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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: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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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  • 222
    Excellent
  • 77
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 18
    Poor
  • 21
    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
Like going back in time to old Hollywood.

I liked the extensive and eclecticism of the menu. I didn't like that there was no sea salt on the table or stevia for cappuccinos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Jillian N
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Ventura, Ca.
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
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Fort Worth, Texas
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72 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Arrive earlier than your reservation to enjoy a seat at the bar and live music. The bartenders are super kind and engaging. The live music really sets the scene for a wonderful evening. When your table is ready, you're brought to your table and a nice gentleman in a tux will be your server. These guys are PROFESSIONAL! The food... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Surpassing excellence! : I took my boyfriend to dinner at Melvyn's last night for his birthday. We glanced over the menu prior to making our reservation and had high expectations. The staff was exceptional and made us feel like one of the "regulars" though it was in fact our first time dinning with them. From the moment we walked into... More 

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Ventura, Ca.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I liked the extensive and eclecticism of the menu. I didn't like that there was no sea salt on the table or stevia for cappuccinos.

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Palm Springs, California
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

... if you're a single heterosexual male, you'll always find three or four ladies at the bar looking for companionship. Elly and I opted to sit in chairs near the piano. Drinks are reasonably priced, considering the fact that you're listening to live music.

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Costa Mesa, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

total old school piano style lounge. Just like the old school rat pack feel. Best dirty martinis in town also. I never miss a trip to Melvyns when im in Palm SPrings.

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PALM SPRINGS, CA
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157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Have eaten here numerous times over the years--and yes it is an iconic Palm Springs restaurant and bar, but never felt or looked very clean and was always uneasy eating here, but kept trying to give benefit of the doubt. Have recently heard that the folks from Mr. Lyons and Cheeky's have taken it over...if this is true, no doubt... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This place is a Palm Springs Icon. They had live jazz on Sundays and the dinner I had was exquisite. I began stuffing and baking tomatoes directly afterwards. Brian, the Major d'oumo has worked there for a grand career. Elizabeth Taylor is said to have a bungalow on the premises. Highly recommend jazz and the food.

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Fullerton, California
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106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Melvyn's has been in Palm Springs for what seems forever. It was here when we owned a property in Deep Well but we either couldn't afford to go or it closed during the summer. I can't remember which. It is located at the charming Ingleside Inn in old Palm Springs. At long last, we had dinner reservations when we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We have been going to Melvyn's for 25 years & it is still one of our favorite places in the desert. The food is predictably great. The veal dishes are heavenly! The service is first class. We love the ambience. The enclosed patio is our preference. It is a bit more relaxed, but still elegant. The piano bar is always... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

We loved the live music at Melvyn's and visited every evening. Guests of all ages meet and dance and hang out. 1920-30 club feel. Didn't eat at the restaurant but the club is awesome.

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Additional Information about Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge

Address: 200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264
Phone Number: (760) 325-2323
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
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
Average Prices: USD 41 - 80

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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  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: (760) 325-2323

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 41 - 80

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Doing business

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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