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330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6437 (Encilia)
+1 760-866-1952
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri 16:00 - 00:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Joshua Tree, California
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134 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

There are so many good restaurants in the Palm Springs area that it's hard to stand out from the rest. Tropicale achieves this with their menu. The main menu has an assortment of delicious items, but they also have a "weekly" menu on the front of their menus that changes completely every week. Four of us went to dinner and... More 

Thank thetattooedlady
Tacoma, Washington
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place was recommended by a friend and it did not disappoint. It was extremely crowded when we arrived (we had traveled from Washington to try this place) for happy hour and there were no tables. The hostess found a table for 6 and we were able to enjoy tasty appetizers and drinks. PS...it was chilly when we were there... More 

Thank Mary G
Jupiter, Florida
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First thing I will say is that the service was great. Very professional. The atmosphere was great and the place was packed even though it was a weekday. The food however was a let down. I had the fried chicken which was just o.k. We also ordered a crispy squid papaya salad, which was way too salty.

Thank Joe K
Tampa, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment you walk into restaurant you feel like you have stepped back into the 1920's jazz era, perfect experience while in PS. Food was a bit more asian than i was expecting but was delicious none the same. We sat on the back patio which didn't have the same vibe as the inside of restaurant. Personally I prefer... More 

Thank nattyserra
Cathedral City, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We come to Tropical at least 3 times a month. Everything is great not a bad meal, the patio is awesome. Shaun W. is the best waiter there, Chris is the best bartender at Tropical. High recommend.

Thank goosencran
Park City, Utah
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great place for eating and drinking right in downtown Palm Springs. The room conjurs images of old Palm Springs, the jazz trio plays perfect jazz sets at the perfect volume. The service is first rate from start to finish and the menu is varied and doesn't take itself too seriously. But the most important the food is excellent and... More 

Thank Sean H
Melbourne, Australia
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216 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A popular eating place and bar for the locals with more casual dining, and reasonably priced meals and wine. We were in a party of eight and enjoyed our meals which we all agreed were good value. The service was good at the start of our meal, but was spoiled when one of our party had her meal taken away... More 

Thank John j
San Diego, California
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235 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is consistently good and the food very tasty. This time we sat on the outdoor back patio and with heat lamps it was very comfortable. The menu changes and this time I ordered a huge pork chop with enough for leftovers!

Thank Conrad C
Bedford, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome food, great service, reasonable prices, great atmosphere. It was a little dark -- needed my phone flashlight to read the menu, but not a big deal. We love this restaurant!

Thank edsilbert
Palm Springs, California
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends took us here for drinks and appies, what a great place! Great-food and service. Would definitely recommend it!

Thank smarchuk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 330 E Amado Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-6437
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-866-1952

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