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“Great Service at the bar!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tropicale

Tropicale
330 E Amado Road, Palm Springs, CA 92262
760-866-1952
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Ranked #12 of 263 restaurants in Palm Springs
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Encilia
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5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great Service at the bar!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We were here on a busy Saturday night and of course we didn't think to make a reservation in August!! Never the less we were lucky enough to find 3 seat at the bustling bar outside where Chris and Mike took real good care of us!! The drinks were fab, everyone's food was amazing with the lobster past stealing the show thank you we will be back !!!!

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Palm Springs, California
Top Contributor
117 reviews 117 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
“Happy Hour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

We have spent many happy hours at the Tropicale and feel it is one of the best. Mikie has normally been our bartender and he is excellent. My wife normally has Lemondrops and I usually have gin martini's with blue cheese stuffed onions at $5.00 each. I have now switched to his Margarita and they are great. This is now my new favorite drink. We have been on different days but lately we have been attending on Sunday's. We also order Happy hour appetizers which include Chicken Sausage Pizza, Mac and cheese, beef sliders, ribs, etc. On Sunday's they also offer Sushi. I tried the Sushi Platter last Sunday and it was great. The only issue was it was to big for one person but I finished it anyway
The happy hour is very popular and a lot of people show up. We have started going earlier (4:45 PM) and we have been getting a seat inside at the bar.
The service is great (Mikie). Wren is now a manager and he is great and was also great as a bartender.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Palm Springs, California
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Worst EVER!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013 via mobile

Tried this pathetic waste of square footage, again, with the same result. We sat at a high profile table and were completely ignored, again. Beyond awful. Filthy carpeting, fruit flies and no management To be found. Don't bother.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Perfectly Sophisticated Ambiance”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Just had a fantastic evening dining out at Tropicale. Sightseeing in Palm Springs with parents, and we were looking for a place where we could enjoy cocktails and dinner in a mature and sophisticated ambiance. Tropicale delivered everything we were looking for: smart cocktails, charming and attentive service, romantic lighting, and satisfying dishes. Plus, we had live jazz on a Tuesday night, which set the perfect mood in the dining room. It's low season in Palm Springs, which may have added to the relaxed atmosphere, but we have been to Tropicale in high season as well when things were much busier, and have had an equally satisfying experience. Highly recommended.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Palm Springs, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
“Happy hour on patio”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

We attended an art event nearby (which the restaurant nicely promoted) and came here for something light. Opted for the bar menu. The place was packed on this summer evening. We sat at a table in the outside bar area. It was very pleasant and comfortable. Attentive and efficient service despite the crowd. We just had small plates but they were big on flavor. Cheese stuffed prune wrapped in bacon and fresh spring rolls. Fun experience!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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