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330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6437 (Encilia)
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Bloomington, IN
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114 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I don't drink often but I was with family and I was sitting at the bar so I indulged in a mojito. One mojito led to another...and another...and one last mojito...I wasn't sure I'd ever be back. That's my story and I'm sticking to it! Let's just say that bartender knew how to make a good mojito! With regards to... More 

Thank Weyes1
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Be sure and go to their happy hour (great Mojito's). My husband got the fried chicken (per our waiter's recommendation) and loved it. Close to the casino, you can walk there after!

Thank Kwegs
Hicksville, New York
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The setting and decor of this beautiful restaurant and bar harkens back to the nightclub era of Lucy and Desi. You can expect great food and friendly service as well as being surrounded by locals and tourists alike.

Thank tjclassic
San Rafael, California
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great for happy hour cocktails. Lots of attractive men and friendly crowd. Falls short on the food. Nice space.

2 Thank Robert K
Palm Springs, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food, the service and the management are truly the best in the desert. Then the club next door was perfect after dinner. More of the same type of service.

Thank Jo-lin F
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant is fresh and inviting. They present a modern menu full of flavorful dishes. Our server did her best to accommodate the dietary restrictions of one of my friends. Our overall experience was great.

Thank Tim F
Washington DC
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48 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't need to tell anyone in Palm Springs that this is the place to be for happy hour... they already know it! The bartenders are fast, efficient and friendly...the three important R's of bartender service! And let's throw in fresh and fabulous! Martini specials... And best lemon drop martini on the West Coast!

Thank ManCapHill
Kirkland, WA
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a party of 8 and sat outside by the misters. The food was really good and so were the drinks. What's better is that it was affordable and a energetic ambiance.

Thank kfrooke
Palm Springs, California
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Tropical has good, reliable food. The atmosphere is fun. The patio is the place to be when it is nice out. Locals do Sunday brunch there. Good cocktails. The burger is amazing and very rich. The onion rings are good, but tend to be greasy. The fried chicken is good. The pizzas are surprisingly good. Any of their egg Benedict... More 

Thank Joel B
Palm Springs, California
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103 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Every time we have been to Tropicale we have been impressed with the atmosphere, the wait staff and the food. It is just a fun place to visit with lots of activities going on in a very enjoyable atmosphere. Our wait person this time was Laura and she was a delight. The next time we go we will ask for... More 

Thank PalmDeano

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $30
American, Bar, Gluten Free
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6437
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: 760-866-1952

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