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Cafe Italia

74901 US Highway 111, The Village Shopping Center, Indian Wells, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92210-7134
+1 760-773-3080
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup” (20 reviews)
“lasagna” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
74901 US Highway 111, The Village Shopping Center, Indian Wells, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92210-7134
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Located in the corner of a strip wall. The decor is so inviting. The waitress had a wonderful voice. In between singing we heard Italian Opera playing. Unfortunately our dinner was just not good. The chicken Marsalla tasted like a defrosted chicken breast put in...More

Thank Tcard2013
Reviewed 8 June 2017

I've been driving by this place for two years and finally decided to give this restaurant a try.... It's located in a strip mall... in the corner... not much of a look outside. We went on a Wednesday night around 7:30 PM. The place was...More

Thank revolor
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We chanced upon Cafe Italia which was a short walk from our hotel, and we were very pleasantly surprised. Not only were the meals very good and reasonably priced, we also had free entertainment provided by their talented singing waitors/waitresses! The service was very good...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We called ahead for a reservation. When we arrived they didn't have a table large enough outside for our party so we reluctantly sat inside. We were in for a surprise when the waiters/waitresses started singing. Go glad we sat inside as we had an...More

Thank Kohl0002
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

First the singing: the claim is that the staff sing at your table. Not so. The servers sang only a couple of songs at the earlybird time. These songs were from musicals and painfully long. Shorter versions/choruses and at your table would have been more...More

Thank bayitetravels
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We stopped here for a quick lunch and found this place to offer more than common fare. We both had salads, his was a chopped salad artfully prepared while mine was just a spinach salad with chicken. Both were good. Our server was extremely personable...More

Thank babtek
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Went early as thy have a 3 course dinner for $20 plus a children's menu for $10. Food was fine but the experience was lovely. Grandchildren loved the atmosphere and of course the singing. Salad, main pasta and spumoni ice cream for $20 is very...More

Thank overlookBc
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Wonderful Italian dinner, great waiters and waitresses, great opera singers, overall terrific experience.

Thank Jan154982
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Not the most attractive location in the desert but we have been there before and decided to give it another try. We had no reservation for the early bird dinner which included salad or soup, main course and spumoni for $20 until 6:00PM. Very attentive...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Without a doubt this was the smallest piece of chicken I have ever had, chicken piccata, The Taste was fine except it was plated together with a side of spaghetti marinara. The two sauces mingled together disgusting. The bread was stale as in at least...More

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Vicki B
12 November 2015|
Response from kiwi4ever | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you mean as I have neither incident or accident in my review.
20 October 2015|
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Response from Brian12154 | Reviewed this property |
Casual but we usually go business casual to dinner.
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74901 US Highway 111, The Village Shopping Center, Indian Wells, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92210-7134
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Indian Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 760-773-3080
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