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Chez Pierre Bistro

74040 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260
+1 760-346-1818
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pate” (13 reviews)
“sweetbreads” (6 reviews)
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French, European
$$ - $$$
74040 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Small restaurant from outside does not look very inspiring but the Chef is from Toulouse and his wife, the 'maitre d' is from Bordeaux. The food was very good, the chicken pate they serve with the bread is delicious, I wish I could have bought...More

Thank Deeceepee
Reviewed 16 July 2017

What a wonderful local treat for someone like myself who has lived in Palm Desert for 32+ years. I need to come here more often. I enjoyed a summer dinner special for $29.95. The dinner included choices for appetizers, main course, and dessert. My Cesar...More

Thank RGT6416
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

What an amazing place to have dinner. The ambience, service and food were all outstanding. One of the best meals we've had in Palm Desert.

Thank RevLainey
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Restaurant Week found us walking into Chez Pierre Bistro, our 8th restaurant to try. Hands down, Chez Pierre Bistro gets our vote for our number 1 choice after sampling seven other restaurants from Palm Springs to Indio during Restaurant Week. First is the exemplary service...More

Thank SunCitySenior
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Relaxed atmosphere. Very good food. Big portions for a French place so I had left overs to take for lunch the next day. The cheif comes out and greets everyone personally. The waiters were on top of everything and very attentive. Lovely night. I wouldn't...More

Thank arbonnenancy
Reviewed 2 May 2017

For years we have dined at Chez Pierre. The restaurant is not fancy, but cozy and very French. The food sublime. Pierre is a treasure and his friendly wife has worked along side him for years and years. Every single meal has been beyond excellent--including...More

Thank JoaninFrance
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Our friend had been to Chez Pierre at their previous location, so knew the food was good. We made a reservation, but were the first even clients in the restaurant. The service was beyond excellent, the food was incredible and to top it off the...More

Thank csarchibald
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

It is rare these days to find a bistro restaurant serving classic French dishes. Chez Pierre is a real find. We enjoyed excellent foie gras and tarte aux oignons, fresh grilled sardines and classic rognons de veaux in sauce moutarde. So many favorites on the...More

Thank ldt43
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

As a European I find even some of the really good restaurants a little pedestrian in menu choices. This place is absolutely great, and given the really different menu it is obvious that there are many more adventurous diners than one would imagine. There are...More

Thank badger1_98
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We found this place to have a very "French" feeling in the atmosphere & menu... (minus the smoking) there's no smoking here. A busy owner, meticulously looks over the food as its served in an elegant fashion. Fancy goose liver pâté' is on the table...More

Thank gina D
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5 February 2017|
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Response from jadraughonart | Reviewed this property |
I should add that they do offer a fix price dinner option on the menu.
14 February 2016|
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Response from whitemice46 | Reviewed this property |
Valentine's Day has a prix fixe menu as well as some other holidays...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$29
Restaurant features
Valet Parking, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74040 Highway 111, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260
    (HWY 111 and Portola Ave, next to the Chop House Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-1818
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Family own
I am the chef, my wife Esther take care of the dining room
My cooking is country french, Bistro food, like frog legs, beef bourguignon, celery root remoulade,
Veal sweetbread, steak tartare, pomme frite
Dessert, profiterole au chocolat, creme brule, chocolate mousse, tarte tatin
We have Happy hour from 4.30 to 7 pm
Dinner from 5pm to 9pm
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