Change up your foodie scene by experiencing something a little different. This culinary oasis has some extraordinary dining experiences that locals and visitors alike can enjoy.  From dining in unique interiors to enjoying modern cuisine or an exquisite foodie spread, there is something for every appetite in Greater Palm Springs.

Here's a list of incredible dining experiences (indoors and outdoors) that everyone should try.

Think Pink

The Pink Cabana, Sand Hotel & Spa

Take a step back in time to the 1960's at The Pink Cabana. Enjoy delicious mediterranean food with a Moroccan influence while you dine inside a restaurant modeled to look like the tennis and racquet clubs of yesteryear. The Pink Cabana also specialized in elevated libations that are all perfectly crafted to pair together perfectly with everything on their menu.

If you go: Located at Sands Hotel & Spa in Indian Wells. For all reservations, be sure to check in advance here

Shake things up at Shields 

Date palms

A favorite since 1924, Shields Date Garden is home to world-famous date shakes, a scenic garden that's perfect for your next Instagram photoshoot, a vintage movie theater featuring a free showing of their film, and a café that serves delicious American and Mexican cuisine. Featuring classics such as burgers, sandwiches, tacos and many seasonal favorites such as tamales or menudo. 

If you go: Located at 80225 CA-111, Indio, CA 92201, The Café at Shields is open daily from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Skip the wait and place your order ahead of time at

Rumble With Your Hunger

Greater Palm Springs newest brewery Luchador Brewing Company has arrived. This brewery contains a unique Lucha Libre aesthetic which will serve as the perfect backdrop to your night as you indulge in some of the beers, IPA's and seltzers here. However, you can also treat your taste buds here as you sample some of the many traditional mexican bites and street tacos available. 

If you go: Located at 68510 E Palm Canyon Dr in Cathedral City. Open from 11:30 - 10:00 P.M Sunday through Thursday and 11:30 - 11:00 P.M Friday through Saturday.

Prepare To Take Flight

Jet-setting doesn't only happen at Palm Springs International Airport — new to the foodie scene, PS Air Bar  is an intimate speakeasy that is located inside Bouschet . Decked out from floor to ceiling in 737-themed decor, the lounge will make you feel as if you are in your own private jet. This unique spot is perfect for an evening with food and fun specialty cocktails named with air travel in mind, such as Black Box, Cockpit and Aviation. For only $40 per person, the "in-flight" menu includes a glass of bubbly, appetizers, charcuterie board, entree with a side salad, and dessert. This eatery offers more than just first-class service; every Wednesday, buy your ticket for the "Dinner & Movie Flight" which the film plays on a 144" digital projection. Buckle up and get ready to enjoy a tasty experience at PS Air Bar. 

If you go: Located inside Bouschet  at 611 S Palm Canyon Dr. Suite 22, Palm Springs, CA 92264. Open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. and Friday-Saturday from 11 a.m. - Midnight. Reservations can be made by phone only at 760-327-7701.

Dine by the Pool

Can life get any better than this? Fresh Dim Sum and poolside views are a thing in Greater Palm Springs thanks to Roly China Fusion. Soak up the SoCal sun and enjoy delectable Chinese cuisine on an open-patio space while taking in the crystal blue water. With this unique dining experience, you will feel like you are in a foodie paradise.

If you go: Poolside, rooftop, and indoor dining available. Reservations can be made online at or by calling (760) 548-0041 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The Twist PS is located at 140 W Vía Lola, Palm Springs, CA 92262.

Step into another dimension of sight, sound, taste, and smell

Originally a popup experience, PS Underground has now found its permanent home in Palm Springs. Experience the multitude of culinary adventures that PS Underground has on its calendar. From a 1920's speakeasy to a dinner party amongst vampires and everything in between. PS Underground offers unique experiences that cannot be found anywhere else. 

If you go: Advanced seat purchase is required. To purchase your seat, visit and view all upcoming events. 


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