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Kalura Trattoria Italiana

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124 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6330
+1 760-323-4748
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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La Quinta, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to eat "dunch" after a movie at the International Film Festival and before the Alabama- Clemson game. Three in the afternoon with no one else wanting to eat Italian yet. The mixed green salad was a wonderful mix of greens with a very flavorful dressing. Then we both had the seafood pasta (frutti de mare) which was delicious!... More 

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Neerlandia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We eat at Kalura Trattoria every time we spend a week in Palm Springs. The service is always excellent and more than willing to explain the different meals. My wife a I shared a meal of Penne, and it was more than enough for us, along with the premeal bread plate. We have never had a disappointing experience at this... More 

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Edegem, Belgium
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155 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is rather small, but also cosy. We sat at a table outside which was nicely heated. We orderend 2 times Lasagne & 1 spaghetti bolognaise. Unfortunatly one of the lasagne was almost cold. They also were served very fast after we ordered... too fast? The dinner was OK, but I don't think I would come here again

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Thank Carlvanloey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've lived in the area for 15 months and have been to Kalura 10 times already. Everything about this restaurant screams quality! They make much of their own pasta, which is delicious, so you don't even need to think about what to order. From their seafood entrees to basic pasta, you really can't go wrong.

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Thank Steve T
San Diego, California
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great lunch! Maybe we'll do dinner next time! The pollo panini hit the spot for a mid-day meal. A great shopping break sitting on the patio and enjoying the tasty toasted bread and dipping oils.

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Thank staceyp87
Oakland, California
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for a Mexican restaurant but it was closed and got seated immediately. Had great cocktails and fried calamari---NOT rubbery, tender and crispy with perfect sauce. We shared homemade gnocchi w/vodka sauce and penne pollo pesto. Both were perfect and service excellent. Great find!

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Thank Pat B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was good, as was the service, and the prices were reasonable. So why only 3 stars? First, the place was so incredibly noisy that it was impossible to have a conversation or even hear the wait staff. Even after the manager turned down the music, it was still too loud in the main room simply because the room... More 

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Thank Egstra
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Deliciously authentic dishes! I had one of the chef's specials- Tutto with chic, husband had fabulous seafood Passat, excellent blend of spices. We ate outside, heaters, fun setting! Service was very upbeat Alex totally on it & our female server a delight!

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Thank nancy o
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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Thanksgiving dinner 2016, good service, good wine, meal was satisfactory. Nice setting on the main street

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Naples, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Went for appetizers and a drink during lunch. Had deep fried mozzarella and Bruschetta. Was less than stellar - sauce tasted more mexican flair than italian, and bruschetta was french bread with chopped tomatoes on top. Little flavor. Will be fair and try again for main course.... Did have to grab own place settings, but again, server was nice -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6330
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-323-4748

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?