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For 2
Date
Sun, 2/18
Time
11:00 PM
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Zin American Bistro

4.4
1428 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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  • Great for Outdoor Dining (38)
  • People Watching (32)
  • Good for a Date (20)
Zin American Bistro is a tried and true local favorite for over 14 years right on the strip downtown Palm Springs. With a Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winning wine list with over 500 selections, a full bar with an imaginative bar manager creating house cocktails, a fresh, seasonal menu with gluten free and vegetarian options Zin over-delivers for the price.
Some new favorites include the Bacon Pork and Chorizo burger, Duck Breast, Fresh Foie Gras, Braised Dijon Mustard Rabbit or the newest favorite twist – Macadamia Crusted Chicken Schnitzel with fresh Burrata Cheese, Arugula, Heirloom tomatoes and Pesto. Finish diner with one of our signature desserts – Mindy’s Chèvre cheesecake with 25yr old balsamic or gluten free chocolate fudge cake.
Lunch and brunch daily with endless champagne and a 2 course prix fixe menu for 16.99
2 Course Early Dining Menu for $21.99 and 3 Course Prix Fixe all night every day for $29 / $39 (weekends)
Happy Hour All Day at the bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, French
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Hours of operation
Lunch Daily 11:00 - 3pm
Dinner: Sunday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 10pm, Friday - Saturday: 4:30pm - 11pm
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Phone number
(760) 322-6300
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Luis Vega
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Arenas
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Parking details
Three public lots and parking garage within walking distance (1 block)Valet parking directly behind restaurant on Arenas.
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Special events & promotions
We are available for reception dinners and will reserve our restaurant for your special party. Seating available for up to 150.
Contact Mindy Reed via email for special menus and buy out pricing.
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Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
What 1428 People Are Saying
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4.4  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
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89% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Bsyeventer (Palm Springs)
3.0  Dined a day ago

I had the Sand Dabs. Not an attractive fish. Gray in color and an overall bland and soggy dish. Not tasty or appealing to the eye.
Forgot our cheese plate, had to ask for a glass of water a couple of times...overall disappointing. We have been here several times and were excited to bring our friends here for their first time. Not an impressive night.

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great service and great food as always You keep upping your game and we appreciate it

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OpenTable Diner (Palm Springs)
3.0  Dined 4 days ago

Good but relatively average food, quite expensive for the dining experience delivered!!

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OpenTable Diner (San Diego)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

We were looking for a restaurant with both vegetarian and lo-carb options and Zin fit the bill. Everyone in our party found something. The ambience was lively, but not noisy, and the patio facing the street was cozy and fun.

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Bistro (Palm Springs)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Healthy to comfort food always delicious and beautifully presented. Great wine and beer menu.
Really love the patio dining right in the heart of Palm Springs perfect for a romantic dinner for two or group of friends getting together.

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vipEllen (Orange County)
4.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

We were greeted by the most friendly host. She was fantastic. We had a nice meal seated outside. Good for people watching.

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TomH (Central Coast)
3.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

We five had a reservation for 6:30 pm. We were not seated till 7:00 pm. Annoying! I was surprised that nothing was comped to us, despite the inconvenience. A FINE restaurant would say "Appetizers or Desserts on the House!" Zin is a great eatery. But, they could profit from learning some business skills in customer satisfaction.

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vipRegina (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

We ate at Zin's after a day of golf in Palm Springs. Had a lovely table outside so we could people watch while enjoying our meal.

Everything from drinks to dessert was excellent. There were 8 of us and everyone commented that they enjoyed their dinners. The mussels were fresh and prepared perfectly. I had the hanger steak and it was delicious!

The only slight down side was that our server was not the friendliest person. We were trying to joke with him and he really didn't seem to want to interact with us. The service he provided was good, never hovered or ignored but just didn't seen to want to be there.

other than that it was a wonderful experience and we would definitely go back.

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WITravelors (Milwaukee)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Overall very good but problem getting waiter occasionally

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Glory (San Diego)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

We were all pleased to find a restaurant that met all four of our party’s food requirements. The steaks were fixed perfectly for the meat eaters. The salmon was a delight, and the special duck gave rise to rave reviews.

Specialty drinks added to the occasion served by friendly waiters. Our hostess was especially gracious and gave us seating where we requested. Overall the evening was a delight and this restaurant will be our list for our next trip to Palm Springs.

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