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Best Bistro Restaurants in Palm Desert

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A photo of The Fix On El Paseo restaurant
4.5
Awesome(411)
Price: Expensive
• Bistro • Palm Desert
Booked 8 times today
Fix on El Paseo, located in the beautiful Palm Desert, has quickly become a favorite amongst locals and visitors alike. Praised for its excellent service, consistently delicious bistro cuisine, and great ambiance, this newly opened restaurant has established itself as a noteworthy member of the dining scene. Guests rave about the flavorful salmon, unique pasta sauces, and well-priced, high-quality food. The restaurant also boasts a fine selection of wines and craft cocktails. Guests particularly love the friendly staff, beautiful outdoor seating, and live music, making Fix on El Paseo a standout destination for a perfect bistro-style dining experience.
A photo of Café Des Beaux-Arts restaurant
4.7
Exceptional(2184)
Price: Expensive
• Bistro • Palm Desert
Booked 11 times today
Café Des Beaux-Arts stands as an eminent provider of French cuisine, receiving consistent high praise from regulars and newcomers alike. This gem in the heart of the Coachella Valley is known for its excellent service, impeccable ambience, and most importantly, authentic French food. According to reviews, the restaurant consistently delivers delicious, well-prepared meals, from salmon dishes cooked to perfection, to enduring French classics that everyone loves. Reviewers highlighted their superb quality, such as the beet salad, crab meat avocado starter, filet mignon au poivre main course, and incomparable crepes. The longevity of its patronage, with some dining for over a decade, is a testament to the high-quality culinary experience Café Des Beaux-Arts provides.
A photo of French Rotisserie Cafe restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1471)
Price: Expensive
• Bistro • Palm Desert
Booked 18 times today
The French Rotisserie Cafe is hailed as an authentic French cuisine gem. Reviewers highlight the tender and juicy chicken, the fresh and crispy salads, and the perfection of their fish dishes. The special attention to detail by the chef and staff, even accommodating dietary restrictions, is appreciated by guests. Their French Onion soup, pate, and escargot are consistently praised as favorites. The atmosphere is described as reminiscent of Paris, creating a warm and chic environment for adult dining. Additionally, reviewers enthusiastically recommend their dessert options. As one reviewer put it, "the food and service were absolutely wonderful... I’ll be going back again and again and again!" Many patrons deem it the best French restaurant in the valley, promising to return for more exceptional dining experiences.
A photo of Si Bon restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5006)
Price: Moderate
• Bistro • Rancho Mirage
Booked 44 times today
Si Bon, a charming French Bistro with a relaxed neighborhood vibe, is highly praised for its consistent quality and friendly staff. The exquisite dishes are regarded as richer in quality than most Parisian bistros. Patrons rave about the bistro’s standard and special menu items, from the tender veal liver to the light and crispy waffles. Special mention goes to their Summer Dinner Specials, offering a variety of choices at excellent value. The restaurant’s ambience and menu offer not just a meal, but an experience reminiscent of traveling in Belgium and France. Si Bon is undeniably a hidden gem, with each dish prepared and presented to perfection, ensuring a truly delightful Bistro cuisine experience.
A photo of Enzo's Bistro and Bar La Quinta restaurant
4.4
Awesome(2129)
Price: Moderate
• Bistro • La Quinta
Booked 27 times today
Enzo's Bistro and Bar La Quinta is a highly praised Italian restaurant, renowned in the local area for its outstanding dishes and service. According to numerous reviews, the flavors and dishes are simply outstanding, with some even calling it the best Italian restaurant they've been to. Variety is a key aspect of their appeal, with a broad menu catering to diverse preferences. The homemade spaghetti with heirloom tomato sauce, antipasto salad, and pistachio cheesecake come highly recommended. Beyond the food, customers also praise the restaurant's excellent service, comfortable setting, and reasonable prices. Whether for a casual meal or a special occasion, Enzo's Bistro and Bar La Quinta consistently impresses its visitors.
A photo of The Sandbar Restaurant & Bar restaurant
4.6
Exceptional(117)
Price: Expensive
• Bistro • La Quinta
Booked 8 times today
“Almost Four Decades of Desert Dining Excellence continues under a new helm”.As the former owner of the Adobe Garden Hotel and Irongate Restaurant in Palm Desert, Cunard’s in La Quinta, Robert Cunard’s in Palm Desert, and The Prevue in Rancho Mirage, Robert Cunard’s reputation as a restaurateur is well-established in the Coachella Valley.He rebuilt the Sandbar, and has remained true to his tradition of quality cuisine and impeccable service.Robert will pass the Helm of The Sandbar to Waldo Cesoni, a local seasoned Restauranteur who is already serving the Coachella Valley with Waldo’s Ristorante and Backstreet Bistro on El Paseo.“Bob and I share the same passion for taking care of our guests and treat every one as family”, The Sandbar will continue with the same philosophy and culture for many more years to come. Bill Baker playing music starting at 6:00PM ~ Tuesday through Saturday.Please say hi to Bob and WaldoLooking forward to serving you soon and often.Bob & Waldo
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