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For 2
Date
Wed, 2/21
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10:00 PM
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Lulu California Bistro

4.2
3059 reviews
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$30 and under
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Californian
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At Palm Springs newest and hippest restaurant, Lulu California Bistro combines talent, expertise and a passion for great food to produce a captivating California Bistro dining experience. Our menu options are many, varied and value-priced, and the quality is always high. Our generous portions are prepared with the freshest ingredients available and a dash of innovation from our award-winning chefs. Freshly baked bread and decadent desserts are made in-house daily, and are perfectly complimented by a cappuccino, latte or an endless pot of coffee. At our exciting bar area, we feature the desert's best Happy Hour – all-day, all-night, 12-hours long!
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Californian
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Hours of operation
Sunday through Thursday: 8:00am - 10:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 8:00am - 11pm (bar & Happy Hour til midnight)
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Phone number
(760) 327-5858
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Payment options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Neighborhood
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Special events & promotions
Please e-mail GabeT@lulups.com
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

A private event held at LULU is always an event to remember. Our interior dining space can be divided to suit the needs of your private party, with seating available up to 500 guests. We have developed several menus to choose from, each coordinated with large, varied parties in mind.

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What 3059 People Are Saying
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vipOpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined 8 hours ago

The tuna tartar lettuce wraps were tasteless.

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Golfball1 (Seattle)
2.0  Dined 2 days ago

Lousy, formula establishment geared toward tourist.

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Had a great time with the kids. Very nice staff, busy scene with a mod vibe. Large menu that caters to all and an extensive bar offering. Be sure to order the cotton candy!

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Nathalee (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined 2 days ago

Try the lobster sandwiches.
Really like the service and ambience.

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vipDeborah (Los Angeles)
3.0  Dined 2 days ago

Service was bad and food took forever to come out. Place is cool to see. But not sure I would come back.

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Lhuntf (San Diego)
4.0  Dined 2 days ago

Definitely need a reservation here but the place is wonderful and fun. Food was good but took awhile, overall I would recommend it though!

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Azpenguin (Phoenix)
2.0  Dined 3 days ago

Was attracted by the cool design and exciting atmosphere, but hugely disappointed with the mediocre food and service. Won't be returning.

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vipBubba (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Lulu always comes through! We love bringing our out-of-town guests to Lulu because we know they'll never disappoint. They always do their best to fill our special requests, too.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

The white booths inside are awesome or sit outside.

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Gram (New Mexico)
4.0  Dined 3 days ago

Noontime meal was filled with choices & the service was superb in their street side patio.

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vipsteve (Chicago)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

The restaurant was unusually busy the night we went, and while it has often been busy during past visits this was really something. The service suffered as a result; it might have been smart to add more staff for Modernism Week, if that's possible to do. Or it might be that some staff were unavailable. In any case, the service and the food suffered somewhat compared with previous visits. I'll be curious to see what it's like next time we go. Hopefully this was just a temporary blip.

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

We had guests from Denver who were visiting PS for the first time. We wanted to give them a true PS experience. Lulu never disappoints! We sat on the patio which is always a treat. We all loved our 3 & 4 course specials. Excellent food for a very reasonable price. And the service was the best. Our guests were impressed & we were proud of our local gem!

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vipscotts (Seattle)
3.0  Dined 3 days ago

Just OK. We had a reservation for breakfast but I wouldn’t stand in line for this place. Food and service were nothing to write home about.

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JohnS (New England)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

Roast chicken- fat-greasy—awful—
Mac & cheese sent back gecause it was cold & had no cheese in it—
Had a great “ after show” experience last month—but this month-just awful—re: service-waiter was slammed—and too much in a hurry—noise level too high—desert tart -way too much sugar—drink was ok-overall pretty disappointing—will look for other late night spot

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vipOpenTable Diner (Toronto)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Lulu is a big , bustling and noisy restaurant wth a massive menu, very good food and good service. We all enjoyed pizzas.

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vip1savvylady (San Diego)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

This is a really cute spot centrally located with a patio and plenty of indoor space. There’s a really nice happy hour with an assortment of drinks and appetizers. We ordered the calamari to share which was perfect and done to perfection, served over a cabbage salad with two sauces.

Later we returned for dinner. One of our party wanted to splurge and ordered the steak. This is not the venue to do that as the meat wasn’t up to par. We split a pizza (not hungry due to the appetizer and drinks) and enjoyed the tasty crust and topping (chicken with vegetables).

Our first waiter was excellent, but we were told that he was going on break and was being replaced by someone else who did not have the personality nor the customer service as our original server.

Would we return? Yes, but we would order the less formal choices for sure. The menu offers plenty of tantalizing options.

Reservations for dinner are recommended as this restaurant gets busy!!

We were there Presidents Day Weekend so there were crowds all over. Enjoy!!

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vip2canucks (Manitoba)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Ahi tuna burger was not what we thought it might be as is was ground fish. Not a slice of fresh seared ahi. We should have asked first before ordering

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vipRick (Palm Springs)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Overall, I love Lulu's. But, we have 5 people in our party, two were on the heavy side and we sat in one of the shell booths. It was cramped. The service was a bit slow but I believe it was do to so many people. I have been many times with friends, and I'll be back again.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Went for Sweet 16 celebration. Good food, good atmosphere, and fun birthday dessert - a big plate of pink cotton candy!

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OpenTable Diner (Manitoba)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful food. Great staff.
Lots of fun for our group.
A must do again

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Vince (New York Area)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Wonderful & Fun and a great bargain if you’re looking for one.
Ask for Angela to wait your table. She’s delightful!
Service may seem slow but I’m from New York and New Yorkers hate waiting for anything. Sit back and enjoy the atmosphere and electric vibe LuLu offers.

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OpenTable Diner (Jackson Hole)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Crowded, loud restaurant in the heart of Palm Springs. My curry chicken salad was terrific. My husband’s had the fried oysters that were average. Location is great. Service is okay. Food is a mixed bag.

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Grammadiz1 (Seattle)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Food service was slow, but it was a very busy day in Palm Springs. Decor is very fun and retro. Food was good, not great.

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Sassy1 (Orange County)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

I reserved a table and when we arrived we were seated in 2 minutes. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. There were 5 of us and everyone liked their food. This was my 2nd visit to Lulu's and our 1st visit was just as pleasant. I would and have recommended Lulu's.

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vipDrJackR (Palm Springs)
2.0  Dined 4 days ago

Tourist trap. Fair service and fair food. So many better places in Palm Springs.

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TWH14 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Alway consistently good after many times visiting.

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vipSCVboys (Los Angeles)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

As usual this place is AMAZING!!!!!!! Food, drinks and service always great.

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Guido (Hawaii)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Delicious food at a good value!

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OpenTable Diner 
3.0  Dined 5 days ago

It was just ok. If we hadn’t had a reservation I would not have waited. Food was ok but service was not that great, but they were very busy. I’m sure there are better places to eat in PS.

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vipRudy (Denver)
5.0  Dined 5 days ago

Great location and vibe

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