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Capri Italian Restaurant

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10625 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240 (8th Street)
Sunline Line Route 14 stops across from the hotel.
760 329-6833
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: THE LEGENDARY CAPRI RESTAURANT ISNOW AT MIRACLE SPRINGS RESORT & SPAThe...
THE LEGENDARY CAPRI RESTAURANT ISNOW AT MIRACLE SPRINGS RESORT & SPAThe popular Capri Restaurant, a Desert Hot Springs landmark for 35 years, is now at Miracle Springs Resort & Spa. At the helm is 3rd generation Chef Anthony Santucci, grandson of founders John Sr. and Julia Santucci. The Capri features fine Italian dining, specializing in hand-cut to order 16-ounce steaks, homemade Italian sausage, homemade desserts and seasonal local produce. Daily Specials are inspired by the latest trends in fine dining. A separate dining room is available for groups and functions.
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Casual Dining

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
desert hot springs

the Capri Italian Restaurant is located inside of a hotel/spa so don't look for a sign on the building. After circling the parking lot we figured that one out. Once inside, the service was pleasant and VERY attentive! The food was good. The waitress did make up for a glitch in the order with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Gretchen S
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Lancaster, California, United States
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missoin lakes, ca
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

One diner near us told us she always brings a jacket because it is always COLD! No one had access to thermostat. Someone finally was able to adjust but it was only for 10 minutes and then back to the cold arctic freeze. I was tempted to go to my car and get a blanket. Everyone in the restaurant agreed... More 

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Miracle S, Guest Relations Manager at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Our staff members have access to, and are allowed to adjust the thermostat. We rarely receive complaints about the temperature and keep it set at a constant comfortable level that generally is perfect for guests. We appreciate your feedback and will make sure that staff is re-trained on how-to manage temperature controls. More 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We come here often in the evening for dinner, and the filet mignon is delicious. Lunchtime has a very lovely menu as well and this fish is delicious, The prices for both lunch and dinner's are extremely reasonable and we've always been very very happy....

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed the experience of excellent food and professional service at our Italian restaurant, Capri. We look forward to serving you again -- perhaps on the lovely outside patio overlooking the mountains, palm trees, and eight mineral spring pools. More 

Walla Walla, Washington, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Our food was pretty bland. Sauces were too thin and runny. The breadsticks were yummy. But Olive Garden might be better 😞

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. Sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy our authentic pasta with homemade sauce. Capri is the best place in Greater Palm Springs to get great Italian food at reasonable prices. There's nothing like experiencing pizza or pasta in a quaint local village -- served with some wine or beer and bruschetta. Though if you want to... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I feel sorry for this place. Our waiter Juan was good. The food wasn't bad, but the overall experience was awful. The staff stared at us while we waited and waited for a table- the place was empty. The hostess was rude, and actually hostile to us. They are understaffed, and it needs a lot of help. Manager- please take... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback. Your comments were reviewed by management and it sounds like the food and the server were well received, but we are concerned that you weren't greeted properly, and first impressions are everything. We are reviewing hostess protocol with staff members. Thanks again for sharing your time and thoughts. More 

Lancaster, California, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

the Capri Italian Restaurant is located inside of a hotel/spa so don't look for a sign on the building. After circling the parking lot we figured that one out. Once inside, the service was pleasant and VERY attentive! The food was good. The waitress did make up for a glitch in the order with two complementry deserts. That was the... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review. We are happy to see that your overall dining experience was very good and the service efficient. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. More 

Palm Desert, California
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I have eaten lunch here a few times after massage/spa treatments. I had dinner there recently and it was also very good. The prices are reasonable and food has been consistently good. Nice place to dine on outside patio (if it's not too hot). I would eat here again when at Miracle Springs.

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Come back soon! :) More 

Prince George BC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Been here before and the food is very good. Had a great breakfast and a wonderful dinner. Chicken parmesan is really good.

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for the excellent rating! We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

First, I couldn't make a reservation online so I thought they were booked but when I called, they had room. I don't think a restaurant should have a "find a table" tab if it doesn't work. Then we had trouble finding it because it is in a hotel but I didn't realize that so we circled around a bit. The... More 

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

We appreciate the opportunity to serve you at Capri Restaurant. Your comments will help us in our efforts to continuously improve the quality of our service and staff. We apologize for the online reservation service not working properly. Looking forward to providing excellent services should you decide to return again. Thanks again for your feedback. More 

Laguna Woods, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Excellent food at excellent prices Two filet mignons with all the trimmings for less than $50, cooked to perfection.

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks your positive review. We're glad to see you found that the value received - compared with the price - was excellent! We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. More 

Desert Hot Springs, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Breakfast is fine, but dinner is what I suggest you try. It's a very nice variety of wonderful food and very well priced.

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Reggie B, Assistant to Co-Owner/GM Reggie Bickford at Capri Italian Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for your positive review of Capri Restaurant! We appreciate the opportunity to serve you. Looking forward to serving you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10625 Palm Drive, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240
    (8th Street)
  • Public Transportation: Sunline Line Route 14 stops across from the hotel.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Desert Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 760 329-6833

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 27
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

THE LEGENDARY CAPRI RESTAURANT ISNOW AT MIRACLE SPRINGS RESORT & SPAThe popular Capri Restaurant, a Desert Hot Springs landmark for 35 years, is now at Miracle Springs Resort & Spa. At the helm is 3rd generation Chef Anthony Santucci, grandson of founders John Sr. and Julia Santucci. The Capri features fine Italian dining, specializing in hand-cut to order 16-ounce steaks, homemade Italian sausage, homemade desserts and seasonal local produce. Daily Specials are inspired by the latest trends in fine dining. A separate dining room is available for groups and functions.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?