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Rick's Desert Grill

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££ - £££
American, Cuban, Bar
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1596 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4410
+1 760-325-2127
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Lomita, California
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped in here for lunch on the way to check into the hotel. The parking lot isn't huge, but it was full so we had to park across the street. Once inside we were greeted enthusiastically and seated right away. It was Sunday, and they offer $4 mimosas or bloodys or $15 for a carafe. We stayed away from... More 

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Thank BMRosenberger
Ottawa, Canada
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126 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The service was at a very high level and you could easily tell that this is a very well managed place. It was very attentive, fast and the food was very good. It seemed like a simple restaurant that you'd take your Mom to on Mother's Day but it is really much better than that. The food was very good.... More 

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Thank emmittOttawaOn
Ramona, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best food we have had in a very long time! The Cuban food is absolutely delicious! Fried chicken omg yummmm! Best food in palm springs at fantastic prices!!

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Thank VeronicaM5
Palm Springs, California
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88 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Rick's Desert Grill is consistently very good for any meal. It is off the touristy area of Palm Springs on North Palm Canyon Drive. It is a favorite of locals. Rick's Desert Grill has a sister restaurant, also called Rick's located across the street nearby which serves breakfast and lunch only. We have dined at Rick's Desert Grill for all... More 

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Thank Lew B
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were staying across the street at the Rivera Palm Springs and saw this place. We decided to go in ask if we could we look at the menus. So we sat in the bar area to look them over. WOW! Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner & a Bar menu, too. Choices & more choices! At the bar, I got the... More 

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Thank Rose C
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked into Rick's for breakfast without knowing what to expect. Pleasantly surprised with the food and the choices but most of all, excellent service. Highly recommended

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Cathedral City, California
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious food at good prices. Especially like they have several items that are smaller portions. Drinks were excellent.

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Thank desertbabe60
Calgary
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Happened by Ricks grill as we were looking for a local restaurant in Palm Springs. As soon was we walked in we were greeted and seated quickly. Service is excellent and very attentive. You start with home made deviled eggs which were very very tasty.. the menu is diverse with with mouthwatering options such as turkey pot pie or home... More 

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Orange County, California
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151 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just across the street from the Riviera, Rick's is the perfect place for any meal. We stopped for a late lunch, then breakfast the next day. The food is good and the service as well.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I ate here last night and we will definitely return. We were greeted with a smile as we entered, and the service was quick and friendly. We completely enjoyed the food and especially appreciated the many choices for smaller appetites. I had the chicken enchilada with rice and beans and husband had pork sliders- booth tasty choices.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Cuisine
American, Cuban, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1596 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-4410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-325-2127

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