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The Muse Cafe

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101 N Museum Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5659
+1 760-322-4895
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Barrie, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very ordinary assortment of cafe snacks. We somehow thought it might be more interesting given the location under the excellent Palm Springs Art Museum... it feels like so much more might be possible.

Thank Peytonsage
Cathedral City, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Gourmand grilled cheese has become a staple of a very good eating place's menu, so I suppose i'm poised to give my two worth: they have a great grilled cheese (and I don't mean American cheese, either!); I'm talking the perfect amount of Fontina, Mozzarella, and Havarti cheeses paired with basil, honey, and tomato on multigrain bread inflicting a mouth-gasm.... More 

Thank Michael S
Jacksonville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank jrd2942
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3 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank TJFLG42
Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

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

Thank 31MIK
Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

Thank lmjives
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank Dale H
Astoria, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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!

Thank Brozzzi
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!

Thank visuality

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American, Vegetarian Friendly
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: +1 760-322-4895

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