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
3
2
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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

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Good for Birthdays (24)
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Bar Seating (19)
Fit for Foodies (17)
Good for Groups (17)
Late-night Find (16)
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)
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on August 20, 2016

Great for a group, can be a little loud, hard to sit in bar as all tables are reserved. Food
was good as was service. We will try it again.

Tags: Live Sports, Hot Spot
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on August 19, 2016

Outstanding as usual

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on August 10, 2016

Simply tbe best! The staff delivered beautifully! Exceptional food and entertainment. None finer.

Tags: Late-night Find, Hot Spot, Good for Groups, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Orange County)·Dined on August 6, 2016

great place. Dining & dancing. Great value on the quality of the food. I would highly recommend the Nest to and older crowd 30 and above

Tags: Notable Wine List, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Fit for Foodies
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 28, 2016

Very good...and delicious . A good bargain too.......seemingly very popular with many.
been more than once.......

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on July 27, 2016

A great place to people watch in the bar. Elderly locals group lookin for love and dancing away. Some younger females hittin on the old guys😀

Tags: Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 19, 2016

Great service, great food, great date night out.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 9, 2016

Great dinner menu, reasonably priced and service was excellent.
Only negative was noise level a bit high.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (San Diego)·Dined on July 8, 2016

All of us cleaned our plates! Awesome food, normal portions. Really yummy.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 7, 2016

I recommended the Nest to clients who were in town. He was quite the music lover so thought he would enjoy the entertainment and meal.

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on July 5, 2016

The food and service were very good but we are out of season and it was almost empty. We like it because there is ballroom dancing in the bar. We had fun!

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 2, 2016

Always the perfect end to my week. The food is consistently good. Waitstaff is fantastic. The owners Dodi and Kevin know how to make your experience nothing short of fantastic.
If you are in the desert, go to the Nest! You will not be disappointed.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 2, 2016

The owner greeted us the moment we arrived. We were a bit early on the reservation so she seated us in the bar listening to a great sax and keyboard band.

From that moment on we had a blast. The waitress was funny and relaxed (even shared a sip of wine with us - nice). Food was great as it always is. We've never been disappointed variety or quality. The wine selection is well-suited for the food selection.

What an amazing bar scene. Can't wait to come back.

Tags: Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on July 2, 2016

We had a wonderful time! Staff is friendly and skillful in high end service level expectations.
We will definitely return!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 30, 2016

Though the menu looks enticing the food just wasn't that great. The salads weren't served cold, the filet mignon lacked flavor & didn't seem to be a good slice of beef.
Mashed potatoes were good & asparagus was too.
What was good was the service. Everyone from the waiter, bus boy, & hostess were genuinely friendly and made us all feel wanted!
Would go back but not for dinner...just drinks & live music

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 29, 2016

Romantic dinner with my husband, we love the ambience for our date night. The Shrimp Scampi was amazing as was our server Hillary. Can't wait to go back!

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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 28, 2016

Food was great

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 26, 2016

Loved the place. Great food and after dinner you can enjoy the fantastic live band to dance the night away.

Do not pass up this place. 😊

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on June 26, 2016

Excellent food for a romantic dinner with my husband .

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 20, 2016

Had an early dinner.... staff was very attentive and food was good. Stayed long enough that the bar music started... so we had another drink in the bar and enjoyed the piano/horn player as well as all the dancers.

Great way to end the evening..

Tags: Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 19, 2016

Enjoyed the food, service,the nice special for us locals for all of the summer and great waiting staff. We will be back.

Tags: Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 18, 2016

The dinner was great and very good service as always

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion
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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 17, 2016

Great food, hopping bar scene with entertaining live music - wear your dancing shoes!

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Miami)·Dined on June 12, 2016

Great value and fantastic Sole picatta. Service outstanding, music in the bar, Large screen TV showing arial scenery of the european countries. We came back twice in one week. Don't miss this Gem.

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 11, 2016

Food was okay... nothing special but the energy of the place has to be experienced. Maybe not the place I would go for a meal, but definitely for a night of dancing and people watching!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 11, 2016

Very delicious food and good, quick service. Gullahs - one of the best whitch I ever eat!

Tags: Good for Groups, Great for Outdoor Dining, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 11, 2016

When you enter you are in the bar....very large & Very busy...looked like everyone was having a really good time!! The dining room is to the right with 2 rooms plus a patio so you have choices on seating. We went during "Palm Springs restaurant week" so you could order from the prix fixe menu or dinner menu...both were excellent! I had the filetmignon & my husband had the sole over penne pasta. We enjoyed everything from the salad to the dessert. We'll be going back & we'd like to go into the bar for happy hour. Bar menu also looked good.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Late-night Find, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Central Coast)·Dined on June 8, 2016

The food was very good, but The service in the restaurant was off that night. The lounge, the music, the dancing and the crowd was a lot of fun!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 7, 2016

We were seated in an out of the way corner booth. Our server was never around and we never were asked if we wished water refills or extra butter. I asked for another glass of wine and never received it until the owner came by and she got it for me. Also, two of the meals were not enjoyed as one was very dry and one was very tough. The other two meals were good. We will not be returning to this restaurant.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 7, 2016

A memorable meal that was well prepared and presented. Service was outstanding making sure one's needs were satisfied. The decor is well worn yet worn well. Good menu, large comfortable dining areas, and a separate lounge / bar for live music, if you're so inclined. Prices are reasonable for the quality of their tasty foods. Valet parking is recommended, since this is a popular dining place that's next door to a hotel property with restricted hotel guest parking spaces.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on June 6, 2016

Awesome. Beginning to finish! Food was outstanding and the owner made sure to bring my 2 year olds food first so we could enjoy our entree! She even brought him a toy to play with to keep him busy. Awesome service! Band was kicking after dinner! Be sure to try the Cabbage rolls. Taste like something from Grandma's kitchen!

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 (Portland)·Dined on June 6, 2016

Pork Chops, Prime Rub, Parmesan Sol, service prices, great. but romantic. Historic.

Tags: Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Miami)·Dined on June 5, 2016

The sole was outstanding, the wedge salad was just right. They ran out of cheese cake but overall the experience was memorable.

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 (Central Coast)·Dined on June 5, 2016

we decided to take advantage of restaurant week here in the greater palm springs area. not only did the nest have one of the better prices for the prix fix menu it had one of the widest list of entrees to accommodate a wider range of dietary preferences. the only down side that with only three desert offerings ,they were out of one of them. we had a 6:00 PM reservation (which was promptly honored - ALWAYS a plus) so to run out of a desert by then is kind of poor planning. otherwise everything was a great discovery for our first visit. we will definitely put this on our list of "regulars" for our dining out ventures.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Orange County)·Dined on June 4, 2016

Went down to Palm Springs for the great restaurant week...ate at the lively Nest, service outstanding..spot on...food delicious, had the dates and bacon app. and the shrimp scampi,
very good.

Tags: Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 4, 2016

We took our granddaughter and the staff was amazing, to her even bringing her not crayons and paper but a brand new toy .

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 4, 2016

We had a blast, the food was out of this world, and we will be back for more stuffed cabbage! The cocktails were perfectly made and our waitress was prompt with our order. My husband and I are new in the area and The nest had been recommended. When we saw it on the "restaurant week" we figured we'd give it a try. We wished we had come a little later so that we could have enjoyed the mu sic. It looked like such fun, but we had had a full day and were too tired to stay. I am slightly handicapped, and on our way out the hostess asked if we were leaving because we didn't see a seat and she offered to find a place for us to sit. I thought that was so thoughtful of her. Also the valet parking really helped so I didn't have to walk. thank you

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 3, 2016

Great food, a little disappointed that they ran out of a few desserts. But other that that, it was great!

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on June 3, 2016

A good time was had by all ! Food and music was simple the best!!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on June 3, 2016

My shrimp scampi was flavorless, had no garlic and was served on a bed of pasta that was floating in oil, no sauce.
When the waitress mentioned it to the manager he deducted the price from the tab.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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