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Cafe Des Beaux-arts

73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
+1 760-346-0669
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (14 reviews)
“crepes” (24 reviews)
“coq au vin” (8 reviews)
Opens in 17 min
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Our friends took us here for a lovely lunch. We all had something different to eat and each one of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals: chicken Waldorf salad, ravioli, blackened shrimp salad, and seafood salad. Fresh and yummy. It took a long time for our...More

Thank Kathryn-and-Rob
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was one of those meals that had us raving during and after. We shared crab cakes, which were delicious, and the French Onion Soup. The soup was one of the best I've had with the perfect balance of cheese, broth, bread and onions. My...More

Thank SGailM
Reviewed 3 days ago

Our friends we were dining/traveling with have eaten here for lunch on several occasions and suggested we go for dinner. The food was very good and the service superb, but the way the restaurant is able to open up all the windows during the cool...More

Thank Outgunned3-1
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Although advertised as a french bistro they are a bit Italian (linguini with clams?). The food was tasty but sauces a bit heavy. Wine selection was very limited. I would do corkage next time. It's a cute place has been around 25 years but the...More

Thank davideddoc
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner here last Thursday night. We have lunch or dinner here on every visit to the Palm Desert - Indian Wells area. This restaurant never dissapoints us, it has a great selection of dishes and the food is...More

Thank thartman1940
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our favorite restaurants anywhere, we were so pleased to learn that Emmanuel, one of our favorite waiters and captains from past years both at Mama Gina's and Cafe Des Beaux-arts is now a partner here. Apparently the long time owner decided to put...More

Thank paddock_rat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Palm Dessert shopping on El Paseo and decided to find lunch. The reviews for Cafe Des Beaux-Arts sounded really good so we walked down to it. We had a delicious lunch of Salad Nicoise with lovely crispy baguette on the side. My...More

Thank Leslie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stumbled on this place and are glad we did. I had a great French Onion Soup and my wife had Salad Nicoise with ahi tuna. The side basket of epi bread was great - I could have eaten that all day!...More

Thank NextTripper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch there yesterday (Wednesday 2/28/18), and it was great. The Ham & Cheese with Brie was amazing with a wonderful baguette. The Mediterranean Seafood salad is definitely worth trying. It’s made with Quinoa and is loaded with shrimp, scallops and salmon. The house...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great touch of France in Palm Desert. Excellent French Onion Soup and good food. The service is the only slight letdown, but hey - 'it's France'! Nice little bar area with a couple booths that make it really cozy. Once of the better choices...More

Thank travbud1
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Tom M
11 February 2017|
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Response from Ridelikeyastoleit | Reviewed this property |
Tom. The restaurant is terrible. Try somewhere else. Cheers.
Raymond R
11 December 2015|
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Response from Jim H | Reviewed this property |
Right - google them, they post the current menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73640 El Paseo Ste 1, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4340
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-346-0669
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