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Best Restaurants for Anniversary

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Best Restaurants for Anniversary

We are travelling to Palm Springs this weekend to celebrate our 3rd anniversary and would like some recommendations on where to have our "anniversary dinner." We don't want to break the bank but we are looking for a nice meal with a great atmosphere. We will be staying at the Miramonte Resort in Indian Wells - so if there is anything near that resort that is good, we would love recs. Otherwise, we can definitely drive into the city. Thanks SO much for your help!

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1. Re: Best Restaurants for Anniversary

I personally like Melvyns in Palm Springs, takes you back to the Rat Pack days.

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2. Re: Best Restaurants for Anniversary

I'd recomment The Falls Prime Steakhouse downtown - but only if you get a a table on the balcony. Focus is the great meat. Happy anniverasy!

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3. Re: Best Restaurants for Anniversary

Sorry, of course it's "anniversary", nothing else!

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Not far from the Miramonte, is the Cliff House in La Quinta on Hwy 111, one of our favorite places to dine in the area. The restaurant is built into a cliff, and the casual bar and patio are out doors with waterfall features everywhere. You might start out with a drink outdoors in the Catcus Grill and move into the dining room for dinner.

http://www.laquintacliffhouse.com/

Just Beyond that is the more expensive Falls Prime Steak House in La Quinta on Hwy 111 and Washington Blvd. Excellent steaks and Smoking Martini's in their waterfall dining room.

palm.springs.diningguide.com/data/d100283.htm

Both places have a summer special menu and reservations needed.

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PS There are two Falls Prime Steakhouse locations. Both excellent, I was giving you the one closer to your resort.

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I like Melvyn's too. My husband and I are both big fans. We went twice last time we were in Palm Springs and I'm booking it for my husband's 40th birthday when we come down in September. Although we are the youngest ones there usually, the service is outstanding and yes, it does feel like the rat pack days. Loved the food too...

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In Rancho Mirage is BluEmber at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort, it's very nice. Wally's Desert Turtle in Palm Desert is also very elegant but a bit pricey. Have fun! :)

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8. Re: Best Restaurants for Anniversary

I like Melvyns too, in fact I booked it for a

big birthday dinner. Food is not spectacular

but good and reasonable. But it is a throw

back to another era and one of the last of

it's type.

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9. Re: Best Restaurants for Anniversary

Well, were did you decide to eat your anniversary dinner? Do tell!

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What kind of food do they serve at the BluEmber and Wally's Desert Turtle?

We remember a few years back a Mexican restaurant in downtown Palm Springs that had an "inner courtyard". Can't remember the name. 3 oz. martinis were out of this world, as we the food.

Can anyone help with the name and if it's still there?