Palm Springs Dining & Nightlife 2017-04-03T15:56:16+00:00

Palm Springs Dining & Nightlife

Whatever you’re interested in, Palm Springs is sure to have the fine dining you’re craving. As always, your Private Concierge is available to recommend local dining establishments and make your reservations.

Restaurant Recommendations

(760) 346-6393
Enjoy Backstreet Bistro Restaurant on El Paseo in Palm Desert. Dishes are a blend of rustic Italian cuisine and family recipes that feature a wide array of fresh fish, pastas, soups, salads, full bar and specialty cocktail menu. Backstreet Bistro is known as one of the area’s best live jazz venues, with popular musicians performing every Tuesday and Saturday.

(760) 773-3365
Celebrating 28 years serving award-winning prime beef, chops, veal, lamb, pasta and seafood dishes, Castelli’s has perfected an outstanding level of service, delicious food and fine wines.

(760) 325-8490
In 1954, the EIGHT4NINE Restaurant & Lounge was home to the Palm Springs post office. Now it displays a minimalist backdrop of stark white to complement the colors of its distinct culinary artwork. The diverse menu features West Coast Modern American Cuisine and places the emphasis on presentation and a mix of flavors. All dishes are prepared from scratch to bring out the vital flavors as well as the chef’s creativity. Each dish is truly a work of art at EIGHT4NINE.

(760) 777-7715
Las Casuelas Terraza has been serving authentic Mexican food since first opening its doors on Palm Springs’ historic Palm Canyon Drive in 1979. Offering the Palm Spring’s finest in Mexican food, Tequila, music and entertainment.

(760) 771-9911
“Locally Owned and Nationally Known®” LG’s PRIME Steakhouse in Palm Desert, California was established in 1991 by the husband and wife team of Leon and Gail Greenberg. LG’s now offers nine different USDA PRIME ONLY sizzling steaks, and boasts a rare “on premises” dry-age facility for it’s “Jewel in the Crown”, a 24 oz. Porterhouse for one and an even bigger 30 oz. Porterhouse named “The Gold Strike 49er”. Whatever your choice of entree, the best way to begin your dining experience is with LG’s table-side Caesar salad, made from scratch using only the finest of ingredients. The wine list at LG’s Prime Steakhouse with it’s over 350 selections is one of the largest of any steakhouse in the Coachella valley (or Palm Springs) With well over 100 Napa Valley Cabernet’s to choose from you will always find the perfect bottle of wine to accompany your world class steak.
(760) 327-5858
Lulu California Bistro combines a passion for food, talent, and experience to create a real California bistro dining experience. The dishes are many and varied, and all use high-quality, fresh ingredients. Bread and decadent desserts are made in-house daily. The bar features the happiest of Happy Hours—12-hours long!
(760) 776-6777
Mastro’s sophisticated, classic steakhouse provides world-class service to all its patrons. The varied menu has plenty of choices for everyone from carnivore to vegetarian. The elegant atmosphere of warm wood, glass, and crisp white tablecloths combined with live entertainment adds to your total dining experience.
(760) 564-5820
Whether joining us for a casual weekday meal, a romantic dinner for two, a family gather or business dinner, you will find it all in this Japanese/California fusion restaurant.
(760) 327-3446
Spencer’s has the ideal blend of style, elegance, and informality. They serve up breakfast, lunch, dinner, or brunch in the indoor dining room, or the temperature-controlled patio. Spencer’s is located at the base of the San Jacinto Mountains and takes a fresh approach to preparing classic American dishes.
(760) 866-1952
Stylish and sophisticated décor creates the mood for you to indulge in “world cuisine”—a mix of flavors from around the world. Have a seat in one of the plush high-backed semicircular banquettes that provide privacy and comfort for each guest. You’ll notice the fare tastes light and exotic.
(760) 864-8746
Trio is located in the Uptown Design District and bills itself as the place “Where Palm Springs Eats”. It has a distinct energy, casual atmosphere, and serves modern American food. Here, anyone can walk in, sit down, and feel like they’re at home. This is another restaurant frequented by locals. Go hang out and feel what it’s like to be part of the “in” crowd in Palm Springs.

Nightlife Recommendations

(760) 537-7337
Located in downtown Palm Springs, Bar combines cocktails with live music and the result is fabulous. Bar’s decor is in line with the downtown area’s modern style. A live music lineup can include acoustic, indie, and experimental. There’s a dance floor, too, when you’re ready to get your groove on.

(760) 636-5220
Hang out for a while in The Hood. The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival—or simple, Coachella—may be a seasonal event, but at The Hood the passion of the music festival remains all year long. This bar and music venue hosts both local and mainstream bands.

(760) 346-0191
Since the Red Barn is literally a big Red Barn it’s not hard to miss. And don’t misunderstand, it’s not a country bar it’s mostly rock and reggae. Come out and watch local bands or listen to a jukebox filled with rock ‘n roll classics. Check out the Red Barn when you want a low-key night with easy-going locals.

(760) 416-7584
Toucan’s Tiki Lounge is a gay nightclub located downtown. Whether you’re gay or straight, you’ll have an awesome time here. This high-energy club has themed dance parties every night, so you’ll never get bored. Drinks flow, there’s a friendly atmosphere, and the goal is to have fun, fun, fun—a true party in every sense of the word.

(760) 323-3265
The Village Pub is one of Palm Springs’ more versatile options. It offers entertainment for most anyone, from dance floor to foosball tables. The bar has a loft space and clubroom upstairs, and live music downstairs.

(760) 325-2375
Zelda’s has been around for more than 35 years, so they must be doing something right! For those who love to dance, this is the place. The atmosphere is upscale, the sound system is state-of-the-art, and in the center of it all are the hottest local DJs around. Zelda’s is a popular place for bachelorette parties or a girls’ night out, or in other words, not the place for a quiet evening.

Our Private Chef Recommendations

Utopian has partnered with select Private Chefs in Palm Springs and our Concierge Team would be happy to recommend one based on your group’s needs.
Please contact the team at (866) 675-5455 or [email protected] for more information.