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Tropicale

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330 E Amado Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Encilia)
760-866-1952
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 323
    Excellent
  • 145
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 27
    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
Fun, Fun, Fun!!!

Tropicale in Palm Springs is a loud, crowded, vibrant and fun restaurant. If you are looking for a quiet romantic dinner, this is not the place for you. However, if you and a group of your fabulous friends are looking for a wonderful meal, with strong drinks, a great (and hot!) wait staff before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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San Rafael, California, USA
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
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English first
San Rafael, California, USA
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Tropicale in Palm Springs is a loud, crowded, vibrant and fun restaurant. If you are looking for a quiet romantic dinner, this is not the place for you. However, if you and a group of your fabulous friends are looking for a wonderful meal, with strong drinks, a great (and hot!) wait staff before hitting the town for a night... More 

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Kelso, Washington
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We were seated promptly by friendly hostess. Someone else brought menus and water. Throughout our dinner my water glass was replenished often as was my iced tea. Waiter also welcomed U.S. and answered questions. I enjoyed the music and particularly enjoyed one server clapping after vintage melody!

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Palm Springs, California
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

For years I drove by the light pink building across from the casino thinking it was a strip joint so avoided I, but what a mistake. I finally went there with some friends and since then this place hits it out of the park with every visit. From and awesome Sunday brunch out on the "tropical" patio to fine dining... More 

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Turlock
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Have had dinner here maybe 12'ish times in the last several years, and have always enjoyed it and looked forward to returning. Until tonight. Busy as usual (maybe even lighter than usual being a Monday night). Food fine, but service was off. Way off. We sat for 25 minutes before being acknowledged. By anyone. Hard to recover from, especially without... More 

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Top Contributor
138 reviews 138 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

This is one of our favorite places in Palm Springs. Great ambiance - whether you're inside or out. We like to sit at the bar and be entertained by the friendly bartenders who are making

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Palm Springs, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I just read that allergy review. What a loser (stay home already). This place is so accommodating. Lovely staff, good food, good times. They update menu all the time. Can dine inside and out. Also serves late which is good in PS.

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Oak Park, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Always crowded but somehow you can get a seat. Delicious food and appetizers, classic cocktails. Really cool bar, loved the vintage mural above the bar.

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Chandler, Arizona, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is an interesting restaurant to experience. Everyone including customers were gracious, friendly and service was excellent. The waiters were fun, friendly and very accommodating to our questions and suggestions of what to order. 3 of us ladies had an excellent waiter. Highly recommend it and of course the food was fabulous!

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Southport, Australia
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222 reviews 222 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
156 helpful votes 156 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We went to Tropicale on a mid-week night and were surprised to find that it was so heavily booked - we had to reserve a table a little later that we would normally dine. The restaurant is very pleasantly/elegantly decorated in a modern style, with all tables being in full or partial booths. There is a separate bar and live... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is our fifth time here on vacation trips. I love the place and looked forward to being here again. Tonight being chilly, we asked to sit inside. (The patio is lovely, the suspended orange and red lights giving off a pink glow that makes your budding tan look fabulous. Although lamps in a funeral home have a similar effect.)... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 330 E Amado Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262
    (Encilia)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-866-1952

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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