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Pinocchio in the Desert

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134 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6431
+1 760-322-3776
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07:30 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 14:00
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58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I kept seeing how popular this place was so we decided to try it out. We didn't get menus, water, coffee or any acknowledgment and we walked out. Sorry to not have the experience but we sat there for 10 minutes with no one paying attention to us at all!!

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Thank Annette J
Minot, North Dakota
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Positive experience .... Service was great and the food was not only superb but there as lots of it!!!

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Los Angeles, California
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132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten here many times. It is always packed and that is because the food is great, cheap, the service attentive. A very fun place with yellow umbrellas and Marilyn Monroe statue. Just a half a block away from Palm Canyon.

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Thank Jean H
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this restaurant while out and about in the town last week. Grabbed a burger and enjoyed the unlimited champagne. Our burgers were delicious, and our server very attentive. Nice break mid day for adult beverages and lunch

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Thank sharyur_123
Seattle, Washington
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334 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy, energetic, noisy crowded place. Extensive breakfast menu. Typical breakfast fare. Tasty. Promptly seated and promptly served.

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Thank The2TravelingFools
Madison, Wisconsin
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

by happenstance we wandered in to this bustling restaurant. We were quickly seated and the waiter arrived promptly. A very extensive menu for breakfast and lunch. The food was terrific. I would absolutely return-great location.

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Thank cheri52546
Newport, Rhode Island
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was so crowded every time we walked by. Packed with people having fun, the rainbow flags, so inviting. We were there for a conference and looking for a lunch place so we were excited to get a table outside with no wait. Right out of the gate the waitress was nice but completely inept. She messed up every... More 

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Thank Lawrence A
Alexandria, Virginia
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178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pinocchio is only open for bfast and lunch. They stop serving @ 2 pm. If you arrive around 2pm, they will give you and hour and then the place is closed and being locked up. The menu is enormous with lots of bfast and lunch options- everything from eggs to pancakes, burgers and salads. My favorite- the bottomless mimosas for... More 

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Thank kaj2600
Westchester County, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We came upon the restaurant while walking around town on a rainy day. It was crowded and we tried it. Great lunch choices. You really feel the ambiance of Palm Springs. Loved the Lucille Ball statute outside.

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Thank AdventureBiker21
Waterloo, Canada
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10 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We stopped by for Sunday Brunch and were pleasantly surprised by the speed of the wait. The crowd waiting helped us make the decision that this was the place to go for brunch and the all you can drink champagne ($4.95 per person) sealed the choice. The staff is bustling and look like they are having a lot of fun.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 14:00
Monday
07:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:00
Thursday
07:30 - 14:00
Friday
07:30 - 14:00
Saturday
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6431
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-322-3776

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?