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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” (22 reviews)
“veal meatballs” (15 reviews)
“sand dabs” (20 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Contemporary, Seafood, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6356
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The meals were delightful and fresh, there is an extensive drinks list to chose and the dessert menu is well equiped to cater for most needs and they do vegetarian

Thank ricki475
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a hot summer’s day, slipping into the Mara Wine tasting/dinner at the Zin American Bistro proved to be just the perfect antidote to the sky-high temperatures, zest for fine wines and expert cuisine (executive chef Salomon Salgado scored equally high on every dish). Vintner...More

Thank S. James W
PSRestaurantLady, Owner at Zin American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the detailed review - we loved having you in. Sorry you can't get the wines in Canada but you can always come in to Zin ;-) See you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for a midday snack and had 2 really great dishes. I had the tuna & avacado melt on toasted rye. My wife agreed that it was the best we ever had. She had a small wedge with blue cheese dressing. was enough...More

Thank John R
Reviewed June 4, 2018

Had a lovely dinner here, my husband had steak which he said was very good, I had the steak tartare which was delicious although I was disappointed it did not come with an egg which is the norm for this dish. Nice friendly waiters.

Thank unitedgirlforever
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

I recently dined at Zin in Palm Springs. The food is good overall: I had some duck with cabbage and this was excellent; before this, as an appetizer, I had the beef carpaccio and it was OK (not as fresh as what I frequently ate...More

Thank ontheotherside
Reviewed May 7, 2018

Absolutely wonderful! Dined once by myself plus a second time for wine and evening snack with someone on my visit to Palm Springs. Let me say more. Location is perfect; near center of downtown on fabulous Palm Canyon Road where so much happens with restaurants,...More

Thank Lite T
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Came to Palm Springs for the street festival and had a lovely dinner at Zin. From the friendly greeting by the hostess to all wait staff especially our server, Dominique, all were top notch. Food was good-mussels, burger, fried chicken and hanger steak. Will definitely...More

Thank rathburn
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Went with another couple, the location is fabulous, you are right downtown, so much to view as people walk by. You feel like you are sitting in a swanky restraurant, with all the white table cloths. Great discount menu, and happy hour in the bar...More

Thank valerieodell1967
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

What happened to this place? The owner has clearly given up. Tourist trade. No effort on quality or service. Shame.More

Thank der_roten_teufel
PSRestaurantLady, Owner at Zin American Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded May 7, 2018

No I haven't given up on anything except allowing people to be rude to my staff. You were completely dismissive and rude to your waiter, swore at my host and when I tried to help resolve your problem I was waived away and told "This...More

Reviewed March 31, 2018

We stopped here for lunch on the patio. The food was good and the covered patio was a great place to "people watch". The service was good and we enjoyed our meal. Great spot to stop at in downtown Palm Springs.

Thank ngg999
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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, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings
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
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 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
  • E-mail
Palm Springs Award Winning Restaurant for over ten years. An essential Palm Springs dining experience since 2004, Zin American Bistro continues to be one of the most celebrated restaurants in the heart of downtown Palm Springs, including Best of the Best, and Best of Wine Spectator Award Winner.
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