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Best Bistro Restaurants in Rancho Mirage

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A photo of Si Bon restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(5006)
Price: Moderate
• Bistro • Rancho Mirage
Booked 45 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 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 French Rotisserie Cafe restaurant
4.5
Awesome(1471)
Price: Expensive
• Bistro • Palm Desert
Booked 17 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 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 Bar Cecil restaurant
4.8
Exceptional(1341)
Price: Expensive
• Bistro • Palm Springs
Booked 52 times today
Bar Cecil is a captivating restaurant located in Palm Springs, known for its exquisite French Bistro cuisine. Showcasing a combination of compelling ambiance and finely cooked food, Bar Cecil has earned an impressive reputation, making it 'the hot spot' in the area. The restaurant offers an eclectic menu, even though some guests noted it as being somewhat limited. The Bar Cecil burger, chicken, pork chop dishes, and deviled eggs are reportedly fabulous, with a thoughtful selection of wines available. While being a bit on the pricey side, it offers an unforgettable dining experience, with handsome praises for the attentive staff and the overall timeless atmosphere. From the reviews, one can see that diners feel transported to Paris even when seated on its front patio, truly relishing the authentic and elegant French Bistro ambiance. Reservations can be quite challenging to get, speaking volumes about its popularity.
A photo of Lulu California Bistro restaurant
4.2
Awesome(5808)
Price: Moderate
• Bistro • Palm Springs
Booked 40 times today
Lulu California Bistro in Palm Springs delivers genuine Californian cuisine to rave reviews. The restaurant is acclaimed for its 3 and 4 course specials, an extensive menu and drink list featuring local wines, and a fun, distinctly Californian atmosphere. Reviewers appreciate Lulu's high standards, with one diner praising the "fantastic client management" resulting in "a 100%, 5 Star award for great food." The diverse menu includes popular dishes like the meatloaf, which one reviewer declares "they are famous for." Further praise goes to the excellent table service, with Jasmine highlighted as particularly stellar, enhancing the overall dining experience.
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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