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Pinocchio in the Desert

134 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6431
760-322-3776
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Ranked #69 of 273 Restaurants in Palm Springs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations

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canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Very well priced food and the Sparkling wine a delight! Generous portion and nice location. Busy place too!

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Costa Mesa, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Love this icon place to eat. It's just a fun place to go. I had the "Bottomless Champagne" for $3.95 and a whole bottle of champagne is placed on the table for you to serve yourself. I ordered a Cobb salad, delicious & my husband had a Tostada, just as good. They serve a Champagne Hamburger item, where you're served... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The food is just okay. They serve a good cup of coffee (Gevalea I think), they have good bloody marys and the champagne is wycliff - its pretty good for mimosas. It is usually just a little too crowded...tables to jammed together. A little to chaotic for breakfast time for me. The food is not memorable at all. I've been... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Awesome!!!! You have to stop here!!!! Awesome service! Friendly workers!!!! When you order your food you can split it between 2 people due to you get a lot of food...

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Portland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Amazing food and ambience. Highly recommend to try this restaurant. Always busy but great service and welcoming servers

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great food, Crowded but in a fun way. Eggs Benedict but with Salmon instead of ham was excellent as was the Eggs Benedict with lobster. 5 of us had the ? 4.99 endless mimosas which consisted of 5 orange juices and 4 bottles of champagne. Yes we were walking. Great brunch

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San Diego CA
Top Contributor
244 reviews 244 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Look at my review status---over 200 reviews and 199+ helpful votes, so I do NOT do this often. This visit was the WORST experience I have EVER had in restaurant. The restaurant is brimming full of people which is unfortunate, since the ownership exhibits the WORST customer relations possible. I guess that because the place is busy, they think that... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Was drawn to this place having seen people waiting in the pavement to get in. The service was immediately swift and friendly, the wait was very short and we were seated on the patio. There was an energy or vibe about the place that was very enjoyable with music playing and wait staff who were cheerful and enthusiastic. The food... More 

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Vancouver, BC
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74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were a party of 5 ladies... The service was wonderful. Our waiter was prompt with coffee and extra plates... he was fun! Its a very lively place, we sat outside on the large covered patio area... The music was a little to loud for my senior mother of 70+. Our meals were very good. Omelet good. Shared benny good.... More 

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Los Angeles
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66 reviews 66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Wow, what colorful place!!! Food is average , but the atmosphere can't be beat. Best part is the bottomless champagne and mimosas for $3.99 !!!!! Food is big portions. Tip: share a dish.

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Additional Information about Pinocchio in the Desert

Address: 134 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6431
Phone Number: 760-322-3776
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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