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Melvyn's Restaurant & Lounge

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200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-7333
+1 760-325-2323
9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 2:00 am
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Vancouver, WA
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104 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is Old School. A charming, personable maitre d, Matt, I believe is his name, seated us at Frank Sintra's favorite table at our request and proceeded to entertain its with stories of the rich and famous who have dined at Melvyn's. Matt has been working there for 35 years. Service was impeccable and the cuisine was superb and... More 

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London, Canada
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336 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

What a wonderful find in the middle of downtown Palm Springs. We had heard about this old time restaurant and we anxious to try it out. It was better than our expectations. When you drive up to the wrought iron gates and proceed past the Ingleside Inn to the all valet parking in front of Melvyn's Restaurant, you know you... More 

Thank Maureen S
Vancouver, Canada
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564 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 332 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Melvyn's is caught in a time warp but is all the better for it. It is an old-time martini bar and restaurant. Make time to sit in the bar before dinner. The martinis are good; the bartenders are pros; the other patrons are a show unto themselves; the decor will take you back to the sixties. Service staff in the... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you find yourself in Palm Springs one evening and happen to be in need of a fine dining experience, then book a table at Melvyn's. Do it up right, dress to the nines and take your date out for evening of live music, great cocktails and even greater stories from Matt. Have Steak Dianne prepared table side, along with... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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130 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is like a time capsule, but in a totally awesome way. I took my family for martinis on New Year's Eve. It is an absolute Palm Springs must do. The martinis are boozy, the crowd totally into the place, and a swingin' 60s vibe. Apparently this place was Sinatra's watering hole; if it was good enough for the... More 

Thank michaelh409
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old Palm Springs ambiance. Great food and drinks. Every meal prepared from scratch. Enjoy the piano lounge/bar before or after dinner. Especially great for a special occasion.

Thank actingup
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I dined at Melvyn's on the evening of December 21st. The place was very busy, but we were able to be seated. This was our 2nd time here. The Short Rib is out of this world and just melts in your mouth. The serving of Banana Squash that came with it was fabulous. The Coq Au Vin... More 

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Lake Forest, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Made reservations over the phone for Christmas Eve dinner three weeks in advance. Upon arrival, we were told there was no reservation in our name but they should be able to fit us in within half an hour. After waiting for over an hour and being told 3 times that it "shouldn't be much longer" I went back up to... More 

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Victoria, BC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Sunday Jazz at 3:30.......as good as we remembered. Hostess Linda found us the perfect table. They simply do not do music like this anymore. Anywhere. Tiny dance floor with clones of Fred & Ginger for our entertainment pleasure. Drinks only, no snacks but who cares? A good feeling venue which will keep you smiling and remembering for a... More 

1 Thank Seez
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Melvyn's was such a great, romantic experience--Mark at the bar, Bobby cooking tableside and Steven serving in the dining room, not to speak of the great piano playing and dancing on the nicely-tiny and crowded dance floor--that we went back a second night. Everyone there--and it's a mixed crowd of LA people, locals, and unidentified people having a great time--knew... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$41 - $80
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
9:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 W Ramon Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92264-7333
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-325-2323
Melvyn's Restaurant was named "One of Ten Best" by the T.V. show "Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous". Recipient of many top national awards. Melvyn's ambiance is the perfect compliment to gourmet dining. Every detail was selected to reflect gracious elegance and old world charm.

Chef's Special 3-course dinner (choice of 4 Entrees) available all evening every evening. Extensive wine list.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?