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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4.6

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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Special Occasion (26)
Good for Birthdays (25)
Good for a Date (21)
Happy Hour (21)
Bar Seating (20)
Good for Anniversaries (19)
Fit for Foodies (18)
Good for Groups (17)
Late-night Find (16)
Romantic (14)
Worth the Drive (13)
Comfort Food (11)
Notable Wine List (11)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Casual (9)
Creative Cuisine (8)
Great for Outdoor Dining (6)
Disabled Access (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Healthy (5)
Business Meals (4)
Cozy (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Authentic (3)
Live Sports (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Quiet Conversation (3)
Seasonal (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Scenic View (2)
Tapas (2)
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Great Beer (1)
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined 3 days ago

Food and service were outstanding. We will be back.

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 (Los Angeles)·Dined 4 days ago

Unique, delicious, and definitely unforgettable!

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 (Seattle)·Dined 4 days ago

Vibrant and lively venue with good food (although quite pricey) enjoyed it but did not appreciate having a big screen tv with football playing in the restaurant. It was an upmarket venue but this made it feel like a sports bar with table cloths.

Loved the music.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Bar Seating, Live Music
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined 6 days ago

The dining room, service, menu, and meal was excellent. Unfortunately the after hours music in the bar area was not nearly to the standard of previous visits. We were very disappointed as we had raved about The Nest to the 8 guests were were entertaining. No one was impressed with the Euro disco thumping music. We missed the great dance music we had experienced on so many past visits. We left early and went elsewhere. But service in the bar was superb as always. The staff is great.

Tags: Tapas, Disabled Access, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, People Watching, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find, Hot Spot
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined 7 days ago

Dined with two other couples, went early for Happy Hour, and took advantage of their Early Bird special. Food was excellent. Only complaint would be how noisy it was.

Tags: Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 15, 2017

Had a blast with my friends for my birthday. Such a wonderful dinner. Try the bacon and date appetizer! The Pork Chop was cooked perfectly. Best restaurant I’ve been to in a long time!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Worth the Drive, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 13, 2017

A great place to eat and to enjoy some wonderful music. Could have stayed for a couple of hours.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Quiet Conversation, Late-night Find
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 (Orange County)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Amazing night, live band, dancing!! So much fun! Great service, appetizer menu impeccable and ambiance was a show stopper. A must place to visit if you’re in the area and worth the effort if you’re not.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Live Music, Great for Outdoor Dining, Happy Hour, People Watching, Hot Spot
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Dodi....thank you for paying attention to the details and taking positive proactive action. Our medium double cut Cajun pork chops were terrific and the service was outstanding. We will definitely be back in the near future.

Tags: Comfort Food, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Romantic, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 12, 2017

Very welcoming, attentive staff and delicious food! I would highly recommend the Nest to anyone looking for a great atmosphere and a wonderful variety of tasty food and drinks!

Tags: Good for Groups, Happy Hour, Hot Spot, Seasonal, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Fun evening with friends; menu is great! Food and service was perfect! Bar scene was hot!

Tags: Hot Spot, Great for Lunch, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Fun, Romantic
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 7, 2017

Had the Sunset Dinner Double pork chop. I asked for it to be medium rare. The chop came out well done and dry. I couldn't even nd swallow it. I asked to have it taken back which they kindly did and again bring me a juicy med rare. Second chop came out almost the same as first, to well done and dry. I did not ask to have it redone correctly as my other 3 guests at our table were done eating. Very disappointed .

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (San Diego)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Anniversary

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on November 4, 2017

Such a warm ambiance and old fashioned good value. The dancing at the bar was great fun. Will go back as soon as we can.

Tags: Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Late-night Find
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·Dined on October 31, 2017

Great food. Great service. The Nest is my favorite restaurant in Palm Springs!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Great for Outdoor Dining, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion
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 (Vancouver)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Good times were had on the dance floor but that’s the best I can say. Food was alarmingly average.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 29, 2017

Great find. Staff was very friendly. Food was great. Prices were fair.

Tags: Happy Hour, Live Sports, Bar Seating, Comfort Food, Seasonal, Late-night Find
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 27, 2017

We enjoyed the delicious food and excellent service. They made us feel like family from the moment we arrived. We had the Sole Piccata, Filet Mignon and the Porcini Ravioli. All of it was cooked perfectly. We loved that the owners were present and friendly, and that they interacted with guests and staff, that is so nice to see nowadays. They checked on us to make sure we were enjoying our experience, we felt like they really cared and wanted us to know it. We will definitely be back and highly recommend. 👍👍

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Gluten Free Options, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Live Music, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Groups, People Watching, Happy Hour, Fun, Hot Spot, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Cozy, Bar Seating, Great for Outdoor Dining, Disabled Access, Neighborhood Gem, Late-night Find, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 25, 2017

Although I checked "quiet", it is quiet before the music starts at 7. That said, it still doesn't get too loud in the dining room and I find it enjoyable to hear the bar music in the dining room. The bar would be a little more to the louder range. We went for the early bird dinner and not only was the food delicious, but the price is excellent! Plus you get soup or salad and desert with the early bird meals. We also ordered escargot. It is to die for!! A must if you love escargot. The dining room was decorated beautifully for halloween. Not goulish, just cozy and elegant. This is one of our "go-to" restaurants when we are in town.

Tags: Hot Spot, Romantic, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Bar Seating
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 23, 2017

Waiter Frances or Francisco was awesome. Great experience.

Tags: Quick Bite, Good for Groups, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for Anniversaries, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on October 20, 2017

My wife and I had an excellent experience here. Had wine in the bar before dinner and then an excellent meal. Very much a local feel. We will definitely be back!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Have been here many times and celebrated several birthdays. Food very good, great service and lots of fun! Great live music, Kevin is the best!

Tags: Bar Seating, People Watching, Paleo Friendly, Good for Anniversaries, Hot Spot, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Fun
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 (New England)·Dined on October 19, 2017

The food at the Nest was excellent and our waitress Rosalee was great. She superbly covered many tables.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 18, 2017

The food was very good. A little pricey but early bird menu was reasonably priced and a nice selection.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Always a GREAT experience. Our favorite restaurant.

Tags: Live Music, Notable Wine List, Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Another fabulous time at the Nest! Food and service were wonderful! Fun to help celebrate the anniversaries- including ours!!

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Romantic
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 17, 2017

always a nice evening. Staff always accommodating. Food consistently very good !

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 17, 2017

Yet another outstanding meal at The Nest! Even though the dining room was crowded to capacity -- the restaurant's seventh anniversary celebration -- both the service and the cuisine were excellent. The staff and kitchen managed everything flawlessly.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Happy Hour
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·Dined on October 16, 2017

Great evening with fabulous food and ambiance ~ I frequent the Nest often.
One of my favorite place!

Tags: People Watching, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Fun, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Los Angeles)·Dined on October 15, 2017

Came for friends Birthday. Dinner reservations on a Saturday night for 8:30p. The place was jamming, which was pretty cool. I just think the establishment is to small for the amount of people they let in. The live music is fantastic!
On to the food: the Steaks were very good, however under seasoned. The garlic potatoes where very flavorful. The sautéed spinach was bland and needed some serious seasoning. We finished with a piece of chocolate cake which was heavy, but delicious.

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·Dined on October 14, 2017

This is a great place to go if you want fine dining while you watch all the cougars get hit on by old and young dudes. Definitely an experience as told it would be by our Uber driver.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Scenic View, Fun
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 (Charleston)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Interesting local restaurant with a wide variety on the menu. I had the burek-a spinach and feta pie and a meat pie. Both were good and served with a nice variety of vegetables. I would recommend going for the entertainment and sitting in the bar for appetizers. Lively crowd!

Tags: People Watching, Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Orange County)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Our experience was excellent, the food was delicious, the live music was wonderful: live singing and piano entertainment in one bar area and a DJ dance area in the room and patio in back. It is obvious that the owners care about their customers and take pride in providing the best in meals, music and atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

Tags: Worth the Drive, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Live Music, People Watching, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fun, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails, Bar Seating, Late-night Find, Good for Anniversaries
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 8, 2017

Had a wonderful time. The couple next to us needed a room! Guess it truly is romantic

Tags: Casual, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Romantic
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on October 8, 2017

GREAT EXPERIENCE. FOOD, STAFF & ATMOSPHERE ARE TOP NOTCH. THE OWNERS COME BY TO CHECK & TO SAY THANKS.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Notable Wine List, People Watching, Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Denver)·Dined on October 7, 2017

We had several extremely noisy tables near us where the groups came in already with too much wine or something. It is a noisy restaurant but these girls were extreme. Our food was good but somehow not wonderful like the last time we were in . We will return on a Tuesday when the more boisterous crowds aren’t shouting foolishly. It is a lively, fun place to dine occasionally when we are in the desert.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Hot Spot, Special Occasion, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, People Watching, Live Music, Late-night Find, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Bar Seating, Fun
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·Dined on October 1, 2017

It was our third visit there - new in town. Great food and great service!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fun, Live Music, Cozy
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 30, 2017

Outstanding food every time and the early bird dinners are the best around.

Tags: Disabled Access, Fun, Fit for Foodies
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We had a wonderful evening with a great wait-staff and delicious food. The owner stopped by which shows the caring atmosphere at The Nest. We will return!

Tags: Comfort Food
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on September 24, 2017

Our waitress, Tuesday, was very sweet! We were very pleased with the food, and service. The Nest is a lot of fun for a night out also. They have live music early evening and a DJ later on. It can get pretty loud, so if you want to got just for dinner, I recommend requesting outdoor seating. Great spot to get together with friends.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Hot Spot, Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Music, People Watching, Bar Seating, Fun
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