About The Nest

The Nest is Indian Wells' most famous restaurant and lounge. We've been serving fine guests, celebrities, golf and tennis legends since 1965. The reasons for our exceptional longevity and acceptance are delicious food, wonderful, warm atmosphere, great entertainment, and generous refreshments, along with the service you would like to receive all the time .... RESERVATIONS ARE FOR THE DINING ROOM ONLY. THE BAR IS ON A FIRST COME BASIS. Thank You for your understanding.

75-188 Hwy 111
Indian Wells, CA 92210
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Continental, American, Mediterranean

Hours of Operation:
Dinner Hours : Nightly 4:30pm - 10:00pm

Cross Street:
Cook St/Province Way

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 346-2314

Website:
http://www.gotothenest.com/

Entertainment:
Celebrities, local entertainers, sports stars, and just plain wonderful people fill our lounge nightly. There's a warm glow that you won't find anywhere else in the Palm Springs area valley - It's been that way since 1966. Tim Burleson has appeared nightly at the nest since 1993. His open-ended run at The Nest has been marked by critical acclaim, standing-room-only crowds, star-studded audiences and guest artists. Dancing too! Tim Burleson and/or Kevin Henry will entertain you 7 nights a week!

Catering:
We can do offsite catering. Please call Dodi Henry at (760)346-2314 to discuss details.

Parking Details:
We offer free Valet Service. Self parking also available.

Executive Chef:
Alen Badzak

Private Party Facilities:
Beautiful private room with seating for up to 40 people. Menu designed exclusively for guest’s needs. Contact us for your next business meeting, holiday party, family get together or just a night out with friends. We also provide Live Entertainment every night which your group may enjoy as well.

Private Party Contact:
Dodi Henry: (855) 524-5692

Additional:
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Specials

Happy Hour 4pm-6pm

Special valid Aug 14, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 all week from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Free Corkage on Tuesdays in the Dining Room

Tuesdays from 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Sunday Jam Session- Happy Hour Pricing

Sundays from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Three Course Prix Fixe Meal for $20.95

Special valid Aug 14, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 all week from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

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Specials

Happy Hour 4pm-6pm

Special valid Aug 14, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 all week from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Details

Every night Happy Hour in the bar. Every item on our bar menu is $7. Our bar menu has over 25 delicious items on it. We also offer discounted drink prices. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Aug 14, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 all week from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Thanksgiving Dinner Special Menus & Offers

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Details

Enjoy Thanksgiving at The Nest! Open at 1pm
1-3pm $39.95 per person
After 3pm $47.95 per person~ Children's Menu Available~~ 3 Course Menu: Choose from Traditional Turkey Dinner, Prime Rib, Scottish Salmon, Rack of Lamb, Porcini Ravioli includes starter and dessert, 6pm Enjoy Live Music & Dancing

Free Corkage on Tuesdays in the Dining Room

Tuesdays from 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM

Details

Free Corkage on Tuesdays in the Dining Room. Special valid Aug 14, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 on Tuesdays from 4:30 PM - 11:00 PM.

Sunday Jam Session- Happy Hour Pricing

Sundays from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Details

Starting at 2pm every Sunday, you can put on your dancing shoes and bring your voice or instrument and jam along with Tim Burleson in our Bar. We offer Happy Hour Bar Menu for $7 and Discounted Drink Prices. Come Join the Fun!. Excludes Tax and Tip. Special valid Aug 20, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017 on Sundays from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

Three Course Prix Fixe Meal for $20.95

Special valid Aug 14, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 all week from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Details

Three Course Prix Fixe Meal for $20.95. Excludes Tax and Tip. Pork Chop, Veal Cannelloni, Chef's Favorite, Porcini Ravioli, Sole and more... Special valid Aug 14, 2017 - Dec 14, 2017 all week from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM.

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Details
Daily 4:30PM - 5:30PM

The Nest Ratings and Reviews

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4
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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.7

ambience

4.5

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Vibrant Bar Scene (39)
Live Music (32)
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Hot Spot (29)
People Watching (27)
Fun (27)
Special Occasion (24)
Good for Birthdays (23)
Happy Hour (21)
Good for a Date (20)
Good for Anniversaries (20)
Bar Seating (19)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Good for Groups (17)
Late-night Find (15)
Romantic (14)
Worth the Drive (12)
Notable Wine List (11)
Comfort Food (10)
Casual (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (5)
Healthy (5)
Business Meals (4)
Cozy (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Live Sports (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Seasonal (3)
Good Vegetarian Options (3)
Authentic (2)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
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Great for Lunch (1)
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 15, 2017

Had a great time. Dodi gave us special attention

Tags: Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 9, 2017

Great food, great music starts at 6:30

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Notable Wine List
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 8, 2017

What a place! Great food whatever your budget. Great bar area and great live music. Bar staff are amazing and very quick to serve you no matter how busy they get. The place gets very very busy so get there early and be prepared for an amazing night. You will not be disappointed.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Late-night Find, Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Spicy, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Live Music, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 8, 2017

We had a lovely dinner for four in the "back room." It was quiet and our meals were excellent.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Four of us dined and we were all thrilled with our food. The veal piccata and the sole piccata where as good as it gets! It was the restaurant week menu and it's nice to see the Nest participate when they really are busy all the time anyway. We all commented it was one of the best meals we've had in the desert.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 7, 2017

We had a superb evening. Excellent food and the staff take very good care of you. I highly recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 7, 2017

Great Restaurant Week menu again this year! Everyone enjoyed their entrees.

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options, Local Ingredients, Cozy, Bar Seating, Quiet Conversation, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 5, 2017

Excellent meal! First time we have been to The Nest for dinner. Both of our meals were outstanding!

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 4, 2017

I was very happy with my dinner and would return again.

Tags: Live Music, Comfort Food, Cozy, Late-night Find
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 3, 2017

What a blast! Was recommended by a friend who told us 'if you want to go to a place that has good food, good service and an incredible piano bar vibe' the Nest is a must. He was not wrong. We arrived early for our 7.30pm reservation and sat in the bar. The crowd was eclectic made up of 21 - 60 year olds - mostly casual, some more dressy. We sat at the bar where service, drinks and friendliness was great. The piano players were awesome - immediately getting the crowd dancing and singing along to well recognized song favorites.

We were called to our table where both service and food was good. The dining crowd on this particular night was primarily made up of groups of 6-10 - all seemingly enjoying themselves.

After dinner, we went back into the bar which was packed with people having a great time. We stuck around for about another hour. When we left we noticed about 50 people waiting on line to get into the bar! Obviously a very popular venue - and for good reason!

Tags: Casual, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Fun
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 3, 2017

We were just so pleased The Nest.

Our dinner was prepared perfectly the wine that was suggested was paired just right.

All in all we had a very enjoyable experience .

We can hardly wait to return.

Lee and Carol

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Business Meals
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 (Portland)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Great steak melted in my mouth.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on June 2, 2017

Possibly the most fun & friendly place in all the Valley. Lives up to its reputation, Dodi, Kevin, Rosalie, Jacqueline are excellent, you can tell they enjoy their restaiurant, its like hosting a party every night. Bring your dancing shoes.

Tags: Quick Bite, Late-night Find, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Live Music, Fun, Good for Groups, Disabled Access
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 2, 2017

We are new residents in the Valley and had The Nest as a high priority dining spot. It certainly didn't disappoint, we loved it. Great food, great service and great ambience. We will be back.

Tags: Hot Spot, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Casual, Special Occasion, Live Music, People Watching, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 1, 2017

Overall, food was good, wedge salad great, but this place was just too noisy.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 1, 2017

Service and food excellent, large portions and great value for the early bird dinners.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on May 31, 2017

Excellent food! Wonderful Staff! Fabulous music! Well worth a night in the town!

Tags: Late-night Find, Romantic, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Comfort Food, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Hot Spot, Good for Birthdays, Casual, Good for a Date
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 31, 2017

You can't beat The Nest's early bird dinner for a complete and delicious dinner with a variety of options for all tastes. This terrific value offers soup or salad choices, an entree and dessert. The soup du jour was a cream based carrot and spinach soup with herbed crouton which was absolutely delicious. We chose the pork chops and the sole with artichoke hearts, tomatoes and asparagus served over pasta with a light lemon sauce. Both very good. Next time, I'll try the canneloni. Desserts were in rather small proportions, but very rich and delicious to make a perfect end to the meal.

Although we didn't sit in the bar, it was very apparent that it was a popular place!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Hot Spot, Fun, Comfort Food, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 27, 2017

We've had our vacation condo in the desert for over 3 years and have gone to a lot of restaurants in the area. This was our first time at The Nest. My Lebanese friend was thrilled to find frogs legs on the menu and the light breading was a very tasty treatment. The rest of the our dishes were also very nice. The service was a little lacking - I think they need to add a few helpers. Our friend had to get up in search of his own wine list. The owner/M'atire D was pretty scary. We had originally scheduled the reservation for 6:30 pm but had gone onto Open Table and re-scheduled it to 7:00 pm. Apparently the request didn't transfer and the owner made it exceedingly clear that she was not a happy camper - very brusque. We were seated in a rather curt manner. We love to dine in the area and there are lots of options in the area. Even though our experience was good, I'm not sure if we will be back due to the lack of hospitality.

Tags: Hot Spot, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Late-night Find
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 21, 2017

Great service and food. One drawback would be the washroom facilities.

Tags: Business Meals, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 20, 2017

We had a company "Team-Builder" at the Nest, starting with dinner then we hit the bar. The food was delicious (I had the filet w/prawn and it was cooked perfectly!). The wine list was extensive. Dody was very accommodating and friendly to our entire group. We were a group of 22 and had an awesome time that went late into the night. The bar was hopping to say the least. Absolutely worth the drive! We will definitely be back!

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Late-night Find, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Outdoor Dining, People Watching, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 18, 2017

Absolutely wonderful Anniversary dinner! Service and food we're excellent!

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on May 13, 2017

We came from Alberta Canada to golf and we're told from friends who had been there and said it was a must to go to. We weren't dissatisfied we had a awesome time and will go back and will recommend to friends

Tags: Tasting Menu, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 13, 2017

The variety of the menu is outstanding. Not your typical steak and seafood menu. The bread pudding is amazing.

Tags: People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 12, 2017

Food was amazing! Best steak I've had in a very long time. Our server Sarah was friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend.

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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 8, 2017

More than just an awesome bar! Excellent food and great value.

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on May 3, 2017

We had a nice meal but were all alone in the restaurant for quite some time. Food was good as was the service. Just a bit lonesome

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on May 2, 2017

Been going to the Nest since 1995.it was great then ...... and now it's unbelievable !
Every thing was just great. The changes are a Plus and will definitely starte going there again . The choses on the menu are ingretable
Thank you for reminding me how good this place is
MG

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem, Live Music
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on April 27, 2017

I come here every year on vacation. Next year I will not go if stage coach is in town. It was too crowded and disappointing after spending 300 on dinner and we can't sit in bar. It was not as fun as Past times with certain staff being stressed

Tags: Live Music, Late-night Find, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on April 23, 2017

The vibe is great, food is good music outstanding, great service! Have a nice wine discount when ordering dinner.

Tags: Happy Hour, Live Music, Worth the Drive, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 22, 2017

My birthday🎂🎁🎉

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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on April 22, 2017

The food was very good but the restaurant felt as though it catered to the regulars or those who were there to be seen.

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on April 18, 2017

I loved the Nest, but service was not up to par. Great food.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on April 16, 2017

It was Easter Sunday we have a table of six the service was excellent not only was there a Easter menu but another full menu to choose from. Our food was Outstanding absolutely wonderful Ambience! We recommend the nest not only for their fine food but the excellent entertainment all-around wonderful experience

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Happy Hour
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vip
 (Phoenix)·Dined on April 13, 2017

Expected excellent but it was just ok. Earlybird dinner. Food was good but nothing special. Service was slow based on number of waitstaff. Probably won't return.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on April 9, 2017

This place is great and I highly recommend it, great food and lots of energy .

I had the Chicken Marsala and it was perfect.

Tags: People Watching
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on April 8, 2017

We had another wonderful dinner at The Nest! Great service too!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays
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 (Orange County)·Dined on April 8, 2017

Just a lot of fun. Good food and great people. The staff is great and the patrons very fun. Excellent live music and dancing. Always a favorite

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on April 4, 2017

Been coming here for 20years and this time the food was poor and the manager that hosted us and came by was rude.

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 (Louisville)·Dined on April 4, 2017

The Nest is a special place. My wife and I visited while here on vacation. The food (we had Italian dishes) was very good and the service was outstanding. After dinner we migrated to the bar where there was live singing. It was the most fun I've had in years! The crowd was older than us (I am 40) but a lot of fun. It was very refreshing just to see so many people having a good time. On top of that the singer was very talented and the music selection varied from contemporary to classic. The singer asked a few guests to sing as well which included an 82 year old gentleman who sang opera - and did so quite well. I so wish this place was in my hometown. I would go every day!!!

Tags: Special Occasion
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