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Nicolino's Italian Restaurant

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35325 Date Palm Dr Ste 111, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7032
(760) 324-0411
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian...yum!

Really good food. Service is spot on. I have been going here for several years and never disappointed! Plenty of parking. Usually busy during peak dinner hours on Friday and Saturday.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Jim W
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Cathedral City, California
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Cathedral City, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Really good food. Service is spot on. I have been going here for several years and never disappointed! Plenty of parking. Usually busy during peak dinner hours on Friday and Saturday.

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Tempe, Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Each year for the past three, I have traveled to Palm Springs, Mission Hills Country Club for the Mountain West Conference Women's Golf Championship in April. A few weeks ago I started researching restaurants to visit during my stay and read various reviews on Yelp and Trip Advisor for Nicolino's. I always read what my fellow posters write especially on... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Four of us went here for dinner before going to the Casino. I had the Salmon Special. It was stone cold. I wondered if it was ordered by someone else who returned it. It looked like it has sat around all day. The rest of the party got cold to piping hot. Didn't like it won't go back. I am... More 

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mark C, Owner at Nicolino's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. My name is Mark, the owner of Nicolino's for over thirty years. I am sorry that my team let you down please except my apologies. We pride ourselves on our food, service and reputation, and it looks like we dropped the ball on your evening out. Should you wish please call me at... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Best pizza in town by a mile. Worth the wait and the cost. Best thing is that i can call and order to go, and drive there and in 25 minutes, dinner is ready!!

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mark C, Owner at Nicolino's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I will pass it on to staff. Mark. More 

Cathedral City, California
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

My husband and I were looking for some yummy pasta and tried Nicolino's. They have great specials and daily deals that come with bread/salad/pasta/dessert. They're a perfect size when you don't want a ginormous pile of food. They're our go to stop when we need something pasta but not an entire dinner. Plus, their pizza is pretty good, too.

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Palm Springs, California
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230 reviews 230 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

We come here often. We love the bar and the bar menu which is really a great deal. They have generous pours on their drinks too. We have also eaten in the dining room and love everything they have. Can't praise it enough. During the winter, I highly recommend reservations in the dining room.

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mark C, Owner at Nicolino's Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for those kind words. The staff and I are grateful. More 

West Kelowna, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

5 of us went to this restaurant about 7:30 last night & were really disappointed. Friends live in the area & recommended it. Very busy which may be an excuse but service was extremely poor. Slow taking our order (gathered up the menus thinking we had ordered when we hadn't!!)?? Then once ordered it took a solid hour for food.... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

family oriented casual dining. very good service and good food with good portions. would definitely eat here again.

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Spruce Grove, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We always went to the Nicolino's in Palm Springs, but thought we would try this one out. It was a great experience. The atmosphere was excellent and service was great. The type you would expect from an owner operated place. the waiter we had was very enjoyable and was great with our kids.

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Austin, Texas
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere at this Italian restaurant. Seated in the front area, our waiters were very fun and knowedgeable about the large menu selections. We had the basics: Veal Parmesean, Veal Picatta, Spagetti and meatballs, and Lasagne ... and were all pleased. The garlic bread is amazing. Substantial wine list and well-stocked bar. Good food at a very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35325 Date Palm Dr Ste 111, Cathedral City, CA 92234-7032
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: (760) 324-0411

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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