Palm Desert Dining

Discover the Best Restaurants in the Palm Springs Desert

Foodies! Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to experience some of the best restaurants the Valley has to offer. Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week is the perfect time to visit your favorite restaurant or try something new, as chefs prepare delicious 3 courses meals for your dining pleasure at special pricing, along with valley wide discounts for rooms with a unique opportunity to explore the Coachella Valley. Eat, See, Stay: Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week

From desert casual to your finest outfit, Palm Desert dining offers more than 150 restaurants to suit every occasion and taste. The staff at Shadow Mountain Resort recommends the following restaurants, not only for their close proximity to our hotel, but also for the atmosphere, quality of food, and service – some of the best in Southern California. These and other fabulous restaurants are located along El Paseo, just a few short blocks from the resort.


Can’t decide where to eat? Join Desert Tasty Tours, a walking food tour along El Paseo and sample six different restaurants/specialty shops during this 3-hour tour. In addition to sampling a variety of foods, learn about the art, history, and culture of Palm Desert and the surrounding area. Tours are held Wednesdays – Saturdays, October through April.

Hotel guests, we hope you will use this guide to sample some of these and other great Palm Desert area restaurants.

The Vintage Coffee House


Located in Indio, the Vintage Coffee House also serves Italian soda and boba-bubble tea, as well as breakfast sandwiches, pastries, bagels, and more. Grab an iced coffee, frappuccino, or mocha Read more…

Old Town Coffee Company

bagel and coffee

Located in the heart of Old Town La Quinta, Old Town Coffee Company is a cozy space to meet friends and relax with a cup of coffee. Serving breakfast and Read more…

Ernest Coffee

iced coffee

Ernest Coffee is an independently owned coffee shop serving Stumptown Coffee in a modern-rustic space. Featuring both indoor and outdoor seating, Ernest Coffee specializes in uniquely crafted drinks like pistachio Read more…

Just Java

coffee and croissant

Just Java offers fast, fresh and affordable coffee, breakfast, and lunch. Try a croissant breakfast sandwich with a side of fresh fruit, a Belgian waffle, or smoothie. Located at the Read more…


coffee roaster

Koffi is a ‘coffee destination’ voted as the Coachella Valley’s best coffee shop. With four locations in Rancho Mirage and Palm Springs, Koffi is both a shop and roaster established Read more…

IW Coffee Chai Bar

chai latte

Grab an artisan latte or, coffee or chai at IW Coffee Chai Bar. Located on Country Club Dr. in a modern, industrial space, IW Coffee Chai Bar serves breakfast and Read more…