If you’re looking for a lighter dinner spot before a night out on the town, this sushi/whiskey bar can compete with most places in Los Angeles. If you’re coming in with a big group, you can definitely grab a table, but our move is to head directly to the lively bar, where you can order directly from the sushi chefs. Get the scallop aguachile and don’t shy away from the extensive whiskey list.
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Cheeky’s serves excellent brunch classics in Palm Springs, and usually has the long lines to prove it.
The Real Italian Deli
The Real Italian Deli is a small, order-at-the-counter spot in Palm Springs, with some of the best sandwiches in town.
Wilma and Frieda’s Cafe
For an affordable brunch filled with comfort food in Palm Springs, Wilma and Frieda’s Cafe is the place to go.
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Sushi Chitose has a fantastic, affordable omakase in an almost impossible-to-spot building in Redondo Beach.
Mtn on Abbot Kinney in Venice is the casual but pricey Japanese izakaya from the people behind Gjelina and Gjusta.
Osawa is a Japanese restaurant in Pasadena that’s known for shabu shabu, sushi, and sukiyaki.
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Copley’s is an almost entirely outdoor American restaurant, with some of the best views in all of Palm Springs.
Counter Reformation is a wine bar that also has some of the best food in all of Palm Springs.
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