King's Highway

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$30 and under
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King’s Highway is the roadside diner at Ace Hotel & Swim Club. Formerly a Denny’s restaurant, King’s Highway celebrates the ineffable, bohemian spirit of the wide open West.

We’re also the home of fabulous Bingo and Trivia on Monday nights, and the King’s Highway coffee bar serves beans from our friends at Stumptown all day.


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Sun 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Mon - Wed 1:15PM - 3:45PM
Sat 10:00AM - 2:00PM

What 258 People Are Saying
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4.2based on recent ratings
4.2
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4.2
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4.3
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75% of people would recommend it to a friend
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RT
Philadelphia
9 reviews
Dined on January 19, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place for brunch or anytime. Fantastic vibe, and tremendous food. Service is top notch!

C
New York Area
19 reviews
Dined on January 18, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love King’s Highway. The menu has many delicious options and has gluten free options. Great service and a fun vibe!

CB
San Francisco
9 reviews
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent brunch! Really fun place.

SH
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Highly recommend the red trout entree. Crispy skin, rice with green curry Thai drizzle... delicious 😋

MH
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined on January 9, 2020
Overall3food3service5ambience3

The lunch menu was very limited an although I enjoyed my fish tacos my friends did not like their chicken sandwich or the chilaquiles & eggs.

M
Palm Springs
30 reviews
Dined on December 30, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Delicious meal for six of us. Avocado toast was outstanding; excellent grilled chicken sandwich that was interesting and yummy; kids loved their chicken tenders and wonderful fries; yummy crudite platter. Service was very courteous and pleasant, and timely, considering that the restaurant was quite busy .

KK
London
3 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Fun, busy restaurant with a good menu and wine list. Fit in perfectly with our brief Palm Springs experience. Service was efficient, but not particularly attentive. Overall, though we had a great time and enjoyed our meal.

KB
San Francisco
13 reviews
Dined on December 28, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Art was an incredible waiter!

OT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on December 26, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience4

Waited over an hour for food and then I acknowledgement of that. Also said no booth but there was always and empty booth available throughout our meal and they seated us at a four person table and this is with a prior reservation with a booth request. Just strange cause others were getting food faster and just strange .

J
Seattle
4 reviews
Dined on December 25, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Cool mid century diner in an old Dennys location. The service was great and food was pretty good, especially the date shake!

JM
1 review
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience3

Food is good but the drinks are weak and the service is really lacking for this price point.

j
Seattle
32 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall2food3service1ambience3

‘‘Twas the night before Christmas and the Highway was either unprepared or just didn’t care? Waited to be seated until the kitchen could catch up. Clear that something was amiss. Instead of trying to explain the server avoided us like the plague. They brought the appetizer after 45 minutes. Then came back and asked if we wanted dessert....I asked if we could have our entrees first? Of course it was clear when the food did come that it would be either coldish, not quite cooked, missing something...all of those happened. They did give us a free drink. Bad night. I would be optimistic that another try would be better by leaps and bounds.

c
Orange County
3 reviews
Dined on December 24, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Grilled cheese was fantastic! Date shake was ok

DB
Vancouver
11 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall2food1service4ambience5

We specifically requested that our hamburgers be cooked to well-done. We enjoy our steaks medium rare, but ground meat we like well done when in a restaurant. They arrived rare, which is a feat because the patties are not thick. We sadly sent them back. They were remade the same way. Management was kind, but there really is no excuse.

LT
Washington DC
10 reviews
Dined on December 23, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

We dined at King's Highway on Bingo Night (Monday). King's Highway has a fun atmosphere, and bingo was such a fun dinner activity! We loved our meals and the serving size was spot on for the price. Service was good even though it was a packed house. I am gluten-free and dairy-free and there were several options for me. I would highly recommend King's Highway!

p
London
3 reviews
Dined on December 21, 2019
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Great relaxed vibe, lovely brunch. Very friendly server. Definitely returning

D
Houston
17 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Very prompt, efficient service and tasty food. Just what we wanted!

CM
Los Angeles
12 reviews
Dined on December 9, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience4

What a fun night! The food was very good BUT the Tuesday night entertainment was a blast! Going for my wife of 37 year's 60th birthday, we stayed after dinner for "Drag Queen Bingo"! Such a fun setting and energetic group. PLUS I won the Grand Prix, a $50 Ace Hotel/Kings Highway Gift Certificate!
GREAT FUN! Good food!

c
Palm Springs
3 reviews
Dined on December 3, 2019
Overall4food1service5ambience5

Please add vegans options, I was not able to eat there. Bring back the vegan options and make it a great experience for the whole family.

OT
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Cool ambience and delicious food

TB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on November 30, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Not worth the fuss.

PA
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on November 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best Food and Booze and coffee in all of Palm Springs!

DS
1 review
Dined on November 20, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Not our type of food. But I’m sure others like it. Not what we expected but it was our first time

LA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on November 17, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Best chicken sandwich and delicious fresh fish tacos. Really great vibe. Sat outside by the pool at one of the picnic tables, which was a great place to just relax and enjoy the hotels vibe. Music is loud but fun for an hour or two. Lots sun but also plenty of shade if you want that.

MM
Palm Springs
16 reviews
Dined on November 13, 2019
Overall3food2service3ambience3

We live right down the street from the Ace but hadn't been to King's Highway forever. I had read they had a new chef from the Ace Hotel in NOLA, so we checked it out...so disappointed. I had the new red trout dish with rice. It was so full of oil that I could barely eat it. The rice was swimming in it. My husband had fish tacos. They were alight, but sprinkled with way too much pepper paste that was fiery hot. A Key Lime pie for desert was very tasty. The limited menu needs work! Maybe we'll wait another few years before we go again.

DB
Vancouver
12 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fabulous Bingo was fabulous! The food has improved since our last visit, the only minor hiccup was an extended wait for drinks. And refills.

JI
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience5

We had the best time with the Belle of the Ball at Fabulous Bingo. Food and cocktails great ! Highly recommend!

S
Dallas
5 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience2

Overpriced avocado toast in the dessert. Think glorified eggs and bacon.

C
Los Angeles
24 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic as always...

AV
Los Angeles
11 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience5

Food was good but they were out of many popular dishes. On a Friday night. Very odd.... wish we had been warned before going

AA
Seattle
30 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food is fun fresh and inventive!! Super tasty and great quality!!

s
Los Angeles
14 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2019
Overall4food4service5ambience4

A great funky place for a very good meal with creativity in food and drink. Have been here twice now and will return on our next visit to Palm Springs. Casual and relaxing.

f
San Francisco
15 reviews
Dined on October 30, 2019
Overall4food3service4ambience5

The place is so well done on the inside, it’s just the food isn’t great.

OT
Des Moines
18 reviews
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fun funky place with a 60’s vibe snd great wait staff

OT
Chicago
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall5food5service3ambience5

Super cute place! Service was quite slow but food was delicious and so were the house wines!

King's Highway
Responded on October 16, 2019

Thank you for the feedback. We recently hired a new Executive Chef and new Front of The House Team Members. We are working hard to improve our service times. One kitchen produces all the food for the entire hotel and it is challenging at time. We apologize for the slow service. Side note we just updated our wine list to include a much larger variety of wines you might enjoy! Thank you again!

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AP
Palm Springs
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience4

King's Highway never lets me down! They have a great simple menu that is always changing.
Always a good time and great experience.

FT
1 review
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience3

This place was a friend's recommendation. It was fine, but very bland food, and for the price there is probably somewhere better.

a
Palm Springs
52 reviews
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kings Highway is always a great meal..the chef is amazing. I love the midcentury vibe. It's old Palm
Springs..just the way it was in the 70's.

MQ
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Get their frozen drink. It rotates, but we got Frozen Palomas and they were the perfect Palm Spring sipper.

RM
Norfolk
7 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience2

Great food and service but I didn’t like that people were smoking at tables near to us. I’ve never seen this in California before... not great when you’re eating.