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73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3902
+1 760-773-3365
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“garlic bread” (29 reviews)
“pasta” (54 reviews)
“osso bucco” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3902
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the place . The owner was great , the staff very helpful - food great . I had baked artichokes and pollo ai carciofi - fabulous . My partners cannelloni and vitello piccatina was excellent. Can't find fault with anything except for the fact...More

Thank Moonriversix
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 20 December 2016

If you can eat in only one Italian restaurant in the Valley, make it this one. Besides incredible atmosphere, and outstanding wait-staff, the food here is amazing. There were four of us and we all ordered differently, two on the waiter's recommendations. All of us...More

1  Thank drpepperi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a big italian food fan but I have to say Castelli's really is excellent, especially for a big occasion. The exterior of the restaurant does not look like anything special but the food and service is exceptional. I highly recommend this resturant...More

Thank richardderothschild
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed the food. It was a great meal, good wines, attentive service. Definitely a higher end location.

Thank Larry N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Love the atmosphere in this place. Great wine and great food. It is like going back to the days of the rat pack. Great solid Italian food.

Thank Stacie B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I imagine just about everyone has visited Castelli's, a real desert institution. Walking into the place is like visiting Little Italy in NYC. It just has a feel you don't get anywhere else. Hadn't been to Castelli's for a while, so didn't know if anything...More

Thank DanandJanC
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is such a great family Italian restaurant. The food is fantastic and the portions are so big! Definitely split the meal unless you have a big appetite because you must leave room for their Tiramisu.

Thank SeanandJoice
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Lovely inside, great location right in the middle of Palm Desert. Meal was excellent. Will return soon.

Thank msking39
Reviewed 14 May 2017

A real Italian restaurant. We had excellent service and all of the menu items we ordered were delicious. Service is very attentive. The only negative we felt the table for four was very small and we felt like we were having dinner with our neighbor....More

Thank Charlotte E
Reviewed 12 May 2017

A very authentic Italian restaurant. Service was first class and the food was excellent. Great Italian entrees. One of our group said it was some of the finest he has had. I had the Alfredo which was some of the best I had. Servers were...More

Thank Bob J
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Can you split meals?
6 May 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from RKostas | Property representative |
Clint P
Do they serve pizza?
29 January 2017|
Response from RKostas | Property representative |
Sorry, No. No pizza.
Gluten free menu options??
26 January 2017|
Response from RKostas | Property representative |
yes we do! gluten free pasta, fresh fish and seafood, steaks, etc. Just ask your server for guidance!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 13:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73098 Highway 111, Palm Desert, CA 92260-3902
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-773-3365
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