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Wang's In The Desert

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424 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-7806 (1 Block North of Ramon)
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sat 3:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Palm Springs, California
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I ordered a chicken dish with noodles. I was shocked to discover that it was so spicy that I couldn't eat it. My mouth and throat were literally on fire! There was nothing on the menu to indicate that the noodle dishes would be spicy. I ordered another chicken dish that the waiter recommended as not spicey. I was very... More 

Thank SleeplessInManhatten
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

This place is delicious and everyone there is super friendly and attentive. My lover likes this place so I take him on his birthday every year

Thank Yasmin A
Long Beach, California
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216 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

The place is nice, cool environment and not far from downtown. The food was good, but not amazing but we need to take a minute and look at these prices.... Very over priced for what we got, I was shocked when the bill came (we did family style and didnt all look at the menu) I would say if you... More 

Thank Fernand0001
Chicago, Illinois
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231 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Overall, I thought the food was average. It's a fun place to be to people watch, but if you're looking for great food then move on.

Thank Terence B
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

After discovering this fabulous restaurant on our trip in 2015...it is NOW a MUST visit as we travel to Palm Springs. The decor and atmosphere inside is so inviting and enjoyable. The food is always superb...delicious whatever we have chosen! Don't miss this place!

Nyack, New York
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56 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Great food and an excellent value. I spent happy hour here and enjoyed a delicious margarita along with an assortment of appetizers. Everything was good and the service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Lefty12345
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

Wangs has been an institution in Palm Springs for years. Open to all, it has served as an anchor of the gay community here over the years. It is big, with an attractive enough dining room and a nice patio and bar area. The food is Chinese-like, and it is always ok. But that is about it. If it weren't... More 

Thank Indianadoc
New Orleans
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

During a recent visit to PS, a large group of us went to Friday Happy Hour and had a great time. We followed with dinner afterwards - good food, fun time.

1 Thank David4NO
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56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016

We were attending a wedding in Palm Springs. Our hosts were having the rehearsal dinner at Wang's. First, Happy Hour on the patio. Too hot for me, but, I'm a delicate little flower, so I moved into the AC. It's not easy to handle 40 queens from New Orleans at a rehearsal dinner...ESPECIALLY after we'd "enjoyed" Happy Hour! This restaurant... More 

Thank Robert B
Pasadena, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

Always a fun Friday happy hour with the Palm Springs gay locals - gets really crowded after 6 PM, so the best tip is to get there early, even before the happy hour pricing officially begins, sit at the bar and start being nice to all the bar staff - you can order food from there, and you will not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$30 - $30
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 9:30 pm
3:00 pm - 10:30 pm
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 424 S Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-7806
    (1 Block North of Ramon)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-325-9264
Located in beautiful downtown Palm Springs, Wang’s in the Desert’s concept is Pan Asian Cuisine combining different types of cooking influences including Sichuan, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Thai and Korean. We use only the finest and freshest ingredients
found throughout Asia and the Pacific.

Our restaurant is warm and inviting! You can dine in our dining room looking at our Koi pond; cuddle in our private Red Room, smoke on our outdoor patio, or relax in our spacious lounge. The choice is yours…

Whether dining or relaxing, Wang’s represents California living at it’s very best.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?