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Our Favorites


A guide to some of our favorite spots in Palm Springs. Restaurants, private chefs, shopping, activities and more. Download this page as a PDF.


1501 Uptown Gastropub

Upscale casual gastropub. Comfort food, beers on tap, great brunch

4 Saints at The Rowan hotel

Upscale creative modern cuisine, great rooftop views!

Bar Cecil

Upscale bistro/bar, very elegant. One of the best chefs in town.  Great food/drinks

Bills Pizza

Best Pizza in Palm Springs!   No delivery, pick-up or dine-in


Outdoor casual Italian dining. Large outdoor patio


Upscale casual, great food and cocktails.  Large dog-friendly patio. Can seat large groups


Breakfast/Lunch/Brunch only.


Fine dining. Large outdoor patio


Local, sustainable California cuisine

el Mirasol at Los Arboles Hotel

Classic TexMex

Ernest Coffee

Serving Stumptown coffee, pastries, beer/wine.


Provencal style food.  Brunch/breakfast and pre-fixe dinner. Very popular

French Miso

Brunch and lunch only, absolutely delicious!  Very small place, tables of more than 6 or 8 will be hard for them to accommodate.

Koffi (North)

Morning coffee, pastries, etc. Outdoor courtyard is dog friendly.


Casual lunch and dinner

L’Atelier Café

Breakfast/Lunch. Small French café, authentic food! Ask about the fresh croissants.

Loco Charlies Mexican Grill

Best Tacos in town, super casual.  Were all the local eat.


Old School Palm Springs glamour. Singer/dancing in the lounge

MidMod Café

Health, tasty and vegan friendly.  If you have a vegan or vegetarian in the group, this is a must. Great salads, smoothies/juices and breakfast!  Order online for easy pick-up or eat in the outdoor courtyard. Koffi is right next door for great coffee/tea.

Mister Parkers at the Parker Hotel

Upscale modern

Mr. Lyons

Steakhouse with an upscale glam vibe

On the Mark

Gourmet Food Market/Deli. They make beautiful charcuterie platters!

Purple Room Supper Club

Dinner/Entertainment. “The Judy Show” every Sunday

Rooster and the Pig

Modern, Fresh Vietnamese food.   No reservations, expect a long line


Sushi and Whiskey, best sushi in town!  Small and intimate


Classic NY Style deli- Breakfast/Lunch

SOPA at the L’Horizon Hotel

Chic and elegant, California cuisine


Romantic fine dining


Modern upscale Mexican.  Great atmosphere, great drinks, and great food!


American Bistro, busy bar. Brunch.

Truss and Twine

Cocktail lounge.  Next door to Workshop, owned by the same people.  Upscale cocktails and nibbles, nice pre or post dinner.


Classic American Burgers/Fries/Shakes.  Everything is homemade


Upscale Farm to table

GROCERIES & DELIVERY (Need to pre-order and stock the fridge before your arrival, or just want to save time and enjoy more pool time?) 

Whole Foods via Amazon Prime

If you have an Amazon Prime account you can now use Amazon PrimeNow for free 2-hour delivery from the Whole Foods in Palm Desert.

Personal shopper app that allows you to shop online from Whole Foods, Ralphs, Bevmo, Petco and more, and they then deliver to the house.


If you have a Costco account, they offer free 2-hour delivery

Jensen’s Fine Food

Groceries and delivery available. Higher-end grocery, best meat in town.
2465 E. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92264


Chain Grocery Store, good quality

Albertsons & Vons

Groceries, Pharmacy and delivery available.

Fisherman’s Market and Grill

Fresh fish in the desert???  Yes, they have the best fresh fish and seafood in town.  Go to the counter and tell them what you need and ask what’s fresh.  Our go-to spot for fresh shrimp/prawns, tuna, halibut, etc.

Walgreens Pharmacy

Closest Pharmacy, open until 9pm.



Yes, we sell alcohol in grocery stores in California.


Great overall selection and best prices in town.

Jensen’s Fine Food

Higher end wine and spirits
2465 E. Palm Canyon, Palm Springs, CA 92264


High end wine selection, salads/sandwiches, quality service.


Wine and spirits superstore. Shop online and schedule for pick-up or delivery.

Lighthouse Dispensary

Upscale cannabis dispensary. Right next door to Tac/Quila restaurant.


Over the Rainbow Desserts

Hands down the best baker in Palm Springs. Perfect for birthday/event cakes, spectacular looking cakes!

Peninsula Pastries

Real French bakers, most is by special order so order in advance.

Sherman’s Deli

NY Style Bakery, Kosher available

Townie Bagels

True NY style hot water bagels, the best!

Aspen Mills

Bread and Sandwich’s

L’Atelier Café

Authentic French croissants. They fly the flour and butter in from France!


Massage Pros to Go

On-site group massage and pop-up spa.

Estrella Spa at the Avalon Hotel

Studio M

They can provide group services to the home, make sure to book at least a week in advance for in-home services. Massage, Nails, facials, etc.

Palm Springs Yacht Club at the Parker Hotel

Very high-end!

The Spa at Two Bunch Palms (Desert Hot Springs)


Trina Turk

Resort wear for Women

Wil Stiles

Best menswear in town, next door to Trina Turk

The Frippery

Amazing vintage clothing!

Desert Hills Premium Outlet Mall

El Paseo

High-end shopping, 20 minute drive

Downtown Shopping Corridor

N. Palm Canyon between Alejo Rd. and Ramon Road.

Uptown Design District

Homewares, Vintage Home accessories and furniture. N.  Palm Canyon between Via Lola and Alejo Rd.


Bicycles delivered to your door

Mod Squad Architecture and Design tours

Scooter tours of celebrity homes

Palm Springs Hiking Guide

Sunny Cycles- Electric Pedal Party tours

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Jeep Tours

Windmill Tours

Joshua Tree National Park

1 ½ hour drive

Palm Springs Art Museum

Small, but good!

Horseback Riding

Moorten Botanical Gardens

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens

Behind the Scenes Zoo Tour

Palm Springs Biplane Rides

Modernism Week

Desert Rocks - Indoor Climbing Gym


My Desert Yoga

Nicole Cuhney - Private Sessions

Power Yoga Palm Springs

Yoga Bliss

Pilates Plus Palm Springs

Encore Fitness Pilates

Palm Springs Tennis Club

Public Tennis Courts

8 public tennis courts & playground on 22 Acres, minutes away by car.

World Gym Palm Springs

EOS Fitness

Desert Rocks

Indoor climbing gym


Desert Willow – Firecliff

Not a typical resort type course, integrates desert oasis into golf play and has challenges for all skill levels

PGA West Stadium Course

Challenging, iconic course with many hills, bunkers, uneven lies; part of PGA Tour west coast swing in season (former Bob Hope Classic event)

PGA West Norman Course

Resort course with fair but challenging layout, incorporating many desert features from surrounding desert and aspects of Australia's Sand Belt courses

Mountain Course @ La Quinta

Enjoyable and challenging course with front 9 in the valley and back 9 winding through the surrounding mountains

Tahquitz Creek

Resort Course: Resort course with enjoyable layout, sweeping mountain views around Palm Springs, can be challenging based on tees played

Tahquitz Creek – Legends

Classic 1960s era golf course and layout, some portions of course can get challenging in terms of accuracy and distance needed to play hole correctly

Indian Canyon North Course

Longer of courses at Indian Canyons, layout plays through housing development and has views of surrounding mountains in Indian Canyon and Disney fountain

Escena Golf Course

Nicklaus designed golf course that presents challenge for all skills, can require accuracy and distance control; advantage is proximity to airport and easy to play on day of departure / arrival

SilverRock Resort

Arnold Palmer designed golf course - enjoyable for all skill levels, incorporates desert and water

Gary Player Course @ Mission Hills

May be semi-private at this point. Gary Player design that incorporates desert features and presents good challenge for all skill levels but enjoyable to play.

Shadow Ridge Golf

Nick Faldo designed resort course for enjoyable experience for all skill levels

Indian Wells Golf Resort

36 holes of resort golf; well maintained and incorporates both desert and water features.


Desert Super Sitters

High quality and well trained child-care provider.

Above and Beyond Babysitters

Desert Baby Rentals

Let us know and we can let them in to deliver before you arrive.


Cribs, car seats, strollers and more

US Medical & Mobility

Wheelchairs, ramps, etc.


My Little Flower Shop

Palm Springs Florist

A local institution for 50 years


Toucans Tiki Lounge

Gay Bar and Drag shows

AsiaSF is now in Palm Springs

Best Gay Bars in the Desert

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