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74 901 Hwy 111, Indian Wells, CA 92210
(760) 773-3080
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Ranked #2 of 18 Restaurants in Indian Wells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Castro Valley, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

We had a group,of 18 and the restaurant accommodated us nicely! The menu was awesome, food was excellent and the waiters broke out in song throughout the evening. It was a wonderful experience!

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Anacortes, Washington
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60 reviews 60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We were treated to a lovely italian meal and surprised with outstanding singing wait staff! This was an outstanding dinner in all respects. The staff was efficient, the food good quality and piping hot. I would say it was a fun evening!

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Vancouver
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A quaint and rather unique dining experience. The menu is attractive and satisfies most desires..food is well prepared and presented...wine selections broad and well chosen....add to that a staff that enjoys their jobs and entertains with singing ..at a very highly talented level...Everyone has fun...an opera in a traffic jam of waiters and customers...and it's just plain fun. ?A very... More 

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moraga, ca
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We along with two other couples spent New Years Eve at this restaurant. It is conveniently located on the border of Palm Desert and Indian Wells. The draw to come here are the singing waiters however the food leaves something to be desired considering the prices they charge. I ordered the rack of lamb and requested it be medium well.... More 

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Surfside, Calif., USA
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Cafe Italia is a unique small restaurant where the singing of Italian and American songs is served up along with the meal and by the same talented people. Both dinner and music are very, very good and one leaves with a feeling that something special has blessed your evening meal. Recommended for all.

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Arlington, Tennessee
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We did not have a reservation, but we had a table outside on the patio with personal heaters. The locals thought it was too cool outside and thought we were brave. It was wonderful for us. Yummy food, nice wine selection, great service, wonderful entertainment. There was a preset menu for New Years with fun extras or the regular menu.... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Cafe Italia is a wonderful quaint restaurant. The food is very tasty and serving sizes are moderate. This not a large restaurant so booking reservations well in advance is recommended if you prefer a specific dining time. The waiter and waitresses perform a variety of songs, Italian and American, throughout the course of a meal and are extremely good performers.... More 

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Ontario
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A unique dining experience at Cafe Italia. The food was good, reasonably priced and you can BYOB at a reasonable corkage fee. The best part was the entertainment. Every 20 minutes the wait staff broke into song ranging from Broadway hits to opera. Most enjoyable!

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Greenville, SC
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We brought our six year old grandson to this restaurant and had a great time. Each entree came with soup and salad, both delicious. The portion sizes were generous without being too much and tasted wonderful. The waiter was great with our grandson and the singing very entertaining. Although we sat inside, those dining outside were still treated to the... More 

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Found this location using yelp and we were happily surprised by the singing. Service was A+ best in the palm desert that we encountered but only made it to 6 restaurants total. Quality of food was excellent and variety of the dishes was great too. Only down sides were the price was little high and the place was nearly vacant... More 

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Additional Information about Cafe Italia

Address: 74 901 Hwy 111, Indian Wells, CA 92210
Phone Number: (760) 773-3080
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Indian Wells
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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