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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (48 reviews)
“paella” (92 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (11 reviews)
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70026 Highway 111, Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2924
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Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and I have been to this restauran several times and just retruned again. I had the paella and my wife the sword fish. Both were excellent! The paella was checked full of shrimp, sausage, etc., not mostly rice. They have a bar as...More

Thank Herb_Silverman
Reviewed 1 week ago

atmosphere is quiet and elegant the bar area is separate from the restaurant -- no loud noise paella alone is worth the visit, and the rest of the menu is all good

Thank Elliott B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Tapas and entrees all around. Chorizo, manchego, herbed olives, manchego-stuffed Calbrian peppers. Skirt steak and chimichurri. Everything worked.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Took my wife to this hidden gem to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. We heard great things about it from a number of friends. They were right; the restaurant is unique both on its decore and menu. Love the jamon serrano and the roasted chiles!!...More

Thank MrSotomayor
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

This is a GREAT local restaurant. We dine several times a year. It is consistently delicious food, friendly staff and often the owner/chef or wife or parents meander through the restaurant greeting dinner guests. I particularly recommend the Old Fashion cocktail and the paella. Happy...More

Thank Martha A
Reviewed 9 August 2018

We were just driving by on a vacation to the area and decided to pop in for dinner. Very happy we did! We had a wonderful dinner and returned a few days later for the tapas special at the bar. What a feast! We were...More

Thank Gina B
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent tapas but very dissatisfied with the paela, especially for a place that should specialize in making that dish. The paela was overcooked, the seafood was tough and chewy...so sad. Stick to the tapas, but watch out they have a tendency of overcooking all the...More

Thank ventcap
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Friends recommended this restaurant, so we thought we would give it a try. We were delighted with everything about our experience. The ambience. The layout of this restaurant makes it very easy for diners to choose the specific atmosphere that they want. The artwork, the...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We were a party of 6 and had a really nice dining experience. The appetizers were good, we had mussels and salads. All but one of us wanted to try the paella and we were not disappointed. Lots of seafood, sausage, and chicken. The rice...More

Thank 2cruizers70
Reviewed 20 June 2018

the ambience is attractive, service very good, and the cuisine is, of its type, excellent. The two of us thought the paella was excellent, as were the accompanying dishes. The server helped us choose the best Spanish wine for the meal, and the experience was...More

Thank wolverine61
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27 April 2018|
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Response from Catalan Mediter... C | Property representative |
Goodness, pardon the late reply everyone! To keep everyone informed please know that there is a special for Tapas in the bar. Summer Restaurant Week June 1 - June 17, 2018, serving only 3 Course Menu. Summer June 18... More
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, Lunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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