The Tropicale

 
89% love it
  45
Popular spot for California cuisine
This very tropical-looking eatery has an Asian-inspired menu and full bar service.
  • 330 E. Amado Road
    Palm Springs, CA 92262
  • Downtown Palm Springs
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  • Mon-Thu 5:00pm-10:00pm
    Fri 5:00pm-11:00pm
    Sat 11:00am-11:00pm
    Sun 11:00am-10:00pm
  • (760) 866-1952
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      aroman 1 year ago
      Loves it

      Great for All Occasions
      Replace for any occasion love the happy hour great service kid waiters

    • Our "Go To" spot whenever in Palm Springs
      Many an enjoyable early evening at the bar for Happy Hour drinks and appetizers...the curried spare ribs, stuffed dates wrapped in bacon and assorted pizzas are favorites. Friendly, accommodating bar staff is top notch!

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      aBIG1 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      TERRIFIC
      Went to have cocktails and a nice meal Sunday late afternoon. Now this is what im talkink about. This place was so much fun. The staff, the food, the guests, just perfect. A great memory to take home with you. I had the Chicken, by partner had the Pasta. Both just terrific!

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      SDL Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Stellar
      As always, atmosphere, food, staff. The best.

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      psrickc Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Palm Springs BEST!
      This restaurant is my most favorite place on the planet! It may not be in N.Y. or S.F. but it's here in P.S & I LOVE YOU. Always great food and the waitstaff is fun and friendly!

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      RandT Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Popular for a reason
      The ambiance, service and food are all great here. Definitely recommend a reservation on the weekend. The menu has a lot of variety, nice selection of wines and priced competitively.

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      socaliscorpio Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Best meal I've had in a long time....
      Our experience here was nothing less than stellar. Ryan the waiter was very friendly and attentive, and really helpful in explaining various dishes. The appetizer of coconut shrimp and calamari was great, especially the calamari (not overly fried, not overly mushy). I had the filet special which was to die for...can we say "truffled mashed potatoes!"? Mmmm The steak was cooked perfectly. We ordered cookies for dessert and were surprised when they came out freshly baked and warm, and about 8 different kinds/flavors. Ranz, who I believe is one of the owners, came over and said hi. A really great dining experience!

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      CHUCK82044 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Best Jazz in Town. Best Ambiance.
      This is a travelers dream. BEAUTY abounds inside and out. Derrik Lewis Jazz is fabulous two nights, tues and thurs, Great drinks. Fabulous service and a fun crowd of mixed venue.

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      mooknice Over a year ago
      Loves it

      MAY BE THE BEST
      I loved the place, excellent design, not too noisy, very cosy. The staff is very efficient and nice. And the most important the food was excellent. I totally recomend this place which is one of the spot of PS

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      mexmenudo Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Well Traveled
      Cool throw back classic Palm Springs atmosphere worth the visit...

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      noooby Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Twilight at the Oasis
      I love to sit outdoors, in the garden patio bar, under the lights and the sunset-hued sky and enjoy the Happy Hour prices on drinks and the excellent selection of appetizers (Wed is all-night Happy Hour pricing). Incredible steamed mussels (when in season) in spicy Thai coconut broth with crusty bread to dunk. Fresh made pizzas. Sinful treats and American standards. Plus, you can order anything off the main menu. Lots of gays and local scenesters wandering about. Friendly, attentive service staff. Relaxed and casual socializing at a fantastic price!

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      tornjeans Over a year ago
      Loves it

      great supper
      Went here sat outside! order small meals to share! Great! î

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      marqtte Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Good Food Great Atmosphere
      Eaten here several times and always good food. Nice atmosphere and a good people watching place. Seafood dishes especially good.

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      Alex716 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Maybe it was just a bad night...
      So a handful of people told us to check out The Tropicale, so we did on our last trip down. We made a reservation for 8pm. When we got there our table wasn't ready and we were told to have a seat at the bar. Since our table wasn't ready we asked if it was possible to be seated outside, to which the the very aloof host said "we'll see what we can do". We went to the bar and had a few drinks, the bartender was very attentive and nice (cute too), 45 min goes by and no table, I went back to the host to check on our table and he replied "you at the top of our list" in what appeared to be a quite sarcastic tone. Finally, we were seated at 9pm and it was explained to us that it took so long be we wanted to sit outside. No one said it would be an hour to be seated outside..ok fine...whatever we were having fun at the bar anyway. By the way, the outdoor patio area is fantastic and would be the only reason I will give them another shot. We are seated at our table and it was a good 15 minutes before someone even acknowledged that we were there, there were 2 very large parties and they were obviously were understaffed for a Saturday night. Our server was nice, but was never around because it was so busy. Our busboy on the other hand was hateful. Slammed our water glasses down, grabbed all our water glasses from the top getting his hands all over the rim of the glass, practically threw a basket of bread at our table. The food was perfectly fine, the drinks were good, and the atmosphere is great...I will chalk this visit up to a bad night and give them one more shot next time I'm in PS.

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      gscott52 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Fabulous
      I have eaten here at least 25 times, and never had anything that wasn't great---just like the staff, the ambience, and the vibe. Like Havana before Castro.

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