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$4 - $12
Cafe, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed October 8, 2020 via mobile

Super cute coffee shop! Friendly service, yummy pastries. Definitely will return! Right off the main drag - conveniently located. I recommend the bear claw croissant!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed August 14, 2020

Ristretto is a hidden gem coffee shop! Can you say incredible delectable pistachio muffins, gourmet bagel sandwiches, incredible coffee and more! The more is Lourdes, the sweet, fun, energetic, and thoughtful employee who made my experience there. Whenever I am in town I will Ristretto!...It's nothing short of great service. It's really difficult to find everything in one place and great staff to boot! Repeat after me, Ristretto, work, sleep, Ristretto repeat :)) Enjoy!More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed March 18, 2020 via mobile

Having been to the grocery store and seeing empty shelves and “picked over” produce, I decided to stop at Ristretto for muffins to take to a coffee date. While there I saw these beautifully packaged salads. Bought 1 chicken a 1 tuna for our lunch....I knew from experience that the muffins are wonderful. The salads were even more wonderful. Freshly made that AM. In these days of takeout dining, . Ristretto is at the top of our list. We’re having chicken Caesar for lunch today. We’ll be frequent customers👍More

Date of visit: March 2020
Reviewed September 17, 2019 via mobile

This place was close to our hotel. Can easily be accessed on foot. They have cafe items, from sandwiches to pastries. Very good coffee, which we got to go. Would come here again

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Salads, wraps, bagels and coffee. Best coffee in town. Wonderful service and a nicely shaded patio. Pastries look yummy

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed January 12, 2019

My turkey and avocado panini was quite good, although it was more than I could eat. THe potato salad was also pretty decent. It took a while for the food to come out, so if you're in a rush, this isn't a fast food place....Very clean and pleasant servers.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed December 11, 2018

I ended up going here for espresso four times in the week i was in Palm Springs. Their baked goods are pretty good, but their coffee was roasted exactly the way I like it. Took some home to Vancouver.

Date of visit: November 2018
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Great cafe in a historic building. I always enjoy the potato burrito for a nice breakfast. Loose leaf tea is a big plus for me. Nice decor, friendly staff, very pleasant.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Granted, I've been called a coffee snob so maybe this isn't fair, but....nope. Actually tossed the coffee after a couple sips. Maybe it was a bad day for the staff. The place was PACKED, I mean....nowhere to sit. We waited forever for 2 coffees (1...brew, 1 latte) and they got the order wrong, so we had to wait again for way WAY too long. When we got it (to go) it was certainly not worth the wait. Oh...and the staff were a bunch of grumpy sad sacks. A smile and a thank you can go a long way for making up for a bad, burned brew, but not here. Couldn't pay me to go back. Sorry.More

Date of visit: December 2017
Reviewed June 9, 2018

I ate a sandwich and had coffee here last week. I am on a restricted diet and the server, a very pleasant and helpful woman named Norma, went out of her way to meet my needs. The sandwich was delicious, the coffee was excellent, and...Ristretto is a pleasant place to sit. If I return to Palm Springs I will most definitely go back to Ristretto several times. The friend I was with told me that a club he belongs to regularly goes to Ristretto and has always been satisfied.More

Date of visit: June 2018
Richard L, General Manager at Ristretto, responded to this reviewResponded June 11, 2018

Thank you sbvf. I will be sure to let Norma know about your 5 bubble review! Hopefully we will see you again in Palm Springs. Richard

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