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Top of The Tram

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-1827
+1 760-327-1590
10:00 - 20:00
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Longwood, Florida
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the ribeye steak, which was overcooked and very thin. The appetizers looked great, but didn't try them. The drinks were great, I had the American mule and the Negroni, both fantastic. Best part of the meal was the service from Vanessa, she is awesome!

Thank Lolasplace
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Shared a lunch. They are quite large and a drink. The views make up for any lacking The service was quite good for this type of thing

Thank funmidwestmom
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49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Once you reach 8000+ feet high after experience great view,you will feel great when you get some hot food.The views are good from the the top and place can be romantic ,if you are there as couple,especially at full moon night with over the top view of city lights. Food is bit costly but you pay for the place and... More 

Thank Jafar z
Cottonwood, Arizona
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

One never knows what to expect from food service that is located at hard-to-reach places. This place surprises. Both the cafe portion and the main dining room at the top of the Palm Springs Aerial Tram are worth spending time while enjoying the views. Staff is good natured and helpful and food is abundant and well prepared. Stay until after... More 

Thank Gary J
Palm Springs
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337 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

The tram is an incredible feat and the recent upgrades at both the Valley Station and the Mountain Station make this total ride-experience even more enjoyable.The Stations have shopping and the Mountain has a bar, cafeteria, and sit-down restaurant as well

Thank Neal S
Lacey, WA
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Four of us took the aerial tram to the top and wandered about the interpretive center for an hour before settling in for early lunch at 11:30. Wait staff were friendly, timely, and accurate, and they had no problem with us ordering two items and splitting each of them four ways. The sandwich and salad were tasty and reasonably priced.... More 

Thank Lisa D
Milton, Massachusetts, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The food here is excellent. We had a soup that was very good. I''m a vegetarian and was happy with my choice. My husband had a filet that he enjoyed.

Thank Paula C
Monticello, IL
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210 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

It feels like you're held a little hostage since this is the only option at the top after riding the tram. However it wasn't too bad and the drinks were delicious.

Thank Beachlover1989
Encinitas, CA
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241 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

After hiking to the peak of San Jacinto it was a very welcome stop at the bar / restaurant before heading back down the tram. The bar was pretty full but still had quick and friendly service. Fantastic martini! There were people who obviously came up just for dinner and were dressed nicely...and then us, grundgy, dressed in hiking clothes.... More 

Thank motherHEncinitas
Thousand Palms, California
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

We went back almost a month later just to see if we would get treated the same, and we did the service was excellent our meal was fine very good actually. Brick chicken and porkchop, my wife and I shared both. Really nicely done. We will be back after September we can't wait till then. The setting is terrific in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Tramway Rd, Palm Springs, CA 92262-1827
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  California Desert  >  Palm Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 760-327-1590

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