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Thai Smile

73725 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4311
+1 760-341-6565
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“thai food” (18 reviews)
“spring rolls” (7 reviews)
“soup” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
73725 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4311
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Reviewed yesterday

Tom ka gai soup: hearty and flavorful. Chicken with vegetables: bland--adding soy sauce helped. Mu shu pork: generous and tasty. Service: prompt and attentive.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank socalers
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

We like the food at the Thai smile but don’t go there as often as we used to since they have moved over to El Paseo. We decided to go with a group of friends to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We received our appetizers which...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank christinef305
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

We gathered here with friends for a reunion and what a treat! The food is full of great favor and berry traditional . The menu offers every dish you would find at a Thai restaurant and the service is personable. Get your Thai fix here!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Johno-Ken
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

I always order Pad Thai and this was very average. Noodles cooked nicely but chicken was overcooked and dry. Sauce was boring, like bottled or worse. Spicey noodle dish with chicken was "great" another family member said. Of 4 of us, two liked, two said...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank crintigger
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Enjoyed this place. Tasty Thai food, big & attractive setting, helpful staff. Only faux pas was not clearing the appetizer plates before serving the mains, which left us doing the "where do we put it dance" Did the same thing to a neighboring table too....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tb911
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Our first time here in the summer. Offseason, there is a 4-6pm Happy Hour. A few choices for appetizers and entrees. Unfortunately, my favorite soup and entree weren’t offered so we ordered off the regular menu. Great Tom yum soup and chicken red mountain -as...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank chitownsam
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

If you leave this place hungry, it’s your own fault. My husband and I both ordered from the entrees and soon found we could have easily split one. I had the sizzling combo and it was wonderful. We both took our leftovers for our lunch...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank CRWBrown
Reviewed July 14, 2018

Thai Smile has great food. That is really all that needs to be said. They have outside dining facing El Paseo that is fun to sit at during the winter season so you can watch 'cruise night'. I have always experienced great service with a...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Nvr2Late2Live
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The understated elegance of the Thai Smile dining rooms sets the right mood for enjoying the many traditional Thai dishes offered at this upscale but not overly pricey Palm Desert restaurant. The level of "spicy" is carefully calibrated for each order, and the fresh quality...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank 279kenh
Reviewed June 18, 2018

the food is delicious. make usre you ofer the medrob as a starter for the table. the restuarnat looks clean, all the plates and everythig about the place looks clean and fresh the portions were huge and our house guest took the remainder of their...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Barbara M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73725 El Paseo, Palm Desert, Greater Palm Springs, CA 92260-4311
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Greater Palm Springs  >  Palm Desert
  • Phone Number: +1 760-341-6565
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