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Zin American Bistro

198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6356
+1 760-322-6300
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Open Now
11:00 - 15:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6356
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Reviewed 2 days ago

4 of us had lunch here ; food was fabulous , we can recommend the zin bites and the wedge. We all had the the pink snapper and it was wonderful. The service was great - very attentive waiter , can overall recommend .

Thank Aileen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us went to dinner at Zin tonight. We've been going there for many years. However the service tonight was terrible. Since we were a party of 6, there was an automatic tip included. Well, it was obvious that since the server knew he...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for dinner spot in downtown Palm Springs in August, when the temp was still above 100 degrees at 8 pm. Zin American was one of several that had good reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. We found on street...More

Thank Jwkruz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'd like to give this restaurant 3.5 stars, but that isn't possible. Four of went to Zin for Sunday brunch. We got there right as they opened so we were seated immediately. The best experience about our dining experience was our server David. He was...More

Thank KramDrawoh
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To all my faithful foodie fans....we've just returned from Palm Springs for one night! Yes, my husband and I actually drove all the way from Phoenix to Palm Springs for dinner last night at ZIN on Palm Avenue in Palm Springs, for my birthday. ABSOLUTELY...More

Thank Paula A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent and the food for lunch/brunch was lovely. Good value too. We've eaten here before and never been disappointed.

Thank tommoj
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Family night out for dinner, from start to finish everything was excellent. We were a party of 9 out for our final dinner for this vacation and we could not have been happier. Our main server Dominick was amazing and his supporting staff was just...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I entertained my friend at Zin for his birthday. Great dinner, great service, great location. Try the duck breast. Yum.

Thank Jimmy B
Zin1ps, Owner at Zin American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2017

Thanks for celebrating your friends special day with us! We hope to see you again soon. Mindy & Staff

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice rustic interior, great patio seating on warmer nights, and a waiting staff that was super-friendly every time. The menu features some really nice dishes, inspired sides and thoughtful use of sauces etc. Great wine list, and really good guidance on finding a decent, reasonable...More

Thank consensusworks
Zin1ps, Owner at Zin American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thank you for the very nice review. We just won our 3rd Wine Spectator Best of Award of Excellence and have a lot to choose from and I'm really glad your server pointed a few extra good deals out for you. We look forward to...More

Reviewed 12 July 2017

Nice spot! I shared the adult mac and cheese and the veggie plate! It was so good! We both really enjoyed it! The service was just okay. Our actually server was a bit strange but no problems. The bus boys were great!More

Thank Samantha H
Zin1ps, Owner at Zin American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2017

Thank you for the nice review Samantha. I'm glad you enjoyed your dinner and that the bus boys were great as I think I have the best in the valley. If you'd like to elaborate on your server experience please feel free to contact me...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6356
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-322-6300
  • E-mail
Casual fine dining serving only the best quality natural, hormone free, sustainable products we can find. 9 time winner of the Wine Spectator Award and now the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2 years in a row, and now winner of the Best Wine List in the Coachella Valley. Over 479 selections and priced to sell, the list is eclectic but friendly. Ask for our wine director Jason to see there's any wine specials as there are often 50% off wine nights or special wines available not on the list. Champagne Brunch Daily with a 2 course Prix Fixe Brunch/Lunch menu for $16.99. Happy Hour during lunch hours and from 4:30 - Cl (4:30 -
6:30 TH, FR, SAT) nightly. Try the XXX Mac n' cheese or the Bacon Pork and Chorizo burger! House wines and well drinks $5 Hand crafted cocktails, Bourbons and house signature drink specials. Make reservations early and ask to sit outside on the cooled, misted patio in the summer or heated patio in the winter. People watching on Thursday nights for the street fair is the best from this patio with live music across the street.
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