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Zin American Bistro

198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6356
+1 760-322-6300
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (20 reviews)
“veal meatballs” (15 reviews)
“stew” (10 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Contemporary, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6356
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went there with a group of four with reservations at 8 PM. We were seated immediately. Comfortable environment. Attractive menu with a nice assortment of entrees and an extensive wine list.

Thank kenbardach
Reviewed 2 days ago

Chicken was dry and place was very loud. Chicken was so overcooked that it was stuck on the bones. Room was so loud that going outside to sit next to the road was an improvement.

Thank MaceyWhite2013
Reviewed 4 days ago

The service was warm and attentive, and the location is right on the downtown strip with nice outdoor seating. However, the rest of the experience is average at best. I ordered the flank steak. The meat was nicely cooked and I honestly couldn't tell how...More

Thank Junebug1482
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In town for Modernism Week. Take note, if you are in Palm Springs for the event make sure to reserve tables for your meals. Biggest onslaught of tourists during the year. Downtown PS was packed. Extensive cocktail and dinner menu. Started with a classic cocktail,...More

Thank Myron M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Got lucky and got seated immediately during the street festival....everywhere else was a long wait.........moderalty priced.......we had the steaks (hanger and filet) and they were both very good......beef Wellington appetizers also very good.......we had a cocktail with tequila that was warm and just ok.....friendly staff...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Normally a place with a good wine list will have equally good food. Zin has a fine wine list, and the menu looks good, but the actual food lives up to neither. The chicken salad was lettuce on top of chicken Milanese. The tuna tartar...More

Thank Hedonicus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Zinfandel is my favourite red wine, so we had to try this charming restaurant! My searsed sesame encrusted Ahi tuna on a bed of broccolini, apricot and ponzu black truffle sauce with pickled ginger tasted as exquisite as it was presented on the plate! Our...More

Thank alnbarthel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the street fair and nice find our server was very attentive and prompt ... there was a group of us and he handled us with no problem .. all entrees were ver good and cocktails 🍸 pretty good ! Would recommend .

Thank ken h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice menu selection. Patio dining is very nice. Service is prompt. Dominic was very courteous, attentive and professional.

Thank Robert G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We're locals and this was our second trip. The first time the food was amazing, but the service was OK. This time not only was the food fantastic (we order a bunch of the appetizers to share so we could try everything!) But the service...More

Thank Ali S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $36
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6356
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-322-6300
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Casual fine dining serving only the best quality natural, hormone free, sustainable products we can find. 9 time winner of the Wine Spectator Award and now the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence 2 years in a row, and now winner of the Best Wine List in the Coachella Valley. Over 479 selections and priced to sell, the list is eclectic but friendly. Ask for our wine director Jason to see there's any wine specials as there are often 50% off wine nights or special wines available not on the list. Champagne Brunch Daily with a 2 course Prix Fixe Brunch/Lunch menu for $16.99. Happy Hour during lunch hours and from 4:30 - Cl (4:30 - 6:30 TH, FR, SAT) nightly. Try the XXX Mac n' cheese or the Bacon Pork and Chorizo burger! House wines and well drinks $5 Hand crafted cocktails, Bourbons and house signature drink specials. Make reservations early and ask to sit outside on the cooled, misted patio in the summer or heated patio in the winter. People watching on Thursday nights for the street fair is the best from this patio with live music across the street.
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