visiting Palm Springs for the first time. We chose Brickworks for the variety of food on their menu. We were fortunate to get seated on one of the balconies. It was a beautiful night. We ended up ordering an appetizer, a salad, and a pizza along with cocktails. Our food was delicious and the service was great. We thoroughly enjoyed our experience!

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Always a good meal. Service was good.

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5.0Dined on April 3, 2018

Fabulous dinner - the salmon with cauliflower mashed potatoes was amazing. My son had the filet which was fabulous as well. Lots of pizza on the menu and very kid friendly. Our table overlooked the Main Street.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Great pizza, fun vibe

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4.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Street Fair experience.
Busy time. We lucked out with a balcony table which was great. Pizza ok but we go for the ambiance

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4.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Good food and service, though seemed fast paced if not rushed. Not a place to relax. But food was good and service was prompt and friendly.

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5.0Dined on March 27, 2018

Was a great meal and great experience.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Pizzas are amazing - we had the fig pizza and the vegetarian pizza. Both excellent although a little pricey.

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

Excellent cocktails, yummy pizza, great seats and wonderful seats!

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4.0Dined on March 21, 2018

Wonderful view and atmosphere overlooking downtown Palm Springs. I came here with my mom while on vacation together and it was a ton of fun. The food was good, not stellar. I had the veggie pesto pizza which came out a little cold, but was still great and made for excellent leftovers. We will definitely be back!

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1.0Dined on March 12, 2018

Terrible service!

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

The pizza was worth the money. Two sizes small and large. Large hubby and I shared and we each had two slices there and then each had two slices for lunch the next day! Wine list is nice and the wine recommended to go with the pizza was perfect.

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4.0Dined on March 6, 2018

We tried The Brickworks because they advertised wood-fired, thin crust pizza. We asked for it with garlic, sausage, mushrooms and fresh basil. We also ordered a Caesar salad and a bottle of Argentine Malbec. All were excellent! Surprisingly, the salad came with whole marinated boccorones, which we love and are unusual in a restaurant in the U S. The pizza came exactly as we had requested, blistered and burnt in places. Again, surprisingly, the shrooms were fresh Shiitake, rather than the usual button mushrooms that have much less flavor. These folk know what they are doing. Service was excellent, too. All much appreciated. We will return!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Great pizzas and salads ! Very friendly service - perfect spot to stop and have a happy hour cocktail if your out shopping on Palm Canyon.

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3.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Went there for happy hour, found out they only do that Monday - Friday. When I placed my drink order they were out of my first two choices. On the bright side our server was great and the food tasted amazing.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

We had the most awesome service from our server Desiree Pacino . She’s absolutely wonderful. The food and service were excellent! We will definitely be back.

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3.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Host was very unpleasant. Barely spoke, never smiled even half of a smile. Waitress was nice but nothing extraordinary. Just nice enough to get by. Food and apps came out at same time and everything, except 1 pizza, was cold. The busser was the nicest person we encountered. We will never return, nor would I recommend to anyone.

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5.0Dined on February 21, 2018

Great thin pizza. Perfect crust.

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4.0Dined on February 17, 2018

We ordered pizza and it came so fast we were only half way through our appetizer.

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4.0Dined on February 15, 2018

This was our second visit to the Brickworks and we enjoyed both evenings (each time there were 4 of us). My wife mentioned to the host both times what a wonderful place you run and that we would be back and we surely will. We have spread the word to our friends and family and we feel very comfortable there.
Thanks again for your hospitality.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We have been here a few times and have always been very pleased!

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Some of the best wood fired pizza in town. Actually, only one of a couple that offers it. Great wine and beer list. Great location right in the heart of downtown. Service is always friendly, good food and nice selection on the menu to satisfy groups.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

The Bloody Mary Burger is amazing. So good we went back the next night to have it again. The place is fun and casual and a very interesting space. Shawn served us the second night. He was fun and it’s nice when you meet someone who you can tell enjoys their job. We will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on February 11, 2018

Great outdoor seating - food was wonderful. Would come back here again.

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4.0Dined on February 3, 2018

Food was great and service started out great. Tables were really close together not allowing much room. Both my table and my neighbors waited 30 minutes for our checks. When the waiter returned he blamed the servers. Love to return when it’s not so busy.

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2.0Dined on January 14, 2018

The burger that was highly recommended was so dry it got stuck on my throat. Could not get the attention of the waitress to order something different. She apprared only to give us the check. I wad so frustrated at that point I just wanted to leave

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4.0Dined on January 12, 2018

Best pizza in the desert

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4.0Dined on January 11, 2018

The pizza was excellent as was our waiter Sean! We called and they nicely held our reservation for us with a table overlooking the street fair. All were attentive and responsive to our requests

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4.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Very friendly service. Nice spot for every day dining.

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4.0Dined on January 5, 2018

Read my yelp review

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5.0Dined on January 2, 2018

Always a great experience!

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4.0Dined on December 31, 2017

Friendly, efficient waiters, great pizza and a variety of beer on tap made for an enjoyable visit on NYE!

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5.0Dined on December 31, 2017

The food was good and the outdoor seating was lovely. It's also a great location in downtown Palm Springs.

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