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John Henry's

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1785 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-7101
+1 760-327-7667
17:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Saskatoon, Canada
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75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It has been a few years since our last visit which was wonderful. Unfortunately not that good this time around. The macadamia encrusted sole was tasteless as if it had been frozen for an extended period. My wife hat the veal scaloppine and was served a steak knife to cut it. Veal should be so tender no knife is really... More 

Thank RalphSK
La Quinta, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I lived in PS for many years and enjoyed just about everything I tried at JH's, but my all-time favorite? I believe it's a Monday special: Free-range chicken (which seems to be an entire half of a free-range chicken) almost falling off the bone but not at all dried out, stuffed with a light, fluffy, perfectly seasoned dumpling--not "dumplingS," because... More 

Thank Gerg R
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent food , the guality superb and the staff professional and courteous and loyal. The price is the best in town for the guality of food and service. Like us u will want to go back the next nite also. Reservations helpful. Courtyard louder but charming. A wonderful experience that makes you happy u went out to eat.

Thank Dorothy M
San Diego, California
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509 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This modest restaurant has a wide variety of menu items. Your main dish includes two sides (no choice) and either soup or salad. Portions are pretty good sized. You can eat either indoors or out on the roomy patio. It's a lot less noisy out on the patio. The fare for these meals is usually 20 percent less than most... More 

Thank bsimosd
Mississauga, Canada
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This restaurant that is tucked away on a relatively busy street is an excellent find. Listening to the chatter, it would seem very popular with the locals. The cuisine ihas a good amount of comfort food. The escargot were well prepared in a mixture of garlic, mushrooms and bread crumbs. My crispy duck was as good as I have had... More 

Thank Oldfred17
Danville, California
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My view was bad paintings of uncovered breasts and the kitchen door. Wait staff rushing by, but no service.

Thank Vickie_Nagy
Sydney, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great food great atmosphere wonderful staff excellent food reasonable price well worth if if you can get in book it

Thank Pat T
Windsor, Canada
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

So glad to be back. The same great service and the same great food. We usually order the same thing every year but we have seen other dishes go buy and made our mouth water.

Thank jazzylady786
Chicago, Illinois
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Can't say enough good things about this place, it's locals only and those that have been introduced to it by locals. Food is consistent and very good, and service is always outstanding!! Save room for dessert, it can't be missed and MUST be shared.

1 Thank Michael S
Wiltshire, England
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139 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

Ok when you first walk up it from the outside it does not look like a restaurant but what a surprise when inside. We sat outside in the garden area and had a fabulous meal. Staff were brilliant and thank you for the lovely Sex on the Beach Cocktail you made me. Shrimp were perfect and one of the best... More 

1 Thank kaz110965

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1785 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA 92262-7101
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-327-7667

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Rancho Mirage, California
Palm Springs, California
Southern California
over a year ago

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