New Restaurants to Visit in Palm Springs

Posted By: Friday, March 22, 2019

ANTIGUA KITCHEN & BAR | 105 S Palm Canyon Dr. | 760.656.7875

This business replaces the Japanese restaurant Gyoro-Gyoro and is owned locally by the Zavala family, who also owns the L’Olivo Palm Springs restaurant. Antigua will host entertainment, dancing and weekend brunches, among other experience. The menu will include a variety of dishes including steak, seafood, pasta and pizza. Open daily 11am – 11pm.

AZUCAR at LA SERENA VILLAS | 339 S Belardo Road |  760.832.8044

Azucar’s approachable menu is comprised of local farm to table ingredients. Small plates to share as well as full course items with a focus on wellness with Spanish & Mediterranean influences. The offer a full bar with craft cocktails and full wine list. Enjoy a poolside restaurant with indoor or outdoor seating.  Visit the upstairs lounge call Sugar High with a special menu.  Open Thursday – Sunday, 5pm – 10pm.



BONGO JOHNNYS | 301 N Palm Canyon Dr Suite 200 | 760.788.0019

Bongo Johnny’s has moved from Arenas (after a fire) to the corner of Amado and Palm Canyon, second floor. Serving many of the great American favorites and menu items, it now offers a much larger bar and two large outdoor patios.

DEL REY at VILLA ROYALE | 1620 S Indian Trail | 760.327.2314

Del Rey is open to the public for dinner. Chef Louis Martinez will focus on Spanish and Mediterranean flavors in small plates. The shared plates and the lounge atmosphere evoke conversation and sipping cocktails. In addition to boozy slushies, the wine program will include California wines and Spanish varietals.

Del Rey
Del Rey


GRAND CENTRAL | 160 La Plaza, Palm Springs 92262 |

Grand Central is open serving breakfast and lunch along with espresso and a full bar.  It’s located in the historic La Plaza in downtown Palm Springs.  The name is a tribute to train stations throughout the years where people have been meeting “under the clock”.  Grand Central’s iconic clock is a reminder to take a breath; to take some time; to relax and enjoy innovative food and drink at our table.  Be with family and friends  - put down your devices and talk.

Il CORSO | Located next to The Rowan at 100 W Tahquitz Canyon Way| 760.656.3770

Il Corso offers genuine Italian hospitality serving a wonderful variety of authentic Italian dishes – fresh salads, homemade pastas, wood oven pizza and delicious seafood. In addition to our regular menu, Chef Mario prepares nightly specials from all over Italy like “the world’s best gnocchi,” and our house specialty, roasted leg of veal.

PAUL BAR/FOOD | 3700 E. Vista Chino, Palm Springs 92262 | 760.656.4082

This bar is located on a very unassuming corner of Vista Chino and Gene Autry, just kitty-corner on the Palm Springs sign. The bar is named after own Paul O’Halloran, a longtime NYC-based bartender with a long resume, including the local Mr. Lyons. He’s a cocktail perfectionist.  Food choices are simple and they offer a great, a popular, happy hour from 4:00 pm – 7:15 pm daily.

REVEL PUBLIC HOUSE | 140 S Palm Canyon Drive | 760.325.9464

It's the new place in town to watch all your favorite sports with great local beer and the best food and coming to you from Mindy Reed (owner of Zin) and her passion for only the best for her guests! Featuring a great happy hour with beers from our own brewery Palm Springs Brewing Co and a new menu.

TOMMY BAHAMA MARLIN BAR & GRILL | 111 N. Palm Canyon | 760.788.0019

Another addition from the downtown redevelopment project, Tommy Bahama Marlin Bar & Grill is open with a casual atmosphere and self-service ordering menu. Enjoy indoor seating or the large outdoor patio fitted with abundant misters and umbrellas.  Guests can enjoy a menu heave on sandwiches, tacos, and bowls along with a large drink selection and lot of choices on tap.

Tommy Bahama
Tommy Bahama


WEXLER’S DELI | Located at Arrive Hotel - 4409, 1551 N Palm Canyon |  760.507.1640  

Very popular Los Angeles Jewish deli expanding to Palm Springs. Menu items feature house smoked and hand sliced pastrami, corned beef, and smoked turkey.

Wexler's Deli


WILMA & FRIEDA | 155 South Palm Canyon Road | 760.773.2807

The restaurant is named after our two grandmothers, Wilma and Frieda. Wilma was a character known for always wearing cat-eye glasses while Frieda was best known for her amazing ability to make dinner for 20 people in a heartbeat. In their honor, Wilma & Frieda serves comfort food with a twist. The offer all of your favorite dishes from childhood with a grown up flavor profile.  Very popular for breakfast. Open 8am – 3pm daily.


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