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Escena Lounge and Grill

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$$ - $$$
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1100 Clubhouse View Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-0574 (Vista Chino, just east of Gene Autry)
+1 760-992-0002
06:30 - 21:00
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318 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the spot for lunch when it's a nice day . The view is breathtaking and so relaxing 😎. We split the Cobb salad and was plenty . Inside has a huge firepit . There is also happy hours. Worth the stop. Service good and quick

Thank Budmanri
Irvine, California
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our party of 10 arrived at 10:30 AM. Just a slight wait while they prepared our table. The recent stormy weather was dissipating, yet a few cloud remained and covered the very top of the nearby mountains. A slight breeze prevailed, and shorts were a bit cool, jacket required. Some started out with the Bottomless Champagne, others with the Bottomless... More 

Thank James W
Bellevue, Washington
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was recommended to us by a friend who said that the atmosphere and views were great and the food was very good. He was correct. We went there for lunch on a sunny, warm day. We did not see outside but near the windows. The fried chicken sandwich with the cajun sauce was excellent as was the turkey... More 

Thank Seattlebear6
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was pretty good...Not the best...But quite nice. Staff was excellent,and the ambiance of the outdoor seating perfect even at night in February. Try the ribs..Or the blackened chicken salad

Thank Melody B
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch today with friends and decided to try Escena. The view across the golf course to the mountains was beautiful and expansive. The food was good. We had the salmon, blackened chicken salad and Cuban sandwiches. The service was good with water and drinks never being empty until the end of the meal. Clearly, they wanted to turn... More 

Thank MMercogliano
San Diego
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try to fit this restaurant in. A bit away from center of town but certainly worth the trip. Wonderful views from most every table, a menu with choices for all and check out the Happy Hour! Very reasonable prices also.

Thank SanDiegoZelda
Palm Springs, California
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176 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Inside or outside, the views are fab. The portions shareable and their chips superb. Good for groups. Love the chicken salad and a friend had the best mushroom soup ever.

Thank nancyinChicago_13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Golf was great but the food and service here are exceptional. Beautiful views and a very relaxing atmosphere. If you want a nice place to take someone for lunch or dinner this place should be on your list.

Thank screaminreel
Palm Springs, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We had a delicious dinner with amazing views of the mountains. The service was fantastic. Our waiter was supper attentive and even brought cake over because I mentioned we were celebrating my friends birthday. We will definitely be back.

Thank paris4luz
Cathedral City, California, United States
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

The views don't hurt this must go to place. Always good service and food. The home made potato chips are amazing

Thank Kevin S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
American, Bar, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1100 Clubhouse View Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262-0574
    (Vista Chino, just east of Gene Autry)
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-992-0002
Escena Lounge and Grill pairs delectable California-fusion cuisine with eye-popping design and a playful, retro vibe. Spacious indoor and outdoor dining areas frame majestic views of the towering San Jacinto Mountains. Voted Best New Restaurant of 2010 by readers of Palm Springs Life, Escena Lounge + Grill is open daily for breakfast, lunch, dinner and happy hour. Hours, menus and live entertainment schedules vary seasonally; please call or check our website for current information. Escena Lounge + Grill is located within the Escena Palm Springs community and is connected to the stunning Escena Golf Club. Dining and golf are open to the public year-round. Enter from Vista Chino 200 yards east of Gene Autry Trail.

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