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Billy Reed's Restaurant

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1800 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-2918
+1 760-325-1946
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Billy Read's is always on our list of places to visit when we visit Palm Springs. The entrance feels like you are walking into your Grandma's house for her home cooking. Staff are extremely friendly and attentive ! Food is good old American home cooking at its best. Overseen by Billy Read himself, standards are high - a vast menu... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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157 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate breakfast there twice. The food and service both awesome! We will definitely return for lunch or dinner. The restaurant is beautiful. The decor is "old world" and tastefully done. The antiques are amazing. Stained glass and furniture gorgeous. This restaurant is one of THE BEST we have been to in Palm Springs. It has been in business for... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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149 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I should have realized from all of the reviews and pictures of prime rib, that this was not a place that one would boast about for good breakfast. However, the gawdiness of the restaurant and the portion sizes from the pictures lead me to believe this would be a tasty greasy spoon style breakfast place. DECOR: Gawdy early 20th century... More 

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Thank Adam S
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Prime rib is great, this place is great if you like a local country style diner. The service is very fast. So don't go here if you want to linger.

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Onaway, Michigan
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105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read great things about this place. We were curious. The reviews were true. It does look dated but that adds to the charm. The wait staff was attentive. The food was delicious. I had the cold salad plate of papaya with cashew chicken. It was refreshing. The added mini loaf of bread (different kinds) was a nice touch. The made-to-order... More 

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Morongo Valley, California
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is an institution in Palm Springs. I started going when it was just a small cafe. Loyal all these years because I've been through the whole menu and know what I like best.

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Thank Don K
Palm Desert, California
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food is very good, the deserts are to good, service is very good, and they have something of almost everything. Prices are decent.

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Vancouver, Canada
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141 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I dined at this restaurant with some locals and have to say I never would have found it if not for them! The menu is very extensive and the quality of the food is excellent! It's a bit dated from a decor standpoint, but you're not there for the walls or carpets. This place has its own unique feel that... More 

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Thank VanKB68
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141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The picture of prime rib had us hooked. It was delicious. Perfectly medium rate. Started with a shrimp cocktail. The shrimp were perfectly cooked. Cocktail sauce was spicy with horseradish. This is an old school restaurant and it was busy. Large menu. Definitely will have to try breakfast one morning. Large dessert menu but too full for that.

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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141 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was certainly eclectic......clean and welcoming...service was very good...food was average.....I had the pot pie and it was average....came with a individual loaf of bread...I chose banana nut...was overcooked.....hubby had chicken fried steak with eggs and hash browns.....said he gave it a 3/5......we were told the desserts were a must there...I had buttermilk pie...it was delicious...hubby had lemon ,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 21:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1800 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-2918
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-325-1946

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