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La Spiga Ristorante Italiano

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72557 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3306
+1 760-340-9318
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a major disappointment with a previous visit to a restaurant in the same area, it was refreshing to visit a place where our server was very knowledgeable, excellent wine list. We shared several plates and a perfectly well-cooked branzino.

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California
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261 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While staying in Palm Springs my wife and I had dinner with another couple at La Spiga. Is it beautifully designed with fine dark wood and a great outdoor patio dining area. The menu is diverse and the food excellent. We each enjoyed what we ordered from the salads to the entrées. The service was extraordinary. We would definitely return... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dined outdoors with a party of 7 for a junior birthday party. Enjoyed the special-veal chops- The food for all was fantastic and made to perfection , the service by Elena impeccable and the wine selection was excellent. Suggest seating with a view of the mountain range so you watch the cyclists descent the mountain at night. Gert T. Toronto... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in spur of the moment without reservations and were seated promptly around 6pm (two couples). Gracious hostesses and lovely outdoor seating. Everything we ordered was superb. Saved room for dessert (more-or-less) and were not disappointed. Not your typical pasta Italian dinners. We will come here again.

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were in Palm Springs to celebrate our 10th anniversary. This was easily one of the best meals we have had in a long time. The Burrata salad was fantatstic. Followed by the Filet and the spaghetti bolognese. Incredible flavor and very authentic Italian food. Our server was very friendly and extremely knowledgeable. We sat on the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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301 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had excellent food at La Spiga but the timing of dishes made for an unfortunate experience when one in our party of 6 ordered only an appetizer for dinner. It was brought when our main courses were brought to the table, but by then she was hungry and angry, despite having been urged to order at least a salad... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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774 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 971 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for authentic Italian cuisine in the Coachella Valley, La Spiga is likely your best bet. Located in Palm Desert just off of the north end of El Paseo Drive, the restaurant has an extensive menu with some great dishes including the Polpette appetizer (tasty baked meatballs with a nice spicy sauce), Pappardelle with a bison bolognese style... More 

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San Juan Capistrano, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a great meal and Jesus took wonderful care of us. Each course was excellent. You should especially try the pasta frita if you are a carb/bread lover. We've never had anything like it. Jesus tried to explain how to make it to us so we could try it at home! I had the fettuccine Chittara with Shrimp instead... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We are always on the lookout for restaurants where we can talk without shouting. La Spiga's "background" noise is that of other diners' conversation, laughter and sounds of enjoyment. I call that "ambiance". Our meal there in mid-April 2017 was thoroughly enjoyable. The food was good, but frankly, they could have been serving SPAM and it still would have been... More 

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91 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Expensive, but memorable. We sat outside on a beautiful patio. The food was equal to the finest of Rome, where we live part of the time. Service professional. Highly recommended.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
17:30 - 21:30
Thursday
17:30 - 21:30
Friday
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72557 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-340-9318
Description
High end Italian, large herb, vegetable gardens, fruit trees, mountain views, huge patio, 4 gazeboes for private dining for different size of parties. Mostly organic, hormone free antibiotic free meats. All sauces made on site, no soup bases, no preservatives. Family owned, owner/Chef born in Italy, wife front of the house also born in Italy.

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