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Cafe Italia

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74 901 Hwy 111, Indian Wells, CA 92210
(760) 773-3080
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 55
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Italian food

The food was delicious. We enjoyed the singing wait staff. Our waitress very helpful and knew the menu. Due to poor planning and not making a reservation we had to sit outside - make a reservation for an inside table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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121 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Rancho Mirage, CA
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We went to the Café Italia in Indian Wells, with friends, and had a very disappointing experience. In fairness to the restaurant, the night of our visit was unbelievably busy which may have contributed to the problem we encountered. We were seated at our table by 6:45 PM and at 8:15 PM we had not yet been served our entrees.... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Our first visit to this restaurant was good with such talented wait staff who perform musical numbers and entertain as you dine! The food on the other hand is average Italian and too much oil in the preparation of pasta and clam sauce. While there were a good number of clams there sauce was bland and not tasty as it... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

The food was delicious. We enjoyed the singing wait staff. Our waitress very helpful and knew the menu. Due to poor planning and not making a reservation we had to sit outside - make a reservation for an inside table.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015 via mobile

What a wonderful evening! If you're looking for a great meal and great service while being entertained by the wait staff, this is the place for you. Talented waiters and waitresses perform a variety of musical numbers to entertain you while you enjoy your meal. I would definitely go back.

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Indio, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We love a family owned establishment, especially when it is Italian fare. A quaint friendly environment.service is fast, food is great. Place is clean.

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Abbotsford, BC
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

We have enjoyed our previous visits to this restaurant and always look forward to returning. We hoped our guests would enjoy the experience as well. Unfortunately, the evening of our reservation was really quite cool but with the heat lamps keeping us comfy, we persevered. It would seem that the temperature would be the least of our concerns. The cafe... More 

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Red Deer, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great Italian food! Attentive service! But the highlight is all the singing!! Wait staff!! So awesome, they created great ambience and atmosphere!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Excellent Italian menu, but highlife was the waiter - a fine gentleman. And despite the fact we were the only people in the restaurant, he and the two other servers broke into wonderful song. A unique and pleasurable experience.

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Castro Valley, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 74 901 Hwy 111, Indian Wells, CA 92210
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Indian Wells
  • Phone Number: (760) 773-3080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?