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73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3902
+1 760-773-3365
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic bread” (29 reviews)
“pork chops” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (57 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3902
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Atmosphere, Great Music with live Piano Player, Great Food, Great Wine List, Great Bar Scene, Great Place! Authentic Italian... PS Go early as some nights they wrap early

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 19 December 2016

If you can eat in only one Italian restaurant in the Valley, make it this one. Besides incredible atmosphere, and outstanding wait-staff, the food here is amazing. There were four of us and we all ordered differently, two on the waiter's recommendations. All of us...More

1  Thank drpepperi
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been around the desert for 30 years and I had my own restaurant when the Castelli brothers came into town said they were going to build Italian restaurant on 111. There were a couple of good ones at the time and although skeptical...More

Thank bingoman88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was hands down the best Italian food I’ve had in years. The chicken dish with artichokes was amazing. The service was fantastic. I can’t wait to go back!

Thank Runnerny2244
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

An Italian institution in the desert. Been around for 30 years, they offer traditional Italian fare with fresh pastas, wonderful sauces, fresh seafood and delicious meats. Service was very good, with friendly and efficient waitstaff. The atmosphere is circa 60’s-70’s with Frank Sinatra singing in...More

Thank F7805RNjamesp
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Based on the reviews , we expected something much better. We tried the ravioli Aragosta but they were less than average. We also ate the ravioli Fiorentine fillled with spinach and cheese with marinara sauce. The sauce had such an excess of garlic that made...More

Thank Debora N
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

The food is superb Casa salad...the best Canneloni...second to none We always keep coming back Come here when you can Server and all were the best

Thank Timothy O
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

East coast atmosphere takes you back to NY, Bean Town, or the Windy City. Great retreat in the heart of the desert. Great food and service. The fare is prepared to homestyle standards. The servers and bartenders are polite and highly service oriented. Try the...More

Thank Filmwritin
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This place serves good Italian food in large portions. I enjoyed my food and I would recommend this place for an enjoyable evening. I travel to Italy and it's not quite the same as the real thing but what can we expect, we really do...More

Thank Lionel P
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had a girls night out and picked the PERFECT place. Boy were we treated to white-glove treatment. The service staff were so nice and so welcoming. The caprese was just like what we had in Rome. The cannelloni were the best we've had in a...More

Thank RockerDoll
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6 May 2017|
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Response from RKostas | Property representative |
Clint P
28 January 2017|
Response from RKostas | Property representative |
Sorry, No. No pizza.
25 January 2017|
Response from RKostas | Property representative |
yes we do! gluten free pasta, fresh fish and seafood, steaks, etc. Just ask your server for guidance!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-773-3365
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