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Catalan Mediterranean Restaurant

70026 Highway 111, Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2924
+1 760-770-9508
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (46 reviews)
“paella” (80 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
70026 Highway 111, Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2924
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food. . .had tapas style small food plates from octopus, spanish spinach, mushroom plate, jamon serrano and wonderful spanish wine! Food was great and greatly recommend! Service was top notch as well with the host being friendly and pleasant! Our server Patrick was pleasant...More

Thank RonanJordi
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here ! The staff was very friendly and patient with all of our questions about the menu. The food is absolutely delicious , everyone at the table got something different , we all tried each other's meals and there was...More

Thank Stephanie F
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We have been here several times, the last time was this evening for Palm Springs restaurant week. Catalan does an amazing 3 courses for $29. I had the Dover sole and it was one of the best I have ever tasted. My wife had the...More

Thank clive w
Catalan Mediter... C, Owner at Catalan Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Hi Clive, thanks for the kind words. The Scallops & Melon Salad is one of my favorite summer dishes -- excellent choice, my friend! We believe to achieve great flavors, great product must be selected, thus I'm thrilled to hear you enjoyed our seafood selection....More

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

By far this is the diamond gem of the desert !!! The Octopus & the Paella are the best on the West Coast. The service is impeccable , and the family who operates the restaurant are fantastic !More

Thank Mark D
Catalan Mediter... C, Owner at Catalan Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Mark, based on your descriptions it sounds like your experience with us was nothing short of amazing! Thanks so much for your kind words and support -- it means a lot. We'll keep up the good work, so we hope you keep coming back :)...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We love Catalan for their delicious tapas (small plates) in the bar. The standard menu is very good and some days they serve suckling pig on a prix fix menu served family style. They also have certain day of the week when wine is half...More

Thank Cornell K T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

a very nice venue, not a large variety of food options on the menu but very good nevertheless but overall a good 4/5 dining experience

Thank richardderothschild
Reviewed 22 May 2017

My wife and I came here last year and had a great date night experience. The food was very high quality and tasted amazing. The drinks were also very well prepared, as in they don't skimp on the alcohol. Also, the most surprising dish we...More

Thank Tanaguchi
Catalan Mediter... C, Owner at Catalan Mediterranean Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2017

Hi Mr. Tanaguchi, thanks for your awesome feedback! The Charred Shishito Peppers always pack a lot of flavor. I can't seem to get enough of them myself! We believe good food deserves to be accompanied by tasty drinks. You mentioned that you all ate here...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

I was at your restaurant for a GFF happy hour. The service was so so. I waited for my first drink long after others at my table received theirs. I ordered a second drink which never came. My tip on a $25.00 tab was $4....More

Thank Kay D
Reviewed 12 May 2017

While staying in Palm Springs recently my wife and I and our friends tried Catalan. It is a small restaurant located in a non-descript building with a covered courtyard in the center. The décor is minimal. The wait staff is very nice and helpful. The...More

Thank TJFLG42
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We went to this restaurant because of the reviews, but were pretty disappointed in the food and the service. We ordered a cocktail to start our evening, and it took so long to get to our table, we were just getting into it when the...More

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26 July 2015|
Response from Catalan Mediter... C | Property representative |
Desert Casual
28 January 2015|
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Response from Alice F | Reviewed this property |
Have to assume that a corkage fee is charged.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$45
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70026 Highway 111, Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2924
    (Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-770-9508
  • E-mail
Family owned & operated, Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine is situated in the heart of Restaurant Row in Rancho Mirage. The restaurant specializes in Western Mediterranean cuisine bringing forth tastes from Italy & Spain. Known to offer one of the most authentic Paella and Tapas experience in the Desert. The restaurant also offers a rustic yet modern atmosphere that is bound to make one have a comprehensive experience of the food. We take immense pride in our staff FOH & BOH who are very committed to offer you the best quality of food and service. The adjacent Boqueria Bar specializes in House Signature drinks as well as offer innovative cocktails while promising the guest an ambiance of elegance and fun. Awards: Palm Springs Best New Restaurant of the Year 2013. RAMMY Award Winner - Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year 2014. Palm Springs Life Best of the Best 2014.
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