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Dining Out for New Year's Eve
PALM SPRINGS

Besides attending one of the world's 2014 Top 10 Hot Spots for New Year's Eve, what could be better than celebrating the end of the year with a memorable meal? Whether you're looking for a party scene full of revelers or a more romantic space to share a midnight Champagne toast with someone special, we've compiled a list of the best restaurants in Palm Springs to ring in the New Year.

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bluEmber California
13/20
Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa
41000 Bob Hope Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Located in a resort setting, bluEmber boasts an ambience that’s as appetizing as its menu. More...

Circa 59 California
13/20
Dining Room at Circa 59, Palm Springs, CA Riviera Palm Springs
1600 N. Indian Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Poolside dining and an au courant crowd make Circa 59 a sultry spot for sipping and supping. More...

Copley's on Palm Canyon Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Copley 621 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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A historic building once occupied by a Hollywood A-lister is now a popular restaurant that caters to contemporary moguls and movie stars. More...

Cork Tree California
14/20
Dining Room at Cork Tree, Palm Desert, CA Desert Springs Marketplace
74950 Country Club Dr.
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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This Palm Desert restaurant is elegant but without pretense, offering a contemporary menu, destination-worthy bar and friendly service. More...

Cuistot California
14/20
Dining Room at Cuistot, Palm Desert, CA 72595 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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A menu of classic and contemporary French cuisine appeals to an array of palates. More...

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Steakhouse
13/20
The River in Rancho Mirage
71800 Hwy. 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Fleming's runs like a chef-owned restaurant with about 100 wines by the glass and a menu of hand-cut, USDA dry-aged beef. More...

The Grove Artisan Kitchen Mediterranean
14/20
Dining Room at The Grove Artisan Kitchen, Indian Wells, CA Miramonte Resort & Spa
45000 Indian Wells Ln.
Indian Wells, CA 92210
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This resort restaurant keeps it fun and fresh with crate-to-plate quality offered morning till night. More...

Jackalope Ranch Southwestern
13/20
80400 U.S. Hwy. 111
Indio, CA 92201
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This desert lodge offers a half-dozen dining areas and fall-off-the-bone barbecue. More...

Jillian's Contemporary
14/20
Dining Room at Jillian 74-155 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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This chef-owned restaurant has earned a reputation for its menu of European and American fare. More...

Johannes Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Johannes, Palm Springs, CA 196 S. Indian Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Contemporary Austrian dishes are created by chef-owner Johannes Bacher at his Palm Springs restaurant. More...

La Spiga Ristorante Italiano Italian
14/20
Dining Room at La Spiga Ristorante Italiano, Palm Desert, CA 72557 Hwy. 111
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Take a trip to Tuscany via your palate at this upscale and inviting Italian retreat. More...

Lavender Bistro California
14/20
Dining Room at Lavender Bistro, La Quinta, CA 78073 Calle Barcelona
La Quinta, CA 92253
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This Cal-Med bistro is relaxed and elegant, and offers an adventurous yet affordable menu. More...

Le Vallauris French
14/20
Dining Room at Le Vallauris, Palm Springs, CA 385 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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This Palm Springs restaurant celebrates French food and fine wine. More...

Lulu California Bistro California
13/20
200 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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With a prime corner location in the heart of downtown, Lulu is the place to see and be seen for breakfast, lunch and dinner. More...

Melvyn's Restaurant Continental
12/20
Dining Room at Melvyn Ingleside Inn
200 W. Ramon Rd.
Palm Springs, CA 92264
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Elegant, classic restaurant offering continental cuisine at Palm Springs’ Ingleside Inn. More...

Mister Parker's French
13/20
Parker Palm Springs
4200 E. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92264
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Young Hollywood likes to play at Parker Palm Springs, where a reliable menu and chilled drinks are found at the hotel's signature restaurant. More...

Morgan's in the desert Contemporary
15/20
Dining Room at Morgan La Quinta Resort & Club
49499 Eisenhower Dr.
La Quinta, CA 92253
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Chef Jimmy Schmidt and his culinary team don't disappoint with their seasonal menus and attractive presentations. More...

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant Seafood
13/20
Dining Room at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant, Palm Desert, CA The Garden
73505 El Paseo, Ste. F2608
Palm Desert, CA 92260

Pacifica offers carefully honed classics and imaginative surprises. More...

Pomme Frite Belgian
12/20
256 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Take a culinary journey to the bucolic villages of Belgium and France at this European-style bistro. More...

The Purple Palm Mediterranean
14/20
Dining Room at The Purple Palm, Palm Springs, CA Colony Palms Hotel
572 N. Indian Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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A charming little poolside restaurant offering a menu on par with the setting. More...

Roy's Hawaii Regional
14/20
71959 Hwy. 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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Tiki torches flank the entry to Roy Yamaguchi's restaurant, which features a seasonal menu and umbrella-laden drinks. More...

Simon Kitchen + Bar American
13/20
Dining Room at Simon Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs, CA Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs
150 S. Indian Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262

"Rock ‘n’ Roll Chef" Kerry Simon brings his contemporary versions of comfort food classics to the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs. More...

Spencer's American
14/20
Dining Room at Spencer Palm Springs Tennis Club
701 W. Baristo Rd.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Spencer's offers the quintessential desert setting for an al fresco breakfast, lunch or dinner. More...

Sullivan's Steakhouse Steakhouse
13/20
The Gardens on El Paseo
73505 El Paseo, Ste. 2600
Palm Desert, CA 92260
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Located at The Gardens on El Paseo, this steakhouse is a popular destination for serious carnivores. More...

Trio Restaurant American
13/20
Dining Room at Trio Restaurant, Palm Springs, CA 707 N. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Classic dishes infused with unexpected touches pair nicely with handcrafted cocktails at this Uptown Design District restaurant. More...

The Tropicale Restaurant & Coral Seas Lounge Eclectic
13/20
330 E. Amado Rd.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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The bustling ambience, eclectic menu, and small plates served in the lounge make this a popular rendezvous for locals and visitors. More...

Vicky's of Santa Fe American
12/20
Dining Room at Vicky 45-100 Club Dr
Indian Wells, CA 92210
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Serving steak, chops and seafood for more than a quarter century, this popular eatery also offers live entertainment. More...

Wally's Desert Turtle Continental
14/20
Dining Room at Wally 71-775 Hwy. 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

This Rancho Mirage restaurant has catered to luminaries past and present, and continues its tradition of offering classic cuisine. More...

Workshop Kitchen + Bar Contemporary
13/20
Dining Room at Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs, CA El Paseo
800 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Ste. G
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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It's all about locally sourced ingredients and handcrafted cocktails at Workshop Kitchen + Bar. More...

Yard House American
12/20
The River
71800 Hwy. 111
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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With 180 beers on tap and an equally lengthy menu, Yard House seems to have something for every taste and budget. More...

Zin American Bistro American
14/20
Dining Room at Zin American Bistro, Palm Springs, CA 198 S. Palm Canyon Dr.
Palm Springs, CA 92262
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Zin offers simple, robust dishes with enough adventurousness to keep the interest level high. More...

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