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Catalan Mediterranean Restaurant

70026 Highway 111, Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2924
+1 760-770-9508
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (48 reviews)
“paella” (91 reviews)
“garlic shrimp” (11 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
70026 Highway 111, Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2924
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent Tapas and entrees all around. Chorizo, manchego, herbed olives, manchego-stuffed Calbrian peppers. Skirt steak and chimichurri. Everything worked.

Thank Daniel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife to this hidden gem to celebrate our 5th wedding anniversary. We heard great things about it from a number of friends. They were right; the restaurant is unique both on its decore and menu. Love the jamon serrano and the roasted chiles!!...More

Thank MrSotomayor
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

This is a GREAT local restaurant. We dine several times a year. It is consistently delicious food, friendly staff and often the owner/chef or wife or parents meander through the restaurant greeting dinner guests. I particularly recommend the Old Fashion cocktail and the paella. Happy...More

Thank Martha A
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We were just driving by on a vacation to the area and decided to pop in for dinner. Very happy we did! We had a wonderful dinner and returned a few days later for the tapas special at the bar. What a feast! We were...More

Thank Gina B
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

Excellent tapas but very dissatisfied with the paela, especially for a place that should specialize in making that dish. The paela was overcooked, the seafood was tough and chewy...so sad. Stick to the tapas, but watch out they have a tendency of overcooking all the...More

Thank ventcap
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Friends recommended this restaurant, so we thought we would give it a try. We were delighted with everything about our experience. The ambience. The layout of this restaurant makes it very easy for diners to choose the specific atmosphere that they want. The artwork, the...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed June 25, 2018

We were a party of 6 and had a really nice dining experience. The appetizers were good, we had mussels and salads. All but one of us wanted to try the paella and we were not disappointed. Lots of seafood, sausage, and chicken. The rice...More

Thank 2cruizers70
Reviewed June 20, 2018

the ambience is attractive, service very good, and the cuisine is, of its type, excellent. The two of us thought the paella was excellent, as were the accompanying dishes. The server helped us choose the best Spanish wine for the meal, and the experience was...More

Thank wolverine61
Reviewed June 14, 2018

We went here during Palm Springs Restaurant Week and were not disappointed. The service and the food was outstanding! The drinks were a generous pour. The food tasted fresh and was very good! We had the Heirloom Gazpacho Soup, Carlsbad Mussels, and each of us...More

Thank Dotty M
Reviewed May 22, 2018

Friends took my wife and I to Catalan during our annual vacation to Palm Springs. It has a very inviting open air center courtyard in which to dine as well as covered table seating around three sides. The wait staff is very attentive and helpful....More

Thank TJFLG42
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April 26, 2018|
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Response from Catalan Mediter... C | Property representative |
Goodness, pardon the late reply everyone! To keep everyone informed please know that there is a special for Tapas in the bar. Summer Restaurant Week June 1 - June 17, 2018, serving only 3 Course Menu. Summer June 18... More
July 25, 2015|
Response from Catalan Mediter... C | Property representative |
Desert Casual
January 27, 2015|
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Response from Alice F | Reviewed this property |
Have to assume that a corkage fee is charged.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $45
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70026 Highway 111, Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club, Rancho Mirage, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92270-2924
    (Between Frank Sinatra & Country Club)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Rancho Mirage
  • Phone Number: +1 760-770-9508
  • E-mail
Family owned & operated, Catalan Mediterranean Cuisine is situated in the heart of Restaurant Row in Rancho Mirage. The restaurant specializes in Western Mediterranean cuisine bringing forth tastes from Italy & Spain. Known to offer one of the most authentic Paella and Tapas experience in the Desert. The restaurant also offers a rustic yet modern atmosphere that is bound to make one have a comprehensive experience of the food. We take immense pride in our staff FOH & BOH who are very committed to offer you the best quality of food and service. The adjacent Boqueria Bar specializes in House Signature drinks as well as offer innovative cocktails while promising the guest an ambiance of elegance and fun. Awards: Palm Springs Best New Restaurant of the Year 2013. RAMMY Award Winner - Fine Dining Restaurant of the Year 2014. Palm Springs Life Best of the Best 2014.
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