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Thai Palms Restaurant

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12070 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-3902
+1 760-288-3934
13:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 13:00 - 15:00
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 15:00
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Palmdale, California
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Husband and I enjoyed the food so much the first time, we went back two nights later! Loved everything we had over the two nights - red curry, chicken Tom yum pumpkin curry, spring rolls. Full of flavor, great prices. A big taste of Thai in the middle of the desert. Will definitely go back.

Thank Ingrid W
Palmdale, California
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175 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes we went back twice in one weekend, that should tell you how much we enjoyed this local restaurant. Both lovers of spicy food this was up our street. The decor is nothing special but the food is why you are there. Our service was good and the food came out fairly promptly. The curries are excellent and you can... More 

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San Jose, California
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Have to admit Desert Hot Springs is a little off the beaten path(part of its charm) so was not expecting to find a good Thai restaurant here. This is it, good Tom Yum and Pad Ti. Place is clean and staff attentive.I would come back as there aren't that many restaurants in DHS.

Thank nanapapa2289
Glendale, Arizona
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

A nice feeling. the Service is very good and the food is good. worth the time to sit and dine. they do take-out which is very helpful.

Thank Bacracer
Claremont, California
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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

We visited this restaurant twice because we liked it so much the first night. We had different dishes since my sister likes more hot spice and curries. I had chicken with lots of vegetables one night and the second night I had shrimp with vegetables including ginger. Both times the meals were quickly delivered, fresh, hot, well seasoned and tasty.... More 

Thank Alison S
Jacksonville, Florida
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155 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

First one to arrive Sunday. Ordered, a couple of other couples arrived and then the NOISY RUDE birthday party started. OK it wasn't a party but it was really, really loud. Food and service were excellent. I ordered the mixed vegetables and when I finished the salad, the soup, the spring roll and then started on the vegeatbles and rice,... More 

Thank Bill C
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The reviews that we read prior to experiencing Thai Palms were certainly on point. One stated that it was " the best Thai food outside of Thailand." I can't vouch for that but it was surely among the best that I've had. The place is small and the food prepared to order, so there may be a wait, but it's... More 

Thank JGWinPitt
Ventura, California
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Ordered Tom Yum Kha + spring rolls + Pad Thai + Sweet Sour Pork. Large portions of very authentic Thai food. Difficult to locate in daylight.

Thank Paul L
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206 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We love Thai cuisine. So even though the reviews were mixed we decided to give it a try. Mistake. Not enough staff for amount of customers in the restaurant. Unfortunately they were working hard but a couple of bar trays would of helped with the serving of drinks. Two trips to a table for four drinks is a little crazy.... More 

Thank Barbara S
Edmonton, AB
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Our hotel recommended this restaurant otherwise we would not have eaten there. The room was worn and dated. As there were only a few diners the service was good. The food was excellent which made up for the overall look of the place. There appeared to be a lot of local people coming in for take out which was a... More 

Thank RossandJane

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$13
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12070 Palm Dr, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-3902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Desert Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-288-3934

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