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Watercress Vietnamese Bistro

E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-1642
+1 760-832-9927
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-1642
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have had lunch here several times and it has always been great. Love their food, their ambiance & their service.

Thank On_Da_Road1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because of several recent reviews, I had concerns that service would be iffy. But it never was. When I entered, the bartender welcomed and seated me. Throughout my lunch, the staff and the owner were extremely attentive. I started with the banh mi pork belly....More

Thank lee d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful flavors and beautifully presented. Vietnamese items are exceptional. Pleasant atmosphere and a nice value for the money. I have been there on several occasions and it has been a pleasant end delicious experience each time.

Thank JasonBrooks117
Reviewed 15 July 2018

service people condescending; food well overpriced for what appeared on plate; food extremely bland; vietnamese cuisine is great with much depth but this place is not representative of that cuisine............More

Thank 647anon
Phong N, Owner at Watercress Vietnamese Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

I am so sorry that you have such bad experience at the restaurant. We are striving to be the best Vietnamese/Asian restaurant in the Valley. I hope you would give us a chance to impress you on your next visit. We do have lots of...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Staff here seemed to be unorganized and remarkably slow our entire visit. There were only a few tables seated when we arrived. In 15-20 minutes the entire 15 or so little tables all filled. We were quickly seated only to discover later what turned out...More

Thank Doug F
Reviewed 2 July 2018

Watercress is a true gem! Excellent food, always fresh, great service and a great patio! prices are reasonable and Watercress's lunch specials are a bargain.

Thank Joe W
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

This was my second visit and it was reasonably good but service wasn’t good as they brought my main course while I was still finishing my app. Food was good but not exceptional and the featured Shrimp in soy sauce was a not good combination...More

Thank Lsbtravel1
Phong N, Owner at Watercress Vietnamese Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Sorry about your experience at Watercress. We always want you to have an exceptional experience with service as well as your food. Next time, please ask for supervisor to discuss your dinning experience with us whether it is good or bad. On you next visit...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

It's about time PS gets real Vietnamese food. Fresh ingredients, timely service , reasonably priced and appetizing food. This is the place to be if you are craving Vietnamese food! You wont leave hungry :-) The owners make you feel like you are family.

Thank jkarkos
Reviewed 28 April 2018

All the items we ordered, crispy rolls, cabbage salad, fried rice with BBQ pork and vegetarian stuffed tomatoes, were perfectly spiced and delicious. There is construction going on across the street so it's a view of that outside the patio garden area. A peaceful Buddha...More

Thank Flojingle
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Appetizers are great. Fresh spring rolls, with yummy sauces. So much fun with family while riding on Sunny Cycle. Great service, pretty patio dining.

Thank SueVirginiaBeach_Va
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: E Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-1642
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-832-9927
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