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Rick's Desert Grill

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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$7 - $28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Cuban
Television, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Reservations
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Reviewed 3 days ago

By the time we were able to DO LUNCH it would have been too late to go to the restaurant and bakery since that closed at 3 PM. SO we headed over to the Grill. Obviously the lunch crowd was gone.....only 2-3 tables were occupied....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank morewierd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First visit to Ricks. Very clean and bright serving American/Cuban influenced foods. Lunch was great, perfect after a morning on the mountain with guests. The restaurant displays photos of the famous people who enjoyed the restaurant in decades past. Think Lucy & Desi. Large parking...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank ronj476
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time here...Good food and service. They also serve cocktails and wine which is great!! Definitely coming back!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Calig82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I met a friend for breakfast at Rick's and we were well looked after. I had biscuits and gravy and my wife had a lovely omelette. The staff looked after us very well and didn't rush us - we were allowed to...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Nick_Harris
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rick's can take our crowd, but at different tables in their Bar area. They will do separate checks. Everyone should be able to find what to eat on their menu. They are between Indian Canyon and Palm Canyon at Vista Chino in Palm Springs.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank BubbeSuzie
Reviewed March 15, 2019

Standard American fare served with linen napkins (which I like) but very average in quality. Service was ok but not better than that. We must have gone on an off day!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank DrDickWarwickshire
Reviewed March 4, 2019 via mobile

The drinks were good. Beer was cold in a frosty mug. Linen napkins. The food was excellent and the petite portions are an the perfect size. We will return

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Jim R
Reviewed February 22, 2019

This is a nice sit-down restaurant located on the upper North end of Palm Canyon drive. They also have a larger second restaurant in the same area. This restaurant has been a local spot for nearly 30 years now.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank bigjhonny100
Reviewed February 16, 2019

My headline above sums up my experience at Rick's desert Grill, but I want to point out an incident that makes it even more special: my dining companion accidentally spilled red wine all over my sweater and underneath it to my shirt. In an INSTANT...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John P
Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

Vacationing in Rancho Mirage. First day found Ricks Desert Grill as one of the top 10 places to eat Online. It sounded unique. Well, truthfully, nice people, good service, but...just average. Diner type food. Had a club sandwich...it was...average.

Date of visit: February 2019
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