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££ - £££
American, Bar
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75188 US Highway 111, Indian Wells, CA 92210-8344 (Cook St/Province Way)
+1 760-346-2314
16:00 - 00:00
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Portland, OR
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You will never be disappointed with having dinner at the NEST. Service is great as is the food and atmosphere....Choices of early bird dinner from 4:30 until 6:00 each night.

Thank RB4775
Laguna Beach, California
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bartenders are always very friendly and we've had excellent food sitting at the bar with a wide selection to choose from. And the wine prices seem to be pretty reasonable. This place has a very strong following which tells us that it's doing something right

Thank Lagunaboyonthego
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went with family over the Xmas holidays. The restaurant had many groups at large tables. The noise level was a little higher than usual, since people were celebrating , but the tables are nicely spaced so you can still converse without shouting. The food was good, not exceptional. I question why they are one of Trip Advisers to top... More 

Thank Cynthia C
San Luis Obispo, California
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I've heard about this place on previous trips and for some reason thought it was a hang out for the older set, so I stayed away. This time we decided to give it a try and I am so glad we did. It is a mixed crowd so not all old or all young, which I enjoy. There is a... More 

1 Thank 2muchfun_12
Newport Beach, California
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Great food and great music always. Nothing can keep me away when I'm in the desert! Thank you Dodi and Kevin!

Thank Julie L
Culver City, California
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303 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

This place is FUN.. god food.. good service... great cocktails... music and dancing... and a crowd that wants to have fun.... not a 20-30... more a 40 to 60 crowd... but happening... I would go back in a minute.. .

Thank Jerry P
far away
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191 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

The Nest is really two very different places in one restaurant. We went for dinner at 6 PM. That is important to know because the music and dancing start at 8. The restaurant is a fine dining experience, although the decor is a bit sad. The menu is quite eclectic, offering everything from steaks to pasta to Yugoslavian comfort food.... More 

1 Thank nznorm
King City
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Had the Chef's special. Panko encrusted sole. Tasted to oily. Service was very nice. Three of us ordered this so we may have ordered the wrong thing. The bar adjacent is great. Wonderful live music.

Thank gracebJ4227TI
Ramona, California
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

A group of us came to this location for dinner while attending a conference in the area. It is close to many hotels in Indian Wells. It's easy to miss from the main road, and the exterior is nothing special to look at. Once inside, it seemed like an average (maybe a bit more), but that quickly passed. The waiter... More 

Thank Skip M
Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

The food, the service and the atmosphere were on point. Yes, it is higher priced but you are definitely getting what you pay for. We started the evening with martinis which included blue cheese stuffed olives. That's the key to my perfect martini! The escargot was garlicky and buttery. The leftover sauce was soaked up with the warm, soft sourdough... More 

1 Thank Nicole A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$25
American, Bar
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 75188 US Highway 111, Indian Wells, CA 92210-8344
    (Cook St/Province Way)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Indian Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-2314

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