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330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6437 (Encilia)
+1 760-866-1952
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We never ever make a trip to the Coachella Valley without hitting the Tropicale, we go in there knowing they will have the most fabulous food and drinks, especially the Mojitos made by our favorite bar tender Chris! We honestly can't say enough good stuff about the Tropicale experience!

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1 Thank Tim S
Rancho Mirage, California
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This always busy Palm Springs restaurant attracts a loyal following and welcomes newcomers. Beautiful dining room and patio, and very crowded bar areas. Gorgeous decor. Food is very good and service friendly and attentive. Reservations a must but they are honored and guests seated promptly. You'll see many gay friends here along with straights, in almost a party atmosphere. Copa,... More 

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1 Thank Leon P
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went with another couple, and all 4 of us enjoyed it. Drinks good, food was excellent, and the waiter was very attentive.

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Thank Donad P
Santa Rosa, California
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

5 of us went there a couple nights ago. Even though we didn't ask, we were given an outside table which on a nice evening is much more fun than inside. The food was wonderful. 3 of us had lump crab salads which was loaded with lump crab and had a great dressing, one had the fried chicken and he... More 

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Thank Suzanne M
Santa Ana, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great food and fantastic drinks. The setting is amazing, both interior and outside patio. It's a great place to meet friends for drinks. And, they have a fantastic happy hour and menu.

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Thank Larryocca
Palm Springs, California
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited Tropicale multiple times and it doesn't disappoint. Daily Happy Hour from 4:00 to 7:00 and all evening on Wednesdays with lots of delicious small plates to keep your tummy happy too. Formal dining inside, bar seating inside and outside and casual dining outside. If you like fried chicken, try theirs. It's the best in Palm Springs.

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Thank Jay D
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited Tropicale over Spring Break with 4 adults and 4 kids. We had to change our reservations a couple of times and it was not an issue. Our service was great and we made some unusual drink requests that were met - no problem! The food and atmosphere were very, very good!

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Thank CHISSYL
New York, NY
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240 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fine restaurant that is quite a scene. I had a great time and there is ample outdoor seating which was really nice on a mild evening. The tables are close together and they are always full. I found the service to be attentive but a friend of mine had the opposite experience on a different night. The menu was... More 

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Thank segmd
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten with friends here a couple of times and have sat outside and inside. It is very loud inside in the evening and at lunch if you sit outside it is very loud. The tables are close together so you can actually hear other peoples conversations. They seem to be understaffed as they could not take our order... More 

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Thank dkayec
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my tenth or eleventh time at Tropicale, but my first warm weather visit and sitting outside. I'm such a fan of the indoor dining room with their green leather booths and mid century details (think Joan Crawford in Feud) that I almost hesitated for the outdoor patio. But I was not disappointed. The patio is spacious, private and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6437
    (Encilia)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-866-1952

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