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330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6437 (Encilia)
+1 760-866-1952
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16:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Palm Springs, California
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24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited Tropicale multiple times and it doesn't disappoint. Daily Happy Hour from 4:00 to 7:00 and all evening on Wednesdays with lots of delicious small plates to keep your tummy happy too. Formal dining inside, bar seating inside and outside and casual dining outside. If you like fried chicken, try theirs. It's the best in Palm Springs.

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Thank Jay D
Denver, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited Tropicale over Spring Break with 4 adults and 4 kids. We had to change our reservations a couple of times and it was not an issue. Our service was great and we made some unusual drink requests that were met - no problem! The food and atmosphere were very, very good!

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Thank CHISSYL
New York, NY
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241 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really fine restaurant that is quite a scene. I had a great time and there is ample outdoor seating which was really nice on a mild evening. The tables are close together and they are always full. I found the service to be attentive but a friend of mine had the opposite experience on a different night. The menu was... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten with friends here a couple of times and have sat outside and inside. It is very loud inside in the evening and at lunch if you sit outside it is very loud. The tables are close together so you can actually hear other peoples conversations. They seem to be understaffed as they could not take our order... More 

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Thank dkayec
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my tenth or eleventh time at Tropicale, but my first warm weather visit and sitting outside. I'm such a fan of the indoor dining room with their green leather booths and mid century details (think Joan Crawford in Feud) that I almost hesitated for the outdoor patio. But I was not disappointed. The patio is spacious, private and... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tropicale is our "go to" place whenever we're in Palm Springs. Not only is their food top notch, the all their staff and bartenders set industry standards very very high.

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Thank ACyvrguy604
Washington
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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very good dinner here; outside patio seating was quite pleasant despite the fact that we were there during a gnat invasion (large fans kept the little critters somewhat at bay but I did get a little extra protein in my manhattans). Menu is fairly diverse and they regularly add new and unique chef specials such as Cornish Hen.... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tropicale continues to be the "go to" restaurant for us. The ambiance and food is great but it's the staff that draws me back. Thank you Ranz (owner) for always being so cordial and welcoming to us and a huge thanks to all the hosts, servers, bartenders and food runners. If you're looking for a terrific dining experience, look no... More 

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North Vancouver
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Tropicale quite a few times by ourselves and have also introduced friends to this cool place. The bar is a very happening place and the cocktail list is extensive. If you want a different atmosphere, the back patio and bar is lovely. Lots of large plants make it feel lush and tropical...maybe that's where they got... More 

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Thank Judy R
Verona, Wisconsin
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Tropicale for birthday dinner. Made a reservation- table on patio was ready. Just beautiful - setting, waiter, food. A magical experience. Love this place!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6437
    (Encilia)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-866-1952

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?