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Casino Restaurant at Two Bunch Palms

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67425 Two Bunch Palms Trl, Two Bunch Palms, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-6034
+1 760-329-8791
07:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 07:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 22:00
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Desert Hot Springs, California
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89 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

When the Army Engineers first mapped Coachella Valley, there were few landmarks but 'Two Bunch Palms' was there; Al Capone had his hideout here and it's possible to see his suite. Reservations are required for the restaurant, but it's an entry to the beautiful grounds. Take a walk while you're there. Food is fresh and tasty. Somewhat limited menu but... More 

Thank Marilyn H
Juneau, Alaska
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Essence Restaurant used to be my favorite lunch eatery in Palm Springs - but it's getting tiresome. Once the tuna melt was the best in the universe, but last week it was on par with a public school lunchroom. I also recently ate the salmon wrap & found it so dry I'd call it parched. The salmon was also a... More 

Thank Nutmegtoast
Apple Valley, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 July 2015

loved having the option of fresh juice in the morning. having a good amount of options. the chocolate was AMAZING!!

Thank tifrs
Boulder City, Nevada
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76 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

This restaurant was the Casino for Al Capone back in the day. The chase is gone but the view of the mountains is still there. You need to speak up for what you want to eat if you're not into new Cali food. The food is good and sitting outside is very nice. The wait staff is very good,the restaurant... More 

Thank Michael G
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40 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We went for lunch. The menu is quite varied. We had the salmon salad. The salmon was good, the salad it sat on not so good ;(. The flan trio was very watery. I have never had watery flan. The views were very nice. However, the worst part was that the tables by the windows were full of flies!! So... More 

Thank CaliforniaBze
Westminster, California
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62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2015

This restaurant is now called Essense. I went there for lunch with friends. It was vegan friendly with a delicious vegetarian garden sandwich. My side with the sandwich was stone fruit in a balsamic reduction which I liked a lot. The restaurant is light and airy with a very pretty view. The only irritating part of our lunch was there... More 

Thank Laurie M
Fort Saskatchewan, Canada
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2015

This a a very exclusive resort that only started leting none registered guests past their security guard for lunch or dinner . Today we had lunch as usual the servic and food was great. Two Bunch has an intriguing past. This place was origially built by Al Capone His original house is still there .

Thank Shirley A
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

Had breakfast there every day. Very fresh and healthy. Bacon wrapped dates are to die for. Nice and quiet with a view of the mountains

Thank Hantrip
Juneau, Alaska
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Without a doubt, the most delicious & beautiful food in the Palm Springs area'. I've been several times now - find lunch the best value & definitely the dining room shines in the sunshine. My favorite meals are the Indio fig salad (the balsamic dressing was actually mood altering!), the tuna melt, the blackened salmon Caesar (only if offered with... More 

Thank Nutmegtoast
United States
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256 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2015

Food, drinks and service is excellent. Monday night is 1/2 off their wine list. Great deal! Menu is limited, but substitutions were made without a problem. Prices as expected in a resort.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 40
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 67425 Two Bunch Palms Trl, Two Bunch Palms, Desert Hot Springs, CA 92240-6034
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Desert Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-329-8791

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