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Johnny Costa's Ristorante

440 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-7304
+1 760-325-4556
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“veal” (44 reviews)
“tiramisu” (33 reviews)
“steak sinatra” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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440 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-7304
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Reviewed yesterday

Above average service and food. Wonderful veal and pasta. Great drinks.. recent remodel cleaned up the space.

Thank kathrynyc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 2 nights in Palm Springs of our roadtrip. I decided to take my girlfriend out for a nice dinner and Johnny Costa had some good reviews on trip Advisor. The service was good loved our waiter but the food was not authentic Italian....More

Thank Hel F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked in based on Tripadvisor reviews. The place is looking very classy, a bit old but it doesn't bother me. Service was very correct. They have a very various menu. We ordered 2 pasta dishes and for every dish there was a soup or...More

Thank 22Jo89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After leaving the tram ride (a must-do) we were driving back to our hotel and looking for a place to eat. I quickly scanned the iPhone found this place and what a delight. Incredible food, lovely atmosphere, despite no reservation, we were seated almost immediately....More

1  Thank 440maryen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely evening was spent at this restaurant with good friends. We ordered a selection of items from the menu - beef, seafood, pasta and chicken. The photo is of the Chicken Piccata I ordered. It was delicious. We brought three bottle of excellent wine....More

1  Thank Richard F
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A recent renovation of the facility is well done. The menu has not changed and is standard italian fare. The staff, especially Fabio, were attentive but the timing of delivery of entrees were sluggish. Three of the four us got our servings and had to...More

Thank Dick S
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This restaurant is so delicious!! The food is over the top!! We were in Palm Springs twice this summer and had dinner here twice. Authentic Italian food!! Love this place!!

1  Thank whatevero2017
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Dinner was decent but nothing out of the very ordinary. With all of the positive reviews we were expecting more. Restaurant was crowded, obviously quite popular. Our server was very pleasant and professional, even if not totally polished. One shouldn't have to ask for fresh...More

2  Thank JPKACH
Reviewed 1 July 2017

The decor and service were great. We were not impressed with the food. The presentation was being very charitable average. The flavors were lacking any special significance. I really wanted to give this place a good review and maybe we just caught them on a...More

Thank WillDts
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

A great night! Started off with a perfectly made ice cold gin martini with a lemon twist. After finding out that owner and chef Johnny, cooked for Frank Sinatra, I had to get Steak Sinatra and was not disappointed. We had the honor of meeting...More

2  Thank SavoryRoad
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17 November 2016|
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Response from Kaispin10 | Reviewed this property |
No closed on holidays
23 January 2016|
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Response from Kaispin10 | Reviewed this property |
Yes gluten-free penne pasta and gluten-free pizza dough
27 January 2015|
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Response from TheChefBoss | Property representative |
No regular menu with a few specials.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 32
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-7304
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-325-4556
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This place is seasonally closed. It will reopen in September 1st. We won the Best of the Best for Italian the last 3 years by the Palm Springs Life reader's choice awards.
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