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La Spiga Ristorante Italiano

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72557 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3306
+1 760-340-9318
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Palm Desert, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a family of 10 and dined here the Friday night after Thanksgiving! The entire experience was top notch! We all had different items from the menu and everyone raved about the meal, service, wines and cocktails! This is not inexpensive but is a wonderful fine dining experience. We are planning to return for our anniversary dinner in February!... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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97 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

From the moment we entered, we were greeted in a friendly, attentive tone and received a wonderful table indoors close to the courtyard. We noticed that they had wonderful spacing of tables throughout the restaurant, it felt spacious and private. The decoration was old Italian and very pleasant. They did a great job with noise control, it was quiet despite... More 

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66 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Our group organized our dinner at La Spiga. We found the food delicious and beautifully presented. The service and atmosphere exceptional. Highly recommended place to eat.

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Atlanta, GA
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2016

This restaurant does not disappoint. It truly lives up to the rave reviews. We sat on the terrace to enjoy the cool breeze and twinkling lights. Eat light for lunch - you'll want to save up for this meal!

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Manhattan Beach, California
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114 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

We enjoyed a delightful dinner in their spacious garden patio with a wonderful view of the surrounding mountains. The Insalad di Pere was wonderful. My wife enjoyed the Tagliatelle Marittima and I had the Scaloppine Mozzarella. Everything was beautifully prepared and wonderfully presented. All natural ingredients from their own garden. The wine list is extensive with medium to higher priced... More 

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Virginia Beach, Va
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Absolutely wwonderful fine dining. This was for a special birthday and we dined outdoors in one of the special terrace gazebo dining areas. We had our own very attentive staff who attended to our every request. The restaurant mimics a Tuscan rose garden and is truly beautiful. The food is fabulous the wine devine and the service exceptional. All added... More 

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Redondo Beach, California
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160 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Excellent Italian food in a gorgeous setting. The outdoor patio is beautiful. It isn't a cheap place, but it is worth it, especially for a special occasion, or date.

1 Thank yannis63
La Quinta, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

I was asked where I wanted to go for dinner in the Valley, as the guest. I picked La Spiga from the reviews as I had never been there. I am a local. We arrived by Uber. No one else in driveway, yet valet couldn't help my 84 yr old mom out of the car NOR open the heavy front... More 

Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Service - outstanding; Food - Amazing; Price - Not CHEAP - but you get what you pay for; No doubt whatsoever - the BEST Italian restaurant in the entire Valley. The food is SO much better than Mamma Gino's it's like night and DAY - the quality of the ingredients Vince uses - WOW - and the creativity! The wine... More 

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016

Our first night's dinner was here. We have been here before and really enjoy the service and food. It was also my daughter's first time here and she really enjoyed the gnocchi. I had the whole salted fish last time, which is a big meal, but very tasty and fresh and this time I had the lamb, which was another... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 72557 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3306
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-340-9318
High end Italian, large herb, vegetable gardens, fruit trees, mountain views, huge patio, 4 gazeboes for private dining for different size of parties. Mostly organic, hormone free antibiotic free meats. All sauces made on site, no soup bases, no preservatives. Family owned, owner/Chef born in Italy, wife front of the house also born in Italy.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?