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Cafe Italia

74 901 Hwy 111, Indian Wells, CA 92210
(760) 773-3080
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Ranked #3 of 18 restaurants in Indian Wells
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW

We've been to Café Italia three times now. We enjoy the atmosphere with its singing waiters and good home style cooking. If you get there between 5:00 and 6:00 pm then you can order their early bird menu with a choice of one of four specific entrees and soup, salad, and desert for $20. We went in the summer and... More

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Wyomissing, Pennsylvania
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284 reviews 284 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We found cafe italia online at yelp. The restaurant was not busy, but we had fantastic Italian dinners, get ambiance, tastefully decorated, and the bonus was the live singing. I'd highly recommend and would go back. Great for families or a quaint relaxing dinner.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

It was getting late and we were hungry, tired, and looking for a little place with good food. We got great food, comfortable environment, and awesome entertainment. They must really screen their wait staff for amazing voices because it was an extremely pleasurable experience. I had the veal and mushrooms, which was superb. We tipped very well, I hope they... More

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Moreno Valley, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Hidden in a corner in a strip mall next to a Ralph's in Indian Wells,bordering Palm Desert, is a tiny restaurant with a big heart. Started our meal with zuppa di giorno (soup of the day) pasta e fagioli, which was tasty but lacked the pasta. Bean soup would have, unfortunately, been a better title. Salad was next. It got... More

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

LIve entertainment while we dined with our friends that was provided by the staff no less! The staff is apparently hired for their vocal talent then trained to the staff position they fulfill. The singing was super and the patrons joining in added a touch of fun! The food was more than ample, a to-go box seemed to be the... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We were looking for a casual family supper at short notice. We asked for a dry sparkling wine and because the waiter did not know, I picked one & got it wrong. The wine glass I got had lipstick stains and having asked for a clean one I just couldn't say anything about that sweet wine ! Just one of... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

We discovered this restaurant about 5 years ago. It is a hidden little spot you could easily miss if you didn`t know it was there. Food has always been very good. You get soup and salad with all the dinners. The added attraction is that the staff also sing and they are amazing. Throughout your dinner, you can expect several... More

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This is a tiny restaurant located within a strip meal. Nonetheless, it offers excellent food, including a gluten free pasta for those in need. Topping it off were the singing waiters, who would burst into song periodically throughout the meal. We particularly enjoyed being serenaded to "Be Our Guest" - presented by the entire staff of young people - Very... More

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Palm Springs, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

A "dining experience" with good service, good food, and servers withs good singing voices. How can yoy go wrong?

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Indian Wells, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The entertainment is generally unexpected but always great. the performers are generally college students or professionals who are semi-retired. Great.

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