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Aldente Pasta

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491 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5602
+1 760-325-1160
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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612 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was a very nice dinner. We arrived early and sat outside on a perfect Palm Springs evening. It turned out to be great Italian! We started with a classic Caprese salad. We both ordered Spaghetti Bolognese, my companion added sausage to his. It was remarkably good. The sauce was perfectly seasoned and not to thick or thin. The pasta... More 

Palm Springs, California
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128 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have been going to Aldente for about 5 years now, but have about given up on it. You never know what you are goiong to get in the form of service. The last time, about two months ago, was terrible. We had to beg to give our order, had to ask for bread, had to ask for the wine... More 

Thank PalmDeano
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600 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 283 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Four of us enjoyed a very good experience at Al Dente, with perfectly prepared pasta dishes. I had Porcini mushrooms with penne pasta -- a very tasty preparation served piping hot fresh from the kitchen. I split a Caesar salad which was also fresh, cold and delicious. Portions are substantial. We skipped dessert because we were simply too full. Service... More 

Thank mshbnyehud
Newnan, Georgia
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85 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife & I and friends visited this restaurant prior to a production of Evita at the Palm Canyon theatre. It's very close if you're taking in a play there! Outside & inside seating is available, but even though the weather was great, we chose inside seating because of the traffic noise directly outside. We really enjoyed the food. I... More 

Thank Dennis R
Libertyville, Illinois
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice outdoor seating with a good menu and great tasting food well prepared. Good service and people watching. Enjoy.

Thank bob60048
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Aldente is my go-to restaurant for italian cuisine. Fresh traditional cuisine, never a miss and great service.

Thank pierrerochcote
The Hague, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017

We very much enjoyed our pasta in Aldente. Food and atmosphere reminded us much of Italy. The staff was friendly. Good wine selection. Overall good value and we would come back if in Palms Springs again!

Thank Vertine78
Oliver, Canada
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85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch, we had our dog with us so we sat on the patio. They even brought him a bowl of water with ice in it. Service and food was excellent. Alfredo fettuccine with chicken the best.

Thank 645pro
British Columbia, Canada
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132 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

There are numerous places to enjoy pasta but I like this restaurant because it 'feels' Italian. Tables are positioned close together and when the place if full, which it was the night we were there, voices fill the room yet conversation is not a problem and we are hearing impaired. There are tables outside on the patio that provide a... More 

Thank Linda W
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9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

We happened upon Aldente walking the area around our hotel and there was a table available on the outdoor patio so we decided to check it out. Turned out to be very reasonably priced and the pasta and bread we enjoyed was obviously home made and very fresh. The service was friendly and quick, which was most appreciated as we... More 

Thank Mark H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 491 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-5602
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-325-1160
Al dente Trattoria Toscana - A quaint cucina with a decidedly European atmosphere,has served Palm Springs and an international clientele for over 20 years A cozy patio with twinkling lights is great for people-watching. Everything is homemade with the freshest of ingredients beginning with flavorful antipasti, salads and a variety of soups. Your pasta course features an incredible array of sauces with a Tuscan flair, such as a simple Aglio e Olio - fresh garlic and olive oil - to the succulent Frutti di Mare - calamari, shrimp, clams and mussels in tomato sauce, or Quatro Formaggio, a four-cheese sauce to die for! Entrées are carefully prepared and beautifully presented with nightly specials to augment menu items, such as Pollo Funghi - chicken breast sautéed with fresh mushrooms, Bistecca di Manzo - grilled steak, or Gamberone Griglia - jumbo shrimp on grill.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?