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Cafe Des Beaux-arts

73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
+1 760-346-0669
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (15 reviews)
“crepes” (29 reviews)
“coq au vin” (8 reviews)
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French, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were treated to an open air room- with lots of art around- some of it totally charming- in fact the whole ambience was very cozy and French and the food was excellent. I loved our large and fresh salads and we also had a...More

Thank couplessPS
Reviewed 26 June 2017

We were a group of six for dinner and did not realize that the restaurant was all outdoors with only misters on the sides. It was 117 the evening we arrived and we decided it would not be possible to have dinner outside. The manager...More

Thank 2cruizers70
Reviewed 19 June 2017

I ordered the strawberry crepes and my companion ordered the belgium waffle. Both were absolutely delicious! The coffee was good and they were prompt with refills. The service was good as well with very friendly staff. And the prices were very reasonable.

Thank resawolfis
Reviewed 9 June 2017

We had reservations for 3 on Saturday. I requested the booth section in the bar area.. It just seems cozier there. Upon confirming our reservation, we were immediately seating. Our server walked over to take our drink orders. Upon returning, he went over their special...More

1  Thank sunshinewoman6
Reviewed 3 June 2017

My wife and I hadn't been to Café Des Beaux-arts for a number of years and decided to go again. Are we ever glad we did and wondered why we had stayed away so long. The restaurant has a nice French café décor and ambiance....More

Thank BigHSS
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We were a party of four and arrived without reservations. We got a great table and noticed the Summer Menu. Three of us ordered the Anaheim Pepper Stuffed with Shrimp served with Lobster Sauce and Rice. Wow! It was delicious. The fourth of our party...More

Thank striderforth
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Didier, the proprietor, is always on hand with a welcoming greeting to this casual but elegant dining spot. Always busy but accommodating even without a reservation. Full bar. A perfect lunch destination on El Paseo. Tables are closely spaced but everyone is friendly and regulars...More

Thank Leon P
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Feels authentically French even though we are not experts. Love the tables near the zinc bar. Good drinks. Salmon was great on this. Visit.

Thank Pat F
Reviewed 4 May 2017

I had mussels and clams with fries, just delicious they were well prepared the broth was wonderful and deserved more bread. My wife had the Croque Madame which was perfect, both were pared with wine, fabulous.

Thank Rich M
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Great value and great food, recommend their Eggs choice and would suggest best for breakfast or lunch, as looks tired now for evening time..

1  Thank Neil P
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Tom M
12 February 2017|
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Response from Ridelikeyastoleit | Reviewed this property |
Tom. The restaurant is terrible. Try somewhere else. Cheers.
Raymond R
11 December 2015|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
Right - google them, they post the current menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-0669
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