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Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge

200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 325-2323
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Ranked #25 of 264 Restaurants in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Fine Dining
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.
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English first
San Diego, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The host remembered me from many years ago when I was a regular, which was nice. I had the Steak Diane which was good but the vegetables were nothing special. Just steamed with no flavor or salt. Other plates at the table all had same vegetables and the main, I feel the sides should be as memorable as the main.

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La Quinta, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW via mobile

It was our first time there and it was our 45th anniversary. We were very impressed - service,food,ambience and the unexpected personalized welcome & happy anniversary card with champagne and later compl dessert. Went to the lounge and the waitress greets us with happy anniversary as well. The entertainment was fantastic and it was packed with a 30 - 40... More

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Chathill
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

My wife and I had dinner at Melvyn's. It is tucked away in a secluded location in Palm Springs and is both classic and classy from the moment you arrive. The ambiance was unique, the food excellent, and the service/hospitality faultless. It is not surprising that so many celebrities have chosen to dine here over the years and continue to... More

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Orange County, California
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77 reviews 77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I love to visit this restaurant when we come to Palm Springs. I love how they prepare some food table side. You will go back in time at Melvyn's. Take your time and enjoy the ambiance this place has to offer, plus the food is so good.

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London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is such a nostalgic place and we always have brunch there when we are in the desert. The ghosts of Lucielle Ball, Doris Day, Rock Hudson and Bob Hope inhabit this place as they used to be regulars. It is very traditional and you should try it at least once in your visit.

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

This was the best all around restaurant we dined at in Palm Spring. Nothing to say but excellent service, food and ambiance. Great for couples, adult families. They have some sort of entertainment every night. You should dress business casual. They do have a no tee shirt code, only shirts with some sort of collar on it for men. My... More

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Oakland, California, United States
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32 reviews 32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

If you've got the time for a slow paced romantic dining experience then Melvyn's is the place for you. Take the time to order at least one entree or desert that is still prepared table side. The rack of lamb for two was perfectly done served with a loved stuffed, broiled tomato, freshly sautéed snow peas and beautifully browned duchess... More

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Palm Springs, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Six friends joined me last evening to celebrate my 74th birthday at Melvyn's. We enjoyed a leisurely 3 hour meal, unhurried, with great service and good food. I did not find the food exceptional, but it was good. The fact that the escargot puff had more walnuts than snails was a little disconcerting, as was the fact that the Oysters... More

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Santa Ana, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Great place to bring out of town guests as well as a nice romantic dinner for two. At first glace you might think "older crowd" but don't let that fool you. Wonderful bar, wait staff excellent and food was great. They have entertainment in the bar and it can get pretty crowded, but everyone is having a great time. I... More

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Sunday afternoon's at Melvyn's are great. People have been going there for decades and know each other but still welcoming and friendly to new faces. The music trio is perfect with local artistes guesting. Service friendly, efficient and I thought the prices were reasonable. People there really know how to have a good time!

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