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Cuistot

72595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3344
+1 760-340-1000
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
French, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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72595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3344
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Delightful luncheon with girlfriends! I also enjoy going on Fridays for lunch, as they also have a really nice fashion show. I have never been here that it was anything but great! Great food, great service and I so enjoy the ambience.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of our favorite places.... The ambiance is old school, European chalet meets high end restaurant ... and the menu is very classical French driven and every choice is a winner One of us almost always has the lamb, and tonight it was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank davefoshee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful and unique lunch. The fashion show was perfect too this visit. We have had lunch at Cuistot numerous times over the years.As well as all the desert’s top dining experiences when they are offering lunch. This past Friday it seems the seasonal...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank IraM131
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose cuistot for thanksgiving dinner because five of our party of nine are vegetarians and they offered a vegetarian first course and main course that they boasted about. The pasta first course was okay, not great (they claimed it as a signature dish) The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bugsy522
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This evening was a complete disaster. I made arrangements for a special birthday dessert the day before with the manager Chris. When we arrived I told our server and the front desk staff that Chris had a desert in mind. No dessert was brought for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael-CDM
Susan D, Owner at Cuistot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Michael, I am sorry but we discussed this issue on the phone back when it happened in April. In fact, you posted a nearly identical review on Yelp April 16, 2018. Why are you repeating the same review again 6 months later is unexplainable....More

Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a more casual experience, we recently dined here & decided to try the bar patio. The food was the same great quality, and we enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Sometimes the dining room can get very noisy with their acoustics, but dining...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed November 7, 2018

We were kind of excited to come here and try this place and were a little disappointed. It wasn't that the food was bad or anything like that, but the service was a little off. When you are fine dinning you want it to be...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank ggak
Reviewed October 25, 2018

We had a fabulous meal the last time we visited Cuistot, and we were looking forward to another enjoyable experience. This visit, however, was anything but enjoyable. We went for dinner with good friends, and sat outside on the patio. After being seated, we watched...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank VancouverWestwind
Reviewed October 24, 2018

This is a charming French restaurant, Our waitress, Tina, was knowledgeable about the ingredients in the items on the menu and fun to chat with. The bar has always given good pour drinks and wine. Eating outside is in pleasant surroundings. Valet parking is complimentary

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Dick S
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The total experience at Cuistot is a delight to the senses. The setting, the greeting, the service and the food are all delivered with an understanding of excellence and without the pretentious attitude of some other restaurants. Cuistot is top rate, they know it, and...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Unicorn777
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Response from Sugarfoodie | Reviewed this property |
There is no beach near by Cuistot Resteraunt. The Salton Sea is about 40 minutes away but would not be a swimming or snorkeling beach. Alternatively there is a water park in Palm Springs, a snorkeling school in Cathedral... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$13 - $49
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Monday
4:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Friday
11:30 AM - 2:30 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72595 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-3344
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-340-1000
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