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Trilussa

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68718 E Palm Canyon Dr, Ste 401, Cathedral City, CA 92234-1302
760-328-2300
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4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Los Angeles, California
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here last year and it left such animpression that when we decided to come back to the region it had to be on the agenda to come back. This place is classy, tasty and the ambiance is amazing. This time I tried the sausage and peppers it was amazing and Mrs P. Had the veggie linguine primavera. Absolutely... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Trilussa always has great wait staff, ambience and quality food for a reasonable price. One of our favorites.

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Thank THOMAS D
Palm Springs, California
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173 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Food, portions, prices, taste, and service, too. And, live music in the background. Lovely dining room with comfortable chairs and banquette seating. Patio available in cooler weather. Special was chicken breast with brandy cream sauce and mushrooms and artichokes. String beans and a few small roast potatoes. Both salads were delightful. Breadsticks and warm baguette - no room for desert.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016

Did not go to this restaurant this time around but have been there on two previous occasions and found it being well worth going to; food and service excellent. It is also almost next door to a movie theater that has a great museum in its lobby on Mary Pickford.

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Palm Springs, California
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42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Trilussa is worth a visit for some tasty pasta dishes, and a couple of outstanding menu items. Vegetables and seafood are generally frozen, but sauces have merit. One outstanding feature is rack of lamb. The rack offers 6 or more ribs, and is cooked properly pink, tender and juicy. Served with haricot vert and a roasted potato. Excellent. Desserts include... More 

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Thank ycomtom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We went there during the week with our car club & they were very accommodating. There is an excellent choice of entrees & fair pricing for the selections. We had lasagna & a chicken parmesan dish. Both were excellent. Some had dessert & the portions were generous. A nice touch at the end of the meal, we were served a... More 

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Lombard, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 262 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

I went here late on a Wednesday night. It was not crowded. The waitress was very nice. I ordered the sausage and peppers as well as the bruschetta. All were great. The restaurant seating is well done. Not too close to others. Overall I thought it was great.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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440 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here one night while in Palm Springs for a conference and found it to be pretty good. I had the Amaritta for a drink and really liked it (it's like an Amaretto stone sour). We had the bruschetta for an appetizer and it was quite good - included fresh cubes of mozzarella. For dinner, I tried the beef... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016

1st choice was closed. My beef and peppers with fettuccine was delicious and my leftovers just as good the next day. My companion's pasta primavera was also very good, but his Caesar salad was not!

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Anaheim, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

In the cooler months the patio is perfect for outside dining. With live music inside in the evenings that makes for a tough decision. This is locally owned and you are treated like family. The food is great, service fantastic, and cocktails are generous. We love this place.

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$12 - $34
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68718 E Palm Canyon Dr, Ste 401, Cathedral City, CA 92234-1302
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Cathedral City
  • Phone Number: 760-328-2300
Description
Trilussa offers great Italian cuisine, such as traditional dishes like Spaghetti and Meatballs or 3-Tier Lasagna, to our signature Cioppino, or our fantastic Filleto Di Manzo Alla Fantasia Di Pepi. Trilussa is a family atmosphere restaurant with private, comfortable booths, and tables that can be arranged to fit your party, large or small. We strive for our food and service to be at top quality. Please come and visit us, we would love to meet you and make you part of the familia.

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