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Cafe Italia

74901 US Highway 111, The Village Shopping Center, Indian Wells, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92210-7134
+1 760-773-3080
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup” (21 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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74901 US Highway 111, The Village Shopping Center, Indian Wells, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92210-7134
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

What a treat this restaurant was for us. We arrived early but no problem with seating in this beautiful decorated in a little bit of Italy. They have an early bird which was great. it was spaghetti with meat sauce, salad or soup, and spumoni...More

1  Thank Mary J
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

And Cafe Italia did not disappoint. Entertainment was fabulous and just adds that much more to a wonderful dinner. I had the seafood special which was filled with a large variety of seafood over linguini. My husband had the traditional spaghetti and meatballs and finished...More

1  Thank Beth D
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

In general we feel like there needs to be more entertainment with meals available so opted for this strip mall location transformed to a cozy Italian cafe with 6-8 tables outside and 20 or so inside. We placed an order with the restaurant and left...More

Thank lookin4luxury
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

This small, elegant and quiet restaurant has excellent Italian food and superb service. The bonus is singers that walk amongst the tables serenading customers with Broadway songs. How lovely is that? Make a reservation or you likely will not get a seat. There is a...More

1  Thank Wanda R
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Delicious dinners, attentive and affable waitstaff, reasonable prices and singing waiters and waitresses make for a terrific time. We’ll certainly be back.

Thank ESurowitz
Reviewed 20 March 2018

The friendly wait staff/singers are probably the stand-out feature here. As far as the menu goes, a good selection: two of our group had pasta, one had veal piccata, and I had a special seafood linguine that was offered. In hindsight, I wish that I...More

Thank James S B
Reviewed 3 March 2018

...And it was a good one too. Great food, good service and talented servers. The food was fresh and very tasty. This was our second time. I look forward to coming to this establishment again.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We live close to Cafe Italia and have been going there for years, and while it has never been known for its food some outstanding talent has waited tables and sung there; I think particularly of Chelsea, who has gone on to a decent vocal...More

Thank wotpho
Reviewed 22 February 2018

This is a very short walk from where we stayed at the Holiday Inn Express on Hwy 111. The food is just mediocre. The service is better. The wait staff sing which is a fun diversion. I asked for an easy dish off the menu...More

Thank Val D
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

We had a reservation for 8 people and were greeted fondly when we walked in. The food was good, not great but good but the entertainment with the wait staff suddenly breaking into song was so much fun. This is a small restaurant and quite...More

Thank auntylene
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Vicki B
12 November 2015|
Response from kiwi4ever | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you mean as I have neither incident or accident in my review.
20 October 2015|
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Response from Brian12154 | Reviewed this property |
Casual but we usually go business casual to dinner.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74901 US Highway 111, The Village Shopping Center, Indian Wells, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92210-7134
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Indian Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 760-773-3080
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