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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pho” (12 reviews)
“summer rolls” (6 reviews)
“yellow curry” (4 reviews)
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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 yesterday

I visited the Watercress Bistro for a quick dinner midweek around 2000. A summary for those in a rush: + Food Presentation + Summer Rolls + Friendly Staff - Restaurant Atmosphere / Volume - Pho Bo disappointing - Staff attentiveness I was greeted by a...More

Thank Jpearce88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rarely do I give a 5 star review, but everything fell into place on our lunchtime visit to this unpretentious but welcoming and rewarding hash house. Over a bottle of crisp sauvignon blanc we enjoyed savory lunch specials that featured abundant portions of fresh, well-presented...More

Thank SeattleDSpar
Reviewed 1 week ago

Joined a group of six friends for lunch here mid-day on a Saturday in January. Although the atmosphere was pleasant, the food was over-priced, the portions were small and the service was below par. Most entrees range from $14 to $26. Add a non-alcoholic beverage...More

Thank WorldTravellerMan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Last year I enjoyed dining several times here but my visit tonight was extremely poor. The server failed to ever deliver the beverage I ordered and when ordering Irequested the main course not be delivered until I had finished my appetizer. A few minutes after...More

Thank Lsbtravel1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I debated whether to give this restaurant a 4 or a 5, I really wanted to give it a 5 but when there is room for improvement I give a 4. The atmosphere is very nice, cloth napkins, the restaurant is just very nice. The...More

Thank Hairycalgrad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I sat alone at the bar and excellent vegetarian spring rolls and authentic pho rice noodles. Happy hour bites were a great start.

Thank joecooljb
Reviewed 18 December 2017

With virtually no decent Asian Food in Palm Springs, we so wanted this place to excel. We live in Palm Springs, a good Vietnamese restaurant is desperately needed - and this is not the place. They take drink orders but the drinks don't arrive until...More

Thank tommypics
Phong N, Owner at Watercress Vietnamese Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

I am so sorry that you had a bad experience at the restaurant. I are doing our best to ensure that you have the best dinning experience. I will discuss this incident with my staff. We should have change your entrée or redo it if...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Title says it all! Food is cooked to order, Speciality drinks are great and desserts are too. Service friendly with a smile.

Thank Darwin P
Phong N, Owner at Watercress Vietnamese Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Darwin for being a loyal customer. We need more of you to come to the restaurant.

Reviewed 9 December 2017

We stopped in for a quick bite to eat before the Festival of Lights Parade. The Bánh Bao Thit Heo Kho Steamed Pork Belly Buns Steamed bun filled braised pork belly, hoisin sauce, cucumbers, and pickle carrots were fabulous. My wife loved the Bánh Mì,...More

Thank Dragonass
Phong N, Owner at Watercress Vietnamese Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for discovering our restaurant. We will welcome you back with an open arm.

Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, friendly staff. A must visit when visiting Palm Springs! The soup was delicious and the soring rolls amazing.

Thank Reganmichellee
Phong N, Owner at Watercress Vietnamese Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your patrionage. Will looking forward to see you again and again and again.

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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, 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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