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Diners' Choice: Great for scenic views restaurants in Palm Springs / Palm Desert

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Updated May 05, 2024

Looking restaurants that have the most scenic view in Palm Springs / Palm Desert? You’re in the right place. Each month, OpenTable analyzes nearly 2 million global diner reviews from the past four months. We sort the results by location and category to help you discover new favorite restaurants. It's a great partnership: you reserve, eat, and review. We listen...and deliver the results for all to benefit. Enjoy!


A photo of Cielo restaurant
4.7
4.7 (2976)
$50 and over
Steak
Cabazon
About the restaurant
Cielo, is a Steak and Seafood Restaurant that celebrates a distinctly comfortable, Californian approach to fine dining. Each dish, inspired by traditional steak and seafood fare, showcases the fresh flavors of California’s farm produce and presents it with a playful sense of humor. Known for its warm, accommodating service, Cielo is a special dining experience with a casual touch. Cielo is nestled in California’s Cabazon Valley, 20 miles west of Palm Springs, and in between the spectacular San Gorgonio and San Jacinto mountain ranges. Located on the 27th floor of the Morongo Resort and Casino, Cielo is set aglow with stunning chandeliers. Cielo is quite literally a jewel at the top of the Morongo Resort and Casino.
Top review
tomn
Dined 3 days ago
Outstanding as always. Enrique and Jose were superb servers and the food was outstanding. View is breath taking.
A photo of Bellatrix restaurant
4.6
4.6 (869)
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Palm Desert
About the restaurant
Entertain your guests in style in our elegant Bellatrix Restaurant dining room for dinner under the stars or lunch overlooking our nationally recognized championship course designed by Arnold Palmer and a host site of the 2006, 2007, and 2008 Bob Hope Chrysler Classic. Visit with us at our Bellatrix Wine Bar featuring a selection of over 100 wines by the bottle and over 30 wines by the glass along with full service bar.
Top review
KimR
Dined 3 days ago
An especially great place for special occasions like birthdays. Food always exceptional. The service staff are attentive, never intrusive.
A photo of The Edge Steakhouse restaurant
4.5
4.5 (996)
$50 and over
Steakhouse
Rancho Mirage
About the restaurant
**Now open Wednesday through Sunday from 5:30p.m. to 11:00p.m. (final seating at 9:30p.m)

**Dress code: Smart Casual Attire - Please refrain from wearing flip-flops,
casual shorts, lounge & sportswear.

Experience an extraordinary night out at The Edge Steakhouse located within The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage. The Edge, with sweeping views of Rancho Mirage, crafts remarkable wagyu steaks, both premium hand-cut and bone-in meats as well as seafood paired with an international wine list unrivaled in California’s Greater Palm Springs Valley.

We look forward to introducing you to new and invigorating concepts - meticulously curated by Specialty Chef, Darryl Boyd.

Top review
BreR
Dined 3 days ago
Service was amazing from the minute we got there. Everything about this place was great. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a luxury dining experience!
A photo of Mélange Restaurant & Bar at the Chateau Lake La Quinta restaurant
4.5
4.5 (1273)
$30 and under
American
La Quinta
About the restaurant
The only lakeside dining in the greater Palm Springs area, Mélange, located in the luxury boutique hotel, the Chateau at Lake La Quinta, offers exquisitely prepared food using only the finest ingredients procured from small California family farms. Classic dishes prepared with a contemporary flair with lighter more flavorful sauces infused with fresh herbs, grown in the herb garden at the Chateau, Mélange offers modern cuisine for those who enjoy eating and living well. A remarkable new desert experience!

Reservations Recommended

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MarilynMvip
Dined 3 days ago
We love this restaurant! And Jasmine is the BEST!!
A photo of 4 Saints restaurant
4.5
4.5 (1431)
$50 and over
Contemporary American
Palm Springs
About the restaurant
With unparalleled views of picturesque mountains, 4 Saints provides a unique and modern space. Our menu is driven by bright, clean, soulful flavors that are influenced by the seasons. The beverage program provides a concise wine list, local brews, and masterful cocktails.
Top review
Ty13vip
Dined 3 days ago
Top notch service and delicious food. We will definitely be coming back.
A photo of Mountain View Grille at Desert Princess Country Club restaurant
4.5
4.5 (103)
$30 and under
American
Cathedral City
About the restaurant
Dining at the Mountain View Grille is always a memorable experience. Whether you join us for breakfast, a casual lunch or to wine and dine, the service and food are always impeccable. The Mountain View Grille at Desert Princess offers a comfortable ambiance with a full bar, complete with stunning views of an immaculately groomed golf course framed by the San Jacinto and Santa Rosa mountain ranges. The Mountain View Grille, and the Masters Lounge for smaller gatherings, are great places for banquets, wedding receptions, parties, reunions and meetings.
Sun/Mon/Tue: 7:00am - 3pm
Wed-Sat:7:00am - 7:30pm (Limited Happy Hour menu between 3pm-5pm)
*Happy Hour Drink specials 3pm-5pm Wed-Sat!
*Breakfast served until 11am daily.

Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined on May 10, 2024
Fish and chips were excellent. We highly recommend.
A photo of Peaks Restaurant restaurant
4.4
4.4 (2439)
$50 and over
Contemporary American
Palm Springs
About the restaurant
Please arrive 60 to 90 minutes before your reservation; if you cannot get your tram tickets online, please call 760-325-1449 for boarding pass procedures.

Peaks Restaurant- Voted the world's best cliff-side restaurant with a unique dining experience emphasizing fresh ingredients with a fundamental culinary approach. World-class views accompany savory cuisine that will please a variety of tastes. Chef-driven seasonal menus feature Natural Meats, Poultry, Fresh Seafood, and Local Produce from the Coachella Valley. Selections range from a Wedge Salad to a Classic Bacon and Avocado Blue Cheese Burger, Vegetarian Pasta to an 8oz Natural Filet Mignon. An approachable California Wine List with over 40 labels, Local Craft Draft Beers, and Seasonal Craft Cocktails made with fresh ingredients.


Top review
OpenTable Diner
Dined 5 days ago
Wonderful food. Beautiful view!
A photo of State Fare Bar & Kitchen restaurant
4.4
4.4 (917)
$31 to $50
American
Rancho Mirage
About the restaurant
State Fare Kitchen pays tribute to California’s prized harvest and ingredients, inspired by offerings from the finest purveyors in the Coachella Valley, inland Southern California and the Pacific coast. Presenting the best of California for daily breakfast, lunch and supper. The restaurant provides a fresh and creative California menu, a lively chefs’ display kitchen, a chef’s table and private dining room. The restaurant is highlighted by a choice of settings from intimate to lively, including a fireplace “snug”, private dining rooms, relaxed fireside patio dining and expansive terraces overlooking gardens and pools. We will do our very best to fulfill all guest requests, but special requests for the terrace will depend on availability.

Top review
GrantEvip
Dined 6 days ago
One of the best restaurants in the Valley! Love the new menu, love the new chef, and love our server, Tomas!! He’s the best! Everything was perfect as usual and we are so grateful.
A photo of Vue Grille & Bar restaurant
4.3
4.3 (1006)
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
Indian Wells
About the restaurant
Vue Grille & Bar at the award-winning Indian Wells Golf Resort, just 20 minutes from Palm Springs, features innovative Desert Modern architecture and a dazzling array of world class amenities that will enrich your Indian Wells experience.
Clubhouse amenities encompass the casual Food Truck , Vue Grille & Bar with its panoramic dining terraces and multiple flat screen televisions in the bar area. Located within walking distance of all four Indian Wells luxury hotels, the Indian Wells Golf Resort’s Vue Grille & Bar is the perfect venue for a casual lunch, dinner or Happy Hour experience. Book your next dinner or golf event, the Vue Grille & Bar hosts tournaments from 12 to 280 players, intimate to large special events, and business or corporate functions.
Executive Chef, Eric Stenberg , brings his wealth of knowledge and experience to the table with his focus on "the Classics" executed to perfection every time.

Top review
JeffreyCvip
Dined 2 days ago
Great food, great service, great view, and the wait staff aims to please their customers! We always make two or three visits here every May when we vacation out here from Illinois as this is our favorite restaurant out here!!
A photo of Escena Lounge & Grill restaurant
4.3
4.3 (1657)
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Palm Springs
About the restaurant
Escena Grill is freshly renovated and open for indoor and outdoor dining, with full bar service! Browse or call for updates, hours of operation, specials and menus! The best view and outdoor dining patio in Palm Springs. Period. Escena Lounge and Grill pairs delectable California-fusion cuisine with eye-popping design and a playful, retro vibe. Spacious indoor and dog friendly outdoor dining areas frame majestic views of the towering San Jacinto Mountains. Ranked among OpenTable's 2015 Top 100 Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America, Escena Lounge & Grill offers breakfast, lunch, dinner and happy hour. Small and large events are welcome. Hours, menus and event schedules vary seasonally; please call or check our website for current information. Escena Lounge + Grill is located within the Escena Palm Springs community and is connected to the stunning Escena Golf Club. Dining and golf are open to the public year-round. Enter from Vista Chino 200 yards east of Gene Autry Trail.
Top review
GreenwichPatvip
Dined 3 days ago
Beautiful setting with great food and friendly, professional service!
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