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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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“veal meatballs” (15 reviews)
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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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Reviewed February 11, 2015

Food and service were the best we had in Palm Springs. The staff was friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable. Food was great starting from the appetizers all the way through to dessert. Not the cheapest place around, but great for a special night out.

Thank Jason G
Reviewed February 9, 2015

Now that we've discovered Zin, we'll be regulars. There were so many wonderful choices on the menu, it was seriously difficult to choose. One of us ordered the prix fixe meal and found it to be an exceptional value. All the food was excellent, and...More

Thank CH200
Reviewed February 7, 2015

Enjoyed a very nice lunch sitting on the outdoor patio table just next to the street and sidewalk. My companion and I each had the Zin burger which was a well cooked 1/2 pound burger (ordered rare and med-rare) with cheese melted under a salamander....More

Thank Ken L
Reviewed February 2, 2015 via mobile

We had no reservations on a busy Friday night, yet Zin was graciously able to accommodate us with a table on the outdoor patio. Great people watching while we dined. Server was very helpful with advice re: ordering. I chose the rabbit scaloppini and spouse...More

Thank BooKat
Reviewed January 31, 2015

Recommended by the desk clerk at our hotel which turned into a wonderful way to end a stressful day. Had the small plates and chilled white wine. The mini filet with goat cheese wrapped in delicate pastry melted in your mouth.

Thank NWtraveler69
Reviewed January 30, 2015

We had lunch at Zin a year ago and liked it. This time we had dinner with friends. Three of us had the prix fixe. It was good food and good value. Some of us started with mushroom soup and one with tomato fennel soup....More

1  Thank Chescat5
Reviewed January 27, 2015

Across the street from Lulu where I had been last week, and one of the rare good restaurants open on a Monday evening. Looked at the regular menu and decided to take a seat. It was a cool evening to sit on the terrace but...More

1  Thank Francois-Jude P
Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is our third visit to Palm Springs since September and it's not a complete visit without a trip to Zin. First the cocktails. The cocktails are made with fresh ingredients and are outstanding. Josh takes pride in making some of the best cocktails in...More

1  Thank Atlpen
Reviewed January 15, 2015

This has not been our first time there, and we were disappointed with the hamburger (it used to be remarkable) but we need to say that our waiter knew a lot about wine and gave us very good advice.

Thank Y_ok_25
Reviewed January 12, 2015

Zin offers nightly special dinners for starters and mains. Sand dabs were excellent, service was accommodating, and all around experience fine for a party of 6. Good location for visiting the Film Festival in Palm Springs.

Thank dkfcleveland
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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
Large groups, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
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
  • E-mail
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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