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The Muse Cafe

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101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659
(760) 322-4895 ‎
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Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Nice little cafe in the Palm Springs Art Museum. Plenty of seating and good food. We can recommend any of the Panini sandwiches on the menu followed by their big cookies. Very delicious food and friendly service.

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California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

The Muse Cafe in the Palm Springs Art Museum offers typical Museum food and drink. If possible, I would recommend eating at nearby restaurants. However, a good cold drink when it is really hot outside is appreciated.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We had lunch on the patio here after visiting the museum. The food. Was very good and not overpriced.

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Victoria, Canada
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

We wouldn't have gone looking for this place, in the basement of the Arts Museum, but were at the museum over the lunch period and decided to give it a try. The food was great and reasonably priced! While the ambiance is a bit stark, very happy volunteers were the servers, and the selections were interesting and tasty.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016

My wife and I always catch lunch at the Muse while we are waiting for a movie during the Film Festival. The food is always good and the volunteer staff is always friendly and helpful. We recently shared a sandwich and soup which was very delicious and don't forget the chocolate cookies!

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Thank Dale H
Astoria, Oregon, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

My husband and I shared a grilled cheese sandwich with avocado and tomato - served with chips and salsa. There is inside seating, but a lovely volunteer suggested we eat outside in the sculpture garden - thanks to her we had a thoroughly enjoyable lunch. The menu is varied and offers enough for most peoples' tastes. Food is really good... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Very nice restaurant. The food was delicious and the service was very good. Its close to downtown Palm Springs so you dont have to worry about getting around. Also close to local gaybar. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank Brozzzi
mid-TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Spacious, Artistic, Self-Serve Drinks ... I needed plenty of Iced Tea after a morning hike in the desert ... quite lovely start to my afternoon of art!

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Palm Springs, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The Muse is a pleasant spot for a break if you're enjoying the P S Art Museum, but we enjoy it for a quick lunch without entering the museum proper. You can eat in a lovely sculpture garden most of the year. Service is friendly and the food is fresh and delicious.

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Thank CaFrancophile
Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We like this little getaway in the bottom floor of the Palm Springs Art Museum. Even on a very hot day we were able to sit outdoors in the zen-like sculpture garden with shade and a cool breeze. The menu is limited but everything is freshly made. The service is friendly, with volunteers providing table service after you place your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe, American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: (760) 322-4895 ‎

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?