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Cafe Des Beaux-arts

73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
+1 760-346-0669
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (17 reviews)
“crepes” (33 reviews)
“escargot” (18 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 21:00 Hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We are locals and had lunch there earlier this year. We returned this week to see if it was as good as we remembered, and it is! We all had their salads, based on the great menu selection. I had the chicken curry salad, and...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here for our second time, first was 3 years ago when we were in the area. Great corner location in the down town area, near some nice boutique shopping. We each had a nice glass of wine and although the menu is varied, we...More

Thank KatyBoston
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in for lunch while shopping El Paseo. The tables by the open windows & misters were a big draw. Greeting was friendly & we sat at a nice table looking out onto the street. The complimentary bread was excellent. Fresh and warm. We ordered...More

Thank Altius10
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Decent breakfast for a good price! Coffee was good, potatos were good, and my wife had a good tasting breakfast sandwich... good for the price!

Thank Brad W
Reviewed 24 August 2018

My husband and I enjoyed going to Cafe Des Beaux-Arts for happy hour. The bar is friendly and comfortable. I enjoyed the seafood pasta. The also have great appetizers. The staff are friendly and welcoming.

Thank rianntravels
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Very nice food, good coffee, and relaxed ambience. On a mild day it is really nice to be shaded, but have the wall disappear!

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It was HOT outside, so instead of eating by the open windows which border on the fascinating El Paseo, we opted for the cozy booth, dark and cool. We gorged on lovely bread while we made up our minds on which salads we'd have for...More

Thank kathy32954
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The waiters and service people are very polite. they have windows the are very large and open out onto the street.

Thank rosenbarbara3
Reviewed 30 May 2018

I have reviewed this place before. I am glad to say it remains consistently delightful. Linguine and clams this time, and sand dabs for my companion. I have only been to France a few times, but as I said before, this seems like an authentic...More

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Lucky to get a front window table with a view of the people and cars on El Paseo. Always interesting to people-watch here! My husband lovers escargot and he was very pleased with the appetizer here. I had an fresh, crisp Caesar salad to start...More

Thank annivcoupleGeorgia
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Tom M
11 February 2017|
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Response from Ridelikeyastoleit | Reviewed this property |
Tom. The restaurant is terrible. Try somewhere else. Cheers.
Raymond R
11 December 2015|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
Right - google them, they post the current menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-0669
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