Cheeky's

Uptown Design District

With a menu that changes weekly, Cheeky's serves breakfast all day and lunch at 11:30 am, closing at 2 pm. It's known for its innovative takes on breakfast, its

  • Casual
  • American

dish Creative Cuisine

Downtown

A prime viewing spot for the Pride Parade, dish Creative Cuisine makes the Pride best-eats list with some of the most creative food in town and top craft cocktails....

  • Fine Dining
  • American

Trio

Uptown Design District

Gay-owned Trio, which opened in 2009, blends Mid-West comfort food with edgy California contemporary to serve up favorites like Yankee Pot Roast and Calamari with...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

The Tropicale & Coral Seas Lounge

Warm Sands

The gay-owned Tropicale is like an old Miami dinner club but with California cuisine. A gay hot spot with sexy bartenders, it has retro tropical decor,...

  • Casual
  • American

Bongo Johnny's Patio Bar

Arenas

A gay-guys favorite, Bongo Johnny's offers $5 bottomless Mimosas all day and familiar fare like burgers and mac 'n cheese platters. Its patio is pet-friendly and the

  • Casual
  • American

Cuistot

Palm Desert

Cuistot is an upscale French restaurant with Californian flair and a curated wine list that has won the Wine Spectator's Best of Award Excellence every year since...

  • Fine Dining
  • French

Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge

Uptown Design District

At Eight4Nine, creative design and a creative menu go hand in hand. Housed in a mid-century building that used to be the post office, it is contemporary modern with...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

HooDoo Patio Restaurant and Bar

Downtown

In the Hyatt Palm Springs, HooDoo Patio Restaurant and Bar specializes in California cuisine with a South American twist and hand-crafted cocktails served in the...

  • Casual
  • Local Cuisine

Jake's Palm Springs

Uptown Design District

Hip and casual, Jake's serves gourmet comfort food inside in an intimate dining room or al fresco on the patio, heated in winter and misted in summer. On Palm

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

Johannes Restaurant

Arenas

Johannes Bacher, an Austrian chef who has traveled the world as corporate chef with Seabourn Cruise Line, features specialties from his homeland but slips in a few...

  • Fine Dining
  • International

Las Casuelas

Downtown

Las Casuelas, a family-own restaurant that opened in 1958, has grown into a local mini-chain, but it continues to serve up authentic Mexican dishes and win awards...

  • Casual
  • Mexican

Le Vallauris

Downtown

Le Vallauris, whose dining room is hung with Flemish tapestries, wins Zagat "Extraordinary to Perfection" awards in food, decor and service. The landmark restaurant...

  • Fine Dining
  • French

Lulu California Bistro

Arenas

A hip eatery that made Open Table's list of top 100 U.S. restaurants, Lulu California Bistro has an all-day happy hour and a large and eclectic menu. The early-bird...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

Oscar's Cafe & Bar

Downtown

Oscar's Cafe and Bar features a huge patio which is pooch-friendly and has live entertainment including drag cabaret, jazz, Broadway tunes and comedy. It's also...

  • Casual
  • American

Pinocchio in the Desert

Downtown

The kitschy Pinocchio in the Desert is so popular for breakfast and lunch that it sells souvenir champagne glasses, coffee mugs, T-shirts, caps and noses. It serves...

  • Casual
  • American

Riccio's Steak & Seafood

Downtown

The family-owned Riccio's, established over 30 years ago in uptown Palm Springs, has moved downtown, but the second generation still serves old-school Italian and...

  • Casual
  • Italian

Rick's Desert Grill

Uptown Design District

Rick's Desert Grill makes the local Pride best-eats list for its Cuba-inspired dishes. The offspring of the nearby Rick's Restaurant, a breakfast and lunch favorite...

  • Casual
  • Other

Sherman's Deli & Bakery

Downtown

The Kosher-style Sherman's Deli and Bakery has been around since 1963, serving fresh-baked cinnamon bread French toast, hot corned beef, BBQ baby back ribs, beef...

  • Casual
  • Deli

The New York Company

South Palm Springs

Formerly Banducci's Bit of Italy where Sinatra and Dean Martin hung out, The New York Company still has an Italian flavor - New York Italian as is one of the new...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

Tommy Bahama

Palm Desert

Shop for casual tropical togs downstairs and enjoy Caribbean-inspired dishes and drinks upstairs at Tommy Bahama in The Gardens on El Paseo, The landscaped patio,...

  • Casual
  • Other

Wally's Desert Turtle

Rancho Mirage

Wally's Desert Turtle serves up modern Californian cuisine that has won a slew of awards, including Mobile and AAA. It has attracted movie stars, presidents and...

  • Fine Dining
  • Local Cuisine

Workshop Kitchen + Bar

Uptown Design District

In the historic and revamped El Paseo building, Workshop Kitchen + Bar serves gourmet farm-to-table dishes based on seasonal availability in an industrial setting...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

Zin American Bistro

Downtown

On Pride's top-eats list, Zin American Bistro has been a foodies' destination since 2004. In the gayborhood around Arenas, it serves classic and seasonal items...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American