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About Trilussa Ristorante

Trilussa serves traditional Italian cuisine in an intimate and family atmosphere. They serve great Italian seafood, steaks, pizza and pasta dishes with elegance and a smile. Front door parking to the restaurant available.

68-718 East Palm Canyon Drive, #401
Cathedral City, CA 92234
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian

Hours of Operation:



Dinner Sun-Thurs 4pm-9pm
Fri-Sat 4pm-10pm
Happy Hour:
Daily 4pm-7pm (At the bar)

Cross Street:
Monty Hall Dr.

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(760) 328-2300

Website:
http://www.trilussarestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Sylvia playing your favorite classics on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.
Also, Ron & Peggy playing your light pop and jazz favorites on Sundays, Mondays and Tuesdays.

Executive Chef:
Oscar Rojas

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Corkage Fee, Dancing, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Trilussa Ristorante Ratings and Reviews

5
4
3
2
1

4.5

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.4

ambience

4.4

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (40)
Good for a Date (35)
Special Occasion (34)
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Authentic (30)
Romantic (29)
Great for Outdoor Dining (25)
Pre/post Theatre (24)
Good for Anniversaries (23)
Quiet Conversation (23)
Casual (22)
Live Music (22)
Worth the Drive (22)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Fun (19)
Bar Seating (17)
Good for Groups (17)
Comfort Food (14)
Happy Hour (14)
Cozy (13)
Fit for Foodies (13)
Creative Cuisine (10)
Good Vegetarian Options (10)
Business Meals (9)
Healthy (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
Vibrant Bar Scene (6)
Gluten Free Options (5)
Hot Spot (5)
People Watching (5)
Sunday Lunch (5)
Disabled Access (5)
Great for Brunch (4)
Quick Bite (4)
Scenic View (4)
Handcrafted Cocktails (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Kid-friendly (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Spicy (2)
Vegan (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Organic (1)
Paleo Friendly (1)
Seasonal (1)
Tapas (1)
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vip
 (Minneapolis)·Dined 3 days ago

Third time. Tasteful dishes as before. Obviously a local favorite.

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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined 3 days ago

Been to Trilussa many times and have taken friends on several occasions. NEVER disappointed with the incredible service or the incredible food. It's a winner in my book!

Tags: Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Happy Hour, Live Music, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Business Meals, Good for a Date
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 (Minneapolis)·Dined 4 days ago

Very disappointing! We were there a year ago and it was wonderful. Unfortunately, this time we were given a horrible table - even with reservation, very loud - couldn't have a conversation, slow service, bad rissoto, fair muscles and clams.

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·Dined 5 days ago

Best Italian restaurant in California in our opinion. We can’t wait to get back down here and enjoy them!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Authentic, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Fun
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined 5 days ago

Trilussa is one of my favorites Italian restaurants in the Coachella Valley. The food is constantly good, the prices reasonable, and the atmosphere is pleasant and makes it easy to hold a conversation. The live music on the weekends is a bonus. Highly recommend.

Tags: Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 15, 2018

great food in a very pleasant environment---easy parking--nice music

Tags: Bar Seating, Live Music, Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Healthy, Pre/post Theatre, Casual
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 (Edmonton)·Dined on January 15, 2018

The new three course menu is great and great value. Loved the appitzers and the entree. The desert was just right.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Everything was very good except the noise level was fairly high. We'll be back.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Always enjoyable!! A favourite spot of ours in the valley.

Tags: Casual
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vip
 (Cincinnati)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Had a wonderful evening. Service was outstanding and food sooooo good. Will definitely return.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Really good overall as usual. However, my Bolognese sauce was very salty, this time. Never before. Also, if you drink your cocktails on the rocks, forget the rocks. Neat is better. Very weak drinks.

Tags: Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 10, 2018

I have eaten at Trilussa many times and have never been disappointed. The portions are big, good and I enjoy the leftovers for lunch.
The big disappointment was the decaf
Cappuccino and I asked the waiter twice if it was. Well, two o’clock in the morning I know
It was caffeinated. If waiter wasn’t sure he should have remade it. Very upsetting to not
sleep with nothing to be done.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Live Music, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Fun, Casual, Neighborhood Gem, People Watching, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Kansas City)·Dined on January 9, 2018

Feel lucky for having selected this place for my birthday dinner. Service, food, and ambiance were very nice. My wife and I shared the rack of lamb and I don't recall having one that tasted or was prepared more to our liking. Easy to recommend.

Tags: Casual, Live Music, Bar Seating
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Trilussia is a cozy, well appointed Italian restaurant. The food is good to very good; certainly better than your average neighborhood Italian hot spot. They have a good variety of homemade pasta dishes as well as veal entrees and lots of chicken options. Prices are moderate and fair. We had a great Sicilian tomato salad (variation on a Caprese), a nice veal marsala, chicken Cariofi (a nice option), chicken Carbonara (sauce was a little too heavy, but delicious), and a Swordfish special with a Scampi-type sauce that was delicious. All dishes were served at appropriate temperature and the timing was good. Presentation was basic and entree accompaniments were basic. It was a Saturday and there was live music (singer+key board), but they were pushed off into a corner and only really contributed to the noise level. Corkage was very reasonable at $15.

Tags: Casual, Romantic, Pre/post Theatre, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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·Dined on January 7, 2018

Restaurant was recommended to us and lived up to it's reputation. Would definitely return. Food, ambiance, friendly service plus the complimentary glass of Ameretto made for a very nice dining experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on January 5, 2018

The experience would have been wonderful except for one thing --- too noisy! Food, service and ambiance was perfect but the noise level would probably prevent us from coming back. Could not have a conversation with tablemates.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Great for Outdoor Dining
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 4, 2018

We really enjoyed our evening at Trilussa. We were delighted with the food and Most delighted that the annoying ( to us) live music of our previous visit a couple of years ago was nowhere to be found! Good service and ample portions of delicious food and plus the ability to talk to our friends was all that was needed. Loud music at dinner is a bad idea and it seems maybe Trilussa now agrees.

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Authentic, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Spicy, Good for Groups
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vip
 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 2, 2018

We enjoyed a excellent dinner and very very good service. We will definitely eat there again.

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 2, 2018

No waiting at all. We arrived 5:25 and were seated immediately. Waiter greeted us right away service flowed perfectly for the balance of the evening. The restaurant offers an after dinner treat at no charge. Pleasant and delightful surprise.

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on January 2, 2018

Our meal was excellent. My sister who doesn’t like pasta said she had the best pasta dish she’s ever had. Everything was fabulous. Definitely come back here every time I am in town

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Bar Seating, Fun, Authentic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation, Live Music, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Sacramento)·Dined on January 1, 2018

We love Trilussa every time we are there. Good prices. Much much better than the higher price restaurant in Rancho Mirage where the lamb is only three ribs. Rack of Lamb here was 8 ribs at a lower price. Nicely presented. Great service. Nice live music. Finish your dinner with their free small glass of Amaretto or Sambuca for everyone at the table. Trilussa is a winner.

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Business Meals, Great for Outdoor Dining, Romantic, Healthy, Good for a Date
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Great neighborhood restaurant with good food, and reasonably priced. Noise level makes it hard to hear.

Tags: Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on January 1, 2018

It was a very nice evening. Good service. Good food. Great atmosphere

Tags: Healthy, Romantic, Paleo Friendly, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Cozy
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We dine at Trilussa many times through the year and feel that it ranks as one of the best Italian restaurants in the Coachella Valley.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Authentic, Romantic
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vip
 (Baltimore)·Dined on December 30, 2017

What a hidden gem! Delicious and reasonably priced food and friendly service. Will definitely return when we’re back in Palm Springs again!

Tags: Authentic, Good for Groups, Neighborhood Gem, Comfort Food
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great food and service! This restaurant is a hidden gem in the desert. The food is always consistent and the staff makes you feel like family. Great evening!

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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 25, 2017

Food was great. The flavors were very complex but not overwhelming. Decor was festive. Service is very good.

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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We have been going to Trilussa regularly since moving to the valley six years ago. It is one of our very favorite restaurants!

Tags: Bar Seating, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Great for Brunch, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List
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vip
 (Chicago)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Delicious!

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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 22, 2017

Very attractive restaurant. Food was OK, but nothing special. I'd try it again since is its convenient to the Mary Pickford Theater.

Tags: Live Music
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 17, 2017

Excellent! A real gem...great service and food! Been there twice in two weeks.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Hot Spot, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Casual
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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 14, 2017

Overall wonderful. Never disappoints.Abundant portions.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on December 12, 2017

We've been here a few times and it never disappoints.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on December 11, 2017

It was ok, not memorable

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vip
 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 8, 2017

First time here upon referral from a friend. Very nice authentic Italian restaurant. So glad we made it and would stop by again. Very friendly and efficient staff. Probably the best Arrabiata that I've ever had. Seriously. Lots to choose from on the menu and we'll definitely be back.

Tags: Good for a Date, Bar Seating, Authentic
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·Dined on December 8, 2017

The rack of lamb was awesome. The steak was good. Asked for pasta as side instead of potatoes and vegetables. Great pasta and sauce.

We go to this place for the atmosphere and food. Feels like you are in Italy.

Tags: Good for Groups, Bar Seating, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Quiet Conversation, Casual, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Great for Outdoor Dining, Cozy, Scenic View, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined on December 6, 2017

This is a wonderful restaurant. We eat here often. The staff is excellent and we thoroughly enjoy taking friends and clients there. The food is well prepared and very affordable. Super restaurant. We will return often.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Casual, Special Occasion, Happy Hour
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 5, 2017

We ordered Salmon and I was cooked to
perfection. Try it if you go there.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Groups
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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Ambience, service, food was good. It ‘s a shame that Trilussa no longer provides a gratis after dinner amaretto and biscotti. That was one of the wonderful special niceties of Trilussa. I am disappointed. Especially since I was invited for my birthday.

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 (Vancouver)·Dined on November 27, 2017

I love this restaurant. We go there every year when in the Palm Springs area for the winter. Sunday through Thursday they have a 3 course dinner offer before 5:30 PM which has large portions and excellent value. I have the lasagna every time I go because it is so amazing. The calamari appetizer is also excellent. We took friends there and they loved it also. It is a must try if you like Italian food.

Tags: Great for Outdoor Dining, Good for a Date, Live Music, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Authentic
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