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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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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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198 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92262-6356
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11 - 20 of 604 reviews

Reviewed October 8, 2017

We needed to try a new place and Zin won. It was a good choice. There was four of us and we all tried the prix fixe dinner. It's a good value before 6:45pm at $29. The wine list, as you would imagine with a...More

Thank Connie W
Reviewed October 6, 2017

I had the Buttermilk Fried Chicken while my wife had Wedge. Buttermilk Fried Chicken, which consisted of: Creamed spinach, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, country gravy...$18.00. The Wedge: which consisted of: Baby iceberg wedge, apple wood smoked bacon, tomatoes, red onion, Roquefort-citrus dressing * V GF...$11.00

Thank Donald E
Reviewed September 24, 2017

Ate here the night we stayed and the food was great, drinks are expensive but at the end of the day you are in Palm Springs. Staff were really friendly and helpful.

Thank 36Debbie
Reviewed September 19, 2017

4 of us had lunch here ; food was fabulous , we can recommend the zin bites and the wedge. We all had the the pink snapper and it was wonderful. The service was great - very attentive waiter , can overall recommend .

Thank Aileen G
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Six of us went to dinner at Zin tonight. We've been going there for many years. However the service tonight was terrible. Since we were a party of 6, there was an automatic tip included. Well, it was obvious that since the server knew he...More

Thank Rick R
Reviewed August 28, 2017

We were looking for dinner spot in downtown Palm Springs in August, when the temp was still above 100 degrees at 8 pm. Zin American was one of several that had good reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. We found on street...More

Thank Jwkruz
Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

I'd like to give this restaurant 3.5 stars, but that isn't possible. Four of went to Zin for Sunday brunch. We got there right as they opened so we were seated immediately. The best experience about our dining experience was our server David. He was...More

Thank KramDrawoh
Reviewed August 20, 2017

To all my faithful foodie fans....we've just returned from Palm Springs for one night! Yes, my husband and I actually drove all the way from Phoenix to Palm Springs for dinner last night at ZIN on Palm Avenue in Palm Springs, for my birthday. ABSOLUTELY...More

1  Thank Paula A
Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Service was excellent and the food for lunch/brunch was lovely. Good value too. We've eaten here before and never been disappointed.

Thank tommoj
Reviewed August 14, 2017

Family night out for dinner, from start to finish everything was excellent. We were a party of 9 out for our final dinner for this vacation and we could not have been happier. Our main server Dominick was amazing and his supporting staff was just...More

Thank Greg B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $30
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
Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 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
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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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