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Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge

200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264
(760) 325-2323
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Ranked #31 of 271 Restaurants in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $41 - $80
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
Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stopped by for drinks at Melvyn's, and very glad we did. This is classic old Palm Springs, and just a fun spot to take in all the sights. Lots of fun characters, good drinks, great staff, etc. Thanks for a fun time!

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Montreal, Canada
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A wonderful throw back to 1960s dining from the fantastic live jazz in the cocktail lounge to the tuxedoed waiters flaming Crepes Suzette table side. I brought a friend for a special occasion and loved the setting but unfortunately the food doesn't quite live up to the elegant ambiance and attentive old world service. It's a shame that such an... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We went to Melvyn’s for Thanksgiving dinner (11/27/14). It was a disaster from beginning to end. First off, my sister made the reservation - dinner for 5 - two months in advance and, at the time, specifically, asked for seating in the enclosed Terrace area of the restaurant. That didn’t happen! Next, we arrived at the appropriate reservation time (7:15... More 

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Seattle WA
17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

while this is a fun and kitchy place to go for a drink, i will never eat here again after one time. my partner is allergic to dairy and they kept serving him food with butter, cheese etc. he is like REALLY allergic, so this is a BAD THING. he was very sick the rest of the night and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had dinner here for a special occasion - our 30th anniversary. The food was excellent, filet mignon among the best I've ever had. The service was very good too. They knew it was our anniversary and sent a complimentary dessert to our table. We found the prices very reasonable, We'll go back on our next visit to Palm Springs

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

You definitely feel like you step back in time while dining at this restaurant. All of the waiters are in tuxedo's, all of the waiters are men, and some items are cooked tableside. We really enjoyed our experience at this restaurant. Food is good - not the best we've ever had - but we did really enjoy our meal. The... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed the old world elegance and the service was exceptional but the food was not nearly as impressive. Although my husband though his his short rib dinner was good, My meal we pretty much a disaster on the plate. But there is a lot of history in this place, both in the room and in the staff and it... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I left sad. The food was fine, nothing (at all) interesting. All the right intensions though...Great place to bring your parents (and their parents)

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Sacramento, California
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75 reviews 75 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Ingleside itself is a gorgeous old girl, check out the giant binder of photos they keep in the lobby of all the late greats who stayed here. Wander the grounds a bit, they are beautiful. Melvyn's is a real throwback to the time where food was prepared with great flourish at tableside. Our friends did the Steak Diane (flames... More 

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Montclair, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Stayed at the Ingelside Inn maybe 30 years ago, so when I found myself in Palm Springs I decided to look them up, remembering a great time. The restaurant is intimate and the food was delicious. It's like going back in time to the 60's (1960's). And to top it off the meal was priced reasonably. It was my birthday.... More 

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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  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  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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