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73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3902
+1 760-773-3365
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (33 reviews)
“pasta” (65 reviews)
“osso bucco” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3902
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overpriced, over spiced. The marinara had way too much garlic, The Bolognese was very heavy. Very usual food at high prices. The service was very attentive and business-like but not friendly. Been here twice, do not want to return.

Thank M-Echoreo
Reviewed 10 July 2018

First visit. Restaurant was very busy. Walked and got table. Great service and with perfect wine recommended for our meal.

Thank Soup8
Reviewed 26 June 2018 via mobile

Wonderful Italian food. Seems all homemade, very fresh. The bread is amazing! My pasta melted in my mouth. The servers were really attentive and never left us needing anything. I believe they close for the summer months.

Thank Allison S
Reviewed 20 June 2018

This place has an old style atmosphere, slightly dark, romantic, with photos of celebrity visitors on the walls. Very friendly and attentive service. We will return!

Thank rickandbeth
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

What a festive bustling evening! The food was delicious, our waiter Gregory did a fantastic job. Great food recommendations and description of the dishes! Looking forward to going back and will definitely ask for Greg again!

Thank 3cruisers
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I enjoyed the old school Italian Castelli's, but didn't love it. I had the lobster ravioli and my wife had the well cooked scallop dish. We both thought the sauces was not as good as we was expecting. The service at this restaurant was excellent...More

Thank jimles7
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Have lived in the area for 4 years but only today discovered this gem. We went for a change from the many many meat and potatoes offerings in the area and we were not disappointed. The ambiance harkens back to older times, nothing flashy, just...More

Thank Agi K
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

Take your heart medication before you look at the bill. That being said, everything was excellent including the service. Nice atmosphere. Lots of pictures of famous people on the walls. Had a half order of linguini with a half order of pork chops. Really good....More

Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Nice setting, piano player, good wine list, good service, pasta dishes tasteless. Even an expensive bottle of wine did not help.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

We had dinner there again last Saturday 5/12/18. Everything was outstanding, especially the food. Prices are somewhat expensive but worth it considering that the food is some of the best upscale Italian we’ve ever had. The Bruschetta is amazing! Service is impeccable. We hope to...More

Thank Bill H
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Bill H
13 May 2018|
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Response from Gabby G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, Castelli's charges a $20 corkage fee. Check out the 'in house' wine list, there are some very nice offerings listed. Call ahead to see if there is a corkage waiver. Some restaurants will waive corkage fees under... More
6 May 2017|
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Response from RKostas | Property representative |
Clint P
29 January 2017|
Response from RKostas | Property representative |
Sorry, No. No pizza.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-773-3365
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CLOSED FOR SUMMER - Reopening Nightly Aug.30 2018
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