Best Palm Springs Spots for Take Out

Marissa Willman

By , Local Expert, Palm Springs
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Sometimes, you just don't feel like sitting down to a full-on meal – especially when you're on vacation in Palm Springs. After all, who can resist the powerful allure of lounging by the hotel pool during the sunny days or warm desert nights? This is Palm Springs, where the easy pace of resort-style living is simply infectious. But not to worry: if you find yourself wanting to retreat to the pool or your hotel room rather than sit down for a full meal, there are plenty of greta take-out options to consider in the desert.

One of the best bets for take out in Palm Springs is City Wok, a made-to-order Chinese food restaurant...  Read more »

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    City Wok

    City Wok serves up a take-out friendly menu of Chinese staples like orange chicken, chow mein and sweet and stir fries.

    Local Expert Tip: "Not feeling too hungry? All of City Wok's entrees are offered in half-portions, so you can order only as much as you want."

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    Thai Smile

    • Cuisine: Asian, Thai
    • Average Main Course Price: $15
    • Neighborhood: Palm Springs

    Thai Smile's menu of traditional Thai dishes is take-out friendly for those who want to eat on the go.

    Local Expert Tip: "Thai Smile is renowned for its lunch specials, and with generous portions, hold off on ordering an appetizer or dessert."

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    Tyler's Burgers

    Tyler's Burgers are a Palm Springs institution, and they're easily made for take-out.

    Local Expert Tip: "This popular burger joint is only open for five hours a day, so try to arrive just before or after lunch hour to avoid long wait times."

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    Sherman's Deli and Bakery

    Sherman's Deli and Bakery offers New York-style sandwiches and baked goods, all of which are great take-out options.

    Local Expert Tip: "The towering New York-style pastrami sandwich is not to be missed."

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    TKB Bakery & Deli

    TKB Bakery & Deli offers fresh, made-to-order sandwiches, perfect to take with you during a day of exploring Palm Springs.

    Local Expert Tip: "Let the staff know if it's your first time visiting TKB. You just might get a special welcome treat."

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    Jake's Palm Springs

    Jake's Palm Springs is known for its chic take on California-style bistro fare, including salads,...  Read more »

    Local Expert Tip: "Grab yourself a treat from the dessert case. You won't want to miss the peanut butter cupcake, a Jake's special drizzled with Bailey's, or the coconut cake, which is soaked in amaretto."

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    John's Restaurant

    • Cuisine: American
    • Neighborhood: Palm Springs

    John's Restaurant is a classic diner with hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner take-out options.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try the breakfast burrito, an oversized local favorite."

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    Clementine Gourmet Market

    Clementine Gourmet Market has an extensive salad, pasta and deli menu with countless take-out friendly options.

    Local Expert Tip: "While there are three separate counters (pasta, deli and coffee), you can order any fare at any of the counters."

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    The Daily Grill

    The Daily Grill's continental classics are perfect for when you want to get comfy in your hotel room with your favorite comfort foods.

    Local Expert Tip: "Try the Daily Grill's famous chicken pot pie. This filling dish is one of the restaurant's most popular offerings."

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    Luscious Lorraine's

    Luscious Lorraine's offers healthy and organic options for those looking to eat well on the go.

    Local Expert Tip: "If you're headed to Luscious Lorraine's to pick up lunch, call in your order ahead of time to beat the wait of the daily lunch rush. Try the blaca tuna sandwich or the chicken wrap."



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