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Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge

200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-7333
+1 760-325-2323
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-7333
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This isn't your simulated retro experience or a place that is decorated "like" the old days. This is actually IT. With waiters that have been here for 40-50 years, a menu containing delightful flamed items with tableside service, Melvyn's is a gem! Came here for...More

Thank Jennifer3550
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This visit was June 30, 2017, in honor of my sister & brother-in-law's 50th anniversary. I have dined at Melvyn's before, and I wanted to impress my family with this long standing establishment. What a major disappointment. The waiter (older than dirt and slow as...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

HOLLYWOOD EAST is easily defined in the atmosphere of Melvyn's, and the people make the fantasy come to life. This location offers the most fun, glamour, big & famous bar, great fine dining with celebrated staff. The menu is superb and the wait staff, chef,...More

Thank 505janieh
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Wonderful place with a surreal feel. You could almost see Mr Blue Eyes himself walking past you. Dim lighting adds to the atmosphere in the main restuarant but then you lose yourself in the bar area where everything gleams with the reflection from the mirrors....More

Thank susan b
Reviewed 22 August 2017

From the minute we walked into Melvyn's we knew that we had gone back in time to the exact moment we were looking for. Flambé. You can have your salad, entree' and dessert all served table side and Flambé. In a red banquet, with Big...More

1  Thank Brad P
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Melvyn's goes back in time to when dining out was an event. Staff in formal wear - maitre'd, captain, waiter, busboy - all service executed with military precision. It's a smaller, dimly lit room that adds an air of romance to a meal. All the...More

1  Thank BLV430
Reviewed 8 August 2017

At first we though Melvyn's was closed...contractor trucks blocking the driveway, traffic cones, danger tape. But, on closer inspection, it was open! I guess Melvyn himself passed away a year or two ago and it has a new owner who is making extensive renovations. O.k....More

Thank smccmcd
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Made a reservation for 7:15 for 4 people through Open Table. Got a call from Matt after driving a half of hour to the restaurant saying things were "Crazy" and that my reservation through Open Table would not be honored. I asked why my reservation...More

1  Thank Fay M
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Located on the grounds of the Ingleside Inn, this classic restaurant and bar delivers on the ambience, service, food and cocktails. With a jazz pianist playing nearby, the atmosphere recreates the old Hollywood scene from the 1940s and onward. Food is always excellent, and waitstaff...More

Thank TopChef7
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We were recommended this little gem by a fellow pool mate. We were so glad we took his recommendation. It was like stepping back in time. We were greeted immediately, and were seated at the bar while they prepped our table. Once seated, we were...More

Thank estadiva
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26 May 2017|
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Response from Wally R | Reviewed this property |
Dress code for breakfast lunch and brunch is relaxed casual which means shorts are acceptable. Dinner dress code is more dressy casual which means long pants are preferred. Make sure to book a reservation using Open Table or... More
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31 March 2017|
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Response from Linda M | Reviewed this property |
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Response from carolsusangraham | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is 4-6 pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92264-7333
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-325-2323
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Melvyn's Restaurant was named "One of Ten Best" by the T.V. show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous". Recipient of many top national awards. Melvyn's ambiance is the perfect compliment to gourmet dining. Every detail was selected to reflect gracious elegance and old world charm. Chef's Special 3-course dinner (choice of 4 Entrees) available all evening every evening. Extensive wine list.
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