Skip the trip to Europe; dine at a fabulous Palm Springs restaurant

Posted By: Palm Springs Insider Friday, May 05, 2017

You're hoping to find the flavors of Europe but don't have the budget for that pricey round trip ticket, there are plenty of dining options in Palm Springs that runs the gamut from Italian, to French, and even Spanish and Austrian.

AlicanteStart your restaurant trip around the world in Spain at Alicante. They’re rated #1 Spanish and #2 Mediterranean restaurant on Yelp. There’s a full menu featuring seafood and traditional paella, as well as tapas too. Don’t forget to try the sangria.

Speaking of Spanish, JusTapas is a modern take on a traditional Spanish tapas barJust Tapas . Sample the seafood or charcuterie bites, or dive into the choices from their innovative Slider Bar.

JohannesYou’ll feel right at home at Johannes, the modern European spot from Austrian born Chef/ Owner Johannes Bacher. Enjoy traditional Wiener Schnitzel or escargot while allowing the light to wash over you in the bright airy room.

For homemade Italian flavors, head over to Il Giardino.  You'll find handmade ravioli and very traditional dishes, plus desserts to die for.

You'll also get that taste of Italy from Johnny Costa's. The restaurant is known for authentic and Johnny Costasdelicious Italian food, as well as its warm   atmosphere with dark wood, soft lighting, and romantic booths.

A variety of European tastes are on the menu at Europa Restaurant at Villa Royale.  Dubbed “a charming hideaway where youll feel as if youve been transported to an intimate castle in Europe,” the restaurant features modern continental dishes like duck, osso bucco and rack of lamb.

Europa RestaurantIf you're stuck at home this spring and summer, don't worry! You can still taste your way across the continent by checking out some of the best European flavors in Palm Springs.