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The Muse Cafe


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American, Cafe
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Choice Of Dressings: Vinaigrette, Ranch, Blue Cheese, Sesame, Lemon Pepper.
Palm Springs Salad
mixed salad greens, chopped chicken breast, strawberries, toasted almonds with sesame dressing.
Salmon Salad
baked wild salmon served on mixed greens, tomato, cucumber and lemon pepper dressing.
Tuna Salad
tuna salad on a bed of mixed greens, with tomatoes and cucumbers.
House Salad
mixed greens, grapes, dried cranberries, toasted almonds blue cheese with house balsamic vinaigrette.
Soup Of The Day
Soup & Half Sandwich
soup with half sandwich a choice of turkey, ham or tuna.
Choice Of Bread: Wheat, Baguette.
Carmelas Tuna
tuna, lettuce, tomato.
Middle Eastern Sandwich
grilled chicken breast, lettuce, tomato, roasted pepper, hummus spread on pita bread.
Tg Sandwich
turkey, swiss cheese, lettuce, avocado, tomato with dijon mustard, mayo.
Matts Special Ham
ham, brie cheese, lettuce, fresh gala apples with dijon mustard.
Clydes Wrap
grilled chicken, tomato, avocado, lettuce and swiss cheese with cream cheese spread in a flour tortilla.
Tuscan Panini
turkey, swiss cheese with pesto spread on baguette bread.
Caprese Panini
mozzarella cheese, fresh basil leaves, tomato, pesto spread on baguette bread.
Veggie Wrap
roasted pepper, roasted eggplant, lettuce, tomato, hummus spread wrapped in a flour tortilla.
Roast Beef Sandwich
roast beef, mayo, lettuce, tomato.
Chicken Sandwich
mesquite chicken breast, mayo, lettuce, tomato. served with tortilla chips and salsa.
Quesadilla De Pollo
roasted chicken breast and mild mexican cheese served in a flour tortilla.
Quesadilla De Salmon
baked wild salmon and mild mexican cheese, tomato, avocado, served in a flour tortilla.
Quesadilla De Queso
mild mexican cheese served in a flour tortilla.
chicken or salmon, lettuce, tomato, mexican cheese, served on corn tortilla with our house salsa and chips.
Chili Con Carne
beans in meat sauce served with mexican cheese, tortilla chips and salsa.
Beef Lasagna
w/ mozzarella cheese & green salad
Ice Cream
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

We ate outside surrounded by sculptures - very lovely setting with both sun and shade spots available. The food was soup, sandwiches, and salads - all great. Wonderful ambience!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank saturnowner
Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Good food choices - the soup and sandwich was a tasty choice. Very friendly service. The inside space is dark but the outdoor space is exceptional with sculpture water features and shade!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank KiwiD2016
Reviewed January 23, 2017

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.

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank womanseyeview
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,...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Hemingwayhero
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.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank jrd2942
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.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank TJFLG42
Reviewed March 18, 2016

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

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank 31MIK
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,...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank lmjives
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...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Dale H
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....More

Date of visit: October 2015
Thank chobham241
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