The owners of FARM and Tac/Quila, Liz and Mark Ostoich, bring to Palm Springs another wonderful dining experience, Clandestino.
As you step into Clandestino, you are immediately enveloped by an atmosphere that exudes sophistication and mystery. As the sun sets the dimly lit dining room, adorned with striking artwork and elegant furnishings, sets the stage for an evening of indulgence and delight. There is a very large outdoor patio for dining which gives it a European flair.
Now, let’s talk about the star of the show – the menu. Clandestino’s menu is a tantalizing fusion of flavors, inspired by both local ingredients and international cuisine. One of their standout dishes is the stuffed guerito peppers. These little pockets of goodness burst with flavor as you bite into the creamy and savory filling, perfectly complemented by the smoky char of the roasted pepper.
If you’re a fan of seafood, Clandestino has got you covered. Their crab cakes are a true crowd-pleaser. Each bite reveals a harmonious blend of tender crab meat, fragrant herbs, and a subtle hint of spice. Served with a zesty aioli dipping sauce, these crab cakes are a culinary delight that will leave you craving for more.
For those craving a taste of the ocean, the grilled lobster tail tacos are an absolute must-try. Imagine succulent lobster meat, lightly seasoned and charred to perfection, nestled in a warm tortilla with crisp lettuce, tangy salsa, and a drizzle of creamy avocado sauce. Each bite is a celebration of flavors that transport you to the coastal regions where such delicacies are revered.
But seafood isn’t the only highlight here. Clandestino also serves an array of fresh and vibrant ceviches that showcase the restaurant’s commitment to quality ingredients and expert craftsmanship. Whether it’s the classic shrimp ceviche or the tangy mixed seafood ceviche, each dish is a burst of freshness that awakens your taste buds.
To complement your meal, Clandestino boasts a nice wine and cocktail list. The knowledgeable staff will be more than happy to recommend the perfect pairing for your chosen dishes, ensuring that your dining experience reaches new heights of satisfaction.
Make sure to uncover the secret pleasures hidden at Clandestino’s. Prepare to be captivated by the flavors, ambiance, and impeccable service that make this restaurant a true treasure of the desert.
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thur.
12:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Fri, Sat, Sun.
12:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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