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“Impressive menu”
Review of Jiao Palm Springs - CLOSED

Jiao Palm Springs
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed October 19, 2012

That this place is a very short walk from my home makes Jiao a jewel in the crown of sister places Cheeky's and Birba. I had dinner with friends and we all loved the food we tried. The pork belly was a unanamous favorite, we ordered a cod special, a whole cod deep fried in cottonseed oil, as our waitress explained, after one at the table with peanut allergies inquired. We tried the Oxtail rice, eggplant, and a couple others. This is a place to go with a couple of people as sharing gives the opportunity to try several items.

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Thank Ken L
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Reviewed October 19, 2012

How does Thai Smile in Rancho Mirage rate so well? ITS AWFUL.
If you fancy really good Asian food that is bright, clean and fresh go instead to Jiao in Palm Springs.
The freshest, brightest flavours this side of Thailand, the food here is epic. I like my grub and am shall we say built for comfort not for speed but this is really really good food.
Go, you'll love it!

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Thank petewithleese
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Reviewed October 15, 2012 via mobile

Pan-Asian cuisine at it's very best. A diverse menu with great flavour combinations. We had veggie salad rolls (with mango - yum), shrimp with vermicelli and lots of fresh herbs, a scallop dish and salt and pepper calamari. Calamari was lightly breaded (rice flour) and the best we have ever had: delicate, tender and oh so good. The portion sizes were perfect to have a couple courses. Our waiter was attentive and knowledgeable. Vegetarian and gluten free options. Nice spot for people watching while you cool off under the misters. Best lunch we had in PS!

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Thank Regular2
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Reviewed October 11, 2012

Very tasty food and attentive service. Beautifully prepared dishes.
A bit windy sitting outside. Server described items very well.

Thank Janet O
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Jiao is a welcome addition to PS since there's nothing like it.
Asian Fusion is the best description (cliche) but its all rather simple too. A wide array of snacky appetizers and some unique menu items such as oxtail fried rice (my favorite). They also offer Vietnamese Pho but one should never order Pho anywhere but in a Pho restaurant.
Great simple meals in a comfortable setting.

Thank Herman C
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