Johannes specialty Mama's Schnitzel

Palm Springs, CA / Cathedral City, CA / Palm Desert, CA / La Quinta, CA

There are so many restaurants to experience in the Coachella Valley. For those looking to expand their palate beyond their immediate bubble, Open Table, an online restaurant service company is here to help.

After analyzing over 400,000 new diner reviews, Open Table has released their Top 10 Diners’ Choice Winners in Palm Springs / Palm Desert Cities. Here are the choice winners spanning across the Coachella Valley from Palm Springs to La Quinta:

Daniel’s Table – Mediterranean
4.6 out of 5 star rating. 201 Reviews
68327 E Palm Canyon Dr
Cathedral City, CA 92234


“Daniels Table is a chef owned and spirit driven restaurant in Cathedral City that creates seasonal-organic farm to table cuisine. Compelled to bring the fruits of the trees and the bounty of the fields to our guests each and every day. Sourcing only the best foods from local farms and ranches for our – made from scratch – dishes. We cook with citrus firewood bringing out the flavors of the old world. Providing the best experience at Daniel’s Table is who we are, what we represent and what we offer to you with each visit. We will stay true to the earth, the culture and the food that it provides for us and share this food journey with you by creating unique dishes that fit the travels of our European ancestors into Native America.” – courtesy of Open Table

Arnold Palmer’s Restaurant – American
4.8 out of 5 star rating. 2886 Reviews

78164 Avenue 52
La Quinta, CA 92253

“Arnold Palmer’s Restaurant features Progressive American cuisine, including fresh seafood, steaks, and some of Arnie’s great comfort foods superbly prepared by Chef Matthew Briggs. This one-of-a-kind restaurant features many indoor private rooms with an impressive wine room that houses 2,500 bottles of wine with a large granite table for special events up to 20 guests. The extensive newly remodeled patio offers live entertainment every night featuring Mark Linford with stunning views of the Santa Rosa Mountains and breathtaking landscape.” – courtesy of Open Table

Eddie V’s – Palm Desert – Seafood
4.8 out of 5 star rating. 1140 Reviews
73040 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

“If you’re looking for a stylish and sophisticated fine dining experience, join us at Eddie V’s in Palm Desert, CA. Dishes are artistically prepared and feature an ever-changing array of seasonal seafood, along with critically acclaimed prime steaks, hand-carved and broiled to perfection. Our restaurant’s award-wining wine list, which has been recognized by Wine Spectator, has more than 300 wines from the best growing areas in California and around the world.” – courtesy of Open Table

Jillian’s – International
4.8 out of 5 star rating. 904 Reviews
74155 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260


“Romantic. Inviting. Original. Uncompromising quality.
Superb cuisine graciously served in an extraordinary atmosphere, is the unique inspiration of proprietors Jay and June Trubee. Guests will experience a masterful Eclectic cuisine. Our menus are designed to include seasonal local ingredients, classic Jillian’s dishes and, of course, your preferences. To accompany your meal, we offer an extensive selection of fine wines from around the world.” – courtesy of Open Table

Bar Cecil – Bistro
4.8 out of 5 star rating. 320 Reviews
1555 S Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92264


“Bar Cecil is a love letter to Beaton’s vision of life and art: a celebration of what’s good, of eliminating that which is only pomp, and in the process creating memories through food, drink and hospitality. Bar Cecil is for those who follow the beat to their own drum, horn or whatever inspires them to create, to be individuals, and to embrace diversity.” – courtesy of Bar Cecil


Johannes – Modern European (specialty Mama’s Schnitzel pictured above)
4.9 out of 5 star rating. 2799 Reviews
196 South Indian Canyon
Palm Springs, CA 92262


“Chef Johannes Bacher whose global modern European award-winning cuisine including his popular fan favorite “Wiener Schnitzel” has been a downtown Palm Springs staple since 1999. Chef Bacher continues to use his many years of traveling the world as the inspiration for his subtle, creative dishes that are exciting and tastefully show off his Austrian roots. ” – courtesy of Open Table


Chez Pierre Bistro – French
4.8 out of 5 star rating. 1063 Reviews
74040 Highway 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260


“Chez Pierre Bistro is an authentic French Bistro, one everybody wishes they had in their neighborhood. Most of the dining is in the charming covered patio where the ambiance is intimate, friendly and always very professional. Prepared by Chef Pierre with the knowledge, passion and respect of the seasonal ingredients from the farmer’s market, the food is superb. The specials on the blackboard are impressive, unusual and follow the seasons. In winter you can find Chef Pierre’s famous cassoulet to wild game; In the spring shad roe and soft shell crabs; and in the summer you can find paella, steak tartar, and pomme frites.” – courtesy of Open Table

FARM – French
4.8 out of 5 star rating. 1853 Reviews
6 La Plaza Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92262

“FARM is a traditional Provencial-style restaurant in downtown Palm Springs in the historic Plaza, tucked away from traffic. Chef has taken care to create a menu comprised of traditional European dishes, brimming with locally sourced produce and artisanal meats. ” – courtesy of Open Table

Counter Reformation – Wine Bar
4.9 out of 5 star rating. 152 Reviews
4200 E Palm Canyon Dr
Palm Springs, CA 92264

Located at the Parker Palm Springs, “bar seating and ledge-leaning is the rule of thumb — think Paris tabac or the zinc — the heat of local life, crowded with regulars at the counter waiting for their vin rouge. Here you’ll find our Cave à Manger, an eclectic curation of wines by the glass offered with a menu of small plated savory delicacies created for this tasting smorgasbord. More than an amuse-bouche, less than a serving. Range, variety, exploration and discovery are the point.” – courtesy of Open Table


Mitch’s on El Paseo Prime Seafood – Californian
4.8 out of 5 star rating. 2792 Reviews
73951 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260

“Sushi, Specialty Sake Selections, Prime Steaks and Seafood. Serving Lunch and Dinner. Climatized patio, Located at the corner of Portola & El Paseo in Palm Desert. Come join us for great food and a fabulous time!” – courtesy of Open Table

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