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Europa Restaurant

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1620 Indian Trail, Villa Royale, Palm Springs, CA 92264
760 327 2314
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 99
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Have the short ribs !!

We were walking by to our hotel and my wife say 4 guys coming out of this restaurant so. .. So she asked the guy getting into the Ferrari if the food was any good ? He owned the place and said the short ribs were the best anywhere and free if we didn't agree with him. Fun , romantic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
Fred1855
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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64 reviews 64 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

We were walking by to our hotel and my wife say 4 guys coming out of this restaurant so. .. So she asked the guy getting into the Ferrari if the food was any good ? He owned the place and said the short ribs were the best anywhere and free if we didn't agree with him. Fun , romantic... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Our experience last night from arrival to departure was entirely positive including our pre-dinner drinks, the food, wine and the service. A local, talented harpist played a variety of beautiful songs. We sampled the evening's specials (fish & pork chop). Jeremy and Pancho are absolute pros. David the owner came by our table to greet us. We had no issues... More 

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is my fourth time I have enjoyed an amazing dinner at Europa Restaurant. Great Ambience, Service, Wine List and Food, this is by far one of the BEST dining experiences in Palm Springs. In addition to a well planned menu, the Specials created by the Chef de Cuisine, are always delectable and delicious. Thank You David for your hospitality... More 

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Calgary
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We were very disappointed after hearing good things about this little cafe style restaurant. First day we arrived early for the 08:00 AM opening for breakfast. The opening staff were waiting outside as no one had the key and no one knew what to do. After 20 minutes or so someone showed up with a key and opened the doors.... More 

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Cathedral City, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Drinks and service were wonderful. They leave you alone to enjoy the time. Ceasar salad was very good but lobster in the seafood main course was surprisingly tough. Great dessert. Did not accept American Express, but charged people at another table $10. to split a dinner. Outdoor fountains could use some maintenance.

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Rancho Mirage, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Europa is a secret place locals try to keep for themselves. It is located in the boutique Villa Royal Hotel. The atmosphere is elegant, the cuisine gourmet. (Well, there is the exceptional off night). It is a quiet romantic place suitable for lovers. Some nights there is live harp music. How elegant is that? Also, you never know who you... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

How to put a real downer on a delicious meal, very good service and a delightful atmosphere: Tell the guest that "the owner doesn't like to accept American Express." Really? Four diamonds? Exceptionally high prices? And the owner can't handle the American Express service fees? Give me a break! Add to that accepting reservations for a family with a toddler.... More 

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We have been coming here for 20 years and have seen highs and lows. This was a high! The complex was Sojna Hennies home when she was the Queen of ice skating! The restaurant is charming and loaded with atmosphere. We were seated at a table for two overlooking the courtyard and near the fireplace. Very cozy and romantic for... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Stayed at the hotel and ate at Europa. Good menu, good service nice old Spanish world setting. The crowd was more senior and lovely harp music in the background made for a lovely dining experience.

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canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Europa sits in this beautiful park & area adjacent to the famous Koffi. The restaurant is quite dated but mostly the service was disappointing. We arrived towards 1:15 pm and before we pulled our chairs, the owner came and said the restaurant will be closing soon ( 2 pm). When time came to order I order a tuna sandwich. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1620 Indian Trail, Villa Royale, Palm Springs, CA 92264
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760 327 2314

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
  • Cuisine: Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?