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Blue Orchid

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73030 El Paseo Ste 102, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4285
+1 760-776-6616
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“thai food” (20 reviews)
“yellow curry” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
73030 El Paseo Ste 102, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4285
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I told our server that on a scale of 1-5, I wanted 7.5 spicy with Thai chiles for my Thai Beef Salad. That is what I got and my salad was wonderfully spicy. Most Thai restaurants don’t take a request like that seriously. I had...More

Thank Realtyhank
Reviewed August 17, 2018

This is a casual little neighborhood restaurant perfect for a fast lunch or a relaxed dinner. Good service and excellent food. I was in on a quiet Wednesday at late lunch hour. The service was prompt and the meal was delicious. The lunch specials are...More

Thank Partypoodle
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

We made rsvp but I assure you none is needed. My granddaughter ordered a coke and it was flat they took it away and never offered a replacement nor that they fixed the machine, yes it was on the bill. The food was ok, we...More

1  Thank Wine51
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This is a terrific little neighborhood restaurant! Good quick service and excellent food. My favorite dish is Drunken Noodle. It has a really nice, mild smoky taste. Casual dress.

Thank RitaPtravel
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Had a really good meal here tonight. Had the Kung Pao chicken and the spicy peanut sauce chicken. Booth delicious. Kung Pao had some spice but more on the medium side than hot.

1  Thank travellfar
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

Visited the Blue Orchid for lunch. We were seated in the hallway section towards the bathrooms and directly under a vent. There was still room in the main dining area and they seemed happy to reseat us. Starters at lunch were the soup or salad....More

Thank B0lder
Reviewed March 22, 2018

Wasn’t all that impressed with this place the first time but thought I’d try again. Bad move!! The host/greeter/waiter/and busboy all in one tried to stuff us down the hall to the restroom when the front was empty. Won that suggestion. I ordered chicken cashew...More

Thank colinc292
Reviewed March 6, 2018 via mobile

Discovered by a local recommendation. Easy to miss this gem as it’s tucked into a strip mall. But easily the best Thai food in the valley.

Thank Pinelakemo
Reviewed February 25, 2018

My ginger fish was wonderful, with lot's of ginger last and a nice piece of sole. More taste than other Thai choices, and wild fish rather than farmed tilapia make this a better choice for Thai. Service was quick and cheerful. Corkage fee of $15...More

Thank realdesertfox
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Our first time there, we we’re pleasantly surprised. Nothing fancy, service passable, possibly language problem.

Thank ml12342014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73030 El Paseo Ste 102, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4285
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-776-6616
This is a new Thai restaurant that has been open 3 months. Located right behind Starbucks. Our meal was great!
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