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About Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar - Palm Desert
Tommy Bahama combines a tranquil environment and good food with an emphasis on hospitality to make for the perfect place to recharge or unwind while indulging in a unique dining experience. The experience is sure to feel like a getaway, whether you’re on vacation or looking for a vacation from your everyday life. For more information: www.tommybahama.com
Palm Desert, CA 92260
Seafood, Caribbean, American
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: 11:00am - 5:00pm
Dinner: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
Island Time Happy Hour 4:00pm-6:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, Visa
Live Island Music, call for a schedule
call for information
Attached, covered parking available.
El Paseo & Larkspur Lane.
El Paseo Courtesy Cart available for free transportation to the shops along the paseo.
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Visit us for Island Time for great deals on appetizer small plates, signature drinks, beer, and wine 4-6pm Seven Days A Week.
Tommy Bahama Palm Desert is the perfect location for any event. We bring you the island lifestyle whether you are having an intimate luncheon or dinner or a lavish cocktail party. Your celebrations are made even more special with our delicious cuisine, warm and friendly staff and relaxed atmosphere.
Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar - Palm Desert Ratings and Reviews
Food is always good. Great mixed drinks. But this time, despite having a reservation for dinner, we were seated in the large, open area to the left of the bar. The acoustics and noise level were painful, even though it was less than half full. Absolutely unacceptable! We asked to be moved outside. No tables. Eventually, the host offered us the private room to the left. He did, however, state that plans were underway to add acoustical treatment to that room. We'll see, because most restaurants are either ignorant on this issue or don't give a damn. Until then, avoid seating inside, unless very few tables are occupied.
Our service was adequate at best. 3 people 2 drinks made incorrectly. Those were reordered and it took a longer than usual time to serve. They were served when we were given our bread and our entrees came within minutes. No time to converse with my family over a cocktail. Menus remained on our table even after I asked for them to be removed. We asked for additional au jus. Came with our box doggy bag. The server did give us a complimentary desert. We did leave a tip. Probably should not have. Our last dining experience at your restaurant was perfect; that’s why I brought my fsmily. The service actually dampened what should have been a fun & enjoyable evening.
The most embarrassing experience ever. We flew down friends from Seattle for his 50th Bday. We were blessed with a $200 Open Table gift certificate, we gave it to our waitress at sit down to confirm ok (Cynthia)-she said no problem. At check-out, I was told does not apply by the manager Darrell. Darrell was the absolute worst manager for a service business. He needs to not represent a great brand like Tommy Bahama. I explained we asked and provided the server the documentation before we dined and nothing was communicated that it was not approved until bill payment. Darrell came over and said sorry our server is new and there is nothing I can do about it. Really nothing? I said, you are going to allow 4 guests leave on a negative experience? Darrell did absolute nothing to take a negative situation and make it a positive. Blown away. He then asked, "What do you expect me to do?" I expect great service and to leave on our friends 50th bday to not be embarrassed and to provide a positive "goodbye", and I am not asking to be comp'd my entire meal, but some gesture that says we value our guests and we are so sorry for the miscommunication of our staff. Left a really bad taste overall, but Cynthia provided wonderful service, however the GM-Darrel was horrible and should not deal with the public.
Food is always good. Had requested an outside table for our reservation. Came early so they said no. The front desk staff is really not accommodating at all. That is consistent with every visit. Lots of tables outside but not. Sat inside which is extremely noisy and the waitress was a coukd not be bothered waitress.
Usually a great place to go but they were definitely not in their game. Needs some staff training on ensuring you listen to your client.
A really nice environment particularly on the patio. The menu offered some excellent choices from appetizers, soup, salad and entrees. Some of my favorites include the scallop slider appetizer, the crab soup, and the salad with either shrimp or steak.
Service is always near perfect and overall this is a great dining experience. We were with another couple and all of us enjoyed our food, the ambience, and the service.
As always, Tommy Bahama came through with a wonderful evening. The service was perfect, the food was delicious and the drinks were...awesome! We had appetizers, we had filet mignons and we had dessert. Every time we go to Tommy's its an experience that we talk about for days! Thank you Tommy Bahama, see you soon!
Our waitress was terrific, the location is easy to get to, the food was quite good (just short of excellent) and the vibe was good, although a touch loud for old folks like us. The only complaint I could muster up is that the coffee I ordered was lukewarm, not bad enough to keep us away though.
Went with friends for dinner. Almost everyone we take here likes the place. It has a cool vibe and the outdoor view is hard to beat.
This time noticed quite a bit or wear and tear. Torn and dirty pillows, peeling paint at the base of the banquette.
Drinks were perfect. However the server didn’t walk around the table to deliver them. She came to one end of our table and handed them to us in mid air.
Food was great and portions very generous.
Noise wasn’t bad and music was quiet enough that we could still converse.
Wonderful meal on the patio tonight. Samantha was our delightful server, and guide through the Happy Hour and regular menus. After Grapefruit Basil martinis, coconut shrimp and Mac nut encrusted goat cheese, we were treated to delicious entrees. My wife had the Thai scallops and shrimp, and I opted for the 6 oz Filet Mignon. Served on hot plates, our meals were just about perfect. Happily recommend this Tommy Bs for a nice meal and good location.
We had a wonderful evening. We were celebrating an anniversary and a birthday with friends. Kelly, our waitress,made the entire evening special. We never felt rushed or neglected. The food was excellent, and they went out of their way to accommodate us with a quiet outside table. It had been a long time since we had been to Tommy Bahamas, but we will definitely be returning.
At first they didn't see the notes for our reservation and weren't going to accommodate us but then someone else cancelled and they were able to. They took good care of us and saved the evening and we had a fabulous evening and meal with our out of town guests. Great service and great food.
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