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Palm Springs for Valentine's Day...Suggestions?

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kphillips77 Jan 12, 2010 10:11 AM

I have been desperately searching for a trendy, upscale restaurant to go to on Valentine's Day in Palm Springs. My husband and I will be there on vacation. So far here is what I am thinking...Citron or Tropicale?? Copley's gets awesome reviews, but it looks a little boring. We would like to find somewhere that is a bit more adventurous. The type of food really doesn't matter, but there must be good drinks! Any ideas?? Thanks!!

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    mbaxter RE: kphillips77 Jan 26, 2010 05:50 PM

    The Falls prime steakhouse in Palm Springs.

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      sparkareno RE: kphillips77 Feb 4, 2010 03:25 PM

      I too want Palm Desert?Rancho Mirage for VD but I don't want upscale or expensive. I need something like Cheesecake Factory type (kid friendly) food & prices but won't go there since they don't take reservations. I thought I would go to Shame on the Moon but they are booked. Any ideas?

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        syrahgirl RE: sparkareno Feb 4, 2010 04:13 PM

        We loved BluEmber @ the Rancho Las Palmas Resort. They have patio seating, twinkle lights in the trees, live music and great food and service. :)

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          sparkareno RE: syrahgirl Feb 5, 2010 09:42 AM

          looks and sounds wonderful based on their website but too expensive for what we are looking for. VD menu is $75.
          I don't really want a burger joint but it has to be kind of kid friendly (no sushi) and inexpensive. I realize that this is a hard night to go out.

      2. Beach Chick RE: kphillips77 Feb 4, 2010 04:19 PM

        It's not trendy but Le Vallauris is one of the best restaurants in Palm Springs and one of my all time fave's..
        Citron would be my second choice.

        www.levallauris.com

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          Property manager RE: kphillips77 Feb 8, 2010 09:10 AM

          Two ideas:

          1) Tommy Bahama's -Fun place, great drinks and atmosphere. it will be crowded though for Valentine's day. It is in Palm Desert.

          2) Elephant Bar-In Palm Desert, off of highway 111. Very reasonable prices and very kid friendly. They have great drinks and it is a fun place to go.

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            sparkareno RE: kphillips77 Feb 19, 2010 01:50 PM

            We ended up going to Trio in Palm Springs. Had a pretty good meal--they had a fixed price deal for V.D. Although it wasn't great, I cut them some slack because it was so crazy busy. I'd go back.

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