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Tropicale

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330 E Amado Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (Encilia)
760-866-1952
Website
Today
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: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Casual Elegant
Romance
Bar scene

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Visitor rating
  • 300
    Excellent
  • 137
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 17
    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
Most recent review
Delightful and delicious!

A lovely experience...excellent menu choices - I had a difficult time deciding what to choose! Service was courteous and attentive, ambience pleasing. Plenty of parking, too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
misstweed47
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Palm Springs, California
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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512 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Palm Springs, California
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

A lovely experience...excellent menu choices - I had a difficult time deciding what to choose! Service was courteous and attentive, ambience pleasing. Plenty of parking, too!

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Montecito, California
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a dinner here with friends. Wonderful environment and food that melts in your mouth. The staff were friendly and the service was good.

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Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015 NEW

I was disillusioned by a bad experience in Palm Springs - we actually got most of our money back from one restaurant! But Tropicale came highly recommended by locals - and it didn't disappoint. We asked for a table on the patio, and were quickly seated. It was a chilly evening, and the heater was a distance away, but I'd... More 

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Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Once again - they exceeded my expectations - called in for a reservation - Russ said its a tad busy - but I will make reservations for you in the dining area - when you come in let me see what I can do - well he did - a very gracious dining guest agreed to move to a smaller... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Open, comfortable and well-designed layout with attentive friendly staff, fresh quality ingredients and very large portions. Who could ask for more? We will return.

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Port Hope, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Great food and a high energy milieu. The service was very attentive with staff checking that we were satisfied with everything.

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southern california
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We just had the most amazing meal at Tropicale! Everything just clicked. We got there early - around 5 - and thank goodness we weren't any later. We got the last table on the patio (which is a perfect spot, btw). Our server Mike was a real pro - friendly, attentive, and helpful. The food was great. We had the... More 

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New York City, New York, USA
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We were a group of 24ppl for a 30th birthday. My friend who made the rez worked directly with the restaurant on putting together our set menu. We were seated in the very large garden & were split to two tables right next to each other. The wait staff were excellent in getting our drink & food orders out right,... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Friends that live in Palm Springs suggested Tropicale as a great place to have lunch, and we were not disappointed. The shrimp tacos were three large tortillas packed with a great slaw and tons of shrimp. The Smoked Ham and Eggs Benedict was also a large serving and very tasty. Our friends had the Tropicale Chopped Salad and the Chinese... More 

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Seattle, Washington
Top Contributor
196 reviews 196 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food at the Tropicale is absolutely amazing! Enjoyed everything that was served to us all in a fun location. Definitely recommend visiting the Tropicale even over some of the restaurants that are higher listed on TripAdvisor. Had to bump it down to four instead of five stars simply because of the service. Word to the wise, if you're here... 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  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  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: Romance, Bar scene
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?