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French Rotisserie Cafe
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Sealed or wrapped utensils used
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Amazing service and food.
The food was outstanding- each expertly prepared and some of the most delicious dishes I’ve had- the asparagus soup (vegan) was so amazingly good - smooth, creamy! and the sea bass - every morsel fantastic! Plus our excellent and friendly service from our delight my server Paulina made it a great birthday dinner! (And their outstanding dining space under shade is adorable.
Food is fabulous . Service is top notch. Owners are chatting with everyone to make sure you are happy. My favorite place to dine . Authentic French food .
First time experience was great! We’ll be back
Great service , good menu selections and nice ambiance.
Everything was wonderful. The food was amazing and the service was too.
This was an authentic taste of France with Provençal comfort food. The staff is lovely from the gracious welcome to the sterling service. Our food was delicious and beautifully presented. This may be our new favorite restaurant in the Coachella Valley.
Our favorite restaurant in the desert!
Classic French bistro dishes, all dome well Reasonably priced wines. Good distancing, outside and inside.
First time at The French Rotisserie and it was great. My husband had the salmon and I had the Beouf Bourguignon. Both were outstanding. The portions are perfect unless you're a huge eater - in which case you should start with an appetizer to fill you up.
The wait staff is very friendly and the atmosphere is casual French. I love this place and will eat there again and again.
Love this restaurant. Food is delicious and very good service.
Authentic French food. Wonderful service.
Cina our Waitress is OUTSTANDING!!!! We Love this place. Food is Great and they treat us like family every time we are there.
This is one of our favorite restaurants in the Coachella Valley. The food and ambiance are authentic and totally French. Fabienne and Luis do a superb job.
Our visit to French Rotisserie Cafe was nothing short of amazing. We felt very safe at our lovely outside table. Our server, Sina, was delightful, personable, and very attentive. All of the dishes we had were delicious, but we especially liked the fabulous beet salad and exquisite French onion soup, which my wife declared as the best she has ever had. The menu offers a wide selection of wines at affordable prices. Our evening was made especially memorable by our interaction with our wonderful hosts, Fabienne and Luis. They were gracious and charming, and delighted to share their culinary and personal stories with us. We would highly, highly recommend FR Cafe to anyone seeking a truly great dining experience.
We love French food and this restaurant was so good and so authentic. The food was simple and perfect. They also have done a great job with incorporating new cove regulations but maintaining a nice ambiance. Highly recommend!
As always this restaurant did not disappoint!! They have done such a lovely job working within the pandemic rules. It was so nice to go back and have a great meal, well appointed and fair price. French Rotisserie is a welcomed oasis during these difficult times. Long maybe it thrive!!
Wonderful lunch here. Their French onion soup is the best I have ever had. Can’t wait to go back!
Really nice food. Attentive service
The lunch menu offers plenty of choices; it was difficult to make a decision. The two of us had quiche lorraine and the pork sandwich...both very tasty. The dinner menu also looks inviting.
We chose to eat inside where there was more than adequate social distancing. The outdoor patio would be a good choice in cooler weather. Online reservations are easy.
Beautiful dining experience. The French onion soup was amazing as well as the rotisserie chicken
Excellent!!! We will definite be back!!
Had a wonderful dinner this past Saturday - Outstanding Service, wonderful French ambiance, and really good food. I wish the wine list was a little more expansive, but other than that everything was great. 5+ stars in my book
We had a nc outside table and while it was warm, there was a fan and mister for our table. The server was charming sais the owner. Before we left, we took a peek inside to find a lovely, spacious dining area. Will definitely b back!
The food was wonderful and the waitstaff was very attentive. We ate under tent in patio, which was not the ideal circumstances but it was one of the most enjoyable meals I have had since COVID
With these hard times, I think they overall did a good job.
owners very attentive....great patio tent set up.....under circumstances w Covid....escargot was good ... few a bit chewy but good.....duck was good but brussel sprouts a bit hard n needed more sauce.....scallops were excellent.....desserts good.....servuce wad excellent......I ll be back again
Food was delicious and Louis was very attentive. We look forward to another meal. Duck confit and beef bourguignon were excellent
Great food and excellent service, delicious rotisserie chicken. Fabulous desert!
The dinner was excellent. Very good value for the food. I especially recommend the infused wines---they were refreshing on a summer evening.
Fabulous! The watermelon salad is the best salad I've ever had!
Ambiance: this wonderful venue has just opened their inside/outside venue! The outdoor tables are surrounded by artistic white awnings and cooled with "mister-fans".
The extreme outside heat was better than tolerable when we dined there Thursday evening.
Kudos to the owners and gracious wait staff. XOXO
The meals were excellent! The staff was beyond nice. Highly recommended!
The service was exceptional as was the food. One of the most delightful evenings we have had in the midst of COVID. We loved the white tablecloths and beautiful glassware and water bottles. Everything felt elegant
Fantastic selection of salads. We chose the watermelon salad, which was ideal for the hot weather. Service was quick, friendly and attentive.
This seems to be a special place that not everyone knows about in Palm Desert. Signage off 111 would certainly help, and when you find this gem, it should be a go to restaurant for fine French cuisine.
We had the cold asparagus soup and creamy delightful goodness comes to mind. I had the Barata salad so well put together and truly creamy cheese.
We had a mix fr9m the vol au vent chicken, so well done and flavorful. Additionally we had the sumptuous scallops and beef burgundy. All loved their food.
Even having to eat outside, they made the experience special, with excellent coverage, friendly and helpful suggestions and home made desserts I’d simply say order many.
All in all, a great place to dine.
Fabulous watermelon salad, mussels, fries, scallops, vegetable plate. A great bottle of wine. Still thinking about every delicious bite. Owners are charming and hands on. Really yummy.
Ambiance lacking d/t Covid-19 patio dining.
But EVERYTHING was excellent!
Very safe Covid-19 service! Tables were well distanced, no foot traffic of people walking back and forth. Masks were worn and were fitted, not loose. It was slightly warm but as soon as the cool water and baguettes were served, our minds were in the food. The bread was perfection. Hard, crisp crust. Our waiter, Luis, and the hostess, Fabienne, (not sure of the spelling) spent time with us discussing the wines and menu. I was going to order the Chicken and mushroom in puffed pastry, but asked how the boeuf bourguignon was and I was told it was classic, slow style, so I switched and so glad I did. It was incredible with many layers of flavor. My guest had the Duck Confit and he cleaned his plate and I did make him share a bit if au gratin...fabulous. We finished by splitting peach Melba which had firm, crisp peaches. Just sublime. We will be back! We had a 8:30 seating and were the last table out and we were not rushed at all!!! To find a beautiful, romantic evening out, French patio style, in the height of all this Covid mess was a blessing from God.
Great food. No misters on the patio!
Had an excellent dinner here on 4th of July. Service was excellent. Friendly and attentive staff. The vol-au-vent was so tasty!!! We will be back for sure.
You can order delivery directly from French Rotisserie Cafe using the Order Online button. French Rotisserie Cafe also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (760) 848-7684 ext. 1.
French Rotisserie Cafe is rated 4.6 stars by 145 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.