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Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine

4.4
820 reviews
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$31 to $50
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Spanish
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Family owned & operated, Catalan is situated on HWY 111 in Rancho Mirage. The restaurant specializes in Western Mediterranean cuisine bringing forth tastes from Italy & Spain. Known to offer one of the most authentic Paella and Spanish Tapas experience in the Desert.
The decor provides a rustic yet modern atmosphere that is bound to make you have a comprehensive experience of the food. We take immense pride in our FOH & BOH staff who are very committed to offering you the best quality of food and service.
The adjacent Boqueria Bar specializes in house -made infusions drinks like the Pineapple Infused Vodka, Cucumber Collins and more. As well as different innovative cocktails such as the popular Pomegranate & Basil Martini.

Awards:
Palm Springs Best New Restaurant of the Year 2012.
RAMMY Award - Best Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year 2014.
Palm Springs Life Best of the Best 2014.
Palm Springs LIfe Best Mediterranean Restaurant 2015.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Italian
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Hours of operation
October to May hours: TUE - SUN 5-9PM

CLOSED Thanksgiving Day - We will deliver Thanksgiving feast!

OPEN Christmas Eve - 2 Course Prime Rib Special
CLOSED Christmas Day

OPEN New Year's Eve - Special seating available.
CLOSED New Year Day

OPEN Mother's Day - Dinner
CLOSED Father's Day

SUMMER Happy Hour In the Bar: WED - SAT 5-9PM
SUMMER Hours of Operation: WED - SAT 5-9PM
SUMMER = June 12th - September 30th


**Space available for morning Lunch & Learns.

**Special seating available nightly.
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Phone number
(760) 770-9508
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Cross street: Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club
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What 820 People Are Saying
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4.5
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4.3
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4.2
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GaryF (Portland)
5.0
Dined 2 days ago

Everything about this place was fabulous. Food, service, and atmosphere. It was the first time we ate here. We are going again for sure.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0
Dined 3 days ago

The food was great. The best sea scallops I have ever had. The staff were very friendly and professional. Outside atrium seating with heaters if needed. Unusual food, but very tasty.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

Catalan is a beautiful restaurant with great dining choices. Wednesday nights all wines are 50% off. Our waiter made a great wine recommendation too.

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Linda (Detroit)
5.0
Dined 6 days ago

It was an enjoyable dining experience. My sister was visiting from the Midwest. Our server took very good care of our order. Her recommendations as to he menu were wonderful. We will be back in the future.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined on January 13, 2018

I've never had paella before... I know, I know... have I lived under a rock?!! So with nothing to compare it to, it was Delicious! More seafood than rice and enough for two. Wine list was decent but not a lot by the glass. The ambiance was nice. I would definitely go back.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0
Dined on January 12, 2018

The music and food were on point, I've never had a bad meal here.

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OpenTable Diner 
4.0
Dined on January 11, 2018

The menu was limited,but, The food and the service were exceptional. some items were seriously overpriced.

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OpenTable Diner (Los Angeles)
4.0
Dined on January 8, 2018

The ambiance of Catalan was delightful, both understated and elegant. The service was initially attentive then a bit aloof. The fried chicken was moist and tasty while the paella was aromatic, while the rice was crunchy and filled with fish ingredients. I did find it a bit oily however.
The management denied my use of the dining discount card I brought as it was a "special event" but redeemed themselves graciously with a pair of complimentary desserts. Very classy and delicious besides.

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

HUGE disappointment in most every respect. We likened our experience to those so often occuring in a brand new restaurant that hasn’t gotten the kinks worked out. Noisy! OMG! Imagine eating at center court of your high school gym “during the game.”

Parents, if you hate the looks and glares from diners seated around your table irritated by your brats that you are prone to ignore, take them to Catalan where no one will hear them...promise.

Menu: Very limited for what was supposed to represent tastes and dishes from the Mediterranean part of the world. Olives and bread were nice. We had three dishes - nothing special for the too much money.

Live music consisted of a wonderful solo guitar player. At times, he too could not be heard.

Another positive to share: There is plenty of FREE VALET PARKING.

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OpenTable Diner (Birmingham)
5.0
Dined on January 7, 2018

We have always enjoyed our dining at Catalan, the food is terrific with a menu that updates and changes.

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Hours, Transportation, and Details

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Spanish, Tapas / Small Plates, Italian
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Hours of operation
October to May hours: TUE - SUN 5-9PM

CLOSED Thanksgiving Day - We will deliver Thanksgiving feast!

OPEN Christmas Eve - 2 Course Prime Rib Special
CLOSED Christmas Day

OPEN New Year's Eve - Special seating available.
CLOSED New Year Day

OPEN Mother's Day - Dinner
CLOSED Father's Day

SUMMER Happy Hour In the Bar: WED - SAT 5-9PM
SUMMER Hours of Operation: WED - SAT 5-9PM
SUMMER = June 12th - September 30th


**Space available for morning Lunch & Learns.

**Special seating available nightly.
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Cross street
Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Price range
$31 to $50
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Phone number
(760) 770-9508
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Entertainment
Featuring live music -Acoustic Spanish Guitar- every Thursday - Saturday at 6PM during season (Nov. - May) Hours subject to change, please call for details.
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Catering
Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine offers excellent food, professional services and all the finishing touches to your special event. Our catering department wants to ensure that your event is stress free. If you have any special request we will be pleased to create options to best suit your needs. Personalized planning guarantees the success you and your guests look forward to when looking for a caterer. Enjoy the finest food and service with the peace of mind that comes with knowing that Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine will oversee every detail.
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Parking details
JUNE - OCTOBER | Self Parking Only. You may use the back parking lot or the adjacent parking lots.

NOVEMBER - MAY
Valet & Self Parking

JUNE - OCTOBER | Self Parking Only.
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Executive chef
Drew Davis
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
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Special events & promotions
Wine Dinners
Wine Tastings
Cooking Classes
Pigs & Paella Dinners
Whole Roasted Suckling Pig Family Style Dinner

Please visit our website at www.catalanrestaurant.com and click on Events in order to get up to date information regarding our restaurant Special Events.

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