It's the most wonderful time of the year in Greater Palm Springs, where palm trees are wrapped with twinkling lights and the magical holiday spirit is in full effect. 'Tis the season for good food – so experience amazing holiday dining options in this culinary oasis. 

This list will continue to be updated. Please check back for additional holiday dining. 

Indian Wells

Christmas Eve Dinner at Vicky's Of Santa Fe | December 24

Take some stress off your plate this holiday season and head over to Vicky's Of Santa Fe for a special three-course dinner served exclusively for on Christmas Eve. Featuring delicious choices such as Beef Wellington, Slow-Roasted Prime Rib and much more. To view the entire menu and to make reservations, click here.

La Quinta

Christmas Eve & Day Dinner at Lavender Bistro | December 24-25 

Enjoy your holiday evenings at Lavender Bistro and find a four-course dinner menu with options such as Pistachio-crusted Rack of Lamb, Roast Crispy Half Duck or Walnut-crusted Chilean Sea Bass. Sit around the table with your loved ones and celebrate this beautiful time of year, without having to worry about hosting! To see the full menu and make reservations, click here.

Christmas Eve Dinner at La Quinta Cliffhouse | December 24

Celebrate the holiday season at La Quinta Cliffhouse and enjoy their 2-course preset menu. Choose from Sugar Spiced Salmon, Duck Fricassee, Grilled Barramundi and more. Surround yourself with cheer and amazing food while enjoying a view of the evening sky. To see the full menu and make reservations, click here. 

Palm Desert

Christmas Eve at Cuistot | December 24

Have your Christmas Eve evening filled with holiday cheer and delicious food at Cuistot. With an exclusive holiday menu, only served one night, find options like Cuistot's Traditional Holiday Roasted Goose and Aged New Yorok steak Marchand de Vin. To view the full menu and make reservations, click here.

Christmas Eve at Jillian's | December 24

Join with your family and friends around the table at Jillian's for the magical evening on Christmas Eve. Enjoy the four-course holiday dinner and choose from entrees like Prime Boneless Shortribs or Roast Ducking. To see the complete menu or to make reservations, click here

Palm Springs

Chi Chi's at Avalon Hotel & Bungalows | December 24-25

Step into winter wonderland and celebrate the holidays in true Greater Palm Springs style – poolside. Chi Chi's at Avalon Hotel & Bungalows is serving up holiday meals, starting with a Poolside Christmas Eve Dinner. Enjoy Christmas Day Brunch under swaying palms while you enjoy two-course options and bottomless mimosas to cheers with. Leave the cooking to them with a Poolside Christmas Day Dinner, where they will be serving up three-course dinners. For more information on these meals and to make reservations, click here.

Christmas Eve Dinner at Copley's on Palm Canyon | December 24 

Looking to celebrate Christmas Eve with a special dinner? Make your reservations at Copley's on Palm Canyon, enjoy the special three-course holiday dinner and be presented with options to choose from such as Braised Prime Beef Short Ribs, Roasted Scottish Salmon or Colorado Rack Of Lamb. Sip on delectable wine and take in the beautiful scenic views under the Greater Palm Springs evening sky. To view the entire menu and make reservations, click here.

Celebrate the Holidays at Lulu California Bistro | December 24 & 25​

Lulu California Bistro is serving up holiday exclusive menus on Christmas Eve and Christmas day, so leave the cooking to the chefs and feast under the swaying palms. These holiday dinners will consist of special selections like roasted turkey, seafood linguine, fresh Atlantic salmon and chicken cordon bleu, plus 70+ choices of delicious California cuisine, including diet friendly options. To view the entire menu and make reservations, click here. Are you planning your family dinner at home? Lulu's Christmas Day feast is packaged in servings of 2, 4 or more and perfect for a take-out option. You can place this take home dinner order by calling 760.327.5858.

Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge | December 25 

Choose dining out on Christmas Day and enjoy a four-course dinner courtesy of Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge. Enjoy entrees such as Cirtus Roasted Local Hen, Chaga Mushroom Dusted Filet Mignon or Chilean Sea Bass and indulge in desserts like the Spiced Local Carrot Cake of or Lime Pie. To discover the full holiday menu and make reservations, click here.

Rancho Mirage

Celebrate the Holidays at Acqua California Bistro | December 24 & 25 

Dine out at Acqua California Bistro with your family and friends this holiday season and choose from delicious options like oven roasted turkey, holiday ham, filet mignon, fresh Atlantic salmon and so much more – can't forget about the 8 different dessert options! To view the entire menu and make reservations, click here. 

Dickey's Barbeque Pit

Spend less time cooking and more time with your loved ones and order your holiday feast for curbside pickup at Dickey's Barbeque Pit. Choose from options such as Prime Rib, Spiral Cut Ham, Smoked Turkey or Peppercorn Garlic Prime Rib. You will also receive sides of Cornbread Dressing, Gravy, Baked Potato Casserole, Green Beans with Bacon and 12 buttery rolls. For more information, check here.


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