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Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge

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200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 325-2323
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9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Melvyn's Restaurant was named "One of Ten Best" by the T.V. show...
Melvyn's Restaurant was named "One of Ten Best" by the T.V. show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous". Recipient of many top national awards. Melvyn's ambiance is the perfect compliment to gourmet dining. Every detail was selected to reflect gracious elegance and old world charm. Chef's Special 3-course dinner (choice of 4 Entrees) available all evening every evening. Extensive wine list.
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Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 206
    Excellent
  • 69
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 17
    Poor
  • 20
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
What can ruin a tremendous, memorable experience.

I traveled from New York and eagerly looked forward to my dining experience at Melvyn's, and Melvyn's didn't disappoint in food or service. Robert, our captain, his assistant, and retinue of staff, were top notch professionals, albeit a bit harried and bustling with a busy dinner service. Melvyn's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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UpstateNY
Good for:
  • Fine Dining
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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344 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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UpstateNY
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I traveled from New York and eagerly looked forward to my dining experience at Melvyn's, and Melvyn's didn't disappoint in food or service. Robert, our captain, his assistant, and retinue of staff, were top notch professionals, albeit a bit harried and bustling with a busy dinner service. Melvyn's has multiple dining rooms. Immediately after our delicious apps, (mine: a delicious... More 

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Palm Springs, California, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Robin Leach - Rich and Famous had Melvyn's and the Ingleside Inn on his TV program several times. It is a walk back in time. You never know who will walk through the door that is famous. They are known hosting once a month, a famous person. This includes a talk, dinner and Q & A. Music every night at... More 

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New York City, New York
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232 reviews 232 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

We stayed twice at Ingleside Inn -- a lovely old-fashioned hotel -- and the best part of it was Melvyn's Piano Bar. We've traveled all over and found very few bars where older people feel comfortable. At this joint, the Medicare Set own the place, and they make it fun for everybody. There's live music nightly doing all the favorites... More 

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Sausalito
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Melvyn's is a dining landmark in Palm Springs, loaded with history. If you want to enjoy the same atmosphere that Howard Hughes, Marilyn Monroe, Lady Gaga and countless others have enjoyed, come here for lunch or dinner. The menu is vast, the dining room and bar have their special charms, and the waiters are all seasoned pros. Don't expect the... More 

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Saratoga, California
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43 reviews 43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We enjoyed our recent dinner at Melvyn's in Palm Springs. Melvyn was there and was clearly known by many patrons who must frequent the place. It's a real throwback in time type of place. The waiters are dressed in tux's, they cook certain dishes at the table, and they make a real effort to ensure your evening is special and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Booked this restaurant for New Years Eve 2015. reserved about 6 weeks in advance and did prepay. We come to Palm Springs about 5 times a year, but have never been to Melvins yet. First off, the valet is right at the door and it's 8 steps till you step into Plam Springs history. Staff adorned in black tie, our... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

We were transported to a bygone era of decor and food options. It was mildly amusing but certainly not worth a second visit. We brunched under plastic leaves and plastic grapes under a trellised ceiling. The menu had the usual hollandaise sauced items, Oscar'd whatevers, steak combos, etc. It would probably be a good idea to brush up on your... More 

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A trip back to the 60s and 70s. This is not the hippest place in Palm Springs, but if you are in a nostalgic mood, try it. Leather booths, table side preparations, tropical prints, tuxedoed waiters and a piano bar - they are all there. The food is dated, but good and the patrons are "of a certain age". We... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Had a fascinating evening at Melvyn's Restaurant, where I felt I was stepping back in history! From the moment we drove into the lot, where the tuxedo-clad Valet took our car ($3.00) I knew there was something very nostalgic in this place! We were welcomed/greeted by a gentleman as we entered the restaurant, shown to our table where our guests... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We had heard that Sunday afternoons, they had a house band, but musicians could sit in and jam. That appealed to us, so we arrived at 3pm (band starts at 3:30). We waited for about 10 min. and the host told us there were no seats available if we didn't have reservations. We agreed to stand at the back, as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: (760) 325-2323

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

Description

Melvyn's Restaurant was named "One of Ten Best" by the T.V. show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous". Recipient of many top national awards. Melvyn's ambiance is the perfect compliment to gourmet dining. Every detail was selected to reflect gracious elegance and old world charm. Chef's Special 3-course dinner (choice of 4 Entrees) available all evening every evening. Extensive wine list.
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
9:00 am - 2:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?